December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

JVSB members take oath

Though Tuesday night’s reorganization meeting for the Juniata Valley School Board was brief, three board members who were re-elected and two brand new board members were sworn into office. More...

Commissioners OK public defender posts

The Huntingdon County Commissioners, during their weekly meeting Tuesday, approved a number of new hires for the new director of court-appointed counsel that will lead the way for the public defender’s office to be in the county courthouse.&nbs More...

Local News

Pedestrian struck by vehicle

Huntingdon Borough Police (HPD) and Huntingdon Ambulance were dispatched to the scene of a vehicle vs. More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   MOUNT UNION BORO. — Dec. 5: Mount Union Borough Police investigated a harassment complaint on West Shirley Street at 10:15 p.m. At 11:16 p.m., officers investigated a residential burglary report on Federal Drive. More...

Business News

US stock indexes mixed

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. More...

Lamborghini joins boom in supercar SUVs

SANT’AGATA, Italy (AP) — Supercar makers have long known that parked next to that snarling Lamborghini, a racing-red Ferrari, or stately Bentley at some of the globe’s toniest addresses is a practical SUV. More...

Nissan undaunted by bid to stop electric vehicle tax credits

SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — The head of Nissan Motor Co.’s operations in North America said Monday that the company is undaunted by congressional efforts to do away with a federal tax credit for plug-in electric vehicles.  More...

Local Sports

HCC gymnastics teams win at Lock Haven

The Huntingdon Community Center Gainers gymnastic teams won the A and B Team competitions at the Lock Haven YMCA Saturday. More...

HCA boys lose 77-41

The Huntingdon Christian Academy boys’ basketball team slipped to 2-2 for the season with a 77-41 loss to Northumberland Christian School Tuesday at the Crile Activity Center.  Northumberland outscored HCA 27-3 in the second period to buil More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pavelec stops 41 shots in Rangers 4-3 win over Pens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ondrej Pavelec stopped 41 shots while filling in for late scratch Henrik Lundqvist to help the New York Rangers to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.  More...

Thunder rally to top Jazz

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 34 points in his seventh tripledouble of the season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 17 points down in the second half to defeat the Utah Jazz 100-94 Tuesday.  More...

Shazier still in Cincy hospital

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier will remain in a Cincinnati hospital until at least Wednesday to undergo further testing on a spinal injury suffered in the first quarter of Monday night’s win over the Bengals More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017:  More...

County citizens question budget

The Huntingdon County Commissioners held a budget meeting Tuesday evening in the commissioners’ meeting room in the Huntingdon County Courthouse.  Board of commissioners’ chair Mark Sather explained the fiscal plan is a “reason More...

SHCSB officers retained

The Southern Huntingdon County School District School Board met Tuesday night for its annual reorganization meeting to swear in newly elected members and determine the 2018 positions. More...

Stakeholders learn about proposed project

Stakeholders filled the Huntingdon County Historical Society Gallery Tuesday night to provide valuable input into the proposed Main Line Canal Greenway, also to be a part of Sept. More...

State  Free Access 

Lawyer: ‘Voter-proof’ state congressional map favors the GOP

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer for a group of Democratic voters in Pennsylvania told a federal court Monday that it should throw out the state’s congressional district map favoring Republican candidates because it was created to be “v More...

After century-long absence, freshwater mussel found in river

AVONMORE (AP) — A Kiski Township woman’s award-winning photograph is evidence that one of the most sensitive indicators of water quality — the freshwater mussel — is back in the Kiski River after more than a century.  More...

General News

Former governor in cardiac rehab

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. More...

News of Yesteryear

School board presidents re-elected for coming year

75 Years Ago  American fliers harassed the Japanese on Guadalcanal in daylight attacks while ground troops continued to mop up enemy patrols, the Navy announced today.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Dec. 6   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Shirleysburg man researches remnants of bygone era

Conclusion   More...

Old-Time Photo

At the height of coal mining on the tri-county Broad Top nearly 200 deep mines were operating concurrently while two steam railroads served the mines and surrounding mining towns. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

A BRAND-NEW TEENAGER! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ryan Patrick Sullivan, who turns 13 years old today, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. His proud parents are Tom and Mindy Sullivan of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 12! Happy birthday wishes go out to Anna Ralene Hockenberry, who turns 12 years old today, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. Her proud parents are Dayna and Randy Hockenberry of Huntingdon. More...

Masons dedicate time capsule

To culminate their 100th year anniversary, members of the Mount Union Lodge No. 688 F&AM, along with family, friends and guests, gathered at the lodge at 110 S. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Selfish taking at Thanksgiving

Dear Annie: At the recent Thanksgiving celebration, I was again faced with a situation that has bothered me for some time now.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Delicious, hot soup for a chilly day

Dear Heloise: There’s nothing I like more than a hearty, WARM BOWL OF SOUP in chilly weather. Have you got any tasty recipes I can make for my family? More...

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