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Tabletop exercise held at facility

Staff at AristaCare at Woodland Park, Orbisonia, along with Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) officials and emergency officials from the Orbisonia-Rockhill Volunteer Fire Co., participated in a tabletop exercise Tuesday evening to d More...

State  Free Access 

States take different approaches to World Series pressure

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — Baseball looks like it comes easily to Hawaii’s Aukai Kea.  Case in point, Honolulu’s first game of the Little League World Series, when Kea slugged a walk-off home run after tossing 6 1/3 shutout inni More...

Pennsylvania priest faces charges as abuse fallout grows

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest was charged on Tuesday with groping a 17-year-old girl and sending her nude images of himself, just a week after a grand jury reported the church had covered up decades of child molestation by priests a More...

School funding lawsuit may head to trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawsuit that claims Pennsylvania is failing to provide students with an adequate education will likely head to trial.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 22   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 pulls interesting notes from mailbag

This week I’ll dip into the mailbag and share some interesting notes from our readers. More...

Old-Time Photo

Wouldn’t it be nice if gas cost only 17 cents a gallon today? More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Allen shines defensively as Indians beat Red Sox 6-3

BOSTON (AP) — Center fielder Greg Allen made two superb catches to help fellow rookie Shane Bieber hold down Boston, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Red Sox 6-3 Tuesday night in a matchup of AL division leaders.  More...

Swanson homers twice in Braves’ 6-1 win over Pirates

Braves 6, Pirates 1   PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dansby Swanson had two homers and four RBIs, Kevin Gausman breezed through eight innings to lead Atlanta past Pittsburgh.  More...

Incognito arrested

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo until 9:09 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Sun will be in Virgo. The Moon is in Capricorn until 12:56 p.m. (ET), when it moves to Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018:  More...

Study shared with leaders

The Huntingdon County Commissioners heard from a representative of the Pennsylvania Striped Bass Association (PSBA) regarding a study of the striped bass population at Raystown Lake, and about how a proposed development could impact the population of More...

JV sixth graders change schools

Beginning today, brand-new sixth graders in the Juniata Valley School District will be making their way across the parking lot of the campus and walking the halls of the high school for the very first time as students. More...

Bids reviewed to repair derailment damage

Damage caused by the April 3 train derailment near East Penn Street in Huntingdon Borough will be addressed in the near future as contracting bids were opened and reviewed during the Tuesday night meeting of borough council.   More...

Volunteers sought for river cleanup

Huntingdon County’s waterways draw visitors from near and far each year who come to appreciate the natural beauty and to help preserve it, volunteers will set out along a portion of the Juniata River Sunday to clean up trash Sunday, Aug. More...

Local News

Investigation of ‘nuisance’ house results in arrest

A search warrant executed very early Monday morning at a Huntingdon Borough residence known as a location of frequent fights, noise complaints and disturbances resulted in felony drug charges against one individual.  More...

Heavy rain causes road issue in Cromwell Township

The Cromwell Supervisors met Aug. 6 for their regular meeting. More...

Police Log

Crashes   More...

Business News

Employees recognized at annual dinner

Kish Bank recently held its 34th annual Employee Recognition Dinner at the Lewistown Country Club. More...

Key promotions announced by Kish Bank

Kish Bank has announced the promotions of five employees to assistant vice president, including the promotion of two employees to expanded management roles. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Aug. 10, 2018  William J. Cardwell, grantor, to William J. Cardwell and Iva Mae Roush, property in Lincoln Township, $1.  Tammy H. Russell, grantor, to L. Ryan Wetzel and Sarah C. Worley, property in Walker Township, $270,000.  More...

Local Sports

Curve roll to 9-2 win over Rumble Ponies

Eduardo Vera struck out a season-best seven batters and earned his sixth win since the all-star break while the supplied plenty of run support in an 9-2 win for the Altoona Curve over the Binghamton Rumble Ponies on Tuesday at NYSEG Stadium.  More...

Senators GM resigns

Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee resigned Tuesday amid charges of harassment stemming from an incident at the NHL scouting combine in May.  The team announced Lee’s resignation and added a search is underway to find his More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Dustin Edward McGarry, 1606 Moore St., Huntingdon, and Samantha Lauren Anderson, also of Huntingdon.  James Richard Grazier McMahon, 5120 Delmar St., Alexandria, and Lacy Marie Clites, also of Alexandria.  Matthew Brian Schmerbeck, 706 Park More...

What and Where Wednesday

Richard Cox of Cass Township, Glenn Scott of Mount Union, Kimberly Ord of Mount Union, Dave Grissinger of Camp Hill and formerly of Mount Union, William Babcock of Mount Union, Dan Cooper, Heather Hi More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Derek Banks, who turns 13 years old today, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. He is the son of Beth Banks of Huntingdon. Derek has a sister, Morgan, and a brother, Tyler. More...

Annie's Mailbox

The state of the World

dear annie: I’m not writing in about any problem you can solve. This letter is about a much bigger problem — namely, the state of the world today. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

irish bread in the morning

Dear Heloise: You had an IRISH BREAD recipe that my kids just loved. Would you please reprint it? I lost it when we remodeled the kitchen. It always seemed to taste best when served in the morning, hot and fresh from the oven. More...

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