October 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

State sen. speaks at town hall event

State Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. More...

Disc golf course added at Juniata College

The Scottish founders of golf probably never imagined their creation could one day be played with a lightweight flying disc, but Frisbee golf is gaining popularity locally and nationally.  To further the sport in the community, Juniata College h More...

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Local News

Bedford Co. Jail inmate now in custody

An inmate who escaped from the Bedford County Jail Tuesday morning was located around 6:30 a.m. today at the Everett Walmart.  Jeremiah R. More...

Heavy rain passes through area

Storms passed through the county early Tuesday evening, bringing heavy rain, thunder and lightning, and making visibility difficult for motorists.  More...

How Huntingdon lost the plate glass works

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...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

September 22, 2014  James W. Blair and Heather E. Blair, grantors, to Michael J. Hiquet and Melissa S. Hiquet, property in Oneida Township, $113,000.  Vernon R. Spillman, grantor, to Alison L. More...

Kish Bank employee promoted to vice president

Kish Bank has announced the promotion of Norman Robert Sunday III to vice president, compliance officer.  More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Bearcats only area winner

Huntingdon overcame a slow start in the first set of Tuesday evening’s Mountain League match at Bald Eagle Area, then had to regroup after a loss in the third game to get past a scrappy Eagle squad in four sets. More...

High School Girls’ Soccer:

Titans blanked; ’Cats suspended

Once again the weather tried to put an end to the rematch between Northern Bedford and Tussey Mountain in Saxton Tuesday. More...

High School Cross Country:

Hornet girls, Trojan boys each win twice

Juniata Valley, Williamsburg and Mount Union cross country teams had to race the weather as well as each other Tuesday afternoon at Juniata Valley.  Juniata Valley’s girls picked up a pair of wins to remain unbeaten, while Mount Union&rsqu More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 24

Members of Boy Scout Troop 24, Alexandria, visited the Gettysburg Museum Sept. 27. Scouts had the opportunity to interact with one of the facility’s reenactors during the trip. More...

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple marks 50 years of marriage

Ron and Shirl Hatch of Hammon Heights Road, Huntingdon, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 13 at a party hosted by their children and grandchildren at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds pavilion.  More...

Happy Birthday

WOO HOO! HE’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ryan Christopher Taylor who turns 2 years old today, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. His proud parents are Christopher and Danielle (Swanger) Taylor of Petersburg. Ryan has a big sister, Anna. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Reporting can be done anonymously ANNIE

Dear Annie: I love my in-laws to pieces, but it bothers me that they are too nice. No one who lives in their household pays for anything.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Vinegar dispenses a clean solution

Dear Heloise: I’m wondering if you have a cleaning hint for the ICE/ WATER DISPENSER on my refrigerator. I love the convenience, but am concerned how to clean the dispenser and keep it sanitary, particularly the tip of the dispenser. More...

Special Sections

Jobless numbers up a bit in Aug.

After a dip in July, the August 2014 unemployment numbers in Huntingdon County went up one-tenth of a point.  The rate, steady at 7.2 percent in June and July, rose to 7.3 percent in August.  More...

Program brings outdoors to seniors

Residents of the Huntingdon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center were treated to a taste of the great outdoors Tuesday afternoon during a program presented by Shaver’s Creek Environmental   Center courtesy of the Horticultural Therapy Program More...

Man charged in crime found dead in Mercer

A Mount Union man wanted for committing sex crimes with a person under 13 has been found dead.  The body of Kevin Moore, 47, was found in Mercer County Monday, according to the Mount Union Borough Police Department.  More...

World  Free Access 

EBay to split off PayPal business

NEW YORK (AP) — EBay is splitting off its fastest growing segment, payment service Pay- Pal, the e-commerce company said Tuesday.  Investors applauded the news, sending eBay’s shares up nearly 7 percent in morning trading.  More...

US consumer spending up in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans boosted spending by a healthy amount in August, offering welcome evidence that the economy is on solid footing heading into the final quarter of the year.  More...

US grants $450M to link job training to employers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden announced almost a half-billion dollars of grants Monday to community colleges working with employers on job training.  Linking training to industry demand is key to the Obama administration&rsquo More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Residents wary of winter heating costs

75 Years Ago  R.B. Stambaugh, registrar of Juniata College, was the speaker at the weekly meeting of the Huntingdon Lions Club held at the American Legion Home. His subject was Poland.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 1   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

AM radio will be around for a long time to come

In today’s column, we continue our desk cleanup job that includes the publication of several random photos we shot earlier this year. Here’s another sampling of the columnist’s “Notes along the way.”  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

AL Wild Card Game:

Royals survive 9-8 in 12

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rain had started to fall at Kauffman Stadium as the echoing roars finally faded into the night. Eric Hosmer popped out of the dugout one last time, looked to the sky and let it soak in.  More...

Volquez revival continues

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Edinson Volquez’s renaissance began with a simple game of catch.  During his brief session with Pittsburgh Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage on that January day at the team’s training facility in Florida, the More...

Steeler D after consistency

PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Harrison expected his body to be sore while working his way back into football shape following a nine-month break.  More...

School News

Local student admitted to Carleton College

Sara White of Huntingdon has been admitted to Carleton College as a member of the Class of 2018.  White is the daughter of James White and Laura White.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014:  More...

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