March 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Maple Syrup Festival

Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center and Penn State graduate assistant Paul Brigman, front, and program director Doug Wentzel prepared pancakes for a long line of people at the 30th Maple Harves More...

Local News

Police Log

Harassment   WAYNE TWP. — Cole Boozel, 18, Mount Union, has been charged with harassment after he was involved in a verbal and physical altercation with Scott Brumbaugh, 22, Woodbury, at a residence on Old Pike Road at 11:15 p.m. More...

Area brief

Concert canceled   ALEXANDRIA — A concert to celebrate “Music in Our Schools Month” scheduled for tonight, Monday, March 25, at the Juniata Valley High School auditorium has been canceled due to inclement weather. More...

More scenes from this weekend’s events

PRIDE board member and Telethon steering committee member Jacki Bayer, left, helps 6-year-old Natalie Cook pour her pennies into the Kiwanis’ wishing well at the PRIDE Telethon Saturday. More...

World  Free Access 

Promises, promises: Obama’s IOUs start coming due

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are a forward-looking people, which is to say they can have the attention span of a gnat. More...

Both sides of gun debate make public appeals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the loudest voices in the gun debate say it’s up to voters now to make their position known to Congress.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata women win 6-3; men lose 4-3

College Tennis:

Women  The Juniata College women’s tennis team earned its seventh win of the season Saturday on the road at Drew University. The Eagles (7-1, 1-2 Landmark) won the match by a score of 8-1. More...

Clapper wins hammer throw; Woods wins 3k

College Track:

Juniata College track and field held its annual Juniata Invitational on campus Saturday and saw Eagles earn 12 top three finishes and win four events on the day.  Men  More...

Eagles fall to Moravian

After splitting the doubleheader Saturday, Juniata College baseball fell 11-1 in the series finale at Moravian Sunday. Juniata is now 4-12 overall, 1-4 in Landmark Conference action.  More...

People/Pastimes

Have fun with easy treat pops

If you’re looking for a standout dessert for the next family gathering, birthday party or holiday celebration, look no further. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Carlton Eugene Anderson who turned 7 years old Sunday, March 24, 2013. His proud parents are Ken and Renee Anderson of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Anna Pauline Taylor, who turns 5 years old today, Monday, March 25, 2013. Her proud parents are Christopher and Danielle (Swanger) Taylor of Petersburg, and she has a little brother, Ryan Taylor. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Virgo if born before 2:33 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 26, 2013:  More...

PRIDE telethon brings in $160,346

After four long days, Huntingdon County PRIDE board members, staff and volunteers wrapped up a successful 2013 Telethon when co-hosts Ruth Reinhart and Debbie Higgins announced the grand total raised. More...

Nursing facility wins top honors

Westminster Woods at Huntingdon has been recognized as one of the top nursing facilities in the United States for 2013, as chosen by U.S. News and World Report. More...

State  Free Access 

Liquor bill likely to be pulled over in Senate

HARRISBURG (AP) — The confetti has been swept up and the empty champagne bottles cleared away. More...

‘Desperate’ workers to testify in abortion trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 2011 grand jury report on a busy West Philadelphia abortion clinic described patients being overmedicated, maimed and even killed during lax, long-unregulated procedures.  More...

Spring storm could bring a foot of snow to state

The calendar may say spring, but someone forgot to tell Mother Nature.  Residents of the commonwealth were warned Sunday to brace for a late-season storm that could bring a foot of snow to some higher elevations in southwestern Pennsylvania.&nbs More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon County Fair Board honors director

75 Years Ago  The Mapleton and Mount Union fire companies responded to a fire of undetermined origin at the home of Prof. J. Walter Eckley, Reservoir Street, Mapleton. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, March 25   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Florida Gulf Coast, La Salle reach ‘Sweet 16’

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament:

SOUTH REGIONAL  Fla. Gulf Coast 81, San Diego St. 71  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Florida Gulf Coast went from shocking the college basketball world to downright impressing it. And the Eagles were smiling the whole time.  More...

Penn State wins crown; Dake tops Taylor 5-4

NCAA Wrestling:

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Cornell senior Kyle Dake became the first wrestler in NCAA history to win four national titles at four weights Saturday night, and Penn State won the national team title for the third year in a row.  The 165-pound D More...

Virginia tops St. John’s 68-50

Men’s NIT:

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Justin Anderson scored a career-high 18 points and Virginia extended its home winning streak to 19 games Sunday with a 68-50 victory against St. John’s in the second round of the NIT.  More...

Senior Spotlight

Shedding pounds after 50

Losing some weight is a goal for many people regardless of age. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Say you aren’t interested

Dear Annie: One of my best friends is a lesbian and has feelings for me. I found this out a few years ago and communicated to her several times in a nice way that I am not gay, but she says she cannot change the way she feels. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Bathroom door: In or out?

(c)2013 by King Features Syndicate Inc.   Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about handicapped bathroom stall doors:  More...

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