June 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Judges offering payment options

Paying summary citation fees just got a little easier for Huntingdon County residents, as a new way to pay off those pesky court fees is now available in the district judges’ offices.  More...

Public input offered on borough parks

Members of Huntingdon Borough’s Parks and Recreation Commission hosted a public meeting Tuesday night at Portstown Park, Huntingdon, to explore ideas to encourage use of parks, trails and the Isett Community Swimming Pool.  Commission chai More...

Local News

Resident addresses Cromwell supervisors about water issue

The Cromwell Township Board of Supervisors met Monday night for their monthly township meeting.  The supervisors opened the floor to township resident Brian Hoffman who was seeking advice from the township on a water problem in his basement that More...

Police Log

Theft   JACKSON TWP. — A 65-year-old man reported to state police at Huntingdon a Samsung washer and dryer were removed from 13114 Weiler Road while an auction was taking place at the residence between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. June 1.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Senator critically shot after election celebration

75 Years Ago  Members of the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Association will gather Tuesday morning for their annual meeting during which reports of the association will be given.  More...

General News

Discrimination case caused turmoil for Colorado rights panel

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado baker’s insistence that his religious beliefs justified his refusal to make a wedding cake for a gay couple created trouble for the state’s civil rights commission long before the U.S. More...

Delaware launches sports betting, other states close behind

DOVER, Del. More...

Deputy: School shooting was too fast to be scared

MIAMI (AP) — The former sheriff’s deputy who’s been called a coward for his actions during a mass shooting at a Florida high school said he’s haunted by what happened but he had no time to be scared because everything unfolded More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

A relic of H&BT Railroad restored, relocated

Conclusion   More...

Old-Time Photo

The small Fulton County community of New Grenada rests at the bottom of Broad Top Mountain, seen in the distance. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Belmont Stakes:

Justify in first post position

NEW YORK (AP) — Something Bob Baffert always dreads has come true ahead of the Belmont Stakes: Justify drew the No. More...

Quarterfinal sites, times announced

The PIAA has announced sites and times for baseball and softball quarterfinal games. Three area district champions will be back in action Thursday, but all will have to travel a little farther in the second round.  More...

Cecchinato upsets Djokovic

PARIS (AP) — It was difficult to discern which was less likely: that 12-time major champion Novak Djokovic would falter in his French Open quarterfinal or that Marco Cecchinato, who never won a Grand Slam match until last week and once faced a More...

School News

St. Francis student competes in national exposition

Elliot Biddle of Huntingdon was among the St. Francis University chapter of the Enactus international small business club that competed at the Annual National Exposition in Kansas City, Missouri, May 21. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Son still hasn’t made effort to pay back loan

Dear Annie: A few years ago, one of my sons needed funds for support during some difficult times. I explained that I would help but that I needed the funds to be returned. His spouse was checking other avenues to gather it. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

How to cook corned beef

Dear Heloise: Please advise me how to COOK CORNED BEEF — roast or boil? Thank you for your informative column. Your soup recipe was enjoyed by my friends. — Cynthia, via email  More...

Special Sections

Events planned along Juniata

Plans are in place for a “gorges” and exciting weekend as opening of two new community-owned river access projects in Mapleton and Mount Union is celebrated.  The boat launches frame a local landmark and natural wonder, the gorge at More...

Commissioners recognize groups

It was a morning of recognition for a county department and a local organization at Tuesday’s weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners.  The first recognition was for the county’s Children and Youth Services department, More...

Smithfield leaders approve ordinance

Smithfield Township Supervisors discussed and approved various items during Tuesday night’s agenda, making for a somewhat lengthy and productive meeting.  Supervisor Doyland Gladfelter began the meeting by asking folks to keep supervisor J More...

State  Free Access 

Five passengers injured in rail train accident

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Transportation officials say five passengers were injured in an accident involving two regional rail trains in north Philadelphia.  Police say two southbound Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority trains &ld More...

Philly teacher accused of accepting bribes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia teacher has been fired for allegedly taking bribes from students in exchange for good grades.  WCAU-TV reported Tuesday the teacher worked at the Learning in New Contexts High School in the northern part More...

Woman serving life for church slaying dies

MUNCY, Pa. More...

Business News

Huntingdon Savings Bank officials reorganize

Huntingdon Savings Bank held its 96th annual board meeting recently.  The bank’s first meeting took place March 7, 1923.  Timothy Schrack and Gregory Walker were re-elected for three year terms as trustees of the bank.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

May 25, 2018  Peter T. Hood and Allison L. Hood, grantors, to Nathan R. Walters, property in Walker Township, $60,000.  John J. Vilga and Linda L. Vilga, grantors, to John J. Vilga, Linda L. Vilga, Tyler A. Vilga and Chase S. More...

Huntingdon attorney appointed to SPE board

SPE Federal Credit Union board chairman Richard Harris and the board of directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Kipphan to the SPE board of directors.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 6   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...

Local Sports

Mike Hudy

With the addition of Mike Hudy, the 2018 at-large selection by the Huntingdon region executive committee members, the Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame now has a fourth sibling combination in its 21-year history.  More...

Reading tops Altoona 4-2

Jan Hernandez socked a go-ahead, two-run homer off Montana DuRapau in the ninth inning to lift the Reading Fightin Phils over the Altoona Curve 4-2 Tuesday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Derek Tyler DeCamp, 5754 Old Plank Road, James Creek, and Elizabeth Sarah Purdum, also of James Creek.  Joshua David Gutshall, 10500 Sugar Grove Road, Huntingdon, and Katelyn Ann Kester, also of Huntingdon.  Eric William Henchey, 3618 Stell More...

What and Where Wednesday

  Richard Cox of Cass Township, Rhonda Querry of Huntingdon and Kimberly Ord of Mount Union all correctly identified the subject of the photo of the May 30 photo as the Entriken Bridge over Raystown Lake. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Julius Duane Burks, who turns 5 years old today, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. His proud parents are Rachael Lightner and Justin Burks, both of Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Pisces if born before 5:26 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, June 7, 2018:  More...

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