September 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Mount Union native to display art locally

A Mount Union area native will be exhibiting her art in a new exhibit at the Art Space in Huntingdon beginning today, Friday, Sept. 9.  J.E. More...

Local News

Sept. 11 tribute opens choral society’s season

For 68 years, the State College Choral Society has performed high quality choral music for the Centre Region, and its new 2016-2017 concert season will continue to delight audiences around the area.  Choral Society music director Russ Shelley ha More...

Police Log

Forgery   CROMWELL TWP. — A 49-year-old woman reported to state police at Huntingdon she discovered a counterfeit $10 bill between 12:01 a.m. and midnight Aug. 23. The incident is under investigation.  Domestic violence   More...

On Their Way

Name: Daniel Duane McClure Age: 17 From: Huntingdon Parents: Nicole McClure of Huntingdon and Micah McClure of Bethlehem. Siblings: Ethan McClure, 10. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Totaled Saxton Borough police car to be replaced

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

A Little Better   Someone once said “a little knowledge can be dangerous.”  More...

Eagles face Dickinson in home debut

The Juniata College football team played well at Grove City in its season-opening 31-26 non-conference victory last Saturday, but head coach Tim Launtz knows they could have been much better.  “We didn’t fall into the trap,” La More...

Rockets enjoy 10 letter winners

High School Field Hockey Preview:

The Southern Huntingdon field hockey team will enjoy something that does not happen very often in a coach’s career. The Rockets did not lose any players to graduation and will have 10 letter winners return on their 20-person squad. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Blanche Elizabeth Shingler Shirk of Hesston, who celebrates her 100th birthday today, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. More...

Park descendants gather for reunion

The 52nd annual reunion of the descendants of Clay and Alice Park was held Aug. 21 at the Dublin Mills Church pavilion. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gracie Dawn Barton, who turns 1 year old today, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. Her proud parents are Christopher and Penny Barton of Petersburg. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Check out this scam

Dear Heloise: In your column, I read your advice on things NOT to do when SELLING ONLINE. My wife listed some items for sale and got three good offers from people who were out of state but shared the same link.  More...

Special Sections

Conditions hot in SHC schools

Due to sustained heat this week, the Southern Huntingdon County School District announced Thursday that it would dismiss students early today, Friday, Sept. More...

State 911 funding still not received

Members of the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board learned Thursday they still have not received news from the state regarding Act 12 grant funding.  More...

SHCSD officials announce award

The Southern Huntingdon County School District has once again received an award for its efforts to promote literacy. More...

Remembrance service marks anniversary

A “Remembrance Day” service will mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, also known as Patriot Day, at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  More...

State  Free Access 

For the first time, Bill Cosby’s lawyers claim racism

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has long preached the gospel of personal responsibility to fellow blacks, irritating those who fault racism for holding the community back.  More...

Ruling loosens ban on owning guns after minor convictions

HARRISBURG (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that some people convicted of comparatively minor state crimes should get a chance to legally own guns, issuing a divided decision that reshapes longstanding rules.  More...

State probing after bears kill two goats in separate attacks

SHERMANS DALE (AP) — State officials are warning pet owners and parents in central Pennsylvania to watch for bears after two goats were killed in separate attacks over a two-day period.  WHTM-TV reported the state Game Commission is invest More...

World  Free Access 

Airbnb apologizes for complaints

NEW YORK (AP) — Airbnb on Thursday apologized for its slow response to accusations of racism and outlined new policies to combat the problem, including reducing the prominence of photos in the booking process.  The company also plans to au More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 9   AA Meeting p 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 

Broncos top Panthers 21-20

DENVER (AP) — Denver’s dominant defense came up big against Cam Newton again and the Broncos escaped with a 21-20 victory over the Carolina Panthers Thursday night when Graham Gano missed a 50-yard field goal with 4 seconds remaining.&nbs More...

Yankees win fifth straight

NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie Tyler Austin hit a solo homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the New York Yankees their seasonhigh fifth straight victory, 5-4 over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night.  Brian McCann hit two homers for th More...

Pliskova knocks out Serena in semifinals

NEW YORK (AP) — For the second year in a row, Serena Williams’ bid to make history ended with a shocking loss in the U.S. Open semifinals.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Actions speak louder than words

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been together for eight years, and we have one child together. I also have a 9-year-old from a previous relationship. My husband is the only father my 9-yearold has ever known. He calls him Daddy.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 8:35 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016:  More...

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