March 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County leaders hear about 4-H program

The Huntingdon County Commissioners got a glimpse of future generations as they welcomed members of the Huntingdon County 4-H program during their Tuesday morning meeting. More...

SHCSB students praised for work

All board members were present Tuesday as the Southern Huntingdon County School District recognized student achievement, handled regular business and addressed parental concerns. More...

Local News

Salvation Army Civic Dinner to highlight Red Kettle Campaign

The Salvation Army of Huntingdon is making plans for its annual Civic Dinner to be held Thursday, May 8, at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  During the event, WTAJ 10 News anchor Carolyn Donaldson will serve as the guest speaker and the 2014 Outstandi More...

Area brief

US Rep. announces 2014 Congressional High School Art Competition U.S. Rep. More...

Police Log

Harassment   CROMWELL TWP. — Gary Johnson, 41, Shade Gap, has been charged by state police at Huntingdon for allegedly threatening to physically harm Michael Adamek, 44, at Southern Huntingdon County Middle/High School at 4:45 p.m. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon Rotary Club celebrates 40 years

75 Years Ago Alexandria, Warriors Mark, Mount Union, Robertsdale and Huntingdon high schools will participate in the Huntingdon County Forensic and Music League contests to be held in the Huntingdon High School More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

March 10, 2014  Donald I. Rockwell and Linda F. Rockwell, grantors, to Joseph M. Sneeringer and Melissa D. Sneeringer, property in Todd Township, $162,500.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 19   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Columnist plans series on Broad Top mine accidents

One of my priorities for the new year is to collect, inventory and write about mine accidents on the Broad Top Coal Field during the region’s century-plus mining dynasty. Hopefully, the ABT readers will be of help.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Andrew Leonard who will turn 6 years old today, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. His proud parents are Jeff and Heidi Leonard of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

HE’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Owen Lee Yoder who turns 3 years old today, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. His proud parents are Jason and Alicia Yoder of McVeytown. Owen is the grandson of Allen Leidy Sr. More...

Lions, Lionesses host visit from district governor

“Follow Your Dream” was the message Gerald Chapman, District Governor 14 L, brought to the Lions and Lionesses of Woodcock Valley from International Lions president Barry Palmer at the International Conference held in Hamburg, Germany. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Not all childhood friendships survive teenage years ANNIE

Dear Annie: I am a 13-year-old girl whose best friend (I’ll call her “Blue”) has become very rude and even annoying. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A good, clean apple

Dear Heloise: Every morning, I enjoy reading your hints in the Tyler (Texas) Morning Telegraph. I have a question about how to WASH MY APPLES. The skin has a waxy feel on the outside. More...

Special Sections

Telethon begins 40th year today

By 4 p.m. today, the Smithfield Fire Hall will be completely transformed from gathering hall to television studio for the next four days as Huntingdon County PRIDE kicks off its 40th Telethon.  More...

PRIDE traditions result in fun, funds

Editor’s note: The following story is the last in a four-part series focusing on the history of the Huntingdon County PRIDE Telethon as it marks its 40th anniversary event.  More...

Verizon tower talks move along

A proposed land lease agreement with Verizon is moving right along according to Huntingdon Borough Council solicitor Richard Wilson. More...

State  Free Access 

Hunting agency agrees to demand for changes

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission wasted no time Tuesday agreeing to comply with demands by Gov. More...

Meningitis death tied to Princeton outbreak strain

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia college student died of the same type of meningitis that caused an outbreak at Princeton University in New Jersey, suggesting the strain might still exist on the Ivy League campus despite a massive vaccination More...

World  Free Access 

GM creates new post to spearhead safety issues

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors has named a 40-year engineer as its new safety chief, placing a single person in charge of recalls and other safety issues as it deals with a huge compact car recall that has damaged the company’s reputation. More...

CEOs’ optimism reaches two-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. chief executives have grown more optimistic about economic growth this year, and more of them plan to boost spending and hiring within the next six months.  More...

A healthy roast bird to help welcome spring

Our spring feasts — often centered around Passover and Easter — typically call for a center-of-the-plate star like brisket or lamb. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s NIT:

Top seeded Florida State wins

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. More...

Auburn hires Bruce Pearl

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn has hired former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to revive a struggling basketball program that hasn’t been to the NCAA tournament in more than a decade.  More...

NCAA Men’s Tournament:

NC State, Albany win play-in games

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — T.J. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces if born before 12:57 p.m. (PST). Afterward, it will be in Aries. The Moon is in Scorpio all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 20, 2014:  More...

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