November 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Poll workers reflect on voter turnout

Whether area residents were making their way to the polls for Election Day or area students were taking part in mock elections Tuesday, it’s safe to say folks living in Huntingdon County were quite excited to participate in the process by exerc More...

Local News

Juniata Museum of Art to host traveling ceramics exhibition

A wide variety of ceramic artists from across the United States will display traditional and sometimes startling work in experimental styles in the exhibit “Cub Creek: Tenth Year Anniversary Exhibition,” which will be on display at the Ju More...

Juniata College to sponsor German Opportunities Day

High school students and language teachers specializing in German will get a chance to see how Juniata College approaches language education in German Opportunities Days on the Juniata campus from 9 a.m. to about 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14.  More...

Police Log

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World  Free Access 

Republicans renew House control, Democrats hold onto Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans recaptured control of the House early Wednesday, besting Democrats in a billiondollar battle and ensuring that the chamber will be dominated by their conservative agenda. More...

Business News

AA now provides insurance

When purchasing insurance, whether it be for home, auto, recreational vehicle, boat, renters and others, the one thing to look at is the many options.  One local agency, known for its long history of assisting motorists in so many ways, is now o More...

Real Estate Transfers

Oct. 22, 2012  Clinton A. Williams, grantor, to Jennifer L. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 7   Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet from 7-8 p.m. at the Singer’s Gap United Methodist Church, five miles south of Mount Union on Route 747 south. More...

Local Sports

Three Titans honored

Sideling Hill League:

Three Tussey Mountain student/ athletes were named to 2012 Sideling Hill League allstar teams last Thursday at Everett Area High School.  Senior midfielder Olivia Claycomb and senior defender Lindsey Buseck were named to the girls’ soccer More...

Rogers places third at Nationals

Nigel Rogers, originally from Mount Union and now living in Lewistown, completed a very successful year inside the boxing ring. More...

Mount Union's junior high football team defeated Juniata Valley 6-0 last Thursday evening

Mount Union’s junior high football team defeated Juniata Valley 6-0 last Thursday evening in Alexandria to capture the Inter-County Conference overall championship. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

The classification of peppers

Dear Readers: Is a GREEN BELL PEPPER the same “fruit” as a red bell pepper? Yes! More...

Special Sections

Four more years

President Obama re-elected despite weak economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney despite a weak economy that plagued his first term and put a crimp in the middle class dreams of millions. More...

Results are victory for Democratic committee

While they may not have captured victories locally, Tuesday’s national and state Democratic wins certainly are pleasing to the Huntingdon County Democratic Committee.  More...

Braving the cold

Juniata College students, from the left, Jessica Rolland, Jason Ward and Michael Kelly, have been braving the cold nights to “tent” in front of Ellis Hall on campus for tickets to one of More...

State  Free Access 

Good day for Democrats, but GOP keeps control of state Senate

Pennsylvania Democrats swept all three statewide row offices up for grabs, kept control of a U.S. Senate seat, and eroded the GOP’s majority in the state Senate. More...

Ex-president Spanier heads to court

HARRISBURG (AP) — The criminal case begins against Graham Spanier, the former Penn State president accused of lying during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case and trying to derail the investigation.  More...

Two former jail employees charged with inmate sex

GREENSBURG (AP) — Two female former employees at a county prison in western Pennsylvania have been charged with having sex with inmates.  Forty-two-year-old Melissa Ann Boggs, of Latrobe, was a part-time guard and 38-year-old Belinda Sapan More...

General News

Students cast their votes

Spring Farms Elementary School students took part in a schoolwide presidential election Tuesday, led by Renee Houck’s third grade classroom. More...

Voting Results

Full Story

News of Yesteryear

Election day weather favorable

75 Years Ago  More...

Around The Broad Top

A salute to all American veterans

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Nittany Lions are ‘Road Warriors’

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Steelers’ Brown likely won’t play against Chiefs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have spent all season juggling running backs based on who’s healthy and who’s hot.  Now it’s the wide receivers’ turn.  More...

Indiana kickoff time set

Penn State will return to Beaver Stadium for the final two games of the season, starting with the Nov. 17 contest against Indiana. More...

People/Pastimes

The parent connection

What you can do to improve your child’s education

A new study of the American family’s “passion points” from Just Kids, Inc. reveals that most families (45 percent) agree schools and education are their top priority. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kadin Glenn Moore who turned 10 years old yesterday, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. He is the son of Kristina Parsons of Blairs Mills. More...

Births

Ray Sr. and Brittany (Shope) Krepps are proud to announce the birth of their son, Shane Warren Krepps, Oct. 10, 2012, at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey. More...

Annie's Mailbox

What you do about that is up to you

Dear Annie: My boyfriend lives with a woman who gave birth to his child. He says it is not a romantic arrangement. She wanted to get pregnant, and he provided the genetic material. He sleeps on the sofa.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Virgo all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012:  More...

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