September 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Romney’s remarks generate differing opinions for many

Former governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney has taken a hit in the polls amid the discovery of comments he made at a fundraiser in May.  More...

Preparing for festival

Charged with the task of peeling and paring 10 bushels of apples, volunteers with the Fort Shirley Heritage Association, including Sandy Grove, left, and Marlene Norris, were hard at work Friday morn More...

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Legion members give to library

Members of the sons of the American Legion Madden-Wennick Post 518, Orbisonia, presented a check to the Southern Huntingdon Area Library to help with the purchase of books, magazines and other items. More...

Area brief

Blood drive held at First Baptist Church, Three Springs

The First Baptist Church of Three Springs sponsored an American Red Cross blood drive Aug. 30 at the Three Springs Ambulance building.  More...

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 22   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

Devils sting Hornets

Bellwood-Antis found the end zone first during its second offensive series during Friday evening’s home Inter-County Conference interdivisional battle with Juniata Valley. More...

’Cats show character

Tyler Stratton ran 20 times for 158 yards and a pair of touchdowns, while wide receiver Trey Jordan caught four passes for 138 yards and four touchdowns to lead visiting Clearfield to a 41-24 Mountain League victory over Huntingdon at War Vets Field More...

Tussey tops Rockets in backyard rivalry

Southern Huntingdon showed up in Saxton ready to play Friday and give Tussey Mountain a bit of a test. More...

Religion News

Movie questions hell as place of eternal torment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — How can a loving God send people, even bad people, to a place of eternal torment? More...

St. James looks forward to fall events

Enjoying the hot summer days for a good cause was the motivation behind the Global Mission effort at St. James Lutheran, Huntingdon. More...

Huntingdon Jehovah’s Witnesses attend seminar

Over 60 witnesses and families of the Huntingdon congregation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses attended a two-day Bible seminar in Grantville, according to local congregation elder Vaughn Roy.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

We were overwhelmed with mail

Dear Annie: May I, a male in his 70s, respond to “Bob,” who said that aging, obese, snoring and unhealthy women are the reasons for bedroom problems? Perhaps in his home, but not in ours. More...

Doctor K

Apply warm, wet compresses to treat most boils at home

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have a painful boil on my thigh. Can I treat it at home?  DEAR READER: Yes, you can, unless it’s an unusually large boil (called a carbuncle). More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 4:32 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 24, 2012:  More...

Jury visits scene of drug shooting

A jury of six men and six women with one female alternate ended the first day of the trial for William Ledford with a visit to the Huntingdon Borough apartment complex where one man was shot during an incident involving bath salts May 11, 2011.  More...

Brilliant fall foliage possible

Although today marks the first calendar day of fall, temperatures over the last week felt like the season made an early appearance. More...

Deer can be a serious threat to area drivers

A white-tailed deer is a majestic sight, grazing in a field or peering from behind a tree. More...

Local and Area High School Football Scores

Clearfield. 41 Huntingdon 24 Moshannon Valley. More...

General News

Residents called for jury duty Nov. 5

The following persons have been summoned for possible jury duty in a session of Huntingdon County court scheduled for Monday, Nov. 5:  More...

James Burrows’ golden touch charms ‘Partners’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the beginning, there was Lucille Ball. More...

Meeting at HCC

First ever golf scramble set for Sept. 28

The first ever golf scramble will be held Friday, Sept. 28 at the Standing Stone Golf Course. Registration for a team of four players will be $200. The proceeds from this event will be used for HCC programs.   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cabrera won’t take title

NEW YORK (AP) — Melky Cabrera has been disqualified from the National League batting title at his own request.  Major League Baseball and the players’ association said Friday that they agreed to change the rule governing the individu More...

Phillies beat Braves 6-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Frandsen hit one of Philadelphia’s four solo homers to back Kyle Kendrick, and the Phillies inched closer in the NL playoff race with a 6-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.  More...

Yankees edge Athletics 2-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Martin homered in the 10th inning against Sean Doolittle, and the AL East-leading New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 Friday night for their sixth straight win.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Brogan Andrew Little who turns 5 years old today, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. His proud parents are Chad and Tammy Little of Huntingdon. More...

Elco retirees hold August breakfast

September is the start of fall, changing leaves, colorful chrysanthemums and cooler weather — all things to be enjoyed. More...

Garber-Criswell

Katharine Elizabeth Criswell and Justin Todd Garber, both of Chicago, Ill., were united in marriage July 21, 2012, at the Lake Raystown Resort Conference Center, Entriken. The Rev. Fred Garber officiated the 4:30 p.m. ceremony. More...

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