October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Professor honored with achievement award  Free Access 

A longtime Juniata College professor was recently named as the recipient of a prestigious award in recognition of her commitment to communication. More...

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Veterans invited to Freedom Day USA   HUNTINGDON BORO. — Veterans are invited to attend Freedom Day USA at Total Health Dentistry, 524 Washington St. from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, for free food and prizes.  More...

Hearing held in probation violation case

A probation violation preliminary hearing was held for the case of Shade Gap man who pled guilty to charges of indecent assault March 2.  Charles E. More...

Police Log

Theft   SMITHFIELD TWP. — A 40-year-old man reported to state police at Huntingdon unknown actor(s) unlawfully removed lawn maintenance equipment from his trailer in the area of Mount Vernon Avenue between 1-7 a.m. Sept. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 11   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

Readers share helpful information on Old-Time photo

To date, I have heard from two southern Huntingdon County readers who shared helpful information about last week’s Old-Time Photo. Let me explain. More...

Old-Time Photo

This is what the Park Coal Co. coal weighing scales at Robertsdale looked like during the 1950s. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

U.S. eliminated from World Cup

COUVA, Trinidad (AP) — The United States has been eliminated from World Cup contention, a shocking loss at Trinidad ending the Americans’ streak of seven straight appearances at soccer’s showcase.  More...

Nationals and Cubs rained out

CHICAGO (AP) — The showers came a little late, but the rain that soaked Wrigley Field and washed out Game 4 of the NL Division Series followed Tuesday’s forecast pretty closely.  Instead, Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker deli More...

Steelers’ Roethlisberger believes he still has ‘it’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — On second thought, Ben Roethlisberger believes he still has “it.”  In fact, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback is pretty sure he’s never lost “it,” even if he found himself somewhat facetiou More...

Annie's Mailbox

Leaving the nest

Dear Annie: I need your advice. My very musically gifted high school senior appears to want to go to college and major in music performance. But he is refusing to visit colleges. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

How to tell tenderness

Dear Heloise: Is there any way to tell whether RAW MEAT IS TENDER by looking at it? Does the price have a lot to do with it, or the type of meat or how it’s prepared? — Jack M., Little Rock, Ark.  More...

Leaders agree to close grant

The Huntingdon County Commissioners closed out a grant during their weekly meeting Tuesday that will aid the county in flood mitigation.  More...

Shot aims to help addiction recovery

The opioid epidemic has plagued the nation and state, claiming 3,383 lives in 2015. More...

Timeline given for HCCTC project

With three of the four schools having officially approved taking on the issuance of debt for the upcoming building project at Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC), a timeline has emerged for the start and completion of the expansion More...

Forecasters release winter predictions

Long-range forecasters from Accuweather.com are calling for above-average snowfall and near normal temperatures for this upcoming winter season.  Bob Smerbeck, meteorologist with Accuweather.com, said the higher snowfall will be seen in the coun More...

State  Free Access 

GOP gubernatorial stakes grow with Pittsburgh lawyer’s entry

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Republican race for the nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon Plaza expansion underway

75 Years Ago  The First Methodist Church, Huntingdon, the Rev. Samuel W. Strain, pastor, will be host to 156 congregations of the Altoona district in the second annual district conference set for Oct. 12.  More...

Business News

Walmart sees the future and it is digital

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is all about online, anticipating digital sales next year will rise about 40 percent and that it will double the number of U.S. curbside locations for online grocery shoppers at its stores. More...

Smoke, wildfires damage California’s wine country

NAPA, Calif. More...

US stocks rise on forecasts from Walmart, airlines

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are starting the day higher on Tuesday as a strong forecast from Wal-Mart lifts retailers and energy companies rise with the price of crude oil. More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Hornets sweep Damsels; Bearcats and Titans swept

Bald Eagle 3, Huntingdon 0   More...

H.S. Field Hockey:

Rockets lose 4-1 verdict to Mercersburg

The Southern Huntingdon field hockey team continued to struggle with getting good shot opportunities and goals inside the circle. The Rockets hosted Mercersburg Academy for a rematch Tuesday afternoon and Mercersburg took a 4-1 victory home.  More...

High School Soccer:

’Cats tie; Tussey girls lose

Huntingdon played its best game of the season on Senior Night Tuesday against Bald Eagle Area. The action was back and forth with great plays on both sides, but this one went through two overtimes and ended in a 1-1 tie.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Charles William-Waite Hall, 11728 Station Road, Huntingdon, and Amanda Jo Gurd, also of Huntingdon.  Dustin Michael Stroup, 2107 Lincoln Ave., Tyrone, and Alyssa Ann Hamer, 3751 Warriors Mark Path, Warriors Mark.  Jonathan Christian Veitch, More...

Maker Faire

Jamie Russler, right, and Benjamen Russler, played with a Dash robot at Huntingdon County Library’s Maker Faire Saturday. More...

‘Language of Revolution’ topic at AAUW

The Oct. 16 meeting of the Huntingdon Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will have two topics for the program: “The Language of the Revolution” and an update of the NCCWSL meeting. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Cancer if born before 11:59 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017:  More...

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