September 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Wine Down Weekend draws crowd

No amount of clouds and scattered showers could dampen enthusiasm Saturday for the second annual Wine Down Weekend event in historic downtown Huntingdon.  More...

MUASB members seek soccer options

The sun is setting on the co-op soccer between Huntingdon and Mount Union but state guidelines say current Trojan players can remain on the team until such time Mount Union Area High School enters into another co-op or launches its own program.  More...

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Local News

Police Log

Domestic incident   DUDLEY BORO. —State police at Huntingdon are investigating a report of a domestic incident between a 19-year-old woman and a 29-year-old male Aug. 31.   More...

General News

Are organic foods really healthier

Dear Doctor: Are organic foods better for you than ordinary foods? I say yes because there are no hormones or pesticides involved. More...

News of Yesteryear

Shirley Township home destroyed by fire

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon County champion in farmers horseshoe pitching will again be determined at our County Fair and prizes are offered by the Fair Association for first, second and third place pitchers in both farmers class and town class More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 5   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 

Penn State ‘zips’ Akron

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Osweiler excited to be back

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Brock Osweiler was so excited to be back in Denver he swore he would have signed for a buck, played in bare feet or even been the Broncos’ water boy.  More...

Pirates surge to 12-0 win over Cubs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Arrieta let the ball go and his right leg seized up in pain. And all of a sudden, Arrieta’s sizzling second half came to an abrupt halt.  Just, the Chicago Cubs ace hopes, a temporary one.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Marc Lee Bennett, 19958 McCoy Road, Three Springs, and Lisa Marie Grubb, also of Three Springs.  Casey Lu Cowan, 2307 Shadyside Ave., Huntingdon, and Jolene Nichole Mattis, also of Huntingdon.  Tad Douglas Gutshall, 310 16th St., Huntingdon More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jackson Daniel Puchalla, who turns 2 years old today, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. His proud parents are Danny and Charlene Puchalla of Alpharetta, Georgia.  More...

Orthodontic braces have evolved

Braces have evolved considerably over the years. More...

Healthy Living

Parental advice to combat childhood obesity

Childhood obesity is a major cause for concern among public healthcare professionals. More...

Childhood obesity: a community responsibility

It’s difficult to make healthy choices when exposed to environments that do not support healthy habits. More...

Healthy snack ideas to combat childhood obesity

Childhood obesity is a major public health concern. In order to prevent weight-related health issues later in life, parents must inspire their little ones to adopt a healthy eating style from an early age.  More...

Special Sections

Crash claims SHCHS senior

The mood was somber when classes resumed this morning after a long holiday weekend at Southern Huntingdon County High School as students, faculty, staff and administration mourned the loss of a member of the senior class who died in a weekend crash. More...

Holiday weekend quiet at Raystown

Though rain put a damper on many outdoor plans for many for some of the Labor Day weekend, things were quiet and safe at Raystown Lake.  More...

Baseball legends inducted into hall of fame

Seven individuals were inducted into the Broad Top Area Old-Timers Hall of Fame during ceremonies Monday afternoon in Broad Top City. The ceremonies were held at the Broad Top City Park & Recreation Association baseball field.  More...

State  Free Access 

Philadelphia project seeks public reckoning with monuments

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — By artist Sharon Hayes’ count, Philadelphia has more than 1,500 sculptures honoring male historic figures — heroes on horseback, visionaries with arms folded and eyes looking forward, the usual round-up of Foundi More...

Man is murder suspect in missing student case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Temple University student was charged Sunday with murder in the death of a current student whose remains were found over the weekend on property linked to the suspect.  More...

Fire at apartment complex likely started by child

CLIFTON HEIGHTS (AP) — Investigators say a fire at a Pennsylvania apartment complex that injured at least four people, including two firefighters, was probably sparked by a child playing with a lighter.  More...

Local Sports

Strickler wins HCC title

Ryan Strickler had a very good ball striking day and took advantage of the putting difficulties of Andy Fouse to capture his fifth title at the Huntingdon Country Club. More...

Heffelfinger wins at ALCC

Mount Union sophomore Trey Heffelfinger played like the champion he has become over the weekend at the American Legion Country Club’s championship tournament. More...

Eagles rally past Wolverines

After falling behind visiting Grove City 17-7 during a sloppy first half, the Juniata College football team got things going in the right direction during the second half. More...

Editorial

Research finds Republicans divided, Dems critical of president

In his first seven months as president, Donald Trump has generally drawn high job approval ratings among Republicans. More...

What Others Are Saying

‘Farm to Table’ has jumped the shark

Now that Amazon’s taken over Whole Foods, a natural foods grocery known for its high prices, the new owners have pledged to lower prices.  I stopped by the store to see what had changed. More...

Political Cartoon

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Chatter Box

Animals are stars of this week’s column

Here’s hoping all of my readers enjoyed the last holiday weekend of the summer. More...

Religion News

Area students among graduates of Allegany College

Allegany College of Maryland is recognizing 87 graduates at the conclusion of the recent summer 2017 session. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Get off your property

Dear Annie: We have some new neighbors, and our backyards are adjoining. We enjoy sitting out on our deck on nice evenings and enjoying the weather with a drink and snack. Sometimes friends stop by. We are quiet and aren’t out late. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017:  More...

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