October 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

MU parade draws crowd of all ages

A jubilant crowd greeted the throng of costumed participants Thursday night during Mount Union’s annual Halloween Parade, helping achieve what organizers are calling one of the best parades in recent history.  More...

Changing seasons trigger depressive disorders for some patients

As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, county residents could experience one of the downsides to the upcoming winter season, seasonal affective disorder.  According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth More...

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Local News

Huntingdon woman arrested for heroin sale

A Huntingdon woman was arrested and charged with one count each of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of a communication facility Thursday stemming from a July 11 heroin sal More...

Cold sore relief is on its way

Tingling. Itchiness around the mouth. Tightness and soreness. If you’re a cold sore sufferer, these are symptoms with which you are all too familiar. These feelings mean that a cold sore is on its way. More...

Police Log

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General News

voters guide

League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund nonpartisan voters guide

General election Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. This voters guide may be taken into the voting booth. For election information More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 26   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Oct. 27   More...

Local Sports

Pickin’ ... ... Panel

With just two weeks remaining, it appears that Terry Snare is on the verge of winning his 10th Pickin’ Panel title.  More...

Eagles look for win against McDaniel

Things have gone pretty much as expected for the Juniata College football team through the first seven outings of the fall. The Eagles (1-6) opened with a 16-13 win at Thiel and has since dropped six straight Centennial Conference outings. More...

Forest Hills drops ’Cats from District Six playoffs

High School Girls’ Soccer:

Huntingdon’s play-in victory over Tyrone Tuesday gave it a shot at the number one seed in the District Six Class AA playoffs Thursday at Forest Hills. More...

People/Pastimes

Hartslog Valley Grange installs new officers

Hartslog Valley Grange No. 375 met Oct. 16 in the Hope United Methodist Church, Alexandria.  More...

Women in government topic of AAUW October meeting

“Women in Government — What They Do and How They Got There” will be the topic of the October meeting of the Huntingdon Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. More...

Births

Lindsay Hert of Huntingdon is proud to announce the birth of her daughter, Caydence Jennae Baldwin, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Design your own lipstick colors  You can make new colors out of your old lipsticks by layering them. This even works with the ones you thought were the wrong color. Mix and match your colors. Colors may differ slightly by the order you apply. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Let them see for themselves

Dear Annie: Eleven years ago, we moved halfway across the country in order to live close to my husband’s family. For years, we heard about all the things they would do with our kids if only we lived nearer.  More...

Special Sections

Brunt of ‘super storm’ forecasted to miss area

The pleasant mild days seen and felt throughout the county this week will soon come to an end and those who remember the weather around this time last year could experience, as baseball legend Yogi Berra put it, déja vu all over again.  More...

Home was cited for past offenses

According to the state Department of Public Welfare (DPW), the owner of Sleepy Hollow Personal Care, the Blairs Mills personal care-dependent home which was shut down after the death of a 70-year-old resident Wednesday, was going through an appeals p More...

Bleyer workers nix insurance proposal

For the first time since the Workers United Local No. 9 members went on strike, Bleyer executive Bob Caffeine attempted to reach out to those on the picket line Thursday. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Marcellus Shale business merger activity slows

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The wheeling and dealing over the natural gas-rich Marcellus Shale has hit the pause button.  More...

Gov. signs juvenile murder sentence legislation

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett has signed legislation that gives Pennsylvania judges options other than life in prison when sentencing juveniles in murder cases.  More...

Corbett defends handling of Sandusky abuse case

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett responded Thursday to critics of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation investigation, saying politics played no role.  More...

World  Free Access 

Nanny suspected of killing two kids in N.Y. apartment

NEW YORK (AP) — A nanny suspected of stabbing two young children to death in a luxury apartment near Central Park was in critical condition Friday with apparently self-inflicted injuries.  More...

Feds: Police officer’s ghoulish plot no fantasy

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a ghoulish tale to rival Hannibal Lecter: A police officer using a law enforcement database creates a list of scores of women he plots to abduct, kill and — in ways he describes in sickening detail — eat.& More...

Perry wears ballot at Obama rally

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Katy Perry’s doing her best get-outthe vote effort: At a rally for President Barack Obama, she wore a tight white dress imprinted like a ballot, and a square box on her right hip filled in the names of Obama and Joe Biden More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Steelers’ offensive line looks good with Colon

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Willie Colon emerged from Sunday’s win in Cincinnati down more than one of his signature dreadlocks. More...

Giants take 2-0 series lead over Tigers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Long ball one night, a Giant dose of small ball the next.  Two wins in two games and suddenly San Francisco doesn’t need to dig itself out of a postseason hole for a change.  More...

Tampa Bay routs Vikings 36-17

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Traveling to Minnesota to play on Thursday night was supposed to be tough for Tampa Bay.  Rookie Doug Martin ran around the field as if he didn’t want to leave.  Martin racked up 214 total yards and two touchd More...

Press Club

Bearcats ‘Play for Clay’

Earlier this summer, students of the Huntingdon Area High School suffered the loss of a young, talented friend, Clay Bishop, when he drowned in Raystown Lake. This active leader in the community inspired others in both hope and faith. More...

MU teens get look at business world

For most students, summers are spent lazing by the pool, participating in summer sports or vacationing, but this past summer three Mount Union Area High School students set aside a week to participate in Lycoming College’s Pennsylvania Free Ent More...

Career-Tech opens doors to visitors

The Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center had its doors open to the public Oct. 17. The open house was a success and there was a good turnout. Upon arrival, there were door prize drawings. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cleaning up Halloween hijinks

Dear Readers: Halloween is coming soon, and with it come neighborhood PRANKS. Here are some helpful hints on what to do if you are a target: More...

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