March 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Planner to address county flood plains

County planning director Mark Colussy announced the Huntingdon County Planning and Development Department will hold a public meeting to address concerns of flood plain map revisions Tuesday, March 26. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. More...

Kistler selects jr. council member

Kistler Borough Council initiated a junior council member program Tuesday night by appointing its first ever student representative.  Lifelong Kistler resident Lauren Shugarts, daughter of John and Tracie Shugarts, submitted a letter expressing More...

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Local News

Huntingdon man charged with rape in Washington Co.

A Huntingdon man has been charged with rape and other crimes in Washington County.  More...

Police Log

Burglary   WAYNE TWP. — Lisa Heidel, Mount Union, reported to state police at Lewistown someone entered her residence at 190 Walls Road at 4:30 a.m. March 11. It is believed the actor fled the residence after hearing someone move around. More...

Saltillo church hosts blood drive for American Red Cross

The Saltillo First Baptist Church sponsored an American Red Cross Bloodmobile at the Three Springs Ambulance Building Feb. 28.  A total of 28 presenting blood donors gave 25 pints of productive blood.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County mourns passing of former district attorney

75 Years Ago  A “full slate” of candidates for all four state-wide nominations to be filled in the Democratic primary will be endorsed by the Committee for Industrial Organization and U.S. Senator Joseph F. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 13   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...

Around The Broad Top

Preserving local passenger train service should be a priority

Efforts to preserve passenger train service on Amtrak’s “main line” route between Harrisburg and Pittsburgh along with corresponding stops at Huntingdon should be a big priority for all of us. More...

Local Sports

Rolls 20th career 300

Shipley does it once again

Kye Shipley rolled the 20th 300 game of his career while bowling for Hickory Beverage in the American League and Holiday Bowl in Mill Creek Tuesday evening.  Shipley got off to a slow start with a 199 in his first game, then made an adjustment t More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown members plan events

Bricktown Senior Center members were unable to hold their regular monthly meeting in March due to inclement weather. Although no meeting was held, many events are planned throughout the spring.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Carter Hamman who turns 7 years old today, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. His proud parents are Bill and Francine Hamman of Orbisonia and he has a little sister, Miya. More...

Juniata Valley Seniors hold March meeting

Members of the Juniata Valley Senior Citizens, Inc. (JVSCI) held their monthly board and membership meeting Feb. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aries if born before 12:08 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 14, 2013:  More...

Two HCCTC programs axed

After months of meetings, discussions, viewing and reviewing data and looking for the best possible solution, the Joint Operating Committee of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center voted by 6-1 on two separate votes to close both the ani More...

Warm Springs Ave. wall collapses

Motorists attempting to use Warm Springs Avenue to reach destinations such as J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital or others found themselves taking a detour late Tuesday morning after a portion of the stone wall collapsed.  More...

Clifton 5 to get borough’s help

Amy Wise, executive director of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI), approached Huntingdon Borough’s Community Development committee Tuesday afternoon to request it become part of a loan from the Department of Economic and Community More...

State  Free Access 

Villanova’s Vatican interns get view of history

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Talk about a baptism by fire: On the first day of Lauren Colegrove’s journalism internship at Catholic News Service in Rome, the pope announced his resignation.  More...

Governor expected to resubmit lottery deal

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett plans to ask Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office to reverse its rejection of a contract with a British firm to manage the $3.5 billion Pennsylvania Lottery, a top lawmaker said Tuesday.  More...

State led nation in dam removal in 2012

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania removed more dams from waterways last year than any other state, according to a report issued Tuesday.  Thirteen of the 65 dams removed nationwide in 2012 were in Pennsylvania, according to American Rivers, a More...

Business News

Hustontown Country Market to celebrate grand opening

Since the spring of 2006 when a devastating fire destroyed Tice’s Country General Store in Hustontown, residents in that area have had limited places to meet their grocery needs. More...

Huntingdon attorney named to Million Dollar Advocates

The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is pleased to announce attorney Thomas Hooper of BMZ Law PC, Huntingdon and Duncansville, has been certified as a member.  More...

Area brief

Gettig Technologies Inc. goes to auction block   SPRING MILS — Gettig Technologies Inc., one of the leaders of engineering and manufacturing, goes to the auction block. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sutter scores two as Penguins rally

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brandon Sutter tapped the puck with his stick and saw the NHL’s leading scorer streaking to the net more than ready to play the hero.  Instead, the typically deferential Pittsburgh Penguins center decided to fire it More...

Sabres down Rangers 3-1

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Marcus Foligno scored twice and backup goalie Jhonas Enroth made 18 of his 32 saves in the third period of the Buffalo Sabres’ 3-1 win over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night.  More...

Howard leads Lakers past Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Dwight Howard scored a season high 39 points, had 16 rebounds and was sent to the free throw line 39 times by his former team as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Orlando Magic, 106-97 on Tuesday night.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Put a time limit on the freeloading

Dear Annie: I don’t know how much longer I can handle my daughter and her family living in our home. Five years ago, they came here intending to stay “a few months.”  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Wet, dry ... Does it matter?

Dear Heloise: Is there a difference between LIQUID AND DRY MEASURING CUPS? I know there are cups made for wet ingredients and ones for dry ingredients, but does it really matter which one I use? — Linda W. in Indiana  More...

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