November 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Black bear season opens Saturday

Hunters in search of the largest game the county has to offer will set out to the woods Saturday for the opening day of bear rifle season. More...

Judge finds area man guilty on eight counts

A Huntingdon man was found guilty on all charges Thursday in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  Jeffrey D. More...

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Survivors of Suicide Loss Day to be observed

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day will be observed locally with an event from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the J.C. More...

Kickoff to kindergarten to be held Monday

Based on the success of last year’s Kickoff to Kindergarten event at both elementary schools in the Huntingdon Area School District, events will be held again this year to introduce children who are entering kindergarten in the 2017-18 school y More...

SHCSB members hear updates and reports

Reports given at the Southern Huntingdon County School Board monthly meeting Nov. 15 provided positive strides and announced important dates for upcoming events.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

UMWA strike doesn’t affect county mines

75 Years Ago  Pickets and coal miners engaged in free-for-all skirmishes at four mines in Gary, W.Va., as the U.S. Coal and Coke Co. operated six mines on a restricted basis in defense of a United Mine Workers order to close the mines. More...

Local Sports

Area native O’Korn expected to start Saturday

It’s easy to believe that the hardest thing to do for a young man who had started 16 college football games in his career would be to sit out a year after a transfer and then find himself in a backup role.  For John O’Korn, who start More...

People/Pastimes

Friends of the Woods hear mission updates

Friends of the Woods, the auxiliary to the Westminster Woods retirement community, met Thursday, Oct. 6, for their bi-monthly business meeting. More...

Give thanks for the slow cooker

Want to spend more time with loved ones this Thanksgiving? Ditch the perfectly timed oven schedule and put your slow cooker to work. More...

Area student honored for volunteer work

Hunter Book, a senior at Southern Huntingdon County High School, was declared the winner in the 2016 Student Health Care Hero Award contest with a submission that illustrated how student volunteer work in health care can make someone a hero.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Night at the mall for teenagers

Dear Annie: My 13-year-old daughter has been invited to her classmate’s birthday party. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Right on the number

Dear Heloise: Anyone perusing the internet will inevitably have to create PASSWORDS, especially when creating accounts for certain commercial sites. More...

Court denies sentence appeal

A decision was handed down by the state Superior Court Thursday denying an appeal and upholding the 2015 sentence entered against a Mill Creek man convicted of corruption of minors and indecent assault.  More...

Planners to fill three vacancies

At the end of the year, the Huntingdon County Planning Commission will lose three members.  More...

Near-record temperatures expected today

By the end of today, the area could reach near-record temperatures for the third week of November, according to the National Weather Service bureau in State College.  More...

State  Free Access 

Cops believe bad heroin fueled 50 Philly overdoses

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say they’re trying to determine if a bad batch of heroin or another drug is responsible for nearly 50 overdoses in the city in one day.  More...

Hearts big at open-heart surgery observation program

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lindsey Hollabaugh sees people at their most vulnerable several times a week — on the operating table, their hearts exposed.  More...

Man who faked age for high school is sentenced

HARRISBURG (AP) — A 24-year-old Ukrainian man who faked his name and age to attend a Pennsylvania high school has been ordered to spend two months in prison on federal fraud charges.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 18   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Kicking problems plague Saints in loss to Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. More...

Angels’ Trout, Cubs’ Bryant named MVP

CHICAGO (AP) — While the Los Angeles Angels stumbled, Mike Trout soared again.  Just too good to ignore.  Trout won the AL MVP award Thursday for the second time in three years, and Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was voted NL More...

Late Granlund goal lifts Minnesota past Boston

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mikael Granlund scored with 44.5 seconds left, Devan Dubnyk stopped 25 shots for his league-leading fourth shutout, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 Thursday night.  More...

Press Club

Ideas bloom in MU ag department

The last of the leaves are falling, and temperatures are steadily decreasing, but the Mount Union Area High School agriculture department is in full bloom. More...

New union president at Tussey Mt. helm

At the beginning of this school year, the Tussey Mountain Education Association replaced its president, who had served for 10 years.  More...

CCA students to sing at Capitol building

Seventeen students from Calvary Christian Academy and one very frazzled music teacher will finally attend an event from Nov. 17-19 that each has been rehearsing, auditioning and preparing for since the beginning of September.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016:  More...

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