June 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

BUI enforcement increased at lake

Officers across the nation, state and region will be participating in Operation Dry Water (ODW) 2013 Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  More...

Variance approved for gun shop

Over the years, there have been a variety of businesses in the building located at 213 Standing Stone Road, near War Vets Field in Huntingdon. It has been a television repair shop, a pool hall and, most recently, a pottery studio. More...

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Local News

Shirley board hears business center plans

Shirley Township’s board of supervisors are expected to act next month on plans to expand infrastructure — including roadways, utilities and storm water facilities — at Riverview Business Center.  More...

Stock market pullback overdue

The wisdom of finance says a stock market pullback is overdue. More...

STDs a continuing concern

While significantly lower than the state average, the number of cases of sexually transmitted disease (STD), especially chlamydia, continues to be a concern in Huntingdon County.  More...

World  Free Access 

Mom sues Monster energy drink over teen’s death

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

Deen book sales soar, new release No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen has been dropped by the Food Network and Wal-Mart, but book-buyers are standing by her.  More...

ASPCA uses USDA photos in fight over puppy mills

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is bolstering its campaign against puppy mills by showing photos of sick puppies and harsh kennel conditions taken by the federal agency that licenses commercial b More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

No US Men reach Wimbledon 3rd round

LONDON (AP) — What a stark statistic for the nation of Bill Tilden and Don Budge, John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi: It’s been 101 years since no men from the United States reached Wimbledon’s third round More...

Castro leads AT&T; Huston at Sr. Players

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Roberto Castro took the firstround lead in the AT&T National at Congressional, shooting a 5-under 66 on the difficult course that has hosted three U.S. More...

Dodgers’ Puig drives in winner

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasiel Puig is just 22 years old, and already has established himself as one of the most dangerous hitters in the major leagues — as well as a role model for his teammates who enjoy his gungho style in the outfield and More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock Market

BELEVILLE — 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

Mount Union student recognized

Cody Moore of Mount Union has been named to the spring 2013 president’s list at Mansfield University. More...

Wilson College announces local graduates

Area students who graduated from Wilson College, Chambersburg, during commencement exercises held May 19 were Courtnie Long of Mount Union, who graduated with a bachelor of science degree in veterinary medical technology; and Brianna Sroka of Orbison More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Check receipts  This is just another reminder for folks to always take the time to look over store receipts for accuracy. Today, at the grocery store, I was charged for an adult circus ticket of all things. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Getting published is not easy

Dear Annie: I’ve been trying to write a novel for a year. The problem is, I have no support from my family. My wife and friends always groan when I ask them to read what I’ve written. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Pisces if born before 6:06 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 29, 2013:  More...

JVSD teachers adopt contract

While attempting to bring a balanced budget to the residents of the Juniata Valley School District, the Juniata Valley School Board and members of the Juniata Valley Educators Association (JVEA) worked on ratifying a two-year contract between the two More...

DuBois flooding due to heavy rains

DUBOIS (AP) — Heavy rains and powerful winds brought flash flooding, road closures, downed trees and tornado watches across much of Pennsylvania as a wild thunderstorm traveled eastward on Thursday.  More...

Eight receive SCI time in drug cases

Eight people who were sentenced on drug-related charges will serve a combined time of 64 and one-half to 140 years in a state correctional facility, including seven people for their involvement in the heroin drug bust March 7. More...

SGVFC to host community day

On Saturday, the Shade Gap Area Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its first-ever community appreciation day. A number of fun activities are scheduled to be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the fire station at 11880 Neelyton Road.  More...

State  Free Access 

Damaged Gettysburg statue returns for anniversary

GETTYSBURG (AP) — A statue of a Union soldier on the Gettysburg battlefield damaged by high winds is back on its post in time for the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the pivotal battle of the American Civil War.  More...

Same-sex marriage ruling ignites Pa. House dispute

HARRISBURG (AP) — An openly gay Pennsylvania lawmaker has asked the House of Representatives to censure a colleague who prevented him from making floor remarks about the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling.  More...

Ex-soldier pleads guilty to Microsoft ID theft

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man AWOL from his Army post in Louisiana used a computer at a job center in Pittsburgh to obtain a debit card in the name of billionaire Paul Allen, the cofounder of Microsoft, and attempted to access more than $1.6 million, More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fire destroys Dublin Twp. house

75 Years Ago  Judge Fetterhoof is presiding at the regular June term of Argument Court now in progress. Cases involving domestic relations and pleas of guilty featured this afternoon’s session.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 28   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, June 29   More...

Local Sports

Taillon goes seven, but Curve lose

Jameson Taillon matched a career high with seven innings pitched Thursday night, but it was not enough to fuel the Curve in a 3-2 loss to the Akron Aeros at Canal Park. More...

Scrappers blank Spikes 2-0

The State College Spikes were held to just two hits Thursday night as the Mahoning Valley Scrappers dealt the Spikes their first shutout loss of the season 2-0 at Eastwood Field.  More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Neyman-Garber

Pvt. Cody Allen Neyman and Ayren Brittany Garber were united in marriage Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the Mill Creek Fire Hall. The Rev. William Benson presided over the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony.  The bride is the daughter of Eugene Jr. More...

Happy Birthday

Happy Belated Birthday wishes go out to Olivia Sydney Chadwick who celebrated her 7th birthday Friday, June 7, 2013. She is the daughter of Jon and Jennifer (Heaster) Chadwick of Mount Holly Springs. More...

United in Marriage

Shoemaker-Hicks

Bethany Renee Hicks of Shirleysburg and Shawn Gary Shoemaker of Huntingdon were united in marriage Dec. 1, 2012, at the Singer’s Gap United Methodist Church, Shirleysburg. The Revs. Richard Williams and Julia Piper presided over the 1 p.m. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Can shells see U.S. shores?

Dear Heloise: I have a vacation planned to a foreign beach, and I would like to bring home some SEASHELLS. Do you know if you are allowed to bring seashells back into the United States? — A Reader in Virginia  More...

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