August 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

HASB members hear HCCTC loan update

Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) members met for their monthly meeting Monday to discuss final preparations for the first day of school Wednesday, Aug. 23. More...

TM administrators ready for new year

On schedule to open for the 2017-18 school year Wednesday, Aug. More...

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Police Log

Reckless endangering   CROMWELL TWP. — A Three Springs woman reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone fired a bullet through her home for unknown reasons at 7:27 p.m. Aug. 20. An investigation is pending.  Crashes   More...

General News

Democrat frustrated over Foxconn

MADISON, Wis. More...

News of Yesteryear

Horse racing holds top interest at fair

75 Years Ago  S. More...

Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis vary

Dear Doctor: We were shocked when our daughter, who is 26, was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. I thought arthritis was something that elderly people got. More...

Local Sports

Curve top Yard Goats

Cole Tucker hit a two-out, two-run homer in the seventh inning and Brandon Waddell pitched six scoreless frames as the Altoona Curve blanked the Hartford Yard Goats 2-0 Monday night at Dunkin Donuts Park.  The Curve (66-60) moved back into a fir More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Ancient Hunting Sport   More...

Editorial

Not fair!

This time, the president told the truth. The health care bill passed by Glenn Thompson and other House Republicans was mean. More...

Reversal is bad for consumers, state

Many in the gas and oil industry are aware that Buckeye Partners’ affiliate Laurel Pipeline has asked the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to approve reversing the flow of the pipeline that delivers gasoline and other products to western More...

What happened to all those foreclosed houses?

We know that millions of American families lost their homes after Wall Street’s 2007 financial crash. But where did all those houses go?  More...

Chatter Box

It’s a week of big events

From Monday’s eclipse to the first day of school, there’s certainly a lot to talk about this week. I’ve had both events marked on my calendar for the past few months now, and it’s hard to believe the days have arrived.  More...

Healthy Living

Make a household favorite more healthy

Many beloved dishes might be enjoyed more often if they were only a little healthier. Author and former personal chef Michelle Dudash was once asked by a client if the she could make a healthier version of chicken parmesan. More...

Enjoy a light and healthy lunch

A healthy lunch can help men and women be that much more productive come the afternoon. After eating a heavy lunch, many people understandably feel sluggish, making the afternoon drag and their productivity sag.  More...

Homemade hummus with truly unique taste

Hummus provides a delicious and healthy alternative to less nutritional dips. Versatile and available in various flavors, hummus can be whipped up at home for those who prefer to make their own dips.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Cutthroat board gaming

Dear Annie: I would like some help with this problem. I recently joined a board game group. A friend had told me to come and play. Two women in the group are very competitive; one is my friend. I haven’t played these games since the 1970s. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Virgo if born before 9:05 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017:  More...

Crash inquiry will take time

Following a fatal crash involving a horse-drawn buggy in Henderson Township Saturday morning, the State Police Troop G collision and reconstruction team was on hand to process and analyze everything gathered at the scene.  More...

Officers intervene during standoff

Just about the time a solar eclipse was occurring across the country Monday, a tense drama was unfolding in the Liberty Township village of Stonerstown. More...

Bus drivers urge motorists to be safe

Wednesday is the first day for students in school districts across the county, which means school buses will be back on the roads.  Some area drivers offered tips and advice for motorists and students who are adjusting to the back-to-school rout More...

State  Free Access 

Feds say brake problems preceded derailment

HARRISBURG (AP) — Crews encountered air brake problems before a 178-car freight train derailed in Pennsylvania earlier this month, causing hazardous material to ignite and forcing nearby residents to evacuate, federal investigators said.  More...

Train moving ‘super-fast’ before crash injures 42

UPPER DARBY (AP) — A regional rail train crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal early Tuesday morning, injuring dozens of passengers and the train’s operator, a regional rail spokeswoman said.  Rail spokeswom More...

Officials: Do not eat fish caught in Shenango River

HARRISBURG (AP) — State officials are warning people not to eat fish caught in a stretch of a western Pennsylvania river after tests found extremely high levels of a potentially dangerous chemical.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 22   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 

Error in ninth gives Indians 5-4 win over Red Sox

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brandon Guyer scored when first baseman Brock Holt threw away Roberto Perez’s bunt in the ninth inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Monday night in a matchup of first-place teams. More...

Penn State sixth in first AP Poll

No need to overthink it: Alabama is No. More...

Beckham avoids major injury in loss

CLEVELAND (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Alicia Morgan of Mount Union and Matthew Pasternak of Irwin are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ralph and Charlesetta Morgan of Mount Union. More...

Navigating technology choices for school use

Technology is essential in the daily lives of students. Whether it’s kids learning their ABC’s or graduate students pursuing advanced degrees, technology has transformed the way lessons are taught and learned.  More...

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