October 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Streets fill for Halloween parade

As the nearly-full moon rose in the skies over Huntingdon, large crowds lined the streets Monday night to watch the annual Huntingdon Area Halloween Parade.  “The weather is brilliant,” said parade chairman Jesse Morgan of Huntingdon More...

Judge denies request to join burglary cases

After nearly three months of waiting for a decision on a joinder motion of eight individuals involved in burglaries in Lincoln, Barree, Brady and Spruce Creek townships, in addition to Alexandria and Cassville boroughs and Menno Township, Mifflin Cou More...

State  Free Access 

First US public Holocaust memorial merges past with technology

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In 1964, the first public memorial to the Holocaust in the United States was unveiled in a solemn ceremony in Philadelphia. More...

Conference aims to amplify 1st Amendment

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Not long ago in the American republic, information was less chaotic — or, at least, seemed to be. Newspapers appeared reliably on stoops every morning. More...

Crash involving police car near Palmer mall kills one

PALMER, Pa. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 23   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Those attending are asked to please utilize the Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

High School Field Hockey:

Bearcats lose 2-1 decision to Tigers

Huntingdon’s field hockey team had opportunities against visiting East Juniata Monday, but didn’t take advantage. More...

PIAA Golf:

Heffelfinger shoots 88 in first round

The PIAA Individual Golf Tournament for the AA Boys got under way at the Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York Monday with three area players in the 36-man field.  More...

High School Volleyball:

Hollidaysburg sweeps Huntingdon

Huntingdon stepped out of its Mountain League schedule Monday evening to play host to Class 3A opponent Hollidaysburg, a team that has ended the Bearcats District Six playoff bids the last two seasons. More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Emily Papathanasakis and Tyler Bartolomeo, both of Murrysville, are pleased to announce their engagement.  More...

Creative seafood solutions for the family

When it comes to cooking up creative meals for the family, finding inspiration for new flavors while maintaining nutrition is typically a primary goal.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

‘Gramma’ misses boys, feels used

Dear Annie: I’m 64. I have known “Ashley” for seven years. She is a mother of two young boys, ages 7 and 5. In her early mommy years, she needed a lot of help. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aries if born before 10:33 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018:  More...

CEO leads tour of Saxton plant

While renovations at the former Seton manufacturing plant in Saxton are progressing slowly, Green Leaf Medical LLC CEO Phil Goldberg is hopeful his medical cannabis manufacturing facility will be up and running within four months, hiring up to a pote More...

EMA office earns award from NWS

The Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency has been selected for an honor by the National Weather Service.  The NWS recently announced the EMA office was selected for the 2018 Weather Ready Nation Ambassador of Excellence in central Penns More...

Railroad work takes place at crossing

Those crossing the railroad tracks on Fourth Street in Huntingdon Borough may have noticed a delay Monday, as work was being done on the track.  Jonathan Glass, spokesperson for Norfolk Southern, said the work was part of routine maintenance.&nb More...

Local News

Emergency crews respond to rollover

Emergency crews from Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. responded to the scene of a tractor trailer rollover near Martin’s Garden Center in Morris Township around 10:15 a.m. More...

Oil leak addressed in Huntingdon Borough

Huntingdon Borough maintenance crews spent much of Monday afternoon locating and addressing an oil leak in the area between 10th and 11th streets on Mifflin Street.  More...

Police Log

Theft   WAYNE TWP., MIFFLIN CO. — State police at Lewistown report someone stole multiple items from a residence on Lower Country Club Road between Oct. 16-20. More...

General News

Gov. defends burning state flag, Confederate symbol 25 years ago

ATLANTA (AP) — The campaign of Democratic candidate for Georgia governor Stacey Abrams is defending her involvement in burning the state flag more than 25 years ago. At the time it contained a prominent Confederate symbol.  More...

Latest study adds to data on benefits of coffee

Dear Doctor: I’m only 22 and already I’ve gotten whiplash from all the studies about coffee. First it’s bad for you, then it’s good. Then, oops, no — it’s actually bad. More...

Immunotherapy scores a win against cancers

For the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Ryan throws for 379 yards in Falcons win over Giants

ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan is putting up MVP—like numbers, even on a team that hasn’t lived up to expectations.  Matty Ice turned in another brilliant performance in prime time Monday, throwing for 379 yards and completing his f More...

McCarthy can be free agent

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves right—hander Brandon McCarthy, who missed the second half of the season with a knee injury, can become a free agent if he chooses to continue his career.  Major League Baseball and the players union have More...

Kansas preseason No. 1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kansas is No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 preseason poll.  Bill Self’s Jayhawks earned 37 of 65 first—place votes in results released Monday. More...

Chatter Box

Remembering a great man

The county lost a great man Sunday with the passing of James H. Davis.  More...

Healthy Living

Preparing For Motherhood:

How to protect your health and your growing baby

(NAPS)—Pregnancy is an exciting time, from decorating the nursery to reading every parenting book available. The most important thing expecting moms can do for themselves and their baby is to protect their health throughout pregnancy. More...

More matters:

Millennials leading the way to increased vegetable consumption

(NAPS)—Much has been written about millennials and their impact on society. It appears their in.uence extends to diet and nutrition— and may help make fruits and vegetables more accessible and convenient for everyone. More...

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