September 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Students discuss recruitment issue

Huntingdon County’s biggest export is its people who travel to neighboring counties for work each day. More...

Addiction to be focus of town hall meeting

To continue the work of raising awareness of the drug abuse crisis facing Huntingdon County, “Town Hall on Addiction Part 2: A Community Question and Answer Session” will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. More...

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Local News

Police Log

Theft SHIRLEY TWP. — A 42-year-old Mount Union woman reported to state police at Huntingdon someone removed medication from her purse at 14671 Hill Valley Road between Sept. 7-14. More...

News of Yesteryear

Wolf Furniture’s Huntingdon store sold

75 Years Ago  Plans in connection with the unveiling of a tablet in honor of the boys from Orbisonia and Rockhill Furnace who are in the armed forces of the United States, were definitely agreed upon when the Orbisonia Lions Club met in regular More...

Scenes from this weekend’s events

Photo by APRIL FEAGLEY   More...

Local Sports

Bearcats drop two games in tourney

High School Field Hockey:

Huntingdon’s field hockey team hosted a four-team tournament Saturday and had a rather disappointing day. The Bearcats lost 2-0 to Benton in its first match, then dropped a 5-0 verdict to Ellis in the consolation match. More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball The Juniata women’s volleyball team swept through day two of the CNU Invitational, defeating both Wesleyan and Roger Williams 3-0, Saturday afternoon at the Freeman Center. More...

Huntingdon and Tussey lose silver bracket games

High School Volleyball:

Both the Huntingdon and Tussey Mountain girls’ volleyball teams found their respective ways into the Silver Brackets during tournament action Saturday morning.  The Bearcats competed at the annual Clarion Tournament and worked their way t More...

People/Pastimes

Family carnival raises literacy awareness

Literacy is foundational for success at any age and to raise awareness, a Family Literacy Fun Carnival was hosted by the Huntingdon County Child and Adult Development Center (HCCADC) in Mount Union Friday.  More...

Huntingdon couple marks 60th anniversary

Happy Anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Bud and Susan Hurley of Huntingdon, who celebrated their 60th anniversary Aug. 31, 2017.  They were united in marriage in 1957 in the First Methodist Church, Huntingdon, by the Rev. G. Cecil Weimer.  More...

Special Occasions

Sept. 23, 2017  Happy birthday wishes go out to Caitlyn Schmidt of Saltillo, who celebrated her birthday Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Happy birthday, Caitlyn!   More...

Annie's Mailbox

How to recognize cognitive decline

Dear Annie: How do you determine whether an associate is experiencing some memory loss, dementia or cognitive decline? With a close longtime friend, you can usually note a change from the person’s normal functioning.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Inappropriate viewing

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about too much nudity and bad language on television. — Heloise  More...

Special Sections

Bishop visits Wood church

Parishioners of the St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in Wood celebrated the church’s 100th anniversary Saturday by welcoming Bishop Gregory of Nyssa, ruling bishop of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese, for the first time.   More...

Responders receive training at summit

Local first responders spent Friday and Saturday participating in a training summit hosted by the Huntingdon County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) at the Smithfield Fire Hall where they focused on hazardous materials. More...

Serving up fall festival fun in Cassville

Hatti White of Trough Creek, right, served funnel cakes to Carol Armstrong from the Cassville United Methodist Women’s booth at the 42nd Cassville Oktoberfest. More...

State  Free Access 

Ugly budget fight runs into Amazon courtship

HARRISBURG (AP) — Mass transit system? Check. Big population center? Check. Top-notch universities? Check. Predictable state government with a top-notch credit rating? More...

County, public was in dark about methane leak

One night in early September, a critical piece of natural gas infrastructure temporarily blew its stack.  By the time a resident heard the racket, dialed 911 and workers responded, the Harmony compressor station in rural northeastern Pennsylvani More...

Man acquitted in death of funeral home operator

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man has been acquitted of the murder of an elderly Pittsburgh funeral home operator who was beaten to death and set on fire last year.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Sept. 25 AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Replay helps Falcons beat Lions 30-26

DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford’s pass to Golden Tate was ruled to be just short of the goal line in the final seconds, overturning the call on the field and allowing the Atlanta Falcons to hold on for a 30-26 win over the Detroit Lions o More...

Kyle Busch has dominant win in New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. More...

Schauffele wins; Thomas takes Cup

ATLANTA (AP) — Xander Schauffele ended his rookie season by winning the Tour Championship. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017: More...

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