October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Healthy Harvest Fest returns to Huntingdon

Huntingdon’s Healthy Harvest Festival will return to the downtown from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in a celebration of well-being for residents and visitors alike.  More...

Officers grow ‘buck beards’ for benefit

Growing “buck beards,” the time-honored tradition of having well-established whiskers in time for hunting season, is being used to raise money for a good cause within the Huntingdon Borough Police Department (HPD).  More...

State  Free Access 

Gov. wrong that report backs execution halt

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has twice claimed recently that a state Senate report released this summer recommended continuing his moratorium on the death penalty.  More...

Business News

One of oldest coal companies in US files for bankruptcy

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — One of the oldest coal companies in the U.S. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday to deal with more than $1.4 billion in debt amid declining demand for the fuel.  More...

Marijuana to be legal in Canada Oct. 17

Canada is legalizing adult use of marijuana on Oct. 17 and will be the second and largest country to do so.  More...

Audit paints bleak picture of NJ Transit

METUCHEN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s troubled transit system suffers from a lack of funding, low morale, a top-heavy management structure and little or no strategic planning, according to a lengthy audit released Tuesday by Gov. More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Huntingdon, Juniata Valley win; Mount Union, Tussey swept

Huntingdon 3, Central 0   More...

High School Soccer:

Bearcat boys top Eagles 3-1

Huntingdon Boys  Huntingdon headed back to Bald Eagle Area Tuesday to finish a game that had been suspended due to lightning. More...

Trojan teams earn sweeps at West Branch

The Mount Union cross country team was on the road at Allport Tuesday in a meet with West Branch and Glendale. The Trojan boys ran well up front sweeping West Branch 26-29 and winning over Glendale 17-37. More...

People/Pastimes

What and Where Wednesday

Glenn Scott of Mount Union and Richard Cox of Cass Township correctly identified the Oct. 3 What and Where photo Cassville as seen from the air during this year’s Oktoberfest celebration. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gerald Leonard, who turns 2 years old today, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. His proud parents are Jerry and Crystal Leonard of Orbisonia. More...

Cranberry-infused cocktail for autumn entertaining

Besides the ubiquitous “pumpkin spice,” nothing says “autumn” more than tart cranberries. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

This cream is heavy, not whipped

Dear Heloise: I read your column every day. I have recipes that call for HEAVY CREAM, but all I see on store shelves is whipped cream. Is there a substitute for heavy cream? More...

Commissioners hire CYS chief

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved filling two open positions, including the open Children and Youth administrator, at their weekly meeting Tuesday morning, .  More...

HCCTC bids higher than expected

Members of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center’s (HCCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC) discussed potential hurdles for the building expansion project at their monthly meeting Tuesday evening. More...

Indian Summer still a possibility

With the warm weather in the forecast this week, many may think it’s Indian Summer, but for Indian Summer to occur, that implies that colder temperatures have been in the area already.  According to Max Vido, meteorologist with Accuweather More...

Local News

Resident implores Alexandria council about fire tax

During their monthly meeting Oct. More...

Police Log

Retail theft   SMITHFIELD TWP. — A 35-year-old Mount Union man, a 32-year-old man and a 54-year-old man, both of Huntingdon, have been accused by state police at Huntingdon of stealing multiple items from Walmart at 11 a.m. Oct. 7. More...

News of Yesteryear

Bid opens Thursday for Raystown Reservoir

75 Years Ago  Hon. James A. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 10   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Three-county region has much to offer during fall

Fall foliage. It’s that colorful time of the year when Mother Nature tenders folks one last opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors and learn about their history and heritage before the snow flies.  More...

Old-Time Photo

Here’s a photo of the Robertsdale High School “Tiger” varsity football team probably snapped during the early 1950s. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Murray out indefinitely with concussion

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is out indefinitely with a concussion.  Coach Mike Sullivan said Murray suffered the concussion during practice Monday and reported potential symptoms to the training staff immed More...

Thomas back in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Justin Thomas returns this week to the scene of his first PGA Tour win in 2015, and where he repeated as champion a year later.  Now the American, fresh from winning the PGA Tour money title for the second con More...

Red Sox hold off Yankees to advance

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Nunez charged Gleyber Torres’ four-hopper toward third base and whipped the ball across the diamond . Steve Pearce stretched, falling on his chest for a sprawling catch. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Regretting not having kids

Dear Readers: All week, we’ve been hearing responses to my unscientific poll, inspired by a similar poll by Ann Landers in the 1970s: “If you had to do it all over again, would you have kids?” First I printed responses from the most More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018:  More...

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