October 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

GOP fall dinner set for Thursday

In an effort to get people excited for the November general election, members of the Huntingdon County Republican committee will host the annual fall rally dinner Thursday, Oct. 4. More...

State WNV testing to end for summer

No one can argue this summer has been one of the wettest summers in quite a few years. The increase in precipitation caused floods in many regions across the county. More...

State  Free Access 

Off limits: Report on state college abuse kept from public

Even as top Pennsylvania officials assail the Catholic Church over its cover-up of clergy sexual abuse, a state agency is refusing to release a report on allegations of sexual abuse by a high-ranking state university administrator despite lingering q More...

General News

City pauses but looks ahead a year after mass shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A small bouquet of dried flowers was wedged inside the padlock on Gate 5 of the killing ground that was the Route 91 Harvest Festival one recent day, the only visible reminder that it was the site of the worst mass shooting in More...

Local Sports

McDaniel extends JC skid

The Juniata football team came as close to getting a win as it has all season Saturday, but the inability to generate offense and a failure by the defense to stop the run in the clutch allowed visiting McDaniel to spoil the Eagles’ Homecoming g More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball Juniata opened Landmark Conference play with a pair of 3-0 wins Saturday at Susquehanna. The Eagles beat the host River Hawks 29-27, 25-11 and 25-19, the took down Moravian 26-24, 25-10 and 25-23. More...

Rockets 0-2 at Muncy

H.S. Field Hockey:

Southern Huntingdon participated in the Muncy Field Hockey Tournament Saturday. The Rockets lost their opener to Muncy 3-1, then took Notre Dame to a third overtime before losing a 2-1 battle. More...

People/Pastimes

Residents celebrate wellness activities

While children have plenty of energy to run around all day, it becomes harder to stay active as people age. Many believe that physical activity isn’t important or that they simply don’t have time to exercise. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Jace Stephen Filipovich, who turns 3 years old today, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. He is the son of Stephen and Michele Filipovich of Huntingdon and the little brother of Nate. More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Joyce Bollinger, formerly of Newton Hamilton, who will celebrate her 95th birthday Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

When the going gets rough

Dear Annie: I started dating this wonderful man. It was a perfect courtship, with the exception of some minor troubled-teen issues in his life — we both have teenagers — that he was working on but didn’t tell me much about. More...

Hints from Heloise

Where, oh where has service gone?

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about looking for salespeople in department stores: “Dear Heloise: Two days ago, I went into a major department store to make a purchase, found what I wanted, but I had to hunt down a salesperson to ring More...

Special Sections

OB/GYNs will have new home

Major changes are happing at Home Nursing Agency building on Route 22 in Smithfield Township. More...

County scouts learn to care for cars

This weekend, instead of learning how to tie knots or set up tents, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from across the area were able to participate in a new experience at their annual Camporee. More...

Flights included in festival fun

Festival fun at the 43rd Cassville Oktoberfest could be viewed from above courtesy of helicopter rides offered by Mission Destiny Helicopter based in Red Lion. More...

Local News

Yard cleanup options offered for Smithfield residents

Finding a suitable place to properly dispose of growing piles of fallen leaves or yard clippings may be burdensome for some, but Smithfield Township residents, supervisors are taking action to address such concerns.  More...

Three dead after car explosion; perpetrator ‘probably killed’

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Police Log

Strangulation   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 1 Alexandria Fire Co. o The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a meeting at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mariota passes to Davis to beat Eagles 26-23 in overtime

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota hit Corey Davis with a 10-yard touchdown pass just before the end of overtime, and the Tennessee Titans beat the Philadelphia Eagles 26-23 on Sunday for their best start since 2013. More...

Ravens run over Steelers 26-14

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Eric Weddle walked into the interview room in full uniform. Then the Baltimore Ravens well-bearded safety did a little dance and made a proclamation. “I told you,” Weddle said. More...

Bucs finish with 6-5 win

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pablo Reyes scored on Jackson Stephens’ wild pitch in the top of the 10th inning Sunday, rallying the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018: More...

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