October 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Golfers’ playing season winding down

Last week’s Indian summer was a welcome surprise for many, especially golfers, as they hang on the last days of the playing season. More...

Local News

Area brief

High school journalists invited to compete at regional competition   More...

Huntingdon County Library

Halloween Edition: New books by dead authors.  When V.C. Andrews died in 1986, only seven of her published novels were fully written. Now there are 80-plus novels written with her as the author.  More...

No ‘small potatoes’ for area man

A local man’s green thumb resulted in a harvest that was no “small potatoes.”  John Workinger of Huntingdon, who has been gardening for over 50 years, was working in one of his backyard vegetable gardens when he discovered the More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon firefighters consider new pumper

75 Years Ago  Dr. William Pearson Tolley, 40-year-old president of Allegheny College, held a double celebration in Meadville. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 29   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For additional information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Indians shutdown Wrigley party

CHICAGO (AP) — Cody Allen, Andrew Miller and the Cleveland Indians’ nasty bullpen shut down a Wrigley Field party 71 years in the making.  Allen escaped a ninth-inning jam and the Indians pitched their fifth shutout this postseason, More...

Westbrook’s 51 carries Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 51 points and a triple-double and scored the winning points in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 113-110 overtime victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.  More...

Truex races to Martinsville pole

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. vowed to win the remaining races this season once he was knocked out of the NASCAR playoffs.  A pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway was a strong step toward fulfilling that goal.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY 2nd BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Averie Rena Gutshall, who celebrates today, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. Averie is the daughter of Taylor Cooper and Dillon Gutshall of Petersburg. She has an older brother, Logan, 5. More...

JVHS Class of 1966 holds 50th reunion

The members of the Juniata Valley High School Class of 1966 celebrated their 50th class reunion the weekend of Sept. 16-17, with 29 members attending.  More...

Preparing for annual gala event

Huntingdon Area High School Key Club members Jaselyn Lillibridge, left, and Leah Reed, center, and art student Taylor Shultz volunteered their time and talent to add a touch of glitz to the upcoming More...

Annie's Mailbox

Issues with pregnancy

Dear Annie: I’m 28 weeks pregnant with my first child. While I'm extremely excited about her arrival, I’m also very conscious about the changes taking place with my body.  More...

Doctor K

Mild exercise, alternative therapies can relieve back pain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have frequent back pain. I usually take acetaminophen (the Tylenol brand), but I hear it may not be effective for back pain. Is there anything to that? More...

HCBI audit results public

A 2015 audit of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) records has brought to light the alleged misuse of an agency credit card.  More...

Mandatory PFD use starts Tuesday

It’s a comfortable temperature during the afternoon and the scenery and fishing is excellent this time of year, but it’s important to remember a life jacket. Beginning Tuesday Nov. More...

Transportation committee planned

Local agencies and committees are working hard to further the bike and pedestrian plan, bringing the county a little closer to enjoying safe pedestrian transportation lanes and options.  A steering committee has made decisions regarding the addi More...

Leaves on roadway may create hazards

The same leaves that decorate the mountainsides with stunning colors can create a serious travel hazard when combined with seasonal rains.  When they accumulate on the roadway, wet leaves can be just as dangerous as ice.  More...

State  Free Access 

Robert E. Lee’s Gettysburg headquarters gets $6M facelift

Over the decades, the stone house and grounds that served as Confederate Gen. Robert E. More...

World  Free Access 

FBI investigating emails for classified info

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is investigating whether there is classified information in new emails uncovered during the sexting investigation of disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner, the estranged husband of one of Hillary Clinton's closes More...

It’s not religious, but pastor hopes new show will ‘minister’

NEW YORK (AP) — T.D. More...

Grand Ole Opry is going north

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Grand Ole Opry is going north. The famous venue for country music is branching out of Tennessee for the first time its 91-year history with a new restaurant and venue in Times Square.  More...

Local Sports

Bulldogs score late TD to beat Trojans

The Mount Union football team got off to a slow start Friday night against visiting Claysburg-Kimmel with the Bulldogs controlling the clock in the first quarter and putting the first touchdown on the board. More...

Bearcats romp over Clippers

Huntingdon head coach Mike Hudy saw just one film on Friday night’s out-of-state opponent Patterson High School out of Baltimore, Maryland and really didn’t know what to expect coming into the contest. More...

Everett spoils Valley Senior Night

Juniata Valley scored a touchdown with 2:58 left in its game with visitng Everett Friday night to take a 28-25 lead.  The Warriors answered quickly, moving 80 yards in five plays to retake the lead with 0:44 left.  The Hornets got into Ever More...

Religion News

Volunteers provide warmth and cheer

A dedicated group of volunteers at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon, celebrated their 30th year of providing a bit of holiday warmth and cheer for those far from home.  More...

Meet the Pastor

Name: Jennifer Soltis  Place of birth: Hazleton  Family: My parents, John and Mary Beth Soltis of Hazleton, and a sibling, Jason Soltis of Washington, D.C.  More...

Pastor’s column

Presented by the Huntingdon Forum of Churches

Singing makes me happy! Singing keeps me sane...  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 31, 2016:  More...

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