October 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Teen honored by corps for heroism

A Somerset County teen was honored for his heroic actions by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, at the Ray- stown Lake Visitors Center at Seven Points at Raystown Lake Friday.  More...

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Philly will stop keeping portion of defendants’ bail

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city of Philadelphia will no longer keep a portion of defendants’ bail deposits even if they appear for court hearings, officials said Thursday.  More...

Armed security escort teams following investigation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Armed police officers have been escorting a western Pennsylvania high school’s sports teams to games at another school following allegations that its own soccer team used racial slurs during a game last month.  Scho More...

General News

Strategies for companies concerned about Amazon wage hike

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s plans to pay all its U.S. employees at least $15 an hour is putting pressure on small business owners, even those who aren’t retailers directly competing with the huge company.  More...

New technology, housekeeping concerns in hotel strikes

BOSTON (AP) — Robots delivering room service, check-in kiosks with facial recognition technology and “smart” speakers that serve as an in-room concierge.  The hotel of the not-sodistant future sounds like something out of a sci More...

California canine blood bank disputes PETA abuse claims

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State/National Sports  Free Access 

Woodruff homer lifts Brewers to 6-5 win

MILWAUKEE (AP) — So they can hit, too.  Reliever Brandon Woodruff stunned ace Clayton Kershaw with an early home run and Milwaukee’s normally shutdown bullpen held on — barely — as the Brewers beat the sloppy Los Angeles More...

Young Bengals try to end Steelers’ rivalry domination

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick knows what it’s like to think that victory is only a few seconds away, only to watch the Pittsburgh Steelers rally for another improbable win, and run off the field as thousands of their fans t More...

JD Martinez wants to thank Astros

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez wants to thank the Houston Astros — not get back at them — for releasing him when he was struggling to make himself into a star.  More...

People/Pastimes

HHS Class of 1953

Members of the Huntingdon High School Class of 1953 gathered Sept. 21-22 to celebrate their 65th reunion. More...

Voice of Democracy contest kicks off

Commander Melody Price and scholarship chair Ralph March of the Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754, Mount Union, have announced the kick off of this year’s VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition.  Local high school students have the opport More...

Fluids to check before your next road trip

For many traveling enthusiasts, few things are more enticing than the open road. Road trips have long been popular, and that popularity appears to be on the rise.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Not at his beck and call

Dear Annie: I was widowed two years ago. I joined a group last year that gets out and does things together. About 10 months ago, I started dating one of the guys in the group. We are both in our 60s. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 15, 2018:  More...

HASB members welcome ideas

Even with the Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) beginning to take the necessary steps to advertise a Section 780 hearing during Monday’s school board meeting, members are taking additional steps to ensure all options are being examined in reg More...

Legislation will benefit hospital

Legislation passed by the state Senate this week could provide relief to rural hospitals in the state, including J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, if it’s fully passed and implemented into law.  Legislation introduced by Sen. More...

Active shooting training to be offered

A free local training, “Active shooter response for houses of worship and public places,” will be offered at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at the Bailey Building, adjacent to the Huntingdon County Courthouse.  More...

Cancer treatment costs vary by case

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month continues with it’s bright pink aura, the realities of cancer are much dimmer.  With an estimated 1,735,350 new cancer cases this year across the country, cancer remains one of the leading causes of death a More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Kristopher Jay Gardner  Date of Birth: Aug. More...

Scenes from the Wear Pink Luncheon

From the left, Beverly Cooper, Denise Wilson, Linda Holland, Victoria Williams and Erin Lashinsky enjoyed fellowship before Wear Pink Luncheon Friday at the Ellis Ballroom at Juniata College. More...

Meeting at HCC

Meet our volunteers

By TARA THOMPSON  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 13   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

Bearcats rebound with lop-sided win at Philipsburg

Philipsburg- Osceola’s Landon McDonald grabbed a 48-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Daniel Slogosky with just 45 seconds left in the first quarter during Friday night’s home Mountain League contest against Huntingdon. More...

Patton reaches 1,000 yards to lead Rockets over Warriors

Senior fullback Eric Patton rushed for 212 yards and three touchdowns and the Southern Huntingdon defense intercepted seven Everett passes to rebound with a 40-2 victory over the visiting Warriors Friday night.  Patton needed just 81 yards to su More...

Tussey gets ICC win over Glendale

Tussey Mountain was the favorite against Glendale on Senior Night Friday, but the hosts had to overcome two first-quarter turnovers and a 6-0 deficit. More...

Religion News

Celebrating 100th birthday

The congregation of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Huntingdon, held a small reception in honor of Anita Barkley of Huntingdon, who celebrated her 100th birthday Tuesday, Sept. 11. More...

Court sentences 17 to death for attacking Christians

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian military court on Thursday sentenced 17 Islamic militants to death for involvement in deadly attacks on Christians, a rights lawyer said.  More...

Jesus is your king

Family. No single word should be able to contain such a library of emotions, memories, colors, images, fragrances, sounds, etc. But this single word contains within it the amalgam of the human experience.  More...

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