Huntingdon County Newswire

Huntingdon County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Huntingdon County, PA.

Results 1 - 20 of 103 in Huntingdon County, PA

  1. Man accused of DUI, burglaryRead the original story

    Sunday | Altoona Mirror

    A man was lodged in the Huntingdon County Prison following a series of incidents late Saturday in Juniata and Smithfield townships. At about 11:10 p.m., Huntingdon state police responded to a hit-run accident involving a black crew cab truck hitting a gate at the Family Campground in Juniata Township and then leaving.

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  2. Locals partner with PennDOT to clean up litter on roadsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Altoona Mirror

    ... bagged and left by the roads, which Anderson said usually run parallel with the river, while PennDOT in Huntingdon County would not haul it away. This year, PennDOT in Blair County stopped as well, citing budget issues, leaving the group to pay for ...

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  3. Four counties to share grantRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Altoona Mirror

    The grant, announced Monday, will be allocated for equipment to benefit Blair, Bedford, Huntingdon and Fulton counties, U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-9th District, and U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-5th District, said in a news release. The counties previously signed an intergovernmental cooperation agreement so they could pursue the acquisition and sharing of expensive equipment for their 911 emergency communication centers.

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  4. Open Records Ruling Challenges Judge's Position in Right to Know ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Statecollege.com

    ... violated the separation of powers between different branches of government by releasing the documents. Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz, who is specially presiding over the three lawsuits, has issued an order preventing the county from ...

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  5. Fair season brings fun, profit to Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Altoona Mirror

    Fair season is a fun time in Pennsylvania. "People want to see who baked the best apple pie and the sweetest chocolate cake," said Jim Davis, president of the Huntingdon County Fair.

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  6. Contempt Hearing Postponed in DA's Lawsuit Against CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Statecollege.com

    Lawyers for the county and District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller were scheduled to meet in front of Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz in the Centre County Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon, but Kurtz has granted the county's request for a continuance. A new hearing date has not yet been scheduled.

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  7. Curley, Schultz, Spanier Appeal on Baldwin Testimony Set for AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Statecollege.com

    ... Berger Lawyers for the county and District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller were scheduled to meet in front of Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz in the Centre County Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon, but Kurtz has granted the county's request ...

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  8. Shooting leaves 2 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... and was in possession of several rifles at the time. There was a recent burglary in McAlevys Fort in Huntingdon County and several firearms were stolen. There may be a link between the Granville Township double homicide and the burglary, which is a ... 2 comments

  9. 2 dead, 2 in custody following Granville Township shootingRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... her bed, while the other was shot outside the residence. Molek said a recent burglary in McAlevys Fort in Huntingdon County may be tied in to the incident in Granville Township this morning.

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  10. Judge Strikes Down County's Attempt to Restore Right-to-Know Request PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Statecollege.com

    ... Parks Miller's lawsuit against the county government, which she's suing for releasing her phone records. Huntingdon County Judge Stewart Kurtz, who is specially presiding over the case, initially filed an injunction in May barring the county from ...

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  11. 5 reasons to skip the beach and head to Raystown LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | PennLive.com

    ... entirely within Pennsylvania, Raystown Lake is located less than two hours from downtown Harrisburg in Huntingdon County, Pa. This central location makes the lake not only a fabulous place to visit for lakefront activities, but also provides a great ...

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  12. Man charged with assault after placing "extremely hot sauce" in food: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | PennLive.com

    A Huntingdon County man is facing charges after state police say he placed "extremely hot sauce" on someone's food last month. Richard Joseph Gries, 31, no age given, has been charged with simple assault for the June 25 incident along Route 26 in Jackson Township, Huntingdon County, police said.

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  13. Judges Reload and Fire New Volley in Right to Know DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Statecollege.com

    ... government, argue they will suffer "irreparable harm" unless the judge hearing their case intervenes. Huntingdon County Judge Stewart Kurtz preliminarily ruled against Centre County earlier this year, ordering the county not to release anymore ...

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  14. Parks Miller Accuses Centre County of Trying to 'Thwart the Court's Intent' in Right to Know AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Statecollege.com

    ... "thwart the intent of the court" and cause further "irreparable harm" to Parks Miller and her reputation. Huntingdon County Judge Stewart Kurtz, who is specially presiding over the case, is expected to weigh in after an upcoming hearing on July 14. ...

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  15. Woman acquitted in infant son's death 5 years agoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A Huntingdon County judge on Tuesday acquitted 26-year-old Maria Boyd of State College of criminal homicide and first-degree murder. Boyd was charged after 6-week-old Andrew was found unresponsive in his bassinet inside a Smithfield Township home in July 2010.

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  16. Police: Suspect used ax to steal carRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Altoona Mirror

    A former Huntingdon County man remains behind bars on $1 million bail after leading police on a high-speed chase Friday night in Blair County. Talen A. Trice, 20, of Capital Heights, Md., formerly of Mount Union, was taken into custody after he was hit with a Taser in Duncansville Friday evening after he fled from state police and Altoona police in a stolen SUV.

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  17. Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle Christian Colon Verbally CommitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Statecollege.com

    ... He's on Twitter as @Ben_Jones88. More articles by Ben Jones Centre County officials think Huntingdon County Judge Stewart Kurtz was wrong to rule against them in the lawsuit filed by district attorney Stacy Parks Miller -- and on a number of points ...

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  18. Centre County Disputes Judge's Ruling, Alleges Errors in JudgementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Statecollege.com

    Centre County officials think Huntingdon County Judge Stewart Kurtz was wrong to rule against them in the lawsuit filed by district attorney Stacy Parks Miller -- and on a number of points too. On Thursday, the county's attorney, Mary Lou Maierhofer, filed a ten-point "statement of errors" that lay out exactly where she thinks Kurtz went wrong.

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  19. Attorneys for County, DA Clash Over Issues Behind Right to Know LawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Statecollege.com

    ... of their phone records to defense attorneys in response to Right to Know Requests. Specially presiding Huntingdon County Judge Stewart Kurtz has preliminary ruled against the county in all three suits, but the county is appealing those decisions to ...

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  20. Centre County Attacks 'Baseless' Request from District AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Statecollege.com

    ... held in contempt because she believes the county acted in "flagrant violation" of a court order. When Huntingdon County Judge Stewart Kurtz ruled in Parks Miller's favor, he issued an order telling Centre County not to fill any more RTK requests for ...

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