October 31, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Volunteers needed for tax preparation

For the last three years, residents in Cassville and surrounding areas have taken advantage of the AARP Tax Aide Foundation at the United Methodist Church, a place where senior citizens and low-income individuals are able to get help to complete thei More...

Happy Halloween

Supergirl Hailey Wilt and Transformer Dylan Wilt collected some Halloween treasurer from pirate Aaron Busko while making rounds in Huntingdon Borough for trick or treat night Friday. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Barbara Coffman  Date of Birth: April 29, 1957  Age: 58  Height: 5 feet, 6 inches  Weight: 140 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Purple  Last known address(es): Saxton  More...

Petersburg Legion supports veterans home

The Cloyd K. Davis American Legion Post 150, Petersburg, recently made a $1,000 donation to the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. Post 150 is a constant supporter of the veterans home. More...

Shirley Twp. supervisor resigns

During Thursday’s meeting, the Shirley Township board of supervisors accepted, with regret, the resignation of supervisor Judith Hicks.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 31 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, Nov. 1 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mets win 9-3 in home opener

World Series:

NEW YORK (AP) — Two balls launched over the wall, one fired over an opponent’s head and just like that, David Wright and the New York Mets are right back in this World Series.  More...

Penn State defenders focus on tackling

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State defenders spent much of the last two games lunging at ball carriers only to bounce off or wiff.  More...

Bengals look for dominating lead

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The unbeaten Bengals have been so good that they can pretty much lock up the AFC North in the next few days.  A victory on Sunday in Pittsburgh would give Cincinnati a daunting four-game lead in the loss column over the s More...

People/Pastimes

Grief support group to begin

Home Nursing Agency is offering a grief support group every other Tuesday beginning Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the agency’s Huntingdon office, located at 9492 William Penn Highway, Suite No. 1. The group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

Auxiliary promotes healthy habits

Doctors, nurses and staff of the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital received a crunchy surprise when they arrived for work Oct. 27. More...

Pennsylvania Canal history tour planned

The Pennsylvania Canal operated through Mifflin County from 1830-1889. On Saturday, Nov. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Grandparents are full-time sitters

Dear Annie: My husband’s parents are wonderful people in their late 70s, but I am concerned that their kindness is being abused by my brotherin law, “Dan,” and his wife, “Jane.”  More...

Doctor K

Lightly processed whole grains are ‘good’ carbs

DEAR DOCTOR K: You talk about “good carbs” and “bad carbs” in your column. More...

Drug case pleas entered in court

Two defendants rounded up in drug busts in 2014 entered pleas in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Friday.  Rodney Lee Chilcote, 53, Mount Union, pleaded guilty to charges of criminal use of a communic ation facility. More...

Light exposure levels can affect mood

As Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, the already noticeably shorter days may seem even more brief.  Many people have some difficulty adjusting to shorter days and colder temperatures this time of year, but. for some. More...

Annual gala rolls out red carpet for guests

The red carpet will be rolled out for guests to have their moment “In the Spotlight” at the annual gala hosted by the Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, in Ellis Hall at Juniata College.  More...

World  Free Access 

Barbara Walters revisits ‘American Scandals’ on new series

NEW YORK (AP) — Though the fog of time may have clouded certain details, a parade of past scandals that each seized the public’s attention ring familiar to this day.  More...

Filmmaker condemned by police

NEW YORK (AP) — Organizers of a rally against police brutality spoke up Thursday in support of filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, who has been condemned by the New York Police Department’s commissioner and police associations over his remarks a More...

College aid: Obama to extend Pell grants to some students

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of low-income students will be eligible for federal Pell grant money to take college courses while still in high school.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Plastic horns banned from Pitt Stadium

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County’s two selective service draft boards have received their supply of questionnaires to be sent to prospective conscripts, between the ages of 21 and 35, inclusive, who have registered. More...

Local Sports

Hornets rally past Warriors

West Branch dominated the first quarter Friday night at Juniata Valley as Creighton Coble rushed first 142 yards and two touchdowns in the first 12 minutes to give the Warriors a 13-0 lead.  More...

Trojans romp over Titans

The Mount Union offense got rolling early with three touchdowns in the first quarter at home Friday on Senior Night and went on to a 49-12 victory over Tussey Mountain.  The Trojans improve their season record to 6-3. More...

Dragons shut out Bearcats

Central’s senior quarterback Noah Benton had thrown for over 1,300 yards heading into Friday evening’s home Mountain League clash with Huntingdon and displayed some of that success on the game’s first play from scrimmage. More...

Religion News

Religion Briefs

Bishop who killed cyclist while driving drunk gets seven years   BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Episcopal bishop who killed a bicyclist in Baltimore while driving drunk has been sentenced to seven years in prison.  More...

Gospel giants to perform at Stone Church

The Fairfield Four, one of the most influential gospel quartets of all time, will perform the sacred music that has gained them acclaim across the world at the Stone Church of the Brethren, Huntingdon, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8.  More...

Carson puts new spotlight on denomination

The Seventh-day Adventist Church is having a moment.  As Ben Carson seeks the Republican nomination for president, he’s also drawing notice to the church that has counted him as a member since he was a child.  Here’s some inform More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Cancer if born before 10:48 a.m. (EDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 2, 2015:  More...

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