July 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Man turns lifelong hobby into book

In a long list of accomplishments retired Containment Solutions plant manager Art DeCamp has made throughout his life, he can now add another one to the list, author.   More...

Christmas in July

Santa Claus went pool side Wednesday evening to celebrate Christmas in July at the Isett Community Swimming Pool. More...

Local News

Police Log

Mischief   MILLER TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating a report of a broken window at a cabin on Standing Stone Road. The act of criminal mischief took place between July 10 and July 24. More...

Area brief

Brenna Miller Memorial Ride July 28   PETERSBURG — The fifth Annual Brenna Miller Memorial Ride will be held Saturday, July 28, beginning at the Petersburg Fire Hall. Registration will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. More...

World  Free Access 

Christening set for Navy ship named for 9/11 site

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Navy plans a Saturday christening in Louisiana for the USS Somerset, the last of three ships named for sites of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  The amphibious landing transport is named for the Pennsylvania county where More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

SHCSD officials open building project bids

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Hoss’s earns shot at Moose in finals

City Baseball Playoffs:

Hoss’s Steak & Sea House made it a second consecutive sweep of a first-round playoff series Wednesday in game two against Big 4 Outdoors. A home run by Craig Erdman helped Hoss’s to a 5-3 win and send it into the finals.  More...

Huntingdon opens bid against Punxsy Friday

VFW State 13-14 Baseball:

Huntingdon’s 13-14-year-old all-star team will see if it can make an impact this weekend in Philipsburg. The squad is set to take part in the eight-team, double-elimination Pennsylvania VFW State 13-14 Tournament beginning Friday.  More...

Mt. Union reverses Penns Valley, 10-6

VFW Area Five 15-16 Baseball:

A big fifth inning with backto back home runs sparked Mount Union to a 10-8 payback win over visiting Penns Valley in a VFW Area Five 15-16-yearold Tournament rematch at Municipal Park Wednesday evening. More...

Editorial

Huntingdon — Through the Years

Some of my very best friends

I have always enjoyed hearing my mother talk about the pets she had growing up out on Warm Springs Road. More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 28

From the left, Logan Fultz, Jake Leydig and Alex Tietjens, Boy Scouts from Troop 28, took to the water recently. More...

Bricktown Senior Citizen Center holds July membership meeting

The members of the Bricktown Senior Citizen Center held their monthly meeting a week after Independence Day, hosting a special speaker from the Huntingdon County Humane Society, Kim Whittaker.  More...

Births

Jessica and Nicholas Wood of Williamsburg are proud to announce the birth of their son, Hunter Michael Wood, July 22, 2012, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. At birth, Hunter weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 18.5 inches in length. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 10:18 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, July 27, 2012:  More...

NASCAR

Brick By Brick

For Menard, taking more risks could help the long shot’s season

Say this for Paul Menard: He can pick them.  This weekend’s Crown Royal Presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 — it’s named after a firefighter from Alabama — will be the 203rd Sprint Cup race of Menard’s career. More...

NUTS AND BOLTS

The calm break before the Brickyard

It was sort of the calm before the storm, this last idle weekend of the Sprint Cup season.  On Tuesday, A.J. Allmendinger had the “B” sample of his drug test analyzed; the results may not be announced for a while. More...

FUED OF THE WEEK

SAM HORNISH JR. VS. KYLE BUSCH

By his own admission, Hornish’s mistake caused the back-straight crash that eliminated Busch and Brendan Gaughan from Chicagoland Speedway’s Nationwide Series race. More...

AGY sale was expected

When officials from AGY Holding Corp. More...

Families struggle with final expenses

When a loved one dies, the burden of grief can be overwhelming. For many families, the burden is made more difficult to bear because of the cost of funeral expenses.  More...

Program puts trolley era in motion

Riding a trolley is one thing, but running one is quite another.   More...

State  Free Access 

Pa.’s tough, new voter ID law lands in court

HARRISBURG (AP) — The first legal test for Pennsylvania’s tough new voter law requiring photo identification began Wednesday, with state lawyers calling the measure a completely rational step, while opponents attacked it as an unnecessary More...

Trustees: Sanctions better than football ban

Penn State’s trustees may not like the NCAA’s unprecedented sanctions against the university’s football program, but they say the alternative — the so-called “death penalty” — would have been worse.  More...

Two men charged in Elk County arsons

RIDGWAY (AP) — Two men face charges in fires set in a rural northwestern Pennsylvania county that’s been plagued by arsons over the last two months.  Francis Milliard and Anthony Milliard, both of Ridgway, are charged in the May 30 f More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, July 26   Huntingdon House p Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Standing firm

Lion players commit to staying at Penn State

If you are a college football coach in need of a player or two, Penn State’s misfortune could turn out to be your team’s lucky strike.  More...

Ripken’s mother safe after being kidnapped

ABERDEEN, Md. More...

Pirates salvage finale with Cubs

National League Round-up:

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Winning a career-best five straight starts might not be enough for Kevin Correia to keep his spot in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ starting rotation.  Correia gave up two runs and four hits in six innings, helping Pittsbu More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Trough Creek Community Adventurers

The monthly meeting of Trough Creek Community Adventurers was held July 9 at the Cassville Methodist Church. Katie Anderson from the Southern Pride 4-H Club presented what she learned at the A.B. More...

Farmers’ Market Voice It’s almost tomato time

We’re finally on the brink of the much anticipated tomato avalanche. More...

Some crops faring better than others in drought

UNIVERSITY PARK — This year’s drought has had varying effects on crops in different parts of the state, according to a crop specialist in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Tell them how much you miss them

Dear Annie: I am 33 years old and fed up with how distant my family is. I am disappointed with my grandparents for the way they behave. I grew up around them, but they moved to Arizona when I was 19.  More...

Doctor K

Pinched nerve is culprit in numbness of hand

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m bothered by numbness and tingling in my little finger and general weakness in my right hand. More...

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