July 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Fireworks safety stressed for holiday

Fireworks are one of many ways to celebrate the Fourth of July, but medical professionals and law enforcement officers remind folks that safety is the key to making the snaps, crackles and pops an enjoyable experience.  More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Trista Dawn Foor  Date of Birth: unavailable  Age: 27 years old  Height: 5 feet, 8 inches  Weight: 120 pounds  Eye color: Blue  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Hopewell  More...

Supervisors hopeful for fire company deal

The Shirley Township Supervisors met Thursday evening to discuss a variety of topics and projects during their monthly meeting.  One topic that stirred debate earlier in the year was the Orbisonia Rockhill Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Game Commission hunter-trapper education classes to be offered

Pennsylvania Game Commission southcentral regional director Brad Myers has announced the region’s Hunter- Trapper Education (HTE) classes beginning at 8 a.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 1   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 

U.S. Senior Open Golf:

Perry shoots 64 to join Triplett

PEABODY, Mass. (AP) — Kenny Perry’s three-stroke deficit after the first day of the U.S. More...

Women’s PGA Championship Golf:

Kang and S.Y. Kim head close field

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — Danielle Kang won back-to-back majors as an amateur yet she’s never cracked the winner’s circle in her half-dozen years as a pro.  More...

Earnhardt wins pole for ‘final’ Daytona race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s retirement tour is making an emotional stop at NASCAR’s most famous track.  Earnhardt won his first pole Friday since Sept. 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

Creation Northeast

A hot air balloon got ready to lift off Thursday as crowds gathered in front of the Creation main stage for the evening’s performers. More...

Pastors find new ways to serve immigrants

On one of his recent visits to the home of an immigrant family, Julio Barquero asked everyone sitting in the living room to stand and join hands. They formed a circle, closed their eyes, and prayed.  More...

Special events, services

Ladies Prayer Breakfast  p The ladies prayer breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 1, at the Bethel AME Church in Mount Union. The guest speaker will be Mary Crawley. All area women are welcome and encouraged to bring a friend. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners aware of breach

News of a data security breach affecting children receiving services through Children and Youth Services (CYS) was recently made public. More...

Fireworks show set for Monday

Thanks to the generosity of community members, organizations and businesses, a longtime Huntingdon tradition will continue Monday, July 3.  The town’s annual fireworks display will light up the night sky at 9:40 p.m. More...

Food safety measures advised for cookouts

Relaxing summer meals taken outside may be marred by hidden dangers if food safety protocols are not observed.  Every year, one in six Americans become ill from consumption of tainted foods or beverages.  Although grandma’s potato sal More...

Some storms expected for holiday weekend

Folks heading might want to wait until Sunday to head enjoy outdoor events this holiday weekend.  According to Paul Walker, Accuweather.com meteorologist, heavy thunderstorms are possible in the area Saturday.  More...

State  Free Access 

Gov. gets budget package, awaits plan to pay for it

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Railroad track foreman killed by a B&O fast train

75 Years Ago  Auto owners in Huntingdon County made a beeline yesterday to post offices throughout the county to purchase the auto use stamps for the year beginning July 1.  More...

‘Julius Caesar’ director urges artists to ‘take risks’

NEW YORK (AP) — The theater director who endured death threats and lost corporate sponsors after staging a Donald Trump-inspired version of “Julius Caesar” has a message to any artist fearful of facing similar backlash — don&r More...

Disneyland makes change to scene of ‘Pirates’ ride

ANAHEIM, Calif. More...

Local Sports

District 11 11/12 Little League:

Mount Union knocks out Huntingdon 14-1

Mount Union came out swinging the bats at Huntingdon in an 11-12 year-old Little League All-Star elimination game Friday. Home runs by Blaine Hunsinger and Lanny Chrisemer helped Mount Union to a 14-1 win in four innings.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ellah Melissa Dolan, who turns 6 years old today, Saturday, July 1, 2017. Her loving parents are Eric and Missy Dolan of Entriken.  More...

SSGC members have ‘fun with herbs’

The program for the June 20 meeting of the Standing Stone Garden Club (SSGC) was “Fun with Herbs.” Members of the club planted their own herb containers, which included herbs such as rosemary, thyme, basil, lavender and sage.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Aaron Busko, who turns 6 years old today, Saturday, July 1, 2017. His very proud parents are Tim Busko and Rebecca Berdar of Huntingdon. More...

School News

Huntingdon grad receives Evan Pugh Scholar award

Elise Fisher of Huntingdon, daughter of Jon Fisher, has recently earned the Evan Pugh Scholar Award for her academic achievement.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Honoring son’s life after death

Dear Annie: On Dec. 13, 1995, my 20-year-old son was killed in an accident at work. I was devastated. I had started putting up Christmas decorations before his death. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 3, 2017:  More...

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