July 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Radio upgrades nearly complete

Members of the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board discussed the progress regarding the radio upgrade at their monthly meeting Tuesday morning.  Most of the work has been complete, except for the tower and equipment facility on Pine Grove Mountai More...

Single-use plastic items under scrutiny

Single-use plastic bags and straws have become enemy number-one in some municipalities across the nation in recent years, but many are wondering what the fuss is all about.  How much trouble could bags and straws be?  More...

State  Free Access 

Candidates tangle over politics of funding public schools

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Scott Wagner, the Republican candidate for governor, on Thursday accused Democratic Gov. More...

Pioneer Tunnel’s new tour to show inspection routine

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Man arrested in illegal gambling operation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been arrested after investigators say he provided at least 142 illegal gambling machines to bars and restaurants around the state for more than a decade.  More...

Local Sports

Area Five Teener:

Huntingdon falls 12-7 at Bellefonte

Once again Huntingdon had a lead in its game at Bellefonte Thursday. More...

People/Pastimes

Download before traveling this summer

As you pack your travel essentials for your summer road trip, long weekend at the beach or a lazy day at the pool, there’s one thing you might be forgetting. Wherever you go, your favorite shows and stars can come with you.  More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ayden William Winfield, who turns 7 years old today, Friday, July 13, 2018. His proud parents are Frankie and Kimber Rogers of Huntingdon. More...

Pursue your vacation passions this summer

Ask nearly any person about his or her dream trip and watch a smile appear as the perfect personal excursion is described. Now, ask why the trip has yet to happen, and time and money will be the likely culprits.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Family member causes distress

Dear Annie: My mother-in-law is a very good person deep down. She is a joy to be around — when she’s sober. But more and more lately, she is not. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Learning how to pack lightly for trip

Dear Heloise: Everyone tells me to PACK LIGHT for a trip, and yet I don’t really know how to do that because it seems I overpack every time I go somewhere. Got any hints on how to plan a wardrobe for a trip? More...

Special Sections

JC president to lead board  Free Access 

A newly-formed two-state organization aimed at promoting the public purposes of higher education will be led by Juniata College president James Troha. More...

Partnership helps program thrive

Because of a partnership between the Huntingdon Community Center and the Huntingdon Kiwanis Club, the Summer Food Service Program has been proven to be more successful than ever this year.  Darwin Kysor, chair of the education committee of the H More...

Man pleads guilty ahead of trial date

Eight days before his scheduled trial date, a Petersburg man decided to enter a guilty plea to his charges Thursday, receiving the judgement of President Judge George Zanic rather than a panel of jurors.  More...

Local News

Judge denies man’s request for trial

Following an hour of testimony during a recent Post Conviction Relief Act hearing, Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic filed an order denying a Newton Hamilton man’s request for a trial.  More...

Concert series continues

Urban Fusion, the State College-based jazz band, played for a sizeable crowd that danced and sang along in front of Juniata’s Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts. More...

Police Log

DUI   DUDLEY BORO. — A Wood man was stopped by state police at Huntingdon for a summary traffic violation at 6:45 p.m. July 8. The suspect was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, July 13   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pujols hits No. 630 to help Angels beat Mariners 11-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit two home runs to tie Ken Griffey Jr. for sixth place on the career list with 630, and Los Angeles romped 11-2 over Seattle. More...

Williams will face Kerber in women’s final

LONDON (AP) — Yes, this will be Serena Williams’ 10th Wimbledon final. Yes, it’s her 30th title match at any major. And, well, sure, she’s widely regarded as not just the best of her era, but any era.  More...

Daniel Martin wins sixth stage

MUR DE BRETAGNE, France (AP) — Daniel Martin of Ireland won an uphill finish to claim Stage 6 of the Tour de France on Thursday, while Greg Van Avermaet kept the overall lead for a third consecutive day.  Defending champion Chris Froome cr More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, July 14, 2018:  More...

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