August 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioner gets EZ loan

A loan from Huntingdon County Business and Industry’s (HCBI) Enterprise Zone Revolving Loan Fund was approved by the Huntingdon County Commissioners during their weekly meeting Tuesday. More...

Woman gets six years in SCI for fraud case

A Huntingdon woman collapsed onto the courtroom floor Thursday morning after learning she will spend at least six years in state prison for conning a Petersburg area family out of $20,000.  More...

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Additional charges filed against Wood resident

An area man who failed to appear at a preliminary hearing Tuesday at Huntingdon County Central Court before Magisterial Judge Gummo will now have additional charges added to his record.  Charles M. More...

Commissioners adopt resolution to connect canal way communities

The Huntingdon County Commissioners adopted a resolution Tuesday during their weekly meeting to work with Allegheny Ridge Corp. to accept nine additional counties into the Main Line Greenway Canal Plan. More...

Area briefs

Food, clothing distribution at Way Bible Church   MCVEYTOWN — The Way Bible Church, 2277 Ferguson Valley Road, will be having a free food and clothing distribution at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at the church. More...

World  Free Access 

Three dead in N.J. supermarket shooting

OLD BRIDGE, N.J. More...

Bernanke: With unemployment high, Fed can do more

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — Chairman Ben Bernanke says high U.S. unemployment is a “grave concern” and that the Federal Reserve will provide more help if the economy doesn’t improve.  More...

Quake near Philippines triggers tsunami alert

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A 7.6-magnitude undersea quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines late Friday, triggering tsunami warnings across the region. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 31   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Curtain drops on NFL preseason

DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions went on to beat the Buffalo Bills 38-32 Thursday night.  Stafford and Johnson went to the sideline healthy after their only drive to mak More...

Britton fans 10 in Orioles’ 5-3 win

BALTIMORE (AP) — Zach Britton struck out a career-high 10 in eight innings, Taylor Teagarden and Adam Jones homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Thursday for their eighth win in 11 games.  Baltimore took three o More...

Soriano caps rally for 12-11 Cub win

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy hit a grand slam and drove in seven runs for Milwaukee, but Alfonso Soriano’s RBI single capped a three-run comeback in the ninth inning Thursday that lifted the Chicago Cubs over the Brewers 12-11.  In More...

School News

Whitsel participates in Purdue orientation

Shiloh Whitsel of Three Springs recently participated in the Boiler Gold Rush program at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind., campus.  More...

Southern Huntingdon County High School Class of 1987 meets for 25th reunion

Members of Southern Huntingdon County High School’s Class of 1987 held their milestone 25th class reunion Aug. 25 at Memories on the Lake at the Seven Points Marina, Hesston. More...

School Lunch Menu

September 3-7 Milk Served daily. Huntingdon AreA eLeMentArY SCHooLS More...

Annie's Mailbox

Please don’t give up on them

Dear Annie: We are three daughters who need help. Our parents’ home seems unhappy and full of bitterness. Mom and Dad have been married for 59 years, but Mom doesn’t seem to enjoy life. More...

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Pisces until 10:32 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012:  More...

Hints from Heloise ®

Laundry 101

Dear Readers: Many students across the country are now back at college or heading that way. LAUNDRY can be a big problem! This may be the first time some are doing their own. More...

Penelec to drop rates for quarter

Winter is still a couple of months away and the cost of electricity has remained the same, but that will soon change as Penelec and its parent company, FirstEnergy, are announcing a decrease in kilowatt hours from 6.3 cents to 5.96 cents per kilowatt More...

Shirley Township considers HCBI’s subdivision request

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) is looking for an opportunity to subdivide its Keystone Opportunity Zone (KOZ) at Riverview Park in Shirley Township. More...

TDN to introduce online yard sales map

It’s a common problem for yard sale enthusiasts — they track their Saturday morning route only to realize the addresses are unfamiliar and they can’t find their way. More...

State  Free Access 

state Jury gives death penalty in torture killing of mentally disabled woman

GREENSBURG (AP) — A man deserves to die by lethal injection for his role in the torture killing of a mentally disabled woman held captive in a dingy apartment for more than two days, a jury ruled Thursday.  More...

Paterno family adjusts to new era at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE(AP) — Penn State’s season opener on Saturday will be the first since 1949 not featuring someone with the last name Paterno on the coaching staff. More...

Jerry Sandusky brick removed from walkway

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Officials in State College have removed a brick engraved with Jerry Sandusky’s name from an off-campus walkway because of vandalism concerns.  The brick Centennial Walkway brick was replaced on Thursday, a few da More...

General News

Maddensville Mailbox

Birthday wishes to Stephanie Glunt, Dave LeBeau, Joe Myers, Mindy Horne, Camden Lupey, James Locke Irene Park, Colton Strait, Teresa Roher, Daphne Fraker, Janet Booher, Peyton Fritz, Westdon Kelly, Diane Gearhart, Kean Goshorn and Ezekial Knepper.&nb More...

News of Yesteryear

Wedding ceremony to be held at Huntingdon County Fairgrounds

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon public schools will open their doors to approximately 1,880 students Sept. 7 for the initial day of the 1937- 38 school term. More...

Local Sports

Pickin’ . . . . . . Panel

It’s a new season and a new era.  Perennial runner up Terry Bowser has retired as sports editor and reluctantly relinquished his position on The Daily News Pickin’ Panel.  He has been replaced on this esteemed panel by Ty States More...

’Cats lose 7-1 to Altoona

Huntingdon’s team of senior Summer Hunter-Kyser and junior Katie Gipe fought off Altoona’s tandem of Keelie Eberhart and Alyssa Palfey for a 10-7 pro-set victory at first doubles during Thursday afternoon’s home non-league match.&nb More...

Huntingdon loses three

The Huntingdon golf team opened its season with a fourteam meet Thursday at Ironmasters Country Club in Roaring Spring. The Bearcats went 0-3 on the day, losing to Altoona, Tyrone and host Central.  More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Jones-Hensler

Erin Renae Jones of Broad Top and Vance Clifford Hensler II of Huntingdon were united in marriage Oct. 22, 2011, at the First United Methodist Church, Huntingdon. The Rev. Thomas Young officiated the 2 p.m. service. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Owen Quinn Reynolds who turned 2 years old, Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. His proud parents are Amy and Rufus Reynolds III of Chantilly, Va. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Catelin Elizabeth Witman who turns 1 year old today, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. Her proud parents are Robert and Theresa Witman of Huntingdon. More...

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