March 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Shirley plans bridge work

Traffic along Germany Valley Road in Shirley Township will be subject to a short-term closure over the summer while PennDOT replaces a bridge over Fort Run. More...

Riddlesburg honor roll sketches reviewed

Members of the Broad Top Township Honor Roll Planning Committee reviewed a preliminary sketch of a proposed veterans honor roll during the organization’s monthly meeting held Thursday evening in the township municipal building in Defiance. More...

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Two men sentenced to Huntingdon County Jail

Two area men were sentenced to time in Huntingdon County Jail Thursday in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas as a result of charges ranging from indecent exposure and criminal trespass to corruption of minors.  More...

Defendants in drug ring waive preliminary hearings

During a very light session of Huntingdon County Central Court Tuesday morning, nine of the final 11 defendants from the March 7 drug bust waived their preliminary hearings. More...

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General News

News of Yesteryear

Sepa, Inc. expansion to create 230 news jobs

75 Years Ago  Over 100 persons attended the meeting of the Past Grand Association of the IOOF of Huntingdon County at Mapleton. More...

Local Sports

Gearhart claims scoring crown

Boys’ Basketball Statistics:

The recently concluded basketball season saw some very good individual campaigns while the teams in the area did not fare too well as a whole. More...

2012-13 Final Statistics

Boys’ Basketball:
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Games postponed

Most postponements of Thursday events were announced yesterday, but several came up after deadline.  Tussey Mountain’s softball game with McConnellsburg was postponed, but there is no reschedule date as yet.  Tussey Mountain at McConn More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Andrew Robert Walter who turns 1 year old today, Friday, March 29, 2013. His proud parents are Clair Jr. and Angela (Bair) Walter, formerly of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Elaina “Faith” Brindle who turns 6 years old today, Friday, March 29, 2013. Her proud parents are Chad and Teresa Brindle of James Creek. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Liam Michael Simpson who turns 7 years old today, Friday, March 29, 2013. His proud parents are Neil and Elizabeth Simpson of Huntingdon. More...

School News

HAHS graduate helps first-year students adjust

David Sloan, of Huntingdon served as an Orientation Weekend Leader at Alvernia University in the fall of 2012. Sloan, is an athletic training major at Alvernia and a graduate of Huntingdon Area High School.  More...

Area resident named to RIT dean’s list

Cecilia Grugan of Alexandria was named to the dean’s list for the winter 2013 quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology. She is a first-year student in RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf.  More...

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Annie's Mailbox

He isn’t being fair to you ANNIE

Dear Annie: I’m a gay man and have been with my boyfriend for four years. I know he’s bisexual, but I guess I didn’t understand. He told me recently that he wants to have a girlfriend in addition to seeing me. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

An update on opt-out services

Dear Readers: Here is an update on one of my recent columns about how to prevent UNSOLICITED CREDITCARD AND INSURANCE OFFERS.  More...

Special Sections

Raid nets $41K in drugs, money

Following three arrests at a hotel in Smithfield Township Wednesday, state police released the total amount of drugs and money seized in the raid.  More...

Seniors worry about funding

Still uncertain how sequestration will impact funding for elderly services and programs, the tri-county Area Agency on Aging indicated Thursday morning it will tread the waters cautiously as it awaits a decision on the future of the popular Pennsylva More...

Rescue dog wins TDN Adorable Pet Contest

The votes are in and not only is this year’s Daily News Most Adorable Pet Contest winner lovable, he’s also the perfect example of why adopting pets is so important. More...

State  Free Access 

Regulators ease up on ice cream parlor

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The owner of a Pittsburgh ice cream parlor who operates like a bank by paying some customers “interest” in ice cream shop gift cards says state regulators are backing off now that he’s changed the name of the More...

Ex-state trooper kills wife, self in market

A former state trooper killed his estranged wife with a shotgun inside a central Pennsylvania supermarket Thursday and then killed himself, days after she filed for divorce and two months after he was accused of beating her, police said.  More...

Bets at horse tracks rose by 12 percent in 2012

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bettors wagered more than $776.9 million at the state’s six horseracing tracks last year, a 12 percent increase over 2011 that was fueled by a surge in bets from outof state and marks the most wagered since the state&r More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 29   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, March 30   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

‘One Shining Moment’ has darker meaning

Turns out that apology the NCAA was shamed into little more than a month ago regarding the University of Miami didn’t go nearly far enough.  The higher-ups almost certainly knew that, and likely didn’t care. More...

Ohio State, Syracuse win

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament:

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LaQuinton Ross hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2 seconds to play, and Ohio State moved within one win of its second straight Final Four appearance with a 73-70 victory over Arizona on Thursday night in the West Regional semi More...

Kobe’s 30 not enough as Lakers lose

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kobe Bryant has a bone spur in his left foot, and used a crutch to leave the arena after the Los Angeles Lakers’ 113-103 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks Thursday night.  More...

Press Club

HCCTC culinary arts students compete at states

1 cup sweat  2 cups tears  3 tablespoons of nerves  4 teaspoons of butterflies  1- to 5-pound bag of excitement  Equal amounts of preparation and knowledge  Preheat for months until skills are perfected  Serve up d More...

HCA seniors visit Florida college

The seniors of Huntingdon Christian Academy returned from Pensacola, Fla., late in the evening March 23. The senior trip had begun March 20 at 5 a.m.  More...

Trojans kick off spring sports

It is that time of year again when the grounds of Mount Union Area High grounds are filled with the sound of starting pistols, running feet, bats cracking and gloves popping. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 8:13 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 30, 2013:  More...

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