September 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Central booking center saving officers’ time

It has only been in operation a few short months, but members of the Huntingdon County court system are pleased with the operations and use of the central booking center at the Huntingdon County Jail.  More...

Local News

Shirleysburg festivities

Tim Brunner Sr. of Mount Union, standing, and Tim Brunner Jr. of McVeytown, registered their classic Farmall tractors Friday morning at the Aughwick Creek Antique Tractor Show in Shirleysburg. More...

Area brief

Prayer rally to support those fighting childhood cancer   MOUNT UNION BORO. — A prayer rally for Riley Randoll and all people affected by childhood cancer will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

Car lands on tracks

A portion of the Norfolk Southern track along Route 22 in Henderson Township was closed to train traffic after a vehicle left the roadway and ended up on the tracks at approximately 2:15 p.m. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Giant store to expand to compete with Walmart

75 Years Ago  Three miners were trapped 500 feet under the surface in an old Comstock lode mine near Virginia City, Nev., and rescue workers were handicapped by new cave-ins blocking the narrow shaft.  More...

Local Sports

Hornets dominate Claysburg

Juniata Valley had struggled in its first two games of the season, but coach Bill Musser saw some things in last week’s 55-7 loss at Mount Union that made him feel a little better about things.  Last night, he watched as his Hornets domina More...

Eagles knock of Bearcats

Huntingdon’s Jon Wagner returned Friday evening’s opening kick off into Tyrone territory and got the Bearcats started with excellent field position. More...

Trojans hold off Rockets

Backyard rivals Mount Union and Southern Huntingdon went at it Friday night in Orbisonia for the second annual Coal Boal. More...

Religion News

Church removes 103-year-old woman as member

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Brethren heritage fair to be held

The public is invited to the Middle Pennsylvania District’s 35th annual Heritage Fair at Saturday, Sept. 26, at Camp Blue Diamond near Petersburg.  On Friday evening, Sept. More...

Religion Briefs

Nuns will get rent for convent dispute   LOS ANGELES (AP) — A businesswoman will continue to pay $25,000 a month in rent plus maintenance expenses on a hilltop convent that Los Angeles’ Catholic archbishop wants to sell to pop singer More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband sets restrictions for male visitor ANNIE

Dear Annie: My husband and I live in a very desirable area and are happy to have guests often. The problem is, a male friend of mine wants to visit, but my husband doesn’t want to have a single man in the house while he’s at work.  More...

Doctor K

Antidepressants may be needed for life

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been on an SSRI antidepressant for a few months, and it has really helped improve my depression. How long do I need to take this medication?  More...

Special Sections

CDBG funding plan discussed

Recommendations for adjustments to the three-year Community Development Plan were finalized during the Thursday meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission.  More...

Caller information key for dispatchers

When emergency responders are paged out for a fire or a motor vehicle accident, they’re not sure what they’ll find when they arrive at the scene.  In fact, sometimes what they find is much different than what they expected.  More...

Tree stand tag rules will be implemented

The state Game Commission has made a change to how tree stands left on game and cooperative lands should be identified.  More...

World  Free Access 

’The Muppets’ return to TV; Miss Piggy swans, Kermit suffers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took a decade for Bill Prady to bring his dream of a mockumentary style sitcom peopled by Muppets to television.  When Muppets owner Walt Disney Co. More...

AP sources: Marines seek to close combat jobs to women

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Marine Corps is expected to ask that women not be allowed to compete for several front-line combat jobs, inflaming tensions between Navy and Marine leaders, U.S. officials say.  More...

Lucas Museum team unveils new design

CHICAGO (AP) — The team behind George Lucas’ art and movie museum released revised renderings showing more green space at the Chicago site but no radical changes to the undulating, futuristic building stoking passions in a city that guard More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 19   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, Sept. 20   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mystics knock off Liberty 86-83

NEW YORK (AP) — Ivory Latta scored 15 points and Emma Meesseman added 13 to help the Washington Mystics beat the top-seeded New York Liberty 86-83 in double-overtime Friday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.  Tayler Hill More...

Jason Day shoots 63 to widen lead in BMW

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — As Jason Day’s long eagle putt at the last hole rolled down the hill and toward the hole, every revolution of the ball only added to the sense of inevitability.  More...

Europe has 4-2 Solheim lead

Europe takes 4-2 lead over US at Solheim Cup in Germany  ST. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Stella Kaitlin Beaver who turns 3 years old today, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. Her proud parents are Aaron and Megan Beaver of James Creek. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Emily M. Dysard who turns 10 years old today, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. Her proud parents are Marcie and Percy Dysard of Huntingdon. Emily has a younger brother, Levi. More...

Oneida Boy Scouts host Cub carnival

Over 50 Cub Scout aged youth and their families participated in the Oneida District Cub Scout Carnival that was held recently at the Captain Jack Lion’s Park in Mill Creek. The youth participated in carnival type games of skill to earn prizes. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 8:33 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 21, 2015:  More...

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