May 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

AAA board discusses future

The future of senior citizens centers in the tri-county area was on the minds of the Area Agency on Aging’s (AAA) Citizens Advisory Council during its bimonthly meeting Friday morning in the Hopewell Area Senior Citizens Center.  More...

Memorial Day events planned

Broad Top City   Mark Sather, chairman of the Huntingdon County Commissioners, will serve as the keynote speaker at Memorial Day Services to be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 28, at the Broad Top City Cemetery.  More...

Local News

Crews respond to accident

Emergency crews responded to the scene of an accident involving a car and a farm tractor hauling a trailer just over the Morris Township line on Route 22 around 9:10 p.m. Friday. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Harry C. More...

HASD administrators offer year-end presentations to board

As the end of the school year approaches, learners and faculty members are hustling to finish budget and project presentations, both of which took up a majority of Huntingdon Area School Board members’ time during the May 21 school board meetin More...

Local Sports

PIAA Class AA Track Championships:

Stanley and Wilson advance into today

Action at the PIAA state track and field championships got underway Friday at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium. The competition is very tough and only two Southern Huntingdon athletes advanced to today’s competition.  More...

Photo

Mount Union graduate Andrew Todaro, front row center, has signed a letter of intent to continue his wrestling career at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. More...

People/Pastimes

Sixth graders compete in spelling bee

It was a special evening for sixth graders as the Juniata Valley Lions hosted their 41st annual spelling bee. More...

Officers elected at center

The members of the Standing Stone Senior Citizens met May 16 for the bimonthly combined board of directors and membership meeting. President Jim Park called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone. Following a prayer by the Rev. More...

Writers’ group to host monthly meeting

The monthly meeting of The Inkwell will be held Thursday, June 7, at Marzoni’s Brick Oven and Brewery, 165 Patchway Road in Duncansville beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. and followed promptly at 7:15 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Jury clears man in MU robbery

The second day of trail began promptly at 9 a.m. More...

EMS Week a time for thanks

Emergency medical service (EMS) practitioners provide life-saving services to their communities and today, Saturday, May 26, wraps up National EMS Week.  More...

SCI inmates take part in puppy program

Two SCI Smithfield residents are often ushered and coached into their cell, two non-traditional prisoners who usually only spend 15 months within the institution.  More...

General News

Weinstein arrives to surrender in assault probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to police Friday morning to face the first criminal charges to be filed against him after months of sexual abuse allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off a nationa More...

Shooting survivors share stories with Texas governor

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Survivors of last week’s shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories of dodging bullets, hiding from the attacker and seeing classmates get shot as they pleaded with Texas Gov. More...

The value of preservation exceeds what’s preserved

Earlier in May, which you may recall is Preservation Month, this space profiled Fort Ligonier as an excellent example of historic preservation.  So what is historic preservation’s value? More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 26   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Musgrove debuts with win over Cards

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Musgrove came off the disabled list to win his Pittsburgh debut with seven scoreless innings, and had his first career hit and scored the winning run against St. Louis. The Pirates won 8-1.  More...

Busch hopes to check a box this weekend

CONCORD, N.C. More...

Castroneves, Patrick take Indy spotlight

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Part-time drivers and one-off rides are usually afterthoughts at the Indianapolis 500, where the sport’s brightest stars tend to shine in the hot sun on the final Sunday of May.  This year, the part-time driver is 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

Chaplains try to bring peace to patients

Outside little Ruthie Yanez’s Primary Children’s Hospital room window, the sun breaks through leaden skies as a cold, light rain blows through the Salt Lake Valley below.  More...

A Pentecost state of mind

One of the joys of being a parent is learning to see the world again from a fresh perspective. I say “fresh” and not “new” because far too often we forget the wonder of what it was like to be a child. More...

Judge to order proper meals for inmates

A judge plans to issue an order Friday requiring that an Alaska jail provide suitable meals to Muslim inmates as they break their daily fasts during Ramadan.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

When there’s no reply

Dear Annie: I am a doctor and have a friend whom I see at medical conferences once or twice a year. We first met five years ago, and we get along great, especially because there was a time when we female doctors were rare. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 6:25 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 28, 2018:  More...

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