January 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Property size an issue for Huntingdon Boro.

Since Huntingdon Borough took ownership of the former Farrell property at 920 Mifflin St., there have been discussions about what to do with it. More...

Local News

Police Log

Criminal mischief HENDERSON TWP. — Margaret Vlasak reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone knocked down a metal gate on her property on School House Hollow Road Jan. 1. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Broad Top, Smithfield townships hold reorganizational meetings

75 Years Ago  Mrs. Thomas F. Miller, chairwoman of the fine arts committee of the Huntingdon Civic Club, has announced a surprise awaits the members of the organization who will attend the Jan. 7 meeting. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 7   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Nittany Lions rip Spartans

EAST LANSING, Mich. More...

Michigan romps over Iowa

Men’s Basketball:

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Trey Burke had 19 points and a career-high 12 assists, part of another stellar offensive performance from No. 2 Michigan in a 95-67 win over Iowa on Sunday.  More...

Bills hire Marrone

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have reached an agreement to hire Syracuse’s Doug Marrone as their next coach, two people familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Sunday.  More...

Senior Spotlight

Different conditions comprise low vision

Millions of people have significant visual impairments that can make daily life challenging. Although many vision problems are readily treated with corrective lenses, treating low vision may not be so simple.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Your mother-in-law sounds difficult

Dear Annie: I have been married to “Barry” for 20 years. Even though we live several hours from his mother, she controls many of our family’s decisions.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Name that envelope

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about return envelopes from businesses: More...

Special Sections

Local flu cases increase

Hospital takes steps to protect patients, staff

According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control, 29 states, including Pennsylvania, are reporting a high number of cases of influenza-like activity, and J.C. More...

Area tax preparers get ready for busiest time of year

The deadline for employers to provide W-2s for employees may be a few weeks away, but area tax preparers are already gearing up for their busiest season. More...

HCBI has year of business accomplishments

While the staff of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) may have ended 2012 with the news FCI USA Inc. More...

State  Free Access 

Something for everyone at 97th annual state Farm Show

HARRISBURG (AP) — It’s a mall that moos. A food court where you can meet — and pet — some of what’s on the menu in the next exhibit hall.  More...

State to put all restaurant inspections online

PITTSBURGH (AP) — By year’s end, diners should be able to go online to check out the cleanliness of every restaurant across Pennsylvania.  The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is working on a system to aggregate thousands of r More...

Retired pastor set for trial for death of second wife

STROUDSBURG (AP) — A retired Pennsylvania pastor charged with killing both of his wives goes on trial Monday in the death of his second wife.  More...

Local Sports

Eagles split with Scranton

Juniata College Basketball:

Women win in overtime   The Juniata College women’s basketball team didn’t have one of its better outings of the season, but managed to play well enough to earn a 65-61 overtime decision over Scranton Saturday afternoon in the Kenned More...

Titans have 3-2 record on the day

Tussey Mountain turned in a winning day at the Bloody Run Duals Saturday hosted by Everett. More...

Hornets are close, but finish day 1-4

Juniata Valley took part in Saturday’s Everett Duals and returned home winning just one match in five tries. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon TOPS celebrate healthy year

Members of TOPS Chapter No. 0437, Huntingdon, have been busy during the last few months.  Chapter members rang bells for the Salvation Army on three separate occasions. Many wonderful folks helped to fill the kettles. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Adra Kathryn Spotts who turned 7 years old yesterday, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. Her proud parents are Darren and Autumn (Grove) Spotts of Julian. More...

Births

Toby and Maria Morelli of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Sydnee Joyce Morelli, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Sagittarius if born after 10:28 a.m. (PST). Before that time, the Moon is in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013:  More...

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