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Isett Pool membership issues continue

Several issues regarding the Isett Community Pool were brought to light during the Huntingdon Borough Park, Recreation and Public Property Committee meeting Thursday afternoon.  One of the those issues involved a previous request from pool manag More...

Local News

Bike rodeo has big turnout

Many citizens turned out May 5 for Huntingdon Borough’s Bike Rodeo, taking the opportunity to pick up a bike, register an existing bike and get fitted with free helmets. More...

Monday, May 7, 2012 A11 Appalachian Thunder competes at regionals

Appalachian Thunder Indoor Drumline and Color Guard recently competed at the Tournament of Bands Indoor Association Chapter XI Regional Championships in Saint Marys, where it received its highest score of the season. More...

Lots to see and do at the Home and Outdoor Show

Travis Broadbent of Holland Grills cut some grilled pork prepared for Deborah Hawn of Petersburg at the Huntingdon County Home and Outdoor Show. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mount Union Borough considers moving police station

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Altoona finishes off sweep of richmond

Brandon Cumpton pitched five innings of one-run ball for his fourth straight win and four different Curve players drove in runs as Altoona finished off a four-game series win over the Richmond Flying Squirrels with a 4-1 victory Sunday afternoon at P More...

Josh Edgin update

Three Springs native Josh Edgin has appeared in six games for the Buffalo Bisons, Class AAA International League affiliate of the New York Mets.  More...

Pitch, Hit & Run winners

The Huntingdon Little League sponsored a local Aquafina Pitch, Hit and Run competition Sunday at the Little League field. More...

People/Pastimes

Student News

Exchange student shares experiences, Peera Piensatienkul, Rotary Youth Exchange Student for 2011-12, recently entertained the Huntingdon Rotary Club membership with stories and information regarding his home in Thailand. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday to Haley Ann Ross who turns 5 years old today, Monday, May 7, 2012. Her proud parents are Marissa Ross of Saltillo and Justin Ross of Three Springs. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S TURNING 9! Happy birthday to Gwenyth Cortney Simpson who turns 9 years old today, Monday, May 7, 2012. Gwen is the daughter of B. Neil and Elizabeth Simpson of Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 7:00 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, May 8, 2012:  More...

Officers’ time consumed during search

A Huntingdon man who allegedly was threatening suicide caused some tense moments throughout Huntingdon Borough Saturday.  According to Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Rufus Brenneman, Stephen Hoover of Huntingdon avoided police apprehension for More...

Drop-In Center decreases hours

The Huntingdon County Drop-In Center is using May, which is Mental Health Awareness Month, to increase the public’s understanding of mental illnesses. More...

Vendors, crowd enjoy Home and Outdoor Show changes

It appears as if those in charge of the Home and Outdoor Show at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds May 4-6 were pleased with how the changes were received.  More...

State  Free Access 

Bowlers with vision problems form league

HOPWOOD (AP) — The sounds of bowling are in the air at Manor Lanes in Hopwood where shiny balls roll down slick alleys to strike pins that fall with loud crashes before being picked up by a machine to start all over again.  More...

World  Free Access 

George Lindsey, known as TV’s Goober Pyle, dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — George Lindsey, who made a TV career as a grinning service station attendant named Goober on “The Andy Griffith Show” and “Hee Haw,” has died. More...

US hikers who were held in Iran marry in Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two Americans who were detained and accused of spying after hiking near the Iraq-Iran border three years ago have been married in Northern California, a family friend said Sunday.  More...

Three ideas for quick, keepsake gifts for Mother’s Day

Family photos and mementos are the raw stuff of some great Mother’s Day gifts.  Here are three ideas — including fresh takes on the silhouette and the family tree — for creating a new family treasure in just an afternoon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

At last!

Pujols ends drought

Angels 4, Blue Jays 3  ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols finally hit a home run for the Los Angeles Angels, ending the longest power drought of his career Sunday in a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.  More...

Fowler gets first win

Pro Golf Round-up:

pGA tour  CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rickie Fowler finally picked up his first PGA Tour win Sunday in what might be the start of a rivalry for years to come.  More...

Hamels, pence reel in Nationals

National League Round-up:

phillies 9, Nationals 3  WASHINGTON (AP) — Other than an audacious steal of home, Cole Hamels had no problem shutting down the Washington Nationals.  Turns out, only his Philadelphia teammates’ batting performance could keep Ham More...

Senior Spotlight

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

Exercise myths aging women should ignore

Fatigue and minor aches and pains that often come with aging can make exercise seem like a wrong activity for older women to partake in. More...

Annie's Mailbox

We urge you to find a way to work this out!

Dear Annie: I have a never-ending situation with my husband, whom I love very much. We have two preteen daughters he insists on taking across the border to Mexico to visit his family. More...

Hints from Heloise

So many uses for foam boxes

Hints from Heloise ®

Dear Readers: In a recent column, a reader asked for suggestions about what to do with all of the INSULATED FOAM BOXES she has. More...

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