October 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

A wet homecoming celebration

Tara Donahue, MUAHS Class of 1998, joined by her son, Caleb, elementary band student and member of MUAHS’s Class of 2023, revisited her days as a member of the marching Trojan band as alumni ba More...

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Saxton Borough leaders fill vacant seat

Saxton Borough Council agreed Sept. 27 to appoint borough resident Tom Skipper to fill a vacancy on council created last month by the resignation of former councilman Mat Stoudnour.  More...

Road closed after crash

Route 26 North near Alky’s Bend in Oneida Township was closed to traffic for nearly two and one-half hours Saturday following a two-vehicle head-on collision just before 1 p.m. More...

Police Log

Crashes More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 3 Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

US team wins back Ryder Cup after eight years

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Patrick Reed shook his fists with fury for every big putt he made. Phil Mickelson leaped higher than when he won his first Masters. More...

Steelers dominate Chiefs 43-14

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent a week letting their worst loss in 27 years fester. Catharsis came during a frenetic stretch in the first quarter Sunday night against the seemingly unprepared Kansas City Chiefs. More...

Cardinals win 10-4, but miss playoffs

ST. LOUIS (AP) — All season long, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny set 10-games over .500 as a target for his team.  St. More...

Senior Spotlight

Seniors who made a difference

Since 1991, the International Day of Older Persons has been celebrated around the world on October 1. It’s an important date, in that encourages everyone to give members of our ageing population their due. More...

• WORKING OUT THE KINKS •

One of the main focuses of the International Day of Older Persons, on October 1, is the importance of inclusivity in the workplace. More...

Seniors: what would we do without them?

Today, life is more stressful than ever. Most of the time, both parents work and although they want to spend as much time as possible with their children, it’s not always the case because of their professional obligations. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Cold shoulder after divorce

Dear Annie: I recently went on vacation with my mom, stepdad and siblings. We went to the river where my stepdad has been going for about 30 years. Everyone else in the community has been going there every year for just as long, if not longer. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016: More...

Fair trade important to local business

October is National Fair Trade Month, but being mindful of fair trade is something that’s done every day at a local business.  Greg Anderson, owner of Standing Stone Coffee Co. More...

Digital archive debuted in MU

Officers with the Mount Union Area Historical Society say they’ve entered a new era with Saturday’s public unveiling of the society’s digital archive.  More...

PSU students conduct area storm water study

Goldenrod, bull thistle and cattails are thriving in a Walker Township housing development where they weren’t able to grow before, but the storm water runoff that’s created this small wetland has created problems for some homeowners in Cr More...

State  Free Access 

Treasurer’s election arrives amid turbulence, deficits

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania voters will pick the next state treasurer to oversee an agency that is playing a bigger role in the state government’s finances because of persistent deficits. The Nov. More...

Coroners, organ donation groups debate law

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State coroners and lawmakers are split over proposed overhauls to Pennsylvania’s anatomical donation law more than two decades after the commonwealth led the country in passing legislation to bolster organ and tissue d More...

College suspends students over blackface video

READING (AP) — A Pennsylvania college says it has suspended two students over an online video showing a student in blackface lampooning the Black Lives Matter movement.  More...

Local Sports

Bearcat teams win; Titans shut out

High School Soccer:

Huntingdon Boys  Huntingdon went outside the Mountain League for a doubleheader Saturday with the girl’s team at Altoona. The Bearcats were able to do what they had to to bring back a 2-0 victory.  More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball More...

People/Pastimes

Students celebrate National Surgical Technologists week

Students in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s surgical technology major joined hospitals and colleges throughout the country in celebrating National Surgical Technologists Week, Sept. 18-24. More...

Local students graduate from South Hills

Commencement ceremonies for the summer graduating class at South Hills School of Business & Technology in State College were held at the Penn Stater recently.  Receiving the South Hills School of Business & Technology Award for academic More...

Warriors Mark woman named to dean’s list

Anne Hackman of Warriors Mark was named to the Carleton College Class of 2019 dean’s list.  In recognition of academic excellence, the list is compiled each summer and is drawn from the top 10 percent of the previous year’s first-yea More...

Hints from Heloise

Cart courtesy

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about shopping carts. A reader wrote: “It’s always very busy when I grocery-shop. More...

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