April 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas prices won’t drop as low as studies report

Despite recent national reports that said gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon in the coming months, those prices are something Huntingdon County motorists won’t see.  More...

Developers help to preserve Old Crow area

As Shaner Investments continues to seek what it calls partners to develop its land off Route 26 in Smithfield Township, people might wonder what impacts that growth will have on the nearby Old Crow Wildlife Conservation Area. More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Randy Hann  Date of Birth: May, 5, 1971  Age: 43  Height: 5 feet, 7 inches  Weight: 220 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): 34 E. Milford St., Mount Union; 104 S. More...

Area briefs

State representative to host senior expo   SMITHFIELD TWP. — Area senior citizens residing in the 81st Legislative District are invited to state Rep. More...

Meeting at HCC

Changes

My husband of 26 years spent the better part of an hour the other day complaining about life. Apparently, the company that makes the dress shoes he’s worn for the past 20 years has changed something in the manufacturing of its sole.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 11 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, April 12 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Phillies top Nationals 4-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cesar Hernandez had a goahead, two-run single in a wild four-run seventh and Freddy Galvis had three hits and an RBI, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.  More...

Frozen Four:

Boston U and Providence in backyard rivalry

BOSTON (AP) — Boston University coach David Quinn has a chance to become a hero on campus and a pariah at the country club all at the same time.  More...

Tigers down Indians for fourth straight win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Alfredo Simon took a shutout into the sixth in his debut for Detroit and Nick Castellanos hit a two-run homer as the Tigers won their fourth straight, 8-4 over Cleveland on Friday to spoil the Indians’ home opener in thei More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Biker church has faced tests of faith in past year

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Pastor Albert Ganser was praying aloud, as he usually does, while riding his motorcycle to work in the early morning of Sept. 2.  More...

Standoff erupts when mom comes for kids in polygamous town

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Efforts by a former member of Warren Jeffs’ sect to retrieve her four children from a polygamous community led to lengthy standoff after dozens of followers surrounded the woman’s van and some allegedly threw c More...

Stone Church of the Brethren to host Nigerian benefit concert

Stone Church of the Brethren, located at 17th and Moore streets, Huntingdon, will host a Nigerian benefit concert at 7 p.m. Friday, April 17, immediately following the Empty Bowls fundraiser from 5-7 p.m.  More...

Special Sections

Honoring donors of a ‘gift of life’

The gift of life often comes at a great price, an act which was honored during a flag-raising ceremony held Friday morning at J.C. More...

Week of Young Child celebrates kids

Childhood is a time to be cherished and celebrated as recognized through the annual observance of the Week of the Young Child, Sunday, April 12, through Saturday, April 18, with a variety of displays and events throughout the week.  More...

World  Free Access 

Video selfies by a tough trio of travelers on Animal Planet

NEW YORK (AP) — No one needs to be reminded of our selfie epidemic, and certainly not when traveling. (Hey, you people mugging for your GoPros — anybody notice the Grand Canyon out there?)  More...

PBS to air restored version of ‘The Civil War’ in September

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS says it will air a newly restored version of Ken Burns’ “The Civil War” this fall, 25 years after the documentary’s debut.  The high-definition “Civil War” will air on five consecu More...

Firms push high-tech solutions to fortify airport perimeters

Technology firms increasingly pitch new sensors and software to U.S. airports as a way to bolster exterior security and keep intruders out, but such digital barriers come with a hefty price tag and don’t always work.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Postal service seeks 2-cent increase in stamps

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Games postponed

After the weather had a hitor miss effect on area scholastic sports most of the week, Mother Nature finally got her way and wiped out off outdoor events scheduled for Friday.  Here’s what we know — and it’s a lot.  Basebal More...

High School Volleyball:

DuBois sweeps to win over Huntingdon

Huntingdon came close to extending its modest winning streak to three Friday evening at DuBois. However, the Beavers held on just enough at the end of each set to finish off the Bearcats in a sweep on scores of 26-24, 25-23 and 25-23.  More...

Eagles have three players named as CVC all-stars

The Continental Volleyball Conference announced its 2015 All-Conference Team on Thursday. Three members of the Juniata Eagles men’s volleyball team were selected.  More...

People/Pastimes

Making inspiring outdoor spaces

Inspired by neighbors, home improvement shows and social media channels like Pinterest and Houzz, today’s homeowners are entering the deck planning and building process more informed than ever before.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TIMES TWO! Happy birthday wishes go out to Madeleine Marie Peruso and Dominick Francis Peruso III. Madeleine will turn 2 years old tomorrow, Sunday, April 12, 2015, and Dominick will turn 7 years old Wednesday, April 15, 2015. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes to out to Bentley Gage Yohn who turns 2 years old today, Saturday, April 11. His proud parents are Bradley and Jill (Kern) Yohn of Orbisonia. More...

School News

DuBois Business College announces honor’s list

Jackie Syktich, president of DuBois Business College, recently announced the president’s honor list for the winter 2015 quarter. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Women like some romance

Dear Annie: Why is it that I know six women who are divorcing their husbands? Why are there so many middle-aged men newly divorced? Why does it take a divorce to wake guys up?  More...

Doctor K

Make your doctor visits count

DEAR DOCTOR K: I find doctor’s appointments overwhelming. I sometimes forget what I wanted to ask about. By the time I get home, I’ve forgotten half of what the doctor has told me. How can I optimize my time with my doctor?  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 13, 2015:  More...

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