July 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Food prices to rise in 2013

Due to the severe drought depleting corn crops in many parts of the contiguous U.S., the price of beef, pork, poultry and eggs is expected to rise as much as 4.5 percent in 2013, according to a report from the U.S. More...

Anniversary celebration

Minnie Moore, left, assisted by Naomi Woods, was among the participants from Meadowview Manor who took part in the Wii bowling tournament yesterday against a team from Bricktown Senior Center. More...

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Local News

Not storm related

The Mount Union Volunteer Fire Co. was called to 128 W. Water St. at approximately 7:26 p.m. Thursday for a reported structure fire. More...

J.C. Blair Quick LAB now open

J.C. Blair Quick LAB has moved to a new, expanded location at 935 14th St. on the campus of J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital to meet increased demand and improve patient satisfaction. More...

No preliminary hearings in central court

There were no preliminary hearings during Tuesday’s weekly session of Huntingdon County Central Court. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Opening of Isett Community Pool delayed

75 Years Ago  Mrs. Elizabeth Mix, DuBois, mother of Tom Mix, famous cowboy who formerly was in the movies but now is a circus performer, will be buried Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, July 27   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, July 28   More...

Local Sports

JC cage camp starts Monday

There is still time for boys and girls, grades K through 9, to register for the 2012 Juniata College Basketball Day Camp, which begins Monday, July 30.  Camp starts Monday at 9 a.m. More...

City title series will start tonight

Game one of the best-of-five Huntingdon City Baseball League championship series between defending champion Moose and Hoss’s Steak & Sea House was rained out Thursday. More...

Curve rained out

Thursday evening’s series opener between the Altoona Curve and visiting New Hampshire Fisher Cats at Peoples Natural Gas Field was postponed due to rain. More...

People/Pastimes

Reiharts celebrate golden anniversary

Robert and Jane Reihart will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, July 29, 2012.  They were united in marriage in 1962 in a Methodist church located in Hagerstown, Md., by the Rev. Butcher.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday to Marcella Beth Whitesel who turns 6 years old today, Friday, July 27, 2012. Her proud parents are Curt and Emily Whitesel of Mount Union.  More...

Happy Birthday

HE’S 8! Happy birthday to Mikhail Evgenievich Krayushkin who turns 8 years old today, Friday, July 27, 2012. “Misha” is the son of proud parents Evgeny Krayushkin and Missy Krayushkina.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Advice for social networking

Dear Readers: Are you active on a SOCIALNETWORKING SITE? More...

Residents report bad gold checks

A gold buying company which owns and operates eight different gold buying shows, including the Treasure Hunters Road Show, which has made numerous stops in Huntingdon, is under investigation by Huntingdon Borough Police for alleged theft.  More...

MU park dialogue continues

Mount Union Borough Council is contemplating several new directions for a recent proposal to purchase a pavilion for Riverside Park, weighing such options as buying two picnic shelters or giving first dibs to another borough park.  More...

New flood plain maps impact insurance

As the Oct. 16 deadline for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood plain ordinances approaches, many Huntingdon County residents may be wondering how the updated flood plain maps will impact them.  More...

State  Free Access 

Lawyers reveal mystery victim in Sandusky case

He was the victim whose horrific assault in the football team showers wound up costing Joe Paterno his job, severely tarnished Penn State’s image, and brought accusations of a cover-up by high-level university officials.  Law enforcement More...

Testimony: More voter ID hurdles, fewer voters

HARRISBURG (AP) — A University of Washington professor whose survey estimated that more than 1 million registered voters in Pennsylvania lack valid photo identification under a tough new state law testified Thursday that adding steps for people More...

Auditor calls for changes to Penn State board

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor and Penn State’s president should not serve as voting members of the university’s board of trustees, the state’s elected governmental watchdog said Thursday.  More...

World  Free Access 

Walk on the left: Olympic etiquette tips

LONDON (AP) — Welcome to Britain! The line forms to the right. Here are some tips for Olympic visitors hoping to get the most out of their experience. WHEN IN DOUBT, QUEUE  More...

NASA builds menu for planned Mars mission in 2030s

HOUSTON (AP) — Through a labyrinth of hallways deep inside a 1950s-era building that has housed research that dates back to the origins of U.S. More...

Troopers to face charges after high-speed escort

TRENTON, N.J. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Looking ahead

O’Brien tells Big Ten ‘We’re sticking together’

CHICAGO (AP) — Bill O’Brien is looking straight ahead. It’s the only choice he really has at Penn State.  More...

Big Ten Notebook

CHICAGO (AP) — His Badgers won the inaugural Big Ten championnship game and now there’s another new experience for Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema. He’s a relative newlywed.  More...

Steelers rally around Kirby Wilson

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger choked up. Mike Tomlin found perspective. Chris Rainey marveled at the display of “cheating death.”  To Kirby Wilson, it was just a jog. More...

Annie's Mailbox

We urge you to be less judgmental

Dear Annie: My younger brother, “George,” is on the autism spectrum. He has a friend, “Cindy,” with similar needs. More...

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Sagittarius all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, July 28, 2012:  More...

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