April 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

911 open house

Bella Price, 5, and sister Fiona, 2, daughters of Scott and Shelby Price of Cassville, learn CPR techniques during the firstever Huntingdon County 911 open house Saturday. More...

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Area brief

Chamber Business After Hours to be held at Cisney & O’Donnell and Colonial Florist   More...

Police Log

Harassment   BROAD TOP BORO. — Amber Hess, 25, Wood, and Charles Kunz, 44, Broad Top, have been charged with harassment by state police at Huntingdon after engaging in a physical altercation at 20343 Cherry St. at 4:30 p.m. April 20. More...

Junita College Choral Union to hold concert

The spring concert for the Juniata College Choral Union will offer its audience the chance to experience soaring melodies from many cultures and several melodies taken from familiar folk songs at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 30, in Rosenberger Auditoriu More...

World  Free Access 

Boston marks week since bombs with silence

BOSTON (AP) — Seven days after the Boston Marathon bombings, the city was bustling today, with runners hitting the pavement, children walking to school and enough cars clogging the streets to make the morning commute feel almost back to normal More...

Hoaxes, scams abound after disasters like Boston

NEW YORK (AP) — A blond, bespectacled girl with a serious expression and a red T-shirt chugs along a street in runner’s togs and bib in a photo shared thousands of times on social media soon after the Boston Marathon explosions.  More...

Fallout for states rejecting Medicaid expansion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting the Medicaid expansion in the federal health care law could have unexpected consequences for states where Republican lawmakers remain steadfastly opposed to what they scorn as “Obamacare.”  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates finish off Braves

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Slumping Clint Barmes had a pair of run-scoring singles for his first two RBIs of the season, including a tiebreaking hit in the sixth inning that led the Pirates over Atlanta for their third straight win over the Braves.  More...

Alabama game biggest issue for Te’o in draft

NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to the NFL draft, getting tricked into an online relationship with a girl that didn’t exist ended up being the least of Manti Te’o’s problems.  That stinker of a game he played against Alabam More...

Angels rally to down Tigers 4-3 in 13 innings

ANAHEIM, Calif. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Virgo if born before 12:25 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 23, 2013:  More...

Four sentenced in poaching case

The Southcentral regional office of the Pennsylvania Game Commission at Huntingdon has released information pertaining to a poaching incident which took place Nov. 29 in Henderson Township. More...

Bald eagles make a comeback across raystown region

The bald eagle was adopted as the national symbol of the United States in 1782, and since that time has been featured prominently as a representation of freedom and strength. More...

Frost common this time of year

County residents may have been spoiled with the warmer temperatures the last couple of weeks, but according to the National Weather Service (NWS) bureau in State College, temperatures near the freezing mark and frost are still normal for this time of More...

State  Free Access 

Hospitals wave admission, patients see big bills

YORK (AP) — Many York County residents are learning what hospital patients nationwide know: Being treated at the hospital doesn’t always mean you were in the hospital.  The difference might not be readily apparent.  You’ll More...

PSU trustee candidates stump at spring football

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Despite intermittent snow showers and blustery winds, Penn State alumni vying for a seat on the school’s board of trustees handed out buttons and fliers on Saturday while campaigning for votes before the school’ More...

Lawmaker: Commonwealth schools should have injectors

EASTON (AP) — A state lawmaker wants schools in the commonwealth required to stock pre-filled injections designed to treat severe allergic reactions.  Rep. Bob Freeman, D-Northampton, told The (Easton) Express-Times (http://bit. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Lewis and Clark exhibit opens at fairgrounds

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County Sheriff William A. Foster was the speaker at the weekly luncheon meeting of the Huntingdon Kiwanis Club held at Fisher’s Restaurant. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 22  AA Meeting  p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

Sadler pitches Curve to 4-1 win over Sens

Altoona’s Casey Sadler (3-0) once again tied a career-high by dealing seven innings of one-run ball to lead the Curve to a 4-1 victory over the Harrisburg Senators in the series finale Sunday afternoon at Metro Bank Park. The Stillwater, Okla. More...

Eagles lose 7-3 on ‘Senior Day’

College Baseball:

It was senior day for Juniata College baseball Sunday and the Eagles nearly pulled off the come-from-behind win against the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in their final home game of the season. More...

Catholic gets past Juniata

Women’s Tennis:

The Juniata women’s tennis team gave a gritty performance against the Cardinals of Catholic, but came up just short Saturday afternoon. More...

People/Pastimes

Redbud Quilt Guild plans upcoming events

Members of the Redbud Quilt Guild held a meeting April 9 at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center, Mill Creek.  More...

Helpful hints for choosing a college

High school seniors may be preparing for prom or getting ready to receive their diplomas, but high school juniors may be spending their time investigating various colleges.  More...

Births

Nick and Aubrey Payne of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Adelyn Reese Payne, April 9, 2013, at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It provides an excuse to sabotage relationships

Dear Annie: My friend “Nina” just broke up with her boyfriend of five years. We are here for her, trying to help in any way we can, even though we think she is out of her mind for doing this.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Is anybody there?

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about speaking right away when you call someone.  “My request is that when a person makes a telephone call, he or she be prepared to speak when someone answers.  More...

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