November 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

No short supplies of linemen locally

In the next 10 years, one third of the nation’s lineman will retire. And as that workforce ages, utility companies across the nation are starting to see a shortage. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Todd Brown  Date of Birth: Oct. More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   HUNTINGDON BORO. — Nov. 11: Police responded to a trespassing incident on Waterworks Avenue at 11:04 a.m. Officers responded to a false alarm at 404 Washington St. at 10:01 p.m.  More...

Correction

In the article about Global Entrepreneurship Week in the Nov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Annual Veterans Day banquet held at VFW post

75 Years Ago  Beatrice Elizabeth Cross, aged 3, of Sandy Run, near Langdondale, was burned to death when her home was completely destroyed by fire. The father and mother and five children escaped from the burning structure.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata opens big with sweep of Franciscan

NCAA Regional Volleyball:

Top-seeded Juniata flexed its muscles early and rolled to a 3-0 sweep of Franciscan in the finale of Friday’s NCAA Division III Regional quarterfinal matches in Memorial Gym. The Eagles (32-2) won by set scores of 25-14, 25-10 and 25-11.  More...

Penn State shuts out Lock Haven 50-0

College Wrestling:

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA — The top-ranked Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team opened up the 2015-16 season with a resounding 50-0 win over visiting Lock Haven Friday night. More...

’Cats lose heartbreaker at Tyrone

District 6-AA Quarterfinal:

Huntingdon seemed to have an answer for everything Tyrone threw at the Bearcats during Friday evening’s District Six Class AA quarterfinal. More...

Religion News

St. James to host display of nativities

The display of nativities is returning to St. James Lutheran Church with the True Spirit of Christmas, sponsored by the St. James Women (SJW). More...

Backlash over Mormon rule spreads

New Mormon church rules targeting gay members and their children have triggered a firestorm of backlash from church members of all political backgrounds.  Mormon scholar Patrick Mason said the symbolism of targeting kids has riled up even conser More...

Religion Briefs

Judge goes before disciplinary   SALEM, Ore. More...

School News

IUP announces spring semester dean’s list

The following students have been named to the spring 2015 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students achieve dean’s list status when they are full time (12 or more credits) with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 16, 2015:  More...

Kettle campaign begins in county

On the heels of a record 2014 Red Kettle Campaign, the Salvation Army of Huntingdon County kicked off its 2015 campaign Friday morning in hopes of making this year bigger and better.  More...

Month targets men’s health issues

November has been declared both “Movember” and “No- Shave November,” but no matter what one’s views are on facial hair, the purpose is the same — to raise awareness of men’s health issues.  More...

Huntingdon physicians combine talents to form The Singing Doctors

Music and medicine have converged in the form of The Singing Doctors, a group of Huntingdon physicians who have combined their talents with outstanding results.  More...

State  Free Access 

Film of Hitler confidants set for Smithsonian Channel

PITTSBURGH (AP) — American television viewers get their first chance to see and hear Adolf Hitler’s inner circle describe the dictator’s final hours in filmed interviews when “The Day Hitler Died” premieres on the Smiths More...

World  Free Access 

The Game of Life sparks lawsuit against Hasbro

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Game of Life is known for turning events such as marriage, going to college and paying for auto insurance into moves on a board. Now, it’s at the center of a different real-world experience: a lawsuit.  More...

Obesity still rising among US adults, women overtake men

NEW YORK (AP) — Obesity is still rising among American adults, despite more than a decade of public-awareness campaigns and other efforts to get people to watch their weight, and women have now overtaken men in the obese category, new governmen More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 14 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. 15 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jimmie Johnson on pole at Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson is doing his best to play spoiler now that his championship chances are done.  More...

Jones and Manziel could have unlikely rematch

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The previous time Landry Jones and Johnny Manziel played in the same game, Manziel was a college football supernova and Jones was finishing off one of the best careers in Big 12 conference history.  More...

Pitt canceled; North Carolina wins

CAMP FOSTER, Japan (AP) — The Armed Forces Classic between No. More...

People/Pastimes

Little Jewels Academy

In celebration of Fire Prevention Week, Little Jewel Academy students, front row, from the left, firefighter Carla Panosetti, Adelanto Painter, Faith Worthy, Evan Doyle, Kenna Scott, Macy Book, Ethan More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lillian Irene Cressman who turns 2 years old Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. Her proud parents are Adam and Heidi Cressman of James Creek. More...

Standing Stone Garden Club presenting festival of trees

The Standing Stone Garden Club will be hosting its 26th Festival of Trees.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friend must feel guilty about past

Dear Annie: My husband and I were close friends with another couple for 35 years. We took trips abroad with them, attended their parties and invited them to all of our special occasions. More...

Doctor K

For adults, low-fat milk is best

DEAR DOCTOR K: My parents made us drink milk every day, and I’ve continued that as an adult. A friend just told me that adults don’t need milk, and that it can even be bad for you. What’s the truth?  More...

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