October 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

State prison society marks 225 years

Political dignitaries, state correctional facility administrators and members of the Huntingdon County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Prison Society and guests gathered at the Stone Church of the Brethren to celebrate its 225th anniversary and discuss w More...

Local News

Candidates visit Huntingdon

The Huntingdon County Democratic Committee hosted candidates and speakers at its annual fall dinner Oct. More...

Huntingdon County Arts Council offers opportunities for participation and collaboration

The Huntingdon County Arts Council offers opportunities to actively participate in events and activities organized by the council in support of its mission. More...

Police Log

Rollover crash   More...

General News

One preliminary hearing held in central court

Although it was a heavily scheduled day in the weekly session of Huntingdon County Central Court, only one case was brought before Magisterial District Judge Doug Gummo.  More...

Planning commission, chamber to sponsors community improvement awards

The Huntingdon County Community Improvement Awards are launching new categories and a revised application process as it embarks on its 8th year.  Nominations are now being sought for the program which recognizes excellence through development ba More...

News of Yesteryear

State authorizes $32 million for construction of Raystown Dam

75 Years Ago  Two men held on espionage charges were denounced by Russian authorities today as agents of the German Nazi secret police. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sandoval hits three home runs; Giants win series opener 8-3

Barry Zito shines in World Series debut for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barry Zito is playing his part in this World Series, all right.  More...

Maryland back in Big 33

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Harrington wins Grand Slam on third try

SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda (AP) — Padraig Harrington is a winner for the first time in two years, even if the PGA Grand Slam of Golf was only an exhibition.  More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown Senior Center plans holiday activities

Nancy Benson, president of the Bricktown Senior Center, warmly welcomed and introduced Mike Corbin and Keith Wise of the Mapleton Fire Department. More...

Juniata Valley Senior Citizens hold meeting

The October board and membership meeting of the Juniata Valley Senior Citizens organization was held Oct. 17 at the senior center in Petersburg.  More...

Scare up some Halloween fun with a graveyard bash

Be the ghostess with the mostess this Halloween, and throw a wickedly wonderful celebration. More...

School News

Student News

Three Southern Huntingdon County High School band alumni are continuing their music education in the Geneva College marching band. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Pisces if born before 12:31 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 26, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

Resident’s death prompts charges

A Blairs Mills woman who was operating a care-dependent home has been charged with neglect and involuntary manslaughter after a 70-year-old blind woman in her care was found deceased in a creek approximately 100 yards from the property Wednesday.&nbs More...

Schools challenged by PSSA standards

Every year, Pennsylvania school students from various grades take a standardized test to see how well they know what they’re being taught. More...

County commissioners vote on proposed human services plan

One week after holding a public hearing on the proposed human services plan for Huntingdon County, the county commissioners unanimously approved it during their weekly meeting Tuesday.  More...

State  Free Access 

ACLU says voter ID case should be faster

HARRISBURG (AP) — Lawyers led by the American Civil Liberties Union asked a state judge Wednesday to speed up a case asking him to order Gov. More...

Outside group attacks Smith, boosts Casey

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Democratic political action committee began running TV ads in Pittsburgh on Wednesday to boost Democratic Sen. More...

Two to plead to helping doctor distribute steroids

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A pharmacist and a registered nurse are scheduled to plead guilty next month to charges that they helped a former Pittsburgh Steelers team doctor illegally distribute anabolic steroids.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 25   Huntingdon House p Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Titans, Trojans both in need of a win

Both Mount Union and Tussey Mountain have had trouble getting back into the win column over the last several weeks. More...

Hornets roll into game at West Branch

Juniata Valley is rolling right along and prepped to keep the momentum through the last two weeks of the regular season. Up next for the Green Hornets is a trip to Morrisdale to take on West Branch.  More...

Rockets play Moshannon on Senior Night

Southern Huntingdon continues to work hard and see bright spots of improvement here and there. The Rockets return home for Senior Night Friday and try for their first win of the year against Moshannon Valley.  More...

Editorial

Huntingdon ­— Through the Years

My old-fashioned kitchen

Of all the rooms in my old house, the kitchen is one of my favorites. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Farmers’ Market Voice All good things must come to an end

Our 6th year of this latest version of the Huntingdon Farmers’ Market has just come to a close. More...

Spring Farms hayride

Members of the Spring Farms Livestock Club and their families enjoyed a fall hayride Oct. 20. More...

Veterinarian: State should consider deer-feeding ban to combat CWD

On the heels of finding chronic wasting disease in a Pennsylvania deer, it’s time for the state’s game commissioners to consider a ban on deer feeding. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Do your best to ingratiate yourself

Dear Annie: A few years ago, I met the most amazing man. “Jim” is the love of my life. I fell in love with his family, too.  More...

Doctor K

Keloids that are surgically removed sometimes return

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have a keloid on my shoulder that makes me very self-conscious. Are there treatments other than surgery?  More...

NASCAR

FUED OF THE WEEK

Patrick took exception to Cassill’s tactics and apparently decided to spin his car out during Kansas’ Hollywood Casino 400. The chief problem was that Patrick wrecked herself. More...

Wild-Card Magic

Kansas fun for some, frustrating for Brad Keselowski DANICA PATRICK VS. LANDON CASSILL

Three weeks ago, Talladega Superspeedway’s Sprint Cup race greatly rearranged the standings in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup. It could’ve happened again but, miraculously, it didn’t. More...

WHO'S HOT AND WHO'S NOT

Who’s hot: Matt Kenseth won for the third time overall and second time in three weeks but still has quite the uphill struggle. ... More...

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