November 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Small blast of cold to move into region

County residents will get a brief, but firm reminder this weekend that winter weather is on its way.  Temperatures are only expected to be in the 40s today, as a cold front pushed its way to the east Friday night into this morning and afternoon. More...

Local News

Saluting veterans

United States Air Force veteran Terry Barnhart of Huntingdon was one of 48 golfers who took part in the fifth annual Veterans Day Scramble at the Huntingdon Country Club Friday. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Nicholas J. More...

Area brief

WIC families urged to use checks for free produce   HUNTINGDON CO. — The Broad Top Area Medical Center WIC Program is reminding WIC families that checks for the Pennsylvania Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program expire Wednesday, Nov. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 12   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Woodland leads OHL, Goydos up in Schwab

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Gary Woodland birdied three of the final four holes Friday for a 6-under 65 and a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour’s OHL Classic at Mayakoba. More...

Albany tops Penn State men

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Joe Cremo scored 22 points, Dallas Ennema had 20 points and David Nichols added 19 to lead Albany over Penn State 87-81 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off tournament on Friday night.  More...

Hoosiers expect to stay focused

Indiana Hoosiers coach Kevin Wilson expects his team to remain focused.  More...

People/Pastimes

SHCHS Class of 1981 holds 35th reunion

The members of the Southern Huntingdon County High School Class of 1981 held their 35th class reunion Aug. 27 at the Shade Gap Picnic Grounds.  More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Virginia Stewart of Huntingdon, who will celebrate her 90th birthday Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

School News

Student News

Local students graduate from IUP

The following local students have completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as of August 2016.  Graduates, their hometowns, majors and degrees are:  — Liza Parks of Huntingdon, who graduated with a More...

Doctor K

Fiber, probiotics can relieve IBS

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have irritable bowel syndrome with alternating constipation and diarrhea. Will eating more fiber help? What about probiotics or other nonmedical treatments?  More...

Special Sections

Bell ringers kick off season

The Salvation Army of Huntingdon County kicked off its 2016 Red Kettle Campaign Friday morning with hopes of building on the outstanding success of the record- breaking 2015 campaign. More...

Local World War II veteran reflects on military service

Few images from World War II are as indelibly ingrained in American memory as the iconic photograph of the raising of the flag atop Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima.  However, that picture captured but a single moment of a 35-day histor More...

Law will help more unemployed residents

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World  Free Access 

Wannabe weatherman set fire to gain Facebook views

ATLANTA (AP) — A wannabe weatherman was jailed for arson after admitting he started a wildfire to draw attention to his selfie videos on Facebook, his town’s police chief said Friday. More...

PBS series delves into history of recorded music

NEW YORK (AP) — At one point in the “Soundbreaking” documentary series, producer Paul Epworth describes a freshly heartbroken Adele singing him her new song, “Rolling in the Deep,” pounding out the beat — and her f More...

‘60 Minutes’ lands interview with Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — “60 Minutes” has landed the first extensive interview with President elect Donald Trump.  CBS announced on Thursday that Lesley Stahl will interview Trump on Friday at his home in New York City. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

State police investigate fourth robbery in month

75 Years Ago  A call for three young men from Huntingdon County for induction into the armed forces for training under selective training act was included in a call by Gov. Arthur H. James for 1,048 men. More...

Local Sports

District 6-AAA Semifinal:

Central eliminates Huntingdon

Twice during the first quarter of Friday evening’s District Six Class AAA semifinal battle in Roaring Spring, top-seeded Central (10-1) had driven into the red zone. More...

NCAA Division III Regional Volleyball:

Juniata sweeps Meredith to clear first hurdle

FREDERICKSBURG, Va.- Juniata women’s volleyball began its journey to the 2016 NCAA Championship on Friday afternoon as it played Meredith College in the first round on the campus of Mary Washington. More...

District 6-A Quarterfinal:

Hornets shut out by Bishop Guilfoyle

Everyone knew it was going to be an uphill battle when Juniata Valley played Bishop Guilfoyle at Altoona’s Mansion Park Friday in the District 6-A quarterfinals. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Area woman ordained for older adult ministry

The moment of ordination is a sacred one in which one’s call to ministry is recognized and confirmed, and for Kim Witkovsky of Huntingdon, it was the culmination of a 10-year journey.  Witkovsky was ordained as a minister within the Church More...

Pastors’ column

Presented by the Huntingdon Forum of Churches

Divided. It’s a word that has been written, spoken and felt poignantly this week. We have been continually aware of our divisions throughout the election season, though the results pointed even more strongly to a divided nation. More...

German Lutheran church rejects efforts to convert Jews

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Lutheran church is rejecting any efforts to convert Jews, a move that is being welcomed by the country’s Jewish community.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Sweeter laundry   Between my boys’ sports uniforms and my husband’s yard clothes, I had to do something about clothes coming out of the washer still smelly. I found the solution in a half of a cup of plain white vinegar. More...

Annie's Mailbox

That’s my information

Dear Annie: I have an etiquette issue that I am hopeful you can resolve. A store where I shop has an area cordoned off for customers to wait in line for an available cashier to ensure the privacy of each individual’s transaction. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Taurus if born before 8:23 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 14, 2016:  More...

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