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Severe thunderstorms forecast for weekend

The county will potentially see the first round of severe weather for the spring this weekend, as heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to pass through the area.  Craig Evanego, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in State Col More...

Zika not found in local mosquito population

As news continues to swirl around Zika infections, the state Departments of Health and Environmental Protection say residents should take precautions.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Robert Davis Jr.  Date of Birth: Jan. More...

Paint the Plow application deadline approaching

PennDOT is seeking applications from local schools for the Paint the Plow program.  “Last year, we began the Paint the Plow program as a pilot program in Cambria County,” Anthony Scalia, PennDOT District 9 safety press officer, said. More...

Borough council members discuss parks survey

The final results of a survey conducted regarding borough parks were presented to the members of the Huntingdon Borough Council Parks, Recreation and Public Property Committee at their monthly meeting Thursday.  More...

Local Sports

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes:

Tussey Mountain

Adriane Angelo   Parents: Tony and Kathy Angelo of Broad Top.  Sports Played (varsity letters earned): Earned six letters in two sports, volleyball (2) and softball (4).  More...

Hornets focused on their mission

PIAA Class A Baseball Playoffs:

A season that started with questions about just how well the team may perform has become another year to remember. Juniata Valley repeated as District 6-A champions and are back in the PIAA state championship tournament.  More...

Rockets look to rebound in opener

PIAA Class A Softball Playoffs:

District Six Class A runnerup Southern Huntingdon (19-5) will continue its run through the WestPAC when it opens its bid for PIAA Class A gold Monday with a firstround contest against District Five champion Meyersdale (20-3) at Somerset High School w More...

Religion News

Religion Briefs

Trinity Broadcasting evangelist dies days after stroke   ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Televangelist Jan Crouch, who co-founded the Trinity Broadcasting Network with her husband in 1973, has died just days after suffering a stroke.  More...

‘Fun in the Sun’ event planned

The Fellowship Quartet from Bedford will be the featured entertainment at Donation United Methodist Church’s Fun-in-the-Sun event from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, June 5. More...

Pastors’ column

Presented by the Huntingdon Forum of Churches

I’m going to let you in on a secret — while a patient at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, you and your loved ones can count on having the benefits of spiritual support. All you have to do is ask.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 6, 2016:  More...

Striped bass hatchery opens at lake

An open house was held at  a new striped bass hatchery located at Seven Points Recreation Area at Raystown Lake  to introduce the new facility and to thank those who made the project possible.   More...

Drug abuse topic of elder seminar

Will there be another lengthy state budget impasse? State Sen. John Eichelberger and Rep. More...

Obituaries

World  Free Access 

Cooking and crime are on the menu with ‘Feed the Beast’

NEW YORK (AP) — After “Friends” ended in 2004, David Schwimmer moved from Los Angeles, where his hit sitcom was filmed, to resettle in New York.  More...

Jenner to mark Olympic anniversary on SI cover

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner will mark the 40th anniversary of her gold-medal Olympic win in the decathlon with a cover story in Sports Illustrated.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

MUHS graduates 107 students

75 Years Ago  Despite the rainy weather, a near-capacity audience of parents and friends attended the commencement exercises of the Mount Union High School in the grade school auditorium, at which time 127 seniors received their diplomas.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 4   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, June 5   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Angels rout Liriano, Pirates 9-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jered Weaver allowed two runs over six innings and Kole Calhoun homered to lead the Los Angeles Angels over the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-2 on Friday night.  More...

Steele, Kuchar share lead at Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Two matches at home against Phil Mickelson made Brendan Steele feel inadequate. Two rounds at the Memorial gave him a share of the lead.  More...

Shoprite LPGA Classic

GALLOWAYTOWNSHIP, N.J. More...

People/Pastimes

Students take top prize in state competition

A team of four Standing Stone Elementary School fifth graders took first place in the state finals of the K’Nex STEM Design Challenge May 13 at the University of Harrisburg.  More...

‘Wigs for Kids’

Vivianna “Annie” Welsch of Huntingdon donated a length of her hair to Wigs for Kids with help from Penny Miller, a stylist at In Style Salon Huntingdon. More...

School News

McVeytown woman accepted into honor society

Cassandra Confer of McVeytown has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).  More...

Special Occasions

June 4, 2016   Happy anniversary wishes go out to Bill and Randi Gates of Mapleton. who celebrate their anniversary today, Saturday, June 4, 2016. Happy anniversary, Bill and Randi!   More...

HAHS clas of 2016

Bearcats earn diplomas during HAHS’s 136th commencement

Huntingdon Area High School’s Class of 2016 was officially sent out into the world Friday night, with parting words of encouragement from mentors and classmates during the school’s 136th commencement ceremony.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Encouraging words

Dear Annie: I write a blog on science and spaceflight in particular. More...

Doctor K

Berries have great nutritional value

DEAR DOCTOR K: You often list berries as one of the most nutritious foods. It’s berry season, and my wife wants to buy lots of them, but they’re a little expensive. So, I’d like to know what makes them so healthy. Call me a skeptic. More...

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