February 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

SHCSB members select info system

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board held its monthly meeting Tuesday evening to discuss several important issues that will directly impact the student body as well as staff of the district. More...

Officials stress awareness in work zones

In light of the recent tragedy involving the death of a PennDOT worker in Logan Township, Blair County, local PennDOT officials and state police emphasize work zone safety as spring weather, and work zone areas, begin to pop up within the county. More...

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Local News

Two area homes damaged in separate fires

A busy day for fire services Tuesday resulted in two fires in the Huntingdon area within a few hours of one another.  The first fire at 10848 Henderson Overlook Road in Juniata Township called out fire crews at 10 a.m. More...

News of Yesteryear

Taxpayers to receive two separate mailings

75 Years Ago   The fine building of Broad Top Township High School and the grade school building lay in smoldering ruins at Defiance this morning, the result of a disastrous fire that swept through the school plant early this morning and left on More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 21   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

District 5-AA Quarterfinal:

North Star rallies to oust Tussey 54-51

Tussey Mountain hosted North Star in a District 5-AA quarterfinal matchup between the four and five seeds Tuesday. More...

Photo

The Juniata Valley Stingers 5th/6th grade basketball team took first place in the Cove League championship Saturday at Central Fulton High School. More...

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The Juniata Valley Stingers 3rd/4th grade elementary basketball team won the Cove League 3rd/4th B League championship Saturday at Southern Huntingdon. More...

People/Pastimes

What and Where Wednesday

Steve Price of Three Springs was the first to correctly guess the location of the Feb. 14 photo of a historical marker noting the location of “The Shadow of Death,” near Shade Gap. More...

Send Greetings To . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Walter Aurant of Huntingdon, who will celebrate his 90th birthday Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Countered with drama over solutions

Dear Annie: My middle child graduated from college last year and has been driving me crazy ever since. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Stainless steel not so stainless

Dear Heloise: I prepared a pickling brine (equal parts water, vinegar and salt) in a large STAINLESS STEEL POT, and now the bottom of the pot seems to be permanently stained. I’ve tried repeatedly cleaning it with a scouring pad! More...

Leaders table lawsuit talks

Huntingdon County Commissioners tabled consideration of participation in a class-action lawsuit with other counties in the state against manufacturers and distributors of opioids at their weekly meeting Tuesday morning. More...

Funding request denied by council

The matter of repairing the town clock was revisited during the regular monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council Tuesday night. More...

Lincoln Day Dinner planned for Thursday

Registered Republicans in the county will have an opportunity to size up candidates at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner, hosted by the Huntingdon County Republican Committee, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at the Smithfield Fire Hall. More...

Business News

Corporate tax bounty: Plenty for workers, more for investors

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s just what the GOP said we’d hear from a CEO after being handed a big tax break.  But when Charles Scharf announced plans last month to spend his company’s tax savings on higher wages and technology, i More...

Walmart 4Q profit misses, e-commerce cools

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart reported a lower-thanexpected fourth-quarter profit and wrestled with slower e-commerce sales during the busiest time of the year, signs that underscore the company’s challenges in a fiercely competitive landscape. More...

Albertsons to buy Rite Aid chain

The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation’s thirdlargest drugstore chain.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Sections of Broad Top Mountain have own names

Historic Broad Top Mountain, located in the corners of Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton counties in south central Pennsylvania, is obviously remembered for its century plus heritage of coal mining and steam railroading. More...

Old-Time Photo

An old postcard highlights the Masonic Room in Orbisonia, date unknown. Can the readers identify the location today? Contact Ron Morgan at 907-1788. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Women’s Hockey:

US eyes rematch with Canada for gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — To three-time Olympian Hilary Knight, the thought of finally hoisting the gold medal means giving women’s hockey a big boost in the United States.  How big?  Huge.  More...

Olympic Roundup:

Goggia wins downhill gold, Vonn bronze

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Sofia Goggia refused to let Lindsey Vonn catch her. More...

US men’s hockey team eliminated

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Instead of waiting for his turn for this Olympic shootout, T.J. Oshie was sitting at home along with the rest of the NHL.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Taurus if born before 7:07 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2018:  More...

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