August 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

MU football field project dropped

Several matters related to district athletics were addressed by the Mount Union Area School Board Monday evening, including the fate of a proposed football field project and the resignation of a longtime coach. More...

Allergy season begins as pollen counts rise

The pollen count is beginning to climb as autumn approaches, causing seasonal allergies for many county residents. Experts explain there are several allergy seasons throughout the year, each with different primary causes. More...

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Robertsdale man to serve jail time, probation for child endangerment

A Robertsdale man will serve time in jail followed by a lengthy probationary term after entering a plea on charges of endangering his children. More...

Shirleysburg man sentenced for DUI

A Shirleysburg man entered a plea to driving under the influence charge in a January accident in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Aug. 11. More...

Area brief

HPD to conduct child safety seat checks HUNTINGDON BORO. — Huntingdon Borough Police will conduct a child safety seat check at the police station on the corner of Sixth and Washington streets from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats have seven vets on their roster

H.S. Girls Tennis Preview:

The Huntingdon girls tennis team lost three seniors to graduation in June, including a pair of players in the starting five from last fall and one of those was the Bearcats No. 1 singles player. More...

Huntingdon drops two in opener

H.S. Golf:

The Huntingdon golf team displayed its inexperience in its first competition of the season Monday. The Bearcats lost a pair of decisions at Scotch Valley. Altoona was the best team of the way with a score of 329. More...

Allie hits 50th homer with Altoona in win

Stetson Allie hit his 50th home run in an Altoona Curve uniform as part of a 7-1 victory over the Harrisburg Senators at FNB Field Monday night. More...

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America’s wealth divide is nothing short of shocking

Most media coverage of racial injustice has understandably focused on our country’s unfair policing and criminal justice system. More...

Chatter Box

A busy end to summer break

When they head back to the classroom later this week, a group of Huntingdon boys will have an exciting story to share about their summer with their classmates. More...

Healthy Living

Good for the morale

Are you feeling down? Try raising your spirits by choosing healthy foods that boost your serotonin levels and get you feeling good again. More...

Lower the volume and avoid hearing loss

When your son or daughter is listening to their iPod with earbuds, can you hear the music? It might be annoying, but it might also be dangerous for your child. More...

Staying healthy means staying independent

Independence means being able to do what you want when you want. As we age, physical activity is an essential factor in staying healthy, independent, and maintaining a good quality of life. More...

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HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Taurus if born before 7:40 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016: More...

Grant awarded to health center

The Broad Top Area Medical Center is one of 44 certified health centers across the state to receive grants to invest in quality improvement and infrastructure from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. More...

Bearcats, Trojans to hold toy drive

While the Huntingdon and Mount Union high school football teams prepare for their season opener, their respective fans are teaming up for a win of their own in support of local children in need. More...

River cleanup event planned for Sunday

For the fourth year, Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful will be hosting the annual Juniata River Cleanup this weekend. More...

World  Free Access 

Uh, Oh, Canada: People on rafts returned to Michigan

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Canadian authorities stopped an invasion: 1,500 people on inflatable rafts and boats that drifted across the border from Michigan during high winds on the St. Clair River. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

MUASD superintendent looks to trim budget

75 Years Ago The former East Broad Top Transit Co. has been sold to W.C. Rohm of Huntingdon who started operating the Pioneer Trail buses. Mr. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 23 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Price beats former team 6-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price limited his old team to two hits in eight scoreless innings, helping the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Monday night to move into a tie for first place in the AL East. More...

Bowling Green, Endwell, Bend win

Little League World Series:

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — Spencer Newman was 4 for 5 with four RBIs and Bowling Green, Kentucky scored 11 runs in the seventh inning for a 14-4 victory over Johnston, Iowa on Monday night in the Little League World Series. More...

Strasburg placed on DL because of sore elbow

BALTIMORE (AP) — Stephen Strasburg’s weary right elbow was stiff and in dire need of some rest, so the Washington Nationals put their winningest pitcher on the 15-day disabled list Monday. More...

People/Pastimes

Cousins-Oberschmidt

Brett Oberschmidt of Williamsburg, Virginia, and Timothy Cousins of Annapolis, Maryland, were united in marriage Saturday, May 7, 2016, at the United States Naval Academy Chapel, Annapolis, Maryland. Commander Richard Burns presided over the 2 p.m. More...

Wilson-Leader

Traci Leader and Todd Wilson, both of Mill Creek, were united in marriage Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the Mill Creek United Methodist Church. The Rev. Neal Lassinger presided over the 3:30 p.m. double ring service. More...

Surprising ways to get your probiotics

Chances are you’ve heard the term probiotics and know that these good bacteria that live in your gut promote healthy digestion. Did you know that probiotics are also key to a healthy immune system and protein absorption? More...

Annie's Mailbox

Mommy doesn’t always know best

Dear Annie: I am currently unemployed and living with my parents. Because I have a disability, I am unable to do many of the jobs available locally. More...

Doctor K

Recent study reinforces new statin guidelines

DEAR READERS: You’ve sent me lots of correspondence about the new statin guidelines. Most have come from people whose doctors put them on statins because of the new guidelines. More...

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