August 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

PSP sergeant visits Smithfield meeting

During their Tuesday meeting, Smithfield Township Supervisors welcomed Sgt. Harold Rinker to their meeting and publicly introduced themselves to Huntingdon’s new state police station commander. More...

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Police Log

Gas odor Volunteer firefighters from Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue and Smithfield Volunteer Fire Co More...

Veterans Kern, Dysard show top champion hogs

Carowick wins first grand showman award

For the third day this week at the Huntingdon County Fair, the temperature was mild and humidity low Tuesday to make it comfortable in and around the show ring for the 4-H and FFA Market Hog Show.  More...

Horses, ponies judged in fair’s performance classes

David Loreski of Apollo, Pa., judged the horses and pony performance classes Tuesday at the Huntingdon County Fair.  Results, in order of 1st through 5th, are as follows:  — Western Equitation Sr. More...

Business News

Juniata professor joins Kish Bank regional board

Dominick F. Peruso Jr. has been appointed to Kish Bank’s Huntingdon County regional board, according to William P. Hayes, CEO and chairman. More...

Family dynasty gives up The Washington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — The newspaper forever known for Deep Throat and the unraveling of a presidency had a quieter distinction, too: a family’s ownership through thick and thin, seemingly as immutable as the Washington Monument.  But jus More...

Kish Bancorp announces second quarter results

William P. Hayes, CEO and chairman of Kish Bancorp, Inc., has announced Kish’s unaudited financial results for the period ending June 30, 2013.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Verlander, Tigers dominate Tribe

CLEVELAND (AP) — Justin Verlander dominated for eight innings and Don Kelly hit a three-run homer off Justin Masterson, leading the Detroit Tigers to their 10th straight win, 5-1 over the Cleveland Indians.  Verlander (12-8) allowed one ru More...

Will Woods, Mickelson renew rivalry at PGA?

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Here they are again, back at the top of the world rankings.  Tiger Woods, No. 1.  Phil Mickelson, No. More...

Nats get fiesty, but Braves win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hit by a pitch two innings after homering, Bryce Harper jawed and pointed at Atlanta’s Julio Teheran, and the dugouts and bullpens emptied, but the only haymakers thrown during the NL East-leading Braves’ 2-1 victo More...

Annie's Mailbox

You are not abandoning your kids

Dear Annie: I left my hometown when I was 19 and have lived in a nearby state for the past 27 years. Two of my children are grown and on their own, and my youngest currently lives with my ex-husband overseas. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Why is the salt pink?

Dear Heloise: I saw PINK SALT in the store the other day. What is it, and how is it used? — Lydia N., via email The pink salt you are seeing in stores is Himalayan salt, which is found deep within the Himalayas. More...

Special Sections

At the fair

Today is Senior Citizens Day at the Huntingdon County Fair. All seniors age 65 and over are admitted free of charge with proof of age. There will be plenty to see and do at the fair today, as the week-long event reaches its midpoint.  More...

JV agrees to share teacher with TASD

There were very few items on the monthly agenda for the workshop session of the Juniata Valley School Board and, with only a handful of items to be voted on, Superintendent David Christopher decided to combine both the workshop and regular board meet More...

Governor tours county

Gov. Tom Corbett went on a kayaking trip from Warriors Ridge Hydro Dam, near Petersburg, to Mapleton this morning. The convoy of 25 kayakers included members of his executive staff, state Sen. More...

SHCSB explores plans for district initiatives

Members of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board spent time reviewing agenda items at Tuesday’s workshop meeting. More...

State  Free Access 

Man who subdued gunman describes chaotic scene

SAYLORSBURG (AP) — A day after a shooting that left three people dead in his rural Pennsylvania community’s township building, a witness being hailed as a hero described a chaotic scene that ended with him and another man wrestling the su More...

Focus on foster care in state yields falling numbers

HARRISBURG (AP) — A six-year effort by the state court system and child welfare agencies has reduced by a third the number of abused or neglected Pennsylvania children in foster care or similar settings, a process that officials say has improve More...

Debit card suit has no merit

WILKES-BARRE (AP) — The owners of 16 McDonald’s restaurants say a lawsuit filed by a northeastern Pennsylvania woman who’s challenging their decision to pay employees with debit cards has no merit.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Wood Twp. Supervisors purchase vacant structure

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 7   Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet from 7-8 p.m. at the Singer’s Gap United Methodist Church, 16290 Hill Valley Road, Mount Union. For more information, call 386-5813.  Health and Wellness  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon City League:

Hoss’s pounds Moose 19-2 to win City League title

The Huntingdon City League championship series was all about hitting and who could score the most runs. More...

Home runs give Spikes win

The State College Spikes plated all of their runs via a homer Wednesday night, with Luke Voit, Carson Kelly, Steven Ramos and David Washington all going deep to tie a club record and defeat the Staten Island Yankees 7-3 at Richmond County Bank Ballpa More...

Curve lose pair to B-Mets

Altoona scored first in both games of Tuesday night’s doubleheader with Binghamton, but failed to hold the lead in both as they were swept by scores of 6-2 and 6-1. More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 4494 visits Camp Sinoquipe in July

During the week of July 21-27, members of Boy Scout Troop 4494 of Robertsdale participated in Scout Summer Camp at Camp Sinoquipe. More...

Mount Union man attends criminal justice forum

This summer, Philip Kyle of Cedar Crest, Mount Union, joined over 400 outstanding high school students from across the United States as well as international students, and took part in a unique career development program in the nation’s capital More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Freda Manges of 211 Mifflin St., Huntingdon, who turns 90 years old today, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Virgo all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013:  More...

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