November 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Borough considers water line upgrade

After spending approximately $11 million on a combined water and sewer separation project for Second and Fifth streets, Huntingdon Borough Council may begin to look at doing the upgrades to the older water lines using borough maintenance employees.&n More...

Councilman appointed to Kistler Borough seat

Kistler Borough welcomed its newest councilman Tuesday night with the appointment of Cory Sisto.  Sisto replaces Evelyn Henry who resigned her post in August after serving as councilwoman for nearly 25 years. More...

Local News

Two preliminary hearings held in central court

Two cases were held for court Tuesday at Huntingdon County Central Court. Magisterial District Judge Mary Jamison presided over the hearings.  More...

Bleyer union workers to begin contract negotiations Thursday

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

Police Log

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World  Free Access 

Lawmakers probe widening generals scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are digging into the tangled tale of emails that exposed an extramarital affair ending David Petraeus’ CIA career and led investigators to a questionable relationship between a Florida socialite and the general More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon man hits jackpot

75 Years Ago  Four Huntingdon County women’s club will participate in the fall meeting of the local unit of the State Federation of Pennsylvania Women to be held in the First Methodist Episcopal Church, Mount Union, Nov. 15.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 14   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for information.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Duke holds off Kentucky rally

Duke 75, Kentucky 68   ATLANTA (AP) — For the Kentucky Wildcats, these are the necessary growing pains.  More...

Johnson, Melvin named top managers

NEW YORK (AP) — Young rosters, small budgets, limited expectations.  No matter.  Bob Melvin of the Oakland Athletics and Washington’s Davey Johnson won big right away and were chosen as managers of the year Tuesday after guiding More...

Lions move past loss, focus on Badgers

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Whether it’s after a win or a loss, a controversial call or a season-ending injury to a key player, Penn State’s Bill O’Brien focuses on the next game.  More...

School News

Area student receives scholarship

The Bedford County Regional Educational Foundation of Allegany College of Maryland announced Kameron Starr of Wood was among five students who received John H. Jordan Memorial Scholarships for study in the current fall semester.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Sagittarius all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

County honors planning board

When Huntingdon County Commissioners Gordon Haverstock, Donald Broadbent and Charles Klingler officially formed the Huntingdon County Planning Commission in 1962, they were unaware of the impact the commission would have on the county. More...

Deer behavior unusual during rut

Game Commission officials were forced to euthanize a deer near Holland and Shadyside avenues in Huntingdon Borough Monday after the buck became aggressive in the residential area. More...

Penn Township budget shows no tax increase

Residents of Penn Township will not see an increase in their taxes for 2013 after the township board of supervisors presented its proposed balanced budget at its monthly meeting Tuesday night.  The proposed budget of $652,324, does reflect the t More...

State  Free Access 

New pipelines mean higher costs for customers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In neighborhoods across Western Pennsylvania, natural gas companies are replacing more pipes than ever — and because customers bear the cost, they’ll pay more for gas delivered to their homes, even if fuel prices r More...

Departing lawmakers deliver farewell speeches

HARRISBURG (AP) — Rep. More...

Auditor general blasts rising turnpike debt

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner on Tuesday sounded an alarm over the rising debt piling onto the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, warning lawmakers that state taxpayers will be called on to bail out debts that benefi More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

Oct. 29, 2012  Marian H. Rockwell, Susan Rockwell Coen, James K. Coen, James A. Rockwell and Darla Rockwell, grantors, to Kenneth H. Rockwell and Mildred M. Rockwell, property in Oneida Township, $1.  More...

Local Sports

Area has 10 players named as ICC stars

The Intercounty Conference announced its fall sports allstars. Mount Union placed four players on a first team with Juniata Valley and Tussey Mountain each having three.  More...

Juniata set to open season with tourney

College Men’s Basketball

Entering his 12th season as Juniata’s head men’s basketball coach, Greg Curley faces one his most challenging tasks as he prepares his squad for a daunting 2012-13 schedule. More...

Baylor crushes Kentucky

NCAA Women’s Basketball

WACO, Texas (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 27 points with eight rebounds and No. More...

People/Pastimes

Junior Achievement kickoff

Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, will be kicking off its fund drive campaign today Wednesday, Nov. 14. This year, Huntingdon County has a fundraising goal of $23,000. More...

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Auxiliary holds 99th annual meeting luncheon

Coming on the heels of a very successful gala, members of the Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital held their 99th annual meeting Monday at the hospital’s education center with much to celebrate.  More...

Men’s Prayer Breakfast scheduled for November

The Men’s Prayer Breakfast and Fellowship will host its Thanksgiving observance at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Beech Run Church of the Brethren, Mapleton, R.R. More...

Annie's Mailbox

There is no point creating ill will

Dear Annie: Recently, my husband mentioned that he wanted to get together with some friends for a project. I encouraged him to invite the guys to our home to work on it. I thought it would be a few hours, but it ended up taking well over 12. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Delicious soup memories

Dear Heloise: Years and years ago, my dad found a recipe in your mom’s column for CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP. He made a huge pot of soup and in the morning filled his thermos with it to take hunting with him. More...

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