September 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

United Way Day of Caring

Huntingdon County United Way’s Day of Caring kicked off at Detwiler Memorial Field this morning with help from volunteers, including, front row, from the left, Huntingdon Area High School stude More...

Former club manager charged in theft case

The case of an Alexandria man charged with stealing more than $9,000 while employed as manager at the William P. Spyker American Legion Post 520, Alexandria, was moved to the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon man sentenced for alcohol related crimes

A Huntingdon man with a string of alcohol-related cases was sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Monday.  Hunter R. More...

Police Log

Disorderly conduct Paul Tower Jr., 30, Newton Hamilton, was charged with disorderly conduct by state police at Lewistown after he called police to a residence at 679 Water St. More...

A Look Back

Pushing the rails westward

Editor’s note: The following is from Rung’s Chronicles of Pennsylvania History, a series of historical articles by Albert Rung as published in The Daily News from 1946-1951. More...

World  Free Access 

US, Europe stocks hit by soft data, Syria conflict

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mostly lower and European stocks sank Tuesday following disappointing economic reports and U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria.  More...

Limits on overseas mergers prompt renewed debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration’s decision to curb the ability of U.S. More...

GM to move Cadillac brand headquarters to New York City

DETROIT (AP) — The Cadillac luxury brand will move its headquarters to New York next year to get closer to those living lives of luxury.  The high-end brand, which has lost sales this year as German rivals gain, also will become a separate More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 24   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates down Braves 3-2 to clinch playoff berth

ATLANTA (AP) — Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.  More...

NCAA’s Emmert: Domestic violence is a school issue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — NCAA president Mark Emmert believes it’s the responsibility of individual schools to handle issues of domestic violence and sexual assault, and that a spate of recent cases reflect greater societal problems.  More...

Spieth back on familiar ground

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — When Jordan Spieth helped the United States win the Junior Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in 2010, he knew he’d have little chance to play in the real thing on the same course four years later.  “I would sa More...

Annie's Mailbox

Be totally honest with counselor

Dear Annie: I notice that often the advice you offer is to “get counseling.” But what happens in counseling? Can you explain how it helps? — L. More...

Doctor K

No single test can diagnose Alzheimer’s

DEAR DOCTOR K: My husband’s doctor suspects that he has Alzheimer’s disease and wants him to have neuropsychological testing. What will these tests involve?  More...

Special Sections

Report focuses on heroin crisis

A comprehensive report on Pennsylvania’s statewide heroin crisis released by the Center for Rural Pennsylvania Tuesday bore witness to the insidious ways in which the issue has seeped into every part of society with no regard for economic statu More...

Election deadline fast approaching

At Tuesday’s weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County commissioners, county elections coordinator Kristen Croyle came before the board with some announcements regarding the Tuesday, Nov. 4, general election. More...

Cassville Oktoberfest now in its 39th year

The extended forecast appears as though the weekend’s weather will be just right for Cassville’s 39th Oktoberfest Friday, Sept. 26, through Sunday, Sept. 28. More...

State  Free Access 

Residents chafe over search for ambush suspect

CANADENSIS (AP) — Pennsylvania state police are defending themselves against complaints that they have unfairly denied residents access to their homes during the manhunt for a suspected killer.  More...

Paper: Pa. natural gas leaks among worst in nation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A newspaper reports Pennsylvania has more than 10,000 miles of dangerously leaky, decades-old natural gas distribution pipes and it could cost $11 billion to replace them all.  More...

State leads spending on television ads for state offices

HARRISBURG (AP) — Thanks largely to the $10 million that Democrat Tom Wolf put up to jump-start his gubernatorial campaign, Pennsylvania leads the nation in spending on TV ads by candidates for statehouse offices and their allies, according to More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Doe licenses available at treasurer’s office

75 Years Ago  A scarcity of water in scattered sections of Huntingdon and Bedford counties is becoming alarming. More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

September 15, 2014  Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. by agent/attorney-in-fact and Phlean Hallinan LLP as agent/attorney-in-fact, grantors, to Jennifer L. Butler, property in Marklesburg Borough, $25,000.  Gregory C. Gruett and Maria A. More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Unbeaten Bearcats win showdown with PO

Huntingdon fought back from its first set loss of its Mountain League schedule this season Tuesday evening against defending circuit champion Philipsburg-Osceola and grabbed the upper hand in the fight for this year’s league crown with a 3-1 vi More...

H.S. Volleyball:

Titans sweep; Trojans, Hornets lose

Tussey Mountain played with a depleted lineup at Fannett- Metal Tuesday. Despite missing players due to injury and illness, the Titans won in three close games 25-20, 25-23, 25-23.  More...

High School Soccer:

’Cat boys win; Tussey girls fall

Huntingdon handled some adverse conditions in its match at Central Tuesday. Despite there being only one referee for the first half and a difficult field to play on, two goals by Kyler Miller helped the Bearcats beat the Dragons 3-1.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Matthew Charles Hoover, 400 Washington St., Petersburg, and Tiffaney Ann Downs, also of Petersburg.  Charles Theodore Teeters, 5693 Heffner Road, Huntingdon, and Lanesa Jean Myers, also of Huntingdon.  Christopher Robert Barton, 380 Hill St More...

Area brief

SCV Lions Hootenanny celebrates anniversary at Sept. 27 show   More...

United in Marriage

Pollock-Adams

Tate Pollock and Oscar Adams were united in marriage May 2, 2014.  The bride is the daughter of Christopher and Victoria Adams of Heidelberg, Germany, and the groom is the son of Brenda Pollock and Bob and Julia Vaughn, all of Mount Union.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014:  More...

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