December 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Don’t neglect meds this holiday season

As area residents prepare for the holidays, their schedules become increasingly busy and some may neglect to remember their medications. More...

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Local News

Saxton native among contenders for Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

Friday, Dec. 14, will be the day editors from Time magazine will select its “Person of the Year” and Saxton native and 1999 Tussey Mountain High School graduate Sandra Fluke is in the running for that distinguished honor.  More...

Mount Union Area Junior High School honor roll

Amy Smith, Mount Union Area Junior High School principal, is pleased to announce the first marking period honor rolls for the 2012-13 school year as follows:  Grade 7  Distinguished Honor Roll  Katrina Bliss, Douglas Gearhart, Erica Ge More...

Southern Huntingdon County High/Middle School honor roll

Southern Huntingdon County High/Middle School has released honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2012-13 school year as follows:  Grade 6  High Honors  More...

World  Free Access 

Workers end crippling strike at nation’s largest port complex

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clerical workers and longshoremen at the nation’s largest port complex will return to work Wednesday, eight days after they walked out in a crippling strike that prevented shippers from delivering billions of dollars in More...

Clues, hints, begs: twisted tales of elusive gifts

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not possible for Katie Jackson to be any more clear about what she wants for Christmas. It’s the same thing she has asked for three years running: a dog.  But not just any dog. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Dec. 5 Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet from 7-8 p.m. at the Singer’s Gap United Methodist Church More...

Local Sports

Eagles lose at Pitt-Bradford

The Juniata men’s basketball team survived a late second-half push and one overtime before falling 80-77 at Pitt-Bradford. More...

Calvary girls win; boys fall to HCA

The Calvary Christian Academy of Huntingdon basketball teams split their season openers Tuesday. More...

Trojans return seven veterans

High School Boys’ Basketball Preview:

The Mount Union boys’ basketball team hit the gym just about two weeks ago with a lot of enthusiasm and excitement about the 2012-13 basketball season. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

James Kenneth Goetz, 19449 Raystown Road, James Creek, and Carrie Ann Meyers, also of James Creek.  Frank Eugene Henry, 105B N. More...

United in Marriage

Booher-Lerie

Heidi Jo Lerie and Brandon Denver Booher were united in marriage Oct. 27, 2012, at the Fair Ridge Assembly of God Church, Shade Gap. The Rev. Daniel Fox officiated the 2:30 p.m. ceremony. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPYBELATED BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Carly Lynn Foster who turned 16 years old yesterday, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. Her proud parents are Dr. Barry and Marcia Foster of Audubon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Simply tell her you love her

Dear Annie: I am perplexed as to what to do. I’m positive that my wife was a victim of incest, but I don’t know how to broach the subject or how to help her.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A new partner for chicken

Dear Heloise: I have read the Heloise column since it was first published in the Lubbock (Texas) Avalanche-Journal, and I have appreciated and used many of your hints.  More...

Special Sections

Fleck’s decision backed by many

Mike Fleck’s decision to step out as Pennsylvania’s first openly gay legislator this past weekend has created a sense of hope among some political observers that Harrisburg might finally gain perspective on a modern civil rights issue, wh More...

Southern board retains leadership

Members of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board voted unanimously to retain their current leadership at Tuesday night’s reorganization and board meeting.  Joanne Wakefield will remain as president and Lisa Baer will retain her posit More...

Broad Top supervisors adopt fiscal budget

The Broad Top Township Supervisors Tuesday evening adopted a $2,036,000 fiscal budget for the new year and announced the local H&BT Rails to Trails project has been awarded another grant to continue with additional trail development. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Democrats take aim at bid to privatize lottery

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic lawmakers are taking aim at GOP Gov. More...

Ex-Penn State president seeks looser bail for travel

HARRISBURG (AP) — Former Penn State President Graham Spanier wants looser bail rules so he can travel outside Pennsylvania and overseas for family and professional reasons.  Spanier’s request filed last month said his domestic travel More...

Medical firm ex-CEO sentenced to nearly 11 years

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former chief executive of a western Pennsylvania medical billing and staffing firm has been sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison for securities fraud and tax evasion in a penny stock scheme that cost shareholders tens of More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

ABATE conducts toy drive for Huntingdon House

75 Years Ago  Campaigns were drawn today to modify the wages and hours bill, which would legislate a maximum 40-hour week and a minimum 40-cent hour now that it has been assured of House consideration after being bottled for months in committee More...

Business News

Home Nursing Agency named to Top 500 of 2012 HomeCare Elite

Home Nursing Agency announces that it has been named to the Top 500 of the 2012 HomeCare Elite™, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. More...

Sharper Image adds manicures, pedicures

Despite some personal setbacks in recent times, the staff of Sharper Image, 1530 Mifflin St., Huntingdon, thanks to the support of their faithful costumers, has been able to add a room for manicures and pedicures which have been in place for a little More...

HNA supervisor earns certification

Wendy Simpson, RN, of Hesston, patient care supervisor for Home Nursing Agency’s home health program in Huntingdon County, has successfully completed the certificate for OASIS Specialist- Clinical exam and may now use the COS-C designa- tion.&n More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Red Sox add Shane Victorino

Baseball Winter Meetings:

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

Wizards beat Heat 105-101

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards can’t beat many teams, but they beat the best: LeBron James and the Miami Heat.  More...

Michigan eases past Western Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Trey Burke had 20 points and seven assists, and No. 3 Michigan eased past Western Michigan for a 73-41 victory Tuesday night.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012:  More...

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