May 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County’s CYS needs additional space

Space has been at a premium inside the offices of Huntingdon County Children and Youth Services (CYS) for several years.  “There is no extra space,” said CYS director Joyce Zolten of the offices in the county’s Annex 2 building More...

Court administrator warns of juror scam

The office of the Huntingdon County Court Administrator is reaching out to potential jurors to warn them they may be impacted by a scam.  “I received ... More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Isaiah W. Shore  Date of Birth: Aug. 7, 1984  Age: 30  Height: 5 feet, 1 inch  Weight: 120 pounds  Eye color: Blue  Hair color: Brown  Aliases: Isaiah Shore, Isaiah W. More...

PennDOT work schedule for the week of June 1

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of June 1-5.   More...

Police Log

Electrical in nature   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 30   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, May 31   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bettis two-hits Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chad Bettis retired the first 18 batters and took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, Troy Tulowitzki hit two solo homers and the Colorado Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Friday night.  More...

Orioles extend Rays’ losing streak to six

BALTIMORE (AP) — J.J. Hardy’s single drove in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning, Chris Davis homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat Tampa Bay 2-1 on Friday night to extend the Rays’ losing streak to six games.  More...

Florida blanks LSU 4-0

Women’s College World Series:

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida’s Lauren Haeger allowed LSU to load the bases with no outs in the bottom of the first.  The Tigers didn’t score in that inning, or any other. More...

Religion News

Christian schools in Israel say budget cuts hurt community

RAMLE, Israel (AP) — It was an unlikely display of protesters: nuns cloaked in white, a blackclad priest clutching a golden scepter and dozens of Arab schoolchildren picketing outside the hulking headquarters of Israel’s Education Ministr More...

Religion Briefs

Protest in Catholic church faces moment of reckoning   SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) — The nearly 11-year occupation of a closed Roman Catholic church by its former parishioners may be coming to an end.  More...

Vacation Bible Schools planned locally

Bible Blast to the Past   “Travel back in time and zoom through  God’s Word with us as we discover  God’s everlasting love! More...

Annie's Mailbox

Get out of toxic environment

Dear Annie: Due to financial problems, my husband and I recently had to move into my in-laws’ home. Not a day goes by that I am not chastised or put down for the choices that led us to this situation. More...

Doctor K

Coffee has health benefits, but is not without risk

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard that coffee is good for your health — but I’ve also heard that it increases your blood pressure and heart rate. More...

Special Sections

Assistant DA resigns position

The Huntingdon County Commissioners this week approved the resignation of Huntingdon County First Assistant District Attorney Andrew “Andy” Carson.  More...

State money to aid area senior centers

Representatives from senior citizens centers in the tri-county region were happy to learn Friday morning that a limited amount of money will be available to qualifying centers later this year to help finance center improvements and programming.  More...

May temps have been warmer than average

Though temperatures in the county have been warmer than normal for the month of May, the temperatures haven’t broken any records, according to the National Weather Service.  More...

World  Free Access 

Four more bodies found after Texas flooding

DALLAS (AP) — Authorities said Friday they reclaimed four more bodies from Texas waters, adding to the growing death toll inflicted by record-setting storms that continue to submerge highways and flood homes.  At least 28 people have been More...

Unscripted TV stripped bare by scripted drama ‘UnREAL’

NEW YORK (AP) — “UnREAL” might be TV’s most fully realized reality series. Why shouldn’t it be? It’s scripted, then performed by professional actors.  More...

Author launches children’s imprint

NEW YORK (AP) — James Patterson, already one of the book world’s most popular authors, is now becoming a publisher.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon school board fails to adopt budget

75 Years Ago  Ninety-two orphan boys from all sections of Pennsylvania will be graduated from the Hershey Industrial School June 3, it was announced. The institution was founded by M.S. Hershey for the education of orphan boys.  More...

Local Sports

Tickets for HOF banquet available

The Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame’s 18th annual induction banquet will be held Saturday, June 13, at Raystown Resort and Convention Center near Entriken. More...

Area has 39 athletes honored

Inter-County Conference All-Stars:

Tussey Mountain senior standout Devin Folk was named the Inter-County Conference’s Most Valuable Player in girls’ track and field and led a list of 39 area student/athletes named to all-star teams in baseball, softball and track and field More...

Hornets play Serra Catholic at Mt. Aloysius

The Juniata Valley baseball team will open its season consecutive appearance in the PIAA Class A tournament against District Seven third-place finisher Serra Catholic. The game is scheduled for 4 p.m. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Phoenix Rae Frace who turns 4 years old tomorrow Sunday, May 31, 2015. He is the son of Christine Lynn of Mount Union and the late Adam Frace. More...

Happy Anniversary

Calvin couple marks 35th wedding anniversary

Dylan and Patty Endres of Calvin celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary Sunday, May 24, 2014.  Dylan is the son of Gladys Endres of Calvin and the late Gilbert Endres. More...

SSGC Garden of the Month

The Standing Stone Garden Club has selected the first Garden of the Month for the month of May. The honor goes to Becca Mahony, who resides at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon. More...

School News

Susquehanna University honors scholars

Local residents were among the 833 students named to Susquehanna University’s dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester. More...

Area woman recognized for achievement

Huntingdon resident Stephanie Ross has been named to the dean’s list at James Madison University for the spring 2015 semester. More...

Huntingdon student named to dean’s list

Summer Hunter-Kysor, a junior international studies and history major from Huntingdon, has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Heidelberg University.  According to Provost Dr. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 2:39 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 1, 2015:  More...

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