November 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon nixes smoking ordinance

It is not very often Huntingdon Mayor Dee Dee Brown is called upon to break a tie vote by Huntingdon Borough Council. More...

Tax increase approved for Mapleton Borough

Mapleton Borough Council residents will see a 1.5-mill increase and a street light tax included in this year’s budget, after council voted 3-1 Tuesday evening to give tentative adoption to the borough’s 2013 operating budget. More...

Local News

Cass Twp. mobile home damaged by flue fire

A flue fire with extensions was the cause for alarm Tuesday morning at a one-story mobile home at 8295 Worthy Drive in the village of Barneytown in Cass Township just off Route 655 in Hares Valley. The fire broke out at 11:25 a.m. More...

Rockhill Borough not putting out luminaries for holiday

There were only a couple items for discussion at the Rockhill Borough Council meeting Nov. 12.  The budget will be adopted at next month’s regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. More...

Police Log

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General News

News of Yesteryear

No tax increase for Huntingdon Borough

75 Years Ago   Albert Bolinger, Robertsdale area, is the proud possessor of a private airplane pilot’s license. More...

Business News

Officials welcome new business

State, county and local officials were on hand Nov. 16 to welcome the staff of Down on the Corner to Huntingdon during its grand opening. More...

Honoring 150 years

Mutual Benefit Group recently congratulated the Jack M. Shuck Agency, Inc. on its 150th anniversary with the presentation of a commemorative award. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Nov. 5, 2012  Rodney J. Angle and Ruth F. Angle, grantors, to Rodney J. Angle and Ruth F. Angle, property in Walker Township, $1.  Cyrus E. Shaffer III, grantor, to Elvin W. Lapp, property in Barree Township, $15,000.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Indiana holds off Georgetown in overtime

College Men’s Basketball:

Indiana 82, Georgetown 72  NEW YORK (AP) — A night after an ineffective game, Cody Zeller had 17 points and eight rebounds to lead No. More...

Rutgers leaves Big East for Big 10

PISCATAWAY, N.J. More...

Juniata rolls to 3-0 with win over W & J

College Men’s Basketball:

Juniata men’s basketball rolled to its third straight win of the season, 64-53, over Washington & Jefferson Tuesday night in the Kennedy Sports+Recreation Center. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t let them dictate your future

Dear Annie: I was married to my husband for 31 years. Two years ago, he was killed in an accident. I loved him to the moon and back and miss him terribly.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

The laws of leftovers

Dear Readers: Tomorrow is THANKSGIVING, and that means there likely will be leftovers for your family for a few days. Here are some hints to help you safely consume and store leftovers:  More...

Doctor K

Positive thinking is still good advice

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m going through a tough time. Do you think positive psychology can help me?  More...

Special Sections

Juniata College names president

Although weeks earlier than expected, the Juniata College board of trustees announced Tuesday afternoon James Troha has been selected as the school’s 12th president.  More...

Busy roads expected during holiday

As the Thanksgiving holiday nears, PennDOT and AAA are reminding area motorists to not only use caution, but to plan ahead when traveling over the extended holiday weekend.  According to Pam Kane, safety officer for PennDOT’s District 9, t More...

Southern board learns alternative ed. options

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board heard a proposal from middle school/high school principal Michael Adamek that was well received from board members during the regular monthly meeting Tuesday night.  Adamek gave a 10-minute presentatio More...

State  Free Access 

Pa. unveils $34B, 20-year bid to privatize lottery

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Britain-based company that runs the national lottery in the United Kingdom is pledging to produce more than $34 billion in profits over 20 years if it wins a contract to manage the Pennsylvania Lottery, Gov. More...

Ex-PSU officials want counsel testimony barred

HARRISBURG (AP) — Two former high-ranking Penn State officials accused of covering up child sex-abuse by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky say an ex-university lawyer shouldn’t testify at a hearing next month.  More...

Two Penn State law schools may operate separately

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Penn State’s law school dean says the university’s two law school campuses in State College and Carlisle are pursuing plans to operate as separately accredited campuses by 2015.  More...

World  Free Access 

Sandy leads to Thanksgiving rental car shortage

NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving travelers who have yet to rent a car in the Northeast are out of luck: Superstorm Sandy has created a shortage.  More...

Toshiba shows four-legged robot for nuke disaster

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Toshiba Corp. unveiled a robot Wednesday that the company says can withstand high radiation and help in nuclear disasters. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 21   Cub Scout Pack 248 p Cub Scout Pack No. 248 will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Stone Church of the Brethren, Huntingdon. For information, call 643-5027.  More...

Around The Broad Top

A look back at news on the Broad Top in 1971

This past October marked the 42nd year of employment with The Daily News for this journalist. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon had 11 students/athletes honored Monday evening

Huntingdon had 11 student/athletes honored Monday evening by being named to all-star teams in the Mountain League. More...

The 2012 Southern Huntingdon Flag Cheerleaders were named cheerleading champions

The 2012 Southern Huntingdon Flag Cheerleaders were named cheerleading champions during the Superbowl Cheerleading Competition. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy 86th Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY to John W. Miller of Cassville, and presently at the Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, who turns 86 years old Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. John is the husband of Saundra Miller. They have seven children, Jay W.  More...

Boy Scout Troop 494 ‘Scouting for Food’

The scouts of Troop 494, Robertsdale, completed their annual Scouting for Food project by gathering food items Nov. 17 and delivering the donations to the Hopewell Food Bank. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Morgan Hannah Banks who turns 12 years old tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Her proud parents are Eric Banks and Beth Banks, both of Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Pisces if born before 5:12 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012:  More...

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Aries all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Nov. 23, 2012:  More...

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