October 31, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Admiring some classic wheels

Luke Martin of Tyrone admired a 1968 Pontiac Firebird owned by Sheldon Port during the Raystown Kruisers’ final Kars & Koffee of the season Saturday at the William E. More...

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Halloween event held

Huntingdon Cinema’s Clifton 5 was decked out for the season Oct. More...

Police Log

Signs damaged   More...

Mount Union Lions Club sponsors Halloween parade

News of Yesteryear

75 Years Ago  Halloween spirits of every variety took over Mount Union when throngs of people from far and wide stood on the streets to enjoy the parade sponsored by the Mount Union Lions Club.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 31   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For additional information, please call 643- 0623.  More...

Local Sports

Four area teams open play this weekend

District Football Playoffs:

As expected, four of our five area football teams have qualified for the District Six playoffs, which will begin this weekend. Two will be playing on the home fields and two others will be on the road. More...

Tickets available

Southern Huntingdon athletic director has contacted us about advance ticket sales for this weekend’s District 6-AA football playoff game that has Southern traveling to Bellwood Friday night.  More...

’Cats play tonight, Hornets tomorrow

District Six Volleyball:

Both Huntingdon and Juniata Valley get their respective District Six Volleyball playoffs started with road trips this week. The Bearcats landed a third-seed in the four-school Class AAA bracket this year and open their bid with a 7 p.m. More...

People/Pastimes

Cub Scout Pack 471 hosts meeting

The members of Cub Scout Pack 471 of Saxton, sponsored by the Captain Phillips VFW Post 4129, held their monthly pack meeting at the Saxton Community Library. More...

Get picky about pet food

When a beloved family pet experiences health problems, it can take a toll on the whole family. In some cases, it can take weeks or even months to identify the problem, and more importantly, where the solution lies. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Scorpio if born before 10:13 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016: More...

Voting process secure locally

The tumultuous presidential campaign has been loaded with accusations and assertions that have undoubtedly left the American public feeling more than a little insecure as Election Day approaches. More...

MU fire volunteers help distribute smoke alarms

Volunteers from both the American Red Cross and the Mount Union Volunteer Fire Co. canvassed the streets of Mount Union Borough Saturday morning in an effort to prevent future fire fatalities.  More...

Diwali festival held at Juniata

Ellis Ballroom on the Juniata College campus was filled with light and laughter Sunday night as students and community members gathered to celebrate Diwali together.  Diwali is the Hindu festival of light, observed this year Oct. More...

State  Free Access 

Haunted rock legends live on in technology, religion

EASTON (AP) — There's still something strange about Hexenkopf rock.  People say phones don’t work around the granite outcropping in Williams Township, and their GPS systems don’t get the location quite right  More...

Engaging high school students with the novel and old-school

WASHINGTON (AP) — From “gamifying” popular works of literature, to pitching invention ideas in “Shark Tank” productions, area school districts are rethinking how to get beyond homework and traditional lectures to engage More...

General News

In California, a $350 million social experiment over lawns

SANTA ROSA, Calif. More...

Pacific storm brings needed rain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pacific storm spread needed rain to much of California on Friday, causing traffic snarls but no immediate trouble for communities near slopes left barren by wildfires. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs win 3-2 to force Game Six

CHICAGO (AP) — They have waited 108 years for a championship. So with this World Series on the verge of slipping away, the Chicago Cubs could not wait any longer. More...

Cowboys beat Eagles 29-23 in OT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott won the rookie quarterback duel with Carson Wentz.  Prescott rallied Dallas in the fourth quarter and threw a 5-yard pass to Jason Witten in overtime to give the Cowboys a 29-23 victory over the Philade More...

Flyers top Hurricanes 4-3

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Brandon Manning has scored just twice for the Philadelphia Flyers in the first 10 games of the season. Both have been in wins against the Carolina Hurricanes. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Tales from a serial monogamist

Dear Annie: I can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to my love life. I’m a serial monogamist; I began dating at 18, and I haven’t spent so much as a month single since. More...

Hints from Heloise

One-stop shopping

The end of Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about shopping, and multiple letters came in about this: A reader in Columbus, Ohio, wrote, “To get the most value for my shopping dollars, I have to shop at several grocery stores.” More...

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