July 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Retailers respond to popularity of craft beer

Local distributors have been working to expand their craft beer offerings in response to the popularity of brews produced at small operation breweries all over the country.  More...

DEP to host hearing on pipeline permits

Public hearings are planned relating to permit applications submitted by Sunoco Logistics, Inc. More...

Local News

Saxton borough building roof causes concern

Saxton Borough Council learned Monday evening it could cost as much as $300,000 to replace the roof on the borough building/Broad Top Area Senior Citizens Center.  The condition of the roof was first addressed last month by center president Ed R More...

Mapleton man facing pornography charges

A Mapleton man is facing charges relating to the possession of child pornography.  Jeffrey Alan Yocum, 37, confined to Huntingdon County Jail, is facing charges of disseminating photo/film of child sex acts, child pornography and criminal use of More...

Tractor-trailer rolls over

A tractor and trailer hauling a concrete bridge support rolled over onto its side at the Water Street intersection in Morris Township around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. More...

Business News

Insurance agency holds ribbon cutting, open house

It was a joyous occasion for the Amanda Jenkins State Farm Agency and the Eagle Team of agents as the grand opening ribbon cutting and open house celebration was held for the agency this past Saturday.  Jenkins told the crowd of supporters she&r More...

Altoona doctor presents rheumatology research

Alan J.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

July 1, 2016  Martha R. Sellers, grantor, to Donald L. Sellers Jr., property in Warriors Mark Township, $100.  Martha R. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Hosmer, Perez lift American League all-stars to win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title.  More...

No decision from NBA on moving All-Star game

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBA owners made no decision Tuesday after a lengthy debate about moving next year’s All- Star Game from Charlotte because of North Carolina’s law limiting protection for LGBT people.  More...

British Open:

Postage Stamp a real beast at Royal Troon

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlroy felt the wrath of the Postage Stamp.  Strange, too, since this par-3 hole is more in line with what you’d expect at the local muni, at least from a distance standpoint.  More...

School News

McVeytown woman completes degree

Kylee Roles of McVeytown graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in English and a minor in theater at Franklin and Marshall College’s commencement ceremony held in Lancaster May 7.  While at F&M, Roles’ activities included work More...

Annie's Mailbox

Home imposition

Dear Annie: I’m getting sick of my living situation. After college, I moved in with a very close family friend. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Plastic cap covers

Dear Heloise: I have an inexpensive package of CLEAR PLASTIC PROCESSING CAPS, used in hair salons. Can I also use these elasticized caps in the kitchen as bowl covers for food storage and/or microwaving? — Doris in Fullerton, Calif.  More...

Commissioners approve request

Huntingdon County moved one step closer to improving its 911 infrastructure with the approval of a request for a proposal from commissioners at their regular weekly meeting Tuesday.  More...

County sees less funding for roads

Huntingdon County has received slightly less dirt and gravel and low-volume road funding for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.  The county was allocated a total of $388,365 across the programs, $278,741 of that money is for dirt and gravel road project More...

JVSB members OK superintendent

A former teacher and head football coach in the Juniata Valley School District will soon be its new superintendent.  The Juniata Valley School Board unanimously voted to approve Mike Zinobile, a Petersburg resident and current superintendent of More...

World  Free Access 

RFK Jr. book stokes intrigue in 1975 murder case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new book from Robert F. Kennedy Jr. More...

Poll: Clinton struggles to make inroads with young Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is struggling to make inroads among young Americans who overwhelmingly supported Bernie Sanders during the Democratic presidential primary, a worrisome sign as she tries to reassemble the coalition that twice p More...

AG defends decision on email inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch steadfastly defended her decision to close the Hillary Clinton email investigation without criminal charges, insisting Tuesday that she simply accepted the unanimous recommendation of career FBI More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County commissioners deal with cash shortage

75 Years Ago  Wedding bells were heard 21 times in Huntingdon County during the month of June, for a score and one brides and bridegrooms of all ages and from widely scattered towns who chose the romantic month of roses in which to repeat their More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 13   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

Huntingdon wins battle of unbeatens

Area Five 13-14 Teener:

In a battle of unbeaten teams, Mount Union jumped out to a quick start in last evening’s Area Five 13-14 tournament game last evening in Huntingdon. More...

Spikes held scoreless in 2-0 setback to Tigers

Danny Hudzina and Jeremy Martinez each produced doubles, but that was the only offense for the State College Spikes on Tuesday as they fell to the Connecticut Tigers, 2-0, at Thomas J. Dodd Stadium.  More...

Photo

Kyper’s Insurance won the 2016 Huntingdon Teener League championship. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ayden William Winfield who turns 5 years old today, Wednesday, July 13, 2016. His proud parents are Kimber Winfield and Frankie Rogers of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Makenna Faith Reeder, who turns 4 years old today, Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Her proud parents are Danny and Chanda Reeder of Mount Union. More...

Troop 471 scouts earn merit badges

Boy Scout Troop 471 of Saxton and a member of the Fort Bedford District of the Laurel Highlands Council, sponsored by Captain Phillips VFW Post 4129, Saxton, spent the last week at the Laurel Highlands Council’s Camp Seph Mack in Penn Run, Indi More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 14, 2016:  More...

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