June 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Second HASD budget vote planned

As the end of the month approaches, Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) school board members plan to hold an emergency meeting Thursday, June 28 to discuss changes and approval of the 2018-2019 general fund budget.  More...

TMSB members approve sale of buildings

Meeting in its monthly voting session Monday night, the Tussey Mountain School Board unanimously approved the sale of the former Robertsdale and Defiance Elementary schools and acted on numerous personnel matters.  Closed for a year, the two ele More...

Local News

Creation festival begins today

Visitors to the region from all over the country began arriving Tuesday afternoon to set up camp for the annual Creation Northeast Festival at Agape Farm in Cromwell Township. More...

Crews respond to fire

Smoke and flames could be seen billowing from a multi-family dwelling at 108 W. Poplar St. in Mount Union Borough, as emergency crews were called to a working structure fire shortly after 9 a.m. More...

Police Log

DUI   More...

General News

Suspect in diamond theft arrested at Miami airport

CHICAGO (AP) — A 67-year-old Florida man has been arrested in the theft of $170,000 worth of diamonds from a Chicago jewelry store.  More...

Business News

Salon, barbershop opens in Mount Union

Those who are looking for a place the entire family can go for that much-needed hair cut can find a hair salon and barbershop at Precision Cutz, 19 N. More...

Real Estate Transfers

June 15, 2018  Barry L. Weaver and Heather Metz Weaver, grantors, to Sierra A. Mills and Jordan S. Franks, property in Petersburg Borough, $85,000.  Eugene V. Walters Estate, Eugene Victor Walters Estate and Lynn F. More...

Three Springs resident recognized by employer

The D.L. Martin Co. recognized Justin Bucher as Employee of the Month for May.  Bucher lives in Three Springs and has been with the company for one year. He is a CWB-certified welder in Building 4. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Severino, Yankees down Phillies 6-0

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Luis Severino became the majors’ first 12-game winner, Aaron Hicks and Didi Gregorius homered and the New York Yankees beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 Tuesday night.  Severino (12-2) struck out nine in seven do More...

College World Series:

Arkansas wins to open finals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas didn’t hit much against Luke Heimlich and Christian Chamberlain in Game 1 of the College World Series finals. More...

Mets GM takes leave

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is taking a leave of absence because his cancer has returned, and he does not expect to return to the job.  With the team in a massive tailspin, Mets chief operating officer Jeff More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Travis Scott Park, 10455 Evergreen Road, Huntingdon, and Kristin Paige Fagan, also of Huntingdon.  William Anthony Robbins, 417 Penn St., Apt. 1, Huntingdon, and Olivia Spencer Grugan, also of Huntingdon.   More...

What and Where Wednesday

Glenn Scott of Mount Union, Eleanor Isenberg of Logan Township and Shiloh Anders of Petersburg all correctly identified the subject of the photo of the June 20 photo as the reservoir off of Hundred S More...

Tips for healthy summer hydration

Summer provides countless opportunities to get outside for hiking, biking and running around with friends and family. However, having fun in the sun also requires proper hydration.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Baby imposition

Dear Annie: I find myself in an uncomfortable situation with a friend who just moved to our town this year with her husband and baby. Besides her two sisters who live here, we’re the only friends they have so far. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Tip to slow banana aging process

Dear Heloise: Here is another banana suggestion: Over 50 years ago, a friend told me to individually WRAP EACH BANANA in aluminum foil before placing it in the refrigerator. More...

Group to clear section of EBT

Plans have been announced by the nonprofit Railroad Equipment Restoration Association (RERS) to begin right of way clearing and vegetation mitigation along a short section of the East Broad Top Railroad in southern Huntingdon County.  The announ More...

Local jobless rate lowest since 1970

Huntingdon County reached the lowest unemployment rate the county has seen since 1970, decreasing from 5.6 in April to 4.6 in May.  Counties across the state are experiencing what analysts are calling a typical decrease in unemployment rates for More...

Temporary employees OK’d for doe licenses

Five temporary employees were approved by the Huntingdon County Commissioners at their weekly meeting Tuesday to prepare for processing antlerless deer licenses. More...

State  Free Access 

Better security, student services sought

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. More...

Boy injured during hit-and-run

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a hit-and-run driver struck and injured a 4-year-old boy on a Philadelphia street, dragging the child about 20 feet before fleeing the scene.  The accident occurred shortly before 9:30 p.m. More...

Mayor accused of calling for use of water cannons

ARNOLD, Pa. More...

World  Free Access 

At Coast Guard Academy, questions on racism, equity

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — At the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, officers-intraining spend four years together at a riverside campus steeped in shared values of honor, respect and devotion to duty. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 27   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 ecstatic over reader interest in local history

Letters, we get letters, along with emails and telephone calls about assorted topics appearing in the Echos from the Past column, particularly local history. And that’s music to the columnist’s ears.  More...

Old-Time Photo

Here’s this week’s mystery photo. Can any of the readers identify the location and people in the picture? More...

Local Sports

District 11-12 Little League:

Huntingdon tops Mount Union

Huntingdon versus Mount Union in the 11-12 year-old District 11 Little League All- Star semifinal lived up to expectations Tuesday. More...

Curve down Senators 1-0, two times

The Altoona Curve shut out the Harrisburg Senators with identical 1-0 victories to claim both games of Tuesday’s doubleheader at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Photo

The Nationals had a 16-4 record to win their second straight Huntingdon Little League 11-12 championship. Over the past two seasons, the Nationals have posted a 34-6 record. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, June 28, 2018:  More...

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