May 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

SHC participants contribute $28,675

The Southern Huntingdon Relay For Life helped the American Cancer Society get $28,675 closer to help finding a cure for cancer. More...

EMS Week

Twin Creeks Community Volunteer Ambulance Service held an open house Saturday to celebrate 16 years of service to the community and the beginning of EMS Week. More...

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Local News

Police Log

Harassment   LIBERTY TWP. — State police at Bedford reported a 14-yearold male will be cited for harassment after he punched a 13-year-old male in the head and face several times at Tussey Mountain High School May 17.  More...

World  Free Access 

Chicago braces for final day of NATO protests

Associated Press  CHICAGO (AP) — Demonstrators prepared Monday to launch another day of major protests in Chicago as world leaders met at the NATO summit, while commuters heading into the city found themselves navigating extra security and More...

For farmers, fracking means salvation — or ruin

ALBANY, N.Y. More...

Here’s how to travel 25,000 miles without a penny

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Wigge left Berlin without a penny and traveled 25,000 miles to Antarctica, hitchhiking, bartering and working his way by ship, plane, car and foot, from Europe to Canada and the U.S. and then through Latin America.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, May 21   AIDS Intervention p The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/ People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. For information, call 1-800-445-6262 or 944-2982.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

James and Wade get Heat even

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As the clock ticked down to a precious few seconds, LeBron James threw his right arm around Dwyane Wade’s neck and pulled his teammate close.  This was their moment. Together. More...

Doan keeps Coyotes alive

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shane Doan has played 16 NHL seasons without ever getting this close to lifting the Stanley Cup. More...

Strasburg homers as Nats get on track against Orioles

Nationals 9, Orioles 3  WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg hit his first major league home run and struck out eight in five innings to carry the Washington Nationals past the Baltimore Orioles 9-3 Sunday.  More...

Senior Spotlight

Exploring the risk factors for prostate cancer

In the United States, one in six men can expect to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, while there is a one in seven chance that a Canadian man will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point during his lifetime.   More...

Nursing trends show a profession in transition

The healthcare industry is changing rapidly, and nurses, the largest group of healthcare professionals in the nation, are at the forefront of these changes. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Gemini all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, May 22, 2012:  More...

Supervisor serves small area in big way

Wa r - riors Mark Town- ship Supervisor L. Stewart Neff said his town is “a very small area of the world,” but thanks to Neff, Warriors Mark just got big-time recognition.  More...

Huntingdon group raises $64,644

Dawn Grager fought back tears the best she could Saturday as the 17th annual Huntingdon Relay For Life came to a close. More...

Dirt Fest riders enjoy weather

Mountain bike enthusiasts from all over visited the Raystown Lake region over the weekend for the third annual Dirt Fest, sponsored by Dirt Rag Magazine. More...

State  Free Access 

Questions linger on past, but PSU moves forward

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — As Penn State tries to focus on the future, there are near-constant reminders about the past.  More...

Woman seeks appeal in 1997 girl’s slaying

HOLLIDAYSBURG (AP) — A woman serving life in prison without the possibility of parole in the beating death of a 4-year-old girl 15 years ago is asking a judge to restore her appeal rights so she can seek a new trial.  More...

Health care company seeks gas drilling facts

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Some people are absolutely sure gas drilling threatens public health, while others are absolutely sure it doesn’t.  Geisinger Health Systems is looking for more facts on the debate.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Ribbon-cutting held for Route 22 Water Street Bypass

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County will send six representatives to the conference of National School Boy Patrols which will be held in Washington, D.C., May 22. More...

PennDOT work schedule for week of May 21

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of May 21-25.   More...

Local Sports

D-5 Baseball Playoffs

CLASS AA  Semifinals  (Monday, May 21) (4) Windber (5-14) at (1) Bedford (13-5), 4:30 p.m.  (Tuesday, May 22) (3) Everett (14-4) at (2) North Star (13-3), 4:30 p.m.  Final  More...

D-5 Softball Playoffs

CLASS AA  Semifinals  (Thursday, May 24) (4) Bedford (5-11) at (1) Chestnut Ridge (14-5), 4:30 p.m. (3) Windber (9-11) at (2) Everett (9-9), 4:30 p.m.  Final  More...

Tussey Mountain teams home today

A pair of Tussey Mountain diamond squads are seeded seventh and will be in action this afternoon as the District Five baseball and softball playoffs get under way with play-in games to complete an eight-team quarterfinal field.  More...

People/Pastimes

Three Springs Seniors visit Mountain Gate

A group of Three Springs Seniors traveled by CART to Waynesboro May 14 for a reunion with a former participant, Hannah Gordon, and her family members, Owen and Kathy Gordon, at the Mountain Gate Family Restaurant. More...

Bair named ‘Mother of the Year’

A special Mother’s Day program was held May 11 at the Three Springs Senior Center. Poems “Until I Became a Mom” and “A Mother’s Job Description” were read. Several famous quotes about mothers were also read.  More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday to Jaydon Christopher Walters who turns 1 year old today, Monday, May 21, 2012. Jaydon’s proud mother is Jenny Walters of Huntingdon. He is the grandson of the late Betty Walters, the late Lynn M. More...

Annie's Mailbox

He could turn out to be the right guy!

Dear Annie: My husband’s sister “Kelsey” filed for divorce a few months ago. Her soon-tobe ex-husband kept in touch. He told me that Kelsey had been cheating on him with the guy she is currently seeing.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Scouting summer camps

Dear Readers: Summer is almost here! You may be thinking about sending your children to SUMMER CAMP. From recreational activities to making new friends and meeting people from different backgrounds, summer camps can be beneficial. More...

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