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Funerals becoming personalized

The way an individual’s  life is honored following their passing has changed in recent years. More...

Commissioners OK filling two positions

Only two agenda items were discussed at the weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday.  Huntingdon County Jail warden Duane Black sought approval to hire a part-time corrections officer, Colton Brenneman, for the county jail More...

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Local News

Porter Twp. supervisors address concerns with road work

Residents addressed Porter Township supervisors at the regular monthly meeting Tuesday regarding the impacts of impending road work.  Many of those residents live on Trimers Road, a road the township plans to tar and chip with the same materials More...

Two injured in crashes

Above, one woman was flown to UPMC Altoona and later to a Pittsburgh hospital for treatment of injuries she sustained in a two-vehicle accident that occurred in the area of 11897 Hartslog Valley Road More...

Two juries selected

Two juries were selected in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday.  More...

World  Free Access 

US factory orders drop in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders at U.S. factories dipped in May, dragged down by less demand for steel, aluminum, furniture, electrical appliances and military aircraft. More...

Tesla deliveries slip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tesla Motors shipped fewer autos to customers in the past three months, making it unlikely to meet prior expectations for delivering 80,000 to 90,000 vehicles this year. More...

Hostess will go public again

NEW YORK (AP) — Almost four years after seeking bankruptcy protection under a barrage of labor issues and rapidly changing appetites, the maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs will take the stage once again as a publicly traded company. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 6   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Hollidaysburg captures 11-12 North title 18-12

District 11 LL:

Huntingdon faced a steep climb in the 11-12 year-old Little League all-star tournament, needing to win twice just to take the District 11 North Division title. More...

Four area players are all-state picks

H.S. Softball:

Four area high school softball players reaped rewards for an outstanding season by being named to the 2016 Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association all-star teams.  More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS Alumni Association holds annual reunion

The 19th reunion of the Huntingdon Area High School Alumni Association was held at the Smithfield Fire Hall June 18. Alumni and guests gathered at 5 p.m. for an hour of visiting and chatting with classmates and friends. More...

Boy Scout Troop 28

Boy Scouts, parents and friends recently hiked the Appalachian Trail from the lower part of Pennsylvania, across Maryland and into Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cracked up casserole?

Dear Heloise: I often see BREAKFAST CASSEROLE RECIPES where you refrigerate the pan overnight and then bake the next morning. However, none of the recipes say to let the pan sit awhile before putting it in the oven. More...

Raystown Lake has safe Fourth

The state Fish and Boat Commission is reporting a busy and relatively safe July 4 weekend on Raystown Lake.  Waterways conservation officer Anthony Quarracino said officers made some arrests and issued a number of citations over the long weekend More...

Game Commission has new supervisor

Robert “Bert” Einodshofer of Huntingdon has been named as the education and information supervisor at the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s southcentral region office in Smithfield Township.  He replaces Barry Leonard, who recentl More...

Concerts on the Quad series begins Thursday

For the second year in a row, folks looking for great outdoor concerts will have to look no further than the campus of Juniata College for free entertainment.  Concerts on the Quad will once again be presented by the Huntingdon County Arts Coun More...

State  Free Access 

Budget talks enter new week with no news of a deal on taxes

HARRISBURG (AP) — Negotiators reported no agreement on financing state government’s $31.5 billion budget plan as top lawmakers met privately and apparently fruitlessly Tuesday in the quiet state Capitol five days into the state’s fi More...

Hectic commute could get worse with trains sidelined

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With one-third of its rail fleet out of service, Philadelphia’s main transit agency predicts Wednesday’s commute could be even more hectic with more people returning to work following the Fourth of July holiday w More...

Clergy abuse advocate found hanged at home

EBENSBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who spoke out against clergy abuse after publicly identifying himself as a victim of a predator priest has killed himself, authorities said.  Brian Gergely, 46, was found hanged in his home in Ebensburg More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Lions Club parade opens town fair

75 Years Ago  The Lions Club parade at Mount Union, which officially opened the second annual “Town Fair” at that community, was witnessed by thousands of persons as it moved through the center of town to the fairgrounds on East Shir More...

Business News

Cisney’s Auto Parts offers extended hours, delivery

For those living in the southern end of the county, there’s one auto parts store that continues to meet the needs of those who live there.  Cisney’s Auto Parts, located in Shade Gap, changed names and hands in March when former owner More...

Real Estate Transfers

June 24, 2016  John B. Book and Betty M. Book, grantors, to Douglas J. Book, property in Cromwell Township, $1.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Well-known area diner has unique history

Part 7 The inspiration for this series about the last days of the H&BT Railroad surfaced when the story about Diner 22’s 70th anniversary More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Chisenhall leads Indians to 11th win over Tigers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lonnie Chisenhall was 4 for 5 with three RBIs, Carlos Santana and Tyler Naquin homered, and the Cleveland Indians remained perfect in 11 games against the Detroit Tigers this season with a 12-1 victory Tuesday night.  The More...

Five Cubs voted to start for NL

NEW YORK (AP) — After topping the major leagues during the first half of the season as they seek their first title in more than a century, the Chicago Cubs dominated the rosters for next week’s All-Star game.  And the Boston Red Sox, More...

Williams sisters reach semis

LONDON (AP) — In some ways, making it to a Grand Slam semifinal is rather been there, done-that for Venus Williams. She is, after all, already the owner of seven major titles, including five at Wimbledon. This one, though, is different. More...

School News

Mount Union woman serving in internship

Sara Estep of Mount Union, who just completed her sophomore year at the University of Rhode Island, is one of five summer interns working this year for the Rhode Island Department of Revenue.  Estep is assigned to the department’s Office o More...

Annie's Mailbox

Time bomb with the in-laws

Dear Annie: I’ve been happily married for 10 years. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Leo if born before 6:41 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 7, 2016:  More...

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