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Fire destroys Henderson Twp. home

A Henderson Township couple awoke to find flames spreading through the second floor of their home in the early morning hours Tuesday and were able to call 911 before the phone line was damaged by fire. More...

Vocal group, guitarist part of concert series

After a week-long break, the Huntingdon Country Arts Council’s Concert on the Quad series returns Thursday, July 26.  This week, the women’s vocal group Take Note will be featured, as well as singer and guitarist Anita Roseborough. More...

State  Free Access 

Senate hopeful knocks FBI probe

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. More...

‘Made in America’ festival staying put

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Who’s gonna run this town tonight? More...

Amish outhouse case raises religious rights issues

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 24   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

Schools meeting to discuss public-private school issue

There is a sense that perhaps the winds of change may soon stir things up a bit in the area of high school athletics in Pennsylvania.  A meeting in State College today will bring together superintendents and other representatives from some 137 s More...

Curve overcome long rain delay and Akron, 7-1

AKRON, Ohio — The Altoona Curve opened an important series against the Akron RubberDucks with a 7-1 win on Monday night at Canal Park.  The Curve (52-45) pulled away with two five runs over the fifth and sixth innings, separated by a long More...

Pennsylvania LL 11-12:

Lehigh pulls away late to eliminate Huntingdon

First-inning adversity contributed to the rest of the rain-delayed game for Huntingdon at the 11-12 year-old Little League state championship tournament Monday in Berwick. More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending July 20.  House  More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  PA Turnpike toll hikes are highway robbery, July 9   There’s gotta be a better way.  There’s gotta be a better way to fund maintenance and repairs on the Pennsylvania Turnpike than annua More...

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Summer is season of gatherings

Summer is one of those seasons that gets everyone thinking about catching up with one another. More...

Healthy Living

Menopause and breast cancer risk

Menopause occurs when a woman’s reproductive cycle is over and she can no longer produce offspring. For many women, menopause occurs around age 50. More...

Learning breast anatomy is important for health

The well-known breast cancer advocacy and research group Susan G. Komen indicates that, according to the most recent data available, 1.7 million new cases of breast cancer occurred among women worldwide in 2012. More...

3 potential side effects of breast cancer treatments

Cancer is a painful, potentially life-threatening disease. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Buddy’s girlfriend may be cheating

Dear Annie: Earlier this week, I was swiping through a dating app, when I think I saw something really surprising and terrible. I’m about 99 percent sure I saw my buddy’s longterm girlfriend, “Becca.” Should I tell him?  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 25, 2018:  More...

HCBI members talk broadband

Members of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) met for their monthly meeting Monday, but failed to make a quorum.  In light of being one member short to conduct voting responsibilities, HCBI board president Tracey Cook decided to cont More...

Local water trail featured on site

While it’s not the first time a local trail has been highlighted nationally, the Juniata River Water Trail is unique in that it differs from the typical hiking or biking venue. More...

Open house planned for area business

A Huntingdon business is celebrating 20 years and its employees want to celebrate with those who have made the two decades possible. More...

Local News

Man found guilty in non-jury trial

A non-jury trial Monday in which a defendant represented himself resulted in a guilty verdict on seven of nine DUI charges.  A 61-year-old Orbisonia man presented his case before Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz, who previously presi More...

Police Log

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News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon retail merchants contribute to War Stamp drive

75 Years Ago  The names of 400 men and women in the armed forces have been added to the Honor Scroll which is located on the Wagner- Mierley building at Seventh Street in Huntingdon.  More...

World  Free Access 

Passenger recounts moments after lava hit Hawaii tour boat

HONOLULU (AP) — A passenger on a tour boat that was struck by lava off Hawaii’s Big Island last week shielded his girlfriend and waited for death as searing debris came ripping through the catamaran’s roof.  More...

General News

San Francisco to consider outlawing plastic straws

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a bid to further cut down on waste, eco-conscious San Francisco is expected to join Seattle in outlawing plastic straws used to suck down Mai Tais and slurp up bubble tea.  More...

Study’s participants lost weight without calorie counting

Dear Doctor: Is it true that just cutting back on refined sugar, refined grains and highly processed foods can lead to weight loss without cutting calories? If so, count me in. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Reds rally past Poncedeleon and Cardinals in ninth

CINCINNATI (AP) — St. More...

Lochte suspended

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended until July 2019 by the U.S. More...

Tour seeks more action from innovative stages

CARCASSONNE, France (AP) — Tired of watching cycling races where nothing ever seems to happen? More...

People/Pastimes

MUAHS Class of 1968

Members of the Mount Union Area High School Class of 1968 gathered for their 50th class reunion over the weekend of June 15-16, at the Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754, Mount Union, with a dinner and progr More...

Make summer safer with tips for portable power source use

Whether used to energize summer fun or provide electricity in the aftermath of a storm, there are multiple ways portable generators can be a solution for seasonal power needs.  More...

Special Occasions

July 24, 2018  Happy 70th birthday wishes go out to Ralph “Butch” Fouse of James Creek, who celebrates today, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Happy birthday, Butch!   More...

School News

Area students named to spring dean’s list

The following local students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Lock Haven University:  — Adriane Angelo of Broad Top, who is majoring in health and physical education.  — Devon Claar of Petersburg, who More...

Area resident’s granddaughter earns master’s degree

Elizabeth Dickie graduated with a masters of exercise science and sports studies degree from Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts, May 20.  As a significant conclusion to her academic rigors, she presented her capstone project, &ldq More...

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