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Homeowner hopes replica starts trend

The owner of one of Huntingdon Borough’s historic buildings has found a unique way to celebrate his home’s architectural features and hopes to inspire others to follow suit. More...

Potential heavy rain forecast to end week

The potential to receive heavy rain is once again in the forecast for the week’s end in the county.  According to Paul Walker, Accuweather.com meteorologist, the rain is expected to come to the area Thursday and continue all day Friday.&nb More...

Jobs

Local News

O-R Homecoming hosts parade, opens festival grounds

The annual Orbisonia-Rockhill Homecoming celebration is in full swing as of Wednesday night, which launched four days of festivities with a parade plus opening night on the midway.  More...

JC receives Prevention Excellence Award

Juniata College was honored at the ninth annual Campus Prevention Network (CPN) Summit presented by EVERFI Inc. More...

Theft charges to be heard in higher court

Huntingdon resident William T. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

MUASB votes for ‘reconfiguration’ of high school

75 Years Ago  More...

Readers respond to recent column topics

Here we are again with a few letters from you, the readers. The ongoing dialogue you create is fascinating, informative and often inspiring. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sale and Red Sox end skid with 4-0 win over Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Sale pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, 20-year-old Rafael Devers became the youngest Boston player to hit a home run since Tony Conigliaro in September 1965 and the Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Wednesday More...

Vikings signs Griffen to four-year extension

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Everson Griffen’s contract status was not the most pressing for the Minnesota Vikings.  His value to their pass rush and their locker room was still worth a proactive approach.  More...

Resurgent US team wins Gold Cup

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — As the victorious American players bounced so hard the podium shook, medals round their necks, a beaming Bruce Arena in the back raised his arms to the air right along with them as gold confetti began to fall.  More...

People/Pastimes

Juniata Valley Alumni Association holds annual banquet

Celebration of the 107th anniversary and presentation of two exceptional service awards highlighted the annual banquet of the Juniata Valley Alumni Association May 27, in the Juniata Valley High School cafeteria, Alexandria.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Our brother the black sheep

Dear Annie: My sister and I have a lying, cheating brother who has bankrupted our elderly parents through his recklessness and greed. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Libra  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, July 28, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

Senator offers warning on bill

U.S. Senator Robert Casey Jr. More...

Telephone scam reported locally

The administration of the Broad Top Area Medical Center, Inc., (BTAMC) is warning area residents about a recent telephone scam.  More...

Parade kicks off annual homecoming

Southern Huntingdon County High School’s Rocket cheerleading squad performed for the judges during the annual Orbisonia-Rockhill Homecoming parade Wednesday evening. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Pennsylvania Senate to vote on plan to close $2 billion budget hole

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Airplane forced to make belly landing at airport

HARRISBURG (AP) — Officials say a small airplane was forced to make a belly landing at a Pennsylvania airport.  The Fairview Township Fire Department says the plane landed around 3:30 a.m. More...

Feds: Mayor, ex-mayor in two cities sold favors

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mayor of Allentown and the former mayor of Reading have been charged with corruption for a series of pay-toplay schemes officials likened to putting for-sale signs on their offices while promising political favors to dee More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, July 27   Huntingdon House o Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

City League

Performance Under Pressure completed its Huntingdon City Baseball League season with a title.  A 14-2 victory Wednesday evening at Blair’s Field completed a 3-0 sweep of Bafia Builders in the best-of-five championship series.   More...

Curve finishes sweep of Phils

Tanner Anderson fired eight scoreless innings and set a new career high with nine strikeouts as the Altoona Curve beat the Reading Fightin Phils 6-2 Wednesday afternoon at FirstEnergy Stadium to cap a three-game sweep.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Restrict subprime lending, July 17   Interest rates will be allowed to continue rising, but gradually, later this year, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told members of Congress on Wednesday.  More...

Op-Ed

How tax-dodging billionaires use farmers as props

After this summer, President Trump and the Republican Congress have one big item on their agenda: taxes. More...

You Should Know

Q: What type of brain cancer was U.S. Sen. John McCain diagnosed with?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Equestrians compete at Wood Valley pleasure show

Wood Valley Wranglers Saddle Club held its pleasure show June 11. More...

Gaming show hosted by Wood Valley Wranglers

Wood Valley Wranglers Saddle Club held its first 2017 gaming show of the season June 10. Results, in order, beginning with first place, are as follows:  More...

Performance-tested sheep and goat sale Aug. 5

Mark your calendars to bid on the Mid-Atlantic’s best performance-tested ram lambs and meat goat bucks at the 39th annual Performance- Tested Ram Lamb and 15th annual Performance-Tested Meat Goat Buck sales scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. More...

NASCAR

INDIANAPOLIS

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. THE wreck  Just 48 laps from the scheduled finish, the two fastest cars, driven by Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr., wrecked each other out on a restart. Busch has not won in his past 36 starts. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Pocono, Part 2   More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves  Does Kahne’s win get him a ride for 2018? GODSPEAK: It gets him into the playoffs, and a championship would close his “Silly Season” door. KEN’S CALL: No factor. More...

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