January 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Leaders approve seeking ID grant

During the weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday, county veterans affairs director Lou Ann Shontz sought permission to apply for a grant to help local veterans obtain identification cards.  The grant, called the Veterans& More...

ER expansion underway

Sean Dixon, a construction worker for Poole Anderson Construction, State College, dismantled a door at J.C. More...

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Local News

Few snowstorm issues reported in Broad Top City

Despite a few maintenance issues, Broad Top City Borough Council agreed Monday evening the borough “weathered” this past weekend’s snow event rather well.  More...

Area briefs

Huntingdon Borough snow emergency lifted   More...

Police Log

Access device fraud   More...

World  Free Access 

Abe Vigoda, sad-eyed character actor, dead at 94

NEW YORK (AP) — Character actor Abe Vigoda, whose leathery, sad-eyed face made him ideal for playing the overthe hill detective Phil Fish in the 1970s TV series “Barney Miller” and the doomed Mafia soldier in “The Godfather,&r More...

Pope Francis answers questions from children in new book

NEW YORK (AP) — “Dear Pope Francis,” 10-year-old Mohammed begins, “Will the world be again as it was in the past?”  More...

GM’s Buick brand features convertible in first Super Bowl ad

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors’ Buick brand will use its first Super Bowl ad to plug a sleek new convertible as it continues the fight against an old image of cars that are custommade for senior citizens.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 27 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

Tigers roll past Rocket boys for 81-58 win

The Southern Huntingdon boys’ basketball team got the offense rolling with one of its best performances this season, putting 58 points on the board. That was not good enough Tuesday night at Fannett-Metal. More...

Bearcats close out Eagles

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Huntingdon went to work against visiting Bald Eagle Area Tuesday and it was close all the way to the end. A good fourth quarter and just enough free throws took the Bearcats to a 72-67 win over the Eagles.  In the previous meeting Dec. More...

Trojans celebrate Senior Night

High School Wrestling:

The Mount Union wrestling team honored its nine seniors in style Tuesday evening. More...

People/Pastimes

Trough Creek Valley Lions enjoy presentation

Members and friends of the Trough Creek Valley Lions Club recently enjoyed a presentation by Michael Peachey of Hollidaysburg, who is currently serving as Huntingdon County maintenance supervisor for PennDOT District 9.  Those present were treat More...

Area church to host ‘Women Under the Power of Prayer’

Women of all ages and walks of life are invited to attend the community event “Women Under the Power of Prayer.” The program will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Richard Joseph “Joey” Harmer who will turn 4 years old today, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. Proud parents are Derek and Stephanie Harmer of Mill Creek. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Spouse can be source of support

Dear Annie: Several years ago, I had a much talked about affair with an older married man at my office. It lasted for several years. I was single at the time, and I met him at a very low period in my life. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cracking the egg case

Dear Heloise: Can EGGS be eaten if the shell has any crack in it at all? I’m referring to a hairline crack, with no visible egg coming out of the shell, unlike an obvious cracked shell that has egg coming out and sticks to the carton. More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 1/27/2016 1:58 PM

Boil water notice lifted  Free Access 

The boil water notice placed in effect Jan. 22 following a main water line break in the area of 703 25th Street in Huntingdon Borough has been lifted, effective this afternoon.   More...

State rep. seeks funds for DOC

While Gov. More...

Caution advised for seniors in winter

Winter weather and its accompanying icy, snowy and cold conditions can create a variety of situations concerning to older residents.  More...

Area man sentenced for delivering drugs

The former Mifflin County man accused of delivering drugs that resulted in a death will face up to two years in jail.  More...

State  Free Access 

House considers possible impeachment process against AG

HARRISBURG (AP) — A second process to consider the possible removal of embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane got underway Tuesday in the form of a House resolution authorizing an investigation with subpoena power.  More...

Wolf warns of ‘train wreck’ without balanced budget

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf warned Tuesday of huge cuts in spending for education and local services next year without a balanced budget as Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the state Capitol.  More...

Emaciated dog cited as reason to bolster law

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An emaciated dog seized from a city apartment last week is being cited as another reason the state’s animal cruelty law needs to be stiffened.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

New office complex to be built in Huntingdon

75 Years Ago  Central Pennsylvania dug out from under the heaviest snowfall of the year as the weather bureau predicted the flakes would continue to fall.  Pennsylvania’s general relief rolls rose by 1,738 cases during the week ended More...

Business News

FNB donates to Science in Motion

The Huntingdon branch of First National Bank recently made a donation of $4,600 to help fund Juniata College’s Science in Motion program. More...

Bank supports community initiative

The board of directors of the Petersburg Community Development Association (PCDA) has announced a gift of $500 from Clearfield Bank and Trust Co. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Jan. 16, 2016  SPE Federal Credit Union, grantor, to Kennie M. Jamison Jr. and Tina M. Jamison, property in Clay Township, $40,154.  Mark E. Brandt and Linda G. Brandt, grantors, to Jonathan S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Fox to tab Azinger as lead announcer

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Paul Azinger has been selected as the lead golf analyst for Fox Sports as it enters the second year of televising the U.S. Open and other USGA championships.  More...

Griffin out 4-6 weeks

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Blake Griffin is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken shooting hand after punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member during a road trip.  More...

NFL being thorough

DENVER (AP) — The NFL says it is conducting a comprehensive review of allegations that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning had human growth hormone delivered to his house.  There’s no timetable to complete the investigation, but it&rs More...

School News

URI announces dean’s list

The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that 4,986 undergraduates have qualified for the fall 2015 dean’s list. More...

DuBois Business College announces president’s honor list

Jackie Sykitch, president of DuBois Business College, recently announced the president’s honor list for the fall 2015 quarter. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Virgo if born before 9:59 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016:  More...

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