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MU leaders talk junk cars, chickens

Mount Union’s new code enforcement officer asked for a game plan on tackling 80-plus abandoned vehicles, plus pro-chicken residents asked officials to reconsider a proposed anti-fowl ordinance, during borough council’s monthly meeting Wed More...

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Philly prosecutor says no to ICE contract renewal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s district attorney said Wednesday that he will not support renewing a contract allowing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement access to Philadelphia’s real-time arrest database.  More...

Pioneer Tunnel’s new tour to show inspection routine

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About 2,600 inmates are transferring to new prison

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Over 2,600 inmates at an 89-year-old Pennsylvania prison are being transferred to a new, long-delayed facility about a mile down the road.  The first phase of transfers began just after 9 a.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, July 12   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...

Local Sports

Area Five 15-16 Teener Tournament:

Mount Union handles Huntingdon

The first of two Huntingdon versus Mount Union games in the 15-16 year-old VFW Teener League Area Five all-star tournament took place Wednesday. More...

Area Five 13-14 Teener Tournament:

Mount Union ends first round with 4-0 record

Mount Union wrapped up the first round of the Area Five Teener League 13-14 Tournament on the road at Bellefonte Wednesday night. More...

Editorial

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You Should Know

Q. When was the first local firemen’s convention held?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Perfect day for a picnic

The Huntingdon County Farm Bureau annual picnic was held July 8 at the farm of Raymond “Pud” and Lori Morningstar in Lincoln Township. More...

Three Spring youth exhibit sheep at national show

Mikara and Brendan Anderson of Three Springs competed in the 25th anniversary All-American Junior Sheep Show in Indianapolis, Indiana, July 5-8.  The show is the largest all junior show in the country. More...

4-H Club News

Shavers Creek

At the Shavers Creek 4-H Club’s monthly meeting July 2 at the Bethel Presbyterian Church, members discussed the various community service projects being performed by the group.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ex moved to same town

Dear Annie: “Lindsay” and I dated for 2 1/2 years. Our breakup wasn’t the worst, but it wasn’t a walk in the park, either. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Cancer if born before 1:31 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, July 13, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Politicians seek dairy farm aid

The struggles of Pennsylvania dairy farmers have become apparent in recent times, and the Pennsylvania Senate recently passed three measures in hopes of assisting farmers throughout the state, according to Sen. Jake Corman. More...

JVSD renovation work progressing

Members of the Juniata Valley School Board heard an update from a representative from Reynolds Energy regarding the status of the renovations at the elementary school at the monthly board meeting Wednesday evening.  Rob Strickler of Reynolds Ene More...

Children encouraged to explore creative outlets at summer camp

Over 40 area children are spending this week broadening their creative horizons through an art-focused Downtown Summer Camp based at the Frank P. Hommon American Legion Post 24, Huntingdon.  More...

Local News

Saltillo Borough leaders updated on reservoir

Saltillo Borough water treatment plant operator Rodney Thomas recently updated borough council regarding progress on the cleaning of the borough’s water reservoir. More...

Death Notice

Diane L. Wilkinson

Diane L. Wilkinson, 60, of 129 W. Milford St., Mount Union, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at her home, following a long battle with cancer.  Funeral arrangements, under the direction of the Robert D. More...

Broad Top seniors displaced due to sagging ceiling

An ongoing problem with a sagging suspended ceiling in the Broad Top Area Senior Citizens Center has temporarily put seniors out of their meeting place.  More...

General News

Chronic wasting disease on rise among deer in US

Dear Doctor: My dad and brothers are hunters, so there’s always deer meat in the freezer and it’s often on the menu. But I’m hearing that it’s now linked to a brain disease. Should we be worried?  More...

New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom

Every night without fail, Paul Blumstein straps on a mask that prevents him from repeatedly waking up, gasping for air.  It’s been his routine since he was diagnosed with a condition called sleep apnea. More...

Regulators weigh public access to gated beach

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — The California Coastal Commission was set to decide Thursday whether access to a secluded beach can be restricted by a 9-foot iron fence, a locking gate with a $100 annual key fee and a gate attendant.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Dozier homer boosts Twins to victory

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Brian Dozier hit a two-run homer, going deep for the second straight game to give Minnesota a boost on its way to an 8-5 win over Kansas City.  More...

Rockies roll to 19-2 win over Diamondbacks

DENVER (AP) — Colorado right-hander German Marquez homered against Arizona infielder Daniel Descalso, helping the Rockies pound the Diamondbacks 19-2 on Wednesday night.  Marquez (8-8) pitched six innings of two-run ball. More...

Croatia downs England to reach final for first time

MOSCOW (AP) — Croatia’s legs seemed heavy, burdened by the accumulated toll of consecutive penalty-kicks wins needed to get this far. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Sean Joseph Lane, 616 14th St., Huntingdon, and Bethany Lauren Mount, also of Huntingdon.  Patrick Lee Garber, 400 Ninth St., Apt. More...

Donation brings volunteers together

A generous donation from Walmart in Smithfield Township made for a very special evening for the guests of the Huntingdon Community Soup Kitchen July 5.  Michele Rupert and Amy Yocum, co-directors of the community soup kitchen received the donati More...

Births

Randy and Brittany Cassell of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Phoenix Blaze Cassell, June 29, 2018, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. At birth, Phoenix weighed 7.23 pounds and measured 19 inches in length. More...

School News

Area student graduates magna cum laude

Sara White of Huntingdon graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in religion, magna cum laude, from Carleton College at its 144th Commencement exercises, held June 9.  White is the child of James and Laura White of Huntingdon.  More...

Huntingdon woman earns degree

Kate Hughes of Huntingdon has been awarded a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Kutztown University.  Kutztown University has conferred degrees on more than 1,225 students during the winter and spring semesters.  More...

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