May 31, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Area hiking trail wins state honor

The Standing Stone Trail (SST) has been announced as the state’s trail of the year for 2016 by Cindy Adams Dunn, secretary of Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).  More...

Reading programs offered at libraries

“On your mark, get set, read!,” the name of this summer reading program at the Huntingdon County Library sets the tone for educational opportunities available throughout the county.  The theme this year at the county library is how t More...

Local News

Area brief

Rehearsals set for 26th season of Community Summer Band   More...

Crowd turns out for Three Springs parade

A change in the night of the annual Three Springs Volunteer Fire Co./Lions Club carnival parade did not deter hundreds of southern Huntingdon County residents from turning out Friday evening to view it.  More...

Police Log

PFA violation   CROMWELL TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a 52-year-old man, no address listed, was at a residence of a woman from which he was evicted under a protection from abuse order at 9:47 a.m. May 23.  Crash   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Broad Top area residents participate in D.C. parade

75 Years Ago  Mrs. Amanda Hobbs, Huntingdon County’s oldest resident, passed away at the county home at Shirleysburg May 26, at the age of 99 years, four months and eight days. She was a native of Strafford, New Hampshire.  More...

Local Sports

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes

Huntingdon

Olivia Marker   Parents: Patrick and Lori Marker of Huntingdon.  More...

Hornets face Mustangs for title

District 6-A Baseball Championship:

Questions about how good Juniata Valley may be at the start of the season have surely been answered. The team has come together and now find themselves in the District 6-A championship game for the third year in a row.  More...

Stanley 12th in 3,200; no area medals

PIAA Track & Field:

The second day of competition at the PIAA state track and field championships at Shippensburg University Saturday saw just two area athletes in action. More...

Editorial

What others are saying

Our poverty myth

If you’re poor, many Americans think, it’s your own fault. It’s a sign of your own moral failing.  I don’t personally believe that, but the idea has roots in our culture going back centuries.  More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending May 27

WASHINGTON - Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending May 27.  House  More...

Political Cartoon

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Healthy Living

Prevent mouth injuries during summer sports fun

The warm weather beckons children outside to play. Whether they participate in organized sports or enjoy pick-up games with friends, sports are a way to remain physically active and pass the days of summer in a fun way. More...

Always practice summer sun safety

When the weather is warm, many people take time to relax at the beach or poolside. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Go to counseling to resolve this

Dear Annie: When my wife and I took a trip to Canada, my granddaughter and her live-in boyfriend at the time called to ask for permission to spend a week in our house, which is near a beach. My wife said OK. More...

Doctor K

Not all arterial blockages require treatment

DEAR DOCTOR K: A test showed a 50 percent blockage in one of my coronary arteries. That sounds pretty bad to me. But the cardiologist said I didn’t need an angioplasty and stent. Why?  More...

Special Sections

CareerLink leader retires

Today marks the final day of Terry Sheffield’s 41-year tenure serving Huntingdon County job seekers, a position in which he was witnessed a great deal of growth and change.  Sheffield’s position was created through funding received f More...

Three Trojans earn Morrison award

Stevens Institute of Technology is gaining three more Mount Union Area High School alumni who will pursue degrees in engineering through the John S. Morrison Scholarship.  More...

Fish and Boat Commission marks 150 years

In 1866, a convention was held in Harrisburg to investigate pollution and the poor conditions existing in mountain lakes and streams.  Following that convention, then-Gov. More...

State  Free Access 

Beer: The fight over where to buy it in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG (AP) — Beer-buying Pennsylvanians are seeing a growing number of options where they can pick up a six-pack or two, though Pennsylvania still remains home to some of the nation’s most restrictive beer sales laws.  More...

AG’s office: Report on emails isn’t ready yet

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office canceled a news conference scheduled for Tuesday that was to announce preliminary results of an investigation into inappropriate emails found on state servers.  More...

World  Free Access 

Experts question study linking cellphones to tumors

WASHINGTON (AP) — National Institutes of Health expert reviewers are finding flaws in the agency’s new study that connects heavy cellphone radiation to a slight increase in brain tumors in male rats.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 31   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 

Warriors finish off Thunder 96-88

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry knocked down yet another 3-pointer in the waning moments, pulled his jersey up into his mouth and yelled to the rafters in triumph once more. More...

Monday a wash in Paris, play resumes today

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic’s fourth-round match at the French Open finally got started, albeit under a light drizzle, remnants of heavier rain that wiped out an entire day of play and caused a delay of more than an hour to Tuesday’ More...

Pens take Game One 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nick Bonino looks the part. Thatchy beard that juts out well below his chinstrap. Nose a bit askew. More...

People/Pastimes

Color and honor guard offers military honors

Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor those who gave their lives in service to the United States, which is one of the functions of the American Legion/ VFW joint color and honor guard locally.  Based in Huntingdon, members of the joint co More...

Special Occasions

May 31, 2016   More...

Chatter Box

End of another school year, another chapter

It’s hard to believe another school year has come to an end. For me, that means I’ll have a kindergartner in my house in a few short months. How did that happen? More...

School News

Mount Union woman completes degree

Shawna Todaro graduated May 13 from the Pennsylvania College of Technology. More...

Area student recognized at UPJ

Tanner Cook, a sophomore majoring in business management/marketing and finance, has been named to the spring 2016 dean’s list at the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown.  Cook is a member of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society and the More...

Spring dean’s list announced by Penn Highlands

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is proud to announce that the following students have made the dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aries if born before 10:46 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 1, 2016  More...

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