May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Kiwanis honors guests with book program

Some preschoolers in the Juniata Valley area were the happy recipients of brand new books this week, courtesy of an innovative honorarium program by the Huntingdon Kiwanis Club. More...

Local News

Alleged drug possession case bound over for court

A preliminary hearing for a man accused of possession of drug paraphernalia was held Tuesday in Huntingdon County Central Court. More...

Wood Twp. Supervisors offer firefighters support to secure state grants

Meeting in their May session, the Wood Township Supervisors agreed to contact State Rep. Dick Hess for help in securing a valuable fire commissioners state grant. More...

Area brief

Mount Union Elementary Spring Concert set for May 14

MOUNT UNION — The Mount Union Elementary Band and Chorus Spring Concert will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, May 14, at the Mount Union Area High School auditorium. Admission is free. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 10   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Knicks wilt under relentless Heat

MIAMI (AP) — The final horn sounded, and LeBron James wrapped his arms around Carmelo Anthony in a warm embrace.  Their head-to-head scoring matchup in this series was even, 139 points apiece.  Just about everything else tipped Miami& More...

Capitals live to play another day

WASHINGTON (AP) — It makes perfect sense that the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals are heading to a Game 7.  In many ways, these teams are mirror images of each other.  Neither scores much. More...

Lion caravan stops in Big Apple

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O’Brien grew up around Boston, roots for the Red Sox and coached for the Patriots.  “I’ve been with the villains,” he said before going to mingle with New Yorkers.  More...

People/Pastimes

Pomona Grange hosts state Grange lecturer, Couple of the Year

Huntingdon County Pomona Grange met at Lincoln Grange Hall April 28 and began the meeting with a fellowship meal. More...

‘Bloomin’ Fashions’ results in fun and funds

Members of the Friends of the Woods and their guests gathered in The Commons at Westminster Woods for a high fashion event during the afternoon of May 5.  More...

Student News

Hawn named All-American Scholar   The United States Achievement Academy announced that Brittany Hawn, Petersburg, has been named an All-American Scholar.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Things will eventually settle down! ANNIE

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 11 years. We have three young children and a great relationship.  More...

Doctor K

High-fiber diet brings many health benefits

DEAR DOCTOR K: I recently read that fiber doesn’t prevent colorectal cancer. So is a high-fiber diet good for you or not?  More...

NASCAR

Don’t Stop Believing

Keselowski says he’s got to keep moving forward after win

TALLADEGA, Ala. More...

NUTS AND BOLTS

For one Sprint Cup driver, it was all about ‘Me’

TALLADEGA, Ala. — At first glance, Kurt Busch would seem to be the most self-centered driver in NASCAR.  That’s first glance at the car he ran in the Aaron’s 499, that is. The No. More...

WHAT'S NEXT

SPRINT CUP NATIONWIDE CAMPING WORLD TRUCK Race: Bojangles Southern 500 Race: VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero Race: North Carolina Education Where: Darlington (S.C.) Raceway 200 Lottery 20 More...

State looks to decrease inmate costs

State correctional institutions at Smithfield and Huntingdon will be among the facilities discussed by the state’s Justice Reinvestment Working Group in the near future. More...

Pogue sewage permits likely needed for DEP approval

While plans for a proposed sewage system for the Pogue and Pine Tree Village areas of Cromwell Township will be submitted in time to meet a May 16 Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) consent order, the project will not likely be approved for More...

Man pleads ‘no contest’ in drug possession case

A Three Springs man who suffered serious injuries in a vehicle accident which killed a Rockhill man entered a “no contest” plea to possession of drug paraphernalia during the April 26 session of Huntingdon County criminal court.  More...

State  Free Access 

Judge in Sandusky case weighs defense subpoenas

BELLEFONTE (AP) — The judge in Jerry Sandusky’s criminal case Wednesday did not immediately resolve remaining disputes over what information the defense is entitled to from schools, child services agencies and others, but he said he wante More...

Pittsburgh opera fans jeer plan to honor governor

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Phantom of the Opera may be fine, but opera fans say Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County drought emergency ends

75 Years Ago  The six magnificent Parkman crab apple trees which grace the front lawn of the J.C. More...

Local Sports

Bowie sweeps pair from Curve at PNG

The Altoona Curve were swept Wednesday afternoon by the Bowie Baysox, falling in the completion of Tuesday night’s suspended game, 7-4, and the regularly-scheduled game, 4-1, at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  More...

Fast start propels P-O past Bearcats

High School Softball:

Philipsburg-Osceola scored early and often in Wednesday afternoon’s Mountain League rematch with visiting Huntingdon. More...

’Cats, Trojans play Friday at Blair’s Field

Wednesday’s Mount Union at Huntingdon non-league varsity baseball game, scheduled to be played at Juniata College’s Goodale-Langdon Field, was postponed due to wet grounds. More...

Editorial

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Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Aquarius all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 11, 2012:  More...

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