October 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Mapping Mount Union history

Lee Rainey, archivist for the Mount Union Area History Society, sets up a pair of maps as part of a display in the Sharrar House on “Business, Industry and Commerce in Mount Union History,&rdqu More...

Motorists encouraged to use safety near rails

As crews have been working to complete railroad maintenance in the county, Norfolk Southern is reminding motorists to use caution when approaching railroad crossings.  More...

Local News

PennDOT work schedule for the week of Oct. 6

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of Oct. 6-10.   More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Nathaniel Brooks Jr.  Date of Birth: Oct. 11, 1955 Age: 59 years old Height: 5 feet, 11 inches Weight: 250 pounds Eye color: Brown Hair color: Black   More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 4   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, Oct. 5   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Spence excited to be on the field for Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The intensity level was palpable for Sean Spence as he prepared to run onto the field.  More...

Peavy out-pitches Strasburg

WASHINGTON (AP) — Never much of a postseason performer, Jake Peavy sure outpitched Stephen Strasburg in the former No. More...

Cardinals rally to down Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit a go-ahead, three-run double off a wilting Clayton Kershaw in an eight-run seventh inning, and the St. More...

People/Pastimes

How to create a crafty fall bistro at home

This fall, toast the coming of cooler nights by gathering friends to enjoy an assortment of wines and refreshments against the backdrop of your very own Bordeaux bistro. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Sofia Grace Fortney who turns 4 years old today, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Her proud parents are Todd and Melody Fortney of Hill Valley. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Hoarding is a mental health issue

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 35 years. We were in our late 20s when we wed. I was living on my own, and she was living with her parents and brother in a filthy house. More...

Doctor K

Simple measures can help relieve cubital tunnel pain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have cubital tunnel syndrome. What’s the best treatment for it?  DEAR READER: Cubital tunnel syndrome is a trapped or pinched nerve problem, much like its better-known relative, carpal tunnel syndrome.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 6, 2014:  More...

Newest state law could save lives

Those fighting the county’s drug epidemic on the front lines report a new state law could help save lives locally.  More...

Groups to sponsor Halloween parade

Two Huntingdon civic organizations are coming together to keep a 75-year-plus tradition alive.  Members of the Huntingdon Moose Lodge 223 and Huntingdon Regional Fire and Rescue will host the Huntingdon Area Halloween Parade Monday, Oct. More...

Bald eagles’ battle provides rare opportunity

Typically, when local folks see eagles on the offensive, they’re on Goodman Field at Juniata College’s Knox Stadium, but some campers recently had the once-ina lifetime opportunity to see two mature bald eagles engage in battle near Corbi More...

General News

GLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD.  More...

Carol Burnett to get Jimmy Stewart award

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — Actress and comedian Carol Burnett is set to be honored by a Pennsylvania museum dedicated to actor Jimmy Stewart.  Burnett will receive the museum’s Harvey Award at a Friday night fundraiser for the James M. More...

Taylor Swift to coach on ‘The Voice’

Eds: APNewsNow.  NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has plenty of her own hits, and now she’ll be advising young singers on “The Voice” how to do it themselves.  More...

Local Sports

Trojans strike quickly to stay unbeaten

Mount Union struck quickly against visiting Northern Bedford last night, then took advantage of two interceptions to jump out to a 27-0 lead in the first period on the way to a 38-7 victory.  The Trojans remain unbeaten through their first six More...

Bearcats top Ligonier Valley in overtime

The Huntingdon Bearcats and the Ligonier Valley Rams, two District 6 AA teams, met for the first time Friday night at War Vets Field. More...

Titans ground out win over Glendale

Tussey Mountain held just a 12-0 lead at halftime over visiting Glendale Friday. A pair of big plays in the second half, and three touchdowns from Curtis Wentz, put the Titans in command and they took a 32-14 win over the Vikings on Homecoming.  More...

Religion News

Celebrating a tradition of faith

The children’s area of the Brethren Heritage Fair held Sept. More...

Pope hails Benedict, other elderly at Vatican fest

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has hailed the value of the elderly, including his predecessor Benedict XVI, who joined him at a ceremony in St. Peter’s Square honoring the contribution of grandparents to society.  More...

Netanyahu says militant Islam is a cancer

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says militant Islam is a cancer that’s spreading and must be removed before it’s too late.  More...

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