June 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Man wanted in thefts now in police custody

A Huntingdon man who was being sought by Huntingdon Borough Police for his role in three reported burglaries at Johnny’s Bar at 13th and Washington streets, during a two-month time period, turned himself in to police over the weekend.  More...

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Local News

Route 994 crash

  State police at Huntingdon and Marklesburg, Robertsdale, Wood and Broad Top and Trough Creek Valley volunteer fire companies and Marklesburg Ambulance responded to a one-vehicle crash on Route 994 in Todd Township early Saturday morning. More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   WARRIORS MARK TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating an incident in which someone smashed the window of the Spring Mountain pump station shed between May 31 and June 3.  More...

PennDOT work schedule for the week of June 10

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of June 10-14.   More...

General News

Perfect presents for Father’s Day

Shopping for some dads is easy — neckties, gift cards or golf balls are sure to bring a smile to his face. Others want something a lot more creative and unexpected. This year, get your favorite father a gift that creates special memories. More...

Stripped-down Harley rebounds from recession

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Some motorcycle enthusiasts feared Keith Wandell might be the outsider who drove Harley-Davidson into the ground. Instead, he may be remembered as the guy who kept the motorcycle maker on the road.  More...

Economy adds 175K jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans hunted for jobs in May, and more companies filled them — signs of confidence and resilience for the slow-healing U.S. More...

People/Pastimes

Penn State announces area 2013 graduates

The following local students have completed degrees at Penn State University during the spring 2013 semester:  Altoona Campus  — Brenna Taylor of Alexandria earned an associate of science degree in nursing.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Elliott Patrick Coleman who turns 4 years old today, Monday, June 10, 2013. His proud parents are Garrett and Nani Coleman of Marathon, N.Y. More...

Local student included on UPJ dean’s list

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown has announced its 2013 spring term dean’s list.  The dean’s list included Karra Clevenger of Huntingdon.  More...

Special Sections

County engineer honored by state

Keller Engineers Inc., an engineering firm based in Hollidaysburg which provides services to the county and many of its municipalities, recently received a prestigious award sponsored and presented by Gov. More...

Safe to Sleep campaign helps to lessen infant deaths

On the heels of the Back to Sleep campaign started in 1994 to encourage parents to have infants sleep on their backs when putting them to sleep in their cribs, a new campaign emerged in 2012 with updated tips to educate parents of newborns about Sudd More...

White-nose syndrome slashes bat population

Thanks to a fast-spreading fungus, populations of cavedwelling bats have seen a near collapse in the county since approximately 2009.  More...

State  Free Access 

Lawyers slam demolition work at Pa. collapse site

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Attorneys for four people suing over the collapse of a downtown building that killed six people last week lambasted the demolition work after surveying the site Sunday.  More...

Fate of Gettysburg’s Distelfink drive-in uncertain

GETTYSBURG (AP) — For a restaurant that borrowed its name from the Pennsylvania Dutch symbol for good fortune, a yellow finch, the Distelfink Drive-In in Gettysburg has become one hardluck establishment.  More...

Liquor privatization drive hits wholesale snag

HARRISBURG (AP) — What may end up derailing the Republicans’ drive to privatize Pennsylvania’s sale of wine and liquor is not who gets to sell it — but who gets to deliver it.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, June 10 Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. For information, call 643-0546. More...

Local Sports

Rockets rally to oust Carmichaels

Southern Huntingdon coach Terri Lessley knew just how tough it was going to be to pull out a win during Saturday afternoon’s PIAA Class A quarterfinal contest against District Seven runner-up Carmichaels (22-4) at the Everett Elementary Field.& More...

Beaver edges Trojans 1-0

In all his 40 years of coaching, Mount Union’s Nick Imperioli can’t say that he’s ever had a game, or a season, end in exactly that way.  More...

Bowser’s passion was high school sports

In his final “Bowser Bag” sports column for The Huntingdon Daily News, 2013 Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame inductee Terry Bowser observed that his “passion has always been high school sports.” It’s an admission th More...

Annie's Mailbox

Family doesn’t approve

Dear Annie: In January, my boyfriend and I moved in together after four months of dating. We both have young daughters, and we love all of them. His ex took off two years ago and has no interaction with the children. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Expiration date hard to find

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about expiration and use-by dates on products:  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Cancer if born before 9:58 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, June 11, 2013: More...

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