November 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Area stores offer Black Friday deals

Shoppers who set out to find holiday deals didn’t have to go very far this morning, as many local businesses opened their doors late Thursday and early today for Black Friday.  Peebles, in addition to opening at 6 a.m. More...

Click It or Ticket patrol continues until Sunday

With the Thanksgiving holiday behind and the holiday weekend and hunting season approaching, members of the Huntingdon County DUI Task Force will be patrolling county roadways thanks to the Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket campaign, which got underway More...

Local News

Rainfall up slightly in October

According to rainfall totals tabulated by the county’s Emergency Management Agency from information supplied by about two dozen rain gauge keepers spread throughout the county, October saw slightly more rainfall than September.  More...

Police Log

DUI charges   More...

Getting to Know You

Name: Danny E. Hawn Age: 62 From: Petersburg From where originally: Petersburg Educated at: Juniata Valley High School, Penn State  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lions rout Packers 40-10

DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford and Reggie Bush did their part to keep the Aaron Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers in the game.  Stafford turned the ball over a few times and Bush did once.  Instead of crumbling and losing confidence, bo More...

Cowboys run by Raiders 31-24

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo was sick, and it wasn’t because he had just watched the Oakland Raiders return a fumble for a touchdown on the opening kickoff.  After the Dallas quarterback caught a virus the night before Thanksgiv More...

Ravens hold off Steelers 22-20

BALTIMORE (AP) — A game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens usually features hard hits, flying helmets and a pivotal play in the final minutes.  The clash between these AFC North rivals on Thursday night had all that &mdas More...

School News

Area student participates in European Union simulation

Morgan Golay of Huntingdon took part in the annual Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation held in Washington, D.C., Nov. 14–16. Golay, a junior political science major, was one of 13 students from Susquehanna University to attend the event. More...

Local woman completes studies at South Hills

Paige McKinney graduated with honors from South Hills School of Business and Technology Sept. 24. She earned an associate’s degree in the administrative professional program. More...

Huntingdon Area Middle School Honor Roll

Patricia Wargo, principal at Huntingdon Area Middle School, is pleased to announce the third marking period honor roll for the 2011-12 school year:  Grade 6  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013:  More...

Broad Top area power restored

Electrical service to numerous FirstEnergy Penelec customers in the Robertsdale, Wood and Broad Top City areas was interrupted late Tuesday evening and into Wednesday as a result of a pre-Thanksgiving day storm that downed trees and power lines with More...

Organizations plan Christmas parade

Two local organizations have been working diligently to see that a Huntingdon tradition, once sponsored by the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce, will continue.  The Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 223 and the Women of the Moose Lodge 220 have te More...

A Thanksgiving gathering

Peggy Bumbarger, left, enjoys some turkey with Colby Grubb at the community Thanksgiving meal sponsored by the Community Chapel of Hesston Thursday afternoon at the Huntingdon Community Center. More...

World  Free Access 

Authors offer tips for holiday books

NEW YORK (AP) — With more than 100,000 books published each year, it’s hard to know what works best for a holiday gift. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Twenty homeless after fire

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 29   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

Local Sports

Tussey alumni games tomorrow

Coming off a successful inaugural event last year, organizers are pleased to announce the 2nd annual Tussey Mountain Basketball Alumni Games will be held tomorrow at the High School Gymnasium. More...

PIAA Class A Football Playoffs:

Tussey meets North Catholic

Tussey Mountain’s football team isn’t done yet. Its District 5-A championship win over Berlin last Friday means they now play in a PIAA quarterfinal game against undefeated North Catholic at Hampton High School. Game time is 7 p.m. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon High School Class of 1953 holds reunion

Members of the Huntingdon High School Class of 1953 celebrated their 60th class reunion Oct. 4 and 5.  Class members met Friday evening at Susi Cipar’s farm and enjoyed fellowship and delicious refreshments.  More...

Children’s Christmas party planned

The ladies auxiliary to the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, will sponsor a free Christmas party for children of area military families, VFW Post 1754 members and VFW Post 1754 Home Association members from 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. More...

Easy ways to curtail holiday spending

The holiday season is synonymous with many things, including spending. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friend wants to make herself look good

Dear Annie: I’m 16 and have been best friends with “Cindi” since second grade. Last weekend, my parents attended a party and allowed Cindi to stay overnight. Two people broke into the house to rob it.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Covered plate tempts fate

Dear Readers: Is the LICENSE PLATE on your auto easy to read? In many states, it’s illegal to alter a license plate. More...

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