December 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Diner uses coffee to help community

A hot cup of coffee is quite effective at fending off the chill on a cold day, but by adopting the Italian tradition of caffé sospeso or pending coffee, Rick Walker, owner of Top’s Diner, Mill Creek, hopes to warm some hearts as well. More...

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Police Log

Summary of incidents

HUNTINGDON BORO. — Dec. 2: Joe Lalai reported to Huntingdon Borough Police at 2:41 p.m. someone entered two of his vehicles at 2009 Penn St. while he was out of town. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Justin Worthy Date of Birth: 12/1/1981 Age: 32 Height: 6 foot Weight: 160 pounds Eye color: Blue Hair color: Blonde or Strawberry   More...

Creature Feature

A home for the holidays?

You ask your young daughter, “What do you want for Christmas?” and she says, “A puppy!” You think, “Aw, isn’t that cute? More...

Local Sports

Games postponed

Last evening’s taste of winter wiped out a portion of the area’s season-opening events.  More...

Tussey teams win at Huntingdon

Bearcats lose 54-53 thriller

While it was cold and snowing outside, inside the Huntingdon Area High School gymnasium Friday night the basketball game kept things heated up. More...

Tussey teams win at Huntingdon

Titans roll to 51-24 win

The season opener for Tussey Mountain at Huntingdon went pretty well for the Saxton club. More...

People/Pastimes

Delivering Christmas smiles

Friends of the Woods members, Barb Grove, left, and Peppi Hoffman, deliver Christmas gifts to the residents of The Oaks at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, Dec. 5. More...

Hot holiday gifts with a cool factor

The holidays should be filled with nothing but joy, but making the rounds to find the right gifts for everyone on your list can make the ho-ho-hos seem a little ho-hum.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lydia Carole Stapleton who turns 5 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. More...

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Mini pages

Dear Annie: Since childhood, my mother has told me she never wanted me. I now have two children of my own. At one point, I became homeless, and my parents took me in. But I became ill and needed major surgery. More...

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Special Sections

Closures impact area jobless rate

It appears as though the closing of multiple manufacturers in the county has finally impacted the area’s unemployment numbers. More...

Three Springs park receives state grant

One Huntingdon County municipality has been named a recipient of a state Community Conservation Partnerships Program grant totaling $1.5 million, thanks to the efforts of state Sen. Jake Corman. More...

Festivities go on despite weather

Calvary Christian Academy choir director Caleb Feaster leads CCA elementary students in song at the Huntingdon Borough Christmas tree lighting ceremony Friday evening amid mixed precipitation. More...

Tax credit helps some save for years ahead

County residents can take steps now to save for retirement and earn a special tax credit in 2013 and the years ahead, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). More...

State  Free Access 

Man gets probation for 105 animals in mobile home

LANCASTER (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man was sentenced to two years of probation Thursday for living with his 1-year-old grandson in a mobile home that also housed 105 animals.  Robert Herman Sr., 57, had pleaded guilty to endangering a More...

Title to British POW camp land transferred

HARRISBURG (AP) — A local government in south-central Pennsylvania took ownership Friday of a 47-acre parcel where a young American government held British prisoners during the 18th century Revolutionary War.  More...

Taking the waters

Jill Gleeson dares to venture outside her comfort zone and learns a life lesson every time. Chances are, you may learn something as well.  “Well,” I thought, slightly chagrined, “this is different.”  More...

General News

Chris Wallace marks 10 years as Fox host

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Wallace may have fewer Sunday morning viewers than his rivals on the weekly political chat shows, but he concedes nothing on quality.  More...

Springsteen ‘Born to Run’ draft sells for $197,000

NEW YORK (AP) — Someone was willing to pay big bucks for an early glimpse of what would become the Boss’ “runaway American dream.”  A handwritten, working lyric sheet for Bruce Springsteen’s 1975 hit “Born to More...

Heat’s James to co-star in movie

CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James is taking his game to the silver screen.  The Miami Heat superstar confirmed reports before Thursday’s game against the Chicago Bulls that he will co-star with Kevin Hart in the comedy “Ballers.&rdqu More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

FSU in Women’s Cup final

CARY, N.C. More...

Bobcats rip Sixers 105-88 Two third-period goals give Wings win over Devils

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeffery Taylor matched a career high with 20 points, leading six Charlotte scorers in double figures, and the Bobcats beat the Philadelphia 76ers 105-88 on Friday night.  More...

Steelers position perilous as Dolphins come to town

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin’s sideline two-step against Baltimore on Thanksgiving night did more than just earn the Pittsburgh Steelers coach a $100,000 fine and a smudge on his otherwise well-polished resume. More...

Religion News

Syrian patriarch urges release of nuns

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Opposition fighters abducted 12 nuns from a Christian village overrun by rebels, Syria’s Greek Orthodox patriarch and the head of a convent said Tuesday, adding to fears that hard-line Muslim rebels trying to overth More...

Juniata College interfaith programs recognized

The Juniata College Office of Campus Ministry was recognized by the Corporation for National and Community Service for Juniata’s year-long participation in the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge for the college& More...

Christmas tree is lit outside US Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — An 88-foot-tall spruce that was transported from Washington state to Washington, D.C., has been illuminated in a ceremony on the west lawn of the U.S. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Look for ‘family’ in community, church

Dear Annie: Since childhood, my mother has told me she never wanted me. I now have two children of my own. At one point, I became homeless, and my parents took me in. But I became ill and needed major surgery. More...

Doctor K

Weight-loss drugs are not for the mildly overweight

DEAR DOCTOR K: Should I take a weight-loss drug to help me lose weight?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Dec. 9, 2013: More...

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