September 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Smithfield levee project delayed

The Smithfield Township Supervisors received an update on the progress of the levee recertification project from township engineer Ben Gilberti during their monthly meeting Tuesday evening, and unfortunately the news was not great.  More...

State  Free Access 

Family sues over Philadelphia demolition death

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of an arts school graduate killed in a deadly building demolition while she shopped at a Salvation Army store in Philadelphia filed the first wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday over the collapse.  The June buildi More...

Same-sex marriage license case heads to court

HARRISBURG (AP) — A state court hearing in Harrisburg will address the actions of a suburban Philadelphia court clerk who has been handing out marriage licenses to same-sex couples since late July, despite a Pennsylvania law defining marriage a More...

Lawmakers to mull amusement ride check system

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s method of inspecting rides at amusement parks, carnivals and fairs — a system that relies overwhelmingly on inspectors employed by or hired by ride operators — will be the subject of legislativ More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Over 100 properties listed for tax sale

75 Years Ago  Business in the Pittsburgh district gained nine-tenths of one point during the week that ended Aug. 27, the University of Pittsburgh’s bureau of business research reported. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 4   Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet from 7-8 p.m. at the Singer’s Gap United Methodist Church, 16290 Hill Valley Road, Mount Union. For more information, call 386-5813.  Health and Wellness  More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Trojans, Titans sweep

Mount Union 3, Moshannon Valley 0  The Mount Union girls’ volleyball team opened its season on the road Tuesday night in Houtzdale and swept Moshannon Valley 3-0 in an Inter- County Conference North matchup. More...

Two Eagles are named LC Players of Week

Field Hockey  Juniata College field hockey goalkeeper Shelby Miller (Owen J. Roberts) was named Landmark Conference defensive player of the week. More...

High School Golf:

Mount Union beats weather, Bellwood

The weather did not cooperate all day, but the Mount Union golf team won a road match against Bellwood-Antis 388-413 at Sinking Valley Tuesday afternoon.  The wind was the problem all day and drove up scores. More...

People/Pastimes

Robertsdale High School Alumni holds annual banquet

With hopes of invigorating future activities, graduates of Robertsdale High School (RHS) agreed Aug. 31 to continue their annual alumni banquet in 2014. More...

Five generations

Dorothy McMullin, formerly of Barree, was recently visited by family members at her Epworth Manor apartment in Tyrone. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Your marriage sounds depressing and exhausted

Dear Annie: Atrial fibrillation is a serious health issue that can lead to stroke. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Purpose behind scalding milk

Dear Heloise: Why do some instructions call for SCALDED MILK? What is the purpose? Thanks in advance! — Pat W., Harrisonburg, Va. Very good question, and one I had to think about. More...

Jobless claims down in county

While the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits is at its lowest level in five years, locally, it tells a different story, depending on the data.  More...

Judge accepts pleas in heroin ring cases

Five of the 29 people arrested in the March heroin drug ring accepted plea agreements in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday morning during jury selection.  More...

County commissioners approve KOZ

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) received approval from the Huntingdon County Commissioners to move the FCI USA Inc. More...

Broad Top board talks bridges

News that two municipal bridges have received weight restrictions came as a surprise to the Broad Top Township supervisors Tuesday evening.  More...

Local News

Man won’t be charged for striking pedestrian

A Huntingdon man involved in a pedestrian accident at the corner of Sixth Penn Streets in the borough of Huntingdon just after 9 a.m. Tuesday morning will not be charged based on witness statements.  More...

Police Log

CROMWELL TWP. Andrew Montgomery, 51, Shirleysburg, was cited by state police at Huntingdon for being under the influence of alcohol to the point where it was unsafe while passed out in the area of Enyart Road at Chester Furnace Road at 11:17 a.m. More...

Broad Top Old Timers play ball

Play ball That was the battle cry for officers and members of the coveted Broad Top Old Timers Baseball Association as they gathered on Labor Day in Broad Top City, to observe the 51st anniversary and commit themselves to many more years of old-fashi More...

World  Free Access 

Got lobster? Maine to boost marketing

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — California has its raisins, Florida its oranges and Vermont has maple syrup. Now, Maine’s lobster industry is trying to market its brand more broadly and increase sales of the state’s best-known seafood.  More...

Business News

All American Pizza under new ownership

Customers who frequent All American Pizza in Huntingdon haven’t seen any visible changes to the restaurant or its menu, but they may have noticed there are new owners at the helm.  Jason and Christa McGeary of Tyrone recently purchased the More...

Kish CFO promoted to senior vice president

Sangeeta Kishore, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has been promoted to the position of senior executive vice president, CFO and senior risk officer, according to Kish chairman and CEO William P. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Aug. 19, 2013  Cindy L. Wagner, grantor, to Franklin J. Wagner Jr., property in Cass Township, $1.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

O’Brien has high hopes for Hackenberg

Christian Hackenberg had to hold on to his secret that he was Penn State’s starting quarterback tighter than his playbook.  After a debut to remember, there’s no doubt which QB is leading offense for the immediate future at Happy Val More...

US Open Tennis:

Murray, Djokovic in quarters

NEW YORK (AP) — So far in his first Grand Slam title defense, Andy Murray needed to beat players who are ranked 47th, 49th, 65th and 81st.  He’s well aware things probably will get a tad tougher the rest of the way at the U.S. More...

Redman will get start for Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Isaac Redman could do the math.  Nearing final cuts on Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers fifth-year running back looked at the crowded depth chart and figured somebody’s feelings were going to get hurt.  More...

Doctor K

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Virgo all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013:  More...

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