July 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Area American Legion post members honor WWI hero

Area veterans, local dignitaries and members of the public gathered in the Mapleton IOOF Cemetery Sunday morning to honor the 100th anniversary of the wartime death of Frank P. Hommon, the first Huntingdon County casualty of World War I. More...

Hot temps can lead to health problems

When temperatures reach such high levels, an individual’s susceptibility to heat stroke and heat exhaustion increases, both health problems wearing similar masks yet with different and severe health consequences. More...

State  Free Access 

State drownings highlight river risks

JIM THORPE, Pa. (AP) — Katelyn Carlisle nervously eyed the murky waters lapping at her feet.  “It’s quick. You gotta swim. You can swim, right?” her friend, Chris Manzi, 23, quipped from the opposite riverbank. More...

DA mulls options after resentencing

CARLISLE, Pa. More...

Man impersonates officer, tries to steal woman’s ring

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania are searching for a man who tried to take a woman’s ring while impersonating a state trooper.  Authorities say the woman was pulled over by the man around 5:30 p.m. Friday in St. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, July 16 AIDS Intervention o The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. For additional information, call 1-800-445-6262 or 944- 2982. More...

Local Sports

Mount Union beats Bellefonte 12-1 for title

The Area Five 13-14 Teener Tournament continued with the second round in Milesburg Saturday morning. Mount Union took on Penns Valley to get the second round of the tournament underway.  More...

Mount Union stays unbeaten with 18-8 win

Area Five 15-16:

Mount Union’s 15-16 all-stars continued their march through the first round of the Area Five Tournament Sunday evening with an 18-8 victory at Bellefonte. More...

Huntingdon opens tourney with pair of wins

Section Four 11-12 Little League:

Huntingdon did what every team wants to do as it enters a double elimination tournament, which is win two games and reach the final. More...

People/Pastimes

Island infusion for warm-weather festivities

Flavorful foods and cold drinks are the focal points of just about any summer gathering. More...

Senior Spotlight

6 Summer Nutrition Tips and Ideas for Seniors

Whether you’re looking to trim down for your upcoming beach trip or on the .ipside, ensure you don’t lose too much weight as you get older, don’t miss these helpful summer nutrition reminders and healthy meal ideas for seniors: Make More...

Annie's Mailbox

Can’t stop sending seductive pictures

Dear Annie: I’m a 50-something woman who’s been married for 35 years. About a year ago, to spice up our marriage, I started sending my husband seductive pictures of myself during the day. He really loved them and wanted more. More...

Hints from Heloise

Bad theater experience

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is from a reader who was annoyed by people in a movie theater:  More...

Special Sections

New award recognizes EMS volunteer

As the 72nd annual Huntingdon County Firemen’s Association Convention drew to a close Saturday night, a crowd gathered at the Municipal Park in Mount Union. Members of the Mount Union Volunteer Fire Co. More...

2018 firemen’s convention awards

Firemen’s games  — Pumping contest 1500 and up: Six Mile Run, third place; Alexandria team 2, second place; Alexandria team 1, first place.  — Pumping contest 1250 class: Newton-Wayne team 2, third place; Mill Creek team 1 More...

Lions Club members gather at area camp

The Pennsylvania Lions Beacon Lodge celebrated the efforts of Lions throughout the state Sunday during their annual Lions Appreciation Day festivities. More...

Obituaries

Local News

Police Log

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Scenes from the 72nd Huntingdon County Firemen’s Convention

RW&BT Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Defendant waives misdemeanor charges

A Mount Union man waived his case to the higher courts in Huntingdon County Central Court July 11, facing various misdemeanor charges including inhaling a toxic releasing substance.  More...

General News

Metro workers approve strike

FORESTVILLE, Md. More...

NYC bathroom set up to stem overdoses

NEW YORK (AP) — At an unassuming storefront on a busy Brooklyn street, people sign up to use a bathroom outfitted to try to curb an overdose crisis. More...

Louisiana’s whooping cranes beginning to make comeback

JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH, La. (AP) — In a southwest Louisiana crawfish pond, two endangered whooping crane chicks peck about for crawfish, insects, plants and other food. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Oriole’s rally downs Rangers; Tigers top Astros

BALTIMORE (AP) — Manny Machado homered before making an early exit, Adam Jones hit a three-run double and the Baltimore Orioles rallied past the Texas Rangers 6-5 Sunday. More...

France beats Croatia 4-2 for second World Cup title

MOSCOW (AP) — Sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France’s players acted like the youthful bunch they are. More...

Singh wins Senior Players in playoff

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Vijay Singh hit a perfect approach to set up the winning playoff birdie. His celebration as the ball rolled into the cup was nowhere near as spectacular.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Virgo if born before 3:42 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, July 17, 2018:  More...

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