January 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Bar brawl results in serious injuries

A physical altercation which started at a local bar New Year’s Eve between two women led to two men being seriously injured outside the bar after the altercation.  According to state police at Huntingdon, the incident took place at Whitsel More...

Mapleton residents see tax increase in new year

Mapleton Borough Council voted 2-1 Dec. 28 to give final adoption to the borough’s 2013 operating budget totaling $126,645 in revenues and $124,675 in expenditures. More...

Local News

Man suffers injuries from snowmobile accident

A 57-year-old Carlisle man suffered injuries after he jumped off the snowmobile he was operating along Rag Hollow Road in Jackson Township at 10:55 a.m. Dec. 29.  More...

Area brief

Borough residents reminded of snow removal   More...

Police Log

Stray bullet   More...

World  Free Access 

Twin mothers in Ohio give birth on same day

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Aiden and Donavyn didn’t wait until New Year’s Day to come screaming into the world, but the circumstances of their births are still pretty special: The babies were born about two hours apart to Ohio mothers who a More...

Man swept to sea trying to save dog

POINT REYES, Calif. More...

Markets rally after US ‘fiscal cliff’ deal

LONDON (AP) — Markets breathed a huge sigh of relief Wednesday that U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 2 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 more information. More...

Around The Broad Top

Thomas White reinstated on Boston Tea Party list

Happy New Year everyone, welcome to the first ABT column of 2013!  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Stanford holds on for win

Rose Bowl:

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Although Stanford didn’t score many style points in the 99th Rose Bowl, the Cardinal could celebrate because they didn’t let Wisconsin score any points at all after halftime.  More...

Wildcats end drought with 34-20 victory

Gator Bowl:

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Behind huge interceptions early and late, No. 21 Northwestern beat Mississippi State 34-20 in the Gator Bowl and snapped college football’s longest postseason losing streak Tuesday.  More...

Cowboys blast Purdue 58-14

Heart of Dallas Bowl:

DALLAS (AP) — Clint Chelf threw three of Oklahoma State’s five touchdown passes and the Cowboys shook off a disappointing Big 12 finish by dominating Purdue 58-14 in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Tuesday.  More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY LIVING

AIR POLLUTION CAN BE INDOORS, TOO

Air pollution is often associated with heavily traf.cked highways or industrial areas home to manufacturing plants. But air pollution can occur anywhere, including inside your home. More...

VITAMINS AND CANCER PREVENTION

People take daily vitamin supplements for a variety of reasons. Many believe that vitamins will serve as an insurance policy of sorts should they not be consuming the necessary vitamins and minerals through their diets. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Leftover rice twice as nice

Dear Heloise: I live alone and cook for myself. I often have LEFTOVER COOKED RICE in the freezer or refrigerator. I usually open a can of soup for lunch. More...

Employers to see contributions rise

Workers and their employers will now see a rise in their contributions to the unemployment trust fund, which will be used to make bond payments to decrease the debt to the federal government. The new law went into effect in the new year.  More...

2013 First Baby Contest under way

While maternity staff sometimes waits days for the first baby of the year, J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, welcomed two babies before noon New Year’s Day.  More...

Saxton Boro. Council approves 2013 budget

It took three meetings to do it, but Saxton Borough Council unanimously approved a 2013 operating budget Dec. 28 that sets real estate taxes at 2.91 mills. More...

State  Free Access 

There’s no beer to buy in Beersville

BEERSVILLE (AP) — The name of the town sings out from a plain green road sign on Route 248 in Moore Township. For the thirsty, it could be Florence or Mecca.  Beersville. One mile ahead.  More...

Philly property with a past goes on auction block

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Even by the standards of eBay, where you can buy a shark embryo or lunch at Disneyland with former supermodel Kathy Ireland, the West Philadelphia property is an oddity. More...

Talks to privatize lottery management extended

HARRISBURG (AP) — A potential deal to privatize management of the Pennsylvania Lottery was put off for an additional 10 days on Monday after Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon Fire Dept. reports more alarms, less property loss

75 Years Ago  The State Highway Department on Jan. More...

Business News

First National Bank introduces mobile deposit

First National Bank of Pennsylvania has announced an exciting enhancement to its already popular mobile banking service. Mobile banking customers now have the added convenience of mobile deposit. More...

Three Springs resident honored for service to elderly

Peggy Prough of Three Springs has been named Caregiver of the Year by the State College office of Home Instead Senior Care. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Dec. 10, 2012  Patbar Inc., grantor, to 6469 William Penn, LLC, property in Porter Township, $42,408.  Esther M. Moore Estate, Donald A. Moore, executor, and Donald A. Moore, grantors, to Donald A. More...

Local Sports

OUTDOOR DIARY

Hunting Season Review   More...

Huntingdon Elks Lodge #976 held its annual free throw shooting contest

Huntingdon Elks Lodge #976 held its annual free throw shooting contest at the Huntingdon Area High School gym Saturday, Dec. 15. More...

People/Pastimes

Clean closets make a happy home

When it comes to getting the house clean and tidy, closets often get left off the to-do list. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Ellie Margaret Irvin who turns 6 years old today, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. Her proud parents are Eric and Alysia Irvin of Calvin. More...

Doing good, all year long

While charitable giving increases towards the end of the year as important community needs are showcased, such needs continue all year long. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Just writing us shows your commitment

Dear Annie: I was diagnosed with depression more than 20 years ago. When I was in high school, I was hospitalized for close to a year. Because money and insurance have been sporadic, I have been on and off of medication. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Virgo if born before 5:15 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013:  More...

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