June 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Convicted shooter to serve 5-10 years

A 25-year-old Huntingdon man will spend the next five to 10 years in a state correctional institution after being sentenced for his role in the May 12, 2011, shooting of Joshua Lemin.  Dustin Andrew Scott of 11769 Thompson Road, Huntingdon, appe More...

Bridge work continues

For the past several months, New Enterprise Stone & Lime (NESL) Co. More...

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Convicted heroin dealer sentenced

A Cromwell Township man convicted at trial of selling heroin to a longtime friend-turnedinformant will spend the next 16 to 36 months in state prison.  Jacob Merrill Cromwell, 29, was visibly distressed Thursday morning when Judge Stewart Kurtz More...

Game Commission still seeking illegal dumping information

The staff of the Southcentral Region Office of the state Game Commission is still looking for information regarding incidents of illegal dumping on state game lands May 12-13.  More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   More...

World  Free Access 

US economy added only 69,000 jobs in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy suddenly looks a lot weaker.  U.S. employers created only 69,000 jobs in May, the fewest in a year, and the unemployment rate ticked up.  More...

Bear crashes California middle school graduation

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The last day of classes at a California elementary school and a graduation ceremony at an adjacent middle school were interrupted by an unexpected guest: a black bear that wandered onto school property.  More...

John Kander not slowing down after hitting 85

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Dramatists Guild Fund honors composer John Kander at a star-studded gala next month, there is very likely to be one person reluctant to be there. That would be John Kander.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 1   AA Meeting  Alcoholics Anonymous meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, June 2   AA Meeting  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Tigers salvage win in Boston

Major League Baseball Round-up:

American League   Tigers 7, Red Sox 3  More...

Thunder road

OKC battles back on home court

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In a Western Conference finals filled with established stars, Thabo Sefolosha used a stretch of defensive excellence to turn the momentum in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s favor and stop a dominant seven-week run by the More...

It was strange day in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — It was a strange day of rises, falls and departures at the Memorial Tournament.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

BY JACQUELINE BIGAR  A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Scorpio all day long.  More...

Breaking News - 6/1/2012 2:16 PM

Tornado watch issued for Huntingdon County  Free Access 

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for the surrounding area, including Bedford, Blair, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata and Mifflin counties until 9 p.m. tonight.  More...

Storms damage Kyper Road

Construction will soon be under way to fix a portion of Kyper Road in Oneida Township that experienced extensive damage due to severe storms over the Memorial Day weekend.  More...

Penelec rates drop for summer

Penelec customers may feel a little more comfortable about turning up the air conditioner this summer after they get their next electric bill. Effective today, they will see a drop in electric rates for the quarter.  More...

State  Free Access 

Sandusky asks court to delay child sex case

HARRISBURG (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, facing trial next week on charges he sexually abused 10 boys, on Thursday asked a state appeals court to review his case and to delay the criminal proceedings against More...

Penn State president says ‘we continue to heal’

HARRISBURG (AP) — Penn State’s president says the university is trying hard to put a child sex abuse scandal in its rearview mirror less than a week before former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky heads to trial.  More...

Corbett’s judicial pick surprises chief justice

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

General News

A Dad’s Day treat that’s sweet, bold and rich

According to Hollywood, gentlemen prefer blondes. But what about blondies?  More...

Local Sports

Grossman hit gives Curve walk-off win

Robbie Grossman delivered a game-winning, walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th inning to send Altoona to a 5-4 win and a series victory over the Richmond Flying Squirrels Thursday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Southern’s Baer helps West Chester reach D-II title game

Matt Baer, a graduate of Southern Huntingdon County High School and four-year starter at West Chester University, will be playing with the Rams in the NCAA Division II championship game Saturday at 7 p.m. The game is live-streaming on NCAA.com.  More...

Huntingdon fills three head coaching jobs

The Huntingdon Area School Board filled the numerous coaching vacancies left in the high school’s varsity programs when it hired three new coaches during May’s monthly meeting.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Samuel Jeffrey Dye, 201 E. More...

AAUW holds April awards meeting

The April 17 dinner meeting of the Huntingdon Branch of the Association of American University Women (AAUW) honored senior girls from each of the county’s high schools. More...

‘Meet me in St. Louis’

Nancy and Richard Cox of Cass Township camped in Illinois, just across the Mississippi River from the iconic Gateway Arch, nicknamed the “Gateway to the West,” in St. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Controlling my time  I now complete more goals/tasks in a week’s time than I used to because I refrain from checking my emails each day until after I complete my most important daily tasks/goals.  Natural rinse agent  More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

We are certain to hear from a great many readers!

Dear Annie: I am a freshman in high school, and my older brother, “Adam,” is a junior. Although I wouldn’t consider myself popular, I have a great group of friends. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Cholesterol check

Dear Readers: The following letter was one of many that were sent to the Lubbock (Texas) Avalanche- Journal, which runs my column. I was there for a speech for the Lubbock Women’s Club, and we had a Hints for Heloise contest. More...

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