December 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Boro. budget OK’d without tax increase

Four outgoing Huntingdon Borough Council members and Huntingdon Borough Mayor Dee Dee Brown were honored at the last regular meeting of the year Tuesday night, at which time the annual budget was also approved without ado.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Santa Claus plans visit to Six Mile Run region

75 Years Ago  A light snow of about onethird of an inch fell on Huntingdon early Sunday morning and brought a drop in the temperatures which was accompanied by a strong wind that caused uncomfortable weather.  More...

Business News

Kish Bank acquires Benefit Management practice

William Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bank, has announced the bank’s acquisition of the employee benefit practice of Benefit Management Group Inc. More...

Board games keep getting messier

NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Cogliano has learned to keep the Toilet Trouble game her kids love on top of her fridge, out of their sight. More...

Snowfall has billion-dollar effect on business, Olympians

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — It’s no stretch to say that snow is the key to success for Jon Lillis.  The reigning world champion in aerials skiing is also a restaurant owner in Park City, and business at his hotpot eatery increases by more More...

Local Sports

High School Wrestling:

Mount Union rallies past NBC; Titans beat Rockets

Mount Union 44, No. More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Tussey tops Forbes; Rockets and Trojans are beaten

Tussey Mountain 47 Forbes Road 21   Tussey Mountain put three players in double figures while the Titan defense limited visiting Forbes Road to just eight points in the first half. More...

Calvary teams sweep Alliance

The Calvary Christian Academy basketball teams got their first sweep of the season Tuesday evening at Clearfield Alliance. The girls opened the night with a 29-13, then the boys followed with a 53-16 victory.  More...

People/Pastimes

Newton-Wayne Volunteer Fire Co. members recognized

A year of fire service and dedication to the community was celebrated Dec. More...

Births

Kirk and Jessica Reynolds of Alexandria are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Ayla Grace Reynolds, Dec. 14, 2017, at UPMC Altoona. At birth, Ayla weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 18.75 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Security cameras everywhere in home

Dear Annie: I have a loving daughter, and I respect her husband greatly. I have visited from across the country countless times. I am 84, and they have two grown children. Everyone is happy when we are together.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Mock pecan pie recipe everyone will enjoy

Dear Heloise: I have enjoyed your recipes for years. Do you have the one for MOCK PECAN PIE? I’ve lost my old recipe. More...

Area burglaries under scrutiny

State police are currently investigating a series of burglaries that have taken place in churches in Huntingdon and Blair counties in the past few days.  More...

Commissioners approve fiscal plan

Before the Huntingdon County Commissioners officially adopted the 2018 county budget at their weekly meeting Tuesday morning, residents still had some concerns they wanted to be addressed.  More...

State legislators saddened by veto

Local legislators are expressing their disappointment over Gov. More...

Rotary members honor local volunteers

Two community members were recognized — not to mention a bit surprised — as they were bestowed with Paul Harris Fellow Awards Tuesday by the Huntingdon Rotary Club. More...

Local News

One day left to donate to PennDOT food drive

Folks have just one day to raid the pantry to help fill a PennDOT dump truck for a good cause.  More...

Art Walk Huntingdon slated for Thursday

For those seeking last-minute holiday gifts or are looking to relax before that final Christmas rush, the last Art Walk Huntingdon for 2017 will take place from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21.  More...

Stolen debit card

State police at Lewistown are investigating an incident of theft/ access device fraud that occurred at the Dollar General store in McVeytown. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Dec. 20   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

Columnist fondly remembers departed friends

Conclusion On Nov. 19 one of God’s ardent messengers was called home, the Rev. Stephen B. “Steve” Oberman, pastor of the Saxton and Broad Top City First Churches of God. More...

Old-Time Photo

Here’s an early 1970s photo of the construction of the new Raystown Dam near Huntingdon. The photo was taken during a tour of the Raystown Lake project by members of the Saxton Lions Club. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

Penn State’s hot shooting stops Binghamton 80-65

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. More...

Men’s Basketball:

Oklahoma rolls past Northwestern State

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Freshman Trae Young had 26 points and tied an NCAA Division I record with 22 assists as No. More...

Owls rip Akron in Boca Raton Bowl

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Lane Kiffin ended his first Florida Atlantic season with a flourish, with Devin Singletary running for 124 yards and three touchdowns as the Owls rolled past Akron 50-3 in the Boca Raton Bowl on Tuesday night.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 11:28 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Sun will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017:  More...

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