September 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Local musician honored at Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering

The three-day Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering is an opportunity for people of all musical abilities to participate in workshops, watch concerts and engage in fellowship with one another. More...

Local News

Broad Top veterans named on Korean War memorial

Seven Broad Top area men were among 27 Bedford County Korean War fatalities remembered during the dedication of a new Korean War Memorial Saturday morning in downtown Bedford. More...

News of Yesteryear

Well-known local clothier passes away

75 Years Ago  Auditor General F. Clair Ross approved requisitions for regular September-quarter payments totaling $982,985 for the construction and maintenance of roads and bridges on 1,410 second class townships in Pennsylvania. More...

Huntingdon County Library

We are looking for area teens interested in serving on a teen advisory board to help plan teen events in our library. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact me at jpowell@huntingdonlibrary.org. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats win 2-1 in OT

Huntingdon’s home boys soccer game against Clearfield Saturday was a defensive show for the hosts. Although the Bisons dominated the first half, they found themselves trailing 1-0 at the half. More...

Calvary girls win; boys tie

The Calvary Christian Academy girls’ soccer team scored four first-half goals in a 4-2 win over visiting Blair County Christian Friday afternoon. More...

Eagles soar past Red Devils

After giving up a 58-yard TD pass that tied the score at 7-7 with just 35 seconds left in the first quarter Saturday, the Juniata College offense exploded for 21 unanswered points in the second period to build a 28-7 halftime in didn’t surrende More...

People/Pastimes

Create fresh, authentic Mexican flavor with mangos

Many foods are delicious, some invite cravings and a few inspire passion. In traditional Mexican cuisine, one surprising ingredient embodies all three: the mango.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Eliza Raine Sechrist, who turns 4 years old today, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. Her loving parents are Kevin and Stefanie Sechrist of Hill Valley. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Beatrice “Reba” Geissinger of Huntingdon, who will celebrate her 90th birthday Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Asking, ‘Oh, he’s going to be there?’

Dear Annie: My fiancee and I are planning our wedding, which is next spring. We’re so excited to share the day with our loved ones, and we’ve both been pleasantly surprised by how stress-free the planning process has been so far. More...

Hints from Heloise

Label this ‘irritating’

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about clothing labels. A reader wrote: “Why do clothing manufacturers persist in putting scratchy labels in the necks of shirts and nightwear? More...

Special Sections

Lights of Hope event organized

The area’s first Lights of Hope event Saturday night at Newton Hamilton United Methodist Church offered the community an opportunity to come together as a united front in the fight against heroin. More...

Attacks changed security protocols

In the days immediately following Sept. 11, 2011, the sense of security and belief that disasters like that would never happen in the U.S. were no longer present in the minds of Americans. More...

State  Free Access 

Forty who died in Pennsylvania in 9/11 attack remembered

SHANKSVILLE (AP) — The 40 passengers and crew members of a plane that crashed in western Pennsylvania after it was hijacked during the Sept. 11 attacks 15 years ago have been honored with a reading of names and tolling of bells.  More...

Police: Two men shot outside stadium after dispute during game

YORK (AP) — The shootings of two men in the parking lot outside a high school football game in central Pennsylvania followed a verbal dispute inside the stadium, police said.  Authorities in York County said shots rang out shortly after 9: More...

Thousands of naked bicyclists swarm City of Brotherly Love

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of bicyclists dared to be bare for the city’s annual nude ride promoting positive body image, cycling advocacy and fuel conservation.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Sept. 12   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Reds blank fading Pirates 8-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are running out of time. It may already be too late. More...

Wawrinka downs Djokovic in four

NEW YORK (AP) — Pointing to his temple after winning the biggest of points, Stan Wawrinka wore Novak Djokovic down and beat the defending champion 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday for his first U.S. More...

Wentz, Eagles down Browns 29-10

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz had 278 yards passing and two touchdowns in a stellar NFL debut and the Philadelphia Eagles beat Robert Griffin III and the Cleveland Browns 29-10 on Sunday.  More...

Senior Spotlight

THE MIGRATING POPULATION

You too can escape winter this year

Did you know that according to the National Centers for Environmental Information only ten states get less than .ve inches of snow each winter? That makes for a lot of very cold, very fed up Americans once February rolls in. More...

Snowbirds should think “health” before leaving home

Heading south this winter? When it comes to your health, a little planning before you leave can save you a lot of trouble during your trip. More...

How to protect your home while you’re away

Are you going away for a few weeks or months? In the rush to organize all their travel arrangements, many people forget the importance of protecting their home during their absence. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aquarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016: More...

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