June 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Social work position will be considered

One of the longest debated concerns at Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) meetings was the protection and support for children within the special education program and the social and emotional concerns of learners.  More...

Poison hemlock toxic to people, animals

The influx of invasive species is an irritating topic, but some particularly aggressive non-native plant species are carrying that irritation to a whole other level with potentially toxic leaves, sap and flowers.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Brandon S. Conner  Date of Birth: Jan. More...

Man arraigned on child pornography charges

A Mapleton Borough man was charged with 21 counts of child pornography late Friday afternoon after his estranged wife discovered a CD among his belongings.  Ryan E. More...

Nearly a dozen DUI cases moved to higher courts

Nearly a dozen of DUI cases were waived to the higher courts June 13 during central court, various DUI defendants facing charges for their second or third DUI offense. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 23   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

Lezzer Lumber Classic:

North holds off South rally for 22-21 win

A total of 23 points were scored in the final 4:48 of the 34th Lezzer Lumber Classic at Altoona’s Mansion Park Friday. Local all-stars tried to rally the South but fell just short in a 22-21 loss to the North.  More...

Photos

Area softball players from Mount Union and Southern Huntingdon as well as Rocket coach Terri Lessley were honored Thursday evening during the annual District Six Softball Hall of Fame game at Beard Fi More...

People/Pastimes

MU alumni association banquet held

The Mount Union Area Schools Alumni Association (MUASAA) held its 30th annual banquet meeting at the Mount Union Area High School May 26. Following the 5 p.m. social hour, dinner was served in the cafeteria.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Evelyn Elizabeth Llewellyn, who turns 3 years old today, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Her proud parents are Chad and Ashley Llewellyn of Warriors Mark. More...

Elco retirees to meet for monthly breakfast

With a month taken off to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday, the former and retired Elco employees are ready to get together for breakfast once more.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Setting boundaries with visiting parent

Dear Annie: My children and I live about 350 miles away from my parents. Since moving away 13 years ago, my father has traveled out every month and stayed at our house for about a week each time. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 25, 2018: More...

Budget passed by state Senate

Just as swiftly as the state House passed the $32.7 spending plan for 2018-19 fiscal year for the state, the state Senate passed the budget 47-2 Friday afternoon. More...

Parents select traditional baby names

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently released its annual list of the most popular baby names of 2017. More...

Celebrating 250 years in Warriors Mark

An old-fashioned fire truck was part of the Warriors Mark Sestercentennial Parade Friday evening. More...

World  Free Access 

Jerusalem backlash casts shadow over Eurovision contest

JERUSALEM (AP) — When the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Israelis hoped other countries would follow suit. Instead, the move has created a backlash. More...

General News

Kentucky governor downplays effect of EU tariffs on bourbon

LOUISVILLE, Ky. More...

West Virginia Supreme Court justice indicted

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In public, West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry gave speeches about honesty and integrity in government. More...

Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit US

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Helicopters rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days, as severe storms swept the Rockies and the Midwest.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

World Cup Soccer:

Brazil ousts Costa Rica with 2-0 win

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Oregon State keeps rolling along with 12-2 win

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It has been decades since an offense at the College World Series has been as prolific as Oregon State’s.  More...

Phillies pound Nationals; D-Backs edge Pirates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Odubel Herrera homered for the fifth straight game and finished with four hits, helping Philadelphia rout Washington 12-2.  Herrera hit a tiebreaking two-run shot in the third for his 13th homer, matching the club record More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Pope: Countries should take in refugees

Pope Francis urged nations Thursday to take in as many refugees as they can integrate into their societies, but also to invest in places like Africa so migrants won’t turn to human traffickers to reach countries that can offer a better life.&nb More...

Huntingdon man honored by diocese

A Huntingdon man was honored with the presentation of a 2018 Prince Gallitzin Cross by Bishop Mark Bartchack of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.  More...

Vatican to continue to collect complaints

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A papal envoy looking into clerical sexual abuse is leaving Chile, but he says the Vatican will continue collecting testimony from people who allege they were sexually abused.  Maltese Archbishop Charles Scicluna say More...

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