September 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

SHCSD classes resume Monday

After being closed for a week due to mold, Southern Huntingdon County (SHC) School District will resume classes Monday, Sept. 24.  It should be noted Monday was scheduled as a half-day for students, but will now be a full day.  More...

Finalized plans for Main Line trail presented

Plans for implementing the proposed Main Line Canal Greenway in phases were revealed Thursday night at a public meeting held in the ballroom of the Bailey Building, Huntingdon.  The proposal is to create a trail spanning a 61-mile stretch from t More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 21   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

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

Can you believe it?  When games are finished this weekend, we’ll have reached the halfway point of the 2018 football season. It feels like we just got started, but fall is finally here and the season is half done.  More...

Eagles travel to Muhlenberg Saturday

A young Juniata College football team has opened its season 0-3 while trying to develop the consistency that leads to success.  The schedule hasn’t been kind to open the season and this week provides a road test against unbeaten Muhlenberg More...

Hall of Fame retains officers at fall meet

The Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame held its 22nd annual fall general membership meeting Thursday evening. More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Husick-McMurtrie

Kelsie McMurtrie and Tyler Husick of Saxton were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Union Grove LLC, Broad Top City. Deak Irvine presided over the 3:30 p.m. More...

Questionable mom enters the family

Dear Annie: My brotherin law, “Ted,” and his wife decided to call it quits over the holidays after being together since high school (about 25 years).  More...

Family gathers for 50th reunion

The 50th Pawuk-Trohanowsky reunion was held July 28 at Trough Creek State Park.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 8:27 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018:  More...

Fire tax debated at public meeting

A large crowd of community members from municipalities served by the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Saxton’s history focus of mural

The culmination of a lot of hard work on the part of many came to fruition Thursday, as a large mural capturing some of the Broad Top area’s colorful past was unveiled in Saxton.  More...

Active shooter event planned for Saturday

For those who want to learn about how to properly respond to an active shooter incident, an expert who’s retired from the U.S. Marshals Service will conduct a town hall event at the Huntingdon Events Center from 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Local News

‘Jack of Diamonds’ opens at The Playhouse

Tired of the same boring weekend routine? Do you enjoy laughing until your sides hurt? The Playhouse at McConnellstown has the perfect solution for you—the hustling “Jack of Diamonds” opening Friday, Sept. 21.  More...

Iconic film featured at OddityFest

The film that gave rise to the zombie horde half a century ago will provide the grand finale for this year’s Buskopolis Festival of Cinematic Oddities which runs Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21-22, at the Clifton Theater. More...

Kiwanis bike rodeo set for Saturday in MU

Young cyclists wishing to hone their safety knowledge and riding skills are welcome to attend the annual Bike Rodeo and Fun Fair hosted by the Mount Union Area Kiwanis Club.  The rodeo is scheduled 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penn State opens Big 10 schedule tonight

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — No. 10 Penn State brings its high-powered offense to Illinois on Friday night, heavily favored against a young Illini team that is off to an encouraging start.  More...

Angels’ Arcia makes history

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Fowler, Woods share lead

ATLANTA (AP) — The crowd at East Lake was larger and louder than it has been in five years, which was the last time Tiger Woods was at the Tour Championship.  It was no coincidence.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Camping with rust?

Dear Heloise: We inherited my uncle’s camper, and the sink has RUST STAINS. Do you have a cleaning formula that I can use instead of commercial cleaners? — Evelyn G., Shreveport, La.  More...

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