July 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASB members postpone roof talks

The Mount Union Area School Board decided Monday to postpone further discussion on the high school roof, wishing to wait for additional information. At its July 21 workshop, the board heard from Derek Secrest of David A. More...

Shade Gap Picnic festivities continue

Vineyard Outreach Center, Shirleysburg, took the top prize for Youth Religious Organization float in the Shade Gap Parade Monday evening for this depiction of Noah’s Ark. More...

Special Sections

State  Free Access 

Police charge two men in fatal carjacking

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men who carjacked a woman and sexually assaulted her in her SUV before plowing into a family selling fruit on a street corner, killing three children, were charged with murder on Monday, police said. More...

Little record of work by Corbett adviser

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former state education secretary under Gov. Tom Corbett remains on the state payroll as a special adviser, but a newspaper found limited evidence of the work he has been performing. More...

PUC sets Uber, Lyft hearings for next month

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has set separate two-day hearings next month to consider permanent licenses for ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft. More...

Editorial

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People/Pastimes

A first birthday fit for royalty

Celebrating your little one’s first birthday is a special opportunity to create cherished memories. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Miya Elise Hamman who turns 4 years old today, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Her proud parents are Bill and Francine Hamman of Orbisonia. More...

Births

Michael Drenning and Danielle Raley of Defiance are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley May Drenning, at 10:50 a.m. July 23, 2014, at UPMC Altoona. At birth, Paisley weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 19.2 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

Doctor needs told his office is dirty

Dear Annie: I am a 68-year-old woman who has been divorced for more than 30 years. I haven’t been in an intimate relationship for the past 10. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 30, 2014: More...

survey pitched by HCbi board

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) business outreach committee chair Erik Lindberg informed board members about the importance of an upcoming Jobs First survey during their monthly meeting at the Huntingdon Country Club Monday. More...

area man discusses ebola outbreak

News of recent outbreaks of what is being called the deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus in history may seem far removed from the lives of most Hunti ngdon County residents, but for Phillip May of Mill Creek, the illness has hit a region close to his h More...

Huntingdon man faces 11,000 counts of rape

A Huntingdon man is in the Huntingdon County Jail this morning on more than 11,000 counts of charges relating to the alleged rape of two victims over an eight-year period. More...

Obituaries

Local News

Groups participate in Shade Gap parade

Chairs stretched the length of Main Street in Shade Gap Borough and heralded the 131st Shade Gap Parade to Harper’s Memorial Park Monday evening. More...

BTC Borough drainage issue discussed

Broad Top City Borough Council Monday evening agreed to investigate a drainage problem along Pine Street. It also discussed a storm sewer pipe replacement project at a private residence. More...

Subcommittee to assess county justice system

It’s no secret Huntingdon County could use a new county jail. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

State Champs!

Mount Union captures state VFW 13-14 crown

Mount Union all-star teams have a history of doing things the hard way. That is coming all the way back after dropping to the loser’s bracket and coming away with a state championship. More...

Arencibia drives home pair to give Rangers 4-2 win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yu Darvish struck out eight in seven innings for his 10th victory and J.P. Arencibia had a tiebreaking two-run single for the Texas Rangers in a 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night. More...

Steelers’ Spence back from knee injury

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The whistle blew and Sean Spence sprinted forward, each cathartic step distancing the linebacker from the horrific knee injury that threatened to end his NFL career before it even really began. More...

Chatter Box

It’s a small world

I don’t think I can ever remember wearing a jacket in late July, but today, I did. More...

Healthy Living

HAS NATURE PRODUCED THE BEST WEIGHT- LOSS SUPPLEMENT?

Interest in weight loss supplements has been strong for decades. The search is continually on for foods and capsules that contain magical ingredients that help men and women lose weight. More...

HOW TO EASE YOUR DENTAL ANXIETY

Few people relish the idea of going to the dentist. Dentists prod and poke sensitive areas of the mouth, but their efforts are for the bene.t of their patients. More...

Doctor K

Different cancers, different treatments

DEAR DOCTOR K: I was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. My doctor says my cancer is slowgrowing and that we should just monitor it for now. Why not treat it right away? More...

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