October 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Driver’s license issues could begin in January

The federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has notified Pennsylvania that state residents will face new restrictions gaining admittance to federal facilities in January because Pennsylvania’s driver’s licenses and IDs are not in fu More...

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Huntingdon woman sought in hit-and-run

As of press time today, a Huntingdon woman is being sought as a missing and endangered person following an incident early Sunday in Lackawanna County.  More...

Correction

In the Oct. 22 article concerning area trick-or-treat dates, the time listed for trick-or-treat in Jackson and Miller townships was incorrect. More...

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General News

Arizona, traditionally GOP, targeted by Clinton

PHOENIX (AP) — There is palpable momentum for Democrat Hillary Clinton in Arizona, a state so traditionally Republican that her party’s nominee for president has carried it just once in the past 64 years. More...

For some low-income workers, retirement is only a dream

CHICAGO (AP) — It was a striking image. A photo of an 89-year-old man hunched over, struggling to push his cart with frozen treats. Fidencio Sanchez works long hours every day selling the treats because he couldn’t afford to retire. More...

As Medicaid loses stigma, its fate rides on stormy election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicaid, long the stepchild of government health care programs, is finally coming into its own. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Eagles deal Vikings first loss of season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh Huff returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown, Carson Wentz outplayed Sam Bradford and the Philadelphia Eagles beat Minnesota 21-10 on Sunday, handing the Vikings their first loss of the season. More...

Patriots hold off Steelers for 27-16 victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Their momentum gone and the Pittsburgh Steelers surging behind backup quarterback Landry Jones, the New England Patriots needed something to get them going.  They found inspiration in the usual places: LeGarrette Blount&r More...

Oilers beat Jets 3-0 outdoors

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Cam Talbot made 31 saves and Mark Letestu scored the first of three second-period goals, lifting the Edmonton Oilers over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday in an outdoor game delayed almost two hours by sunlight melting the More...

Healthy Living

Breast density important in knowing risks

While most women understand the importance of knowing their personal risks for breast cancer, many may fail to factor breast density into the equation.  More...

Pink paint party

A large group of women took part in a paint party Oct. 7 led by local artist Rebecca Reck of Saltillo at the Education Center at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Cancer reminds woman to not take anything for granted

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Annie's Mailbox

Can’t stop the ship from sinking

Dear Annie: For years, I’ve been frustrated with my wife’s family and wished I could see her relatives change for the better. Count me among millions more, I suppose. More...

Hints from Heloise

How to treat ‘treaters’

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND ON is related to the “sweets day” at the end of this month. More...

Trees toppled in high winds

The winds of fall buffeted the region over the weekend, keeping emergency and power crews busy addressing downed trees, limbs and power lines.  More...

Candidates ramp up campaigns as election approaches

As the general election draws near, most voters have their eyes and ears focused on the race for the country’s next president. More...

Eye doctors warn users of decorative lenses

Halloween is just around the corner and costumes are appearing in many retail stores. One accessory that will remain off the shelves is decorative contact lenses, and care should be taken even if these are acquired from the eye doctor. More...

State  Free Access 

Former attorney general seeks to avoid jail

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Supporters of Democrat Kathleen Kane once hoped the ambitious lawyer might reach the U.S. Senate. More...

Official: Gas spill has had no impact

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Full creek recovery effort will likely take years after 2009 fish kill

MOUNT MORRIS (AP) — It has been more than seven years since an algae bloom wiped out aquatic life in portions of Dunkard Creek, but the full recovery is still years away. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 24   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon p Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. More...

Local Sports

Juniata Fall Sports

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Muhlenberg races past Juniata

Juniata took a 10-0 lead in the first quarter, but host Muhlenberg was unfazed as the Mules scored 35 unanswered points in the first half on their way to a 56-17 win Saturday afternoon at a cold and windy Scotty Wood Stadium. More...

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People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 4471

Boy Scout Troop 4471 of Saxton presented an advancement award Oct. 17 at its regular troop meeting held at the Saxton Sportsmen’s Association Building. More...

Decadent treat-filled desserts

Creating one-of-a-kind desserts doesn’t have to take hours in the kitchen or even exceptional baking skills. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016: More...

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