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Judge appointed to new task force

Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic has been appointed to a task force charged with performing a comprehensive review of investigating grand juries by the state Supreme Court. More...

Planners frustrated with rehab project

Frustration over delays with a housing rehabilitation project was discussed at the annual picnic meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission Thursday night.  More...

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Nice evening for a parade

Wilson Catherman, a charter member of the Warriors Mark-Franklin Volunteer Fire Co., was the grand marshal of the parade held by the fire company in Warriors Mark Thursday evening. More...

Huntingdon man scheduled for plea court, jury selection

A plea court and jury selection date was scheduled for Brandon M. Hoffmaster of Huntingdon by President Judge George Zanic Thursday.  Hoffmaster, 26, currently confined to Huntingdon County Jail, was scheduled a Friday, Sept. More...

Clearfield youth pastor pleads guilty to assault

A Clearfield man will register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act for 15 years. Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic filed the order for Zachary J. Hertlein, 26, Thursday, after he pleaded guilty during criminal court. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Residents crowd to witness moving of Grubb’s Diner

75 Years Ago  Military observers suggested today that America’s smashing victory in the Battle of Midway may have forced Japan’s war lords to order a halt in their offensive in the fog-shrouded Aleutians.  More...

Giant customers alerted to recall

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State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates finish sweep of Brewers; Dodgers’ streak ends

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered, Chris Stewart added three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a four-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers with a 4-2 victory on Thursday. More...

All-American start to British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes. The British Open began Thursday with an All-American flavor. More...

LPGA: Piller leads Marathon

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Gerina Piller shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday in the Marathon Classic to take a one-stroke lead over U.S. More...

Man to serve state sentence

A Huntingdon man who traded a firearm that was used in the murder of a state police trooper in December 2016 will spend the next five to 10 years in a state correctional facility on charges of theft by unlawful taking. More...

Union leaders respond to resolution

Representatives of Teamsters Local 110/Huntingdon that represents county employees have responded to an arbitration resolution passed by the Huntingdon County Commissioners earlier this month.  More...

Summer carnival kicks off in Warriors Mark

James Brokenshire, left, walked next to Percherons driven by David Hershey and daughter Monica Brokenshire of Spring Mount Percherons in the Warriors Mark-Franklin Volunteer Fire Co. parade Thursday night. More...

State  Free Access 

House to hold session amid swirling budget disagreements

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania House of Representatives prepared to return to Harrisburg for an unusual weekend session amid a three-week stalemate with the Senate and Democratic Gov. More...

Historic bank’s beauty lures brides-to-be

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Second Bank of the United States might not be Philadelphia’s top tourist draw, having to compete with neighbors like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, but its regal architecture is luring a whole different ty More...

Man tells federal officials he stole $40 million in bitcoin

HATFIELD (AP) — A self-described computer hacker claims he stole over $40 million in the virtual currency bitcoin, and told officials he was planning to flee to London by using a fake passport in the name of actor Jeremy Renner.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, July 21   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...

Local Sports

Section 4 LL 11U: Hampden finishes Huntingdon in five

Huntingdon opened the 11-under Section 4 Little League All-Star tournament at Bellefonte Thursday but didn’t have the plethora of hitting it did in winning the District 11 event. More...

Bowie walks off with win over Curve

The Altoona Curve lost a four-run lead and fell to the Bowie Baysox, 7-6, with a walk-off walk in the bottom of the ninth inning on Thursday night at Prince George’s Stadium. More...

Fast start dooms Spikes

Brandon Benson smashed his third home run and drove in both State College Spikes runs, but a five-run first inning gave the West Virginia Black Bears an 8-2 victory on Thursday night at Monongalia County Ballpark.  More...

People/Pastimes

Trough Creek woman completes college degree

Samantha Bliss, daughter of Timothy and Jacquita Bliss of Trough Creek, graduated with a bachelor of science in environmental engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s (RPI) 212th commencement ceremony held May 20. More...

Huntingdon couple mark golden anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Bob and Paula (Boozel) Mohler of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Friday, July 21, 2017. More...

Five generations of family

Five generations of family gathered in Eagle Foundry as Margaux Lemin, far right, enjoyed a visit with, from the left, her great-great-grandmother Nancy Runk, her great-grandmother Janice Saylor, her grandmother Betsy Saylor Lemin and her father Blai More...

Annie's Mailbox

Happy with country life

Dear Annie: I currently live in a small town in rural Missouri. I grew up here, and my husband grew up here, and we plan on raising our own family here, as well. The only time I left was for college. I moved to St. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Helpful cruise line tips

Dear Heloise: I read you in the Omaha (Neb.) World- Herald. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer if born before 11:16 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Sun will be in Leo. The Moon is in Cancer all day long. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, July 22, 2017: More...

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