May 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial Day events planned across county

Saxton Memorial Day Services for Saxton will be held at the Captain Phillips Rangers Memorial, north of Saxton just off Raystown Road (Route 26), at noon Monday, May 30. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: David Shore Jr.  Date of Birth: Dec. More...

Welcoming veterans

Heather McFadden, left, a My HealtheVet coordinator with the James E. More...

Man sentenced for sixth DUI offense

A Huntingdon man who pleaded guilty to his sixth drunk driving offense earlier this year was sentenced to serve time in state prison in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Local Sports

Bearcats have nine named ML all-stars

Earlier this week, the Mountain League announced its spring sports all-stars and nine Huntingdon athletes were recognized. Four of those athletes were on the boys’ tennis team. More...

Only Patton, Stanley still competing at Ship

PIAA Track & Field:

Day one of the PIAA state track and field championships at Shippensburg University saw five of six local athletes in action. More...

Southern knocks off Glendale 8-2

District 6-A Semifinal:

It took Cassie Querry just one pitch to realize how much she liked the pitching of Glendale freshman Alexis Mulhollen. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kirsten Nicole Palmateer who turns 11 years old tomorrow, Sunday, May 29, 2016. Her proud parents are Tanner and Tressa Palmateer of Virginia. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Emma Renée Palmateer who celebrates her birthday Monday, May 30, 2016. Her proud parents are Tanner and Tressa Palmateer of Virginia. More...

Boy Scout Troop 28

Members of Boy Scout Troops 25 and 28, both of Huntingdon, recently placed American flags in Riverview Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Pisces if born before 9:09 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 30, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Group to travel to award event

Ricky’s Wheels, a local nonprofit organization committed to providing electric wheelchairs and scooters to those in need, a winner of a local Jefferson Award, has been nominated to travel to Washington, D.C., for the national level Jefferson Aw More...

Boating safety important for holiday

The state Fish and Boat Commission is preparing for a busy weekend on Raystown Lake.  More...

Avian ban lifted for fairs throughout state

Though the ban on exhibiting live poultry and other avian activities has been lifted at county fairs across the state, eggs will not be exhibited at the Huntingdon County Fair this year.  More...

World  Free Access 

Will Trump continue to dominate media in one-on-one match?

NEW YORK (AP) — During the height of the primary season, a sense of Donald Trump overload in the media united a divided electorate.  More...

Journalist turns down speaking fee

PISCATAWAY, N.J. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Officials look into prison overcrowding dilemma

75 Years Ago  British aerial torpedoes and shell fire sank the new German battleship Bismarck in the Atlantic. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 28   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  Sunday, May 29   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs bomb Phillies 6-2

CHICAGO (AP) — In a game where the Cubs hit several mammoth drives, David Ross’ smash against an advertising sign beyond the leftfield bleachers stood out.  His 100th career home run was something to behold, and it wasn’t just More...

Pirates rip Rangers 9-1

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jonathon Niese outpitched Cole Hamels with six strong innings, ending the Texas lefthander’s career-best winning streak at 12 games in Pittsburgh’s 9-1 interleague victory over the Rangers on Friday night.&nb More...

Cavs finish Raptors 113-87

TORONTO (AP) — LeBron James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to their second straight NBA Finals by beating the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Fri More...

Religion News

Confirmation class

The confirmation class of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Huntingdon, consisted of eight students, front row, from the left, Alyssa Podrasky, Kendall Hudy, Kathleen Colton, Samantha Ross; back row More...

Muslim mob attacks Christians

CAIRO (AP) ‚Äî An armed Muslim mob stripped an elderly Christian woman and paraded her naked on the streets in an attack last week in which seven Christian homes were also looted and torched in a province south of the Egyptian capital.  More...

Religion Briefs

Death penalty sought in church shooting   More...

Annie's Mailbox

People are forgetful and lazy

Dear Annie: In the past five years, I have attended 14 weddings (several were expensive destination weddings), hosted seven baby showers, four bridal luncheons, six wedding showers and purchased 36 presents for various friends and relatives.  More...

Doctor K

Exercises can help with diminished balance

DEAR DOCTOR K: I recently turned 70, and I realize my balance is not what it was. For example, I won’t climb a ladder anymore. What can I do about it?  DEAR READER: You’re right to be concerned. More...

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