September 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire marshal to investigate two fires

A state police fire marshal will be called to investigate two suspicious fires that occurred within 24 hours of one another in the Six Mile Run Area Volunteer Fire Co.’s coverage area over the holiday weekend.  More...

Bike infrastructure needed in borough

The benefits of using a bicycle for transportation are manifold, but cyclists and motorists alike have challenges to face as they wait for infrastructure to catch up in some local areas.  More...

Local News

Five inducted into Old-timers hall of fame

Five individuals were inducted into the Broad Top Area Old-Timers Hall of Fame Monday afternoon at the Broad Top City Park & Recreation Field.  This year’s inductees included Danny Watkins, Steve Winfield, Mike Raley, Russ Yablonski an More...

Police Log

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Scenes from Broad Top Homecoming

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State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penn State sacks Kent State

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Trace McSorley isn’t offended when he sees defenders packing the line of scrimmage, knowing their primary goal is to stop the electric running back lined up next to or behind him on any given play.  The Penn Stat More...

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Editorial

Reagan sold your future, Trump will, too

Two generations ago, many white working-class Democrats bought into Ronald Reagan’s promise of a better nation. More...

Hillary Clinton BleachBits her past

While Hillary Clinton was preparing to deliver a big speech portraying Donald Trump as a racist, a figure from Clinton’s recent unhappy past — Rep. More...

The cure for a taxing allergy

Millions of families live in constant dread of what an unexpected encounter — with a bee or a food additive or even a dye — could bring. More...

Chatter Box

Family shares tale of blessings

Lately, I’ve been talking a lot about the generosity and kindness folks in Huntingdon County show towards those in need. But, outside of the county, there’s still many examples of people doing good and blessing others. More...

Healthy Living

READY-TO-COOK: an innovative concept that makes your life easier!

Routine tasks like planning what to eat, grocery shopping and preparing meals take up a great deal of time and energy. More...

FOOD TRUCKS keep on rollin’

Enticing us with the most alluring of aromas, food trucks have become a staple of urban living, festivals, fairs and pretty much any event that brings people together. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Consider moving on

Dear Annie: I recently started seeing this girl — “Lisa.” We met through a mutual friend — who turned out to be pretty much our only mutual friend. Our social circles couldn’t be more different. More...

Doctor K

‘Feel good’ foods can help reduce anxiety

DEAR DOCTOR K: I suffer from anxiety but would rather not take medication. I already exercise and practice relaxation therapy. Could dietary changes help further quell my worries?  More...

Special Sections

PSP sgt. returns to local station

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Suicide prevention focus of this week

This week marks National Suicide Prevention Week, set aside to raise awareness and offer education on a subject surrounded by stigma.  Beginning Sept. 5, the effort runs through Sunday, Sept. 11.  More...

A great day for a homecoming parade

Members of the Tussey Mountain High School marching band color guard took part in a parade as part of the Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT) Volunteer Fire Co.’s annual Labor Day home More...

World  Free Access 

Engineers give new meaning to the phrase ‘cool clothes’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Engineers have created clothing for a warming world — a fabric that allows your body heat to escape far better than other materials do.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County forestry official asks for burning ban

75 Years Ago The nation paid a heavy tribute in lives for its three-day Labor Day weekend. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 6   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

Border captures HCC crown

Dustin Border and Ryan Strickler matched up for the championship at Huntingdon Country Club Monday afternoon. It was their second encounter in five years and the result was the same. Border claimed his second HCC title with a 5-4 victory. More...

Baer adds fourth ALCC crown

Matt Baer made it three in row at the American Legion Country Club in Mount Union over the holiday weekend, capturing his fourth overall club championship. Baer won his first in 2009 and the last three in a row. More...

Holes-in-One

A pair of golfers recorded holes-in-one while playing at Standing Stone Golf Club over the weekend.  Sunday, Scott Komita used a seven iron to ace the 150- yard fourth hole. Witnesses were Jeff Lee, John Lee, Ken Barto and Tim Powers.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Former Bearcats celebrate golden anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Terry and Cathy (Hammer) Henry, who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 15, 2016, at their home in Clear Ridge.  The former Bearcats started dating in high school and had their first date June 15, 19 More...

Show appreciation for military service

Civilians who join the military find their lives change forever upon entering the service. The armed forces shape a person, teaching discipline, humility, bravery, and many other life lessons. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Maggie Christina Linn, who turns 9 years old today, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. Her proud parents are Chris and Beth Linn of Huntingdon. Maggie has an older sister, Maiya Linn.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 9:20 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016:  More...

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