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A 60th anniversary chicken barbecue

Huntingdon Rotary Club members, front to back, Burgess Smith, Andy Cipar and Cliff Beaver, unloaded boxes of chicken from a Brenneman’s Meat Market truck this morning amid rain showers and humi More...

State  Free Access 

Fired university vice president’s lawyer paid by state

Pennsylvania taxpayers are footing the $240,000 legal bill of a former state university administrator who was fired after an internal investigation substantiated allegations of financial impropriety and sexual misconduct toward students, according to More...

Man killed in car crash while evading police

GREENSBURG, Pa. More...

Charges filed in death of teen shot in bedroom

ALLENTOWN, Pa. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 25   ADULT EDUCATION  . 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. More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Information, photos submitted of esteemed Wood athlete

Hopefully, the readers will remember the column and photos about Woodvale athlete Craig Hawley who excelled on the baseball diamond, football field and basketball courts of the Robertsdale High School and the U.S. Army.  More...

Old-Time Photo

Here’s a photo of the amusement rides taken during the 1980s at the time-honored Shade Gap Picnic. A reminder that the popular event kicks off July 29 and runs through Aug. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Kevin Eugene Bookwalter, 5384 Cold Springs Road, Huntingdon, and Joyce Marie Thebo, 303 13th St., Huntingdon.  Thomas C. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Mason Edward Clark who turns 5 years old today, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. He is the son of Amber Clark of Alexandria. More...

What and Where Wednesday

Rhonda Querry of Huntingdon, Glenn and Amy Scott from Mount Union and Jennifer Chesney of Petersburg correctly identified the location of the July 18 What and Where Wednesday as the seating area surr More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 26, 2018:  More...

Popular snacks recalled

Concerns of salmonella contamination linked to whey

“The snack that smiles back” is causing some frowns as shoppers cruising the aisle of their local stores find some popular flavors missing from the shelves due to recent massive recalls sparked by fears of salmonella.  More...

CYS administrator gives resignation

Members of the Huntingdon County Commissioners approved, with regret, the resignation of Children and Youth Services administrator Ashley Smyder at the weekly meeting Tuesday morning.  Smyder’s resignation, which comes nearly seven months More...

Motorists encouraged to take safety survey

With over 8,966,849 licensed drivers living within the state, road safety is the number one concern of both PennDOT officials and local drivers themselves. Through Friday, Aug. More...

Local News

Area brief

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny   More...

Police Log

Crashes   More...

News of Yesteryear

R&R Vending Co. burglary in Saxton under investigation

75 Years Ago  Chief Burgess Chalender H. More...

Business News

JetBlue shares drop after airline reports $120 million loss

JetBlue shares plunged 9 percent — among its worst one-day declines in a decade — after the airline reported a $120 million second-quarter loss on higher fuel expenses and gave a cautious outlook for the rest of 2018.  More...

Kimberly-Clark open to saving factory jobs

FOX CROSSING, Wis. (AP) — Kimberly-Clark Corp. More...

Ivanka’s clothing company shutting down due to ethics

NEW YORK (AP) — Ivanka Trump’s clothing company is shutting down after some stores dropped her line and she decided ethics restrictions were holding back its ability.  In an email to CNBC, Ivanka Trump said: “When we first star More...

Local Sports

Curve, Ducks suspended in eighth inning

AKRON, Ohio – Tuesday night’s game between the Altoona Curve and the Akron RubberDucks was suspended due to a power outage at Canal Park. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates roll past Indians for 11th straight win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Starling Marte, Gregory Polanco and Josh Bell each hit a two-run homer, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cleveland Indians 9-4 on Tuesday night for their 11th straight win.  The Pirates routed the Indians for the second More...

Cavs sign Love to four-year extension

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love isn’t leaving Cleveland anytime soon.  The All-Star forward signed a new four-year, $120 million contract with the Cavaliers, who are beginning anew following LeBron James’ departure.  More...

Meyer agrees with Smith firing

CHICAGO (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has a saying he uses with his program: Event + Response (equals) Outcome.  The outcome this time was the dismissal of a longtime assistant.  More...

School News

Huntingdon teen named as member of honor society

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced that student Brady Hawkins of Huntingdon has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. More...

Area residents’ granddaughter completes college degree

Erin Dickie graduated from University of Minnesota with a bachelor of arts in mathematics and a minor in music.  She was among more than 2,000 graduates who received bachelor’s degrees at the commencement ceremony May 13, at Mariucci Arena More...

Mapleton woman takes part in orientation at BJU

Kyra Duvall of Mapleton joined other new students as Bob Jones University, located in Greenville, South Carolina, hosted summer orientation in June.  Incoming students and their parents attended informational sessions about the BJU experience, h More...

Annie's Mailbox

What’s past is past

Dear Annie: I have been divorced for many years. I was married to the same man for 25 years. I put a lot into the marriage, including helping raise and support stepchildren and his grandchildren. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A substitute for buttermilk

Dear Heloise: I had a recipe that called for buttermilk, and I didn’t have any in the house. Since I live out in the country, a grocery store isn’t just around the corner. More...

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