November 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Redistricting to take effect Monday

Shifts in the state legislative district lines will take effect Monday, Dec. 1, and that can mean a new state senator, a new state representative or a new U.S. congressman.  More...

Caution emphasized for hunters in woods

As hunters take to the woods in hopes of bagging a buck or doe, experts urge caution to ensure their trek is a safe one.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Steven McCartney Date of Birth: March 2, 1988 Age: 26 years old Height: 5 feet, 2 inches Weight: 175 pounds Eye color: Black Hair color: Black   More...

Boil water notice issued

SMITHFIELD TWP. — A boil water notice has been issued for residents of Fairgrounds Road, Smithfield Township, until further notice. The notice is expected to be lifted sometime today following receipt of test results by the plant.   More...

Dangerous Huntingdon property to be razed

The dangerous structure at 417 Mifflin St. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 29   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. 30   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Stanford crushes UCLA’s title hopes 31-10

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Hogan passed for 234 yards and two touchdowns, and Stanford crushed No. 9 UCLA’s hopes for the Pac-12 South title and a College Football Playoff spot with a 31-10 victory Friday.  More...

Wisconsin tops Oklahoma

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Tournament MVP Frank Kaminsky scored 17 points to lead five Wisconsin players in double figures, Duje Dukan and Traevon Jackson each added 13 and the secondranked Badgers beat Oklahoma 69-56 on Friday to win the More...

Hurricanes beat Pens 4-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nathan Gerbe’s power-play goal broke a third period tie, and the Carolina Hurricanes earned a rare road win by beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Friday night.  Gerbe scored his third goal of the season at 3:10, More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Dec. 1, 2014:  More...

State rep. looks back on service

Mike Fleck said he was braced for a close race in the November election and he’s now braced for change as he ends his eight-year run as 81st District state representative.  More...

Insurance changes don’t affect hospital

While health care system PinnacleHealth is changing what health insurance providers it accepts, officials at one of its affiliates are making sure local patients understand they won’t be affected by those changes at J.C. More...

Huntingdon business to close, shifts to web

Another storefront will soon be closing its doors in downtown Huntingdon.  Sweet Annie Herbs at 316 Washington St. More...

General News

D.C. Olympic bid touts ‘unity’ over dysfunction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Place your hands together in just the right way, with thumbs overlapping and the other fingers pointing to the sky, and you’ve created the symbol for 2024 Olympics in the nation’s capital.  It’s supposed More...

Black lawmakers against recognition of Va. tribe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.  More...

Longevity, icon status get toys into hall of fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame’s annual picks for enshrinement.  More...

People/Pastimes

Turkey talk: Take leftovers beyond a sandwich

After spending hours roasting your turkey to perfection, it (and you) deserves more than a sandwich the day after. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Mason Samuel Taylor who turns 8 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. His proud parents are Sam and Dawn Taylor of Huntingdon. More...

Special Occasions

Nov. 30, 2014  Happy birthday wishes go out to Sharon Williams of Three Springs who celebrates her birthday tomorrow, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. Happy birthday, Sharon!   More...

Religion News

Minnesota church welcomes inner demons

Publishable editors notes:  This is an AP Member Exchange shared by the St. Paul Pioneer Press  ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. More...

Sharing community blessings

Trough Creek Valley Parish Bountiful Blessings site coordinator Autumn Christine, left, was presented with a $500 donation from the Frank P. More...

Families asked to host visitors for pope’s US trip

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Residents of the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those traveling to the city to see Pope Francis next year.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Handy cleaning supplies  If you are like me with limited storage space for cleaning supplies, I found that if I hang a shoe bag on the back of a door, I can put all my bottles, cans, etc. into the pockets. More...

Annie's Mailbox

These people have no business interfering

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been caring for my grandmother for the past eight years. We both have full-time jobs and two young children. More...

Doctor K

Use dynamic stretches to warm up before exercise

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been running for years and have always stretched before my morning run. Now I hear that I shouldn’t stretch first. More...

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