June 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Area residents part of grand jury call

Huntingdon County has been selected to send residents to Harrisburg for a special purpose and today, a number of county residents were called to the county’s courthouse to find out more.  More...

Avian flu information meetings set locally

The state Department of Agriculture will be conducting informational meetings throughout the region in the next few weeks to educate folks about high pathogenic avian influenza.  More...

Local News

Passengers injured in crash

Three individuals were involved in a single-vehicle accident shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday along state Route 1036, Six Mile Run Road, in Broad Top Township near the Bedford-Huntingdon county line. More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   ALEXANDRIA BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report someone drove east on Man Street and threw grapefruit sized limestone rocks at nine parked vehicles between June 18-19. More...

Visitor Wake-Up Reception series to begin

PENN TWP. — The Free Tuesday morning Wake-Up Reception series at the Raystown Lake Region Visitor Center Seven Points Recreation Area begins tomorrow Tuesday, June 23, with Thompson’s Candle Co. helping campers make fire starters.  More...

General News

Smithsonian to open first wing on innovation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A wide range of innovations from Eli Whitney’s cotton gin and Thomas Edison’s light bulb to the early Google servers and Apple’s iPhone have been brought together to tell a broad story of American business hi More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Spieth gets stunning victory

U.S. Open Championship Tournament:

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Jordan Spieth is halfway home to the Grand Slam, a prize only three of the biggest names in modern golf have ever chased.  And he still can’t believe how he got there.  More...

Youngster halfway to history

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — He won the first one the way players like to take majors, leading from the start at the Masters on a romp to the green jacket.  The second for Jordan Spieth came Sunday night with a bit more difficulty. More...

US Open Notebook

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Billy Horschel stepped to the microphone with an air of excitement.  Now that his U.S. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Having an anniversary party is perfectly fine

Dear Annie: Is it unorthodox to have a one-year anniversary party? A friend of mine was married last summer. By November, she had created a save-the-date on Facebook for a one-year anniversary party. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, June 23, 2015: More...

Portage man drowns at lake

Officials at Raystown Lake are emphasizing the importance of wearing personal flotation devices (PFDs) after a man drown near the Tatman Run Recreation Area in Entriken, Lincoln Township, Sunday afternoon.  Michael Kotch, 22, Portage, was not we More...

TM relay a success despite weather

Although a thunderstorm and heavy rains prematurely ended the 11th annual Tussey Mountain Relay For Life activities Saturday, the weather did not dampen the spirits of event organizers jubilant in surpassing the group’s goal of $25,781 by nearl More...

Experts say migraines more than a headache

Migraine sufferers know full well the debilitating symptoms they experience are more than just a headache, and the month of June has been set aside to raise public awareness about this chronic condition.  More...

State  Free Access 

Shrines could attract pilgrims during pope visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Four Roman Catholic shrines, including one featuring the glass-enclosed body of a saint wearing his bishop’s vestments and a wax mask so lifelike he appears ready to share a blessing, have joined forces to market thems More...

Two firefighters injured in blaze at fire department

CORAPOLOIS (AP) — Authorities say two firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation after a blaze at a western Pennsylvania volunteer fire department.  The fire in the Robinson Township Volunteer Fire Company No. More...

As budget deadline looms, no agreements to show

HARRISBURG (AP) — The new fiscal year for Pennsylvania state government begins July 1 and Democratic Gov. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, June 22   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon p Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. More...

Local Sports

Curve win 7-3 on national TV

In front of crowd of 5,903 at Peoples Natural Gas Field and in the homes of many others thanks to a nationally televised game, the Curve used a big five-run fifth inning to down the Senators 7-3 to pick up their 40th win of the season. More...

People/Pastimes

New peanut butter mash-ups and recipes your family will love

From classic recipes passed down through generations to new creations you wouldn’t expect to find on grandma’s table, there’s no shortage of ways to pack peanut butter into deliciously diverse dishes.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Why do these things rust?

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about items rusting:  More...

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