April 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

CYS pushes programs to protect area children

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and Huntingdon County Children and Youth Services director Joyce Zolten wants to highlight what the agency does to protect the welfare of children in the county. More...

Anglers of all ages

A first-time angler, Jacob Morgan, 2, pulls his first trout from the water with help from his daddy, Ralph, at the children’s area at Cornpropst Mills Saturday for the opening day of trout seas More...

Jobs

Local News

Fatal accident

State police at Huntingdon continue to investigate an accident on Eagle Foundry Road in Carbon Township that claimed the life of Travis Brown, 34, Imler, early Sunday morning. More...

Seniors’ prom

The Big Band Sound and the Mount Union Area School District will hold the Senior’s Prom from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the high school gymnasium in Mount Union. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County to receive additional anterless deer licenses

75 Years Ago  The end of the depression is in sight, Dean Charles S. Tippetts of the University of Pittsburgh school of business administration, predicted in Pittsburgh. “The present situation is a serious one,” Dr. Tippetts said. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 15   AIDS Intervention p The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. For information, call 1-800-445-6262 or 944-2982.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata captures first CVC crown

Men’s Volleyball:

The No. 8 Juniata College men’s volleyball team swept No. 3 UC Santa Cruz 3-0 (27-25, 25-22, 25-22) Saturday evening to earn its first Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC) championship. More...

Claar no-hitter starts sweep

High School Baseball:

A couple outstanding individual performances were the highlights of Huntingdon’s doubleheader sweep of Juniata High School Saturday at Langdon- Goodale Field on the Juniata College Campus.  More...

Southern and Tussey compete at Bedford Meet

Members of two area high school track teams — Southern Huntingdon and Tussey Mountain — participated in the annual Bedford Invitational Meet Saturday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Eric Robert Port who turned 9 years old yesterday, Sunday, April 14, 2013. He is the son of Jennifer Port and the late Robert Port. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Brycen Shane Miller who turns 4 years old today, Monday, April 15, 2013. He is the son of Dustin and Ashley Miller of Petersburg. More...

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Dominick Francis Peruso III who turns 5 years old today, Monday, April 15, 2013. His proud parents are Dominick and Miranda Peruso Jr. of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Bullying shouldn’t be tolerated

Dear Annie: I’m a sophomore in high school. I never had much social stability as a child because my family moved around a lot and I was often in a different school every semester. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Finger-lickin’ (not) good

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about people spreading germs:  More...

Special Sections

Accident claims Imler man’s life

State police at Huntingdon continue to investigate the cause of a single vehicle accident which claimed the life of an Imler man along Eagle Foundry Road in Carbon Township just before 3 a.m. Sunday. More...

Chamber plans home show

Area homeowners looking to start spring improvement projects will want to mark their calendar for the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Home and Outdoor Show Friday, May 3, through Sunday, May 5, at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds. More...

HRFR to host ’13 convention

For the first time since its merger, Huntingdon Regional Fire and Rescue (HRFR) will welcome county firefighters to the Huntingdon area the weekend of July 11-13 for the annual Huntingdon County Fireman’s Association Convention.  More...

State  Free Access 

Bomb threat prompts western Pa. mall evacuation

MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania mall has been evacuated after police said a bomb threat was found in a department store dressing room.  Allegheny County emergency dispatchers say they were called at 1:17 p.m. More...

World  Free Access 

Background checks for gun buyers win more backing

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Senate set to begin debate on gun control legislation this week, a proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers picked up some key Republican support over the weekend. More...

Pa. service company probed over N.Y. inmate deaths

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state attorney general’s office says it’s investigating a company that has become New York’s largest private contract provider of jail medical services.  More...

Local police grapple with response to cybercrimes

WASHINGTON (AP) — If a purse with $900 is stolen, the victim probably would call the police. If a computer hacker steals $900 from that same person’s bank account, what then? Call the police? Could they even help?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Scott beats Cabrera in playoff

First Australian to win Masters title

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Adam Scott finished the job this time, and put an end to more than a half-century of Australian misery at the Masters.  More...

All wasn’t well, but it ended well

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — It was easy to root for the guy who won.  Same for the guy who lost.  So while all may not be well at the Masters — more on that in a moment — at least it ended that way.  More...

Heat beat Bulls 105-93

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James scored 24 points, Dwyane Wade added 22 and the Miami Heat set a franchise record for home wins in a season, beating the Chicago Bulls 105-93 on Sunday.  Mario Chalmers and Chris Andersen each scored 15 for Miami, More...

Senior Spotlight

Job hunting tips for men and women over 50

Though the job market has improved in recent years, many men and women are still out of work. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 16, 2013:  More...

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