February 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Man charged in theft of funds from church

A Huntingdon man is free on $25,000 bail after being charged with the alleged mishandling of funds totaling $18,742.56 over a four-year period while serving as the treasurer of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

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Police Log

Criminal mischief   WEST TWP. — A Petersburg man reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone damaged his mailbox along Shavers Creek Road between midnight Feb. 15 and 8 a.m. Feb. 16.  More...

World  Free Access 

Obama hosting new Japan PM amid tensions in Asia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is welcoming Japan’s new prime minister to the White House to reinforce a core U.S. More...

Scientists use 3-D printing to help grow an ear

WASHINGTON (AP) — Printing out body parts? More...

Groups issue list of overused tests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t be afraid to question your doctor and ask, “Do I really need that?”  That’s the advice from leading medical groups who came up dozens of tests and treatments that physicians too often prescri More...

Local Sports

Second half surge gets Titans a win

5-AA Girls’ Semifinal

After a first half where nothing seemed to go exactly right for Tussey Mountain’s girls, the second-seeded Titans got those things organized in the second half of their District 5-AA semifinal battle with visiting Windber Thursday evening. More...

Hornets pass quarterfinal tests

District 6-A Basketball Playoffs:

Boys roll past Blacklick 62-51   Juniata Valley’s game plan against Blacklick Valley Thursday was continue to play solid defense, and on offense pass the ball and maintain a fast pace to the contest. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Henry Charles Kyper who turns 7 years old today, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. His proud parents are Russell and Dixie Kyper of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO'S 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Carly Port who turns 5 years old today, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Her proud parents are Jennifer Port of Orbisonia and the late Robert E. Port. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Kinsley Deena McGahan, who turns 16 years old today, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Her proud parents are Bill “Ittie Bit” and Angie McGahan of Shirleysburg. She also has a younger brother, Kenyon Don.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Permanent draft dodger  Go to a wholesale house that sells cleaning supplies and buy a 36” rubber squeegee (most doors are 36”). Then screw it to the door so it just touches the floor. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This has nothing to do with training

Dear Annie: My daughter hasn’t spoken to me in 20 years. “Linda” is 45 years old and has been married since around 1993. I wasn’t invited to her wedding, so I am not sure. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013:  More...

WPSU leaders to feature area

WPSU held a meeting of local leaders Thursday to spread word of its “Our Town” program which will feature the Huntingdon community for the first time since 1997.  More...

County obtains HVAC study

During Thursday’s meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission, planning director Mark Colussy said the long awaited courthouse HVAC feasibility study has been received in an email from the Michael L. Norris and Associates, Inc. More...

CTC course talk continues

In the first of two meetings to decide the fate of five courses at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center, the curriculum committee of the center’s Joint Operating Committee (JOC) met Thursday to discuss the matter further.  More...

Income tax return time boosts used car sales

Many new and used car dealerships in Huntingdon County have seen an increase in foot traffic and car sales, thanks to income tax return season.  More...

State  Free Access 

Blues guitarist Magic Slim dies in Philadelphia at 75

Magic Slim, a younger contemporary of blues greats Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf who helped shape the sound of Chicago’s electric blues, died Thursday. He was 75.  More...

Bath salts led to Tyrone couple’s false alarms

TYRONE (AP) — Police say a central Pennsylvania couple who repeatedly called 911 to report imaginary prowlers — including mustachioed men with silly faces — were under the influence of bath salts and endangering their two small chil More...

Pa. high school aims to preserve senior murals

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For nearly 30 years, members of every senior class at Mt. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

New department store to occupy vacant Ames space

75 Years Ago  Meeting their third foe in a week, the Juniata (College) dribblers will face the Bucknell five tomorrow evening in the local gym at 8:15. The record of the invaders shows a mediocre season while that of the Indians is the same. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 22   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Feb. 23   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

New Jersey rallies to beat Washington 3-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ilya Kovalchuk scored the tiebreaking goal on a 5-on-3 power play with about 8 1/2 minutes left to complete the New Jersey Devils’ 3-2 comeback victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night.  Washington led More...

Illinois gets ugly 64-59 win over Lions

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — D.J. More...

Schmidt working on Howard’s swing

CLEARWATER, Fla. More...

Press Club

HCCTC ag department gears up for busy spring

Springtime in the agriculture department at Huntingdon County and Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) is a very busy time of the year. The agriculture department consists of two programs of study; horticulture and animal science.  More...

CCA seniors plan for bright futures

Hopefully, over the long weekend, other CCA seniors were not stuck in the same situation as this reporter, frantically clicking through websites and leafing through books and pamphlets, trying to locate good sources to put on bibliography cards. More...

Lack of AC impedes Trojans’ learning

The Mount Union Area School Board recently approved to accept bids on installing air conditioning in the three elementary schools: Mapleton Elementary School, Kistler Elementary School and Shirley Township Elementary.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A celebration of carabiners

Dear Readers: After running a hint about using a CARABINER and then a follow-up on what one is, many of you wrote with favorite uses. More...

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