October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

SHCSB members’ service recognized

Southern Huntingdon County School District honored two of its longest standing board members for their tenure of service at their regular meeting Tuesday night.  Board members Frank Hooper and Benjamin Whitsel were presented with certificates ho More...

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Local News

Walker Twp. resident requests lower speed limit

Public concern of the speeding limit of a local road in Walker Township was the highlight of conversation during Tuesday’s monthly board meeting.  Township resident Paul Beck mentioned the concern during a previous board meeting and addres More...

Juveniles’ robbery case moved to higher court

Two juveniles facing felony charges recently had their cases heard before Magisterial District Judge Richard Wilt instead of in juvenile court.  More...

HASB board members discuss bus policy request

Several topics brought forth concern and discussion during Monday’s Huntingdon Area School Board Meeting, including the acceptance of a school bus policy request.  Further discussion was needed when addressing the request from a school bus More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Council members meet with newly-formed crime watch

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County citizens are today experiencing the last of three consecutive days in which the sun has not cast its glaring rays. Again today the skies are overcast with rain threatening at any moment.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 18   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

There’s still plenty of time left to enjoy fall activities

The leaves are in all their flamboyant glory as fall foliage makes its debut in the Raystown Lake Region. More...

Old-Time Photo

Motorists traveling the Lincoln Highway over Sideling Hill, east of Breezewood, in Bedford County during the early years of the 20th century, enjoyed stops at numerous rest areas like “Shorty&r More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Flyers surge past Panthers 5-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sean Couturier, Shayne Gostisbehere, Claude Giroux and Dale Weise all scored in the second period to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.  The Flyers followed an 8-2 win More...

Vegas gets WNBA team

NEW YORK (AP) — Las Vegas is getting a WNBA franchise.  The San Antonio Stars are moving to the gambling mecca after being bought by MGM Resorts International, the league said Tuesday.  More...

Celtics’ Hayward injured; Cavs win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Boston’s Gordon Hayward broke his left ankle just five minutes into the season, a grisly injury that overshadowed Kyrie Irving’s return to Cleveland and the Cavaliers’ 102-99 win over the shocked Celtics on Tu More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Libra if born before 9:41 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017:  More...

Update offered on fatal crash

The Huntingdon County District Attorney’s office is still waiting for the comprehensive results of a reconstruction from the crash that claimed the life of one man, injured two others and destroyed the storefront of Kwik Fill in Henderson Towns More...

Leaders will seek bank for tax note

The Huntingdon County Commissioners, at their weekly meeting Tuesday, approved moving forward with the process of securing a bank that will allow them to take out a $1.75 million tax anticipation note (TAN). More...

Huntingdon resident honored for service

Huntingdon Borough Mayor Dee Dee Brown presented the annual Wanda Meyash Outstanding Citizen Award during the regular meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council Tuesday night.  More...

Art Walk Huntingdon planned for Thursday

There will be events for the entire family at this month’s Art Walk Huntingdon, scheduled for 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

House OKs new package to backfill deficit

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Republicancontrolled House of Representatives advanced its latest deficit-financing proposal Tuesday night that revolved around elements the House previously had rejected in a protracted budget standoff wi More...

Former hostage says wife was rushed to hospital

SMITHS FALLS, Ontario (AP) — Joshua Boyle, a Canadian who was rescued with his family last week by Pakistani troops, said Tuesday that his wife had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there.  Boyle told The Associated Press in an emai More...

Medical marijuana grower gets green light in state

HARRISBURG (AP) — A licensed grower and processor of medical marijuana in northwestern Pennsylvania became the first with the state’s approval to begin planting seeds Tuesday.  More...

Business News

State College resident joins Kish Bank board

William Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced that George Woskob has been appointed to the Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp boards of directors.  More...

Audiologist joins Uhring’s Hearing and Balance

Uhring’s Hearing and Balance is thrilled to announce the addition of its new audiologist, Sarah Wakefield, Au.D.  More...

US stock indexes mostly lower in midday trading

Industrial companies led U.S. stocks mostly lower in midday trading Monday as investors sized up the latest company earnings news. Packaged food and beverage companies were also among the big laggards. More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Titans win; Bearcats, Trojans and Hornets lose

Tussey Mountain 3, Fannett-Metal 1   Behind 15 kills and 21 service points from Sophie Brumbaugh, Tussey Mountain rallied back from a loss in the third set during Tuesday evening’s ICC South/Sideling Hill League match at Willow Hill to fin More...

Women’s Soccer:

Eagles dominate Wilson 12-0

The Juniata College women’s soccer team dominated Wilson College 12-0 Tuesday afternoon at Gibbel Stadium.  More...

H.S. Field Hockey:

Bearcats lose 2-1 in OT to Mercersburg

Huntingdon scored first against visiting Mercersburg Academy Tuesday afternoon, but Mercersburg scored last and earned a 2-1 overtime victory over the Bearcats.  Huntingdon slips to 6-9-1 for the season. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Dustin Isaac Grigoryan, 507 Washington St., Tyrone, and Katerina Elisabeth Stock, also of Tyrone.  Elbert Neil Kurze Jr., 14133 Crawford Ave., Mount Union, and Sally Sue Knepp, also of Mount Union.  Tyler Lee Newingham, 3593 Shaffersville R More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Dakota Elmer Atwood Progl, who turns 7 years old today, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. His proud parents are Ryan and Jessica Progl of Huntingdon. More...

Woodcock Valley Lions award scholarships

The Woodcock Valley Lions Club members have been interested in education since the beginning of the organization, and hoped that someday they could afford to give some scholarships.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t want mother-in-law smoking around baby

Dear Annie: I love reading your column so much that I have decided to ask your opinion on a sensitive issue. I recently found out that I am expecting, which is exciting news! More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Where is xanthan gum

Dear Heloise: I have a recipe that calls for TARRAGON VINEGAR and XANTHAN GUM. I can’t find either. — B.B., via email  More...

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