November 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County Veterans Day parade draws crowd

People of all ages lined Washington Street in Huntingdon   Saturday morning, many holding signs bearing the message, “Thank You,” to honor military service at the Huntingdon   County Veterans Association’s 2016 Veterans Da More...

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News of Yesteryear

Little interest shown on part of voters

75 Years Ago  A. Ray Kylor took office as a member of the Huntingdon board of education at the regular monthly meeting held last night in the office of Superintendent J.G. Everard in the high school building.  More...

Veterans Day parade

The Huntingdon County Veterans Association’s 2016 Veterans Day parade proceeded past the reviewing stand located at the Frank P. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 7 Alexandria Fire Co. o The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon pulls away to beat Forest Hills

It’s been 11 years since Huntingdon enjoyed a District Six playoff victory within the friendly confines of War Vets Field. More...

Juniata Valley dominates United to advance

District 6-A Quarterfinal:

Hard work pays off is what coaches always preach and the Juniata Valley football players believe it. More...

Trojans are eliminated by third-seeded McCort

District 6-AA Quarterfinal:

The Mount Union football team’s run at a District title came to a halt Saturday night in the first round of the District 6-AA playoffs. More...

People/Pastimes

Effective, opioid-free pain management options

New research is giving pain sufferers a dose of good news. With concerns mounting about the prevalence of opioid use and abuse in the U.S., a new study validates the effectiveness of acupuncture and other non-drug health therapies for pain. More...

Annie's Mailbox

I now pronounce you ungrateful

Dear Annie: I am the pastor of a beautiful church in a small urban community. More...

Hints from Heloise

Calling for some human interaction

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about customers on cellphones. The reader wrote: “I work in retail sales. Some customers bring their merchandise for checkout and continue to talk on their cellphone. More...

Special Sections

County officials ready for voters

County election officials have been working hard to prepare and ensure a fair, secure and smooth election as residents head to the polls tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 8, for the general election.  The polls will open at 7 a.m. More...

Early education research leads to funding increases

Good quality early education may decrease future criminal activity and result in success later in life according to several studies and the state Department of Corrections (DOC) and the state Department of Human Services (DHS). More...

Annual Turkey Bowl planned for Sunday

Football fans are encouraged to head over to Mount Union Area High School’s stadium Sunday, Nov. 13, to cheer on their friends and neighbors competing on the gridiron in the fifth annual Turkey Bowl Flag Football Tournament.  More...

State  Free Access 

Philadelphia transit strike is over; tentative deal reached

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s transit strike is over.  The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says the city’s main transit agency and the union representing about 4,700 workers reached a tentative agreement More...

Senate candidates make final pitches in crucial Philly suburbs

BRISTOL (AP) — Pennsylvania’s too-close-to-call U.S. More...

General News

Americans going to polls against backdrop of uneven economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is lifting job growth and wages but not voters’ spirits. More...

Quake near Oklahoma oil hub causes damage

CUSHING, Okla. More...

Group in Spain calls for homework boycott

MADRID (AP) — Some Spanish parents are having their children boycott weekend homework in November, saying they get too much.  The CEAPA federation of 12,000 parental associations says the “No to Homework” campaign aims to encou More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Edwards gets win in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Carl Edwards got the victory he desperately needed to earn a championship-contending spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale, winning at Texas on Sunday night in a race shorted by 41 laps because of rain after the start wa More...

Pampling wins in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rod Pampling won for the first time in 10 years on the PGA Tour when he closed with a 6-under 65 for a two-shot victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.  More...

Penn State runs over Iowa

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Despite the new carpet and windows, faster elevators and some fresh paint, Beaver Stadium’s press box still shakes and rattles when Penn State is rolling. It swayed early and often on Saturday night as the No. More...

Senior Spotlight

12 TIPS for safe driving

Seniors:

Being able to drive is a way for people of all ages to af.rm their independence. That being said, certain consequences of aging, such as weakened eyesight, can affect your driving abilities. More...

Do you manage your medications safely?

November 6 to 12 is National Senior Safety Week. This year’s campaign aims to raise awareness about safe medication use for seniors. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 4:45 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016: More...

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