Latest Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Stories

2010-05-27 15:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is now accepting applications in Adams, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Snyder and York Counties for approximately $1.1 million available to protect Pennsylvania's forest land through the Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP). In Pennsylvania, HFRP funding will be utilized to protect and improve critical habitat for the Indiana bat...

2009-12-16 14:59:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With an additional 342 bears taken during the extended bear season that was open last week in certain parts of the state, Pennsylvania Game Commission preliminary harvest reports accounted for 3,499 bears, which moves this year's harvest into second place in state bear harvests. Updated preliminary results also now show that the two-day archery bear season resulted in a harvest of 114, and the statewide three-day season resulted in a...

2009-06-26 14:10:20

Pennsylvania authorities said a high school secretary in Huntingdon has been charged with using school computers to change her daughter's grades. State Attorney General Tom Corbett said Caroline McNeal, 39, a secretary at the 800-student Huntingdon Area High School, has been charged with giving boosts to her daughter's grades on at least 193 occasions and lowering the grades of two other girls to improve her daughter's class standing, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Friday. McNeal, who...

2009-06-23 08:00:00

ALTOONA, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With the official start of summer here, look no further than The Alleghenies for an outdoor adventure. With close proximity to Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Washington DC, and Philadelphia the region, The Alleghenies, located in Southcentral Pennsylvania, is perfectly situated for an affordable close to home weekend getaway. Visitors will find a wealth of opportunities including on- and off-road cycling, fishing, boating, spelunking, and the ability to explore...

2009-05-08 14:00:00

RAYSTOWN and HUNTINGDON, Pa., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alleghenies (www.TheAlleghenies.com) announces the grand opening of the Allegrippis Trail System on Saturday, May 9, 2009. Working in partnership with the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) and the International Mountain Bicycling Association's (IMBA) Trail Solutions, the Friends of Raystown Lake (FORL) and other trail contracting firms have built more than 30 miles of single track at Raystown Lake. The Allegrippis stacked loop trail...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.