September 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Work under way for new UPMC clinic

Since news recently broke that Drs. More...

Board hires sewer plant operator

In a special meeting of the Alexandria-Porter Sewer Authority Tuesday night, the board voted 2-1 to hire J&J Wastewater Systems of Pine Grove Mills as the next operators of the wastewater treatment facility. More...

Local News

Area brief

Calvary Christian Academy to host fundraiser   HUNTINGDON — Calvary Christian Academy will host a Dodge Booster Club fundraiser as part of its Fall Field Day at the Calvary Activity Center, located next to Detwiler Field, Thursday, Sept. More...

Kistler leaders explore police patrols in borough

Kistler’s community leaders are exploring the possibility of scheduling regular police patrols in the borough.  Cory Sisto told fellow council members Tuesday night he has talked with Mount Union officials and reported Kistler’s neig More...

Police Log

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World  Free Access 

Consumer borrowing rises $10.4 billion in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans cut back on using their credit cards in July for the second straight month, while taking on more debt to buy cars and attend school. More...

Employers posted fewer jobs, but hired more

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 11   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Lansford museum keeps coal miner story alive

Conclusion Before I get into this week’s column, a correction is necessary. Spelling has always been a challenge for me More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Titans sweep past Pirates

Tussey Mountain’s volleyball team made its home debut Tuesday evening and made quick work of visiting Williamsburg. The Titans swept the Blue Pirates by scores of 25-6, 25-15 and 25-15.  The Titans are now 3-0 for the season.  More...

High School Field Hockey:

Huntingdon wins 2-0

Huntingdon’s field hockey team had some offensive success in the first half and played solid defense in the second to preserve a 2-0 victory Tuesday afternoon at Belleville Mennonite.  The Bearcats (1-1) scored both goals in the first hal More...

Udinski is top Centennial offensive player

Junior quarterback Ward Udinski (Central Bucks West) has been named Centennial Conference offensive player of the week, the league announced Tuesday afternoon. This is the first conference honor for the junior captain. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ava Grace Turner who turns 3 years old today, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Her proud parents are Dawn Roddy and Richard Turner of Mount Union. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY 13TH BIRTHDAY to Jennifer Bethann Shaffer who turns 13 years old today, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Her proud parents are Kenneth Jr. and Sarah Shaffer of Piney Ridge Road, Hesston.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY 12TH BIRTHDAY! Happy birthday wishes go out to Mallory Woodward who turns 12 years old today, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Her proud parents are Butch Jr. and Rebecca Woodward of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Let people know the situation

Dear Annie: I make my living by helping people with computer issues, setting up, getting rid of malware, etc. I love helping clients and truly enjoy my profession. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Sagittarius all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013:  More...

State rep. remembered

Dignitaries attend funeral for Dick Hess

Family members, friends and political colleagues gathered Tuesday afternoon in Saxton to pay tribute and remember the late state Rep. Dick Hess of Bedford who died Sept. 6 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh. Mr. More...

County’s CDbG funds approved

The Huntingdon County Commissioners gave their final approval to the 2013 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application during their weekly meeting Tuesday. More...

Career-tech CDL course tabled

The Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center’s (HCCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC) discussed the further possibility of adding a commercial drivers license (CDL) program to its adult education offerings during the board’s monthl More...

State  Free Access 

Flight 93 Memorial to honor Sept. 11 victims

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Flight 93 National Memorial plans to honor victims of the Sept. 11 attacks with a bell-ringing ceremony at the time when United Flight 93 crashed in a western Pennsylvania field, killing 40 passengers and crew.  More...

Feds to governor: Switch CHIP kids to Medicaid

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

State files charges against XTO Energy

HARRISBURG (AP) — Attorney General Kathleen Kane has filed criminal charges against XTO Energy, Inc. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Jaycees to host annual Halloween parade

75 Years Ago  Commander John D. More...

Business News

Kish Travel announces Disney College grads

Don’t be surprised if you see pixie dust twinkling around Donna Feicke, Sandy Hunley, Jolene Byler and Sandy Berardis, Kish Travel professionals who recently graduated from the College of Disney Knowledge.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

Aug. 26, 2013  Faye A. Cramer and Fae A. Cramer, grantors, to Elliot K. Rhodes, property in Shirley Township, $85,000.  Pietro Chicchino and Bobbie Winkle, grantors, to Arthur Myers, property in Cromwell Township, $36,537.60.   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penn State brings balance to run game

Zach Zwinak scored the short-yardage touchdowns. Bill Belton and Akeel Lynch kept Penn State perfect with some distance running scores.  The Nittany Lions’ offense is a whole lot more than quarterback Christian Hackenberg.  More...

Bach new IOC head

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) —Thomas Bach was elected president of the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday, keeping the powerful sports body in European hands.  Bach, a 59-year-old German lawyer, succeeds Jacques Rogge, the Belgian More...

Buchholz, Sox blank Rays 2-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Clay Buchholz allowed three hits over five innings in his first start since early June and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Tuesday night.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Time to eat Chinese beets

Dear Heloise: I lost your recipe for Heloise’s CHINESE BEETS. I looked for it, but it doesn’t seem to be anywhere. I read your column in The Orange County (Calif.) Register daily. Thank you for all the years of good hints. More...

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