September 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

June, July wettest months this year

June and July left Huntingdon County soaking wet, according to rainfall statistics provided by the Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency.  In June, six of the county’s 28 rain gauges reported rainfall amounts.  More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Kimberly Starliper Date of Birth: June 13, 1970 Age: 44 Height: 5 feet, 9 inches Weight: not available Eye color: Blue Hair color: Blonde Last known address(es): 23956 Croghan Pike, Shade Gap. More...

Smithfield supervisors table winter bids

While many are forecasting another bad winter, the Smithfield Township Board of Supervisors is not rushing to spend money on mixed fuel, diesel fuel, salt and anti-skid, at least not yet.  Supervisor Jeff Shaffer motioned and the board agreed to More...

VFW donates to Cribs for Kids

Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754, Mount Union, and district quartermaster Melvin Brant, left, and Commander Windford “Sonny” Lane, right, recently presented a check to Huntingdon County Coroner More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 6   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, Sept. 7   More...

Local Sports

Loner keys Trojans’ romp

Mount Union picked up where it left off last week with an offensive performance that would make any high school coach happy. More...

Bearcats hold on for first victory

Huntingdon’s Jon Wagner rushed for 185 yards and a pair of touchdowns and Hudson Speck returned an interception 80 yards for a TD with just 17 seconds left in the first to power the Bearcats to a 28-20 Mountain League win over Bellefonte at War More...

Rockets improve to 2-0

All high school football teams practice it but hope they never have to use it and that’s a contingency plan on a bad snap for an extra point. More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS graduate joins Mount Nittany practice

Jessica Keel, PA-C, MPH, has joined Mount Nittany Physician Group’s Ear, Nose and Throat/Audiology practice.  More...

Happy Birthday

HE’S 16! Happy birthday wishes go out to Bryce Hunter Edgin who turns 16 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, and can finally get his driver’s license. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Mary Stewart of Petersburg who will celebrate her 85th birthday Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. Greetings may be sent to P.O. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It may take time for father to adjust

Dear Annie: I am a 23-year-old man who has just come out of the closet publicly. I received so much love and support from friends and family. It feels amazing to be out in the open, never having to worry about someone finding out that I am gay.  More...

Doctor K

Tips to reduce belching

DEAR DOCTOR K: I burp constantly. What can I do to stop it?  DEAR READER: Occasional burping usually results when foods produce gas during the digestive process and that gas escapes through your mouth. More...

Special Sections

West Nile Virus found in county

For the third time in five years, West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in Huntingdon County.  The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has confirmed the virus was detected in a mosquito collected in Mount Union Borough Aug. More...

Officials champion anti-hazing policies

As Hollidaysburg Area School District struggles to deal with an alleged incident of hazing involving its high school football program, local high schools are examining their own policies and histories regarding the ugly practice and school officials More...

Life insurance coverage offers peace of mind

It’s not a subject many want to think about, but Life Insurance Awareness Month is an opportunity to learn more about the ways in which planning ahead can care for loved ones after a loss.  More...

Newly-found asteroid set to speed past Earth

A newly-discovered asteroid will pass relatively close to Earth this weekend.  Asteroid 2014 RC will approach the Earth Sunday and Dr. More...

State  Free Access 

Plane with unresponsive pilot crashes off Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Shadowed by two U.S. More...

World  Free Access 

Sites need OK for foreign shows

BEIJING (AP) — Every foreign TV show and movie shown on Chinese online streaming sites will have to be approved by authorities or else go offline, the country’s broadcast regulator said Friday, tightening control over the industry.  More...

General News

Jeans face an uncertain future amid yoga wear rage

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans’ obsession with jeans is beginning to wear thin.  Jeans long have been a go-to staple in closets across the country. More...

Motorola emphasizes design in circular smartwatch

NEW YORK (AP) — Motorola rolled out a circular smartwatch Friday, counting on a more traditional design to win over consumers who have so far shunned other computerized wrist devices.  More...

Fox attempting to break new ground with ‘Utopia’

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — It appears as if anything might be possible in “Utopia.”  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sergio Garcia sets pace

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Sergio Garcia hit great shots that led to eagle, birdie and par Friday. More...

Chip Beck leads

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Chip Beck eagled his final hole for a 7-under 65 and a onestroke lead after the first round of the Champions Tour’s Quebec Championship.  The four-time PGA Tour winner also had six birdies and a bogey at La Tempete More...

Spikes back in NYP championship series

The State College Spikes are making their return to the New York-Penn League championship series after defeating the Hudson Valley 2-1 in comeback fashion in the deciding third game of the NYPL semifinal series at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park Friday More...

Religion News

Some Christians arm as Mideast perils mount

QAA, Lebanon (AP) — Every day around sunset, dozens of residents of this small Lebanese Christian village on the border carry their automatic rifles and deploy on surrounding hills, taking up positions and laying ambushes in case Muslim extremi More...

Group identifies third American with Ebola

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The president of a missionary group says a third U.S. aid worker sickened with the Ebola virus decided to return to Liberia after the other two people became ill.  More...

Ebola survivor: I felt like I was going to die

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A U.S. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 8, 2014:  More...

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