November 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

bid date fast approaching

The deadline to submit a bid for the former U.S. More...

History in the making

Huntingdon Cinema Clifton 5 owner Dave Peoples shows off one of the digital projectors recently installed as part of efforts to convert from 33 mm film to digital. More...

General News

NFL preps its biggest game for the biggest stage

Fans in the stands at Super Bowls past only think they’ve seen it all.  They’ve been sun-burned in Los Angeles, soaked in Miami and buffeted by winds at stops in between. Deafened during flyovers. More...

Fuss-free Thanksgiving saves time, money

Every year Americans wrestle with yet another round of seemingly ever more complex Thanksgiving dilemmas.  More...

Soldier recalls bloodiest battle of Vietnam War

It was the longest and one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War, yet few have even heard of it.  Hundreds of Americans died in support of Firebase Ripcord between March 12 and July 23, 1970, caught in the cross hairs of a North Vietnamese More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Unbeaten Pacers top Raptors

Pacers 91, Raptors 84  INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George scored 17 of his 23 points in the third quarter and the Indiana Pacers beat the Toronto Raptors 91-84 Friday night to improve to 6-0 and match the best start in franchise history.  More...

Gophers are slightly favored over Lions

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — How’s this for a paradigm shift in Big Ten football?  Minnesota has won three straight conference games and is favored, ever so slightly, to beat Penn State.  More...

Johnson on pole for Phoenix race

AVONDALE, Ariz. More...

People/Pastimes

Aging in place allows people to stay in home

Most people prefer to stay in their home or apartment for as long as possible. The best way to make this a reality is to plan ahead of time to make the amenities in your home as safe and accessible as possible. More...

Special Occasions

Nov. 9, 2013  Happy birthday wishes go out to Ben McElwain of 1028 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon, who will celebrate his 80th birthday today, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. A family dinner is planned at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Huntingdon. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Douglas Lake of Mapleton who will celebrate his 30th birthday Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. He would love to hear from his family and friends on his special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is a difficult process

Dear Annie: My husband works for a large mental health agency and five years ago had a twoyear affair with a fellow employee. I found their illicit emails three years ago.  More...

Doctor K

Preventing flat spots on baby’s head

DEAR DOCTOR K: I know it’s safer for my baby to sleep on his back, but I’m worried he’ll develop flat spots on the back of his head. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 11, 2013:  More...

Election results finalized Friday

The official count of the Nov. 5 election was completed after five grueling hours late Friday afternoon. More...

Fiberglass officially takes over AGY

Fiberglass has officially come back to Huntingdon — in a manner of speaking.  More...

slashed benefits may impact local agencies

The almost 13 percent of Huntingdon County residents who receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP, saw a benefits reduction Nov. 1. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: John Booher Date of Birth: 3/22/1991 Age: 22 Height: 5’11 Weight: 250 pounds Eye color: Blue Hair color: Brown   Last known address(es): 11448 Spring Ave., Mount Union; 50 E. More...

MU Council dispands ad hoc committee

A citizens ad hoc committee created last month to help oversee the Mount Union Police Department has been disbanded by council following further discussion on the group’s role.  More...

Police Log

Crash   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 9   AA MEETING  . Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  KNIT WITS  More...

Local Sports

Titans finish strong against Cougars

Sixth-seeded North Star gave No. 3 Tussey Mountain some trouble during Friday night’s District 5-A quarterfinal contest in Saxton. The Cougars’ defense kept them in the game with a halftime score of 14-14. More...

Eagles get by Royals 3-1 in LC semifinal

The Juniata women’s volleyball team didn’t have its sharpest effort of the season Friday evening, but it was good enough to earn a 3-1 Landmark Conference semifinal win over Scranton (12-24) in the Kennedy Sports+Recreation Center. More...

’Cats claw Hornets

Juniata Valley hung with Homer-Center in the first quarter, but the Hornets never got their break. More...

Religion News

Original play to be performed

Life is all about decisions and often the consequences of those choices have long-lasting repercussions. More...

Meet the Pastor

Rev. Jonathan Eason Cedar Crest Baptist Church, Mount Union

Name: Rev. Jonathan Eason Place of Birth: Carrollton, Ga. Family: Rev. Eason and his wife, Lisa, have two children, Noah and Natalee. More...

Legislative prayer gets review

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is weighing the constitutionality of a town council’s opening prayers.  The case being argued Wednesday involves prayers offered by local clergy at the start of town council meetings in Greece, N.Y More...

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