October 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Saxton girl found OK during Friday search

Four hours after a search for 17-year old Mallory Krieger resumed early Friday morning, she was found shortly after 12:30 p.m. More...

Local business honors Mount Union Library

It’s been a combined effort of volunteers and community members that has helped sustain the Mount Union Community Library since it lost its state funding last December. Because of those efforts, the Standing Stone Coffee Co. More...

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Local News

Robbery still under investigation

A short press conference was held Friday morning to discuss the continuing investigation into the armed robbery at Foss Jeweler’s Cash for Gold along Crooked Creek Road and near Route 22 Thursday afternoon.  Sgt. More...

Area briefs

County Democrats to host fall dinner

HUNTINGDON — The Huntingdon County Democratic Committee will host its annual fall dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the Ellis Ballroom at Juniata College. More...

HASD to look at new computers and server

In trying to keep up with the ever changing world of technology, Huntingdon Area School District technology services director Dave Myers informed the district he is currently looking at Thin Net Solutions computers and switching them out with the cur More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 20   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Giants stay alive 5-0

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Barry Zito pitched the San Francisco Giants back into the NL championship series, dominating into the eighth inning of a 5-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night that narrowed their deficit to 3-2.  More...

Orange top UConn 40-10

SYRACUSE, N.Y. More...

NHL wipes out 53 more games

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL wiped out the third week of the regular season Friday as the lockout dragged on, leaving no more wiggle room if the league hopes to play a full 82-game schedule.  More...

People/Pastimes

September Elco breakfast held

As fall continues with its beautiful display of colors and many take time to attend festivals and other fall events, retired and former Elco employees are requested to include a few minutes from busy schedules to attend the October breakfast.  More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Tierra Prough-Heaster who turns 1 year old tomorrow, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. Tierra is the daughter of Joshua Heaster of Alexandria. More...

Special Occasions

Oct. 20, 2012  Happy anniversary to Jason and Suzie Fox of Huntingdon who celebrate their fifth anniversary today, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Happy anniversary, Jason and Suzie!   More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

Thanks for your upbeat suggestion

Dear Annie: “Looking for a Relationship, Too” asked where to meet men. More...

Doctor K

Watchful waiting is usual treatment for acoustic neuroma

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been having trouble with my hearing. My doctor thinks it might be an acoustic neuroma and is ordering tests for that. I don’t like the sound of this. Isn’t an acoustic neuroma a type of brain tumor?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra if born before 5:14 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Sun will be in Scorpio. The Moon is in Aquarius all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 22, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

Drug op largest in area’s history

In what is being described as the “largest amount of drugs and money” ever seized in Huntingdon County, law enforcement officers from local, county and state levels gathered Friday morning at the Huntingdon Borough Building to discuss the More...

Political ads increase as election nears

As Election Day draws near, the number of political ads increase, the political punditry on both sides of the aisle are increasingly excited, the number of robo calls at home increase and the flyers from candidates mailed to the home are on the rise. More...

General News

Ranking Beyonce’s film performances

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyonce will be the halftime performer at next year’s Super Bowl, we learned this week when the AP broke the news. This got me thinking about the multi-talented multi-hyphenate’s movie performances. More...

NBC cancels ‘Animal Practice’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crystal the monkey is hanging up her doctor’s coat.  NBC said Thursday it’s pulling the low-rated sitcom “Animal Practice,” with the last episode to air Nov. 7.  More...

Fans upset after Madonna uses guns in show

DENVER (AP) — Some Colorado fans are upset after music superstar Madonna used guns during a performance.  Madonna started her show Thursday night at the Pepsi Center in Denver with a gun scene, which she has used in previous performances.& More...

Local Sports

Valley tops Glendale to claim ICC Silver title

Juniata Valley spotted visiting Glendale 10 first-quarter points in a key Inter-County Conference Silver match up Friday night. More...

Bulldogs’ big rally disappoints Tussey

Tussey Mountain versus Claysburg-Kimmel was full of ups and downs for both teams and its fans Friday night at Bulldog Stadium. More...

Penalties wreck Trojans at Branch

Mount Union struck first Friday evening, but it was West Branch who took control of the football game after that, toppling the Trojans 45-21 at L.T. More...

Religion News

Juniata College Hillel hosts Shabbat service

As Juniata College celebrated homecoming last weekend, members of the college’s Hillel sponsored a celebration of the community of faith they have found in Huntingdon with a homecoming Shabbat service and dinner held at congregation Agudath Ach More...

Restoration efforts under way on church

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — An ambitious effort to restore a southern Indiana church that was part of the Underground Railroad has received a boost from a foundation, but organizers say there’s much work to do.  More...

Church to host benefit concert

The congregation of the First United Methodist Church, 427 Mifflin St., Huntingdon, will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner at 5 p.m. in the fellowship hall, followed by a benefit concert beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. More...

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