May 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

HCBI board members begin terms

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) board officers were nominated and recognized during Tuesday’s monthly meeting, resulting in a change in presidency and the addition of several new, although familiar, board members.  More...

MU Farmers’ Market season to start Friday

Opportunities to purchase fresh, locally-grown produce abound with the upcoming opening of the Mount Union Farmers’ Market set for Friday, June 1.  The market will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Friday through Friday, Sept. 28.  More...

State  Free Access 

Researchers imaging ancient treasures find hidden history

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The artifacts on the table, as totemic and mysterious as anything Indiana Jones snatched from the South American jungle, bubbled up from antiquity into the hands of a collector.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 30   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

H&BT enthusiasts share information on caboose No. 15

Part 1 The mystery of the Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad’s cabin car caboose No. 15 may be solved! More...

Old-Time Photo

Here’s a photo of the popular country-western music band, “Tussey Mountain Tar Heels,” which consisted of musicians from Bedford, Fulton and Huntingdon counties. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Yankees edge Astros 6-5 in 10 innings

NEW YORK (AP) — Brett Gardner tied it with his second homer of the game, a one-out, two-run drive in the ninth inning, Gleyber Torres hit a winning single in the 10th and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Houston Astros 6-5 Tuesday night More...

Cards hit three homers to top Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Michael Wacha pitched twohit ball for 6 2/3 innings and St. More...

MLB: Rizzo’s slide was illegal, not dirty

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon believes Anthony Rizzo’s slide that upended Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz at home plate on Monday is still perfectly legal. More...

School News

SHCHS students receive diplomas

It was a time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future as the 90 members of Southern Huntingdon County High School’s Class of 2018 took part in their alma mater’s 57th annual commencement Tuesday night. More...

Class Day honors presented to SHCHS grads

The Southern Huntingdon County High School Class of 2018 was recognized for its success during Class Day May 25.  Class officers are Katie Myers, president; Raven Booher, vice president; Rylee Cisney, secretary; Edwinna Waite, treasurer; and Mad More...

SHCHS Class of 2018

Savannah N. Appleby Ryan M. Bailey Lauryn J. Barnett Dalton S. Bennett Seth L. Benson Hanna C.Booher Raven M. Booher Wyatt A. Booher Madison A. Book Ryan M. Bookheimer Heaven R. Bradley Gavin W. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 5:26 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 31, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Counties to join 911 agreement

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved an ordinance to bring three more counties into the intergovernmental 911 emergency services agreement during their weekly meeting Tuesday morning.  The original ordinance was signed in February 2015, More...

Todd ordinance to be advertised

The Todd Township Supervisors met for a special meeting Tuesday to decide whether to approve a request from the Todd Township Community Action Group to advertise a proposed ordinance prohibiting commercial farming operations in the township.  More...

Vigilance important in construction zones

With summer tourism season in full swing and construction on roads throughout Huntingdon County, more vehicles are out on the roads, so it’s important to remain safe and vigilant.  Anthony Scalia, safety press officer for PennDOT District More...

Local News

Area brief

Community Chat event to be held tonight   HUNTINGDON BORO. — The Huntingdon Borough Council will host its next Community Chat event from 5-8 p.m. More...

Bedford Co. cabin destroyed by fire

A two-story log cabin at 982 Sugar Camp Road in Liberty Township, Bedford County, was completely destroyed by flames shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday. More...

Police Log

DUI   CROMWELL TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report charges are pending against a 49-year-old Huntingdon man who was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop on Route 475 at 11:23 a.m. May 25. The man was transported to J.C. More...

Business News

Kish directors elected at 118th annual shareholders meeting

William Lake of Lewistown, Edward Friedman of State College, Frances Vaughn of Huntingdon and William Hayes of State College were elected directors of Kish Bancorp Inc. More...

Corporate communications officer joins F&M Trust

Dustin Haluska has been hired for the role of corporate communications officer at F&M Trust. More...

New fitness center opens in Mount Union

Solid Rock Wellness Center opened its doors for the first time at 7 a.m. Memorial Day, May 28. More...

Local Sports

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes

Juniata Valley Seth Derugen Parents: Eric and Nichole Derugen of Spruce Creek. More...

Stanley boys’ track MVP, 44 from area honored

Southern Huntingdon senior and PIAA Class AA silver medalist Andrew Stanley was named the Inter-County Conference Most Valuable Player for boys’ track & field, while also leading a list of 44 area student/athletes named to the 2018 ICC All- More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Survival Odds More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Joshua James Ashwill, 3631 Osprey Lane, Powell, Ohio, and Faith Carol Barnett, 19015 Barnett Drive, Todd.  Zeke Ames Cohenour, 14950 Happy Hills Road, Huntingdon, and Helen Marie Hughes, also of Huntingdon.  Casey Robert Dale, 6206 Wyndhill More...

What and Where Wednesday

The response to the May 23 What and Where photo was overwhelming! Who knew the stone turtle of Fairgrounds Road had such a fan club? More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Glenn Cohenour Sr., who celebrates his 90th birthday today, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Glenn served in the United States Air Force for three years. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Coming to terms with getting older

Dear Annie: My 30th birthday is just around the corner, and it’s bothering me more than I’d like to admit. I know that right about now, people older than I am are probably reading this and feeling insulted and/ or rolling their eyes. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Use skewer for layer cake

Dear Readers: Whenever you frost a two- or threelayer cake, use SKEWERS to hold the layers down so that the stacks stay in place and don’t become lopsided. More...

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