September 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Leaders address judge’s concerns

Questions regarding the closure of the courthouse Sept. 10 due to flooding in the county was a heated topic of discussion at the weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday morning.  More...

Farmers hope for healthy pumpkin crop

A wet summer has left pumpkin growers concerned about the outcome of their fall harvests.  According to Craig Evanego with the National Weather Service bureau in State College, 7.91 inches of rain fell in June, while July had 7.79 inches and Aug More...

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Local News

Area brief

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny   More...

Police Log

Harassment   More...

News of Yesteryear

Porter Twp. fire results in $12K in damage

75 Years Ago  The Tokyo radio reported today that President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill have announced plans for attacks on Japan. In response, Tokyo noted, “Japan will never surrender.”  More...

General News

New Jersey police search for alligator on the loose

MULLICA TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey are warning residents about an alligator that’s on the loose.  Authorities say the 3- to 4-foot gator was spotted along Hamburg Avenue in Mullica Township on Tuesday afternoon. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 19   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Partners promote history, heritage of communities

It was a pleasure to join members of the Broad Top Area Heritage Partnership in a Sept. 11 visit to the new Bricktown Model Railroaders Assocation’s museum and being developed in Mount Union.  More...

Old-Time Photo

One of the Reichley Brothers & Co. steam locomotives used in the Wells Tannery area of Fulton County during the early part of the 20th century. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Osaka’s homecoming goes very well

TOKYO (AP) — Naomi Osaka’s homecoming couldn’t have gone much better.  Playing in her first tournament since winning the U.S. More...

Taylor homers give Dodgers 3-2 win over Rockies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor hit a solo home run in the 10th inning to extend Los Angeles’ lead in the NL West to 1 1/2 games over Colorado with a 3-2 win.  More...

Walker homers to give Yankees 3-2 win over Red Sox

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Walker hit a three-run homer, Zach Britton started a gameending double play on New York’s third try in the ninth inning and the Yankees kept the Boston Red Sox from a bubbly celebration in the Bronx for at least anoth More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 9/20/2018 11:08 AM

HASD schools not on lockdown  Free Access 

Despite rumors circulating this morning, Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) administrators stress there is no threat to students or staff and the schools were not placed in lockdown.  More...

Municipalities receive funding

Three municipalities in the county have been awarded funds for improvements to infrastructure, as it was announced Tuesday by state Rep. More...

SHCSB members updated on mold

Meeting in the Rockhill Elementary School Tuesday night, Southern Huntingdon County School Board members heard an update on the district’s ongoing mold issues during their monthly meeting.  “On Aug. More...

Borough secretary appointed at meeting

Members of Huntingdon Borough Council appointed a new borough secretary during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday night.  The municipal leaders welcomed Richard King to the position, which he had filled in an interim capacity since June.  More...

State  Free Access 

Philly agrees to overhaul property seizure law

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has agreed to overhaul its civil forfeiture laws as part of a proposed lawsuit settlement announced Tuesday, limiting what law enforcement officers can seize and how it can use the proceeds.  More...

Allegheny Co. raccoons test positive for rabies

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Health officials are warning western Pennsylvania residents that two raccoons brought to a facility earlier this week have tested positive for rabies.  The Allegheny County health department says the first raccoon was fou More...

Man injured in shooting

BELLEVUE, Pa. (AP) — Police in western Pennsylvania say a man has been critically injured in a shooting.  Authorities say the shooting happened around 8 p.m. Tuesday in Bellevue. Police say the 35-year-old victim was shot multiple times. More...

Business News

Area business offers computer repair

If anyone is looking for someone to fix their desktop or laptop computers, they need look no further than PC Solutions at 729 Washington St. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Aug. 30, 2018  Thomas G. Funkhouser and Linda L. Funkhouser, grantors, to, James W. Laughlin and Andrea E. Laughlin, property in Cromwell Township, $40,000.  Aug. 31, 2018  Douglas A. Taylor and Sherry D. Taylor, grantors, to Scott M. More...

MBG listed among Best Places to Work in PA

Mutual Benefit Group, Huntingdon, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 2018. The awards program, created in 2000, is one of the first statewide programs of its kind in the country.  More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Titans get first win; ’Cats, Hornets, Trojans lose

Tusey Mountain 3, Fannett-Metal 0  Tussey Mountain came up with its first win of the season at Fannett-Metal Tuesday. More...

High School Soccer:

Huntingdon teams win; Tussey girls lose

Huntingdon Boys   Tuesday’s match at War Vets Field created a different atmosphere, as the regular season meeting with Central had a little bigger feel to it. More...

High School Tennis:

Scarlet Dragons shut out Huntingdon 7-0

Despite a strong first set effort from Avalon Ritchey at No. 4 singles and a three-set battle from Liv Vlasak at the No. 1 singles, Huntingdon (1-6) couldn’t pull out a win during Tuesday afternoon’s Mountain League match at Central. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

James Adam Brantner, 119 S. More...

What and Where Wednesday

Richard Cox of Cass Township, Sue Pollock of Huntingdon, Kimberly Ord of Mount Union, Anna Spangler of Donation and Ruth Angle all correctly identified the location of the Sept. More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Dayvah Rain Hagans, who turns 7 years old today, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. Her proud parents are Keven and Anna Hagans of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wife receives no respect

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for many years. She was and is my business partner and a great business woman. We would not be where we are today without her business acumen, drive and determination. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A ‘clean’ meatloaf

Dear Heloise: I have a pretty good hint: When you MAKE MEATLOAF, the cleanup is a pain in the you-know-where. I spray the pan with any kind of cooking spray, then line it with foil. More...

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