February 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Local police aided by security device

Good things come in small packages, and there is no doubt peace of mind is a very good thing. More...

Student requests HASB address mental illness

A Huntingdon Area High School junior addressed the Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) Monday night, addressing a common concern and topic of discussion among students, staff, parents and members of the community across the nation. More...

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Area brief

TMSD preschool and kindergarten registration dates set   LIBERT Y TWP., BEDFORD CO. More...

Leaders discuss borough maintenance contracts

The Rockhill Borough Council met Monday for their regular meeting to discuss maintenance issues as well as review new business.  The council received a bid for the mowing and general maintenance contract for the borough property from Todd McCart More...

One injured in Cromwell Twp. crash

Emergency crews rushed to the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Croghan Pike near the intersection of Enyart Road in Cromwell Township around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Local man shares connection to Rhom Transit Co.

Eugene Garner of James Creek mailed the columnist some very interesting photos of the Pioneer Trail Motor Coach Service and the Rhom Transit Co. which operated in Huntingdon and surrounding areas during the 1940s. More...

Old-Time Photo

Can any of the readers identify the women in this photo? The scene is of the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River where the women were enjoying a relaxing Sunday afternoon on the river. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mike Napoli returns to Cleveland

The Cleveland Indians gave Mike Napoli a much more familiar uniform.  The Indians reunited with Napoli on Tuesday, agreeing on a minor league contract with the popular slugger whose powerful swing and clubhouse leadership were key to Cleveland r More...

Women’s Basketball:

Seniors help Texas beat Oklahoma

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Before Texas’ senior night game, Brooke McCarty’s grandmother, Cindy Deville, performed a stirring version of the National Anthem.  McCarty dabbed tears from her eyes.  “But not during the game,& More...

Grievance filed against Pirates

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Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Leo if born before 10:57 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 1, 2018:  More...

Leaders pursue lawsuit

Firm chosen to represent county in class-action lawsuit

The Huntingdon County Commissioners are taking the battle against the opioid crisis one step further during their weekly meeting Tuesday. More...

Pony wins national therapy contest

The very first horse in the nation to hold the title, “Hope in the Saddle Therapy Horse of the Year,” resides right here in Huntingdon County at Horsepower Farm, Donation. More...

Literacy promoted at local restaurant

Pizza Hut in Smithfield Township will once again team up with libraries in the county to raise awareness and funds for literacy through a program called “The Literacy Project,” as an extension of the Book-It program through the month of M More...

Obituaries

Business News

Ford and Miami to form test bed for self-driving cars

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is making Miami-Dade County its new test bed for self-driving vehicles. More...

US home prices jump in 2017, fastest pace in three years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at the fastest 12-month pace in more than three years in 2017, as potential home buyers fought over a limited number of available properties.  More...

Walmart to launch new clothes brands

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is launching new privatelabel clothing brands, a move its rivals Target and Amazon have made as well.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 28   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 additional information.  More...

Local Sports

’Cats qualify 21 swimmers for district meet

Two-time PIAA state qualifier Haley Goldstone and a pair of boys relay teams will lead a contingent of 21 Huntingdon swimmers competing this weekend at the annual District Six Class AA Championships inside Penn State University’s McCoy Natatori More...

Today’s Games

Today will be a busy day in area postseason basketball with a pair of scholastic games and one collegiate.  The feature game will be the second-seeded Juniata Valley (21-3) girls taking on top seed Bishop Carroll for the District 6-1A championsh More...

Photo

Five members of the HCC Gainers participated in the state gymnastics competition Feb. 23 in Pittsburgh. More...

People/Pastimes

What and Where Wednesday

Carol Black of Alexandria was the first to correctly guess the location of the Feb. More...

Unexpected ways to support pollinators

(NAPS)—It’s a common misconception that you need a large yard and advanced gardening skills to support honey bees by planting more forage. More...

Huntingdon Women’s Club

Crossroads Pregnancy Center executive director Cindy Mansberger, right, was presented with a donation by Huntingdon Women’s Club president Nancy Zanylo during the club’s recent monthly me More...

Annie's Mailbox

Old friendship dying out over lack of support

Dear Annie: My father was diagnosed with cancer a year ago. I told a close childhood friend. She responded, “I don’t know if I can deal with that.” Then she didn’t speak to me for six months.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cold day calls for potato soup

Dear Heloise: You had a recipe for a POTATO SOUP that was easy to make and really good on a cold day. Would you reprint it for your readers? More...

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