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Celebrating community at Street Scene event

Landon Morse 5, of James Creek, sent Bedford County District Attorney Lesley Childers-Potts splashing in a dunking booth during the Changes in the Parkway (CHIP) committee’s annual Street Scene More...

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Crews respond to crash

Fire and rescue personnel from three area volunteer fire companies and multiple ambulances responded to this two-vehicle accident that occurred Sunday shortly after 6 p.m. More...

CHIP’s annual Street Scene event

Saxton Borough police officer Logan Tornatore, seated, had his blood pressure checked by Saxton EMT Angie Knepp during the Changes in the Parkway (CHIP) committee’s annual Street Scene event he More...

Police Log

Animal cruelty   ONEIDA TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a dog was found deceased by the owner on Standing Stone Road between 1 p.m. Aug. 3 and 1:30 a.m. Aug. 4. The incident is under investigation.  Drugs found   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 6 Alexandria Fire Co. o The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. More...

Local Sports

Late surge gives Curve 4-1 victory

Cam Vieaux stymied the Akron RubberDucks over a solid seven-inning start paired with an early go-ahead home run by Ke’Bryan Hayes to give the Altoona Curve a 4-1 win Sunday at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Spikes edge Mahoning 4-3

NILES, Ohio (AP) — Stanley Espinal hit a bases-clearing double in the fifth inning, leading the State College Spikes to a 4-3 win over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Sunday. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Dodgers avoid sweep with 3-2 win over Astros

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brian Dozier delivered a two-run double in the first inning and Manny Machado had three hits with two runs scored as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Houston Astros 3-2 on Sunday. More...

Red Sox score two in 10th to sweep of Yankees

BOSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi’s RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning capped Boston’s rally from three runs down in the ninth against New York closer Aroldis Chapman, and the Red Sox completed a fourgame sweep More...

NFL Hall of Fame inducts class of 2018

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — One of the great leaders football has seen, Ray Lewis used his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech to call for more enlightened leadership in the United States. More...

Senior Spotlight

Four common causes of muscle pain in seniors

Many seniors suffer from chronic muscle pain, and most of them do not do much -- if anything -- about it. They just assume that the aches and pains they suffer from on a regular basis are an unavoidable part of the aging process. More...

Seniors’ senses of smell and taste change with age

Aging comes with several sensory changes, many of which people expect. Loss of hearing or diminishing vision are widely associated with aging. But one’s senses of smell and taste may diminish with aging as well. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Roommate’s problem cat

Dear Annie: A few months ago, I signed a lease on a house with my friend “Bob.” At first, I was excited that Bob has a cat, “Whiskers.” I have always wanted a pet but just can’t commit to taking care of one and can&rsquo More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Gemini. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018: More...

Special Sections

Fair queen named

Three Springs teen crowned at pageant

Five lovely and knowledgeable young ladies took to the Midway Stage of the Huntingdon County Fair Sunday night as they vied for the title of 2018 Huntingdon County Fair Queen at the 17th annual pageant. More...

Responders participate in local HazMat training

Around a dozen local emergency responders from area fire companies took part in the HazMat operations and HazMat technical refresher course Saturday at the Huntingdon Borough maintenance building to get an opportunity to refresh or learn practical sk More...

Avoiding playtime accidents, injuries

Playgrounds are often a great place for children to exercise and socialize throughout the summer. More...

State  Free Access 

‘Extreme pogo’ exhibition demonstrates how sport has changed

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Like so many of the several hundred people who crammed to the Allegheny River front at 6 p.m. More...

Triple-vehicle crash kills two, injures three

SINKING SPRING, Pa. (AP) — A multi-vehicle crash killed two people and injured three others, including a state trooper who was responding to a call about a police officer being assaulted, authorities said. More...

Motorcyclist killed in head-on collision

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say a motorcyclist who collided head-on with a car that was involved in an apparent street race has died.  WCAU-TV reports the crash happened around 1 a.m. in southwest Philadelphia. More...

General News

Rocket City, Alabama: Space history and an eye on the future

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The birthplace of NASA’s rockets lies in the land of cotton, hundreds of miles from Cape Canaveral’s launch pads in Florida. From the first U.S. More...

New Zealand leader finds new focus as a parent

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Feeding. Poop. Sleep. More...

The Algonquin Hotel throws a ‘purrty,’ feline fashion show

NEW YORK (AP) — The “meowdels” wore couture and the crowd was cat-tastic at The Algonquin Hotel’s annual feline fashion show, presided over by the historic Times Square establishment’s 12th resident cat, a ginger boy wit More...

People/Pastimes

Make the most of summer college visits

For students entering their senior year of high school or current college students considering a transfer, there’s no better way to determine whether a college or university is the right fit than a college visit. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Luke McCallum Kennington of State College, who turns 4 years old Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. More...

Be aware of all of the costs for college

College is often met with excitement and interest by students pursuing their passions and what they hope will be fulfilling, lucrative careers. More...

Hints from Heloise

Thanks to those who fight fires

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND ON concerns firefighters. — Heloise  “Dear Heloise: We recently had a fire in our kitchen that quickly spread to the dining room. More...

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