February 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

AAA meal program is facing problems

The tri-county Area Agency on Aging’s congregate meal program is facing some “very real problems,” announced Anne Harvey, the agency’s interim executive director, during the monthly meeting of the agency’s Citizens Advis More...

Fatal crash under investigation

State police at Huntingdon confirm one person has died as a result of a one-vehicle accident on Piney Ridge Road, Walker Township, at approximately 9:05 p.m. Friday. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Christy Jo Miner Date of Birth: 6/15/1979 Age: 35 Height: 5 foot, 2 inches Weight: 175 pounds Eye color: Blue Hair color: Blonde  Last known address(es): 812 Markleton School Road, Markleton, 1175 Turkeyfoot T More...

Police Log

Drugs found   More...

Correction

In the Jan. 30 article about propane gas, the price of $1.80 per gallon for customers was not correct.  Simon Bowman of Amerigas Inc. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 1   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, Feb. 2   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Arizona State wins

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Adrianne Thomas scored 17 points and fueled the go-ahead run to lift No. 15 Arizona State to a 64-62 comeback win over Oregon State on Friday night.  More...

Super Bowl Notebook

NEW YORK (AP) — Make it 48 Super Bowls in a row for Donald Crisman, Larry Jacobson and Tom Henschel.  More...

Different QB styles on display

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. More...

People/Pastimes

Hartslog Heritage Museum to host postal historian

The Hartslog Heritage Museum, located on the second floor of the Alexandria Memorial Library, will host a program on the postal history of Huntingdon County at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Blake Austin Neuder who turns 3 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. He is the son of Randy and Ashley Neuder of Saltillo. More...

Fun facts about woodchucks

Every Feb. 2, people across the country anxiously await the groundhog’s weather forecast. Should the groundhog see his shadow, it is six more weeks of winter. If the shadow goes unseen, spring will arrive ahead of schedule. More...

Special Sections

HPD signs new 3-year contract

During last week’s monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council, a 30-minute executive session concluded with council president Joan Cassatt announcing a contract agreement had been reached between council and the borough police department. More...

Way campaign in final month

As January draws to an end, the Huntingdon County United Way’s fundraising campaign rolls into its final month, which means one final push to reach that goal.  “We’re (currently) at 75.6 percent of the goal,” HCUW directo More...

Local 180 employee lockout continues

After more than two months, FirstEnergy Penelec employees of the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 102 Branch 180 continue to be locked out of the company’s Altoona building due to the lack of a ratified contract.  “Noth More...

General News

Feds urged to better track sex abuse in schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agencies aren’t doing enough to track incidents of sexual abuse committed by school personnel and should better educate districts and states about how to handle such cases, congressional investigators say  More...

Sexual assault on campus: How colleges address it

READING (AP) — For many young people, going to college begins a series of milestones.  They are on their own for the first time, surrounded by a diverse group of young people and embracing many new opportunities.  But a disturbing nu More...

Swimmer’s death casts light on campus sex assaults

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Colleges and universities are struggling with sex assaults on campus, even as they spend more time and money to comply with stricter enforcement of gender discrimination laws.  More...

Local Sports

Bearcats get past Rams 32-31

Through the first three minutes of Friday’s Mountain League contest at Huntingdon, Penns Valley appeared ready to run away with the game after quickly building an eight-point lead. More...

Zelanko leads Tussey to win over Rockets

Tussey Mountain slowly built its lead against visiting Southern Huntingdon Friday and made sure there would be no thoughts of a comeback. Luke Zelanko led the way with 21 points as the Titans grounded the Rockets 69-46.  More...

Trojans top Knights for key ICC win

The Mount Union boys basketball team was back on the road Friday night in Houtzdale and brought home a 71-49 Inter- County Conference North win over Moshannon Valley.  More...

Healthy Living

Study finds some supplements might be risky

WASHINGTON (AP) — Antioxidant vitamins are widely assumed to be cancer fighters even though research in smokers has found high doses may actually raise their risk of tumors. Now a new study may help explain the paradox.  More...

Religion News

Pope will make mark on US church through Chicago

When he turned 75, Cardinal Francis George did what the Roman Catholic Church expects of its bishops. More...

Christian singer explains why she missed Grammy Award win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christian singer Mandisa says she was at home watching Sunday’s Grammy Awards ceremony online when her song “Overcomer” was named the best contemporary Christian music song. More...

Proposed Kansas response on gay marriage debated

TOPEKA, Kan. More...

Annie's Mailbox

There’s no point moping over him

Dear Annie: I am 53 and am in love with a 33-year-old man. We’ve been together for three years, but the problem is that he says he just wants to be friends. I care about him a lot. I think there may be someone else, but I’m not sure. More...

Doctor K

‘Double-jointed’ people are really hypermobile

DEAR DOCTOR K: This may be a silly question, but here goes: Do people who are “double-jointed” have twice as many joints?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Feb. 3, 2014:  More...

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