September 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Cub Scout troops selected for pilot program

Two local Boy Scout troops have been selected to take part in a national pilot program designed to provide younger boys an opportunity to experience scouting. More...

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County planners OK subdivisions

The Huntingdon County Planning Commission approved one major subdivision and a number of minor subdivisions during its monthly meeting Sept. 15.  More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents HUNTINGDON BORO. — Sept. 14: Police were called to a nonreportable accident at 400 Ninth St. at 4:23 p.m. Police issued a traffic warning at 11th and Moore streets at 9:13 p.m. An officer was requested at 619 Moore St. More...

Donald Trump to speak at event in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Organizers say Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will speak Thursday at the annual Shale Insight conference at Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Sept. 19 AIDS Intervention p The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. For additional information, call 1-800-445-6262 or 944- 2982. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Steelers get early leg up in AFC North

PITTSBURGH (AP) — No chaos this time. No meltdowns either. The Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals stuck to football this time. More...

Marlins rally past Phillies 5-4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.T. More...

Fever lock up fifth spot with victory

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tamika Catchings scored 16 points in her final regular-season WNBA game and the Indiana Fever locked up the No. 5 playoff seed with 83-60 victory over the Dallas Wings on Sunday. More...

Senior Spotlight

THE MIGRATING POPULATION

Five housing options for those looking to flee the cold winter

Whether your goal is to buy or rent a home for your stay down south, there are many options available. House, condo, apartment, RV or mobile home — there’s something for everyone. 1. SINGLE-FAMILY  HOME  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Look who’s not laughing now

Dear Annie: It was my husband’s sense of humor that first attracted me to him. He was one of the funniest people I had ever met. But now, five years into our marriage, the constant comedy routine has gotten old. More...

Hints from Heloise

Stop the music!

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about the music that’s played in retail stores. This reader wrote: “Why do retail stores seem to believe that customers need to be entertained with music while shopping? More...

News of Yesteryear

Seton Co. officials plan $1.13 million expansion project

75 Years Ago  Operations remained at a standstill in the southern anthracite coal fields in the Hazelton area as 22,000 insurgent miners reiterated their pledge to remain idle until the United Mine Workers of America rescinded a special dues ass More...

Area farms part of run-off inspections

The Huntingdon County Conservation District, along with districts in 27 other counties, will receive funding from the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to conduct farm surveys to ensure manure run-off and other farm waste isn’t More...

Local ranger to be honored

A longtime U.S. More...

Library volunteers’ efforts recognized

Three women who volunteer their time with the Mount Union Community Library have received an award from the Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries (PCBL). More...

State  Free Access 

Teen dies from injuries in Labor Day weekend wreck

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a teenager has died from injuries she suffered in a crash in central Pennsylvania earlier this month.  State police say the 17-yearold girl had been driving in Drumore over Labor Day weekend when the car she More...

State universities, faculty debate contract

Faculty at Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities has voted overwhelmingly to allow their union to call a strike, if necessary, following two years of unsuccessful contract negotiations. But talks are continuing. More...

Police: Anti-cop note found at scene of deadly rampage

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A “rambling” note expressing hatred for police was found after a man opened fire on a Philadelphia police officer then went on a shooting spree, injuring a second officer, killing a woman and wounding three other More...

Local Sports

Juniata improves to 3-0 with win at Gettysburg

Sophomore running back David Vidovic (Hohenfels, Germany/Hohenfels) ran for a career-high 172 yards and three touchdowns as Juniata football held off Gettysburg 41-35 on Saturday afternoon at Shirk Field. More...

Vidovic named CC POW

Following a career performance yesterday against Gettysburg, Juniata sophomore running back David Vidovic was named the Centennial Conference Player of the Week. He shares the honor with Muhlenberg quarterback Nick Palladino.  More...

Tussey falls 6-1 to Tyrone

Girls’ Soccer:

Tussey Mountain was looking at Saturday’s home match with Tyrone as a chance to get some things back on track. More...

People/Pastimes

Cloyd K. Davis American Legion Post 150

Members of the Cloyd K. Davis American Legion Post 150, Petersburg, held an installation of officers ceremony for 2016-2017 Sept. 12 in the legion’s social room. More...

Officers installed for Petersburg auxiliary

The installation of officers of the auxiliary to the Cloyd K. Davis American Legion Post 150, Petersburg, was held Aug. More...

Four hacks to increase productivity every day

With appointments and meetings to remember, tasks to complete and jobs to finish, life can get crazy in the business world. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Taurus. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016: More...

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