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Shoup’s Run group recognized by gov.

The Shoup’s Run Watershed Association was recently awarded the Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence in Harrisburg.  More...

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Local News

Barree Road to be closed for pipe replacement

PORTER TWP. — PennDOT has announced that beginning Thursday, June 13, Barree Road (SR 4004) will be closed due to pipe replacement. The closing will begin at the intersection of Trimer Road (T607) and end at Woods Lane T515. More...

Shade Gap man charged with having sex with a child

State police at Huntingdon have arrested and charged a 61-yearold Shade Gap man for allegedly having sex with a 6-year-old girl between March 1 and April 28.  More...

Police Log

Theft

FRANKLIN TWP. — Dorothy Gurney reported to state police at Huntingdon someone removed an Echo gas-powered trimmer from her driveway at 4072 Spruce Creek Road between June 1-4. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 8   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, June 9   More...

Local Sports

Correct Time

Today’s PIAA Class A softball quarterfinal contest between Southern Huntingdon and Carmichaels will be played at 3 p.m. this afternoon at Everett Elementary School. The time was incorrectly listed in the story that appeared Friday.  More...

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes

Tussey Mountain

OLIVIA CLAYCOMB   Parents: Adam and Julianne Claycomb of Saxton.  Sports Played (letters won): Earned seven letters in two sports — soccer (4) and basketball (3).  More...

Juniata to host state S&C clinic June 14-15

Juniata College is still accepting registration for its 13th Annual Pennsylvania State Strength & Conditioning Clinic. Space is limited and filling fast for the two-day event. More...

People/Pastimes

Student News

Mount Aloysius announces spring 2013 dean’s list

Mount Aloysius College is proud to release the dean’s list for spring semester, 2013.  More...

Happy Anniversary

Area couple celebrates golden anniversary

Donald “Skip” Galbraith and Sandy (Logue) Galbraith of Spruce Creek celebrate 50 years of marriage today, Saturday, June 8, 2013.  They were united in marriage in 1963 at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Huntingdon, by t More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Brett Andrew Dunlap who turns 8 years old today, Saturday, June 8, 2013. His proud parents are Kenny “Gooch” and Mindy Dunlap of Middletown. More...

School News

Huntingdon Area High School has 164 graduates

Friday night’s gloomy weather could not dampen the lighthearted spirit of commencement at Huntingdon Area High School, as the 133rd commencement exercises featured the 164 members of the Class of 2013.  More...

HAHS Class of 2013

Caleb B. Acker Benjamin A. Ardrey Matthew R. Bair Tiffany J. Baker Luke K. Beaver Devin E. Bell Calvin C. Bencsik Nathaniel J. Bencsik Samantha A. R. Bernard Ashley Blair Matthew B. More...

HAHS seniors earn awards, honors

A large number of seniors of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 2013 were honored at an assembly June 5 in the high school auditorium.  More...

Special Sections

Area leaders host transportation talk

Continuing their push to improve transportation in Huntingdon County, Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) and the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce will host a panel discussion and luncheon at the Huntingdon Country Club from 11:30 a.m More...

Summer Food Program to begin Monday

In the midst of programs that could be cut due to federal and state budget constraints in the county, there’s one program that will continue to thrive and has the support of the local community as well as state and federal legislators.  More...

Early detection is key to preventing WNV

The state Depts. of Environmental Protection and Health (DEP and DOH) have acknowledged the first detected cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) for the 2013 season. More...

State  Free Access 

Equipment operator to be charged in Pa. collapse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A top Philadelphia official says the man who was allegedly high while operating demolition equipment when a downtown building collapsed will be charged in the deaths of the six people killed in the rubble.  Sean Benscho More...

General News

Jennifer Lopez brings ‘The Fosters’ to ABC Family

BURBANK, Calif. More...

From 500 feet, a new view of Washington Monument

WASHINGTON (AP) — The towering marble symbol of the nation’s capital is chipped, cracked and closed, though will soon be pieced back together by engineers working delicately across the Washington Monument’s surface.  More...

Five free things to do in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The City of Brotherly Love is perhaps best known for its Colonial roots but locals will tell you there’s much more to explore in this city of 1.5 million people. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates blank Cubs 2-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Francisco Liriano wasn’t quite sure where his pitches were going. More...

Tigers get past Indians 7-5

DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched seven solid innings, Victor Martinez homered and the Detroit Tigers beat Cleveland 7-5 on Friday night to takea31/2-gameleadoverthe Indians atop the AL Central.  More...

Bruins win 1-0 to sweep Pens

BOSTON (AP) — Adam McQuaid scored early in the third period, Tuukka Rask posted his second shutout of the series, and the Boston Bruins swept their way to the Stanley Cup finals with a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.  More...

Religion News

Churches split on Scouts’ welcoming of gay youth

In suburban Atlanta, northern Idaho and a number of other places, churches have moved swiftly to sever ties with the Boy Scouts of America in protest over the vote last month to let openly gay boys participate in Scouting.  More...

Local Vacation Bible Schools planned

The 12th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon, will host a “God and Me at Sea” Vacation Bible School from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, June 24, through Friday, June 28. Children ages 3 through fifth grade are invited to attend. More...

Legal experts expect Archdiocese to appeal jury finding

CINCINNATI (AP) — A jury found an Ohio archdiocese discriminated against a teacher fired after becoming pregnant via artificial insemination, leaving legal experts expecting an appeal they say could have a much wider legal impact.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ask the court to assign a mediator

Dear Annie: My wife and I are going through a divorce after 23 years of marriage. We just grew apart. We have four children, ages 12 to 21. More...

Doctor K

Delusions may persist for years or disappear in weeks

DEAR DOCTOR K: I hear the phrase “you’re delusional” used so casually. But what does it mean when someone is really, clinically delusional?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 10, 2013:  More...

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