November 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Parents voice ires over soccer co-op

A possible soccer co-op between the Huntingdon Area School District and the Mount Union Area School District became a controversial issue during the Monday night meeting of the Huntingdon Area School Board when a number of parents came to express the More...

Ditch issue is ongoing for HCBI

At Monday’s monthly Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) board of directors meeting, the board heard from Erik Lindberg, chair of the group’s Business Development Committee, on progress made in talks with the state Department of More...

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Local News

State police to conduct free car seat checks today

SMITHFIELD TWP. — As part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “Click It or Ticket” campaign Nov. 18 through Dec. 1, state police will offer a free car seat check from 3-6 p.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. More...

Alexandria, Petersburg races decided by write-in votes

A number of positions in Petersburg and Alexandria boroughs were determined by writein votes following the Nov. 5 election. Results from the ballots, write-in and otherwise, for the municipalities are as follows:  Alexandria Borough  More...

Police Log

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State/National Sports  Free Access 

Panthers stop Patriots on final drive

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tom Brady marched his team down the field in the final seconds for a chance at another clutch scoring drive from the three-time Super Bowl champion. More...

Juniata faces Albright in ECAC bowl game

For the first time in program history, the Juniata College football team is heading to an Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) bowl game. The Eagles will face Albright College on the road Saturday, Nov. 23, in the Southwest Bowl at 1 p.m. More...

Three Bearcats named to ML all-star squad

Three Huntingdon Area High School football players were honored Sunday evening by being named to the 2013 All- Mountain League Football team during the league’s annual banquet held at the Tyrone Area High School.  More...

Chatter Box

County residents get moments of fame

Did anyone happen to see the moon Monday morning or evening? The sky was so clear Monday morning that the moon cast a bright light across the landscape and was quite picturesque. More...

Doctor K

Geriatric care managers can lighten caregivers load

DEAR DOCTOR K: Taking care of my elderly father, with his complicated medical care, has become more than I can handle. A friend suggested I hire a geriatric care manager. How can this person help?  More...

Special Sections

Police use social media

Personal information, locations help with investigations

When someone talks about social media, some may think of a status update on Facebook and a celebrity tweeting on Twitter, but such sites are quickly becoming an investigative tool to help law enforcement officers.  State police Sgt. More...

Trojans head coach submits resignation

At the conclusion of a banner season for the Trojan football squad, Dayton Shugarts is ending his term as the team’s head coach.  With “mixed emotions” Shugarts submitted his resignation in person to the Mount Union Area School More...

Tussey gym floor project reviewed

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening briefly reviewed initial cost estimates for a high school gymnasium floor replacement project.  More...

State  Free Access 

Gettysburg Address event to mark 150th anniversary

Associated Press  GETTYSBURG (AP) — On the Civil War battlefield where President Abraham Lincoln gave a speech that symbolized his presidency and the sacrifices made by Union and Confederate forces, historians and everyday Americans are ga More...

Transportation proposal defeated in House

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania state House delivered a body blow Monday to hopes for a major transportation spending proposal in a test vote that raised doubts about whether any roads bill will pass this year.  The House voted 98-103 a More...

Pastor who performed gay wedding will learn fate

Associated Press  SPRING CITY (AP) — A United Methodist minister convicted under church law of performing his son’s same-sex wedding ceremony could learn Tuesday if he’ll be defrocked.  More...

People/Pastimes

Dudley-Tucker

Aubrey Tucker and Gordon Dudley, both of Ebensburg, are proud to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Central Cambria High School and is currently finishing her associate’s degree in psychology at Penn Highlan More...

Hostler-Yaudes

Kari Yaudes of Tyrone and Daniel Hostler of Altoona are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of William and Sue Yaudes of Tyrone. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Corey Brandon Bliss who turns 4 years old today, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Corey's proud parents are John and Debbie Bliss of Huntingdon. More...

Healthy Living

SIMPLE WAYS TO SECURE A BETTER NIGHT’S SLEEP

A good night’s sleep can go a long way toward improving quality of life. According to the National Sleep Foundation, experts say most adults need between seven and nine hours of sleep each night. More...

CHOOSE LIGHTER FARE THIS THANKSGIVING

Statistics indicate the average Thanksgiving dinner exceeds 3,000 calories. That is more calories than a person should eat in an entire day, much less a single meal. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This would be considered emotional abuse

Dear Annie: My sister-inlaw, “Marie,” has been diagnosed as bipolar, but doesn’t take any medication. For 25 years, it has caused serious trouble. Marie is a spiteful, evil, controlling human being. More...

Horoscope

Hososcope

A baby born today has a Moon in Gemini if born before 3:23 a.m. (PST). After that time, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013:  More...

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