October 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

SHCSB members approve track bid

Southern Huntingdon County School Board members heard from track and field coaches during their monthly meeting Tuesday, as members of the public, including students, spoke in support of a new athletic track.  More...

Borough council approves recycling contract

A solitary bid for recycling services was opened and accepted at the regular monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council Monday night.  The bid, submitted by Brad Hollenbaugh of Hollenbaugh’s Trash and Recycling, was opened following the More...

State  Free Access 

Man, woman, daughter found slain in New Castle

NEW CASTLE, Pa. More...

Bill on church sex abuse stuck on question of lawsuits

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Man shot and killed in case of road rage

ELKINS PARK, Pa. (AP) — Investigators say a 29-year-old man was shot to death just outside of Philadelphia in an argument stemming from an apparent case of road rage.  More...

Business News

Stocks jump, regaining some lost ground, on strong earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — World stock markets are turning higher again Tuesday, helped by strong earnings reports from major U.S. companies in finance and health care. More...

Can Pinterest succeed with slow-growth strategy?

NEW YORK (AP) — If Instagram is the dream vacation you’ll never go on and Facebook is Thanksgiving with too many relatives arguing over politics, Pinterest is sitting on the couch by yourself, watching a home-improvement show and absentmi More...

Real Estate Transfers

Oct. 5, 2018  Thomas M. Bross IV, Tiffany M. Bross and Tiffany E. Bross, grantors, to Richard D. Smith and Deborah C. Bowersox, property in Todd Township, $315,000.  Paul J. Didyk, grantors, to Caleb A. Bennett and McKenna R. More...

Local Sports

High School Boys’ Soccer:

Raiders score last to down Bearcats

Huntingdon played a big Mountain League contest against Bellefonte at Bald Eagle Area Tuesday. The game was tied until late in the match when the Red Raiders scored twice in the closing minutes to win on their Senior Night 4-2.  More...

High School Field Hockey:

Cardinals hang 10-0 shutout on Rockets

Southern Huntingdon took on Forbes Road Tuesday afternoon in Hustontown. More...

Photo

Ed Gargula and Bill Frazier, center, won the championship of the Big Orange at the Huntingdon Country Club. Frazier’s chip on the final was turned out to be the winning shot. More...

People/Pastimes

What and Where Wednesday

Bill Porter and Carol Black of Alexandria, Glenn Scott of Mount Union, John Hawn of Huntingdon, Donnie Benner of Huntingdon, Richard Cox of Cass Township, Annie Baughman of Saxton, Myla Norris of Hes More...

How to prepare for an out-of-town breakdown

Road trips make for excellent getaways. Whether you’re embarking on a weekend excursion or a lengthy vacation, driving yourself to your destination is a great way to travel, especially for families looking to save money.  More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Shirley Davis, formerly of Huntingdon, who will celebrate her birthday, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018:  More...

Pipeline fines result in grant

Grant recipients, set to receive funds from the historic $12.6 million penalty imposed upon Sunoco for violations relating to the Mariner East 2 pipeline project, were announced by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Monday.  More...

EMA director receives certification

Huntingdon County Emergency Management Director Joe Thompson was presented with his basic professional certification for his position during the weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday morning.  The certification was presen More...

Art Walk Huntingdon planned for Thursday

All things October and Halloween is the theme for this month’s Art Walk Hunti ngdon, scheduled to take place from 5-8 p . m . Thursday, Oct. More...

Local News

Promoting fire safety

Volunteers from Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue and Smithfield Volunteer Fire Co., including Smithfield member John Catanese in turnout gear, and Josh Shope, spoke with second grade students fr More...

News of Yesteryear

Assistant principal hired at Huntingdon High School

75 Years Ago  Father of nine small children, Frank Martin Barchak, 38, of Coopersdale, was killed last night when he was buried under tons of coal while working in Bethlehem’s Rosedale coke plant.  More...

General News

Man pleads guilty to sending powder to president’s sons

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man is set to plead guilty to sending threatening letters with white powder to President Donald Trump’s sons and others.  Daniel Frisiello is expected to plead guilty in Boston’s federal court on W More...

Even tech execs fret about their kids’ smartphone addictions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some technology executives fret that their products are having a corrosive effect on society, and maybe even their own kids.  More...

Smoke forces president’s wife’s plane back to base

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump’s plane has been forced to return to a Washington area military base because of smoke in the cabin.  Her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, says “everyone is fine and everyone is safe&rdq More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 17   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

Echoes columnist catches up with faithful readers

This week’s column is devoted to the game of catchup! You know, when the columnist’s desk disappears from view because of so many notes and piles of paper occupying the desktop. More...

Old-Time Photo

Donna Wambaugh of Saxton submitted this photo of an early 20th century “country western” band, inquiring about the name of the group. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bearcats, Trojans and Hornets lose league outings

Tyrone 3, Huntingdon 1   More...

Devils remain unbeaten with 3-0 win over Stars

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kyle Palmieri scored his seventh goal in four games, Keith Kinkaid stopped 24 shots for his second shutout and the New Jersey Devils continued their perfect start, beating the Dallas Stars 3-0 on Tuesday night.  More...

Marlins’ sculpture to be moved

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins’ home run sculpture is outta here.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friend has problem son

Dear Annie: I am writing to you about the adult son of a friend of mine. This young man, “Dwayne,” has had a bad couple of years. He was kicked out of the military, divorced and had terrible child custody problems. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Longtime favorite recipe

Dear Heloise: How long does ALL-PURPOSE FLOUR last in the refrigerator? I’ve had it in the refrigerator one year. Is it still good to use? More...

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