October 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

August jobless rate shows little change

While there may not have been much change in the county’s jobless rates from July to August, the numbers over a period of time show there has been improvement since the 2007-2009 recession.  More...

Porter supervisors table bid for riverfront land

The Porter Township Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to table the approval of a sealed bid for a piece of property along Allison Road during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday night.  More...

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Local News

Painting donated

The Isett Acres Museum recently donated a reproduction of this lesser known painting of Huntingdon founder William Smith to the Huntingdon County Historical Society (HCHS). More...

Juniata alumni return to campus as part of tolerance workshop

Four Juniata College alumni from graduating classes spanning five decades will return to campus to reflect, remember and instruct current students on “The Difference Juniata Makes” as part of a Beyond Tolerance workshop at 7 p.m., Thursda More...

Police Log

Crash   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Hook and Ladder, No. 2 Ambulance petition court for new ambulance

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Bearcats, Trojans win; Hornets, Titans beaten

High School Volleyball:

Huntingdon 3, Tyrone 0   More...

Juniata loses in five at IUP

Women’s Volleyball:

Juniata women’s volleyball won its first two games against Indiana University of Pennsylvania, but was unable to seal the deal in the last three sets and lost 3-2 against the Division II opponent at Kovalchick Complex.  Set scores for the More...

Tussey wins 5-3 over No. Bedford

Girls’ Soccer:

Tussey Mountain played a tough, hard-fought match on wet field conditions against visiting Northern Bedford Tuesday. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Lily Borger who turns 7 years old today, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Her proud parents are Bryan and Gwen Borger of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Haylee Riley who turns 11 years old today, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. She is the daughter of Harry and Dee Dee Riley of James Creek. More...

Captain Jack High School Class of 1957 holds reunion

Members of the Captain Jack High School Class of 1957 celebrated their 55th class reunion Aug. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Crispy cookies

Dear Heloise: Desperate for a CRISPY COOKIE, but tired of the soft, chemical-tasting ones from the grocery store, I stuck a store-bought chocolate-chip cookie in the toaster oven at 350 degrees for about five minutes. More...

Special Sections

Voter ID is encouraged

Despite a commonwealth judge’s decision Tuesday not to uphold the voter ID law for the upcoming presidential election, the Huntingdon County Board of Elections will still encourage residents to show their IDs at the polls this November.   More...

Walking to school

Approximately 100 students from Juniata Valley School District participated in International Walk to School Day as part of an international effort to bring community leaders and students together to More...

Area’s railroad history featured this weekend

Ever wonder how many deep coal mines were located in the tri-county region of Broad Top Mountain? What was a “company store” and why did miners rely so much on the common mule? More...

State  Free Access 

Police rescue exhausted burglary suspect

TRAFFORD (AP) — Police say they had to rescue an alleged burglar who hid in the western Pennsylvania woods and became exhausted.  Authorities say 24-year-old Benjamin Staab attempted to break into a house about 20 miles east of Pittsburgh More...

Philadelphia anti-terror center effort faulted in report

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new watchdog report produced by the U.S. Senate says the federal government has spent millions on a counterterrorism facility in Philadelphia that doesn’t have a physical location.  More...

Judge blocks photo ID rule for Election Day

HARRISBURG (AP) — A judge has ruled that Pennsylvania voters won’t have to show photo identification to cast ballots on Election Day, a move that could help President Barack Obama in a presidential battleground state.  More...

Business News

Saxton store opens

Although unofficially open for over a week prior, the new Dollar General Store in downtown Saxton informally celebrated its official grand opening Saturday morning with a number of “customer sp More...

Mutual Benefit among ‘Best Places to Work’

Mutual Benefit Group (MBG), a regional property/ casualty insurance company based in Huntingdon, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania for 2012. More...

Work by E.B. Endres featured in food service magazine

When Penn State students eat at the Pollock Dining Commons at University Park Campus, they can thank E.B. Endres Millwork & Cabinetry of Huntingdon for providing the equipment in the newly remodeled state-of-the-art dining facility.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cardinals lose, but clinch playoff spot

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals clinched baseball’s final postseason berth Tuesday night when the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to San Francisco.  More...

Mauti leads Lion resurgence

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Yanks stay ahead of Orioles

NEW YORK (AP) — Raul Ibanez tied it with a pinch-hit homer in the ninth inning then had an RBI single in the 12th, helping the Yankees remain a game up on Baltimore in the AL East with one game to go by beating the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Tuesday More...

Annie's Mailbox

We are sure you speak for many women

Dear Annie: I’m writing on behalf of those of us in the “trapped” generation. We are the ones who grew up thinking Doris Day was the ideal woman. We were college-educated, but still expected to marry and have a family. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Taurus if born before 4:47 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012: More...

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