October 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

MU leaders vote on school officer

Following an executive session prior to Wednesday night’s monthly meeting and a unanimous vote, Mount Union Borough Council approved hiring a school resource officer (SRO) for the Mount Union Area School District (MUASD).  More...

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Oneida Twp. leaders discuss humane society donation

The Oneida Township Supervisors, during their monthly meeting Wednesday, discussed a current situation preventing the Huntingdon County Council of Governments (COG) from donating funds to the Huntingdon County Humane Society.  Board chair John S More...

Police Log

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Porter Twp. leaders urge fire company support

During their monthly meeting Tuesday, the Porter Township Supervisors discussed what they can do to encourage residents to donate to the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co.  Supervisor Ron Grove attended a fire company meeting Monday and said he was d More...

Local Sports

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Southern Huntingdon (3-3) at Tussey Mountain (0-6), 7 p.m.  Last Week’s Game: Southern Huntingdon played better in the second half and the ground game helped it to a 28-14 win over West Branch.  More...

Tussey Mountain

This Week’s Game: Southern Huntingdon (3-3) at Tussey Mountain (0-6), 7 p.m.  Last Week’s Game: The Titans took a 12-7 lead with just over two and one-half minutes to play, but Moshannon Valley stole the win away in the final minute More...

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Juniata Valley (4-2, 3-2 ICC) at Claysburg-Kimmel (2-4, 2-3 ICC), 7 p.m.  More...

People/Pastimes

Spice things up to savor the season

Spice things up this season with some uniquely delicious recipe options that are perfect for most any meal occasion.  Serve Beet, Feta and Walnut Scones for brunch or as an accompaniment to soups or salads. More...

Births

David Bunker and Lisa Olschewski of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Layla Jade Bunker, Sept. 27, 2016, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Doctor K

Bleak reality of Alzheimer’s may be brighter in future

DEAR DOCTOR K: My mother has Alzheimer’s disease. What should I expect in the coming years? More...

Counties work to generate plan

Counties are required to adopt a comprehensive plan every 10 years as per the municipalities planning code, but a new approach and a six-county regional plan, the first of its kind in the state, will help narrow the focus and implement ideas that are More...

Events planned to raise awareness

Purple ribbons adorn parking meters throughout downtown Huntingdon in honor of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month to remind the public of the need for continuing education.  Huntingdon House will sponsor several events throug More...

Deer pose danger to area motorists

Deer are on the move this time of year in central Pennsylvania, and that can make driving in rural areas especially dangerous.  More...

Annual Hartslog Day to be held Saturday

As surely as falling leaves  and chilly mornings are signs of fall, so too is the annual Hartslog Day, now in its 41st  year, to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in Alexandria.   More...

World  Free Access 

Succulents are good winter houseplants

If you’re shifting to houseplants as cold weather approaches, consider gardening with succulents. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Meadow’s Frozen Custard opens Huntingdon location

75 Years Ago  “Out where the West Begins” — that’s where you’ll find editor John H. Biddle and pilot Jack Matthews, who took off from Huntingdon on a cross country flight to California in a Taylor plane. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 6   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

McSorley gets comfortable with new responsibilities

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Trace McSorley is getting comfortable with his newfound obligations and perks as Penn State’s starting quarterback.  More...

Gillaspie homer lifts Giants to 3-0 win over Mets

National League Wildcard Game:

NEW YORK (AP) — Nobody takes to October like Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants.  More...

Steelers rely on practice squad for success

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jordan Dangerfield never lost faith, even as the months passed and the dreaded visits to Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin’s office informing the safety he was being released from the team’s practice squad pile More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

An undated photo from a report including an inventory of historic engineering and industrial sites in Huntingdon County showed the school building and store in Kistler, Mount Union. More...

Around the State

Education painting a bad picture, Oct. 4 What a damning picture of basic education that paints. More...

Our Readers Write

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Farm-Home-Garden

County dairy princess crowned part of state team

Huntingdon County Dairy Princess Katie Anderson of Three Springs was chosen to serve as one of the Pennsylvania Alternate Dairy Princesses at the 60th annual Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Pageant Oct. More...

Master Gardener class begins Oct. 19

Do you love gardening and sharing your experience with others? Consider becoming a Master Gardener volunteer for the Penn State Cooperative Extension to expand your knowledge and experience while helping individuals and the community.  More...

4-H members paint for pets

The Huntingdon 4-H County Council held a “Painting for Pets” fundraiser for the Huntingdon County Humane Society Oct. 2 as their community service project. More...

Annie's Mailbox

When depression strikes

Dear Annie: I want people to know that depression can happen to someone even if her life appears wonderful. I know from experience. A few years ago, I had just married a wonderful man and moved to a beautiful home in a fun new city. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 2:36 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 7, 2016:  More...

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