November 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

LIHEAP claims to open Monday

In the 2013-14 fiscal year, 2,286 cash applications were approved for county residents who applied for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, which totaled $631,266 in cash grants, or about approximately $276 per county resident.&n More...

Financial planner marks 25 years in business

When Christine Baker-Shuck started her financial planning business Nov. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Stephanie Flasher Date of Birth: Aug. 10, 1982 Age: 32 years old Height: not available Weight: not available Eye color: Green Hair color: Brown Last known address(es): Huntingdon.   More...

Police Log

Crashes

DUBLIN TWP. — State police at Huntingdon investigated a two-car crash at the intersection of Croghan Pike and Route 641 at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 27.  More...

Broad Top City residents eligible for housing rehabilitation

Broad Top City Borough Council learned Monday evening borough homeowners will soon be receiving letters in the mail seeking 12 eligible residences for housing rehabilitation through the Huntingdon County Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program. More...

Local Sports

Titans rebound with win over Warriors

A pair of playoff teams wrapped up the regular season and momentum was the word of the day in this one. More...

’Cats get by Hornets, make playoffs

Huntingdon didn’t play especially well last night at Juniata Valley, but took advantage of three Hornet turnovers and did what it needed to do to post a 37-15 win to end the regular season.  More...

Trojans finish regular season 10-0

The curtain fell over the Mount Union Trojans regular season Friday at they cruised to a mistake free 41-12 win over visiting Penns Valley. It’s the second 10-0 undefeated season in Trojan history. More...

Religion News

Missions conference hosts missionary from Paraguay

It comes as no surprise that a cornerstone of the Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination is evangelical in nature as evangelism plays a large part in the work of the churches around the globe and has since its foundation in 1887.  More...

Ebola nurse on defensive gets call from Obama

ATLANTA (AP) — A nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient is thanking God and her caregivers for her recovery.  Amber Vinson was released Tuesday from an isolation unit at Emory Universi More...

Southern Baptists tell pastors: hold line on gays

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than a thousand evangelicals who believe gay sex is sinful are attending a conference hosted by the Southern Baptist Convention.  More...

Special Sections

Four decades of dentistry

Dr. Craig Eisenhart to retire, hand over practice Monday

After 40 years of practicing in Huntingdon, another area dentist has decided it’s time to call it a day with his practice.  Dr. Craig Eisenhart will officially hand over his Washington Street practice to Dr. Richard Wong Monday, Nov. More...

New catalog details JC art collection

A new tome encompassing a lifetime commitment to art and a generous donation to Juniata College has taken its place on the shelves thanks to the diligent work of a professor and her students.  More...

Season’s shorter days may trigger depression

While the end of daylight saving time early Sunday morning will provide people with an extra hour of sleep, for some, the shorter days mean additional struggles with depression.  More...

General News

Salt Lake City optimistic about future Olympic bid

KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Salt Lake City officials don’t know exactly when they will get to bid for another Winter Olympics, but the host city of the 2002 games wants the world to know it is ready and willing whenever given a chance.  More...

‘Hoarders’ psychologist testifies at trial

SACRAMENTO, Calif. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 1   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, Nov. 2   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cavs beat Bulls 114-108

CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night.  James was at his best after struggling the previous night, scoring eight points in the e More...

Hass leads Schwab Cup Championship

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jay Haas birdied four of the last six holes Friday for an 8-under 62 and a four-stroke lead in the Champions Tour’s season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship.  More...

Maryland, Penn State restart lop-sided series

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Geography sets the stage for Penn State and Maryland to develop a rivalry. More...

People/Pastimes

Hospital auxiliary celebrates Apple Crunch Day

Doctors, nurses and staff of the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, received a crunchy surprise when they arrived for work Oct. 29. Baskets brimming with bright red and yellow apples were found in every department of the hospital. More...

Making smart choices for life

When you set out to make life changes such as weight loss or adopting a more active lifestyle, it can be tempting to look for shortcuts that expedite your path toward your end goal. More...

Licensed to Wed

Jeremy Snyder, 22708 Zion Church Road, Three Springs, and Rebecca McMath, 11849 Keystone Road, Shirleysburg.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

They don’t know how to behave

Dear Annie: This is in response to “Confused and Hurting,” whose 18-year-old son had taken his life. The family felt the community was snubbing them, as well as their sixth grader. More...

Doctor K

Simple precautions allow safe travel during pregnancy

DEAR DOCTOR K: My job requires a lot of travel, and I recently became pregnant with my first child. What do I need to know about traveling safely during pregnancy?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Pisces if born before 1:38 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 3, 2014:  More...

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