July 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Caution encouraged for pedestrians, cyclists

As cars, bicycles and pedestrians fill the streets during the hottest and busiest months of the year, it’s important for all to remember proper conduct to avoid accidents.  When travelling on busy roadways, whether biking, jogging or walki More...

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On Their Way

Name: Jaselyn Nickolee Lillibridge  Age: 16 years old  From: Huntingdon  Parents: Jeffrey and Janelle Grissinger of Huntingdon and Jason Lillibridge of Tyrone.  More...

Supervisor addresses water plant issues

As construction crews from HRI, Inc. More...

World  Free Access 

France reels as Bastille Day attack kills 84 in Nice

NICE, France (AP) — A Frenchman of Tunisian descent drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day along Nice’s beachfront, killing at least 84 people, many of them children. More...

Father, son from Texas among attack victims

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An Austin-area father and son who were vacationing in Europe with their family are among the victims of the deadly truck attack in Nice, France, relatives said Friday.  Sean Copeland, 51, and his son Brodie, 11, were k More...

Most drivers admit angry, aggressive behavior or road rage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 8 of every 10 U.S. drivers admit expressing anger, aggression or road rage at least once in the previous year, according to a survey released Thursday by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mickelson on cusp of history, shoots 63

British Open:

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Phil Mickelson was 16 feet away from a place in history he wouldn’t have to share with anyone.  Fans watched from a rooftop balcony. More...

Froome still wears yellow jersey

Tour de France:

MONT VENTOUX, France (AP) — Fans celebrating Bastille Day created dramas at the Tour de France, causing a crash involving race leader Chris Froome that ensured it wasn’t until hours after the 12th stage concluded that organizers decided t More...

Kim, Lee, Nomura share Marathon Classic lead

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Hyo Joo Kim bogeyed her final hole Thursday for a 5-under 66 and a share of the Marathon Classic lead with fellow South Korean player Mirim Lee and Japan’s Haru Nomura.  Celebrating her 21st birthday, Kim had fo More...

School News

HAHS grad honored at luncheon

Torrie Garner of James Creek was honored with the Academic Achievement Award in Biology at Susquehanna University’s annual student awards luncheon, held each May in the days leading up to commencement.  This award is presented to a student More...

Local woman named to dean’s list

Nearly 2,000 students were named to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s dean’s honor list for the spring 2016 semester. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Neighbor is a mail thief

Dear Annie: I live in a large apartment building in a very safe part of town. It’s an older building, and all of the mail for the complex is in one room. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Massive mushrooms

Dear Heloise: My husband and I ordered fried mushrooms at a new restaurant. There were only four mushrooms on a plate, but they were the LARGEST MUSHROOM TOPS I’d ever seen! More...

Tax program cut $10 million

With the passage of the state revenue package, at least one tax credit program that offered a local benefit will suffer. The Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) program was awarded $25 million in fiscal year 2015. More...

County 911 board waiting for grant

Anticipation of the receipt of a $2.7 million grant as part of the state’s Act 12 was announced at the monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board.  More...

Storm disaster aid appeal denied

Despite appealing to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the county will officially not receive disaster aid to help pay for the cleanup efforts after the Jan. More...

Bike rodeo planned for kids Saturday

Kids will have a chance to peddle to their hearts’ content and learn about bike safety at a bike rodeo to be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday in the Mutual Benefit parking lot, located near the Isett Community Swimming Pool.  More...

State  Free Access 

Presidential footsteps in Philadelphia? They’re everywhere

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has a long history as a center of politics, going back to the 18th century when the Founding Fathers met here to sign the Declaration of Independence and write the U.S. Constitution. More...

Boa constrictor pulled from beneath SUV

KINGSTON (AP) — Two men have pulled an 8-footlong boa constrictor from beneath a vehicle parked outside of a northeastern Pennsylvania medical building.  The Citizens’ Voice in Wilkes Barre reports (http://bit. More...

State police pay $195K in soap, cocaine mix-up

ALLENTOWN (AP) — Court documents show the Pennsylvania State Police have paid $195,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a New York man who spent 29 days behind bars after troopers mistook homemade soap for cocaine.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon man honored at state VFW convention

75 Years Ago  American industry, even without the stimulation of the country being actually at war, is producing weapons at a rate that was not generally achieved in 1917 until the United States had been in the World War for months.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, July 15   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

Mount Union wins district crown

District 11 Little League 10-11:

Cainen Atherton put the icing on the cake with a three run home run in the top of the fourth inning giving Mount Union the insurance that they were looking for to lock up the District 11 Little League 10-11 year-old Championship in a 16-1 victory ove More...

Huntingdon rallies in sixth for 14-12 win

Area Five 15-16 Teener:

The lead changed hands four times during Huntingdon’s home opener in the Area Five 15-16 VFW Teener All- Star Tournament with neighboring Mount Union, including a six-run sixth inning that put Mount Union ahead by one.  More...

Spikes fall 7-4 to Scrappers

Down 7-0 going into the bottom of the seventh, the State College Spikes staged a furious rally to bring the tying run to the plate in the ninth but fell to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, 7-4, on Thursday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Rotary Club enjoys summer activities

A new member, Josh Wood, district executive for the Juniata Valley Boy Scouts of America Council, was inducted into the Huntingdon Rotary Club recently. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Robyn Bracco, who turns 6 years old today, Friday, July 15, 2016. Her proud parents are Kelli and Joseph Bracco of Huntingdon. She has two sisters, Addisyn and Lyndsi. More...

Boy Scout Troop 25 explores local ‘wild’ cave

Members of Boy Scout Troop 25, Huntingdon, recently visited a local “wild” cave which is owned and managed by the Pennsylvania Cave Conservancy. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, July 16, 2016:  More...

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