June 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Farm Bill could offer state some agricultural assistance

In a move that could affect local farmers, United States Senator Robert P. Casey Jr. of Pennsylvania called on Congress this week to quickly pass the new Farm Bill being debated in the Senate.  More...

Flag Day ceremony

Boy Scouts belonging to Troops 24, 25 and 28 salute as the first flag begins to burn during the annual flag burning ceremony at the Huntingdon Elks Lodge Thursday evening. More...

Local News

Police Log

Chair taken   BROAD TOP TWP. — State police at Bedford charged Ann-Marie Jenista, Hopewell, with theft after she took a lawn chair from a porch at 122 Dell Road belonging to a 65-yearold Hopewell man May 27.  Harassment   More...

County notified of wireless funding cuts

As the passage of the state budget looms in the near future, cuts made by Gov. Tom Corbett have everyone scrambling to find the funding they need to keep going. More...

Thefts land county man in state prison

A pair of theft-related crimes have led a county man to state prison for up to five years.  Douglas Edward Lake, 28, owes over $4,600 to victims for stolen computers, copper wire and property damage.  He was sentenced Thursday morning to se More...

World  Free Access 

FAA felt political pressure on offshore wind farm, debated plane safety remedy

BOSTON (AP) — Federal Aviation Administration employees felt political pressure to approve a wind farm planned off Cape Cod and did so amid internal disagreement over the best way to stop the turbines from interfering with radar and compromisin More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 15   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, June 16   More...

Local Sports

Walker’s talent fit Rocket game plan

When Ted Nypaver arrived in Orbisonia over the summer of 1967, he brought along a game plan for turning around the Southern Huntingdon football program. More...

Hoss’s takes 13-12 battle with royals

City Baseball League:

It was another wild and woolly, back and forth affair in the Huntingdon City Baseball League last night. In the end, it took three runs in the bottom of the seventh for Hoss’s to come back and beat the Royals 13-12.  More...

Curve rally for six in ninth, pull out win

A walk-off double by Jarek Cunningham capped a wild and crazy ninth-inning comeback by the Altoona Curve as they stole a 7-6 victory from the Trenton Thunder in the series finale Thursday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

People/Pastimes

Alexandria Garden Club conducts tour of gardens

The members of the Alexandria Garden Club conducted a garden tour of eight sites in a combined community effort with the Hartslog Heritage Museum June 2.  More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy belated birthday to Madisyn Paige Sunderland who celebrated her 10th birthday June 13, 2012. Her proud parents are Curt and Rhonda Sunderland of McVeytown. More...

Huntingdon couple celebrates 65 years of marriage

Happy anniversary to Howard and Hazel Crouch of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary today, Friday, June 15, 2012.  They are the parents of two sons, Marc and Eric Crouch, and a daughter, Marsha Kyper.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Taurus if born before 10:24 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 16, 2012:  More...

Educators fight to retain choice

Public, charter schools seek to end funding animosity

The recent proposal of House Bill 2364, calling for cyber charter and charter school accountability and more fair payments from traditional public schools to cyber charter and charter programs, by state Representative Mike Fleck has educators across More...

Todd residents voice concern over Youth Forestry Camp

During a town hall meeting held earlier this month by Senator John Eichelberger, Todd Township resident Michael MacNamara questioned the notification policy of the Youth Forestry Camp (YFC) No. 3 to area residents when escapes from the camp occur. More...

TDN to begin search for ‘Beautiful Baby’

Their smile can brighten a room and their laugh is contagious — babies, they’re all beautiful, but only one will hold the title of The Daily News’ 2012 Most Beautiful Baby and it’s time for the entries to start rolling, or cra More...

State  Free Access 

Sandusky prosecution brings eighth accuser to stand

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Jurors in Jerry Sandusky’s case were told Thursday the trial would not resume until next week after prosecutors finished calling to the stand eight young men who claimed the former Penn State assistant coach sexually abu More...

Joe Paterno’s family releases will

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Joe Paterno’s will left his personal property to wife Sue and established a trust for the remainder of his estate.  The documents released by the family Thursday to The Associated Press include the original seven-pa More...

Corbett begins public relations effort for refinery tax credit

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Hill Valley Speedway damaged by vandals

75 Years Ago  James Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis C. Anderson, Huntingdon, and Jack McCauley, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

One part pie, one part crumble, all delicious

Strawberries and rhubarb all but scream summer. Just add some lemonade and you’ll be totally over the top with warm weather food.  So we decided to go with it. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

North Dakota drops nickname

FARGO, N.D. More...

thompson’s opening 66 leads tiger by three

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tiger Woods is back to twirling his clubs at a major instead of kicking them.  More...

‘Coach Hamp’ teaching young guys

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The somewhat crude white sheet of paper taped to the top of Casey Hampton’s locker said “Coach Hamp.”  And it was not the veteran nose tackle’s idea.  Then again, considering what Hampton&rsqu More...

School News

Saint Francis University announces spring 2012 dean’s list

The following local residents were among more than 600 students from Saint Francis University who made the spring 2012 dean’s list:  • Tori Cutshall of Orbisonia, a health science (OT) major  • Christina Daugherty of Tyrone, More...

Glenny named resident assistant

Devan A. Glenny of Huntingdon was named one of 48 resident assistants for the 2012– 2013 academic year at Lebanon Valley College. More...

McDonald’s Memorial Crew Scholarship awarded to Juniata Valley graduate

McDonald’s employee Allison Culp recently received a $750 check as a winner of the 2012 McDonald’s Sam Musico Memorial Crew Scholarship. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Someone needs to keep an eye on the situation

Dear Annie: A year ago, my sister, “Sheila,” had an affair. She is now living with the Other Man. Sheila and her husband have a 23-year-old son who has been devastated by this.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Heat packs make flight all right

Dear Heloise: I recently went on vacation to Hawaii, an 18-hour plane/airport trip for me. Because I have TROUBLE WITH MY BACK when sitting for long periods, I decided to try heat packs on the trip. More...

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