October 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Road to Recovery drivers needed

In an effort alleviate stress on cancer patients, their caregivers and loved ones, the American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program offers a safe and reliable ride to and from cancer treatment centers.  More...

Officers urge safety for trick-or-treaters

As the Halloween season creeps closer, children are getting ready to don their costumes, hit the streets yelling trick-or-treat and overload their bags full of candy.  Some trick-or-treat nights were Oct. More...

State  Free Access 

Politicians duel over issues during debate

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The second and final debate in Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race drew Democratic Sen. Bob Casey and his Republican challenger into several sharp exchanges over guns, immigration and the economy, as U.S. Rep. More...

Fights for US House seats in PA closely watched

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Fights for U.S. House seats are shaping up as the most closely watched contests in Pennsylvania as the Democratic Party aims to recapture the U.S. More...

Driver shot, paralyzed by police runs for city council

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A black man who was paralyzed in a police-involved shooting during a traffic stop has announced he is running for Pittsburgh City Council.  Leon Ford says in a statement Thursday that he will run for the city’s Dist More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 26   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats beat Tyrone to earn berth in 6-3A playoffs

Tyrone senior running back Zac Albright broke through Huntingdon’s defense for 15 yards on the first play of Friday night’s Mountain League battle at Gray Memorial Field. That wasn’t a pleasing sight for the Bearcat coaches. More...

Rand rushes for 245 yards and five TDs in Hornet win

Juniata Valley had some struggles on offense in the first half against visiting West Branch Friday night a Simkins Field, but still had a 14-0 lead at the break. More...

Mount Union finishes with win over Pirates

Mount Union closed out the regular season Friday in a soggy match up at Williamsburg. The Trojans scored the only touchdown in the first half and then stepped up the offense in the to add 15 points and finish the season with back to back wins. More...

People/Pastimes

License to Wed

Ronald Duane Leonard Jr., 9393 Homestead Road, Huntingdon, and Crystal Dawn Prough, also of Huntingdon.   More...

Tips for turning history into your story

If you have ever thought about exploring your family history, now can be the perfect time as October is National Family History Month. To get started, these four simple tips can help you unlock new understanding and make meaningful connections. More...

Five easy ways to add colorful curb appeal

Before the dull and dreary days of winter set in, you still have plenty of time to update your home’s curb appeal with pops of color that add a cheerful touch to offset the oncoming gray weather.  Get a step up with railings  More...

Special Sections

Applications open for grants

Huntingdon County United Way (HCUW) is once again accepting mini grant applications in collaboration with its Mini Grant Program, providing non-member agencies the opportunity to apply and receive project or organization funding.  More...

Outage leaves hundreds without heat

Hundreds of natural gas customers in the Mount Union area found themselves without heat and hot water during the coldest weather of the season thus far.  UGI Utilities reported that the outage began Wednesday and, while some service had been res More...

Band reunites to benefit humane society

A former Huntingdon man’s serendipitous reunion with high school classmates has resulted in a return of a musical experience sure to get everyone ready to “Dance Your Tail Off” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Leighton Dennis Noble  Date of Birth: unknown  Age: unknown  Height: unknown  Weight: unknown  Eye color: unknown  Hair color: unknown or completely bald  Last known address(es): Mill Creek  Wanted for: F More...

Man pleads guilty in contraband case

One of four individuals involved in a contraband case and smuggling drugs into the Huntingdon County Jail entered a guilty plea to criminal conspiracy-contraband charges in court Thursday.  More...

News of Yesteryear

JC President inaugurated

75 Years Ago  Private First Class Clifford A. Ryan son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ryan of Kistler has been wounded in action in Sicily, according to information received from military officials.  More...

General News

Vitamin B linked to lung cancer risk

Dear Doctor: I’m 67 years old and because I was told that it’s harder for folks my age to get enough vitamin B12, IstartedtakingaBcomplex supplement. My husband, who is 72, did, too. More...

Los Angeles Dream Center inspiration for Texas facility

BEAU MONT, Texas (AP) — The halls of the once-dormant Al Price State Juvenile Correctional Facility smell of cleaning solution as busy volunteers prepped for an open house, wiping down forgotten windows and stocking shelves of food for the hung More...

Heard says she is happy to have moved on with her life

With the long-delayed “London Fields” finally coming out, Amber Heard says she is happy to have moved on with her life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Amber Heard has a movie coming out this weekend that will be new to theaters and mass audiences, but for her it’s actually quite old.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Dillon leads Boston College over Miami

BOSTON (AP) — AJ Dillon carried it 32 times for 149 yards and a touchdown, Anthony Brown threw for a score and ran for another and Boston College beat Miami 27-14 on Friday night.  It was only BC’s fourth victory in its last 22 meeti More...

Steelers look to extend surge against road-weary Browns

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The faces change, sometimes at a dizzying rate. More...

Iowa starts Lions’ string against contenders

No. 17 Penn State will have a say in who plays for the Big Ten championship even if it is unlikely to be the Nittany Lions.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELEVILE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Who is your God? Everyone has one

Whether we like it or not, we all live our lives becoming a caricature of our concept of what we believe God to be or what He is not. More...

Romanian church urges unity

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s Orthodox Church has called for unity among Orthodox churches after a meeting to discuss a rupture between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.  More...

Students can wear ceremonial feathers

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Annie's Mailbox

Whistled for interference

Dear Annie: My ex-daughter in-law believes that her 10-year-old son, my grandson, has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. She has thought this ever since he had trouble on day one of his school career.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018:  More...

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