May 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local business celebrates 100 years

In order for businesses to maintain longevity, those in charge are advised to change with the times, and one local business celebrating its 100th anniversary has done just that. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Stevie Nicole Heffner  Date of Birth: Aug. 9, 1992  Age: 22  Height: 5 foot, 3 inches  Weight: 165 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Blonde  Last known address(es): Huntingdon and Alexandria.  More...

Police Log

Counterfeit currency  SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report counterfeit $50 bills and a $100 bill were discovered at Walmart between 12:01 a.m. April 29 and 11:50 p.m. May 1. More...

Officials mark completion of trail’s second phase

“This is an exciting time for the H&BT Rail Trail,” proclaimed state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Conservation and Technical Services Deputy Secretary Nathan Flood during a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday mor More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bizer hopes to lead PS to another title

DENVER (AP) — Caution: “Human Sledgehammer” at work. Big hits about to happen. Penn State rugby standout Meya Bizer is known for her jarring collisions on the field, leading to her fitting nickname. More...

Lehman leads Senior PGA

FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — Tom Lehman started the second round of the Senior PGA Championship on the 10th tee Friday afternoon. He might as well have started it on a launch pad. More...

Rangers hold off Yankee rally to win 10-9

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince Fielder launched two long homers, drove in four runs and helped the Texas Rangers hold off the New York Yankees 10-9 Friday night for their third straight win. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Moravian record books hold little-known history of slaves

The (Allentown) Morning Call  BETHLEHEM (AP) — Mary Prince has become a symbol of freedom in the 200 years since her death. More...

Trinity Assembly of God hosts intern

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Pope to bishops: Stop ordering faithful around, fight graft

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is giving marching orders to his bishops, telling them to strongly denounce corruption and to act more like pastors than “pilots” ordering the faithful around.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Marriage requires compromise

Dear Annie: Is there any end to it? I am 68 and have been married for 44 years. My husband and I both have some health issues, but he still needs sex, or he becomes depressed and can’t seem to function. More...

Doctor K

Iron pills can help raise hemoglobin levels

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a 31-year-old woman, and I try to donate blood every couple of months, but the last time I tried, I was turned away because my hemoglobin was too low. What does that mean? And what can I do about it? More...

Memorial Day events planned across county

Chaplain Major Klavens Noel, chief of chaplain service at the James E. Van Zandt Medical Center, Altoona, will serve as the guest speaker for Memorial Day services Monday, May 26, in Petersburg.  More...

Company wins Impact Award

A local company honored earlier this month by a regional economy development agency has received statewide recognition. More...

Candidates await hand count results

County election officials started counting absentee and write-in ballots from Tuesday primary election early Friday morning. And, when county offices closed at 4:30 p.m. Friday for the holiday weekend, the count was ongoing. More...

Lake officials expect busy holiday weekend

This weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and Raystown Lake is gearing up for the crowds. Water safety coordinator Ali- cia Palmer said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ready to welcome visitors. More...

World  Free Access 

Pope to bishops: Stop ordering faithful around, fight graft

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is giving marching orders to his bishops, telling them to strongly denounce corruption and to act more like pastors than “pilots” ordering the faithful around. More...

Senate adds religious freedom to trade bill objectives

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted unanimously to require U.S. negotiators to take religious freedom into account in any country taking part in trade talks. More...

Belfast baker guilty of discrimination over ‘gay cake’ snub

DUBLIN (AP) — A Christian owned bakery in Northern Ireland has been found guilty of discrimination for refusing to make a cake bearing the slogan “Support Gay Marriage.” More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 23 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, May 24 More...

Local Sports

PIAA Doubles Tennis Championshp:

Perow and Mitchell bow out in first round

Things didn’t go nearly as well as hoped for Huntingdon’s doubles team of senior Austin Perow and junior Taylor Mitchell at the PIAA Class AA Doubles Championship at the Hershey Racquet Club Friday afternoon.  More...

Valley back in title game

Juniata Valley made a return trip to Ferndale Friday to complete its District 6-A semifinal contest suspended due to rain Thursday worthwhile. More...

Curve can’t hold lead in 6-3 loss to Rock Cats

A three-run double by New Hampshire’s Ronald Torreyes turned the game in favor of the home team as the Curve suffered their third loss of the road trip in a 6-3 defeat Friday night at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Enzia Louise (Feagley) Leamer of Huntingdon who turns 81 years old Monday, May 25, 2015.  More...

Special Occasions

May 24, 2015  Happy birthday wishes go out to Benny Shade of Mapleton who celebrates a birthday tomorrow, Sunday, May 24, 2015. Happy birthday, Benny! nnnnn  May 25, 2015  More...

Births

Jed and Kimberly (Baker) Rawlings of Hollidaysburg are proud to announce the birth of their son, Emmitt Jay Rawlings, at 3:41 p.m. May 16, 2015, at UPMC Altoona. At birth, Emmitt weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 19 inches in length.  More...

School News

HAHS graduate earns dual master’s degrees

Ashton Reynolds received dual master’s degrees May 15 at Widener University, Philadelphia, one in social work and the other in human sexuality studies. More...

Elco retirees breakfast will resume in June

There will be no Elco retirees breakfast held this month due to the Memorial Day holiday. The next breakfast will be held at 8:30 a.m. More...

Area woman joins honor society

Morgan Golay of Huntingdon was inducted into the Order of Omega Greek honor society at Susquehanna University.  More...

NASCAR

NASCAR driver to join Fox as analyst

AP Auto Racing Writer  Jeff Gordon will join Fox as a full-time analyst in 2016, teaming with Mike Joy and Darrell Waltrip in the three-man booth.  Gordon is retiring at the end of this season and signed a multi-year contract with Fox. More...

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