August 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Internship program may benefit county

The Scholarship, Sustainability and Civic Engagement Program (SSCEP) at Penn State University could benefit Huntingdon County as program organizers plan to collaborate with the county planning department to form specialized internships.  More...

Music in the Park

Erick Ian Farmer, left, and Clearbear were two of several folk musicians who performed at Music in the Park, sponsored by the Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association, at Portstown Park in Huntingd More...

State  Free Access 

New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. More...

World  Free Access 

Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 deaths

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Africa’s largest cities.  More...

West condemns Russia over convoy mission to Ukraine

LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 23 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, Aug. 24 More...

Local Sports

Experienced ’Cats hope for title run

It’s been three years removed from the Huntingdon girls’ volleyball program’s last District Six title run. More...

Huntingdon returns six starters, 12 vets

Huntingdon boy’s soccer played through a 2013 season that had its ups and downs, and didn’t live up to the team’s standards in the overall record. More...

People/Pastimes

Creative ways to plan a date at home

Date night doesn’t have to require reservations at an overpriced restaurant or an over-thetop production. More...

What type of date night couple are you?

A wonderful evening together means engaging in activities you both are passionate about. Here are a few of the activities different couples can enjoy based on their passions.  Artsy  More...

Special occasions at home

Most relationships have milestones and other special events that call for celebration, so why not do so from the comfort and serenity of home? More...

Annie's Mailbox

Family member is driving everyone insane

Dear Annie: We need some serious advice about a family member who is driving the entire family insane. When “Billy” was a child, he was considered gifted, and everyone predicted he would accomplish unbelievable things. More...

Doctor K

Choosing the right shoe can relieve bunion pain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have a painful bunion. What is the best way to treat it?  DEAR READER: A bunion occurs when two bones in your foot no longer line up properly. Normally, a bone in the foot lines up straight with the first bone in your big toe. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Leo if born before 5:33 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 25, 2014: More...

Lake attendance shifts seasonally

Even though there is nearly a month to go until the autumnal equinox, the summer is quickly coming to an end with the start of another school year, cool temperatures and Labor Day just over a week away.  More...

Kish group to see PSU play in Ireland

Despite recent warnings about a possible volcanic eruption in the Dublin area of Ireland, local folks traveling to Penn State’s opener on the Emerald Isle do not seem to be deterred.  More...

Farm safety message important for youth

After a 15-year-old Lancaster boy recently died when the skid steer he was operating overturned into a liquid manure pit, rural youth are being reminded about safety on the farm.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon Borough resident questions trash issues

During the Aug. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Richard Lynn Dean Date of Birth: Aug. More...

Alexandria Memorial Public Library

The summer always seems to pass too quickly with not enough time for all those books that beg to be read, and new books are always there to add to your reading list. The books this month are especially enticing:  More...

General News

Jell-O can’t stop slippery sales slide

NEW YORK (AP) — Jell-O has lost its jiggle and nobody knows how to fix it.  More...

New England’s young find new go-to career: farming

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Farming is hip in New England.  Across the region, young people are choosing crops over cubicles, new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading.  More...

Pa. lawyer wants seized $125K wine collection back

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer convicted of selling highend wine despite strict Pennsylvania liquor laws hopes to win back the seized collection before it's destroyed.  The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Friday that Arthur Goldman's collectio More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Brady leads Patriots past Panthers

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. More...

Las Vegas has steamrolled through tourney so far

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — Things have come easy at the Little League World Series for the team from Las Vegas.  The West Region champions have steamrolled three opponents by a combined score of 33-5, cruising along under the radar.  More...

Mariners top BoSox

BOSTON (AP) — Austin Jackson’s bases-loaded double with two outs in the ninth inning keyed a five-run rally, and the Seattle Mariners sent the Boston Red Sox to their sixth straight loss, 5-3 on Friday night.  More...

Religion News

Tabernacle Church of God in Christ hosts Children’s fun fair

Kim Clayborn, left, supervises games at a children’s fun fair Aug. 16 sponsored by the Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, Mount Union. More...

Pope gets crash course on Korea issue

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The heads of AP’s Rome and Seoul bureaus look at the achievements and lessons of Pope Francis’ trip to South Korea:  The view from the papal plane  More...

Pastor hopes to expand ministry in Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The American evangelical pastor Rick Warren, who visited Rwanda this week, told The Associated Press that he hopes to expand his ministry to East Africa.  More...

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