February 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Hospital’s cardiac rehab proves successful

After a coronary event of any kind, changing one’s lifestyle to incorporate healthier habits may be one of the most difficult steps in that journey.  Fortunately, a much-needed service for those patients is available in the county once aga More...

Local News

Orbisonia Council tables alley discussion

Orbisonia Borough Council agreed during its Feb. 7 meeting to table a decision on the disposition of several “paper” alleys until its March meeting. It also learned the results of an audit done on its financial records.  More...

Museum educators to talk at Juniata

What did Europeans between 1500 and 1750 think about all the newly discovered species of plants and animals coming from the New World? More...

Broad Top supervisors apply for DCNR grant

Broad Top Township supervisors unanimously agreed to apply for another state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) grant to help finance further development of the 10.6-mile rail-trail between Riddlesburg and Tatesville during their More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 9 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, Feb. 10 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Power company takes blame

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The company that supplied electricity to the Super Bowl took the blame Friday for the power outage that brought the big game to a halt, explaining that a device designed specifically to prevent a blackout failed and plunged t More...

Top-ranked Penn State hammers Pitt 31-7

The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team took care of No. 15 Pitt in front of sold out Fitzgerald Fieldhouse in Pittsburgh Friday evening. Head coach Cael Sanderson’s Lions, ranked No. More...

It’s getting crowded at the top

Indiana’s latest run as No. 1 didn’t last long, abruptly halted by a loss to unranked Illinois. Duke was bumped from the top spot twice in three weeks. More...

Religion News

At 900 years, Knights of Malta confronts modernity

ROME (AP) — Matthew Festing — aka His Most Eminent Highness The Prince and Grand Master of the Knights of Malta — bounds into the sitting room of his magnificent Renaissance palazzo sweaty and somewhat disheveled, and asks an aide i More...

Ash Wednesday and Lenten services

Alexandria Presbyterian Church — The Alexandria Presbyterian Church will hold Ash Wednesday services at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. Rev. Earnest Walls will give the evening message. All are welcome to attend. More...

Fashion show delivers message

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Special Sections

Petitions begin for spring race

Area residents who desire to run for public office in the upcoming municipal election will be able to pick up their petitions between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. More...

Reaction varied on scrapping Saturday mail delivery

In an effort to tread water after years of swimming in crippling debt, the U.S. More...

Huntingdon recycling earns grant from DEP

Huntingdon Borough grants administrator George Drobnock announced to members of Huntingdon Borough Council it will receive $164,830 in grant money from the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for its recycling program. More...

General News

How to prepare taxes for free

Going to college; getting your first job; moving into your own place. To these rites of passage add one more: doing your own taxes. And, it’s not as scary as you might think.  More...

Will shale boom change lifestyle of the Amish?

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Late last year, representatives from one of the world’s largest energy companies came to the home of Lydia and Sam Mast. More...

10 years into career, ‘Judge Judy’ ruling daytime TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Sixteen years into her career as television’s chief justice, Judy Sheindlin is as comfortable in her role as the nation appears to be with her.  More...

Local Sports

Games postponed

Whatever winter storm it is that’s had the weather services in a tizzy all week got the attention of area school officials. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY 2ND BIRTHDAY to Chayce Russell Raffensberger, who celebrates today, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. He is the son of Preston and Jessica Raffensberger of Huntingdon. More...

Special Occasions

Feb. 10, 2013  Happy birthday wishes go out to Betty J. Stuter of Leffard’s Bench, Huntingdon, who will celebrate her 88th birthday tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. Happy birthday, Betty!   More...

Births

Harley and William Spriggs of Orbisonia are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jayvon William Spriggs, Feb. 1, 2013, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. At birth, Jayvon weighed 5 pounds, 14.5 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You teach people how to treat you

Dear Annie: This is in response to “Tired in Rural Oregon,” whose kids are slobs and whose husband doesn’t care. More...

Doctor K

Patience, lifestyle changes relieve BPH

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have BPH. I have some urinary symptoms, but because I work from home they’re not difficult to manage. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Feb. 11, 2013:  More...

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