June 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Virus monitoring ongoing in state

Summer is officially underway and the need for protection from mosquitoes, especially those which may carry West Nile Virus, (WNV) remains. More...

Local News

Area brief

Nature is theme for Uptown Playground activities More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Brian Brown Date of Birth: Nov. 11, 1986 Age: 29 Height: 6 feet, one inch Weight: 160 pounds Eye color: Hazel Hair color: Black Last known address(es): Mount Union. More...

Kiwanians announce contest winners

The Mount Union Area Kiwanis Club has recognized a trio of young artists who earned top honors in the club’s annual poster contest. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

American Legion Post 107 receives distinction award

75 Years Ago Robert Himes, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Himes, Mapleton, is a patient in the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital suffering from injuries received in an accident at the Mapleton Limestone Co. quarry. More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts from Jeff Norris

Standing Stone is Fighting Back More...

LL tournament season starts Monday

With the Fourth of July holiday quickly approaching, the area Little Leagues are in the process of wrapping up their respective schedules and looking forward to the start of the District 11 All-Star Tournaments, which get underway Monday. More...

Air Network to stream games

The Huntingdon at Mount Union Little League All-Star game will stream on The AIR Network, Monday at 6 p.m. Jeff Speck and Hunter Weld will announce the game as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1966 state championship team. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Local couple celebrates 50 years of marriage

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Larry and Joann Walker of Huntingdon who celebrate their 50th anniversary today, Saturday, June 25, 2016. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kyler Robert Garner, who turns 10 years old tomorrow, Sunday, June 26, 2016. He is the son of Krista Garner of Huntingdon and the late Alex Garner. Kyler has a sister, Aubrey. More...

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple marks golden anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Lloyd and Emily (Lightner) Hammond of Huntingdon who will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary tomorrow, Sunday, June 26, 2016. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Excellent teaching opportunity

Dear Annie: How do I tell my 91-year-old mother to stop posting political messages on my 16-year-old daughter’s Facebook page, especially when Mom supports Donald Trump and knows that my daughter supports Bernie Sanders? More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Pisces if born before 3:08 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 27, 2016: More...

Special Sections

Budget outlook still optimistic

With a week to go before the state reaches it budget deadline, the tone in Harrisburg is optimistic. “We are continuing to stand firm against any type of tax increase,” state Rep. Rich Irvin. Earlier this week, Gov. More...

PSP seeing steady flow of cadets

As recent graduates of the Pennsylvania State Police Academy in Hershey begin their careers and over 1,000 longtime state troopers are coming to the end of their careers, there are increased opportunities for residents to become the next cadets at th More...

Building supply store provides grant, volunteers for local project

“Angels” in orange turned out to help 3-year-old Alexia Baker of Huntingdon celebrate her 3rd birthday Friday as they constructed a fence and decking to provide her with a safe place to run and play. More...

World  Free Access 

UK committed to ‘orderly transition’ out of EU

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama tried to reassure Britons Friday that the special relationship between Washington and London would withstand an impending and likely messy divorce from Europe, as his administration scrambled to assess t More...

Amish in disbelief over parents accused of ‘gifting’ girl

KIRKWOOD (AP) — Daniel Stoltzfus’ Amish mother always viewed him as her prodigal son, the only one of her 13 children to have left the religious order known for its modest dress, plain ways and insular culture. More...

After Orlando, slight cracks in gun-rights’ grip on Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after the Orlando shooting slaughter, no one expects Congress to dramatically tighten firearms curbs. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 25 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623. Sunday, June 26 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Wildcats take down Cowboys 9-3

College World Series:

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — For the first time in a long time, Oklahoma State’s pitching looked vulnerable. More...

Coastal Carolina tops TCU 4-1

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Andrew Beckwith pitched his second straight complete game and set a school record with his nation-leading 14th win, and Coastal Carolina stayed alive in the College World Series with a 4-1 victory over TCU on Friday night. More...

Steelers cut Suisham

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Shaun Suisham’s lengthy run with the Pittsburgh Steelers is over. It appears the longtime kicker’s career may be in jeopardy, too. The team released Suisham on Friday after he failed a physical. More...

Religion News

Summer sidewalk picnic event

Keelyn McConaughey and her mother, Cassie, took part in a craft directed by Patti Veitch, left, and Jessica Querry, at a summer sidewalk picnic hosted by the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Area churches to host VBS

Cassville — The Trough Creek Valley United Methodist Parish will host Cave Quest VBS from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26, through Thursday, June 30, at the Cassville United Methodist Church. More...

Congregation to bid farewell to intern

Caroline Clifford has been serving as a half-time intern at St. James Lutheran Church in Huntingdon since July 2014. More...

Doctor K

Replacing both knees at once makes sense for some patients

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have severe osteoarthritis in both knees. Should I have both knees replaced at one time, or separately? DEAR READER: A patient of mine who was a newlywed once said to me: “We want three kids. More...

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