April 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

SHCSB member resigns from seat

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board accepted, with regret, the resignation of board member Ramonda Zinobile at its monthly meeting Tuesday night.  Following her resignation, Zinobile was hired as girls’ junior high basketball head More...

Partners walk Huntingdon for Earth Day

Pam Grugan, representing Walk Huntingdon Community Partners, and Nick Miller joined over 100 walkers from Huntingdon Area High School and Juniata Valley High School, as well as Huntingdon Borough Cou More...

Local News

Supervisors decide campground’s fate

The Walker Township Supervisors were once again faced with issues surrounding a local campground during their monthly meeting Tuesday night.  The issues with Reed’s Campground specifically relate to the required plans not being completed a More...

Police Log

Criminal trespass   HOPEWELL TWP., BEDFORD CO. — James and Joni Mowrey reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone crawled through their bedroom window at 4029 Plank Road between 6:30-10 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Honoring proud Broad-Topper’s memory

I was saddened to learn of the death of Thomas H. Black Jr. who left us April 9 at the age of 91. Tom was many things to many people. More...

Old-Time Photo

An early 20th century Huntingdon postcard heralds the thoughts of one card writer who had nothing but praise for the females of the county seat. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Butler leads Bulls to 2-0 series edge

BOSTON (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 22 points, Rajon Rondo finished one rebound shy of a triple-double and the Chicago Bulls beat the Boston Celtics 111-97 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their series against the No. More...

Marlins one-hit Mariners to win 5-0

SEATTLE (AP) — Wei- Yin Chen and two relievers fell two outs shy of Miami’s first combined no-hitter and the Marlins one-hit the Seattle Mariners in a 5-0 victory Tuesday night. More...

Blue Jackets stay alive with 5-4 win over Pens

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus coach John Tortorella hates the kind of music his players often blare in the dressing room. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 20, 2017:  More...

Residents voice concerns

Council’s consideration to sell water angers crowd

Over two hours of public commentary marked by impassioned pleas and harsh exchanges marked the monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council Tuesday night as citizens struggled to reconcile recent actions. More...

Bids opened for clock tower work

Bids were opened for the second phase of the courthouse clock tower renovations during the weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday. More...

Mascot to be unveiled during April Art Walk

This month’s Art Walk Huntingdon, Thursday, April 20, will feature the debut of the event’s mascot, Artie Walker.  The walk, scheduled to take place from 5-8 p.m., will also feature some themes for this month.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Development near Wal-Mart continues

75 Years Ago  The Pennsylvania Industrial Union Council, powerful CIO affiliate, today adopted a “Labor Unity for American Victory” theme for its annual convention to be held in Pittsburgh May 5-8.   More...

Business News

County native to open escape room in State College

A Huntingdon County native is helping to bring one of the latest trends in entertainment to State College.  Brian Becker of Mill Creek will soon be opening his own escape room in mid-May in State College called Escape Artist Centre Co. More...

MBG employee promoted to assistant vice president

Jennifer Hefkin was promoted to assistant vice president — finance and accounting March 27. More...

Real Estate Transfers

April 7, 2017  Dolores Fleck, grantor, to Ronald A. Fleck, property in Cass Township, $1.  Donald P. Reed, grantor, to Jason T. Hollingshead and Gwen R. Hollingshead, property in Hopewell Township, $896.68  April 10, 2017  More...

Local Sports

High School Track & Field:

Trojans, Rocket girls sweep; Southern boys lose first

Mount Union   More...

High School Softball:

Trojans rip Hollidaysburg

The Mount Union softball team belted 19 hits against Hollidaysburg Tuesday afternoon to remain unbeaten and bring a 14-5 non-league victory back to Mount Union.  More...

H.S. Baseball:

Huntingdon loses 12-2 at Central

Not much of anything went well for the Huntingdon baseball team at Martinsburg Tuesday afternoon. More...

People/Pastimes

Friends of the Woods members discuss upcoming events

Friends of the Woods, the auxiliary to the Westminster Woods retirement community, met April 6 in the Common’s dining room for their bi-monthly business meeting and luncheon. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Mary Elizabeth Porter, who turns 1 year old today, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Her proud parents are Wesley and Amy Jo Porter of Belleville. More...

Benefits of backyard koi ponds

Koi ponds can make for beautiful additions to landscaped backyards or home gardens. More...

Annie's Mailbox

When HR is the problem

Dear Annie: We work in a small office with just over 20 employees.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Zucchini is a bread winner

Dear Heloise: My two “loves” are gardening and baking. Every year, I seem to grow an overabundance of ZUCCHINI. I don’t want to let it go to waste, so I shred it in my food processor and freeze it in freezer bags. More...

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