November 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold temps, snow forecasted Sunday

This weekend’s weather will go from one extreme to the other, as a cold front will usher in nuisance snow showers and temperatures in the upper 30s to around 40 degrees.  More...

Lawmakers discuss senior budget matters

“Prepare for the worst, hope for the best!” That was the way two state legislators summed up the chances of early passage of the commonwealth’s 2017-18 fiscal budget next year.  More...

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Judge handling appeal removes himself from case

HARRISBURG (AP) — The judge who has presided over Jerry Sandusky’s criminal case for five years issued a sternly worded order on Friday removing himself from the former Penn State assistant coach’s appeal.  More...

World  Free Access 

In job growth, blue states outpaced red states in past year

WASHINGTON (AP) — States that voted for Hillary Clinton in last week’s presidential election reported stronger job growth in the previous year than states that supported Donald Trump, according to data released by the Labor Department Fri More...

Unusual tiff between Fox colleagues

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O’Reilly is questioning his Fox News Channel colleague Megyn Kelly’s loyalty for writing in her just-published memoir and talking about accusations that former Fox chief Roger Ailes made unwanted sexual advances More...

Time magazine picks 100 most influential photos

NEW YORK (AP) — A single drop of milk. A newborn baby. The ravages of war and terrorism. More...

Local Sports

Border is area’s top rusher; Harker is leading passer

Another football season is over so now it’s time to look at the numbers put up by area players and teams. As could be expected, the two local schools that won a playoff game have the individual leaders.  More...

2016 Final High School Football Stats

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Fleming rolls second 300 of career

John Fleming, a 33-yearold right-hander, rolled his second 300 game of his career while bowling for the Ice Cream Team during Thursday’s Mount Union Men’s League.  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

Jews grapple with election-year eruption of anti-Semitism

NEW YORK (AP) — American Jews gathered Thursday to wrestle with how they should confront an election-year surge in anti- Semitism, a level of bias not seen in the U.S. for decades.  More...

Three Springs Baptist birthday lunch

The birthday group of First Baptist Church of Three Springs met at Pizza Star II Nov. 10.  Gay Fleck took prayer requests and blessings and led the group in prayer before the meal.  A spaghetti dinner was held at the church Nov. More...

Helping area veterans

The mission of providing for the homeless veterans in Huntingdon county was taken up by the congregations of the Ennisville, Wesley Chapel and Faith United Methodist churches. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio if born before 4:23 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Sun will be in Sagittarius. The Moon is in Leo until 4:34 a.m. (EST), when it enters Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 21, 2016:  More...

Public tips aid game officers

State Game Commission officers are crediting tips from the public in helping to identify individuals involved in a Nov. 11 incident in Springfield Township.  More...

Fire guts Brady Township home

A family of four was left homeless after a fire destroyed their Brady Township home Friday afternoon.  More...

Area man not guilty of resisting arrest

It took a jury of nine women and two men less than 30 minutes to find a Huntingdon man not guilty of one crime and guilty of another following testimony in a oneday trial in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Friday.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Wade Anthony Bollinger  Date of Birth: Oct. 1, 1984  Age: 32 years old  Height: 5 feet, 9 inches  Weight: unknown  Eye color: unknown  Hair color: unknown  Last known address(es): Broad Top City.  More...

Supervisors continue vandalism discussion

Two important topics were discussed at the Shirley Township Supervisors monthly meeting Thursday evening.  Old business from last month’s meeting was brought up to discuss the previous theft and vandalism of signage but also the ongoing du More...

Progress continues on H&BT Rail Trail extension

The H&BT Rail Trail Advisory Committee learned Thursday night that Broad Top Township is “making some progress” in the pursuit of former Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad right of way necessary for the proposed extension of t More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Large humanities center planned at Juniata College

75 Years Ago  The Valley Rural Electric Cooperative is moving into its new $30,000 building on Stone Creek Road and thus brings to completion the plans to locate here the central offices of this organization which brings electric service to farm More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 19 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. Sunday, Nov. 20 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Drivers stumble in Homestead qualifying

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Thunder top Nets

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 30 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds in his fourth triple-double of the season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Brooklyn Nets 124-105 on Friday night.  Westbrook made 13 of 21 shots and ha More...

Penguins outlast Islanders

NEW YORK (AP) — Kris Letang scored 1:24 into overtime, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the last-place New York Islanders 3-2 on Friday night to rebound from one of their worst losses in recent memory.  Sidney Crosby set up the winner More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Corey Brandon Bliss, who turns 7 years old today, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. His proud parents are John and Debbie Bliss of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Maddison Quinn Cousins, who turns 2 years old today, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. Her proud parents are Matthew and Linsey Cousins. Maddison has an older sister, Sydney, 3. More...

Lions Club district governor visits two local clubs

Lions District 14 L Governor Larry Edwards of Lakemont Lions had a combined visit with Mill Creek’s Captain Jack Lions Club and Mapleton’s Jacks Mountain Lions Club, at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Huntingdon, Nov. 10. More...

School News

Williamsburg High School Honor Rolls

Williamsburg High School has announced the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2016-17 school year as follows:  Grade 12  High Honors  Joshua Allison, Cassidy Bowmaster, Cory Houck, Alexis Lane, Annalisa Navetta.  Hono More...

Huntingdon Area Middle School Honor Rolls

Huntingdon Area Middle School principal Deborah Luffy has announced the first marking period honor rolls for the 2016-2017 school year as follows:  Grade 8  High Honors  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Infidelity letters struck chord

Dear Annie: I read your column recently about the two gentlemen who each were married for a long time but found out their wives had had affairs after they passed away. This struck me because at times, I feel as if this could be me. More...

Doctor K

Lessening side effects of chemotherapy

DEAR DOCTOR K: My mother was diagnosed with cancer and will soon begin chemotherapy. More...

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