August 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Goodwill project moving forward

Work is progressing on the new Goodwill Industries location in the Smithfield Towne Center in Smithfield Township. Construction on the 9,600- square-foot building on 1.72 acres fronting Route 22 was announced in November 2014. More...

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Local News

Most who fled huge wildfire return home

CLEARLAKE OAKS, Calif. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Tyler Mills  Date of Birth: May 26, 1981  Age: 34  Height: 5 feet, 9 inches  Weight: 180 pounds  Eye color: Blue  Hair color: Red/Auburn  Last known address(es): Hesston and Huntingdon.  More...

Lifeguards volunteer time to teach skills

Early mornings at the Isett Community Pool in Huntingdon have been filled this week with participants from IFC Services Adult Training Facility in Mount Union learning basic swim skills and expanding on their water safety skills.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates edge Dodgers 5-4 in 10 innings

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-hitter Pedro Alvarez lined a bases-loaded single over a five-man infield in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.  The Pirates loade More...

Steeler rookie LB set for Hall of Fame game

LATROBE (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree can’t wait for the opportunity to sack an opposing quarterback.  More...

Prince scores 30 to spark Liberty victory

ROSEMONT, Ill. More...

Religion News

Huntingdon Summer Day Camp 2015

On Monday, the first day of Huntingdon Summer Day Camp, 65 campers along with seven camp counselors from Camp Sequanota, Jennerstown, and volunteer helpers walked to the Agudath Achim Synagogue on Wa More...

Pastor, singer to lead vesper services

The Rev. Brian Myfelt, pastor of the Newton Hamilton United Methodist Charge, will be the guest speaker for the vesper service at the Huntingdon County Fair at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. More...

Special events, services

Community dinner  p The next community dinner will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. tonight, Saturday, Aug. 8, at the 12th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon. The menu will be a spaghetti dinner with cake. All are welcome to attend. More...

Special Sections

Act 71 requires teacher training

As teachers prepare to return to the classroom, they will receive training in an additional subject matter — suicide prevention — prior to the beginning of the school year according to Act 71 of 2014, which is required to be implemented t More...

Use of 911 advised only in emergency

Emergency dispatchers have their hands full when they’re on the job and frivolous 911 calls only add stress to a long list of responsibilities. More...

Energy consumption rises during summer

Hot and humid summers mean turning up the air conditioner. It also means an increase in power consumption, and doing the electric shift. More...

Family fun for all

The Thompson family, from the left, Richard, Megan, Sage and Bailey, took aim at the fish bowl game operated by the Three Springs Lions Club at the Orbisonia-Rockhill Homecoming Thursday night. More...

World  Free Access 

Media stocks slammed as pay TV bundle starts unravelling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Signs that pay TV’s pricy bundles of channels are starting to unravel finally took a toll on major media companies.  More...

Actress cooks up a Food Network show

NEW YORK (AP) — Cooking for family is fun for actress Valerie Bertinelli. Cooking for Betty White was intimidating.  More...

Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this year to install safety technology that can prevent many crashes, including derailments due to excessive speed like the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Local couples compete for fair as wedding venue

75 Years Ago  Applications are still being received from young people from all over Huntingdon County who hope to be selected as the lucky couple to be designated as Huntingdon County’s Sweethearts and be married at this year’s count More...

Local Sports

Photo

Blackbelt candidates of Nam Jin’s Korean Martial Arts Academy of Huntingdon were recently tested. More...

People/Pastimes

Locks of Love donation

At the right, Angela Curfman of Huntingdon, right, donated a length of her hair to Locks of Love with assistance from stylist Teri McIntyre at InStyle Styling Salon, Huntingdon. More...

Fresh takes on kids’ breakfast favorites

As the kids head back to school, there’s no better time to make a fresh start in the kitchen, too. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Riley Nichole Hack who turns 8 years old today, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. She is the daughter of Greg and Elisha Hack of Huntingdon. More...

School News

Mount Aloysius College lists spring 2015 dean’s list

Mount Aloysius College has released the dean’s list for spring semester 2015. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Lay off daughter-in-law

Dear Annie: My son and daughter-in-law have two beautiful children, ages 6 and 7. Since my retirement, I’ve taken care of the children while the parents work. More...

Doctor K

Health benefits of fermented foods not yet proven

DEAR DOCTOR K: My friend has started eating lots of fermented foods. She claims they are good for your health. Is that true? What are the health benefits?  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Gemini if born before 8:08 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 10, 2015: More...

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