June 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

High temperatures can prove deadly

A car ride might be one of a dog’s favorite things, but leaving Fido behind in the vehicle — even for only a few minutes — can prove to be life-threatening when the weather is even mildly warm. More...

Oneida code officer discusses property

Much discussion was placed on addressing junk or blighted properties during Wednesday’s monthly Oneida Township meeting, supervisors debating on what future steps to take to address property owners in violation. More...

State  Free Access 

Boy chosen to play soccer, go to World Cup match

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — While most children spend their first week of summer swimming and playing outside, a West Lampeter Township boy will be in Moscow playing soccer with kids from all over the world.  More...

Senate eyes statewide school threats system

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Judge sides with Philly in ‘sanctuary city’ fight

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Trump administration cannot cut off grants to Philadelphia over the way the city deals with immigrants in the country illegally.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, June 7 Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Warriors on brink of another title

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant stood calmly near midcourt — and a very familiar spot — as teammates Stephen Curry and Draymond Green screamed at him in celebration. Another momentous shot for Durant. More...

Muguruza overwhelms Sharapova

PARIS (AP) — Garbine Muguruza’s big strokes overwhelmed Maria Sharapova right from the start. Their French Open quarterfinal Wednesday was no contest at all, a 6-2, 6-1 one-way journey.  More...

Colon get 243rd win, Rangers top Athletics 8-2

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bartolo Colon worked five innings for his 243rd career victory, matching Hall of Fame pitcher Juan Marichal for the most by a player born in the Dominican Republic when the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 8-2 on More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Tyler Gutshall, who turns 13 years old today, Thursday, June 7, 2018. His proud parents are Joe and Tricia Gutshall of Huntingdon. More...

Student News

Students recognized for achievement   Two hundred and fifty-six students were named to the Allegany College of Maryland dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester, according to Dr. More...

Huntingdon couple marks 60th wedding anniversary

Happy Anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to James and Darlis (Crownover) Dell of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today, Thursday, June 7. They were married in Three Springs by Rev. Hess.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Lessons learned from a dog

Dear Annie: I wrote this list after saying goodbye to my beloved dog, Capra, and thought you might share it with readers.  Things My Dog  Taught Me  10) There is great beauty in the quiet stillness. Let it envelop you.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, June 8, 2018: More...

Special Sections

Plan designed to aid progress

Fostering positive progress throughout the region has been the aim of those working to form a landmark six-county comprehensive plan known as Alleghenies Ahead and, after months of effort, implementation is in sight. More...

Mu leaders talk possible projects

Mount Union’s borough council addressed several improvement projects at Wednesday’s monthly meeting, including installation of a pavilion at Diven Park and a proposed signage program to highlight Mount Union’s history, notable figur More...

County leaders plan second Civic Day event

For the second year, area Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will get the opportunity to learn how county government works, as the Huntingdon County Commissioners will host Civic Day at the courthouse Tuesday, June 12. More...

Local News

Youth groups invited to enter statewide contest

Youth groups across the state that have carried out projects to benefit their township in the last year are invited to enter the Youth Awards Contest of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS). More...

Police Log

Citation issued   More...

News of Yesteryear

State police investigate burglary at hunting lodge

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County’s two Local Draft Boards, No. 2 at Huntingdon and No. More...

General News

Scientists studying how fiber aids gut microbiome

Dear Doctor: I know that all sorts of studies show that fiber is good for you, but has anyone figured out the reason why?  More...

Local Sports

Hillary Shope Lambert

Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame:

Hillary Shope Lambert was equally as comfortable and accomplished on the basketball court as she was in the classroom. More...

Curve blank Reading 4-0

Four runs in the first inning held up for the Altoona Curve as Mitch Keller, Bret Helton and Geoff Hartlieb teamed up to shutout the Reading Fightin Phils 4-0 Wednesday at PNG.  More...

Editorial

State and partners have plans to pick up the pace of pollution reductions

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) latest assessment of how Bay states are doing when it comes to meeting pollution-reduction goals made news last week. More...

Taking action to lower black women’s risk of pregnancy-related deaths

For so many expectant mothers, anxiety can build from the moment they find out a little one is on the way. More...

Back when college was debt-free

The last college grad ceremonies are wrapping up and the last parties are coming to a close. Now the job hunt for recent grads begins in earnest — with the looming specter of student loan payments drawing ever closer. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

FSA reminds producers to report prevented planting and failed acres

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Women in ag event set for June 27

The Penn State Extension Dairy Team and Reliance Bank are partnering of offer women involved in agriculture a day to relax, learn and network Wednesday, June 27 at the Bistro at the Village Green, 402 Village Way, Martinsburg. More...

Dairy princess begins reign

My official Huntingdon County Dairy Princess reign started June 1, 2018. I am very excited to represent the dairy industry for the next year. More...

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