November 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Alexandria council president to resign

After nine years of service, an Alexandria Borough Council member is making preparations to step down at the end of the year.  Mike Peters, who currently serves as council president, told council members at their regular meeting Monday evening h More...

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Mapleton leaders hear water, sewer rate concerns

A member of the Mapleton Borough Municipal Authority addressed Mapleton Borough Council during its monthly meeting Monday, expressing concerns over a potential water and sewer rate hike in the new year.  Gladys Cohenour serves on the sewage auth More...

Area briefs

County election results to be official Wednesday   HUNTINGDON CO. — Huntingdon County election officials hand counted absentee and provisional ballots Monday, but the official results from the Nov. More...

Wood garage, contents destroyed by fire

The cause of an early morning fire that broke out shortly before 8 a.m. Monday in a 24-foot by 36-foot garage in an alley in the rear of 279 Fulton St. More...

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OUTDOOR DIARY

Mid-November   More...

Juniata SAAC food drive

Juniata SAAC is sponsoring a canned food drive at the women’s basketball home opener on Nov. More...

People/Pastimes

Veterans Day banquet celebrates those who served

The service of veterans, with a special presentation for those who served in Vietnam, was celebrated at the annual Veterans Day banquet Nov. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Virginia (Henney) 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...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Gemini if born before 7:57 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon enters the sign Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016:  More...

HCBI campaign off to good start

The board of directors of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) met Monday, one week earlier than usual in light of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Members learned the agency’s 2017 investment campaign is off to a good start.  More...

HASB members hear audit report

The Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) heard a final presentation during its monthly workshop meeting Monday on this year’s audit.  More...

TMSB members consider closures

The Tussey Mountain School Board is waiting on information from the state Department of Education (PDE) regarding the potential loss of state reimbursement should the board vote to close one of its elementary centers.  More...

New Saxton police officer sworn into duty

Saxton Borough Council Monday evening agreed to hire Logan Tornatore of Altoona as the borough’s newest police officer.  Tornatore replaces officer Zack Knisely who resigned at the end of October.  The new officer also works as a poli More...

World  Free Access 

Mayors of ‘sanctuary cities’ say they’ll fight Trump plans

SEATTLE (AP) — Democratic mayors of major U.S. More...

Michigan gets federal OK to spend $119M

LANSING, Mich. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Officials review plans for new Rite Aid store in Huntingdon

75 Years Ago More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 15   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Gambling Giants edge Bengals 21-20

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ben McAdoo has shown a willingness to gamble in his first season as the Giants coach, and New York is riding his hot hand for a run at their first postseason berth since winning the Super Bowl in 2011.  More...

Harbaugh coy about injury to QB Speight

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s mission is to win the Big Ten title for the first time since 2004 and reach the playoff. More...

Steelers dealing with four-game losing streak

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ramon Foster knows the drill, even if it’s one the Pittsburgh Steelers have been largely able to avoid most of the last four-plus decades.  More...

Chatter Box

Holidays are fast approaching

Can you believe Thanksgiving is just a little over a week away? More...

Healthy Living

Understanding diabetic eye disease

Living with diabetes isn’t easy. More...

Signs and symptoms of diabetes

Nearly 30 million (approximately one in ten) Americans have diabetes. Far from innocuous, this disease leads to more fatalities annually than breast cancer and AIDS combined. More...

Recipe Corner

Sugar Free Cake

“Really good with the added plus of being sugar free.” More...

Annie's Mailbox

Your husband may be depressed

Dear Annie: I have been happily married for 25 years. “Mike” is a wonderful husband with a flaw — his personal hygiene. More...

Doctor K

Phytonutrients add color to a healthful diet

DEAR DOCTOR K: You’ve mentioned phytonutrients in a few recent columns. What are they? And what can they do for our health?  More...

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