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Community colleges are viable education option

Community colleges can be a viable and respected option for those looking to further their education, training or workplace skills. More...

HPD ‘booting’ for unpaid parking tickets

Getting a parking ticket is bothersome to area motorists. They become angry with themselves for forgetting to feed the parking meter or they were shopping longer than they expected. They become angry at the meter person who ticketed their car. More...

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Local News

Over $2,000 still needed for annual fireworks show

HUNTINGDON — With less than a week to go, Huntingdon fireworks coordinator Bob Geissinger said over $2,000 is still needed for the annual July 3 show.  “The fireworks fund is going pretty good,” said Geissinger. More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents

MOUNT UNION BORO. — June 22: Mount Union Borough Police responded to a residence on West Pennsylvania Avenue at 9:28 a.m. for a reported overdose. A 26-year-old man was transported to J.C. More...

Curve drop 4-1 verdict at Akron; nightcap ppd.

AKRON, Ohio - Altoona and Akron were scheduled to play two on Friday night but the rain only allowed the two teams to play one game, which went the way of the Aeros, 4-1, before the second game was rained out. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 29   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, June 30   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Couples roars to lead in Senior Players

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Fred Couples roared through his first 11 holes in the second round of the Senior Players Championship on Friday, ripping off seven birdies at water-logged Fox Chapel to take the lead.  More...

Inbee Park takes two shot lead over I.K. Kim

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Inbee Park led the U.S. Women’s Open with the second round suspended by fog.  More...

Cole survives shaky start

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole overcame a rocky start to become the first Pirates pitcher to win his first four career starts in more than a century and Starling Marte missed the cycle a few feet short of a home run in Pittsburgh’s 10-3 vi More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Adalyn Ann Ronk who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, June 29, 2013. Her proud parents are Jeremy and Brooke Ronk of Huntingdon. More...

Local couple celebrates golden anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Norma and Donald Stake of Mount Union, who will celebrate 50 years of marriage tomorrow, Sunday, June 30, 2013.  More...

Special Occasions

June 29, 2013  Happy birthday wishes go out to William Schmidt of Mapleton who celebrates his birthday today, Saturday, June 29, 2013. Happy birthday, William!   More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Taurus if born after 2:43 p.m. (PDT). Before that time, the Moon is in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 1, 2013:  More...

Area featured in video series

Huntingdon County will be featured in a series of videos showcasing the beauty and practicality of the region for those who might consider relocating here.  The advertising project, done by CGI Communications Inc., highlights Huntingdon and the More...

AAA director voices concern

With the deadline for the passage of a state budget just hours away, leaders of the tri-county Area Agency on Aging (AAA) expressed concerns Friday that the new fiscal blueprint will have a negative impact on funding for local aging services.  More...

Student rentals at issue in Huntingdon Borough

During last week’s Huntingdon Borough Council monthly meeting, several residents of a section of the borough in which a lot of students rental houses are located, raised concerns regarding the properties and the students.  More...

General News

Two new leads are tapped for Broadway’s ‘Annie’

NEW YORK (AP) — Two 11-year-old actresses who have played orphans and been understudies in the Broadway revival of “Annie” have been picked to permanently take over from Lilla Crawford in the title role, a step up that has left them More...

Sears Corp. severs ties with Deen

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen just lost another partner.  Sears Holdings Corp. More...

Goodbye M&M’s as school snacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kids, your days of blowing off those healthier school lunches and filling up on cookies from the vending machine are numbered. The government is onto you.  More...

Local Sports

Brechbiel tosses no-no at Ebensburg

Huntingdon opened the 11-12 year-old District 11 Little League all-star tournament with a rainshortened contest at Ebensburg. Ryan Brechbiel threw a no-hitter as Huntingdon beat Ebensburg 4-0 in four innings.  More...

Mount Union clubs West Suburban 10-2

Mount Union opened the District 11 Little League Tournament for 11-12-year-olds by pounding out 12 hits in a 10-2 victory over West Suburban Friday night in Johnstown.  Quinten Fultz and Levi Hockenberry hit key home runs in the bottom of the th More...

Photo

The Baby Doles won the season-ending tournament to win the T-ball title in the Mount Union Girls’ Summer Softball League. They finished with a 6-4 record. More...

Religion News

Creation Northeast 2013

Thousands gather on the hillside at the Agape Farm and Retreat Center, Shirleysburg, to take part in the 2013 Creation Northeast festival. More...

Cardinal says priest in favor of female ordination can’t speak

BOSTON (AP) — Cardinal Sean O’Malley banned an Austrian priest from speaking at parish because the priest advocates ordaining woman and making celibacy for priests optional.  More...

National Cathedral bells ring to celebrate ruling on marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Cathedral rang its church bells, along with some other Washington churches, to celebrate the Supreme Court’s decisions on gay marriage.  Cathedral spokesman Richard Weinberg said the bells rang at noon More...

Annie's Mailbox

Do not feel threatened by flirting, male or female

Dear Annie: I’m puzzled about something. I’m a straight female senior citizen with totally white hair. Although I think I am still quite attractive, I do look like a senior citizen. More...

Doctor K

Berries are little powerhouses of nutrition

DEAR DOCTOR K: Berry season is here again, and I keep hearing that berries are healthy. More...

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