February 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

JVSD defends tax assessment

The Juniata Valley School Board have been named as codefendants, along with the Huntingdon County Board of Commissioners in an appeal of a local company’s tax assessment. More...

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Juniata College introduces new environmental geology degree

Students at Juniata College who find the nexus of environmental activism and applied science fascinating can now specialize in environmental geology, a growing career field that addresses society-changing issues such as managing water and energy reso More...

Calvary Christian Academy Honor Rolls

Calvary Christian Academy principal Donald Kidd is please to announce the honor rolls for the second marking period of the 2012-13 school year as follows:  Grade 1  High Honor Roll: Bethany Lane. More...

Area briefs

Historical society to host Fort Shirley lecture   More...

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Red Cross announces new regional CEO US sues S&P over pre-crisis mortgage ratings

The American Red Cross serving central Pennsylvania announces that Ellen M. Kyzer, MPA, of Hawley has been named as regional chief executive officer for the Central Pennsylvania Region and the Susquehanna Valley Chapter effective Jan. 7.  More...

Business News

Northwest Savings Bank donates to United Way

Northwest Savings Bank (NSB) recently made a corporate donation to the Huntingdon County United Way (HCUW). Also, all of the employees at the Smithfield location made individual donations. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Jan. 22, 2013  John A. Donnelly, Diane R. Donnelly and Diane R. Bailey, grantors, to John A. Donnelly and Diane R. Donnelly, property in Huntingdon Borough, $1.  Louis M. Yanni II and Mary L. More...

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Bearcats pull away late

High School Wrestling:

Huntingdon’s wrestlers had their hands full with visiting Central for Tuesday’s Senior Night celebration in the Bearcat gym. More...

McDonald adds ECAC honor

After earning Landmark Conference Player of the Week honors, junior Kate McDonald (State College) was named an Eastern College Athletic Association (ECAC) South Player of the Week, the organization announced Tuesday. More...

Mounties down Bearcats 55-48

Girls’ Basketball:

Huntingdon sophomore Brianna Rivello posted a team-high 18 points and seven rebounds during Tuesday evening’s Mountain League contest at Philipsburg Osceola. More...

School News

Local woman named to Malone Univ. dean’s list

Malone University has released the names of students attaining the dean’s list for fall 2012 semester.  To be named to the dean’s list, one must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better.&n More...

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Legislators like direction of gov.’s budget proposal

In proposing a $28.4 billion budget for fiscal year 2013-14, which begins July 1, Gov. Tom Corbett is looking at raising taxes. More...

County accedes bridge revisions

During last Tuesday’s Huntingdon County Commissioner’s meeting, Keller Engineers sent a representative to ask the commissioners to revise a funding request pertaining to the St. Mary’s Bridge restoration project. More...

SHCSB hears program offer

While no official action was taken, the Southern Huntingdon County School Board held its first workshop Tuesday evening to review some items on the proposed agenda for the regular meeting Tuesday, Feb. 19.  More...

Broad Top supervisors lend support to honor roll project

Meeting in their regular monthly session Tuesday night in Defiance, the Broad Top Township Supervisors heard reports and took action on a number of projects. Attending the session were supervisors Robert S. More...

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Schools, roads, taxes in Corbett’s budget plan

HARRISBURG (AP) — An ambitious budget proposal released Tuesday by Gov. More...

Southern steam locomotive trips planned for spring

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Welfare chief Alexander says he’s leaving position

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s secretary of public welfare says he’s leaving the job but hasn’t given the governor a letter of resignation or set a date.  Gary Alexander on Tuesday confirmed his impending resignation, f More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Prismo Safety Corp. awarded US Defense contract

75 Years Ago  Revenue Secretary J. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 6   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Junior High Results

Boys’ Basketball  Mount Union 32 Juniata Valley 29   Mount Union’s junior high boys’ basketball team got back on the winning side of the ledger Tuesday with a 32-29 victory at Juniata Valley.  More...

People/Pastimes

Tiger Scout Troop 225

Members of Tiger Scout Troop 225, Rockhill, visited the Mount Union Volunteer Fire Co. Feb. 3. More...

Music competition announced

The 29th Phyllis Triolo Music Competition will be held May 18, for talented middle and high school students in Central Pennsylvania. More...

Cupcakes for every occasion

Maybe it’s the single serve proportions, perfect cake-to-icing ratio or approachability of this iconic treat, but America’s love affair with cupcakes is holding strong. More...

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