December 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Irish fiddler to perform at JC

The Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts at Juniata College will be filled with sounds, sights and songs of the season at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. More...

Local News

Police Log

Criminal mischief   ALEXANDRIA — The Juniata Valley Regional Police Department report Brooke Marie Deihl, 18, Alexandria has been charged with criminal mischief stemming from an incident which occurred Sept. 9. More...

World  Free Access 

Air quality raises concern at N.J. train wreck site

PAULSBORO, N.J. More...

Town evacuates as authorities relocate explosives

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities have resumed the transfer of an estimated 6 million pounds of improperly stored explosive material at a northwest Louisiana industrial site.  State police say the movement of the explosive “M6” pr More...

News Corp.’s new company to be named Fox Group

NEW YORK (AP) — News Corp. says that its new publishing company will keep the News Corp. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Dec. 3   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Steelers get huge win in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) — Because there’s still some life in the 37-year-old arm of Charlie Batch, the Pittsburgh Steelers remain alive in the AFC North.  Batch directed a 61-yard drive in the closing minutes and Shaun Suisham kicked a 42-yar More...

Alabama rallies past Georgia 32-28

ATLANTA (AP) — AJ McCarron threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to Amari Cooper with 3:15 remaining, and No. 2 Alabama advanced to a national championship showdown with Notre Dame by holding off No. More...

Broncos, Patriots, Falcons clinch divisions

At Denver, Peyton Manning threw three touchdowns, including one to defensive tackle Mitch Unrein.  Manning threw for 242 yards. More...

Senior Spotlight

What to look for in an elder care facility

As men and women enter their golden years, many decide they can no longer maintain their homes and choose to downgrade to something smaller, be it an apartment or a condominium. More...

School News

Student News

Coastal Carolina University accepts area student

Elizabeth Holesa of Huntingdon has been accepted at Coastal Carolina University for the fall 2013 semester. Holesa, a Huntingdon Area High School student, plans to major in management.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012:  More...

MDJ announces retirement plans

After serving Mount Union Borough and the surrounding areas as part of his jurisdiction for 30 years, Magisterial District Judge Michael Colyer will hear his last case and hang up his robe for the last time as he officially retires at the end of toda More...

Flu clinics offered this week

According to the state Department of Health, officials have seen the number of flu cases pick up since after the Thanksgiving holiday, with January and February slated as peak time for the illness.  More...

Advisory council president honored for service to state’s seniors

A Petersburg man, Robert “Bob” Wargo, was one of five Pennsylvanians honored recently for their “efforts to provide leadership, inspiration and service to older residents in their communities.” The announcement was made at the More...

State  Free Access 

Police: Man shoots, kills ex at church service

COUDERSPORT (AP) — An elementary school music teacher walked into a church in the middle of Sunday services and shot and killed his ex-wife as she sat in a pew, police said.  More...

Philly’s Germantown neighborhood focuses on flora

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Germantown was more like country than city, it was the center of a bountiful universe for a quirky character named Edwin C. Jellett.  More...

Zoos review enclosures after death of toddler

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Visitors at the Los Angeles Zoo can’t encounter an African painted dog without a serious climb.  A moat and at least two rings of fences separate the public there from the endangered carnivores, the same species tha More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Two Huntingdon Countians to start classes at Shippensburg State College

75 Years Ago  Pennsylvania will observe the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the federal Constitution with a three-day celebration at Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Williamsport, Harrisburg and Wilkes-Barree, it was announced today. More...

Local Sports

Slow start costs Juniata in loss to Greyhounds

The No. 24 Juniata women ‘s basketball team (4-1, 0-1 Landmark) could not overcome a first half deficit and dropped its first game of the season on the road to Landmark Conference rival Moravian College 84-72 Saturday. More...

Eagle men tripped up at Moravian

The Juniata men’s basketball team could not stop a late push by Moravian College Saturday as it dropped its first game of the year 69-55 on the road in its first Landmark Conference contest. More...

Young Titans will be tested

High School Girls’ Basketball Preview:

Tussey Mountain is looking at an upcoming girls’ basketball season that will test the mettle of all the players and coaches. More...

People/Pastimes

A to Z family guide to the holidays

Whether you’re looking to fill the family calendar with fun holiday activities or need a few ideas to make the season more meaningful, this guide to family holiday fun has you covered.  More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Michael William Wagner who turns 1 year old today, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. His proud parents are Amy Lape and Raymond Wagner of Mount Union. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Lilyana Fayth Hicks who turns 5 years old today, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. Her proud parents are Tim and Kelly Hicks of Mapleton. More...

Annie's Mailbox

The relationship is a waste of time

Dear Annie: I’ve been dating “Gary” for 11 years. He is in his early 50s and has never married. Neither of us has children. Gary and I travel together, go camping and attend major sporting events. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Individual instructions not included

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about how companies put instructions on packaging: More...

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