August 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Veterans honored at annual picnic

Veterans from local organizations honored veterans from the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home Thursday with a cruise and a picnic at Raystown Lake.  The annual tradition is organized by the Frank P. More...

New Thursday event to promote local arts

In an effort to help draw tourists and visitors into Huntingdon Borough by showcasing what’s already there, Huntingdon Landmarks Inc. will highlight the arts scene with Art Walk Huntingdon.  More...

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Shirley supervisors hear of sewer issues

The Shirley Township Supervisors discussed an array of issues during their meeting Thursday.  Township code enforcement officer Rick Wilson notified the supervisors of a sewage issue at a Sleepy Hollow Road residence.  “The property h More...

Three Springs man sentenced for DUI

A Three Springs man entered a plea to driving under the influence and another related charge in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  Samuel Chester Heiney III, 41, confined to the Huntingdon County Jail, pleaded guilty to char More...

Woman accused of neglect waives hearing

The Porter Township woman accused of neglecting her five children waived a hearing in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 26   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 

Lochte charged

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.  More...

Tennessee and South Korea get victories

LL World Series:

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — Zach McWilliams hit a grand slam in the fourth inning, RJ Moore struck out five in two relief innings and Goodlettsville, Tennessee beat Bowling Green, Kentucky 8-4 on Thursday night for a spot in the U.S. More...

Giants’ Matt Moore just misses no-hitter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Francisco lefty Matt Moore lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning on a soft, clean single by Corey Seager, and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 Thursday night.  More...

School News

Huntingdon woman named to honors program

Jerica Shuck of Huntingdon was named to the Elizabethtown College Honors Program.  More...

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Annie's Mailbox

Risk is what makes trust possible

Dear Annie: Last year, I got out of a 10-year relationship. I thought she was the love of my life — until she cheated on me with one of my friends. More...

Merger creates greater options

Though the Huntingdon office of the Broad Top Area Medical Center is closing soon, patients should be encouraged they will now have a variety of options for health care, thanks to the merger between the health center and J.C. More...

Allergy treatment cost rises steeply

An exponential increase in the cost of a lifesaving medication designed to treat anaphylactic shock has many in the region experiencing sticker shock.  Epinephrine autoinjectors, often referred to by the brand name, Epipen, are used to counterac More...

Tax credits help with insurance premiums

Despite the fact that many health insurance premiums are rising on the Healthcare.gov marketplace, reports from the U.S. More...

State  Free Access 

AG tells staff he’s reviewing report about offensive emails

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s attorney general told employees Thursday that an outside review of offensive or objectionable emails is now in his hands, and he’s conferring with senior advisers about what to do with it.  More...

World  Free Access 

Fan-made ‘Star Trek’ sets become tourist attraction in NY

TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) — On its many voyages through space, the Starship Enterprise has endured bridge-shaking blasts from enemy ships and infiltration by scheming aliens. Now it’s being invaded by tourists.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Large crowds gather for firemen’s convention

75 Years Ago  Children from Alexandria and surrounding areas are anxiously awaiting the Labor Day parade to be held in Alexandria Sept. 1. All children 14 years of age and under are invited to participate.  More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

It’s hard to believe its that time of year already.  In just a few short hours, whistles will blow marking the beginning of another football season and the start of a new year of scholastic sports.  It seems the longer we go, the less More...

’Cats not worried by graduation losses

High School Boys’ Soccer Preview:

Huntingdon boys'a soccer is used to seeing large senior classes of players graduate. That’s what happened to this year’s team, but nobody is panicking as the pieces are in place for another good season.  More...

Komir lived dream as coach at MU

A very familiar face will be missing from the sideline of the Mount Union varsity basketball team when the 2016- 17 season opens in December. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Carly Michelle Clippinger, who turns 5 years old today, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Her proud parents are Charles and Tiffany Clippinger of Three Springs. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Miranda Jane Houck, who turns 10 years old today, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Her proud parents are Robert Jr. and Susan Houck of Huntingdon. More...

Setting up for success

It’s that time of year again when college students everywhere begin to shift gears from summer fun to study mode. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016:  More...

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