December 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Friday hand count done, results same

After a short hand count Friday, the results of the special election in Three Springs Borough remain unchanged.  More...

Silent night in a stable

A living Nativity was featured Friday night as part of the “Come to the Stable” program at the 15th Street United Methodist Church in Huntingdon. More...

Local News

Accused robbers waive preliminary hearings

Three men accused of robbing a Dublin Township convenience store waived their hearings in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday.  More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Donald Meshyock  Date of Birth: Dec. More...

DUI defendants sentenced in court of common pleas

A McVeytown man was sentenced on charges related to driving under the influence in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 19 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Guilfoyle and Imhotep win state titles

Class A Bishop Guilfoyle 35, Farrell 0   HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Evan Chadbourn rushed for 151 yards and scored two touchdowns as Bishop Guilfoyle defeated Farrell Friday, 35-0, to win the PIAA Class A football championship.  More...

Mount Union wins record 12th D-III title

SALEM, Va. (AP) — Taurice Scott threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score and Mount Union won its NCAA-best 12th football title, beating St. Thomas of Minnesota 49-35 on Friday night in the Division III championship game.  More...

Pistons outlast Bulls in four OT

CHICAGO (AP) — In four overtimes, Andre Drummond had 33 points and 21 rebounds to help the Detroit Pistons outlast the Chicago Bulls 147-144 on Friday night.  The Pistons scored the first seven points of the fourth OT and hung on.  Ch More...

Religion News

Christmas Eve services announced

— 15th Street United Methodist Church — 15th Street United Methodist Church, located at 1500 Moore St., Huntingdon will host Christmas Eve services beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

First Baptist Birthday Group celebrates December

The birthday group of the First Baptist Church of Three Springs met at Spring Creek Diner for lunch Dec. 9. More...

Religion Briefs

GOP candidates discuss relations with Muslims   LAS VEGAS (AP) — GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has once again defended his proposal to keep Muslims from entering the U.S. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Retired friends are probably bored

Dear Annie: My husband and I are at an age where many of our friends have retired. We have not. We started a business together five years ago, and fortunately, it is doing extremely well. We plan to retire in another five years. More...

Doctor K

Get screened for osteoporosis

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m 65, and my doctor says it’s time for me to be screened for osteoporosis. But isn’t this condition painful? More...

Special Sections

TIU 11 affected by budget battle

As the list of social service agencies, school districts, county governments and other agencies negatively impacted by the five and one-half month state budget impasse grows, the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit (TIU) 11 in McVeytown can also be added to More...

Library deals with financial pinch

Few local agencies have escaped the impact, either directly or indirectly, from the state budget stalemate, and that includes the Huntingdon County Library.  More...

Christmas trees, lights can cause fire hazards

It’s hard to beat the aroma of a fresh cut Christmas tree or the view of its decorations illuminating a room, but if not properly cared for and handled, both trees and lights can become a fire hazard in homes.  More...

World  Free Access 

‘Concussion’ movie subject exaggerated role, researchers say

BOSTON (AP) — In the trailer for the movie “Concussion,” star Will Smith says: “I found a disease that no one has ever seen.”  More...

Women are out-earning men in corporate finance

Women may be badly outnumbered in the top ranks of corporate America, but at least they aren’t underpaid.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Vietnam War is top news story in U.S.

75 Years Ago  The State Liquor Control Board announced that all state stores except three will be closed at 9 p.m. Christmas and New Year’s eves.  More...

Local Sports

Bearcat rally falls short

Boys’ Basketball:

Huntingdon boys couldn’t get the ball to go through the hoop in the first half of its Mountain League contest at Bald Eagle. Couple that with some foul trouble and the Bearcats found themselves down 21 points at halftime.  More...

Valley girls run over Glenale by 61-25 margin

Juniata Valley is getting into a groove and played its game against visiting Moshannon Valley Friday. More...

Huntingdon controls Bald Eagle 38-23

Girls’ Basketball:

Huntingdon shook off any effects from Wednesday’s disappointing loss at Tyrone by using a strong defensive effort in the first half Friday evening to snap a three-game skid with a 38-23 Mountain League victory over visiting Bald Eagle.  More...

People/Pastimes

Festive, flavorful gifts to give from the heart

Food is a gift from the heart. It’s one-size-fits-all, and you don’t need to fight the crowds at the mall or worry about blowing your budget. More...

Fun, festive, frozen raspberries

Not only do raspberries lend the perfect seasonal hue to homemade gifts from the kitchen, these bright red berries offer numerous nutritional and other benefits, according to Lisa Samuel, RDN, MBA of NourishRDs. com. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 1! Happy birthday wishes to Kolton Ruiz who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015. He is the son of Kristen Moore of Altoona and Joshua Ruiz of Alexandria. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius if born before 11:46 p.m. (EST). Afterward, it will be in Capricorn. The Moon is in Taurus all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Dec. 21, 2015:  More...

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