September 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Dirt and gravel road money delayed

Municipal leaders have hit a roadblock when it comes to funding to improve local dirt and gravel and low volume roads in the county.  More...

An annual tradition

Kathy Kreider, left, and Sandy Grove prepare apples for boiling to make apple butter for the annual Shirleysburg Apple Festival coordinated by the Fort Shirley Heritage Association. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Ralph Kreider Jr. Date of Birth: Aug. 19, 1974 Age: 40 years old Height: 5 feet, 10 inches Weight: 150 pounds Eye color: Blue Hair color: Brown Alias(es): Ralph I. More...

Antique tractors on display

Antique tractor collectors started lining up their machines Friday morning on the grounds of the old schoolhouse in Shirleysburg for the annual Aughwick Creek Antique Tractor Show and Apple Festival. More...

August rainfall on par with June and July

Rainfall in August in Huntingdon County was on par with June, but was a bit dryer than July.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 20   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, Sept. 21   More...

Local Sports

Trojans stay unbeaten at Mo Valley

The Mount Union football team didn’t exactly dominate from the opening kickoff on Friday evening, but it wasn’t long after that Moshannon Valley could do nothing to stop its athleticism.  More...

Clearfield runs past struggling Bearcats

Huntingdon’s offense was limited to 53 total yards, while visiting Clearfield rushed for 391 yards and rolled to a 30-14 victory Friday night at War Vets Field.  More...

Tussey holds off Southern

Most pundits wouldn’t have predicted a back and forth shootout between Southern Huntingdon and Tussey Mountain in Saxton Friday. That is what the fans got though, a fun-filled game with a lot of big plays. More...

Religion News

Brethren Heritage Fair celebrates faith

Members of the 55 congregations within the Middle Pennsylvania District of the Church of the Brethren will converge at Camp Blue Diamond, Petersburg, Friday, Sept. 26, and Saturday, Sept. More...

Honoring diaconate candidates

Don Gibboney, second from the left, a secondyear diaconate candidate, received the Ministry of Lector, and Kevin Nester, left center, a third-year diaconate candidate, received the Ministry of Acolyt More...

Merkel leads Berlin rally against anti-Semitism

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has led a rally against anti-Semitism, telling thousands of people in Berlin that Jewish life is part of Germany’s identity.  More...

Special Sections

Gov. releases program funds

The funding allotted to the Science in Motion (SiM) program through the state budget signed July 10 by Gov. More...

UW Day of Caring kicks off campaign

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red Cross donor app now available for use

Area residents who donate blood and want to share the importance of it with others will have an opportunity to do just that, thanks to a new app released by the American Red Cross.  The Blood Donor App will give area residents the opportunity to More...

General News

Goodell: ‘Same mistakes can never be repeated’

NEW YORK (AP) — More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL’s handling of players accused of crimes.  The commissioner was More...

Female fans stand by NFL, if uncomfortably

CHICAGO (AP) — Mary Jo Kane, a lifelong Chicago Bears fan and college professor, settles in to watch a football game and finds herself taking a tally of the players — one she’d rather not do, but can’t help.  Have any of More...

New ‘NCIS’ spinoff sets up shop in New Orleans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The newest members of the successful “NCIS” TV franchise understand the importance of their family roots.  But the stars and producers of “NCIS: New Orleans” also are betting that the crime drama& More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Kershaw wins 20th; Pirates down Brewers

CHICAGO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw became the majors’ first 20-game winner and A.J. Ellis hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 14-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.  More...

UCF tops UConn 17-14

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Paula Reto leads LPGA event by 3

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — South Africa’s Paula Reto birdied her final hole Friday for a 6-under 66 and a three-stroke lead in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.  More...

People/Pastimes

Wible descendants hold reunion

The descendants of Elliott and Annie Wible and Harvey and Henrietta Wible met for the 105th Wible Reunion Aug. More...

Finding your philanthropy

Celebrating those who go above and beyond

Whether it’s the busy mother who spends her weekend volunteering at a local women’s shelter or the young girl raising money for hungry children thousands of miles away with her lemonade stand - women that do good deeds are everywhere.&nbs More...

Elco employees to gather for breakfast

The retired and former Elco employes had a great get together for the month of August and enjoyed having the time to catch up with one another. It is hoped the breakfast for the month of September will be as well attended at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ovarian cancer has symptoms

Dear Annie: September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month as proclaimed by the U.S. Senate and President Obama, whose mother battled the disease. Ovarian cancer is the most deadly of all gynecologic cancers, affecting one in 72 women. More...

Doctor K

Use of antibiotics in animals is serious health issue

DEAR DOCTOR K: In a recent column on antibiotics, you didn’t mention their use in meat and poultry as a cause of antibiotic resistance. Hasn’t this contributed to the problem?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Virgo if born before 10:29 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Sun will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 22, 2014:  More...

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