2017-09-19 / Front Page
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After an hour of deliberating Monday, a jury of nine women and three men found a Mill Creek man guilty of rape, incest and various other sexual assault charges.  The verdict followed what was supposed to be two-day trial of James W. Lewis, 60. The trial concluded late afternoon Monday after nearly nine hours of evidence and witness testimony.  More...

2017-09-20 / Front Page
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Residents call for action to address storm water runoff

Huntingdon Borough manager Bill Wheeler and members of borough council faced tough questions from an angry public during their monthly meeting Tuesday night.  Two hours of public comment opened the meeting as a dozen borough residents took the leaders to task over failure to address an escalating storm water crisis as a crowd filled council chambers.  More...

2017-09-21 / Front Page
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A Fulton County woman charged for her involvement in a 2016 fatal crash is expected to appear in court next week for her preliminary hearing.  More...

2017-09-19 / Front Page
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Correspondence regarding the Huntingdon Borough Water Treatment Plant arrived in water customers’ mailboxes Friday and Saturday, causing a great deal of concern. More...

2017-09-20 / Front Page
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After much consideration and taking public concerns into account, Huntingdon Borough Council members decided to allow the transfer of a liquor license into the borough by Weis Markets. More...

2017-09-19 / Front Page
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Groundbreaking events held in Mount Union, Mapleton

After over five years of planning and work to get to this point, groundbreaking ceremonies were held in Mount Union and Mapleton boroughs Monday to mark the beginning of construction of boat launches in the boroughs that will help bring more access to a section of the Juniata River. More...

2017-09-22 / Front Page
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The Huntingdon County Sheriff’s Department welcomed two new deputies this month, who recently completed their 19-week training through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) at Penn State University.  Paul Durchuck and Noah Brooks began their studies at the academy in May after being hired by the department in March.  More...

2017-09-16 / Front Page
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As law enforcement officers were arresting six individuals on drug charges Thursday, a second bust, also in Huntingdon Borough, resulted in the arrest of a suspected heroin dealer. More...

2017-09-21 / Front Page
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First Standing Stone Half Marathon set for this weekend

Participants and spectators will take to the streets of Huntingdon Borough this weekend as part of the Standing Stone Half Marathon and Festival.  Opening activities will begin Saturday, Sept. 23, in preparation for race day Sunday, Sept. 24, all hosted by Standing Stone Events LLC., an event management company specializing in endurance sports.  More...

2017-09-18 / Front Page
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To celebrate Ted Aurand’s 50 years of service as director of the Huntingdon Community Center (HCC), an open house celebration was held in his honor at Detwiler Memorial Field Sunday afternoon.   HCC board vice president Patrick Goodman kicked off opening remarks by noting the event was a celebration to thank Aurand for his contributions to the center.  More...

2017-09-19 / Local News

A former Huntingdon resident charged with multiple felony counts in Cumberland County had his case held over for higher court following a preliminary hearing Monday morning.  More...

2017-09-21 / Front Page

Huntingdon Borough Water Treatment Plant customers turned out Tuesday night for the monthly borough council members to express their alarm concerning correspondence advising of water quality violations at the plant.  More...

2017-09-20 / Business News

Sept. 8, 2017  David J. McMullen, David McMullen and Kelly J. McMullen, grantors, to Richard Van McCardle and Alison Baker, property in Cromwell Township, $1.  James R. Myers and Ashlee J. Myers, grantors, to Randolph S. Renard and Kandace Ann Kramer, property in Orbisonia Borough, $80,000.  More...

2017-09-20 / Front Page

The Huntingdon County Commissioners discussed the feasibility of adding an additional supervisor and caseworker position to the Children and Youth Services department at their weekly meeting Tuesday morning. CYS director Joyce Zolten told the commissioners the two positions were finally approved after four years of applying to the state Department of Human Services. More...

2017-09-23 / Front Page
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A Huntingdon County attorney continues to “raise the bar” as the most senior practicing attorney admitted as dean of the Huntingdon County Bar Association. Harvey Reeder accepted the position earlier this month, having served as a member of the county bar association since Oct. 8, 1973. More...

2017-09-18 / State
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Workers at a coroner’s office in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains respond when someone dies under unusual circumstances, but lately they’ve also had to respond to lurid allegations in a sex scandal that’s generated two lawsuits and a police investigation.  More...

2017-09-20 / Local News

A Huntingdon man will face two misdemeanor charges after allegedly stealing funds from a local Domino’s Pizza location.  Joseph Sessa, 39, charged with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property, waived his case in central court last week and will return to court Thursday, Oct. 26, for formal arraignment.  More...

2017-09-22 / Front Page

A traffic-stop related drug trial ended in a guilty verdict yesterday after 30 minutes of jury deliberation.  Johnny L. Roberts, 37, Philadelphia, had his case heard before a jury of five men and seven women with two women as alternates. He was originally facing several possession charges for events that occurred during a traffic stop April 16.  More...

2017-09-23 / Local Sports
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Huntingdon’s senior running back Ian Border has made it a habit to open games with explosive runs to bring the crowd to their feet and quickly give the Bearcats and early lead. Friday night’s Mountain League contest was no different.  More...

2017-09-16 / Front Page
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The superintendent for the Mount Union Area School District has accepted an administrative position at Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11. More...

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