July 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Decision reached in pipeline appeal

A decision entered Thursday in Commonwealth Court will likely have local ramifications regarding an appeal filed by local landowners against Sunoco Pipeline LP.  The case appealed an earlier Cumberland County decision which granted rights of way More...

New scout executive designated

The Oneida District of the Juniata Valley Council of Boy Scouts of America has a new leader who will help leaders and scouts realize their full potential.  Josh Woods, a Philipsburg resident, took over for former Oneida District executive Chuck More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Billy Joe Loner Jr.  Date of Birth: March 22, 1997  Age: 19  Height: 5 feet, 11 inches  Weight: 155 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Black  Last known address(es): 130 W. More...

Mount Union residents question land development rejection

A family hoping to build homes on land adjacent to a former Mount Union brickyard have questioned how a nearby housing development was allowed to proceed while their plans have been shut down by a vote from the borough’s zoning hearing board. More...

Police Log

DUI crash   ONEIDA TWP. — State police at Huntingdon responded to a one-vehicle crash on East Branch Road at approximately 11:08 p.m. July 13. The operator of the vehicle was found to be under the influence of alcohol. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Penn Twp. supervisors discuss dust ordinance

75 Years Ago  Carl D. Wilson of Huntingdon, Democratic County chairman, and Wilbur A. More...

Local Sports

Curve split twinbill

The Altoona Curve and Harrisburg Senators split a doubleheader Friday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field, with Altoona winning the first game 5-0 and Harrisburg taking the second contest 3-2.  In his second Major League rehab start, Ryan Vogelso More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown seniors hold membership meeting

President Selwyn “Bud” Parks opened the July 6 meeting of the Bricktown Senior Citizens Center with a word of prayer offered by Dorothy Emery, followed by recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

Simple swaps for serious flavor

From burgers to barbecued chicken, many of the best grilled foods are served with creamy condiments — often packing on calories and fat. More...

Religion News

Polish official criticized over Jewish massacre remarks

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s education minister has sparked criticism for appearing to deny Polish responsibility for two massacres of Jews in the 1940s.  Anna Zalewska’s comments on Wednesday evening raised questions about t More...

Historic Presbyterian church gets award-winning revival

GREENVILLE, S.C. More...

Local churches to host VBS

Hill Valley — Sugar Run Church of the Brethren, located on Route 747, seven miles south of Mount Union, will host a “Cave Quest” VBS from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 18, 2016:  More...

Heat heightens energy usage

Higher-than-usual electricity consumption may continue as the heat and humidity are expected to continue for the foreseeable future.  Scott Surgeoner, spokesman for FirstEnergy, said saving energy in the summer months is common sense.  More...

Former PNC Bank building sold

The former PNC Bank  branch location at 614 Washington St. in downtown Huntingdon will soon become the  home of a local computer sales and service business.  The building was purchased   More...

Students to attend conventions

Two groups of Juniata College students will be hitting the road this summer to travel to the Democratic and Republ ican national conven- tions.  Two students, Jaret Paul Miller and Patrick Miller, will be headed to Cleveland, Ohio, next week for More...

World  Free Access 

‘Game of Thrones’ tops Emmy nods, but streaming makes gains

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Emmy Awards nominations told us what is already evident — the power and reputation of streaming services Netflix and Amazon are on the rise, and broadcast networks and even longtime premium cable star HBO are paying More...

Rolling Stones frontman to be father for eighth time

Mick Jagger’s representatives say the rock legend is expecting his eighth child.  The representatives confirmed a report by People magazine and other media outlets that Jagger’s girlfriend, Melanie Hamrick, 29, is pregnant.  More...

Fear Factor: Americans scared of their presidential options

WASHINGTON (AP) — The vast majority of Americans say they are afraid of at least one of the two major candidates — Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump — winning the White House, a remarkable finding that reflects an unsettled nation unh More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 16   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 17   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mickelson shines in wind and rain; keeps Open lead

British Open:

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Phil Mickelson wore a black rain suit that he didn’t need until he approached the far end of Royal Troon and already had stretched his lead. More...

Strasburg, Nationals defeat Pirates 5-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg threw eight masterful innings and bunted in a run and Michael Taylor hit a two-run homer that broke the game open as the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Friday night in the first game More...

Ko shoots 66 for share of lead at Classic

LPGA:

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Lydia Ko shot a 5-under 66 in windy conditions Friday for a share of the Marathon Classic lead with Hyo Joo Kim.  The top-ranked Ko had six birdies and one bogey at Highland Meadows to match Kim at 8-under 134. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Stay or follow

Dear Annie: My boyfriend and I are coming up on our sixth anniversary. A few years ago, his mother was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. His parents live on the opposite side of the country from us. More...

Doctor K

Aspects of sexual function change as men age

DEAR DOCTOR K: My wife and I are in our 70s. Sex is not what it once was. Is there anything “natural” I can do to improve sex? I don’t want to take pills. What’s normal aging when it comes to sex?  More...

Special Sections

Click for Huntingdon, Pennsylvania Forecast