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TMSB secretary presents budget

Tussey Mountain School Board members devoted considerable time Monday evening to a full slate of agenda matters ranging from the 2016- 17 fiscal budget to a memorandum of understanding that would permit the use of a school resource officer (SRO) at t More...

‘Good guys’ sought for Father’s Day pledge

The Abuse Network is encouraging “good guys” to come forward and speak out against gender-based violence ahead of Father’s Day.  The agency held an open house at its Huntingdon office at 207 Fifth St. More...

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Code enforcement officer hired in Mapleton

A new code enforcement officer was hired during the monthly Mapleton Borough Council meeting Monday evening.  The employment of Scott Shaffer, who currently serves as code enforcement officer for Huntingdon Borough, was agreed upon unanimously b More...

Senator to host town hall event

Later this month, state Sen. Jake Corman (R-PA 34) will host a town hall meeting and breakfast for constituents.  From 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, May 25, Corman will host the event at the Huntingdon County Club at 10305 Raystown Road, Huntingdon. More...

Alexandria leaders discuss road maintenance issues

Alexandria Borough Council members discussed issues surrounding road improvements at their monthly meeting Monday evening.  Secretary Barbara Ryzner informed council the borough still has not received liquid fuels monies from the state, and she More...

World  Free Access 

For Trump, party unity is nice, but not necessary

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Donald Trump, party unity is a good thing. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats beat Hornets 10-6

High School Baseball:

There were plenty of interesting stat lines in the game between Huntingdon and Juniata Valley Monday in Alexandria. One team hit well but didn’t score many runs, while the other had a limited number of hits but scored in double digits.  More...

Mounties overcome Huntingdon 7-3

High School Softball:

Huntingdon went toe-totoe with perennial Mountain League contender Philipsburg- Osceola on the road Monday afternoon and even carried a one-run advantage into the bottom of the fifth. More...

Southern edges Fannett 2-1

It took Southern Huntingdon five innings before it put the first run on the board against visiting Fannett-Metal Monday afternoon. The Tigers held the Rockets to just four hits. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

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Obama, Wolf at odds over charter schools

President Obama last week proclaimed May 1-7 “National Charter Schools Week,” praising charters for their “innovation” and calling on “states and communities to support high-quality public schools, including charter scho More...

What others are saying

Onshore tax havens

The first thing you notice on the cab ride from the airport to downtown Panama City is the skyscrapers. More...

Chatter Box

A future Chatter Box reader

Tomorrow this time, I’ll have one more future Chatter Box reader as we will welcome our third son into the world. More...

Healthy Living

Understanding and diagnosing hearing loss

The ears are sensitive sensory organs of the body that are susceptible to damage, including hearing impairment or loss.  More...

Helping people of all ages

If you suffer from hearing loss or have difficulties with speech, it can leave you feeling isolated, whether you’re a senior, adult, teenager or child. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Cancer if born before 5:32 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 11, 2016:  More...

Responsible driving lesson

First responders present mock crash for SHCHS students

A pair of junior firefighters and their peers from the local first responder community shared a lesson on responsible driving with Southern Huntingdon County High School students Monday as end of the year celebrations approach.  More...

MUASB members review staff input

The results of a new staff inclusive budgeting process were presented to the Mount Union School Board Monday night during the latest workshop session dedicated to the district’s 2016-17 spending plan. More...

Tax hike proposed for HASD budget

As the Huntingdon Area School Board members look to the budget for the 2016-17 academic year, they could consider raising the district’s real estate taxes by 1.25 mills.  If approved, the increase could hike the millage rate from 39.10 to More...

Opinions requested for pedestrian plan

Bike and pedestrian plans (BPP) will be open to public comment beginning Thursday, May 12. Community members are encouraged to provide their concerns and requests that will then be reviewed to create a final draft for the plans.  More...

State  Free Access 

Toomey, McGinty tangle over Philly’s ‘sanctuary city’ policy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. More...

Student who stabbed classmates to face trial

GREENSBURG (AP) — A young man who was 16 years old when he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his high school apparently in remembrance of the Columbine massacre should stand trial as an adult, not as a juvenile, a judge ruled M More...

Woman believed to be state’s oldest dies at 113

ARNOLD (AP) — A woman believed to be Pennsylvania’s oldest resident has died at the age of 113.  The Pittsburgh Tribune- Review reported Irene Ciuffoletti (kuf-oh-LET’-tee) died Saturday at the St. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

MUASB moves ahead with renovations

75 Years Ago  Five teachers in the Huntingdon schools presented their resignations to the Board of Education at the regular monthly meeting held in the superintendent’s office in the high school.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 10   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Curry scores 17 in OT to lift Warriors

PORTLAND, Ore. More...

Nyquist arrives at Pimlico

BALTIMORE (AP) — When it comes to selecting a stall for his Kentucky Derby winner at Pimlico Race Course, trainer Doug O’Neill doesn’t care much for tradition.  He’d rather go with his own tested method for success.  More...

Robinson homer gives Nationals 5-4 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Moments after Bryce Harper was ejected from the dugout, pinch hitter Clint Robinson hit a game-ending homer to give the Washington Nationals a 5-4 comeback victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.  As he joined hi More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Kirk and Nanette Thomas of Orbisonia are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cassandra, to Matthew Clark, the son of Susan and Jerry Clark of Middletown, Virginia.  More...

Enagaged to Wed

Hoover-Householder

Gregory and Teddy Householder of McConnellstown are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Householder of McConnellstown, to Kevin Hoover of Huntingdon.  More...

Hospital auxiliary installs new officers

Members of the Auxiliary to J.C. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Guests should be respectful

Dear Annie: What is the polite thing to do with a guest who carries a gun? I do not like guns in my house, but I have a friend who adamantly refuses to leave his gun at home when he comes here. More...

Doctor K

Some changes aren’t part of the aging process

DEAR DOCTOR K: Every time I complain about a new medical issue, my husband says, “You’re 84. What do you expect?” How do I know if my complaints are just a consequence of aging or if there’s an actual problem?  More...

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