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Legislators trying to balance budget

State lawmakers are no closer to figuring out a way to pay for the $32 spending package that passed without the signature of Gov. Tom Wolf, but they do have a proposal.  More...

Women’s businesses cited as 50 to watch

Two locally owned businesses were acknowledged among the top 50 womenowned businesses to follow in the seco n d annual Women in Business, a publication of Pennsylvania Business Central and Marcellus Business Central. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon Borough lawsuit moves forward

Litigants in an ongoing dispute between local business owners and Huntingdon Borough over a right of way met in court Monday afternoon discuss the case’s progress.  Richard Wilson of Ody & Wilson, Huntingdon, solicitor for the borough More...

Police Log

Theft   More...

General News

Vestibular neuritis causes dizziness

Dear Doctor: A neurologist diagnosed me with vestibular neuritis after an “event” a year ago that put me in the hospital for a week. My MRI was unrevealing, but I am still unbalanced and find it hard to get around. More...

News of Yesteryear

Golf tournament benefits two charities

75 Years Ago  Scott Bookwalter of Pittsburgh, a native of Huntingdon County, was accidentally killed while at work in the Pennsylvania Railroad shops at Pitcain. He is the son of W. More...

Local Sports

Pennsylvania VFW 13-14 Tournament:

Mount Union recovers to reach title game

The Mount Union 13-14-year-old teener league all-stars had to dig deep to come up with a win after a loss to State College in the opening game of the day in the 2017 Pennsylvania State VFW Tournament Monday.  More...

Mahoning deals Spikes a 5-1 loss at home

Evan Mendoza finished a home run shy of the cycle, and the State College Spikes brought the tying run to the plate in the ninth, but the Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ 13-hit attack was too much to overcome as the Spikes took a 5-1 defeat on Monday More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Collecting Blocks   More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending July 21.  House  More...

What Others are Saying

There’s no ‘free market’ solution to health care

The Republicans have big plans for health care in this country: to eliminate coverage for millions of Americans while delivering a big tax cut to the rich.  As someone who stands to benefit from that tax cut, let me just say: I don’t need More...

Republicans are right: Going to college hurts

Going to college is a good thing, right? That’s at least what I was told as a kid, and what led me to get a college degree. More...

Chatter Box

Support summer festivals, support community efforts

I seem to say this a lot these days, but this is a busy time of year. It’s also a great time of year for local organizations to raise funds through festivals and other events.  More...

Healthy Living

Make your family’s health sparkle

When was the last time your children saw their health specialists: dentist, chiropractor, osteopath, optometrist, or audiologist? Probably far too long! Now is the time to make appointments for everyone, including Mom and Dad of course. More...

Wise words for a healthy diet

With the spotlight on nutrition throughout the month of March, many of us will take more interest in our diet and be motivated to adopt a healthier lifestyle. That might be easier said than done. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Gossip drama

Dear Annie: I need advice on how to deal with my husband’s friend. This person is a gossip who delves into the details of other people’s personal lives. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 26, 2017:  More...

Pipeline work impacts stream

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has reported a series of “inadvertent returns” in relation to the ongoing construction of the Mariner East II Pipeline including one which took place July 6 in Huntingdon County. More...

Campaign analysis shared with HCBI

As the year reaches its halfway mark, Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) board members began discussing membership campaigning tactics and changes. More...

Paddlers learn safe boating techniques

Paddling local waterways is a terrific way to explore nature and to promote safety while doing so, a group of local enthusiasts made quite a splash as they spent as much time in the water at Whipple Dam State Park Monday evening as they did in their More...

State  Free Access 

Retired priest accused of forcing boy to do sexual acts

A now-retired Roman Catholic priest was charged Monday with forcing a 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy to perform oral sex on him while counseling the fourth-grader about misbehaving on a school bus.  More...

Woman sentenced to prison for taking baby at mall

NORRISTOWN (AP) — A woman convicted of befriending another woman at a suburban Philadelphia shopping mall and then taking her baby has been sentenced to 1 1/2 to seven years in prison.  More...

Second man gets time in death of man shot after break-in

UNIONTOWN (AP) — A second man has been sentenced in the death of a man shot after he broke into a Pennsylvania home a year ago.  The (Uniontown) Herald- Standard reports that a Fayette County judge sentenced 25-year-old Vincent Jones of Ch More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 25   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

White Sox take down crosstown rivals to end skid

CHICAGO (AP) — Adam Engel and Matt Davidson homered and the White Sox snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the crosstown rival Cubs at Wrigley Field on Monday.  The Cubs lost for just the second time in 10 games follow More...

Coley powers Curve to 2-0 win over Phils

The Altoona Curve blanked the Reading Fightin Phils on Monday night at FirstEnergy Stadium, 2-0, behind seven scoreless innings by Austin Coley and a go-ahead, eightinning double by Jerrick Suiter.  More...

Earnhardt headed to broadcast booth

NEW YORK (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. More...

People/Pastimes

Officers installed at Standing Stone Senior Center

The members of the Standing Stone Senior Center met July 19 for the bimonthly membership meeting. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Mason Edward Clark, who turns 4 years old today, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. He is the son of Amber Clark of Petersburg. More...

Special Occasions

July 25, 2017  Happy birthday wishes go out to Irene Slawson of Huntingdon who celebrates her birthday today, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Happy birthday, Irene!   More...

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