May 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

SHC High School principal resigns

Southern Huntingdon County High School Principal Janet Kaltreider officially tenured her resignation at Monday evening’s regularly scheduled board morning.  “It was a pleasure to serve the students of Southern Huntingdon,” Kalt More...

Services honor vets on Memorial Day

Korean War veteran Harold A. “Gus” Grissinger of Mount Union will serve as the guest speaker for the Madden-Wennick American Legion Post 518, Orbisonia, Memorial Day services at 11 a.m. Monday, May 28, at the post home More...

Local News

Commissioners receive agency reports

Huntingdon County Commissioners listened to a series of updates at their weekly meeting Tuesday informing them of matters which will affect various groups of people throughout the county.  More...

Bus vs. vehicle

The driver of a Pontiac Grand Prix was transported to the Altoona Regional Trauma Center Tuesday morning by Saxton Ambulance following an accident with a school bus around 7:40 a.m. More...

Police Log

Burglary   WOOD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon reported someone entered a shed at the Wood Water Plant May 6-7 and removed several tools and copper items. Some of the items were recovered in the woods off Weaver Falls Road.  More...

World  Free Access 

US sales of previously occupied homes up in April

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans bought more previously owned homes in April, a hopeful sign that the weak housing market is gradually improving.  The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that home sales rose 3.4 percent last month to More...

Born to run barefoot? Some end up getting injured

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Swept by the barefoot running craze, ultramarathoner Ryan Carter ditched his sneakers for footwear that mimics the experience of striding unshod.  The first time he tried it two years ago, he ran a third of a mile on gra More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 23   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Broad Top’s favorite bugler and educator

Part 2 Broad Top’s favorite bugler, Thomas H. Black Jr., traces his musical talents back to the early 1940s when he began musical lessons on a trumpet at the former Robertsdale High School. More...

Local Sports

'I wanna walk you home'

Titans pounce on Shade mistakes to win 10-6

Tussey visits Southern Fulton for 5-A quarterfinal today   Tussey Mountain’s baseball team managed just five singles against visiting Shade Tuesday afternoon in a District Five Class A first-round contest at Saxton. More...

Trojans/PV try it again today

The rain that moved through the area Monday and early Tuesday left the grounds too wet for Mount Union’s home District Six Class AA softball quarterfinal against Penns Valley to be played Tuesday afternoon despite clearing skies. More...

Kyper signs with PS-Fayette

Huntingdon senior Matt Kyper, flanked by his parents, Rita and Thomas Kyper, has signed a letter of intent to continue his baseball career collegiately at Penn State-Fayette. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

SCORE! SHE’S 4! Happy birthday to Sophia Adele Davignon who turns four today, Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Sophia’s proud parents are Mike and Kathleen Davignon of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday to Addisyn Renae Woodward who turns 5 years old today, Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Her proud parents are Corey and Stephanie Woodward of McVeytown. More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of twin sisters, Ellen Dell and Jean Swanger, who celebrate their 80th birthday Wednesday, May 30, 2102. They would love to hear from their family and friends on their special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You have a great many choices!

Dear Annie: After more than 40 years of devotion to my husband, I have finally realized what a stonehearted jerk he is. I have done everything in my power to love, respect and encourage him.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Cancer all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 24, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

Penelec to close local premises

Employees of the Huntingdon Penelec offices on Fairgrounds Road learned Tuesday morning their office will soon close as a result of a consolidation of services.  More...

Educators to fight state on legislation

Pennsylvania State Education Association president Mike Crossey and his association are looking for a fight — not a physical fight, but a legislative fight. More...

McClure, Brown elected to lead county Republicans

Shirley Township businessman C. More...

State  Free Access 

Bill would control struggling school districts

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Republican-penned bill that would pave the way for state takeovers of Pennsylvania school districts veering toward financial collapse has the support of Gov. More...

School groups’ survey sees grimmer finances

HARRISBURG (AP) — A survey of more than half of Pennsylvania’s school districts shows more expect their finances to worsen next year even as they cut instructional programs and personnel in numbers unheard of since the Great Depression, a More...

Paterno earned $13.4 million pension at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Joe Paterno earned a state pension of $13.4 million for his 61-year coaching career at Penn State.  Paterno’s family said Tuesday through a spokesman that Paterno’s widow, Sue, would receive an initial paym More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Southern Huntingdon wins DN Press Club award for 13th year in a row

75 Years Ago  More...

Business News

HCBI elects new officers

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) is under new leadership as of its monthly meeting Monday.  The board voted to elect for a term of one year: Larry Burger, president; Edward Stoddard, first vice president; David Donnelly, second vic More...

Stroup earns CGMA credentials

HUNTINGDON — Harry M. Stroup, CPA, partner at CPA Associates, was recently recognized with the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation. More...

Real Estate Transfers

April 23, 2012  Sherry K. Rogers, Sherry K. Ortity, Tracy A. Snyder and Janel M. Aldinger, grantors, to Sherry K. Ortity, property in Cass Township, $1.  Christopher Eric Brooks and Karrey Ann Brooks, grantors, to Ronald D. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Nats down Phillies again

National League Round-up:

Nationals 5, Phillies 2  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jordan Zimmermann pitched six solid innings, and Ian Desmond and Rick Ankiel homered to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.  More...

Orioles’ Matusz stops BoSox

American League Round-up:

Orioles 4, Red Sox 1  BALTIMORE (AP) — Brian Matusz allowed two hits and struck out nine in 6 1-3 innings, Steve Tolleson and Wilson Betemit hit two-run homers, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 on Tuesday night.  More...

Kings of the road

LA in Stanley Cup finals for first time since 1993

GLENDALE, Ariz. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cream credentials

Dear Heloise: What are the differences among HEAVY CREAM, LIGHT CREAM AND WHIPPING CREAM? — A Reader, via email  There is a lot of difference! And it’s mostly fat and calories. More...

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