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November 18, 2014
News for Immediate Release   Nov. 17, 2014   Public Invited to Comment on Draft Long Range Transportation Plan   Harrisburg – The public is invited to comment on the state’s draft, Long Range Transportation Plan,... [Read More]
November 14, 2014
As the year heads toward conclusion, so does the first phase of the East Broad Top rail restoration project in Mount Union.   Phase I spans from the EBT’s connecting point with the Pennsylvania mainline just west of the... [Read More]
November 10, 2014
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2014 -- FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) utilities are warning customers about a scam involving a telephone caller posing as a utility company employee threatening to shut off power unless an immediate payment is made... [Read More]
November 10, 2014
The Lower Trail could potentially be one of a series of offroad trails that may be slated as a part of the Sept. 11th National Memorial Trail. Huntingdon County residents have the opportunity to attend a meeting from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday... [Read More]
November 3, 2014
Harrisburg – Eighty-six projects in 35 counties will improve safety and mobility with $84 million in Multimodal Transportation Fund investments from Act 89, the state’s transportation plan.   “All types of transportation... [Read More]
October 31, 2014
By CANDY E. PRICE Daily News Staff Writer   The jobless rate in Huntingdon County dipped in September after leveling off in August. The rate fell 0.6 percentage points to 6.6 percent in September. That’s more... [Read More]
October 31, 2014
By CANDY E. PRICE Daily News Staff Writer       Three local municipalities have been awarded nearly $300,000 in grants from the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) for outdoor improvements.  ... [Read More]
October 31, 2014
By CANDY E. PRICE Daily News Staff Writer Shaner Boulevard in Smithfield Township will have a new tenant in the not-too-distant future. The health care provider UPMC Altoona recently purchased a three-acre plot from Shaner... [Read More]
October 31, 2014
by KYLIE HAWN Daily News Staff Writer   Traffic control was in place Wednesday morning as local officials, officials from the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, CRAssociates executives and area veterans gathered at the new VA... [Read More]
October 31, 2014
  By KYLIE HAWN Daily News Staff Writer The final piece needed to pay for the digital projector upgrade at Huntingdon Cinema Clifton 5 is now complete, thanks to a low-interest loan from the state Department of Community and Economic... [Read More]