June 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

ATV riders urged to utilize caution

Riding an all-terrain vehicle, or ATV, can be an enjoyable outdoor activity, but the number of accidents reported in recent weeks serves as a reminder that rules and regulations must be followed in order to protect lives. More...

Pet emergency/CPR certification offered

For pet lovers everywhere, cats and dogs are members of the family, so if a medical emergency happens, it’s important to know what to do.  More...

Local News

Ceremonial tee off

Max Eichelberger, who recently completed sixth grade at Juniata Valley Elementary School, was one of three students who led the ceremonial tee off at the second annual Second Tee Scramble held at the More...

Priorities set for infrastructure repairs

The members of Huntingdon Borough Council’s Water and Sewer Committee set their two top priorities for infrastructure repairs during its monthly meeting Thursday.  The committee decided it would focus on repairs in two areas — Warm More...

Police Log

Terroristic threats   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, June 6   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Remembering Muhammad Ali

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali’s younger brother wept, swayed to hymns and hugged anyone he could reach. He raised his hands to the sky, eyes closed, surrounded by congregants at the church where their father once worshipped. More...

Warriors hammer Cavs 110-77

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Draymond Green emphatically flexed his bulging biceps with big plays on both ends of the floor, and these Golden State Warriors might just be far too strong for the Cleveland Cavaliers. More...

McGirt wins Memorial in playoff

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — William McGirt won for the first time in 165 starts on the PGA Tour, and the timing couldn’t have been better. More...

Senior Spotlight

Intergenerational contact helps prevent elder abuse

Elder abuse is much more prevalent than you might think. All around us, seniors are being financially exploited, neglected and subjected to physical and psychological violence. More...

Many agencies have social workers that can aid in senior care

Social workers are employed in a number of settings and provide assistance to people of all ages.  More...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched on June 15, 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, June 7, 2016 More...

County bucks national trends

The United States economy gained the fewest number of jobs in five years according to a report issued by the Labor Department Friday.  While national unemployment fell to 4.7 percent, only 38,000 new jobs were created in May.  More...

Stepping forward to raise awareness

The fourth annual Walk to End Violence set out Saturday with a resounding shout of “No More” as participants gathered to raise awareness for domestic violence at Detwiler Memorial Field, Huntingdon.  More...

Program empowers women to get outdoors

Strength, both mentally and physically, maintained through creativity and empowerment was the theme behind “Outdoor Strong” an event held for women and families Sunday afternoon at Whipple Dam State Park.  More...

State  Free Access 

Mosaic master honors wife’s art, love in show

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is a mirrored mosaic dreamscape, the culmination of the art that Isaiah Zagar has tiled on alleyways, storefronts and townhomes along the city’s funky South Street corridor.  More...

Six injured in large fight at juvenile facility

EMLENTON (AP) — Six people were injured in a large fight at a juvenile detention and treatment center that was the scene of a riot a few weeks ago, authorities said.  Police in Butler County said troopers from three barracks, as well as tw More...

Local Sports

Frank Baker

Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame:

Those who knew Frank A. Baker called him “Coach,” a most apropos title. He was the consummate coach whose passion for sports covered most of his 66 years of life and was a labor of love. More...

B-Mets edge Curve 4-3

Austin Meadows extended his hitting streak to 14 games with a home run, but the Curve lost the series finale to the Binghamton Mets 4-3 Sunday at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon couple celebrates 35th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to John and Kathe (House) Posey of Huntingdon who celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary today, Friday, June 6, 2016. They were united in marriage in 1981 by the Rev. I.S. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY 95th BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Mary Fasick who celebrated her birthday May 15, 2016, at a surprise get together with her family. She was presented with a homemade quilt constructed by her greatgranddaughter. More...

Grilling offers convenience

Grilling presents a convenient and tasty way to prepare food. Cooking outdoors is a summertime staple, with some people firing up their grills multiple times a week. More...

Annie's Mailbox

There is a sexual component to this

Dear Annie: My wife and I are expecting our fourth child. She is a firm believer in breast feeding and plans to do so when our baby arrives. Our oldest child, “Travis,” was 3 years old when his first sibling was born.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Dial a letter?

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about businesses that use letters instead of numbers for a phone number:  More...

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