November 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County leaders OK resolution for Act 12

The Huntingdon County Commissioners signed a resolution to receive Act 12 capital funding through the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) at their weekly meeting Tuesday.  More...

Huntingdon budget talks made public

To remedy an improper use of executive session to discuss the borough’s draft general fund budget Nov. 3, proposed numbers were reviewed publicly at the monthly Huntingdon Borough Council meeting Tuesday night.  More...

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Local News

Competing for a good cause

Members of the “Flashers,” from the left, Sally Oberle, Christina Miller, Miranda Peruso, Chris Gibboney and Cathy Closz, all employees of Juniata College, competed in an “Around th More...

Third Art Walk Huntingdon planned Thursday

The third Art Walk Huntingdon Thursday, Nov. 17, is shaping up to be a fun evening for people of all ages.  The walk will take place from 5-8 p.m. More...

Police Log

Hit-and-run crash   More...

World  Free Access 

Fast-food fan Trump could remake healthy school lunches

Congress, pushed through several new food labeling regulations, started to phase out trans fats, added calorie labels to menus and suggested new limits on sodium in packaged foods. More...

Business News

Realtors’ officers installed

The installation of officers was held during the annual meeting of the Huntingdon County Board of Realtors Oct. 26. District 8 vice president Derek Canova installed the officers for the 2017 year. More...

Kish employee promoted to branch manager

Kish Bank has announced the promotion of Heidi Leonard, assistant branch manager for its Huntingdon County locations, to branch manager. More...

After election rupture, CEOs seek unity for staff, customers

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is telling his employees to “keep moving forward.” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is saying “progress does not move in a straight line.” T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere tweeted “le More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Winnipeg shuts out Chicago; Flyers fall to Senators

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck made 27 saves for his first shutout of the season, rookie Patrik Laine scored his NHL-leading 12th goal and the Winnipeg Jets beat the division-leading Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Tuesday night.  More...

James, Irving pace Cavs past Raptors

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James had 28 points and 14 assists, Kyrie Irving scored 24 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 121-117 on Tuesday night to match the best start in franchise history after 10 games.  It was an More...

Kansas takes down top-ranked Duke

NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas had already gone through a tough loss this season, falling in overtime to Indiana in Honolulu.  More...

School News

Tussey Mountain Junior/Senior High School Honor Rolls

The Tussey Mountain Junior/Senior High School has announced the honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2016-2017 school year.  Grade 7  High Honors  More...

Mount Union Area High School Honor Rolls

Mount Union Area High School has release the names of the honor roll students for the first semester of the 2016- 17 school year.  Grade 9  Distinguished Honors  More...

Annie's Mailbox

When a fad’s a medical necessity

Dear Annie: I’m a woman in my early 50s. Eight years ago, I began having messy bathroom related accidents in my car after eating in restaurants. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Storing ginger is a snap!

Dear Heloise: I use FRESH GINGER in my hot tea, and also use it in some recipes. I cut the fresh ginger into slices and freeze them to use later in hot tea. More...

Special Sections

County drug problem addressed at meeting

A variety of speakers, from police officers, those recovering from drug addiction and those who’ve lost loved ones due to addiction, gathered Tuesday night in an effort to address a countywide problem with heroin.  More...

Judge declines to withdraw plea

The James Creek man who pleaded guilty to setting fire to his Penn Township mobile home and firing shots at state police troopers in November 2015 sought a motion to withdraw that plea Tuesday.  More...

SHCSB members OK curriculum adjustment

Members of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board voted unanimously to accept changes to the district’s high school curriculum during their monthly meeting Tuesday night.  The district has been working to review curriculum since the b More...

State  Free Access 

US judge orders FBI, CIA to disclose Occupy surveillance

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the FBI and other federal agencies to turn over any potential evidence they spied on Occupy Philadelphia protesters.  More...

School district wants students’ case dismissed

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania school district wants a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by three transgender students challenging a rule requiring students to use either unisex restrooms or those corresponding to their biological se More...

State government facing more projected deficits

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania state government received sobering fiscal news on Tuesday as the Legislature’s independent budget analyst projected more big deficits in the coming years, including a shortfall this year.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Civilian Conservation Camp near Whipple Dam disbanded

75 Years Ago Civilian Conservation Camp S-60, located in the Owl’s Gap region of Tussey Mountain, several miles from Whipple Dam, has been disbanded and will be transformed into a World War veterans’ camp, according to an official announc More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 16 Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats have dozen named ML all-stars

A dozen Huntingdon athletes have been recognized as Mountain League fall sports all-star selections.  The largest group of Bearcats were on the boys’ soccer listing where Huntingdon had two first-team picks and a pair of second teamers.&nb More...

Juniata women fall in opener

The season got off to a difficult start for the Juniata women’s basketball team Tuesday evening. The Eagles saw a 10-point lead evaporate and visiting Dickinson dominated the second half on the way to a 72-64 non-league victory.  More...

Eagles named to AVCA team

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Tuesday announced its 36th annual All-America Teams for Division III women’s volleyball. More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS senior takes part in All-Nationals

During the 2015-16 school year, along with other talented music students across the United States and overseas in military base schools, Mikayla Harrington of the Huntingdon Area High School practiced with dedication to gain a part in her County, Dis More...

Local historian to present canal talk

The Petersburg Heritage Museum, located at 216 King St., Petersburg, will host Stephen Runkle as he offers a presentation “Philadelphia to Hollidaysburg on the Pennsylvania Main Line Canal and Public Works,” at 7 p.m. More...

Standing Stone Seniors seek grant writer

The Standing Stone Senior Citizens met Nov. 9 for its regular membership meeting.  President Jim Park welcomed everyone and called the meeting to order. Prayer was offered by Jay White, followed by the Pledge to the flag.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016:  More...

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