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Fire wardens to mark program’s centennial

To help celebrate the 100th anniversary of forest fire wardens in Pennsylvania, the Smithfield based Rothrock Forest District No. 5 will observe an informal commemoration Saturday, Sept. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Troy L. Newingham  Date of Birth: Feb. More...

Area brief

Make Mine Country to perform at Raystown Lake   More...

Police Log

Harassment   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon is investigating a report of a harassment situation that took place at Fairfield Inn & Suites at 1:30 a.m. June 14 involving a 25-year-old Huntingdon woman as the victim. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Salvation Army celebrates Diamond Jubilee worldwide

75 Years Ago  The Salvation Army celebrated its Diamond Jubilee all around the world. More...

Local Sports

Area Five 13-14 starts Sunday

The Area Five VFW Teener League All-Star tournament gets into full swing this weekend when the 13-14 year-old division opens with firstround, round-robin games on Sunday. The 15-16 year-old field begins the same format next Sunday.  More...

Mount Union falters 10-9 at West Suburban

District 11-12 Little League:

The District 11 Little League 11-12 all-star tournament got under way Thursday night with Mount Union making the trip to Johnstown to take on West Suburban. More...

Huntingdon loses 8-4 decision at Somerset

Huntingdon began defense of its 11-12 year-old District 11 title Thursday at Somerset. One big inning ended up sending Huntingdon to an 8-4 defeat.  Both teams had six hits but a couple breaks went Somerset’s way. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

James Creek couple marks 50 years of marriage

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Cloyd and Louanna (Shope) Miller of James Creek who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Friday, July 3, 2015. More...

United in Marriage

Stahl-Jones

Greg Stahl, formerly of Huntingdon, was united in marriage to Wendy Jones in a lakeside ceremony in McCall, Idaho, Saturday, June 20, 2015.  The groom is the son of Richard and Jennifer Stahl of Hailey, Idaho, and formerly of Huntingdon, and the More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Maria Ruth Mellott, who turns 1 year old today, Friday, July 3, 2015. Her proud parents are Mark and Megan Mellott of Willow Hill. More...

School News

Juniata Valley High School Honor Rolls

Mike Estep, principal at Juniata Valley High School, has released the honor rolls for the fourth marking period of the 2014-15 school year as follows:  Grade 7  High Honors  April Boxx, Kathryn Hosicker, Morgan Lawn.  Honors  More...

Special Sections

DUI task force steps up patrols

As the Fourth of July holiday weekend gets underway with barbecues, fireworks and family gatherings, the Huntingdon County DUI Task Force is reminding folks not to drink and drive.  More...

Raystown visitors urged to swim safe

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Code calls for proper display of flag

This time of year, red, white and blue are displayed proudly as a symbol of patriotism, but some folks may not realize their display of the American flag might be violating the code for its display and care.  More...

New general manager now at ACCO Brands

As of today, the ACCO Brands Blair facility in Alexandria officially has new leadership.  After the facility announced in April that its general manager, Perry Smith, would retire in July, current operations manager Jerry Rucker is ready to ass More...

World  Free Access 

Defections threaten Miss USA pageant

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Flo Rida, the Macy’s department store chain and football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith all had something in common on Wednesday: They’re the latest to distance themselves from Donald Trump following his remarks a More...

TV Land dumps ‘Dukes’

NEW YORK (AP) — TV Land has dumped “The Dukes of Hazzard.”  The network is confirming that reruns of the 1980s action comedy, with its Confederate flag imagery, have been pulled from the schedule.  This marks the latest ef More...

‘Monopoly’ to become movie

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Uncle Pennybags is going to Hollywood.  Lionsgate said Wednesday it will turn Monopoly — the ubiquitous American board game — into a feature length film, in collaboration with toy maker Hasbro.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, July 3 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates finish sweep in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Francisco Liriano pitched seven shutout innings in a rare victory over the Detroit Tigers as the Pittsburgh Pirates finished a three-game sweep with an 8-4 win on Thursday afternoon.  More...

Another early exit for Rafael Nadal

LONDON (AP) — On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand — and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket.  It was a painful, embarrassi More...

Sox score eight in first on way to 12-6 win

TORONTO (AP) — David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez had consecutive homers in an eightrun first inning, Xander Bogaerts had four hits and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 12-6 on Thursday night.  Brock Holt also had four hits and Bo More...

Religion News

Episcopalians OK allowing gay marriage in churches

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Episcopal Church has completed its embrace of gay rights, changing church law to allow same-sex religious marriages throughout the denomination, just days after the U.S. More...

Noah’s ark developer seeking tax incentive

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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...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t rush into marriage

Dear Annie: I recently broke up with my boyfriend of two years. I had been having doubts for a few months and one night he took me out for a surprise picnic. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Hummingbirds see red?

Dear Heloise: I know you have written about HUMMINGBIRDS, and I have a question: Is it necessary that the nectar be red? I have seen it sold both ways. — Kayla, via email.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, July 4, 2015:  More...

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