December 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School boards reorganize next week

School boards across the county, as well as the state, will reorganize in the coming week, as required by state school code, and that means some new faces will be representing taxpayers in various districts. More...

Stakeholders invited to Greenway meeting

Those who are interested in the feasibility of a Main Line Canal Greenway and the Sept. More...

General News

Health care fallout: Fate of eight million low-income children in limbo

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — TC Bell knows what life is like without health insurance after growing up with a mother who cobbled together care from a public health clinic, emergency room visits and off-the-books visits to a doctor they knew.  More...

Report finds law enforcement failed at Charlottesville rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. More...

FDA approves first-of-a-kind test for cancer gene profiling

U.S. More...

Local Sports

Mount Union’s Martin wins rushing title

Hudy is top passer, Price receiver, Zinobile total offense

High school football saw a whole lot of big offensive numbers put up by individuals and teams in Huntingdon County. More...

Area teams win at HCA

In the annual Kim Harven Tournament at the Crile Activity Center, the girls’ teams Calvary Christian Academy of Huntingdon and Huntingdon Christian Academy won first round games Friday. More...

Photo

Mount Union senior Sarah Gearhart, front row, center, has signed a letter of intent to play collegiate softball at Penn State-Altoona. More...

Religion News

‘Rediscovering Christmas’

The Advent/Christmas seasons are upon us. More...

Comfort dogs help after church shootings

ALEDO, Texas (AP) — He’s got to be the most popular guy at school. It’s his hair, his eyes, the way he walks down the hallway.  The Dallas Morning News reports the students at McCall Elementary clamor just to be near him.  More...

Guest evangelist

Trinity Assembly of God, located at 2411 Cassady Ave., Huntingdon, will be hosting Mark Dunfee, evangelist for Christmas miracle services beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 3. More...

Annie's Mailbox

If you can’t afford to tip server, don’t eat out

Dear Annie: The other day, I was out for lunch with a woman I recently became friends with. At the end of the meal, we asked the server to split the check 50-50. He brought us our receipts. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Gemini if born before 3:37 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Dec. 4, 2017:  More...

Former resident dies at age 78

A founding member of the Hartslog Heritage Museum and former Hartslog Valley resident passed away Nov. 18 while on a return visit to the region to reconnect with friends and family.  More...

Council members hear CART report

Although not written in stone, customers of the popular tri-county Shared Ride Program may see a slight increase in fares in 2018.  More...

Santa arrives in Alexandria

Audrey Woelfl of Alexandria, the daughter of Greg and Julie Woelfl, greeted Santa Claus following his arrival with members of the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Michael Charles Vargo  Date of Birth: June 5, 1983  Age: 34 years old  Height: 6 feet  Weight: 170 pounds  Eye color: Blue  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Shade Gap  Wanted for: Failure to app More...

Leadership students learn Broad Top history

Adults and young people taking part in this year’s Leadership Bedford County program discovered the history and heritage of the tri-county Broad Top area during recent visits to several sights in the area.  More...

Oneida Twp. man awaits jury selection

Two aggravated assault cases were scheduled for Monday, March 5, jury selection after it was determined plea bargains were not going to be settled in the near future.  An Oneida Township man who faces felony II aggravated assault charges after s More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 2   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 

Steelers not holding back with Bengals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Vontaze Burfict refused to shake the Steelers’ hands at midfield last October, and added to the insult by kicking one of them during the first quarter.  Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell tweeted after Pittsbu More...

Penn State promotes Rahne

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State has promoted Ricky Rahne to offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach to replace Joe Moorhead, who left the Nittany Lions to become head coach at Mississippi State.  More...

Big Ten Championship:

JT Barrett expects to play today

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — J.T. Barrett has seen enough Big Ten championship games from the sideline.  So just six days after undergoing surgery on his injured right knee, the Ohio State quarterback is preparing to start on Saturday against No. More...

People/Pastimes

How to manage cooking for a crowd

Hosting family and friends for special occasions requires a lot of hosts, who must prepare their homes for guests or find establishments capable of catering to large parties. More...

Avoid alcohol-related incidents when hosting

Hosting a party for friends, family and/or professional colleagues can be a big responsibility. More...

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