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Leaders hear update for emergency plans

The Liberty Township Supervisors, meeting in their regular monthly session Monday night in Stonerstown, laid out preparations for updating their Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). More...

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Judge sentences defendants in court

It was a busy day in criminal court for President Judge George Zanic, who sentenced several defendants throughout the all-day session Thursday.  With over 120 cases heard, Zanic appreciated the commonwealth’s organization of the cases, en More...

Defendants plead no contest

Three defendants pleaded no contest to their pending charges Thursday during criminal court in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

Huntingdon man pleads guilty to charges

A Huntingdon man associated with a child endangerment case pleaded guilty to two charges during criminal court Thursday.  James S. More...

Editorial

Op-Eds

You can vote every day with your dollars

All shopping is not created equal — we all have our preferred soaps and phone brands. More...

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area senators voted on major issues in the week ending Aug. 4. The House was in recess.  More...

Trumping up our trains

Every time the train derails, my mother begs me to stay put. But how can I?  Along the densely populated eastern seaboard, your life is structured around transport. More...

People/Pastimes

Showing ‘Country Scenes and Blue Ribbon Dreams’

Three out-of-county judges named the top six group exhibits in Owens Hall Monday at the 2017 Huntingdon County Fair. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to Madison Mary Soder, who celebrates her 11th birthday today, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Her proud parents are John and Brenda (Bowser) Soder of Silver Spring, Maryland. More...

Engaged to Wed

Rebecca Kyper and Ethan Mansberger, both of Pittsburgh, are pleased to announce their engagement.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

An out-of-hand loan

Dear Annie: I have been married for 23 years to my husband. I was a stay-at-home mom for 12 of those years and took care of our three sons (one who had special needs). Things have always been rocky in our marriage. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017:  More...

Fire company wins equipment

Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. was the recent recipient of a piece of equipment that will help enable fire company members to aid people in farming accidents.  The fire company just one of a dozen rural fire companies across the U.S. More...

Saxton Boro. leaders hire new SRO

Saxton Borough Council agreed Monday evening to hire David Buseck as a full-time borough police officer with his primary responsibilities as the Tussey Mountain School District’s new school resource officer (SRO). More...

Owens Hall: An educational centerpiece

Owens Hall is one of the oldest exhibit buildings of Huntingdon Country Fair, home to group exhibits designed by a variety of agricultural groups and organizations. More...

General News

Tick bites known to cause meat allergy

Dear Doctor: What’s the deal with the tick bite that makes you allergic to meat? Will I know if it happens to me?  More...

News of Yesteryear

Rampage in Allenport ends with crash

75 Years Ago  Charles Harbaugh, New Paris, Bedford County, was ordered held pending a grand jury investigation of the fatal stabbing of William Foy, Shanksville, in a tavern argument, following a hearing on murder charges before Justice of the P More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 8 AA Meeting 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 

Trout gets 1,000th hit, but Orioles win 6-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. More...

Don Baylor loses battle with cancer

Don Baylor, the 1979 AL MVP with the California Angels who went on to become manager of the year with the Colorado Rockies in 1995, died Monday of cancer. More...

Steeler defense wants physicality

The young Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense is ready to take the next step, and the defensive leaders feel there’s one way to reach the next level.  Physicality.  The Steelers have highlighted goals of increased physical play during More...

Chatter Box

Fair week is busy time for many folks

It’s fair week and that’s a busy time for exhibitors, volunteers, parents and youth.  If you’re not familiar with the livestock end of the grounds, I urge you to take a stroll through the barns and learn about what these exhibi More...

Healthy Living

CHIROPRACTOR

For a healthy back   More...

DENTIST

A smile is for life  Parents play a key role in the dental health of their children, and the beginning of a new school year is the perfect moment to visit the dentist with them for a check-up and a good cleaning.   More...

OPTOMETRIST

Keeping an eye on your vision   More...

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