September 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Band visits Tussey

Members of the West Chester University Golden Rams Marching Band performed their show “Ritual Fire” following the Tussey Mountain High School football game Friday night. More...

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Police Log

Criminal mischief   TELL TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report between March 14 and Sept. 16, someone poured sugar into a 1999 Green Ford truck owned by Eric Burns of Blairs Mills. More...

Juniata College board of trustees appoints five new members

HUNTINGDON — The Juniata College board of trustees has added five new members to begin the 2012-2013 academic year. The new trustees appointed to begin their service Sept. More...

Area brief

Job Seeker Symposium offered Nov. 8   More...

World  Free Access 

Two staffers injured in prison disturbance

CROWLEY, Colo. More...

‘Homeland’ and ‘Modern Family’ win big at Emmys

The post-Emmy champagne surely tasted sweet for the people at “Modern Family” and “Homeland,” but they needed only to look around the Nokia Theatre to see how quickly popular tastes and Hollywood’s most unpredictable awa More...

Complete list of winners from Emmy broadcast

List of winners at Sunday’s 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:  • Drama Series: “Homeland,” Showtime.  • Actress, Drama Series: Claire Danes, “Hom More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Ravens edge the Patriots 31-30 to cap wild weekend

From first kickoff to final field goal, just about everything a football fan can imagine happened in Week 3 of the NFL schedule.  Three overtime games. Long touchdowns by offenses, defenses and special teams. More...

NFL and officials union hold talks

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and the officials’ union were talking again.  Two people familiar with the talks say that the NFL and the locked out officials’ union met Sunday.  It was uncertain whether progress was made in an at More...

Heinicke tops himself

NORFOLK, Va. More...

Senior Spotlight

Heart health tips no matter the weather

The weather and temperature outdoors can have a large impact on energy levels and motivation to exercise. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It’s better to know it sooner than later

Dear Annie: I have been with my boyfriend, “Tom,” for more than a year. We love each other very much.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cords can’t go the distance

Dear Heloise: My gripe is the SHORT CORDS used on coffee makers and toasters. I have one sideboard with one electrical outlet. More...

Special Sections

Petitions appeal for dam’s rehab

At one time, Denson Groenendaal lived three miles from Whipple Dam State Park.  “I used to ride my bike from my cabin to the store, go swimming and then ride back home,” recalled Groenendaal. More...

State auditor candidate has chance to meet area voters

It was back to basics Saturday for state auditor general candidate John Maher. More...

Event draws tractors to Shirleysburg

Approximately 100 tractors turned out over the weekend in Shirleysburg for the 10th annual Aughwick Creek Antique Tractor Show, which also boasted equipment demonstrations, tractor parades, live music, games, an antique and crafts market, petting zoo More...

State  Free Access 

Decades of federal dollars helped fuel gas boom

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It sounds like a free-market success story: a natural gas boom created by drilling company innovation, delivering a vast new source of cheap energy without the government subsidies that solar and wind power demand.  &ldqu More...

Coal mining proposal draws support

PUNXSUTAWNEY (AP) — Residents have expressed support but some want more information about a proposal to begin mining coal beneath thousands of acres of acres in Indiana County over the next few decades.  More...

Scores sag at schools in cheating probe

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scores in reading and mathematics dropped in virtually all of the Philadelphia public schools and three charter schools under investigation for possible cheating, a newspaper reported.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Juniata College pays tribute to former president

75 Years Ago  More...

PennDOT work schedule for week of Sept. 24

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of Sept. 24-28.   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Sept. 24   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

Bearcats win 4-0

H.S. Girls’ Soccer:

Huntingdon found the offense its been looking for at Philipsburg Osceola Saturday. Rachel Fleming scored three goals to lead the Bearcats past the Mounties 4-0.  The win puts the ’Cats at 3-5 for the season and stops a twogame skid. More...

F&M holds off Eagles 45-38

Juniata College football coaches over the past several years have bemoaned the lack of a consistent running game on College Hill. More...

’Cats advance to Silver semis

H.S. Volleyball:

Despite having to alter its lineup due to illness and injury, Huntingdon was still able to advance to the semifinal round of the Silver Bracket before seeing its day come to an end during the annual Clarion Tournament Saturday.  More...

People/Pastimes

No age limit to computer age

A group of seniors at the Standing Stone Senior Citizens Center, 915 Washington St., Huntingdon, are out to prove the computer age has no age limit.  More...

Births

Courtney Cassandra and Scott Randall Lang of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Alexandra Sophia Lang, Sept. 12, 2012, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Boredom busting tips for kids

As a mother of four, there’s never a dull moment for celebrity mom Tori Spelling. But even as a mom on the go, Spelling still hears those dreaded words — “Mom! I’m bored!” — from her kids. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

BY JACQUELINE BIGAR   A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aquarius all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012:  More...

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