September 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fusion’s popularity growing locally

Huntingdon County’s Ford dealership will soon reap the benefits of the motor company’s announcement the Fusion sedans are now being produced in the United States.  The company recently announced the Flat Rock, Mich., plant will gain More...

Ceremonies planned to remember Sept. 11

Following the tragic events of Sept. More...

General News

‘Burn Notice’ set to end after seven seasons in Miami

MIAMI (AP) — The cable spy drama “Burn Notice” is coming to an end, but it’s certainly not being burned itself.  The USA Network series — still strong in the ratings and popular with fans after seven seasons — More...

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Serena, Azarenka to play for women’s title

NEW YORK (AP) — At the end, and only at the very end, did Serena Williams face anything resembling a challenge in her U.S. Open semifinal.  Six times, Williams was a single point from winning. Six times, she failed to come through.  More...

Cards get to Burnett early, then hang on

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran had RBIs his first two at-bats to help chase A.J. Burnett early and Joe Kelly beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the third straight time in a 12-8 rout Friday night that pulled the St. More...

Red Sox rally past Yankees 12-8

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Napoli hit a tying grand slam in the seventh, Shane Victorino had a go-ahead homer one inning later and the Boston Red Sox rallied past the New York Yankees 12-8 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory.  More...

Religion News

For Venezuelan Jews, a new home for Rosh Hashanah

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Australian prime minister defends gay marriage

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has defended his support for gay marriage at a pre-election forum.  Rudd, a Roman Catholic who regularly attends church, has promised that a bill to create gay marriage in Aus More...

Jerusalem’s mayor says city can’t be split

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem’s mayor presides over a city divided between Arab and Jew, religious and secular, rich and poor, and claimed as a capital by both Israelis and Palestinians.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Work on doing what’s best for you

Dear Annie: I have been in a relationship for a year, and my boyfriend has already cheated on me twice. In fact, he continues to talk and text with one of these ladies, and she recently posted a picture of them hugging closely. More...

Doctor K

Medication reduces recurrence

DEAR DOCTOR K: I went to my doctor after a few episodes of shortness of breath. It turned out to be atrial fibrillation. How is this condition treated?  More...

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Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Scorpio all day. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 9, 2013: More...

Companies still strong in county

In recent years, manufacturing in Huntingdon County has taken a serious hit. With the announcements of closure for FCI USA Inc. in December 2012 and Warnaco Group in March, manufacturing jobs in the county have become scarce. More...

Representative remembered for dedication to community

State Rep. Dick Hess will be remembered by many municipalities, organizations and individuals around the Broad Top area for his hard working efforts to secure funding for numerous projects.  More...

Senator schedules debt law hearing

In an effort to make municipalities accountable for borrowed funds, the state Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by state Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. will hold a public hearing Monday, Sept. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Deborah Jean Denmore Date of Birth: 8/21/60 Age: 53 Height: 5’06” Weight: 185 Eye color: Green Hair color: Brown Last known addres: HC 3 Box 29, Waterfall.   More...

Police Log

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PennDOT work schedule for the week of Sept. 9

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of Sept. 9-13. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 7   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, Sept. 8   More...

Local Sports

Trojans rally to stay unbeaten

The Juniata Valley Hornets had Mount Union’s backs to the wall with a 13-0 halftime lead until the Trojans caught fire in the second half and scored 16 points to win a 16-13 verdict in Mount Union Friday night. More...

Northern Bedford knocks off Tussey

It was another hard-fought Backyard Brawl between Northern Bedford and Tussey Mountain in Saxton Friday night. In the end three lost fumbles drastically hurt the Titans and the Black Panthers came away with a 28-20 victory. More...

Pirates top Rockets

Southern Huntingdon quarterback Tyler Carowick rushed for 146 yards and a pair of touchdowns, but Williamsburg counterpart Austin McMonagle also rushed for two touchdowns and also completed 11-19 passes for 190 yards and two scores as the Blue Pirate More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gunner James Snyder who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. More...

Standing Stone Art League

During a break at the Standing Stone Art League’s annual Art Week, instructor Karl Eric Leitzel, left, and Standing Stone Art League member Jane Pilch, right, enjoy a jam session at the Stone C More...

HAHS Class of 1968 holds 45th reunion

Members of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1968 held their 45th reunion Aug. 9-10. Class members and guests gathered at Kelly’s Korner Friday evening to enjoy an informal evening catching up on events of the past years.  More...

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