October 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Planners request Sheetz uses buffer

Sheetz’s proposed tweaks to Smithfield Township’s zoning ordinance are essentially harmless, according to county planners who are discouraging the township from honoring only the company’s request for relaxed buffering requirements More...

Open to new careers

Hunt ingdon County Career and Technology Center’s adult education coordinator Sharon Miller, left, shares some information on courses at the center to retired teacher Cindy Gillam of Mapleton. More...

Local News

Leadership Bedford County

A number of participants in this year’s Leadership Bedford County program toured the Broad Top Area Coal Miners Historical Society Museum in Robertsdale Wednesday morning to learn about the his More...

Police Log

Fraud   LOGAN TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating an incident in which a known male sold a motorcycle to a male from Petersburg without the title. The vehicle was repossessed by the bank.  More...

General News

Hopewell seniors discuss reopening Keystone Foundry Museum

Nearly a dozen Hopewell area senior citizens met Tuesday evening in the Hopewell Area Senior Citizens Center to map out plans for the proposed reopening of the historic Keystone Foundry Museum.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Troy Sunderland to lead Mount Union Halloween parade

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon’s drive for $35,000 for Juniata College today entered it’s “do or die” stage. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats build on good effort

Huntingdon may have put together one of its most complete games of the season last Friday evening in a homecoming game with Bald Eagle Area. More...

Hornets and Vikings battle for ICC title

There will be a lot on the line when Glendale comes to Alexandria Friday night to take on Juniata Valley. Kickoff at A.R. More...

Trojans face strong run game

After dealing with Everett’s running game last Friday evening, Mount Union will have to face another strong test in the West Branch rushing attack tomorrow evening when the Trojans travel to Allport to face the Warriors in an Inter-County Confe More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Haylie Nicole Thompson and Natalie Grace Thompson. Haylie turns 7 years old today, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, and Natalie turned 4 years old Oct. 9, 2012. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO'S 8! Happy birthday to Skye Baylee Robinson who turns 8 years old today, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. Her proud parents are Tom and Kasey (Snyder) Robinson of Hartslog Valley. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Dakota Elmer Atwood Progl who turns 2 years old today, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. His proud parents are Ryan and Jessica Progl of Huntingdon. More...

Doctor K

Targeting troublesome foods will help irritable bowel

DEAR DOCTOR K: I recently heard about a new diet to manage IBS. Can you tell me about it?  DEAR READER: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder. Symptoms include cramping, diarrhea, gas and bloating.  More...

Special Sections

Hospital shows operating gains

For the first fiscal year since 1995, J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital experienced an operating gain for 2011-12 fiscal year ending June 30. More...

Retired nurse honored with Jo Award

Retired J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital nurse Joan Walker had no idea when she stepped aboard the Princess cruiser at Seven Points Marina for a dinner Wednesday evening she would be the recipient of an award, but that’s just what happened.  More...

Welcome to Wellness takes place of festival

Reflecting on their mission statement, the Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association has changed the direction of its annual fall Healthy Harvest Festival event, instead inviting the community to Welcome to Wellness Saturday, Oct. 20.  More...

State  Free Access 

Helicopter crashes in southeast Pa., killing pilot

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fiery helicopter crash in Bucks County on Wednesday claimed the life of the pilot, a recently retired Pennsylvania state trooper who was a great-grandson of former President Herbert Hoover.  The helicopter went down i More...

House Democrats asks feds to review Sandusky probe

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic leaders in the state House asked the U.S. More...

Pitt hacker threats suspect pleads guilty

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An Ohio man pleaded guilty Wednesday to sending anonymous You- Tube threats in which he claimed to have hacked into the University of Pittsburgh’s computer system on the heels of a series of unrelated bomb threats.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 18 Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For information, call 643-1302. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cardinals top Giants 3-1

NL Championship Series:

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter always tries to stay ready, keeping an assortment of gloves nearby. That’s his job.  The St. More...

Yanks, Tigers postponed

DETROIT (AP) — Game four was called off Wednesday night and rescheduled for Thursday, delaying Detroit’s attempt to win its second AL pennant in seven years. More...

COLLEGE PICKS

No. 20 Texas A&M has become a fascinating team.  The Aggies are thrilled to be in the Southeastern Conference, but their approach is still very much Big 12.  More...

Editorial

Pray prior to voting

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   The following is an excerpt from an article I recently received from Andrew Womack:  Christians: Citizens and Disciples  More...

Remembering Arlen Specter

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   We lost a great statesman and an extraordinary champion for victims’ rights with the death of former U.S. Senator Arlen Specter.  More...

Outrageous

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   I am writing to respond to the outrageous letter to the editor written by Bruce Pergament and published in the Oct. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Celebrating a century of 4-H

Longtime 4-H leader Suzi Bigelow checks out a Trough Creek 4-H display at the program’s centennial celebration at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds Oct. 14. More...

Southern FFA members attend leadership conference

Seven new Southern Huntingdon County FFA members and their adviser attended the Fall Leadership Conference Oct. 2 at the Blair County Convention Center. More...

Alexandria 4-H Junior Rifle Club

The Alexandria 4-H Junior Rifle Club members shared their scores for the sixth week, Oct. 10. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You will have to make the first move

Dear Annie: Due to many complicated family issues, I’ve been estranged from my adult daughter for the past 10 years. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Sagittarius if born before 9:41 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 19, 2012:  More...

NASCAR

Notable Absence

Earnhardt Jr.’s presence greatly missed at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. More...

FUED OF THE WEEK

JEFF BURTON VS. DAVID RAGAN

Ah, one week it works and the next it doesn’t. David Ragan managed to get through “the Big One” at Talladega for a fourth-place finish. More...

WHO'S HOT AND WHO'S NOT

Who’s hot: Clint Bowyer collected his third victory of the season, and it came at Charlotte, which had been one of his weaker tracks. ... Denny Hamlin drew eight points closer to leader Brad Keselowski with a runner-up finish. More...

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