November 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Football benefits ‘Fab Four’

Sunday’s Fab Four Turkey Bowl flag football tournament raised $2,000 toward a merry Christmas for four area children battling cancer — Cynthia Fagan of Huntingdon, Kristy Bookwalter of Ma More...

Local News

Residents with damage from Sandy won’t pay additional deductibles

County residents who sustained damage to their homes as a result of Hurricane Sandy can take a little bit of solace knowing they will not have to pay additional deductibles when filing insurance claims on their homeowner policies.  More...

Police Log

Unwanted picture   WALKER TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating an incident in which a teenage female received a picture of male genitalia on her Facebook page Oct. 27.  Criminal mischief   More...

Commissioners approve transaction with T-Mobile

Following a request from a cellphone service provider to move off of its band width frequency, the Huntingdon County Commissioners have approved relocating the frequency owned by T-Mobile which is used by Advanced Mobile Services. More...

World  Free Access 

Obama, Romney pursue last votes in close race

SANFORD, Fla. More...

Mourners leave flowers at helicopter crash site

ATLANTA (AP) — Mourners have been leaving flowers, cards and other mementos at a makeshift memorial near the site of a police helicopter crash that killed two Atlanta officers who were searching for a runaway boy.  More...

Nor’easter threatens weather-weary N.J., N.Y.

TRENTON, N.J. More...

Local Sports

Juniata scores early, defense tough all day

The offense drove for touchdowns the first two times it touched the ball and the defense didn’t allow a touchdown as the Juniata College football team earned a 14-6 Centennial Conference victory over Moravian Saturday afternoon on Goodman Field More...

Valley, Tussey get ready for playoff trail

While the high school football season came to an end for three area teams Friday night, two others will extend the campaign in district playoffs. More...

Eagles sweep past Catholic for title

Landmark Conference Volleyball:

The regular season is over and even a very young Juniata women’s volleyball team knows it’s time to step it up.  More...

People/Pastimes

Student art exhibit on display

Beautiful autumn days were the environment for the “Yes, I Can Create Art” student exhibit held at the Huntingdon County Historical Society Gallery Oct. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Leo all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012:  More...

Jury duty scam hits local court

Earlier this year, a reported scam affected several courts of common pleas throughout the commonwealth. More...

Area CareerLink reaches out to those still seeking jobs

While job reports indicate the economy is slowly recovering, county residents who have been out of a job for a long period of time probably see things a little differently.  More...

Huntingdon wastewater treatment plant performed well during storm

Huntingdon Borough wastewater treatment facility supervisor John Buskirk has informed borough council’s water and sewer committee the treatment facility did well during last week’s twoday storm event.  Buskirk announced the facility More...

State  Free Access 

For Lancaster resident, ‘Lincoln’ mirrors life

LANCASTER (AP) — Darlene Colon is eagerly awaiting next month’s release of the Steven Spielberg film “Lincoln.”  For Colon, it’s personal, sort of.  On the big screen, she will see a portrayal of someone she k More...

Election blitz focuses on Philadelphia, suburbs

YARDLEY (AP) — Philadelphia and its heavily populated suburbs were the big focus of candidates’ attention on Sunday in Pennsylvania, just two days before voters pull the lever in a state that has emerged as a battleground for control of t More...

Wild dogs kill 2-year-old boy at Pittsburgh Zoo exhibit

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A mother’s attempt to give her two-year-old son a better view of wild African dogs turned into a “horrific” tragedy at the Pittsburgh Zoo after the boy fell into the exhibit and was killed by a pack of the an More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Lee Wilson completes successful comeback campaign

75 Years Ago  Pittsburgh’s mayoralty election held the spotlight in western Pennsylvania balloting today with both major parties seeking victories in the steel city as an aid to campaigns in 1928 and 1940. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 5   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Nittany Lions roll past Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. More...

Secret session helps NHL talks

NEW YORK (AP) — A secret, long-awaited bargaining session has done some good in the NHL labor fight — so much so that the sides already have plans to get back to the bargaining table soon.  More...

Luck has record day; rallies Colts to 23-20 win

In what is turning into a memorable year for rookies, Andrew Luck and Doug Martin took the excellence to a record level.  More...

Senior Spotlight

My pills are expired. Now what?

It happens every day. You have a headache or another ailment and go to the medicine cabinet to find relief. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It usually is best not to rush into anything

Dear Annie: My father was recently killed in an accident. Now it’s just my mother and me. I don’t know how my mom is going to cope with the loss, and I am not sure how I will, either. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Who can read these?

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about hard-to-read numbers on appliances: More...

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