May 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Relay For Life goal surpassed

A legion of participants and visitors gathered at Detwiler Memorial Field, Huntingdon, Saturday to “Win This War, Find A Cure” at Huntingdon County’s 20th annual Relay For Life and surpassed the fundraising goal of $42,500.  More...

Local News

Police Log

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Saxton Community Library

The library book sale will be held June 6, 8 and 9 during normal open hours. Donated books will be accepted through the end of May for the book sale. The books must be clean, no musty smell or mildew. Please drop off during open hours. More...

Community Summer Band rehearsals set

HUNTINGDON CO. — The Community Summer Band will begin rehearsals for its 25th anniversary season from 7-9 p.m. Monday, June 1, in the Huntingdon Area Middle School band room.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, May 18   AIDS Intervention p The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/ People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. More...

Local Sports

Both Tussey teams are seeded eighth

District Five Playoffs:

Tussey Mountain’s baseball and softball teams have qualified for the District 5-A playoffs. More...

Saltillo Lions event at ALCC

The annual Saltillo Lions Club Scramble Tournament was held Saturday at the Mount Union American Legion Country Club. A total of 72 players participated.  More...

People/Pastimes

Gluten-free grilling with grains

If your outdoor grilling menu calls for easy, gluten-free dishes to accompany your favorite flame-kissed foods, sorghum may be your secret to success.  More...

Special Occasions

May 18, 2015  Happy birthday wishes go out to Cindy Schmidt of Saltillo who celebrates a birthday today, Monday, May 18, 2015. Happy birthday, Cindy! More...

Senior Spotlight

TIPS FOR GRANDPARENTS HELPING TO RAISE CHILDREN

As retirement age approaches, many older adults envision themselves downsizing and moving to a quaint community to enjoy their golden years in as relaxing a fashion as possible. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It is best to send wedding gifts to the home

Dear Annie: My daughter recently married for the first time. Her attendants were her three best friends. Their friendship goes back 20 years, and they still regularly get together for a girls’ night out.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Gemini. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, May 19, 2015: More...

Special Sections

Convenient Care Center to open

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Man enters plea ahead of scheduled DUI trial

A former Altoona man who is in the Huntingdon County Jail entered a plea ahead of his trial that was scheduled to be heard in court today.  Zane J. More...

Police officers enforcing evening curfews

As spring turns to summer, young people are spending their evenings outside.  In Mount Union Borough, teens know when the curfew siren sounds at 9:45 p.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Amtrak trains rolling on busy Northeast Corridor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak trains began rolling on the busy Northeast Corridor early Monday, the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia, and officials vowed to have safer trains and tracks while investigators worke More...

Cash flows above $5M in race for high court

HARRISBURG (AP) — The cash is flowing in Pennsylvania’s hotly contested campaigns for an unprecedented three open seats on the state Supreme Court, as contributions to the dozen candidates surpassed the $5 million mark and TV advertising More...

General News

Obama bans some military-style equipment provided to police

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprise announcement coming nine months after police in riot gear dispelled racially charged protests, President Barack Obama is banning the federal government from providing some military-style equipment to local depart More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Braves’ Shelby one out short in no-hit bid

MIAMI (AP) — Shelby Miller’s no-hit bid ended with two outs in the ninth inning Sunday when Justin Bour singled sharply up the middle, and the Atlanta Braves right-hander pitched a two-hitter in a 6-0 win over the Miami Marlins that compl More...

American Pharoah overpowers Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) — Minutes before the Preakness, it was an ominous scene at Pimlico Race Course. Thunder and lightning. Wind and rain. A record crowd scrambling for cover. More...

Preakness Stakes Notebook

BALTIMORE (AP) — A 30-1 long shot in the morning line, Tale of Verve got virtually no love from the media or bettors leading up to the Preakness.  On Saturday, the bay colt proved to be better than every horse except the incomparable Ameri More...

Hints from Heloise

Bad ads make viewer mad

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about television programming and commercials:  “In TV commercials, why is bad behavior being flaunted? More...

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