November 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Normal temperatures expected to reappear

With temperatures spanning between 20-50 degrees this week, the forecast in central Pennsylvania looks much like a yo-yo, but it’s also set some records.  Some locations in the state broke records for low temperatures earlier this week. More...

Local News

Tips for an optimum turkey

With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, Giant Food Stores offered the following tips on preparing the ever-important holiday turkey:  — When sizing a turkey, plan on 1.25 pounds per person or 1.5 pounds per person if you plan to have leftov More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Shem Miller Date of Birth: April 2, 1979 Age: 35 years old Height: 170 pounds Weight: Six feet, one inch Eye color: Blue Hair color: Brown   More...

Organizations planning Huntingdon Christmas Parade

After a successful Halloween Parade, members of Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 223 will partner again to bring Christmas to the Huntingdon Community.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 22   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. 23   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Islanders beat Penguins 5-4 in shootout

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kyle Okposo scored in the third round of the shootout, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.  More...

Ciganda, Granada tied for lead at LPGA finale

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Michelle Wie suddenly is in a position to consider a million ways how a great year can get even better.  More...

Thomas’ 23 points helps Suns roll over winless Sixers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points and Markieff Morris had 18 to lead the Phoenix Suns past the winless Philadelphia 76ers 122- 96 on Friday night.  The Sixers have lost their first 12 games and are just six losses shy of m More...

Religion News

Family, school spar in court

FREEHOLD, N.J. More...

Giving thanks

A festive altar display created by Eileen Regis is among preparations St. More...

Israel, Palestinians react to deadly attack on Jerusalem synagogue

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is retaliating for the deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue that killed three Americans and a Briton.  Tuesday’s attack, carried out by two Palestinians with meat cleavers and a gun, happened in an ultra-Ort More...

Special Sections

Holiday dinner cost rising

Despite low gas prices, food prices up for Thanksgiving

With turkey prices on the rise, it might cost folks a bit more to feed the family this Thanksgiving.  More...

New cell towers planned for area

Wireless communication should improve in the Coalmont and James Creek areas of the county in the near future.  Verizon Wireless is in the process of erecting two 259-foot lattice communication towers, one in Carbon Township and another in Hopewe More...

County to provide vets transportation

There’s more good news for veterans in Huntingdon County in addition to the recent opening of the VA clinic in Brady Township.  Soon, county vets will have transportation to and from the clinic provided by the county. More...

Homes help intellectually disabled live life

Little more than a generation ago, adults with intellectual disabilities were often sent to live in institutional settings, but today, many such individuals live their lives as full fledged members of their communities.  More...

State  Free Access 

More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — As Bill Cosby’s standup tour crumbled with shows canceled in six states, the embattled entertainer received standing ovations from a sold-out crowd when he took the stage and when he left it Friday in Florida.  More...

General News

Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

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Judge: Monroe letter belongs to auction buyer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that a letter by Marilyn Monroe in which she described the difficulties of performing belongs to a buyer who purchased it at auction for $130,000.  More...

Home, baby cameras not secure worldwide

LONDON (AP) — A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Morgan Hannah Banks who turns 14 years old today, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Her proud parents are Beth Banks of Huntingdon and Eric Banks of Mount Union. More...

Make Thanksgiving dinner healthier

Thanksgiving is not often associated with healthy eating. From candied sweet potatoes to sausage-filled stuffing, Thanksgiving dinner is full of flavor, but also full of calories and fat. More...

Special Occasions

Nov. 22, 2014   Happy birthday wishes go out to Shirley Hockenberry of Huntingdon who celebrates her 79th birthday today, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Happy birthday, Shirley!   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Have an impartial person mediate

Dear Annie: My sister, “Ellen,” bought my mother a car when Mom moved in with her. Ellen promised it would belong to Mom when she paid her back. More...

Doctor K

Healthy behaviors improve your odds for longer life

DEAR DOCTOR K: Eat right. Don’t smoke. Stay active. Can you give me some motivation to keep up these healthy behaviors?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 24, 2014:  More...

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