March 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

HCCTC project’s price tag too high

It appears the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center’s (HCCTC) plans for expansion have hit a bit of a snag.  More...

Authority members to halt reduced rates

Members of the Alexandria- Porter Township Sewer Authority passed a resolution at their monthly meeting Tuesday to remove adjusted and reduced rates for vacant properties.  Solicitor David Gaines explained members had a workshop meeting in Febru More...

Local News

Area briefs

HASD to hold second elementary discussion   HUNTINGDON — The second meeting to discuss the possible reconfiguration of elementary schools in the Huntingdon Area School District will be held at 6 p.m. More...

Saxton police force recovering from January crash

Nearly two months after a Saxton Borough police cruiser was demolished and a Liberty Township cruiser was moderately damaged in a freak accident, borough police Chief Dave Harker told Saxton Borough Council Monday evening things seem to be getting ba More...

A Look Back

The romantic days of Juniata Iron

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...

General News

News of Yesteryear

National Wildlife Week to be celebrated in county

75 Years Ago  In cooperation with a nationwide network of conservation agencies, the Huntingdon County Game, Fish and Forestry Association will again join in the celebration of National Wildlife Restoration Week at a banquet March 19. More...

Business News

New owners revitalize Carbon Twp. restaurant

Motorists traveling along Broad Top Mountain Road (Route 913) in Carbon Township may have noticed a beehive of activity at the Midway Hotel. More...

Centre Co. man promoted to executive VP at Kish Bank

William P. Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced the promotion of Gregory Hayes to executive vice president and head of retail banking and client solutions at Kish Bank. In his new role, G. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Feb. 27, 2015  Cornelius M. Banks Estate and Phillip E. Banks, administrator, grantors, to Barnish Contracting & Inspection Service, LLC, property in Huntingdon Borough, $12,750.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Johnson’s goal gives Lightning 1-0 overtime win

MONTREAL (AP) — Tyler Johnson scored about a minute into overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning over the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 in a battle between Eastern Conference leaders on Tuesday night.  Johnson took his own rebound and saw the pu More...

LeBron assists Cavs win over Mavs

DALLAS (AP) — Even without his trademark headband, LeBron James had 27 points and took over sole possession of the Cavaliers’ career assists record as Cleveland beat the Dallas Mavericks 127-94 on Tuesday night.  More...

Gonzaga tops BYU 91-75 for WCC title

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kyle Wiltjer had 18 points and 10 rebounds, helping No. More...

School News

Local student graduates from Bloomsburg University

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has recently released its list of winter 2014 graduates. More...

Granddaughter of Three Springs residents named to dean’s list

Natasha Simpson, granddaughter of John and Joanne Simpson of Three Springs, has been named to the fall 2014 dean’s list at Lock Haven University.  This honor recognizes achievement of a scholastic average of 3.5 or higher in at least 12 se More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 12, 2015:  More...

Commissioners hire consultant

The Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday officially hired a consultant to complete a criminal justice system study in the county.  Jim Robertson of Voorhis/ Robertson Justice Services Inc. of Colorado will fill the position.  More...

Supervisors grant responders’ request

Representatives of the Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Co., Marlin and Brian Hunsicker, came before the Penn Township Supervisors during their monthly meeting Tuesday to request a change in the way fire alarm boxes are set up for the township.  More...

Crossroads marks 30 years of service

A local organization will mark a milestone this month after 30 years of helping thousands of area women navigate a difficult crossroads in their lives.  The idea behind Crossroads Pregnancy Center (CPC) began when four women attended a Bible stu More...

State  Free Access 

More current, former legislators charged in case AG nixed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two state lawmakers from Philadelphia and an ex-legislator have been charged with pocketing cash in an influence-peddling case taken up by the city’s top prosecutor after being dropped by the state attorney general.&nb More...

Twelve candidates vying for three seats on high court

HARRISBURG (AP) — The race for an unprecedented three open seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will involve a dozen candidates.  More...

Maker of kids’ Tylenol pleads guilty over metal particles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal criminal charge that it sold over-the-counter infant’s and children’s liquid medicine containing metal particles.  More...

World  Free Access 

Carrot cake — a classic Easter dessert recast as breakfast

This Easter, we’ve decided you can have cake for breakfast. After all, it is a holiday that’s already loaded with treats, so why not embrace the sweeter side of every meal.  More...

Dressing up spring asparagus

Remember the days when you knew spring was coming by the arrival of asparagus at the grocer? These days, fresh asparagus is available almost all year. But still, my heart leaps with joy the first moment I see asparagus for less than $3 a pound. More...

Good news for some: Other people are quitting jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Quitting your job — all but unheard of during and after the Great Recession — is becoming more common again. That could mean pay raises are coming for more Americans.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 11 Adult Education 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...

Local Sports

College Baseball:

Juniata sweeps Waynesburg in Florida

Juniata baseball swept Waynesburg Monday afternoon with 6-5 and 11-7 victories. The wins increase the Eagles’ record to 4-1 overall.  In the first game, the Yellow Jackets led 3-0 after the second inning. More...

SWAC reseeds tourney

The Southwestern Athletic Conference reseeded its women’s basketball tournament Tuesday after Texas Southern University withdrew a day earlier.  More...

People/Pastimes

Little Jewels Academy

Little Jewels Academy, Orbisonia, students have had a busy winter. More...

Five tips for taking back your shower

If you’re like many busy women, you may have discovered that your shower is the only time you have to yourself each day, away from the stress and responsibilities of everyday life. More...

Births

Amber (Kifer) Zimmerman of Huntingdon is proud to announce the birth of her daughter, Daisy Paige Zimmerman, at 10:22 a.m. March 7, 2015, at UPMC Altoona. At birth, Daisy weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is a convenient way to get even

Dear Annie: My wife and I are in our early 40s and have been married for six years. Two years after we married, I discovered that “Becky” was having an affair with a co-worker. They both lost their jobs over it.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Is time on their side?

Dear Heloise: How long are CONDIMENT PACKS from fastfood places good? Example: ketchup, honey, jams. I read you in The Bay City (Mich.) Times. — Joyce K., East Tawas, Mich.  More...

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