October 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Bill would prevent Medicare increase

U.S. Sen. Robert Casey Jr. More...

Students get active shooter training at HAHS

Given the news reports of active shooters on college campuses, the violent intruder response training students at Huntingdon Area High School received Friday was timely.  Ian Thompson, vice president of Standing Stone Consulting Inc., gave a pre More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Ronda Kelly  Date of Birth: April 3, 1979  Age: 36  Height: 5 feet, 5 inches  Weight: 270 pounds  Eye color: unknown  Hair color: unknown  Last known address(es): Mapleton  More...

Police investigating death

State police at Huntingdon are investigating an apparent overdose death that occurred in Mount Union Borough Friday.  According to a public information release, a 22-year-old McVeytown man was found unconscious at the Liverpool Park around 5:15 More...

Man’s body found in park

Few details were available at press time early this morning regarding a body found in Portstown Park in Huntingdon Borough Friday morning.  According to Huntingdon County 911 Dispatch, Huntingdon Borough Police and Huntingdon Ambulance were call More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Tussey board names new high school principal

75 Years Ago  The Advanced Gifts committee of the 1941 Community Chest campaign is now at work in full swing under the leadership of John W. Harshbarger, chairman. The general drive will begin Oct. 11 and continue through Oct. 19.  More...

Local Sports

Hornets get Homecoming win on late field goal

It was a fitting ending to a low-scoring defensive struggle.  Juniata Valley’s Noah Hess booted a 23-yard field goal, into the wind from the left hashmark, with just 20 seconds left on the clock to give the Hornets a 10-7 Homecoming victor More...

Rockets 5-1 with win over Branch

Southern Huntingdon had very little trouble moving the ball and scoring in its first offensive series during Friday evening’s Homecoming contest with West Branch. More...

Bearcats fade at Ligonier Valley

What started off looking like an upset victory turned into a game that left Huntingdon players feeling just plain upset.  A blown lead, a scary moment, a broken-down bus and a 23-21 non-conference loss to Ligonier Valley made Friday night’ More...

Religion News

Huntingdon Knights of Columbus Council earns Star Council Award

The Our Lady of Fatima Council No. 4644 of the Knights of Columbus earned the top award issued by the Supreme Council located in New Haven, Connecticut. More...

Religion Briefs

County wants God’s mercy after marriage ruling   MARYVILLE, Tenn. More...

First Baptist Church sponsors blood drive

First Baptist Church of Three Springs sponsored a blood drive Oct. 1 at the Three Springs Ambulance Building. The area is serviced by the American Red Cross Greater Alleghenies Region of Johnstown.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 12, 2015:  More...

Still no answers on budget issue

The state budget impasse hit the 100-day mark Thursday and local legislators say they’re not sure what’s next.  “I think the governor’s proposal really clearly indicated that his tax increase (is not going to pass),&rdquo More...

Church to mark 150th anniversary

The end of the Civil War marked a new beginning for Methodists living in the McAlevys Fort area as they erected the building now known as the Ennisville United Methodist Church in 1865.   More...

Area’s mining heritage revisited this weekend

The annual Broad Top Coal Miners Heritage Days will begin today, Saturday, Oct. 10, and continue through the Columbus Day weekend in Robertsdale.  More...

World  Free Access 

Steve Jobs plays dual role of hero, villain in the movies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple co-founder Steve Jobs became renowned for conjuring a “reality distortion field” that made people believe whatever he wanted.  If he were still around, it’s easy to imagine that Jobs would be su More...

Netflix raising price for most popular video plan by $1

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is raising the price of its Internet video service by $1 for new customers in the U.S., Canada and some Latin America countries to help cover its escalating costs for shows such as “House of Cards” and o More...

Why is elephant cancer rare? Answer might help treat humans

CHICAGO (AP) — Cancer is much less common in elephants than in humans, even though the big beasts’ bodies have many more cells. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 10 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, Oct. 11 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penn State after more big plays from offense

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — If the only way Penn State can move the ball is with big plays, so be it.  More...

Lynx go up 2-1 on Fever

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore made a 3-pointer at the buzzer from the top of the key to give the Minnesota Lynx an 80-77 victory over the Indiana Fever on Friday night in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals.  More...

Cardinals cool off Cubs 4-0

MLB Division Series:

ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Lackey outpitched old teammate Jon Lester, allowing two hits into the eighth inning, and rookies Tommy Pham and Stephen Piscotty each homered late as the St. More...

People/Pastimes

Shavers Creek Grange No. 353

Members of Shavers Creek Grange No. More...

Life of Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus is credited with opening the passageways between Europe and the Americas for colonization. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This can limit the relationship

Dear Annie: I am in my 50s, and have been dating a 65-yearold friend for three months. “Joseph” is financially well-off and a perfect gentleman. We have a lot of fun doing things and going places each weekend. More...

Doctor K

Regular B12 injections counter effects of pernicious anemia

DEAR DOCTOR K: My new doctor recently told me I had pernicious anemia, that it had not been diagnosed by my old doctor and that his treatments would end my symptoms. What is pernicious anemia?  More...

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