June 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

MUAHS teacher joins admin team

The coordination of curriculum, instruction and assessment within the Mount Union Area School District has been rolled into a new directorship which was filled by the school board Monday night.  More...

Surveyors raise concerns of potential scam

The importance of protecting personal information and guarding against scams are frequently in the news, so when someone shows up at the front door with lots of questions, it’s understandably off-putting.  More...

Local News

Big Band Sound to open Concerts on the Quad series

The Big Band Sound will kick off the Huntingdon County Arts Council’s five-part Concerts on the Quad series at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28.  More...

HCBI members discuss future goals

Much discussion surrounding the future goals of members highlighted Huntingdon County Business and Industry’s (HCBI) monthly meeting Monday afternoon.  With several new board members present at the meeting, HCBI’s new president, Trac More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report someone damaged the railing of a gazebo at Riverside Park between June 18 and June 25.  Theft   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, June 26   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

District 9-10 Little League:

Huntingdon opens with 6-2 win

Huntingdon’s 9-10 yearold all-star team opened its District 11 tournament with a solid game against visiting Hollidaysburg Monday. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Calling Crows   More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending June 22.  House  More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania ———  Public shut out of budget talks, June 20   More...

MALLARD FILLMORE

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Chatter Box

Enjoying fruits of labor

The members of the Stone Creek Valley Lions Club have been waiting for the upcoming weekend for some time now. More...

School News

VREC awards scholarships to local students

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative recently awarded 15 $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors as well as students already enrolled in post-secondary institutions.  More...

Special Sections

HASD budget approval denied

With only five board members present Monday night, the Huntingdon Area School Board, in a 5-2 vote, failed to pass its 2018-19 budget.  The board will now have to meet in an emergency session before the end of the week, as the fiscal plan must b More...

TMSB member, budget approved

The Tussey Mountain School Board voted unanimously Monday night to approve a $17.9 million budget for 2018-19 which slightly lowers real estate taxes for Huntingdon County residents of the school district and marginally increases taxes on Bedford Cou More...

Public input sought for Main Line trail

The next step in gaining input into planning for the proposed Main Line Canal Greenway and the Sept. 11 Memorial Trail will be a second public workshop from 6-8 p.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Death penalty study recommends changes amid Wolf moratorium

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A study released Monday suggested a number of changes to the death penalty system in Pennsylvania, including setting up a publicly funded agency to provide legal representation in capital cases.  More...

Jury selection to start in state trooper shooting

EASTON, Pa. More...

Ham radio operators power up for gathering

LANCASTER, Pa. More...

General News

Tick, mosquito borne illnesses increasing

Dear Doctor: It seems like every time I turn on the news someone’s freaking out about ticks and mosquitoes. Haven’t they always been around? What’s with the alarm bells all of a sudden?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Snell pitches Rays over Nats

ST. PETRSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Blake Snell took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Kevin Kiermaier hit a grand slam and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Washington Nationals 11-0 on Monday night. More...

Harden finally wins NBA’s MVP award

SANTA MONICA, Calif. More...

Braves win 5-4 to end Reds’ winning streak

ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies homered in the 11th inning off Dylan Floro (0-1), and Atlanta snapped Cincinnati’s seven-game winning streak 5-4.  Albies knocked Floro’s first pitch, a changeup, into the right-field seats. More...

People/Pastimes

Knights of Columbus joins in support of K-9 acquisition

The Our Lady of Fatima Council No. 4644 has joined the community in its support of the Huntingdon Borough Police Department’s plan to acquire a fully-trained K-9. More...

Saving bees one hive at a time: The basics of backyard beehives

Scientists and environmentalists have been warning the public for years that honeybees are disappearing at alarming rates. Scientists were initially uncertain in regard to what was decimating bee populations.  More...

Healthy Living

Kids go bananas for a cool way to eat more fruit

(NAPS)—Many parents are encouraging their kids to play with their food; that is, to enjoy creating their own treats with a kid-friendly appliance that can turn just about any frozen food into a swirl of “nice cream.” How It Works More...

Apples and potatoes are a great combination

(NAPS)—Whether it’s Labor Day, Election Day, Veterans Day, a day your family went apple picking, tailgating time or just a good day for a great salad, this colorful concoction of potatoes and Envy™ apples can make for a delightful s More...

5 effective ways to alleviate stress

Stress affects everyone at some point in their lives and does not discriminate based on gender, nationality, ethnicity, economic status, or age. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Sister getting close to her other family

Dear Annie: My mother had a workplace affair back in the 1960s that lasted for approximately 10 years. My dad knew about it, but God rest his soul, he remained with my mom and our family until he died. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 11:52 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 27, 2018:  More...

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