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Huntingdon County school looks into enrollment, budgeting

Huntingdon, Pa. - The Huntingdon Area School District presented the first phase of the study at Monday's school board meeting. The district is assessing the capacity of the schools and the enrollment they are seeing. For the past several years enrollment has been down. Right now, there are under 1


Woman charged for fatal buggy crash

Henderson Twp, Huntingdon County, Pa. - A Huntingdon woman is facing homicide by motor vehicle charges for a fatal crash that occurred along William Penn Highway in Henderson Township. 19 year-old Madison Thompson is accused of rear ending a horse drawn buggy, claiming the life of Reuben Yoder of A

WTAJ - 2017-11-22 17:50:50

Police searching for hit-and-run suspect in Bedford County

South Woodbury Twp., Bedford County, Pa. - A good samaritan was struck on the side of the street in Bedford County Monday night. Police said the woman was trying to help an injured dog along State Route 36 in South Woodbury Township. Then, all of a sudden, officers said a driver crossed over the fo

WTAJ - 2017-11-22 04:23:47

5 facing charges after man's fatal overdose

Five people are facing charges in connection to a man's death, according to Tyrone police. Joshua Blowers, 31, of Tyrone, died May 31 due to a heroin and fentynal overdose, according to the Altoona Mirror. Tyrone police said Blair County's Kyler Johnson, 24, Robert Noel, 29, Angela Miles, 23 and Sha

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-11-21 18:24:00

Five facing charges after drug delivery results in death

Tyrone, Blair County, Pa. - The Blair County District Attorney's office and multiple police departments have announced the arrest of five people involved in the drug delivery death of Joshua Blowers. Blowers was found dead on his bathroom floor on May 31 by the Tyrone Bureau Police Department. Offic


Last suspect in robbery case receives prison time

HOLLIDAYSBURG - The last of five men involved in a 2016 home invasion and robbery has been sentenced in Blair County Court. Zaire B. Greene, 22, listed in court records as homeless, was sentenced to spend 11.5 to 23 months in the Blair County Prison, followed by seven years' probation. Judge Elizabe


Celebrating the Holiday Season with Rockhill Trolley Museum

Enjoy the sites of the season with a trip to the Rockhill Trolley Museum! The Rockhill Trolley Museum in Rockhill Furnace is the place to be during the Christmas season! Hop on the Polar Bear Express for a night-time ride on a heated antique trolley car. You'll have the opportunity to sing carols, s

WTAJ - 2017-11-21 21:00:17

PennDOT looks to improve dangerous intersection

PennDOT is looking at three options to improve safety and traffic flow at the intersection at state routes 26 and 45 near Pine Grove Mills. The project is going through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's "Connects" process, aimed at gathering public input early in the design phase. The


Stratton Players presents 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever'

FITCHBURG -- The Stratton Players announces its upcoming production of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever", a Christmas classic by Barbara Robinson. The show is directed by John Williams and will be presented for six performances on Friday, Nov. 24, Saturday, Nov. 25, Friday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-23 11:32:35

Garner: Think the rivalry is dead? Think again.

Is the annual Fitchburg-Leominster Thanksgiving Day football rivalry dead? While it may not be as heated as it was in the past -- long before I was even born -- I have a hard time believing this rivalry means nothing in 2017. Granted, Leominster has reigned supreme over the last eight years on Tur

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-22 18:00:51

'The Rivalry': A Thanksgiving football tradition like no other

By Mark Bodanza Special to the Sentinel & Enterprise If you live in Fitchburg or Leominster and have even the slightest interest in football, you're likely to claim a fair amount of knowledge about what the locals refer to as "The Rivalry." Fitchburg and Leominster have been competing on the high

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-23 12:02:15

One shot at Thanksgiving glory

FITCHBURG -- Kids in Fitchburg grow up dreaming that one day they will get the opportunity to play against archrival Leominster in the annual Thanksgiving Day football game. For three Fitchburg High seniors -- Elijah Allen, Ron Fernandez and Alexis Rivera -- that dream is now a reality. Thursday m

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-23 11:52:11

'The Chess Player'

FITCHBURG -- The curtain rises on Professor Richard McElvain's final production at Fitchburg State University next week, and the accomplished actor and director is going out with a flourish. Just days after the successful run of the McElvain-directed Into the Woods -- the university's first musical

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-23 11:33:02

Having beat his demons, Donald Sparks had a message: 'You can too'

FITCHBURG -- The food was on the table, but one key element was missing at this year's Thanksgiving dinner at the Fitchburg Housing Authority's Day Street building: Donald S. Sparks II. In his place were photos of the man whose early struggles with addiction and homelessness had been replaced in re

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-23 11:32:52

Ford Future Nurses scholarship fundraiser planned

FITCHBURG -- The Estelle R. Ford Future Nurses Scholarship Fundraiser will be held from noon until 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, at the Fitchburg Knights of Columbus, 165 Electric Ave. The Friends of the Knights, Estelle Ford/Fischer Family and Cucchiara/Fluet Families are gearing up to make this a day t

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-23 11:32:39

DiGeronimo, Palazzi know importance of the game

FITCHBURG -- Playing and coaching in the annual Thanksgiving Day football clash between Fitchburg and Leominster are two different perspectives. Luckily for Fitchburg coach Tom DiGeronimo and Leominster coach Dave Palazzi, they both have experienced the highs and lows of playing and coaching for th

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-23 11:32:16

Cary Man Committed Suicide In McHenry Jail Cell: Source

WOODSTOCK, IL - The Cary man who was found unresponsive in his McHenry County Jail cell on Friday, Nov. 17, committed suicide, according to a source close to the family, amid overwhelming financial stress due to court-ordered child support payments. Thomas Doheny, 51, of Cary, was found by jail staf

PATCH - 2017-11-22 14:36:03

Woman Charged With Using Flamethrower To Set Car On Fire, Reporting It Stolen

CHICAGO (CBS) - A 47-year-old woman faces arson charges after police say she set her car on fire with a flamethrower two weeks ago, and then falsely reported the car stolen. Barrington police said Julie Gagne, of the 500 block of South Summit Street, has been charged with one felony count of arson,

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-22 13:32:21

Teens honored after saving baby who fell out of moving car

WEST DUNDEE, Ill. - Three teens were honored after they saved a 1-year-old who fell out of a car. Matthew Gillespie, 17, Anthony Arroyo, 18, and Jonathan Padilla, 17 were honored at the West Dundee City Hall after they rescued a child on the night of October 30. That night, the teens were traveling

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-22 18:11:41

Holiday Light Recycling Hosted By Algonquin

From the Village of Algonquin: As we begin decorating for the holiday season, you may find some unusable strings of holiday lights with your decorations. The Village of Algonquin, in cooperation with Elgin Recycling, will be offering holiday light recycling November 20 through January 22 at Ganek Mu

PATCH - 2017-11-22 19:28:48