August 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Public safety course being added at HCCTC

When students head back to the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center next week, a dozen students will embark on a new course that could help them protect their community.  More...

Local News

Defendants sentenced in court

A handful of defendants appeared before Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz in the court of common pleas Thursday.  More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Angie Secrest  Date of Birth: March 8, 1983  Age: 32 years old  Height: 5 feet, 1 inch  Weight: 100 pounds  Eye color: Blue  Hair color: Pink  Last known address(es): Manns Choice, Mill Creek and Huntingdon.&n More...

Convicted Huntingdon man back in court

The Huntingdon man once convicted of recklessly endangering another person and aggravated assault appeared briefly before the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon Fire Department slated to host convention

75 Years Ago  In just one week, the 1940 Huntingdon County Fair will open. It will continue for five days. The special event for the opening day will be the wedding, which will be held in front of the grandstand.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 22 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, Aug. 23 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bumgarner, Giants top Bucs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Madison Bumgarner homered in his second straight start and struck out six in 6 1/3 innings to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 6-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.  More...

Edmondson no-no beats Rhode Island

LL World Series:

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — Alex Edmondson threw his second no-hitter in eight days and hit a two-run homer in the first inning to help Taylors, South Carolina, beat Cranston, Rhode Island, 7-1 on Friday in the state’s first ever victory in More...

Astros’ Fiers throws no-hitter at Dodgers

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Fiers has pitched the second nohitter in the major leagues in nine days, leading the Houston Astros to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.  More...

Religion News

Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church

Tim Schrack, left, presented a donation of fresh produce to Huntingdon County Food Pantry director Jean Feagley on behalf of Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

Religion Briefs

Bible Museum to display artifacts   WASHINGTON (AP) — The Museum of the Bible being built in Washington will feature ancient artifacts and treasures from the Holy Land under a new deal that ensures Israel’s leading archaeological org More...

Special events, services

Family fun day  p Singer’s Gap United Methodist Church of Hill Valley will host a family fun day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Saturday, Aug. 22. The event will be filled with games, food, music and prizes. More...

Special Sections

Couple to chair UW fund drive

The campaign chairs for the Huntingdon County United Way are ready to get to work.  Juniata College president Jim Troha and his wife, Jennifer, will be leading the agency’s annual fund drive this year and have high hopes.  More...

PennDOT presents upcoming projects

A representative from PennDOT presented an overview of projects currently listed on the four-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to the Huntingdon County Planning Commission Aug. 20.  More...

Wastewater supervisor relieved of job duties

After four years with Huntingdon Borough Wastewater Treatment Facility, supervisor John Buskirk was relieved of his duties Friday morning.  Buskirk, of Pine Grove Mills, was not able to give a specific reason for his dismissal, but offered some More...

World  Free Access 

Security guard, gunman dead after federal building shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — An armed veteran slipped through a side door of a federal building on Friday and shot a security guard in the head, killing him, before fatally shooting himself, police said.  More...

Artists collect more than 30,000 knots for papal art exhibit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Artists are finishing construction of an unusual exhibit they hope resonates with Pope Francis during his trip to Philadelphia and with anyone experiencing trouble in their daily life.  More...

Iraq’s top Shiite cleric says reform campaign must continue

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s top Shiite cleric urged the government on Friday to press ahead with reforms, but cautioned that the anti-corruption campaign must not come at the expense of the fight against the Islamic State group and should remai More...

Local Sports

Trojans look to build on winning tradition

High School Golf Preview:

The Mount Union Area high School golf team came into practice this season ready to get the 2015 campaign under way with an 11-man roster that includes four returning letter winners from the 2014 Inter County Conference championship team.  More...

Adam Sheibley named new JC baseball coach

Juniata Athletic Director Greg Curley announced today that Adam Sheibley has been hired as the new Eagles head baseball coach. This is Sheibley’s first head coaching position.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Couple celebrates 35th wedding anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Craig and Angelina (Cia- lone) Kershaw of Eldersburg, Maryland, who celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. They were united in marriage in 1980 at the St. More...

Troop 4494 scouts attend summer camp

During the week of July 12-18, Troop 4494 of Robertsdale participated in Scout Summer Camp at Camp Sinoquipe. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Derek Matthew Banks who turns 10 years old today, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. His proud parents are Beth Banks of Huntingdon and Eric Banks of Mount Union. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Make this a joint project with sister ANNIE

Dear Annie: I recently spoke to my 80-year-old dad about taking him to his home state to attend an upcoming event. I thought it might be nice to see other family members, too. More...

Doctor K

Dark under-eye circles have many causes

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have dark circles and bags under my eyes. Does this mean I’m not getting enough sleep?  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 24, 2015:  More...

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