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Rockhill Trolley Museum to salute 50 years

If one would ask how the Rockhill Trolley Museum has been able to maintain operations in the past 50 years, many will say it’s the dedication of those who volunteered at the beginning and those who have kept it going for five decades.  More...

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Kyper Road project now on hold

In a very short meeting of the Oneida Township Board of Supervisors, the main topic of discussion was the damage to Kyper Road caused by recent heavy rains. The road was the target for the township’s road project for this summer. More...

Senate passes immigration reform to House

The United States Senate passed sweeping immigration reform by a 68-32 vote. More...

Police Log

Theft   CROMWELL TWP. — Brett Dillon, 32, Maryland, reported to state police at Huntingdon someone stole his prescription medication while he was at the Creation Festival at Agape Farm between June 29-30.  Disorderly conduct   More...

World  Free Access 

Economy adds 195K jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 195,000 jobs in June and many more in April and May than previously thought. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, July 5   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Phils’ Hamels out-duels Cole

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cole Hamels insists that leading the major leagues in losses doesn’t bother him and he has been able to keep a positive attitude in the most difficult season of his eight-year career.  More...

Ramos homers in return to Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wilson Ramos hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning Thursday in his Fourth of July return to the Washington Nationals, leading an 8-5 matinee win over the Milwaukee Brewers.  More...

Verlander pitches Tigers to rout of Jays

TORONTO (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched seven shutout innings, Austin Jackson hit a two-run homer and the Detroit Tigers routed the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 11-1 on Thursday night.  Jackson went 4 for 5 with a walk and scored four times More...

Annie's Mailbox

Apologize without justifying

Dear Annie: My grandmother died the day before I was scheduled for an important job interview. I’d received notice two weeks prior, and it said there would be no rescheduling of the interview for any reason whatsoever. More...

Special Sections

Civil rights inquiry

NAACP investigates Mount Union issue

A citation issued last month against Mount Union Borough Council president Marlee Russell for disorderly conduct led council into a discussion with representatives from the NAACP and a group of residents who say they witnessed the events leading up t More...

Huntingdon adopts JC plans

After denying the preliminary plans for a new residential hall to be built on the campus of Juniata College at a previous meeting, Huntingdon Borough Council unanimously approved both the preliminary and final plans during a special meeting of boroug More...

Smithfield Township looking for park help

During their monthly meeting, the Smithfield Township supervisors made a public announcement regarding their need for volunteer help to take care of Riverside Park.  More...

State  Free Access 

Second re-enactment of Battle of Gettysburg begins

GETTYSBURG (AP) — The Battle of Gettysburg is underway for the second time in a week and tourists are converging in droves even if the outcome of the Civil War’s pivotal encounter has been known for 150 years.  Soldiers back in 1863 More...

Forty people homeless after State College blaze

STATE COLLEGE — Reports indicate 40 people were left homeless after three-alarm blaze destroyed a 19-unit building on Waupelani Drive in State College Thursday evening.  More...

Man, woman drown in river

LOCK HAVEN (AP) — Authorities in central Pennsylvania say a man and woman drowned after venturing out on the rain-swollen Susquehanna River on flotation devices and apparently being swept over a dam.  Officials in Clinton County say the ac More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

JVSD board names new superintendent

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon bounces Mount Union 7-4

District 11 9-10 LL:

Huntingdon and Mount Union met up for the second time in the 9-10 year-old District 11 Little League all-star tournament Wednesday. More...

Eight-run sixth helps Curve rout SeaWolves

An eight-run onslaught in the bottom of the sixth inning broke open a three-run game and sent the Curve to a 15-7 rout of the Erie SeaWolves in front of the largest regular-season crowd of the year at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Spikes use 10-run third to pound Muckdogs

The fireworks started early on the Fourth of July as the State College Spikes plated ten runs in the third inning, including a grand slam by David Washington, on their way to a 13-2 shellacking of the Batavia Muckdogs Thursday afternoon at Medlar Fie More...

People/Pastimes

Elegant entertaining with bold flavors

Summer entertaining is easy with simple, crowd-pleasing recipes from light bites to sweet delights that require almost no time in the kitchen.  More...

Create new family reunion traditions

Family reunions are a wonderful time to celebrate history and enjoy the company of those near and dear. More...

Special Occasions

July 5, 2013  Happy birthday wishes go out to Robin Schmidt of Saltillo who celebrates a birthday today, Friday, July 5, 2013. Happy birthday, Robin!   More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A simple prewash formula

Dear Heloise: I remember that you had a simple PREWASHSPRAY recipe. I can’t seem to find my copy. Could you please reprint it? — Haddie in Chicago  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Gemini if born before 3:14 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, July 6, 2013:  More...

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