October 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Other viruses take back seat to Ebola

With news of a fourth person in the U.S. More...

Trick-or-treat nights planned across county

Halloween festivities kick off this week ahead of the Friday holiday and area children will be heading out in costume for trick-ortreating across the county.  Mount Union Borough Police Cpl. More...

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Local News

Changes in store for coal miners’ museum

The board of directors of the Broad Top Area Coal Miners Historical Society, meeting in their regular monthly meeting Saturday morning in the coal miners’ museum at Robertsdale, gave the green light for long overdue improvements at the museum w More...

Tyrone student shot at school bus stop

State police responded to an incident at a bus stop in Van Scoyoc Hollow in Snyder Township this morning. More...

Police Log

Fraud   CLAY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating a report of a fraud and forgery incident that took place during an unknown time frame at a residence in the township.  Forgery   More...

General News

Inside Washington: Profiting from failure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army’s troubled $5 billion intelligence fusion network has been a source of lucrative contracts for companies whose employees once worked for the Army, but it has failed on its promise to make data seamlessly accessi More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cards rally past Eagles; Steelers stun Colts

It’s been 40 years since the Cardinals got off to such a good start. More...

Interception costly to Mississippi at LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Bo Wallace was on the cusp of prolonging No. More...

Streb wins McGladrey with playoff birdie

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Robert Streb made the last of his 10 birdies on the second extra hole, winning a three-way playoff in the McGladrey Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 6:03 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014:  More...

Beloved doctor served area well

Friends, community members and former patients were saddened to hear of the death of Dr. Philip Dunn, MD, who served the Huntingdon community as a family physician for almost four decades.  Dr. Dunn died at his Hartslog Valley residence Friday. More...

Media coverage can cause anxiety

Modern media provides a never-ending stream of current events via an array of mediums, relating tales of triumph and tragedy and sometimes sowing seeds of public panic.  More...

Training still available for displaced workers

Local economic development agencies are reaching out to the long-term unemployed and underemployed to let them know money is still available for training.  More...

State  Free Access 

Former university VP faces accusers in civil trial

They came from broken homes to a state university in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains and met the father figure they never had: a school vice president who offered them scholarships or campus jobs as they adjusted to college life. More...

Wolf, Corbett take message to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Republican Gov. More...

Pa. congressional races could produce surprises

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s midterm elections for Congress, overshadowed by the statewide race for governor and mostly robbed of suspense by partisan redistricting, are expected by many observers to simply reaffirm the status quo.&nb More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 27   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

Edgin cards ace

Ben Edgin recorded a holein one of the par-three second hole Sunday at the American Legion Country Club. He was playing in a group that included Gary Foster, Rick James and Cory James.   More...

Eagles can’t battle back from deficit

Host Muhlenberg held a commanding 35-0 lead before Juniata scored its first touchdown as the Mules defeated the Eagles 42-13 Saturday afternoon at Scotty Wood Stadium. More...

Juniata wins two Saturday

Women’s Volleyball:

The 10th-ranked Juniata College women’s volleyball team rebounded from Friday night’s loss to Eastern and finished off the annual Wid Guisley Memorial Tournament with a pair of wins Saturday. More...

People/Pastimes

Big flavor, little time; family dinners made in a snap

You don’t have to be a master chef to create great meals that your family will love. Simple yet flavorful and warming dishes are the perfect solution for busy cooks with hungry families to feed.  More...

Ten fresh ways to dress mashed potatoes

Truth is, mashed potatoes don’t need a whole lot of love to come out pretty darn amazing. More...

Series gives PBS a ratings milestone

NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Burns’ series “The Roosevelts” earned PBS its biggest audience in two decades, making it the documentary maker’s third most popular film after “The Civil War” and “Lewis & Clark: More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t jeopardize marriage

Dear Annie: Two years ago, a good friend died of a heart attack. His wife, “Sally,” asked me to help her get rid of his things, which I was happy to do, and I soon found myself mowing her lawn and doing chores around the house.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Travelers can’t see the light

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, regarding hotel lighting:  More...

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