October 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Officials release more pheasants for season

Hunters should find more pheasants in the woods when they head out for the season’s statewide opener Saturday, Oct 22.  The state Game Commission has released more birds as part of its transition to new practices that will save nearly $200 More...

Local News

Mount Union teen arraigned in court

A Mount Union man allegedly involved in a March burglary was in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Sept. 29 for his formal arraignment.  Billy J. More...

Area brief

State rep. to host senior driving program   More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Douglas Kent Sellers  Date of Birth: July 1, 1963  Age: 53 years old  Height: unknown  Weight: unknown  Eye color: blue  Hair color: brown  Last known address(es): Ebensburg  Wanted for: Failure to appear More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Upper Tuscarora church celebrates bicentennial

75 Years Ago  Unemployment compensation benefits paid during the week totaled $252,882 and were $35,987 less than last week’s total, State Treasurer G. Harold Wagner announced.  More...

Local Sports

Bearcats rally in fourth to down BEA

Visiting Bald Eagle dominated the middle quarters of Friday’s game with Huntingdon at War Vets Field. But, the Bearcats controlled the beginning and the end to claim a 30-19 Homecoming victory over the Eagles. More...

Hornets top ’Dogs to improve to 5-2

It took Juniata Valley just 21 seconds to find the end zone for the first time during Friday night’s Inter-County Conference contest at Claysburg-Kimmel. More...

Southern surges to get past Tussey

Tussey Mountain and Southern Huntingdon played a back and forth game Friday night in Saxton. For the second week in a row the Titans were on the verge of their first win this season.  More...

Religion News

Pakistan’s lawmakers toughen penalty for ‘honor’ killings

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Despite objections from religious hard-liners, lawmakers Thursday took the first significant move to curb mounting numbers of “honor” killings in Pakistan, stiffening the penalties and closing a loophole that allowe More...

Tourist jailed for silencing sermon

MANDALAY, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar court sentenced a Dutch citizen to three months in prison Thursday for interfering with a religious observance by unplugging an amplifier blasting a late-night Buddhist sermon near his hotel in Mandalay, the c More...

Communal living part of religion

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A polygamous sect leader who is among a group of people accused of carrying out a multiyear food stamp fraud scheme said Tuesday not sharing the food would prevent him and others from living their religion and being prepar More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 2:33 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 10, 2016:  More...

Local ladies wear pink

Nurse practitioner speaks at memorial luncheon

Assessing one’s personal risk factors for developing cancer was the main subject of the fourth annual Cindy Taylor Memorial Wear Pink Day Luncheon in the Ellis Ballroom at Juniata College Friday.  More...

Area students paint plows as part of PennDOT program

Area residents will soon be able to vote on which plow they think is the best, as two county school districts will compete in PennDOT’s Paint the Plow Program.  More...

Halloween parade planned for Oct. 24

A time-honored holiday tradition organized by two Huntingdon civic organizations is quickly approaching, as plans are taking shape for the annual Huntingdon Area Halloween parade.  The parade will take place Monday, Oct. More...

World  Free Access 

Another slave film? Some are weary, others want more history

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Monica Mingo had sworn off watching slave movies after seeing the Oscar-winning “12 Years a Slave”: The horrifying depictions of black people being beaten, raped, and dehumanized became all too much.  More...

Reality show on hold after robbery

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The E! More...

Statue of Liberty Museum planned

NEW YORK (AP) — A new museum that seemingly rises out of the ground will replace the small exhibition space inside the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, its grass roof blending with the landscape and affording sweeping views of the iconic symb More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 8   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 

Harvick on pole at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. More...

Lester out-pitches Cueto in 1-0 Cubs win

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester outpitched Johnny Cueto with eight sparkling innings, Javier Baez homered in the eighth and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 1-0 in a tense Game 1 of their NL Division Series on Friday night.  More...

Jets hope to slow down Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — “Revis Island” isn’t quite as lonely as it once was. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

SWEET 16! Happy birthday wishes go out to Sydney Nicole Grissinger, who turns 16 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. She is the daughter of Erica Whitesel of Huntingdon. Sydney has three siblings, McKenzie, Cameron and Olivia. More...

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple marks 50th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Gary and Patricia (Feagley) Miller of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 50th anniversary today, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. They were united in marriage in 1966 at the Church of the Nazarene, McConnellstown, by the Rev. More...

Museum to host presentation

The Petersburg Heritage Museum will host a program on the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps of Stone Valley and the surrounding area with Paul Fagley, cultural educator at Greenwood Furnace State Park.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Addressing cyber bullying

Dear Annie: The other day, my teenage daughter came to me because her good friend is being bullied on social media. Her friend is a sweetheart, a pretty quiet kid but very polite. More...

Doctor K

Diet, lifestyle changes can ease discomfort of GERD

DEAR DOCTOR K: Can lifestyle changes help relieve my heartburn?  More...

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