April 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

HCCTC fiscal plan preliminarily OK’d

Members of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center Joint Operating Committee approved a proposed budget for the 2017-18 school year to send to the area school districts for approval at their monthly meeting Tuesday night.  The $2,731, More...

Brush fires spread, destroy nearby structures

Warm temperatures and sunshine created a concoction that had area fire crews hustling to wildfires across the county Tuesday. More...

Business News

JV students complete career development class

Employment & Training Inc., located at the Pennsylvania CareerLink in Huntingdon, recently wrapped up another career development class with students at Juniata Valley High School. More...

Insurance agency reaches 12th Inner Circle status

Kish Agency Inc., T/A Kish Insurance, has achieved Inner Circle status for a remarkable 12th year. The agency is one of just 19 independent insurance agencies that have qualified for Mutual Benefit Group’s 2016 Inner Circle award.  More...

Toshiba’s survival in doubt amid Westinghouse troubles

TOKYO (AP) — Toshiba Corp., whose U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. has filed for bankruptcy protection, raised doubts Tuesday about its ability to survive as a company.  More...

Local Sports

High School Track & Field:

Trojans, Rockets sweep; Bearcat and Hornet girls get wins

Mount Union   More...

High School Baseball:

Trojans and Hornets stay unbeaten; Rockets lose first

Mount Union 14, Moshannon Valley 4   More...

High School Volleyball:

Bearcats overpower Central for sweep

Huntingdon found its way back onto the positive side of the ledger in a big way Tuesday evening by overpowering visiting Central in a three-set sweep. Set scores were 25-11, 25-19 and 25-13. More...

School News

Local students named to winter dean’s list

The following students have been named to the Central Penn College dean’s list for the winter 2017 term:  — David Clouser of Huntingdon  — Hope Harman of Mount Union  — Andrew James of Orbisonia   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Uneasy about being single again

Dear Annie: I’m 25 years old, and I got out of a long-term relationship almost a year ago. Being thrust back into the world of singles was a difficult adjustment, and I’m still a little uneasy when it comes to dating. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Tips for peeling garlic

Dear Heloise: Here is a great way to PEEL CLOVES OF GARLIC: Wet a paper towel, wrap the cloves in it, then place it in a plastic bag overnight. This softens the hard peel, making it much easier to peel with a knife. I love your column! More...

Special Sections

Decision draws public censure

Over a dozen individuals took Huntingdon Borough Council members to task during their monthly administrative committee meeting Tuesday for what they feel is a breach of the public’s trust.  More...

Commissioners fill vacant positions

Two vacant positions were filled by the Huntingdon County Commissioners at their weekly meeting Tuesday morning.  Chris Stevens of Petersburg was named county 911 director. More...

Principal hired at Shippensburg

It appears as though the Huntingdon Area School District will soon be looking for a new middle school/high school principal, as the Shippensburg Area School Board hired Deb Luffy as the principal of Shippensburg Area High School at its regular meetin More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon County Draft Board No. 75 sends three to fill April induction quota

75 Years Ago The folk back home will get their information on civilian defense from the man at the top next Friday when James Landis, director of the Office of Civilian Defense addresses chairmen of Pennsylvania’s 800 local defense councils. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 12   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

May is Historic Preservation Month

Attention townships and boroughs throughout Huntingdon County and surrounding areas: the month of May is Historic Preservation Month. How do you plan to celebrate this important event?  More...

Old-Time Photo

Members of the Broad Top Area Honor Guard march in review during an event held in Saxton in this 1990s photo. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Henry Levi Bard, who turns 1 year old today, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. His proud parents are Lex Bard and Kendra Semple of Three Springs. More...

Cub Scout Pack 248

Members of Cub Scout Pack 248, Huntingdon, held their blue and gold banquet and advancement ceremony April 2 at the Stone Church of the Brethren, Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Madeleine Marie Peruso, who turns 4 years old today, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Her proud parents are Dominick Jr. and Miranda Peruso of Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 13, 2017:  More...

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