August 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Guiderail update plans announced

In accordance to changes in federal standards for guiderail and guiderail end treatments, the state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) issued an announcement regarding long-range plans for upgrades. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Sammy Williamson Middaugh  Date of Birth: March 9, 1963  Age: 29 years old  Height: 5 feet, 7 inches  Weight: 190  Eye color: unknown  Hair color: unknown or completely bald  Last known address(es): Shade Gap& More...

Champion hog brings more than 2017 winner

There was standing room only under the Large Arena at the Huntingdon County Fair as the 4-H and FFA Junior Livestock Sale got underway shortly after 9 a.m. Friday.  More...

Buyers stay through dairy beef sale to support youth

While the Friday afternoon sun faded, the crowd at the 4-H and FFA Junior Livestock Sale at the Huntingdon County Fair did not as they continued to bid on the last species to enter the sale ring — dairy beef — from the time they started a More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 11   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...

Local Sports

Marvel sharp in debut, but Curve lose 3-1

Altoona Curve came up empty-handed with runners in scoring position to leave James Marvel on the short end of a 3-1 loss to the Erie Sea- Wolves Friday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  The Curve (61-52) left the bases loaded in the eighth inning a More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown Seniors hold monthly meeting

President Selwyn “Bud” Parks opened the Aug. 1 meeting of the Bricktown Seniors with a prayer led by John Benson, followed by a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.  More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 12! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ashley Paige DeArmitt, who turns 12 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. She is the daughter of Bill and Jennifer DeArmitt of Alexandria. Ashley is the big sister of Hailey DeArmitt. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Liam Skylaar Reynolds, who turns 3 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. His proud parents are Kirk and Jessica Reynolds of Alexandria. More...

School News

Huntingdon man completes degree at Hofstra University

Jason Alfaro of Huntingdon graduated from Hofstra University in May 2018, earning a master of science in medical physics.   More...

Newton Hamilton woman named to dean’s list

Mara Shields of Newton Hamilton was named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is majoring in marketing.  Shields is the daughter of Marc and Michelle Shields.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Old ways don’t need to change

Dear Annie: I know I am stuck in the “old ways,” but I am trying to adapt to changing times. It is becoming very common for couples to live together before marriage.  More...

Special Sections

Liquor license awarded in area

A Huntingdon County bidder was one of 19 in 25 counties notified as the top bidders for restaurant liquor licenses Aug. More...

Vaccinations limit rabies exposure

A strange — and frightening — wildlife encounter on an Adams County waterway last weekend highlights the need to be aware of the danger of rabies.  Adams County resident Dan Wherley and his 7-yearold daughter were kayaking on the Con More...

Vocational classes provide opportunities

Those spending time behind bars may think of the day they’re released, but many hope to prepare for that day by taking advantage of various educational opportunities.  More...

Perseid display peaks Saturday and Sunday

Meteors will be gracing Earth’s atmosphere once again this weekend as the annual Perseid meteor shower will reach its peak this weekend.  More...

World  Free Access 

Israeli leaders plot response as Gaza violence persists

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister convened his Security Cabinet late Thursday to plot a response to a new burst of violence with Gaza militants, ordering the army to take unspecified “strong action” as the military rein More...

General News

Crews fight to keep flames from homes in California

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters fought to spare homes Friday from a growing Southern California forest fire, a day after flames came perilously close to neighborhoods and destroyed one house.  Gov. More...

Six cars swallowed by sinkhole under outlet mall parking lot

LANCASTER (AP) — Six cars are trapped by a sinkhole that’s opened up in the parking lot of a Pennsylvania outlet mall.  WGAL-TV reported that the hole swallowed the vehicles at about 4:30 p.m. More...

With new category, Oscars are now a popularity contest

NEW YORK (AP) — Not since Faye Dunaway shouted “La La Land!” has an Oscar announcement caused quite as much chaos as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decision to create a new Academy Awards category for “outstan More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Woodland still owns PGA lead

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sirens blared across Bellerive, putting the second round of the PGA Championship on hold and ending a day of scoring rarely seen in a major.  More...

Steeler reserve QBs all perform very well

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Landry Jones, Josh Dobbs and Mason Rudolph can do the math.  The Pittsburgh Steelers have four quarterbacks in training camp. They’ll carry three at most into the regular season.  More...

Jets blank Falcons in preseason debut

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. More...

Religion News

Church comfort dog to bring love to community

ELGIN, Ill. (AP) The job of the newest staff member of King of Glory Lutheran Church in Elgin, Illinois, is to spread love ... on four paws.  More...

The Conversation: Who are the Sikhs and what are their beliefs?

New York University  More...

Candidate is source of West Bank pride

BEIT OUR AL-FOQA, West Bank (AP) — The Michigan primary victory of Rashida Tlaib, a Palestinian-American who is expected to become the first Muslim woman to serve in the U.S. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 13, 2018: More...

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