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Underage drinking rate below average

A recent report from the state’s Liquor Control Board (PLCB) shows fewer teens are engaging in underage and high-risk drinking.  The 2017 biennial report on underage and high-risk drinking shows the state is below the national average for More...

Specialized training required for river rescue

Life along ever-changing waterways offers elements of both beauty and danger, making preparedness for river rescues a necessity for some local fire companies.  The importance of emergency personnel trained to respond to incidents involving movin More...

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Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Maurice D. Pearson  Date of Birth: not available  Age: 27 years old  Height: 5 feet, 9 inches  Weight: 140 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Black  Last known address(es): Huntingdon  More...

Saltillo well replacement kickoff meeting planned for June 20

Saltillo Borough Council, at its regular meeting Monday evening, dealt with several routine items of business.  It was announced that a “well replacement” kickoff meeting has been scheduled for 10 a.m. More...

CCA students recognized during annual awards ceremony

Calvary Christian Academy held its 36th annual awards assembly June 5. Students in grades 1-12 were recognized for their achievements in academics, Christian citizenship, physical fitness, perfect attendance and neatest desk. More...

Local Sports

1964 Captain Jack Trojans (8-2)

Captain Jack fifth-year coach Bob Rice had a 44-player roster, led by 15 lettermen returning from the 1963 team that went 4-6. More...

Huntingdon/Central at Medlar Field

District Six 3A finalists Huntingdon and Central will square off in their PIAA semifinal matchup Monday at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, home of Penn State and the State College Spikes. Game time is set for 6 p.m.  More...

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People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Elliott Patrick Coleman, who celebrates his 8th birthday today, Saturday, June 10, 2017. His proud parents are Garrett and Nani Coleman of Marathon, New York. More...

Happy Birthday

HE’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to Dylan Michael Garrett, who turns 11 years old today, Saturday, June 10, 2017. He is the son of Tessa Hammond of Mill Creek.  More...

Orbisonia teen attains Eagle Scout rank

Boy Scout Troop 237 held its 31th Court of Honor April 30 at the Orbisonia United Methodist Church as Zachary Irvin was recognized for earning the rank of Eagle Scout.  Irvin officially earned the rank of Eagle Scout Oct. 29, 2016.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Worry of embarrassment

Dear Annie: I am a woman in my mid-60s with multiple sclerosis, which is under control. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 7:05 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 12, 2017:  More...

Commissioners talk state budget

The deadline for legislators to pass a state budget is fast approaching, and the Huntingdon County Commissioners are keeping a close watch on how that process and the fiscal plan will unfold.  The $31.5 billion proposed budget voted on by the st More...

Experts assess rare turtle habitat

June marks prime nesting season for the rare map turtles that nest along the James DiCosimo Bypass near Mount Union. Biologists, volunteers and PennDOT employees spent Friday morning surveying the turtle population and protecting its nesting site. More...

Local pool managers prepared for summer

If the seasonal opening of community pools marks the beginning of summer for county residents, then summer has started. More...

General News

Designs by America’s best known architect still fascinate

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been 150 years since the birth of America’s bestknown architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.  More...

Nutritional factors to consider when trying to gain weight

Dear Doctor: So many articles seem to be about weight loss, but I’m actually underweight. I eat enough, live a healthy lifestyle and exercise. But I’m 5 feet 1 inch tall and weigh 100 pounds. More...

News of Yesteryear

Resident suffers injuries to head after car accident

75 Years Ago  Marie McConnell of Huntingdon, is a patient in the J.C. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 10   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.  Sunday, June 11   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

French Open Tennis:

Nadal, Wawrinka face off for men’s title

PARIS (AP) — Stan Wawrinka battered the ball as if each swing would determine the outcome of his French Open semifinal against No. 1 Andy Murray.  More...

Cavs stay alive, win 137-116

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers stopped Golden State from celebrating and maybe started another comeback.  Just like last year, the NBA Finals are at 3-1 after four games.  More...

Andrea Hudy to receive national NSCA award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Local church embraces outreach opportunity

A local congregation has created a unique structure in order to embrace an outreach opportunity many might have overlooked.  The newly-constructed Bible Box is intended to offer free Bibles and devotional materials to visitors to the area and co More...

Celebration held at First Baptist Church

Mother’s Day has always been a special time at First Baptist Church, Three Springs, and this year was no exception. All women in the congregation were recognized by the Revs. More...

Special events, services

‘Outback Rock Weekend VBS’ p The Outback Rock Weekend Vacation Bible School will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

School News

Orbisonia woman named to spring 2017 dean’s list

Mackenzie Ann Covert of Orbisonia has been named to the spring 2017 dean’s list at Kutztown University.  More than 1,660 students have been named to the list. More...

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