February 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Hospital supports Medicaid waiver

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HCCTC open house

During Thursday night’s open house at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center, collision repair instructor Mark Kepner introduces Huntingdon County Commissioner Jeff Thomas to a truc More...

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Local News

Sharing their talents

High school and adult students were on hand Thursday night during the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center’s annual open house to share their talents and latest projects with the comm More...

Police Log

Burglary Someone from C.M. Brown and Sons at 9507 William Penn Highway reported to state police at Huntingdon someone entered the garage on the property and stole miscellaneous tools More...

SHCSB discusses procedure, business

At its February board meeting, members of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board asked superintendant Tod Kline to clarify the process for declaring two-hour delays and closures for the school district.  More...

World  Free Access 

NBC anchor Williams: Sorry for Arsenio Hall snub

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC News anchor Brian Williams had a quick on-air response after Arsenio Hall needled him for excluding Hall from a video montage of late-night hosts: Oops.  More...

Accident rates show improvement for older drivers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Safety researchers expressed concern a decade ago that traffic accidents would increase as the nation’s aging population swelled the number of older drivers on the road. More...

Stores can track shoppers phones

WASHINGTON (AP) — Should shoppers turn off their smartphones when they hit the mall? Or does having them on lead to better sales or shorter lines at the cash register?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

Tarheels knock off Duke 74-66

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Marcus Paige scored all 13 of his points in the second half, including two big baskets in the final 2 1/2 minutes, to help North Carolina beat No. 5 Duke 74-66 on Thursday night for their eighth straight win.  More...

Women’s Basketball:

Lucas lifts Lions over Wildcats

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Maggie Lucas scored 26 points to lead No. More...

Nebraska downs Lions for 4th straight

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Terran Petteway scored 26 points to lead five Nebraska players in double figures, and the upstart Cornhuskers defeated Penn State 80-67 on Thursday night for their fourth straight win and seventh in nine games.  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...

School News

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Local man named to fall dean’s list

Trevor Jackson of Warriors Mark was among more than 600 traditional day and adult evening students from DeSales University who made the fall 2013 dean’s list. Jackson majors in medical studies.   More...

Juniata Valley High School Honor Roll

Juniata Valley High School principal Michael Estep has announced the first marking period honor rolls for the 2013- 14 school year as follows:  Grade 7  High Honors  Garrett Funk, Jay Hurley II.  Honors  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise®

Sink teeth into dental care

Dear Readers: DENTAL CARE is important to all of us, not just adults. Parents should begin teaching their children about proper dental care at a very early age to help prevent lifelong problems. More...

Special Sections

US Rep. tours damaged plant

One week after a heavy snow storm severely damaged the Coaldale (Six Mile Run) Water Corp.’s water filtration plant, United States Rep. More...

Sunoco prepares to pipe gas in county

Plans are underway to utilize existing pipeline in Shirley Township to ship liquid gas products from the northern tier of the state to the eastern seaboard for marketing as part of the larger Mariner East 1 project overseen by Sunoco Logistics Inc.&n More...

Area insurance claims not affected by winter

The rough winter might result in car accidents, plowed-over mailboxes, gutter damage or even collapsed structures for Huntingdon County residents, but, so far, insurance agencies report policy claims are no higher than normal.  More...

State  Free Access 

Joe Paterno’s son running for lt. governor

HARRISBURG (AP) — Jay Paterno, son of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, told The Associated Press on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for lieutenant governor in Pennsylvania.  More...

Aggravated assault charges against inmate tossed

HOLLIDAYSBURG (AP) — A central Pennsylvania judge has dismissed three aggravated assault charges against a death row inmate accused of sucker-punching his attorney in court last spring.  Reports say Blair County Judge Jolene Kopriva ruled More...

Lawyers defend state’s same-sex marriage ban

HARRISBURG (AP) — Lawyers for Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Politicians begin campaign trail

75 Years Ago  A week’s drive for funds for China relief by the Church Committee will be started by 45 workers who will canvass Huntingdon and Smithfield. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 21   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Feb. 22   More...

Local Sports

6-A Boys’ Quarterfinal:

Buzzer shot gives Hornets 53-51 win

In a game where neither team was able to take command for any length of time, it was Juniata Valley that took charge at just the right moment.  Senior Caleb Taylor scored on an eight-foot jumper with no time on the clock after an inbounds pass t More...

5-AA Girls’ Semifinal:

Tussey defense stifles Windber 40-19

A 10-day layoff certainly showed in how Tussey Mountain played in its District 5-AA semifinal game against visiting Windber Thursday. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 11! Happy birthday to Lauren Paige Palmateer, who turns 11 years old today, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. She is the daughter of Tanner and Tressa Palmateer of Carlisle. More...

Five days to a fitter you

If kicking off a life-changing fitness and nutrition program seems daunting, try taking smaller steps to make it feel more manageable.  Begin by charting out a week-long plan that will make you more conscious of how you approach important elemen More...

Men’s Prayer Breakfast to be held in Mount Union

The Men’s Prayer Breakfast and Fellowship will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, in the social room of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Mount Union, located on the corner of Market and Washington streets.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Ready to sprinkle  I put baking soda into an empty parmesan cheese container. It already has the holes for sprinkling. It comes in handy!   Thrift store clearance  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Work on the conversation you need to have who

Dear Annie: My girlfriend of two years has just asked whether we should move in together. I am currently living with my parents, so we would be living at her place.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 5:12 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014:  More...

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