October 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Patients informed of meningitis risk

The first case of fungal meningitis in Pennsylvania linked to the national outbreak from contaminated medication produced by the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Mass., may have a closer connection to Huntingdon County residents than the More...

SHC board OKs deal with Penn Highlands

Members of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board unanimously approved an agreement between the school and Penn Highlands Community College at Tuesday night’s regular board meeting.  Middle school/high school principal Michael Adamek More...

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Local News

One preliminary hearing held in central court

A Mount Union man will have his case bound over to a later session of the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas after his preliminary hearing Tuesday in Huntingdon County Central Court.  More...

Police Log

Burglary   More...

Record number of members

Eleven new members were inducted into the Orbisonia Lions Club Oct. 2 and several others are expected to be inducted next month. More...

World  Free Access 

Driver wounds border agent at US-Canada crossing

BLAINE, Wash. (AP) — A Canadian border guard was in stable condition after she was wounded by a gunman who later killed himself, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police sergeant told The Canadian Press.  More...

More than just another sausage — a chorizo primer

Chorizo is a bit like pornography. You’ll know it when you see it, but it’s a bit hard to define in the abstract.  More...

Beyonce set for Super Bowl halftime show

NEW YORK (AP) — All the single ladies will be watching the upcoming Super Bowl along with football lovers. That’s because Beyonce is the halftime show performer.  More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

Oct. 2, 2012  John David Miller, grantor, to Anne R. Brockett, property in Huntingdon Borough, $50,000.  Joseph Lalli Estate, Carla J. Lalli, executrix, Darla Lalli, executrix, and Lennie D. Thompson, executrix, grantors, to Wendy A. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats, Trojans and Hornets earn league sweeps

High School Girls’ Volleyball

Huntingdon 3, Bellefonte 0   More...

Eagles fall 1-0 on late goal

College Field Hockey

Juniata field hockey battled to the end with Alvernia University Tuesday afternoon, but fell 1-0 at home after a late goal by the Crusaders in the second half. More...

Calvary girls record 8-2 win at Centre Co.

The Calvary Christian Academy of Huntingdon girls’ soccer team improved to 8-2 on the season with a 6-2 victory Tuesday afternoon at Centre County Christian.  More...

School News

Huntingdon County students named to dean’s list at IUP

Two students from Huntingdon County were recently named to the summer 2012 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), including Seth M. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Sagittarius all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012:  More...

Commissioners replace planner

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved a motion to hire a Mifflin County man to replace retiring Huntingdon County Planner Richard Stahl during their weekly meeting Tuesday. More...

Meyash Award goes to businessman

A well-known businessman was recognized for his more than 40 years of serving the residents of Huntingdon Borough and the county at Tuesday’s monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council.  More...

Candidates get heated in presidential debate

With both their campaigns in a heated race for the presidency, both Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama came out swinging in the second of three debates Tuesday night.  More...

State  Free Access 

Woman reports giving birth on Philadelphia subway train

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was a very unusual delivery on a Philadelphia subway line.  Police say a woman riding the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s Broad Street line told officers she gave birth aboard a northbound More...

Hershey: We’re a knowledge company, not candy firm

HERSHEY (AP) — J.P. Bilbrey, CEO of The Hershey Co., works under daily pressure to sell more products outside the United States.  More...

Funeral: Specter’s roots fueled centrism, tenacity

NARBERTH (AP) — Friends and colleagues of former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter trace his centrist political views to a childhood spent in the only Jewish family in Russell, Kan.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Commissioners hear update on Saxton nuclear plant decommissioning

75 Years Ago  More...

Passmore Memorial Tournament benefits local man diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

The Mike Passmore Memorial Tournament was held Aug. 18-19 to benefit Carl Steward, 44, who was diagnosed in May 2012 with pancreatic cancer. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 17   Cub Scout Pack 248 p Cub Scout Pack No. 248 will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Stone Church of the Brethren, Huntingdon. For information, call 643- 5027.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Verlander and Tigers leave Yankees on the brink

DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander and Detroit’s stellar starters are on quite a roll — no matter who is in the opposing lineup.  More...

Bochy expects Scutaro to play

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Giants manager Bruce Bochy expects Marco Scutaro to be in his lineup card for Game 3 of the NL championship series, two days after St. Louis slugger Matt Holliday plowed into the San Francisco second baseman.  More...

A-Rod needs to go

Litke Column:

Alex Rodriguez is as good as gone.  He was the most feared hitter of his generation once. Now he’s an afterthought.  More...

People/Pastimes

Captain Jack Joint High School Class of 1962 celebrates 50th reunion

Members of the Captain Jack Joint High School Class of 1962 celebrated their 50th anniversary reunion Aug. 18 at the Newton Hamilton banquet hall. Classmates gathered Aug. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Brianna Sausman who turns 1 year old today, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. Her proud mommy and daddy are Heather Droll and Robert Boyd of Mount Union. Brianna’s proud nanna is Sharon Sausman of Mill Creek. More...

Art Alliance announces annual Fall Colors Tour

The Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania is proud to announce its third annual Fall Colors Tour. The two-day tour will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, and Sunday, Oct. 21. More...

Annie's Mailbox

How much you spend is entirely up to you

Dear Annie: My husband’s only sibling is his 65-year-old brother, “Larry.” Larry’s mother spoiled him rotten. To say he’s lazy is an understatement. He does nothing to help himself. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

The heat is on for canned goods

Dear Heloise: Is it safe to store CANNED FOODS in my garage? This past summer, the heat rose to 95 degrees F and higher in our area. Does heat affect the contents? I am very concerned. — Kay N. in California  More...

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