November 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Veterans to be honored at parade

The Huntingdon County Veterans Association’s 2016 Veterans Day parade will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, and will once again feature a parade marshal from each branch of military service.  More...

Election won’t change financial market much

As the general election approaches, financial markets are preparing for a win from either candidate.  As the current system stands, with a Democrat in the White House kept in line by a Republican Congress, experts believe the market is priced to More...

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Local News

Oneida leaders discusses projects, ordinance

The Oneida Township Supervisors met Wednesday night to approve projects and adopt a new section of the ordinance during their monthly meeting.  The township received a grant for the Blair Road culvert, dirt and gravel project and discussed how More...

Area brief

Terrace Mountain Alpacas to host open farm event   More...

Police Log

Arson   JACKSON TWP. — State police at Huntingdon investigated a structure fire around 7 p.m. Oct. 27 on Guyer Road that is believed to be an arson. The incident is pending further investigation by the state police fire marshal. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Stream beds shrinking all over Huntingdon County

75 Years Ago  Pennsylvania’s off-year election usually devoid of public interest in statewide judicial races, will be held tomorrow with a comparatively small percentage of the 5 million eligible voters expected to cast ballots despite elo More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 3   Soup Kitchen o 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 

Pens top Ducks 5-1, Flyers edge Wings 4-3 in OT

ANAHEIM, Calif. More...

Newton states concerns, action taken

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton’s concerns about “illegal hits” have been heard by the NFL — and action has been taken.  More...

Holy Cow! Cubs Win! Cubs Win!

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kris Bryant started to smile even before he fielded the ball. More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

Know your rights at the polls

It is hard to escape the fact that the Tuesday, Nov. 8, general election is quickly approaching.  More...

Eight ways to strengthen democracy

Throughout this trying election season, we’ve been told how much is at stake with our vote. More...

You Should Know

Q: When does Daylight Saving Time end?  A: Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. That means, clocks should be turned back one hour at 2 a.m. local standard time Sunday, Nov. 6.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Huntingdon Horsemen show season ends with banquet

The Huntingdon Horsemen Inc. held its annual banquet Oct. 8 at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  More than 96 people attended. More...

Doctor K

Prevent chronic inflammation with a healthy diet

DEAR DOCTOR K: You’ve written that chronic inflammation has been linked to diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. Is there anything I can do to fight inflammation without using medications? More...

Special Sections

Police working to solve crimes

There have been several gas station robberies in the past few years in Huntingdon County and the surrounding area, some of which remain unsolved. More...

MU leaders hear project updates

Mount Union Borough Council members heard an update on ongoing projects during their monthly meeting Wednesday.  Brian Wiser, assistant director of transportation with Keller Engineers, told council the Moore Avenue Bridge underpinning project i More...

HAHS grad looks to honor former teacher

A Huntingdon Area High School alum is seeking support in an effort to honor a man who is commonly known as the “father of the modern Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) music program” and he’s hoping others will support the cause More...

State  Free Access 

Commuters brace for third day of strike

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Commuters braced for a third day of traffic gridlock in and around Philadelphia as the city’s transit agency urged the union representing about 4,700 striking workers to engage in good-faith negotiations to bring an en More...

‘Bigs in Blue’ will try to bridge gap

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — One of the country’s oldest mentoring organizations is launching a program pairing officers with youth in an effort to address the fraught relationship between police and the communities they serve.  More...

World  Free Access 

Suspect in attacks has history of racial provocations

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A white man with a history of racial provocations and confrontations with police ambushed and fatally shot two white officers in separate attacks as they sat in their patrol cars, authorities said.  More...

Vegetable gardening can be moved indoors for winter harvest

There’s no reason to stop growing vegetables just because cold weather has arrived. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon

(6-AAA Quarterfinal)

This Week’s Game: No. 5 Forest Hills (5-5) at No. 4 Huntingdon (5-5), 7 p.m. Satirday.  More...

Mount Union

(6-AA Quarterfinal)

This Week’s Game: No. 6 Mount Union (5-5) vs. No. 3 Bishop McCort (8-2), 7 p.m. Saturday at Johnstown Point Stadium.  More...

Juniata Valley

(District 6-A First Round)

This Week’s Game: No. 9 United (5-5) at No. 8 Juniata Valley (6-4), 7 p.m., Saturday  Last Week’s Game: Juniata Valley took the lead late in the game but Everett scored with 44 seconds left to win 31-28.  More...

People/Pastimes

Little Jewels Academy

Students at Little Jewels Academy, Orbisonia, visited the Orbisonia Volunteer Fire Co. Oct. 1 to learn about fire safety. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Adalie Grace Bumbarger, who turns 3 years old today, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. Her proud parents are Brock and Amber Bumbarger of Huntingdon. More...

Births

Eric and Stacey (McDonald) Bowser of Saxton are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Olivia Bowser, at 2:08 a.m. Oct. 24, 2016, at UPMC Altoona. at birth, Anna weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Cheating among friends

Dear Annie: My friend “Mary” was dating “Lance.” Behind her back, our mutual friend “Sarah” started a physical relationship with Lance while he was still in a relationship with Mary. More...

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Nov. 4, 2016:  More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM MARTINSVILLE

1. Trouble in paradise   Both Stewart-Haas Racing drivers in the Chase had a horrible day at Martinsville. Kevin Harvick finished 20th, and Kurt Busch was 22nd. They are now sixth and seventh, respectively, in Chase points. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions... and maybe a few actual answers  Did Jimmie Johnson fool you?   More...

FEUD OF THE WEEK

KYLE BUSCH VS. DENNY HAMLIN: Busch said Joe Gibbs Racing handed Martinsville to Jimmie Johnson by not working together. He specifically mentioned teammate Hamlin holding him up from a pass.   More...

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