November 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Shop Hop’ promotes small business

Small Business Saturday, observed nationwide tomorrow, will also mark the beginning of a local Christmas shopping promotion designed to entice shoppers to discover all that Huntingdon has to offer.  More...

Bear harvest numbers down from last year

With the final day of bear rifle season complete, harvest totals statewide lagged behind those in both 2015 and 2014.  State Game Commission regional biologist Justin Vreeland said 14 bears were registered at the Pennsylvania Army National Guard More...

Local News

Area brief

HASD school climate survey deadline extended   More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   More...

On Their Way

Name: Kaylee Nicole Querry  Age: 10  From: James Creek  Parents: Norman and Sarah Querry of James Creek  Sibling: Wyatt  More...

World  Free Access 

Florence Henderson, ‘The Brady Bunch’ mom, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Florence Henderson, who went from Broadway star to become one of America’s most beloved television moms in “The Brady Bunch,” has died, her manager and her publicist said. She was 82.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 25   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 

Brown make big plays in win over Colts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Antonio Brown has a history of making big plays against the Indianapolis Colts.  Thursday night was no different.  Brown hauled in three touchdown catches of more than 20 yards to give the Pittsburgh Steelers a 28 More...

Eagles’ Wentz progressing despite dropoff

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz has cooled off following a blazing start and already has lost more games in the past seven weeks than he did in four years at North Dakota State.  He’s still making progress.  More...

Prescott lead Cowboys to 10th straight win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott showed off his strong arm even when effectively using his feet in yet another victory.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Davis, four fair officers re-elected to serve

Six directors of the Huntingdon County Agricultural Association were re-elected by unanimous ballot to threeyear terms at the annual dinner meeting Nov. 3. As usual, the Smithfield Fire Co. More...

County Farm Bureau members attend state convention

The 66th annual Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Convention was recently held in Hershey. There were 176 delegates from local Farm Bureau committees, representing most of the state’s 67 counties. More...

4-H Club News

Beef Club

The Huntingdon County 4-H Beef Club kicked off the new 4-H year Nov. 16.  The first meeting of the new year was held at the Huntingdon County Extension office.  Jordan Harnish, 2016 club president, called the meeting to order. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband sneaks around online

Dear Annie: My husband has been talking to other women online. He’s been on numerous dating sites, and every time I catch him, he changes his account name or goes on a different one. I think it’s cheating. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Libra if born before 3:01 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016:  More...

New gun laws to aid hunters

Earlier this week, Gov. More...

Auditor applicants sought for vacancy

Applications are now being accepted for a vacant county auditor seat, following a resignation in recent months.  The resignation of Jay Muir, one of the county’s three elected auditors, was approved during the Oct. More...

Christmas activities kick off in Orbisonia

The twin boroughs of Orbisonia and Rockhill will take folks “Back to the 50s” for the annual Christmas in Our Hometown Saturday, Nov. More...

Inmate found guilty of harassing officers

An inmate currently serving a life sentence for firstdegree murder appeared in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Wednesday morning.  Tyrone Martin, 45, currently confined at SCI Huntingdon, appeared before Huntingdon County Senior Judg More...

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Pumpkin-flinging TV special canceled after explosion, injury

BRIDGEVILLE, Del. (AP) — The Science Channel has canceled its planned TV special on a Delaware pumpkinlaunching competition after a woman was critically injured during the event earlier this month.  More...

Clinton being pushed to seek vote recount in three states

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of election lawyers and data experts has asked Hillary Clinton’s campaign to call for a recount of the vote totals in three battleground states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — to ensure that a More...

Science center looks to build $130M expansion with aquarium

EASTON (AP) — A popular science center in eastern Pennsylvania wants to expand by opening a $130 million second location in Easton that would include the Lehigh Valley’s first aquarium, officials said.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

TDN sponsors project to sends cards to soldiers

75 Years Ago  Former President Herbert Hoover, asserting that “Hitler cannot be victorious,” warned that an American expeditionary force will mean “the destruction of freedom” and the “wholesale loss of the best of More...

Local Sports

Men’s Volleyball:

DeHaven is new Juniata head coach

The Juniata athletic department has named Glenn DeHaven as head coach of the men’s volleyball program. DeHaven officially begins his duties on Jan. 1.  More...

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People/Pastimes

AAUW to feature ‘Pennsylvania’s Promise to Children’

“Pennsylvania’s Promise to Children” will be the program at the 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, meeting of the Huntingdon Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) in Good Building Room 222. More...

Cater to specific interests by perfecting party zones for entertaining

When you’re entertaining a small group, it’s fairly easy to ensure everyone enjoys the party. However, a larger group or an eclectic crowd with varied interests can make it harder to be an effective hostess. More...

Four steps for easy entertaining

Hosting a large group of family and friends can be overwhelming, especially if entertaining isn’t something you do often. No matter the occasion, these tips can help you avoid common party pitfalls so you can keep the focus on having fun.  More...

School News

Local student presents research at symposium

Summer Hunter-Kysor of Huntingdon was among 25 Heidelberg University students who presented their research or original work at the first-ever Humanities Symposium this week.  More...

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Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Certifiably questionable

Dear Heloise: I want to add to the letter from Pete T. of Lubbock, Texas, regarding PURCHASING SCAMS. More...

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