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July noted as hottest month on record in US

A report from NOAA has indicated July 2012 was the hottest month on record, and though the state was on the edge of the heat wave that invaded the Midwest, according to NWS State College bureau meteorologist Paul Head, it was still warmer than averag More...

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Lightning strikes

Lightning struck a locust tree at the residence of Jack and Connie Jones in Broad Top City after 3 p.m. Thursday and imploded the tree into many pieces throughout the yard. More...

Saltillo Borough Council members adopt flood plain ordinance

Saltillo Borough Council learned recently bids for the replacement of an old mill bridge have been publicly advertised. Council members also agreed to adopt a new flood plain ordinance during their monthly meeting.  More...

Former business owner found not guilty on tax charges

A Huntingdon man who once owned a Huntingdon pizza franchise was found not guilty by Judge Timothy Searer of Mifflin County Thursday afternoon after a non-jury trial.  Christopher Rush, 37, was charged with 19 misdemeanor crimes involving taxes More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 10   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Aug. 11   More...

Local Sports

Big innings help Curve win 9-4

A six-run fourth and a threerun fifth propelled the Curve offense Thursday night in a 9-4 win over Bowie in front of 6,390 fans on hand for the series finale at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Auburn rallies to beat Spikes 5-3

Derek Trent went deep for the first time this season to help the State College Spikes take an early lead, but the Auburn Doubledays came back to earn a 5-3 decision Thursday night at Falcon Park to solidify their Pinckney Division lead.  More...

Penn State’s theme is ‘moving on’

For better or worse, richer or poorer, Penn State University and its fans are in this thing together. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon couple celebrates 60th anniversary

Robert and Grace (Coppersmith) Peters are celebrating 60 years of marriage today, Friday, Aug. 10, 2012.  Bob and Grace met while students at Lock Haven University. More...

Happy 101st Birthday

101 YEARS OLD! Happy birthday to Ethel May Vaughn who turns 101 years old today, Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. Ethel lives at the Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, and formerly was a lifetime resident of Mount Union. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday to Gavin Reece Lohr who turns 6 years old today, Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. Gavin is the son of proud parents Bobby and Heather Lohr of Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Gemini all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012:  More...

Third time’s a charm

Wright wins repeat top showman title

The third time proved to be a charm Thursday at the Huntingdon County Fair for Premier Showman title holder Cortney Wright of Cassville. She will hold the distinction of having her name engraved on the Mac Trophy for three consecutive years.  More...

911 Policy Board continues to search for answers

The Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board continues to search for ways to fall in line with the Dec. 31 deadline of an FCC mandate.  More...

Talented area musicians perform in London

Four Huntingdon County musicians are taking the musical education received in area high schools to new heights this summer.  More...

State  Free Access 

Penn State trustees to meet over NCAA penalties

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State’s board of trustees will meet this weekend to consider whether to ratify a consent decree with the NCAA that imposed penalties for how the university handled the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.&nb More...

Judge sets hearing about charity’s future

BELLEFONTE (AP) — A status conference is planned for next month in a Pennsylvania courtroom as the children’s charity founded by convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky seeks to shut down and transfer its assets.  More...

PennDOT crew paints line over dead raccoon

JOHNSTOWN (AP) — The “squirrelly” configuration of a western Pennsylvania road helped cause a state road crew to paint a double-yellow line over a dead raccoon, an agency official said.  Motorcyclist Sean McAfee snapped a photo More...

General News

Ferrenberg displays grand champion hay entry in Neary Hall

By BECKY WEIKERT Daily News Managing Editor  Center Union resident Mack Ferrenberg has earned a number of blue ribbons in the hay and grain department at the Huntingdon County Fair over the years, but none compare to the large blue ribbon fairgo More...

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon Borough Police recover stolen property

75 Years Ago  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bolt blows away the field to win 200 gold

LONDON (AP) — Five things to know about Thursday, Day 13 of the London Olympics:  —Still the man: Bolt leads Jamaican sweep in 200-meter final.  —Solo saves the day as American women rack up medals.  —U.S. More...

US earns gold with 2-1 win over Japan

WEMBLEY, England (AP) — Abby Wambach didn’t put on her “Greatness Has Been Found” T-shirt right away. She instead strayed from her teammates and knelt alone at midfield — and cried into a U.S. More...

Success not defined by titles or bowls

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You both are setting a horrible example

Dear Annie: My husband and I are the parents of a 15-yearold boy. “Will” is a good student. He has been in a friendly relationship with a 15-year-old girl, and it has become serious. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A formula for cleaning grout

Dear Heloise: You printed a recipe for CLEANING GROUT using borax and something else. I lost it.  Could you reprint it? I really enjoy your hints. — Ann in Houston  More...

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