November 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Area man named Granger of Year

An Entriken man was recently recognized for decades of service within an organization long dedicated to the promotion of economic and political well-being of community and agriculture.  More...

USPS officials gearing up for busy season

With the holidays swiftly approaching, the United States Postal Service is gearing up for the massive amounts of packages that flow through the offices, trucks and hands of the USPS.  With Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals still available on m More...

General News

Young man arrested in Tampa serial killings

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News of Yesteryear

Area firefighters respond to Union Twp. cabin fire

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon Community Chest drive for 1943 has gone “over the top” by $1,415.83, it was announced today by chairman J. Oscar Bargants. The goal was $14,915.83.  More...

Business News

Rise of ‘hobby farms’ means more growers maimed, killed

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Jacobs was just a teenager when his parents bought a scenic Kentucky farm with hayfields, forests, creeks, trails and a view of the Ohio River. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Nov. 17, 2017  Jeff F. Kreamer, Marie E. Kreamer and Marie E. Gottshall, grantors, to Cory G. McClain and Stephanie McClain, property in Mount Union Borough, $92,000.  Donald F. Casella and June R. Casella, grantors, to Donald F. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Vasilevskiy stops 34 shots, Tampa blanks Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 34 saves in his second shutout this season, and the Tampa Bay Lightning ended a two game skid with a 2-0 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. More...

Pens place Murray on IR

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins will have to try to shake out of their early season funk without goaltender Matt Murray.  The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions placed Murray on injured reserve Tuesday with a lower- More...

Love powers Cavs past Heat

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love scored 32 of his 38 points in the first half, LeBron James was ejected for the first time in his career and the Cleveland Cavaliers extended their longest winning streak since 2015 to nine games by downing the Miami More...

School News

James Creek woman receives First Year Basic Science Award

Torrie Garner of James Creek was recently honored with the First Year Basic Science Award at Southern College of Optometry. More...

MUAHS student participates in Thanksgiving parade

Bridgette Getz, a student at Mount Union Area High School was selected along with more than 500 junior high and senior high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the United States to perform in the 98th annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day para More...

Local students complete studies at Bloomsburg University

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has recently released its list of summer 2017 graduates.  Local graduates include:  — Donna Engelberger of Mount Union.  — Carrie Fichter of Hesston.  — Krista Swope of Rober More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don't hesitate to ask

Dear Annie: I work in retail, and my job requires a good deal of direct contact with customers. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

How bad is the burn?

Dear Heloise: Does “FREEZER BURN” on food indicate that the food is no longer fit for human consumption? Is it actually bad for you where it could kill you if you eat it, or does it just lose some of its flavor? — Joe G. More...

Commissioners unveil budget

Though remarks were very brief Tuesday morning, the Huntingdon County Commissioners, at their weekly meeting, were pleased to announce there are no projected tax increases in the 2018 proposed budget.  More...

Local legislators explain pay raises

State lawmakers will see a pay increase in 2018 as well as state judges and officials in the executive branch, including Gov. More...

Art Space shoppe opens this Friday

The seventh annual Holiday Shoppe will open at the Art Space on Fourth Street in Huntingdon beginning at noon Friday, Dec. More...

FBI deviated from its policy on alerting hacking victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI deviated from its own policy on notifying victims of computer hacking when it left many U.S. More...

State  Free Access 

Two people charged in human trafficking case

HARRISBURG (AP) — Two men are accused in what Pennsylvania’s attorney general on Tuesday described as a “horrible” case of human trafficking that employed death threats and opioids to compel women to work as prosti- tutes.&nbs More...

State officials will see pay raise in 2018

HARRISBURG (AP) — The salaries of Pennsylvania’s 253 state lawmakers, more than 1,000 judges and several dozen top executive branch officials will rise in 2018.  The increase amounts to 0.8 percent, a figure tied by state law to the More...

Officials release identities of nursing home fire victims

WEST CHESTER, Pa. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 29   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

Reader shares Yellow Coach restoration tale

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Old-Time Photo

Sawmill operations can still be found in many locations in south-central Pennsylvania. Here’s an aged photo showing a group of sawmill workers in front of a large operation. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Peter Vannostrand Hadley, 3393 Smith Lane, Petersburg, and Jonelle Renee Parker, 100 Ninth St., Tyrone.   More...

Plan ahead to budget for charitable giving

Budgets are an important component of personal financing. Without a thorough understanding of the rate of money going in and out of their bank accounts, people cannot accurately assess their potential for spending and saving. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Aries if born before 3:38 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017:  More...

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