January 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County real estate transfers increased in ’14

More people transferred properties in Huntingdon County in 2014 than the previous year.  More...

Rotary Club members offer initiative grants

Area nonprofit groups looking for a financial boosts with a project that benefits the community may be eligible for some help from the Huntingdon Rotary Club.  The Rotary Club is looking for interested applicants to take advantage of funding opp More...

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News of Yesteryear

Juniata College slated to get funds for new science center

75 Years Ago  The special gifts canvass for funds for the new ambulance recently purchased by the Huntingdon Hook & Ladder and the No. More...

General News

Attack deepens fears among European Jews

MILAN (AP) — The killing of four French Jews in last week’s hostage standoff at a Paris kosher market has deepened the fears among European Jewish communities shaken by rising anti-Semitism and feeling vulnerable due to poor security and More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 12   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the OIP located on Washington Street, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Luck ends Peyton’s playoffs

DENVER (AP) — Andrew Luck has his signature NFL win, and it came against his predecessor, at that.  Hardly pressured all afternoon, Luck threw two touchdown passes and led the Indianapolis Colts past Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 2 More...

Quarterbacks with ‘rings’ plentiful in title games

With Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson headed to the NFL’s conference title games, this is the first time in 21 years — and only second time ever — that three of the final four teams are quarterbacked by a Super Bowl champ More...

Packers rally to beat Cowboys

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — No need for ice and wind and record low temperatures. Even in relatively balmy conditions for Green Bay, and with a somewhat stationary All-Pro quarterback, the Packers survived against the Dallas Cowboys.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Libra if born before 3:43 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015:  More...

Todd Twp. fire destroys house

A state fire marshal was expected to visit the charred remains of a farm house in Todd Township sometime today to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed the structure Sunday night.  Fire of an undetermined origin gutted a two and one-half More...

Area youth represent at Farm Show

Huntingdon County will be represented well when a number of area 4-H and FFA exhibitors make their way to the ring for the annual state Farm Show Sale of Champions Tuesday in Harrisburg.  Only a certain number of exhibitors in each class can qu More...

State  Free Access 

New law prompts towns to rescind gun measures

Barely a week after taking effect, a novel state law that makes it easier for gun-rights groups to challenge local firearms measures in court is already sparking change: Nearly two dozen Pennsylvania municipalities have agreed to get rid of their pot More...

Two teens charged in woman’s death

ROARING SPRING (AP) — Two teenage boys have been charged in the killing of a 21-year-old woman from Bedford County.  More...

Body of worker trapped in silo collapse found

BRISTOL (AP) — The body of a worker trapped when a 125- foot silo collapsed last week at a shipping port outside Philadelphia was found Sunday, authorities said.  The silo containing concrete mix at Riverside Industrial Complex in Bucks Co More...

Local Sports

Glorioso wins 100th, ’Cats still unbeaten

H.S. Wrestling:

The Huntingdon wrestling team didn’t dominate like it has in the past. More...

Games postponed

This morning’s icy conditions forced Southern Huntingdon to postpone its athletic events scheduled for today.  The Mount Union at Southern wrestling match has fallen victim to the weather for a second time. More...

Juniata Valley tops Tussey at Everett

A pair of local wrestling teams hit the road to Everett High School on Saturday to compete a dual meet tournament known as The Bloody Duals. More...

People/Pastimes

Fill snow days with activities and fun

A blizzard of white flakes has been falling through the night, and the school phone chain has begun. As expected, children will have a day off from school, leaving parents scrambling for ways to keep children occupied and supervised.  More...

Strait-Blank

United in Marriage

Roger Strait and Kenneth Blank were united in marriage Friday, Jan. More...

Births

Janet and David Swartz of Mapleton are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kaci Lynn Swartz, Dec. 22, 2014, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. At birth, Kaci weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Entire situation sounds fishy

Dear Annie: I am married to one of four siblings who dutifully took care of their aged parents until their mother died a few years ago. More...

Hints from Heloise

Packaging praise

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND ON, about easy-open packaging:  More...

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