September 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Leaders debate rehab work delays

While the Huntingdon County Commissioners and county planning director Mark Colussy feel a housing rehabilitation project in Broad Top City Borough is going well, borough leaders and residents aren’t that enthusiastic.  More...

Day of Caring event set for Wednesday

“Together We Are More” will be the theme of the annual Huntingdon County United Way Day of Caring Wednesday, Sept. 27, which will also mark the official launch to the 2017-2018 campaign.  More...

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Local News

Police Log

Harassment   CLAY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon have filed harassment charges against a 44-year-old man for his involvement in a domestic incident involving a 41-year-old woman at 19798 Hares Valley Road at 4:51 p.m. Sept. 20. More...

General News

Comic legend to raise money for relief

MIAMI (AP) — Comicbook publisher Stan Lee has been writing about superheroes for his entire career, and now he’s hoping to be one himself for some of the victims of Hurricane Irma.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Lighthouse Restaurant to be demolished

75 Years Ago   More...

Symptoms necessitate more neurological testing

Dear Doctor: I’ve been having trouble with my handwriting, not being able to control the letters. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Judge’s two homers break MLB rookie record

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge broke Mark McGwire’s major league record for home runs by a rookie, hitting a pair for the second straight day to raise his total to 50 and lead the New York Yankees over the Kansas City Royals 11-3 Monday. More...

Cowboys pull away from Cardinals

GLENDALE, Ariz. More...

Big Ten needs locker room reform

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer may not see eye-to-eye on much, but they agree on one thing — something needs to be done about locker rooms for visiting football teams in the Big Ten.&nbs More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS Class of 1967 holds 50th reunion

The members of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1967 celebrated its 50th reunion Aug. 11 and 12, with more than 100 classmates from all corners of the continental United States and guests in attendance. More...

Penn College students celebrate Surgical Technologists Week

Pennsylvania College of Technology’s surgical technology major joined hospitals and colleges throughout the country in celebrating National Surgical Technologists Week, Sept. 17-23.  More...

Healthy Living

Five health benefits of the forbidden fruit

1. Eating fresh apples stimulates saliva production, eliminates leftover food particles and fights cavity-causing bacteria. The same cannot be said about brushing alone!  2. More...

Oh no! Not another head lice epidemic!

Have you recently found out that there’s an outbreak of pediculosis — or, in more common terms, head lice — at your children’s school or daycare? Read on!  What are lice?   More...

Walking: a healthy habit everybody should get into

Less intense than running (but also less demanding for the joints!), walking is an excellent form of exercise that shouldn’t be underestimated. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Still haunted by husband’s past infidelity

Dear Annie: I have been married for seven years. My husband has had not one but several affairs. And he didn’t just have affairs; he had two kids born six weeks apart from two different women. More...

Special Sections

Protesters file federal lawsuit

A lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania on behalf of members of a Huntingdon County family Monday alleging violation of their constitutional rights.  More...

HCBI director updates members

Several updates were heard during the Huntingdon County Business & Industry (HCBI) meeting Monday, including updates on the most recently sold property to Struck Properties LLC. More...

Warm, dry conditions expected in forecast

Though it’s the first week of fall, the weather is more reminiscent of the dog days of summer as near-record tem- peratures are in store through Wednesday as well as drier conditions.  Tom Kines, Accuweather.com meteorologist, explained wh More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Trooper’s widow sues sniper’s parents for son’s actions

The parents of a gunman who shot and killed a Pennsylvania trooper engaged in “psychological manipulation” of their son and should be held responsible for the deadly ambush at a state police barracks, according to a lawsuit filed by the t More...

Philadelphia officials to honor black activist with City Hall statue

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A century before the fight to end Jim Crow segregation laws, Octavius Valentine Catto was leading a civil rights movement in Philadelphia.  More...

Man pleads guilty to punching disabled person

WEST CHESTER (AP) — A man who was caught on video sucker-punching a man with cerebral palsy outside a Pennsylvania store has pleaded guilty to simple assault.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 26   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...

Local Sports

Girls’ Soccer:

Huntingdon loses 5-0 at Central

Huntingdon started the new week with a tough match at Central Monday. More...

High School Volleyball:

Bearcats, Hornets and Titans get wins

Huntingdon/Mount Union More...

Collado named cross country Athlete of Week

Juniata College women’s cross country standout Yanibel Collado was named Landmark Conference Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week.  The junior finished 14th and ran a personal best of 22:52.8 at the Lock Haven Invitational, smas More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Review college-ranking lists with big grain of salt, Sept. 12   More...

Op-Eds

Suicidal thoughts from an opioid addiction

Opioid involvement in suicides has doubled since 1999. People with histories of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder are more likely to be prescribed opioids. More...

Tax reform

Charlie: Every time I read or hear that Congress is going to attempt tax reform I am always reminded of the following: The widely despised Leona Helmsley, now deceased, is quoted as stating: “Only the little people pay taxes.” Of course, More...

Chatter Box

Heroes come in many forms

Heroes come in many forms — survivors, athletes, celebrities, but the best ones are those closest to us, the ones setting an example and encouraging us to live better lives. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 12:24 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017:  More...

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