May 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire damages Porter Twp. dwelling

Volunteer firefighters battled the afternoon heat as they responded to a fire at 976 Main St., Alexandria, Porter Township, around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. More...

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Local News

Area brief

Community Summer Band to begin practice   More...

Correction

Incorrect information was given to The Daily News for the May 20 article regarding Huntingdon’s Relay For Life event. More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   More...

General News

Huntingdon Borough, Smithfield Township have contested races

Although voter turnout was light for Tuesday’s primary election, residents throughout the county chose a number of positions within local municipalities.  Of the many races throughout the county, there were two contested races in which a t More...

Robertsdale Community group plans Aug. 3 gala

All systems are “go” for the sponsorship of the second annual Robertsdale Community Day Celebration scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 3, in the former coal mining town of Robertsdale. More...

Unofficial Election Results

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Around The Broad Top

Gettysburg Railroad had many major roles

Recall in a previous ABT column that I wrote about the Gettysburg Railroad Co. and its indirect association with the Broad Top via the Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad’s steam locomotive No. 38. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

McLouth homer in 10th snaps Oriole skid

BALTIMORE (AP) — Nate McLouth homered leading off the bottom of the 10th inning, Chris Dickerson hit a pair of solo shots and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.  McLouth hit More...

Young, Howard hit Phillies past Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — Delmon Young homered and Ryan Howard added three hits and three RBIs to help carry the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.  Tyler Cloyd (1-0) allowed two runs and eight hits in seven inn More...

Snider slam beats Cubs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Travis Snider took a pregame pep talk from his manager to heart. More...

School News

Scholarship announced for TMHS graduates

The Saxton-Liberty High School Alumni Association is offering Tussey Mountain High School graduates the opportunity to receive a scholarship award of $2,500. It will be presented at the annual Alumni Association Reunion Banquet held Saturday, Aug. More...

Local student recognized

Brianna Cominskie of Huntingdon was named to the dean’s list at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, for the spring 2013 semester. Cominskie studied the humanities and social sciences. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 23, 2013:  More...

Hospital enters Pinnacle talks

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital announced late Tuesday afternoon it has entered into a period of exclusive partnership negotiations with PinnacleHealth System, Harrisburg. The agreement began May 17.  More...

Primary determines school board races

A handful of votes has determined the layout of the November ballot for Mount Union Area School Board’s Region 2 and Region 3.  In Region 2, which encompasses Mount Union Borough, Jane Wagner and Wesley Ray both vied for the Republican nom More...

Three Springs Carnival begins Thursday

The time has once again arrived for the annual Three Springs Volunteer Fire Co. and Lions Club homecoming carnival. This year’s event kicks off Thursday evening, May 23, and ends Sunday, May 26.  More...

Huntingdon hirings questioned

At the beginning of the public comment period during Tuesday’s monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council, resident Jim Cassatt asked a question which led borough council to go into an executive session to discuss the matter.  More...

State  Free Access 

Dems nominate new mayors in state primary

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democrats nominated new mayors in Pittsburgh, Scranton and Harrisburg in the Pennsylvania primary election.  More...

Constitution Center to display Bill of Rights

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — One of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights is coming to the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.  The rare document is owned by The New York Public Library, which has made an unusual 100-year loan agr More...

Hershey launching candy bar in Chinese cities

HERSHEY (AP) — The Hershey Company says it’s launching a new “milk candy” bar in three Chinese cities next month, followed by a wider distribution next year.  More...

Business News

New menu, management and look for Great Dragon

When Ray Huang and his family recently came from the island of Manhattan to the small, quiet town of Huntingdon to take over the Great Dragon from his uncle, Harry Xiao, he brought some fresh, new ideas for the restaurant located in the Huntingdon Pl More...

Real Estate Transfers

April 22, 2013  William T. Martin Jr. and Joyce Martin, grantors, to William T. Martin Jr., Joyce Martin, Shelly J. Devoe and Robin L. Cooke, property in Todd Township, $1.  Matt E. Sunderland and Melanie A. Sunderland, grantors, to Jay G. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 22   Civil War Descendents p The Descendents of Civil War Veterans will meet at 7 p.m. at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library. A guest speaker will be featured. For more information, call 684-4884.  More...

Local Sports

Time Changes

At the request of Ligonier Valley school officials, Thursday’s District 6-AA baseball and softball semifinal contests have been moved back from 4 p.m. starts to 4:30 p.m. More...

Yogi Lovett is Mid-State volley all-star pick

Huntingdon senior outside hitter/setter Yogi Lovett was the Bearcats’ lone representative among 15 student-athletes named to the 2013 Mid-State Boys’ Volleyball All-Star team.  League champion Northern Cambria (11-1) had three player More...

Four Eagles are spring LC academic stars

Four Juniata College athletes have earned Landmark Conference All-Academic Team honors, the league announced Tuesday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Aaron Thomas Sullivan who turns 5 years old today, Wednesday, May 22, 2013. His proud parents are Tom and Mindy Sullivan of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to McKenna Nichole Crofoot who turns 1 year old today, Wednesday, May 22, 2013. McKenna’s proud mommy and daddy are Angela and John Crofoot of Mount Union. More...

Troop 25 recognizes scout advancement

Boy Scout Troop 25 held its spring Court of Honor recently to recognize scouts who advanced in rank and also to kick off the spring and summer camping season.  Senior patrol leader Hunter Einodshofer welcomed parents and guests and led the troop More...

Annie's Mailbox

Look for an AA meeting

Dear Annie: My wife and I are caught up in our son’s dysfunctional marriage. “Martin” and his wife have three children together, and he has an older child from a previous marriage. All of the children are wonderful. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Grilling 101

Dear Readers: With Memorial Day weekend just days away, it’s time to get the OUTDOOR GRILL ready. Here are some hints to start off the season right:  — Remove all grates, clean with soap and water, and rinse well.  More...

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