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MU students take part in mock crash

Mount Union Area High School students shared in a grim scene Friday morning as six of their classmates, plus local firefighters, EMTs and law enforcement officials, brought the sights and sounds of a fatal crash to the high school.  More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Ashley Doyle  Date of Birth: not available  Age: 33 years old  Height: 5 feet  Weight: 134 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Three Springs  More...

Mayor seeks third term

Incumbent Huntingdon Borough mayor Dee Dee Brown is seeking re-election as the Republican candidate at the spring primary Tuesday, May 16. More...

Candidates seek election in spring primary

The following positions are open for municipalities in southern Huntingdon County in the Tuesday, May 16, municipal primary election.  Cass Township  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 13   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Wall’s trey gives Wizards 92-91 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall hit a 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left for the goahead basket, then hopped atop the scorer’s table and yelled to celebrate at the conclusion of the Washington Wizards’ 92-91 victory over the Boston Celtics More...

McCann homer helps Astros top Yanks

American League   More...

Oosthuizen, Stanley share halfway lead

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. More...

Religion News

Celebrating First Communion

A group of youngsters celebrated their First Communion May 6 at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Huntingdon. More...

Records contain worship history

Church records are invaluable resources for understanding the history, culture and religious life of any community. More...

Blasphemy isn’t just a problem in the Muslim world

Ireland’s state police recently concluded their investigation of comedian Stephen Fry, who stood accused of criminal blasphemy. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 15, 2017:  More...

Proposed bill to aid sheriffs

For the more than 2,500 sheriff deputies in the state, it’s sometimes frustrating or confusing as to what they can and cannot do, but a bill proposed in the state House of Representatives seeks to clarify such issues. More...

Career options steady for grads

College graduates across the nation are turning their attention to their futures as they turn their tassels, looking forward to more education, employment or other pursuits.  Darwin Kysor, director of career services at Juniata College, describe More...

Sixth grade musicians gather at SHCHS

Curwensville Area High School Band director Cindy Penvose directed sixth graders at the PMEA District 4 Sixth Grade Band Fest at Southern Huntingdon County High School Friday. More...

Lyme disease risks increase this season

More than 12,000 cases of Lyme disease were reported in the state last year, making Pennsylvania the highest for reported cases. The already widespread disease might be even more prevalent this year.  More...

General News

New American Writers Museum narrates Great American Story

CHICAGO (AP) — The American Writers Museum , seven years in the making, is an endeavor even the most daring author might shy from: How, on a single floor of an office building, do you tell the story of centuries of American language?  More...

News of Yesteryear

Train wreck investigation underway

75 Years Ago  United States and Allied warships tonight were believed to be pressing a fight to the finish against a strong Japanese fleet after sinking or damaging 17 enemy ships in the greatest naval battle of the war.  More...

Early exposure to pets may offer kids protection from allergies

Dear Doctor: Neither of my sisters have pets, and all their kids have allergies. Could the fact that we have dogs, a horse and a barn cat be the reason that my kids aren’t allergic to anything?  More...

Local Sports

District Six Baseball Tournament:

Hornets lead area teams into postseason

We’re rapidly coming up on the middle of May and the weather stinks, at least right now. What that means is that the regular season for high school baseball is drawing to a close and the postseason is about to start. More...

District Six Baseball Pairings

Following are the pairings for Class 1A, 2A and 3A for the District Six Baseball Tournament. Listings are in order of brackets and also include seed and record as of 10 a.m. Thursday, May 11. More...

District Six Softball Pairings

Here are the pairings for the District Six Softball Championship Tournament in all six classifications. Games are listed in order of brackets with seeds in parentheses, along with record. All games are at 4 p.m. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jordan Maverick Elizabeth Inch, who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Her proud parents are Justin and Jamie Inch of Calvin. More...

Special Occasions

May 13, 2017   Happy birthday wishes go out to Tommie Bilger of Mount Union, who celebrates a birthday today, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Happy birthday, Tommie!   More...

School News

Penn College Nursing Honor Society inducts first members

Thirty-one students became the first inductees to the Pennsylvania College of Technology Bachelor of Science   Nursing Honor Society April 28.  Together, the students pledged to fulfill the society’s   “commitment to nursin More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Affordable wedding dress  My fiance and I want a nice wedding, but we don’t have a lot of money to spend. Finding a dress was difficult. I saw dresses I liked, but the prices were beyond my budget. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Co-worker comments on lunch choice

Dear Annie: I work in an office with mostly wonderful ladies with whom I, in general, get along well with. I have one lunchtime irritation.  More...

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