May 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

National Foster Care Month highlights need for more families

Every year, caring men and women are called upon to serve children in need by opening their homes and hearts as foster parents. More...

Local News

Heritage partnership to hold meeting

ROBERTSDALE — The Broad Top Area Heritage Partnership will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the Friends of the East Broad Top Museum (FEBT) Complex, Robertsdale, it was announced by Alan Smith, Partnership chairman. More...

Police Log

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The Playhouse opens season with ‘Lend Me a Tenor’

While there are no curtains on The Playhouse stage, the little theater is proud to “raise the reds” on its season opener, “Lend Me a Tenor,” running May 27-29 and June 2-5. More...

General News

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties during trip to Asia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian- Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly muscular China. More...

Makeover coming for food nutrition labels

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nutrition facts labels on food packages are getting a long-awaited makeover, with calories listed in bigger, bolder type and a new line for added sugars. More...

People/Pastimes

32nd annual Children’s Health Fair

Pax the Pediatric Panda Bear and partner, Claire Atherton, volunteers for the J.C. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Sophia Adele Davignon, who turns 8 years old today, Monday, May 23, 2016. Sophia is the daughter of Michael and Kathleen (Reeves) Davignon of Huntingdon. More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Louise (Feagley) Leamer of Huntingdon, who will celebrate her 82nd birthday Wednesday, May 25, 2016. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ask co-worker nicely to tone it down

Dear Annie: I work in an area where we are allowed to listen to the radio during work hours. This is great, as I enjoy the music. The problem is, one of our co-workers feels the need to loudly sing along to the songs. More...

Hints from Heloise

Don’t drop the mic!

Dear Readers: A reader wrote: “My SOUND OFF is about the all-too-frequent speakers who refuse to use microphones because ‘I talk loud enough.’ Wrong! More...

Special Sections

New York man dies in accident

A New York man died as the result of a bicycle/bus accident along Susquehannock Road, Penn Township, at approximately 7:20 p.m. Friday. More...

Rate of uninsured decreases in state

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released information last week that indicates the number of uninsured in the country and state continues to decrease. More...

Working together to build clinic

The sing-song cadence of auctioneers rang out across the sale grounds in Belleville under gloomy skies Saturday as bids built up toward the construction of the Central Pennsylvania Clinic. More...

State  Free Access 

Man shot outside White House in critical condition

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man shot by a U.S. Secret Service officer outside the White House remained in critical condition in a Washington hospital Saturday, one day after the shooting, a hospital spokeswoman said. More...

Screenwriter-director grew up fascinated with Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For writer-director Shane Black, the seedy, violent world inhabited by private detectives and criminals in his new action-comedy “The Nice Guys” is not a milieu at which he arrived only recently. More...

Girl barred from prom for wearing suit has her prom night

YORK (AP) — A central Pennsylvania high school student barred from attending prom at her Catholic high school because she wore a suit rather than a dress has had her prom night — at a different school. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, May 23 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For information, please call 643-0623. Al-Anon p Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Curve postponed

Sunday’s games between the Altoona Curve and Portland Sea Dogs at Peoples Natural Gas Field have been postponed due to rain. The games will be made up as part of two doubleheaders in Portland Aug. 16 and 17. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bumgarner dominant as Giants edge Cubs 1-0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched 7 2/3 dominant innings and doubled in a run in the fifth to lift the San Francisco Giants over the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Sunday night. More...

Lightning take control

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyler Johnson turned toward the net, wary of taking another shot to his already battered face. The puck off Jason Garrison’s stick found him anyway, and this time he didn’t even feel it. More...

Thunder rout Warriors

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the Thunder gave the Warriors as complete a beating as they experienced during their record-setting season. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Capricorn. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, May 24, 2016: More...

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