September 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Political panel discussion addresses Constitution, upcoming election

Three local experts led a panel discussion Friday evening in Neff Lecture Hall at Juniata College to explore the topic of the United States Constitution and the present political party system.  More...

Local News

Area briefs

Giant alerts customers to voluntary recall of Kellogg’s Eggo waffles   SMITHFIELD TWP. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Thomasina Marie Morris  Date of Birth: unknown  Age: unknown  Height: 5 feet, 7 inches  Weight: 235 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Pink  Last known address(es): Philadelphia  Wanted for: Failure to More...

Police Log

Harassment   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon investigated a harassment incident at 9894 Raystown Road at 11:14 p.m. Sept. 17. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

New section of Route 22 opened to traffic

75 Years Ago  The new state road extending from a point one mile west of Mill Creek to the Mount Union river bridge was opened to traffic permanently. On hand for the event was the A. More...

Local Sports

Myers’ field goal lifts Rockets

In a game that had enough changes of direction to make anybody a bit dizzy, Riley Myers’ 24-yard field goal with time running out provided the margin of victory at Southern Huntingdon upset visiting Juniata Valley Friday night.  The win en More...

Mount Union offense outscores West Branch

The Mount Union football team went on the road Friday night in an Inter County Conference match up with West Branch that turned into and old-fashion shootout with both offenses taking advantage of the other teams mistakes and turning them into points More...

Bearcats’ offense explodes at Penns Valley

Huntingdon’s Ian Border carried the ball 20 times for 201 yards and four touchdowns during Friday evening’s Mountain League contest at Penns Valley and even returned an interception with just over six minutes left in the game to help the More...

Religion News

Scanning software deciphers ancient biblical scroll

JERUSALEM (AP) — The charred lump of a 2,000- year-old scroll sat in an Israeli archaeologist’s storeroom for decades, too brittle to open. More...

Pope, refugees and religious leaders pray for peace

ASSISI, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis met with war refugees and religious figures on Tuesday in Assisi, the Italian hometown of the tolerance-preaching St. More...

Trumpet player to perform locally

Well-known trumpet player Chiz Rider will offer special music at the 10:40 a.m. service Sunday, Oct. 2, at the McConnellstown United Methodist Church, located at 11251 Ward St., McConnellstown.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Scoot over

Dear Annie: I am a single older woman who has been friends with another single older woman for a few years. Neither of us has family, so I have sort of come to think of her as family. A couple of years ago, this friend started riding motor scooters. More...

Doctor K

Fresh or frozen, produce offers nutritional benefits

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m trying to eat more fruits and vegetables, but I don’t have time to go to the grocery store every week. So I stock up on frozen produce. More...

Special Sections

Public invited to review plans

Community members will have the opportunity to take a look at plans for improvement to the intersection of routes 22 and 829 in Henderson Township from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. More...

Insurance outreach event planned

As the open enrollment period for health insurance is slated to begin in November, an event is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 26, and Tuesday, Sept. 27, that will help folks sort through any questions they may have. More...

World  Free Access 

Video shows deadly encounter between police, man

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Video of a deadly encounter between Charlotte police and a black man shows his wife repeatedly telling officers he is not armed and pleading with them not to shoot her husband as they shout at him to drop a gun.  More...

PSU, insurer settle fight that revealed scandal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Penn State has settled a court fight with its insurer over payments to victims of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, a case that revealed new allegations about how early late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno kn More...

Obama vetoes 9/11 bill; possible override looms

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama rejected a bill Friday that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, arguing it undermined national security and setting up the possibility Congress may over More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 24   AA Meeting p 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 

Dustin Johnson leads by one

ATLANTA (AP) — Dustin Johnson powered his way down the fairways and occasionally out of the brutal rough at East Lake on Friday for a 3-under 67, giving him a oneshot lead over Kevin Chappell in the Tour Championship and moving him one round cl More...

Wentz and Roethlisberger will meet Sunday afternoon

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz’s excellent start is nothing compared to what Ben Roethlisberger did his rookie season.  Wentz is 2-0. Big Ben was 13-0 in 2004.  The two quarterbacks share an agent and other similarities. More...

Stallings drives in game winner

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Jacob Stallings’ pinchhit single in the 11th inning lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over Washington 6-5 on Friday night, preventing the Nationals from clinching a postseason berth.  More...

People/Pastimes

Bring autumn colors to spiced sweets

Cooler temperatures, beautiful changing leaves and the familiar scent of pumpkin pie spice are all signs of fall. More...

Elco retirees to hold breakfast

School is back in session and fall is now officially here. Retired and former Elco retirees are invited to attend the next monthly breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. More...

Special Occasions

Sept. 25, 2016  Happy birthday wishes go out to Thelma Pyles of Mount Union, who celebrates her 90th birthday tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. Happy birthday, Thelma! nnnnn  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 26, 2016:  More...

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