June 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASD leaders approve budget

In a 7-2 vote Monday evening, the Mount Union Area School Board finalized the district’s 2016-17 budget which calls for no tax increase and anticipates $21.8 million in expenditures. More...

Kayakers reminded to paddle mindfully

While the rising temperatures encourage seasoned and novice paddlers alike to take to the rivers, they are encouraged to adhere to safe practices while on the water. More...

Local News

Rockhill council members approve CDBG funds

The Rockhill Borough Council voted to accept more than $70,000 in block grant funding during its meeting Monday. More...

Route 22 expansion discussed at HCBI meeting

A project aimed to expand Route 22 was revisited and discussed at the monthly meeting of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) Monday. It’s a long-term goal that would eventually turn Route 22 into a four-lane corridor highway. More...

Police Log

Dog law violation More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Addition complete at Gerbo Footwear Corp.

75 Years Ago Parties of searchers hunted through the heavy underbrush and along the streams of Brush Mountain, Blair County, for some trace of 3-year-old Betty Jean Bossler of west View, near Pittsburgh, who disappeared. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon stars win 7-4 at Mount Union

Huntingdon’s 11-12 Little League all-stars opened their District 11 Tournament with a 7-4 victory Monday evening at Mount Union. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Doe License Reminder

For those of you who desire to apply for a doe license this year, getting your hunting license early is recommended. Resident antlerless applications will be accepted July 11, with nonresident application going on sale July 18. More...

B-Mets rally to beat Curve

Clay Holmes struck out six batters over six innings of work, but the Altoona Curve were unable to hold a late lead and fell to the Binghamton Mets 3-2 Monday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

Gun control redux

Charlie: In the glaring light of the slaughter that occurred at the Orlando night club, it caused me to rethink my various positions on the ownership and use of guns in our country. More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending June 24

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending June 24. House More...

What others are saying

There’s no more denying it: Trump is openly racist

This year’s freakish presidential election has now devolved into an ethnic brouhaha between two foreigners: A Mexican and a German. The “Mexican” is Gonzalo Curiel, a U.S. federal judge who was born, raised and educated in Indiana. More...

Chatter Box

Summer’s fading fast

Can you believe it’s the last week of June? I don’t know about you, but it always feels like summer goes even faster after the Fourth of July. Before you know it, the county fair will be here and then school will start. More...

School News

Three Springs woman graduates from Geneva

Danyelle Clewell of Three Springs graduated from Geneva College May 7 with a bachelor of science degree in business administration with a concentration in finance and an accounting minor. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Sometimes there’s no happy ending

Dear Annie: Several years ago, our son lived with a very immature young woman. We tried to make her feel welcome, but she had no interest in getting to know us. The only thing she ever asked was how much our son would inherit. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Aries if born before 6:03 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 29, 2016: More...

Grants to fund small projects

ReInvision Huntingdon is once again seeking area residents with visions for community improvement to apply for funding through the Small Projects Big Ideas initiative. More...

Borough paving project underway

Motorists driving along Moore Street in Huntingdon Borough will find a bit of a delay in traffic over the next few weeks as crews from New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. (NES&L) begin milling and paving work this week. More...

Library to host free adult exercise classes

Huntingdon County Library will host a series of programs beginning this evening aimed to get adults involved, engaged and, most importantly, get them moving. More...

State  Free Access 

Budget plan gets bipartisan vote from committee

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers took a major step toward a new state budget Monday night with a bipartisan vote by the House Appropriations Committee for a $31.6 billion proposal assembled by the Republican majority. More...

Senate votes to fill six appeals court vacancies

HARRISBURG (AP) — Six new judges are about to take the bench following confirmation by the Pennsylvania Senate. More...

Officer shot seven times is released from hospital

FOLCROFT (AP) — A police officer who was shot seven times during a drug investigation exchanged salutes with cheering colleagues as he left a Philadelphia hospital Monday, just three days after the confrontation. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, June 28 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 

Bryant, Arrieta power Cubs to 11-8 win over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Kris Bryant became the first major leaguer to hit three homers and two doubles in a game, and Jake Arrieta added a solo shot in the ballpark where he threw a no-hitter in April, leading the Chicago Cubs to an 11-8 victory over More...

Cloney shuts down CC 3-0

College World Series:

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — JC Cloney just keeps rolling along at the College World Series, pushing Arizona to the doorstep of its second national championship in five years. More...

Wait over for Eric Lindros

Eric Lindros knew exactly what day and time the Hockey Hall of Fame would call. He was just hoping his phone would ring this time after six years of silence. Rogie Vachon had given up hoping after 30-plus years of eligibility. More...

People/Pastimes

Keep kids learning and stop the ‘summer slide’

The weather is warm and school is out, but learning experiences shouldn’t end there. The summer months can provide plenty of opportunities to continue a child’s advancement through different activities and programs. More...

Six tips to stop learning loss

Learning shouldn’t stop just because school is out. Stepping too far away from the books can result in learning loss. However, research shows that encouraging kids to read for 20 minutes a day over the summer can help prevent the summer slide. More...

Special Occasions

June 28, 2016 Happy anniversary wishes go out to Rick and Rosa Querry of Arizona who celebrate their anniversary today, Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Happy anniversary, Rick and Rosa! More...

Healthy Living

How to prevent injury when exercising

Exercise is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. More...

The benefits of including yoga in your exercise routine

Yoga continues to grow in popularity. More...

Healthy Appetizers Improve Nutrition

Men and women who want to lose weight or just eat healthier need look no further than foods native to the Mediterranean. More...

Doctor K

Relaxing distraction can help counter nighttime pain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have chronic pain from arthritis. Lately it’s so bad that I can’t get a good night’s sleep. What can I do? More...

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