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Area teens stay busy during summer days

With what seems like a limitless number of hot, sticky, summer days ahead, local teens are out of school and looking for something to do. More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Josey Nicole Gerholt  Date of Birth: May 25, 1992  Age: 25  Height: 5 feet, 5 inches  Weight: 150  Eye color: Blue  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Mount Union  Wanted for: Failure to comply w More...

Woman gets probation for several retail theft charges

A Mount Union woman will spend the next eight years on probation for several charges of retail theft and theft by unlawful taking.  More...

Area brief

Uptown Playground program resumes July 10   HUNTINGDON BORO. — The Uptown Playground Program will resume for the final four weeks beginning Monday, July 10, at Weaver Memorial Park in Huntingdon. The program will run 9 a.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 8   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...

Local Sports

Area Five 13-14 Teener Tournament:

Mount Union stays unbeaten

Mount Union got off to an early start, putting 10 runs on the scoreboard in the first three innings its Area Five VFW 13-17 Tenner Tournament game against visiting Bellefonte Friday evening. More...

District 11 9-11 Little League:

Huntingdon downs VEA 11-5

Huntingdon put itself into position to win the 11-under District 11 Little League All- Star championship with more hitting Friday against VEA of Johnstown. Anthony Patti and Kyler Garner hit home runs and Huntingdon downed VEA 11-5.  More...

State College tops Huntingdon

Too many fundamental mistakes — offensively and defensively — put Huntingdon’s 13-14 teener all-stars in a deep hole against visiting State College Friday evening. More...

People/Pastimes

Scouts enjoy week of camp adventures

Members of Boy Scout Troop 25 recently spent a week of summer camp at Camp Freedom, Heritage Scout Reservation, Farmington.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Landon Allen Erdman, who turns 9 years old today, Saturday, July 8, 2017. His proud parents are Craig and Shya (Price) Erdman of Huntingdon. More...

Send Greetings to . .

A card shower is being held in honor of Dorothy Beck, formerly of Ryde, who will celebrate her 105th birthday Sunday, July 16, 2017. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Hints from Heloise

Disowned over lack of quick response

Dear Annie: I was married to a man for 15 years and grew very close to his parents. I developed a particularly close relationship with his mom. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 10, 2017:  More...

Federal grant to aid hospital

Congressman Glenn “G.T.” Thompson announced Friday afternoon that J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital has been selected as the recipient of a $100,000 federal grant. More...

Service to open 71st fire convention

The 71st Huntingdon County Firemen’s Association Convention, hosted by the members of the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Co., will open with the annual memorial service Sunday evening, July 9, to honor the memories of those lost.  The service w More...

Art and music teacher to exhibit at Art Space

Taking the inspiration he drew from his month-long camping trip to the western part of the U.S., one local art and music teacher and turned that inspiration into the latest exhibit at the Art Space.  More...

World  Free Access 

Germany hosts ‘difficult’ G-20 talks on trade, climate

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Talks on global trade at the Group of 20 summit proved very difficult and differences on climate change also were clear, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, as police and protesters clashed throughout the day in More...

General News

Jury deadlocked in case of accused ex-cop

TULSA, Okla. More...

Court: Constitution grants right to record police in public

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court in Philadelphia has joined five other circuits in finding that citizens have a First Amendment right to videotape police in public.  The U.S. More...

Attorney General to visit Guantanamo Bay prison

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is visiting Guantanamo Bay on Friday in a show of support for the prison he has called a “perfectly acceptable” place to detain new terrorism suspects, as opposed to holding them in t More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates fall 6-1 in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — No matter how easy they made it look a year ago, Anthony Rizzo insisted the Chicago Cubs in no way expected to breeze through another season.  If this is a turning point, well, there still is plenty of room for improvement. More...

Murray survives Fognini

LONDON (AP) — To appreciate fully just how outstanding Rafael Nadal is at the moment — 28 consecutive completed sets won in Grand Slam play — consider what Andy Murray went through at Wimbledon on Friday.  More...

Munoz adds to lead with 67

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — PGA Tour rookie Sebastian Munoz has found a comfortable routine at The Greenbrier Classic — go play golf, then watch a movie at night.  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

Knights of Columbus

Kate and John were awarded the Family of the Year by the Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Fatima Council 4644 at the Most Holy Trinity Catholic church. More...

Church recognized as part of Underground Railroad

NEW ALBANY, Ind. More...

Mapleton yoked parish to welcome new pastor

The congregations of Bowman’s Chapel and Grace and Trinity United Methodist churches of the Mapleton United Methodist yoked parish will welcome their new pastor, Patrick Traxler.  For the past few years, Traxler has served the Buckhannon, More...

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