October 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Warm Springs wall options considered

The public safety committee of Huntingdon Borough Council discussed possible solutions to the collapsing stone wall on Warm Springs Avenue during its monthly meeting Tuesday.  Borough manager Bill Wheeler agreed to get three quotes on pricing fo More...

Animals welcome at Relay event

Supporters of Relay For Life have enlisted some of their four-legged friends to raise money for cancer research at a Howl-o-ween theme Bark For Life event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Local News

Fire Prevention Week

Standing Stone Elementary School third grader David Grover is assisted down the ladder of the fire prevention trailer by Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue members Kelvin Coder, right, and Kyle Ho More...

Area brief

Huntingdon Relay For Life kickoff postponed   More...

Huntingdon County Library

We have two new bike racks. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Juniata College to celebrate homecoming

75 Years Ago  The installation of the Rev. Austin V. Hunter, formerly of Neville Island, Pa., as pastor of the Alexandria Presbyterian Church will take place Oct. 6. Rev. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 9   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

Landmark writes another chapter in struggle to survive

Part 1 Since opening its doors two days before Christmas in 1948, the celebrated Reality Theatre in Robertsdale has earned its rightful place in the history of the former Wood Township coal mining community More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Trojans sweep past Hornets

The Mount Union volleyball team turned it around Tuesday night, defeating Juniata Valley 3-0 in an Inter-County Conference North match up in Mount Union. Game scores were 15-25, 17-25 and 10-25.  More...

H.S. Field Hockey:

’Cats lose 3-2 in OT to Thunder

Huntingdon’s field hockey team kept responding and forced overtime against visiting Belleville Mennonite Tuesday afternoon, but didn’t get the opportunity to respond in the extra period and dropped a 3-2 verdict.  More...

Bearcats handle Bellefonte

Huntingdon shook off a slow start to Tuesday evening’s home Mountain League match with Bellefonte to sweep past the Red Raiders on scores of 25-17, 25-19 and 25-16.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Mill Creek couple celebrates 65 years of marriage

Paul and Lucille (Park) Dell of Mill Creek celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary today, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. The couple was united in marriage in 1948 at the Mapleton Methodist Church by the Rev. Dr. Amos Myers.  Paul is the son of R. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 12! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lily Grace Morningstar who turns 12 years old today, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Her proud parents are Adam and Gretchen Morningstar of Entriken. More...

Friends of the Woods plans fall events

Friends of the Woods, auxiliary to Westminster Woods retirement community, held its bimonthly business meeting Oct. 3 in the Commons dining room with 38 members and guests in attendance. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Run, don’t walk from this relationship

Dear Annie: Recently, I was introduced to an older gentleman. He has never been married, but he did have a son through artificial insemination. His son passed away, and he talks all the time about how special he was. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 8:17 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 10, 2012:  More...

Act 13 projects proved invalid

The three projects approved by the Huntingdon County Planning Commission during a special meeting Oct. 3 were invalidated and blocked from final approval during the weekly meeting of the county commissioners Tuesday.  More...

Walk to School Day

State Sen. John Eichelberger Jr., right, and Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau executive director Matt Price lead Juniata Valley School District students More...

CTC’s CDL course begins Nov. 4

After nearly two years, the hard work and dedication finally paid off for the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) as its Joint Operating Committee (JOC) unanimously approved three motions during its monthly meeting Tuesday to set t More...

State  Free Access 

Officials seek release from gay-marriage suit

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor, its chief legal officer and its health secretary are asking to be released as defendants in a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn the state’s gay-marriage ban.  More...

Nineteen Sandusky victims settle with Penn State

HARRISBURG (AP) — At least 19 young men have settled with Penn State over assertions of abuse by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, according to lawyers for the claimants.  More...

DA argues against staying Joan Orie Melvin apology

PITTSBURGH (AP) — If disgraced Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin doesn’t have to send out signed pictures of herself in handcuffs to apologize for her campaign corruption conviction, she should be subject to a more serio More...

Business News

Cash Out Gold Buyers proves successful in Huntingdon

After opening two successful businesses in Ebensburg and Duncansville, Kristian Marucci decided it would be a good idea to take his business, Cash Out Gold Buyers, to Huntingdon County  More...

Kish Bank to convert to state bank charter

Kish Bank, a subsidiary of Kish Bancorp Inc., has filed an application to convert from a national bank charter to a Pennsylvania state bank charter.  More...

Q&A: Why breaking federal debt limit sparks fear

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here’s the scariest thing about the looming deadline to raise the U.S. government’s borrowing limit: No one knows precisely what will happen if the limit is breached.  It’s never happened before.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Nittany Lions, O’Brien focused on Michigan

Penn State is in a funk, and so is coach Bill O’Brien.  The second-year coach was in no mood Tuesday to break down the loss at Indiana last Saturday. More...

Red Sox win 3-1 to eliminate Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. More...

Tigers rally to stay alive 8-6

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers are heading back to California with the help of Max Scherzer and some fans in right field.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Parmesan turns blue

Dear Heloise: One cannot purchase small amounts of freshly ground PARMESAN CHEESE in most supermarkets. We don’t use much, and by the time we’ve gotten about halfway through, we see blue spots in the Parmesan, which we then discard. More...

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