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TMSB members hear bond options

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening hinted at refinancing two past bond issues in hopes of saving considerable money in interest. More...

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Area brief

Terrace Mountain Alpacas to participate in National Alpaca Farm Days   More...

TMSD support personnel share concerns

During its monthly meeting Monday, the Tussey Mountain School Board welcomed over two dozen members of the Tussey Mountain Educational Support Personnel Association who shared concerns about a proposal by the school board to possibly outsource a numb More...

Police Log

Criminal trespass   More...

World  Free Access 

Clues led to quick arrest of suspected bomber

NEW YORK (AP) — The man suspected of planting bombs in a New York neighborhood and a New Jersey seaside town may have aimed to inflict carnage incognito, but he didn’t succeed for long in concealing his identity.  More...

MDs strengthen advice against codeine for kids’ coughs, pain

CHICAGO (AP) — The American Academy of Pediatrics has strengthened its warnings about prescribing codeine for children because of reports of deaths and risks for dangerous side effects including breathing problems.  More...

Local Sports

Altoona pulls away to beat Huntingdon

High School Girls’ Soccer:

Huntingdon took on Altoona at Detwiler Field Monday and were unable to play its game. The Bearcats tied things up midway through the first half but the Lions maintained control of the match en route to a 4-2 victory.  More...

’Cats sweep Trojans; Hornets swept

High School Volleyball:

Huntingdon got off to a strong start from the service line in the opening set of Monday evening’s non-league match with visiting Mount Union. Haley Goldstone served the Bearcats out to a 9-1 advantage. More...

Bearcats win 2-0 at Penns Valley

High School Boys’ Soccer:

Yesterday afternoon the Huntingdon boys soccer team traveled to Spring Mills to take on Penns Valley. The Bearcats faced some adversity as some players were not in the lineup due to illness. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

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How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Sept. 16

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Sept. 16.  House  More...

What others are saying

The Supreme Court is on the ballot

When voters go to the polls this November, they won’t just be choosing the next president, they’ll also be deciding the direction of the Supreme Court.  More...

Chatter Box

Fall is quickly approaching

It seems like I was just writing about the start of summer and, here we are with the first day of fall approaching Thursday.  Fall is a busy time for festivals and homecomings and there are so many people in the county who put countless hours in More...

Healthy Living

PHYSICAL THERAPY

The active health solution

Physical therapy is a health-care discipline that promotes mobility, function and quality of life for people of all ages. Demand for physical therapists is growing and people want to know more about what health options are available to them. More...

PHYSIO-TALK

Your first visit with your physical therapist

During your first appointment, the physical therapist will assess your current condition by asking a series of questions about your injury or pain and how it’s limiting your daily activities. More...

PHYSIO-TALK

The different types of muscle injuries

Muscles are susceptible to many different types of injuries. A cramp is a sudden and involuntary tightening of a muscle. It tends to be painful and can occur either at rest or during exercise. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Juggling parenting and careers

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 10 years and have two children, ages 5 and 3. My wife is professionally ambitious and has built an impressive career for herself at a major accounting firm. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Taurus if born before 1:53 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016:  More...

Autumn colors begin to appear

The official start to fall may be a couple days away, but as the days become shorter and the nights become longer, many trees are starting to change to yellow, oranges and reds. More...

HASB members OK bond refinance

The Huntingdon Area School Board voted during its monthly meeting Monday to work towards a resolution to refinance a bond.  Jamie Schlesinger, director of PFM Financial Advisors, gave an update on the series bond that will be available for refin More...

Annual hospital gala planned for Nov. 12

Dames and fellas who “know their onions” know there will be no prohibition on fun at this year’s “Gatsby Gala” Saturday, Nov. 12, hosted by the Auxiliary to J.C. More...

State  Free Access 

State lawmaker a no-show after criminal charge surfaces

HARRISBURG (AP) — A state lawmaker who was secretly charged by federal prosecutors nearly a year ago was a no-show in Harrisburg on Monday as lawmakers returned to session in the state Capitol for the first time since her criminal case came to More...

Accountant reconsidering plea in school founder’s tax fraud

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An accountant charged with helping the founder of Pennsylvania’s largest online charter school avoid paying income taxes on more than $8 million siphoned from the school has reconsidered a guilty plea, the accountant&rsq More...

Soldier gets life term in slaying of teen girlfriend’s mom

ALLENTOWN (AP) — A soldier convicted of killing the mother of his then-14-year-old girlfriend in Pennsylvania because the woman disapproved of their relationship was sentenced Monday to life in prison without possibility of parole.   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Public schools closed due to child’s polio diagnosis

75 Years Ago   Maj. Gen. Edward Martin of the Indiantown Gap Army installation reaches the army retirement age of 62, but staff associates felt certain that his withdrawal from the 28th Division command would be deferred.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 20   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Porcello wins 21st as Red Sox down Orioles 5-2

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rick Porcello pitched a fourhitter for his major leaguehigh 21st victory, David Ortiz and Mookie Betts hit two-run homers and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Monday night to pad their lead in the AL East.&n More...

Young Steeler tight ends step up

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The greatest tight end in Pittsburgh Steelers history is retired, off being a dad back in his native Virginia. More...

Wentz solid in Eagles’ win

CHICAGO (AP) — Carson Wentz followed up an impressive NFL debut with another solid performance, throwing for 190 yards and a touchdown, and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Chicago Bears 29-14 on Monday night.  Wentz showed plenty of poise More...

People/Pastimes

Madden-Winnick American Legion Post 518

Ronald “Pink” Rowe of Orbisonia, a member of Madden-Winnick American Legion Post 518, was presented with a medal of appreciation by Post 518 officers and members in honor of his 63-year m More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jaala Elaine Burks, who turned 5 years old, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Her proud parents are Rachael Lightner and Justin Burks, both of Huntingdon. More...

Bricktown Seniors plan upcoming fall events

Members of Mount Union’s Bricktown Senior Center participated in a game of “Name That Tune” led by John and Nancy Benson Sept. 7 before the start of the monthly general membership meeting.  More...

Doctor K

Coping with stress helps heart and brain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m under a lot of stress in my life. Of course, I don’t like that, but what really worries me is that it will affect my heart. Heart disease runs in my family. More...

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