October 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Physician opens practice in Tyrone

A longtime Huntingdon physician is now offering his services in Blair County at the Tyrone Rural Health Center, part of the Tyrone Regional Health Network. Gynecologist Dr. Kenneth Lee began practicing at the center Sept. 1. More...

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Local News

Bike winners announced

The winner of a bike at the Kiwanis Bike Rodeo Sept. 23 was incorrect identified. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Jason R. Parks  Date of Birth: Dec. 15, 1974  Age: 42 years old  Height: 5 feet, 11 inches  Weight: 175 pounds  Eye color: Green  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Huntingdon  More...

Wood Twp. Supervisors approve traffic patterns

The Wood Township Supervisors Wednesday evening unanimously approved a new traffic pattern for three Robertsdale streets. The matter highlighted the regular monthly session of the supervisors, held in the municipal building in Robertsdale. More...

Local Sports

Unbeaten ’Cats blank Bald Eagle

For the second straight week, Huntingdon’s offense was kept out of the end zone and scoreless in the opening quarter during Friday evening’s Mountain League contest at Bald Eagle. More...

Hornets can’t overtake streaking Bulldogs

The Juniata Valley football team had a chance to scoring in the closing minutes of Friday’s ICC contest with visiting Claysburg, but an illegal forward pass and a bad snap moved the Hornets in the wrong direction. More...

Daunte Martin breaks Trojan rushing records

The weather was just right for a great Friday night of football and for Daunte Martin it was a night he will never forget. Martin demolished the Mount Union rushing record books against a very young Everett squad.  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...

Religion News

AG directive protects religious objectors to LGBT rights

In an order that undercuts protections for LGBT people, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a sweeping directive to agencies Friday to do as much as possible to accommodate those who claim their religious freedoms are being violated.  More...

Mormons gather at funeral in Utah for high-ranking leader

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormons gathered Friday at a funeral in Salt Lake City at the religion’s historic Tabernacle to honor the life of high-ranking church leader Robert D. Hales, who died at the age of 85.  More...

Special events, services

Hurricane relief   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Delicate situation with father figure

Dear Annie: I am a 41-year-old happily married man with three beautiful children. I have created a problem that I have no idea how to resolve.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 9, 2017:  More...

Tussey teachers authorize strike

Teachers who are a part of the Tussey Mountain School District (TMSD) voted in favor of a strike authorization at their union meeting Oct. More...

Bins placed to aid in CWD testing

Hunters who harvest deer in the state Game Commission’s Disease Management Areas (DMAs) now have the opportunity to have their deer tested for chronic wasting disease (CWD) at no cost to them.  Twenty-six large metal bins are being install More...

Annual Ghosts & Goblins tours at Lincoln Caverns draw visitors

Lurking beneath the surface of Porter Township each year is a one-of-a-kind attraction that draws visitors who are daring to come in for a good scaring.  For the 34th year, Ghosts & Goblins at Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks presents an ad More...

General News

Symptoms of sundowning syndrome

Dear Doctor: My husband was in the hospital recently, and at night he would get quite agitated. He yelled, took off his clothes and tried to pull out his IV. He had to be secured to his bed to keep him from leaving. More...

News of Yesteryear

Dollar store construction progressing in Alexandria

75 Years Ago  Congressional leaders today in Washington sped plans to get the largest tax bill in the nation’s history on the statute books before the Nov. 3 election.  Funeral services for the Rev. Father John A. More...

British novelist wins Nobel Literature Prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese born British novelist who in “The Remains of the Day,” “Never Let Me Go” and other novels captured memory’s lasting pain and dangerous illusions in precise and elegant p More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 7   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Indians beat Yankees 9-8 to take 2-0 series lead

CLEVELAND (AP) — They’ve won this season in almost every way imaginable: comebacks, walk-offs, blowouts, nail-biters.  No. 104 for the Cleveland Indians topped them all.  More...

Correa powers Astros to another win over Red Sox

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve and the high-powered Astros led the majors in runs, hits and batting average in the regular season.  Now that it’s playoff time, Houston is still hammering away.  More...

Hendricks out-duels Strasburg

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Hendricks goes about things completely differently than Stephen Strasburg does on the mound.  The kid from Dartmouth relies on a fastball that on a good day reaches 88 mph — about 10 mph slower than Strasburg&r More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS Class of 1972 gathers for 45th reunion

The members of the Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) Class of 1972 held their 45th class reunion Aug. 18 and 19.  Paul and Judy Post hosted the Friday evening picnic in their beautiful back yard. More...

Licensed to Wed

Herbert Dennis Beam, 15975 Raystown Road, James Creek, and Sherry Elizabeth Strait, 11129 Raystown Road, Huntingdon.  Caleb Alexander Bennett, 2386 Broadtop Mountain Road, P.O. More...

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