October 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

State rep. to host second gun event

Considering approximately 200 people attended last year’s concealed carry seminar, hosted by state Rep. More...

Pets receive blessings during annual service

An assemblage of animal lovers and their four-legged friends gathered in the church yard of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon, Sun- day morning to take part in the annual Blessing of the Animals service.  More...

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Runners compete in fundraiser for Mount Union parks

Runners, joggers and walkers of all ages turned out Saturday morning to celebrate fitness and raise money for Mount Union parks by joining in the first-ever Halloween Hustle 5K.  The event was organized by Kahlil Fortson, Mount Union native and More...

Police Log

False identification   More...

Judge waives, continues central court cases

The afternoon session of central court was scheduled full, with close to 25 defendants appearing to either continue or waive their cases to the higher courts. Magisterial district judge Rufus Brenneman presiding over the waivers.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Gano kicks 63-yard field goal to beat Giants 33-31

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Graham Gano connected on a career-long 63-yard field goal with 1 second remaining to lift the Carolina Panthers to a wild 33-31 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday. More...

Brown has two TDs in win over Falcons

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger let the ball go before Antonio Brown broke out of his route and turned toward the pylon. More...

Brewers win 6-0 to sweep

DENVER (AP) — Wade Miley pitched masterfully into the fifth inning before turning it over to a lights-out Milwaukee bullpen, 38-year-old catcher Erik Kratz kept up his torrid hitting and the Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-0 in Game 3 on a More...

Senior Spotlight

Four tips for better managing your retirement budget

(NAPS)—A recent survey by Ameriprise Financial found that 68 percent of retirees with at least $100,000 in assets have not yet taken money out of their savings, beyond what they must withdraw as part of the IRS’ required mini-mum distribu More...

Five best part-time jobs for retirees

RetireesThe old saying that “the grass is always greener on the other side” certainly holds true among many retirees, as one in .ve say that they miss working. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Childless and happy

Dear Readers: In a column last month, I posed a question: “If you had to do it all over again, would you have kids?”  More...

Hints from Heloise

Phone scams make me sick!

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about phone scammers. — Heloise  More...

Special Sections

Warmer temps sticking around

Though no daytime temperature records were broken this past weekend, the records for nighttime lows are in danger of being broken this week, as warm weather is in the forecast through Thursday. More...

Wildlife highlighted during tour

A beautiful fall day greeted a handful of area residents who turned out Sunday for a first-ever tour of State Game Lands (SGL) 067 in Carbon Township. More...

Coal mining history shared in Broad Top

The fall foliage weather cooperated with the Broad Top Area Coal Miners Historical Society over the weekend, attracting numerous visitors to the annual Coal Miners Heritage Days held in the coal miners’ museum at Robertsdale. More...

General News

Young Americans say online bullying a serious problem

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Teens and young adults say cyberbullying is a serious problem for people their age, but most don’t think they’ll be the ones targeted for digital abuse. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 8 Humane Society o The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

Local Sports

Bullets run past Eagles

The Juniata football team suffered a 33-17 loss at Gettysburg Saturday afternoon on Shirk Field. More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Men’s Soccer   Juniata dropped a 3-2 Landmark Conference heartbreak to Goucher Saturday afternoon at Gibbel Stadium.  More...

Rockets lose 1-0 decision at Waynesboro

H.S. Field Hockey:

The Southern Huntingdon field hockey team once again took a team into overtime and came up short of bringing home a win. The Rockets were at Waynesboro Saturday morning. The teams finished regulation play without a score. More...

People/Pastimes

Juniata Valley Class of 1961 gathers for reunion

The member of the Juniata Valley Class of 1961 celebrated their 57th reunion Aug. 17-18. More...

Births

Erin Lambert and Kevin Suders of Hesston are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ian Eugene Suders, Sept. 27, 2018, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. At birth, Ian weighed 9 pounds, 8.5 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Jean Prendergast of Huntingdon, who will celebrate her 102nd birthday Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018:  More...

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