June 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

911 board told of damages

Huntingdon County 911 coordinator Dave Dick informed the county’s 911 Policy Board, during Thursday’s monthly meeting, of the damages assessed during a storm in May in which lightning struck the Huntingdon Borough building, which houses t More...

Groups urge proper flag disposal

The American flag is a symbol of freedom and honor and is a reminder of those who fought for the freedoms for all Americans, but time and the elements are not always kind to that symbol of freedom. More...

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Honoring Old Glory

For 45 years, Bob Geissinger, center, has been placing American flags along the streets of downtown Huntingdon in honor of Flag Day. More...

Hearing continued for man charged in sex crimes

The Shade Gap man charged with engaging in sex crimes with a child had his case continued during Huntingdon County Central Court Tuesday morning.  More...

Police Log

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World  Free Access 

World’s oldest Jewish person dies in NYC at 113

NEW YORK (AP) — The world’s oldest Jewish person, Evelyn Kozak, whose family fled Russia to escape anti-Semitism in the 1880s, has died at age 113.  Kozak died Tuesday after suffering a heart attack the day before, her granddaughter More...

Area brief

MU residents invited to comment on data   MOUNT UNION — Ideas and observations provided by Mount Union residents about their community as part of the town’s strategic planning process have been compiled and are now available for publ More...

NYC debates crackdown on counterfeit luxury goods

NEW YORK (AP) — Bargain hunters from around the world flock to Manhattan’s Chinatown for legally sold bags, jewelry and other accessories bursting onto sidewalks from storefronts along Canal Street.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mickelson takes U.S. Open lead

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Even for Phil Mickelson, his path to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the U.S. Open was unconventional.  More...

Big three help Heat even series with 109-93 victory

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Miami Heat owner Micky Arison had a message as he walked to the winning locker room.  “The death of the Big Three was overrated,” he said.  Sure was. More...

Wainwright is first 10-game winner

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Wainwright became the first 10-game winner in the majors by throwing seven scoreless innings and sent Matt Harvey to his first loss of the season, leading the St. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock Market

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

School News

HAHS grad receives degree from Grove City College

Timothy Claybaugh of Huntingdon was among the 592 students who received degrees during commencement exercises at Grove City College May 18.  Claybaugh earned a bachelor of science degree in international business. More...

Local man completes studies at Delaware Valley College

Dr. Bashar Hanna, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Delaware Valley College, announced that Andrew Fisher of McVeytown is among the College’s list of May 2013 graduates.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Stop suggesting and insist on counseling ANNIE

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been together for five years. For the most part, we have a great relationship. The problem is, my husband is seven years older and had a few bad relationships before we got together. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Rugs leave yellow stains

Dear Heloise: Unsightly YELLOW STAINS have appeared on the off-white vinyl tile in my bathroom where the rugs had been. I got rid of the rugs, but I cannot get rid of the stains. More...

Special Sections

HASD teachers ratify contract

The Huntingdon Area School District and the district’s local teachers’ association have both ratified a new three-year contract, the product of nearly a year and one-half of negotiations. More...

Heroin dealers get SCI time

Four more people who were arrested for their involvement in the $14 million heroin operation March 7 pled guilty in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday and will now serve time in a state correctional facility. More...

Flag Day tradition

Christine Riling loads American flags to be placed along Washington and Penn streets in downtown Huntingdon in observance of Flag Day. More...

State  Free Access 

Philly inspector kills self after deadly collapse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A veteran Philadelphia building inspector who apparently committed suicide had inspected the site of a deadly building collapse twice in February and an adjacent, related project in mid- May.  The June 5 collapse killed More...

Governor forces forests chief to resign

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources secretary resigned at the governor’s request Thursday, but the reason was not immediately disclosed.  More...

Corbett picks Stevens for high court vacancy

HARRISBURG (AP) — A state appeals court judge, Correale F. Stevens, was selected Thursday as Gov. Tom Corbett’s nominee to temporarily fill a vacancy on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 14   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, June 15   More...

Local Sports

Wright’s love of baseball developed early in life

“He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather,” Cordelia (Cord) Wright said of her late husband of a half century, Bob. “But, we all learned early on that we had to share his love with baseball.”  More...

Park’s uses big first inning to roll past Bafia Builders

City League:

Park’s did most of its damage in a seven-run first inning Thursday and cruised to a 12-3 win over the Bafia Builders in Huntingdon City League action.  Wyatt Belinda turned in a three for five night with a home run and five RBIs. More...

Curve contest with Rock Cats postponed

The Altoona Curve and the New Britain Rock Cats were postponed Thursday night due to weather in the area. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 1! Happy birthday wishes go out to Sofia Angelina Mistretta who turns 1 year old today, Friday, June 14, 2013. Her proud parents are Davide and Shawnee Mistretta of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Baylie Ann Turner who turns 1 year old today, Friday, June 14, 2013. Her proud parents are Robert and Stephanie Turner of Mount Union, and she has a big brother, Brody, 3.  More...

‘Passport’ health event expands horizons

The Auxiliary to J.C. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 15, 2013:  More...

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