March 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Planners OK car dealer’s satellite site

A growing business center located on Route 22 in Henderson Township will soon harbor a second location for Price Motor Sales.  More...

rep. to host education hearing

State Rep. Mike Fleck is planning an informational hearing to work on the problem of higher education affordability for students, locally and across the state, and their families.  More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Marcel Dupreist Sellers Date of Birth: March 17, 1990 Age: 23 years old Height: unavailable Weight: unavailable Eye color: Brown Hair color: Black Last known address(es): 250 Alcoma Blvd., Apt. More...

Dinner to benefit Rockhill family

ORBISONIA — The Angel Wings organization is sponsoring a ham potpie dinner will be held at the Orbisonia Lions Club today, Saturday, March 22, to benefit the Giacomo and Valerie (Hampton) Adragna family of Rockhill. Doors open at 4 p.m. More...

Benefit to support local family’s children

Parents of growing children know they would do anything in their power to ensure their child’s happiness and health. And, it’s often hard to deal with when parents have a sick child.  More...

Local Sports

DuBois sweeps past Bearcats in opener

Huntingdon held its own against a tall and hard-hitting DuBois team during Friday evening’s home season opener. More...

Perfect start for Trojans

Klayton Heffner was perfect for three innings and Trevon Walker had three hits and drove in seven runs as the Mount Union baseball team opened its 2014 season with a 15-0, threeinning Inter-County Conference win over visiting Williamsburg Friday afte More...

Mount Union beats Pirates

The Mount Union softball team got off to a good start in its home opener against visiting Williamsburg, getting out to a five-run lead in the first two innings and holding Williamsburg off throughout the contest to log a 6-0 Inter-County Conference N More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lynus Renley Frew who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, March 22, 2014. His proud parents are Robert and Ralina Frew of Huntingdon. More...

Former Elco employees meet

Unfortunately, winter seems like it is hanging on forever and makes it hard for the group of retired and former Elco employees to meet for their monthly breakfast outing.  Only four members of the group were able to make it to the February break More...

Special Occasions

March 23, 2014  Happy birthday to Margie Minemier of Mount Union, who will celebrate her 62nd birthday tomorrow, Sunday, March 23, 2014. Happy birthday, Margie!   More...

Annie's Mailbox

There are more important things than sex

Dear Annie: I’m 52 years old, and since my wife started menopause, we no longer have sex. It has become physically painful for her, and she has no desire whatsoever. More...

Doctor K

Coping with chronic fatigue syndrome

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have CFS. What is the latest information about the condition, particularly treatments?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 24, 2014:  More...

Honoring a memory

Local work continues to stop domestic violence

One year ago tomorrow, an appalling act of domestic violence ended the life of 2-yearold Michael Ayers during a custody exchange in Barree Township.  More...

Jury finds inmates guilty of assault

A jury of 10 women and two men deliberated for approximately 45 minutes Friday afternoon to bring back a guilty verdict in the one-day trial of two SCI Smithfield inmates.  More...

State sen. to hold town hall event

State Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. will host a town hall event welcoming Huntingdon County residents.  The event, from 6-7 p.m. More...

General News

Big cable deal: Will service go from bad to worse?

NEW YORK (AP) — The herky-jerkiness of my Netflix video stream is nothing compared with my jittery nerves.  I’ve been fretting since news broke last month that Comcast, the nation’s reigning cable colossus, plans to swallow tit More...

Cat behaviorist heading to Ore. after attack

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The large cat that attacked a baby and trapped an Oregon family in a bedroom touched off an Internet uproar that worries Jackson Galaxy, star of Animal Planet’s “My Cat from Hell.”  More...

Half of US adults 40-75 eligible for statins

Almost half of Americans ages 40 to 75 and nearly all men over 60 qualify to consider cholesterol lowering statin drugs under new heart disease prevention guidelines, an analysis concludes.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 22   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For additional information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mercer tops Duke in biggest upset of tourney...so far

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jakob Gollon scored 20 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71 on Friday in the second round.  More...

Durant scores 51 in Thunder 119-118 win

TORONTO (AP) — Kevin Durant had 51 points and 12 rebounds, All-Star guard Russell Westbrook limped off in the third quarter with a sprained right knee but the Oklahoma City Thunder survived to beat the Toronto Raptors 119-118 in double overtime More...

Kenseth wins Fontana pole

FONTANA, Calif. More...

Religion News

Centennial inspires reflection, celebration

Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Union observed a major milestone March 16 when the congregation and friends from around the region celebrated the church’s 100th anniversary.  More...

Contemporary Christian artist performs local concert

Local Christian music fans were offered a rare treat when Jamie Grace, Grammy® nominee and Best New Artist Dove Award winner, visited the area along with the band, NOW (Not Our Way) March 14 to perform a concert at the Oasis of Love Church, Huntingdo More...

Area Lenten and Easter services

Aughwick-Germany Valley Brethren Church  p Aughwick-Germany Valley Church of the Brethren will host Maundy Thursday services at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, and Easter sunrise services at 6:45 a.m. Sunday, April 20, with breakfast to follow. More...

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