August 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Area police officer takes oath of duty

During a brief ceremony Sunday afternoon, Saxton Borough Mayor Alan Smith swore in the borough’s newest part-time police officer David G. Buseck.  More...

Connecticut women aid Lions in project

The power of social media was evident Saturday when two women from Connecticut visited Mill Creek, a place they had not previously heard of, to participate in an effort spearheaded by the Captain Jack Lions Club.  More...

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Restaurant fire still under investigation

The cause of a fire that destroyed the Shade Gap Family Restaurant early Friday morning is still under investigation by a state police fire marshal.  More...

Police investigating Jackson Twp. burglary

State police at Huntingdon are seeking information regarding two individuals involved in an overnight burglary at the Whipple Dam Store in Jackson Township.  The incident is believed to have taken place between 11 p.m. Sunday and 1:30 a.m. More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   ROCKHILL BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report someone damaged the rear tailgate of a vehicle parked on the 400 block of Culvert Street between 12:01-8 a.m. Aug. 21. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 28   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Stanton hits 50th homer to spark Marlins 6-2 win

MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit his 50th home run to break an eighth-inning tie, helping the Miami Marlins sweep the San Diego Padres with a 6-2 victory on Sunday. More...

Three Buxton homers power Twins past Blue Jays 7-2

TORONTO (AP) — Byron Buxton homered three times and set a career high with five RBIs, powering the Twins to a 7-2 win. Buxton had four hits, scored four runs and stole a base in his first career multihomer game. More...

Japan back on top with LLWS title

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The crack of the bat, the gasp from the crowd, a fist pump on the trip around the bases and then a happy hop to waiting teammates at home plate. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017: More...

Sailor who died had ties to area

In recent months, there have been several tragic incidents at sea involving U.S. warships colliding with other vessels. The latest incident occurred last week when the USS. John S. More...

Democrats encourage all to vote

By KYLIE HAWN  Daily News Staff Writer  It was an evening of fellowship at the Huntingdon County Democratic Committee’s fifth Lee R. More...

Pavilion dedicated in Army vet’s name

A Saxton area U.S. Army veteran who lost his life in war-torn South Vietnam in 1966 was remembered Saturday afternoon by family, friends and fellow veterans during the dedication of a new pavilion and improvements to the Stonerstown Recreation Park. More...

State  Free Access 

Police: Concrete slab may hold remains of long-missing woman

MILTON (AP) — Investigators hope tests on a three-ton hunk of concrete will soon solve the 1989 disappearance of a young mother, by determining whether her remains were fed through wood chipper and then entombed in the basement of a Pennsylvani More...

What will the House do? It’s the state’s $2 billion question

HARRISBURG (AP) — The question of what Pennsylvania’s House Republican majority will do about a $2.2 billion hole in the state budget is sending ripples of worry through some quarters. More...

Five remain hospitalized after being struck by car

MOUNTAIN TOP (AP) — Authorities say five of the seven pedestrians struck by a car in a residential development in Pennsylvania remain in the hospital, two of them in critical condition.  More...

Local Sports

Baysox down Curve 7-3

The Altoona Curve dropped the series finale 7-3 after the Bowie Baysox hit three home runs Sunday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  The Curve (70-62) rounded out the regular season series with the Baysox (69-63), posting a 5-14 record.  More...

People/Pastimes

SHCHS Class of 1982

Members of the Southern Huntingdon County High School Class of 1982 gathered to celebrate their 35th class reunion with a picnic-style meal at the Orbisonia-Rockhill Sportsman Association. More...

How to keep grilled foods warm

Many people prefer the flavor of grilled foods over the flavor of foods cooked in other ways. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Laken Cook, who turns 9 years old today, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. His proud parents are Christopher and Tracey Cook of Alexandria. More...

Annie's Mailbox

An unwanted trip down memory lane

Dear Annie: My husband, “Matthew,” and I started dating at 15, got married at 21 and have been happily married for 45 years. We have two happy and successful children and four beautiful grandchildren. More...

Hints from Heloise

More coverage please

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about the apparel young women wear on television:  “Dear Heloise: I have a comment and a question. More...

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