November 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Grant being sought for area soft launch

A local group is working to acquire grant funding for a project that will benefit those who enjoy kayaking and floating the river in inner tubes. More...

Motorists to benefit from winter services

A new Regional Traffic Management Center (RTMC) at PennDOT’s Clearfield office will help provide additional winter services for Huntingdon County, as well as many others. More...

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Local News

RDS food donations delivered

Raystown Developmental Services (RDS) collected 516 items for the Salvation Army Food bank during a food drive held Nov. 7-18. More...

Police Log

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News of Yesteryear

Annual parade to welcome Santa to Mount Union

75 Years Ago Edward E. Mauk, 59, Tyrone, a native of Warriors Mark, Huntingdon County, was fatally injured in a railroad accident in the Pennsylvania Railroad yards at Juniata. More...

General News

Authorities say officers shot in ambushes

A police officer has been fatally shot in San Antonio, Texas, and another in St. Louis was shot in the face but is expected to survive, in what authorities are calling the latest in a series of target attacks on law enforcement.  More...

Best weather satellite ever built rockets into space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The most advanced weather satellite ever built rocketed into space Saturday night, part of an $11 billion effort to revolutionize forecasting and save lives. This new GOES-R spacecraft will track U.S. More...

WW II mystery: Are ’missing’ sailors actually in NY cemetery?

It’s a confounding mystery of World War II: What happened to the 136 missing sailors from the explosion and sinking of the USS Turner? More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Steelers snap four-game skid with win over Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — Le’Veon Bell scored on a 1-yard touchdown run long after time expired in the first half and Pittsburgh had eight sacks and snapped a fourgame losing streak with a win over winless Cleveland. More...

Johnson gets record-tying seventh title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson walked across the stage after driver introductions to find his car inexplicably missing from pit road.  More...

Butler’s 40 points lifts Bulls past Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored a season-high 40 points, Isaiah Canaan added a season-high 17 and Chicago beat Los Angeles 118-110 for its fifth victory in six games. More...

Senior Spotlight

A time TO REMEMBER OUR ELDERS

Christmas is a wonderful time for family and friends to come together and celebrate. However, this time of year can be rather dif.cult for some, particularly the elderly. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Family is what creates Thanksgiving spirit

Dear Annie: For the past three years, we’ve been hosting Thanksgiving at our house. My parents used to host it, but they are slowing down a lot, and I didn’t want them to have that burden. More...

Hints from Heloise

In search of ‘free’

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about finding phone numbers without having access to “the white pages.” (For the young readers, that’s a reference to the printed phone book! More...

Special Sections

Strong winds cause outages

Huntingdon County remains under a wind advisory, issued by the National Weather Service, until 7 p.m. today, Monday, Nov. 21, thanks to a cold front that brought much colder temperatures, excessive winds and snow showers to the area. More...

Weather impacts bear season opener

Hunters entered the woods for the first day of the statewide bear rifle season Saturday to mild temperatures and sunny skies, which rapidly changed to clouds and chill by afternoon. More...

Mobile classrooms to be part of HCCTC

Each year, students from across the county visit the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) to see the programs that are offered. More...

State  Free Access 

Rocky: 40 years later, he’s still a lovable underdog

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On Nov. 21, 1976, audiences met Rocky Balboa, the southpaw boxer from south Philadelphia. More...

Two from state chosen as Rhodes scholars

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An aspiring oceanographer from West Chester and a northeast Philadelphia native planning a medical and research career are among those selected as Rhodes scholars to pursue post-graduate studies at Oxford University.  More...

Police: Man killed ex-girlfriend, 3-year-old son, then self

WILKES-BARRE (AP) — State police say a man killed his ex-girlfriend and inflicted a fatal gunshot would on their 3-year-old son before taking his own life in northeastern Pennsylvania.  Police in Luzerne County say troopers were called at More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 21 AIDS Intervention o The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. For additional information, call 1-800- 445-6262 or 944-2982. More...

Local Sports

Juniata women get first win in consolation

Juniata’s women’s basketball team defeated Mt. Aloysius in the consoltion game of the McDaniel Tip Off Tournament Saturday, 84-74, for its first victory of the season, putting them at 1-2. More...

Bethany tops Juniata in championship game

College Men’s Basketball:

Saturday afternoon’s championship game of the Coaches Vs. Cancer Tournament pitted the Juniata men’s basketball team against Bethany (W.V.) College. More...

Lions’ strong start leads to 70-56 win

College Women’s Basketball:

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State started off hot and didn’t slow down, as an 11-4 early lead just was a sign of things to come in a 70-56 win over the 13th ranked Tennessee Lady Vols, Sunday night inside the Bryce Jordan Center. More...

People/Pastimes

Cozy up to comfort foods

With the days getting shorter and the weather getting colder, the craving for savory comfort foods is almost sure to follow. More...

Voice of Democracy

Those participating in a recent presentation of the annual Voice of Democracy contest at Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) were, from the left, Richard Krause, Voice of Democracy chairperson for Sta More...

The Dollar Stretcher

Easy paint Brush Cleaning If you’ve ever struggled getting a paint brush clean, you’ll love this. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016: More...

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