March 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Beating the winter blues

Spruce Creek Bakery owner Kimmy Jensen cuts into a red velvet cheesecake for guests at the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce’s Beat the Winter Blues event Sunday at the Huntingdon Country C More...

Local News

Area briefs

Friends of Lewistown Hospital to hold book sale   More...

Police Log

Hit-and-run   WAYNE TWP. — State police at Lewistown reported a hitand run accident on Newtown Road just west of Fielder Road at 4:15 p.m. Feb. 28. More...

Beating the winter blues

Left, Woody’s Bar-B-Q owner Mike Dilberian dishes out a sample of his main dish to Dave and Tracy McGuire of Alexandria during the chamber’s Beat the Winter Blues event Sunday. More...

World  Free Access 

State lawmakers mull prescription drug monitoring

WASHINGTON (AP) — State lawmakers, spurred by a rise in prescription drug overdose deaths, are considering a monitoring effort aimed at preventing people from other states who are addicted to narcotic painkillers from obtaining the drugs in Pen More...

Modernist cooking creates surge of science shops

Milk, eggs, cheese, tomatoes, transglutaminase, sodium citrate...  More...

Scientists say baby born with HIV apparently cured

WASHINGTON (AP) — A baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child from Mississippi who’s now 2 1/2 and has been off medication for about a year with no si More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Heat down Knicks 99-93

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat tied a franchise record with their 14th straight victory, rallying to beat the New York Knicks 99-93 on Sunday.  More...

Gophers romp 73-44 over Nittany Lions

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trevor Mbakwe had 13 points and 13 rebounds and Minnesota held Penn State scoreless for the first 11 minutes of the game to cruise to a 73-44 victory on Saturday.  More...

Penn State claims Big Ten crown

Women’s Basketball:

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Maggie Lucas scored 34 points to lead seventh-ranked Penn State to an 82-67 victory over No. More...

Senior Spotlight

Cognitive ability better among the bilingual

Seniors who are bilingual and have spoken two or more languages since their youth may have cognitive advantages over adults who have only spoken one language their entire lives. More...

School News

Local woman completes studies at RIT

Kristy Hoffman of Mapleton graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in media arts and technology from RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences in the fall 2012 quarter.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 4:14 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 5, 2013:  More...

County to miss brunt of storm

It looks like Huntingdon County will once again will be on the fringes of a snowstorm that’s expected to plummet parts of Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning. More...

State dog wardens to begin canvassing county this week

Beginning this week, state dog wardens will be canvassing various areas of Mount Union Borough and Shirley Township, including Allenport, to check if residents who own dogs have them properly licensed for 2013. More...

JC reports on off-campus housing

Juniata College students are in the beginning of securing housing for the next school year, which means many have already secured off-campus housing. More...

State  Free Access 

Abortion doctor goes on trial in eight deaths

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three years after drug agents searching a suspected “pill mill” at a West Philadelphia clinic instead found a medical “house of horrors,” an abortion doctor is going on trial on eight counts of murder More...

Demolition of Gettysburg Cyclorama building begins

GETTYSBURG (AP) — Demolition work has begun on the Cyclorama building at the Gettysburg National Military Park that used to house the 377- foot painting depicting a pivotal moment in the Civil War battle.  More...

Philly-area boy, 12, dies after fight at school

GLENOLDEN (AP) — A Philadelphia-area boy has been taken off life support weeks after suffering injuries in a fight at school.  WPVI-TV reports family members say Bailey O’Neill died Sunday morning, a day after he turned 12. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

State results negative for CWD

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, March 4   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Glorioso avenges loss to win title

Shields and Hall third, Myers fourth

Huntingdon freshman Collin Glorioso learned a lot from his loss in the District 6-AA final to Triston Law of Forest Hills. More...

Greyhounds top Eagles 68-64 in semifinal

ECAC South Tourney:

Juniata women’s basketball overcame a 12-point deficit against Moravian College in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) south region semifinal Saturday afternoon, but could not come away with the win and fell 68-64 to end its season. More...

400 Relay team second

District 6-AA Swimming:

The Huntingdon boys’ 400- yard freestyle relay team came within a little over two seconds from setting a new school record Saturday afternoon at Penn State’s McCoy Natatorium, but still was able to earn a secondplace medal in the District More...

People/Pastimes

Easy brunch with a pantry punch

The ingredients for an easy weekend breakfast or brunch may be in your pantry right now. More...

Births

Christian and Valerie Long of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, David Michael Long, Feb. 8, 2013, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. At birth, David weighed 8 pounds, 12.4 ounces and measured 20.5 inches in length. More...

Special Occasions

March 4, 2013   Happy birthday wishes go out to Roy Scott of James Creek who turns 90 years old today, Monday, March 4, 2013. Happy birthday, Roy!   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Do not place blame

Dear Annie: I’m 18, and my parents recently went through a messy divorce. First my mom moved out. Then my dad moved out a month later because Mom didn’t want him living in our house. She wanted to move back in.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Packing some resentment

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about grocery-store cashiers and packers:  More...

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