August 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Facility adapts to changing times

The landscape of health care is constantly  evolving, and many facilities, including personal care and skilled nursing facilities, are trying to make  adjustments to best care for their residents.  Because of this, Westminster Woods a More...

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Case bound over for higher court

Charges against a McVeytown man were bound over for the higher court in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday.  Chase M. More...

ORJMA meeting brief

The board of the Orbisonia Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority (ORJMA) held a brief meeting at the Orbisonia Borough Building Wednesday.  In the bills report, board member David McGarvey questioned a bill from Ram Industrial Services. More...

Police Log

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Local Sports

Curve win 8-4 despite seven errors

The Altoona Curve set a new franchise record by committing seven errors against the Harrisburg Senators but still took the rubber game of a three-game series 8-4 Thursday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  More...

Yelovich tourney prize winners are announced

The fourth annual Michael S. Yelovich Golf Tournament was held Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Mount Union American Legion Country Club. More...

People/Pastimes

Senior fair royalty

Huntingdon County Junior Fair Ambassador Lissy Kinder, left, and Huntingdon County Fair Queen alternate Rachel Householder crowned Louise Manetti, a resident of Woodland Rehabilitation and Nursing Ce More...

Campfire safety stressed for kids

Camping is a popular and fun way to enjoy the great outdoors. For families vacationing on a budget, camping provides an affordable alternative to costly resorts and hotels.  More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ashley Paige DeArmitt who turns 10 years old today, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. Her proud parents are Bill and Jennifer DeArmitt of Alexandria. Ashley is the big sister of Hailey DeArmitt. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016:  More...

Polls showing Dem in lead

With just over 90 days to the November presidential election, polls show the Democratic candidate with a lead in a key swing state.  Polls currently show Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton leading Republican nominee Donald Trump in a number of s More...

County must wait on Act 12 funding

Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board consultant Sid McConahy of Mission Critical Partners of State College told the board during its monthly meeting Thursday the Act 12 funding which was scheduled to be released through the Pennsylvania Emergency Manag More...

Conservation districts should have ag plans

The state Department of Environmental Protection is calling on conservation districts in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to finalize their roles in conducting agricultural inspections.  More...

Farmers impacted by food safety act

The state Department of Agriculture hopes to educate farmers in the state about how the Food Safety Modernization Act will impact them in the years to come.  The Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, was passed by President Barack Obama in 201 More...

World  Free Access 

Save on back-to-school clothing shopping

NEW YORK (AP) — Varsityinspired cardigans. Preppy layers. Satin bomber jackets. There are plenty of fashion trends that experts say should help pique shoppers’ interest for the back-to-school season. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Area prison officials receive promotions

75 Years Ago  The large stake-body truck belonging to Burgess George W. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 12   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Phelps and Biles add more gold

Olympic Roundup:

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Michael Phelps and Simone Biles powered their way to more gold medals with rousing routs Thursday.  Sauntering to the sounds of Latin music befitting the beaches and boulevards of Rio de Janeiro, Biles soared to the w More...

What to Watch

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Day 7 of the Rio Games features medal action in swimming, track and field, track cycling, fencing, judo and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local):  SWIMMING  More...

Manuel wins milestone gold medal

Women’s swimming:

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Simone Manuel leaned her head into her hands and cried when she recognized her historic achievement.  With her victory in the 100- meter freestyle, she became the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold me More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friend hazard

Dear Annie: I need advice on how to sever a guy friendship that has become increasingly difficult. We first met on the golf course and played several rounds together. Both of us enjoyed playing and talking about the game of golf.  More...

Hints from Heloise

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Steps toward social security

Dear Readers: “SOCIAL NETWORKING” — you hear it all the time! It can be a great platform to keep in touch with friends and family. More...

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