May 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Deer carcasses pose issues for state agencies

As the weather warms and wildlife is on the move, including into the paths of motor vehicles, many residents are left wondering which agency, the state Game Commission (PGC) and PennDOT, is responsible for removing deer that have been killed from are More...

World  Free Access 

Officials: Syrian suicide bomber was an American

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American from Florida launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops earlier this week in what is believed to be the first time a U.S. More...

Obama says goodbye to press secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Jay Carney became the news instead of just delivering it Friday, when President Barack Obama unexpectedly interrupted the daily media briefing to announce Carney’s resignation after three and More...

NBA owners to vote on sale of Los Angeles Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA has called off a hearing to oust embattled Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling in advance of a vote on a potentially record-breaking deal negotiated by his wife Shelly Sterling to sell the team to former Mic More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 31   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, June 1   More...

Local Sports

Rockets at PSU; Hornets face long road trip to start

Southern Huntingdon softball and Juniata Valley baseball will begin their venture into the PIAA tournament Monday.  As the District 6-A champion, Southern Huntingdon returns to Penn State’s Beard Field to take on Burgettstown, the third-pl More...

Brenneman’s scores late to win 10-7

The scoring came in bunches but the game wasn’t decided until the seventh inning between Brenneman’s Meat Market and Bafia Builders Friday in Huntingdon City League competition. More...

People/Pastimes

TMHS graduate completes doctorate in pharmacy

Jacklyn Russell, a 2008 graduate of Tussey Mountain, received her doctorate in pharmacy from Duquesne University May 24.  Russell graduated summa cum laude out of a class of 158 students  She was a member of Rho Chi Honor Society.  Rus More...

Little Jewels Preschool graduates

Students at Little Jewels Preschool, Pogue, front row, from the left, Caleb Whitsel, Abbigale Bryant, Zaiden Hoover; and back row, Baileigh Tustin, Anikka Baker and Sadie Long, took part in a prescho More...

Special Occasions

May 31, 2014  Happy birthday wishes go out to Dillon Jones of Burlington, Vermont, who celebrates his 2nd birthday today, Saturday, May 31, 2014. Happy birthday, Dillon!   More...

Annie's Mailbox

It’s time to rev up the romance

Dear Annie: After 20 years of living together, my partner informed me that she was in love with someone else and had been slipping off to his house when she told me she was visiting a girlfriend. More...

Doctor K

‘Prehypertension’ can become full-blown

DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor says I have prehypertension. If it’s “pre,” then I don’t need to worry about it, right?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 2, 2014:  More...

Center funding cut for seniors

Representatives of area senior citizens centers learned Friday morning they will have to do a lot more to keep their facilities afloat, a result of declining financial support from the Area Agency on Aging for Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton counties. More...

Natural gas prices remaining steady

While Penelec customers will see their rates increase effective tomorrow, UGI Central Penn Gas expects its rates to remain and steady, and maybe event drop, later this year.  More...

Homeowner let down by project plans

The McBurney Tenant House at the corner of routes 26 and 305 in the village McAlevys Fort may soon be removed as part of PennDOT’s plans to improve the road. More...

Final day of services for O-R cable corps.

Today marks the last day of existence for the Orbisonia and Rockhill antenna corporations.  The process of turning off the signal and dissolving the corporations has been a long one, but Rockhill Antenna Corp. More...

Local News

Jury selection canceled

HUNTINGDON CO. — The civil jury selection for Monday, June 2, has been canceled.  Those with questions are asked to call Huntingdon County court administrator Alexa McGraw at 643-5078.   More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Jacob Long Date of Birth: Sept. 12, 1988 Age: 25 years old Height: not available Weight: not available Eye color: Green Hair color: Black Last known address(es): McVeytown   More...

Convicted felon to be sentenced for illegally killing deer

A convicted felon was sentenced Thursday before Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz stemming from an illegally killed deer.  Thomas Earl Burge Jr., 35, Huntingdon, confined to the Huntingdon County Jail, entered guilty pleas to charges More...

General News

Veterans Affairs secretary resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned Friday in a personal meeting with President Barack Obama, shortly after publicly apologizing for deep problems plaguing the agency’s health care system that Obama called More...

Analysis: Seeking political gain over VA issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats alike want it both ways when it comes to any misdeeds at veterans hospitals, each side accusing the other of seeking unseemly political gain from the misfortune of the nation’s warriors, while s More...

Lawmakers rob Peter to pay Paul on spending bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is cutting back armed air marshals but increasing funding to deal with a surge in unaccompanied immigrant children. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Braves pass Miami in NL East

MIAMI (AP) — Julio Teheran pitched 7 1-3 innings and scored the tying run in the seventh on Friday to help the Atlanta Braves move a game ahead of Miami atop the NL East by beating the Marlins 3-2.  The Braves trailed 2-0 in the sixth inni More...

Red Sox edge Rays 3-2 in 10

BOSTON (AP) — A.J. More...

Fisher Cats down Curve 1-0 in 12

Adrian Sampson straight out dealt Friday night versus the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, spinning eight scoreless innings on 81 pitches, but it wasn’t enough as the Curve lost, 1-0, in 12 innings in front of 4,884 at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  More...

Religion News

Brazilian preachers minister to addicts

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Dressed immaculately, the evangelical preachers head out to work when night falls. More...

Fire breaks out at Church of Nativity

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — A fire broke out Tuesday at Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity, causing slight damage near the place where Jesus is thought to have been born.  More...

Pope to meet sex abuse victims at Vatican

Pope Francis announced Monday he would meet soon with a group of sex abuse victims at the Vatican and declared “zero tolerance” for any member of the clergy who would violate a child.  More...

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