September 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Beautiful weekend for a festival

Cassville Oktoberfest vendor Karen Bowser of Todd shows event chairperson Larry Hicks some of the vintage, primitive and handmade items she has available for purchase at the festival this weekend. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Reginald Lewis Date of Birth: Dec. More...

Juniata College hosts concert pianist

HUNTINGDON BORO. — With a unique blend of contemporary style and a familiarity for the classical repertoire, Stephen Wilber will perform a solo piano recital at 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday, Sept. More...

Huntingdon County Library

The Huntingdon County Library is hosting a Hoss’s dinner kit fundraiser. These dinner kits include everything you need to create a delicious meal in your own home. More...

General News

US issues new rules for university germ research

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is tightening oversight of highstakes scientific research involving dangerous germs that could raise biosecurity concerns, imposing new safety rules on universities and other institutions where such wo More...

Clues to how people bounce back from surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the big frustrations of surgery: There’s little way to know if you’ll be a fast or slow healer, someone who feels back to normal in a week or is out of work for a month with lingering pain and fatigue.  More...

Trend for trying e-cigs may be leveling off

NEW YORK (AP) — A new government study suggests the number of U.S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rangers top Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) — Rookies Oscar Lindberg and Anthony Duclair scored in the first period and J.T. More...

Team Europe rallies for first-day lead

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — The start of this Ryder Cup was a lot like how the last one ended.  More...

Harvick on pole for first elimination race

DOVER, Del. More...

Religion News

School going strong after 125 years

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Images of students milking cows and watching cows give birth are among Don Laughlin’s memories of Scattergood Friends School.  More...

Pope removes bishop in Paraguay

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday forcibly removed a conservative Paraguayan bishop who had clashed with his fellow bishops on ideological grounds and promoted a priest accused of inappropriate sexual behavior.  More...

UPS gunman was ‘troubled’ over work

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. More...

Special Sections

Judge to decide pleadings’ merit

For the first time since the complaints were filed July 2, attorneys for J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital and former Huntingdon urologist Dr. V. Spencer Long were in Huntingdon County Court Friday morning.  More...

Community helps HCC soccer program reach 30th year

For 30 years, the Huntingdon Community Center has been offering soccer, its largest youth athletic program, for area youngsters age 4 through eighth grade.  When the program started, HCC director Ted Aurand said he wasn’t sure how many peo More...

ACA open enrollment to begin in November

As fall creeps in, so does the beginning of the open enrollment period as part of the federal Affordable Care Act.  More...

State  Free Access 

Illinois air traffic center fire snarls flights

CHICAGO (AP) — A contract employee set a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center where he worked, bringing two of the nation’s busiest airports to a halt Friday, according to a criminal complaint.  More...

Infant in Pennsylvania home hit by bullet

CLUNE (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a stray bullet hit a 6-day-old infant in the head in what appears to be a hunting accident.  Indiana County District Attorney Pat Dougherty says the bullet penetrated the child’s s More...

Trooper ambush suspect researched manhunts

Trooper ambush suspect Eric Frein performed extensive Internet research on how to avoid police manhunts, experimented with explosives and might have booby-trapped the woods where authorities are looking for him, Pennsylvania State Police said Friday, More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 27   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. 28   More...

Local Sports

Trojans win showdown at Bellwood

The game between Mount Union and Bellwood-Antis Friday night lived up to expectations. More...

Rockets are shut out by Northern Bedford

Southern Huntingdon came out fast at the start of Friday evening’s Inter-County Conference Gold Division contest with visiting Northern Bedford and quickly pushed the ball inside the Black Panther red zone. More...

Titans need OT at Williamsburg

Tussey Mountain looked great in the first half at Williamsburg Friday night. The Blue Pirates turned it around, shutting down the Titans and coming back to tie the game. More...

People/Pastimes

Standing Stone seniors hold September meeting

Standing Stone Senior Citizens met Sept. 17 for its regular meeting. President Jim Park welcomed everyone and called the meeting to order. More...

United in Marriage

Seibel-Kershaw

Laura Kershaw of Eldersburg, Maryland, and Derek Seibel of Williamsburg, Virginia, were united in marriage Dec. 7, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Community, Eldersburg, Maryland, by the Rev. Father Paul Reich and Deacon Vito Piazza. More...

Help keep family safe from home’s hidden hazards

In the U.S. alone, approximately 60 million people suffer from asthma and allergies, which according to the American Lung Association can be triggered by mold for those who are allergic. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Neighbor seems petty

Dear Annie: My husband passed away in January. I found him dead on the floor when I came home. Then the ambulance, fire truck, police, undertaker and coroner came. More...

Doctor K

Fresh or frozen, produce offers nutritional benefits

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m trying to eat more fruits and vegetables, but I don’t have time to go to the grocery store every week. So I stock up on frozen produce. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 29, 2014:  More...

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