July 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County online map useful to residents

While Clearfield County recently unveiled an online map viewer and real estate data tool, the service is one Huntingdon County has had in place four about the last four years.  More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Chauncey Steel Date of Birth: June 19, 1982 Age: 32 years old Height: 6 feet Weight: 180 pounds Eye color: Brown Hair color: Black  Last known address(s): 125 W. More...

Fourth of July crash

State police at Huntingdon continue to investigate the cause of a single vehicle crash along Route 22 in the area of Jack’s Narrows in Brady Township at 7:08 p.m. Friday. More...

Uptown Playground to host activities with Under the Sea theme

HUNTINGDON — The summer program at the George Weaver Memorial Park (the Uptown Playground) 16th Street, Huntingdon, is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon holds off Ebensburg 17-15

District 9-10 LL:

Huntingdon fought off elimination once more in the 9-10 year-old Little League all-star tournament Thursday. Leads of 11-1 and 16-7 weren’t safe but Huntingdon did hold off Ebensburg for a 17-15 win.  More...

People/Pastimes

Local student receives scholarship from FCMC Foundation

Twelve area high school and college students who plan to pursue or are pursuing health care careers were awarded 2014 scholarships totaling $11,000 from the Fulton County Medical Center Foundation.  Among those receiving scholarships was Joelle More...

Hawn family continues 56-year reunion tradition

For 56 years, descendants of Henry and Margaret (Corbin) Hawn, originally of the Raystown and Donation areas, have met for a reunion each June. More...

Births

Nathan and Rachele House of Mount Union are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Rosalie Joy House, June 30, 2014, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Religion News

Ruling impact on birth control coverage mixed

NEW YORK (AP) — Business owners who don’t want to pay for their employees’ birth control are ending that coverage after the Supreme Court said they could choose on grounds of religious belief not to comply with part of the health ca More...

New Generation Singers to perform

The New Generation Singers are “on the road again,” as they as they travel to Washington, D.C., and the states of Missouri, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Iowa presenting their unique performances of Christian music in several More...

Area Vacation Bible Schools planned

15th Street UMC  p The 15th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon, will host SonTreasure Island VBS from 9:30 a.m. to noon Monday, July 14, through Friday, July 18. More...

Special Sections

Funds available for gravel roads

For fiscal year 2014-2015, Huntingdon County has been allotted $109,624 for low-volume roads and $297,071 for dirt and gravel roads, totaling $406,695 as part of the state Conservation Commission Dirt and Gravel Road Program.  The amount is more More...

Fire police officers perform vital job

At an emergency scene, attention is often focused on fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel, but one group is also important, and often times overlooked — fire police officers.  More...

Fourth of July weekend starts with a bang

Despite cloudy skies, a patriotic fireworks display Thursday helped to usher in Independence Day in the Huntingdon area. More...

General News

Music, television star changes tune in Weinstein Co. film

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Levine knows pop stars-turnedactors are greeted suspiciously. And he’s hesitant to make any grandiose declarations about suddenly transforming into an actor. More...

Medicine show teams up with Bob Dylan again

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For years, Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show has been thanking Bob Dylan from afar for “Wagon Wheel,” the multiplatinum hit based on an unfinished Dylan song. More...

Burt Reynolds’ memoir scheduled

NEW YORK (AP) — Burt Reynolds, the actor who once showed all, is now ready to tell all.  G.P. Putnam’s Sons announced Wednesday that Reynolds’ memoir, “But Enough About Me,” is set for release in fall 2015.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 5   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, July 6   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

McCutchen, Pirates beat Phils 8-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When Andrew McCutchen stepped to the plate in the eighth inning, he wasn’t looking for a home run but he thought he had one to complete a cycle.  No such luck for the Pittsburgh Pirates star. More...

Brazil, Germany reach semis

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The fireworks celebrating victory had barely subsided when the disastrous news came through for Brazil: Neymar is out. The star who lit up the World Cup with his skill and sunny temperament fractured a bone in his back. More...

Federer back in men’s final

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer was on the decline — or so the thinking went.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Spider control  To get rid of spiders, just put dryer sheets all around. I put Downy® dryer sheets behind pictures and all around in places that don’t show. I did this about five years ago and haven’t had spiders since. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Readers evenly divided

Dear Annie: I had to respond to “Frustrated with Noise,” who had a problem with children crying in church. Obviously, this person doesn’t have children. More...

Doctor K

Geriatrician can help older adults weigh treatment options

By ANTHONY L. KOMAROFF, M.D.

DEAR DOCTOR K: My mother has been going to the same doctor for decades. Now that she is 80, should she switch to a geriatrician?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 7, 2014: More...

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