June 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County’s engineer honored for impact

For the second year in a row, county engineering firm Keller Engineers Inc. of Hollidaysburg has been honored at the state level.  The firm was recognized May 30 in the Small Business Category of the 2014 Governor’s ImPAct Awards. More...

Disease Management Area set to expand

The area set aside by the state Game Commission for the management of chronic wasting disease (CWD) has expanded.  More...

Local News

Morris Twp. supervisors discuss sewage inspections

The progress of on-lot sewage inspections was a topic of discussion for Morris Township supervisors at its regular meeting Thursday evening.  According to the report sewage inspection officer Mary Kay Lupton gave supervisors, secretary Pauline B More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Kirk Heaster Date of Birth: May 10, 1959 Age: 55 Height: unavailable Weight: unavailable Eye color: unavailable Hair color: unavailable Last known address(es): Huntingdon  Wanted for: Failure to More...

PennDOT work schedule for the week of June 9

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of June 9-13.   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 7   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 8   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

California Chrome chasing history

NEW YORK (AP) — California Chrome is 1 1/2 miles away from ending the longest drought in racing history — 36 years without a Triple Crown winner.  More...

Pens hire new GM, fire Bylsma

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jim Rutherford doesn’t believe the Pittsburgh Penguins need to undergo a massive overhaul to regain their spot among the NHL’s elite.  One thing is for certain: Dan Bylsma won’t be part of the process.&n More...

Denny Hamlin wins pole for Pocono 500

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Denny Hamlin won the pole the first time he ever raced at Pocono Raceway. Eight years later, Hamlin still had the speed in the No. More...

Religion News

Muslims take refuge in Central African Republic church

CARNOT, Central African Republic (AP) — Men so old their eyes are clouded with cataracts. Orphans who witnessed their parents’ slaughter, left alone to make their way to safety. More...

Sudanese woman appeals death sentence

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for refusing to recant her Christian faith after allegedly converting from Islam has appealed the sentence, her lawyer said.  The appeal demands the release of Meriam Ibrahim, sayi More...

Christianity growing in China 25 years after Tiananmen massacre

WASHINGTON (AP) — A China expert says the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre caused many Chinese intellectuals to lose faith in communism and become Christians.  More...

Special Sections

Mother charged for taking child

The search for a missing Tell Township woman and her daughter ended safely Friday afternoon after a traffic stop near Orbisonia.  More...

Students accept school lunch changes

As part of first lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign, school districts across the country have adopted new, healthy standards for the lunches they are offering their students, and Huntingdon County is no exception.&nbs More...

State House bill calls for welfare restrictions

Earlier this week, the state House of Representatives’ Health Committee approved a bill that would prohibit welfare recipients from using state-issued money to purchase tobacco products.  More...

General News

Jamestown at risk from rising seas

JAMESTOWN, Va. More...

CEO charged with fixing cruise giant Carnival

NEW YORK (AP) — Arnold W. Donald strolls across the Carnival Splendor’s lido deck, checking in on passengers. He cozies up, places a hand on their shoulder and asks: Are you having a blast?  He sure hopes so.  More...

US employers add 217K jobs; rate stays at 6.3 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.  More...

Local Sports

Silent auction is added

The Central Pennsylvania High School Football Coaches have added a Silent Auction to the Jack Bailey Memorial Golf Outing this year. The public is invited to the golfing event or come as an auction enthusiast, if not to golf. More...

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes

Tussey Mountain

Morgan Lynn  Parents: Patrick and Candace Lynn.  Sports Played (letters won): Earned 11 letters in three varsity sports -- volleyball (4), basketball (3) and track and field (4).  More...

Brenneman’s fights off rally by Park’s to win

No lead is safe in the Huntingdon City League. Not even 15-0.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jaci Lynne Reffner who turns 3 years old tomorrow, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Her proud parents are Kevin and Jessica Reffner of Hesston. More...

Fish and boat for family fun

Rising temperatures and a break from school make this time of year ideal for family getaways, and the nation’s parks and waterways provide a naturally refreshing escape with recreation and activities the whole family can enjoy.  More...

Local student recognized

Caitlyn Dixon of Spruce Creek was named to Susquehanna University’s dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester.  The dean’s list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or higher out of a possible 4.0 for the More...

Annie's Mailbox

Please suggest counseling

Dear Annie: My husband and I are both in our 60s and have had a mutually loving and enjoyable sex life. We were intimate once or twice a week. Until now.  More...

Doctor K

Most perforated eardrums heal on their own

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have a perforated eardrum caused by an ear infection. How will it be treated? Will my hearing be permanently affected?  DEAR READER: Your eardrum is a thin membrane involved in hearing. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Libra if born before 6:38 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 9, 2014:  More...

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