July 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Leaders comment on state fiscal plan

The Huntingdon County Commissioners are pleased that many line items that were zeroed out in a previous version of the state budget were restored in the spending bill that became law July 11, but they still believe spending needs to be brought under More...

Tenth memorial ride aids families in need

The Brenna Project will celebrate its 10th Annual Memorial Ride in memory of Brenna Miller, who was just 18 months old when she lost her fight with a rare form of leukemia.  The Brenna Miller Memorial Ride will take place at 11 a.m. More...

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On Their Way

Name: Gavrielle Sabryna Walker  Age: 16  From: McVeytown  Parents: Scott and April Walker  Grade: I am a junior at Mount Union Area High School.  More...

AMD work restarted in Broad Top Township

Several acid mine discharge (AMD) remediation sites and a sewer construction project were on the minds of the Broad Top Township Supervisors who gathered recently in Defiance for their monthly meeting. More...

Local Sports

Area Five 15-16 Teeners:

Mount Union rebounds 12-1

The Mount Union 15-16- year-old all-star team was at Bald Eagle Thursday night and evened its record in the Area Five Tournament with a 12-1 victory.  Mount Union held a 5-0 lead by the end of the fifth inning, then exploded for seven runs in th More...

Area Five 13-14 Teeners:

Mount Union earns top seed

Mount Union and Penns Valley resumed the game that was called Tuesday evening due to the weather in Mount Union. The game stopped at the end of the fifth inning with the score 7-2 Mount Union.  More...

District 11 Little League:

Huntingdon wins 11U crown

Huntingdon battled it out with Hollidaysburg for the third time in the 11-under District 11 Little League All-Star tournament Thursday. More...

People/Pastimes

Three HCCTC students design, build working boat

For some young people, there’s no better activity in the summer than getting out on the water on a boat, but for the average teenager, purchasing a boat of their own would be an enormous expense.  More...

Participation in adult sports leagues increase

Fitness comes in many forms, and for a growing number of people, sports is one of the most appealing ways to stay in shape.  More...

Special Occasions

July 14, 2017   Happy birthday wishes go out to Megan (Hess) Kennington of State College and formerly of Huntingdon, who celebrates her birthday today, Friday, July 14, 2017. Happy birthday, Megan!   More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Dusting artificial flowers

Dear Heloise: I have artificial flowers that have gotten a bit DUSTY over time, and I want to clean them rather than replace them. They were expensive, and the colors perfectly match my home, so how do I clean them? More...

Special Sections

Protecting with respect

Corrections officers maintain care, custody and control

Portrayals of prisons in popular culture are often sensationalized snapshots which fail to do justice to the work conducted by corrections officers (COs) and staff at state correctional institutions every day.  More...

Mapleton woman backs firefighters

As the traditions of the firefighting community are carried on at the 71st Huntingdon County Firemen’s Association Convention in Peters- burg this week, one of those in attendance has watched generations take part in the pageants, games and par More...

EMS volunteers race to finish games

Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. More...

General News

Judge in Hawaii deals latest defeat on travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) — In another setback for President Donald Trump, a federal judge in Hawaii has further weakened his already diluted travel ban by vastly expanding the list of family relationships with U.S. More...

News of Yesteryear

Bedford Springs Resort reopens

75 Years Ago   New registration for gasoline rationing books starts tomorrow in Huntingdon County along with the remainder of the state and the east coast area. More...

US governors meet to discuss challenges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — More than half of U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, July 14   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Wimbledon Tennis Tournament:

Venus reaches ninth final

LONDON (AP) — All these years later, Wimbledon still brings out the best in Venus Williams.  With her latest display of gutsy serving and big hitting, Williams beat Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday to reach her ninth title match at the A More...

Froome loses lead to Aru

PEYRAGUDES, France (AP) — Chris Froome cracked during a grueling climb to the finish and lost the overall lead in the Tour de France to Fabio Aru on Thursday after a demanding stage won by Romain Bardet.  More...

Sparks beat Sun 87-77

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored a seasonhigh 29 points, Candace Parker had 20 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 87-77 on Thursday night.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Lacking mom’s love

Dear Annie: I’m a 40-something divorced mother of two and grandmother of five. I have wonderful relationships with my children and grandchildren. Sadly, the same cannot be said of my relationship with my mother.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, July 15, 2017:  More...

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