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Ride raises funds, PTSD awareness

More than 60 motorcyclists took part in a multi-county ride Saturday to raise funds for veterans outreach and to raise awareness for those struggling with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). More...

Street scene organizers pleased with event

Saturday could not have been a more perfect day for an outdoor event and members of Saxton’s Changes in the Parkway (CHIP) committee could not have been happier to accept it.  More...

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Licensed to Wed

Adam James Bossert, 1224 Warm Springs Ave., Huntingdon, and Marisa Ann Teeters, 3886 Cold Springs Road, Huntingdon.  Elvin George Heisey, 22110 Marshall Road, Three Springs, and Dena Mae Faust, 264 Standing Stone Ave., Huntingdon.  Erik Sco More...

Police Log

Heroin found   More...

News of Yesteryear

Surprise daylight air raid held for first time in county

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County’s first surprise daylight air raid test was held this morning. County Executive Director S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 7   Alexandria Fire Co. o The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Ellsbury, Judge power Yankees to win over Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Luis Severino overpowered Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning, Jacoby Ellsbury hit a three-run triple and rookie Aaron Judge hammered a three-run homer, sending the Yankees to an 8-1 win over the Indians. More...

Wieters’ slam lifts Nationals over Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Wieters hit a tiebreaking grand slam off Carl Edwards Jr. in Washington’s five-run eighth inning, helping the Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 9-4 on Sunday. More...

Former Phillie Darren Daulton dies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Darren Daulton, the All-Star catcher who was the leader of the Philadelphia Phillies’ NL championship team in 1993, has died. He was 55.  More...

Senior Spotlight

Honouring our seniors

According to the United Nations, the proportion of older people within the global population will more than double between now and the year 2050. This is actually good news, as it indicates an improvement in health and socio-economic conditions. More...

Health improves with physical activity

If you’re 65 years or older there is a very important question you should be asking yourself: “Am I getting enough exercise?”   More...

Alzheimer’s disease: myths and truths

Alzheimer’s is a disease that can inspire fear and anxiety as we imagine ourselves or loved ones in its grip. To combat this fear, we can gain a better understanding of the illness by dispelling some of the myths that surround it.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Sacrificing everything

Dear Annie: When my mom’s husband died, we moved her from another state to an assisted living facility a few miles from our house. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 5:56 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017: More...

Fair opener fantastic

Weather aided in best Sunday since 2010

Sunday’s opener of the Huntingdon County Fair was everything its sponsor, the Huntingdon County Agricultural Association, better known as the fair board, hoped it would be.  More...

Camp offers kids military experience

Young recruits reported for duty at the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg Saturday morning to be part of the annual Boot Camp for Kids.  A total of 36 youth, ages 8-13, from throughout Pennsylvania, including Huntingdon County, gathered More...

County 4-H members benefit from program

Huntingdon County 4-H members are not just thinking about their future, they are creating it. More...

State  Free Access 

Most residents allowed home after derailment

HYNDMAN (AP) — Most residents were being allowed to return to the homes they were forced to leave after a train derailment and resulting fires in their small Pennsylvania town, authorities said. More...

Lawmakers move to protect own funds during stalemate

HARRISBURG (AP) — Tax increase proposals drew most of the attention when the state Senate approved a package of legislation late last month designed to bring Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate to an end, but lawmakers also tacked on a provis More...

Man sells massive Nintendo collection to start business

IRWIN (AP) — A massive and nearly 100 percent complete original Nintendo collection has been sold.  Nick Rodriguez, the 33-year-old collector, who kept a Nintendo collection worth thousands in a closet in his Irwin home decided this week t More...

People/Pastimes

Forty & Eight members host Grand Promenade

Leaders of the Forty & Eight, also known as La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux, from throughout Pennsylvania gathered in Huntingdon for the annual state convention.  More...

Special Occasions

Aug. 7, 2017  Happy birthday wishes go out to Delores Long of Huntingdon, who celebrates her birthday today, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Happy birthday, Delores!   More...

Hints from Heloise

Ignoring customers

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about department staff who ignore the customer:  More...

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