June 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County won’t see gypsy moth harm

Huntingdon County tree lovers can relax.  This year, the Lymantria dispar, or gypsy moth, won’t be causing wide-spread defoliation locally.  More...

May was good month for local car dealers

The month of May was the best month in nine years for car sales nationwide and Huntingdon County dealerships felt some of that success.  “We had an excellent May,” said Price Motor Sales general manager Scott Price. More...

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Local News

Public art walking tour scheduled for downtown Huntingdon

HUNTINGDON — Four and More, the cultural, non-profit and business partners in downtown Huntingdon offers its first of this year’s weekly walking tours in downtown Huntingdon Wednesday, June 18. Walking tours will begin at 10 a.m.  More...

Playground program starts Monday

HUNTINGDON — The Uptown Playground Program will be held again this summer at Weaver Memorial Park in Huntingdon. The program will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, beginning Monday, June 16, and ending Friday, Aug. 8.  More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Michael Burd Date of Birth: 3/29/1979 Age: 35 Height: 6’0” Weight: 175 Eye color: Blue Hair color: Brown   Last known address(es): 7933 Old Plank Road, Apt. More...

Local Sports

1960-61 memorable at Tussey

When the calendar turned from 1960 to 1961, it marked the beginning of an unforgettable year for the newly-merged Tussey Mountain High School. This area has not seen a year like it before, or since.  More...

Leonard keeps batting title in family

Southern’s Zinobile earns top pitching honor

Southern Huntingdon freshman designated hitter Larissa Leonard didn’t really make a big impact at the plate early in the Rockets’ season, connecting for just four hits in 14 official plate appearances over the first seven games.  More...

Final 2014 Softball Statistics

INDIVIDUAL HITTING (At least 1.5 at- More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gunner Brandon Hockenberry who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, June 14, 2014. More...

Local cadet graduates from West Point

Cadet Alexander Harry, the son of Ed and Susan Harry, graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, West Point, New York.  Harry is a 2010 graduate of Southern Huntingdon High School.  More...

JVHS graduate completes basic training

Austin Harnish, a 2011 graduate of Juniata Valley High School, recently completed basic and advanced infantry training for the United States Army in Fort Benning, Georgia.  More...

Special Sections

Shooting victim dead from injury

A Huntingdon man died as a result of a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the chest following an incident at 631 Mifflin St. in Huntingdon Borough Friday night.  More...

Area business keeps flag flying high

As the United States observes Flag Day today, a local businesswoman, Diana Caldwell of the Atherton Flag Co., Mount Union, takes pride in her work to keep “Old Glory” flying high.  More...

Summer is slow time for blood donations

With Juniata College students mostly gone for the summer and high schools officially ending their school years, blood donations in the county decrease, making it even more vital to donate blood in the summer months.  More...

General News

Crafting a hit: How many songwriters does it take?

NEW YORK (AP) — How many people does it take to write a hit song? If you’re Pharrell, one. If you’re Pitbull or Jason Derulo, probably eight — or more.  More...

NBC’s Lauer is sticking with ‘Today’

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Lauer is sticking with NBC’s “Today” show for a few more years.  More...

Katy Perry to support education during tour

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Katy Perry returns stateside to kick off the North American leg of her Prismatic World Tour, she’s reflecting on the hard work that got her here and preparing to pay it forward.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 14   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 15   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Castro’s blast lifts Cubs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Arrieta threw seven impressive innings, Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Friday night in matchup of last-place teams.  More...

Watson misses Open cut

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Masters champion Bubba Watson avoided major mistakes, putted well and seemed more comfortable in his second run through Pinehurst No. 2 at the U.S. More...

Wick’s homeruns help Spikes to 10-3 victory

Rowan Wick became the eighth player in State College Spikes history to hit two home runs in one game, and his five runs batted in propelled the Spikes to a 10-3 win over the Williamsport Crosscutters in the 2014 season opener Friday night at Susqueha More...

Religion News

Dates are a common Ramadan tradition

During the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Sameer Sarmast leaves the house each day with his wallet, his keys and... More...

Area Vacation Bible Schools scheduled

12th Street UMC   More...

Three Springs Baptist birthday group meets

The birthday group of First Baptist Church of Three Springs met at Pizza Star II June 11. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Some addictions are worse than others

Dear Annie: Is there such a thing as an addiction to charitable giving? I cannot seem to say no to anyone with a need or a hard-luck story.  More...

Doctor K

Good exercise program is more than aerobics

By ANTHONY L. KOMAROFF, M.D.   DEAR DOCTOR K: You’ve written that a complete exercise program involves a combination of activities. Can you discuss these exercises? More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 16, 2014:  More...

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