February 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

DEP grant to improve area impaired streams

The Huntingdon County Conservation District (HCCD) was recently awarded $706,005 from the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to improve impaired streams in the county as part of the Growing Greener Grant. More...

Local News

Police Log

Crashes   More...

Huntingdon Area Middle School Honor Roll

Patricia Wargo, principal at Huntingdon Area Middle School, is pleased to announce the second marking period honor roll for the 2012-13 school year:  Grade 6  More...

SCV Lions Club happenings

District Governor Bill Higgins recently attended a covered dish dinner at the Stone Creek Valley Lions Club. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Penn Central National Bank honors 50-year employee

75 Years Ago  Gifford Pinchot, seeking election as Pennsylvania governor for the third time, will confer with local Republican leaders when he comes to Pittsburgh to attend the Amen Corner banquet. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 25   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

Titans’ Hall 1st, Shad Brumbaugh 2nd

District 5-AA Wrestling:

Tussey Mountain moved two wrestlers into the championship finals in the District 5-AA tournament at Windber High School Saturday. Mitchell Hall came through in overtime to win the title at 285 pounds while Shad Brumbaugh placed second at 195.  More...

Tussey defense holds back Indians 58-51

5-AA Quarterfinal:

Familiar foes Tussey Mountain and Southern Fulton met up for the third time this season Saturday in a District 5-AA quarterfinal in Saxton. More...

Lions end dual season 34-0 over Rutgers

College Wrestling:

The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, ranked No. 1 nationally in Intermat’s Tournament Power Index, capped off the 2012-13 dual meet season by shutting out Rutgers 34-0 in New Brunswick Sunday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Rachel Maxine Shope who turns 11 years old today, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. Her proud parents are Mark and Sue Shope of Huntingdon. Rachel’s gram is Dorothy Snyder of Alexandria. More...

Scholarship application tips

The high cost of a college education means that a lot of students are looking for financial aid to help pay for it. But the competition can be stiff. More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Marion Allison of Huntingdon who will celebrate her birthday Sunday, March 3, 2013. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

He is a classic verbal abuser ANNIE

Dear Annie: My husband criticizes me all the time. He also says the nastiest, most hurtful things when we argue. I have been called a slut and a troublemaker and threatened about almost everything. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013:  More...

Penelec to drop rates in March

Residents in the area who use Penelec as their electricity provider will see another quarterly drop in the rate of kilowatt usage beginning Friday, March 1. More...

Gasoline prices continue to rise despite competition

Earlier this year, it was predicted the price of regular gas would not go over $3.80 a gallon. Currently, motorists are paying $3.85 per gallon for regular in Huntingdon County. More...

Colder than it looks

Despite the sunshine, temperatures hovered around the 24-degree mark this morning as Juniata College grounds crew Mark Harshbarger, left, and Bruce Dukeshire bundled up to clear leaves for a little p More...

State  Free Access 

Ready, set, go: Framing Corbett’s economic record

HARRISBURG (AP) — It’s usually campaign season when politicians begin making statements that beg for facts to back them up.  But it was just this past week — 20 months away from the 2014 election — that Gov. More...

Trustee: PSU should seek refund for report

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A Penn State trustee says a consultant should be asked to return “some or all” of the millions of dollars Penn State University paid for an internal investigation into the handling of sexual abuse allegations.&n More...

World  Free Access 

Automatic spending cuts affecting state detailed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says automatic spending cuts set to take effect this week would mean less money for Pennsylvania’s schools, military, environmental protection, and drug treatment.  The White House said its More...

Dozens more come forward to claim abuse by friar

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An attorney says about 50 more people have come forward to say they were sexually abused at schools in Ohio and Pennsylvania by a Franciscan brother who killed himself in January.  Attorney Mitchell Garabedian said Sun More...

Email, voicemail, text — no response. What gives?

CHICAGO (AP) — Technology is supposed to make us easier to reach, and often does. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penn State tops Michigan on ‘Senior Day’

Women’s Basketball:

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Every bucket by a Penn State teammate was greeted with an enthusiastic high five from Alex Bentley, every defensive stand urged on by a fierce scowl.  The standout guard and four other seniors on the seventhranked Lady More...

Mayor ejected

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — The mayor of Easton had to be ejected from a wrestling tournament after criticizing calls made by mat officials during the District 11 Class AAA wrestling championships at Liberty High School.  More...

Heat extend winning streak to 11 with 109-105 victory

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James scored 28 points, Dwyane Wade scored 11 of his 24 in the final five minutes, and the Miami Heat extended the NBA’s longest current winning streak to 11 games, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 109-105 in a back-and More...

Senior Spotlight

Simple ways to avoid overspending as retirement nears

When the nest is empty and the kids no longer need financial support, many men and women find themselves with some extra money in theIR budget. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

It’s there for a reason

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about drivers not using their turn signal:  More...

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