November 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County red kettle campaign continues

Through all the Black Friday hustle and bustle today will be the sound of ringing bells and the sight of those familiar red kettles as the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign continues locally.  More...

Area business owners push shopping locally

More than just saving gas and time, shopping locally can have a big impact on small communities, like Huntingdon County.  “It’s a matter of a ripple effect,” Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) executive director Amy More...

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Toasting a Thanksgiving meal

Community members, from the left, Sarah Thompson, Edgar Amieiro, Dawn Frew and Melissa Trout said a toast before a Thanksgiving meal was served by members of the Community Chapel of Hesston at the Hu More...

Black Friday crowds flock to local stores

The official start of the Christmas shopping season is upon us. Many shoppers hit the roads and stores as early as Thursday night to start picking out gifts for those they love and local stores took advantage of the Black Friday shopping trend.  More...

Game Commission reports on bear harvest

With the three-day harvest total, the bear kill is ahead of the 2014 total.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Santa to arrive in MU during holiday parade

75 Years Ago  You’ll find gifts galore at the Hadley’s Jewelry Store in Mount Union — and that just isn’t poetry either. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Valentine’s triple-double sparks Michigan State rout of BC

College Men’s Basketball:

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Denzel Valentine had a tripledouble of 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and No. More...

Brown leads Baylor to win over Cincy

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Kalani Brown scored 13 points and No. More...

Defense boosts Panthers in Dallas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cam Newton is still perfect this season. Tony Romo might be out for good with the same injury that sidelined him for seven games.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Parents and children see events very differently

Dear Annie: My 12-year-old daughter confessed to me this evening that she believes she is bisexual. She was quite upset about a comment made by another girl today. I immediately comforted her and explained that I love her, no holds barred. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Car cleanliness

Dear Readers: Here are some HELOISE hints for household brushes. If planning a road trip, these should be in your vehicle, just in case. More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED AT HOMESTEAD

1. Good timing  As a member of the Chase field, Kyle Busch had never scored a victory in the NASCAR Chase since joining the tour in 2005. He smashed that streak Sunday like Gallagher sledge-hammers watermelons. More...

Questions & Attitude

Compelling questions... and maybe a few actual answers

A deserving champion? If you're talking specifically about Sunday's finale at Homestead, there's no doubt. More...

Speed Freaks

A couple questions we had to ask — ourselves

Will Kyle Busch be a worthychamp?GODSPEAK: Don't know,but he will be the mostwell-rested, since hemissed 11 of the 36 CupSeries races.KEN'S CALL: It helps tohave a guy who likes to More...

Teen’s memory honored at vigil

Those touched by the life of 16-year-old Wade Stains of Orbisona, who passed away Nov. 25, gathered together in the parking lot of Community State Bank of Orbisonia later that evening to pray and mourn.  More...

Revote to be held in Three Springs

Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic has ordered a revote in the election for a seat on Three Springs Borough Council.  In a hearing Nov. More...

Twin boroughs’ Christmas activities planned

Orbisonia and Rockhill communities will kick off the yuletide season this weekend by honoring a “golden age” of industry and commerce that saw the twin boroughs come into their own.  More...

State  Free Access 

Game Commission to steer hunters to prime spots

FISHER (AP) — Yo, hunters! More...

Counties may sue state over budget standoff

Pennsylvania’s cash-strapped counties are saying enough is enough as the budget impasse in Harrisburg nears its sixth month. More...

Fourth person captured in shooting of Pennsylvania trooper

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police have tracked down a fourth person wanted in connection with the shooting of a Pennsylvania state trooper during a chaotic car chase.  Philadelphia police picked up Kaymer Lewis on Thursday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 27 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...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon High School Class of 1955 holds reunion

The Huntingdon High School Class of 1955 held its 60th reunion at the home of Ron and Barb Detwiler Oct. 17. The event was held in the RED Autohaus where photos and memorabilia decorated the building. More...

Local resident’s granddaughter completes training

Pvt. Elizabeth J. Isenberg graduated from Army Basic Combat Training Sept. 10 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.  She is the daughter of Ed and Annette Isenberg of Berwick. More...

Rev-up the holiday season with five return-proof gifts

If the thought of holiday gift shopping makes you want to bail on celebrating at all, it’s time to rethink your approach. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015:  More...

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