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County accepts bridge work

The Beavertown Bridge in Todd Township and the Aughwick Mills Bridge in Shirley Township came up for discussion during Tuesday’s meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners.  More...

Penn board addresses speedway complaints

Penn Township supervisors attempted to clear up some confusion regarding their role in mitigating noise from the nearby Hesston Speedway during their monthly meeting Tuesday.  More...

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Storm runoff causes problems for Huntingdon Boro. residents

Water runoff from heavy rains is causing some headaches for some Huntingdon Borough residents. More...

Todd Twp. supervisors reconsider rejected bid

During a brief meeting June 10, Todd Township supervisors Bruce Lane, Matt Barnett and chairman Dennis Runk agreed to accept a bid of $14,626 from H&L Builders of New Enterprise to construct a three-sided 30-foot by 40-foot by 16-foot pole buildi More...

Huntingdon council to hire part-time employees

During the May meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council, borough resident James Cassatt asked council why it had not hired more part-time employees to help with Riverview Cemetery and other tasks around the borough.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Ground broken for project

75 Years Ago  A large number of church and Sunday School workers is expected to attend the 69th annual convention of the Huntingdon County Sunday School Association to be held in the First Methodist Episcopal Church in Huntingdon June 14.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 12   Alexandria Legion p American Legion William P. Spyker Post No. 520 of Alexandria will meet at 7 p.m. at the legion home.  More...

Local Sports

Neshannock edges Rockets 4-1

PIAA Class A Softball Semifinal:

Down by two runs heading into the bottom of the sixth inning during Tuesday afternoon’s PIAA Class A Semifinal at the Punxsutawney Little League Field, District Six runner up Southern Huntingdon (20-5) tried once again to pull off some late-inn More...

Don Snare let his play do the talking

Baseball is a team sport, and nobody is quicker to point out that fact than Don Snare. Nonetheless, it’s no mere coincidence that when Don walked between the white lines, championships followed.  More...

Cole makes memorable debut

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole wasn’t feeling nervous in the hours leading up to his major league debut. And that made him nervous.  “I couldn’t understand it,” Cole said. More...

People/Pastimes

Mount Union Alumni Association awards scholarships

The Mount Union Area Schools Alumni Association (MUASAA) held its 25th annual banquet meeting May 25 at the Mount Union Area High School  More...

BSA offers ‘super’ promotion

Local boys are invited to join the Boy Scouts and receive two free ticketstoa7p.m.pre-screeningof“Superman:ManofSteel”Thursday, June 13, at the Huntingdon Cinemas Clifton 5, Washington Street, Huntingdon. More...

Licensed to Wed

Michael David Shore Sr., 19583 Hares Valley Road, Mapleton, and Amy Sue Bubb, also of Mapleton.  Scott Chriss Gosizk Jr., 11063 Fairgrounds Road, Huntingdon, and Jessica Breanne Stottlemyer, also of Huntingdon.  Shaun Paul Ramsey, 6270 McGu More...

Annie's Mailbox

No good can come from snooping

Dear Annie: I have a friend who has a divorced daughter with two children. The ex-husband has a good job with the government. My friend is very strapped for money and sends as much as she can to the daughter. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

You pay for them to cut it?

Dear Readers: If you are a busy, working mom or dad, it’s quick and easy to buy FRUITS AND VEGETABLES that are already washed, cut up and ready to use.  It does save time in the kitchen, but it costs more to buy produce, vegetables or shre More...

Special Sections

HCCTC director resigns position

In a surprising announcement during Tuesday night’s monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC), board chairman Dennis Reif announced executive director Mary Lou Lebo’s dec More...

Kistler pump station costly

After burning through five pumps over the past 10 years, Kistler Borough Council learned Tuesday they are likely facing a six-figure resolution to troubles at the sewer pumping station.  More...

Subscriber Sweepstakes winners announced

Four subscribers of The Daily News each won a $25 gift certificate from participating merchants during the $1,000 Subscriber Sweepstakes in June. More...

World  Free Access 

Unusually massive line of storms aim at Midwest

WASHINGTON (AP) — A gigantic line of powerful thunderstorms could affect one in five Americans on Wednesday as it rumbles from Iowa to Maryland packing hail, lightning and tree-toppling winds.  More...

Want more time off? Some employers let you buy it

WASHINGTON (AP) — Want more time off work to hang out at the beach? More...

France threatens veto of EU-US trade deal

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — A cloud is hanging over free trade discussions between the European Union and the United States after France said it would veto any deal that includes the film, radio or TV industries.  More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

May 23, 2013  Ned C. Reed and Deborah M. Reed, grantors, to Shane L. Reed and Stacey M. Reed, property in Juniata Township, $1.  James Swanger, James W. Swanger, Mary E. Gates and Mary Elizabeth Gates, grantors, to Mary E. More...

Around The Broad Top

Columnist says farewell to ‘Ole Betsy’

Occasionally, the need arises for a short ABT column. This week is one of them. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Gibson, McGwire square off

Kirk Gibson and Mark McGwire gripped each other’s tops and faced off nose to nose as the nasty brawl escalated.  No, this wasn’t 1989.  It was Tuesday night.  When Ian Kennedy hit fellow starter Zack Greinke with a pitch an More...

Not that shaken, Spurs rout Heat 113-77

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Danny Green and Gary Neal aren’t NBA royalty like LeBron James.  Either undrafted or unwanted, they were once more likely to be found playing in summer league or some other country than against the mighty Miami Hea More...

Rask, Crawford take center stage in finals

CHICAGO (AP) — For all the talk about the Conn Smythe award, Tuukka Rask just wants to win after he played a supporting role when Tim Thomas led the Boston Bruins to the Stanley Cup two years ago.  Same for Corey Crawford, who was watching More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, June 13, 2013:  More...

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