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Controlled burns aid regeneration

Fire, while a cause for alarm when unplanned and uncontrolled, can be a useful tool in habitat restoration when meticulously planned and strategically placed in the case of the state Game Commission’s controlled burn program.  More...

Teaching children healthy habits

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PSU pledge didn’t trip over sorority members

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State fraternity pledge who died after a night of drinking and hazing did not trip over sorority girls before tumbling down basement steps, the chief investigator testified Thursday.  More...

Wife: Cosby convicted by ‘mob justice, not real justice’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby’s wife called Thursday for a criminal investigation into the suburban Philadelphia prosecutor behind his sexual assault conviction, saying the case that could put the 80-yearold comedian in prison for the re More...

Two-year-old rescued from claw machine

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy who climbed into a claw machine at a Pennsylvania laundromat while trying to retrieve a plush toy was rescued by emergency workers — but never got his prize.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, May 4   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball Roundup:

Bearcats, Trojans and Hornets win league outings

Huntingdon 8, Penns Valley 5   The Huntingdon offense has been missing its power over the last week or so, but found it during Thursday’s Mountain League battle with Penns Valley at Juniata College. More...

High School Softball Roundup:

Trojans top Pirates 8-4; four other area teams lose

Mount Union 8, Williamsburg 4  The Mount Union softball team knew that it was going to run into tough pitching when it went to Williamsburg Thursday to face the Blue Pirates’ Elizabeth Frederick.  More...

High School Track Roundup:

Rocket, Titan boys, Hornet girls sweep

Juniata Valley/Tussey Mountain   Juniata Valley joined Fannett-Metal for tri-meet action at Tussey Mountain Thursday. The Titan boys won both meets as did the Hornet girls.  More...

People/Pastimes

Students take part in 34th annual health fair event

For the 34th year, students from throughout the county took part in the Children’s Health Fair hosted by the Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) Thursday.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband won’t stop watching videos

Dear Annie: I know this is a subject that has come up many times, but I would like my husband and his cronies to read it at their local breakfast group. We have been married for over 40 years, but this problem only started about a year ago. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Taking care of elderly

Dear Heloise: So many families with ELDERLY FAMILY MEMBERS have difficulties finding the help they need with things such as housing, legal aid, food assistance and many other needs. More...

Special Sections

PennDOT worker honored

Traveling memorial pays tribute to employees

On what would have been his 46th birthday, fallen PennDOT District 9 foreman Robert “Bob” Gensimore was honored at the PennDOT Traveling Workers Memorial dedication event at the PennDOT District 9 office in Hollidaysburg Thursday afternoo More...

Military analyst speaks to students

A group of students from Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) looked far beyond their classroom walls as they tackled global issues and heard from a nationally-recognized military analyst Thursday during a Model United Nations Conference.  More...

Salvation Army event to honor volunteers

The annual Civic and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner of the Huntingdon County Salvation Army will be held Thursday, May 10, at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  The evening will kick off with fellowship at 5:30 p.m., with dinner and a program to follow a More...

Local News

Farmers’ market opens

Melissa Ronk, right, looked at the selection of garden plants at the opening day of the Huntingdon Farmers’ Market Thursday at Portstown Park as vendor Sabine Somers looked on. More...

Police Log

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News of Yesteryear

Ground offcially broken for TMHS renovations

75 Years Ago  Union soft coal miners in the Broad Top Coal Fields of Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton counties are expected to obey the orders of John L. Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers of America, to return to the pits tomorrow.  More...

General News

Teacher raises approved, could end 5-day strike

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers pulled an all-nighter Thursday to enact a budget that provides big raises for many of the state’s striking teachers, potentially ending the five-day walkout that kept more than a million public school stud More...

Domestic violence call led to standoff, explosion

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman’s call to police to report domestic violence led to a standoff and explosion in a barn behind her home that left one person dead and nine officers injured, officials said Thursday.  More...

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Pujols doubles for 2,999th hit in Angels romp over Orioles

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols had a two-run double for his 2,999th career hit, and Luis Valbuena and Andrelton Simmons drove in three runs apiece in the Los Angeles Angels’ 12-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night. More...

Pens beat caps 3-1 to even series at 2-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Sullivan knows his team is “wired” for offense, as tends to happen when you have Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and — increasingly — Jake Guentzel on your roster.  More...

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SHC High School students observe Earth Day

What on Earth has gotten into Southern Huntingdon County High School? An annual event celebrated worldwide came to Southern Huntingdon High School April 20. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, May 5, 2018:  More...

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