July 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Trainer competing in fitness contest

Maintaining good health and fitness is a lifestyle for many, but very few are dedicated enough to be held as role models to others. More...

AAA budget passed by tri-county leaders

The Citizens Advisory Council of the tri-county Area Agency on Aging (AAA) learned Friday morning that the Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton County commissioners approved a 2018-19 fiscal budget setting the stage for a variety of continued services for More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Julie A. Chambers  Date of Birth: Feb. More...

Supervisors OK stone bid for Loves Valley road project

The Shirley Township Supervisors met July 26 for their monthly meeting. The supervisors began the meeting by discussing quotes for stone as a base for the reconstruction of Loves Valley Road. More...

Police Log

arson reported   DuDLeY bOrO. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating a report of arson that took place between 10 a.m. July 2 and 3 p.m. July 8. The investigation is pending.  animal cruelty   More...

Local Sports

Ponies top Curve 5-0 on two-hitter

The Altoona Curve were held to two hits and suffered their sixth offensive shutout of the season in the first loss of the season to the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, 5-0, on Friday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  More...

People/Pastimes

Troop 25 members attend Seven Mountains Scout Camp

Troop 25 scouts and leaders just returned from a week of summer camp at Seven Mountains. A total of 11 youth and three leaders attended camp. For eight of the scouts, this was their first year at summer camp. More...

Smart ways to keep kids safe in crowded areas

Amusement parks, beaches, tourist attractions, concerts, and local fairs attract families each year. Such outings can be exciting and enjoyable excursions, but panic sets in immediately when parents lose track of their children. More...

Religion News

Crosses restored atop area Orthodox church

A notable feature of the Mount Union skyline is the golden cupola of Sts. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, standing well over the tree lines overlooking the Juniata River.  More...

Area churches to host VBS

Crossview Missional Church — Crossview Missional Church, Trough Creek Campus, 18546 Cooks Road, Cassville, will host a “Boredom Buster” Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 30, through Wednesday, Aug. More...

Everybody worships something

Jesus loved to use stories. If you haven’t read one lately I encourage you to open up a Bible to Luke 12:13-21. There you find our Messiah utilizing a parable, or story meant to teach a central idea. We have a story about a fool. More...

Special Sections

Post Acute CEO talks partnership

Since J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital officials signed a letter of intent with Post Acute Medical LLC of Enola earlier this month, many are wondering about the health system’s background. More...

Area roads closed for railroad work

Next week, those who live on Trough Creek Valley Pike and on Jacob’s Crossing Road in Henderson Townships will need to plan alternate ways to get to their destination, as Norfolk Southern will be working on that stretch of tracks beside Route 2 More...

SCI Huntingdon has rich, storied history

The oldest operating prison in the state, SCI Huntingdon is a history lesson in itself. More...

General News

In twist, Trump administration backs monument decree

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A dispute over acts of Congress in 1906 and 1937 has put the Trump administration in court — and into the unusual position of supporting a proclamation by former President Barack Obama.  More...

US airlines cave to China’s demand on referring to Taiwan

The Trump administration, several U.S. senators, and Taiwanese business leaders urged the three biggest U.S. airlines to stand up against China’s demand about how they describe Taiwan on their websites.  The U.S. More...

Facebook faces a day of reckoning on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s a scratch in Facebook’s Teflon coating.  The social network’s user base and revenue grew more slowly than expected in the second quarter as the company grappled with privacy issues, sending its sto More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 28   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Freese single in ninth lifts Pirates past Mets

PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Freese drove in five runs, including an RBI single in the ninth inning that lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over the New York Mets 5-4 on Friday.  Freese homered in going 3 for 3 with two walks, helping the Pirates w More...

Tway leads Canadian open, Bradley one back

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Keegan Bradley played the last four holes in 6 under, making two of his three eagles Friday, to pull within a shot of the lead in the RBC Canadian Open.  Playing alongside leader Kevin Tway at Glen Abbey, Bradley c More...

Senior British Open

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Annie's Mailbox

Abusive parents still haven’t changed

Dear Annie: I’m in my late 50s. Approximately three years ago, because of my husband’s death, an auto accident and my loss of a job, I had to return to my parents’ home to recuperate and get back on my feet. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 30, 2018:  More...

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