August 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Enjoying a night of dairy fun for everyone

Wyatt Querry took part in the hay bale relay contest as part of the annual Dairy Fun Night celebration Thursday night at the 2018 Huntingdon County Fairy. More...

State  Free Access 

Some of ex-Pennsylvania congressman’s convictions tossed

A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out some of the convictions for which a Pennsylvania ex-congressman is serving a decade-long prison term but upheld and reinstated other counts.  More...

Immigration judges accuse DOJ of undermining independence

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The nation’s immigration judges on Wednesday accused the Justice Department and U.S. More...

Merger cancellation pushes Rite Aid into uncertain future

Rite Aid shares plunged Thursday as the company headed into an uncertain future after calling off its merger with the grocer Albertsons.  More...

General News

Political argument on Facebook results in shooting

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A political argument on Facebook led to a 44-year-old Florida man driving to the home of a stranger he’d been arguing with and shooting him.  More...

Prosecutors shift focus to fraud charges in trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 10   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mayfield and Barkley shine; Steelers top Eagles 31-14

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Baker Mayfield and Saquon Barkley lived up to early expectations as the top two picks in the NFL draft in their first action as the Cleveland Browns beat the New York Giants 20-10 on Thursday night.  More...

Yankees top Rangers; Betts hits for cycle in loss to Jays

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit the hardest homer ever measured by Baseball’s Statcast system, Neil Walker hit two more home runs and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 7-3 Thursday.  More...

Woodland leads by one

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gary Woodland fell in love with Bellerive when he first played it a month ago. It’s a big golf course that would play into the hands of a power player. More...

Annie's Mailbox

No more hemming and hawing

Dear Annie: I have a friend, “Rosie,” who kicked me out to the curb (metaphorically speaking) when her sister moved into her mobile home park.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Rate reduction

Dear Heloise: When it comes to BOOKING A HOTEL ROOM, most people don’t know that they might get a better rate if they negotiate the price. More...

Special Sections

Showmen dominate ring

Covert wins fair’s 14th annual Premier Showman contest

Spring Farms Livestock 4-H Club member Maelee Covert was the first youth exhibitor to win a showmanship title at this year’s Huntingdon County Fair and she was the last. More...

Repair work begins to correct subsidence damage

Work to repair substantial stormwater damage near Crawford Apartments off of Ninth Street in Huntingdon Borough has been fasttracked after the problem was compounded by recent severe weather. More...

Grease trap ordinance enacted in township

When grease started backflowing into residents’ basements in Smithfield Township, supervisors investigated the municipality’s grease trap issue.  More...

Local News

Local defendants enter guilty pleas in court

The Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas accepted 12 guilty pleas during criminal court last week, defendants pleading to various offenses ranging from felony strangulation to misdemeanor simple assault charges.  More...

Police Log

Theft   MILL CREEK BORO. — A 22-year-old Mill Creek man reported to state police at Huntingdon a safe had been stolen from his bedroom at 2 p.m. Aug. 5. The safe was later located in his garage with all the proper contents. More...

KID SCOOP

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World  Free Access 

Father recalls compound suspect as high-strung, not radical

TAOS, N.M. More...

Firefighters battle to curb wildfire before winds return

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. More...

Hoops coach pleads not guilty for punch that killed tourist

NEW YORK (AP) — A rising college basketball coaching star accused of throwing a punch that killed a New York City tourist who had apparently mistaken him for an Uber driver pleaded not guilty Thursday to an assault charge.  More...

Local Sports

Curve hold on for 9-7 win

The Altoona Curve pulled away with seven runs over the fourth and fifth innings and held off a late charge by the Trenton Thunder for a 9-7 win Thursday night at ARM & HAMMER Park. More...

People/Pastimes

Grange members’ display a winner

Shavers Creek Grange won first place for its large group display in Owens Hall at the Huntingdon County Fair. More...

2018 Neary Hall winners

Anna Taylor of Petersburg, the daughter of Christopher and Danielle (Swanger) Taylor of Petersburg and a member of the Shavers Creek 4-H, was given an award for her Red Star Yeast sweet rolls. More...

Fast, family-friendly recipes make dinner doable

As the fall season begins, kids go back to school and schedules once again book up with activities.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018:  More...

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