December 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon councilman appointed

Huntingdon Borough Council will head into 2015 with a full council after Jim Bair Jr. was appointed to fill an open seat Tuesday night. More...

Raystown Lake areas open for goose season

Hunters will be visiting some recreation areas around Raystown Lake in the coming weeks as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake announced some areas will be opened for Canada goose season beginning Thursday, Dec. 18. More...

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Local News

HCBI partners report on progress

The staff of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) as well as the agency’s partner organizations reported during the monthly board of directors meeting Monday. More...

Todd Twp. Supervisors adopt 2015 budget

During a brief meeting Dec. More...

Police Log

Access device fraud More...

World  Free Access 

Factory output eclipses pre-recession high

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing output in November surpassed its pre-recession peak, as auto production kicked into a higher gear. More...

Study: Hotter days in US mean less cold cash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hotter days mean less cold cash for Americans, according to a new study matching 40 years of temperatures to economics. More...

Robin Williams tops 2014 list of Google searches

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robin Williams’ suicide seared into the world’s collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google. More...

Local Sports

High School Wrestling:

Trojans, Bearcats and Rockets are winners

Mount Union improved to 3-0 in the ICC after a convincing 69-9 win over neighboring Juniata Valley. The young Trojan squad was able to record falls in 10 out of the 13 contested matches. More...

Boy’s Basketball:

Rockets pull away from Cards

It was a very close game three and one-half quarters until Forbes Road was forced to put the Southern Huntingdon Rockets on the foul line. More...

Southern Fulton downs visiting Titans 52-45

Tussey Mountain is working to get out of its early-season slump, and had a chance at Southern Fulton Tuesday. The Indians were able to pull ahead in the fourth quarter to take a 52-45 decision. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon man completes basic training

Private Gary Holmes of the United States Marine Corps graduated from Parris Island marine training Dec. 12, 2014. More...

Sleeping through the holidays

Battling crowded shopping centers. Purchasing last minute gifts. Party preparations. Travel arrangements. Hosting family. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Brendan Garrett Wissinger who celebrates his 14th birthday today, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. His proud parents are Mary Lu and Samuel Wissinger II of Mount Union. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Consider making changes to schedule

Dear Annie: I have two teenage children from a previous marriage. For the past 12 years, they have lived with their mother 90 miles away, and I have visitation every other weekend and alternate holidays, etc. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Second order of fries

Dear Heloise: Some restaurants are quite generous with FRENCH FRIES. I take them home and “recycle” them by dicing and sauteing them in a bit of olive oil, adding seasonings such as herbs or cayenne. More...

Special Sections

Rep.-elect opens district office

The office of Rep.-elect Rich Irvin has officially opened. Located at 612 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield Township, in the former office of state Sen. John Eichelberger Jr., the office is now open to constituents for business from 8:30 a.m. More...

County’s leaders pass 2015 budget

After a public meeting and no shortage of commentary, the Huntingdon County Commissioners approved the county’s 2015 budget during Tuesday’s weekly meeting. More...

United Way campaign heading towards goal

As the season of giving continues, so does the Huntingdon County United Way’s annual fund drive. “We’re at about 55 percent of our goal,” said Huntingdon County United Way executive director Kathy Armillei. More...

Obituaries

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Dec. 17 Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information. More...

State  Free Access 

Ten charged in PennDOT probe

BRIDGEPORT (AP) — Ten people connected to Pennsylvania’s highway system have been charged in a $1.2 million overbilling and kickback scheme prosecutors say thrived on nepotism and cronyism. More...

Ex-Marine’s suicide ends rampage, manhunt

PENNSBURG (AP) — An ex-Marine’s suicide ended a violent rampage that left his exwife and five of her relatives dead a week after he lost a custody battle. More...

Teen gets new hearing in case of woman’s killing

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania teen has been granted a new chance to argue there was insufficient evidence to convict him of killing his father’s pregnant fiancee when the boy was 11 years old. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

New Saxton mayor attends first meeting

75 Years Ago More...

Business News

Wireless Zone grand opening

The grand opening celebration of the Wireless Zone Verizon store in the Smithfield Towne Center in Smithfield Township was highlighted by a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday morning. More...

Real Estate Transfers

December 8, 2014 Tammy L. Lemin and Tammy Lemin, grantors, to Edward B. Lemin, property in Carbon Township, $1. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Fujikawa a Ranger

Japanese reliever Kyuji Fujikawa signed a $1.1 million, one-year deal Tuesday with the Texas Rangers that includes a club option for 2016. Fujikawa was a standout reliever in Japan before spending the last two seasons with the Cubs. More...

AP All-America Team:

Playoff teams are well represented

The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team. More...

Panthers win longest-ever shootout

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Nick Bjugstad scored the winning goal in the longest shootout in NHL history to lift the Florida Panthers over the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Tuesday night. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014: More...

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