November 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Indian summer temps to hit county this week

If temperatures stay above 70 degrees for the next three days, the county will officially see an Indian summer this week.  Thanks to a Bermuda high, warm air will invade the county, making it at least 20 degrees above normal for this time of yea More...

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Time to support HCCTC is now

I would like to recognize the insightful, hardworking individuals who have been at ground zero and are the driving force behind what will be, without exaggeration, the renaissance of Huntingdon County: Brett Gilliland, superintendent of the Mount Uni More...

Saxton Halloween Parade

The “Martin Monsters” float in the Saxton Halloween parade Saturday evening attracted a lot of attention. The float was sponsored by Martin General Store. More...

Number of DUI defendants sentenced in common pleas court

A number of defendants appeared in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas on driving under the influence (DUI) charges Thursday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 2 Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Peyton Manning gets 186th career win

DENVER (AP) — In only the fourth meeting of teams 6-0 or better, Peyton Manning tied Brett Favre’s NFL record with his 186th regular-season win and Denver rattled Aaron Rodgers into one of the worst games of his career in the Broncos&rsqu More...

Miami knocks off Duke 30-27

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Corn Elder took the eighth lateral on wild final kickoff return and brought it back 75 yards for a touchdown to give Miami a 30-27 victory over No. More...

Royals win 7-2 in 12 to capture World Series

NEW YORK (AP) — They worked all season to take one more step in the World Series. Eric Hosmer wouldn’t wait any longer. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015: More...

Candidates to seek school board seats

When it comes time to go to the polls in Tuesday, Nov. 3, residents of area school districts will be voting on a number of positions for their districts boards of directors. Juniata Valley School District More...

Crowd attends Saxton parade

“Rescheduling the parade could not have worked out any better for us if we had planned it,” stated a jubilant Saxton Borough Mayor Alan Smith following Saturday evening’s Halloween parade sponsored by the Changes in the Parkway (CHI More...

Forest management plan to receive update

Public comment is one of the keys to updating the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) State Forest Resource Management Plan, proclaimed Rothrock District 5 forester Mark Potter. More...

State  Free Access 

STATE Woe spreads in four-month budget standoff

HARRISBURG (AP) — State-subsidized pre-kindergarten programs are shutting down, domestic violence shelters are closing their doors and Pennsylvania’s school districts are begging for more time to pay their bills — all because of a f More...

Emmaus High School reopens after lockdown

EMMAUS (AP) — Extra police are on hand as students return to Emmaus High School.  The school reopened Monday after it was closed Friday because a box of bullets were found in a hallway the day before, leading to a lockdown and concerns abo More...

Authorities searching for pair of escaped inmates

KARTHAUS (AP) — Authorities are on the lookout for two inmates who escaped custody in central Pennsylvania.  Officials say 30-year-old Nicholas Guido and 20-year-old Robert Maffei escaped Quehanna Boot Camp in Clearfield County just before More...

Local Sports

Valley’s Leidy, Rockets’ Stanley headed to states

District 6-A Cross Country:

A pair of runners from two area high schools have earn a day in Hershey at the end of the week.  More...

Finkle brothers win tourney

Holiday Bowl in Mill Creek held a Halloween No-Tap Doubles Tournament Sunday afternoon.  Two person teams bowled four games each, throwing out the scariest (lowest) score. More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball Juniata brought down the curtain on its regular season Saturday, rebounding with a sweep of Washington & Lee at the Emory Invitational Tournament in Atlanta. Set scores were 25-17, 25-21 and 26-24. More...

People/Pastimes

Whip up a wonderful holiday menu for a festive feast

Nothing brings family and friends together quite like a full holiday meal menu. More...

Senior Spotlight

The early warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks neurons and essentially robs people of their memory and language skills. More...

Three ways to take action

Chances are, you’re close to a person who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or you know the caregiver of a person with Alzheimer’s. That’s because every 67 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops this disease. More...

Alzheimer’s researchers hopeful

Alzheimer’s disease has no cure, and its progression cannot be radically slowed. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Not every woman will be a keeper

Dear Annie: I am a 60-year-old divorced male. I am decent looking, financially secure, have a lot of close friends, and am fun and interesting. Yet I haven’t dated in 25 years. Why? It is embarrassing to admit, but I feel inadequately endowed. More...

Hints from Heloise

Don’t cheat on the seat

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about people who park cars:  More...

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