October 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Nonprofit grant nominations open

Area farmers can help nonprofit organizations in the community if they enter for a chance to win $2,500 for the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program until Wednesday, Nov. 1. More...

County Republicans to hold annual dinner

It may be an off-year for elections, but county Republicans are encouraged to attend the annual fall rally and dinner Thursday, Oct. 19, to energize their base for the upcoming election Tuesday, Nov. 7.  The dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. More...

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Police Log

Robbery   SHIRLEY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon have charged two Mount Union men and a man from Philadelphia after they robbed a Tyrone man at gunpoint before stealing his cellphone and money between 2-2:15 a.m. Sept. 30. More...

News of Yesteryear

Fulton Fall Folk Festival begins today

75 Years Ago One hundred and ten one-room schools in Huntingdon County will have collected an estimated total of 150 tons of scrap when the School Scrap Metal Drive closes on Saturday, it was learned today from J.H. More...

Hartslog Day festivities

Crowds filled Main Street in Alexandria Saturday to take part in the 42nd Hartslog Day celebration, enjoying craft vendors, food, entertainment, exhibits and more. More...

General News

As crews gain ground, fire victims return home

SANTA ROSA, Calif. More...

Local Sports

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball   The Juniata women’s volleyball team swept both Goucher and Catholic, 3-0, in Landmark play Saturday evening at the DuFour Center.  More...

People/Pastimes

Juniata College students aid in hurricane relief  Free Access 

Helping residents affected by recent hurricanes reclaim normalcy after a natural disaster was the aim of a class of Juniata College students as they worked with Stone Church of the Brethren to collect much-needed cleaning supplies. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to Justin “JJ” David Conner II, who turns 11 years old today, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. His proud parents are Justin and Tena Conner of Mapleton. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Virgo until 7:35 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017: More...

Bombs found in apartment

Members of local law enforcement agencies made a disturbing discovery in a Huntingdon Borough residence Oct. 11. Officers from Huntingdon Borough Police Department (HPD) executed a sealed search warrant at an apartment at 1211 Mifflin St. More...

County’s farmers could get funding

Farmers in the process of developing soil conservation and manure management plans for their farms may be eligible for aid from the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).  DEP has announced it will reimburse agricultural plans for f More...

Broad Top residents enjoy fall fest event

Despite a number of other fall related events occurring around the area, a number of Broad Top area residents turned out to enjoy fall fest activities sponsored by the Changes in the Parkway (CHIP) committee.  The three-hour event occurred on Lo More...

State  Free Access 

Lawsuit challenging GOP maps to get quick hearing

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case that could change how political maps are drawn nationwide, a new lawsuit aimed at reshaping Pennsylvania’s congressional districts before the 2018 midterm election is speeding toward trial. More...

State explores new territory in budget fight

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s deficit-riddled finances are in new territory, as Democratic Gov. More...

Hundreds of ‘tough guys’ seek roles in prison miniseries

PITTSBURGH (AP) — They began lining up outside the loading dock an hour before the metal door clattered open, a bricklayer, retired boilermaker with beefy arms, a sideshow of tough guys who said friends had told them they had “the look.&r More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 16 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 

Packers lose Rogers and 23-10 decision in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Harrison Smith led Minnesota’s defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers out of the game on Sunday with a broken collarbone during a 23-10 victory that dras More...

Steelers still have Chiefs’ number

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Le’Veon Bell and the Pittsburgh Steelers spent Sunday beating up on the Kansas City Chiefs. Beating up the goal-post padding, too. More...

Michigan holds off Indiana 27-20 in OT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - (AP) — Karan Higdon ran 25 yards for a touchdown on the first play of overtime for No. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Daughter shoplifts in front of kids

Dear Annie: My son and his wife have been married for 11 years, and my daughter in-law, age 31, has struggled with alcoholism, depression and anxiety for the past six years. She’s also attempted suicide a few times in the past three years. More...

Hints from Heloise

Problem with airfares

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about airfares offered in an ad, and what it really takes to get those fares:  More...

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