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County officials OK agreement

The Huntingdon County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a contract during their weekly meeting Tuesday to allow Employment & Training Inc., or Huntingdon County Career- Link, to continue to run the Medical Assistance Transportation Prog More...

Borough leaders fine tune storm water plan

As a small camera crew captured footage for a documentary featuring Huntingdon Borough Mayor Dave Wessels, Huntingdon Borough Council members covered an agenda filled with routine business during their meeting Tuesday night.  More...

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Defendants go before senior judge

With a light court schedule this week and no scheduled trials, Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz presided over two cases early Tuesday morning.  More...

Resident, supervisors agree to fix Walker Township road

After almost two years of discussion, Walker Township supervisors were able to reach an agreement between a resident concerning the repair and maintenance of Bush Road, a road that has stirred conversation in meetings since early 2016.  More...

Police Log

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General News

Site work begins for opposed oil refinery near national park

BISMARCK, N.D. More...

Ex-New York senator and son convicted of extortion, bribery

NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York state Senate leader and his son were convicted on Tuesday of extortion, wire fraud and bribery charges of pressuring businesses to give the son noshow jobs or else risk losing the powerful Republican’s po More...

Blowhole spray can provide data on whale health

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Scientists no longer have to collect poop to get key data on the health of endangered right whales. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 18   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Section Four LL:

Bellefonte tops Huntingdon 5-3

Championship action didn’t go Huntingon’s way Tuesday. More...

Bowie rallies past Curve, again

A three-run homer by Christian Kelley and a strong outing by Eduardo Vera were erased by bullpen struggles as the Bowie Baysox charged back to beat the Altoona Curve in extra innings 7-5 at Peoples Natural Gas Field Tuesday.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

MLB All-Star Game:

American League wins 8-6 in 10 innings

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 10 home runs . More...

MLB mulls rules, union hints at work stoppage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Major League Baseball wants a broad discussion with players about rule changes to combat decreased offense and longer games, an initiative likely to be met by a testy union stung by declining free-agent prices and already rais More...

Trade rumors surround Machado

WASHINGTON (AP) — Manny Machado walked the red carpet shirtless in a double breasted suit, took a selfie on the field and smiled through six innings of carefree baseball.  When he was done playing in his fourth All-Star Game on Tuesday ni More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Libra if born before 9:13 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 19, 2018:  More...

Halting winged invaders

Information on spotted lanternfly shared at symposium

Pennsylvania is a state under siege as experts search for a way to fend off a winged invader with the potential to spread significant damage, both ecologically and economically.  More...

Campers welcome Vietnamese teens

Stone Mountain Adventures (SMA) summer camp, nestled in Donation, Oneida Township, has had a long tradition of hosting international campers and counselors since the mid-1980s.  More...

New venues added for July Art Walk

Two new venues will be added to the roster of businesses participating in this month’s Art Walk Huntingdon, scheduled for 5-8 p.m. Thursday, July 19.  More...

State  Free Access 

Like organic food? Pennsylvania’s young farmers grow it

PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. (AP) — While he was studying political science at West Chester University six years ago, Frank Kurylo pondered some career options. He first considered becoming an environmental law attorney. More...

PSU frat hazing trial scheduled for February

BELLEFONTE, Pa. More...

Driver crashes into pool, swimmers barely escape

BETHLEHEM, Pa. More...

Business News

Lymphedema services offered locally

Folks suffering from lymphedema or symptoms related to the disorder have access to a new service in the area that will help in forming a management program that will be tailored to one’s needs.  More...

Amazon upbeat on Prime Day despite early problematic glitches

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hoping customers don’t see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of cute canines delivering an apologetic message.  More...

US stocks rise as retailers, smaller companies climb

NEW YORK (AP) — After a weak start, U.S. More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Reader submits photo of steam locomotive from Jack’s Mountain

One of our faithful readers, Steve Morder of Mount Union, submitted the enclosed photo of a small “dinky” steam locomotive once used on Jack’s Mountain, near Mount Union and Mapleton. Talk about “being high!”  More...

Old-Time Photo

The final phase of the decommissioning of the retired Saxton Nuclear Experimental Corporation (SNEC) plant in East Saxton during the 1990s was captured by The Daily News as workers removed the dome o More...

People/Pastimes

What and Where Wednesday

Chris Grubb of Huntingdon, Michelle Huntsman, Nancy Cox of Cass Township, Jennifer Chesney of Petersburg, Becky Rudy, Kim Ord of Mount Union and Glenn Scott of Mount Union all correctly identified th More...

Kocmoud-Cox

Rachel Cox, daughter of Brian and Mitzi Cox of Keller, Texas, married Jonathan Kocmoud, son of Kimberly and Christopher Kocmoud of College Station, Texas, Saturday, June 23, 2018. More...

How drivers can stay safe in bright conditions

Weather often contributes to motor vehicle accidents. Snow, rain and other factors that compromise drivers’ vision can make driving hazardous, but there’s a dark side to sunny skies as well. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband’s political rants are a burden

Dear Annie: In more than 35 years of marriage, my husband and I have had conversations on a wide variety of topics. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Fast, easy shrimp spread

Dear Heloise: I went to an open house and tasted a delicious SHRIMP SPREAD that the hostess said came from your column. Would you reprint that for us? — Wendy H., Lake Oswego, Ore. Wendy, I’d be happy to! More...

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