September 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

State rep. to talk education

State Rep. Mike Fleck will host a town hall meeting to discuss education in Pennsylvania.  The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the auditorium of Huntingdon Area High School.  More...

Almanac forecasts wet, cold and white winter

As George R.R. More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Robert Christopher Rocha Date of Birth: 4/4/80 Age: 33 Height: unknown Weight: unknown Eye color: unknown Hair color: unknown   Wanted for: Failure to appear for pre-trial conference Feb. More...

Huntingdon man arrested for selling marijuana

Officers from the Huntingdon County Drug Task Force and agents from the state attorney general’s office arrested a Huntingdon man on suspicion of selling marijuana over a fourmonth period in Huntingdon Borough and the surrounding area.  More...

Police Log

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 14   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, Sept. 15   More...

Local Sports

Unbeaten Trojans scuttle Rockets

The Southern Huntingdon Rockets had a couple early mistakes that opened the door for the Mount Union offense to score two early first quarter touchdowns and that set the tone for the 45-6 Trojans win.  The Trojans came into Friday nights contest More...

Hornets rebound

Jesse Claar rushed for 117 yards and four touchdowns and Juniata Valley quarterback Caleb Taylor passed for 167 yards and two scores as Juniata Valley rebounded for a 38-6 win over Claysburg Friday night a A.R. More...

Oliver leads Eagles over ’Cats

A year ago, Tyrone running back James Oliver was part of the Golden Eagles rushing attack that smacked Huntingdon with a 71-6 loss at Gray Memorial Field. More...

Religion News

Upward basketball marks 10th anniversary at Beavertown

Upward basketball and cheerleading at Beavertown Bible Church, Todd, will mark its 10th anniversary this season. More...

Congress honors Birmingham church bombing victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate leaders have awarded Congress’ highest civilian honor to four girls killed in an Alabama church bombing nearly 50 years ago.  More...

Airline copilot believes God spared him on 9/11

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

Annie's Mailbox

A piece of humor for cat lovers

Dear Annie: Years ago, Ann Landers printed a hilarious piece called “How To Give Your Cat a Pill.” I have two cats and can truly identify with the sentiment. Can you find the piece and put it in your column? — CONDO OWNER  More...

Doctor K

Spinal manipulation can have good results

DEAR DOCTOR K: I suffer from low back pain, and I’m thinking of visiting a chiropractor for spinal manipulation treatments. What do you think?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aquarius all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 16, 2013:  More...

Wind farms stir criticism, debate

Projects to create wind farms are a hot topic for debate in many communities and reports that energy companies E.ON and VolksWind leased 582 acres of land on Jacks Mountain, partially including Brady Township, have sparked those debates and criticism More...

Health care bill advancing

Concerns in Huntingdon County are mounting with the approach of the open enrollment period under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), openly known as Obamacare. The enrollment period begins Oct. More...

Officials emphasize emergency preparedness

September, a month most readily associated with the coming of fall, is also a month set aside to encourage households, businesses and communities to prepare and plan for emergencies, as National Preparedness Month.  The observance, now in its 10 More...

General News

Some employers see perks of hiring older workers

Older people searching for jobs have long fought back stereotypes that they lack the speed, technology skills and dynamism of younger applicants. More...

Women outrun men in regaining jobs since recession

WASHINGTON (AP) — The slowly recovering U.S. job market has helped women rebound faster than men: They’ve now regained all the jobs they lost to the Great Recession. More...

Santana, four others to receive Kennedy Center Honors

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Carlos Santana, music has always been a calling. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs rally to beat Pirates 5-4

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a towering go-ahead, two-run homer off Jason Grilli in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4 on Friday night.  Brian Bogusevic went 3 for 4 with his fifth homer More...

Steelers face Bengals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger watched a little bit of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” show last month just to get used to the biggest move in the AFC North.  More...

Jim Furyk shoots 59 to tie for lead

LAKE FOREST, Ill. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

Happy 80th birthday wishes go out to Gloria Sunderland of Newton Hamilton who celebrates a birthday tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. Her husband of 61 years, Clay, will be 83 on Christmas Day. More...

Cooking part of military hero’s recovery

The Purple Heart pinned to his chef’s jacket is the only sign many will ever see of David Guzman’s service as a soldier fighting in Iraq. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lincoln Jakobe Miller who turns 8 years old today, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. His proud dad and mom are Frank and Sybil Miller of Huntingdon. More...

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