October 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Audience learns gospel tunes’ history

In preparation of the Fairfield Four, a soul gospel group from Nashville, Tennessee, that is set to perform at the Stone Church of the Brethren Sunday, Nov. More...

Halloween traditions continue in classroom

Many adults have fond memories of elementary classroom Halloween parties as a child. More...

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Former Stonerstown school transformed for Halloween

Looking to be “schooled” on the ghosts and goblins of Halloween? More...

Petersburg man in court for giving alcohol to minors

A preliminary hearing was held in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday for a Petersburg man accused of providing alcohol to minors.  Dylan Gummo, 21, is facing one count of selling/furnishing liquor etc. to minors. More...

Police Log

Harassment   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon responded to a harassment complaint on Mount Vernon Avenue at approximately 12:45 p.m. Oct. 28. The crime is still under investigation.  Crash   More...

Local Sports

Juniata can’t afford letdown at McDaniel

A week ago, the Juniata College football team was preparing to face one of the toughest opponents on its schedule. Saturday afternoon, the Eagles went toeto toe with visiting Muhlenberg. More...

Pickin’ Panel and other stuff

Surprises weren’t really expected by the Pickin’ Panel last week, and they didn’t get many.  More...

Four Eagles honored

USA College Football announced its weekly honors Wednesday. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HE’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Mason Matthew Quigg, who turns 6 years old today, Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. His proud parents are Bethany Bickel and Matthew Quigg of Mapleton. More...

Woodland Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Despite the rain and wind, the residents at Woodland Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Orbisonia, hosted a trick-or-treat night Wednesday for the community. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Unwelcome mice   Mice often look for a warm place to call home during the winter. An easy way to disinvite them is to leave a fabric softener sheet anywhere you don’t want them to take up residence. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Mother-in-law’s behavior is outrageous

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been happily married for 20 years. After the kids were grown, we decided to downsize. We put our home on the market and moved to a different state.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Gemini if born before 5:40 a.m. (EDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015:  More...

Mount Union Halloween Parade

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Senator requests more heating aid

The federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is set to begin taking applications Monday, Nov. 2, and Sen. Robert Casey Jr. is calling on Congress to add more funding to the program.  More...

Grants available to fix access sites

County groups looking to start projects to improve canoe and kayak access to waterways locally will be pleased to learn the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is now seeking 2015 applications for the Canoe Access Development Fund.  More...

Health fair offers free screenings for hunters

Southern Huntingdon County  Medical Center (SHCMC), Orbisonia, will host a Healthy Sportsman Health Fair Sunday,  Nov. 1, to offer hunters the opportunity to ensure they are ready and able to set out into the woods. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Judge: Attorney general ‘corrupt, dishonest’

HARRISBURG (AP) — Accusations by two judges who oversaw grand juries are adding to the intrigue and acrimony surrounding Attorney General Kathleen Kane, with one accusing her or her agents of stealing files from him and being the most corrupt p More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mount Union Halloween parade draws large crowd

75 Years Ago   A completed Crooked Creek dam, one of three flood control barriers designed to curb the Alleghany River during flood periods, goes into operation it was announced.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 30 AA Meeting 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 

Mattingly reportedly hired by Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — Don Mattingly is moving to a different coast and a new payroll neighborhood.  More...

Patriots rout Dolphins 36-7

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. More...

WVU and Pitt lose conference games

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Trevone Boykin leaped over defenders and threw from the hip for touchdowns, breaking TCU’s career record for total offense while leading the fifth-ranked Horned Frogs past West Virginia 40-10 on Thursday night for More...

Press Club

HCCTC culinary students taste, learn at IUP

Foodies of the world unite!  In North America, great cuisine is placed high on the pedestal. More and more people are willing to pay for a great meal as often as they can afford to.  So, what does that mean? More...

On Their Way

Name: Nathan A. Renninger  Age: 18  From: Mount Union  Parents: John Renninger and Missy Renninger  Sibling: John Renninger II  More...

Tussey Mountain royalty crowned on rainy night

The Tussey Mountain Titans kicked off a rainy homecoming Oct. 2 against the Williamsburg Blue Pirates with their traditional homecoming promenade. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

What’s in the bottle?

Dear Readers: An old saying is “Water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink.” Hmm. Nondrinkable water can be seawater, a polluted lake or river and more. More...

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