July 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Planners discuss Saltillo water woes

The plight of water customers in Saltillo Borough was discussed at Thursday night’s annual picnic meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission held at Lower Municipal Park i n Mount Union.  More...

Education overhaul approved by Senate

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Local News

Commissioners dispute grant vote

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved an amendment to the Emergency Solutions Grant budget during their weekly meeting Tuesday.  The county applied for the emergency solutions grant for the Center for Community Action (CCA), explained pla More...

H&BT Rail Trail completion plans unveiled

Plans were unveiled Thursday evening in Defiance for the completion of the 10.06- mile H&BT Rail Trail that will include development of nearly four miles of right of way from Cypher Station to Tatesville in northeastern Bedford County. More...

McAlisterville man dies in Juniata County crash

State police at Lewistown reported a four-vehicle, fatal crash at 28516 state Route 35, Fayette Township, Juniata County, at 3:50 p.m. Thursday.  More...

World  Free Access 

‘Game of Thrones’ earns a leading 24 Emmy Award nominations

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The fantasy saga “Game of Thrones” received a leading 24 Emmy Awards nominations Thursday.  More...

Mastering great steaks at home is easy

I have a confession to make. I never order steaks in restaurants. That’s because it is so easy to make an outstanding steak at home.  More...

Scientists develop bacon-flavored seaweed

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, July 17 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Johnson up by one; Spieth two back

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Jordan Spieth played like he had a Grand Slam to win. More...

British Open Notebook

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The early part of the first round was going at a reasonable pace until it all came to a halt on the 15th hole thanks to an errant tee shot by J.B. More...

Liberty win 64-57

NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Charles had 22 points and 12 rebounds for her sixth doubledouble and New York beat Connecticut 64-57 on Thursday night to extend the Sun’s losing streak to five games.  Epiphanny Prince added 10 points for New Yo More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Removing rust spots   To remove rust spots from tubs and sinks, cover the rust spot with a few drops of hydrogen peroxide and sprinkle with cream of tartar. Let this sit for 30 minutes and wipe off with a sponge. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Painful memories persist

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 40 years. When we were first dating, my future wife unexpectedly set me aside to explore the possibilities of seeing another man. It was a difficult time for me. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Leo if born before 8:47 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, July 18, 2015:  More...

No contest plea entered at trial

After more than six hours of testimony Thursday, a Huntingdon man accused of sexually assaulting two women over a number of years took a plea in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  Darcy Lynn Fleck, 46, pleaded no contest to two counts More...

Police investigate woman’s death

State police at Bedford are investigating the death of a Hopewell woman, who died while undergoing kidney dialysis treatment at a Bedford County facility.  More...

Leadership program promoted at luncheons

Learning to lead can be an important step at work, but it can also be an important step in learning more about a community and becoming more involved in that community. More...

State  Free Access 

House lawmaker floats ‘middle-of-the-road’ budget

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Republican lawmaker from southeastern Pennsylvania with a record of taking on his party’s leaders unveiled a “middle-ofthe road” plan Thursday to break a two-week-old partisan budget stalemate and keep mone More...

Manufacturing growth in Philly area slows in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Manufacturing growth in the Philadelphia region fell in July, a sign that factories are struggling to contribute much to the expanding U.S. More...

Officers, troopers fill in for mourning Scranton police

SCRANTON (AP) — Neighboring police departments and state police have taken over patrols in Scranton for the city’s officers to attend services for a patrolman who died from a fall while chasing robbery suspects.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Tussey Mountain Relay For Life exceeds goal

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon firemen were called to the home of R.S. Walters in Huntingdon. An old stove outside the house caught fire. No damage except for the stove resulted. The blaze was quickly extinguished.  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon tops Mount Union

Area Five 15-16 Teener Tournament:

Huntingdon made the trip to Mount Union Thursday evening and took home an 8-2 firstround victory over Mount Union in the Area Five 15-16 Teener Tournament.  More...

Win keeps Huntingdon alive

Area Five 13-14 Teener Tournament:

In a must-win game, Huntingdon came through against visiting Penns Valley Thursday. More...

ALCC to offer juniors lessons

The Mount Union American Legion Golf Club will offer free lessons for juniors July 21, July 28, Aug. 3 and Aug. 10 from 9-11 a.m. If you have any questions, call the pro shop at 542- 4343.   More...

People/Pastimes

Uncovering myths about pests

During the summer, it may seem impossible to keep bugs away from the home, so people will try just about anything. Perhaps you’ve heard about household DIY tricks to prevent pests, but what actually works?  More...

How to create a healthier home

Dirt. Grime. Bacteria. Airborne allergens. As hard as you try to keep your home clean, these types of yucky things are an everyday reality. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Traveling in time

Dear Heloise: When I go on a long plane trip, I set my watch to the TIME of my destination as soon as I get on the plane. This helps me figure out when to “nap” before arriving at my destination. More...

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