December 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Cost of divorces to rise in county

Thanks to legislation passed by the state House and Senate and signed by Gov. Tom Wolf in late October, the price to file for a divorce has increased in all counties in the commonwealth.  More...

Woman scheduled for jury selection

After having being charged with the top rate of homicide by vehicle merely three months ago, the case of a Fulton County woman has been scheduled for jury selection, awaiting the defense’s review of evidence.  More...

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Local News

Alexandria Borough leaders to review flood issues

Members of Alexandria Borough Council heard about potential ways they can begin to tackle persistent flooding issues in the borough during rain events at the monthly meeting Monday evening.  More...

Police Log

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General News

NYC commuters return to subway amid heightened security

NEW YORK (AP) — A would-be suicide bomber’s rush-hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, authorities said, but it gave new fuel to President Donald Trump’s push to limit More...

Injuries from sleep behavior disorder

Dear Doctor: My husband, who has been diagnosed with a sleep disorder, acts out all his dreams. He recently tore his rotator cuff and dislocated his shoulder when he fell out of bed during a dream about playing basketball. More...

News of Yesteryear

Muddy Run study recognized by state

75 Years Ago  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rockets beat Pelicans for 10th straight

HOUSTON (AP) — Clint Capela scored a career-high 28 points, James Harden had 26 points and 17 assists and the Houston Rockets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 130- 123 on Monday night for their 10th straight victory.  More...

Who’s up for next big baseball trade

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — No matter how much their fans imagined Giancarlo Stanton bashing balls over the Green Monster, the Boston Red Sox never came close to getting the NL MVP. More...

Steelers are finding a way to succeed

PITTSBURGH (AP) — By the middle of the second quarter, the adrenaline had faded.  By the start of the fourth, the emotionally drained Pittsburgh Steelers defense appeared to be teetering on the edge of complete collapse.  More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Kelsey Morgan of Mapleton and Daniel Sitch of Belleville are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dale and Cindi Morgan of Mapleton. More...

Standing Stone Senior Center

The seniors at Standing Stone Senior Center have lots of heart and even more “Christmas spirit” as apparent Dec. More...

Be prepared for unexpected company

The latter part of the year is full of social engagements with family and friends. More...

Healthy Living

Beef Bourguignon

• 1/4 pound (113 g) thick-sliced bacon • 3 pounds (1.3 kg) boneless beef chuck, cubed • 1/3 cup (170 ml) all-purpose .our • 2 tablespoons (34 ml) vegetable oil • 4 1/2 tablespoons (157 g) unsalted but More...

Spanish Meatballs

Meatballs  • 2.2 lb (1 kg) lean ground beef • 2 chopped yellow onions • 1 egg, lightly beaten • 3 tablespoons (22.5 g) ground walnuts • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) paprika • 1 1/2 tablespoons (22.5 More...

Fruited Brazil Nut Loaves

Makes two loaves  • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) dried .gs • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) dried apricots • 1 cup (250 ml) candied pineapple • 1/2 cup (125 ml) candied cherries • 1/2 cup (125 ml) chopped preserved ginge More...

Annie's Mailbox

Party tardiness

Dear Annie: I have a friend who is always late. Lunch, dinner, concerts, movies — I don’t think I’ve ever gone to an outing with her when she hasn’t shown up 10 or 15 minutes late. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Libra if born before 8:29 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017:  More...

HASD parents raise concerns

Newly instated Huntingdon Area School Board members were faced with a challenge Monday night as around 25 concerned parents attended the combined work session and board meeting.  Conversation got heated as parents addressed the board with their More...

Proposed pig farm opposition persists

Following a packed house at the November meeting, a much smaller group of Todd Township residents turned out at Monday night’s monthly meeting to continue to show opposition to a proposed pig farm.  More...

Meeting to educate about resort project

Members and guests of the Friends of Raystown Lake, in addition to be conducting their holiday meeting, will be hearing about the proposed Terrace Mountain Lodge and Hawn’s Bridge Recreation Area.  More...

State  Free Access 

Expert sees partisanship in Pennsylvania congressional maps

HARRISBURG (AP) — A political scientist serving as an expert for voters challenging Pennsylvania’s congressional districts testified Monday that “extreme partisan intent” by Republicans appears to have been the predominant fac More...

Gas driller: Make homeowner pay for disparaging us

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Handyman accused of serial rape sentenced

DOYLESTOWN (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia handyman accused of serial child rape, and who prosecutors said kept a “perverse shrine” and images and writings related to his crimes in his trailer home, has been sentenced to 60 to 120 ye More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Dec. 12   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Bearcats start quick to down Trojans

Huntingdon scored 10 of the game’s first 13 points during Monday evening’s season opener against visiting Mount Union and then used a 15-1 run over the first four minutes of the second quarter to pull away from the Trojans for a 60-38 non More...

High School Swimming:

Huntingdon rebounds with sweep of Raiders

Ben Atherton, Marshall Lowe and Nick Buckley all earned individual first and second place finishes during Monday’s home opener against visiting Bellefonte to help the Bearcat boys (1-1) to a decisive 104-51 victory over the Red Raiders. More...

Boys’ Basketball:

Collins leads Hornets to rout of Knights

Juniata Valley picked up its first win of the season Friday at Moshannon Valley as the InterCounty Conference schedule gets underway. Cameron Collins continued his hot start to the year with 32 points in a 72-37 thrashing of the Black Knights.  More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON —Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Dec. 8.  House  More...

Op-Eds

GOP tax plan igniting movement for moral economy

If you’re expecting a gift card from your boss as an end-of-year bonus, enjoy it this year because you probably won’t get one in 2018.  The Senate tax bill would ban such rewards. Why? More...

Skip slips this holiday season

Everyone’s familiar with the typical holiday waste we’re left with every year after the festivities end — wrapping paper, uneaten food, disposable cutlery, among other things.  But something we often don’t consider is tha More...

Chatter Box

Remembering a faithful servant

There are people who spend their entire lives trying to be a servant — a servant to their community, to a younger generation and to God. Joan Keith was one of those people. Mrs. Keith, a good and faithful servant passed away last week.  More...

School News

Local students named to dean’s list at South Hills

Among those named to the dean’s list for the fall term at South Hills School of Business & Technology in State College were the following students from the Huntingdon area:  From the State College campus:  — Clare Alexander More...

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