September 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Blood drives common during academic year

As school is back in session, those who wish to donate blood will have more opportunities to do so, as more drives are occurring throughout the county. More...

State  Free Access 

Fast-food worker threw hot grease at woman

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police have charged a fast-food worker who they say threw hot grease on a customer during an argument.  Authorities say the incident happened around 3 a.m. More...

Man charged in death of girlfriend found in SUV

NEW BRITAIN, Pa. More...

State’s history featured in 10 strange museum objects

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A pair of cleats, a rocking chair, globules of metal: Taken separately, these objects at the Sen. John Heinz History Center might not mean much. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Sept. 10   HUMANE SOCIETY  . The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

Local Sports

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball The Juniata College women’s volleyball team finished its annual ASICS Tournament by splitting a pair of matches Saturday. More...

Curve ousted 9-0

The Eastern League Western Division champion Altoona Curve were knocked out of postseason play with a 9-0 loss to the Akron Rubber- Ducks Saturday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  Out of nine total playoff appearances, the Curve have been bounced More...

F&M shuts down Eagles in 2nd half

The Juniata College defense played a very solid first half against highly-touchdown Franklin & Marshall Saturday afternoon at Knox Stadium. More...

People/Pastimes

Nutritious meals for busy school nights

When school is back in session, the real test for parents is not in the classroom, but in the kitchen. Between breakfast, lunch and dinner - not to mention snacks - meal planning seems endless and daunting. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It’s my party

Dear Annie: I’m planning my birthday party. I’m renting out a room in a beautiful bar/ event space downtown. I’ve got about 15 friends coming. More...

Hints from Heloise

A ‘responsible’ return

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about returning RSVP cards:  More...

Special Sections

Guests enjoy local food at event

Great company, great food and great music made the Farm2Fork event held at B&D Acres in Warriors Mark the place to be Saturday night as well over 100 guests gathered at the celebration of regional agriculture enjoyed a menu highlighting locallypr More...

Events of 9/11 remembered

Community members gathered at the Smithfield Fire Hall Sunday afternoon to participate in a remembrance ceremony of the horrific events of Sept. 11, 2001, as the 17th anniversary of the attacks approaches. More...

Musicians gather in rain

Despite the rainfall over the weekend, budding folk musicians, from the left, David Bargainnier, Alice Kelsey, Tim Kelsey, and Jeff Frazier participated in a workshop at the Greenwood Furnace Folk Ga More...

Local News

Two SCI staffers fall ill

Two corrections officers at SCI Huntingdon were among the latest in the state to fall ill following an incident at the facility in Smithfield Township Sept. More...

Police Log

Theft   PENN TWP. — A 26-year-old Pittsburgh man reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone removed a bicycle from a campsite between 7 p.m. Sept. 1 and 10 a.m. Sept. 2. The incident remains under investigation.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Flowers in full bloom at the Alexandria Fire Hall

75 Years Ago  September 9, Members of Huntingdon County’s War Finance Committee mapped final plans last night for the gigantic Third War Loan Drive which starts on Thursday and if the enthusiasm is any criterion, the quota of $1,453,000 fo More...

General News

‘Wake-up call’: 9/11 prompted some to move away to new lives

NEW YORK (AP) — On 9/11, Stephen Feuerman saw the World Trade Center aflame through the window of his Empire State Building office and watched, transfixed, as a second fireball burst from the twin towers.  More...

Details of Florida boy’s short, troubled life emerge

LARGO, Fla. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

No win for you! Steelers, Browns tie 21-21

CLEVELAND (AP) — Well, the Browns didn’t lose. Cleveland ended its 17-game losing streak on Sunday with a 21-21 tie against the Pittsburgh Steelers. More...

Djokovic wns 14th major title

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was angered by a crowd roaring for his popular opponent, Juan Martin del Potro. More...

Penn State pulls away from Pitt

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trace McSorley threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as No. 13 Penn State pulled away for a 51-6 victory over sloppy Pittsburgh on Saturday night. More...

Senior Spotlight

10 Reasons why pets are good for seniors

Adopting an animal is not for everyone. They cost money, they demand your time, they are noisy, they carry bacteria, they disrupt your sleep, they may destroy your house, and they are mobile trip hazards just waiting to happen. More...

Robotic cat designed to meet the emotional needs of an elderly person

Wondering what to get an elderly relative as a gift this year? Perhaps the emotional needs of an older person in your family have changed, and they are feeling a little lonely? More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Libra. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018: More...

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