September 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Heroin ring sends brothers to court

Despite some disruptions from a couple of the Spell brothers during their preliminary hearing, Phillip, William, Kenneth and Thomas Spell Jr. More...

Trough Creek beckons Oktoberfest visitors

As the month winds down, Larry Hicks and his committee are gearing up for this weekend’s 37th annual Oktoberfest in Cassville.  “It’s the biggest fundraiser of the year,” said Hicks, noting proceeds from the event suppor More...

Local News

After Hours held

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) executive director Amy Wise, left, and Lil Deb’s owner Deb Tumlin made a presentation at Tuesday’s Huntingdon Chamber of Commerce After Hour More...

Orbisonia man charged after late night standoff

State police at Huntingdon have released the name of the individual involved in a domestic incident involving a firearm Tuesday morning on Ridgely Street in Orbisonia Borough.  More...

World  Free Access 

Couple puts life in keeping horse-buggy business alive

APOLLO (AP) — When Bill Wolfe brings his horse-drawn hearse to a funeral, he hopes the event will feel as prestigious as John F. More...

Barnes & Noble to introduce Nook Video service

NEW YORK (AP) — Barnes & Noble Inc. says it will launch a video service this fall that lets users buy and watch movies and TV shows on their mobile devices and televisions.  More...

Business News

Supporting youth

Dr. Walter Asonevich, president of Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, right, recently accepted a donation from Greg Winger, senior vice president and regional manager for FNB Corp. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Sept. 10, 2012  Howard M. Howett and Carolyn L. Howett, grantors, to Howard M. Howett, property in Dublin Township, $1.  Eric N. Banks and Beth A. Banks, grantors, to Beth A. Banks, property in Huntingdon Borough, $1.  Lori J. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats, Hornets and Titans are winners

High School Volleyball:

Huntingdon   Huntingdon fought off a strong effort from Bald Eagle and rallied back from a loss in the second set to get past the Eagles in four games during Tuesday evening’s Mountain League battle in Milesburg. More...

Titans blank Everett 6-0

Girls’ Soccer:

Tussey Mountain took care of business against Everett in Saxton Tuesday. More...

’Cats win, Rockets lose

High School Field Hockey:

Huntingdon  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy 100th Birthday

100 YEARS OLD! Happy birthday to John “Jack” Metzgar of Alexandria who celebrated his 100th birthday with family and friends at the Huntingdon Country Club Sept. 8, 2012. More...

Births

Emily and Darrell E. Hooper Sr. of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Austin James “Turtle” Hooper, Sept. 21, 2012, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

United in Marriage

Kauruter-Davis

Elizabeth Ann Davis and Roy Miller Kauruter, both of McConnellstown, were united in marriage Aug. 11, 2012, at the beach on the 66th block of Ocean City, Md. Sean Rox officiated the 6 p.m. service. More...

Annie's Mailbox

There’s only so much reassurance you can give ANNIE

Dear Annie: My parents divorced years ago. Dad waited patiently while Mom chose between him and another man. In the end, Mom chose the other guy, but it didn’t work out. Neither have any of her other relationships. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Maybe olives aren’t finger food

Dear Heloise: I read your reply to a question regarding the SHELF LIFE OF OLIVES. We use olives a lot and keep them in their original brine in the refrigerator. More...

Special Sections

Jury’s verdict: Not guilty

Attempted homicide charge doesn’t stand in shooting trial

After two and one-half days of testimony and over four hours of deliberation, a jury of six men and six women found William Terry Ledford Jr., 24, Huntingdon, not guilty of criminal attempted homicide, but guilty on the charges of felony aggravated a More...

2012 Day of Caring

Huntingdon County United Way executive director Kathy Armillei welcomed a crowd of students and adults to the 2012 Day of Caring this morning at Detwiler Memorial Field. More...

Commissioners accept land transfer of KOZ

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) executive director Amy Wise was added to the regular agenda of the Huntingdon County Commissioners at their regular meeting Tuesday.  More...

State  Free Access 

Hostage call prompts social media training

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police plan to train their officers to be fluent in social media, joining other departments nationwide, days after a man armed with a hammer and kitchen knife used a hostage’s computer to post Facebook message More...

Pa. makes more changes to try to save photo ID law

HARRISBURG (AP) — Corbett administration officials on Tuesday once again produced an 11th-hour attempt to salvage a tough, new Pennsylvania law requiring voters to show photo ID, just hours before a judge began scrutinizing whether the state&rs More...

Pittsburgh hostage recalls five-hour ordeal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man held hostage at knifepoint inside a Pittsburgh office building for five hours says he hopes his captor gets the help he needs.  Charlie Brietsman tells WTAE-TV he feared he’d never again see his family after h More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Tropical Storm Isidore threatens county

75 Years Ago  Thomas G. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 26   Civil War Descendents p The Descendents of Civil War Veterans will meet at 7 p.m. at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library. A guest speaker will be featured. For information, call 684-4884.  More...

Around The Broad Top

History of the J.A. Carney Athletic Field recalled

Last Saturday evening I was returning to Robertsdale from Saxton and as I rounded the first curve into the town I noticed a very bright sky above the eastern section of town in the direction of Robertsdale/New Grenada Mountain. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Irish dropping Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. More...

Penn State over Illinois recruiting

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Braves clinch playoff berth

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to put the Atlanta Braves back in the playoffs with a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.  Freeman’s drive off Mike Dunn clinched at least an NL More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Pisces all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012:  More...

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