November 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Conditions impede bear hunters

Dismal weather conditions Saturday, including periods of snow, sleet and freezing rain, kept many hunters out of the woods for the first day of statewide bear rifle season.  This year’s numbers at the Huntingdon County check station at th More...

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HAMS hosts Cook Off to raise funds for events

The Huntingdon Area Middle School hosted its first ever Soup and Chili Cook Off Nov. 18 at the middle school. The event kicked off with a mixture of 12 soups and chilis all for the tasting and judging of the public. More...

Saxton Borough police investigate accident

An automobile-pedestrian accident that occurred Thursday evening has claimed the life of a popular Broad Top area pastor.  More...

Police Log

DUI   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 20 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...

Local Sports

Lee leads Juniata to tourney title

College Men’s Basketball:

The Juniata men’s basketball team defeated LaGrange, 76-65, in the championship game of the Penn State-Altoona Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament Saturday afternoon.  More...

Atkinson, Instone pace Eagles in title game

College Women’s Basketball:

The Juniata women’s basketball team defeated Bridgewater, 67-55, in the second day of the R-MC Tip-Off Classic at Randolph Macon Saturday afternoon.  More...

HCA boys fall 62-61 in tournament final

The Huntingdon Christian Academy boys’ basketball team dropped a heartbreaking 62-61 decision to host Cambria County Christian School in the championship game of the Bobby D. Tournament Sunday. More...

People/Pastimes

The Dollar Stretcher

Quick kitchen cleaning If you like a clean kitchen, keep a bowl filled with water and dish soap next to your sink. You can easily dip a sponge and clean a dish or two or wipe a counter clean. Wedding dress plus More...

Senior Spotlight

Letting Ourselves Grieve

To Make Things Easier

When someone passes away without having expressed his or her funereal wishes, the family must make many decisions on their behalf. More...

What Are Funerals For?

The tradition of viewing the body after death allows the deceased to imprint his or her memory into the hearts and minds of those left behind.  More...

Special Sections

Saxton pastor remembered

Residents of the Broad Top area were deeply saddened to learn of the death of the Rev. Steve Oberman, pastor of the Broad Top City and Saxton First Church of God charges, Sunday.  Mr. More...

Abuse case under stay of proceedings

A sexual abuse case scheduled for a three-day trial was placed under a stay of proceedings, pending an appeal submitted by the commonwealth to the superior courts.  The criminal case of Joshua L. More...

Calm weather expected for Thanksgiving

For those traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday and Black Friday shoppers need not worry too much about adverse weather conditions, at least depending on where one travels this year. More...

Liberty Twp. resident charged after incident

Saxton Borough police have released the identity of the individual arrested Thursday on a myriad of charges stemming from an incident in Liberty Township.  More...

State  Free Access 

Gov. starting to look like ‘two-term Tom’ as 2018 approaches

HARRISBURG (AP) — He’s starting to look like two-term Tom. Democratic Gov. More...

Authorities continue search for suspect who killed cop

NEW KENSINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania residents who came to the aid of a rookie police officer who was fatally shot and killed during a traffic stop say he was “gasping for air” and not responsive when they arrived at the scene. More...

Neurologist faces sex allegations in three states

A prominent neurologist, already charged with groping patients at a Philadelphia clinic, is facing a growing number of accusations that he preyed on especially vulnerable pain patients at medical facilities in three states, using his impressive reput More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Eagles take control of NFC East with win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Carson Wentz threw for two touchdowns and three 2-point conversions after Philadelphia lost kicker Jake Elliott to a head injury, and the Eagles all but wrapped up the NFC East with a 37-9 victory over Dallas. More...

Truex caps career season with NASCAR title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR’s newest champion wouldn’t take his helmet off.  He couldn’t.  If he did, then everyone would see Martin Truex Jr. cry.  More...

Karlsson leads Knights past Kings

LAS VEGAS (AP) — William Karlsson scored twice, Maxime Lagace stopped 27 shots and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Sunday night.  It was the first meeting in what figures to be a fun Pacific Division rivalry cons More...

Annie's Mailbox

Looking for shift change

Dear Annie: For the past year, I have been working as a licensed nursing assistant, taking care of residents. I love the patients, and I’ve gotten very close to them. More...

Hints from Heloise

View isn’t camouflaged

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about the wearing of camouflage clothing: “Dear Heloise: People from babies to adults are wearing camouflage clothes. It’s used on sheets, towels and whatever. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio if born before 10:05 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Sun will be in Sagittarius. The Moon is in Sagittarius until 2:14 a.m. (ET), when it moves into Capricorn. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017: More...

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