March 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

County leaders table CYS job

Another attempt to add a caseworker supervisor position in the county’s Children and Youth Services department was tabled by Huntingdon County Commissioners at their weekly meeting Tuesday morning.  Ashley Smyder, CYS administrator, made h More...

Forest fire wardens recognized for service

Snow was falling outside the Shavers Creek Fire Hall Tuesday evening as Rothrock State Forest District wildfire wardens and their crews were gearing up for the 2018 wildfire season.  More...

Local News

Police Log

Theft   BRADY TWP. — Terry Carper, 56, has been charged with theft by state police at Huntingdon for an incident on the 12000 block of Big Valley Pike at 1:39 a.m. Feb. 25 involving a 42-year-old man. More...

News of Yesteryear

Commissioners vow to put roof on courthouse

75 Years Ago  Snow began falling in Huntingdon around 6 a.m. and continued through most of the morning. About 2 inches of snow covered the ground in the Huntingdon area.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 7   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  Salvation Army  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Bussing transportation has rich history in region

In today’s column, I’ll share some more comments from our readers about bussing transportation in Huntingdon along with a preview of some up-coming publications the columnist is committed to writing.  More...

Old-Time Photo

This photo is believed to have been taken in Three Springs Borough. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

D-backs bringing bullpen cart back to big leagues

The bullpen cart is back in the big leagues.  Nearly a quarter-century since relievers stopped catching rides to the mound, the Arizona Diamondbacks said Tuesday they will use a buggy — topped by the requisite oversized team cap — to More...

Rockets beat Thunder for 16th straight

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chris Paul scored 25 points and the Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-112 on Tuesday night for their 16th straight win.  James Harden had 23 points and 11 assists, and Trevor Ariza added 15 points for More...

Steelers slap franchise tag on Bell, again

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le’Veon Bell keeps saying he wants to stay with the Pittsburgh Steelers. More...

Annie's Mailbox

‘Peacock’ loves attention from other women

Dear Annie: I am an attractive and well-educated divorced woman. Recently, a man whom I dated several years ago contacted me. We are both 70. Our reunion was great. We have been getting along very well and communicating daily ever since. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Sagittarius all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 8, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Police explain immunity law

The investigation into the death of Kaci Fisher, 24, and the disposal of her body Sunday morning in Jackson Township continues.  State police at Huntingdon report an unknown caller notified Huntingdon County 911 Dispatch of a female in distress More...

Residents learn of internet option

Some residents who live in the Mill Creek Hollow area of Brady Township gathered once again to learn about options for improving internet service in the area. More...

Documentary film to debut at Juniata

A pair of events set for Thursday, March 8, at Juniata College will begin with the premiere of a new 3-D documentary centered upon the Selma to Montgomery Marches of March 1965 in Alabama.  More...

Business News

Repurposed furniture featured at Rockhill workshop

A little workshop tucked away in the streets of Rockhill holds a lot of history for the Scott family, and one man, with the help of his parents, want to make that history come to life in the form of a workshop to repurpose old furniture.  More...

Realtor honored by national association

Beth Yocum was awarded “Realtor Emeritus” by the National Association of Realtors. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Feb. 22, 2018  Richard W. Parson and Shelby S. Parson, grantors, to William T. Mellott and Nickole C. Mellott, property in Dublin Township, $55,000.  Richard B. Cartwright and Joanne T. Cartwright, grantors, to Victor R. More...

Local Sports

PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships:

Mount Union’s Boozel leads area contingent to Hershey

Wrestling’s final postseason stop is here and nine wrestlers from four area high schools are looking to secure some hardware at the PIAA state wrestling championships at The Giant Center in Hershey Thursday thru Saturday.  More...

PIAA Class AA First Round Pairings

Following are the first round pairings for the PIAA Class AA wrestling tournament at Hershey’s Giant Center March 8-10. Listings are in order of brackets. More...

PIAA Class 2A Play-In:

Tussey comes back to down Westinghouse

Tussey Mountain’s Lexi Weimert had an outstanding start to Tuesday evening’s Girls’ PIAA Class 2A Play-In game against District Eight winner Westinghouse. More...

People/Pastimes

What and Where Wednesday

Richard Cox of Hares Valley, Cass Township, was the first to correctly guess the location of the Feb. 28 photo of the “onion dome” atop St. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, Mount Union. More...

How women can become better negotiators

(NAPS)—Good negotiating skills are learned over time and, when done well, can provide many benefits. More...

Cub Scouts compete in Pinewood Derby

Members of Cub Scout Pack 248, Huntingdon, recently competed in their annual Pinewood Derby. The Pinewood Derby has been a Scout tradition since 1953. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Pimiento cheese spread

Dear Heloise: I’m looking for your mother’s PIMIENTO CHEESE SPREAD. Would you please print it for me? More...

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