September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Construction will cause road closure

As part of the ongoing construction to build a new facility for the Community Chapel of Hesston, Orchard Road near Shaffersville Farm Road in Walker Township will be closed for one week beginning this Friday, Sept. More...

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Art Walk Huntingdon slated for Thursday

It’s officially been a year since Art Walk Huntingdon kicked off, giving people the opportunity to visit area businesses in downtown Huntingdon, and it has proven to be successful.  From 5-8 p.m. this Thursday,   Sept. More...

HASD board members encourage early career exploration

Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) board members and faculty believe that it is never too early to question “what you want to be when you grow up.”  HASD elementary level learners are no exception. More...

Man waives hearing for theft charges

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 cour More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Area business demolished for new establishment

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 20   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Recalling local historical movie theaters of the past

Young movie-goers today will never experience the grandeur of the old-time movie theaters of the past. More...

Old-Time Photo

The historic Keystone Foundry, which operated in Hopewell Borough from 1857 to the mid 1930s, is utilized today as a museum, owned and operated by the Hopewell Area Senior Citizens Center. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Montgomery, Schwarber lead Cubs win over Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. More...

Indians down Angels for 24th win in 25 games

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jay Bruce had a triple and a double among his three hits, Austin Jackson singled four times and the incredible Cleveland Indians rolled on by beating Los Angeles 6-3 for their 25th victory in 26 games. More...

Gordon breaks record

TORONTO (AP) — Kansas City’s Alex Gordon broke Major League Baseball’s season home run record with 12 days to spare, hitting the 5,694th long ball of 2017 on Tuesday night.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017:  More...

Leaders discuss adding positions

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. More...

Liquor license transfer approved

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...

Ragtime celebration set to kick off Friday

Before rock and roll, it was ragtime’s bouncing beat that got toes tapping and feet dancing.  Once more, that syncopated rhythm will sound in the twin boroughs this weekend with the eighth Central Pennsylvania Ragtime Festival & Americ More...

Zoning variance debated in Walker Twp.

A debate that has grasped Walker Township for several months may be nearing a solution pending the acceptance of a variance regarding campground regulations during the supervisors’ monthly meeting Tuesday.  More...

State  Free Access 

Gov. says time running out on budget deal before downgrade

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. More...

College player who died had been drinking, fell

EASTON, Pa. More...

Woman spends decades playing beloved characters at park

LIGONIER (AP) — Once upon a time, “The Old Woman in the Shoe” was a young woman.  That was in 1968, when she began working at Idlewild Park’s Storybook Forest.  More...

Business News

Community State Bank financial results reported for second quarter

Community State Bank of Orbisonia (CSB) is an independent community bank founded in 1951 with branches in Orbisonia, Waterfall, Mount Union, Smithfield, Saxton, Three Springs and McConnellsburg.  Trudy Everhart, president and CEO of Community St More...

Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy, but stores will remain open

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys ‘R’ Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will remain op More...

Real Estate Transfers

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. More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Bearcats get first win; Hornets hold off Glendale

Huntingdon 3, Tyrone 1   More...

High School Girls’ Soccer:

Huntingdon ties; Tussey shut out

Huntingdon made its first foray into overtime this season at Penns Valley Tuesday. A hard-fought match went through two extra periods and ended in a 3-3 tie.  The Bearcats (4-1-1) trailed 2-0 at halftime. More...

High School Field Hockey:

Cards and ’Cats tie 1-1

Huntingdon got a very good defensive effort against visiting Forbes Road Tuesday afternoon. The effort allowed the Bearcats to settle for a 1-1 tie with the Cardinals.  Huntingdon is now 2-1-1 on the season.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 12! Happy birthday wishes go out to Emily M. Dysard, who turned 12 years old yesterday, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Her proud parents are Percy and Marcie Dysard of Huntingdon. More...

United in Marriage

Mansberger-Kyper

Rebecca Kyper and Ethan Mansberger, both of Turtle Creek, were united in marriage Sept. More...

Family members gather for 77th annual reunion

The 77th Coffman, Henney and Isenberg reunion was held Aug. 27 at Portstown Park. The weatherman cooperated fully as the weather was just great.  A total of 51 people signed in at the attendance table.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Mother’s finances cause for concern

Dear Annie: Our family is like most families — dysfunctional. Our father worked two jobs most of his life to better himself for the good of his family. My mother was a spender, but my father controlled the money. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Taco casserole for gameday

Dear Heloise: You had a recipe that was a favorite with my husband and four boys, especially when they were watching a football game on TV. It was a TACO CASSEROLE that they devoured with gusto! More...

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