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Boxers Café marks 25th anniversary

A local eatery nestled in the middle of downtown Huntingdon is celebrating its 25th anniversary today, Friday, May 22.  Boxers Cafe, owned by Tony and Paula Seguin and their daughter, Iris, is known for its good food, cold drinks and friendly at More...

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Firefighters’ parade marches on despite rain

By ADAM WATSON  Daily News Staff Writer  Unseasonably cold and rainy temperatures failed to dampen the spirits of hundreds of Three Springs and Saltillo area residents who turned out Thursday evening for the Three Springs Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Department of Treasury lists unclaimed property

In Huntingdon County, there are currently 14,155 unclaimed properties that have been reported to the state Department of Treasury, and the total value of those unclaimed properties is approximately $1,980,076.39.  More...

Community pools to open for season

The Memorial Day holiday means the start of summer and with the start of summer means the opening of community swimming pools.  More...

World  Free Access 

First Lady offers glimpse of workout routine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama has finally revealed some of her workout secrets.  The first lady skips rope, does abdominal crunches with a weighted ball and jumps on and off a bench in a White House video released as part of the fifth a More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, May 22 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

U.S. beats Cuba

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. More...

Bumgarner powers Giants to 4-0 win over Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner homered off Clayton Kershaw and once again outpitched the reigning NL MVP and Cy Young winner, too, as the San Francisco Giants shut out the Los Angeles Dodgers for the third straight day, 4-0 on Thursday. More...

Spieth shares Colonial lead

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Masters champion Jordan Spieth made a 20-foot birdie putt on the final hole with darkness falling for a 6-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead Thursday in the rain-delayed Colonial.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Computer cleanup

Dear Heloise: Here is my hint to keep COMPUTERS running smoothly and save on storage space:  More...

Special Sections

Judge sentences drug ring leader

A New Kensington man convicted of leading a $14 million heroin drug ring in Huntingdon County in March 2013 was resentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Planners discuss CDBG changes

Members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission were faced with a decision regarding alterations to the three-year Community Development Plan during Thursday night’s monthly meeting.  More...

Musicians come to county for Folk College

National and internationally acclaimed folk musicians will once again descend on Huntingdon County today for a weekend of teaching budding musicians and concert performances  More...

Memorial Day events planned across county

Mount Union

Dianne Barben, MSN, RNc, will serve as the guest speaker for Memorial Day services in Mount Union Monday, May 25.  Festivities will begin with a parade at 11:30 a.m. The parade will end at the cemetery and refresh- ments will follow at the VFW. More...

State  Free Access 

Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. More...

Competitor’s smiley face cookies ‘confusingly similar’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The cookies may be smiling, but the restaurants are not.  A Pennsylvania chain says in a lawsuit that the smiley face cookies made by a Chicago-based baker are “confusingly similar” to its own trademarked trea More...

Man of many degrees getting his 10th academic credential

PALMER (AP) — Palmer Township resident Bob Walters has earned so many college degrees he couldn’t hang them all on one wall.  On Thursday Walters, 64, was scheduled to graduate with his 10th credential from Northampton Community Coll More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Warriors Mark-Franklin Twp. High School to hold graduation ceremony

75 Years Ago  Twenty-six students will be graduated from the Warriors Mark-Franklin Township High School May 28. Joseph O. More...

Local Sports

Trojans fail to get clutch hit in loss to Rams

District 6-AA Baseball Semifinal:

Visiting Richland scored three runs in the top of the fourth to take a 4-2 lead and held on to win a 4-3 District 6-AA semifinal game at Mount Union Thursday afternoon. More...

Valley game at Ferndale suspended

Juniata Valley made the trip to Ferndale to face the top seed in the District 6-A semifinals. More...

Lack of clutch hit costs Curve in 4-1 defeat

Altoona left 10 on the bases and went 1-for-11 with runners in scoring position in a seriesclosing 4-1 loss to the Portland Sea Dogs Thursday night at Hadlock Field. It is the first road series loss for the Curve in 2015.  More...

People/Pastimes

Students participate in patriotic art contest

Each year, the Ladies Auxiliary to the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, sponsors a patriotic art competition open to school students as well as home-schooled students in grades 9-12.  Each entry is judged on originality, presentation an More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to McKenna Nichole Crofoot who turns 3 years old today, Friday, May 22, 2015. Her proud mommy and daddy are Angela and John Crofoot of Mount Union and her big sister is Megan.  More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Aaron Thomas Sullivan who turns 7 years old today, Friday, May 22, 2015. His proud parents are Tom and Mindy Sullivan of Huntingdon. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Free landscaping   I’ve been busy trading plants with my friends and neighbors. Many plants need to be divided or propagated, so we all swap what we don’t need. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Recognize nobody is perfect

Dear Annie: I’ve been seeing (and sleeping with) “Jordan”’ for eight months. We met at the gym, and I asked him out because I had an amazing feeling about him. Since then, I’ve become totally infatuated. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, May 23, 2015:  More...

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