December 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sights and sounds of the season

Below-freezing temperatures did not deter a large crowd from turning out to enjoy Huntingdon Borough’s Christmas tree lighting Friday night on Washington Street. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Tiffany L. Walk  Date of Birth: Dec. More...

Creation Festival founder charged with assault

A New Jersey pastor and co-founder of the annual Creation Music Festival has been charged with the sexual assault of children over the course of 16 years.  The Rev. More...

Judge hears testimony during motions hearing

Witness testimony was heard during writ of habeas corpus and habeas corpus petition motions, last week, both motions denied by presiding President Judge George Zanic.  More...

Local Sports

Indians get by Trojans 46-32

The Mount Union boys’ basketball team could not get it going Friday night in the Southern Huntingdon Tip-Off Tournament when they faced Juniata High School.  More...

Rockets handle Bulldogs 68-59

Southern Huntingdon came out and took the game over from the opening tip to win a 68-59 decision over Claysburg- Kimmel in the first round of the Southern Huntingdon Tip- Off Tournament Friday night in Orbisonia.  More...

H.S. Boys’ Basketball:

Rigby leads Bearcats to win over Tussey

Huntingdon started the season off very well against visiting Tussey Mountain Friday. The Bearcats were able to run the floor and hit the boards hard, with Nick Rigby leading the way. 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

Judge denies churches’ aid request in lawsuit

A judge on Thursday denied an emergency request for relief funds by three Texas churches damaged during Hurricane Harvey that are suing the federal government over how it offers disaster aid to houses of worship.  More...

Spruce Creek UMC to host Nativity dedication

The congregation of the Spruce Creek United Methodist Church will opening the doors and celebrate the dedication of their new Nativity scene at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. More...

Special events, services

Parents’ night out   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Mistrust ruins marriage

Dear Annie: It’s been over a year now since my wife left for the fourth time. This time, I really don’t have confirmation of her exact reason, but I can hazard a good guess, because the other three times she left for the same reason. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Dec. 11, 2017:  More...

Fake attorney out on parole

Referenced by local attorneys as one of the most notoriously incomprehensible cases the county has ever seen, James Creek resident Kimberly M. More...

Students make a holiday visit to Westminster Woods  Free Access 

Sharing the spirit of the holiday season was the mission of a group of Juniata College students who visited the residents of the Homestead at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, Friday afternoon. More...

Tree sales expected to rise over weekend

Area businesses are gearing up for what is traditionally the busiest weekend for Christmas trees.  While many households decorating with artificial trees put the tree up right after Thanksgiving, those who go with fresh-cut evergreens are often More...

General News

Candidate draws unlikely challenge from predecessor

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — What some Texas conservatives are calling the “new battle of the Alamo” has triggered an unlikely, intraparty squabble involving the rising-star scion of one of the nation’s most famous political families. More...

New York governor’s office dismisses probe

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The office of New York Gov. More...

News of Yesteryear

Senior apartment complex to be built near Walmart

75 Years Ago  State officials were frankly puzzled today as to why their offer to open free nursery schools for children of mothers working in war industries has been turned down, despite the State Defense Council’s assertion that 24 count More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 9   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.  Sunday, Dec. 10   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Army hopes to continue turnaround

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeff Monken’s second season at Army in 2015 ended with 10 losses and a record 14th straight defeat to Navy.  While it pointed to more of the same for a struggling program, Monken was confident a West Point turnaro More...

Steelers can clinch AFC North by beating Ravens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger insists these late-season get-togethers between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers are “fun.”  Really.  More...

Oladipo leads Pacers over Cavs

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Victor Oladipo had 33 points and eight rebounds and the Indiana Pacers beat Cleveland 106-102 on Friday night to end the Cavaliers’ winning streak at 13 games.  Indiana has won three straight, nine of 12 and is th More...

People/Pastimes

Mapleton American Legion Post 322

Marlin Brindle of the Mapleton American Legion Post 322, right, was presented with the Mapleton Borough Christmas tree by Paul Baker of Baker’s Landscaping, Mill Creek, which donated the tree t More...

School News

Surgical technology grads pass boards

One hundred percent of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s 2017 surgical technology graduates passed the national Certified Surgical Technologist Examination on their first attempt. More...

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