August 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Plans underway for Clay Twp. bridge

Representatives from PennDOT presented information Thursday night about a bridge replacement to take place next year in Clay Township. More...

MUASD finance chief takes Mifflin Co. job

The Mount Union Area School District’s financial officer has accepted a position with the Mifflin County School District. More...

Local News

Huntingdon man enters pleas to retail theft

A Huntingdon man entered pleas in two retail theft cases Thursday in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas. More...

Court hears update on sex abuse cases

Two men facing sex abuse charges appeared in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Police Log

Theft   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 14 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Streaking Jays win 4-2; Bucs hold off Cards 10-5

TORONTO (AP) — The surging Toronto Blue Jays won their 11th straight game Thursday, beating the Oakland Athletics 4-2 behind Mark Buehrle’s arm and Ryan Goins’ bat.  The AL East leaders, who also won 11 in a row in June, became More...

Packers down Patriots 22-11

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady completed one of four passes before giving way to Jimmy Garoppolo, and the New England Patriots fell 22-11 to the Green Bay Packers in both teams’ exhibition opener on Thursday night.  More...

Johnson leads PGA after opening-round 66

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Rory McIlroy was nervous about his game. Jordan Spieth was frustrated with his putting.  Not so surprising about the opening round of the PGA Championship on Thursday was Dustin Johnson.  He was leading.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Reading from afar

Dear Heloise: I wanted to tell your readers something I just found out about. My brother was DEPLOYED OVERSEAS and missed his nephew. One day, we got a package from him with a book and DVD. I played the DVD for my son. More...

Special Sections

State to decide on 911 funding

It will be at least another week until members of the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board hear from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) concerning grant funding for upgrades to the current 911 system. More...

El Niño plays role in forecast for fall

While most folks are still very much in summer mode, some may be wondering what the long-range weather forecast is for the upcoming fall season. More...

Firefighters gather in Saxton

The Newburg and Gallitizen volunteer fire companies were two of six that participated in a bucket brigade contest Thursday evening as part of the 123rd Annual Central District Firemen’s Associa More...

World  Free Access 

Beer of champions? Wheaties teams up with brewery

These Wheaties may not be so good with milk.  Wheaties says it is partnering with a craft brewery to create a limited-edition beer. The 16-ounce cans will only be available in the Minneapolis-St. Paul market starting Aug. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Commissioners reject warehouse demolition bid

75 Years Ago  Not one item has been overlooked to insure the success of “Les Ambassadors Revue” which will be presented nightly at the Huntingdon County Fair opening for five days. More...

Neary Hall needle craft exhibits impress judges

Those entering the needle craft competitions in Neary Hall at the Huntingdon County Fair this week made choosing a winner difficult for judges Patty Bowes of Howard and Marianne Hallstrom of Clearfield.  Both women have judged Huntingdon Count More...

Apiary, maple entries displayed in Neary Hall

Claire and Carol Grove of GroveView Farm, Penn Township, picked up the Judge’s Choice Apiary and Judge’s Choice Maple entries in Neary Hall’s apiary and maple products division at the Huntingdon County Fair this week. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Donald “Pat” and Connie Elliott, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Owen Walter May who turns 1 year old today, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. His very proud parents are Carolyn Blosser and Kyle May of Mount Union. More...

Births

Kirk and Jessica Reynolds of Alexandria are proud to announce the birth of their son, Liam Skylaar Reynolds, at 1 a.m. Aug. 12, 2015, at UPMC Altoona. At birth, Liam weighed 4 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 17.5 inches in length. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Clean windshields   You can extend the life of your windshield wipers by rubbing a paper towel soaked in vinegar over them. It removes much of the stuff that’s trapped on the blades.  Easy shower cleaning   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Boyfriend’s mom is ruining relationship

Dear Annie: I follow you on Facebook. I am 18 years old and have been with my boyfriend for more than a year. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Leo if born before 3:46 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015:  More...

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