June 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Boy Scout council honors volunteers

Though Huntingdon County United Way executive director Kathy Armillei only had 24-hour notice to help present the Good Scout Award to honoree and retired Containment Solutions plant manager Art DeCamp at Wednesday night’s dinner, it only took h More...

The Valley Log becomes part of The Daily News

The Valley Log, a voice of southern Huntingdon County since 1980, will become a sister paper of The Daily News beginning July 1.  More...

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Local News

Logan Twp. fire deemed accidental

The fire which destroyed a Logan Township home early Tuesday morning has been ruled accidental after discussions between members of the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Co. and the state fire marshal.  More...

Penn Highlands employee arrested for stealing over $150,000 from school

A Pennsylvania Highlands Community College employee turned herself into police Wednesday after it was discovered she allegedly embezzled $156,363 from the school in Richland Township, Cambria County.  More...

Police Log

Theft   BARREE TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report that Edward Grist is accused of taking a 61-year-old female’s bank card and withdrawing $60 from her account June 26. Charges will be filed.  Two-vehicle crash   More...

World  Free Access 

Hundreds of homes destroyed in Colorado fire

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Springs officials said Thursday that hundreds of homes have been destroyed by a raging wildfire that has encroached on the state’s second-largest city and threatened the U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Downtown Huntingdon garden, historic house tour June 30

Through the years Tom Yoder has heard from many readers through email, by phone and in person, who love to talk about the good old days in Huntingdon.   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Chase is on

... but Phillies aren’t in 11-7 loss to Bucs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chase Utley did everything to help the Philadelphia Phillies win except pitch middle relief. More...

Yankees survive, staff in disarray

American League Round-up:

Yankees 5, Indians 4  NEW YORK (AP) — Andy Pettitte broke his ankle on the same day the Yankees put CC Sabathia on the disabled list, but Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead homer to help New York beat the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Wednesday for a th More...

round 2 goes to phelps at olympic swim trials

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michael Phelps finally gets a night off from battling Ryan Lochte.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Farmers’ Market Voice It’s all about presentation

At the Huntingdon Farmer’s Market, everyone makes an effort to display their wares in an appealing and informative manner. More...

Dairy important to healthy diet

My name is Emily Davis and I am a Dairy Maid for the Huntingdon County Dairy Promotion. June is National Dairy Month and I would like to tell everyone about the importance of dairy in a healthy diet. More...

Pollinator gardens established in Pa.

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has partnered with multiple organizations across the commonwealth to help plan and create pollinator gardens. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Scorpio all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, June 29, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

JVSB approves no hike in taxes

Members of the Juniata Valley School Board were given two options for the district’s 2012-13 budget during Wednesday night’s monthly meeting. The meeting was held later in the month in hopes the state budget would have been passed.  More...

Borough manager discusses projects

( The following is the second part of a two-part series introducing Huntingdon Borough manager Bill Wheeler.)  While upgrades to the combined sewer separation project are being completed along Second and Fifth streets, Huntingdon Borough is look More...

Blood supplies reach critically low levels

Nationally and locally, the American Red Cross blood supply has reached what it calls “emergency levels,” and the affects of those critically low levels are being felt in Huntingdon County.  More...

State  Free Access 

Lawmaker wants vote on Sandusky probe review

HARRISBURG (AP) — A state lawmaker said Wednesday he would try to force a House vote on a long-stalled resolution that seeks a federal review of how the state attorney general’s office handled its investigation into Jerry Sandusky.  More...

Democrats begin attack on GOP’s spending plan

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democrats on Wednesday attacked a newly unveiled $27.7 billion state spending plan written by majority Republicans, calling it a gift to big business that will lock in this year’s deep cuts in aid to public schools while More...

Tax experts question credits for new petrochemical plant near Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Ed Rendell to make campaign stop in Huntingdon

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon bats rip West Suburban 13-5

Little League 9-10 Tourney:

Huntingdon opened the Little League District 11 9-10-yearold tournament at home Wednesday with plenty of good hitting. More...

Curve attack sputters again at Harrisburg

Altoona’s offense once again sputtered Wednesday afternoon as the Curve dropped their second straight to the Harrisburg Senators, this time by a score of 5-2, at Metro Bank Park.  More...

Barnes’ bat, Holmes’ arm drive Spikes

Barrett Barnes collected the first four-hit game of the 2012 season for State College, and Clay Holmes earned his second victory in as many professional starts as the visiting Spikes topped the Batavia Muckdogs 6-2 Wednesday night at Dwyer Stadium.&n More...

Editorial

Huntingdon — Through the Years

Lessons from the Gettysburg Address

(This month’s article is in part Tom Yoder’s commencement address delivered June 5 at Tyrone Area High School.)  This year marks the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War — a war that has changed the face of United States More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday to Cameron James Luckadoo who turns 1 year old today, Thursday, June 28, 2012. His proud parents are James and Kayla Luckadoo of Mount Union. More...

Special Occasions

June 28, 2012   Happy anniversary to Tom and Karen Grazier of Huntingdon, who are celebrating their 44th anniversary today, Thursday, June 28, 2012. Happy anniversary, Tom and Karen!   More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Earl Harker of Huntingdon who celebrates his 80th birthday Wednesday, July 4, 2012. He would love to hear from his family and friends on his special day. More...

School News

HAHS Alumni Association celebrates annual reunion

Over 200 alumni and guests gathered at the Smithfield Fire Hall June 16 to celebrate the 15th annual reunion of the Huntingdon Area High School Alumni Association.  More...

Fleming named to dean’s list at Delaware Valley College

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Local student achieves dean’s list

Emily Carbaugh of Orbisonia was named to the dean’s list at Huntington University for the spring 2012 semester.  Carbaugh was a sophomore biology major during the spring semester.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

This could be a typical midlife crisis

Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our late 40s and have been married 30 years. (We married young.)  More...

Doctor K

Ease symptoms of chronic bronchitis with these strategies

DEAR DOCTOR K: After years of smoking I’ve developed chronic bronchitis. Every morning I cough up lots of mucus. What can I do to control this cough?  More...

NASCAR

Turning Heads

Impressive finish at Sonoma notable for controversial Kurt

SONOMA, Calif. More...

NUTS AND BOLTS

Road tracks involve ‘more taking than giving’

SONOMA, Calif. — The weekly “give and take” gets amended when NASCAR’s stars are loosed on road courses. As Jimmie Johnson noted, “There’s a lot more taking than giving.”  More...

WHAT'S UP NEXT

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