May 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Archeologist informs authority of findings

Artifacts dating back to the Archaic period between 8000 BC to 1800 BC have been unearthed during an archeological dig near River Road in Porter Township, according to archeologist Tom Baker. More...

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Agencies to present emotional intelligence workshop at Juniata College

HUNTINGDON BORO. — Huntingdon County CareerLink, the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce, Huntingdon County Business and Industry and Juniata College will present a free seminar on the topic of emotional intelligence from 9 a.m. More...

Chamber to hold May After Hours at Standing Stone Golf Course

ONEIDA TWP. — The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business After Hours event at the Standing Stone Golf Course, 10506 Standing Stone Road, at 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 23.  More...

Jim Thorpe Borough Council appeals order to relinquish athlete’s remains

JIM THORPE (AP) — The Sac and Fox Nation says it’s not surprised by the decision by the Jim Thorpe Borough Council to appeal a federal judge’s order to relinquish the famed athlete’s remains so they can be reinterred on Americ More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 11   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, May 12   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jones powers Bucs to win

NEW YORK (AP) — Garrett Jones hit a three-run homer — a call that was correctly overturned by baseball’s beleaguered umpires — and Wandy Rodriguez pitched the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-3 victory over the New York Mets on Frida More...

Lester one-hits Jays

BOSTON (AP) — Jon Lester pitched a one-hitter Friday night, allowing only Maicer Izturis’ two-out double in the sixth inning, and the Boston Red Sox broke a three-game losing streak with a 5-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.  More...

AVCA names JC’s Shawaryn top assistant coach

Former Juniata College men’s volleyball player Patrick Shawaryn was named National Assistant Coach of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for his role in helping the Eagle men’s volleyball team capture its first More...

Religion News

Pakistan’s minorities have no faith in democracy

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — In majority Muslim Pakistan, religious minorities say democracy is killing them.  More...

Bill for student prayer advances in N.C.

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

Heaven Bound in concert

Members of the musical group “Heaven Bound,” from the left, Clarence Whetstone, Kay McClain, Donna Barber, Dennis Barber and Rodney McClain, will perform at 5 p.m. More...

Annie's Mailbox

A long overdue thank you note

Dear Annie: I am writing a long overdue thank you note to my parents. They are faithful readers of your column. Mom and Dad, I am thankful that: You stood your ground and did not give in to me, even when I threw fits and demanded my way. More...

Doctor K

Foods with low glycemic load are better for health

DEAR DOCTOR K: Can you explain the importance of glycemic load, as opposed to glycemic index, when judging carbohydrates?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Cancer if born after 2:57 a.m. (PDT). Prior to that, the Moon is in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 13, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

Hospital prices part of database

Hospitals across the nation have recently had the costs of procedures released by the federal government in an effort to promote price transparency.  The effort is part of the Affordable Care Act and affects over 3,000 hospitals across the count More...

Hesston woman finds challenge, joy as military mom

A service flag hangs prominently in the window of Betsy Yingling’s home in Hesston, proudly displaying four blue stars representing four of her five children’s military service.  More...

Art and agriculture combine for fiber event

The fiber arts in Huntingdon County is alive and well and often the place where agriculture and art connect in ways people may not understand. More...

General News

Entitlements’ unimpeded growth is boon to seniors

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress increasingly unable to resolve budget disputes, federal programs on automatic pilot are consuming ever larger amounts of government resources. More...

IRS apologizes for targeting conservative groups

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service inappropriately flagged conservative political groups for additional reviews during the 2012 election to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status, a top IRS official said Friday.  More...

Aretha Franklin talks biopic, Gospelfest

NEW YORK (AP) — Long before she became the queen of soul, Aretha Franklin sang in her father’s Baptist church in Detroit.  On Saturday, she’ll headline the annual McDonald’s Gospelfest at the Prudential Center in Newark, More...

Local Sports

City League set for 82nd season

The 82nd season of Huntingdon City League baseball action gets underway next week with a different look. Two of the six teams have undergone name changes, some veterans will not be back, and there are some new people to fill in.  More...

JC football will host summer youth camps

Registration is still open for Juniata College Football’s Summer Youth Camp, which will be held June 17-20th, 2013.  More...

Titans earn split at So. Fulton

Tussey Mountain played well in splitting a doubleheader at Southern Fulton Friday. More...

People/Pastimes

Special Occasions

May 12, 2013  Happy birthday wishes go out to Krystal Sausman of Mapleton who celebrates her birthday tomorrow, Sunday, May 12, 2013. Happy birthday, Krystal! More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Helen Pheasant of Saltillo who will celebrate her 80th birthday Thursday, May 16, 2013. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. Greetings may be sent to P.O. More...

Useful tips and tricks for ‘springing’ into season

Spring has sprung! And you know what that means? It’s time for spring-cleaning. Before you worry about all that needs to be done, take a look at these tips and tricks to make spring-cleaning stressfree and easy. Keep it simple More...

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