September 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mold can cause health concerns

With an excessively wet summer culminating in flooding events throughout the county, an infiltration of mold in residences and other structures has become an unwelcome side effect.  More...

Smithfield park closed due to flood damage

As flood cleanup continues for township and borough officials across the county, Smithfield Township Supervisors are urging the public to adhere to the closure of Riverside Park for the remainder of the year.   More...

General News

Bob Evans sausage links recalled, may contain plastic

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — The Agriculture Department says Bob Evans Farms is recalling nearly 47,000 pounds (21,318 kilograms) of pork sausage links because it might contain pieces of plastic.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 14   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

Juniata after consistency against Ursinus

Things simply didn’t go right, particularly in the second half, for the Juniata College football team a week ago. More...

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

Before we get started on last week and this week, we need to correct an error in posting results.  Terry Snare was 6-4 the opening week, leaving him a game behind Ty, who was 7-3. They reversed things in Week Two when Terry was 7-3 and Ty 6-4. More...

High School Tennis:

Bearcats fall at Tyrone

Huntingdon gave visiting Tyrone a good fight durng Thursday afternoon’s Mountain League match. But, despite definite improvement, the Bearcats (1-5) finished with just one win on the day and dropped another 6-1 setback to the Golden Eagles. More...

People/Pastimes

How to fall into a fitness routine

Fall is notorious for comfort foods like pumpkin spice lattes and game day nachos. Combine these tempting seasonal staples with darker, shorter days and it can be hard to maintain an active mindset. More...

Quick ways to freshen up the home

As fall weather sets in, many homeowners take advantage of cooler days to spruce up their living spaces since they’re confined indoors. More...

Make smart decisions during enrollment season

Every fall, millions of American workers spend time making financial decisions that will affect them for the entire upcoming year.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

More ‘a-peeling’ than mothballs

Dear Heloise: I hate the smell of MOTHBALLS. Recently, I noticed that by placing lemon peelings in mesh bags in my closet, I could eliminate the use of mothballs. It worked like a charm! — Lisa W., Lowell, Mass.  AWAY FROM HOME  More...

Officials learn details of storm

Huntingdon County residents are bracing for what Hurricane Florence, of the remnants of the storm, could potentially do in the area early next week.  Michael Colbert, National Weather Service State College bureau meteorologist, explained what tr More...

Residents try to avoid Florence

As Hurricane Florence slowly made landfall near Wilmington, North Carolina, this morning, residents, including those with connections to Huntingdon County, are being impacted by the storm’s wrath.  More...

Touch-A-Truck event planned this weekend

Families will have the opportunity to support a community organization at the United Way’s annual Touch-ATruck event from 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

Local News

Bearcats to play at War Vets

Despite being covered in water earlier this week, the Bearcats’ football field is drying nicely and Huntingdon Area School District officials have determined tonight’s home football game More...

Tire Wars challenge to be held Saturday

For the past 12 years, Huntingdon County as well as other counties, have entered a competition of sorts to see how many tires they can collect for the annual Tire Wars Recycling Challenge.  This year’s Tire War Recycling Challenge will be More...

Some state game land roads to remain closed

As hunters begin to plan ahead for archery season, many may intend to set out into the woods this weekend to set up tree stands or scout out a hunting spot.  Those plans may be impacted for those who will be hunting on state game lands as the op More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Dalton tosses 4 TDs in win over Ravens

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton kept the Ravens out of the playoffs last year by throwing a long touchdown pass. More...

McDonald healthy, ready to contribute

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Vance McDonald arrived in Pittsburgh on the eve of the 2017 regular season, far too late to have any say in his locker assignment.  And the tight end hardly complained about being placed at the end of a long row of offens More...

Torres, Ciganda share lead in Evian

EVIAN- LES- BAINS, France (AP) — Aiming to stylishly cap a rookie season that Hurricane Maria almost denied her, Maria Torres shared the first-round lead on 6 under at the final women’s golf major Thursday.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Weight loss means new wardrobe

Dear Annie: I have been overweight my entire life. Because of a diabetes scare a couple of years ago, I lost 50 pounds, primarily through running and modifying my diet. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018:  More...

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