December 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Recent allegations show culture shift  Free Access 

What was once a “who’s who” list of celebrities and high-profile executives has swiftly evolved into a rogue’s gallery of disgrace over the past month as bombshell after bombshell has detonated in a war against sexual miscondu More...

Proposed dog park under consideration

Man’s best friend may have a new place to play in Huntingdon Borough, as initial steps are taken to examine the feasibility of the creation of a dog park. More...

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News of Yesteryear

Route 829 bridge dedicated

75 Years Ago Huntingdon banks paid out $31,376.40 in Christmas savings this year in comparison with the $35,569,35 sent to payee last year. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Dec. 4 Alexandria Fire Co. o The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Seahawks end Eagles’ streak 20-14

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seahawks felt they were being written off, with injuries and the schedule converging to create doubt about whether Seattle was still among the NFC’s elite. More...

Nittany Lions to face Huskies in Fiesta

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — James Franklin has quickly brought Penn State back to national prominence. The Nittany Lions fell short of their College Football Playoff bid, but a trip to the desert for the Fiesta Bowl is big step.  More...

Westbrook scores 22 to pace Thunder win

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook had his seventh triple-double of the season to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the shorthanded San Antonio Spurs 90-87 on Sunday night.  Westbrook had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for the More...

People/Pastimes

How to cook like a top chef this holiday season

This holiday season, you can impress your guests with these tips and recipes from award-winning chefs Seamus Mullen and John Tesar: — Start with fresh, highquality ingredients that are versatile and easy to cook, like fresh pork. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friend charging fee to visit for week

Dear Annie: My friend bought a condo in Florida. She wants me to come stay for a week while she is there but thinks she needs to charge me $350 to stay with her. Why would a friend need to charge you if she is there, too? More...

Hints from Heloise

Say ‘no’ to contact info

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about advertising on the internet/webpages: More...

Special Sections

Front will usher in colder temps

Anyone who plans to do outdoor decorations for the holidays may want to do it today before the weather shifts to much colder conditions.  A major cold front is expected to push through the area Tuesday, bringing with it high temperatures that w More...

Couple raises money for food banks

For the past several years, Joel and Barbara Brown of Huntingdon have been opening their historic home to visitors, with proceeds helping those in need.  Over 150 guests turned out Saturday for the annual Christmas open house at the Woods-Brown More...

Area youth collects gifts for elderly

A Williamsburg girl is working hard to ensure those residing in local nursing facilities feel loved during the holiday season by spearheading a drive to collect personal care items. More...

State  Free Access 

Case takes new approach to redistricting rules

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Judges have been asked repeatedly to decide whether the lawmakers in charge of drawing congressional district lines have gone too far to favor their parties.  A group of Democratic voters from Pennsylvania is approachin More...

Nothing small about young bull rider’s aspirations

EQUINUNK (AP) — Most 11-year-olds ride bikes. Shawn Rake rides bulls. Competing under the BLM Bull and Rodeo Co. in Virginia, the Equinunk boy started riding miniature bulls in the summer. More...

Handling of woman’s complaints before killing to get review

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police will review how authorities handled complaints by a 21-year-old woman in the days and weeks before she and her mother were fatally shot by her ex-boyfriend, a prosecutor said Friday.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata knocks off No. 8 Scranton 62-54

Women’s Basketball:

The Juniata women’s basketball team took down No. 8 62-54 Saturday afternoon in Memorial Gymnasium in their Landmark Conference opener. Dani Atkinson tallied 23 points, seven rebounds, three assists and four steals. More...

Juniata routs Royals 70-46 in LC opener

Men’s Basketball:

The Juniata College men’s basketball team won 70-44 over Scranton, Saturday afternoon in Memorial Gymnasium in their Landmark Conference opener.  Marcus Lee had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Brandon Martinazzi had 15 points while Damon Ricken More...

Calvary tops HCA to win Harven Tourney

Calvary Christian Academy won the Kim Harven Tournament at the Crile Activity Center at Huntingdon Christian Academy Saturday afternoon. More...

Senior Spotlight

Give the gift of happiness

What could be a better way to add sparkle to the eyes and heart of a senior than to share a happy holiday moment with them? More...

Talk to them, listen to them, have fun with them!

Everyone has a tendency to forget that it’s not just young people who like to have fun, seniors do as well. More...

Pay them a visit at Christmas!

It will warm your heart! Offer ten minutes, thirty minutes, or one hour of your time. Exchange a few words, a smile, a look… Take the time to listen, to see, to talk... More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017: More...

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