August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Pipeline drilling allowed to resume

Construction operations along the path of the Mariner East 2 Pipeline across the state will resume following a settlement reached Wednesday.  More...

Grant funding to allow for installation of creative play space

The latest project funded through ReInvision Huntingdon’s Small Projects Big Ideas Grant will create a space to foster creativity and literacy within a Huntingdon Borough Park.  The grant funding was awarded to Sarah Worley, whose proposal More...

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Extension Dairy Team to be at Ag Progress Days

The Penn State Extension Dairy Team will be at Ag Progress Days (APD) to interact with producers and offer two special events during the three-day event.  More...

Area briefs

Music on the Beach at Whipple Dam   PETERSBURG — Eric Ian Farmer will be performing from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, on the beach at Whipple’s Dam State Park.  More...

Police Log

False reports   More...

Local Sports

Yelovich shoots ALCC record 62

Mick Yelovich shot a course record 62 while playing at the Mount Union American Legion Country Club Tuesday.  During the record-setting round, Yelovich had 10 birdies and one eagle and seven pars.  He was playing with his father, Mike &ldqu More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  ——— GOP’s health care strategy rightly failed, July 30   More...

You Should Know

Q: When did the Huntingdon County Fair find its current location?  More...

People/Pastimes

Crowd enjoys Senior Day activities at fair

“Fair” weather Wednesday created a perfect backdrop for the ninth annual Senior Day activities at the Huntingdon County Fair.  Approximately 135 seniors and guests gathered at the midway stage for a time of fun, games, music and fell More...

Neary Hall needlecraft results announced

An impressive display of champions graces the aisles of Neary Hall, featuring the work of those awarded Best of Show and Judge’s Choice.  More...

Youth enter fair’s shoebox float contest

Winners of the Youth Shoebox Float Contest at the Huntingdon County Fair have been announced. The shoeboxes are constructed as if they are in a parade, not as a diorama. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Dealing with grief and loss of loved one

Dear Annie: Lord willing, next month I’ll turn 67. In a recent column, you solicited seniors to write about issues they are facing. A big one for me is grief.  More...

NASCAR

WATKINS GLEN

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Slow go  Sometimes the fastest race car has to go very slow and let others pass to secure the victory. Huh? Martin Truex Jr. won at Watkins Glen because he saved enough fuel to finish the race. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Danica distress   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Who’s Andrew Murstein, and why are you listening to him?   More...

Senator pays visit to county

U.S. Senator Robert Casey Jr. paid a visit to Huntingdon County Wednesday to share what he sees are concerns in the proposed federal budget that could impact the area. More...

JVSB members discuss renovations

Some board members and administrators of the Juniata Valley School District, along with representatives from an architectural firm and construction management company toured the elementary school to see what improvements need to be made to the buildi More...

General News

Yoga might help alleviate back pain

Dear Doctor: I’ve had lower back pain for years, but I can’t afford to go to a physical therapist. My husband, who started taking a yoga class at the community center here a few months ago, swears that his back pain is going away. More...

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon man receives Purple Heart

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Aug. 10   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bumgarner allows four hits as Giants handle Cubs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner allowed four hits over seven innings to win for the second time since returning from a dirt bike accident, helping the San Francisco Giants defeat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Wednesday and complete a winning home More...

PGA Championship Notebook

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jim Furyk has gone from struggling with his game to struggling with his health.  Furyk hasn’t cracked the top 20 since he was appointed Ryder Cup captain, and at No. More...

Cruz homers twice in Mariners’ win

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered twice, Kyle Seager also went deep off Jharel Cotton (5-9) and Seattle won 6-3 to complete a two-game sweep. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Fair equestrians show through heavy rain

Jana Malot of Fulton County has judged at the Huntingdon County Fair many times, but Monday’s grooming and showmanship and halter classes may have been the wettest conditions she’s ever encountered. More...

Musser, Kauffman, Fisher are top dairy show winners

Judges Michelle Morian of Atlantic and Kelley Rohrbaugh of Somerset worked in unison to select the 2017 supreme and reserve champions during the 4-H and FFA Junior Dairy Show at the Huntingdon County Fair Monday. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Pisces if born before 1:22 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Aug. 11, 2017:  More...

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