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Courthouse security queries linger

The project to improve the security of the Huntingdon County Courthouse continued to draw ire at the weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners.  At Tuesday’s meeting, Commissioner R. More...

Porter Twp. supervisors discuss police coverage

Ongoing discussion about police coverage in Porter Township was dealt with at the regular meeting of the board of supervisors Tuesday evening.  Chairman Richard Brown told those in attendance supervisors recently met with state police Sgt. More...

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Attorney requests a warrant review in drug arrest

One of three defendants arrested at a Smithfield Township lodging establishment in March 2013 was back in Huntingdon County Court Tuesday asking Centre County Judge Jonathan Grine to review the search warrants used in his arrest.  More...

Oktoberfest dates set

CASSVILLE — Mark the calendar for Cassville’s 39th annual Oktoberfest celebration Friday, Sept. 26, through Sunday, Sept. 28.  More...

Police Log

DUI  PORTER TWP. — Charles Delaney of Alexandria has been charged for driving under the influence by state police at Huntingdon after he was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of Barree and Teaberry Hollow roads at 2 a.m. Feb. More...

Business News

Northwest named to 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America

Northwest Savings Bank has been named one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America in 2014 by Healthiest Employers, the leader in employee health analytics, best practices and benchmark data.  More...

Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish will offer a Netflix-like TV service to people who’d rather stream TV over the Internet than put a satellite receiver on their roof.& More...

Real Estate Transfers

Feb. 24, 2014  Marie A. Moore, Janet M. Griggs and Daryl A. Back, grantors, to Janet M. Griggs and Daryl A. Back, property in Tell Township, $1.  Feb. 25, 2014  Carl H. Baxter and Marcia A. Baxter, grantors, to Mary E. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Frazier hits 11 treys for Gators

COLUMBIA, S.C. More...

Brodeur stops 20 in possible farewell to Devils

NEWARK, N.J. More...

Rockets take Heat out of Miami 106-103

HOUSTON (AP) — Dwight Howard had 22 points and 16 rebounds, James Harden added 21 points and the Houston Rockets held LeBron James in check Tuesday night in a 106-103 win over the Miami Heat.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Taurus if born before 9:37 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 6, 2014:  More...

Samples released for murder case

The former Smithfield Township woman charged with criminal homicide and first-degree murder in the death of her 6-week-old son could go to trial this summer.  More...

Smithfield project to restart in spring

The Smithfield Township Board of Supervisors is looking to continue its sewer project within the next few months.  Township grants administrator Maureen Safko informed the board during its monthly meeting Tuesday that the 2013 Community Developm More...

State DCNR Secretary addresses fire wardens

Ellen Ferretti, new Secretary of the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), made a guest appearance at the annual Rothrock District 5 Forest Fire Warden training meeting and dinner program Tuesday evening at the Shavers Creek More...

State  Free Access 

Retired postal worker sues to get records

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A retired postal clerk has sued the U.S. Office of Personnel Management for a copy of his work records as part of a fight over whether he’s been paid too much in pension benefits and owes the government a refund.  More...

Gas-to-fuels plant proposed in eastern Pa.

WERNERSVILLE (AP) — A Canadian company has submitted plans to build an eastern Pennsylvania facility that would convert natural gas to such products as gasoline and propane.  Calgary-based EmberClear Corp. More...

Cost for Kane’s Sandusky review now $96K

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A newspaper says documents it has obtained show Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office has spent more than $96,000 in its review of the Jerry Sandusky child-sex investigation.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 5   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641- 6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

One-room schools are vanishing piece of Americana

Are there any old, one-room schools in your neighborhood? If there are, you’re one of the very few folks in The Daily News circulation area that can lay claim to a vanishing piece of Americana.  More...

Local Sports

Area qualifiers ready to compete

Postseason wrestling has been good so far for the area schools. Three District 6-AA champions were followed up by four regional place winners advancing to Hershey for the PIAA state championships beginning Thursday.  More...

PIAA Class AA Wrestling Pairings

First-round pairings for the PIAA Class AA wrestling championships Thursday at the Giant Center in Hershey. Wrestlers’ names are followed by school, regional finish, grade and record. (x-denotes returning champion.)  More...

PIAA tourney boasts 13 returning champs

HERSHEY, Pa. More...

People/Pastimes

Snyder-Hess

Latisha Hess and Tyler Snyder were united in marriage Sept. 14, 2013, at Bell Mountain Estate, Lewistown. The Rev. Clair Diven presided over the 3:30 p.m. ceremony. A special message was given by the Rev. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Isabella Renee Cutshall who turns 6 years old today, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Her proud parents are Julia and Gary Cutshall of Huntingdon. More...

Let daylight saving time inspire energy savings

When the time comes, people around the world diligently turn their clocks an hour ahead come the springtime and turn them back again when autumn arrives. More...

Annie's Mailbox

He needs to be vigilant

Dear Annie: You printed a letter from “Concerned in Galesburg, Ill.,” about photographing naked babies. I have a slightly different problem, but it’s in a similar vein. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Is watermelon on ice still nice?

Dear Heloise: Can you freeze CUT-UP WATERMELON and have it still taste yummy when you take it out? — Mercy W. in Texas  More...

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