October 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Morris twp. leaders hear of county brand

A representative from the Huntingdon County Partnership for Economic Progress (PEP) group gave a presentation to Morris Township Supervisors Thursday about upcoming meetings that involve giving the county an official brand.  Candice Hersh, assoc More...

Fall fun

Kirk and Lauren Bucynski of Huntingdon took advantage of Thursday’s warm weather to play in leaves on the Juniata College campus. More...

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Local News

Junior High Results

Football  Huntingdon 39 Penns Valley 8   A pair of interception returns for touchdowns set the pace as Huntingdon topped visiting Penns Valley 39-8 Thursday evening at War Vets Field.  More...

Orby council members discuss road work costs

Despite only three council members present, Orbisonia Borough Council discussed a bill for road work during its monthly meeting Wednesday.  More...

Resident appointed to Broad Top water authority

Broad Top City Water Authority officials Tuesday evening agreed to submit the name of resident Rob Bumgardner to serve on the authority board. More...

World  Free Access 

GM issues two more recalls for SUVs, mini cars

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors announced two more recalls, pushing its total for the year to 71, affecting almost 30 million vehicles in North America.  More...

Police Log

Crash   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon responded to a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian crash at Route 22 in the area of South 10th Street at approximately 7:33 p.m. Sept. More...

Area briefs

Salvation Army to host first Harvest Auction   HUNTINGDON BORO. — The Huntingdon County Salvation Army will host its first Harvest Auction from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. More...

Local Sports

JC at No. 10 Johns Hopkins

After a couple hard fought wins to open the season, the Juniata football team has lost two straight, including last week’s 35-33 setback to visiting Franklin & Marshall.  Now, the Eagles will go through a stretch of three games over th More...

High School Volleyball:

’Cats win; Hornets sweep Trojans

Huntingdon was able to get a lot of its bench into Thursday evening’s home Mountain League match with Tyrone and, despite being down late in the third set, was able to finish off the sweep of the Golden Eagles. More...

Pickin' Panel and other stuff

Just a week earlier, Ty States suffered the curse of the Lone Ranger, missing two of his three “limb jobs” to fall out a share for first place in the Pickin’ Panel standings. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 12! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kara Ella Drake, who turned 12 years old yesterday, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. She is the daughter of Jane and Doug Drake of East Berlin. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lily Borger who turns 9 years old today, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Her proud parents are Bryan and Gwen Borger of Huntingdon. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Rachel Thatcher of Huntingdon who will turn 99 years old Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Removing wallpaper   The best way to remove old wallpaper is to use fabric softener. Mix it with hot water about 50/50. Spray it onto the wallpaper and let it soak. It works great.  Just the accents   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Each relationship is different

Dear Annie: I have been the stepmom to grown stepchildren for 20 years. Their father died a few years ago. We live in the same town, and their mother, his ex, is also here.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014:  More...

Special Sections

Tower’s height OK’d for boro.

Three members of the Huntingdon Borough Zoning Board saw first hand Thursday where a proposed communications tower will be placed on Flag Pole Hill before they approved a variance for its height. More...

Plans for historic armory advancing

Six months after purchasing the former Pennsylvania National Guard Armory on Standing Stone Avenue in Huntingdon Borough, owner Ron Enyeart’s vision for the historic property’s future is starting to come together. More...

Archers prepared for season opener

With the arrival of shorter days, cooler temps and falling leaves comes the state’s archery season which opens tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 4. More...

State  Free Access 

Porn email scandal grips Pennsylvania Capitol

HARRISBURG (AP) — A widening scandal over the exchange of emails containing pornography by current and former members of the attorney general’s office has gripped the Pennsylvania Capitol all week.  More...

More hearings ordered for Sunoco pipeline

HARRISBURG (AP) — More hearings were ordered Thursday on whether to exempt the construction of buildings around pump and valve-control stations from local zoning ordinances along a 300- mile pipeline to ship natural gas liquids from Marcellus S More...

Death sought for inmate charged in guard’s killing

An inmate accused of using a homemade weapon to attack and kill a guard at a federal prison in northeastern Pennsylvania could face the death penalty if he is convicted.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Saxton council looks at downtown revitalization

75 Years Ago  Joseph B. Woods, Huntingdon, chairman of the annual roll call of Huntingdon County Chapter, American Red Cross, is now busily engaged setting up his organization of committee members to conduct the roll call in this area, Nov. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 3   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Orioles blast Tigers

BALTIMORE (AP) — The way Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles are hitting this season, it may not matter much who pitches for the other guys.  Cruz and J.J. More...

Packers rout Vikings 42-10

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Julius Peppers crossed the goal line and caught his breath.  But his work wasn’t done after returning an interception 49 yards for a touchdown. More...

Moustakas homer beats Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. More...

School News

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South Hills School announces graduates

South Hills School of Business & Technology in State College held commencement ceremonies at the Penn Stater recently. More...

Penn College to hold event for prospective students

The diverse “degrees that work” offered at Pennsylvania College of Technology, a national leader in applied technology education, will be on display from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at the college’s open house.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Longer-lasting flowers

Dear Heloise: I love fresh flowers, and I buy a small bouquet at the grocery store now and then. You wrote about how you keep them LASTING A LONG TIME. Please share your hints. — Barbara in Texas  Happy to, and they do make me happy, too! More...

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