July 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Gun in shooting linked to county

Court documents have confirmed a gun stolen from a Huntingdon County residence was used in a Mifflin County shooting and two Lewistown men are facing charges associated with the theft of that and additional firearms.  More...

Honoring fallen Marines

Both of the United States Marine Corps flags located in the veterans’ sections of Riverview Cemetery, Huntingdon, were lowered to half staff Friday by 14-year Marine Corps veteran Paul Ross, le More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: John Booher  Date of Birth: March 2, 1991  Age: 24  Height: 5 feet, 11 inches  Weight: 250 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Huntingdon, Mount Union and Langhorn.  More...

Area briefs

Uptown Playground theme is ‘Christmas in July’ More...

County Democrats to hold annual corn boil

The Huntingdon County Democratic Committee is planning its third annual corn boil.  The Lee R. Wilson Memorial Corn Boil will be held beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at the Wilson farm in Three Springs. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Portage mine blast claims 63 workers

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon downs State College 7-6

Area Five 15-16 Teener:

Huntingdon came up with another win in the 15-16 yearold tournament Friday to even its mark at 2-2 after an 0-2 start. More...

Newman leads Bears to 7-3 win over Spikes

The State College Spikes saw their three-game winning streak and four-game string of wins on the road both go by the boards as the West Virginia Black Bears took a 7-3 decision Friday night at Monongalia County Ballpark.  More...

Squirrels sweep twinbill with Curve 2-0 and 2-1

The Altoona Curve were swept in a double-header against the Richmond Flying Squirrels 2-0 and 2-1 Friday night at The Diamond.  The Curve (49-43) held the Flying Squirrels (47-44) to just ten hits over the two games, but were only able to plate More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Scalia-Hurley

Kristen Hurley and Adam Scalia were united in marriage May 2, 2015, at the C. Barton McCann School of Art, Petersburg. The Rev. James Stork presided over the 3:30 p.m. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ava Elizabeth Viener who turns 10 years old today, Sunday, July 19, 2015. Her proud parents are Mark Viener and Camille Whitsel of Rockhill. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Anna Jo Jefferis, who turns 5 years old tomorrow, Sunday, July 19, 2015. Her very proud parents are Matthew and Brenda Jefferis of Alexandria. More...

School News

Broad Top man recognized for achievement

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology celebrated its 104th commencement May 9 with over 300 students receiving degrees.  Blaine Lemin II of Broad Top, R.R., received his associate degree in applied sciences in computer and network systems admin More...

SSGC awards scholarship, welcomes new members

The Standing Stone Garden Club (SSGC), during its June meeting, was pleased to announce its annual scholarship recipient, Catherine Anderson. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Mom disregards guidelines

Dear Annie: I made contact with my birth mother several years ago, but we are not close. Recently, I found out from my sister that my birth mother has been reposting photographs of my children from other friends’ pages. More...

Doctor K

Insist children wear helmets while skateboarding

DEAR DOCTOR K: Last week my 14-year-old daughter fell while skateboarding. She hit the back of her head and was dazed and had blurry vision for a few seconds. But she felt fine once she sat down and rested a bit. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 20, 2015:  More...

Area restaurant changing hands

A sign at the former Miller’s Diner advertising new management, new menu, lower prices and everyday specials has been garnering a lot of interest since it went up earlier this week.  More...

Legislation could result in cameras

There is a push from Centre County State Rep. More...

Kits are valuable tools if children are missing

With reports of missing children in the news, having the proper information to help find them is necessary.  The Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 223, Huntingdon, started a program locally a year ago called EZ ID Kit, which provides parents with i More...

World  Free Access 

Four slain Marines remembered

They were four people charged with the safety of others, gunned down in a place where the nation’s defense is the paramount mission for those who pass through its doors. More...

Muslim scholars use Ramadan to push for an Islamic renewal

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — During the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Muslims are called on to reflect on their faith as they conduct their daily fast. More...

Religion Briefs

Jail clerical error acknowledged in gun buy   LEXINGTON, S.C. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 18 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Dustin Johnson still out front

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The grand pursuit of Jordan Spieth, redemption for Dustin Johnson, the mystery that has become Tiger Woods. It all came to a momentary halt Friday in the gloaming of St. More...

A-Rod homer give Yankees 4-3 win

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez returned from the All-Star break with a boom, hitting a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning as the New York Yankees overcame two homers by Kyle Seager to beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 Friday.  Left off More...

No magic for Pirates in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gerardo Parra had three hits, two RBIs and scored twice, Mike Fiers scattered three hits over seven solid innings, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Friday night.  Parra had three of Milwaukee&rs More...

Religion News

Three Springs Baptist Birthday Group meets

The birthday group of the First Baptist Church of Three Springs met at Pizza Star II July 8.  Gay Fleck took prayer requests and led a prayer before the meal. More...

Local churches to hold Vacation Bible Schools

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...

Special events, services

Yard sale  p The Salvation Army, located on Shadyside Ave., Huntingdon, will host a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Saturday, July 18. More...

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