April 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayfest event planned for Saturday

The blooms on the trees and the bright flowers lining the streets are more than a sign of spring in Huntingdon Borough, they are also an indicator of the imminent celebration of Mayfest, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Cameras to be placed at recycling drop-off

The Huntingdon County Commissioners during their weekly meeting Tuesday approved the installation of cameras at the recycling bins at the Smithfield Township Building.  Lou Ann Shontz, county recycling coordinator, said the primary reason for th More...

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Local News

Drive a Tractor to School Day

Luke Coffman, left, and Colton Isenberg, seniors at Juniata Valley High School, were two of around 30 members of the Blue Juniata FFA Chapter who participated in the annual Drive a Tractor to School More...

A Look Back

Difficulties of a pioneer editor, part VII

Dec. 11, 1948; No. 118  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...

Cromwell supervisors discuss road project

Cromwell Township Supervisor Buzz Gutshall is not happy with the way a project to make improvements to Price Road has been handled. More...

World  Free Access 

For some, prom is a platform for good deeds, social change

NEW YORK (AP) — Proms have traditionally been a night of glamour and romance, complete with backstage drama over dates and dresses. But prom culture is changing. Some teens now see prom as an opportunity to be inclusive rather than exclusive. More...

Business News

Saxton florist opens in former bank

For nearly 25 years, Saxton businesswoman Penny Brode has operated her flower shop, “Country Blossoms Flowers & Gifts” in two different locations in Saxton Borough. More...

Real Estate Transfers

April 13, 2015  Gerald G. Conese, Francine M. Smith and Francine M. Barnett, grantors, to Gerald G. Conese and Susan C. Conese, property in Oneida Township, $1.  Gerald G. Conese and Susan C. Conese, grantors, to Gerald C. More...

Tanning business under new ownership

Skinvisions in Huntingdon is under new ownership.  The business, located at 623 Washington St., opened under Jeanette Moyer March 5, and has been offering a variety of services since.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Blackhawks win in third OT

CHICAGO (AP) — Brent Seabrook scored on a booming slap shot 1 minute into the third overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series.  More...

Wizards go up 2-0 on Raptors

TORONTO (AP) — John Wall had 26 points and 17 assists, Bradley Beal scored 28 points and Washington beat Toronto 117-106 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.  Marcin Gortat scored 16 points, Otto Porter More...

Cubs’ rally beats Pirates 9-8

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The shortstop of the future and the shortstop of the present happen to be on the Chicago Cubs’ roster at the same time. Yet manager Joe Maddon isn’t worried. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This isn’t love

Dear Annie: I am a 59-year-old woman. Two years ago, I met this guy, “Jake,” and had feelings for him from a distance. We finally got together one night at a club. We exchanged phone numbers and then talked for about two months.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Seeing red is OK in eggs

Dear Heloise: Too often, I find a tiny speck of red in ORGANIC EGGS, regardless of the brand I buy. Are these eggs safe to consume? This has been an issue with “regular” eggs, but with much less frequency. More...

Special Sections

Business leader dies at age 81

Broad Top area residents were saddened to hear of the death of longtime Dudley-Barnettstown businessman and Broad Top area community leader Guy Marcocci, who passed away Monday evening. He was 81 years old.  More...

Council members OK Sheetz zoning

It was a larger than normal crowd at Huntingdon Borough Council’s monthly meeting Tuesday night.  More...

Research finds ticks in every Pa. county

According to research conducted by the state Department of Environmental Protection in collaboration with Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the black-legged, or deer tick, has been found in all 67 counties in the state.  The deer tick, accordi More...

SHCSB members talk budget and retirements

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board met Tuesday night amid retirements from the district and ongoing budget discus- sions.  Dr. Tod Kline presented the board with further informa- tion regarding the 2015-16 budget. More...

State  Free Access 

Nurtured by church, immigrants await pope

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ly Nguyen and his family knew little about Philadelphia when they moved here from Vietnam more than 20 years ago, but they knew where to turn for help — the Roman Catholic Church.  More...

Man impersonates plainclothes cop to rob victims

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are searching for a man who they say is impersonating a cop to rob unsuspecting victims in the Philadelphia-area.  Philadelphia police Lt. More...

Governor ends asset test for food stamps

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services announced Tuesday it’s ending a rule that prevented people with some minimal personal assets from collecting food stamps, saying it would save the state millions of dollars a More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Voters asked to OK annexation of land

75 Years Ago  The Lions Club of Huntingdon joined with the Huntingdon Kiwanis Club in the regular weekly luncheon meeting held at the American Legion Home. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 22 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

Hornets topple Blue Devils

High School Baseball:

Juniata Valley and Bellwood- Antis went back and forth all the way to the final inning Tuesday in Alexandria. A bases-loaded walk to Allen Long forced home a run to win the game for the Hornets 6-5.  More...

Bearcats lose 4-3 decision at Clearfield

The offensive doldrums which plagued the Huntingdon baseball team last week continued Tuesday when they traveled to Clearfield. More...

Huntingdon tops Bison

High School Tennis:

The Huntingdon tennis team improved to 6-3 overall and to 2-0 in the Mountain League with a 6-1 victory at Clearfield Tuesday.  More...

People/Pastimes

How to take your dog from nuisance to neighborly

There’s a reason why they are called fur babies. From tiny puppies to large hounds, Americans take serious pride in canine family members. More...

Licensed to Wed

Dustin Anthony Clark, 14126 Wrangletown Road, Mount Union, and Lauren Rae Bennett, also of Mount Union.  Robert Frank Cresswell Jr., 10440 Ivy Lane, Huntingdon, and Donna Faye Cowan, also of Huntingdon.  Gerald Ray Miller, 10203 Standing St More...

School News

Huntingdon Area High School Honor Rolls

Deborah Luffey, principal at Huntingdon Area High School, has announced the honor rolls for the third marking period of the 2014-15 school year.  Grade 9  High Honors  More...

Juniata College jazz ensemble to perform eclectic concert

The Juniata College Jazz Ensemble will swing its way through an eclectic program of tunes ranging from pure pop songs to hard bop classics at its concert at 7:30 p.m. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 23, 2015:  More...

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