August 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Option added to PATCH program

A new option is now available to those who wish to quit tobacco usage as the Freedom from Smoking program expands into the realm of telecommunication.  More...

‘Suppers in Park’ return to Broad Top

A longtime August tradition returned to Broad Top City Aug. 1 with the hosting of the first “Supper in the Park” event of the season, sponsored by the Broad Top City Park & Recreation Association.  More...

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Local News

Supervisors approve HCCTC plans

Brady Township Supervisors approved the final building plan for classroom additions and the construction of a transportation center at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) during their monthly meeting Monday night.  More...

Police Log

DUI   HUNTINGDON BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report a 23-year-old woman was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI after a traffic stop was conducted for an equipment violation on 10th Street at 1:24 a.m. Aug. 1.  More...

Emery wins final title in fair youth rabbit show

A veteran showman in the rabbit ring won her sixth and final championship showmanship title during Sunday’s 4-H and FFA Rabbit Show at the Huntingdon County Fair.  Brooke Emery, a senior at Juniata College and a member of the Blue Juniata More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area senators voted on major issues in the week ending August 3. The House was in recess.  More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Pennsylvania should stop suspending driver’s licenses for non-driving offenses, Aug. 1   More...

Op-Ed

Let’s provide life, liberty, happiness

The message delivered to the Birmingham Presbyterian Congregation July 29 was powerful, applied to current events, applied to biblical times and I agreed with it completely. The worship leader was Todd Lewis of Tyrone. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Seth Scott Booher, 111 Bridge St., Newton Hamilton, and Alison Marie Kyler, also of Newton Hamilton.  Dalton James Stains, 142 Liverpool St., Mount Union, and Kayla Marie Knable, also of Mount Union.   More...

Tips for welcoming a feline to the family

Introducing a feline into the family can be an exciting time, but it’s important to remember that a new home is often a big change for a little cat. More...

Potential threats to pets in your yard

Pets love to roam free, and homeowners with outdoor space often let their pets get some exercise and play time in their backyards. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Employer forgot to give gift

Dear Annie: On a yearly basis, my employer recognizes employees who have dedicated 10, 15, 20, etc. years of service as well as individuals who are retiring. These employees have their names published in local press and also receive a gift. More...

Special Sections

Area woman dies in crash

A single-vehicle crash claimed the life of Petersburg woman in the late morning hours Monday in Logan Township.  Huntingdon County Deputy Coroner Jim Singer said Megan Hoffmaster, 35, of Petersburg was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:30 a.m.& More...

Case rescheduled for jury trial

A two-day jury trial will be held for a 33-year-old Mapleton man after his cases were placed under a stay of proceedings back in November 2017.  More...

Area historians share surname information

What’s in a name? More...

General News

Readers follow up with questions

Hello, dear readers, and happy summer! We hope you’re getting a chance to enjoy the longer days and warmer weather. Here at Ask the Doctors headquarters, our mailboxes continue to overflow. Let’s dive in. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 7   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Peralta’s homer beats Phillies in 14th

PHOENIX (AP) — David Peralta hit his second solo homer off the game off the top of the wall in the 14th inning and the Diamondbacks rallied from a two-run deficit in the ninth to beat the Phillies 3-2. More...

Taillon, Bettis share history in matchup

DENVER (AP) — The starters for Tuesday’s game between Pittsburgh and Colorado reads like this: Jameson Taillon vs. More...

Lynn solid in Yanks’ win over White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) — Lance Lynn pitched two-hit ball into the eighth inning in his first start with New York, and the Yankees rebounded from their tough weekend in Boston by beating the Chicago White Sox 7-0 on Monday night. More...

Chatter Box

Exciting events all over Huntingdon County

There’s been lots of excitement in Huntingdon County over the past week. It’s not often you have folks camping out for the McDonald’s grand opening one day and camping at the county fair a few days later.  More...

Healthy Living

Struggling with addiction? Tips on finding quality treatment

(NAPS)—It can be overwhelming and confusing to know where to start if you need to .nd treatment for an alcohol or drug addiction. Addiction touches nearly everyone in some way, yet there is no one-size-.ts all approach to effective treatment. More...

The most commonly abused drugs among teenagers

Teenagers are in a stage in their lives when they are testing boundaries, gaining some independence and learning more about the world around them beyond the watchful eyes of their parents. More...

Addicted seniors a serious problem

Opioid use among the older population

The public is quickly learning that drug abuse goes beyond the illegal substances that are purchased on the street. Abuse of drugs extends to the prescription medications sitting in many medicine cabinets.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018:  More...

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