November 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Juniata College bridges stalemate funding gap

The lack of a state budget has created hurdles across nearly every demographic, including added stress for college students dependent on Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) grants. More...

Local News

Correction

An incorrect price for a real estate transaction was published Nov. 11 for Virginia A. Cherry Estate and Ronald J. More...

Bear season in final day

With one day left in the season, totals from the first two days of this year’s bear harvest have been reported by the state Game Commission.  Over the first two days of the season, hunters in the southcentral region killed 256 bears.  More...

Cooking fires triple on Thanksgiving Day

As friends and family gather to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal, the last thing on anyone’s mind is a fire and the hazards can sometimes be associated with cooking.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Churches plan community services for Thanksgiving

75 Years Ago Between one-fifth and one third of the prospective army recruits and draftees from the 21-36 conscription age range were being rejected as physically unfit for military service in stringent examinations at Pennsylvania induction centers. More...

Business News

Community State Bank receives top honors from state banking association

Community State Bank of Orbisonia recently received the President’s Award at the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers (PACB) Annual Convention in Colorado Springs, Colorado, for its Family Fun Day event held in August 2014  More...

Real Estate Transfers

Nov. 13, 2015  Dennis Neil Rotz and Deborah A. Rotz, grantors, to Nathaniel H. Patterson and Leeanna R. Patterson, property in Three Springs Borough, $55,400.  Steven P. Litten and Deborah P. More...

Local Sports

Juniata stays unbeaten with 81-59 win at W&J

Men’s Basketball:

The Juniata men’s basketball team traveled westward to Washington for a non-conference tilt with Washington & Jefferson Tuesday night. More...

People/Pastimes

Festive small plates for a big party

This holiday season don’t let a main dish hog all the glory. Instead let guests feast on a festive spread of small plates and sides. Snack-size portions of a wide range of delicious dishes are the perfect solution for entertaining. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday to Aubrianna Carlynn Cutshall, who turns 2 years old today, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. Her proud parents are Carl Cutshall III and Amber Strait. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Melina Shope who turns 11 years old tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. Her proud parents are Sean and Holly (Morgan) Shope of Three Springs. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Countdown to turkey time!

Dear Readers: Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and many TURKEYS will be cooked. Here are some turkey-cooking hints:  More...

Special Sections

Budget deadline moved to Dec. 4

After reports indicated budget negotiations in Harrisburg were going well, it appears things have taken a turn for the worse.  More...

Weather conditions just right for travel

There is no snow or ice in the forecast for the five-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend set to begin today and run through midnight Sunday.  With the weather predicted to be nicer than normal, the holiday weekend should be filled with plenty of tr More...

Holiday season busy for post office

The United States Postal Service holiday shipping season is already in full gear, thanks to online commerce.  More...

Area real estate sales reported to be healthy

This year has been one of the best to become a homeowner and, for the first eight months of 2015, both nationally and locally, the home market was at its best.  During that time, more and more people were buying existing homes according to a rep More...

State  Free Access 

Budget work to continue after whirlwind of finger-pointing

HARRISBURG (AP) — A two-day whirlwind of accusations, counter-accusations and a threat to override Gov. More...

Senate advances bill to authorize car services

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Senate is advancing legislation to authorize ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft to operate statewide, even as regulators consider a record $50 million fine against Uber for operating without approval.& More...

World  Free Access 

US consumer confidence falls hard in November

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confidence in the economy eroded this month as Americans became more worried about the job market.  A business research group said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index fell to 90.4 in November, down from 99.1 in Oct More...

$160B deal to combine Pfizer and Allergan raises outcry

A $160 billion deal announced Monday to merge Pfizer and Allergan and create the world’s biggest drug company renewed the outcry in Washington over “inversions,” in which U.S. More...

US home prices jump

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 25 Adult Education Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Top-ranked Kentucky beats BU

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Freshman center Skal Labissiere scored 16 points to lead top-ranked Kentucky past Boston University 82-62 on Tuesday night.  More...

Radford uses speed to top Nittany Lions

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — The fact that his team would play its fifth game in eight days was of little concern to Radford coach Mike Jones.  From the opening tip, it was evident to Radford’s coach that his squad wasn’t lacking any o More...

Warriors down Lakers to go 16-0

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Report threatening Facebook user

Dear Annie: A couple of months ago, I met a guy at a concert and he added me as his friend on Facebook. Except for that one encounter, I don’t really know him.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015:  More...

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