January 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Ice festival masterpiece

Tim Klock uses his master chain saw skills to create an ice sculpture as part of Huntingdon’s first Ice Festival Saturday in the Fourth Street parking lot near the Art Space. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 28 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. More...

Local Sports

Wildcats rout Bearcats 78-42

Boys’ Basketball

Central Mountain’s senior 6-2 guard Cole Renninger poured in a game-high 38 points Saturday afternoon at Huntingdon as the Wildcats added to the Bearcats’ woes with a 78-42 non-league victory.  More...

Field set for District Duals Bearcats, Trojans to host

Huntingdon (10-2) is seeded second and defending champion Mount Union (20-3) is seeded third as the District 6-AA Team Duals are set for this week.  The district has changed the format after expanding the Class AA field to 12 teams.  More...

Hall lone area champ

Thomas Automotive Tournament:

Tussey Mountain senior Mitchell Hall (285) was the only area wrestler to reach the championship finals of the annual Thomas Automotive Tournament in Bedford over the weekend. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Audrey “Grace” Brindle who turns 10 years old today, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Her proud parents are Chad and Teresa Brindle of James Creek. More...

Happy Birthday

THIS BUSY BEE IS TURNING 3! Happy birthday to Jazzlene Isabella Inch who turns 3 years old today, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Jazzlene is the daughter of Justin and Jamie Inch of Calvin. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Alexander James Scott who turns 4 years old today, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. His proud parents are Jacob and Jessica Scott of Calvin. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013:  More...

Death Notices

Pauline (Petron) Shelton   Pauline (Petron) Shelton, 81, of 610 N. Jefferson St., Mount Union, died at 6:47 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at the Lewistown Hospital.  More...

State rep. gains fire co. funding

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HASD marks 10 years of full-day kindergarten classes

Kindergarten was once a time for children to acclimate to the school day and accomplish academic basics such as the ABCs, but the modern kindergarten curriculum is considerably more ambitious. More...

Saxton landmark heavily damaged by fire

A longtime East Saxton landmark was heavily damaged by flames early Sunday morning, displacing three individuals. The fire broke out at Brode’s Recovery & Auto at 305 Saxton Road (Route 913) in Liberty Township shortly after 3 a.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Billions in gas drilling royalties transform lives

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Private landowners are reaping billions of dollars in royalties each year from the boom in natural gas drilling, transforming lives and livelihoods even as the windfall provides only a modest boost to the broader economy.  More...

US Senator wants to expand Social Security screening

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey says a pilot program designed to prevent criminals from becoming managers of a person’s Social Security benefits has screened out dozens of people convicted of fraud and violence.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NFC routs AFC 62-35

HONOLULU (AP) — A handful of shenanigans and plenty of points — yet still another ho-hum Pro Bowl.  Whether the NFL’s all-star game will return next season is a something the league will ponder the next few months after the NFC More...

Penn State women top Buckeyes 71-56

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With her team getting outplayed and trailing by nine points at the break, Penn State coach Coquese Washington didn’t hold back in the locker room.  Her veteran players took it from there.  More...

Lions’ shooting is cold in 65-51 loss

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Sam Thompson scored 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting, and No. More...

Senior Spotlight

Psoriatic arthritis affects many people

People who suffer from psoriasis or have a family history of this skin condition may be at risk for psoriatic arthritis, a serious disease that causes extensive swelling and joint pain.   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...

Annie's Mailbox

Discuss behavior with professional

Dear Annie: Normally I’m good at minding my own business, but when I see how my granddaughter, “Susie,” manipulates her mother (my daughter), I feel the urge to say something.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Who moved the eggs?

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about stores mixing and matching egg cartons:  More...

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