July 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

DA to seek death in woman’s murder

The Cambria County District Attorney’s office is seeking the death penalty in the case against a Johnstown man accused of murdering a Mount Union Area High School graduate.  More...

Little change in years since late-night raise

On an early July morning 10 years ago, state legislators voted themselves a much maligned pay raise.  In 2005, the General Assembly passed House Bill 1521 which increased pay for state lawmakers, judges and top executive branch officials and ali More...

Local News

Water issues continue in Saltillo Borough

Part-time water employee Rodney Thomas reviewed what has been taking place with the water system/well in Saltillo Borough. The well was redrilled recently to the full 440- feet using a detergent wash that seemed to work well.  More...

HPD to conduct child safety seat checks

HUNTINGDON BORO. — Huntingdon Borough Police will conduct a child safety seat check at the police station on the corner of Sixth and Washington streets from 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, July 15. For more information, contact the station at 643-3960. More...

Police Log

Endangering welfare of a child   MAPLETON BORO. — Tracy Crame, 34, Mapleton, has been charged by state police at Huntingdon with endangering the welfare of a child after she allegedly left a 6-year-old boy home alone at 403 Main St. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, July 13   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 

Polanco drives in Kang to lift Pirates past Cardinals

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco capped another late rally, driving in Jung Ho Kang with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Pittsburgh past St. Louis.  More...

Djokovic tops Federer for third Wimbledon title

LONDON (AP) — For the second year in a row, Novak Djokovic solved Roger Federer’s superb serve in the Wimbledon final.  And for the second year in a row, Djokovic claimed the championship at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament, pre More...

Busch outduels Logano late for Kentucky win

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Annie's Mailbox

To reconcile, let the past go

Dear Annie: My brother, “John,” one of nine siblings, has not spoken to our 83-year-old mother in more than 12 years. He lives less than five miles from her, drives past her house daily and never stops in. More...

Hints from Heloise

A light problem

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about children and movies:  “When you go to the movies, they tell you to turn off cellphones, etc. More...

Special Sections

Saxton Fire Co.’s queen wins county crown

Amanda Stoudnour, 18, of Saxton was named 2015 Huntingdon County Firemen’s Association Fire Queen following a pageant Saturday evening. The pageant was part of closing ceremonies of the 69th annual convention in Saxton.  More...

Reward offered in April bank robbery

The Mount Union Borough Police Department has announced Community State Bank of Orbisonia is offering a reward up to $10,000 for the arrest and conviction of the person who robbed its Mount Union branch April 21.  More...

Donation to aid river, trail cleanup efforts

A $4,000 donation from the Bedford-based Recreation Equipment Inc. (REI) will benefit the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River and the 10.6-mile H&BT Rail Trail.  More...

State  Free Access 

Hardship became inspiration for reform

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby decided to run for her current office, she reached out to community activists, politicians and business leaders, eager to share her ideas. More...

Rural counties brace for court-reporter shortage

EBENSBURG (AP) — When Cambria County court reporter Kelly Corcoran went to school for her line of work, there were about a dozen court reporting programs to choose from across the state.  Now, there are two.  More...

Decaying Philadelphia church granted new life, for now

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A shuttered 19th century Philadelphia church threatened with demolition has been given new life — at least temporarily — after being granted historic status by a city commission.  More...

Local Sports

Gearhart’s four-hitter helps Mount Union to win

Area Five Teener:

First place was on the line Sunday as the opening roundrobin portion of the Area Five VFW Teener League 13-14 yearold all-stars concluded at Mount Union. Dylan Gearhart threw a four-hit shutout as Mount Union downed Huntingdon 9-0. More...

Legion earns weekend split on the road

Huntingdon Post 24 came away with a split over the weekend in the Central Penn League playoffs, including an emotional 8-7 victory over top-seeded and previously unbeaten Beech Creek squad Saturday afternoon. More...

Huntingdon falls to Bald Eagle in opener

Area Five Teener:

Huntingdon opened defense of its Area Five 15-16 Teener title Sunday evening with an 8-2 loss to visiting Bald Eagle. Bald Eagle pitcher Brian Egan went the distance, striking out 10, walking one and limit Huntingdon to just five hits in the contest. More...

People/Pastimes

Foods for a feel-good summer

For many, making betterfor you food decisions and staying physically active go hand in hand with maintaining a quality lifestyle.  More...

Fuel your morning with milk’s protein

Love oatmeal? Try these variations made with milk and old-fashioned oatmeal. Together, milk and oats make a breakfast powerhouse delivering protein and other key nutrients Americans need, like fiber, potassium, calcium and vitamin D. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Gemini if born before 2:14 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, July 14, 2015: More...

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