December 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Taking the trolley to see Santa

Savannah Peters, 4, Huntingdon, shared her wish list with Santa Claus aboard the Santa Trolley at the Rockhill Trolley Museum Saturday afternoon. This year marked the event’s 31st year. More...

Local News

Police Log

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News of Yesteryear

MU kindergarten students plant tree

75 years ago  Three hunters were killed by rifle fire and several others were injured as the deer hunting season opened in western Pennsylvania yesterday. More...

General News

A look at key figures in the Will Smith case

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trial begins Monday for Cardell Hayes, 29, who has pleaded not guilty to seconddegree murder in the April shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. A look at some of the key figures in the case: More...

Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania

Presidential candidate Jill Stein’s fight to force ballot recounts in three states focuses Monday on Pennsylvania, where her Green Party is seeking an emergency federal court order for a statewide recount, and Michigan, where a federal judge ha More...

Get used to it: Economists see ‘new normal’ of slow growth

Americans should get used to a “new normal” of slow economic growth, business economists say.  The median estimate from economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics calls for the American economy to grow 2.2 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Steelers stop Giants’ streak 24-14

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers ended the New York Giants’ winning streak with a familiar formula.  Ben Roethlisberger passed for 289 yards and two touchdowns, Le’Veon Bell rolled up 182 yards of total offense, and P More...

Westbrook has another triple-double

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook became the first NBA player with five consecutive triple-doubles since Michael Jordan had seven straight in 1989, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 101-92 on Sunday night.  More...

Canadiens get 5-4 win over Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Byron scored the clinching goal in the fourth round of the shootout, and the Montreal Canadiens avoided a winless swing through California with a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016: More...

Arrest made in assault case

A Three Springs man is out on bail today after he was arrested Saturday morning on charges related to the assault of a state Game Commission officer Nov. 11 in Springfield Township. More...

State park visitors enjoy open house

Greenwood Furnace hosted its annual holiday open house Sunday afternoon, offering horse carriage rides, blacksmith demonstrations and a new feature that leaves the future of the annual event open for additions. More...

Hunters encouraged to submit photos

The state Game Commission (PGC) not only wishes every hunter a good shot at a deer this season, but it’s also holding an inaugural photo contest, inviting hunters to take a good shot with their camera. More...

State  Free Access 

Green Party, election watchdogs get pushback in state

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Green Party’s quest for a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. More...

FBI agent told statehouse sting targeted Democrats

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An FBI agent has said an informant in a Pennsylvania statehouse sting told him he was discouraged from targeting Republicans in a case that brought down five Democrats.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Dec. 5 Alexandria Fire Co. o The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. More...

Local Sports

Nittany Lions handle Lehigh 30-10 at BJC

College Wrestling:

The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team (3-0, 0-0 B1G) took down visiting No. 9 Lehigh (3-1, 1-0 EIWA) in the 2016-17 BJC Dual. The Nittany Lions won seven of ten bouts, including true freshman Nick Suriano’s marquee win at 125. More...

Scranton hands Eagles 78-61 Landmark loss

Men’s Basketball:

The Juniata men’s basketball team started Landmark Conference play on Saturday against Scranton. The Royals used a 12-2 run in the second half to break open a close game as they won 78-61 at the John Long Center. More...

Calvary wins Harven Tourney

The Calvary Christian Academy of Huntingdon girls outscored Huntingdon Christian Academy 16-3 in the first quarter, then never looked back on the way to a 51-27 victory in the championship game of the Kim Harven Tournament Saturday in the HCA Crile A More...

People/Pastimes

Tasty tips for a healthier holiday season

The holiday season evokes thoughts of delicious, hearty and festive meals. Whether planning a family feast or flitting among gatherings, you may find it harder than ever to maintain a healthy lifestyle and keep your weight management goals on track. More...

Annie's Mailbox

A situation that’s not a comedy

Dear Annie: For the past two decades, my life has been an episode of the sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond” on steroids. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND ON comes from a reader who, along with her neighborhood, is trying to make a positive impact on rebuilding the declining monarch butterfly population. She wrote:  More...

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