September 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Fiddler honored at folk gathering

The weekend’s Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering was a time to celebrate traditional music through workshops, jam sessions and the opportunity to honor this year’s Pennsylvania Heritage Musician.  Linda Littleton of Simple Gifts said t More...

Youngsters get behind the wheel

Huntingdon County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Goshorn gave Zebastian Hockenberry of Huntingdon a demo of his vehicle’s siren system during the United Way’s annual Touch-a-Truck event at More...

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Trojans claim Coal Bowl title

The annual East Broad Coal Bowl showdown between Mount Union and Southern Huntingdon County high schools played out on the Rocket field Friday night with the Trojans reclaiming the trophy with a 26-7 More...

Terrace Mountain Alpacas to participate in National Alpaca Farm Days

CALVIN — Terrace Mountain Alpacas, located at 7110 John Bum Road, near Calvin, will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, and Sunday, Sept. 24, for National Alpaca Farm Days. More...

Search for child ends successfully

Saxton Fire Co. and ambulance personnel were called out shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday to assist state police at Huntingdon for a search involving a missing 10-year-old in the vicinity of 2386 Broad Top Mountain Road (Route 913), Carbon Township.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Sept. 18 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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Falcons build early lead in dominating win over Packers

ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, building a big halftime on the way to a dominating victory Sunday night. More...

Steelers honor Rooney with win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger took a knee in prayer then sprinted to midfield holding the flag honoring the man who helped guide the Pittsburgh Steelers from irrelevance into a dynasty. More...

Penn State dominate Georgia State

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — All week, the usually unflappable Trace McSorley told himself, if he could settle his feet down, his arm would follow suit. More...

Senior Spotlight

Honouring our seniors

According to the United Nations, the proportion of older people within the global population will more than double between now and the year 2050. This is actually good news, as it indicates an improvement in health and socio-economic conditions. More...

Health improves with physical activity

If you’re 65 years or older there is a very important question you should be asking yourself: “Am I getting enough exercise?” More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ostracized because of sexual orientation

Dear Annie: I am a 15-year-old boy, and my family hates me because I am gay. For as long as I can remember, I’ve known I am attracted to other guys. My parents found out last year and became extremely angry with me. More...

Hints from Heloise

Closing the door on ads

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about too many junk flyers:  More...

Special Sections

HCC director given citation

To celebrate Ted Aurand’s 50 years of service as director of the Huntingdon Community Center (HCC), an open house celebration was held in his honor at Detwiler Memorial Field Sunday afternoon. More...

Event raises addiction awareness

Clergy and community members banded together Sunday evening to walk through Huntingdon Borough while praying for the breaking of addictions in honor of Addiction Recovery Awareness Week. More...

Child car seat safety highlighted this week

The annual Child Passenger Safety Week campaign, observed through Saturday, Sept. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Lawsuit alleges sex scandal in coroner’s office

Workers at a coroner’s office in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains respond when someone dies under unusual circumstances, but lately they’ve also had to respond to lurid allegations in a sex scandal that’s generated two lawsuits More...

Mother convicted of trying to kill two children in 2015

WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A woman was convicted of attempted homicide of her two young children after authorities said she tried to pipe vehicle exhaust into their car in a Pennsylvania bus station parking lot.   More...

State’s ugly budget fight gets personal and regional

HARRISBURG (AP) — The feel-good bipartisan spirit that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf tried to instill last year in Pennsylvania’s Capitol is gone, stomped to bits in an increasingly ugly budget stalemate. More...

Local Sports

Rockets lose twice at Muncy tourney

High School Field Hockey:

The Southern Huntingdon field hockey team played in the annual Muncy Fieled Hockey Tournament Saturday. The Rockets faced Danville first, losing a narrow 2-1 verdict in double overtime and then dropped a 4-3 decision to host Muncy 4-3 to end the day. More...

Houck, Collins win at SSGC

John Houck made par on the 18th hole Sunday while Jason Boyer made bogey to give Houck a two-stroke victory in the Standing Stone Golf Club championship over the weekend. Houck finished the two-day, 36-hole tourney with a total score of 160. More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball   The Juniata College women’s volleyball dropped two matches in the final day of the Emory National Classic at Emory University Saturday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Plan your fall foliage excursion

Autumn means different things to many people. Students may embrace the dawn of a new school year, while others might embrace the crisp weather after a season of heat. More...

Orbisonia Lions Club

New officers were installed to lead the Orbisonia Lions Club Aug. 18 during the members’ celebration of the 75th anniversary of the club’s founding. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017: More...

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