November 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Many help to hang holiday display

Huntingdon Borough’s holiday décor has been saved in no small part by the community service of the workers of Skills of Central Pennsylvania and the generosity of a local business.  The holiday lights will go up today Wednesday, Nov. More...

Local News

Area briefs

Huntingdon Relay For Life to hold 2014 kickoff   More...

Route 26 closed to traffic

Route 26 between the entrance to Walmart and the Fairgrounds Road intersection was closed to traffic for a short time this morning following a two-vehicle accident in the vicinity of the state police More...

Brush fires under investigation

The cause of two separate fires one to three miles from one another that burned an estimated four acres of woods in the Rothrock State Forest District Tuesday afternoon is under investigation. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Cedar Crest to host evangelist

75 Years Ago  The General State Authority can get its 55 percent share of the $93,000,000 school building program from “substantial investment and financial interests” if the Public Works Administration will supply 45 percent grants, More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 6 Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641- 6408, ext. 101 for more information. More...

Around The Broad Top

Fire marks final chapter of Liberty Theatre history

Part 3 The old wooden Liberty Theatre, erected by the Rockhill Coal and Iron Co. in 1918, was a familiar landmark in the busy coal mining “patch town” of Robertsdale More...

Local Sports

Woods is LC Runner of Year in cross country

At the conclusion of the 2013 Landmark Conference Championship meet last Saturday, six Juniata cross country runners received All-Landmark honors.  More...

Juniata picked second in LC men’s basketball

The Landmark Conference men’s basketball preseason poll is just a snapshot of the fight at the top of the standings. The University of Scranton was picked atop the poll with four first-place votes and 59 points. More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Jenkins-Weyandt

Jayme Nichole Weyandt and Shannon Lee Jenkins were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at the Huntingdon Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. Brad Querry presided over the 2:30 p.m. ceremony. More...

Adopt-A-Highway program

Members of the William P. Spyker Sons of the American Legion Post No. 520, Alexandria, and the legion auxiliary teamed up to conduct the biannual cleanup for the Adopt A Highway project Oct. 13. More...

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Taylor Renee Semple who turns 5 years old today, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. Her proud parents are Stephanie Semple of Saltillo and Justin Semple of Three Springs. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

School director races conclude

There will be no changes in the seating arrangement on the Mount Union Area School Board following Tuesday’s election.  In Region 2, which covers Mount Union Borough, the race for a four-year term between Republican nominee Wesley Ray Jr. More...

Area filling station means possibilities

As Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) officials have been working with Park’s Garbage Service Inc. More...

Local vets to lead county parade

Representatives from two branches of the military will lead the county’s veterans in the annual Huntingdon County Veterans Association’s Veterans Day Parade Saturday, Nov. 11.  More...

Groups to hold wind farm meeting

Two groups working to preserve the natural environment on Jack’s Mountain will host a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

State  Free Access 

Voters favor keeping four Pa. appellate judges

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Corbett hits campaign trail to seek second term

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After months of saying he would run for a second term and fundraising for the effort, Pennsylvania Gov. More...

Voters pick GOP lawyer for appeals court seat

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Republican party won the biggest political plum on Pennsylvania’s 2013 election ballot — an open seat on the Superior Court — but Democrats won more of the major local offices up for grabs.  More...

Business News

Chamber of Commerce hires new office manager

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce has hired a new office manager.  MacKenzie Locke, a Shade Gap native, has filled the position since October.  Locke is a 2011 graduate of Southern Huntingdon County High School and a 2013 graduate f More...

Kit’s Boutique offers new, designer clothing items

If anyone is looking for brand new, high-quality clothing items just in time for the holiday season, they won’t have to look any further than downtown Huntingdon.  More...

HCBI executive director to attend leadership program

Amy Wise, executive director of Huntingdon County Business and Industry, has been selected to the Rural-Urban Leadership (RULE) Program.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Ovechkin returns to lead Caps to 5-2 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin returned from a shoulder injury to score his 11th and 12th goals of the season, and the Washington Capitals rode a second-period flurry to a 6-2 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.  More...

Heat get first win on road

TORONTO (AP) — LeBron James scored a season-high 35 points, Dwyane Wade had 20 and the Miami Heat beat the Toronto Raptors 104-95 on Tuesday for their first road victory in three tries this season. More...

Steelers OK with change, but options are limited

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin insists he’s “not opposed to turning over any stone” to breathe some life into his listless team.  Midway through the season, there may be no stones left. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t make sex the focus of your relationship

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been happily married for 27 years. We are both in our early 50s, physically fit and active. My wife looks the same today as the day we married. She’s extremely attractive. The problem? She has no sex drive. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

The gentle agitator

Dear Heloise: I looked everywhere to see if this hint was posted and couldn’t find it. To repair honey, jam, jelly or caramel that has CRYSTALLIZED, simply seal the container well and run it through a dishwasher cycle with your next load. More...

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