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Annual fireworks planned for July 3

The skies above Huntingdon will be vibrantly lit tomorrow night as the Starfire Corporation of Carrolltown returns for its annual fireworks display atop Flagpole Hill. The show is scheduled to begin at 9:40 p.m.  More...

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Signing his art

Comic book artist Jason Lenox, right, of State College, signed a copy of Ugli Studios Presents No. 1 for Robert Hack at Way Cool Comics, 517 Washington St., Huntingdon, Saturday. More...

Resident presents petition to JV school board

For the past five months, John Hutton has brought a variety of issues before the Juniata Valley School Board during its regular monthly meetings. More...

PennDOT work schedule for week of July 2

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of June 25-29.   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Storm causes extensive damage at Seven Points Marina

75 Years Ago  His skull crushed when concrete porch slabs toppled into an excavation, G. Albert Fulmer, well known Yukon contractor, died late yesterday. He had been excavating under the porch of a home at Yukon when the accident occurred.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, July 2   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cardinals cool off Bucs Toronto can’t hook Trout

National League Round-up: American League Round-up:

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The bullpen has been a major weakness for the St. Louis Cardinals. This time the relievers slammed the door.  More...

Woods hotter than Van Pelt

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Congressional reopened its gates Sunday to thousands of spectators who got what they expected in the AT&T National — another win by Tiger Woods.  Only this win didn’t follow a typical script.  More...

Joe Daley takes Senior Players

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Flanked by major champions and pursued by big names, Joe Daley stuck to his game.  Twenty years after quitting his job as a credit salesman to turn pro, Daley wasn’t going to back down.  Not with his first vict More...

Senior Spotlight

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

More effective cancer screenings

A more comfortable and less invasive screening method for colorectal cancer is helping to reduce the rates of new cases and deaths as a result of the disease, according to the National Institutes of Health.  More...

Did you know?

Man’s best friend may help to save your life. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Save the nail polish   If you want to save your nail polish from going bad and getting too thick, place it in the refrigerator. I keep a little container filled with all of my nail polishes in the refrigerator, and they last for years. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Get your husband to a doctor

Dear Annie: My husband, “George,” seems to feel the need to constantly grope me. I mean from the time I get up in the morning until he leaves for his overnight shift, he’s trying to grab my breasts or squeeze my bottom. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Capricorn all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, July 3, 2012:  More...

Search for mom ends in tragedy

A search for a missing 34-year old mother of six ended in tragedy late Saturday night as her body was discovered beneath a golf cart she was riding along a dirt road near the former Cutshall property just off Old Mill Road in Clay Township.  More...

Local legislators react to state budget

While taxpayers in the commonwealth will see no new taxes for the 2012-13 fiscal year, slashes have been made in Governor Tom Corbett’s $27.7 billion budget, which was signed just 15 minutes prior to the midnight deadline Saturday. More...

Temporary bridge to open tomorrow

As part of the Riddlesburg Bridge replacement project, motorists will be crossing the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River on a 200-ft. temporary bridge starting late Tuesday afternoon. More...

State  Free Access 

Report: Ex-Penn State president OK’d not reporting abuse

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Emails show Penn State’s former president Graham Spanier agreed not to take allegations of sex abuse against ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky to authorities but worried university officials would be “v More...

Gov. Corbett seals a few victories in chaotic session

HARRISBURG (AP) — Despite Republican domination of the Capitol, the final hours before Gov. More...

A graduation gift to remember

EASTON (AP) — The news was tougher to stomach than the pain.  Karen Zuccardi had torn a ligament in her knee in a skiing accident, but didn’t want to take the doctor’s advice to have it repaired. More...

World  Free Access 

Living alone with Alzheimer’s tough choice for all

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elaine Vlieger is making some concessions to Alzheimer’s. She’s cut back on her driving, frozen dinners replace once elaborate cooking, and a son monitors her finances. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon leaps past MU

District 11 LL 11-12:

Huntingdon used one big inning to put down Mount Union in the District 11 Little League 11-12 year-old all star tournament Saturday evening at Mount Union. Nick Holesa hit two home runs to lead Huntingdon to a 12-2 win in four innings.  More...

Mount Union eliminated after 8-5 loss

District 11 LL 9-10:

It is the end of the road for Mount Union in the District 11 Little League 9-10 year-old Tournament. Mount Union’s allstars fell 8-5 at West Suburban in Johnstown Saturday evening for their second loss in the double elimination format.  More...

Welch powers Curve

Stefan Welch homered twice, drove in four runs and went four-for-five to lead the Altoona Curve to their fourth straight victory with a 7-4 win over the Binghamton Mets Sunday afternoon. More...

People/Pastimes

Firing up for a ‘grilliant’ summer

Simple steps and recipes for grilling brilliantly

Whether cooking on a gas or charcoal grill, at home, at a park or at a tailgate, grilling provides an unmistakable aroma, a sizzling sound and maximum flavor.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 1! Happy birthday to Aiden Patrick Colton, who turns 1 year old today, Monday, July 2, 2012. His proud parents are Bobby Colton and Katelyn Aurand of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday to Aaron Paul Busko who turns 1 year old today, Monday, July 2, 2012. His proud parents are Tim and Rebecca (Berdar) Busko of Huntingdon. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Flag flying at its best

Dear Readers: July Fourth is only a few days away, and many of us will choose to fly an AMERICAN FLAG to support the United States’ Independence Day. Here are some guidelines to follow when displaying a flag:  More...

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