October 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Police report no problems with rehab inn

It has been two months since the former Whitetail Ridge Inn in Smithfield Township was transformed into overnight accommodations for approximately 20 clients of Cove Forge Behavioral Health Services at Williamsburg.  More...

World  Free Access 

Top finance officials grapple with weak growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Finance ministers from the world’s largest economies said Friday they are determined to prevent a slide into another global recession, but a top U.S. More...

General News

Travelogue is CNN’s latest nonfiction entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Rowe never expected his new travelogue series, “Somebody’s Gotta Do It,” to land on CNN.  More...

Ruling appealed for ‘Sister Wives’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court will review a ruling that struck down parts of Utah’s anti-polygamy law and was hailed as a landmark decision removing the threat of arrest for plural families in Utah.  More...

Step toward artificial hand with a sense of touch

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are moving closer to an artificial hand that can feel: Implanted electrodes allowed some amputees to tell by touch how gently to grasp, letting them pluck fruit without crushing it.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Struggling Michigan back home against Penn State

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — This was supposed to be a game Michigan fans could look forward to on an underwhelming home schedule.  A night game at the Big House with Penn State in town. It had all the makings of a memorable evening.  More...

Stanford stops Washington St.

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Hogan threw for 284 yards and three touchdowns and No. 25 Stanford slowed down Connor Halliday and the Air Raid offense in a 34-17 victory over Washington State on Friday night.  More...

Two homers in 10th give Royals win over Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) — These Kansas City Royals, and Alex Gordon in particular, are way more than just speed and singles.  Especially in extra innings.  Gordon hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Mike Moustakas added a two-run shot More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Couple marks 55th wedding anniversary

Lester and Janet Roland of Atlanta, Indiana, and formerly of Huntingdon, celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary today, Saturday, Oct. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Emeree Delilah Louise Lane who turns 1 year old tomorrow, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. More...

Creative Halloween costume ideas

Every Halloween, many people look forward to participating in “frightful” festivities, such as costume parties and contests, but often wait until the last minute to come up with a costume.  More...

Special Sections

Patients’ records available online

Patients at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital can now take advantage of a new and convenient way to access their medical records in a moment’s notice.  More...

A Hartslog Day tradition

Christ Reformed Church of Alexandria member Art McDaniel cleans a grill at the congregation’s hot sausage booth in front of the church on Main Street in Alexandria Friday afternoon in preparati More...

Legislation proposed after inmate’s speech

A graduation speech at a small, private liberal arts college in Vermont is sparking legislation in the state of Pennsylvania.  More...

Local News

ORJMA water leaks under control

During a meeting of the Orbisonia Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority Wednesday night, authority mechanic Todd McCartney said water leaks within the system are now “under control.”  He also noted issues have been located and are in t More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Shawn Erschen Date of Birth: June 25, 1984 Age: 30 years old Height: 6 feet, 1 inch Weight: 180 pounds Eye color: Blue Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): 1125 Mifflin St., Huntingdon, 625 Seventh More...

Defendants accepted into ARD program

A number of defendants will have a second chance after being entered into the non-driving under the influence (DUI) Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 11   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.  More...

Local Sports

Trojans down Everett to stay unbeaten

Trevon Walker rushed for 100 yards the second week in a row Friday and scored five touch downs as Mount Union rolled 48-19 over visiting Everett.  The Trojans keep their unbeaten season alive standing at 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the InterCounty Co More...

Titans dominate Hornets, improve to 6-1

Tussey Mountain forced a fumble on the game’s opening kickoff and went on to score three times in the first quarter and swat the Juniata Valley Hornets 56-7 on Homecoming in Alexandria Friday.  More...

Devils surge past Rockets in second half

Bellwood-Antis struck first during Friday evening’s Inter- County Conference Gold Division clash in Orbisonia. More...

Religion News

St. Vincent de Paul Society’s first Walk for the Poor

Over 130 people turned out, including, from the left, Natalie Cook, Ellie Mazurowski, Jenna Mazurowski, Marti Mazurowski, Phil Mazurowski, and back, Kate Los, to take part in the St. More...

Ice Bucket Challenge

The Rev. Fred Hickok recently challenged his congregation at Donation United Methodist Church to raise a minimum of $500 for the Huntingdon Forum of Churches fuel assistance program. More...

Methodist clergy escape sanctions over gay wedding

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A complaint against 36 United Methodist ministers who blessed a same-sex wedding in Philadelphia in defiance of church law has been resolved.  The clergy will face no discipline, but released a statement acknowledging t More...

Annie's Mailbox

You cannot imagine the joy a visit will bring

Dear Annie: I am one of 12 siblings, but the only one with multiple sclerosis. For two years, I have been without work, so I sit here daily, hoping for a visit. More...

Doctor K

Digital fitness monitor helps with healthier lifestyle

By ANTHONY L. KOMAROFF, M.D.  DEAR DOCTOR K: I’d like to be more active. Do you think a digital fitness monitor will help?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Gemini if born before 7:30 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 13, 2014:  More...

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