October 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Area rep. questions shutdown’s impact

U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA 5) has reached out to members of the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce to determine how they have been impacted by the ongoing federal government shutdown.  More...

Thirtyeight-year tradition

Richard Brown, left, assists Jim Dilling with readying pumpkins for the pumpkin pole on the lawn of the Alexandria Memorial Library during Hartslog Day festivities Saturday morning. More...

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Tussey Relay For Life meeting set

SAXTON — A Tussey Mountain Relay For Life meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, for all members in the Trinity United Church basement, 1001 Church St. More...

J.C. Blair invites community to annual meeting

HUNTINGDON — The Board of Directors of J.C. Blair Health System, Inc. extends an invitation to residents of Huntingdon County and surrounding communities to attend the 2012- 2013 Annual Open Community Meeting at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...

Police Log

Public drunkenness   More...

General News

Social Security increase lowest in decades

WASHINGTON (AP) — Another year, another small raise for millions of people who rely on Social Security, veterans’ benefits and federal pensions.  More...

Shutdown driving debate over role of government

WASHINGTON (AP) — The lingering federal shutdown is transforming a musty debate over the role of government in America into a coast-to-coast, prime-time reality show.  More...

US never defaulted on its debt? Not so fast

WASHINGTON (AP) — You hear the same proud claim every time Washington wrestles with the debt limit: The United States has never defaulted. But the record’s not that clean. America has stiffed creditors on at least two occasions.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Broncos, Chiefs are last two unbeatens

Looks like the only place for the undefeated is the AFC West.  More...

Steelers finally get first win

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers were tired of seeing that dreadful zero in the win column.  Now, they’ve got one victory. They think this could be only the beginning.  More...

Foles leads Eagles to victory

TAMPA, Fla. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013: More...

Route 22 reopen after fatal crash

A section of Route 22 between Numers Hollow and Sugar Grove Hollow roads in Henderson Township was reopened to traffic this morning after being shut down for more than seven hours as a result of a fatal twovehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer More...

Vigil honors memories of those lost

The warm glow of light emanated from a crowd of people holding candles gathered at the steps in front of the Huntingdon County Courthouse at the “Shining a Light in the Darkness” vigil Saturday evening sponsored by Huntingdon House to hon More...

Public invited to share JC observatory nights

Members of the Juniata College physics department are hoping to quite literally expand the horizons of local stargazers through a series of “observatory nights” beginning tonight Monday, Oct. 14, at the Paul E. More...

State  Free Access 

Corbett, GOP confront worries of a Santorum replay

HARRISBURG (AP) — It’s the comparison to eight years ago that nags at some Republicans.  Then-U.S. Sen. More...

Amid shutdown, runners protest at Valley Forge

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dozens of people staged a protest run through Valley Forge National Historical Park on Sunday after a runner and others were ticketed amid the government shutdown.  Since the shutdown closed the popular site near Philad More...

VA medical records often breached

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Karen Santoro heard co-workers chattering about her psychological care in 2010.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 14 Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. For further information, please call 643-0546. More...

Local Sports

Southern falls 6-0 at Belleville

H.S. Field Hockey

The young Southern Huntingdon team continues to progress as the season moves along, becoming more aggressive on offense, playing a better first half and taking more shots on goal. More...

Lynn rolls third career 300 game

Greg Lynn of Lewistown, a 61-year-old left-hander, rolled a 300 game while bowling for Alley Cats in the Sunday Mixed League at Holiday Bowl in Mill Creek.  Lynn opened his night with a 196 game, then followed with his 300. More...

Calvary boys fall 10-1 to Mt. Carmel

The Calvary Christian Academy of Huntingdon lost a 10-1 decision to visiting Mount Carmel Christian School Friday.  Mount Carmel led 7-0 at the halftime break and outscored the Conquerors 3-1 in the second half. More...

People/Pastimes

Open for business

Choosing the right model for your small business

Millions toil away in their office cubicles, dreaming of owning their own piece of the American dream. More...

Choral society to hold rehearsal

Women of all ages who enjoy singing are invited to attend the first rehearsal of the Raystown Women’s Choral Society at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It is more respectful to be honest than to deceive

Dear Annie: My soon-to-be ex-wife and I live on the West Coast, while my 92-year-old mother lives in a senior facility in New York. She is happy there. She is still mentally sharp, but her body is starting to become frail. More...

Hints from Heloise

The price remains the same

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about the quantity of food in packages:  More...

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