June 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Families more likely to vacation this year

As the warmer weather has finally sets in across the county, the planning of summer vacations loom in the thoughts of children and parents alike. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Amanda A. Gray  Date of Birth: Nov. More...

Calvary Christian Academy students honored for achievements

Calvary Christian Academy held its 37th annual awards assembly Thursday, May 31. Students in grades 1-12 were recognized for their achievements in academics, Christian citizenship, physical fitness, perfect attendance and neatest desk. More...

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon Boro. to face two water treatment fines

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon Lions Club elected Raymond English as their next president at the election held in connection with their regular meeting at the Penn Hunt Hotel last night.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 9   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...

Local Sports

Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame:

Three elite Rocket teams to be honored

Of the 708 high schools offering girls’ basketball in the state of Pennsylvania, only a handful rise to the status of being a “final four” quality program. More...

Trojans back to DuBois Monday

The Mount Union softball team will continue it inaugural appearance in the PIAA Class 2A softball tournament with a return trip to DuBois Heindl Field Monday evening.  The Trojans (22-1) will take on District Seven fourth-place finisher Mohawk i More...

Vieaux debuts in 4-3 win over Yard Goats

Cam Vieaux dominated his first Double-A appearance and received early run support from Jason Martin and Will Craig as the Altoona Curve withstood a late charge by the Hartford Yard Goats to win 4-3 Friday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Local couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Richard C. and Mary K. Price of McVeytown, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary tomorrow, Sunday, June 10, 2018.  They were married in 1968 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Lewistown.  More...

Hawn family celebrates 60th annual reunion

For 60 years, descendants of Henry and Margaret (Corbin) Hawn, originally of the Raystown and Donation areas, have met for a reunion each June. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to 3-year-old Hudson James Heath, who celebrated his birthday Monday, May 28, 2018. Hudson is the son of Clinton and Lindsay Heath of Shirleysburg. More...

School News

Six seniors graduate from CCA

Calvary Christian Academy held its 36th annual commencement exercises Friday, June 1, at Calvary Independent Baptist Church in Huntingdon. Six graduates received their diplomas during the evening program. The Rev. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Snot what you should do

Dear Annie: My good friend has a habit that makes it difficult for her fellow diners when she is out to eat. She frequently blows her nose at the table and places her dirty tissues in a pile on the table. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 11, 2011:  More...

Record donation given to college  Free Access 

Five years ago, the Juniata College Class of 1968 reunion committee consisted of just four members, and only 14 members of the Class of 1968 attended the All Class Dinner to help kick off Alumni Weekend festivities in 2013. More...

Entrepreneur to fill vacant building

At a time where people may wonder about the future of downtown Huntingdon, one young entrepreneur is starting his business in a building that’s been vacant for several years. More...

Real estate trends prosper across county

Summer months bring the perfect time to pack up the house and go camping, but for some it is also the perfect time to pack up the house and move.  Realtors across the county have seen houses placed on the market as fast as they are coming off, f More...

World  Free Access 

US to intensify counter-IS fight in Afghanistan

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Afghan government's unilateral halt to attacks on the Taliban is giving U.S. counterterrorism forces a chance to intensify combat operations against Islamic State-affiliated extremists in eastern Afghanistan, the top U.S. More...

No way to know when Hawaii eruption will end

HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from the Kilauea volcano that flowed into Kapoho Bay has created nearly a mile of new land and officials with the U.S. More...

Guatemala volcano search halted as death toll hits 109

SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (AP) — Rescuers suspended search and recovery efforts Thursday at villages devastated by the eruption of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, leaving people with missing loved ones distraught and prompting some to do the More...

General News

Research into HIV treatment shows promise

Dear Doctor: Is it true that HIV can now be considered a chronic disease? Does that mean people are no longer looking for a true cure?  More...

Counter mass killings with mass caring

We interrupt this regular column to bring you a public service announcement: It is time to start being nicer to each other. More...

How to prep for a world tour, according to Imagine Dragons

NEW YORK (AP) — If you see Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynolds out in public and you think he’s ignoring you — he isn’t, he’s just trying to stay ready for his live concerts.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Nadal will face Thiem in quest of his 11th French title

PARIS (AP) — Under pressure at the outset, Rafael Nadal already had cast aside three break points in his French Open semifinal’s third game when, at 4-all, Juan Martin del Potro held another three.  More...

Bryant has three hits as leadoff

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant could feel his heart pumping for his first at-bat because this trip to the plate was like no other for him.  Cubs manager Joe Maddon penciled him in at the top of the order. More...

Kurt Busch wins pole at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. 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...

Losing side vows to appeal in fight

A lawyer for congregants at the oldest synagogue in the United States said they want to take their fight for ownership of the Rhode Island synagogue to the U.S. More...

Councilman plans gender-segregated beach days

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City Council member says he will sponsor gender-segregated beach days for his Jewish and Muslim constituents this summer — a plan opposed by the New York Civil Liberties Union.  More...

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