January 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Tussey staff member recognized

Meeting in its regular monthly meeting Monday night, the Tussey Mountain School Board paid special tribute to the district’s school psychologist, Dr. Megan Horsh, and acted on a number of personnel matters.  More...

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Township planning commission meeting canceled   MORRIS TWP. — The Morris Township Planning Commission meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 22, has been canceled. More...

General News

Police Log

Summary of incidents   More...

News of Yesteryear

Firefighters assist borough with fuel spill cleanup

75 Years Ago  Gov. George H. Earle has appointed as justice of the peace, William Ake, Clearville, Bedford County. The announcement was made Jan. 19.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 22   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Manning, Luck together

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning will get a chance to be teammates after all — at Sunday’s Pro Bowl.  Luck earned his way to the game when New England’s Tom Brady pulled out with an undisclosed injury.&n More...

Joe Johnson leads Nets past Knicks 88-85

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Johnson made the go-ahead jumper with 22 seconds left and scored 25 points, leading the Brooklyn Nets to an 88-85 over the New York Knicks on Monday and a split of the four-game series between the city rivals.  More...

Sharapova in semis

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova has lost only nine games in five matches on the way to the semifinals at the Australian Open. More...

People/Pastimes

Behrend College lauds area man for high GPA

Michael Sollenberger of Williamsburg was named to the dean’s list at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, for the fall 2012 semester. More...

HAHS graduate receives fellowship

Peter McClure, a 2008 graduate of Huntingdon Area High School and a 2012 graduate of Penn State University, has been awarded a graduate fellowship through the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) program.  More...

Local woman completes studies at Wilkes Univ.

Wilkes University congratulates more than 250 students who completed their degrees, graduating in December 2012.  Faith Riling of Warriors Mark earned a Master of Science degree in education.  More...

Healthy Living

Make Your Favorite Recipes Healthier

A healthy diet plays a signi.cant role in a person’s overall health. Without a healthy diet, men and women are more susceptible to disease and other potentially harmful ailments.   More...

Easy Ways to Improve Memory

Everyone forgets things from time to time. Periodically forgetting where you left your keys is likely not indicative of a bad memory. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Your husband is being ungenerous

Dear Annie: My 20-something children attend school in other cities. On occasion, they have asked to bring their current boyfriend or girlfriend home for a visit to meet the family. The friend then stays in a separate room for a night or two.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Gemini if born before 7:00 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013:  More...

Inmate numbers dropping in state

The initiative to begin lowering the number of those incarcerated in the state correctional system appears to be heading in the right direction, according to state Department of Corrections officials. More...

Preparation needed for severe weather

With temperatures plunging into the single digits, the frigid weather impacts more than just the mercury in the thermometer.  While the arctic blast will only last a few days, simple precautions can help protect pipes, pets, cars and kids agains More...

Residents gear up for frigid temps

Winter is in full swing, and as temperatures reach frigid levels this week, increasing numbers of people are making sure they have enough firewood and fuel to sustain themselves through the rest of the season.  More...

HASD student art honored by state

An award-winning young artist visited the Huntingdon Area School Board Monday to present a sample of her work. More...

State  Free Access 

Smithsonian curators scout for artifacts

WASHINGTON (AP) — As crowds descended and the inauguration unfolded, a few museum curators in Washington kept watch for symbols and messages that would make history.  More...

Winter blast causes icy roads, delays in state

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A blast of icy weather has brought winter back across Pennsylvania.  The freezing temperatures are causing icy roads across much of the state, which had been experiencing milder temperatures for much of January. More...

Powerful guns may guard spent nuclear fuel

LIMERICK (AP) — Machine guns may be coming to a nuclear plant near you.  The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has proposed a rule that would allow security guards to wield machine guns and “enhanced weapons” to guard spent fuel ro More...

Local Sports

Tigers handle Rockets

The Southern Huntingdon boys’ basketball team played hard for four quarters, cutting into the Fannett-Metal lead, but the Tigers answered the call and did not allow the Rockets to get close enough to have a chance at the win in a 72-48 Inter-Co More...

Titans cruise past Forbes

Coming off a big win Saturday at Westmont-Hilltop, the Tussey Mountain girls came out aggressive against Forbes Road during Monday evening’s Inter- County Conference and Sideling Hill League contest in Saxton. More...

Titans down Bearcats

It was punch, counter-punch, between Huntingdon and Tussey Mountain Monday night. After going back and forth into the fourth quarter, it was the Titans pulling away down the stretch for a 67-58 road win.  More...

Editorial

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Good vs. bad

Thank goodness the NRA, apparently in a bow toward those of us who value life over death, has officially clarified the differences between bullets fired from bad guys with guns and good guys with guns.  More...

What happened to the 10th Amendment?

What ever happened to the 10th Amendment: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people”?  This isn’t going to More...

Chatter Box

Signs of an early spring?

This bitter cold weather has many folks wishing for an early spring and perhaps Glenn Henney of Juniata Avenue, Smithfield Township, has spotted a sign of change. More...

Doctor K

Less-invasive heart surgery holds promise for quick healing

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have aortic valve regurgitation and need to have my aortic valve replaced. What will happen during this procedure?  More...

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