May 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Experts warn against recent phishing scam

A recent email scam has been making its way to local computers that involves a Google Drive link, sent by someone familiar to the email recipient.  Once clicked, hackers can gain access to the network. More...

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Police Log

Drugs found   MOUNT UNION BORO. More...

Juniata faculty receive distinguished teaching awards

Three Juniata College faculty members were honored May 2 with distinguished teaching and service awards during the college’s spring awards convocation in Rosenberger Auditorium in the Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts.  More...

World  Free Access 

Fox harassment claims create clouds around Sky takeover bid

LONDON (AP) — A U.K. scandal torpedoed Rupert Murdoch’s first attempt to take control of British-based broadcaster Sky. Now claims of sexual harassment at his U.S.-based Fox News are creating storm clouds around a second.   More...

General News

Stocks drift around record highs in another listless day

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted around their record highs Tuesday as markets lazed through yet another day of listless trading. Treasury yields ticked higher, adding to gains made in recent weeks.  More...

Amazon gives voice-enabled speaker a screen, video calling

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is giving its voice-enabled Echo speaker a touch screen and video-calling capabilities as it competes with Google’s efforts at bringing “smarts” to the home.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Rain fails to wash out ceremony festivities

75 Years Ago  Registration for sugar is continuing throughout Huntingdon County today and tomorrow, it was announced today by Loyal Daubenspeak, chairman of the count rationing board. More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball:

Juniata Valley, Mount Union and Southern win

Juniata Valley 7, West Branch 1   In the first meeting of the season Juniata Valley crushed West Branch 19-1. More...

Bearcat tennis tops Clearfield

Huntingdon’s tennis team won four of five singles matches and split the two doubles to finish the season with a 5-2 makeup win over visiting Clearfield Tuesday afternoon.  Bruce Perow, Soren Borgardt, Peter Kruse and Pierce Hunter-Kysor al More...

H.S. Volleyball:

’Cats sweep past Central

Huntingdon got off to a slow start Tuesday evening in Martinsburg, but was able to hold off Central down the stretch in the opening set. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Rotary Club

The Huntingdon Interact Club provided a program on their current and planned programs in process. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Supermarket money-saving tips

Dear Heloise: My husband is the manager of a large supermarket, and he believes we all must be “SUPERMARKET SMART” to get the most for our money. More...

Special Sections

Possible merger could hurt DOC

With the state House of Representatives’ proposed budget making its rounds, some are worried various departments and agencies will be hit by cuts or consolidation.  More...

HCCTC, FMC agreement approved

An agreement between the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) and Fulton County Medical Center (FCMC) was approved at the monthly HCCTC Joint Operating Committee meeting Tuesday evening.  HCCTC adult education coordinator Laur More...

Leaders address pipeline concerns

A Union Township landowner attended the Huntingdon County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning to voice her concerns regarding the development of the Mariner East 2 pipeline that’s under construction in parts of the county.  More...

Caution advised for motorists in work zones

The oft repeated quip, “There are two seasons in Pennsylvania. Winter and road construction,” is typically said with humor, but those working to improve local roadways ask that motorists take their safety very seriously.  More...

State  Free Access 

Amtrak engineer won’t be charged in deadly crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The speeding Amtrak engineer involved in a derailment that killed eight people and injured about 200 others won’t face criminal charges, the city district attorney’s office said Tuesday.  More...

Charges expanded against Philadelphia’s top prosecutor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities have expanded a bribery case against the city’s top prosecutor but say they don’t plan to delay his scheduled May 31 trial.  District Attorney Seth Williams remains in the $175,000- a-yea More...

PSU frat members appear in court in pledge’s death

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Eight more members of a Penn State University fraternity made their first court appearance Tuesday and were released on bail to await trial on charges stemming from the death of a pledge after an alcohol-fueled hazing ritual.& More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

April 28, 2017   Stacia J. Atherton and Cary G. Atherton, grantors, to 708 Washington St. Inc., property in Walker Township, $52,500.  Robert J. Mills and Jane G. Mills, grantors, to Stacey L. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 10   Adult Education o 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

Echos From The Past

Columnist thankful for readers’ participation

When we inaugurated the Echoes from the Past column last fall, I was hoping the readers would be pleased with the endeavor and participate by providing photos and information about Huntingdon County’s colorful past. More...

Old-Time Photo

The female hunters in this photo are unknown, but it’s believed the photo was taken somewhere in Coles Valley near the right of way of the East Broad Top Railroad. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Senators advance with 4-2 win over Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) — Erik Karlsson had a goal and an assist to help the Ottawa Senators advance to the Eastern Conference finals with a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 6 of their second-round series Tuesday night.  More...

Spurs down Rockets 110-107 in overtime

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs were in a tough spot after Kawhi Leonard hurt his ankle in the second half.  That’s when Danny Green and the Spurs’ supporting cast stepped up.  More...

Dodgers down Pirates 4-3 in 10

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pinch-hitter Austin Barnes doubled home the winning run with one out in the 10th against Daniel Hudson (0-2) as Los Angeles won its fourth straight. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Great-grandma hogs grandchildren

Dear Annie: My three children are all grown and married and are in their early to mid-30s. They have three children among them, ages 14 years, 10 years and 1 month.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 12:49 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 11, 2017: More...

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