January 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Route 22 discourse continues

During its first meeting of 2013, the board of directors of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) proved it’s picking up right where it left off last year — focused on the advancement of Route 22.  More...

County native running for 20-3-01 MDJ seat

Huntingdon County native Betsy Simpson announced today her intention to file her petition to run for the office of Magisterial District Judge for District 20-3-01 in the spring municipal primary election Tuesday, May 21.  The first day to file p More...

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Local News

Nickel from 1913 likely to fetch millions

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A humble 5-cent coin with a storied past is headed to auction and bidding expected to top $2 million a century after it was mysteriously minted.  More...

Seniors express concern over future lottery funds

Concerns over the proposed privatization of the Pennsylvania Lottery and the need to make sure all future lottery funds continue to support aging services were topics of discussion during the monthly meeting of the Citizens Advisory Council of the Ar More...

Work to begin on H&BT Railroad trestle

Work on the re-decking of the former Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad trestle near Cypher is expected to get under way later this year, it was learned by officials of the Bedford County Rails to Trails Inc. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 29   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 

Bruins score late, beat Hurricanes 5-3

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

Nuggets get by Pacers 102-101

DENVER (AP) — Andre Iguodala made a free throw with 0.4 seconds remaining after forcing a turnover to deny a lastsecond shot by Indiana, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Pacers 102-101 Monday night.  More...

Tiger gets 75th win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods is a winner again at Torrey Pines, and the only question Monday was how long it would take him to finish.  Woods stretched his lead to eight shots in the Farmers Insurance Open before losing his focus and his p More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to McKenzie Ryan Mumau who turns 3 years old today, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. She is the daughter of Katie (McCloskey) and Jeremy Mumau of Commodore. More...

Engaged to Wed

McConaughey-Greenland

Teresa Marie Greenland of Three Springs and Nicholas Hayden McConaughey of Shirleysburg are proud to announce their engagement. More...

Engaged to Wed

Justus-Gilliland

Air Force Captain Amy Lyn Gilliland and Air Force Captain Jacob Lee Justus are proud to announce their engagement. Gilliland, who returned home from Afghanistan Dec. More...

Doctor K

Yoga can be a good antidote to stress

DEAR DOCTOR K: I know yoga has a lot of physical benefits, but is it true yoga can help reduce stress as well?  More...

Special Sections

Weather blamed in fatal accident

Slush covered roads are to blame for the county’s first fatal accident of 2013 after a crash claimed the lives of two females Monday morning in Dublin Township.  More...

Saxton business burglarized

State police at Bedford and the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are investigating the theft of a number of handguns from a Saxton business early Monday morning.  More...

Broad Top City Boro. sewage woes ongoing

Broad Top City Borough Council learned Monday evening additional sewage problems are being experienced at a site along Barn Street. It also agreed to purchase holiday banners for the 2013 Christmas season.  More...

State  Free Access 

Budget chief says pension reforms essential

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

State’s US reps. want NCAA to restore PSU scholarships

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Two Pennsylvania congressmen want the NCAA to restore football scholarships taken away from Penn State, saying in a letter Monday those sanctions unfairly punish innocent student-athletes for the child sex abuse scandal inv More...

Police seek person of interest in Philly girl’s abduction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The principal of a Philadelphia elementary school where a 5-year-old girl was abducted by a woman posing as her mother has been reassigned.  More...

Local Sports

Some Random Thoughts

Just getting better   More...

JC’s Shaffer is field AOW

Senior Angela Shaffer (Slippery Rock) of the Juniata women’s indoor track and field team was named Landmark Conference Women’s Field Athlete of the Week, the organization announced Monday. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Pride in Ownership  More...

Editorial

A bad gamble

“A roll of the dice” one wouldbe wit called it. Others have described it in considerably less family friendly terms. But, however, described, it’s described a lot. More...

Impact of education on life

Federal economist’s estimate that two million jobs go unfilled today as a result of skills, training and education gaps. The same is true in Pennsylvania.  More...

Border fears riddled with holes

Senator John Cornyn recently discussed immigration reform at a meeting of the Texas Public Policy Foundation. “I think there have to be some conditions satisfied. More...

Chatter Box

Promoting Huntingdon

With the recent state of the weather lately, I’m sure some parents, grandparents and child care providers are finding it challenging to keep little ones occupied indoors. More...

Healthy Living

Different Conditions Comprise Low Vision

Millions of people have signi.cant 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...

DID YOU KNOW

A new study in the journal Neurology suggests that working out is the most effective way to protect the brain from Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers studied roughly 700 study participants from Scotland, all of whom were born in 1936.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

There may be other factors involved

Dear Annie: I am an associate in a law firm with two offices. Each office has three associate attorneys and is managed by a partner. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Virgo if born before 10:38 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013:  More...

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