November 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Shirley board talks budget

The Shirley Township Board of Supervisors gave tentative approval Thursday night to its 2013 budget which anticipates $579,200 in general fund expenses for the year. More...

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Local News

Bleyer executives postpone meeting

It’s been approximately 30 days since 47 employees of Workers United Local No. 9 at Bleyer Industries, Mount Union, took to the picket lines and no deal has been reached on a contract with company executives.  More...

Area briefs

Tom ‘Bones’ Malone in concert   More...

Police Log

ORBISONIA BORO. — Retail theft Lisa Wilson, 36, Fannettsburg, will be charged with retail theft after she removed six Remington rifle rounds from the True Value store with paying, report state police at Huntingdon. More...

World  Free Access 

Ex-President George H.W. Bush in stable condition in hospital

HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. More...

Historic Boston church considers sale of hymnal

BOSTON (AP) — One of the nation’s oldest churches is considering selling a copy of the first book ever published in British North America.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 30   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Dec. 1   More...

Local Sports

Trojans counting on 12 veterans

High School Wrestling Preview:

Mount Union’s wrestling team went 26-0 last winter on its way to Hershey for the PIAA Class AA Dual Championships. More...

Bearcats hoping to raise the bar

High School Swimming Preview:

With the success the boys’ squad finished with last winter and the increased numbers on the girls’ side this season, the Huntingdon swimming team is looking to push the bar a little higher this year and, hopefully, see all that effort pay More...

Tussey returns 5 starters, 8 vets

High School Boys’ Basketball Preview:

Tussey Mountain should have no problem continuing its tradition of winning basketball this season. The Titans are happy to have all five starters back and eight letter winners as the quest for another District Five title gets under way.  More...

People/Pastimes

Meet and greet welcomes medical director

Residents of The Oaks at Westminster Woods as well as the facility’s independent living residents gathered in the dining room at The Oaks Wednesday for a meet and greet with medical director Keith Sutton and certified registered nurse practitio More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Ellison Marie Zook who turns 8 years old today, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. Her proud parents are Randy and Tara Zook of Mount Union. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Mason Samuel Taylor who turns 6 years old today, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. His proud parents are Sam and Dawn Taylor of Huntingdon. Mason is the younger brother of Kearstine and Colton.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t blame your son ANNIE

Dear Annie: My wife and I have a wonderful 3-year-old son. We have a great home and make good money, but life stinks.  For the past year, my wife has insisted on allowing our son to sleep in our bed. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012: More...

Special Sections

Retirees uneasy in pension crisis

Earlier this week, Gov. More...

Districts prepare for exams

The Keystone Exams will officially put an end to the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) exams for high school juniors across the state, and two area school districts will begin taking the new standardized tests next week, while two other More...

Customers to see UGI rate drop in December

Residents who rely on natural gas to heat their homes may be seeing a little more extra cash laying around for Christmas shopping after UGI Central Penn Gas Inc. lowers rates Saturday, Dec. 1. More...

Festival of Trees weekend

Sue Wilson puts the finishing touches on a tree at the Huntingdon County Historical Society Exhibit Gallery, Fourth Street, Huntingdon, in preparation for Standing Stone Garden Club’s annual Fe More...

State  Free Access 

Governor may talk with investigators

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Corbett: Pension cuts would apply to all

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Lawmaker to be sentenced in corruption case

SCRANTON (AP) — The former leader of Pennsylvania’s Senate Democrats is due in court Friday to be sentenced in a public corruption case involving the misuse of his taxpayer-funded staff.  More...

General News

Maddensville Mailbox

Belated birthday wishes to Mary Cutshall, Sarah Diehl, Leann Weist, Dan Gaff and Zach Smith.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Pennsylvanians joining AG’s ‘Do Not Call’ list

75 Years Ago  More...

Huntingdon Area High School Honor Rolls

Jeff Miles, principal at Huntingdon Area High School, has announced the honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2012-13 school year.  Grade 9  High Honors  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Falcons pick off Brees five times in 23-13 win

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons moved to the brink of clinching a division championship.  Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints wound up with egg on their faces.  More...

Chances of Ben facing Ravens aren’t good

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger can hold his newborn son Ben Jr. More...

Louisville headed to BCS bowl

PISCATAWAY, N.J. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Safe home for Christmas ornaments

Dear Heloise: Looking for a way to pack CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS, I found that the sturdy, divided boxes that wine comes in work great. The 12 sleeves hold a lot of ornaments and are just the right size. More...

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