May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial Day events planned across county

Huntingdon   A former leader in the state House of Representatives will serve as the guest speaker for Memorial Day services at 11 a.m. Monday, May 29, at War Vets Field in Huntingdon Borough.  More...

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Area brief

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny   More...

One injured in Wayne Twp. garage fire

Fire crews from Huntingdon and Mifflin counties responded to a structure fire at a garage located at 90 Hilltop Lane in Wayne Township, Mifflin County, around 7 p.m. More...

Police Log

Aggravated assault   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Plans, preparations underway for Memorial Day weekend

75 Years Ago  Air raid wardens, auxiliary police, auxiliary firemen, drivers and messengers will receive final instructions preliminary to the test blackout on Friday night at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Home in Huntingdon this evening.  More...

Business News

American Tool and Supply opens in Shirley Township

A new business that’s hoping to become a destination store for the builder in everyone has recently opened on Croghan Pike in Shirley Township.  American Tool and Supply opened May 15 and builders will find items like power tools, hand too More...

Target, states reach $18.5 million settlement on data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. has reached an $18.5 million settlement over a massive data breach that occurred before Christmas in 2013, New York’s attorney general announced Tuesday.  More...

Google aims to connect online ads to physical stores

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google already monitors your online shopping — but now it’s also keeping an eye on what you’re buying in physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising.  More...

Local Sports

District 6-1A Baseball Semifinal:

Hornets blank Claysburg 5-0

No longer the underdog or an unknown, Juniata Valley is an established upper echelon baseball program and everyone is after them. The Green Hornets know what to do come playoff time, and the team went to work Tuesday against Claysburg-Kimmel. More...

District 5-2A Baseball Semifinal:

Titans fall short 3-1 at Conemaugh Twp.

The Tussey Mountain baseball team made the trip to Davidsville to take on Conemaugh Township in a District 5-AA semifinal matchup. More...

District 6-3A Baseball Semifinal:

Bearcats eliminate Juniata 5-3

Despite scoring first, the Huntingdon baseball team found itself trailing Juniata in a District 6-3A semifinal game in Mifflintown Tuesday. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Using your noodle to get on a roll

Dear Heloise: I read your column in my paper, the Xenia (Ohio) Daily Gazette. Recently, I found myself in the middle of making CHICKEN AND NOODLES without my roller to make the noodles. More...

Special Sections

Rail authority will be formed

The Huntingdon County Commissioners took the first steps in establishing a rail authority at their weekly meeting Tuesday morning.  The first step involves the approval to provide county solicitor Peter McManamon the authorization to advertise t More...

Proposed ag cuts could be felt locally

According to the state Department of Agriculture, proposed cuts of more than $2 million from the budget passed by the state House potentially threaten services across the state.  More...

New officer joins ranks of HPD

A new officer has joined the ranks of the Huntingdon Borough Police Department (HPD).  Huntingdon native Chris Malliband has returned to the area to protect and serve those in his hometown.  Chief Jeff Buckley introduced his newest officer More...

Bear encounters likely as weather warms

This time of year marks increased activity for many animals, some of which can cause problems for local residents. Bears are one of these animals and can be particularly damaging if proper precautions aren’t met.  More...

State  Free Access 

Insurance chief would lead new state agency

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Moves made to comply with federal Real ID law

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania is closer to complying with a federal law that requires people to prove they are legal U.S. More...

DA to conduct independent probe of police shooting

EASTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania prosecutor is opening an independent probe into a fatal shooting by state police troopers.  Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli announced Tuesday that a detective will begin gathering evidence More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 24   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

Iron production part of county’s history

Huntingdon County’s history dates back several centuries with its claim to fame encompassing several chapters including the industrial and transportation, with Juniata iron production heading the list. More...

Old-Time Photo

This photo was snapped during the early 1970s as work was progressing on the construction of the new Raystown Dam near Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Santana allows two hits in Twins 2-0 win over O’s

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ervin Santana pitched a twohitter for his 10th career shutout, Brian Dozier homered and the surging Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Tuesday night.  After banging out 21 hits in a 14-7 win over Baltimore on M More...

Reddon homers twice in Nats’ 11-1 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Rendon homered twice and drove in five runs, and Joe Ross returned from the minors to allow one run over a career high-tying eight innings for Washington in an 11-1 win over Seattle.  Bryce Harper hit his 14th hom More...

Fowles leads Lynx to 80-78 win over Sun

SAINT PAUL, Minn. More...

People/Pastimes

Greek Night event aids First Book

An event hosted by Huntingdon County First Book May 20 had guests saying, “Opa,” as they enjoyed traditional cuisine at Greek Night at St. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Reese Renee Llewellyn, who turned 5 years old yesterday, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Her proud parents are Chad and Ashley Llewellyn of Warriors Mark. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Aaron Thomas Sullivan, who turned 9 years old Monday, May 22, 2017. His proud parents are Tom and Mindy Sullivan. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Children brainwashed after divorce

Dear Annie: We are the grandparents of two very precious children. Recently, their parents were divorced after their mother had an affair with another man and became pregnant. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Taurus if born before 3:44 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 25, 2017:  More...

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