February 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Boro., union head to court

A complaint filed by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 83, Local 3157 against Huntingdon Borough will go back in front of a hearing examiner next month.  Both sides received a letter dated Jan. More...

MU family displaced after apartment fire

A Mount Union family of four, two adults and two children, were not harmed when a mattress caught fire at 12:56 a.m. Saturday in their Chestnut Terrace apartment.  More...

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Local News

Programs seek to bring jobs, industries

In his budget address Tuesday, Gov. Tom Corbett talked about JOBS1st PA, his plan to bring companies and familysustaining jobs to the commonwealth.  More...

Bocce court construction requested in borough

A request to construct two bocce ball courts in the area behind Laney’s Feed Mill was brought before Huntingdon Borough Council’s community and development committee Thursday afternoon.  More...

Olympic viewing: Highlights from the weekend

Highlights from coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics:  More...

General News

US suspect possibly targeted for drone attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American citizen who is a member of al-Qaida is actively planning attacks against Americans overseas, U.S. More...

US economy may be stuck in slow lane for long run

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the 4 1/2 years since the Great Recession ended, millions of Americans who have gone without jobs or raises have found themselves wondering something about the economic recovery:  Is this as good as it gets?  It i More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jamie Anderson wins gold

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — There was a lot of ugliness out on that supersized Olympic slopestyle course Sunday — crashes, splashes, face plants, even a cracked helmet.  As she so often does, Jamie Anderson made things look beau More...

Olympic Roundup

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Matthias Mayer shut his eyes for a moment, his day’s work over.  If he had trouble believing what had just happened as he stood before the crowd it was with good reason. More...

US brings home bronze medal

Team Figure Skating:

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russia Rules.  The host nation won its first gold medal of the Sochi Olympics on Sunday night in the new event of team figure skating, and the resurgence of Russia’s once dominant figure skating machine was led b More...

Annie's Mailbox

Respond in a more productive way

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 22 years. We each have two kids from previous marriages, and together, we have a son. All of our kids are doing wonderfully, except for my wife’s daughter. More...

Hints from Heloise

No return on labels

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about charitable contributions:  More...

Special Sections

Budget address cites senior aid

In his budget address Tuesday, Gov. Tom Corbett, as part of his Healthy Pennsylvania initiative, promised to make sure seniors “receive the help they need,” which is a bit of good news for the aging population of Huntingdon County.  More...

Fair pay apparent in county

Huntingdon County is once again defying a national trend highlighted by President Barack Obama in his State of the Union address last week.  More...

Saxton native to run for California Senate

Sandra Fluke, the 1999 Tussey Mountain High School graduate who made national news in 2012, announced last week she will run for a seat in the California state Senate.  More...

State  Free Access 

Bus crash on snowy road injures more than 20

CUMBERLAND VALLEY TWP. (AP) — A tour bus going too fast on a snow-covered road crashed in southwestern Pennsylvania Sunday, sending more than 20 passengers to the hospital with minor injuries, officials said.  More...

Two sisters of Iowa state rep found dead in home

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two sisters of an Iowa state representative have been found dead of gunshot wounds to the head in the Pittsburgh home they shared, and police are investigating the case as a double homicide.  More...

Fed magistrate to weigh jail for Pa. bomb suspect

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal magistrate in western Pennsylvania was scheduled to decide whether a university student from Russia charged with making bombs in his central Pennsylvania apartment must remain jailed until the charges go to trial.&nb More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 10   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Downtown OIP, Washington St., Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

Local Sports

Stapleton leads JC to win at Moravian

Men’s Basketball:

Behind the game-high 20-point effort from senior Kevin Stapleton (Indiana), the Juniata College men’s basketball team snapped a four-game skid with a 61-51 win Saturday at Moravian College.  More...

Eagles upset Greyhounds

Women’s Basketball:

Juniata College women’s basketball handed Moravian College its first home loss of the season in a 56-53 upset in the Greyhounds Pink Game Saturday in Johnston Hall. More...

Tyrone holds off Bearcats

Girls’ Basketball:

Whether it was the physical game against Bellefonte Friday evening or something else, Huntingdon just never got anything going during the first half of Saturday afternoon’s Mountain League contest at Tyrone.  More...

People/Pastimes

Dessert indulgences blend flavors for delicious results

Dessert is an indulgence, and when you delight in the taste, texture and aroma of a decadent sweet treat, you savor every bite. It is easy to get lost in the flavor and fragrance of rich chocolate or creamy caramel. More...

Special Occasions

Feb. 10, 2014  Happy birthday wishes go out to Joe Norris who celebrates his birthday today, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. Happy birthday, Joe!   More...

An intense, yet effortless garlic sauce pasta

The goal was simple — the most intense garlic pasta I could muster.  But there was a caveat. There is no joy in a dish that reeks of too much garlic, or that is so potent it is inedible. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014:  More...

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