May 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

West Nile Virus surveillance program begins

As the temperature rises, so does the presence of mosquitoes and the potential for West Nile Virus. The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has started its annual surveillance program. More...

Social media activity can affect employment

Recent uproar over one area man’s controversial online activity led to his resignation from employment, reinforcing the importance of discretion on social media. More...

State  Free Access 

Amtrak to install cameras in locomotives

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to th More...

Frat linked to nude photos shut down for three years

HARRISBURG (AP) — A fraternity linked to a secret Facebook page on which photos of nude and semi-nude women were posted was shut down by Penn State for at least three years on Tuesday after the university’s Interfraternity Council recomme More...

Law enforcement adds backing to Pre-K plan

CAMP HILL (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is getting help from law enforcement officials in his push to persuade lawmakers to spend more money to raise the quality of Pennsylvania’s prekindergarten programs. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

MU branch library receives grant for children’s books

75 Years Ago More...

Business News

Realty group moves to Huntingdon Borough

The job of a realty company is to find the perfect home or the perfect building or location for a business, but one area realty company has finally found its perfect location. More...

New CRNP joins area medical centers

Sherrie Clark Thomas will practice as a family health certified registered nurse practitioner (CRNP) at the Broad Top Area Medical Center with locations in Broad Top and Huntingdon. More...

F&M Trust supports student programs

F&M Trust presented a check for $1,500 to the Renfrew Institute for Cultural and Environmental Studies to support two programs for students: Wake up Earth, it’s Spring! and From Field to Table. More...

People/Pastimes

Enjoy family-friendly meals featuring milk

Milk is not only a fridge staple; it’s an essential part of American lives. More...

School News

Hesston woman graduates magna cum laude

Emily Bilger of Hesston graduated magna cum laude from York College of Pennsylvania May 16. Bilger earned a bachelor of science degree in management. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Libra. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 28, 2015: More...

Special Sections

Act 13 project moves forward

The Huntingdon County Commissioners during their weekly meeting Tuesday approved a contract with Mount Union Borough so officials can move forward with a park project awarded in 2013 as part of the county’s Act 13 Legacy Funds grant program. More...

Local man among recent PSP grads

A Huntingdon area man was recently among those graduating with the 141st class of the Pennsylvania State Police Academy in Hershey. Addison Lovett, 25, was among the 122 cadets who graduated from the academy last week. More...

One injured in commercial accident

One man was injured and 26 residents were evacuated during a commercial accident shortly before noon Tuesday at the Three Springs Estate Apartments at 21298 Church St. in Three Springs Borough. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 27 Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink More...

Local News

Manslaughter charges held for court

Involuntary manslaughter charges against a former area man have been bound over for a higher court. More...

SHCSD honored for programs

The Southern Huntingdon County School District was recently honored by the Shippensburg University School Study Council for its innovative Next Year Now program. The district was one of 19 programs honored from 11 schools in central Pennsylvania. More...

April was wettest month of 2015

April had overtaken March as the wettest month of 2015. The Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency reported the county saw an average or 3.47 inches of rain across the month. More...

World  Free Access 

US home prices rose at steady pace in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in March, pushed higher by a limited supply of houses for sale. More...

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted

NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they’re getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people might find unappetizing. More...

Local Sports

Hornets face Bobcats for title

District 6-A Baseball Championship:

Juniata Valley turned in its best season in program history last year, reaching the PIAA state tournament’s second round. One goal for 2015 has been attained, making it back to the District 6-A final. More...

New Britain deals Curve 6-4 setback

The Curve’s two-game win streak came to a screeching halt Tuesday night in New Britain amidst two ejections, four errors and strange plays in a 6-4 loss to the Rock Cats. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

American Jack Sock likes playing on clay

PARIS (AP) — Ah, the French Open, the time of year when a certain question is asked repeatedly by American tennis fans: Why can’t the country’s players, particularly the men, find success on red clay? More...

Steelers’ Brown planning to be in training camp

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers trickled off the field in small groups, sweaty and a little spent from the first real day of football in nearly five months, even if it was just practice in shorts. More...

Cavs get to NBA finals

CLEVELAND (AP) — The championship LeBron James craves more than any other, the one he came back home to get, is within reach. The Cavaliers are in the NBA Finals. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Time for a second opinion

Dear Annie: My father recently passed away. Dad was helping to support my 43-yearold brother, “Ben,” who suffers from depression and is on disability. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Dear Heloise: Would somebody let me know what to do with a new package of BROWN SUGAR? After opening, it turns to rock and is not usable at all. Please help me as to what to do to keep it usable. I read your column in The Dallas Morning News. More...

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