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Local inn commemorates 20 years

For 20 years, there’s been one spot along Route 26 in Oneida Township where people can receive a respite from dayto day life while appreciating the beauty and luxury of a historic home.  More...

Penn Twp. approves Sunoco pump station

At last night’s meeting of the Penn Township supervisors, a plan was finally approved and finalized regarding the Sunoco pump station that is going to be built near the Brumbaugh Cemetery on the hill next to Weller Road.  More...

Local News

Tuesday evening storm causes wind damage

A storm that rolled through Huntingdon County last night brought straight-line winds and rain and left some residents in the southern portion of the area without power.  More...

Correction

Incorrect parental information was published for Newton- Wayne Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Police Log

Burglary A 63-year-old Three Springs woman reported to state police at Huntingdon someone entered her residence in the area of Walnut Grove Church Road between 3 p.m. May 26 and 7:17 a.m. May 27 and removed items from inside. More...

World  Free Access 

Math, science grads earn top dollar

WASHINGTON (AP) — What you study — math and science are a plus — seems to matter more than whether your alma mater is public or private when it comes to finding a highpaying job after college, according to a report released Tuesday More...

Ford recalling 100,610 vehicles for safety issues

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling 100,610 vehicles in North America for various safety defects.  The company announced the six separate recalls Tuesday. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 9   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

Memory and music of Gentleman Jim Reeves lives on

Part One If I, a lowly singer, dry one tear, Or sooth one humble human heart in pain, Then my homely verse to God is dear, And not one stanza has been sung in vain. — Inscribed on the Jim Reeves Memorial located near Carthage, Texas More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Andrew Joseph Peachey who turns 2 years old today, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. His proud parents are Jeptha and Rachel Peachey of Charles Town, West Virginia. More...

Stallman and Gerringer families gather for reunion

The 39th annual reunion of the Stallman and Gerringer families was held June 8 at the Walnut Grove Fellowship Building in Maddensville.  A delicious buffet luncheon was enjoyed by all in attendance. More...

Wells Tannery Homecoming to include parade, car show

The 66th Wells Tannery Homecoming will be held Saturday, July 26, at the Wells Tannery Community Park. The parade will start at 11 a.m. and more entries are needed — especially for marching groups. More...

School News

Huntingdon woman completes nursing degree

Katie Dickson graduated from Mount Aloysius College May 10 with an associate of science degree in nursing.  Dickson is the daughter of Brent and Lori Dickson of Huntingdon and the granddaughter of Fred and Mabel Reed of Mount Union and Helen Dic More...

Three Springs student completes studies at Allegany College

Angeleah Zeilinger of Three Springs received an associate of applied science degree in computer science and technology/web development May 17 at Allegany College of Maryland Bedford County Campus. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Sagittarius until 11:24 p.m., when the Moon enters Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 10, 2014:  More...

U.S. Silica using less river water

Global water consumption is growing daily and one local company is doing its part to reduce that consumption. More...

County approves Act 13 funds use

During Tuesday’s meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners, county planning director Mark Colussy petitioned the board for Act 13 Legacy Funds to support two local projects.  More...

Usage awareness is key to summer savings

With summer in full swing, it’s tempting to turn up the air conditioner to beat the heat. Sometimes, though, beating the heat can lead to high electric demand and higher bills caused by peak time usage.  More...

State  Free Access 

Philadelphia defends response to fatal fire

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Members of a tight-knit West African community in Philadelphia want to know why four young children died in a porch fire that spread across half a city block — just steps from a fire station.  More...

Budget bill passes, but Philly schools in limbo

HARRISBURG (AP) — State senators finished Tuesday what Republican majority leaders viewed as the remaining pieces of budgetrelated legislation, although Democrats went away frustrated and a controversial bill remained undone eight days after th More...

Pa. universities OK child-abuse prevention policy

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities adopted a policy Tuesday that is designed to protect the safety of children on campus, a concern that arose as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Humane society opens shelter in Henderson Twp.

75 Years Ago Huntingdon has an estimated 497 “unofficial tax collections” which indirectly are helping local, state and national governments harvest their annual revenues, the National Consumers Tax Commission declared. More...

Business News

Chamber’s new treasurer assumes role

During the July meeting of the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce, board member Larry Burger of Kish Bank assumed the role of chamber treasurer.  Board member Dee Dee Brown previously served as treasurer and completed her term.  Burger a More...

Real Estate Transfers

June 26, 2014  Barbara E. Park, grantor, to Carole J. Brumbaugh, property in Smithfield Township, $125,000.  Jean Bolvin, grantor, to Rose Marie Sanders, property in Lincoln Township, $87,400.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Gray fans eight and A’s beat Giants 6-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his third straight decision, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.  More...

Home Run Derby lineups finalized

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Bautista and Troy Tulowitzki have announced three members of their respective teams for Monday night’s Home Run Derby at Target Field.  Joining Bautista on the American League team are Oakland’s Yoenis Cesp More...

World Cup Soccer Semifinal:

Germany thrashes Brazil 7-1

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — With Neymar out injured, just about everyone in Brazil knew it would be tough against Germany.  Nobody ever expected this.  The Germans tore apart Brazil’s porous defense time and time again Tuesday More...

Annie's Mailbox

Eating restrictions are not just a fad

Dear Annie: The current “fad” of gluten-free products is both beneficial and harmful to those of us who must follow a gluten-free diet because of celiac disease. On one hand, it’s easier to find gluten-free foods. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cleaning a knife block

Dear Readers: Have you taken a good look at your KNIFE BLOCK lately? Does it look a little dusty and grimy? What about the slots? To clean them, use the crevice tool on the vacuum attachment. This should remove most dirt, dust and crumbs. More...

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