May 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

JOC members talk safety assessment

Members of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC) discussed the need to get a comprehensive safety and security assessment for the school at their monthly meeting Tuesday evening.  More...

MU town hall meeting to be held Thursday

Mount Union Borough Council encourages all parties with a stake in the community’s future to attend an upcoming town hall meeting.  The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, May 10, in the Mount Union Area High School cafeteria.  More...

Local News

Record number of drugs collected during take back event

Results from the 15th National Prescription Drug Tack Back Day held April 28 report the county made history with its largest collection ever.  More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   CROMWELL TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report Chad Atherton, 37, Shirleysburg, damaged a metal mailbox belonging to Shawn Kurey in the area of Chester Furnace Road east of Carothers Run Road at 5:04 p.m. May 8. More...

Liberty Township Supervisors updated on police grant

Meeting in their regular monthly meeting Monday evening in the municipal building in Stonerstown, the Liberty Township Supervisors listened to an update about a federal grant that will be used to underwrite equipment for the Saxton Borough/Liberty To More...

Business News

Groups sue HUD secretary over delay of anti-segregation rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of advocacy organizations filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Housing and Urban Development and its secretary, Ben Carson, over his decision to delay an Obama-era rule intended to ensure that communities More...

Drug distributors missed suspicious opioid sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers of both parties accused wholesale pharmaceutical distributors on Tuesday of missing signs of suspicious activity that resulted in hundreds of millions of prescription opioid pills being shipped to West Virginia, a st More...

US employers post record high number of open jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball Roundup:

Bearcats sweep PO and Rockets top Indians

Huntingdon 4, Philipsburg 3  Huntingdon 9, Philipsburg 6   More...

High School Volleyball:

’Cats sweep Central for Senior Night win

Huntingdon celebrated Senior Night and honored its three senior members — outside hitter Julian Groenendall, outside hitter Matias Berger and middle hitter Fox Miller — with a sweep of visiting Central. More...

High School Softball Roundup:

Trojans top Bearcats, Rockets win

Mount Union 12, Huntingdon 2   More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Stella Brower, who turns 5 years old today, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Her proud parents are Chad and Jessica (Davis) Brower of Huntingdon. More...

Area man accepted into grad school

Crist Fellman, a 1979 graduate of Southern Huntingdon County High School, has been accepted into the graduate program at Penn State University, to complete his master’s degree in work force education.  More...

What and Where Wednesday

Megan Thompson of Orbisonia was the first to correctly identify the location of the May 2 photograph as the roof of the roundhouse at East Broad Top in Rockhill. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 10, 2018:  More...

Leaders discuss recycling issue

The county planning director and recycling coordinator informed the Huntingdon County Commissioners during their weekly meeting Tuesday that two local recycling sites are in danger of going away unless a partner is found.  More...

Students experience driving hazards

Some Mount Union Area High School (MUAHS) students had the chance to learn the dangers of driving while impaired or distracted first hand Tuesday with a visit from UNITE’s Arrive Alive tour. More...

Non-jury trial planned in terroristic threat case

Things took a shift in criminal court Tuesday after a pretrial conference turned into the defendant entering a no contest plea, and then requesting a non-jury trial.  More...

State  Free Access 

Students see their sculpture honoring linemen come to life

LANCASTER, Pa. More...

Priest accused of abusing two boys

A Roman Catholic priest was arrested and charged Tuesday with sexually abusing at least two boys during his four decades in the Erie, Pennsylvania, diocese, and making one of them say confession after the alleged assaults.  More...

Man to face charges in road rage stabbing

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say a man will be facing charges in a road rage stabbing in western Pennsylvania that left another man critically wounded.  Allegheny County homicide investigators say a 60-yearold man arrived at a hospital at abou More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 9   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.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Columnist reflects on late mother and her spring flowers

My adored mother, Betty Morgan, left us Feb. 9, 2009, but her memory lives on in many ways including her beautiful collection of spring flowers. More...

Old-Time Photo

Can any of the readers identify this photo? The old black and white picture may be of a reservoir somewhere in or around Huntingdon County. The date of the photo is unknown. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mariners’ James Paxton tosses no-hitter at Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) — James Paxton of the Seattle Mariners became the first Canadian to pitch a no-hitter in his home country, shutting down the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 Tuesday night.  Paxton joined Dick Fowler of the 1945 Philadelphia Athletics as More...

Mets trade Harvey to Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Matt Harvey is getting another chance, this time with a historically bad team in a city that will have far fewer latenight temptations than the Big Apple. More...

Warriors, Rockets advance

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry is back doing everything with fire, flair and without fear after impatiently spending almost a month and a half on the sidelines.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

An open letter for ‘be kind to animals week’

Dear Annie: I’m hoping you’ll print this for Be Kind to Animals Week. While traveling, my daughter saw four dogs lying beside an interstate. When she stopped, two ran off into the woods. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

This crust is a must

Dear Heloise: There’s just no way around it: I make the worst PIE CRUST on the planet! I saw one of your readers recently had a pie crust recipe, but I forgot to save it. Can you help me out with a decent recipe for a pie crust? More...

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