June 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Blood donations vital in summer

In the wake of the shooting that left U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise and four others injured in Alexandria, Virginia, last week, the Red Cross Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region is emphasizing the importance of blood donations.  More...

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News of Yesteryear

Largest flag only fully visible from sky

75 Years Ago  The identity of the man taken from the Huntingdon Community Swimming Pool last night was definitely established this forenoon by Robert H. Lincoln of Huntingdon. The man was identified as Robert C. Harris, 57, of Huntingdon. More...

More scenes from weekend events

Josh Barnett of Singleton, Australia, took part in the saddle bronc competition Sunday at the final day of the Central PA Rodeo at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, June 19 AIDS Intervention o The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. For additional information, call 1-800-445-6262 or 944- 2982. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Arenado cycle helps Rockies win

DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado completed the cycle with a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies stunned the San Francisco Giants by rallying for a 7-5 victory Sunday. More...

Bogaerts homers twice to give Red Sox 6-5 win

HOUSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts went deep twice for the first multi-homer game of his career and had four RBIs to lead Boston over Houston 6-5. Bogaerts had just two homers entering Sunday’s game. More...

Faedo pitches Florida to 3-0 opening win

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers’ brass must have been smiling after the performance Alex Faedo put on at TD Ameritrade Park. The Florida Gators sure were. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Deciding whether to move in together

Dear Annie: All the advice columns I’ve read recommend not moving in together before marriage — or at least not before you and your partner have been dating for a year. More...

Hints from Heloise

A taxing conversation

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about the phone bill’s added charges and taxes. — Heloise  More...

Special Sections

Work continues on county roads

As tourism season approaches its peak, state routes and county roads will become more congested. More...

DCNR changes improve efficiency

Working in conjunction the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science, the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) is working to develop a climate change mitigation and adaptation plan to improve efficiency and prepare for pr More...

Classmates travel back in time during 50th anniversary reunion

With summer usually marking class reunion season, one area class went the extra mile to take classmates back to their high school days.  The Mount Union Area High School Class of 1967 gathered Friday and Saturday at the American Legion Country C More...

State  Free Access 

Cosby team triumphant, but retrial, lawsuits loom

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‘Get out of town’ budget appears inevitable

HARRISBURG (AP) — Lawmakers faced with Pennsylvania state government’s biggest cash shortfall since the recession are bracing for what they call a “get-out-of-town budget.” More...

Judge declares mistrial for woman who tried to kill self, children

WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a woman accused of having tried to kill herself and her two young children by piping vehicle exhaust into her car. More...

Local Sports

Curve beat Yard Goats 6-5

The Altoona Curve beat the Hartford Yard Goats 6-5 in 11 innings Sunday night in a back-and-forth game to wrap up the three-game series at Dunkin’ Donuts Park. More...

People/Pastimes

Little Jewels Academy, Orbisonia

A total of 48 students from Little Jewels Academy, Orbisonia, including, from the left, Aubrey Thomas, Collin Greenland, Rylan Schooley, Jessica Danielle, Taylor Love, Peyton Heeter, Emily Fields, Ca More...

Senior Spotlight

Taking notes and other tricks

If your ability to think quickly and to remember things has changed as you age, don’t worry; it is a normal part of growing older. There is no need to be concerned, as long as these changes don’t prevent you from enjoying life. More...

When you lose your appetite

As we make our way through our “golden age”, our tastes alter and sometimes our appetites diminish. More...

Am I old yet?

The definition of the word “senior” is the subject of many discussions nowadays. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Taurus. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, June 20, 2017: More...

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