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Picnic meeting held at updated facility

Members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission visited the Blairs Mills Sportsman’s Club in Tell Township Thursday evening for their annual picnic meeting.  More...

Volunteers needed for river cleanup

Volunteers from across the region are offering a second chance to participate in the previously snowed- out 13th annual river cleanup, hosted by the Little Juniata River Association (LJRA).  The traditional April date was snowed out, so organize More...

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Local News

Traffic slowed due to accident

Emergency crews from Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue, Mill Creek Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Man injured in crash

Three Springs and Robertsdale, Wood and Broad Top emergency personnel responded to the scene of a crash just over the county line in Taylor Township, Fulton County, around 12:30 p.m. Thursday. More...

Broad Top seniors ask about center roof

“We want our building back, the people miss it,” Broad Top Area Senior Citizens president Mary Gates told Saxton Borough Council Monday evening.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, July 20   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

Local Sports

Mount Union 9-10 all-stars eliminated

The season ended for the Mount Union 9-10-year-old Little League All-Stars with a 12-4 consolation bracket loss to Indiana Thursday evening.  More...

State 13-14 Teener Tourney:

Mount Union is set for run at VFW title

After turning in a dominating run en route to the Area Five championship, Mount Union’s 13-14-year-old VFW all-star team now sets its sights on a Pennsylvania VFW state title when the annual tournament gets underway tomorrow morning in Lebanon More...

Alemais has four hits in Curve win

Behind a 14-hit offensive attack, including four by Stephen Alemais, the Altoona Curve topped the Reading Fightin Phils 8-2 Thursday night at FirstEnergy Stadium.  The Curve (50-43) won the first of the five-game, fourday road series against the More...

People/Pastimes

MUAHS Class of 1973 holds reunion

The members of the Mount Union Area High School Class of 1973 recently celebrated its 45-year reunion with a twonight event at the Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754, Mount Union.  A classmate-only event kicked off the weekend Friday night.  More...

Hartslog Valley couple marks 50th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Gary and Linda (Johnson) Holland of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Friday, July 20, 2018. High school sweethearts, they were married at 10:30 a.m. More...

Ulsh descendants gather for yearly family reunion

The 71st annual Ulsh reunion was held July 4 at the home of Sally (Ulsh) Book in Hill Valley.  The Ulsh reunion is held each year in remembrance of Cyrus Harden and Laura (Nerhood) Ulsh, former residents of Orbisonia. Mr. and Mrs. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, July 21, 2018:  More...

Breaking News - 7/20/2018 3:17 PM

State police investigate inmate incident  Free Access 

State police at Huntingdon are investigating an incident involving a SCI Huntingdon inmate that took place at approximately 12:30 p.m. today, July 20. More...

Partner name announced

Hospital officials to work with Post Acute Medical LLC

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital officials announced Thursday the name of the new health care system partner, as voted on by their board of directors. More...

Monster truck event planned at fairgrounds

For those of all ages who love monster trucks will have to travel no further than the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds Saturday, July 21.  The Monster Truck Racing League Monster Truck Showdown, featuring nationally known monster trucks, including More...

State  Free Access 

Pennsylvania demands $10K from abuse accusers

Pennsylvania is forcing three former state university students who say they were sexually abused by a highranking administrator to pay $10,000 in court costs after a jury ruled against them in their federal lawsuit nearly four years ago.  More...

Ex-president of suspended frat to stand trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia judge Thursday ordered the former president of a suspended fraternity at Temple University to stand trial on sexual assault charges.  More...

Coffee shop serves hope to recovering addicts

TAMAQUA, Pa. More...

General News

Five guilty of traffic violations during rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. More...

For some, a DNA test produces only uncertainty about health

NEW YORK (AP) — Last year, Katie Burns got a phone call that shows what can happen in medicine when information runs ahead of knowledge.  More...

Warnings arise for stock market’s record-setting run

NEW YORK (AP) — The current bull market in stocks is a month or so away from becoming the longest in history. If it happens, then what?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Good team make second half interesting

CHICAGO (AP) — Mookie Betts and the major league-leading Red Sox are on pace for 100-plus wins. Same for Aaron Judge and the Yankees, and the World Series champion Astros, too. More...

Heyward helps Cubs beat Cards 9-6

CHICAGO (AP) — The All-Star break is over. It’s right about now when the Chicago Cubs usually take off.  Jason Heyward had three hits and two RBIs, Ian Happ belted a two-run homer and the Cubs beat the St. More...

Cambage has 35 to lead Wings to win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Elizabeth Cambage had 35 points and 17 rebounds, breaking the WNBA’s two-game scoring record, and the Dallas Wings beat the Washington Mystics 90-81 on Thursday night. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Lacking card etiquette

Dear Annie: My wife and I have lots of nieces, nephews and other distant relatives and friends who are graduating from high school, graduating from college, getting married or having children. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Gasoline can concerns

Dear Heloise: The recent reader letter on an EMERGENCY ROAD KIT was informative and timely. We are planning a long road trip and will assemble a kit as outlined.  However, the recommendation of including a gas can needed a strong caveat.  More...

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