November 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Tussey board urged to reinstate coach

The Tussey Mountain School Board heard from a concerned coach during its regular monthly session Monday evening, accepted the resignation of two athletic related employees and acted on a number of other personnel related matters.  More...

Gettysburg Times joins Sample News family

The storied Gettysburg Times (established in 1800) will be sold by the Philip Jones family to George and Marlene Sample.  More...

Local News

Correction

In Monday’s article, “EMA director pushes state law,” it was stated there are only two emergency management coordinators who are certified to the basic level, with one who is certified, pending appointment.  The two certified t More...

Police Log

Crashes   LOGAN TWP. — Donna Hack, 44, Petersburg, sustained a minor injury in a one-vehicle accident Nov. 16 on Chilcote Hollow Road. More...

HRFR receives approval for War Vets Field use

During the October monthly meeting of the Huntingdon Area School Board, it was decided to table a request by Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue to use War Vets Field and lights in July 2013 for the final night of the 2013 Huntingdon County Fireman More...

World  Free Access 

Wind, rain pummel Pacific Northwest

SEATTLE (AP) — Residents in Washington and Oregon braced for more wet weather after a fierce storm swamped streets, toppled trees and large trucks, cut power to nearly 50,000 residents, and caused at least one death.  More...

Local Sports

Mt. League All-Stars: Bearcats have 11 named all-league

Huntingdon had a total of 11 student/athletes named to allstar teams in four different sports during Monday evening’s annual Mountain League Banquet in Tyrone.  More...

College Women’s Basketball: California routs Cal Poly

No. 11 California 87, Cal Poly 61  BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Reshanda Gray scored 22 points and Gennifer Brandon had 18 points and 11 rebounds Monday night as No. 11 California rolled past Cal Poly 87-61.  More...

Titans’ alumni to play Saturday

Erin Lashinsky has organized a Tussey Mountain basketball alumni and cheerleading event for Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Titans’ gymnasium. A girls’ game will start at 6 p.m. with the boys’ game to follow.  More...

Editorial

Huntingdon — Through the Years

My precious Thanksgiving memories

When the vivid colors of October fade into the grays of November, I know that winter is fast approaching, and with it the holiday season.  Thanksgiving has somehow been spared the commercialism that influences most of our holidays.  More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown Senior Center honors veterans at November meeting

Prior to the regular monthly membership meeting held recently at the Bricktown Senior Center, Mount Union, a special presentation was given by area veteran Clarence Fortney in observance of Veterans Day.  More...

Local couple celebrates 30th wedding anniversary

Jim and Patty Eutzy of Huntingdon celebrate 30 years of marriage today, Nov. 20, 2012. The couple was united in marriage in 1982 at the home of Patty’s parents by the Rev. More...

Playhouse at McConnellstown spreads holiday spirit

God bless us, everyone! The Playhouse at McConnellstown concludes its 30th anniversary season with an exciting new adaptation of the classic “A Christmas Carol” written by Charles Dickens. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You don’t have to give a reason

Dear Annie: I work in a large organization and know my colleagues quite well. Though I enjoy working with them, a number of them recently have begun borrowing cash from me. More...

Doctor K

No proven link between cow’s milk and type 1 diabetes

DEAR READERS: Yesterday, I devoted the column to answering your questions and comments about my statements in past columns. I’m doing the same today.  — Is drinking milk healthy? More...

Special Sections

HCBI celebrates county’s planner

Like so many other local organizations he has touched, Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) honored county planning director Richard Stahl during its monthly meeting Monday at the Huntingdon Country Club. More...

Festival concludes tonight

Under the direction of guest conductor Russell Shelley, choral director at Juniata College, over 100 students from Juniata Valley, Huntingdon Area, Mount Union Area and Southern Huntingdon County hig More...

Low hunting pressure affects bear harvest

It was a slow day for Game Commission officers working at the bear check station at the Pennsylvania National Guard Readiness Center in Smithfield Township Monday.  More...

State  Free Access 

Inmate held for trial in cellmate’s killing

EBENSBURG (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania prison inmate killed his cellmate then tried to make it look like a suicide.  Twenty-one-year-old William Amos Cramer was ordered Monday to stand trial on charges of criminal homicide and agg More...

Highways, pensions and booze on Governor Corbett’s agenda

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett vowed Monday to revisit the politically thorny issues of transportation funding, privatization of the state liquor sales and runaway state pension costs as he approaches the second half of his term.  More...

Four pupils charged for vodka gummy bears

DERRY (AP) — Candy is dandy but liquor — as they say — is quicker.  State police say four students at a western Pennsylvania high school have been charged with sharing and eating vodka-soaked gummy bears in an apparent effort t More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Gerald Foster elected to lead Trough Creek Valley Fire Co.

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 20  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Kaepernick, 49ers stomp Bears

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Aldon Smith’s high-flying defense gave Colin Kaepernick all kinds of extra chances in his first career NFL start.  And the Kaepernick looked little like a backup in delivering on nearly every one of those opportu More...

Raven’s Ed Reed suspended for hits

NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore Ravens star safety Ed Reed was suspended for one game by the NFL on Monday for repeated hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players.  The 11-year veteran will miss Sunday’s game against San Diego, More...

Maryland making move to the Big 10

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Choosing to look toward the future rather than honor the past, Maryland joined the Big Ten on Monday, bolting from the Atlantic Coast Conference in a move driven by the school’s budget woes.  More...

Chatter Box

Happy Thanksgiving

We all have many things for which we are thankful all year long, but sometimes it takes a holiday, such as Thanksgiving, to remind us of how much we have in our lives. More...

Healthy Living

Quell Cabin Fever To Avoid Wintertime Blues

Some people love winter while others can’t wait for the warm air of spring to make its triumphant return. For the latter, cabin fever can become a problem as winter progresses.   More...

Prevent Slips And Falls This Winter

Winter is right around the corner. That means that most people will be trading in windbreakers and rakes for heavy coats and snow shovels. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Pisces if born before 1:50 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Sun will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012:  More...

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