June 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Hospital physician cuts back services

After taking a leave of absence for family health reasons earlier this year, Dr. Ken Lee wants his patients to know he’s back and offering gynecological services for women in Huntingdon County.  Lee has been practicing at J.C. More...

Huntingdon ranked among best, safest towns

Huntingdon Borough has been named one of the best towns in the state in two different categories by the research site niche.com.  According to the website, the borough is the third best town and 10th safest in the state.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Derrick Hobbs  Date of Birth: July 1, 1977  Age: 37  Height: 6 feet, 2 inches  Weight: 170 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  More...

Four seniors graduate from CCA

Calvary Christian Academy held its 33rd annual commencement exercises June 3 at the Calvary Independent Baptist Church in Huntingdon. Four graduates received their diplomas during the evening program. The Rev. More...

Youngest graduates

Calvary Christian Academy recently held its annual kindergarten graduation program. With their teacher Marian Kidd are, from the left, Gabriel Schroeder, Emmah Royer and Earl Jefferis. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 6 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, June 7 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Would Triple Crown be a good thing?

NEW YORK (AP) — Will the long, long wait finally end in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday?  If it does, and American Pharoah becomes the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, it may not be enough to help the troubled sport of horse racing s More...

Wawrinka wins; other match suspended

French Open Men’s Semifinals:

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic has waited and waited to win his first French Open title and complete a career Grand Slam, worrying about when — or perhaps even whether — he would get another chance after coming close in recent years.&n More...

Cup goalies have had ups and downs

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — No team wins Stanley Cup without reliable goaltending, so Tampa Bay’s Ben Bishop finds it laughable when he reads or hears criticism about Chicago’s Corey Crawford.  More...

Religion News

Vacation Bible Schools to be held at area churches

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...

Justices rule in favor of woman denied job

The Supreme Court has strengthened civil rights protections for employees and job applicants who need special treatment in the workplace because of their religious beliefs.  More...

‘Fun in the Sun’ event planned

The Calvary Boys, from the left, Larry Lumadue, vocals and guitar; Rook Wiser, tenor; Roy Shaw, baritone and keyboard; and Scott Dotts, vocals and bass guitar, will perform a concert at a “Fun More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 1:16 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 8, 2015:  More...

Bank properties a concern in MU

A Garber Street resident who lives next to a vacant, bankowned home encouraged Mount Union Borough Council to approach the financial institution about better maintaining the property, and thus launched a discussion among the public and council member More...

Summer reading important for kids

As another school year comes to an end, educators are stressing the importance of students reading during the summer months. In fact, one local author’s book has already made the list of the must-read books for this summer.  More...

Grocery store hikes gas points spending

Beginning June 1, customers at Giant Foods in Huntingdon may have noticed less reward points for their purchase.  Customers previously received 10 cents off gas for every $50 they spent, but now those discounts will start with every $100 spent.& More...

World  Free Access 

Religion Briefs

Relatives of citizens in Iran press for their release   WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives of four Americans held in Iran are calling on the Obama administration to do more to press for their release during negotiations with Tehran on a nuclear d More...

Special events, services

Free shredding event  p The Alexandria Presbyterian Church, located on the corner of Shelton Avenue and Hartslog Street, Alexandria, along with Burgmeier Hauling, will host a free shredding event from 9 a.m. More...

Bureaucracy awaits Caitlyn Jenner

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A glamorous Vanity Fair cover served as Caitlyn Jenner’s introduction to the world, but far more mundane matters await the Olympic champion before she can legally assume her new identity.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Tussey Mountain to graduate 119 seniors

75 Years Ago  Shattered bits of wreckage whirled about in the boiling current at the base of the Highland Park Dam, Pittsburgh, in the Allegheny River to mark the spot where four Sharpsburg boys met death in the flat-bottomed rowboat that took t More...

Local Sports

Coder enjoyed brilliant career in coaching

Mapleton native Tom Coder, who put together a brilliant high school and college coaching career in the state of Delaware, is the at-large inductee into the Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame with the Class of 2015.  More...

Curve win 4-3 at Erie

Starting pitcher Jason Creasy improved to 7-0 as the Altoona Curve held off the Erie Sea- Wolves, 4-3, Friday night at Jerry Uht Park. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Cecilia Lane Elder who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, June 6, 2015. Her proud parents are Paul and Emily Elder of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Andrew Nicholas Scott who turns 4 years old today, Saturday, June 6, 2015. He lives with his daddy and mommy, Jessica Scott, in Calvin. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Tyler Joseph Gutshall who turns 10 years old tomorrow, Sunday, June 7, 2015. His proud parents are Joseph and Tricia Gutshall of Huntingdon. Tyler has a brother, Lucas Walter. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It must be a mutual decision

Dear Annie: I have been with my husband for seven years. When we first married, he had a great job and was attentive and supportive. He adopted my son from my previous marriage, and I got pregnant shortly after our wedding. More...

Doctor K

Ease discomfort of hemorrhoids

DEAR DOCTOR K: What can I do to ease the discomfort of hemorrhoids?  DEAR READER: Hemorrhoids are quite common, and they’re not a “serious” medical problem. More...

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