June 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Good neighbor practices encouraged in Penn Twp.

Three matters of public concern were brought before the Penn Township board of supervisors Tuesday evening, making “legislating good neighbors” the hot topic of the monthly meeting.  A recurring subject discussed by the board was sub More...

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Emergency Crews From Six Volunteer Fire Companies Responded to a Structure Fire

  Emergency crews from six volunteer fire companies responded to a reported structure fire at approximately 8:14 p.m. Tuesday at Hartman Village, Mount Union. According to Mount Union Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Police Log

Thefts   BRADY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report sometime May 12 or May 13 someone entered a garage on Mill Creek Hollow Road and removed a 1999 Yamaha model YFM250, 230cc ATV, red in color.  More...

Helping homeless vets

The Huntingdon, Juniata and Bedford County Offices of Veterans Affairs received several backpacks filled with personal care items and small meal bags available for homeless veterans during the recent More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Steve Wariner to appear at Huntingdon County Fair

75 Years Ago  More...

County commissioners approve funding for study

Huntingdon County Commissioners approved county planning director Richard Stahl’s request to retain Wade VanLandingham Consulting to conduct a housing study.  More...

J.C. Blair welcomes family practice physician

Megan Maurer, D.O., takes over Trough Creek Valley Office

Huntingdon — J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital’s board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of family practice physician Megan Maurer, D.O., to its medical staff. “Dr. Maurer steps into a very busy practice at J.C. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 13   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641- 6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

She makes points on and off court

Melissa Patterson Yarkowski was a prolific basketball scorer during four-year careers at Juniata Valley High School and later the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, finishing with well over 1,000 career points at both.  More...

Curve postponed; play two tonight

Tuesday evening’s series opener between the Curve and Trenton Thunder at Peoples Natural Gas Field was postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader today, beginning at 5 p.m. More...

Curve win MULL 9/10 title

The Curve won the Mount Union Little League 9/10 division championship with a 12-2 record. More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS graduate retires from U.S. Army Special Forces

A retirement ceremony was held in honor of Lt. Col. Jeffrey S. Prough May 26 at the Rose River Farm, Syria, Va. Prough retired after 24 years of service to the United States.  More...

TOPS helps plan healthy camping trip

June is great outdoors month, an opportunity to enjoy and explore nature. What better way to appreciate the outdoors than camping or taking a trip to the cabin? More...

Delta Epsilon welcomes legacy daughter

The sisters of Preceptor Delta Epsilon Sorority Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi had the honor to welcome the chapter’s 27th legacy daughter April 28.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aries if born before 9:21 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, June 14, 2012:  More...

Borough’s cat issue addressed

Huntingdon Borough Mayor Dee Dee Brown told borough council’s safety committee Tuesday she has received numerous complaints and has had several conversations with residents over the issue of feral cats.  More...

Smithfield project on hold

Taking the advice of engineer Ben Gilberti, the Smithfield Township Board of Supervisors agreed to place the Mount Vernon Avenue sewer project on hold Monday night. The decision came during the monthly meeting of the township supervisors. More...

Ken and Mary Garner credit God for 71 years of marriage

If you ask Ken and Mary Garner what the secret to staying married for 71 years is, they both believe, “knowing the Lord is our Savior,” loving one another, communication and a sense of humor are what has kept them both going in their marr More...

State  Free Access 

Sandusky jurors hear of two more alleged victims

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Jerry Sandusky displayed no visible emotion as more witnesses testified for the prosecution, one an alleged victim who fought back tears describing how the famous assistant football coach at Penn State, who entered his life as More...

Penn State child sex abuse trial at a glance

KEY DEVELOPMENTS: Former Penn State football assistant coach Mike McQueary, whose account about Jerry Sandusky and a boy resulted in coach Joe Paterno’s downfall, told a jury that he heard “skin-on-skin smacking sound” between Sandu More...

Governor: Others still vying for planned refinery

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

World  Free Access 

Shooting survivor wins congresswoman’s seat in special election

PHOENIX (AP) — Ron Barber, who almost lost his life in the Arizona shooting rampage that wounded former Rep. More...

Business News

Doan’s Bones to celebrate 10-year anniversary

The story of Doan’s Bones Barbecue restaurant is inspirational, quirky and classically American.  More...

After Hours to be held at Wright Chiropractic Wellness Center

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its next Business After Hours event will be held at Wright Chiropractic Wellness Center from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. More...

Sears Hometown Store recognized as 2012 National Premier Dealer

HUNTINGDON — The Sears Hometown Store of Huntingdon has been named a 2012 Sears Hometown Store Premier Dealer. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Thundering back

OKC rallies from 13 down to win game one

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant keeps insisting these NBA Finals are Thunder against Heat, not him against LeBron James.  So far, his side is winning both matchups.  More...

U.S., Guatemala tie

World Cup Soccer Qualifying:

About 10 minutes from opening a comfortable lead in its semifinal group of World Cup qualifying, the United States stumbled.  Marco Pappa scored on a free kick in the 83rd minute, giving Guatemala a 1-1 tie with the Americans on Tuesday night in More...

Tiger holds spotlight on eve of U.S. Open

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Beaten down at Augusta, now the man to beat at the U.S. Open.  The expectations that have followed Tiger Woods this year are a lot like the fairways at The Olympic Club — up, down, often sideways.  More...

School News

Huntingdon Area Middle School honor rolls

Patricia Wargo, principal at Huntingdon Area Middle School, is pleased to announce the fourth marking period honor roll for the 2011-12 school year:  Grade 6  More...

Annie's Mailbox

You need to get this off your chest!

Dear Annie: I had several surgeries during the past year and needed help from friends during my recovery. They have been generous with their time, caring for me and my three boys so my husband could work. They even helped with meals and chores. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Instant success

Dear Heloise: I am writing to ask if you know the best way to make a “good” cup of INSTANT COFFEE. Many years ago, your mother printed some hints concerning instant coffee, and it did help! — Joyce S., Findlay, Ohio  More...

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