July 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Kyper Road costs less than expected

Treasurer Hank Strong reported to the Oneida Township board of supervisors the total spent for emergency road repairs to Kyper Road at Tuesday’s monthly meeting.  More...

Borough manager stresses ordinance

“We are going to enforce the ordinance and if people continue to disobey the ordinance, then we will get those people in front of the district magistrate.”  More...

Local News

Police Log

Burglary   More...

Area briefs

Three Springs Area Historical Society holds open house   THREE SPRINGS — The Three Springs Area Historical Society, 8634 Hudson St., Three Springs, will hold an open house from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14.  More...

World  Free Access 

Ohio freight train derails, causing fiery blast

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Part of a freight train carrying ethanol derailed and caught fire in Ohio’s capital city early Wednesday, shooting flames skyward into the darkness and prompting the evacuation of a mile-wide area as firefighters and More...

Missing bank director sends confession, disappears

ATLANTA (AP) — After penning a rambling letter to financial regulators and writing notes to his family, a south Georgia bank director boarded a ferry in Key West, Fla., and disappeared.  More...

Comcast sells A&E stake to Disney, Hearst for $3B

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast’s NBCUniversal is selling its stake in A&E Television Networks to Disney and Hearst for $3.03 billion in cash.  Comcast Corp., which owns 15.8 percent of A&E, said Tuesday that it will sell its stake t More...

Business News

Gardners Candies opens new store

The Huntingdon Chamber of Commerce (HCCC) welcomed the opening of the new Gardners Candies store with a store-front, ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday. More...

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. announces termination of consent order by FDIC

WARREN — Northwest Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for Northwest Savings Bank, announced the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) has terminated its consent order with Northwest Savings Bank dated Aug. 8, 2011.  More...

HCBI recommends a number of economic agencies

Huntingdon County is fortunate to have several agencies that work together for the betterment of the local economy.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Giant steps

San Francisco stars lead Nationals to win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Notes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chipper Jones made a brand new stop on his farewell tour. More...

Warriors deal Wright to Sixers

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Dorell Wright is getting another chance to start over and leaving behind another team that has more salary cap space in his absence. More...

School News

Hoffman completes studies at Rochester Institute of Technology

Larry and Gina Hoffman of Mapleton are proud to announce the graduation of their daughter, Kristy, from Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y., with honors. More...

Local students complete studies at South Hills

South Hills School of Business and Technology, State College, conferred degrees and diplomas on graduates from the four campuses at a ceremony held at the Penn Stater recently.  Associate in specialized business degrees were conferred on the fol More...

Mount Aloysius announces spring 2012 dean’s list

Mount Aloysius College is proud to release the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Smart choices for restaurant dining

Dear Readers: It is very hard to WATCH WHAT YOU EAT and make healthy choices, especially when eating out. More...

Runk Bridge work delayed again

Brian Wiser of Keller Engineers informed the Huntingdon County Commissioners at their weekly meeting Tuesday that construction of one county bridge is under way, but another bridge project is facing delays.  More...

Boaters advised to put safety first

Over capacity is being blamed as one of the reasons a yacht capsized in Oyster Bay, N.Y., killing three children over the Fourth of July holiday.  While tragic, local boating safety volunteers hope other boaters can learn from the accident.  More...

Summer jobs available to area teens

While a report from the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northwestern University is projecting fewer than three in 10 teens will hold employment this summer, area teens, for the most part, seem to have no problem finding employment.   More...

State  Free Access 

Fulton Co. crash kills two teens, injures two others

MCCONNELLSBURG (AP) — State police in south-central Pennsylvania say an early morning one-car crash killed two teenagers and seriously injured two others.  Police in Fulton County say the car was heading south on Route 915 in Wells Townshi More...

Many waiting to read Penn State report on Sandusky

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — The team brought in by Penn State to investigate “the facts and circumstances of the actions” at the university surrounding molestation of boys by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky will release its highly an More...

Paternos: Late coach didn’t cover up for Sandusky

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno didn’t cover up for retired defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky when he was accused of molesting boys and didn’t act to hinder an investigation of him, Paterno&rsquo More...

General News

No preliminary hearings held in Huntingdon Co. Central Court Tuesday

There were no preliminary hearings presented to Magisterial District Judge Richard Wilt in Huntingdon County Central Court Tuesday.  Those waiving their preliminary hearings were:  • Jean Campo, 31, Huntingdon, who was charged with end More...

Another phase of Broad Top wastewater project moving toward completion

Another phase of Broad Top Township’s massive wastewater collection and treatment system project is expected to be completed by the end of the year. More...

News of Yesteryear

Juniata Valley School District needs to fill positions

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 11   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

Huntingdon outscores Mt. Union 13-12

VFW Area Five 13-14 Baseball:

Huntingdon fought its way back from an early five-run deficit, then held off a seventhinning effort from visiting Mount Union to squeeze out a 13-12 victory Tuesday evening at Bumgardner Memorial Field and remain unbeaten in roundrobin play of the VF More...

Clearfield rallies past Huntingdon 9-7

Section 4 LL 9-10 Baseball:

Host Huntingdon was in the driver’s seat in its opening-round game of the Section Four Little League 9-10-year-old Tournament against Clearfield Tuesday. More...

Mount Union beats State in first game

Section 4 9-10 Softball:

The District 11 champion Mount Union 9-10-year-old softball team began its Little League Section 4 Tournament bid on a winning note Tuesday evening at State College.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

THIS BUSY LI TTLE BEE IS TURNING 3! Happy birthday to Kelsey Danielle Ersek who turns 3 years old today, Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Her proud parents are Harry and Kirstan Ersek of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday to Erika Forgy who turns 7 years old today, Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Her proud parents are Lee and Pam Forgy. Erika’s proud grandparents are Paul and Linda Forgy and Kevin and Patti Miller, all of McVeytown.  More...

Special Occasions

July 11, 2012   Happy birthday to Betty Jane Ford of Rockhill who celebrates her 80th birthday today, Wednesday, July 11, 2012. A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Betty. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Looking for babysitters?   Check local colleges’ student employment offices. There were dozens of girls that had vast experience who needed some extra cash and wanted to babysit. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It’s perfectly OK to send an announcement

Dear Annie: I’ve been dating “Dayna” for eight months, and we moved in together three months ago. We fell in love from the moment we met.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Taurus all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 12, 2012:  More...

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