March 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Good Friday services

Area churches will hold services to observe Good Friday this Holy Week. More...

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Local News

County rain totals down in Feb.

Huntingdon County only received an average of 1.27 inches of rainfall in February, which measured .46 inches less than in February 2011 and 1.15 inches less than what fell in January.  More...

Area briefs

SCV Lions to host egg hunt March 30   More...

Local agencies offer assistance to displaced workers

The Huntingdon County Business and Industry board of directors heard a number of reports from their partner agencies during its March 25 meeting at the Huntingdon Country Club, including what Huntingdon County CareerLink is doing to assist soon-to-be More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bulls stop Heat streak 101-97

CHICAGO (AP) — The Miami Heat’s 27-game winning streak was snapped Wednesday night by the Chicago Bulls, who won 101- 97 when a furious comeback by LeBron James and his teammates fell short.  The Heat finished six games short of the More...

Habs rebound with 6-5 shootout win in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Andrei Markov tied it with 8.2 seconds left in regulation, and Brendan Gallagher scored the only shootout goal to give the Montreal Canadiens a 6-5 victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.  The victory snapped a tie More...

Pens acquire Iginla

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired Jarome Iginla from the Calgary Flames.  The Flames announced the deal after their victory over Colorado on Wednesday night, sending their longtime captain to the Eastern Conference-le More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Southern Pride 4-H visits Shippensburg Co-op

Members of the Southern Pride 4-H Club traveled Shippensburg March 15 to tour Cumberland Valley Cooperative Association.  More...

Apple growers to benefit from addition of pathologist

Pennsylvania has a strong tree-fruit industry, led by the nation’s fourth largest apple crop, which was valued at more than $133 million in 2012. More...

Spring Farms Livestock Club donates to food bank

The Spring Farms Livestock Club held its monthly March 12 at the Community State Bank of Orbisonia. president Michael Morgan called the meeting to order. Pledge of Allegiance was led by Tayler Starr and the 4-H was led by Brody Covert. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, March 29, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

Three arrested on drug charges

Approximately 500 bags of heroin, four ounces of cocaine and several thousands of dollars in cash were seized during a drug arrest at a Smithfield Township lodging establishment Wednesday.  More...

TMSD approves adult education class

Following up on previous discussions, the Tussey Mountain School Board Wednesday evening unanimously agreed to allow a retired Stonerstown educator to conduct an adult education class in masonry. More...

PSP charge four in holiday brawl

State police have filed charges against four people involved in a Dec. 31 incident at Whitsel’s Pub in Shirleysburg, in which one person was allegedly run over by a vehicle. The incident took place between 11:15 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.  More...

SAP&DC rep offers county Route 22 update

Ed Silvetti, executive director of Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission (SAP&DC), visited Tuesday’s meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners to give the board members an update on the chances of improving Route 2 More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 28   Huntingdon House p Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643- 2801 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Trojan’s White leads area scorers

Girls’ Basketball Statistics:

A year after rewriting the basketball record books for area freshmen girls, Mount Union’s Tynita White showed no signs of letting up during her sophomore campaign.  More...

Area has 20 on winter teams

ICC All-Stars:

A total of 20 athletes from four area high schools have been named to Inter-County Conference winter sports all-star teams.  The list includes eight from Mount Union, six from Tussey Mountain, four from Juniata Valley and two more from Southern More...

Girls’ Basketball:

2012-13 Final Statistics
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Editorial

Huntingdon — Through the Years

My memories of dear old Southern High

I was sitting at home one quiet evening in early October 1993 when the telephone rang. It was after 9 p.m. and I wondered to myself who would be calling this late.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

BELATED FIRST BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Taylor Lynn and Knox Timothy Boyer who turned 1 year old March 26, 2013. Taylor and Knox are the twin daughter and son of Jason and Megan Boyer of Huntingdon. More...

Adventures in grilling

The next time you fire up the grill, give your taste buds a thrill with recipes that are inspired by some of the best cuisines from around the world. These recipes from Omaha Steaks will take you on a culinary adventure right in your own backyard. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Josephine Mateer of Huntingdon who will celebrate her 98th birthday Friday, April 5, 2013. She would enjoy hearing from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You are expending a great deal of energy

Dear Annie: I have a wonderful husband and a problem that started when we married last year. More...

Doctor K

Try couples therapy before severe problems arise

DEAR DOCTOR K: My husband and I have been happily married, more or less, for 25 years. But lately we’re fighting more. A friend suggested couples therapy. Can you tell me more about it?  More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

DOUBLE STANDARD

It looks as if the “new” Joey Logano has become a lightning rod (or punching bag?) among his fellow Sprint Cup competitors. More...

GODWIN’S EARLY MARTINSVILLE PICKS

Godwin Kelly is the Daytona Beach News-Journal’s motorsports editor and has covered NASCAR for 30 years. Reach him at godwin.kelly@news-jrnl.com More...

WEEKLY DRIVER RANKINGS — BASED ON BEHAVIOR AND PERFORMANCE

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