October 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Coroner gets grant for cribs

Losing a child at any age is difficult, but the death of an infant is especially heartbreaking for the parents and family.  Learning that an infant’s death was a result of potentially unsafe sleeping practices is a conversation Huntingdon More...

County is part of 911 regional reassessment

Eight counties of the south central mountain region of the state, including Huntingdon County, will be working together to improve 911 services as a whole.  More...

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Local News

County under flood watch

The National Weather Service bureau in State College has issued a flood watch for Huntingdon County until 8 p.m. this evening. More...

Correction

In the Huntingdon Borough Council maintenance committee story about rust in the water lines published in the Oct. More...

Area briefs

Fall foliage hike on Brush Ridge   JACKSON TWP. — Take a fall foliage hike with David Harmon on Brush Ridge at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. This is one of the best areas to see up close the flaming colors of autumn. Meet at Pavilion 1.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Thousands watch fire prevention parade

75 Years Ago  Major J. Madison Hare, D.D., widely known retired minister and army chaplain, a native of Huntingdon County, passed away at his late home in Pocono’s Lake, Pa., Oct. 8, 1938. More...

Local Sports

Pickin' Panel and other stuff

Halfway Home   The Juniata College football am has reach the halfway point of the 2013 season and is taking advantage of a conference-wide bye week to evaluate, heal and get ready for the next five weeks.  More...

High School Volleyball:

All four area teams sweep opponents

When Huntingdon hosted Penns Valley four weeks ago, the Bearcats had to rally from a 2-1 deficit in sets to deny the Rams of the Mountain League upset. More...

Girls’ Soccer:

Bearcats down PO 3-0

Under a constant rainfall, Huntingdon came out on Senior Night and dominated the contest against Philipsburg-Osceola at Detwiler Field Thursday. After a scoreless first half, the Bearcats were able to get the job done and picked up a 3-0 win.  More...

People/Pastimes

Breast cancer in 2013: What you need to know

Thirty years ago, a diagnosis of breast cancer was thought of as a virtual death sentence for many women, but since that time significant progress has been made in the fight against breast cancer. More...

Births

Robert Galloway and Tara Sheeder, both of Altoona, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Reece Andrew Galloway, at 6:07 p.m. Oct. 4, 2013. At birth, Reece weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 21.5 inches in length. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Charles “Chuckie” Gilbert of Mount Union who will turn 71 years old Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. He would love to hear from his family and friends on his special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You need to talk to a lawyer

Dear Annie: I am a 36-year-old man. I was in an accident 25 years ago and suffered a mild traumatic brain injury. It was tough growing up. When I was 23, I moved out on my own. This is when the real trouble began. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 8:17 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

Agency leaders talk health care

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce, in association with J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital and Huntingdon County Business and Industry, hosted a seminar Thursday to discuss the individual impacts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  More...

Local officials attend forum

Shirley Township supervisor Judith Hicks was named president of the Huntingdon County Association of Township Officials (HCATO) during the organization’s 98th annual conference at the Lake Raystown Resort, Lodge and Conference Center Thursday. More...

Week devoted to mental health awareness

Mental health has become a hot button topic in recent years, often associated with tragic headlines and sensationalized stories. Mental Health Awareness Week, which began Oct. 6 and will run through Saturday, Oct. More...

State  Free Access 

Chief’s hearing halted when gun falls on floor

GILBERTON (AP) — A hearing for a Pennsylvania police chief who made profanity laced Internet videos about liberals and the Second Amendment was halted suddenly Thursday night after a handgun belonging to one of his supporters slid out of its ho More...

Sides report progress in transportation talks

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch and others involved in discussions on a massive transportation bill said Thursday they have been encouraged by recent discussions but cautioned that no deal has been reached.& More...

Drilling industry wades into governor’s race

HARRISBURG (AP) — The largest organization representing companies involved in Pennsylvania’s natural gas drilling boom waded into gubernatorial politics Thursday and attacked proposals to raise taxes on the industry by various would-be De More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 11   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Oct. 12   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Tigers win 3-0, advance to ALCS

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

Giants fall to 0-6 after 27-21 loss

CHICAGO (AP) — Jay Cutler had no trouble finding Brandon Marshall this time.  Tim Jennings struck early and late, and the Chicago Bears got the win they needed against a team still searching for its first victory.  More...

USC back in action with 38-31 victory

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nelson Agholor caught seven passes for 161 yards, Javorius Allen rushed for two touchdowns and Southern California got off to an impressive start under interim coach Ed Orgeron with a 38-31 victory over Arizona on Thursday ni More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Readers arrange the puzzle

Dear Readers: Wow! Are my readers super! A reader had a problem: How to FRAME A PUZZLE? Here are just a few of the hints you shared: More...

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