August 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Leaders seek vote on Zika funding

U.S. Sen. Robert Casey Jr. More...

Organization assists with service animals

There’s an organization serving eight counties in the region, including Huntingdon County, that has been helping people overcome challenges in obtaining service dogs for people who need them for five years.  Service Paws of Central Pa. More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Brandy Hall  Date of Birth: Aug. More...

Police Log

PFA violation   ORBISONIA BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report Jeffrey Crosson, 30, McVeytown, contacted a protected person in a protection from abuse order at 9 p.m. Aug. 2  Crash   More...

Creature Feature

Two may be better than one

Are you considering adding a feline friend to your family? If so, have you ever considered adding two? There are many benefits to adopting two cats or kittens. More...

Local Sports

Are ready you...

for some high school football?

Huntingdon Coach: Mike Hudy (Fifth Year, 17-25) Last Year: 6-5, qualified for District 6-AA playoffs More...

Phils top Curve 6-3

The Altoona Curve had a late lead slip away in a 6-3 loss to the Reading Fightin Phils in the series opener at FirstEnergy Stadium Friday night.  Altoona (61-50) had its three-game winning streak snapped and had its Western Division lead trimmed More...

People/Pastimes

Combined birthdays celebrated

Family and friends attended a combined birthday party that was held July 16 in honor of Marian Everetts of Cooks, who celebrated her 90th birthday July 16, and Virginia Hampson of McKee, Virginia, who celebrated her 80th birthday Aug. More...

Snare family holds 22nd reunion

Threatening rain and thunderstorms passing through the Raystown Lake area didn’t keep the descendants and friends from celebrating their 22nd reunion held in honor of Harvey and Edith Snare, who resided in Aitch, Penn Township.  More...

Special Occasions

Aug. 6, 2016   Happy birthday wishes go out to Luke McCallum Kennington of State College, who turns 2 years old today, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. He is the son of Megan and Tom Kennington of State College and has a big brother, Tommy. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It’s wise to be proactive about Alzheimer’s

Dear Annie: My grandfather had severe Alzheimer’s disease. Unfortunately, it lasted for a while. More...

Doctor K

Biofeedback can be used to control numerous body functions

DEAR DOCTOR K: Sometimes you recommend biofeedback as treatment. What exactly is it? What is it like to go through it?  More...

Special Sections

Local pastor dies at age 86

Congregants and community members mourn the loss of a devoted local pastor and a man of vision who faithfully served in Mount Union for the past 39 years.  The Rev. Irwin S. More...

Recycling bins moved to new location

After nearly two months of waiting, residents in Smithfield Township will be able to take their recycling items to the appointed containers. More...

Warm, dry weather predicted for this fall

The weather outlook for fall may be nice for some folks, but, for others, it may not necessarily be a good thing.  Accuweather.com put out their fall weather outlook today, discussing what they believe will be some of the weather trends going in More...

World  Free Access 

Rare comic book sells for $956,000

DALLAS (AP) — A rare copy of Superman’s 1938 comic-book debut sold at auction for almost $1 million.  In a statement, Dallasbased Heritage Auctions said the copy of Action Comics No. More...

Zika vaccines work in monkeys, boosting hopes for people

NEW YORK (AP) — Three experimental Zika vaccines protected monkeys against infection from the virus, an encouraging sign as research moves into studies in people.  More...

Asthma uncommon among Amish kids

CHICAGO (AP) — Forget Fluffy and Fido. Bessie the cow just might make a healthier pet.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Classes added at fair for 4-H, FFA members

75 Years Ago  President Roosevelt’s veto of a bill authorizing $250,000,000 for defense highway construction will affect Pennsylvania “less than any other state,” Highways Secretary I. Lamont Hughes said in Harrisburg.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 6   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, Aug. 7   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rodriguez homer ends Bucs’ skid

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sean Rodriguez homered leading off the ninth inning to lift Pittsburgh past Cincinnati.  More...

Mark Teixeira will retire at the end of this year

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Teixeira knew this would be difficult. Twenty seconds after he started to speak, his voice cracked.  “That didn’t take long, did it?” he said.  More...

Games open with sultry music, conservation

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With fireworks forming the word “Rio” in the sky and supermodel Gisele Bundchen shimmering to the tune of “The Girl from Ipanema,” Rio de Janiero welcomed the world to the first Olympic Games in Sou More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Mount Union congregation marks centennial

Last weekend, the Mount Union Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, located on South Washington Street, celebrated its 100th anniversary.  The Rev. Carl Metzger welcomed those in attendance. More...

Idaho begins review of faith-healing exemption

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Dan Sevy will eagerly agree that no one wants to see a child suffer.  Yet as a member of Idaho’s Followers of Christ and a participant of faith healing, Sevy believes that medicine is a product of Satan and should More...

Pastor faces crossroads

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Doctors told him he was going to die. God had other plans.  The Rev. Fritz Siddall, pastor of Crossroads Christian Center Assembly of God, in East Moline, is sharing his defiance of the prognosis.  On Jan. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 8, 2016:  More...

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