August 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

JC Inbound program grows

Prior to the fall semester’s official beginning Thursday, Juniata College’s Inbound program is welcoming first-year students to campus by immersing them in the region.  Juniata’s Inbound is in its ninth year of transitioning ne More...

County residents’ West Nile Virus risk low

Pennsylvania has detected its first probable cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a human for this observation year.  More...

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Local News

Mubarak casts shadow over US policy in Egypt

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the Obama administration, there’s a new wrinkle that could further complicate ties with post-coup Egypt: the possible release of the country’s jailed former leader, Hosni Mubarak.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Screen cowboy star to visit Huntingdon

75 Years Ago  More...

Belleville Livestock

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...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Obama urges renewed push for Wall Street overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Passage of a sweeping overhaul of Wall Street regulations in 2010 was a hallmark of President Barack Obama’s first term. More...

Police Log

Thefts   More...

RGIII backup hurt, but Redskins top Steelers

LANDOVER, Md. More...

Chatter Box

Class reunion season

The votes are in and Russell Bard says thank you to all those who voted for him in Holly Noel Photography’s Calendar Contest to benefit Bryce Brower and his American Heart Association Heart Walk team.  More...

School News

MUASD students begin year with new technology

Mount Union Area School District students will enjoy improved technology and comfort this upcoming school year which beings Monday, Aug. 26.  More...

HAHS welcomes new principal

While the Huntingdon Area School Board welcomed new high school principal Deborah Luffy to the district in June, the students have yet to meet the new head of their high school.  That will change Monday Aug. More...

Security concerns lead to changes at SHCSD

A months-long study into security issues at Southern Huntingdon County School District has given way to major changes in the school district for the upcoming year, according to superintendent Tod Kline.  One of the biggest changes for this year More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Pisces all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013:  More...

Warmer weather on tap this week

Though county residents have been experiencing fall-like weather that’s typical for the middle of September the past week, summer isn’t ready to release its hold just yet.  Beginning today, the three Hs, hazy, hot and humid, will be More...

Cromwell supervisor resigns

During a special meeting Monday evening, Cromwell Township supervisor Buzz Gutshall and chairman Barry Welch agreed to accept, with regret, the resignation of fellow supervisor Tom Barron. More...

Tussey administration prepared for new year

Tussey Mountain School District superintendent Mark Bollman informed school board members Monday evening that all systems are go for the opening of the 2013-14 school year which begins for students Tuesday, Aug. 27.  More...

State  Free Access 

More settlements near in Penn State abuse talks

HARRISBURG (AP) — Negotiations between Penn State and young men who claim they were abused by Jerry Sandusky have begun to bear fruit, with lawyers involved saying there will be more announcements of settlements in the coming days.  More...

10,000-gallon tank explodes at plant; one dead

GREENVILLE (AP) — A 10,000-gallon fuel oil tank exploded at an industrial park on Monday and went flying across a road, killing a worker who was welding nearby.  The tank spilled 7,500 gallons of fuel and flooded a dike encircling the area More...

Jack Wagner weighs possible 2014 bid for Pa. gov.

HARRISBURG (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner said Monday he is seriously weighing whether to enter the already crowded 2014 Democratic race for governor.  More...

People/Pastimes

Former MU resident celebrates 110th birthday

Seated in her wheelchair and dressed in her Sunday best, Delphine Gibson had quite a bit to smile about Sunday as the day marked both her 110th birthday and a visit to her beloved home church, Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Union.  More...

Service Personnel News

Son of James Creek woman completes basic training

Air Force Airman Mark Zsoldos graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Fo More...

Petersburg legion auxiliary install officers

The installation of officers for 2013-2014 was held Aug. 1 at the Cloyd K. Davis American Legion Post 150, Petersburg.  The meeting opened with a delicious covered dish picnic meal.  More...

Healthy Living

Weigh the risks of depression medication

along with talk therapy, you may be able to lower your dose or reduce the length of time you need the medication.  You can also explore other non-drug options. More...

HOW TO IMPROVE INDOOR AIR QUALITY AS WINTER APPROACHES

With summer soon to give way to fall and winter, many people will soon be spending more time indoors. More...

HOW TO MAKE FRIED CHICKEN HEALTHIER

Fried chicken is a favorite food for people across the globe. It’s unknown who was the .rst person to coat chicken in breading or .our and submerge it in boiling oil, but it is well known that the resulting dish is beloved by many.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

One person often becomes a ‘caregiver’

Dear Annie: Three years ago, my mother was diagnosed with lung cancer and then a brain tumor. She has had numerous surgeries and treatments. More...

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