September 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Students plan to ‘Paint the Plow’

For the third year, area students will be able to participate in Paint the Plow outreach project from PennDOT District 9. More...

Local Sears store under new ownership

The Huntingdon Plaza in Smithfield Township has seen a bevy of activity in recent months, with the opening of Save- A-Lot in March, and now with Sears Hometown Store under new ownership.  Because of this, the Sears Hometown Store can remain a lo More...

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Museum to pay homage to Huntingdon’s history  Free Access 

Beginning Monday, Sept. 18, the Juniata College Museum of Art will host a portrait of William Smith, Huntingdon’s founder. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: James Lawson Moss  Date of Birth: Feb. More...

Partnership members stress importance of local history

“What can this group do to get more people interested in local history,” asked Alan Smith, chairman of the Broad Top Area Heritage Partnership during the group’s recent bimonthly session in the Riddlesburg Bible Church.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 2   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lynx top Sky 110-87

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 27 points and 12 rebounds for her 20th double-double, and the Lynx topped 100 points for the third straight home game with a victory over the Chicago Sky.  More...

Indians sweep twinbill with Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — Mike Clevinger pitched six sharp innings and the Cleveland Indians swept a day-night doubleheader, routing the Detroit Tigers 10-0 Friday for their ninth straight win.  The AL Central-leading Indians won the opener 3-2 on Fr More...

Overlooked receivers ready to compliment PS offense

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Area High School Class of 2002

Members of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 2002 gathered Aug. 26 at Dogwood Pavilion at Seven Points. More...

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Owen Patrick Stoner, who turns 5 years old Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. He is the son of Alicia Stoner of Petersburg and William Stoner III of Huntingdon and the stepson of Eric Henchey of Petersburg. More...

Exploring the origins of Labor Day holiday

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summertime fun and a day when thousands of people gather across the country for their final big barbecue blowouts. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 1:28 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017:  More...

Coroner called to scene of crash

State police at Huntingdon and McConnellsburg have been called to a one-vehicle accident on Waterfall Road near the Huntingdon-Fulton county line in Clay Township. The Fulton County Coroner was called to the scene. More...

Health systems officially merge

Officials from PinnacleHealth announced Friday the Harrisburg-based health care network officially joined UPMC, forming what will now be known as UPMC Pinnacle. More...

Rock stacking fad can damage habitat

Explorers has always had a tendency to look for ways to make their mark on the world around them, but a recent fad has outdoor enthusiasts discussing whether rock stacking is harmful or harmless.  Unlike cairns, which are carefully piled stones More...

World  Free Access 

Documentary highlights migrant crisis

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The United Nations says there are 65 million forcibly displaced people around the world — a number so huge it can be overwhelming to contemplate.  Artist Ai Weiwei wants to make viewers see both the scale of the More...

General News

Study shows running good for spine

Dear Doctor: I just heard that instead of causing injuries, running may be good for your back. Is this true? If it is, I’m going to lace up my shoes and head back out to the trail! More...

News of Yesteryear

Excessive bonus scandal by PHEAA shocks senator

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County’s quota in the Treasury’s “Raise A Billion” Drive during the month of September is $83,400 and every single man, woman and child in the county will be doing everything possible to raise eve More...

Local Sports

Bearcats pull away at Bellefonte

Huntingdon pushed touchdowns into the end zone in every aspect of the game during Friday night’s Mountain League opener at Bellefonte’s Rogers’ Stadium.  More...

Rockets shut out Moshannon Valley

Southern Huntingdon tailback Nic Devlin rushed for 225 yards and a touchdown to lead the Rockets to a 23-0 victory over visiting Moshannon Valley Friday night.  Southern improves to 2-0 in the early going, while the Black Knights slip to 0-2.&nb More...

Trojans rebound to topple Hornets

In week two, Mount Union turned it around after a slow start last Friday and brought home a 47-26 victory over Juniata Valley in Alexandria Friday night.  The two teams are both at 1-1 after the first two weeks of play with the Hornets winning i More...

Religion News

Why Muslims celebrate Eid twice a year — six questions answered

At sundown Aug. 31, Muslims all over the world began to celebrate one of the principal festivals, Eid al-Adha. More...

New picture book to be released

ChristineTopjianannounced today the upcoming release of her latest children’s picture book, “Love and Kindness.”  This is the second book in The Jesus Series, published by Lighthouse Christian Publishing. More...

Annual Heritage Fair celebrates history

The public is invited to the Middle Pennsylvania District’s 37th annual Heritage Fair at Camp Blue Diamond. The fair will be held Saturday, Sept. 23.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Leave your dogs home

Dear Annie: After 30 years of living with my wife and her dogs, we divorced 10 years ago. We never assumed that our pets were welcome where ever we were. When we went to visit, we left our dogs at home. More...

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