April 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MU Boro. awards bid for building upgrades

A Three Springs firm was chosen April 3 to make accessibility improvements to Mount Union’s borough building. The decision came during the monthly meeting of Mount Union Borough Council.  More...

Local News

High school students look for ‘Love’ approval

A group of Mount Union Area High School students want to put their hometown pride on display by raising a three dimensional sign inspired by Philadelphia’s “Love” sculpture.  More...

Police Log

Harassment   PENN TWP. — Athena Bauman, 18, Claysburg, was cited by state police at Huntingdon for her involvement in a dispute involving Janey Peary, 38, Mill Creek, at 4177 Grubco Lane at 7 p.m. March 27. More...

Forty & Eight Voiture 820 now accepting new members

Legionnaires in good standing, honorably discharged veterans or those currently on active duty, are welcome to become members of  La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaus, more commonly known as the Forty & Eight.  Started as an A More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Alexandria Council reviewing ordinances

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Bearcats, Trojans and Hornets win; Rockets swept

High School Baseball:

Huntingdon 9, Tyrone 4 After Saturday’s disappointing loss to Clearfield, the Huntingdon baseball team showed some resolve Thursday afternoon More...

Trojans stay unbeaten; Rockets sweep, Titans split

High School Softball:

Hitting continues to be the key to Mount Union softball success so far this season. The Trojans powered their way to a 15-1 Inter- County Conference North win over visiting Glendale Thursday afternoon in Mount Union.  More...

Curve loses opener

A five-run sixth inning by the Erie SeaWolves was too much for the Curve to overcome in a 10-6 loss Thursday night at Jerry Uht Park.  Jarek Cunningham doubled, homered and drove in two in a losing effort for the Curve.  Altoona (0-1) and E More...

School News

School Lunch Menu

Full Story

Area student receives scholarship

Jacob Painter of Three Springs received the Zumbrun/ Korkuch Family Scholarship and the Grant and Susan Conway Blowers Memorial Scholarship from Shippensburg University. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A way out of online advertising

Dear Heloise: I do a lot of work and research online. I hate when I go to a website and a LARGE AD appears. I have found that when this happens, most pages have a link that says “continue on to destination” or something like that. More...

Clerk of courts to scan records

Beginning next week another set of courthouse records, those of the clerk of courts, will be scanned and digitized, making them more accessible, more durable and cheaper to store.  More...

Saxton officer terminated

Saxton Borough Council agreed to remove one of its part-time police officers during the municipality’s monthly meeting Thursday night in the borough chambers. More...

Authority searches for super

The Alexandria-Porter Township Sewer Authority continues its search for someone to fill the role as superintendent of its wastewater treatment facility.  More...

Local churches support bike trip to D.C.

In an effort to educate people about climate change and its effects on the planet, local churches are aiding the state Interfaith Power and Light organization by supporting their cycling trip from State College to Washington, D.C.  More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Walking, biking to be included in roads debate

HARRISBURG (AP) — The head of the Senate Transportation Committee said Thursday he plans to unveil legislation that will include what public health groups say would be Pennsylvania’s first-ever dedicated funding commitment to bicycle and More...

Former clinic worker describes chaos at abortion clinic

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former clinic worker testified Thursday that he routinely saw babies born alive and then killed with scissors at an inner-city Philadelphia clinic that catered to minorities, the poor and women with late-term pregnancies.& More...

Workers seek severance from closed solar plant

IMPERIAL (AP) — Ten workers who claim they’re owed about $197,000 in severance pay want a federal judge in Pittsburgh to force a shuttered plant that makes solar energy mirrors into bankruptcy.  The workers are among a few dozen who More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, April 5   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, April 6   More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Barrett Matthew Brode who turns 6 years old today, Friday, April 5, 2013. His proud parents are Dave and Amy Brode of Saxton. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Beau Presley Petron who turns 1 year old today, Friday, April 5, 2013. His proud parents are Brian and Melanie Petron of Hill Valley. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Rachel Ashlyn Boonie, who turns 3 years old today, April 5, 2013. Her proud parents are Jason and Heather Boonie of Huntingdon, and she has two big sisters, Logan and Lydia and two big brothers, Tanner and Jacob.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Review it first  If you are thinking about buying an item online, start by looking at its lowest rated reviews first. This usually makes me decide that it would not be a good purchase, and I lose interest in the item. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You must be ready to end the relationship if he doesn’t come through

Dear Annie: I’ve been a widow for 15 years. I moved to another state to be with my kids and met “Jerry.” We’ve been dating for nine months.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 6:00 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 6, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

Click for Huntingdon, Pennsylvania Forecast