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Property near golf club to go up for auction

A public notice advertising the sale of property owned by the Standing Stone Golf Club may be confusing to those looking to play a round of golf. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Dennis Dittsworth II Date of Birth: Aug. More...

MUASB members look to streamline procurement process

Mount Union Area School District administrators are exploring an option that would streamline the purchasing procedure for school administrators and the district office. During the school board’s monthly workshop session Aug. More...

Judge hears assault case involving sword

A Shade Gap man entered a plea in an assault case in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday. Zachariah David Myers, 31, confined to the Huntingdon County Jail, pleaded guilty to a charge of simple assault. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Portstown Park fishing deck replaced as Eagle Scout project

75 Years Ago The American Automobile Association demanded a Congressional investigation of the “oil famine” on the eastern seaboard to end “manhandling of the situation and irresponsible statements from groups and individuals.&rdquo More...

Local Sports

Bearcats hold off Trojans

Just as you may expect when Mount Union and Huntingdon face off, you don’t know what will happen. More...

Snyder leads Rockets over ’Dogs

After seeing his squad banged up during the preseason scrimmage, Southern Huntingdon head coach Ryan Garlock wasn’t sure what to expect when the Rockets opened the season at home Friday evening against Claysburg-Kimmel. More...

Hornets surge to victory over Titans

Juniata Valley senior quarterback completed 13 of 21 passes for 219 yards and rushed 13 times for 77 yards and two more scores to lead Juniata Valley to a 46-20 opening night victory over visiting Tussey Mountain. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m. More...

Religion News

Candidates capitalize on ever-powerful ‘religious vote’

Republican Donald Trump has told conservative evangelical pastors in Florida that his presidency would preserve “religious liberty” and reverse what he insists is a government enforced muzzling of Christians. More...

Nonbelievers sue over opening prayers

A group of people who don’t believe in God filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday seeking to change how prayers are handled before sessions of the state House of Representatives. More...

Church near coal-fire cursed town hosting pilgrimage

Centralia is the spookiest and saddest place in Pennsylvania. An unquenchable 54-year-old underground coal fire compelled the relocation of virtually the entire population of the borough through federal government buyouts in the 1980s. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Plant your palm tree in a sunny place

Dear Annie: I am a 75-year-old widow with three adult children — two sons and one daughter. They all live within 20 miles of my house, where I live alone. We used to be very close to one another, getting together quite often. More...

Doctor K

Look young without surgery

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m 65, and my face is starting to look old. Can you recommend nonsurgical treatments to take a few years off my face? More...

Special Sections

Headquarters will open soon

Centralized campaign offices will soon be opening in Huntingdon as the November election inches closer. The offices will have several functions and emphasize the Republican and Democratic parties’ roles in guidance and community. More...

Organizations donate benches at Riverside Park

One local civic organization and two veterans’ groups presented the Smithfield Township supervisors with three new benches that are located next to the Smithfield Bridge near Riverside Park. More...

Group seeks feedback at upcoming meeting

Coming off the heels of successful projects, organizers from ReInvision Huntingdon Inc. are calling on the public to bring more ideas to a public. A public meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, at the Frank P. More...

World  Free Access 

Paisley Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting Oct. More...

‘Dr. Drew on Call’ to end run

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Drew Pinsky’s series on the HLN channel is ending its run after five years. HLN said Thursday that “Dr. Drew on Call” will air its final episode on Sept. 22. More...

Swimmer, gymnasts to present at VMAs

NEW YORK (AP) — Recent Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and the Final Five are heading to the MTV Video Music Awards. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 27 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Storm surprise Sparks

SEATTLE (AP) — Sue Bird hit a season-high five 3-pointers and scored 15 points to lead the Seattle Storm to a surprising 79-72 victory over the WNBA-leading Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night. More...

Reed starts fast for 68 and two-shot lead

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Reed’s place in the Ryder Cup is looking better with each round at The Barclays, and so are his prospects of winning. More...

Mercer’s slam give Pirates 5-3 win

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One big swing released a little frustration for Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Laken Michael Cook, who turns 8 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. His proud parents are Christopher and Tracey Cook of Alexandria. More...

Exploring differences in natural vs. added sugars

Sugars are one of the most important health conversations today. A diet filled with too many added sugars is associated with weight gain, type 2 diabetes and heart disease. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Cancer if born before 4:11 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 29, 2016: More...

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