September 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Reopening celebrated at Shaver’s Creek

Approximately 700 people with some connection Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center in Barree Township came to celebrate the grand reopening of the center Saturday evening.  More...

General News

Mice experiments vs. gut-mood connection

Dear Doctor: I switched jobs just over a year ago to an office big on birthday cakes, group lunches and sharing homemade treats. I’ve now managed to gain almost 20 pounds and have started feeling low. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon Country Club:

Thompson wins first title

Lantz Thompson opened his match with two-time champion Dusty Border with three straight birdies to take a 3-up lead at the Huntingdon Country Club Monday afternoon. Thompson never trailed on the way to a 5-and-4 victory.  More...

American Legion Country Club:

Heffelfinger, Baer repeat

The American Legion Country Club in Mount Union combined the club championships for the men and the women on Labor Day this year. Trey Heffelfinger defended his title, winning his second championship. More...

Eagles lose season opener

The Juniata football team suffered a 38-23 loss on their road opener at Grove City on a very warm and humid Saturday afternoon at Robert E. Thorn Field. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Owen Patrick Stoner, who turns 6 years old today, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. He is the son of Alicia Henchey of Petersburg and William Stoner III of Huntingdon and the stepson of Eric Henchey. More...

A surprising solution for stress relief

From finances and health concerns to lengthy to-do lists, there are numerous sources of strain in the lives of most people.  According to a survey conducted by Wakefield Research, 68 percent of people feel stress on a weekly basis and 32 percent More...

Healthy Living

What are hereditary cancer syndromes?

Few families can say they have not been affected by cancer. But some people may feel as though a certain type of cancer runs in their families. In certain instances, such suspicions are warranted. More...

Why cancer comes back

Researchers continue to make strides as they look for ways to defeat cancer. In many areas of the world, significant progress has been made in regard to improving cancer survival rates. More...

Explaining metastatic cancer

Cancer survival rates are on the rise, and that rise can be credited to a host of factors. More...

Annie's Mailbox

The kids decision revisited

Dear Readers: I am always fascinated to hear diametrically opposed yet equally valid viewpoints. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018:  More...

Preparing to migrate

Monarch butterflies observed in large numbers locally

Butterfly spotters are currently witnessing something of a monarch miracle as the species which as teetered on the brink of endangerment seems to be bouncing back locally this year. More...

Visitors flock to Wine Down event

Music, games, food and drink drew large crowds to historic downtown Huntingdon Saturday for the third annual Wine Down Weekend event.  Nearly 500 area residents and visitors spent the afternoon exploring the vintages offered by the nine wineries More...

Broad Top players enter hall of fame

Nine individuals were inducted into the Broad Top Area Old-Timers Hall of Fame during ceremonies Monday afternoon in Broad Top City. The ceremonies were held at the Broad Top City Park & Recreation Association baseball field. More...

Local News

Police Log

Drugs found   More...

News of Yesteryear

MUASD in-house cyber school launches

75 Years Ago  One week from tomorrow the nation will launch Thirds War Loan Drive and Thursday, Sept. 9, will be designated as “Attack Day” when everyone is expected to pitch in and give the drive all they can spare.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 4   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lions beat Mountaineers

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — After squandering a 14-point, fourth-quarter lead to a program with a history of being a giant killer, things grew tense in Happy Valley.  Not for Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley.  More...

Williams, Pirates shut down Reds 5-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — This trade was too good for Joey Votto to turn down.  The Cincinnati Reds star first baseman spotted a fan sitting along the first base line Monday at PNC Park wearing a T-shirt that read “Votto for President.&rdquo More...

SportsFAX

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Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area senators voted on major issues during the week ending Aug. 31. The House was in recess.  More...

Op-Ed

Killing for coal (literally)

In August 1921, sheriff’s deputies in West Virginia — later joined by federal troops — massacred striking mineworkers using machine guns and aerial bombardment, in what’s now known as the Battle of Blair Mountain.  More...

Taxpayers are footing bill for sky-high CEO salaries

Politicians often gab about the “private sector” and the “public sector,” as if these two categories of economic activity operated as two completely separate worlds.  In reality, these two sectors have always been deeply More...

Chatter Box

Reflecting on summertime and family fun

As the summer comes to an unofficial close with the passing of Labor Day, many folks are reflecting on time with family.  More...

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