January 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Ice fishing a popular pastime during winter

The season opener of trout season may be a few months off, along with warmer weather, but many dedicated anglers continue to drop lines throughout the winter even if it takes boring a hole in the ice to do it.  Ice fishing is a popular pastime i More...

Local News

Partnership works to highlight local history

The Broad Top Area Heritage Partnership kicked off its first meeting of the new year Tuesday night by prioritizing several community projects and activities.  The session, overseen by chairman Alan Smith, was held in the Dudley United Methodist More...

Police Log

Aggravated assault   More...

News of Yesteryear

Belleville bank office robbed twice within year

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 24   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...

Local Sports

High School Wrestling:

Trojans pin Titans 54-18

Mount Union took care of business in its usual manner Tuesday at Tussey Mountain. More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

’Cats pull away down stretch

Huntingdon pulled itself out of a seven-point halftime deficit to take a four-point advantage into the final period during Tuesday evening’s home Mountain League contest with Clearfield.  More...

Rockets handle Cardinals 70-29

After struggling through three straight losses and coming out on the short end in four of its last five outings, Southern Huntingdon was looking to get back into the win column Tuesday evening at home and did just that.  More...

People/Pastimes

Standing Stone seniors plan for busy year

The Standing Stone Senior Citizens met Jan. 11 for its bimonthly board of directors meeting.  President Jim Park welcomed everyone and called the meeting to order. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Remington Levi Reeder, who turns 2 years old today, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. His proud parents are Danny and Chanda Reeder. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Addisyn Lynn Adams, who turns 4 years old today, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Her proud parents are Michaela and Tyler Adams of Mount Union. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Leaders approve rail authority

The Huntingdon County Commissioners passed an ordinance at their weekly meeting Tuesday to officially establish a railroad authority in the county.  More...

Borough council explores budget

Members of Huntingdon Borough Council took another swing at the recently-reopened 2018 budget during a special meeting Tuesday night.  The question of continuing the annual donation to the Huntingdon Ambulance Authority was revisited as soon as More...

Firearm permit denials decrease

During the fourth quarter of the 2017 year, state police (PSP) conducted a total of 297,870 checks through the Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS), a test used to determine an individual’s legal ability to acquire a license to carry firear More...

EMCs encouraged to attend area event

Local emergency management coordinators (EMCs) have been invited to a meeting to learn more about the Huntingdon County Emergency Management department and their role as they serve their municipalities.  A meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. More...

Business News

Nationwide agent earns prestigious designation

Pamela Stern, owner of the Pamela Stern & Associates, Nationwide Insurance & Financial Services Agency of Mill Creek, has successfully completed the annual continuing education requirement of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors.&nbs More...

Kish Bancorp economic initiatives announced

Kish Bancorp Inc., together with its principal subsidiary, Kish Bank, has announced a series of decisions and initiatives following the recent enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.  More...

Laurel Eye Clinic acquires LASIK advanced tech

The Laurel Eye Clinic in Duncansville has recently acquired the most advanced LASIK laser technology on the market. More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Columnist provides updates on past ‘Echos’ photos

Check out the photo of Chester Furnace appearing with today’s column. With the photo appears a brief update about the furnace from Mount Union resident Ronald Hileman. Read on.  More...

Old-Time Photo

Here’s another mystery photo. The only identification appearing on the back of the photo is the name, which spelling is difficult to make out. It appears to read Keturah Berininger. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

LeBron reaches 30,000 points

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LeBron James became the youngest player ever with 30,000 career points, but LaMarcus Aldridge scored 30 points to lift the San Antonio Spurs over the slumping Cleveland Cavaliers 114-102 on Tuesday night.  More...

Canadiens win 4-2 to end Avalanche streak

MONTREAL (AP) — Jonathan Drouin had a goal and two assists, and the Montreal Canadiens ended Colorado’s 10-game winning streak Tuesday night with a 4-2 victory over the Avalanche.  Nicolas Deslauriers, Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gal More...

Federer will face Chung in semis

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer accounted for a long-time rival to set up a semifinal against Next Gen champion Hyeon Chung at the Australian Open.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Receiving junk as a gift

Dear Annie: I am in my 60s, as are my brothers and sisters, and we’re all retired. We have always exchanged nice, thoughtful (though not expensive) gifts for birthdays, Christmas and maybe some other special occasions. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Soup that’s ready for more

Dear Heloise: You had a generic CREAM SOUP RECIPE that my mother always made. More...

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