Kayla Handy

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Shoppers have local Father’s Day options

   A special outing or a new drill set are common gifts to show dad he’s loved on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17. In fact, this year, it’s expected a total of 77 percent of Americans will celebrate the holiday.  Full Story

HASD study update planned

   After a two-month extension of the Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) capacity study, school board members and the public will hear more about the district’s future options during the a workshop meeting Monday, June 18.  The most recen Full Story


Area’s skyline changing

Contractors dismantle SCI Huntingdon smokestack

   Smithfield Township residents may be noticing some changes in the skyline, as a structure that served SCI Huntingdon is no longer standing.  Beginning last month, a contractor stated to dismantle the smokestack at SCI Huntingdon, according to th Full Story

Judge denies woman RRR bail

   A 2015 Penn Township stabbing case that occurred in the area of Aitch Recreational Area reappeared in court early Monday morning, the defendant in the case petitioning for resentencing and Recidivism Risk Reduction Incentive (RRRI) bail.  Full Story

No restitution sought in crime

   A 55-year-old Broad Top woman will serve a lengthy probation sentence for tampering with medical records that resulted in almost a half a million dollar loss for a local medical center.  Full Story

Defendant waives preliminary hearings

   An Aliquippa man will have his case moved to the higher courts after waiving his preliminary hearings during central court Wednesday. Full Story

Rent/tax rebate date extended

   Older adults and senior Pennsylvania residents will have additional time to apply for rebates on rental and property taxes paid last year, as Gov. Tom Wolf has extended the deadline to apply from June 30 to Dec. 31. Full Story

Several central court cases rescheduled

   During what was a lengthy afternoon session of central court Wednesday, several cases were rescheduled to have a preliminary hearing before a magisterial district judge within the next few weeks.  Full Story


Real estate trends prosper across county

   Summer months bring the perfect time to pack up the house and go camping, but for some it is also the perfect time to pack up the house and move.  Realtors across the county have seen houses placed on the market as fast as they are coming off, f Full Story

Families more likely to vacation this year

   As the warmer weather has finally sets in across the county, the planning of summer vacations loom in the thoughts of children and parents alike. Full Story

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