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Opposition to merger focus of rally

Area seniors and local officials gathered at the steps of the Huntingdon County Court- house Wednesday morning to express their opposition to the proposal from Gov. More...

Local News

Salvation Army Week

Huntingdon Borough mayor Dee Dee Brown, seated, signed a proclamation announcing the observance of Salvation Army Week May 8-13, while Salvation Army Advisory Board members Nancy Kyper, left, and Che More...

Police Log

Theft   WARRIORS MARK TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a boat trailer with $50 worth of scrap metal was taken from a grassy area near a residence on Armory Alley between April 29 and May 9.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 11   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Celtics take 3-2 series lead

BOSTON (AP) — Playing in the Garden has brought out the Boston Celtics’ best basketball this postseason.  Wednesday night it was home to one of the best nights of Avery Bradley’s career.  Bradley scored a playoff career-hi More...

Ducks get past Oilers 3-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. More...

Mariners beat Phillies 11-6; Rockies shut out Cubs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carlos Ruiz hit a three-run double against his old team, Robinson Cano and Danny Valencia homered and the Seattle Mariners beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-6 Wednesday.  More...

People/Pastimes

SSGC members to host spring plant sale

The members of the Standing Stone Garden Club (SSGC) of Huntingdon welcome the community to their annual plant and bake sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 13, at the pavilion at Portstown Park, Huntingdon.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY to Brian Frederick Bard, who celebrates today, Thursday, May 11, 2017. He is the son of Jim and Becky (Weikert) Bard of Huntingdon, R.R. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Jon Dysard of Huntingdon, who turns 70 years old today, Thursday, May 11, 2017. Jon is a graduate of Huntingdon Area High School. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Seeking relationship closure

Dear Annie: I feel like a cliche. About a year and a half ago, after six years of dating, “Jon” and I broke up — or more accurately, Jon broke up with me.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 12, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

Superintendent to leave district

Tussey Mountain School District (TMSD) superintendant Mark Bollman has taken a new position as administrative director of the Bedford County Technical Center beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. More...

JVSD tax increase included in budget

Members of the Juniata Valley School Board approved the district’s proposed budget with a .7-mill tax increase at the monthly meeting Wednesday evening.  More...

Letter carrier food drive to be held Saturday

For the 24th year, letter carriers from the Huntingdon post office will be collecting nonperishable food items as part of the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Saturday, May 13.  More...

Officer promotions temporarily vacated

In a special meeting Wednesday, scheduled as a result of a lack of a quorum last week, Mount Union Borough Council voted and approved a number of business items. More...

General News

Choose a diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods

Dear Doctor: Can the food we eat affect chronic inflammation in the body?  Dear Reader: In our previous column, we addressed the first half of a two-part question about inflammation — what it is, and how it can be affected by diet. More...

News of Yesteryear

Two local residents lose lives in crash

75 Years Ago  An investigation into a fatal H&BT head-on crash last week north of Hummel that killed conductor Frank Locke Greenleaf of Huntingdon is still being investigated. More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball:

Hornets blank Tyrone 2-0

Juniata Valley took on the Mountain League’s Tyrone squad Wednesday and the pitching staff combined on a four-hitter. More...

Cardinals reverse Rockets

The Southern Huntingdon baseball team just could not get the bats going Wednesday afternoon in Hustontown. Forbes Road turned the tables on the Rockets by winning an Inter-County Conference South rematch 4-3.  More...

High School Track & Field:

Tussey teams swept at NBC

Tussey Mountain’s track teams ended their dual campaign on a disappoint not Wednesday afternoon. Both squads were swept in a trimeet with Everett at Northern Bedford.  The Tussey boys finished their season with a 4-8 record. More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania Betraying borrowers: Why make it tougher for payers of student loans? More...

The coming crisis for the world’s farmers

Remember the climate crisis? It’s still happening. More...

If Washington won’t rein in corporate greed, states might

Josh Elliott is fed up with overpaid CEOs. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

County’s newest dairy royalty crowned

The Huntingdon County Dairy Promotion team held its annual pageant May 6 at the Bethel Presbyterian Church in Petersburg.  More...

SHC FFA members celebrate accomplishments at 54th annual banquet

The Southern Huntingdon County FFA Chapter celebrated a year of accomplishments at the 54th annual FFA banquet April 29th at the Southern Huntingdon County High School. More...

NASCAR

TALLADEGA

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Victory kiss  Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won his first Cup Series race Sunday and got kissed by another NASCAR driver, his girlfriend Danica Patrick. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. On to Kansas   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

That was a winless driver we saw?   More...

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