September 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Votes earn cash for library

Volunteers, directors and staff of the Southern Huntingdon Area Library in Orbisonia are overjoyed to hear the campaign to garner the library money started by former Orbisonia resident has paid off.  As of Aug. More...

Local and Area High School Football Scores

Mount Union. 21 Huntingdon 20  Juniata Valley 34 So.Huntingdon. 6  Tuss ey Mountain. 14 Everett. 6   More...

Local News

Steps toward a brighter future: Big Brothers Big Sisters 5K

Individuals and teams from Huntingdon County and the surrounding areas are already registering for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Annual 5K Run- Walk to be held Sunday, Sept. 9, sponsored by Community State Bank of Orbisonia and F&M Trust.  More...

Adderall and alcohol — no laughing matter

Dr. Bruce Thomas, MD, a retired local doctor, picked up the Aug. More...

Area brief

Blood donors needed   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 1   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Brewers handle the Pirates 9-3

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corey Hart and Aramis Ramirez both went 3 for 4 with home runs, and Pittsburgh starter Jeff Karstens left for the second consecutive time with an injury as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pirates 9-3 on Friday night.  More...

Orioles rip Yankees 6-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Orioles rookie Miguel Gonzalez struck out a career-high nine over seven shutout innings in a masterful pitching performance and Mark Reynolds homered twice as Baltimore tightened the AL East race Friday night with a 6-1 victory More...

Lions start season with pep rally

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Fans tossed footballs, the marching band played the fight song and a familiar refrain echoed through the Beaver Stadium crowd.  “We Are ... Penn State!”  More...

People/Pastimes

Good sense for sensitive skin

Sensitive skin is a problem for millions of people. The uncomfortable feelings of stinging, burning, itching, redness and tightness can occur when certain ingredients found in everyday household products react to delicate skin after contact.  More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday to Samantha “Sam” Kayloni Robinson who turns 10 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. More...

Monday's Picks

Full Story

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Brighter whites  I have the brightest whites because of a little tip my husband suggested. I add two tablespoons of salt to my washing machine, along with the normal amount of detergent. I don’t know why it works, but for me, it does! More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

Two invitations make you a generous host

Dear Annie: For the past three summers, my friend “Don” has spent a few days with me at our family beach house. The second year, he hinted about visiting again and was pleased when I invited him back. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Bathroom battle against germs

Dear Heloise: I always read your column! I have a “pet peeve” that has come since we have all been made aware of where GERMS AND BACTERIA are most prevalent, public restrooms being one such place.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aries all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 3, 2012:  More...

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aries if born before 8:41 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012:  More...

Trail is recipient of federal grants

Since flooding from Hurricane Ivan damaged a stream retaining wall on a portion of the Lower Trail in 2004, volunteers have held their breath when heavy rains approach the recreational path.  More...

Fans maintain PSU support

Beginning at noon today, a new era begins for Penn State football in Happy Valley.  It will be the first game for new head coach Bill O’Brien, and it will be the first time in 46 years Joe Paterno hasn’t led a Nittany Lion team into More...

Residents encouraged to fish for free Monday

For some, nothing beats sitting along the banks of a river or lake spending the day, or night, fishing.  Fishing is among one of the most common outdoor activities in the area.  Unfortunately, some don’t always purchase a state fishin More...

County’s unemployment numbers unchanged

Huntingdon County’s jobless rate was stagnant in July, maintaining the 9.6 percent it held in June, according to the state Department of Labor and Industry’s center for workforce information and analysis report.  More...

General News

Saxton Library

The next infant/toddler story time will be from 11-11:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10.  CareerLink continues to be at the library Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

September is becoming a patriotic month

It’s probably too premature to describe as a trend, but I noticed something interesting while perusing calendars of events from across the region recently. More...

Meeting at HCC

Play days offer safe environment for fun

School is back in session and that means play days at the HCC will be back in action soon.  Play day is a prog r a m focused on providing structured play time in a safe envir onment during the cold months. More...

Local Sports

Trojans hold on to edge Bearcats

The game was far from perfect, but a pair of rival high school teams battled the full 48 minutes Friday night at Mount Union’s Trojan Athletic Field. More...

Four Eagles in top 15 at Bucknell Open

Juniata College men’s and women’s cross country teams earned four top 15 finishes at the Bucknell University Bison Open Friday, led by a second place finish by junior Katrina Woods (Mount Union) and a seventh place by junior Nate Alter (T More...

Hornets run over Rockets

Southern Huntingdon was the first to catch a break during Friday evening’s home season opener, but it was Juniata Valley that was the first one to take advantage of its opportunities. More...

Religion News

Baptism Service

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. More...

Special events, services

Revival services   More...

ApologetiX to perform free concert at Huntingdon CMA

The award-winning rock group ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band) continues its 20th anniversary tour in concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at Huntingdon Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 1019 Moore St. More...

Doctor K

H. pylori infection often shows no symptoms

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m in my mid-80s and am infected with H. pylori. I don’t have any symptoms. Do I need to be treated?  More...

Special Sections

Click for Huntingdon, Pennsylvania Forecast