April 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Comcast employees to help HCC

For the third year in a row, Comcast will once again be in partnership with the Huntingdon Community Center (HCC) for its annual Comcast Cares Day, bringing together employees and community volunteers to clean up Detwiler Memorial Field and to prepar More...

Spring gobbler opens Saturday

With a zero percent chance of rain and a high of 68 degrees forecasted for Saturday, the first day of spring gobbler should bring plenty of hunters to the woods.  More...

Local News

Area brief

Huntingdon County Historical Society open during Mayfest   More...

State police to take unwanted drugs

In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), state police will accept unwanted or unused prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.  More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, April 26   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, April 27   More...

Local Sports

Trojans pound Hornets

High School Baseball:

Mount Union pounded the ball while Juniata Valley had trouble making plays in Alexandria Thursday. More...

Bearcat entries eliminated from 6-AA Tourney

High School Tennis:

Huntingdon’s two entries in the District 6-AA Singles Tournament were eliminated by the third round Thursday at Altoona.  Bearcat sophomore Austin Perow was seeded fifth and received a bye in the first round. More...

Angelo’s 4 hits help Titans top Rockets

High School Softball:

Tussey Mountain freshman Adriane Angelo became a one-girl wrecking crew against Southern Huntingdon pitching during Thursday afternoon’s Inter-County Conference South Division contest in Stonerstown.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Matthew Lynn Prough who turns 4 years old Friday, April 26, 2013. His proud parents are Timothy and Jodi Prough of Huntingdon. Matthew has an older brother, Thomas, and a younger brother, C.J. More...

First impressions matter

Secrets to giving your home great curb appeal

It takes seconds to form a first impression. Ask yourself this — what kind of first impression is your home making? Is your yard helping or hurting you in getting top dollar this home buying season?  More...

Happy 90th Birthday

TURNING 90! Happy birthday wishes go out to Elsie L. McClain of Calvin who celebrates her 90th birthday today, Friday, April 26, 2013. Elsie will be honored with an open house to celebrate her special day from 1-4 p.m. More...

School News

Area student performs in concert

Juliet Stull, a freshman psychology major, recently performed in The University of Findlay’s Concert-Chorale spring concert, “Carmina Burana,” along with the Heidelberg University Community Chorus.  Stull is a 2012 graduate of More...

School Lunch Menu

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Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Easy chicken stock  I make my chicken stock in a pasta pot, and it couldn’t be easier. I fill a pot with water, add a pasta strainer with carcass and other ingredients inside, and cook away. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Some women think the man will change

Dear Annie: A close friend of mine is a successful professional woman who went through a painful divorce several years ago when her husband was unfaithful. “Diane” swore off dating for a long time.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 8:13 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 27, 2013:  More...

County business expands market

Huntingdon County residents have seen their share of bad news in the local manufacturing sector recently, but one area company has found a way to secure itself in the global energy market.  More...

Shirley Twp. nixes road project’s bids

Shirley Township’s road project has been delayed momentarily following Thursday night’s meeting where the board of supervisors rejected all bids and set the wheels in motion for a rebid.  More...

Crime Stoppers involved with search

It has been seven days since investigators started the process of searching for the remains of missing Blair County woman Sherry Leighty, which are believed to be buried on the property of her ex-father-in-law, Kenneth Leighty, in Warriors Mark Towns More...

World  Free Access 

Report: Smallmouth bass show Susquehanna impaired

BALTIMORE (AP) — Health problems suffered by smallmouth bass in the lower Susquehanna show the river should be declared impaired, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said Thursday.  It released a report on the popular sportfish that the group sa More...

General News

Get Your Vehicle Ready For Summer With These Professionals

TIPS FOR SELLING A CAR . . .

Selling a car is not always so easy. Vehicle owners are well aware that a new vehicle’s value is drastically diminished the moment it is driven off the dealership’s lot. More...

Get Your Vehicle Ready For Summer With These Professionals

Preventive Maintenance to Keep Your Car on the Road

Many motorists bemoan the myriad costs associated with owning a vehicle. According to the National Automobile Dealers Association, the average price for a new car in the United States is slightly more than $28,000. More...

News of Yesteryear

Gerbo Footwear to expand

75 Years Ago  The Apollo Steel Co. plant in Apollo, Pa., will remain closed unless Steel Workers Organizing Committee agrees to accept a wage cut in its new contract, A.M. Oppenheimer, president of the company, reiterated. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

‘Tons’ of linemen taken early

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 2 1/2 tons of linemen, five trades, one quarterback and no Manti Te’o.  The first round of the NFL draft delivered an enormous portion of beef, with 18 teams devouring linemen from the opening pick of offens More...

Bucs rally again in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pirates have been getting contributions from up and down their lineup to win 10 times in the last 13 games.  On Thursday, it was Gaby Sanchez, who homered and drove in three runs, and Garrett Jones hit a go-ahead, t More...

Devils slip past Pens 3-2

NEWARK, N.J. More...

Press Club

TM welcomes Holocaust survivor

On April 12, Tussey Mountain High School welcomed Holocaust survivor Eva Olsson to give a presentation. Olsson’s presentation gave heart-wrenching details about her experiences during her time in the concentration camps.  More...

CCA senior invited to attend Youth Tour

Some Pennsylvania students are marking their calendars for June 16-21. One of whom is CCA senior Cheyanne Brumbaugh. More...

JV prepares for Bench-O-Rama

Get ready for that bench press because Juniata Valley High School’s Bench-o-Rama is right around the corner. JV will be holding its second annual Bench- O-Rama Friday, May 10. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Approaching a guide dog

Dear Readers: Having printed hints for helping the blind before, it’s time to address how to approach a GUIDE DOG TEAM. A team consists of a guide dog and its owner. More...

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