September 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Events focus of training

It takes on average 3 minutes for police to respond to any incident, and in the event of an active shooter, or active attack, situation, 3 minutes may seem like an eternity. More...

County woman wins state dairy princess

Brooke Emery of Alexandria, Huntingdon County, will represent the state’s dairy industry at events across the state for the next year as its 62nd Pennsylvania Dairy Princess.  More...

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Local News

Veterans enjoy local pheasant shoot

Some local veterans were treated to a hunting experience Saturday in a show of appreciation for their service in an event that is hoped will become an annual event.  Todd Hammer and Peg Krolak of Lancaster, who are frequent visitors to Huntingdo More...

Scenes from local weekend events

Zander, left, and Blayden Sies of Mount Union took a spin around the obstacle course during the Mount Union Area Kiwanis Club’s annual Bike Rodeo Saturday. More...

News of Yesteryear

Young local woman future icon for fashion

75 Years Ago  The Mount Union voters went to the polls yesterday and nominated Republican and Democratic candidates for local offices in an election that was featured with a light vote and little interest.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Sept. 24   AA MEETING  . Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For additional information, please call 643- 0623.  AL-ANON  More...

Local Sports

Unbeaten Mules shut down JC offense

Sophomore Michael Hnatkowsky threw for four touchdowns and ran for another to lead the Muhlenberg football team to a 62-7 Homecoming win against Juniata.  The win kept the Mules (3-0, 3-0) undefeated heading into next week’s home showdown More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball   More...

Calvary boys win, girls tie

The Calvary Christian Academy boys’ soccer team rolled to a 5-1 victory over visiting Cambria County Christian School Friday, but the Conqueror girls had to settle for a 3-3 tie.  Jonathan Martin and Case Ruby scored two goals each for the More...

People/Pastimes

Seven ways to assist recent hurricane victims

Natural disasters come in multiple forms and can quickly devastate many lives in a matter of moments. While they all can cause nightmares for those affected, few are as powerful and destructive as hurricanes.  More...

Staying safe through a hurricane

While the immense power of hurricanes and tropical storms can greatly affect the lives of many in an instant, there are ways to increase your safety before, during and after the storm. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018: More...

Candidate stops for county visit

Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor John Fetterman joined state and federal Democratic candidates at the Huntingdon County Democratic Committee headquarters Sunday afternoon to get their message out to residents in Huntingdon County ahead of More...

Volunteers work to clean shoreline

Volunteers spent Sunday morning participating in a cleanup effort at Raystown Lake in observance of National Public Lands Day. More...

Friends of EBT gather for annual reunion

Although the historic East Broad Top Railroad no longer chugs up and down the narrow gauge tracks between Rockhill Furnace and Shirleysburg, its vestige remains the mainstay of the nonprofit Friends of the East Broad Top (FEBT). More...

State  Free Access 

Judge to decide if actor will go to prison

NORRISTOWN, Pa. More...

Rainfall dampens summer for Pocono river rental companies

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — With rainfall totals 50 percent higher than average, the region endured one of the wettest summers in history during 2018. More...

Couple found dead by kids died in apparent murder-suicide

PETERS, Pa. More...

General News

Making, drinking arak a source of national pride

TAANAYEL, Lebanon (AP) — Every part of Lebanon’s national drink, arak, is infused with tradition — from distilling the aniseedtinged liquor to the ritual of mixing it at the table, when the transparent liquid suddenly turns milky wh More...

Talk show diva tackles new hot topic

NEW YORK (AP) — Talk show diva Wendy Williams feels lucky to be alive after more than a decade of cocaine abuse and now wants to help others be present in their own lives.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Josh Allen plays like seasoned vet in win over Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Allen played with the poise of a well-seasoned quarterback for the Buffalo Bills by accounting for three touchdowns in his first road start in the NFL. More...

Bucs lose home finale to Brewers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers used their power to put the Pittsburgh Pirates on the ropes. More...

Woods wins championship, but Rose wins FedEx Cub

ATLANTA (AP) — A comeback not even Tiger Woods saw coming a year ago.  A chaotic celebration that golf hasn’t seen even in the best of times.  More...

Senior Spotlight

5 Questions to ask before buying a mobility scooter

If you are one of the almost 16 million adults over 65 who experiences mobility dif- .culties, you may be considering renting or buying a mobility scooter to help you more readily get around. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Stepmom trying to be in grandchildrens’ lives

Dear Annie: I am an outlaw! That is to say, I am the stepmother and stepgrandmother to my husband’s children and grandchildren. I’ve been in this position for more than 15 years.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Bring that dog indoors!

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about leaving a pet outside all year. — Heloise  More...

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