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Borough manager offers resignation

Shortly after the regular monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council was called to order Tuesday night, borough manager Bill Wheeler took the floor to announce his resignation from the position he had held since May 2012.  More...

SHCSB members OK logo, budget draft

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board made history Tuesday night as it welcomed high school student Telah Zinobile to present the school’s new logo.  Zinobile was one of many students who designed a logo in her high school art class. More...

Local News

News of Yesteryear

Date set for Poppy Day to honor war dead

75 Years Ago  The British radio announced last night that empire troops from Trinidad and Barbados were enroute, to St. Lucia Island, just south of Martinique, French West Indies possession. More...

World  Free Access 

Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash and lava

HONOLULU (AP) — Patricia Deter moved from Oregon to Hawaii to be closer to her two daughters, but the Kilauea volcano burned down her home only a month after she bought it.  More...

Hawaii homeowners wonder if they are covered

HONOLULU (AP) — Patricia Deter moved from Oregon to Hawaii to be closer to her two daughters, but the Kilauea volcano burned down her home only a month after she bought it.  More...

Business News

Account manager joins Kish’s Benefit Advisory Division

Gregory Hayes, president and COO of Kish Bank, and Jeffrey A. More...

Area CRNP receives certification

A local certified nurse practitioner with the Women’s Care Center, a Broad Top Area Medical Center Practice in Huntingdon, was recently given an award for her work.  More...

Kellogg latest US brand to ditch Venezuela

MARACAY, Venezuela (AP) — The Kellogg Company is closing operations in Venezuela at a time of widespread hunger in the crisis-wracked South American nation.  More...

Local Sports

No area girls advance to state meet

Huntingdon County girls competitors at the District 6-AA track and field meet Tuesday at Altoona’s Mansion Park did their best but didn’t see the results they wanted. More...

Stanley, Wilson win gold

Rockets second in team standings; sending six to states

Southern Huntingdon hit the District 6-AA track and field championships at Altoona’s Mansion Park with a vengeance Tuesday. More...

Game postponed

While Tuesday’s afternoon thunder storms mostly just caused delays for post season scholastic events, one game involving an area team was postponed.  Southern Huntingdon’s District 6-2A quarterfinal game against Northern Cambria has More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Jason Lee Banks, 45 Poplar St., Mount Union, and Jamie Lynn Hollibaugh, also of Mount Union.  Adam James Christopher, 104 Cherry Ridge Ct., Bellefonte, and Katie Elizabeth Gipe, 13104 Big Valley Pike, Mill Creek.  Cody David Hockenberry, 94 More...

Take Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Over 50 children of Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. More...

What and Where Wednesday

Richard Cox of Cass Township was the first to correctly identify the location of the May 9 photograph as the cabins at Lake Raystown Resort in Entriken. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Gemini if born before 5:49 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 17, 2018:  More...

Primary turnout dismal

Officials thank residents for filling poll worker roles

About one-fifth of the Huntingdon County’s party affiliated voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s primary election which saw contested races for Pennsylvania leadership in both Harrisburg and Washington, D.C. More...

State rep. wins Senate ballot spot

In numbers too big to ignore last night, current state Rep. Judy Ward easily beat former Blair County assistant district attorney Dan Kiss in the race for the Republican nomination for the 30th Senatorial District. More...

PSP, PennDOT unite for annual campaign

May marks the arrival of graduation parties and spring travels, drivers gearing up for summer vacation plans and road trips. With more drivers on the road, state and local law enforcement aim to keep drivers safe. More...

State  Free Access 

Wagner wins GOP gubernatorial nod; Barletta to take on Casey

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Republicans picked a tough-talking state senator and a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump to be their party’s nominees for governor and U.S. More...

General News

Building explosion investigated as intentional

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal and local investigators searched through debris, looking for remnants of a possible explosive device, after a blast at a Southern California medical office building that left a woman dead and three other people injure More...

Baltimore’s police commissioner resigns after tax charges

BALTIMORE (AP) — Even in a city accustomed to rapid turnover with its police commissioners, Darryl De Sousa’s tenure as Baltimore’s top cop was brief. More...

Man charged in terrorist plot expected to plead guilty

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 16   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Readers help identify location of last week’s Old-Time Photo

This week’s column will focus on old photos as well as some comments about last week’s Old-Time picture. Thanks to information shared by several readers of this column another mystery photo has been identified. More...

Old-Time Photo

The late Richard “Dick” Shoemaker, left, and Don Brocht look over sheet music in this 1960s photo appearing in one of the first Tussey Mountain High School yearbooks. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lightning down Caps 4-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Victor Hedman scored his first goal of the playoffs and added two assists, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final Tuesday More...

Sale agreement reached

CHARLOTTE, N.C. More...

Phoenix Suns win first pick in NBA draft

CHICAGO (AP) — Phoenix has won the No. 1 pick in next month’s NBA draft.  It’s the first time the Suns will have the chance to make the first overall selection. More...

School News

Area student to intern on Capitol Hill

Saint Francis University student Elliot Biddle from Huntingdon, a junior double major in political science and management, was awarded the prestigious Ann Eppard Scholarship and Congressional Internship presented at the President’s Awards Convo More...

Literacy Night Activities

Family Literacy Night was held at Stone Valley Community Charter School in McAlevys Fort April 24. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Couple struggles with fertility woes

Dear Annie: My husband and I have had some difficulty getting pregnant. I am 32 and feel the clock ticking as each day without my having a fertility doctor passes.  This entire process is completely embarrassing. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Always wash apples thoroughly

Dear Heloise: I enjoy reading your column in the Houston Chronicle. I eat APPLES daily, and I’m aware that pesticides are necessary to make a beautiful, delicious apple. More...

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