October 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Screen time limits advised for kids

With the increasing use of tablets and computer screens among children and teens inside the classroom and out, many parents and teachers have concerns about the effects of prolonged usage on a child’s wellbeing and eyesight.  More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Curtis Ian Knarr  Date of Birth: March 19, 1986  Age: 32  Height: 5 feet, 11 inches  Weight: 165 pounds  Eye color: Hazel  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Tyrone  Wanted for: Failure to appear More...

Police Log

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Creature Feature

Visit the Huntingdon County Humane Society

Pet A plus Pet B can equal a win-win or a terrible failure.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 6   AA MEETING  . Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  AMATEUR RADIO CLUB  More...

Local Sports

Tussey rebounds to beat Southern Huntingdon

Tussey Mountain didn’t fall behind against Southern Huntingdon Friday like it did at Juniata Valley last week, but still had to play through adversity. More...

Valley keeps rolling with win at Claysburg-Kimmel

They did it again!  More...

Bald Eagle stays unbeaten with win over Bearcats

Unbeaten Bald Eagle Area hit four big plays Friday night at War Vets Field and that was enough to spoil the Bearcats’ Homecoming celebration with a 30-7 victory.  BEA improved to 7-0 on the season and to 5-0 in the Mountain League. More...

Religion News

Tabernacle Choir renamed in big church shift

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The well-known Mormon Tabernacle Choir was renamed Friday to strip out the word Mormon in a move showing the faith’s new president is serious about ending shorthand names for the religion that have been used for gene More...

40 years of music ministry

The folk choir of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Huntingdon recently celebrated 40 years of music ministry. More...

Ruling strikes down parts of ‘abortion ordinance’

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that some provisions of a St. Louis ordinance banning discrimination based on reproductive health decisions violate the U.S. Constitution and Missouri law.  More...

Special Sections

Voter deadline set for Tuesday

There’s still some time left if people have waited until the last minute to register to vote, but that time is quickly running out.  The deadline for voter registration ahead of the Tuesday, Nov. 6, election is Tuesday, Oct. More...

Prevention focus of week’s events

Fire Prevention Week, an annual observance dedicated to teaching children and adults the importance of fire safety, will begin tomorrow, Sunday, Oct. 7, and will run through Saturday, Oct. More...

Area students ‘Paint the Plow’ for contest

Since the beginning of the school year, area school districts across the county are once again painting plows from PennDOT in the annual Paint the Plow contest.  More...

Visitors encouraged to tour game lands

The region’s natural beauty will be highlighted Sunday, Oct. 7, at State Game Land 67, near the village of Dudley, when the public is invited to take part in a one-day selfguided seven mile vehicle tour.  More...

World  Free Access 

France pays tribute to late singer Charles Aznavour

PARIS (AP) — France paid tribute to Charles Aznavour on Friday in a solemn and subdued ceremony that contrasted sharply with the singer's joyful character.  One of France's most famous personalities, Aznavour died earlier this week at 94.& More...

General News

Two senators, two divergent paths on nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski turned against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh quietly, uttering a single word: “No.”  Sen. More...

Violinist, professor, pastor among 25 ‘genius grant’ winners

CHICAGO (AP) — A violinist who organizes concerts for the homeless, a professor whose research is being used to increase access to civil justice by poor communities and an activist pastor are among this year's MacArthur fellows and recipients o More...

In praise of zymology and DIY history

We should be thankful for zymology. For without it, this world would be a much blander place.  Brewers, wine-makers and distillers know what I’m talking about, but so should bakers, confectioners, farmers and food processors.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Utah State beats BYU

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Jordan Love threw for a careerhigh four touchdowns and ran for another and Utah State beat BYU 45-20 Friday night, the Aggies’ first back-to-back wins in the 88-game series since 1973-74.  More...

Steelers and Falcons start urgent month of October

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When the 2018 NFL schedule was released in the spring, Atlanta’s trip to Pittsburgh on the first Sunday in October looked like a potential Super Bowl preview.  Then September happened and the lofty preseason expect More...

Brewers top Rockies 4-0 to lead series

MILWAUKEE (AP) — It turns out there is way more to the Milwaukee Brewers than just Christian Yelich.  The rest of this Brew Crew can play, too. Especially those guys in that loaded bullpen.  More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS Class of 1963

Members of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1963 celebrated their 55th class reunion Aug. 3 and 4. Class members gathered at “the shed” at the Inn at Solvang Friday evening. More...

Happy Anniversary

Mapleton couple marks 66th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Richard W. Sr. and Lorna E. (Karschner) Smith of Mapleton, who celebrate their 66th wedding anniversary tomorrow, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. More...

Seven uses for fallen leaves in the autumn months

By the time autumn hits full swing, many trees will have shed their leaves for the season, and the last vestiges of red, yellow and orange magic will have faded to brown. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wife digs for details from ex

Dear Annie: I am currently in my second (and final!) marriage. I was previously married for 15 years. My current wife and former wife are not active friends but have met many times and get along very well. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 8, 2018:  More...

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