October 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Deadline for IDs fast approaching

Pennsylvania residents planning to travel by air or enter a federal building after Jan. 22, 2018, may need another form of identification other than their driver’s license if the U.S. More...

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Parent conferences scheduled at Huntingdon Area High School   More...

AAA event promotes ID protection

In a time where safeguarding identity is essential to keep from having it stolen, especially after the most recent Equifax security breech, the AAA offices in Huntingdon, as part of their customer appreciation day Friday afternoon, held a shredding e More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Timothy Cromwell  Date of Birth: Nov. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 14   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 

Syracuse knocks off No. 2 Clemson

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Eric Dungey threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns, Cole Murphy kicked a tiebreaking field goal in the fourth quarter, and Syracuse stunned No. More...

Astros open ALCS with 2-1 win

HOUSTON (AP) — Dallas Keuchel faced the New York Yankees in the postseason for the second time and the Houston Astros ace shut them down again.  Keuchel struck out 10 in seven scoreless innings to help Houston to a 2-1 victory on Friday ni More...

Caps hand Devils first loss

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and three assists and the Washington Capitals knocked the surprising New Jersey Devils from the unbeaten ranks with a 5-2 victory Friday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon potter honored with ‘Legends’ award  Free Access 

Huntingdon potter, teacher and writer Jack Troy is one of three ceramic artists to receive the 2017 Watershed Legends Award. Troy started the ceramics program at Juniata College in 1968, and retired 39 years later. More...

Births

Melvin and Julie Smith of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Brisbin Lee Smith, July 27, 2017, at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. At birth, Brisbin weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 20.5 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Gambling husband leaves woman struggling

Dear Annie: I’m a woman in my 90s. My husband and I were married in 1949 when I was 21. He died in 2001. We have one son.  When it came time to pay for my husband’s funeral, there wasn’t any spare money at all. More...

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HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 16, 2017:  More...

Man sentenced in deer poaching

After remaining out on bail for three months, a Three Springs man involved in a poaching incident and striking a state Game Commission officer’s vehicle will serve up to three years in a state correctional institution. More...

UW chairs work to promote goal

With the official launch of the annual Huntingdon County United Way campaign late last month, this year’s campaign chairs have set their sights on meeting their fundraising goal.  More...

Community activists preserve yearbooks

The Saxton Community Library, in cooperation with the Broad Top Area Coal Miners Historical Society, is now able to provide digital images of longstanding Tussey Mountain, Saxton- Liberty, Broad Top and Robertsdale High School yearbooks, it was annou More...

General News

Advice on better balance and doctor visits

Hello again, dear readers! Many of your medical questions tackle complex topics that don’t fit into the allotted space in a newspaper, so we’re back with your questions and comments. More...

Legendary rock star on Broadway creates new performance template

NEW YORK (AP) — After checking off all the rock star superlatives in his 68 years, Bruce Springsteen has set out to create a wholly new performance template. More...

News of Yesteryear

Local man receives award posthumously

75 Years Ago  The State Milk Control Commission today announced that orders calling for compulsory deposits on “multiple use” milk containers will become effective Oct. More...

Local Sports

Bellwood rallies in fourth quarter to edge Trojans

Friday night’s match-up between Mount Union and Bellwood-Antis was two InterCounty Conference heavyweights going at it, trading punch for punch for three quarters. More...

Bearcats break more records and stay unbeaten

It may have been a record breaking night for Huntingdon senior z-back Jonathan Price, but it was business as usual for the Bearcats during its Senior Night Mountain League contest with Philipsburg-Osceola.  More...

Rockets pull away from visiting Everett in second half

Southern Huntingdon has gotten into the habit of starting slowly and allowing opponents with lesser records hang around. So far, the Rockets have been fortunate to be able to finish things off in the second half.  More...

Religion News

Group reaches out for ‘a future and a hope’

The three women in purple T-shirts walked purposefully down Seventh Avenue, the main street in downtown Beaver Falls, past a mix of shops, vacant storefronts and addiction-treatment services. More...

Ogden church converted into rehabilitation center

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Aiming to provide a more immersive treatment experience for people battling drug and alcohol addiction, a former Catholic church in Ogden has been converted into a rehabilitation center.  More...

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Hurricane relief   More...

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