September 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Wider road appeals to many

The possibility of Route 22 becoming a four-lane highway is something that’s been discussed for years.  The results of a Route 22 study revealed this week showed that portion of Route 22 is marked as third of a list of seven areas for poss More...

United Way kicks off annual campaign with Day of Caring

Everyone needs a hand once in awhile. Sometimes unfinished projects get a person down, but it’s nice to know that when a group of over 550 volunteers hit communities across Huntingdon County, Wednesday, Sept. More...

Local News

Area briefs

Benefit dinner to be held for Cynthia Fagan More...

Area brief

JC HOSA sponsors Kick For Your Good Health Camp

HUNTINGDON — The Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) of Juniata College will sponsor a Kick For Your Good Health Camp from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Juniata’s von Liebig Center for Science and Goodman Field.  More...

HCCTC nurse aide graduates

The Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center graduated two nurse aide classes in August. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 15   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...

Local Sports

Trojans exploit Rockets’ mistakes

The Southern Huntingdon football team went into Friday night’s game at Mount Union looking to find some spark of offense to build on for the remainder of the season. More...

Hornets rally to top ’Dogs; stay unbeaten

Zach Helsel scored six touchdowns for Claysburg-Kimmel Friday, but it wasn’t enough against the visiting Green Hornets. More...

Eagles beaten in five games by Mount Union

Women’s Volleyball:

No. 12 Juniata College women’s volleyball defeated No. More...

Religion News

Scenes from the Huntingdon Christian and Missionary Alliance Church Block Party

Apologetix played at the Huntingdon Christian Missionary Alliance Church Block Party Saturday, Sept. 8 on the church grounds. More...

Special events, services

Gospel music night  p Living Water Christian Outreach will be holding a gospel music night from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. Everyone is invited to bring an instrument and come play and sing along. More...

Reporter launches project to help orphans

A staff reporter at the Milton Standard-Journal is launching a project designed to touch the lives of orphan children around the world. More...

Special Sections

Underwater camera system fundraising efforts continue

Nearly one month ago, 16-year-old Clay Bishop tragically lost his life while jumping off the “cliffs” near the Susquehannock Campground.  More...

Smithfield feels recycling crunch

Residents of Huntingdon County without curbside recycling have access to six drop-off bins located throughout the county where they can place recyclable materials. More...

Child safety seats required

Long gone are the days when it was acceptable for a child to ride in the front seat or without a seat belt. More...

World  Free Access 

Violence erupts at protests of anti-Muslim film

CAIRO (AP) — Fury over an anti-Islam film spread across the Muslim world Friday, with deadly clashes near Western embassies in Tunisia and Sudan, an American fast-food restaurant set ablaze in Lebanon, and international peacekeepers attacked in More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

$44 million dam project gets U.S. Budget Bureau approval

75 Years Ago Before the court of Quarter Session in Harrisburg, William Culbertson, Huntingdon, was paroled in the custody of Attorney H.W. Petrikin, upon payment of the costs of prosecution. More...

Meg Steedle steals the show on ‘Boardwalk Empire’

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first two seasons of “Boardwalk Empire,” romance was elusive for Enoch “Nucky” Thompson.  He rules Atlantic City, N.J., as its city father, major-domo mobster and, with this HBO drama set in More...

Huntingdon County Library

Pirate week begins Sept. 17

The Huntingdon County Library is sponsoring a week of pirate activities to celebrate National Talk Like A Pirate Day Wednesday, Sept. 19. Preschool story hour will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Polamalu, Harrison don’t get practice

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu and linebacker James Harrison did not practice on Friday and are questionable for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets.  More...

Senior shoots 65 to take early lead

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Australia’s Peter Senior shot a 7-under 65 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Champions Tour’s inaugural Hawaii Championship.  Winless in 65 starts in three seasons on the 5 More...

Navy, PSU looking for some offense

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Navy slotback John Howell is torn about the scandal that engulfed Penn State. It was, after all, the team he rooted for while growing up in the Philadelphia suburbs. More...

People/Pastimes

Anniversary Wishes

Hoods celebrate 50 years together

Frank and Bonnie (Hess) Hood of Huntingdon celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 18, 2012.  They were married in 1962 in the Newburg Methodist Church with the Rev. More...

Three Springs Seniors hold September meeting

The Three Springs Senior Center board of directors and members held meetings Sept 4. Several interesting items of note were discussed.  Visitors came to the center in the past month, including the Rev. Denny Hunsinger and the Rev. More...

United in Marriage

Smith-Carolus

Jamie Leigh Smith and David Allen Carolus, both of Huntingdon, were united in marriage May 19, 2012, at Crever United Methodist Church, Petersburg. Celebrant Duane Coy officiated the double ring service. Music was provided by Terri Rupert.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

Let them sink or swim on their own

Dear Annie: When can we stop giving our children money? When is enough enough? More...

Doctor K

Advance directives put you in control of your care

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been very ill and have been hospitalized several times in the past year. I don’t have a fatal disease, just a chronic illness. Should I have an advance directive? Can you tell me about it?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Libra all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 17, 2012:  More...

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