September 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Flu shots stressed for area residents

With school back in session and the recent cases of a new flu strain, people may already be thinking about getting their annual flu shot.  More...

Trial dates scheduled in bath salts shooting

The second of four men involved in an attempted homicide in April 2011 at a Mifflin Street apartment complex will stand trial later this month. A jury of six men and six women were selected Monday in Huntingdon County Court. More...

Local News

Wellness practitioners showcased at Piney Ridge Healing Arts Center

HUNTINGDON — Martha “Marty” Marsh, registered nurse and Reiki Master, will host an open house at her Piney Ridge Healing Arts Center in Huntingdon from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12. More...

Trial dates set for Huntingdon County court

A Mill Creek woman accused of causing a vehicle crash which severely injured another motorist while under the influence of alcohol is preparing for a twoday trial next week.  Lisa Marie Thompson, 43, is scheduled for jury trial Monday, Sept. More...

Alexandria Borough Council discusses permit process for residents

In its regular meeting Monday night, Alexandria Borough Council discussed the ongoing issue of residents not obtaining building permits from the borough before proceeding with projects.  Permit officer George Hauck stated he has tried to make co More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 11 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance. Legion Auxiliary More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Shin beats Creamer in playoff

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Jiyai Shin ended the longest playoff between two players in LPGA Tour history, making a two-putt par on the ninth hole of a playoff Monday to beat Paula Creamer and win the Kingsmill Championship.  More...

Haden suspended

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden was suspended without pay for four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing substances.  More...

Ravens, Chargers win

BALTIMORE (AP) — Joe Flacco deftly directed Baltimore new, no-huddle offense, and the Ravens’ defense administered an old-fashioned whipping on the Cincinnati Bengals.  Flacco threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns, Ed Reed took an i More...

People/Pastimes

Local couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

Donald and Hazel (Baker) Parks of Smithfield Township celebrate 70 years of marriage today, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.  The couple was united in marriage in 1942 at the First United Methodist Church, Harrisburg, by the Rev. Cloyd W. Fields.  More...

Happy Birthdays

  SHE’S 2! Happy birthday to Ava Grace Turner who turns 2 years old today, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Her proud parents are Dawn Roddy and Richard Turner of Mount Union. More...

SCIH retirees set dates for banquet, breakfast

Committee members of the State Correctional Institution of Huntingdon completed plans for their 18th annual fall banquet and breakfast at a recent meeting at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Huntingdon.  More...

Healthy Living

Illness has impact on job performance

People who want to be more productive at work may be able to skip learning seminars or extra school courses and simply focus on personal health, including taking mental health concerns seriously.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Keep conversations short and neutral

Dear Annie: I live far away from my family, but try to keep in touch. The problem is my sister, “Diane,” who always misinterprets what I say.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Leo all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

Sheetz considers additional store

It may be two years until it may come to fruition, but the Altoonabased Sheetz Corp. is possibly looking to add a second store in Smithfield Township by 2014. More...

Ceremonies held to remember 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans paused again Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks with familiar ceremony, but also a sense that it’s time to move forward after a decade of remembrance.   More...

Chamber explores alliance to better county

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce is taking steps to explore creating a joint organization to enhance Huntingdon County.  Chamber executive director Yvonne Martin and board president Joseph Peluso told members during the monthly meeting More...

State  Free Access 

Panetta lauds Flight 93 passengers, crew

SHANKSVILLE (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta visited the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania on Monday and called it “the final resting place of American patriots.”  More...

Highmark to launch new Community Blue

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Highmark Inc., the state’s largest health insurer, plans to launch a new lower-cost, limited-network health plan that will exclude most hospitals and doctors affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.&n More...

SUV kills two, injures others waiting at bus stop

ALLENTOWN (AP) — State police say a sport utility vehicle plowed into a group waiting at a bus stop, killing two men and injuring three other people including the driver.  Police in Bethlehem say the accident happened just before 3:30 p.m. More...

Local Sports

High School Tennis: ’Cats sweep doubles at Altoona, lose singles

The scores of Monday afternoon’s match don’t begin to show just how much better Huntingdon played against perennial power Altoona than when it faced the Mountain Lions 11 days earlier. More...

Raiders top Bearcats

Sophomore Kahsim Buey rushed nine times for 162 yards and three touchdowns as Bellefonte won a 29-14 decision over Huntingdon at War Vets Field following a halftime that lasted nearly 72 hours.  More...

H.S. Boys’ Soccer: Bearcats pull out 2-1 OT victory

Huntingdon made its home opener at Detwiler Field a good one Monday against Tyrone. More...

Editorial

A comparison of Senatorial candidates

Letters to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Convention hoopla turns to political reality

Now that both the Republican and Democratic conventions are over, it is time to focus in on the issues that will affect the election Nov. 6. One article and three editorials in the Sept. More...

Chatter Box

Remembering 9/11

This morning’s blue skies were eerily reminiscent of the blue skies from a Tuesday morning 11 years ago. I distinctly remember Sept. 11, 2001. More...

Doctor K

Simple measures treat symptoms of hiatal hernia

DEAR DOCTOR K: I had heartburn, and my doctor told me I have a “hiatal hernia.” I thought hernias caused pain and swelling in the groin. More...

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