February 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fleck pushes for rail funds

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Treasurer sentenced in Little League crime

A former Little League treasurer accused of embezzling over $20,000 from Mount Union’s ball club has been sentenced to county jail and has been ordered to repay the organization in full.  Jennifer McKim, 40, of Allenport, was told Thursday More...

Local News

Clay Twp. garage contents destroyed in fire

Fast action on the part of Three Springs firefighters contained a fire that broke out Thursday morning in a large 40-foot by 60-foot wooden garage damaging about onethird of the building and its contents.  The fire broke out shortly after 10 a.m More...

JVSB reaches agreement with district tax collectors

The proposed rate changes for the tax collectors of the Juniata Valley School District met a little resistance Wednesday night at the monthly meeting of the district’s school board. More...

Still no decision on course changes at HCCTC

Two months ago, Mary Lou Lebo, executive director of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center, approached the center’s Joint Operating Committee (JOC) to discuss possible changes in the curriculum.  More...

Local Sports

Forbes beats Southern 58-51

The Southern Huntingdon boys’ basketball team fought until the end, but Forbes Road held off any attempt that the Rockets made to take the lead in the second half of the game in a 58-51 Inter-County Conference South matchup in Orbisonia Thursda More...

Shipley rolls his 2nd 300 of year

Kye Shipley rolled his second 300 game of the season and the 17th of career while bowling for Big 4 Outdoors in the Mount Union Men’s League Thursday at Holiday Bowl.  More...

The Mount Union junior high wrestling team finished the season with a 21-0 record

The Mount Union junior high wrestling team finished the season with a 21-0 record. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Daelynn Nicole McGeary who turns 10 years old today, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. Her proud parents are Matt and Candi McGeary. More...

United in Marriage

Dickson-Smith

Bethany Nicole Smith and Wade Michael Dickson, both of McVeytown, were united in marriage Nov. 17, 2012, at the St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Mount Union. The Rev. Father Leo Arnone presided over the 2 p.m. service. More...

Huntingdon AAUW to hold Feb. meeting

“Fish, Spice and Everything Nice: My Adventure into Nutrition and Inflammation Research” will be the topic at the Feb. 16 meeting of the Huntingdon Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). More...

School News

Local woman completes studies at Towson Univ.

Chelsie Hockenberry of Huntingdon graduated with honors from Towson University, Towson, Md. She received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education during a commencement ceremony Jan. 6.  More...

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Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Seeing red ... in your white carpet

Dear Heloise: Help! I just spilled RED NAIL POLISH on my white carpet. What do I do? — A Reader, via email  More...

Special Sections

Downtown area loses supporter

The merchants of Huntingdon Borough lost one of their own Thursday afternoon with the unexpected death of Mur Jewelry Co. owner Jerry Janusziewicz.  A personal and professional friend to many, Mr. More...

Man charged with break-in

The man believed by Mount Union Borough Police to be the culprit behind the break-in of the Mount Union branch of the Community State Bank turned himself in to borough police at approximately 10 a.m. Thursday morning, according Cpl. More...

Attorney pleads guilty to nine theft charges

A former Huntingdon County attorney who filched thousands of dollars from at least two area families while handling their estates, returned to Huntingdon County Court Wednesday afternoon to enter a guilty plea on eight charges of felony 3 theft by fa More...

State  Free Access 

Attorney general rejects lottery contract

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Thursday rejected a long-term contract sought by Gov. More...

World  Free Access 

Lady Gaga cancels tour

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mount Union man seeks coroner’s position

75 Years Ago  Stocks were steady at moderate gains in quiet dealings, traders placing little importance on the treasury’s latest gold move. Steel shares fluctuated slightly above previous closing levels, with both U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 15   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Feb 16   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Iowa holds off Penn State

Men’s Basketball:

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Hornets top Rockets 39-22

Girls’ Basketball:

Both teams’ shooting percentages registered at the low end of the scale during Thursday evening’s ICC interdivisional contest in Alexandria, but 11 points from Haley Myers and 10 from Abbie Zinobile were enough to send Juniata Valley&rsqu More...

’Cats get milestone win

Boys’ Basketball:

Huntingdon used a strong third quarter to pull away from visiting Clearfield on what became a historic night. Devon Claar scored 29 points as the Bearcats beat the Bison 62-41 for the 1,300th win in program history.  More...

Press Club

HAHS staff prepares for lockdown

Red Alert sounds loudly over the intercom at your school. Teachers usher students into their rooms, following the standard protocol of locks, lights, out of sight. You are in the bathroom, three doors down the hall. Do you know what Red Alert means? More...

Trojans honor classmate’s memory

An anonymous writer once mused, “Loss leaves a heartache no one can heal. More...

Titans plan senior trip

The Tussey Mountain High School Class of 2013 is planning its class trip for the weekend of March 15-17- in the Catskills Mountains at Pinegrove Resort.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Treating new clothes  When you get a new dark or bright garment, try this tip. Add 1/2-cup salt to a sinkful or bucketful of cold water. Stir to dissolve. Place your garment in the solution for 20 to 30 minutes and then wash. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Marriage counseling can help ANNIE

Dear Annie: My wife and I are having marital problems. Our issues started when I caught her lying to me and talking privately on the phone to my best friend of 12 years — the same guy who was the best man at my wedding. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013:  More...

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