October 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MUMA reservoir future discussed

The Mount Union Municipal Authority (MUMA) discussed the best way to dispose of the old equipment and filters of the old Licking Creek reservoir water plant during its monthly meeting Monday.  More...

TMSD performance profile outlined

It’s called School Performance Profile (SPP) and educators and administrators across the state are gearing up for its implementation in 2013-14, reported Tussey Mountain School District superintendent Mark Bollman during the school board’ More...

Local News

Todd supervisors approve new equipment purchase

Todd Township supervisors Bruce Lane, Matt Barnett and chairman Dennis Runk agreed to purchase a new John Deere skid steer loader from Foster F. Wineland Inc. of Martinsburg at a cost of $40,143 during their monthly meeting Monday evening.  More...

Police Log

Harassment   MAPLETON BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report harassment charges are pending against a 28-year-old Mount Union woman and a 32-year-old McConnellsburg woman after they physically harassed one another at 12:20 p.m. Oct. More...

Area briefs

Women’s Imaging Center at J.C. Blair to host reception   More...

World  Free Access 

Bridget Jones is back in third book

Associated Press  LONDON (AP) — Readers, there is good news and bad news. Bridget Jones is back. But — brace yourselves — Mark Darcy is dead.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rivers leads Chargers to 19-9 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers slowly put to rest all that talk about Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts’ offense.  It was hard for Luck to pull off another comeback, or even get into the end zone, whil More...

Steelers did things right to get their first victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It wasn’t, Mike Tomlin allows, like winning the lottery.  Then again, to hit the lottery, all you need is a little luck. More...

Juniata's Kos is LC defensive Player of Week

Freshman Devin Kos (Bellefonte) has been named Landmark Conference Defensive Player of the Week for her performance against Goucher College last weekend, the league announced Monday. More...

Chatter Box

Fall festivals conclude

With the passing of Hartslog Day, it appears the area’s fall festivals have concluded for another year. The sun came out just in time Saturday to dry the streets and provide a beautiful day for such an event.  More...

Healthy Living

EXPLAINING THE GLUTEN-FREE DIET

Dietary fads come and go, but the gluten-free movement is one nutritional trend that seems to have staying power. More...

HOW TO REDUCE YOUR RISK FOR DIABETES

Millions of people across the globe suffer from diabetes, a term used to describe a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood pressure resulting from the body’s cells not responding properly to insulin and/or inadequate insul More...

Doctor K

Lupus sufferers have wide range of symptoms

DEAR DOCTOR K: I saw my doctor for a rash on my face. After further tests, she diagnosed me with lupus. What is this? What is the treatment? More...

Special Sections

Former BHMC has viable buyer

The Brady-Henderson-Mill Creek Elementary School building may be sold to the Pennsylvania Game Commission in the next few weeks, pending approval from the Huntingdon Area School Board at its regular monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 21.  More...

Victim identified in Route 22 crash

State police at Huntingdon have released the names of the two individuals involved in Sunday night’s fatal crash along Route 22 in Henderson Township.  More...

District reps. attend breakfast summit

Two area school district superintendents and their food service directors will have the opportunity to sit down and have breakfast with Gov. More...

State  Free Access 

Area brief

Weight loss support group to hold meetings

HUNTINGDON — For those who have had or are considering weight loss surgery, there is a support group that meets the third Wednesday of each month. More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Oct. 11

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Oct. 11.  House  More...

Pa., W.Va. landowners sue FirstEnergy over waste

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Walmart is coming to Huntingdon County

75 Years Ago More...

Local Sports

’Cats’ Wilson has hat trick

Huntingdon hadn’t won since Sept. 25 at Bald Eagle Area, the team it has beaten for its two wins this season. More...

Red Raiders reverse Huntingdon 1-0

Huntingdon went to Bellefonte Monday and went toe to toe for the second time this season with the Red Raiders. More...

Tussey gets past Bellwood in five

Tussey Mountain got a big effort from the service line at the end of the first set during Monday evening’s Inter-County Conference interdivisional match to take the first game from visiting Bellwood-Antis. More...

People/Pastimes

Deliciously scary treats for goblins and ghouls of all ages

This Halloween, throw a wickedly wonderful fete for family and friends. With help from the Wilton entertaining experts, you’ll have all the tricks to treat your guests to a spooky celebration that will leave them howling with delight. More...

Births

Drs. Eric and Ann (Nutter) Coffman of Silver Spring,, Md. are proud to announce the birth of their son, Cooper Richard Coffman, Sept. 4, 2013, at Medstar Montgomery General Hospital, Silver Spring, Md. More...

Create your own Halloween piñata

Who says piñatas are just for birthdays or Cinco de Mayo celebrations? Pinatas make fun additions to many gatherings, including Halloween parties. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

The next step is counseling

Dear Annie: We belong to a dinner group with six married couples. One of the couples divorced after the husband caught his wife having an affair. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Pisces if born before 6:18 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013: More...

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