November 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Winter is prime time for workplace illnesses

No matter where someone works in the county, the fall and winter months seem to be a hot bed for germs and, in turn, illness.  J.C. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Nicholas Copenhaver Date of Birth: 6/21/85 Age: 28 Height: 5’08” Weight: 215 pounds Eye color: Brown Hair color: Black   Last known address(es): 1378 Little Greenbriar Road, McVeytown; 85 Memo More...

Accidental garage fire

A quick knock down by firefighters saved a garage from further damage after an accidental fire started near a wood pile at the home of Steve Brumbaugh at 119 Spruce Pine Drive, Wayne Township, at 11: More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   MOUNT UNION BORO. — Nov. 2: Mount Union Police responded to a verbal domestic altercation at Hartman Village at 5:53 p.m. The parties were separated for the night.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 16   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, Nov. 17   More...

Local Sports

Eagles pass first test

The No. 8 Juniata College women’s volleyball team grinded through its NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Tournament first-round matchup with Gallaudet University and came away with the 3-1 (25-23, 25-19, 19-25, 25-14) win. More...

Area places 10 on ICC fall all-star teams

A total of 10 student/athletes from three area high schools earned Inter-County Conference all-star selections for sports during the fall season. Mount Union and Tussey Mountain each had four selections and Juniata Valley two.  More...

Four players, Pavlik named

Four members of the Juniata College women’s volleyball team were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Region team, the organization announced this afternoon.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Adrian John Prough who turns 6 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. He is the son of April Shaffer of Petersburg. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Parents abdicated responsibility

Dear Annie: Last weekend, my husband and I invited a few relatives over for a cookout. There were three children under the age of 4. When it began to rain, we moved the party indoors. More...

Doctor K

Diet rich in fruits, veggies has benefits

DEAR DOCTOR K: I try to cook dinner most nights, but by the end of the day, I’m too tired to make sure the meals are balanced. Can you suggest easy ways to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into our dinners?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 18, 2013:  More...

Hospital’s focus on rural health

Designated to promoting awareness of the full range of issues that impact rural health and the challenges facing rural health care providers, health care providers in Huntingdon County and across the state will mark Rural Health Week Monday, Nov. More...

Cable co-op option fades across region

With the rise of satellite television and cable corporations, small cooperatives, like the ones that once operated throughout the region, are falling victim to the changing times.  More...

Work continues on Broad Top business

After several months of planning, construction of a new Family Dollar store along Route 913 in Broad Top City Borough is finally underway. The store is expected to open for business in early 2014.  More...

Clinton County Dem vies for Congress seat

Thomas Tarantella of Renovo, Clinton County, has declared his candidacy for the Democratic Party in the race for the 5th Congressional District of Pennsylvania.  More...

World  Free Access 

Older Americans nix Social Security changes

CHICAGO (AP) — Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. More...

General News

Protecting your home from electrical hazards

What comes to mind when considering safety hazards around the home? Do you think of electrical safety, fire prevention and reducing the risk of electrical shock? More...

‘Challenger Disaster’ TV film depicts search for truth

NEW YORK (AP) — The watching world was horrified when, on Jan. 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded over Cape Canaveral, Fla., just seconds after liftoff. More...

Suit challenging Google’s digital library dropped

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge handed Google Inc. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lions hope to bounce back against Purdue

Penn State’s ability to rebound after a loss has been a bright spot under coach Bill O’Brien.  The Nittany Lions are 6-1 after a loss under O’Brien, including a win this season against undefeated Michigan.  More...

Penn State after 4th straight mat crown

Cael Sanderson left Iowa State for Penn State because he saw the Nittany Lions as a potential national powerhouse.  Having long established them as the country’s premier program, Sanderson enters his fifth season in State College with a sh More...

Hoosiers rout Samford 105-59

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A young Indiana team saw on film that it could play so much better. When the Hoosiers next review tape, they’ll have a hard time finding room for improvement.  More...

Religion News

Three Springs birthday group holds luncheon

Friends of the First Baptist Church of Three Springs met Nov. 13 at Pizza Star II for their birthday lunch. Bea Covert was celebrating a birthday.  Gay Fleck led the group in prayer and many folks were remembered. More...

Working together to end hunger

Volunteers, including, from the left, Bob Lamey, Grace Cook-Huffman, Robert Marshall, Bill Lamberson, Donna Marshall and A.J. McClure, gathered at the Huntingdon Community Center Nov. More...

Kristallnacht ceremony disrupted

Ultra-traditionalist Roman Catholics have openly challenged Pope Francis by disrupting one of his favorite events, an interfaith ceremony in the Metropolitan Cathedral meant to promote religious harmony on the anniversary of the beginning of the Holo More...

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