August 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Companies spread broadband Internet

Telecommunications companies in the county have accepted monies to expand broadband Internet services in Huntingdon County. Wind- stream Communications Inc. More...

Personnel matters top JOC monthly meeting

After taking the month of July off, the Joint Operating Committee (JOC) of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) returned for its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night, handling mostly personnel matters.  The meeting include More...

Local News

Area briefs

Drop-In Center hosting produce giveaway   More...

Todd Township man charged with rape

A Todd man has been charged with the rape of a young girl.  Kirk Daniel Hagelston, 47, confined to Huntingdon County Jail, is charged with one count each rape of a child, aggravated indecent assault of a child and indecent assault of a person le More...

Police Log

Theft Sean Garthwaite of State College reported to state police at Huntingdon someone stole various power tools More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon area man places second in derby

75 Years Ago  Two students from Huntingdon County were awarded degrees at the 17th annual summer session commencement of the Pennsylvania State College. They were William E. Troutwein of Robertsdale and Willis G. Wright of Three Springs.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 12 Adult Education 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

Spikes hold off Scrappers

The State College Spikes let go of a four-run lead, but Orlando Olivera capped a four-RBI night with a two-out, two-run single in the seventh as the Spikes completed a three-game sweep of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers with a 7-5 victory Tuesday night More...

B-Mets bomb Curve 13-6

The Altoona Curve surrendered twelve unanswered runs and lost a five-run lead against the Binghamton Mets in an 13-6 loss at Peoples Natural Gas Field Tuesday night. More...

Photo

A team from Mount Union battled back through the loser’s bracket to capture the title in a 12U tournament in Hollidaysburg July 20. More...

People/Pastimes

Friends of the Woods plan fall fundraisers

Friends of the Woods launched a new fundraiser at the August meeting of the auxiliary of Westminster Woods, a continuing care retirement community of Presbyterian Senior Living. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S TURNING 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ashley Paige DeArmitt who turns 9 years old today, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. Her proud parents are Bill and Jennifer DeArmitt of Alexandria. Ashley is the big sister of Hailey. More...

Snare family gathers for 21st reunion

The 21st annual Snare reunion was held Aug. 1 at the Redbud Pavilion, Raystown Lake. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Leo.  More...

Juniata College announces plan

Community leaders gathered in the Sill Boardroom in the von Liebig Center for Science at Juniata College Tuesday to learn about the institution’s future as “Courage to Act,” a strategic plan was unveiled.  More...

Service agency hit by budget impasse

Chris Wysocki, administrator for Juniata Valley Behavioral and Developmental Services (JVBDS), gave the Huntingdon County Commissioners his quarterly update and addressed the budget impasse impact at the board’s weekly meeting Tuesday.  More...

Monarch butterfly population on decline

Every year, the majestic flight of the monarch butterfly takes it from the northern states of the United States to Mexico, but observers, both locally and nationwide, note fewer and fewer are making the trek.  More...

World  Free Access 

Google forms a new holding company, ‘Alphabet’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is creating a new company to oversee its highly lucrative Internet business and a growing flock of other ventures, including some — like building self-driving cars and researching ways to prolong human life &md More...

US productivity growth rebounds in 2nd quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. productivity rose at a moderate pace in the April-June quarter as growth picked up and hiring remained steady.  More...

Boardwalk amusement pier in N.J. embraces the kitsch

NORTH WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Snorting smoke and wearing an “I love Wildwood” T-shirt, King Kong again clings to a 60-foot lighthouse towering over the shore town’s boardwalk. More...

Business News

Kish Bancorp Inc. second quarter financial results

William P. Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced unaudited financial results for the period ending June 30.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

July 31, 2015  William R. Watson III, grantor, to James R. Repp and Lee Ann Repp, property in Lincoln Township, $150,000.  Donald L. Rockwell and Linda F. Rockwell, grantors, to Richard F. Gallagher and Deborah L.M. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mariners top Orioles in 10; Cards rally past Pirates

SEATTLE (AP) — Austin Jackson hit a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night, marking the first time since baseball expanded to 30 clubs that all 15 home teams More...

Steelers get Hartley for injured Suisham

LATROBE, Pa. More...

Storm rallies to beat Sparks 85-77

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crystal Langhorne scored 18 points, including a go-ahead layup with 2:34 remaining, and the Seattle Storm rallied to beat the Los Angeles Sparks 85-77 on Tuesday, spoiling Candace Parker’s big night.  More...

School News

Huntingdon man named to spring dean’s list

Wheaton College student Caleb Acker of Huntingdon was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester.  To earn dean’s list honors at Wheaton, an undergraduate student must carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 grade More...

Annie's Mailbox

Abide by son’s decision

Dear Annie: I was divorced in 1972 and was given custody of our 2-year-old son. As much as I didn’t want the divorce, my husband was an alcoholic who refused help. I finally realized it was the only way to protect my son. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Potluck pointers

Dear Heloise: My husband and I host frequent potlucks. I have a few hints for people attending that would make life easier for the hostess:  — Do all prep at home. More...

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