August 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School supplies being collected at PennDOT offices

In an effort to help kids, teachers and schools prepare for another academic year, PennDOT District 9 and various agencies are joining to help schools by providing them with school supplies.  More...

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Giant customers alerted to voluntary recall of Seven Sundays Muesli   More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Denelle N. More...

Wine Down Weekend planned for Sept. 2

Huntingdon’s annual wine-tasting event, Wine Down Weekend, will be held from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, with a VIP wine and food pairing reception for up to 60 pre-registered guests from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 19 AA Meeting 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 

Solheim Cup:

US leads 51/2-21/2 after day one

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The favored Americans found themselves trailing Europe after a sluggish start to the Solheim Cup. The U.S. settled down on Friday afternoon, pulling away with a record-setting fourball performance. More...

Armour, Simpson share lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Armour shot a career-best 9-under 61 on Friday for a share of the lead with Webb Simpson after two rounds at the Wyndham Championship. More...

Cards hold off Pirate rally

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Carpenter homered in the second inning to send the St. Louis Cardinals on to an 11-10 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. More...

Religion News

Congregation prepares to celebrate a century

The Saint Michael’s Orthodox Church in Wood(vale) will soon be celebrating its 100th anniversary since first being formed in 1917. A celebration is being planned to mark the momentous occasion.  More...

Jewish criticism of president expands

Ivanka Trump’s rabbi denounced President Donald Trump for blaming “both sides” in a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, as the number of American Jewish leaders willing to criticize him grew.  More...

Comedian to perform at Huntingdon church

“Hope Through Hilarity,” a music and comedy show with nationally-known comedian Scott Davis will make a stop at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Leo if born before 4:25 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 21, 2017:  More...

Breaking News - 8/19/2017 9:23 AM

Crash claims one person  Free Access 

Huntingdon County Coroner Paul Sharum has confirmed one person has died in a multi-vehicle crash in Henderson Township involving a horse and buggy. Another person involved was transported to J.C. More...

Students abroad aware of risks

Several Juniata College students will continue on their journey to Spain for their fall semester abroad, despite the recent terroristic attacks in Barcelona.  Juniata College staff members are doing everything in their power to make sure study a More...

Army Corps passes sold out at Raystown

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Coaches work to protect football players

With football experiencing waves of criticism over its violence, links to concussions and other related head and brain injuries, the Juniata College football program is taking steps to protect its student athletes with the addition of Guardian Caps t More...

General News

Once homeless, Iraq War veteran moves into unique new home

MIDWAY CITY, Calif. More...

Dashcam shows cop punching man during stop

CLEVELAND (AP) — A dashcam video of a traffic stop that led to a white police officer repeatedly punching a black man and hitting his head on pavement appears to show a different sequence of events than police had described.  More...

NASA, PBS marking 40 years since Voyager spacecraft launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. More...

Local Sports

Curve postponed

Friday night’s game between the Altoona Curve and the New Hampshire Fisher Cats has been postponed due to rain.  The game will be made up as part of a double-header on Saturday night at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Nicholas Robert Parsons, who turns 8 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. His proud parents are Candi and Carey Parsons of Spring Mills. More...

Seven ways to make mornings less hectic

Many families find the rush is on to make it to school and work on time each morning. Feeling rushed in the morning is a recipe for added stress. More...

Helpful tips to limit clutter in entryway

The entryway to a home is the first thing guests experience when coming inside. It also can be the first place residents drop their belongings after long days at school or work. As a result, entryways can quickly be consumed by clutter. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Dealing with money later in life

Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our mid-80s. During our life together, we’ve rarely discussed money. But it seems that my husband has taken on a different view since we moved to a senior residence. More...

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