June 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Inmates add artistic touch to prison walls

For the past six weeks, programs, facilities and resources alike within the walls of SCI Smithfield have been explored and explained as they were during a threehour media tour held in early May. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Rebeca Arielle Banner  Date of Birth: April 2, 1991  Age: 27 years old  Height: not available  Weight: not available  Eye color: not available  Hair color: not available  Last known address(es): James Creek&nb More...

Meeting at HCC

Congratulations to area graduates

The board of directors, staff and volunteers at the HCC want to congratulate all the members of the Class of 2018! Best of luck as you embark on your next adventure!  More...

A major event 40 years in the making

Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech; the first man on the moon; the fall of the Berlin Wall: Some events and dates burst into our awareness immediately and stay with us. More...

Local Sports

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes

Tussey Mountain

Alex Conner   Parents: Jason and Michele Conner of Cassville.  Sports Played (letters earned): Earned seven varsity letters in two sports – Football (3) and Track and Field (4).  More...

Area teams open PIAA bids Monday

Three area diamond teams, all district champions, will begin their final quest for state championships in the first round of the PIAA tournament Monday.  More...

Curve rallies past Yard Goats 4-3

In a back-and-forth battle, the Altoona Curve held off the Hartford Yard Goats for a 4-3 win Friday night at Dunkin’ Donuts Park.  The Curve (26-24) picked up their third consecutive win while handing the Yard Goats (26-29) their seventh s More...

People/Pastimes

Burger King McLamore Foundation awards scholarships

The Burger King McLamore Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Burger King brand, announced two local students as recipients of the 2018 Burger King Scholars Award. More...

Special music

DMS, a group comprised of, from the left, Darlene Weaverling, Melissa Beale and Sharon Burks, will perform at an evening of worship at 7 p.m. More...

Births

Mark Jr. and Cristen (Henry) Price of Mount Union are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Delaney Raine Price, at 3:25 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2018. At birth, Delaney weighed 8 pound, 2 ounces and measured 20.25 inches in length. More...

Special Sections

Bearcats are area’s last graduates

Amid a sea of decorated mortarboards, Huntingdon Area High School Class of 2018 valedictorian Soren Borgardt shared words of encouragement with his fellow Bearcats during the school’s 138th com More...

Coalition members promote cause

As the summer tourism season gets underway, the efforts of the Coalition to Protect Hawn’s Peninsula to educate people about its cause are moving full steam ahead. More...

Volunteers needed to grant kids’ wishes

Those interested in helping to make wishes come true — magical wand not required — are sought in Huntingdon County.  Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia is looking for local volunteers who serve on “wish teams&rd More...

General News

Lobbyist tied to condo tried to influence agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly filed reports show the Washington lobbyist whose wife rented a bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt had far more contact with the agency than previously disclose More...

Senators suggest reining in president on trade

TAYLOR, N.D. (AP) — A pair of U.S. senators urged Congress on Friday to consider legislation that would rein in President Donald Trump on trade in light of tariffs his administration imposed on imported steel and aluminum.  More...

President’s teasing jobs report tweet raises questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a tantalizing tweet, President Donald Trump seemed to tease a positive jobs report on Friday, a protocol-defying step that moved markets and raised questions about the appropriateness of the president publicly hinting at More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 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 

Holtby stole show in Game 2

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin covered his eyes with his gloved hands in disbelief. Barry Trotz hid his disbelief inside.  Chandler Stephenson had the perfect view and didn’t like the odds. More...

Pirates shut out Cardinals 4-0

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jameson Taillon pitched three-hit ball over eight innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. More...

Kershaw goes back on DL

DENVER (AP) — Clayton Kershaw returned from the disabled list for all of one day before going right back on.  This time, with a strained lower back. More...

Religion News

Area churches to host VBS

12th Street UMC — The 12th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon, will host an “Outlaws for God” Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 18, through Friday, June 22. The theme is cowboys and cowgirls. More...

Little Sisters of the Poor to close

The Little Sisters of the Poor’s more than century of ministry and service to the elderly in the Diocese of Scranton will soon come to a close.  More...

Church removing Jesus statue it deems too ‘Catholic’

A Baptist church in South Carolina plans to remove a hand-carved statue of Jesus Christ because some congregants believe it’s too “Catholic” for their place of worship.  The hand-carved, 7-foot (2-meter) statue and accompanyin More...

School News

Area woman named to dean’s list

Lebanon Valley College congratulates nearly 700 students named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester. More...

Lycoming College hosts 170th commencement

Lycoming College marked its 170th commencement ceremony with hundreds of parents, family members and friends, while President Kent C. Trachte, Ph.D., and Phillip W. More...

Elizabethtown College students recognized for achievement

Elizabethtown College announced the names of students whose outstanding academic performances have earned them the recognition of being included on the spring 2018 dean’s list.  Local students include:  — Mackenzie Garner of Jam More...

Annie's Mailbox

Kids and screen time

Dear Annie: Last night, my husband and I had our date night at a local Italian restaurant. Sitting next to us were four high school girls eating dinner. All four of them were on their phones. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 4, 2018:  More...

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