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Sen. holds annual town hall meeting

Senate majority leader Jake Corman (R-PA 34) held a town hall meeting at the Huntingdon County Club Wednesday morning to meet constituents and address concerns.  Corman addressed the crowd of around 30 on a variety of topics, including the state More...

VA Outpatient Clinic to hold open house

In an effort to reach more veterans and encourage them to enroll with the VA, the VA Outpatient Clinic, located in Brady Township on Route 22, will host an open house event this Friday.  The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

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Annual Folk College begins Friday

World-renowned musicians from across the country will head to Juniata College this weekend to teach and perform for aspiring musicians from all over the country.  The 17th annual Folk College will take place on the campus of Juniata College begi More...

Car show kicks off season Saturday

Dozens of classic cars may be seen in front of the William E. More...

Cassville

A Memorial Day service will be held at the Cassville Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 30. The guest speaker for the event will be Michael Peachey.   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

HCBI looks to lease business center parcels

75 Years Ago The three-day 11th annual convention of the Pennsylvania Department of the Disabled American War Veterans opened in Lewistown. Executive committee meetings were held with State Commander William Congreve in charge. More...

Local Sports

Baney, Bellefonte bump Bearcats

District 6-AAA Softball:

Wednesday afternoon’s District Six Class AAA semifinal at Bellefonte’s O’Leary Field quickly turned into the Tara Baney Show. More...

Six area athletes off to championship meet

PIAA Track & Field:

A season’s worth of hard work is in the books and the final event is at hand. Six local athletes will be after one more medal when they compete at the PIAA state track and field championships at Shippensburg University Friday and Saturday. More...

Warriors could join list of playoff flops

Despite finishing the regular season with a record-breaking 73 wins, the Golden State Warriors find themselves one game away from playoff elimination. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Boy Scouts march as part of the annual flag project in Huntingdon. More...

Around the State

U.N. watch: Peacekeepers’ payday, May 22   More...

Our Readers Write

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Farm-Home-Garden

County dairy royalty crowned

Katie Anderson, 19, daughter of Wayne and Carrie Anderson of Three Springs, was crowned the 2016-17 Huntingdon County Dairy Princess at Bethel Church in Petersburg May 14. More...

Fair queen contestants sought

Summer air, fresh flowers and lots of hard work happening already. I can smell fair season kicking off. It feels like yesterday I was crowned fair queen, but now there are less than three months until fair is here again. More...

Small space gardening: Do more with less

When we first built our house 19 years ago, we planted many tree seedlings with the hope of creating some of these special spaces. One such space is our birch tree grove. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 27, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Honored for service

Area business leader named Good Scout awardee

This year’s Good Scout Award honoree credits his time as a Cub Scout 70 years ago as one of the reasons he followed the straight and narrow path in life.  More...

Celebration planned in Mapleton

Mapleton will be the place to be this weekend as visitors and residents, past and present, will turn out to celebrate the borough’s sesquicentennial.  A full schedule of activities is planned from Friday, May 27, through Monday, May 30, t More...

Memorial Day events planned across county

Mount Union

Mount Union will salute its military veterans Saturday, May 28, in back-to-back ceremonies, including the dedication of a new memorial at Mount Union Area High School to honor former students killed in action. More...

State  Free Access 

Man who posed as student faces federal fraud charges

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Ukrainian man accused of faking his name and age while attending a central Pennsylvania high school and having sex with an underage girl is now facing federal passport fraud and Social Security fraud charges.  More...

Clowns beg lawmakers not to ban animal shows

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A public hearing on a proposed wild-animal entertainment ban that would keep circuses and similar shows out of the city ended up being a circus of sorts, complete with clowns who begged the City Council not to enact the measur More...

US man charged in Uganda counterfeit plot could flee

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An American deported from Uganda and charged in a massive counterfeiting scheme is a major flight risk and will remain jailed until he stands trial, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 26   Huntingdon House p Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643- 2801 for more information.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Andy Murray pushed to five sets, again

PARIS (AP) — As if ordering room service, Andy Murray’s latest unheralded French Open tormenter requested that a can of Coke and a Mars bar be brought to him right there on Court Philippe Chatrier for sustenance during their fivesetter. More...

Cubs rally to win 9-8 and keep Arrieta unbeaten

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jake Arrieta remained unbeaten on the season despite allowing as many as four runs for the first time in nearly a year and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-8 on Wednesday. More...

Sharks reach first final with 5-2 win

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau and the rest of the San Jose Sharks gathered around the Campbell Bowl for a celebratory picture after winning the Western Conference final.  More...

People/Pastimes

Son of area couple retires from military

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Forty & Eight title reflects World War I origins

La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux is an independent, by invitation only, honor-organization of male and female United States veterans, more commonly known as the Forty & Eight.  More...

‘Movement Matters’ at Westminster Woods

At the left, during the month of May, Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, initiated a month-long program called “Movement Matters” as part of their Masterpiece Living culture promoting engageme More...

Annie's Mailbox

Reaction was out of proportion

Dear Annie: Until two years ago, I thought we had a loving family, even though my husband and I are divorced. We have two grown children in their 50s. Two years ago, my son asked me to co-sign a college loan for his child. More...

Doctor K

Mindfulness therapy can be useful

DEAR DOCTOR K: I can’t turn around without hearing about mindfulness these days. Is it just for stress reduction, or is there more to it?  More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM ALL-STAR RACE

1. Too complicated   The rules for this edition of the Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte were too complicated. Jamie McMurray’s spin late in the first 50-lap segment had NASCAR officials scrambling. More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Stewart’s finale   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions... and maybe a few actual answers  How did Brad Keselowski get tire marks on his back?   More...

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