November 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

HASD seeks approval for blasting

Huntingdon Borough engineer Ray Myers of CET/GHD Engineers informed the Huntingdon Borough water and sewer committee during its monthly meeting Thursday the contractors working on the Huntingdon Area Middle School project have hit a bit of a snag in More...

Holiday decorating begins

Comcast employee Rick Varner positions a snowman on a pole in front of the John B. Brown Funeral Home on Washington Street, downtown Huntingdon, Thursday. More...

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Warnaco employees continue ‘business as usual’

In the days after the announcement Warnaco Group Inc. has been purchased by PVH Corp. More...

Area briefs

Illusionist presents Magic and Morality at MUAHS   MOUNT UNION — Illusionist David Corn will conduct a Magic and Morality assembly in the Mount Union Area High School auditorium at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8.  More...

Bleyer workers get help from mediator to kick start contract negotiations

As members of Workers United Local No. More...

World  Free Access 

Lines at East Coast gas stations steam commuters

NEW YORK (AP) — Cabdriver Harum Prince joined a nearly mile-long line for gasoline early Friday in Manhattan after already spending three hours in a similar queue in the Bronx — only to have the station run out of gas when it was almost h More...

Stocks open higher as employers add to payrolls

Stocks are moving higher in early trading on Wall Street after the government reported that employers stepped up hiring last month.  The Dow Jones industrial average was up 34 points at 13,266 shortly after the opening bell Friday.  The Sta More...

Wegmans recalls packaged salad due to E. coli fear

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Wegmans is recalling its Organic Spinach and Spring Mix salads because it may be contaminated with E. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 2   AA MEETING  . Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Nov. 3   AA MEETING  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Shin, Uehara lead Mizuno

SHIMA, Japan (AP) — Jiyai Shin of South Korea and Ayako Uehara of Japan both shot 4-under 68 to lead the first round Mizuno Classic round Friday.  Shin had three straight birdies on the front nine and added two more after the turn, offsett More...

Brewers demote Morgan

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers outrighted outfielder Nyjer Morgan to Triple A Nashville.  Morgan hit .304 while helping Milwaukee win the NL Central in 2011, but slumped to .239 this year and the Brewers failed to make the playoffs More...

’Canes rip Hokies 30-12

MIAMI (AP) — Since the day he took over at Miami, Al Golden has said the path for the Hurricanes to get back into the national picture starts with winning the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Coastal Division.  The Hurricanes now control More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Cancer if born after 12:43 a.m. (PDT). Before that time, the Moon is in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012:  More...

District division modifies ballots

In light of redistricting plans due to the results of the 2010 Census and population fluctuations in the state, Huntingdon County will be split into two congressional districts for the first time in January 2013. More...

Tax hike approved by Saxton council

Meeting in its November session Thursday night, Saxton Borough Council unanimously approved a 1.5-mill tax increase to help support the completion of several highway and street related improvement projects in 2013. More...

Residents connect to sewer lines

In a short monthly meeting of the Alexandria-Porter Township Sewer Authority Thursday, sewer extension project manager Josh James of Gwin, Dobson and Foreman announced there are approximately 255 residents who have connected or are in the process of More...

State  Free Access 

New charges bring Penn State officials to court

HARRISBURG (AP) — Two Penn State administrators facing new charges they hushed up child sexual abuse allegations against former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky were preparing to be arraigned, while the university’s former president was not More...

Springsteen pays tribute to storm-damaged N.J. coast

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — New Jersey rocker Bruce Springsteen says his home state will rebound from the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy.  More...

Casey, Smith rejoin campaign trail after storm

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. More...

General News

HCCTC Practical Nursing Class of 2012

The Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center graduated its Practical Nursing Program Class of 2012 during ceremonies at the Mount Union Area High School Sept. 20. More...

Bloodmobile held in Mount Union

An American Red Cross Bloodmobile was held Oct. 17 at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. The bloodmobile, sponsored by Jean Yelovich and family, was held in memory of Michael Yelovich. Thirty-four people registered to donate blood. More...

News of Yesteryear

Kish Bancorp Inc. acquires Gateway Travel

75 Years Ago  The congregation of the First Baptist Church of Huntingdon heard with regret Sunday morning of the resignation of the pastor, the Rev. Paul M. Humphreys, who has accepted a call to the First Church of Hightstown, New Jersey. More...

Local Sports

Eagles host Moravian

Juniata’s football team had a solid defensive and special teams effort, along with a strong second-half performance by the offense in a 24-7 victory over winless McDaniel at Goodman Field last Saturday. More...

Juniata to host 2014 NCAA Men’s Volleyball

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has selected Juniata College as the host site for the 2014 men’s volleyball championships. Juniata is only the third host in the history of the NCAA Division III title match.  More...

Pickin’ ... ... Panel

It seems like only 10 weeks ago that we started this foolishness, and it was.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Farrah Faye Norris who turns 1 year old today, Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. She is the daughter of Jeremy and Natasha Norris of Petersburg. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Cadence Marie Thompson, who turns 5 years old today, Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Cadence is the daughter of Jason and Heather Thompson of Huntingdon.  More...

Happy 85th Birthday

HAPPY 85TH BIRTHDAY to Percy A. Dysard of Huntingdon who celebrates his 85th birthday today, Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. He is the husband of Mae Dysard and the father of Dan Dysard, Bonnie Dysard, Percy W. Dysard and Sam Dysard. More...

Annie's Mailbox

We strongly urge you to put your backbone in place ANNIE

Dear Annie: I live in Europe. I visit my parents twice a year with my kids, and my parents visit us annually. I recently asked that no relatives visit during my son’s spring break so he can concentrate on his SATs and AP exams.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Spicy swedish meatballs

Dear Readers: Here is a recipe for SPICY SWEDISH MEATBALLS that many readers request, since it’s a favorite as an appetizer at all gatherings! More...

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