July 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Teens benefit from summer jobs

Summer time means both high schoolers and college students are off school, giving them the chance to learn responsibility, gain experience and earn a little extra cash with a summer job.  More...

O-R Homecoming set to start Sunday

It’s the time of year where residents of the twin boroughs of Orbisonia and Rockhill come together and welcome family and loved ones from near and far at the annual Orbisonia-Rockhill Homecoming.  More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Christian T. Hauser  Date of Birth: Sept. More...

SSGC Garden of the Month

The Standing Stone Garden Club (SSGC) has selected garden of Ellen and Scott Black, 926 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, as the June Garden of the Month. More...

Supervisors review landfill permit

A permit modification request from the operators of the Sandy Run Landfill in Broad Top Township has drawn some opposition from the township supervisors.  More...

Local Sports

Mount Union stars win away from Area title

The second round of the Area Five VFW 15-16 Teener Tournament got started at the Municipal Park in Mount Union Friday evening. Mount Union faced off with Huntingdon in the best-of-three series for the Area championship.  More...

Little League 11-12 All-Stars:

Huntingdon set for state tourney

So far. titles for the District 11 and Section Four 11-12 year-old Little League allstars are checked off. Next is the state championship tournament in Berwick where Huntingdon will be Sunday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Whitsel descendants hold reunion

The descendants of Samuel and Bessie (Steele) Whitsel, who once made their home in Mill Creek Hollow, met for their annual reunion July 15 at Captain Jack Lions Park in Mill Creek.  More...

Happy Anniversary

Mapleton couple mark 40th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Glen “Shadow” and Patricia (Knarr) Grainey of Mapleton, who celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary tomorrow, Sunday, July 22, 2018.  They were united in marriage in 1978 at Grace United Methodist More...

Elco retirees to hold monthly breakfast

Summer is just flying by and soon it will be time for the county fairs and the start of school.  For this month, the Elco retirees will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday, July 23, at Donna’s in the Mat Plaza. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Busy, not anti-social

Dear Annie: I am doing graduate work online for professional development in my field. The courses require a lot of reading. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 23, 2018:  More...

Local trooper to serve region

State police trooper Joseph Dunsmore, a familiar face to many in the Huntingdon community, is looking forward to furthering community connections with law enforcement as he assumes the role of public information officer for Troop G at state police at More...

Training offered for EMS officials

Emergency officials will have an opportunity to take part in a series of free local training at the Bailey Building starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 24. More...

Vaccine recommended for college students

As school supplies begin to hit the shelves, high school and college students alike are preparing themselves mentally and physically, as they head back to the classroom.  For many first-year college students, some unthought-of preparation may in More...

General News

Duck boats linked to more than 40 deaths

Duck boats like the one that sank in Branson, Missouri, killing 17 people, have a long history of safety problems and have been linked to the deaths of more than 40 people since 1999.  The deadly sinking in Missouri brought back painful memories More...

Parents wait by the phone hoping immigrant kids will call

NEW YORK (AP) — An immigrant father from Guatemala dotes over his despondent teenage daughter during a weekly 10-minute phone call, while other parents wait weeks for the phone to ring.  More...

ND seeks federal money for pipeline protest costs

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota on Friday demanded $38 million from the federal government to reimburse the state for costs associated with policing largescale and prolonged protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 21   AA MEETING  . Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  Sunday, July 22   AA MEETING  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sagan takes 13th stage for third win

VALENCE, France (AP) — After most of the other top sprinters at the Tour de France succumbed in the Alps, Peter Sagan was in prime position to dominate Friday’s flat finish.  Cycling’s world champion did not disappoint, timing More...

The Open Championship:

Kisner shares halfway lead with Zach Johnson

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — A light rain in the morning that gave way to soft sunlight in the afternoon took some of the sting out of Carnoustie.  Just not all of it.  More...

Play suspended, but Merritt and Horschel lead

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. More...

Religion News

Pastor returns to pulpit to serve UCC congregation

When retired pastor Jack Russell came to serve Trinity United Church of Christ in McConnellstown over two years ago, he never imagined it would turn into a more permanent position.  Following a congregational vote in March, Russell was selected More...

Three Springs birthday group holds luncheon

The birthday group of First Baptist Church of Three Springs met at Pizza Star II for lunch July 11.  Gay Fleck called the meeting to order and asked the blessing before the meal. So many people are in need of prayers for a variety of illness. More...

Area congregations welcome new reverend

The Rev. Jonathan D. Morningstar has been appointed to lead the Mill Creek and McConnellstown United Methodist churches.  His first Sunday was July 1. Worship times are 9 a.m. for Mill Creek UMC and 10:30 a.m. at McConnellstown UMC.  More...

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