July 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

County recorder named president

Huntingdon County Register and Recorder Jinny Cooper has assumed leadership of the state Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans’ Court Association and was sworn in Wednesday afternoon by Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic.  More...

Electronic recycling set for this Saturday

The second of four dates to collect unwanted electronics in Huntingdon County is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

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Sears grand reopening, tent sale planned

The Sears Hometown Store in the Huntingdon Plaza in Smithfield Township has gone through some changes over the past year since its new owners took over.  To celebrate those changes, co-owners Mike Yoder and Suzan McClure are holding a grand reop More...

Police Log

Theft   More...

News of Yesteryear

Former Elks building plans move forward

75 Years Ago  The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in cooperation with the Federal Government, may soon be sponsoring the birth and medical welfare of servicemen’s children, it was learned today.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Versatile Romo helps Rays hold off Yankees

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. More...

Steelers arrive in style while Bell waits

LATROBE (AP) — The theatrics came from all the usual suspects.  So did the silence.  Antonio Brown, just weeks after wondering aloud why he receives so much attention, arrived in a helicopter with his family in tow not far from a Nike More...

Triple Crown winner Justify retires

Triple Crown winner Justify was retired from racing Wednesday because of fluid in his left front ankle.  Trainer Bob Baffert and Justify’s owners said caution over the horse’s ankle condition made it impossible to tell if he’d More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Local cheesemakers attend Festival of Cheese in Pittsburgh

Editor’s note: Jesse is part of the Rice family and works at Clover Creek Cheese Cellar.  More...

Dairy princess gears up for upcoming county fair

Wow! How is it already time for my favorite time of the year? In just a little over a week, it will be time for the Huntingdon County Fair grounds to be filled with tons of fairgoers, lots of animals and many hard-working exhibitors! More...

County fair drawing near

Hello everyone! In less than two weeks, it will be time for the great Huntingdon County Fair! I invite all of you to come from Sunday, Aug. 5, through Saturday, Aug. 11, to enjoy all of the great activities and attractions the fair has to offer. More...

NASCAR

POCONO

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Pocono déjà vu   More...

NEW HAMPSHIRE

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Few leftovers  As many as 40 stock cars can start a Cup Series race, but only three drivers are winning, and so the “Big 3” is alive and well. Through 20 races, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. have won 15 of them. More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

More impressed with Kevin Harvick or Aric Almirola? GODSPEAK: Considering his age, give me Harvick. At 42, he knows there won’t be many more seasons like this. Making hay while the sun is shining.  More...

Hospital CEO will leave post

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital officials announced Wednesday that current CEO Adam Dimm will soon take a position at UPMC Pinnacle. According to a press release from the hospital, he will leave his position Wednesday, Aug. More...

Judge moves cases following hearing

Preliminary hearings were held Wednesday for four out of five individuals allegedly involved in a New York drug operation and arrested after a routine traffic stop July 6. More...

Beautiful baby contest supports local agency

Cheerful little Finley Heeter has been named as the winner of The Daily News’ 2018 Most Beautiful Baby Contest.  More...

General News

Arson wildfire forces entire town to evacuate

IDYLLWILD, Calif. More...

Diet, exercise, flexibility can alleviate OA pain

Dear Doctor: I just learned that the constant pain in my right knee, which I injured playing college basketball, is osteoarthritis. I’m only 33 and want to do everything I can to get better. Is it true that fish oil can help? More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, July 26   Huntingdon House o Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania Good sports: More pro teams should consider lower food prices, July 16 More...

You Should Know

Q. What is an areal flood warning?  More...

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People/Pastimes

Forty and Eight Voiture 820

Chef de Gare Brian Bassett, right, and Commissaire Intendant Rick Henney (not pictured) stopped by to visit past Chef de Gare and past Commissaire Intendant Benjamin Jones, left, at his home in Alexa More...

Snare descendants gather for reunion

The descendants of Harvey and Edith Snare of Aitch met at the Redbud Shelter at Raystown Lake for their 24th reunion.  The earlier Snares (Schneer Schnures) were immigrants from Germany prior to the Revolutionary War. More...

Astronomy Club members discuss internet sites

During May’s meeting of the Astronomy Club at the Mount Union Community Library, members discussed internet sites that allow a user to view space through rental of time on telescopes. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Siblings continue to take advantage of mother

Dear Annie: I am a middle child, with an elder sister and a younger brother. We are all within 10 years of one another. We are a very dysfunctional family. We come from a broken and estranged family. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 6:41 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, July 27, 2018:  More...

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