December 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Seniors share in the Christmas spirit

Members of the Three Springs Senior Center, from the left, Herbert Gutschmidt, Violet Watkins, Edith Hockenberry, Janet Dixon and Barbara Benson, looked at holiday cards made by fifth graders from Ra More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Kristi Elizabeth Wagner-Waite  Date of Birth: July 19, 1982  Age: 35 years old  Height: 5 feet, 5 inches  Weight: 130 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Petersburg  Wante More...

Judge sentences Philadelphia man

A Philadelphia man found guilty on various manufacture, use and possession charges in late September has been sentenced to 21-42 months confinement in a state correctional institute.  More...

Drug cases move through court

Six individuals associated with a Huntingdon Borough drug bust in early September appeared in criminal court last week, moving their cases further along through the criminal justice system.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 16   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...

Local Sports

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Hornets roll past Damsels

Moshannon Valley came out hitting its shots in the opening period Friday evening in Alexandria and trailed Juniata Valley by just seven points at the quarter. More...

Tussey strong down stretch to top Tigers

Tussey Mountain and Fannett Metal battled it out in a back and forth game that never saw either team lead by more than five points until overtime Friday in Saxton. More...

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Beacats pull away from Bison in middle quarters

After taking a 15-10 lead in the opening quarter, the Huntingdon boys’ basketball team opened things up in the middle quarters and pulled away for an 85-62 Mountain League victory over visiting Clearfield.  The Bearcats are unbeaten at 3- More...

Religion News

Group opposes lawmaker’s Salvation Army volunteering

An Ansonia Republican, Logan’s volunteer work as a bell-ringer outside a Walmart in Naugatuck for the Salvation Army, which is a Christian charity, has drawn opposition from a secularist group.  More...

Local churches to host Christmas services

12th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon — The 12th St. United Methodist Church, 12th St., Huntingdon, will hold two services Sunday, Dec. 24. More...

Special events, services

Men’s Prayer Breakfast   More...

Annie's Mailbox

A thief among family

Dear Annie: My wife and I have always enjoyed hosting events for our family over the years. This past July, for a second time, we hosted a cousins reunion, which brought approximately 40 guests to our home. More...

Special Sections

Rebate deadline to be extended

Seniors across the state have a little over a month to take advantage of the of the 2016 rent and property tax rebate through the state Department of Revenue. More...

Gage Mansion honored as one of 18 upscale hideaways

A Huntingdon business received an honor recently as it was named one of the 18 Best Upscale Hideaways in the Northeast United States by GetawayMavens.com.  The historic Gage Mansion in downtown Huntingdon has been a local treasure for many years More...

Christmas song items change with economy  Free Access 

It’s a popular ear worm during the holiday season, but when the song, 12 Days of Christmas, is broken down by the many gifts the singer receives from their true love, one word comes to mind — expensive. More...

General News

Man lured wife saying he had gifts for kids, shot her

MONACA (AP) — A man who shot and killed his estranged wife and then himself had lured her outside her job at a Penn State satellite campus by saying he had Christmas presents for their children, authorities said.  More...

As Disney swallows Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) — After years of tremors, the earthquake that had long been predicted finally shook Hollywood.  Disney’s deal to purchase most of 21st Century Fox ends the era of the “Big Six” major movie studios, toppling More...

Detroit breaks ground on tallest tower, symbol of resurgence

DETROIT (AP) — An 800-foot-tall (244-meter) centerpiece is coming to Detroit’s resurgent downtown as the city continues to build momentum about three years after exiting the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Thunder need three OT in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 27 points, 17 rebounds and 15 assists, and Oklahoma City and the Philadelphia 76ers went basket-for-basket in a three-overtime thriller before the Thunder pulled out a 119- 117 victory on Friday night.& More...

A lot at stake between Patriots and Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The soul searching began the moment the Pittsburgh Steelers walked off the field last January at snowy Foxborough following painful three hours watching Tom Brady and the New England Patriots toy with them in a one-sided 36-17 More...

Boswell alive and kicking for Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Danny Smith wasn’t just looking for somebody who can kick. A lot of guys can kick. More...

People/Pastimes

Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen winners

Winners of the annual Voice of Democracy essay contest sponsored by the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, were recognized recently at Huntingdon Area High School. More...

Special Occasions

Dec. 16, 2017  Happy birthday wishes go out to Clara McMurtrie of Saltillo, who celebrates her birthday, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2017. Happy birthday, Clara!   More...

Births

Alysha Thompson and Justin Bookwalter of Petersburg are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Brynlee Rose Bookwalter, Dec. 13, 2017, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Sagittarius if born before 8:33 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Dec. 18, 2017:  More...

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