March 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Wildlife becoming more noticeable

As the winter snow cover melts, wildlife is becoming more and more noticeable, especially on area roadways.  More...

LABS group promotes support

A new support group that meets the third Wednesday of the month from 7:30-9 p.m. at the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Education Center goes by the motto of “accountability plus support equals success.”  More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Dylan Skupine Date of Birth: June 28, 1990 Age: 23 years old Height: 6 feet, 1 inch Weight: 165 pounds Eye color: Blue Hair color: Red   Last known address(es): 7124 Stone Creek Ridge Road, Huntingdon.&nb More...

Police Log

Theft   More...

Giant Food Stores, Martin’s Food Markets issue recall of salad mix

CARLISLE — Following a recall by Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc., Giant Food Stores, LLC and Martin’s Food Markets announced a removal from sale of Dole Italian Blend Salad Mix, 10-ounce bag with the UPC 7143000819 and use by date of March 12 More...

Local Sports

Tussey has four in all-star game

Tussey Mountain’s Luke Zelanko, along with Morgan Lynn, Paige Reed and Sam Coffman have been selected to play in the District Five All-Star basketball games Monday, March 24, at Chestnut Ridge High School.  The girls’ game will open More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Marissa Bailey who turns 4 years old today, Saturday, March 15, 2014. Her proud parents are Pam Ayers and Jerry Bailey of Smithfield Township. More...

Special Occasions

March 15, 2014  Happy birthday wishes go out to Jason Fox of Huntingdon who celebrates his birthday today, Saturday, March 15, 2014. Happy birthday, Jason! More...

Weekends and brunch pair up

Weekends and brunch just seem to go together, but who says they have to come together at a restaurant? Hosting family and friends in the comfort of your home for this ultimate weekend meal can be a breeze.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 17, 2014:  More...

Another storm could hit area

Though Groundhog Day was over a month ago, people in the county may feel like they’re living out the plot of the 1993 film “Groundhog Day,” as there is yet another threat of a snow storm in the county Sunday into Monday.  More...

Company stresses gas leak detection

An explosion at Standard Steel in Burnham, Mifflin County, and the building collapse in East Harlem, N.Y., also related to natural gas, this week may have folks a little leery of the fuel.  More...

Marketing continues on properties

As the weather warms up, so, too, does the real estate market.  Amy Wise, executive director of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI), is hoping spring will be particularly hot for commercial properties in the county.  “It&r More...

General News

Obama vows to examine deportations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are warning that any steps President Barack Obama takes to bypass Congress to ease deportations of immigrants illegally in the United States would severely hurt chances of overhauling the nation’s immigration More...

President to sign relief from flood insurance hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is set to sign into law a bipartisan bill relieving homeowners living in flood-prone neighborhoods from big increases in their insurance bills.  More...

Rule targets for-profit colleges over student debt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The for-profit college industry says it will vigorously oppose proposed regulations by the Obama administration designed to protect students at for-profit colleges from amassing huge debt they can’t pay off.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 15   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, March 16   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

No. 1 Florida stays unbeaten in SEC

ATLANTA (AP) — Scottie Wilbekin scored 15 points and No. 1 Florida remained unbeaten in the Southeastern Conference, using one of its customary spurts to rout Missouri 72-49 in the quarterfinals of the league tournament.  More...

Garrigus shoots 66 for three-stroke lead

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Robert Garrigus can’t recall a better performance going into the weekend. And his golf has been pretty good, too.  More...

Pitt stuns North Carolina 80-75

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Talib Zanna snatched down nearly every loose rebound, terrorizing No. More...

Religion News

‘Between the Cross and Glory’

Members of a praise band, from the left, the Rev. Alan Atchison, Patti Veitch, the Rev. More...

MU church marks centennial

The Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Union, will mark its 100th anniversary with special services at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 16.  The Rev. More...

Three Springs Baptist birthday group gathers

Members and friends of First Baptist Church of Three Springs met at Pizza Star II March 12.  Gay Fleck took prayer requests and led the group in prayer. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Expensive doesn’t mean better ANNIE

Dear Annie: You printed an essay about a year ago regarding the loss of a pet from the pet’s point of view. I’m sorry, but that’s all I remember. I recall the way that poem made me feel. I hope you can help me dig it up. More...

Doctor K

Over-the-counter painkillers will treat fractured rib

DEAR DOCTOR K: I recently broke a couple of ribs, and the pain is so bad I can hardly move. I can’t sleep at night and I can’t take a deep breath. I went to the doctor, but he said there isn’t much he can do. More...

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