November 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Poll predictions far from accurate

If voters were relying on polls as an accurate assessment of Tuesday’s election, they might be scratching their heads today.  While many polls predicted Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton would take the election and a number of states alon More...

Local News

Report given at HCCTC meeting

Though there weren’t enough members of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC) present to have a quorum, the four members who were present still heard some reports at the regular meeting Tuesda More...

Police Log

Theft   More...

19th century blacksmithing was a key vocation

Blacksmithing during the 19th century was not only an important skill but a key vocation that benefited whole communities. More...

World  Free Access 

Obama invites Trump to meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conceding his party’s staggering electoral defeat, President Barack Obama on Wednesday invited Presidentelect Donald Trump to meet with him to discuss the handover of power from his administration to Trump’s.  More...

Thanksgiving Day shopping is here to stay — with some tweaks

NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving Day shopping — a delight to some, an anathema to others — isn’t going away, but some stores are rethinking their strategies on whether it makes sense to be open on the holiday itself.  More...

Equal pay for men and women boosts growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief of the International Monetary Fund on Monday called on governments and businesses to do more to promote the same economic opportunities for men and women and to fight discrimination that interferes with those goals.& More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Hawks win 110-106 to deal Cavs first loss

CLEVELAND (AP) — Dennis Schroder scored a career-high 28 points and Atlanta handed reigning NBA champion Cleveland its first loss of the season, 110-106 on Tuesday night.  More...

Steelers need to be more disciplined

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There are penalties Mike Tomlin won’t excuse but is willing to tolerate, like the facemask flag running back Le’Veon Bell drew in Baltimore when an attempted stiffarm went awry.  More...

Sheary scores two in Pens’ win over Oilers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Conor Sheary scored twice, including the winner with 1:42 left, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Tuesday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Hunters turn out for sportsman health fair

Southern Huntingdon County Medical Center (SHCMC), Orbisonia, hosted its annual Sportsman Health Fair Nov. More...

Pantene Beautiful Lengths

Alexis Crotsley of Huntingdon, right, donated a length of her hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths with help from stylist Teri McIntyre at In-Style Styling Salon, Huntingdon. More...

Births

George and Karen (Hinchee) Witherington of Maryland are proud to announce the birth of their fourth son, Raynger Mason Witherington, Oct. 3, 2016, in Maryland. At birth, Raynger weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 20.5 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

First-name basis with elders

Dear Annie: When did it become commonplace for young people to address their elders by our first names? More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Have these beans lost their magic?

Dear Heloise: I found some DRIED BEANS that I must have stored in the pantry years ago. They were in the package, but seemed extremely hard to the touch. Are they still good? — Peggy E., Rockford, Ill.  More...

Special Sections

Local Republicans finish strong

Almost 67 percent of Huntingdon County’s registered voters showed up at the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in the heated race for the White House, state row offices and legislative seats in Harrisburg and D.C.  More...

State rep. holds on to 81st seat

Voters of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ 81st District elected to send their incumbent back to Harrisburg for two more years Tuesday.  More...

Residents turn out in large numbers

Polls throughout Huntingdon County were busy places to be as voters, some for the first time, turned out in droves to let their voices be heard during yesterday’s historic presidential election.  Overall, 66.81 percent of the county’ More...

State  Free Access 

Central Pa. 717 area code to get 223 overlay

HARRISBURG (AP) — Sixteen counties in south-central Pennsylvania are getting a new area code, but numbers already being used in the 717 area code won’t be affected.  The Public Utility Commission said Wednesday it has been told the r More...

Toomey victory aided by Trump wave, appeal to swing voters

HARRISBURG — Republican Pat Toomey’s victory for a second term to the U.S. More...

Amish school shooter’s brother uses photos to reconcile past

LANCASTER (AP) — Zachary Roberts, the youngest brother of the gunman in the infamous Nickel Mines Amish schoolgirl shootings 10 years ago, came back to Lancaster last fall to say goodbye to his mother, who was dying of cancer.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

MU council members take steps to repair wall

75 Years Ago  Four women in the Luzerne County town of Yatesville went back to their pots and pans after being defeated at the ballot boxes by their husbands. More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

Oct. 28, 2016  Oland Family LLC, grantor, to Rebecca Sue Hannah, property in Hopewell Township, $272,000.  Donald L. Gutshall Estate, Judith G. Fleming, executrix, Judith K. Gutshall and Judith G. Fleming, grantors, to Seth A. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 9   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Women’s Volleyball:

Juniata sweeps top Landmark awards

The Landmark Conference announced Tuesday afternoon the 2016 All-Conference Women’s Volleyball Team. Juniata took all four of the top honors and had four named to the first team and two selected to the second team.  More...

LaFollette makes second team

The Landmark announced its 2016 Field Hockey All- Conference Teams on Tuesday. Senior forward Brittani LaFollette (Baltimore, Maryland) was selected to the second team. This is her first All-Conference selection.  More...

Deavor rolls 300 game, 800 series

Scott Deavor rolled his second 300 game and third 800 series in the last two weeks while bowling for Party Plus in the American League Tuesday evening at Holiday Bowl in Mill Creek.  Deavor started his evening with a 246 game, the rolled the 10t More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Pisces if born before 8:45 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016:  More...

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