June 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Boy shares success at Hershey school

It’s been a long five years of only seeing her son on weekends, but Huntingdon resident Rebecca Salmons believes sending her son to the Milton Hershey School in 2010 was the right choice and she’s encouraging other local parents to make t More...

Civil War commemoration

Members of the 53rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Co. C re-enacting unit with members of the 20th Maine and 125th Pennsylvania Regiments, led by Sgt. More...

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Public drunkenness   More...

Commissioner questions post-election meeting

A Huntingdon County Commissioner Tuesday raised a question about a recent meeting the commissioners participated in to discuss the election.  More...

Orbisonia Boro. Council members hear updates

The Orbisonia Borough Council handled an array of business Wednesday night.  In the public comment portion of the meeting, Orbisonia- Rockhill Volunteer Fire Co. More...

General News

‘Fun Home,’ Kelli O’Hara victories among top Tony moments

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Patrick Harris was just a presenter this time, but he sure looked glad to be back from the Oscars. And why wouldn’t he be?  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, June 8   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Gardner homer powers Yanks’ win

NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia pitched six sharp innings before being ejected for arguing balls and strikes, Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking, threerun homer Sunday and the New York Yankees won their seasonhigh sixth straight game, 6-2 over the Los More...

Jaymes’ investments paid off in sports, life

Von Jaymes counsels folks on making wise investments. The Shade Gap native certainly has made all the personal time and effort invested into sports pay off over the course of his athletic and business career. More...

Wawrinka denies Djokovic French title

PARIS (AP) — Moments before his third French Open final in four years, Novak Djokovic jogged in a stadium hallway, near a poster of the Coupe des Mousquetaires, the silver trophy awarded to the men’s champion at the only major tournament More...

Annie's Mailbox

Loving someone always involves risk

Dear Annie: I’ve been good friends with “Barney” for 10 years. During that time, we’ve had an on-and-off romantic relationship. More...

Hints from Heloise

People ponder pill packs

Dear Readers: Wow, those annoying “BLISTER PACKS” of pills are really causing blisters! So many responded to the Sound Off about medication in the blister packs! Most emails and letters shared hints on how to get the medication out. More...

Special Sections

Infant homicide trial starts today

The long awaited trial of a former Smithfield Township woman charged in the death 2010 death of her infant son began this morning in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

Day care numbers rise in summer

As the first full week of summer vacation begins for most area students, more parents will be sending their school-age children to day care centers and that has childcare providers seeing an increase in the number of children for whom they care.  More...

Cromwell supervisors approve ORJMA rules

By this time next month, Cromwell Township officials hope to have all “loose ends” tied up involving the township’s installation of a community sewage system in the Pogue and Pine Tree Village areas of the township.  More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Debate heats up as lawmakers work on budget deal

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania state representatives found a tax issue they could agree on last week, voting unanimously against a Republican amendment that had bundled together all of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s revenue proposals.  More...

Insurers ask regulators for big rate increases

HARRISBURG (AP) — A national upswing of health insurance rates is coming to Pennsylvania, and that could mean bigger than-expected cost increases next year for at least a couple hundred thousand Pennsylvanians who bought insurance in the market More...

Death won’t stop trade secrets theft probe

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The death of a retired researcher accused of having stolen trade secrets for a Chinese company won’t stop the investigation, authorities in western Pennsylvania said.  More...

Local Sports

Garcia homer not enough in Curve loss

Willy Carcia homered in the ninth inning to extend his hitting streak to twelve games, but the Altoona Curve had their winning streak snapped at five games with a 6-4 loss to the Erie SeaWolves Sunday afternoon at Jerry Uht Park.  More...

Hesston Rundown

Hesston Speedway kicked off the month of June with the “Blade Runner.” New track preparation procedures generated a renewed, multi-groove racing surface and a huge amount of passing. More...

People/Pastimes

Aging Americans need eyecare most

Julie Beall might be a cancer patient, but she’s truly defined by any number of other titles. She’s a wife and mother, a registered nurse, a real estate professional, an MBA graduate, a small business owner and a public speaker. More...

Special Occasions

June 8, 2015  Happy birthday wishes go out to Wayne Cohenour of Mill Creek who celebrates his birthday today, Monday, June 8, 2015. Happy birthday, Wayne!   More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, June 9, 2015: More...

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