August 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Armory sale details discussed

Representatives from the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) were present in Huntingdon Tuesday evening to answer public questions about the sale of the former Pennsylvania National Guard Armory located on Standing Stone Avenue.& More...

Local News

Shirleysburg child is Aug. Hootenanny recipient

Young Gracie Covert of Shirleysburg will be the recipient of the monthly Hootenanny held at the Stone Creek Valley Lions Park Saturday, Aug. 24.  More...

Back-to-school supplies

Salvation Army Major Vicki Dolby, left, and volunteer Buffy King fill backpacks with school supplies for local children in preparation for the beginning of the school year at a distribution held Tues More...

Robertsdale community group reorganizes, elects officers

Members of the Robertsdale Citizens for Community Action (RCCA) launched plans Tuesday evening for several community related projects and conducted its annual reorganization. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County fair is record-breaker

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 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 more information, call 643-5027.  More...

Local Sports

High School Golf:

Northern Bedford finishes fourth in Bedford Co. Cup

The Northern Bedford golf team traveled to Bedford Springs Resort Tuesday for the annual Bedford Cup Tournament.  More...

Girls’ Soccer Preview:

Different dynamic at Tussey

Tussey Mountain’s girls soccer team will have a different dynamic then it did in 2012. More...

Girls’ Tennis Preview:

’Cats will be young this fall

After losing seven girls to graduation, including three of its top five players, the Huntingdon girls tennis team will be a rather young squad this fall. However, the program won’t be without some returning experience.  More...

People/Pastimes

Area businessman honored for military service

A Pennsylvania Furnace man and retired member of the United States Army Rangers was recently honored as one of 16 inducted into 2013 Class of the United States Army Rangers Hall of Fame at a ceremony at Fort Benning, Ga.  More...

Huntingdon couple marks 50 years of marriage

Raymond and Savannah Hall of Huntingdon celebrated their golden anniversary Aug. 11. The couple was united in marriage in 1963 at the St. Matthew United Church of Christ, Entriken, by the Rev. More...

Celebrate birthdays in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Approach neighbors in a friendly way ANNIE

Dear Annie: My husband and I are teachers and are home most of the summer. Our next-door neighbors have two toddler boys and a couple of barking dogs. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cinnamon butter is a toasty treat

Dear Heloise: Could you please reprint the Heloise recipe for CINNAMON BUTTER that was in our newspaper and that I forgot to save? Thank you very much. — Judy, via email  Happy to share this Heloise recipe for all readers to enjoy. More...

Special Sections

HCBI proposes KOZ in county

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) wants to get the soon to be empty FCI Inc. building in Shirley Township earmarked as a Keystone Opportunity Zone (KOZ). More...

Student rental talks continue

The property owner at the forefront of a student rental properties issue among residents in and around the Juniata College area appeared before Huntingdon Borough Council members to state his case during Tuesday’s monthly meeting.  More...

‘Colors of Nature’ show to feature local artist’s love for painting

In the time one former California native has been in Huntingdon County, he’s taken his love of painting and poured his heart into his botanical and landscape paintings.  More...

State  Free Access 

Man with ‘religious’ plates on trial for stop

HOLLIDAYSBURG (AP) — A 76-year-old central Pennsylvania man is on trial for charges he harassed a state trooper who pulled him over for speeding in a car with license plates indicating he was from the “Kingdom of God.”  More...

Biker killed after hittting elk

BENEZETTE (AP) — State police say a 52-year-old man has died after his motorcycle collided with an elk in western Pennsylvania.  Troopers from the Ridgway barracks say the dead man is Alvin Shutters Jr., of Weedville.  More...

STATE Philly building collapse survivor sues, lost legs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A shopper who lost her legs after a building collapsed onto a Salvation Army thrift store and buried her in debris for nearly 13 hours has sued the charity, a jailed contractor and others.  More...

World  Free Access 

Oil down to near $106 a barrel

The price of oil fell again Tuesday, slipping toward $106 a barrel, as traders waited for the U.S. central bank to signal when it will start scaling back its monetary stimulus.  More...

Business News

Local dentist receives Fellowship Award

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Andrew T. More...

Northwest introduces Royalty Manager

A new financial service, unique to Northwest Savings Bank, will help manage royalties from gas or oil production and allow royalty owners to verify their royalty dollars. More...

Real Estate Transfers

July 30, 2013  Charles R. Powell Jr., Penny M. Powell and Penny M. Riley, grantors, to Charles R. Powell Jr. and Penny M. Powell, property in Walker Township, $1.  Jason R. Gutshall and Nichole R. Gutshall, grantors, to Rachael D. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates top Padres 8-1

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Until Tuesday night, the only time A.J. Burnett had beaten the San Diego Padres was on May 12, 2001, when he threw a no-hitter against them while with the Marlins.  “Was that the only time? There you go. More...

Nix and Cano power Yankees past Jays

NEW YORK (AP) — Jayson Nix hit a tying homer in the seventh inning and a game-ending single in the ninth, lifting the New York Yankees to their second comeback victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, 3-2 in the nightcap for a doubleheade More...

Puig quiets speculation

MIAMI (AP) — With his first swing of the night, Yasiel Puig ended a slump and silenced speculation he’s in trouble.  He came off the bench to hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning and help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the M More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Moon in Pisces and a Sun in Leo if born before 7:02 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Sun will be in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013: More...

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