July 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Borough council to fix Orlady Wall

For years, the Orlady Wall along Warm Springs Avenue has been a source of problems and concerns for Huntingdon Borough Council.  More...

Firemen’s convention wraps up tonight

Trough Creek Volunteer Fire Co. More...

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Local News

Protester admitted to ARD program

One of five defendants charged with interfering with pipeline operations earlier this year was sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  Nathaniel Joseph Irvine, 30, Huntingdon, was admitted into the Accelerated Rehabil More...

Area briefs

Bikers to pass through Huntingdon   More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: William Steele  Date of Birth: Dec. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 9   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, July 10   More...

Local Sports

Mount Union opens with big win

District 11 10-11 LL:

The District 11 Little League Tournament for the 10-11-year-old team from Mount Union got under way Friday evening at the Municipal Park in Mount Union. Mount Union went right to work in the first inning and scored in all three at-bats to blank V.E. More...

Redhawks qualify for national tourney

The Huntingdon Redhawks, a 16U travel baseball team made up of high school juniors and seniors, have received an at-large bid to the Perfect Game Super25 National Championship. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy 93rd Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Helen Baughman, who celebrated her 93rd birthday June 20, 2016. A surprise party with 30 relatives and friends attending was held in her honor at Homewood at Martinsburg, where she currently resides.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Brooke Kenley Bilger who turns 3 years old Sunday, July 10, 2016. Her proud parents are George and Apryl Bilger of McVeytown. Brooke has a big brother, Georgie Bilger. More...

Happy Anniversary

McConnellstown couple marks 50th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Ron and Linda (Swaney) Feagley of McConnellstown, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Saturday, July 9, 2016. They were united in marriage in 1966 by the Rev. More...

Doctor K

Walking and running offer heart protection

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a 42-year-old couch potato. Gentle pressure from my wife and doctor have “convinced” me to start exercising regularly. What’s better for my health: jogging or brisk walking?  More...

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Police officers mourn deaths

People around the country are in mourning following a shooting in Dallas, Texas, in which five police officers were killed and seven others wounded, a tragic reminder that those charged with public safety often put their own safety aside.  The o More...

Current dry weather has few impacts

The rain that fell in the county Friday is probably a welcome relief for those who are trying to maintain lawns and grow crops in the area.  Before today, the area has been under a bit of a dry spell, with patchy lawns and lower water levels at More...

Doe licenses slated to go on sale July 11

Doe licenses are slated to go on sale next week.  “(Monday) July 11, they go on sale,” said Huntingdon County Treasurer Susan Harry.  Harry said applications for antlerless licenses are only accepted through the mail, “not More...

World  Free Access 

Technology gives bracing immediacy to police shooting story

NEW YORK (AP) — A live, online piece of footage of a dying man brought a shocking new immediacy Thursday to the issue that gave birth to the Black Lives Matter movement.  More...

Singer talks streaming, SiriusXM channel

NEW YORK (AP) — Garth Brooks is readying the fall launch of his SiriusXM channel, which will become one of two places fans can listen to the country star’s music digitally.  More...

Crash deaths far worse in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Traffic deaths are down, but a new report shows fatalities on the road are still a bigger problem in the United States than in other affluent countries.  The U.S. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

MU Block Party princess crowned

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon Kiwanians at the weekly luncheon meeting held at the American Legion Home heard reports of the club’s delegates to the international convention held at Atlanta, Georgia, recently. More...

Saxton Community Library

The next Toddler Summer Reading times will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 13, and Wednesday, July 27. The regular Summer Reading program will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursdays beginning July 14 for children entering kindergarten through sixth grades. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Federer loses semifinal

LONDON (AP) — There was Roger Federer, so famous for his flawless footwork, flat on his stomach, face down and motionless on the Centre Court grass after jamming the toe of his left shoe and stumbling during what turned out to be the fifth set& More...

Pirates win series opener 8-4

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen had three hits, including an RBI single during a decisive four-run seventh inning, as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a rare victory over the Chicago Cubs and Jake Arrieta, 8-4 on Friday night.  More...

Steve Cummings wins Tour stage seven

LAC DE PAYOLLE, France (AP) — British rider Steve Cummings won the Tour de France seventh stage which came to a bizarre end when an inflatable arch marking the final kilometer collapsed on Friday.  Adam Yates, a British rider with the Oric More...

Religion News

Paiute boy given the sacred mantle of song carrier

The elders of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe have always told stories of the song carriers — the ones who would continue to carry on the sounds of their sacred Salt Song ceremonies.  But they were quite surprised when the responsibility &mdash More...

Pastor welcomed at parish

The congregations of the Mill Creek and McConnellstown United Methodist churches welcomed a new pastor, the Rev. J. Neal Lassinger, this month.  More...

Special music to be presented

Dr. Stephen and Karen Hickok of Auburn, Alabama, will provide the anthem and special music at 10:45 a.m. the 15th Street United Methodist Church and at 9:15 a.m. More...

School News

Huntingdon woman named to dean’s list

Hannah Thompson, a rising senior religion major at Dickinson College in Carlisle, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Cornered in conversation

Dear Annie: I’m married to a wonderful man. We have been together for four years now and just finished moving from Arizona to Washington for work. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 11, 2016:  More...

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