November 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Blueprint team maps out communities

Members of the Juniata River Blueprint Community core team and folks from the community spent Thursday evening helping to define what assets the community has and what can be improved.  More...

County’s 911 officials to discuss new system

Members of the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board, along with some of the county dispatchers, will meet with representatives from New World Systems next week, as preparations continue to be made for the new computer aided dispatch (CAD) system.  More...

State  Free Access 

Prosecutors sue Kane, claim retaliation, misuse of office

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Five former Pennsylvania prosecutors and investigators sued Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Thursday, saying she illegally used the power of her office to retaliate against them after they criticized her public statements More...

Wolf defends compromise deal as one people will like

LANCASTER, (AP) — Pennsylvanians will like the results of the deal under negotiation to end a state government budget stalemate now in its fifth month, Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday.  More...

Lawyer: Birth control mix-up results in 113 pregnancies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than 100 women who blame their pregnancies on errant birth control packaging have joined a negligence lawsuit filed in Philadelphia against several drug companies.  The lawsuit follows a 2011 recall of more than 5 More...

Local Sports

Pickin’ Panel and other stuff

I’ll keep things pretty brief this week. More...

Goal Post Trophy on the line Saturday

“When you play college football, this is the game you look forward to,” said Juniata coach Tim Launtz of Saturday’s rivalry matchup with Susquehanna at Knox Stadium. “This game has a history all its own.”  More...

Mount Union opens at Ligonier Valley

Mount Union completed a successful regular season, but the work isn’t done yet. The fifth-seeded Trojans enter the District 6-AA playoffs Saturday with a quarterfinal game at Ligonier Valley.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Waylon Robert McKim who turned 4 years old Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. His proud parents are Darin and Jenna McKim of Huntingdon. More...

Householder-Cressman

Heidi Householder and Adam Cressman, both of James Creek, were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at the groom’s grandparent’s farm in James Creek. The Rev. Scott Decker presided over the 4 p.m. ceremony.  More...

American Legion Post 24 sends members reminders

The auxiliary to the Frank P. Hommon American Legion Post 24, Huntingdon, held its monthly meeting Oct. 20 at the post home. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Homemade after shave   I made my husband a custom after shave lotion. You can, too. Fill an empty bottle a quarter full with rubbing alcohol and then water until completely full. Add a touch of cologne or essential oil to the mix and shake. More...

Annie's Mailbox

One in five US families is impacted by mental illness

Dear Annie: My friend, “Andrea,” is in her early 20s and concerned about her mother, “Joan.” Joan has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and she has abused prescription and other drugs for as long as Andre More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 7:21 p.m. (EDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015:  More...

Man convicted on drug charges

A jury found a Huntingdon man guilty on charges of manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver a controlled substance and conspiracy to manufacture, deliver or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver a controlle More...

Group to promote entrepreneurship

In an effort to promote the viability of creating a business in Huntingdon, in addition to appreciating the businesses that are already here, one nonprofit group is looking to promote Global Entrepreneurship Week to do just that.  More...

Retailers react to proposed sales tax hike

The most recent budget news to come out of Harrisburg has area retailers contemplating the potential pitfalls of raising the state’s sales tax.  In an effort to move forward with budget negotiations, a proposal was made to raise the sales More...

Local News

Fourth annual Turkey Bowl scheduled for this Sunday

Over 20 flag football teams are ready to clash on the Mount Union Area High School field this coming weekend for the benefit of local recreation projects.  The fourth annual Turkey Bowl, scheduled for Sunday, Nov. More...

Gusty winds cause down trees throughout county

Winds with gusts over 40 mph were the catalyst for downed trees throughout the county Thursday night and this morning.  The Huntingdon County 911 Center reported public service calls for downed trees started around 8 p.m. More...

Police Log

Simple assault   CASS TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating a domestic incident between a juvenile male, listed as the actor, and an adult mother, listed as the victim, on Beavertown Road at 9 a.m. Oct. 24.  Theft   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Congressman to present Armistice Day program

75 Years Ago  A school flag was presented to the Huntingdon High School by the Lions Club. Attorney Robert B. Simpson, deputy district governor of Lions, made the presentation speech at the regular assembly meeting.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 13 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 

Inbee moves in front by stroke in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Inbee Park made a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke lead Thursday in the LPGA Tour’s Lorena Ochoa Invitational.  More...

Rangers strike quick in 6-3 win over Blues

NEW YORK (AP) — Derick Brassard, Mats Zuccarello and Kevin Hayes scored in the first period, and the New York Rangers beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Thursday night for their seventh straight victory.  J.T. More...

Buffalo downs Jets 22-17

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. More...

Press Club

Hornet seniors prep for future

Juniata Valley High School seniors are getting a jump start on preparing for their futures. On Nov. 3, Juniata Valley hosted the first annual College Application Day in the school library. More...

Bearcats attend FFA convention

Standing Stone FFA, a chapter from Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS), recently traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, to attend 88th National FFA Convention and Expo. The convention’s 2015 theme was “Amplify.”  More...

MU grads return for Career Day

According to a WestEd study titled “Rethinking High School: Preparing Students for College, Career and Life,” a key factor in student success is helping them to view college as an attainable goal. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Topping off squeeze bottles

Dear Heloise: Here is a hint for those who use a lot of mustard, mayo and ketchup in SQUEEZE BOTTLES. I save easy-pour spout tops off bottles (jelly, too) when we are done. I clean them and stick them in a drawer. More...

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