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Prison researcher identifies trends

Criminal justice consultant Jim Robertson of Voorhis Robertson Justice Systems of Denver, Colorado, presented the trends of rising inmate populations within the Huntingdon County Jail to the Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) Wednesday. More...

Parade kicks off homecoming events

Representatives of the Aughwick Creek Antique Tractor Show won first place in the antique vehicle category of the Orbisonia- Rockhill Homecoming Parade Wednesday evening. More...

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Homecoming parade results announced

The color guard for American Legion Madden-Wennick Post 518, Orbisonia, served as the parade marshal for the Orbisonia- Rockhill Homecoming Parade Wednesday. More...

CareerLink announces job fair

The Huntingdon County CareerLink is planning an August job fair. Helen Pyzowski, business services coordinator, said the annual event is planned for Tuesday, Aug. 23. “From 1-1:30 p.m., it will be open for veterans only,” Pyzowski said. More...

Cases moved to higher court

A brief session was held in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday. Waivers Three defendants waived their cases Thursday . Lori Flaherty, 47, Huntingdon, theft by unlawful taking, possessing access device known to be counterfeit or altered. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs roll over White Sox 8-1 in cross-town rivalry

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer deep into Wrigley’s Field’s left bleachers in the seventh, Addison Russell added a grand slam in a five-run eighth and the Chicago Cubs beat the White Sox 8-1 on Wednesday n More...

Johnson chasing No. 1 ranking

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Dustin Johnson apparently had high expectations after winning his first major at the U.S. Open. He didn’t win the next major at Royal Troon and got rid of his beard. More...

Questions abound as Broncos open camp

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Super Bowl champs begin training camp Thursday with major questions on both sides of the ball, beginning with who will be the one throwing it. More...

People/Pastimes

Flavorful fruit serves as healthy snack

Grapes make the perfect snack: they are delicious, with a juicy burst of flavor, and are hydrating, easy to eat and portable. Additionally, grapes are good for you, offering a variety of nutritional benefits. More...

The eyes have it

Recent research from the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami, funded by the California Table Grape Commission, suggests that eating grapes may help contribute to eye health. More...

Licensed to Wed

Derrick Lee Stains, 11006 Elliots Run Road, Three Springs, and Keri Renee Schriever, also of Three Springs. Philip Thomas Woodward, 1690 S. Franklin St., Decatur, Illinois, and Heather Denise Gail Carper, 2512 Furnace St., Birmingham. More...

School News

Local woman named to dean’s list

Cecilia Grugan of Alexandria was named to the dean’s list at the Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring 2016 semester. Grugan is studying applied arts and sciences. More...

Granddaughter of area residents graduates

Jessica Elliott recently graduated from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, where she majored in biological sciences. She is now employed as a veterinary technician. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Gemini. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, July 29, 2016: More...

Special Sections

Court ruling impacts DUIs

A United States Supreme Court decision may have an impact on local driving under the influence cases. Last month, the court issued a ruling in the case of Birchfield vs. North Dakota. More...

Benefitting community together

The Huntingdon County Foundation, created in 2009 with a commitment to aiding the community, has assumed management of funds from the Juniata Valley Educational Trust in order to mutually aid their shared purposes. More...

Planning begins for Toys for Tots

While the holiday season may be the last thing on people’s minds with hot and humid temperatures and long, summer days, the volunteers with Huntingdon County Toys for Tots are busy preparing for the upcoming season. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Local cable systems to become a part of Comcast

75 Years Ago The success of the aluminum ware drive in Huntingdon exceeded all expectations, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, who led the drive expressed their appreciation of the wholehearted cooperation and support received from the community. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, July 28 Huntingdon House p Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information. More...

Local Sports

Moose sweeps to title

Huntingdon City League:

After giving up three runs in the top of the fourth, Moose scored one in the bottom of the inning, then made it stand up for a 5-4 victory and another Huntingdon City Baseball League championship. More...

Allie fuels Curve win

Stetson Allie tied an Altoona Curve franchise record with a five-hit afternoon and scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning to walk off against the Erie Sea- Wolves 11-10 Wednesday afternoon at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Photo

Huntingdon’s 13-14 Teener all-star team captured the Pennsylvania VFW Championship Sunday afternoon in Pottsville. The team was 11-0 in tournament play and outscored opponents 143-28. More...

Editorial

Around the State

Stop CYF funding shell game, July 26 Step right up, folks, and try your luck at the shell game. Under this shell, we have an added $197 million for county child welfare offices in the 2016-17 state budget. More...

You Should Know

Q: How does the Pennsylvania Lottery benefit senior citizens in Huntingdon County? More...

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Farm-Home-Garden

Two-day Huntingdon Horsemen show has 484 entries

On June 25-26, the Huntingdon Horsemen held its second two-day show of the season at the Isenberg-Hughes Memorial Show Ground’s atop Warrior Ridge west of Huntingdon. The mid-80 degree weather both days made a warm weekend for the horse show. More...

Enjoy ice cream in moderation

I hope you are all enjoying July, National Ice Cream Month, as much as I am! I’ve had more ice cream this month than any other month of the year so far. More...

Vying for county fair queen title

Huntingdon County Fair Queen Shayla Benson, second from the left, recently met with the three young ladies who will be competing for the title of 2016 Huntingdon County Fair Queen, from the left, Mis More...

Annie's Mailbox

Reckoning with music

Dear Annie: I can’t stand R.E.M. (the band, not the sleep cycle). I just never understood their appeal. I was born in the early ‘80s and went to college in the late ‘90s and early 2000s, so a lot of people around me loved the band. More...

Doctor K

Spider veins are unsightly, but pose no threat

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have developed many small, thin veins on my legs. I would like to get rid of them. What is the most effective treatment? More...

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QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions... and maybe a few actual answers

Is it Kyle’s Cup to keep? More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Gordon II More...

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