November 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County’s veterans focus of restaurant’s Armed Forces Room

When people go to the large banquet room at Hoss’s Steak & Sea House in Smithfield Township, they may have noticed the décor change in recent months that honors the local veterans of Huntingdon County.  The room, officially called the More...

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Township resident apologizes to supervisors

A Penn Township resident apologized to supervisors during their Nov. More...

Votes tallied in Mifflin County municipalities

Preliminary election results have been posted in municipalities just over the Mifflin County line. More...

Clarification

A story published Nov. 8 regarding the Huntingdon Area School Board election results from Nov. 7 stated incumbent Janice Metzgar had 572 votes, while Debra Clark received 366 votes for Region 2. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 11   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 

Colts still searching for way to stop Steelers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chuck Pagano has never been one to play by the numbers.  And he’s not starting now.  So rather than remind his players of what happened the last three times Pittsburgh and Indianapolis met, Pagano skipped rig More...

PS hopes O-Line finds mean streak

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin has noticed a personality trait shared by his offensive linemen: They’re all nice guys.  Franklin hopes they can find a collective mean streak when the No. More...

Rogers had lead when play suspended

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Patrick Rodgers kept making birdies until his name was atop the leaderboard and it was too dark to play any longer Friday.  Rodgers, a former Jack Nicklaus Award winner as the top player in college, ran off 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

Residents of Texas town feel helpless after church shooting

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Volunteers donated blood at a community hall and others stocked the refrigerator and laid out loaves of bread at a food pantry as the stunned community of Sutherland Springs struggled to recover from the shootin More...

Pope seeks to defuse Korea tension, push nuclear disarmament

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is seeking to defuse rising nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula and to boost support for disarmament with a Vatican conference that will bring together 11 Nobel Peace Prize winners, United Nations and NATO More...

More than 13 million gather in Karbala for Arbaeen

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s top Shiite cleric says more than 13 million have gathered in the holy city of Karbala to mark Arbaeen, the annual commemoration marking the end of the mourning period for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Mu More...

SA bell ringers kick off season

Frosty air and the jangle of bells heralded the kick-off of the Salvation Army of Huntingdon County’s 2017 Red Kettle Campaign Friday morning.  Volunteers from Community State Bank and area churches and organizations launched the campaign More...

Westminster Woods vets honored

Members of the Westminster Woods community came together Friday for a breakfast in honor of the service of residents who are veterans of the United States Armed Forces. More...

General News

Disney hopes for its next blockbuster in newest ‘Star Wars’

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney’s $4 billion deal for Lucasfilm and “Star Wars” just keeps getting better for the House of Mouse.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Six school directors elected in Tussey Mountain schools

75 Years Ago  Chairman Loyal Daubenspec of the Huntingdon County War Price and Rationing Board, today announced the November quota of tires, tubes and recaps for Huntingdon County.  Sugar Ration Stamp No. More...

Mumps are uncommon, but still occur

Dear Doctor: I’m 79 years old and recently contracted mumps. I’ve never been so ill, and in fact, I am still suffering the aftereffects. Please help other older adults understand whether they should get the mumps vaccine. More...

Local Sports

District 6-3A Semifinal:

Huntingdon rolls past Juniata

It’s been 12 long years since Huntingdon has played in a District Six Class AAA championship game, but thanks to record performances from Ian Border, Andrew Hudy and Jonathan Price, the top-seeded Bearcats (10-1) are headed back there following More...

NCAA Division III Volleyball:

Juniata passes opening test 3-1 over Brockport

The Juniata women’s volleyball team started off slow before cruising to a 3-1 victory over SUNY Brockport in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Tournament Friday afternoon.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Waylon Robert McKim, who turns 6 years old today, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. His proud parents are Darin and Jenna McKim of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Hailey Hack, who turns 6 years old today, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Her proud parents are Chad and Abby Hack of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple celebrates 40th wedding anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Jim and Mary Shuck of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary tomorrow, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Debate on when milk actually expires

Dear Annie: My husband and I disagree on when to discard milk. Lately, I find that our milk is spoiled by the “sell by” date on the bottle. He believes that date is only good as long as the bottle remains unopened.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Virgo if born before 6:26 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 13, 2017:  More...

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