May 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Native American heritage celebrated

The earliest inhabitants of what would one day become Huntingdon will be honored with presentations and exhibitions highlighting aspects of Native American culture during the 250th anniversary celebration.   More...

Mini grant program launched by agency

A Huntingdon County United Way program aims to provide funds to organizations working to find new ways to serve the community.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Jason Myers  Date of Birth: Oct. More...

PennDOT work schedule for the week of May 22

Activity Route Local Name Mill & Fill 3014 Williamsburg Mountain Paving 4013 Huntingdon Furnace Paving 4004 Barree Edge Paving 2023 Grissinger Edge Paving More...

Area brief

State senator to host town hall meeting   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 20   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

District 6-3A Quarterfinals:

Bearcats’ rally tops Panthers 5-3

Huntingdon showed what it’s made of when facing an NCAA Division I pitching prospect in a District 6-3A quarterfinal game at Penn Cambria Friday. More...

High School Softball:

Lions take advantage of miscues to beat TM

Tussey Mountain pushed four runs home in the top of the fourth inning during Friday afternoon’s regular-season finale at Chestnut Ridge to take a one-run lead over the Lions.  More...

Juniata eliminates Mount Union 5-3

Once an extremely secure site, the Mount Union baseball team is finding home to be a tough place to win in the district playoffs.  Starting in 2014, the Trojans have been eliminated early on their home field. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ella Katriona Bliss, who turns 2 years old tomorrow, Sunday, May 21, 2017. Her proud parents are Bryant and Rachel Bliss of Huntingdon. Ella has an older brother, Isaac. More...

HAHS Alumni Banquet planned for June

The Huntingdon Area High School Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, June 17, at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  Doors will open at 4 p.m., with dinner served at 6 p.m. More...

Elco retirees to hold monthly breakfast

The spring weather is continuing to be just as weird as the winter weather was, so it is hoped everyone can find a few days to do something fun.  The retired and former Elco employees will host a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Department stores lacking stock

Dear Annie: Today my sister and I were looking at dresses at our local J.C. Penney. I can’t remember a more frustrating visit to what I had considered a go-to store for my needs. We had to go through three departments to find a clerk. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 22, 2017:  More...

Policies revised for vaccinations

Before students go off on their summer vacations, school districts across the state are informing parents that immunization requirements from the state Department of Heath are changing for the next school year.  April Hutcheson, press secretary More...

UGI natural gas rates to increase

As of June 1, UGI Central Penn Gas customers will see an increase in their monthly bill.  According to a press release from UGI Central Penn Gas, rates are expected to increase by 8 percent. More...

Bikers aid county’s child abuse victims

A group of motorcycle enthusiasts have made educating the public about child abuse prevention and creating a safer environment for abused children their mission. More...

World  Free Access 

With drama aplenty, Netflix and ‘Okja’ debut in Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — Netflix’s entry into the Cannes Film Festival produced new drama Friday as the first screening of its film “Okja” was met with boos for Netflix and a technical glitch that prompted the festival to restart More...

North Korea links nuclear advances to hostile US policy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the country will rapidly strengthen its nuclear strike capability as long as the United States maintains its "hostile policy" toward the country.  More...

General News

Suspect in deadly Times Square mayhem charged with murder

NEW YORK (AP) — A Times Square motorist accused of steering his car onto one of the busiest sidewalks in the U.S. More...

Three injured after fall from Ferris wheel cart

PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. More...

Chairman resignation latest twist in GOP oversight

ALPINE, Utah (AP) — As Chairman of the House Governmental Oversight Committee, Rep. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mercury beat Stars

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Brittney Griner had 20 points and 13 rebounds for her second straight double-double, Diana Taurasi added 17 points and the Phoenix Mercury beat the San Antonio Stars 78-72 on Friday night.  More...

Phillies end skid, beat Bucs 7-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — His club mired in a miserable funk that’s drained all the momentum from a promising April, Philadelphia Phillies manager Pete Mackanin called a team meeting before a weekend series in Pittsburgh.  More...

Round of 65 gives Fred Funk lead

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. More...

Religion News

Remembering Martin Luther’s contribution to literacy

This year marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s famous 95 Theses, which helped spark the founding of the Reformation and the division of Christianity into Protestantism and Catholicism.  More...

Church-turned-nightclub makes comeback as worship site

A brick structure on Penn Avenue in the Strip District, most recently known as the Altar Bar, is about to undergo an unusual reversal of fortunes.  Built as a Catholic church that served an ethnic Slovak congregation for much of the 20th centur More...

Three Springs Baptist birthday group meets

The members of the birthday group of First Baptist Church and friends met May 10 at Pizza Star II. Gay Fleck took prayer requests and led the group in prayer. Bob and Lou Smith served a delicious coconut dessert.  More...

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