September 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Mill Creek woman pleads in DUI trial

After hearing a full day of testimony in a two-day DUI trial Monday, the court reconvened this morning to find the defendant, Lisa Thompson, 43, of Mill Creek, accepted a plea agreement.  More...

Tussey board focuses on personnel

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening handled a busy personnel agenda that included the hiring of several educators. More...

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Blood donors needed

The need for all blood types is constant and ongoing. All community members are encouraged to make an appointment to donate blood in the days and weeks ahead.Appointments are encouraged. More...

British historian to lecture at Juniata College Monday

Finn Pollard, a senior lecturer in history from the University of Lincoln in Lincoln, England, will talk at Juniata College on “‘A very potent combination’: The Anglo-American Relationship on TV and Off, 1960-1971,” in his lec More...

Police Log

Disorderly   WAYNE TWP. — Charles Mitchell Jr., 54, Mount Union, was charged with disorderly conduct for repeatedly yelling at people for creating dust while driving past his driveway Sept. 16, report state police at Lewistown. More...

World  Free Access 

Marine killed was resident of Westmoreland County

WASHINGTON D.C. — As a result of erroneous information from the Department of Defense, a number of media sources announced Monday a Huntingdon County Marine died supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mapleton Municipal Authority imposes mandatory water restriction

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

High School Boys’ Soccer: Mounties blank Bearcats

Huntingdon played two different halves against visiting Philipsburg-Osceola Monday. Even though the Bearcats played much better after halftime they still couldn’t knock in any goals and the Mounties took a 2-0 win.  More...

High School Volleyball: Trojans swept by Tigers

Passing errors continue to be a major concern for the Mount Union volleyball team. The Trojans were shut out 3-0 at Hollidaysburg in a non-league match in Hollidaysburg Monday night. More...

High School Field Hockey: Bearcats lose 2-0 decision to Juniata

A young Huntingdon field hockey team showed a lot of growth over the weekend when it finished second at the annual Muncy Tournament. More...

Editorial

One justice’s concerns about ID law stand out

HARRISBURG (AP) — Eyebrows raised midway through Thursday’s 80 minutes of state Supreme Court arguments over Pennsylvania’s law requiring voters to show particular forms of photo identification.  More...

Political Cartoon

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An inspiration to others

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Chatter Box

Cool week ahead

After a beautiful weekend, today’s showers leave much to be desired. Sounds like temperatures are going to cool off for the rest of the week. The calendar may not state so, but it looks like fall has arrived. More...

Healthy Living

How to floss more effectively

Dentists frequently advise patents to .oss more often. Flossing is the key to preventing tartar buildup at the gum line and to reduce bleeding between teeth from en.amed gum tissue. More...

Doctor K

Play it safe when taking vitamin supplements

DEAR DOCTOR K: I take vitamin and mineral supplements. Do I need to worry about getting too much of certain nutrients?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Scorpio all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012:  More...

Secretary reports on state of roads

Despite last week’s encouraging report Route 22 through Huntingdon County could someday become a four-lane highway, state Department of Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch said Monday it’s not a project for the future.  More...

Fire levels Union Township home

A family of four lost their home and belongings Monday morning after a blaze tore through their Union Township residence. The Trough Creek Valley Fire Co. and its mutual aid companies were dispatched at 10:09 a.m. More...

HASD has positive start to year

The school year may only be in its first month, but it’s already been a busy one for the Huntingdon Area School District.  More...

State  Free Access 

Alpha closing eight mines, cutting 1,200 jobs in all

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. More...

Sandusky to be sentenced Oct. 9 in sex abuse case

There’s little doubt former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky faces a long prison sentence. In a few weeks, he’ll find out just how long.  A judge announced Monday he will sentence Sandusky on Oct. More...

State defends military bases from budget cuts

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania is joining the move by states to defend their military installations from possible Defense Department cutbacks after Gov. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 18  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.  Mount Union TO PS   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates beat Cubs after long delay

CHICAGO (AP) — Kevin Correia figured the hitters would be anxious after waiting around for nearly four hours.  He was right.  Correia pitched seven innings of two-hit ball and Starling Marte hit a two-run triple to lead the Pittsburgh More...

Uggla, Prado pace Braves

MIAMI (AP) — Dan Uggla hit a three-run homer in the first inning, Martin Prado tied a career best with four hits and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 7-5 on Monday night.  More...

No progress yet in NHL lockout story

NEW YORK (AP) — Day 2 of the NHL lockout saw no changes from either side Monday, as talks between the league and the NHLPA remain unscheduled.  The NHL locked the players out over the weekend, when the collective bargaining agreement expi More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Jaala Elaine Burks who turns 1 year old today, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Her proud parents are Rachael Lightner and Justin Burks of Huntingdon. More...

Huntingdon couple celebrates 50 years of marriage

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...

Stone family gathers

The Stone family gathered at the Morningstar Grove, Entriken, Aug. 19. For nearly 80 years, this family joined in food and fellowship for their annual reunion. The Stones date back to William Stone de Twist in 1490 in England. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Some children need to be reminded

Dear Annie: My brother and I grew up in the shadow of our older sister, “Nina.” Nina had new clothes while we had stained, torn hand-me-downs. More...

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