July 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Tick protection important for pets

While summer brings with it better weather and vacation season, the warming weather also leads to a flourishing tick population. More...

Bridge to close for construction Wednesday

As of Wednesday, July 11, the Sgt. William D. Port Memorial Bridge, also known as the Fourth Street Bridge will be closed for construction. More...

Local News

A visit from Daniel Tiger

Daniel Tiger, a familiar face from PBS Kids’ “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” with store manager Arlene Cramer, visited the Huntingdon Rite Aid Saturday morning, handing out hug More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief More...

News of Yesteryear

Area families to host students from around the world

75 Years Ago  Right Rev. Monsignor Peter Fox, 72, pastor of St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Altoona, since 1924, died Friday after a lengthy illness. He served as pastor of Holy Trinity, Huntingdon, from 1901-1904.  More...

General News

Several people extracted from Thai cave site

MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Four ambulances on Monday left the area around the flooded cave in northern Thailand where members of a youth soccer team have been trapped for more than two weeks, suggesting that a total of eight of the 13 trapped peo More...

President says he ‘can’t go wrong’ with his top court contenders

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is going down to the wire as he makes his choice on a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, but he says with his final four options “you can’t go wrong.” More...

Capital staffer remembered as ‘smart, beautiful, talented’

OLNEY, Md. (AP) — Capital Gazette staffer Rebecca Smith was remembered as sweet and quiet, a good person with a beautiful smile. Dozens attended a visitation on Sunday afternoon to pay their respects to Smith, The Baltimore Sun reported. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Padres edge D-Backs 4-3 in 16

PHOENIX (AP) — Wil Myers homered for San Diego for the fourth time in two days, connecting in the 16th inning off Arizona catcher Jeff Mathis to give the Padres a 4-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. More...

Ohtani’s homer lifts Angels over Dodgers

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani’s pinch-hit home run in the seventh inning sent Andrew Heatney and the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday. More...

Welcome to the final four of a new-look World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) — English fish and chips against Croatia’s famous fish risotto. More...

Hints from Heloise

Disposable diapers

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is a reply to a letter written by another reader about disposable diapers. — Heloise  More...

Special Sections

Grant designed to aid security

One major feature of the recently passed 2018-19 state budget is the newly created School Safety and Security Fund. More...

Firefighters respond to barn fire

Firefighters from Huntingdon, Blair and Centre counties rushed to the scene of a barn fire around 4:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon off of Wyndhill Road in Porter Township. A plume of smoke rising from the blaze was visible from Huntingdon Borough. More...

Centre County artist featured at Art Space

A new exhibit featuring the work of a Centre County artist is set to open at the Art Space Tuesday, July 10, with an artist reception set for 6 p.m. Friday, July 13. More...

State  Free Access 

Sprawling Penn State hazing death case grinds through courts

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Ex-liturgy director starts independent Roman Catholic church

SCRANTON, Pa. More...

Witnesses await church abuse report with hope for change

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — One after another, witnesses beat back fear of revealing details many had kept largely private and recounted to grand jurors their story of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests whom they had trusted.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, July 9   Humane Society o The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

Local Sports

Mount Union stays unbeaten

Area Five 13-14 Teener Tournament:

The Area Five VFW 13-14 Teener Tournament continued over the weekend with Mount Union winning 9-1 at Penns Valley Saturday evening. More...

Mount Union rolls to title

District 9-10 Little League:

The District 11 Little League 9-10 championship was settled in Mount Union Sunday evening with North champion Mount Union pounding out 14 hits against South champion West Suburban pitching to score 19 runs. More...

Winless Huntingdon loses two

Huntingdon played its first home game in the Area Five VFW Teener League 13-14 year-old all-star tournament Sunday. More...

People/Pastimes

Knights of Columbus members honored

The Our Lady of Fatima Council of the Pennsylvania Knights of Columbus held their annual Wives Appreciation and Awards Banquet June 9. The banquet also celebrated the 60th year the council has been in operation. More...

Run air conditioners without wasting energy

Few people can make it through the dog days of summer without turning on their air conditioners. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Breaking up with hairstylist

Dear Annie: How does one breakup with her hairstylist of more than 30 years? Mine knows my children and grandchildren, and I know hers. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Gemini. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, July 10, 2018: More...

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