October 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Planners back new members

The Huntingdon County Planning Commission has taken the next step towards filling two vacancies on its board.  Members approved the recommendation of Wendy Melius of Hopewell Township and Cindy Book of Dublin Township to fill vacancies left by E More...

Liquid fuel funds awarded to municipalities

While road maintenance season is coming to an end, local leaders in Huntingdon County are already looking ahead to next year as municipalities learn how much funding they will receive from the state’s liquid fuels fund.  More...

World  Free Access 

MLK Jr. papers sold at auction

NEW YORK (AP) — Some civil rights movement history went up for sale Thursday, as papers from the Rev. More...

General News

An updated ‘Carrie’ for the digital age

In the new take on the supernatural coming-of-age story which opened yesterday, beleaguered high school student Carrie White’s torment doesn’t merely occur within the gym showers or on stage at the prom. More...

Live events proving worth

NEW YORK (AP) — Television executives are looking for more than hot actors these days. They’re searching for the next Nik Wallenda.  More...

As US demographics change, so does the menu

EDITOR’S NOTE — “America at the Tipping Point: The Changing Face of a Nation” is an occasional series examining the changing cultural mosaic of the U.S. and its historic shift to a majority-minority nation. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cards oust Dodgers 9-0

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran, Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals are going to the World Series — not even Clayton Kershaw could stop them this year.  More...

Bum Phillips dies at 90

HOUSTON (AP) — Bum Phillips, the folksy Texas football icon who coached the Houston Oilers during their Luv Ya Blue heyday and also led the New Orleans Saints, died Friday. More...

Sox will face Tiger aces

BOSTON (AP) — One victory to reach the World Series.  And all that’s in Boston’s way is 21-game winner Max Scherzer, with Justin Verlander on deck for a seventh game — if it gets that far.  More...

Religion News

Evangelist Billy Graham turns 95 next month

NEW YORK (AP) — A major celebration is planned next month for the 95th birthday of the Rev. Billy Graham.  More...

Retired bishop to ignore gay wedding ban in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A retired United Methodist bishop from Tennessee says he will perform a wedding service for two men in Alabama despite opposition from the presiding bishop, who says the ceremony will violate church law.  More...

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha holiday with celebrations

MINA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Muslims around the world held Eid al-Adha celebrations on Tuesday, slaughtering sheep and other livestock to give meat to the poor in the biggest holiday of the Islamic calendar.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Free pantyhose protector  Pantyhose that are frozen before wearing for the first time last much longer. It does something to the nylon.  Nasty stainless steel pans  More...

Annie's Mailbox

It is selfish, lazy parenting

Dear Annie: I dated “Carol” for more than eight years. I loved her and wanted to marry her. The problem was her children (now aged 37 and 42), who have not grown up to be mature adults. More...

Doctor K

Length of PCL rehabilitation depends of severity of sprain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I injured my PCL playing football. How long will my recovery take?  DEAR READER: Let’s start with some knee anatomy. More...

Special Sections

Job is a good fit for deputy clerk

The week has been a hectic one for Huntingdon County’s new deputy chief clerk and voter registrar Kristen Croyle, but she said that’s the way she likes it.  More...

Legislation to protect COs

Area men and women employed at the county’s two state correctional institutions will benefit from state Rep. Mike Fleck’s legislation, which was approved by the House Labor and Industry Committee this week.  More...

Three Springs native is named bank CEO

Community State Bank of Orbisonia has named longtime banking executive Trudy Everhart as president and CEO effective Sept. 30.  Everhart, a native and current resident of Three Springs, succeeds Paul Yohn Jr. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Natasha White Date of Birth: 7/22/85 Age: 28 Height: 5’7” Weight: 135 pounds Eye color: Brown Hair color: Brown   Last known address(es): 11938 Greenwood Road, Huntingdon  More...

Police Log

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Saxton Community Library

Stop at the library Thursday, Oct. 31, and trick or treat for a book. We will be open from 2:30-7:30 p.m. and we will be waiting to see the kids dressed up in their costumes.  New Books  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 19   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, Oct. 20   More...

Local Sports

Trojans down CK for third straight

After a slow start for the Mount Union offense in the first quarter they made up for it in the second quarter by scoring 39 points and went on to beat West Branch at home 59-13 Friday night.  The Trojans improve to 7-1 overall and 4-1 in the Int More...

Titans earn sixth straight win

Basic. Simple. That is the way Claysburg-Kimmel executed its offense against Tussey Mountain Friday night in Saxton and forced some concern from everyone on the home team side of the field when the Bulldogs led 13-7 in the second quarter. More...

’Cats top Mounties to even log

The Huntingdon football team made some key mistakes against visiting Philipsburg Friday night, but managed to overcome them and even its season record with a 28-21 victory. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Savanna Grace Hetrick who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. Her proud parents are Brian and Marie Hetrick of Alexandria. More...

Happy 80th Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Paul Grant Payne, formerly of Mount Union, who turns 80 years old today, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Gladys Lewis, who will celebrate her 95th birthday Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Taurus if born before 9:14 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 21, 2013:  More...

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