November 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Dog license sales to open Thursday

Residents with fourlegged canine pals are reminded 2017 dog licenses go on sale Thursday, Dec. More...

Bus company to offer trip to Saturday game

Local Penn State fans might be wondering about the best way to get to Indianapolis, Indiana, this Saturday for the Big Ten Championship Game after the Nittany Lions football team beat Michigan State in Happy Valley last weekend.  Fullington Trai More...

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Penelec crews finish Alexandria work

Penelec customers in the Alexandria area were surprised Thanksgiving Day to find no electricity in their homes.  According to information from Penelec, about 997 customers lost power at 9:25 a.m. Nov. 24, for approximately three hours.  More...

Police Log

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General News

News of Yesteryear

Fires damage three properties over holiday

75 Years Ago  The regular term of December term of court for Huntingdon County will convene Dec. 1. Court will be in season for two weeks and Judge Chester D. Fetterhoof will preside.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 29   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

OUTDOOR DIARY

Whitetail World

Today, Nov. 29, is the second day of the gunning season for deer. Tomorrow, hunting pressure will drastically decline. The number of hunters afield increases again Saturday, Dec. 3. More...

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Packers deal Eagles first home loss

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes to Davante Adams and the Green Bay Packers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-13 Monday night to snap a four-game losing streak.  Rodgers had 313 yards passing and Adams had 113 yar More...

Saquon Barkley expects to play Saturday night

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State running back Saquon Barkley hasn’t been able to finish the last two games but said Monday he expects to play Saturday in the Big Ten championship against Wisconsin.  More...

Finally, there is a weakness in Brady’s game

Finally, there’s a hole in Tom Brady’s game.  The four-time Super Bowl champion admitted Monday that he’s a little lost when called upon to block for his teammates, saying he’s “really a fish out of water when I&rsq More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Chatter Box

Christmas to-do lists

Just think, next month this time we’ll be preparing to bid farewell to 2016 and looking ahead to 2017. If you’re like me, there’s quite a to-do list to check off before then.  More...

Healthy Living

Decrease mucus production and subsequent sore throats

When allergies, colds or the flu strike, the resulting symptoms can be unpleasant. Watery eyes, sneezing, aches, pains, and lethargy are common. More...

Consider choosing the vaccine, not the flu!

Flu is a contagious illness caused by a virus which attacks the respiratory system. It has repercussions on the entire human body, including muscle pain, headache, and loss of appetite. More...

Lemon Cranberry Muffins

INGREDIENTS   More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016:  More...

Drought boosts tourism season

The dry summer might have been bad for farmers, but it brought lots of visitors to Huntingdon County. “ This year was a double edged sword,” said Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau director Matt Price. More...

Shelter kennel renovations needed

Today is Giving Tuesday, a break from the hurried holiday shopping season, and the Huntingdon County Humane Society board of directors is hoping area residents will consider making a donation toward a much-needed kennel upgrade.  Now in its 37th More...

Property tax rebate deadline is Dec. 31

County residents are reminded they have one month to apply for participation in the state’s Property Tax and Rent Rebate Program (PTRR).  According to a press release from the state Department of Revenue, the application deadline has been More...

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Feds: Railroads slow to make progress on train technology

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The nation’s three busiest commuter railroads - which together serve nearly 1 million riders in the New York City area each day - continue to lag behind their smaller West Coast counterparts in installing sophisticated More...

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Terrorism eyed in Ohio State attack

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University that injured 11 people was an act of terror by a student who had once criticized the media for its portrayal of Muslims.  More...

Neil Young wants Obama to end ‘violence’

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Efforts to save river chart course forward

PRESTON COUNTY, W. Va. (AP) — The Cheat River flows pale green and slate gray, glistening in the sunshine as it gathers speed, turns to whitewater and drops between rocks on the way toward the Monongahela River. More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

Congratulations, graduates

Few of us realized Huntingdon County had so many Trump University graduates. Unlike other universities, Trump University does not award degrees or diplomas, but instead hands its graduates campaign signs that can be placed on front lawns. More...

A frenzy of lobbying on act

The 21st Century Cures Act set for a House vote Wednesday is one of the most lobbied health care bills in recent history, with nearly three lobbyists working for its passage or defeat for every member on Capitol Hill. More...

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People/Pastimes

Alexandria Boy Scouts enjoy busy fall season

The members of Boy Scout Troop 24, Alexandria, have been very active during the past few months. More...

Preserving holiday traditions

Holiday traditions come in many forms — from decorating the tree and shopping for loved ones to movie nights and your favorite festive foods. More...

Births

Joshua and Amanda (Smith) Erwin of Orbisonia are proud to announce the birth of their son, Brody Chase Erwin, Nov. 9, 2016, at Lewistown Geisinger Hospital. At birth, Brody weighed 8 pounds, 14.5 ounces and measured 20.25 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Hold the ham

Dear Annie: It’s almost the holidays, and I’m excited to spend time and enjoy great meals with extended family. But there’s one thing I’m never sure how to deal with. I’m vegan, and the rest of my family is not.  More...

Doctor K

Preventing sleep apnea will help heart

DEAR DOCTOR K: At my last checkup, my doctor asked if I snore. When I told the doctor that my husband says I snore a lot, the doctor said snoring can be a sign of heart disease, particularly in postmenopausal women. More...

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