August 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

CareerLink offering preparation, job fair

With good labor market news, the Huntingdon County Career- Link has announced it will be hosting a job fair. More...

Homecoming begins in twin boroughs

Homecoming Week kicked off in the twin boroughs of Orbisonia and Rockhill Sunday evening with a worship service and welcome from the homecoming committee and Orbisonia Lions Club. More...

Local News

Ready for students

From the left, Dawn Scialabba and Joel, Donna and Loren Rhodes, admire the exterior and landscaping of Nathan Hall following public tours of the building offered Saturday morning. More...

Police Log

Harassment   BROAD TOP TWP., BEDFORD CO.­— State police at Bedford have cited Keera Young, 24, no address, after she alleged grabbed Alexxis Meck, 20, no address, while the victim was in a car and attempted to pull her out by her hair at 1 More...

Teen accused of bomb threat appears before court

A Blairs Mills teen who made a bomb threat toward her high school appeared before the Huntingdon County Criminal Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

General News

Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study concludes that the much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated this year.  The proposed pipeline would carry oil from tar sands More...

US ‘fully supports’ Iraq president

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States said Sunday it “fully supports” Iraq’s new president, just hours after embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused him of violating the constitution.  More...

A shaved salsa that needs no tomatoes

We generally assume two things about salsa that we shouldn't. First, that it must involve tomatoes. Second, that the ingredients should be chopped. Because while chopped tomato salsas are delicious, you don't want those to be your only experience. More...

People/Pastimes

Friends of the Woods members prepare for yard sale

The bimonthly meeting of the Friends of the Woods auxiliary of Westminster Woods, a Presbyterian Senior Living community in Huntingdon, was brought to order by president Betty Ann Cherry following a luncheon attended by members.  More...

Special Occasions

Aug. 11, 2014  Happy anniversary wishes go out to Mark and Pam Hess of Huntingdon who celebrate their anniversary today, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Happy anniversary, Mark and Pam!   More...

Births

Josh and Mindi Crownover of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Elina Cadence Crownover, Aug. 1, 2014, at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Set boundaries to deal with ignorant father

Dear Annie: I am the mother of a biracial child. My son’s father, “Derek,” and I are not currently together, as he resides some distance away, but we visit often so Derek and our son can have a relationship. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014:  More...

Man to get new trial in shooting

Last week, a panel of three judges of the state Superior Court approved by a 2-1 vote to grant William Ledford, 27, Huntingdon, a new trial for his role in a May 11, 2011, shooting incident that took place in his Mifflin Street basement apartment. More...

Smokey Bear marks 70th birthday

On Friday evening, a party and local celebration was held for the nation’s most recognizable and prolific advocate for the prevention of forest fires. More...

Identification tools crucial for pet owners

Increasingly, pets are become a part of the typical American family. More...

State  Free Access 

Philly history may hold Democratic convention edge

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of five cities bidding for the Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia appears to hold an early edge with a track record of hosting the major gathering — not to mention that Hillary Rodham Clinton and Vice Presi More...

Husband arrested in jogger’s death

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The husband of a jogger found strangled in a park has been charged with her murder, police said Sunday, days after they warned female runners to take extra precautions until the killer was caught.  More...

State funding being sought for crime lab

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Officials in western Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County are seeking millions of dollars from the state to help keep the county’s crime laboratory operating.  A joint state Senate and House Democratic policy panel More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 11   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bautista singles in winner to cap Jays’ rally

TORONTO (AP) — Jose Bautista’s single in the 19th inning drove home the winning run as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied from a five-run deficit to win the longest game in franchise history, beating the Detroit Tigers 6-5 on Sunday.  More...

Painter’s TD gives Giants win

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. More...

Manziel sharp, but Lions edge Browns

DETROIT (AP) — Johnny Manziel showed off some of his fancy footwork, and the Cleveland rookie looked sharp with his arm too in his preseason debut, although the Browns lost to the Detroit Lions 13-12 on Saturday night.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Bothersome backpacks

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about large backpacks:  More...

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