September 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Leaders approve contract changes

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved making changes to a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) contract during their weekly meeting Tuesday that will allow the Mapleton Borough Municipal Authority to work on its water loop project.  More...

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Local News

Veterans’ Services Expo to be held Thursday

The fifth annual Veterans’ Services Expo will be held from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, 520 Penn St., Huntingdon.  More...

Broad Top City leaders look to 2019 budget

With the end of the year not far away, Broad Top City Borough Council Monday evening instructed borough secretary Lori Hann to start preparing data for the borough’s 2019 budget.  More...

Police Log

Drugs found   CROMWELL TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a traffic stop was conducted Sept. 19 and a 20-year-old woman was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 26   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

Broad Top activist identifies fellow coal miners

Charles Gracey of Round Knob, longtime activist in the Broad Top Area Coal Miners Historical Society and an original Broad Top area coal miner identified the men in the photo that appearing with today’s column.  And Charles would know the More...

Old-Time Photo

During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, numerous department stores in central Pennsylvania transported products to customers who could not make it in to the local store. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pens refreshed for another run

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby can admit it now: The Pittsburgh Penguins were tired last season, a natural byproduct of becoming the first franchise in two decades to win consecutive Stanley Cups.  More...

Ohtani to have ‘Tommy John’

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels two-way rookie Shohei Ohtani will have Tommy John surgery next week.  The Angels confirmed Ohtani’s long-expected decision on elbow ligament replacement Tuesday. Dr. More...

Winston back

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston is back on the job, though the Tampa Bay Buccaneers still aren’t saying if it’s as the team’s starting quarterback.  More...

People/Pastimes

What and Where Wednesday

John Hawn of Huntingdon, Richard Cox of Cass Township, Cathy Howell of Huntingdon, Julie Peoples of Huntingdon, William Babcock of Mount Union, Linda Goodman of Huntingdon and Sue Pollock of Huntingd More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Thomas “Tommy” Maxwell Kennington, son of Megan (Hess) and Tom Kennington of State College, who turns 6 years old today, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. More...

After losing a pet, when is it time to love again?

The passing of a pet can be an experience similar to losing another important member of the family. Even though the loss is inevitable, it can still be shocking when a pet passes away.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Antagonizing sister

Dear Annie: Ever meet someone who plays the victim and always needs a villain in her life?  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Spinach with some zing!

Dear Heloise: I love FRESH SPINACH, but we like to add a few drops of vinegar to it. I serve it individually in some cute bowls I bought in Austria. More...

Special Sections

Providers voice maternity fears

With the announcement of the impending closure of the maternity department at J.C. More...

First rail authority meeting held

Since the Huntingdon County Railroad Authority was officially established earlier this year by the Huntingdon County Commissioners, members of the authority had the first opportunity to conduct a public meeting late Tuesday morning.  The first o More...

Mold issues resolved in SHCSD buildings

After being closed for a week due to mold problems, the Southern Huntingdon County (SHC) School District reopened its doors Monday.  More...

Volunteers care for community

Volunteers from Skills, from the left, Rod Hardy, Nicki White and Kayla Eitner cleaned windows at the Standing Stone Senior Center in Huntingdon this morning as part of Huntingdon County United Way&r More...

State  Free Access 

Publicist claims actor is victim of racism, sexism

NORRISTOWN, Pa. More...

General News

Bank exec told responders: save my life for my kids

CINCINNATI (AP) — Believing she was dying after a gunman riddled her body with bullets, a bank executive said Wednesday she urged first responders to save her life for her two small children.  Whitney Austin, 37, survived 12 gunshots Sept More...

Business News

Women-owned businesses recognized publication

Two local businesses were recognized among the 50 Women-owned businesses to follow by Pennsylvania Business Central and Marcellus Business Central’s Women in Business.  Among those receiving the honor was JRK Enterprises Inc. More...

Talent acquisition officer joins F&M Trust

F&M Trust is pleased to announce the addition of Brian Carroll for the role of talent acquisition officer. Carroll is responsible for implementing the bank’s talent recruitment, selection and onboarding programs.  More...

MBG boosts operational efficiency, enhances customer service

Mutual Benefit Group, a property and casualty insurer in Pennsylvania and Maryland, and a longtime customer of Duck Creek Technologies, has entered into an agreement to transition its on-premises claims solution to Duck Creek OnDemand.  More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Bearcats and Trojans win; Honets lose to Blue Devils

Huntingdon 3, Bellefonte 2   More...

Women’s Volleyball:

Juniata gets sixth straight win with sweep of Clarion

The no. six ranked Juniata women’s volleyball team swept aside Division II Clarion 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-22) Tuesday evening in the Clarion University Student Recreation Center.  More...

H.S. Girls’ Soccer

Damsels shut to Tussey 2-0

Tussey Mountain played its second straight match in bad weather and field conditions Tuesday, this time at home. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aries if born before 3:15 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018:  More...

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