June 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

TMSB members to adopt budget

The Tussey Mountain School Board is expected to adopt a $17,949,086 budget for 2018-19 when it gathers for next Monday night’s voting session. The motion follows a final review of the fiscal blueprint during a work session Monday night. More...

Juniata Valley staff finds history in closet

When doing a major cleaning of any space, it’s not uncommon to unearth some treasures that have been long forgotten. More...

General News

Border separations ripple through campaigns

Wrenching scenes of migrant children being separated from their parents at the southern border are roiling campaigns ahead of midterm elections, emboldening Democrats on the often-fraught issue of immigration while forcing an increasing number of Rep More...

Over a hundred victims urge Michigan State board to fire interim president

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Scientists identify process tied to inflammation

Dear Doctor: I read that scientists are close to being able to “turn off” inflammation. What does that mean? And isn’t that dangerous, since inflammation is a natural part of the immune system?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bregman’s double runs Astros’ winning streak to 12

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman hit a game-ending two-run double with one out in the ninth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Monday night to match a franchise record with their 12th straight win.  Houston trailed 4-0 af More...

Oregon State rallies past Huskies

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State kept things loose in the clubhouse during a weather delay that stretched to 4 1/2 hours at the College World Series. More...

Belgium flashes some World Cup potential

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — During the buildup to its World Cup opener, Roberto Martinez regularly reminded his Belgium squad the challenge was going to be far greater than what was being portrayed as an easy march through the group stage.  More...

Chatter Box

Summer’s official arrival

We certainly haven’t needed a calendar to tell us it’s summer, as Sunday and Monday were hot and muggy days. Regardless, Thursday, June 21, the season will make it’s official arrival.  More...

Healthy Living

New transplants are changing lives

(NAPS)—Organ transplants have been saving lives for many years. You may even know someone who has received a kidney or a heart transplant, and what a difference that gift of life has made. More...

Three cool ideas for a better night’s rest

(NAPS)—The next time you .nd yourself kicking your leg out of the side of your blankets to cool off or turning your pillow over because it’s too hot—you won’t be alone. More...

What is activated charcoal?

Health-conscious consumers may be hearing more about activated charcoal and its wide range of uses. Activated charcoal, also known as activated carbon, is a form of carbon processed to have small pores that increase surface area adsorption. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Bothersome third wheel

Dear Annie: My girlfriend has a brother, “Joel,” who is 23 years old and has Asperger’s syndrome. Now, don’t get me wrong; I have nothing against people with Asperger’s. But this guy is too much. More...

Special Sections

Capacity study update heard

What was supposed to be a 45-minute update on the analysis and findings of the Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) Capacity Study Monday night turned into a more than 90-minute discussion followed by heated public comments and a reminder of social More...

Liquor licenses to be up for auction

An upcoming auction from the state Liquor Control Board will include an expired license from Huntingdon County. The action, set for Tuesday, Aug. 2, will be one of 25 restaurant liquor licenses from 25 counties auctioned off by the PLCB. More...

Walking tours begin thursday morning

The summer months are a time to get outside, learn and explore, and the weekly walking tours held throughout the summer in Huntingdon Borough are an opportunity to do all three. More...

Local News

Police Log

Criminal mischief   LOGAN TWP. — A 71-year-old man reported to state police at Huntingdon someone damaged his mailbox June 17. Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact state police at Huntingdon at 627-3161.   More...

News of Yesteryear

Recent Coulter School vandalism still under investigation

75 Years Ago  Tomorrow is an important date in the life of one of Huntingdon County’s grand old men, J. Warren Ingram of Franklin Township, who will observe his ninetieth birthday Sunday at his farm home.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, June 19   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

OUTDOOR DIARY

Mid-June Activities   More...

American Legion:

Huntingdon tops State College to extend streak

Huntingdon’s American Legion is putting together a good run early in the season. Mount Union’s Seth Smith pitched five innings and drove in two runs as the locals topped State College 5-2 Monday at Juniata College.  More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending June 15.  House  More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Tariffs on imported newsprint are a potentially crushing blow to newspapers and their communities, June 10   Tariffs on Canadian paper pose an existential threat to community newspapers, including LNP.&n More...

Mallard Fillmore

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People/Pastimes

Learn more about Forty & Eight

La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux is an independent, by invitation only, honor-organization of male and female United States veterans, more commonly known as the Forty & Eight.  More...

Huntingdon Rotary Club

The Huntingdon Rotary Club sponsored a putting contest May 1 to raise funds to contribute to a Rotary International Fund designated for humanitarian aid to Puerto Ricans affected by the hurricane. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Virgo if born before 6:51 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 20, 2018:  More...

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