March 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas prices rising in county, nation

Much to the dismay of Huntingdon County residents, gas prices are expected to continue a steady incline until spring.  “This is the time of year (prices) do tend to rise a little bit,” said Dorie Weik, public affairs coordinator for More...

Area roads fall victim to potholes and cracks

While many local municipalities are still hoping they will have enough salt and anti-skid to get them through the remainder of winter, the damage winter has left on the roads has maintenance departments starting to look at the year’s road proje More...

State  Free Access 

Pa. GOP feud spills into public at sensitive time

HARRISBURG (AP) — The simmering feud between establishment Republicans in Pennsylvania and the party’s wing of anti-establishment conservatives is exploding into the public in a way it rarely, if ever, has. More...

Universities might scrap uniform gun policy

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The agency that oversees Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities might scrap a plan to institute a uniform weapons policy at all 14 campuses, its leader said.  The system could instead allow individual schools to se More...

Comcast challenging Disney’s hold on tourism trade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp. will invest hundreds of millions of dollars in California and Florida theme parks, stepping outside its core business of telecommunications in an effort to boost revenue and profits.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, March 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

Oliver fourth and Glorioso fifth

Mykut named Class AA Coach of the Year

Huntingdon finished the wrestling season how everyone wants to do it — with people on the medal stand in Hershey. More...

Juniata drops twinbill to Franklin & Marshall

College Baseball:

On the second day of the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational, the Juniata College baseball team dropped a pair of decisions (13-1 and 6-1) to Franklin & Marshall College and fell to 1-7 on the year. More...

Eagles finish strong to capture title

ECAC Southwest Division III Tournament:

All night long the net swished as the No. More...

People/Pastimes

Moving day DIY style

Whether you’ve bought a new house or are renting an apartment, you know that finding the perfect place to call home is just the beginning. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It’s perfectly OK to call ANNIE

Dear Annie: I switched doctors six years ago — and my world fell apart. My new doctor insisted on all kinds of new tests, and I’m glad she did. More...

Hints from Heloise

Razor’s strip takes a dip

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about razor manufacturers:  More...

Special Sections

Spring outlook is below normal

Temperatures went above the freezing mark this weekend and that, coupled with a tough winter, has county residents anxious for the first signs of spring.  More...

PRIDE Wing-Off raises record $4,652

Sunshine and temperatures above the freezing mark may have helped make Sunday’s 11th annual Huntingdon County PRIDE Wing-Off a record-setting event.  “I don’t know how it happened, but we set a new record,” said PRIDE dir More...

A taste of Huntingdon County

Cheryl Glick, left, and husband, Ed, second from left, of Brookmere Winery, Belleville, serve samples to Cindy Ross, far right, and Chris Confer, second from right, at the Huntingdon County Chamber o More...

Jobs

Local News

Washing off winter

Lucas Hinkle took advantage of the pleasant weather and above freezing temperatures by washing his truck at the car wash on East Penn Street, Huntingdon, Sunday afternoon. More...

PA Fish and Boat Commission to hold Mentored Youth Fishing day

JACKSON TWP. — The state Fish and Boat Commission will hold a mentored youth fishing day Saturday, April 5, at Whipple Lake. More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   More...

General News

No consensus on how to notify data breach victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.  More...

Investigators chasing ‘every angle’ on missing jet

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Dozens of ships and aircraft have failed to find any piece of the missing Boeing 777 jet that vanished more than two days ago above waters south of Vietnam as investigators pursued “every angle” to expl More...

US network to scan workers with secret clearances

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Phillies tie Twins 1-1

FORT MYERS, Fla. More...

Unbeaten Wichita State wins MVC

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fred VanVleet scored 13 of his 22 points in the final 6 minutes and No. More...

Penn State falls at Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Austin Hollins had 14 points and three steals in his last scheduled home game, a fitting senior spark for Minnesota in an 81-63 victory over Penn State on Sunday to set up a rematch between these teams in the first round of t More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Cancer if born before 10:09 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 11, 2014:  More...

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