April 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

CSB president addresses board

As he prepares to step down as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Community State Bank late next year, Paul H. Yohn Jr. knows he will be leaving everything in good hands with new chief operating officer (COO) Trudy K. More...

Shirley Township ready for road work

Shirley Township is making preparations for close to $100,000 in roadway maintenance work.  Keystone Road, Germany Valley Road and Dark Hollow Road are targeted for surface work in the coming weeks.  More...

Local News

Harboring case bound for court

A man accused of harboring his alleged fugitive son on felony warrants out of Mifflin County will have his case bound over for the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas. More...

Correction

In Thursday’s edition of The Daily News, it was reported that the second grant Southern Huntingdon County School District received was in the amount of $75,000. The actual value of the grant is $7,500 over the course of two years. More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon Borough Police checked on a report of loud music at 1:10 p.m. Wednesday at 1400 Washington St., according to Chief Rufus Brenneman. More...

World  Free Access 

NYC photo exhibit captures Warhol as young artist

NEW YORK (AP) — Andy Warhol once predicted 15 minutes of fame for everyone.  But 25 years after his death, the pop artist’s reputation and impact on the contemporary art world show no signs of fading. More...

Jane Goodall named grand marshal of 2013 Rose Parade

PASADENA, Calif. More...

Arts to sprout in London this Olympic summer

LONDON (AP) — A festival of fire at Stonehenge. Acrobatic displays in cathedral naves. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Late homer lifts Rays

Rays 4, Angels 3  ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Pinch-hitter Brandon Allen hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Tampa Bay Rays over the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Thursday.  More...

Mets rally past Marlins 3-2

Mets 3, Marlins 2  NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Turner drew a bases-loaded walk in a sensational 13-pitch at-bat and Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning as the New York Mets rallied past Heath Bell and Miami 3-2 More...

Luck and RGIII first picks

NEW YORK (AP) — Once the NFL draft got past quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III, it was like a day on Wall Street. More...

Press Club

CCA travelers share experiences

Three weeks have passed since we’ve (Marisa Teeters and Nicole Snare) returned from our mission trip to Vienna, Austria. The trip was such an amazing experience and we loved it! More...

JV senior sings with state chorus

“It was so great to be in an atmosphere with so many talented musicians, and to be a part of the festival was so amazing,” explained Caitlyn Dixon, a Juniata Valley High School senior, upon her return from the Pennsylvania Music Educators More...

Cancer survivor inspires others at HAHS

It is not every day that one hears an inspirational story such as Christie Webb’s. This 11th grade student at Huntingdon Area High School has endured more hardships at her young age than many people do in a lifetime. On Feb. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Cancer if born before 9:10 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 28, 2012:  More...

April showers

When the sun broke through the clouds during a rain shower Thursday evening, travelers along Route 22 in Smithfield Township were treated to the sight of a rainbow which appeared to arc over the high More...

Community State Bank of Orbisonia appoints new CEO

During its annual shareholders meeting Thursday, officials of the Orbisonia Community Bancorp, Inc. (Community State Bank) announced the appointment of Trudy K. Everhart as its new chief executive officer. Everhart will replace retiring CEO Paul H. More...

Firearms violation adds time to SCI sentence

A firearms violation has added at least 30 more months to a convicted felon’s state prison sentence.  James Michael Brotemarkle, 35, of Mount Union, entered a “no contest” plea Thursday morning to unlawful possession of a firea More...

State  Free Access 

Philly transit workers win $172.7M Powerball

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A pool of 48 workers at Philadelphia’s transit agency scored the jackpot-winning ticket in this week’s $172.7 million Powerball drawing, lottery officials said Thursday.  More...

Lottery mints millionaires on both sides of Pa.

MIDDLETOWN (AP) — Powerball has minted some instant millionaires on both sides of the state.  A group of transit workers in Philadelphia claimed the lottery jackpot totaling nearly $173 million on Thursday.  But state lottery official More...

Legislature’s reserve $184M last year

HARRISBURG (AP) — An annual financial audit of the Pennsylvania Legislature expected to be approved next week says lawmakers’ reserve cash cushion was almost $184 million last June 30.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Game Commission releases deer harvest numbers for county

75 Years Ago  Five hundred and fifty Huntingdon children from the Alfarata and William Smith schools will take part in a huge May Day fete on May7 on the Blair Field, Huntingdon. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, April 27   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

Local Sports

Trojans sweep; Rockets split; Bearcats swept

High School Track & Field:

Mount Union   More...

Bearcat entries out in second round

District Six Singles Tennis:

After receiving byes through the first round, both Huntingdon entries went out in straight sets of their second-round matches at the District Six Class AA Tennis Singles Tournament Thursday at the Leopold Tennis Center in Altoona.  More...

Cumpton pitches Curve to 6-4 win

Curve starter Brandon Cumpton pitched into the eighth inning and got his own offense jump started with a third-inning double at the plate as Altoona salvaged a game in the series with the Harrisburg Senators by winning 6-4 Thursday night at Peoples N More...

People/Pastimes

Where in the world is The Daily News?

Estelle Yelnosky of Huntingdon recently visited the Netherlands to view the famous tulips and took The Daily News with her. More...

News of Service Personnel

The United States Air Force honors its top performing personnel with a quarterly award. More...

Men’s Prayer Breakfast and Fellowship

The Rev. David Miller of Newton Hamilton, a former pastor of the Allenport United Methodist Charge, will be the guest speaker at the Men’s Prayer Breakfast and Fellowship beginning at 8 a.m. More...

School News

HAHS grad returns to discuss capital punishment

When asked what a person fears the most, many might reply “death.” In a lecture given by Erica Rhodes Hayden at Huntingdon Area High School April 20, this topic was discussed with the focus on capital punishment. More...

Juniata Valley History Day teams advance to states

History Day has been a tradition at Juniata Valley for quite some time. This year’s theme was “Revolution, Reaction and Reform in History.” The advanced upperclassmen classes along with all the ninth grade classes participated. More...

School Lunch Menu

Huntingdon AreA eLeMentArY SCHooLS   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Such neighbors simply crave attention!

Dear Annie: My husband, “Ken,” has been self-employed for 25 years. He owns two large trailers and has always parked them in our driveway. More...

Hints from Heloise

A new turn for old keys

Hints from Heloise ®

Dear Heloise: Greetings from Louisbourg, Nova Scotia! After recently purchasing new lock sets for our home, I realized how many KEYS get tossed in the garbage when locks of different types are changed.  More...

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