May 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Council nixes chicken coop

Two Huntingdon Borough residents approached Huntingdon Borough Council’s public safety committee Tuesday to request council stop construction of a chicken coop and run near their properties.  Sandy Bair and Vickie Corbin both live behind More...

Rain doesn’t dampen Relay spirit

Destiny Devlin, left, and Kristy Bookwalter lead the survivor lap at the Huntingdon County Relay For Life Friday evening. More...

Local News

A2 Saturday, May 17, 2014 PennDOT work schedule for the week of May 19

Department Work Force: Activity Route Local Name Shoulder Work More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Marshall Day Date of Birth: 8/26/1987 Age: 26 Height: unavailable Weight: unavailable Eye color: unavailable Hair color: unavailable Last known address(es): Dry Run   Wanted for: failure to appear fo More...

Man arrested in Carbon Township burglary

State police at Huntingdon have arrested and charged a Saxton man who allegedly took part in a burglary at Al’s Tavern in Carbon Township April 17, 2010. The bar is owned by Alan Shepard and Rodney Debias.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 17 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, May 18 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mesoraco’s three-run shot lifts Reds past Phillies

National League   PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alfredo Simon allowed five hits over 7 2-3 strong innings, Devin Mesoraco hit a three-run homer and the Cincinnati Reds beat the struggling Philadelphia Phillies 3-0 on Friday night.  More...

Yankees get unexpected rest

NEW YORK (AP) — The banged-up New York Yankees are getting an unexpected but much-needed rest.  New York’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates that was scheduled for 7:05 p.m. More...

Clint Bowyer wins Showdown, Wise wins fans

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Religion News

UN photo archive tells story of Palestinian exodus

RAFAH REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — A 1975 photo shows Palestinian refugee Fathiyeh Sattari, her eyes wide with worry, as she presents her malnourished baby boy to a doctor at a clinic run by a U.N. aid agency.  More...

Sudanese woman sentenced to death

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A pregnant Sudanese woman who married a Christian man was sentenced to death Thursday after she refused to recant her Christian faith, her lawyer said.  More...

Three Springs Baptist birthday group meets

The birthday group of First Baptist Church of Three Springs held its monthly meeting at Jan’s Family Restaurant May 14.  Prayer requests and blessings were given and Gay Fleck led in prayer before the meal.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Anxiety can be crippling

Dear Annie: I have a son with serious anxiety problems. He gets it from his father. That entire side of the family has so much anxiety that they never take vacations because they can’t deal with the stress of leaving home.  More...

Doctor K

Simple steps can dispel negative thoughts

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a “glass half-empty” type of person. I know that way of thinking adds to my stress and unhappiness. Is it possible to change the way I see things? More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

BY JACQUELINE BIGAR  A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 5:58 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 19, 2014:  More...

Road work jobs seeing increase

The transportation bill Gov. More...

HPD patrols town on bikes

For 15 years, officers of the Huntingdon Borough Police Department have been hopping on bicycles to patrol the streets of the borough. More...

EMS Week observed by county’s leaders

The week of Sunday, May 18, through Saturday, May 24, was proclaimed as Emergency Medical Services Week in Huntingdon County by the county commissioners during their weekly meeting Tuesday. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Sen. Eichelberger appointed to Appropriations Committee

Sen. John H. Eichelberger, Jr. (R-Blair) will take on greater responsibilities and a more prominent role in the upcoming state budget negotiations.  More...

General News

‘Now That’s What I Call Music’ reaches milestone

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Like many music fans, Taylor Swift’s relationship with the “Now That’s What I Call Music” series stretches back more than a decade. More...

Casey Kasem located in Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities said ailing radio host Casey Kasem was on vacation — not in danger — when they found him in Washington state this week.  A Los Angeles judge on Monday expressed concerns about his whereabouts and safe More...

Local Sports

Bearcats seeded third in Class AAA

Seedings and brackets for the District Six Class AAAA and Class AAA baseball tournaments were released late Friday morning and Huntingdon earned the third seed in a five-team Class AAA field.  The Bearcats finished the regular season Wednesday w More...

Titans tame Lions in six

Tussey Mountain wrapped up the regular season with an allaround solid game against visiting Chestnut Ridge Friday. More...

Tussey shuts out Ridge 3-0

Tussey Mountain’s Tinesha Curfman tossed a three-hitter Friday afternoon against visiting Sideling Hill League opponent Chestnut Ridge, while McKenna Curfman belted a one-run triple in the second inning to help the Titans close their regular-se More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown seniors discuss activities

President Nancy Benson introduced Marissa Loht of Meadowview Manor Personal Care and Rehabilitation Center, McVeytown, at a meeting of the Bricktown Senior Center May 7.  More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Adelynn Grace Thornburgh, who turns 6 years old Saturday, May 17, 2014. Her proud parents are Aaron and Valeri Thornburgh of McVeytown. More...

Special Occasions

May 17, 2014  Happy anniversary wishes go out to Ben and Trudy McElwain of 1028 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon, who celebrate 39 years of marriage today, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Happy birthday, Ben and Trudy! nnnnn  May 18, 2014  More...

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