January 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Anti-skid supplies affected by weather

Road maintenance crews from townships, boroughs and the county have been busy plowing and salting area roadways in recent weeks. After the most recent snow storm this week, anti-skid supplies are beginning to dwindle for many.  More...

HCBI touts year of big projects

The past year was busy for Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) and while a number of projects were completed, executive director Amy Wise recently elaborated on the ‘Top 10’ projects of 2013.  The number 10 project on the More...

Local News

Crash involves bus

Thomas Yarnell, 84, Huntingdon, and his wife, Pauline, were transported by Huntingdon and Juniata Valley ambulances following a two-vehicle crash involving a school bus on Hartslog Valley Road in Wal More...

Police Log

Credit card fraud State police at Huntingdon report someone used a credit card registered to Mountain Air Garage Doors More...

Getting to Know You

Name: Carol S. Knepp-Guyer Age: 50 From: Huntingdon From where originally: Big Valley   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Two local students enroll at Juniata

75 Years Ago  The annual meeting of stockholders of the Grange Trust Co., Huntingdon, was held in the bank building Jan. 23. Directors elected were, J.G. Dell, J.W. Ingram, William A. Liebig, J.H. Neff, J.O. Rhodes, Jesse E. Shetrom and C.H. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 24   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Jan. 25   More...

Local Sports

Boys’ Basketball:

Trojans rip Bellwood for Komir’s 300th win

After a little dry spell, Mount Union head coach Joe Komir had the pressure lifted when the Trojans rolled to an 80-49 Inter- County Conference North win over Bellwood-Antis to give Komir his 300th win at the helm of the Trojans.  More...

Hornets come on to down Vikings 78-54

A little bit of a slow start ended up not being a problem at all for Juniata Valley against visiting Glendale Thursday. More...

Rockets top Everett again

The Southern Huntingdon boys’ basketball team got an early jump on the visiting Everett squad Thursday night, then held on against a second-half charge to win a 46-41 Inter- County Conference South contest in Orbisonia.  More...

People/Pastimes

Simple weeknight suppers with pears

“Hectic family schedules don’t have to get in the way of serving up tasty and healthy weeknight dinners,” explains leading nutrition expert, cookbook author and television star Ellie Krieger, author of “Weeknight Wonders: Deli More...

Have a card shower for your loved one

Celebrating birthdays or anniversaries or just spreading get well cheer? More...

Births

Jeffrey Hollenbaugh and Laura Malick of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Alexa Mae Hollenbaugh, Jan. 18, 2014, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

School News

Area woman named to fall 2013 dean’s list

Mary Sloan of Huntingdon has been named to the fall 2013 dean’s list at Elizabethtown College for outstanding academic performance.   More...

Local student named to fall 2013 dean’s list

Stephanie Ross of Huntingdon has been named to the dean’s list at James Madison University for the fall 2013 semester.  Ross is a junior majoring in social work.   More...

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Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Toasty tonight  I live in the north where the temperature can drop to minus 40 degrees during the coldest months. In the winter, I use fleece blankets instead of sheets. They are always toasty.   Complexion aid  More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is not the solution to loneliness

Dear Annie: I was married for 21 years, until my wife decided to call it quits. It’s been four years since the divorce. She is now dating someone from work. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 7:13 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014:  More...

Storms thwart blood donations

The winter weather the county has been experiencing has had a direct and indirect effect on blood donations, both nationally and regionally.  More...

Agency seeks data to assist homeless

Huntingdon County has a hidden population among its residents — the homeless.  In an effort to better serve those without shelter, the Center for Community Action is requesting assistance from the public as well as various agencies and org More...

Theater donors to walk ‘red carpet’

As a thank you, the generous donors who have pledged their money to either rename one of the five auditoriums at the Huntingdon Cinema’s Clifton 5 or purchase a chair in someone’s name for the digital projector upgrade will be treated lik More...

State  Free Access 

Erie judge being reprimanded over waving gun

HARRISBURG (AP) — A special court that disciplines Pennsylvania judges who misbehave on Thursday ordered a written reprimand for an Erie district judge who waved a handgun at another motorist in a road-rage incident five years ago.  More...

Toppled wind turbine probe could take months

MILL RUN (AP) — The spokesman for a southwestern Pennsylvania wind farm says it could take months to determine why a 213- foot tall wind turbine collapsed last week.  More...

Trial ordered in death after snow blower fight

SWOYERSVILLE (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial in a shooting death that authorities said stemmed from a fight over a snow blower.  Brian Pavia, 39, of Plains Township, is charged in the Dec. More...

World  Free Access 

Autism comic book released in central Pa. stores

YORK (AP) — For something as simple as a comic book, Dover resident Dave Kot’s work has planted a lot of seeds.  The organization he founded, Autism at Face Value, recently released the first comic to feature an autistic superhero.&n More...

Subway joins first lady’s healthy eating effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is getting a new ally in her campaign to get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables.  More...

FDA to revise nutrition facts labeling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read.  The Food and Drug Administration says knowledge about nutrition has evolved over the last 20 years, and the labels need to reflect that. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lion men stop Nebraska

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — It wasn’t pretty and it wasn’t easy, but Penn State finally managed its first Big Ten Conference win of the season.  D.J. More...

Blue Jackets top Flyers for eighth straight win

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Matt Calvert and Brandon Dubinsky each had a goal and assist to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a team-record eighthstraight win — and the longest active streak in the league — with a 5-2 victory over the Phi More...

Bosh and James combine for 58 in Heat victory

MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh scored 31 points, LeBron James added 27 points and 13 rebounds and the Miami Heat never trailed in a 109-102 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Press Club

HCCTC instructor now administrator

Exciting staff changes are happening at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) and it is a win-win situation for the staff and students.  More...

Tussey Ski Club gets a needed lift

Tussey Mountain High School’s Ski Club is back and cooler than ever as this year’s group headed up to Blue Knob All Seasons Resort for an evening full of skiing. It wasn’t smooth skiing at the beginning of the season, though.  More...

Group brings cheer to Blue Pirates

Aevidum is a name that, in itself, is hard to forget, Not only is it an interesting name, but it represents a great cause.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Sealed with a postmark

Dear Readers: Even though the holidays seem to have just finished, VALENTINE’S DAY is right around the corner! In fact, the cards and candy are already out in the stores!  More...

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