August 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local doe license numbers average

The Huntingdon County Treasurer’s Office is reporting an average number of doe licenses have been processed for the upcoming hunting season.  Bobbi Jo Gearhart, county treasurer, said her office has processed a “normal volume” More...

Summertime vehicle maintenance important

During the summer, cars are an important part of many days for road trips, day trips to the water park and heading out to state parks. It can be easy to forget that summer is just as hard as winter on several parts of the car.  More...

State  Free Access 

Attorney general charged in grand jury leak

NORRISTOWN (AP) — Pennsylvania’s attorney general was charged Thursday with leaking secret grand jury information to strike back at her critics, then lying about it under oath, in a case that could spell the downfall of the state’s More...

Officer’s widow files suit in wrong-way crash

GREENSBURG (AP) — The widow of a western Pennsylvania police officer killed in a wrong-way crash has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the accident.  More...

Pittsburgh-area fugitive arrested after SWAT standoff

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man wanted for skipping two trials in western Pennsylvania — and wanted by Los Angeles authorities for a robbery there — was arrested after he ran into a house and hid, prompting a SWAT response.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Pa. National Guard units mobilized for maneuvers

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon County relief load dropped three cases during the week ending July 27. The cases opened were 16 and those closed were 19, causing a 0.9 percent change in case loads.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 7   AA Meeting p 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...

Local Sports

Nittany Lions have a chip on their shoulder

STATE COLLEGE — James Franklin is excited.  This should go without saying, of course. For starters, only the rarest of occasions sap the energy from Penn State’s second year coach. More...

People/Pastimes

Blend late summer produce to make sauces, sips and soups

Want to get the most out of late summer’s fresh fruits and vegetables? Look to your blender and spice rack to puree seasonal produce into refreshing sips, chilled soups and savory sauces.  More...

Happy Birthday

SWEET 16! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jaselyn Nickolee, who turns 16 years old today, Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. Jaselyn is the daughter of Jeffrey and Janelle Grissinger of Huntingdon and Jason Lillibridge of Alexandria. More...

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Franklin “Tom” III and Barbara Wilson of Huntingdon who celebrate their golden wedding anniversary today, Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in GEMINI.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015:  More...

Special Sections

Leaders to talk to eatery owners

For years, eateries in Huntingdon Borough have been inspected by the borough’s board of health. More...

Penn Street wall gets another update

As part of a series of ongoing  projects on the wall of the municipal parking lot that greets guests coming into Huntingdon  Borough on Penn Street, another phase will soon be completed.   More...

Three Springs man facing more charges

Two new victims have come forward with allegations against a Three Springs man arrested for the rape of a child in July.  More...

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Local News

Homecoming royalty crowned

Delaine Miller, seated, began her reign as Orbisonia-Rockhill Homecoming Queen Thursday night at the conclusion of the annual pageant. More...

MU Council hears boat launch update

The proposed boat launch in Mount Union could be welcoming watercraft next fall, according to one of the project’s captains.  More...

Police Log

Theft   HOPEWELL TWP. — Donald Zywiolek of Buffalo Mills reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone took a license plate off his boat trailer while it was parked at Shy Beaver Boat Launch between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Aug. 5. More...

World  Free Access 

A look at GOP candidates’ statements in debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans seeking their party’s 2016 presidential nomination have the challenging task of trying to stand out among the 17 candidates in the race, and Thursday’s televised debate was the first opportunity for the More...

Half of blacks say police have treated them unfairly

WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of blacks in the United States — more than 3 out of 5 — say they or a family member have personal experience with being treated unfairly by the police, and their race is the reason.  More...

More transparency wanted in counterterrorism efforts

BOSTON (AP) — Muslim groups and civil rights activists across the nation are calling for greater transparency in a program by President Barack Obama’s administration that’s aimed at countering homegrown terrorism.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Greinke’s bat helps beat Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Greinke was 3-for-3 with a homer to offset his worst start in three years, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-8 on Thursday.  More...

Sucher takes early lead in Barracuda

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Zack Sucher took the first-round lead in the Barracuda Championship, scoring 18 points Thursday in the PGA Tour’s only modified Stableford event.  More...

Steelers’ Bell expects better season

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Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Zipper repair   If you break the pull tab off a zipper, an easy fix is to insert a key ring in place of the tab. Generally you can work it in just as if you were adding a key to the ring. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Denial is a very powerful emotion

Dear Annie: About three years ago, I did something very stupid. I looked at a solar eclipse. I thought it would last only a minute and, not wanting to miss it, I ran outside and squinted at it through my sunglasses. More...

Hints from Heloise ®

One stop, one bag

Dear Heloise: When traveling that requires an overnight stop along the way, I always pack a SMALL TRAVEL BAG. The bag is enough for the stop so we don’t need to unload everything. — Julie H., Hillsboro, N.H.  More...

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