August 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Former area man may be ‘on the run’

The investigation into the pontoon boat crash involving former Huntingdon area resident Andrew Christopher Biddle, 45, has taken a new twist. According to Egg Harbor Police Det. More...

A community celebration

Among the many activities at Saturday’s Robertsdale Community Day was children’s face-painting, sponsored by the Robertsdale PTA. More...

Local News

Coming through

Crews were on hand Sunday attempting to navigate a new building for the new MRI unit onto 14th Street to eventually make its way to its final stop at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital. More...

Police Log

Simple assault   JUNIATA TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating a report of an assault complaint that took place at 12073 Point Road at approximately 12:30 a.m. Aug. 3. More...

Saxton area restaurant reopens under new management

Residents of the Broad Top area and past patrons of Happy Hollow Restaurant will be pleased to know the popular eatery has once again reopened under new management.  Located along Raystown Road (Route 26) just north of Saxton in Liberty Township More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 4   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon splits to reach title game

State 15/16 Teener Tourney:

Huntingdon’s road through the VFW 15-16 year-old state teener league all-star tournament hit some bumps as the weekend progressed in Lebanon Valley. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lackey wins debut with Cards

ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Lackey won his St. More...

McIlroy on top of the world

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — From links of Britain to the parkland of America, Rory McIlroy is on top of the world again.  In his first start since a wireto wire win at the British Open, McIlroy wiped out a three-shot deficit in only three holes and More...

Spikes lose 2-0 to Renegades

Trey Nielsen started and struck out six batters over 4 1/3 innings for State College, but the Spikes yielded two unearned runs that spelled the difference in Hudson Valley’s 2-0 win Sunday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.  More...

Senior Spotlight

10 Facts About Mental Health and Aging

As many as one in five older adults experience mental health concerns that are not a normal part of aging – the most common of which are anxiety or mood disorders including depression. More...

Annie's Mailbox

There is no reason to bring this up again ANNIE

Dear Annie: I’m worried that my daughter has married a narcissist. The man has no empathy for others. He does what he wants, when he wants. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 6:19 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014:  More...

Young ladies vie for title

Juniata Valley grad begins 2014 fair queen reign

A thunderstorm outside the Midway Stage did not seem to shake Sarah Jefferis as she delivered her speech Sunday evening to the Huntingdon County Fair Queen coronation audience. More...

Democrats asked to get out and vote

A sizeable crowd was found at the Shields Farm in Shirleysburg Saturday evening as the county’s Democrats gathered for their annual summer event. More...

Acoustic bat survey looks for rare species

Bats have always been an often overlooked and undervalued part of the ecosystem, but one local species, the northern long eared bat, is currently being evaluated for placement on the United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) endangered More...

State  Free Access 

Hospital killing shows safety gap in mental health

When a man opened fire at a hospital outside Philadelphia, fatally shooting his caseworker and wounding his psychiatrist, the doctor saved his own life and probably the lives of others by pulling out a gun and shooting the patient.  More...

Altoona VA workers say they falsified scheduling

ALTOONA, (AP) — Some schedulers at a central Pennsylvania Veterans Affairs facility say they falsified scheduling information, even though an audit gave the facility good marks for service.  More...

Man charged in shooting death of 3-year-old girl

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of a 3-yearold girl who was sitting on a front porch when an argument broke out, police said Saturday.  Douglas Woods, of Philadelphia, h More...

General News

US calls Israeli attack on UN school ’disgraceful’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States declared Sunday it is “appalled” by Israel’s “disgraceful” attack on a United Nations school sheltering some 3,000 displaced people in southern Gaza.  More...

Obama keeping low profile on 53rd birthday

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is keeping a low public profile as he celebrates his 53rd birthday.  Obama has no public events scheduled Monday, though he will be getting his daily briefing and meeting with Treasury Secretary Jac More...

Wal-Mart’s website to personalize shopping

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal- Mart, in its latest bid to compete with nemesis Amazon.com, is making changes to its website to personalize the online shopping experience of each customer.  More...

People/Pastimes

Complete nutrition for women

With so many different choices in the vitamin aisle, many women find it difficult to choose the right ones to fit their personal needs.  More...

Honoring a longtime volunteer

Standing Stone VFW Post 1754 Ladies Auxiliary president Judith Diven, left, and chaplain Cathy Shipp, right, recently presented auxiliary member Jo Whitsel with a pin and bar in recognition of perfor More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Cortnie Ahlevia Shaver who turns 10 years old today, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Her proud parents are Greg and Angel Shaver of Huntingdon. More...

Hints from Heloise

Don’t forget outdoor pets

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about pets being left outside:  More...

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