August 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Man gets state time for delivery charge

A Huntingdon man will spend time in state prison for providing drugs that led to the death of a young man in May 2017. More...

Preparing to pack nutritious school lunches

As summer begins to wrap up and the start of the school year is on the minds of many, students and their parents must once again think about what food they plan to wrap up to put into packed lunches.  The Katy Petrosky, director of food and nut More...

State  Free Access 

President renews attacks on news

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. More...

Up in the air with style and flair

TUSCARORA, Pa. (AP) — Curiosity about flight has led to all types of flying machines in the past century, taking people around the world, but there is still a simple pleasure and thrill of being able to send a model plane into the sky.  More...

General News

Police: Chinese missionary fatally shot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

NYC enlists former gang members as ‘violence interrupters’

NEW YORK (AP) — David Gaskin steps into the street armed with a bullhorn. Cars swerve. More...

Judge keeps rate cuts for failed nuclear plants hanging in limbo

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge refused Thursday to end a lawsuit by a private South Carolina utility that also is seeking to stop a temporary rate cut for customers who continue to pay for an abandoned nuclear reactor project.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to the Traxler sisters, Ellie Claire, Zoey Lynn and Maelie Ann. Ellie and Maelie are celebrating their 5th birthday today, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Zoey will celebrate her 9th birthday Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. More...

Boy Scouts enjoy float event

Oneida District Boy Scouts from Troop 24 in Alexandria, their leader Bob Lalli and with scouts from Troop 28 in Huntingdon and their leader Linda Goodman recently enjoyed the one nice Sunday to float More...

Helping children learn to care for aquarium goldfish

Parents eager to instill a sense of responsibility in their children may turn to pets to facilitate such lessons. But dogs or cats may not fit in with everyone’s lifestyle or living arrangements. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Suspicion of infidelity

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for several years. “Cindy” seemed to be “the one” — someone who completed my life and truly loved me.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Not too late for a vacation

Dear Heloise: My husband and I used to take our VACATIONS in June or July. We took it in late August/early September last year, and we found that hotels weren’t nearly as crowded as in the summer months.  More...

Special Sections

Local CEO testifies

Bonney Forge leader goes before trade commission

The CEO of Bonney Forge in Shirley Township testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission Thursday.  John Leone offered testimony to the U.S. More...

Contest winner moves on to nationals

A Huntingdon’s woman’s joint passions for nature and art converged in the creation of a poster highlighting the importance of protecting watersheds, which will now move on to national-level competition.   More...

Annual shoe drive to be held Saturday

Helping kids put their best foot forward when starting a new school year is the aim of two local organizations who have organized their second annual shoe drive to be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. More...

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Local News

Area brief

Epoxy overlay work to begin on bridge preservation project   More...

Correction

A story published in the Aug. More...

Series finale moved indoors

Due to rain showers, the Concert on the Quad series finale featuring bluegrass and country band Crooked Line was moved to the sanctuary of the Stone Church of the Brethren Thursday evening. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 3   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

Senators score two in ninth to nip Curve

The Altoona Curve let a ninth-inning lead slip away and lost to the Harrisburg Senators 4-3 on a walk-off single by Daniel Johnson Thursday night at FNB Field.  The Curve (57-49) dropped two of the three games in the series against the Senators More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pearce hits three homers

BOSTON (AP) — Steve Pearce homered three times, the second a three-run drive in an eight-run fourth inning as the Boston Red Sox rallied from an early deficit to beat the New York Yankees 15-7 on Thursday night and take a season-high 6 1/2-game More...

Cards rally past Rockies

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pinchhitter Jose Martinez sliced an opposite-field single to the right-center field gap off Wade Davis with one out in the ninth inning, driving in the tying and go-ahead runs and lifting St. More...

Ravens win defensive battle 17-16

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The goals were to let the backups play and learn, and to be inspired.  Missions accomplished.  The Ravens and Bears honored their great linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher with some defense to make them proud More...

School News

Penn College students earn industry certifications

Engineering and industrial design students at Pennsylvania College of Technology proved their software acumen by passing prominent industry certification exams during the 2017-18 academic year.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018:  More...

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