July 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Preparing to serve

From the left, Phil Thompson, Steve Sliver and John Thompson got to work early this morning preparing meat to be cooked over charcoal fires for the 54th Annual Huntingdon Rotary Chicken Barbecue dinn More...

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Local News

Additional restoration work slated for Dudley H&BT historic site

With its train station and water tower now painted a bright yellow, members of the nonprofit Dudley H&BT historic site are gearing up for another phase of restoration work, reports Larry Angelo, organization president.  More...

Area briefs

Monthly hootenanny set for July 28   More...

Police Log

Reckless endangering   BRADY TWP. — Christine Spurlin, 32, Mill Creek, reported to state police at Huntingdon that a person known to her pointed a revolver at her outside a residence on Big Valley Pike July 19.   More...

World  Free Access 

Sherman Hemsley of TV’s ‘The Jeffersons’ dies

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — George Jefferson was a bigot. A loudmouth. Rude. Obsessed with money. Arrogant. And yet he was one of the most enjoyable, beloved characters in television history.  More...

Confused 911 caller outs NYPD spying in N.J.

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. More...

Fear prompts gun sales, panic after Colo. massacre

DENVER (AP) — Firearms sales are surging in the wake of the Colorado movie massacre as buyers express fears about both personal safety and anti-gun lawmakers who might use the shooting to seek new weapons restrictions.  More...

Business News

Get started: Small Business Administration resizes

HOW BIG IS A SMALL BUSINESS?  More...

HCBI discusses Route 22 improvement

Support for a matter which Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) economic infrastructure committee chairman Jay Muir described as “critical” is getting mixed support.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

July 9, 2012  Abner F. King and Rebecca D. King, grantors, to Ivan K. Lapp and Katie Mae Lapp, property in Morris Township, $490,000.  Ronald L. Parsons Jr., Tammy S. Vaughn and Tammy S. Parsons, grantors, to Tammy S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Erasing Paterno

What’s next? Taking Joe’s name off gravestone?

Ever since it became public knowledge in November that Joe Paterno didn’t do everything he could to stop former assistant Jerry Sandusky from sexually abusing boys at Penn State football facilities, organizations have been rethinking the honors More...

Steelers extend Tomlin

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have ended at least one contract distraction before training camp starts.  The team and coach Mike Tomlin agreed to an extension on Tuesday that will keep him on the sideline through at least 2016. More...

Despite sanctions, Lion program is not dead

On College Football:

The mere suggestion that NCAA sanctions against Penn State were worse than receiving the so-called death penalty were enough to make first-year coach Bill O’Brien raise his voice a notch.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

It might be quite liberating

Dear Annie: I am an attractive 30-something female who began experiencing thinning hair in my late 20s due to a thyroid disorder. Many women have the confidence to accept their hair loss and do nothing to hide it. I admire that. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Burger building with a twist

Dear Readers: Summer is in full swing, and that means barbecues, picnics, camping and visits to parks. These usually include hamburgers and hot dogs. More...

Water levels OK across county

Even though the county received beneficial rain last week, overall, conditions in the county are drier than normal, but unlike 16 counties in western Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County has not been placed under a drought watch.   More...

Rainfall low during June

It is evident June was a very dry month for Huntingdon County, as only 19 of the 28 stations reported rainfall to the Huntingdon County Emergency Management for the month.  More...

Commissioners approve DUI task force grant

Despite state budget cuts, area law enforcement agencies are, for the third year in a row, the recipients of a $15,000 grant.  More...

Residents use neighborhood watch groups to enhance community

Parents looking out for their children, neighbors keeping track of friends’ homes while they’re away, keeping an eye on the elderly neighbor across the street and homeowners watching their own properties — these are the goals of nei More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Gettysburg tourists seek new form of history

GETTYSBURG (AP) — Gettysburg tourists are finding a new way to get an additional dose of a different history.  The popularity of ghost tours in Gettysburg, and other areas of Adams County, has grown leaps and bounds over the years.  More...

Record Penn State fine to help abused kids

The NCAA’s unprecedented $60 million fine against Penn State will hurt the university in its pocketbook. More...

Protest rally sets stage for voter ID hearing

HARRISBURG (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators descended on Pennsylvania’s Capitol on Tuesday to protest a tough new voter ID law, launching a daylong political drama that set the stage for a state court hearing on a lawsuit seeking to preve More...

General News

Red, white and blue crafts can show Olympic spirit

For artsy types, the Olympics are an opportunity - to make crafts.  More...

Maddensville Mailbox

Birthday wishes this week to Joe Ely, Audrey Cutchall, Leonard Bingaman, Frances Shehan, Donavin Myers, Eloise Swope, Cassie Clark, Jamie Swope, Megan Watkins, Donna Locke and Judy Tyson.  Get well wishes to Jim Mills, Nina Roher, Angie Cook, El More...

News of Yesteryear

Agape Farm is site of 15th annual Jesus Festival

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 25   Civil War Descendents p The Descendents of Civil War Veterans will meet at 7 p.m. at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library. A guest speaker will be featured. For more information, call 684-4884.  More...

Local Sports

Moose returns to title series

City Baseball Playoffs:

Game two of the best-of-three series between Moose and the Royals was much closer than the previous meeting. More...

Mount Union loses 8-4 at Penns Valley

VFW Area Five 15-16 Baseball:

Mount Union continued to struggle at the plate in falling 8-4 to Penns Valley Tuesday evening at Spring Mills in the VFW Area Five 15-16 Tournament.  More...

Bellefonte keeps Huntingdon winless

Bellefonte’s Andrew Stover added to Huntingdon’s frustration during Tuesday evening’s game in the VFW Area Five 15-16 Tournament at Paul “Bumpy” Bumgardner Memorial Field. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Randy Stephen Zimmerman, 19664 Rockland Road, Saxton, and Katherine Elaine Runk, 19330 Shade Maple Road, Broad Top.  Jeremy Paul Cowan, 23833 Decorum Road, Neelyton, and Victoria Lynne Carbaugh, also of Neelyton.  Michael Todd Hoy, 5342 Cha More...

Standing Stone Senior Center holds membership meeting

The July membership meeting of the Standing Stone Senior Citizen Center was held July 20 with president James Park presiding.  The invocation was given by chaplain Rev. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 4! Happy birthday to Kayleigh Boozel who turns 4 years old today, Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Her proud parents are Wayne and Mandy Boozel of Mount Union. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Scorpio all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 26, 2012:  More...

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