November 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Medical center secures loan

The Mount Union Medical Center is taking a major step toward independence by securing a loan to buy back its property from J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital.  The medical center, located at 95 S. More...

Grant to connect trails is positive for county

A state grant will mean good things for Huntingdon County, as residents will soon be able to travel from the Alexandria area to Canoe Creek State Park in neighboring Blair County without crossing Route 22.  More...

Jobs

Local News

Store damaged in crash

Crews from Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue, Smithfield Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Area brief

Photography exhibit to open   HUNTINGDON BORO. — The “Favorite Images” exhibit at the Huntingdon County Arts Council’s Art Space on Fourth Street in Huntingdon will open with an artists’ reception at 6 p.m. More...

Getting to Know You

Name: Elizabeth “Libby” McKinney Age: 87 From: Smithfield Township From where originally: Piney Ridge Educated at: I attended the Speck School, the Mill  More...

Local Sports

Pickin’ Panel and other stuff

The winner and still champion ...   More...

District 5-A Quarterfinal:

Tussey ready to start another run

Tussey Mountain returns to the District 5-A playoffs Saturday and intends to defend last season’s championship. The Titans host Windber in a quarterfinal match up at 7 p.m.  More...

District 6-AA Quarterfinal:

Bearcats travel to face 9-1 Juniata

It’s been four years since the Huntingdon football team last entered the District Six playoffs, but thanks to a pair of wins over the final three weeks of the regular season, the Bearcats (5-5) have been able to extend their season this fall as More...

Press Club

Hornets attend national FFA convention

It was a chilly October morning when five Blue Juniata FFA members loaded up and headed out to Louisville, Kentucky, for the 87th national FFA convention. More...

WHS program brings big rewards

The Challenge Program returned for its second year at Williamsburg High School. Brian Irwin from Irwin Financial, Charissa Krumenacker from the Hite Co. More...

Titans crowned 2014 homecoming royalty

Homecoming is one of the many highlights for the seniors for their last year, but, for the underclassmen, it’s also one of the best Fridays of the year.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Manual access

Dear Readers: It seems that a MANUAL (or instructions) comes with just about anything you buy today — large and small appliances, as well as electronics!  If you tossed one out thinking you’d never need it, but now find that you do, More...

Special Sections

Legislator seeks top Senate seat

A coup may be brewing in the state Senate.  Reports from sources across the commonwealth indicate in an upcoming caucus leadership election, current Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (R-Chester/ Delaware) will face a challenge for the top Senate p More...

County schools’ profiles out

The state Department of Education released the Pennsylvania School Performance Profile for all schools across the state Thursday.  Among the schools in Huntingdon County, Southern Huntingdon County School District elementary schools achieved the More...

Extension requested for water plant work

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State  Free Access 

NCAA emails fuel criticism of Penn State penalties

HARRISBURG (AP) —  The NCAA is defending how it handled sanctions against Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky  scandal, following the recent release of internal emails that were exchanged  before the 2012 consent decree.   More...

Used-car GPS helps police find abducted woman

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman snatched off the streets was rescued with the help of a GPS tracking device that had been installed on the suspect’s car by the dealer in case it needed to be repossessed, authorities said Thursday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Six incumbents elected to ag association terms

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 7   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Will Allen set to fill Polamalu void

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Will Allen is the next man up for the Pittsburgh Steelers.  The 11-year veteran will start for injured strong safety Troy Polamalu when the Steelers (6-3) face the New York Jets (1-8) on Sunday.  More...

Blues push win streak to seven, Pens to six

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko stretched his goalscoring streak to four games and the St. More...

President and mayor divided on Paris bid

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande supports a potential Paris bid to host the 2024 Olympics, while Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo says she is “not into chasing dreams” and is concerned about the costs and the specter of white More...

People/Pastimes

Buddy Poppy sales begin

Members of the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, Ladies Auxiliary, front row, from the left, Bonnie Eichelberger, secretary/treasurer; Donna Mills, junior vice president/trustee, Judith Diven More...

Dinner tips for picky eaters

When it comes to promoting a healthy diet, it can be difficult to convince children to eat their fruits and vegetables. More...

Explaining sensory processing disorder

Educators and parents must now be more cognizant today about the various needs of their students and children. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Riders’ ID   I like to ride long distances on my bike. As a cautionary tool, I have a luggage tag on my handlebars with my name, address, and an emergency contact number in case of an accident.  Lady’s athletic socks   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Seek counseling together

Dear Annie: My 37-year-old daughter, “Raya,” has claimed that my husband, her stepfather, propositioned her for sex several times when she was a teenager. But she never mentioned it to me until she was in her 20s. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014:  More...

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