July 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Extension service roles restructured

The role of the Penn State Cooperative Extension in the county takes on many forms, but at its core, the Extension helps to build relationships between people, organizations and businesses to provide services and opportunities.  The concept of r More...

O-R Homecoming kicks off

Orbisonia and Rockhill kicked off Homecoming week with a musical celebration of faith during Sunday’s annual vesper service. More...

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Local News

Police Log

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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Scenes from this weekend’s events

Alex Templar, right, of Kentucky, encouraged his son, Oliver, 4, with help from Gabrielle Darling, an employee of Sandy Ridge Market, at the grand opening festivities of the A&W Restaurant and Sa More...

General News

Hackers had access to millions of Social Security numbers

TOPEKA, Kan. More...

Wisconsin Judge halts rule for augmented-reality apps

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin county is likely violating the U.S. More...

News of Yesteryear

County commissioners address low funds

75 Years ago  The temperature in Huntingdon climbed upward yesterday to the 95 mark according to a report by Professor Paul R. Yoder. Rising temperatures have been the norm for the past several days in the Huntingdon area.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Kahne ends drought at Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kasey Kahne needed a break Sunday — and got it.  The 37-year-old driver barely reached the overtime line before the last caution flag came out in a crashmarred Brickyard 400, allowing Kahne to complete a sixhour m More...

Dodgers go extra inning to top Braves 5-4

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw left after two innings with lower back tightness that is sending him to the disabled list, and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a blown save by Kenley Jansen to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Sunday on Logan F More...

Spieth wins British Open by three shots

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — During one of Jordan Spieth’s many low points Sunday in the British Open, his caddie reminded him of a photo from a Mexico beach holiday two weeks ago that showed him in All-Star company that included Michael Phe More...

Annie's Mailbox

Quit the right way: In person

Dear Annie: Typically, I thrive when I’m in a fastpaced, busy environment. I am getting my master’s degree in nutrition, am working a part-time job, have a boyfriend and am training for a marathon. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Not hard to count change

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about salesclerks who don’t know how to count your change. — Heloise  “Dear Heloise: My wife and I read your column in the Antelope Valley Press in Lancaster, Calif. More...

Special Sections

Judge, defender look at mistrials

In 2015, 27.6 percent of all processed cases in Huntingdon County were either withdrawn, dismissed or took a diversionary disposition. According to the Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System, another 67.2 percent of processed cases pleaded guilty. More...

Bikers bring in $10,000 for families

Bikers roared through the streets of Huntingdon Saturday, celebrating the life of a little girl and raising funds for families going through medical tragedies in Huntingdon. More...

Grand opening celebration

Darian Irvin, 10, Shirleysburg, talked with A&W’s Rooty the Bear at the grand opening festivities at the A&W Restaurant and Sandy Ridge Express at Sandy Ridge Station in Orbisonia Satur More...

State  Free Access 

Republican effort to fund state budget without taxes stalls

HARRISBURG (AP) — A House Republican effort to plug a $2 billion hole in the state budget without raising taxes stalled after a lengthy closed-door GOP caucus Saturday, leaving the Pennsylvania Legislature no closer to fully funding the spendin More...

Ruling raises questions about sex offender registry’s future

HARRISBURG (AP) — Changes are coming to Pennsylvania’s sex offender registry as a result of a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision issued this week, but experts say it’s unclear exactly how they will play out.  More...

Police: Several cyclists injured in hit-and-run

LEBANON (AP) — Police are searching for an SUV involved in a hit-and-run that injured several cyclists in Pennsylvania.  Investigators say the cyclists were traveling on a road in Lebanon County Saturday morning when the vehicle appeared t More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, July 24   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. More...

Local Sports

Pennsylvania VFW 13-14 Tournament:

Mount Union earns two wins

The Pennsylvania State VFW Teener Tournament for the 13-14-year-old players got underway Saturday morning in State College. More...

Section 4 LL 11U:

Huntingdon drops title game to Bellefonte

Huntingdon continued play in the 11-under Little League All-Star tournament this past weekend in Bellefonte. Huntingdon beat Hampden in a rematch Saturday 9-6, but lost Sunday to Bellefonte 10-7 in the championship game.  More...

Area Five 15-16 Teener:

Huntingdon rolls to Area Five title

Huntingdon fought through the VFW Teener League 15-16 year-old all-star Area Five tournament with determined pitching. More...

People/Pastimes

Stop making these eight common grilling mistakes

Cooking food over an open fire imparts all sorts of flavor. Grilling tends to be quicker, less messy and more convenient than cooking in the kitchen — particularly during the dog days of summer.  More...

Couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Ronald and Karena Parsons, who marked their 50th wedding anniversary June 10, 2017.  More...

Births

Dylan and Whitney Kyle of Alexandria are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Eden Shea Kyle, July 19, 2017, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. At birth, Eden weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 18 inches in length. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Leo if born before 6:32 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, July 25, 2017:  More...

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