June 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Recycling contract discussed

A scathing letter from Burgmeier’s Hauling attorney Michael Routch and possible violations of a contract between Huntingdon Borough and Burgmeier’s was the topic of a nearly one and one-half hour discussion during Thursday’s monthly More...

Saxton Council hires new part-time officer

Saxton Borough Council Thursday evening hired a new part-time police officer and acted on a number of street related matters. More...

Local News

News of Yesteryear

Fire destroys Porter Township barn

75 Years Ago  More...

General News

Potato salad, an American classic picnic food

No picnic or potluck is complete without potato salad. Whether it’s served warm, cold, creamy, cheesy or with a splash of vinegar, the dish is a true American cookout classic.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 7   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, June 8   More...

Local Sports

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes

So. Huntingdon

McKENNA GARLOCK   Parents: Robby and Wendy Garlock of Three Springs.  Sports Played (letters won): Earned four letters in softball.  More...

Curve game postponed

Thursday night’s game between the Altoona Curve and the Reading Fightin Phils was postponed and will be made up Aug. 19 at 5:30 p.m. as the front half of a doubleheader against Reading.  More...

Games postponed again

Mount Union’s PIAA Class AA quarterfinal baseball matchup with Beaver, postponed from yesterday to today, has been postponed again.  The contest between the District Six runner-up and the District Seven champion will now be played Saturday More...

People/Pastimes

Three Springs seniors enjoy electrifying program

Doug Roles, an employee of Valley Rural Electric, presented a very interesting and educational program May 29 at Three Springs Senior Center.  More...

Special Occasions

June 7, 2013 Happy birthday wishes go out to Earl Houp of James Creek, who celebrates his 80th birthday today, Friday, June 7, 2013. Happy birthday, Earl! More...

Student News

Saltillo native completes degree

Paul Cornelius earned a bachelor of arts degree in music performance from Temple University of Philadelphia May 16 at Temple’s 136th commencement.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Easy weeding I discovered that the day after it rains is the best time to pull weeds. The ground is moist, so the weeds pull out much easier.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Speak to a doctor privately

Dear Annie: I am a 16-year-old girl in high school. I have so much to be thankful for, but recently, I have been feeling like something is wrong with me. Quite frankly, I am depressed. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Magazine management

Dear Readers: How many MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTIONS do you have? If you have a few (I have more than 10), I bet you get renewal notices what seems like all the time! Here are some helpful hints to manage magazine subscriptions:  More...

Special Sections

County bridges pass inspections

Stories of collapsing infrastructure give pause to those who traverse the bridges they’ve trusted for years. More...

SHCSB votes on security measure

In addition to holding a workshop meeting, the Southern Huntingdon County School Board (SHCSB) held a special public meeting Thursday evening to take action on security updates in the district so many can be in place before the start of the next scho More...

Andrea’s heaviest rain expected to miss area

Though parts of the state will see as much as four inches of rain today as a result of the remnants of Tropical Storm Andrea, Huntingdon County will be spared the brunt of the system as it grazes the East Coast.  More...

TDN extends deadline in annual baby contest

Parents and grandparents will have an additional week to capture a photo of their beautiful baby to enter in The Daily News fifth annual Most Beautiful Baby Contest.  More...

State  Free Access 

Fallout mounts in deadly Philly building collapse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A building collapse that killed six people and injured 13 has brought swift and mounting fallout in a city where demolition contractors are lightly regulated, with a plaintiff’s lawyer calling it an entirely preventabl More...

Pa. girl gets on lung donor list; boy also sues

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dying Pennsylvania girl has been placed on the adult waiting list for donated lungs amid a court fight over the nation’s transplant rules with help from a judge who granted another petition Thursday from a boy at the More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Spurs rally to down Heat in Game 1

NBA Finals:

MIAMI (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs still have that winning NBA Finals formula of good defense and a little luck on offense.  More...

Blackhawks surge to beat Kings 3-2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Bryan Bickell’s shot slipped out of Jonathan Quick’s usually inescapable glove and trickled into the Los Angeles net early, the Chicago Blackhawks figured Game 4 might be their chance to snap the Kings’ More...

Astros select Appel with first draft pick

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — This time, the Houston Astros couldn’t resist drafting Mark Appel with the No. More...

School News

Calvary Christian Academy graduates 11 in Class of 2013

Calvary Christian Academy held its 31st annual commencement exercises June 6 at the Calvary Independent Baptist Church, Huntingdon. Eleven graduates received their diplomas during the evening program. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 8, 2013:  More...

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