January 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Ice festival sponsors growing

In an effort to draw people to the downtown area, Deb Tumlin, owner of Lil Debs Custom Stained Glass and Art Gallery, has devised a plan involving ice — lots of it. More...

Local News

RW&BT members honored during annual banquet

Jeanette Myers of Robertsdale was honored as the Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT) Volunteer Fire Co.’s “Firefighter of the Year” during ceremonies held Saturday night at the fire hall at Robertsdale. More...

Police Log

Burglary   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan 14 Legion Auxiliary p Alexandria Auxiliary Unit No. 520 of the Alexandria American Legion will meet at 8 p.m. in the post home, Alexandria. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NFL Divisional Playoffs:

Falcon field goal stops Seahawks’ rally

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons called on a pair of Matty Ices to turn back the greatest fourth-quarter comeback in NFL playoff history.  More...

Ravens and 49ers win Saturday games

The 49ers and Ravens are getting another shot at making the Super Bowl.  Losers in tight conference championship games a year ago, they are returning to the final step before the big game in the Big Easy after wins Saturday.  More...

Patriots to face Ravens again; Niners at Falcons

One game is a rematch. The other might feel like one — at least to one of the teams.  For the second straight year in the AFC, the New England Patriots will host the Baltimore Ravens with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line.  More...

Senior Spotlight

Discover the ways to fireproof a home

A house fire can engulf and destroy a home in a matter of minutes. Even with the fast-acting response of firefighters, a home that has caught fire may be irreparably damaged by flames, soot and water. More...

School News

Local student named to Penn College dean’s list

Kristen Jenkins of Huntingdon has been named to the Central Penn College dean’s list for the fall 2012 term. Jenkins is currently majoring in business administration. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A call for assistance bars

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about assistance bars in public restrooms: More...

Special Sections

Eateries support listing violations

By the end of this year, if area residents want to make sure the restaurants they frequent made the grade, the state Department of Agriculture will be posting inspections from every restaurant online, including local restaurants in Huntingdon County. More...

Changing weather

“Frosty” weathered unseasonably warm tempera- tures and rain this weekend, but may find today’s forecast more to his liking with highs in the mid-40s, lowsaround 30 tonight and a 20 More...

Local coordinator recognized for work to keep county beautiful

When finding out she received an award for her work with Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful recently, Celina Seftas’ surprise was clearly evident, as her goal is just finding ways to improve the county through various cleanup efforts. More...

State  Free Access 

Judge rejects firm’s health care law challenge

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has rejected the argument of the Mennonite owners of a central Pennsylvania furniture manufacturing company that new health care requirements that they pay for employees’ contraceptive services violate More...

Lottery deal to go before Senate committee

HARRISBURG (AP) — State senators may have a lot of questions about a deal to hand the Pennsylvania Lottery’s management to a British firm, and some might be cross because Gov. Tom Corbett approved it three days before the hearing.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Friends of EBT plan restorations

75 Years Ago  Thomas B. Hamilton of Bellefonte, who cast his first vote for Abraham Lincoln for president, today celebrated his 100th birthday with the Bellefonte Chamber of Commerce feting him at a dinner. He was born in Bellefonte Jan. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats win Juniata Duals

High School Wrestling:

As 2012 came to an end, even the most optimistic Huntingdon wrestling fan would have been happy to have the Bearcats around .500 come the middle of January. More...

Eagle women rebound with win at Drew

After dropping a close conference game to a nationally ranked opponent, the Juniata women’s basketball team rebounded by downing Landmark Conference rival Drew University 73-53 on the road Saturday afternoon. More...

Trojans 5-0 at Line Mountain

Mount Union gave up two forfeits in each of its matches at the Line Mountain Duals Saturday, but it didn’t matter much. The Trojans posted a perfect 5-0 record for the day to win the team title.  More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Tedeschi-Fierro

Elisabeth Fierro and Mitchell Tedeschi were united in marriage in a beach side wedding Oct. 6, 2012, in Ormand Beach, Fla. A renewal of vows ceremony and reception, provided by the bride’s parents, was held Dec. More...

Couple celebrates diamond anniversary

Betty Jane (Steele) and Lee E. Beach of Elizabethtown celebrated 60 years of marriage Jan. 9, 2013. The couple was united in marriage in 1953 at the 15th Street Methodist Church, Huntingdon, by the Rev. More...

Special Occasions

Jan. 14, 2013   Sarah Dittsworth of Huntingdon turns 85 years old today, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Happy birthday, Sarah!  Evelyn Booher of Orbisonia celebrates her 80th birthday today, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Happy birthday, Evelyn!   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Your letter serves as a cautionary tale ANNIE

Dear Annie: I am a 13-yearold girl, and I love reading your column. I hope you can help me. My uncle “Ted” got a divorce and had to sell his house. My family was happy to let him stay with us until he found a new home. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013:  More...

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