January 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Morris Twp. board evaluates database

Only two small changes were made during Morris Township’s reorganizational meeting Monday night, including township engineer and appointing a new emergency management coordinator.  More...

Chamber promotes winter event

The push is on to promote the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce’s Winter Blues event. Members learned about details of the event and its importance as a fundraiser during the chamber’s first board meeting of 2013 Monday at J.C. More...

Local News

Police Log

Hit-and-run   More...

Cromwell Twp. supervisors reorganize, retain leadership

Barry Welch was retained as chairman of the Cromwell Township supervisors during the township’s reorganizational meeting Monday evening. Tom Barron was also retained as vice chairman. More...

County townships reorganize

Porter Township  More...

World  Free Access 

Fewer excited gun-buyers in Colo., Conn.

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Connecticut and Colorado, scenes of the most deadly U.S. More...

Poll

Few Americans know all the risks of obesity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heart disease and diabetes get all the attention, but what about the many other ways obesity can damage your health?  Carrying too many pounds may lead to or worsen some types of cancer, arthritis, sleep apnea, even infer More...

Commentary

In Washington, embers of compromise flicker

WASHINGTON (AP) — Every election year, they become the popular ones, the celebrities with the power to hire or fire politicians. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

BCS Championship:

Tide rolls over Irish 42-14

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The championship was locked up by halftime. More...

Jim Litke Column:

’Bama victory makes Nick Saban smile

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — At some point, this much success should have brought joy, or at the very least, a deep sense of satisfaction. More...

Alabama tops final poll

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Alabama is No. 1 at being No. More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Jessica Winemiller and Benjamin Gibboney, both of Media, are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jack and Linda Winemiller of York. More...

Engaged to Wed

Ashley Lynn Snair of Rockhill and Todd Wesley Lockhoff of Huntingdon are pleased to announce their engagement.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRT HDAY wishes go out to Justin Chaney who turns 11 years old today, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. He is the son of James “Chico” and Brandy Chaney of Mount Union and the brother of Alyssa, 7. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Please approach this carefully

Dear Annie: I am a 56-year-old male dating a woman with a 13-year-old son. We plan to marry in the near future.  More...

Doctor K

Curvature is not likely to go away

DEAR DOCTOR K: A few months ago, I noticed that my penis had developed a bend in it. It hurts when I have sex, and it’s embarrassing. Is there a treatment?  More...

Special Sections

Smithfield Twp. asks for funding

There was no change in the leadership positions as Smithfield Township Board of Supervisors chairman Doyland Gladfelter and vice chairman Marshall Hamilton were re-elected to their respective positions during the municipality’s annual reorganiz More...

Coal permit OK’d in Broad Top Twp.

Donald Hedge, Six Mile Run area, was re-elected chairman of the board of Broad Top Township Supervisors during a reorganizational session held in the township building in Defiance Monday evening. More...

Temporary position filled in Penn Twp.

During its Monday night reorganization meeting, the Penn Township Board of Supervisors voted to keep the current appointees in all positions.  Only the sewage enforcement officer, Todd Musser, received two nay votes which were not enough to chan More...

Tyrone man sentenced to prison

A 57-year-old Tyrone man scheduled for jury selection Monday morning was sentenced by Judge Stewart Kurtz to 10-20 years for rape of a child after entering a nolo contendere plea.  More...

State  Free Access 

Retired pastor standing trial in wife’s death

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

Couple donates $5M for Penn State scholarships

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A Texas couple has donated $5 million to Penn State and the money will go toward scholarships.  The University announced the donation Monday. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Local scouts to host special guest

75 Years Ago  Mrs. Jennie Betters, 27, wife of a city patrolman, was mysteriously shot and wounded seriously by her husband’s service revolver as he was dressing to go to work. Mrs. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 8   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

Trojans pull away in fourth period

Boys’ Basketball:

Huntingdon and Mount Union continued its longtime rivalry Monday in a game that was close through three quarters. B.J. Loner and Kahlil Fortson each had a double-double to help the Trojans take a 66-48 verdict over the visiting Bearcats.  More...

Hornets top ’Cats in OT; Rockets lose

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Things started pretty much the same way it did for Juniata Valley during Monday evening’s non-league contest at Huntingdon as it did in a disappointing effort Friday night at Claysburg. More...

Bearcats earn split with visiting Rams

High School Swimming:

Huntingdon freshman Claire Atherton had a hand in four first-place finishes while Madison McCool had a hand in a pair of victories and a second-place finish to help the Bearcat girls’ swim team (5-2) post its third straight victory with a 100-7 More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

The way politics ought to be

Curtis and Nancy Yocum and I were neighbors on Church Street in Huntingdon starting in 1978. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Chatter Box

Holiday visits are plentiful

One of the things that makes Christmas such a special time of year is visits from family and friends you don’t get to see often.  More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY LIVING

UNDERSTANDING YOUR RISK FOR SLEEP APNEA

Sleep apnea is a debilitating and life-shortening ailment that affects millions of people across the globe, many of whom do not know they have this potentially dangerous condition. More...

HOW TO MAKE HEALTHY SEAFOOD CHOICES

Seafood has long been seen as a healthy addition to a person’s diet. Easily digestible and rich in high-quality protein that provides a mix of essential amino acids, seafood can play an integral role in a healthy diet. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013:  More...

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