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Businesses recognized at HCBI gala

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) hosted its annual meeting and awards gala at the Huntingdon County Club Thursday night.  HCBI executive director Amy Wise thanked the evening’s sponsors at the outset.  “Without you More...

Local News

Victims’ names released in Fulton Co. shooting

State police at McConnellsburg have released the names of two female victims killed following a domestic violence incident in Belfast Township, Fulton County, Tuesday.  Jaedi Weed, 19, and Laura Hollenshead, 39, both formerly of Needmore, were s More...

A Look Back

Huntingdon as seen by Theodore Cremer in 1835, part V

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...

Saxton CHIP focuses on summer, fall activities

Plans to revive the once popular Saxton street scene continue as members of the Christmas in the Parkway (CHIP) committee focus on summer and fall activities, including bringing a Halloween parade back to the Broad Top area.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Local attorney receives Good Scout Award

75 Years Ago  “Huntingdon Borough has the cheapest water rental rates in central Pennsylvania for good water,” J.G. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 6 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

Trojans rally for 3-2 win

High School Baseball:

It was just a late, regularseason game between two not in contention for a league title. More...

Rockets pummel Fannett-Metal for 20-2 victory

The Southern Huntingdon baseball team was back on the road Tuesday afternoon and demolished Fannett-Metal pitching with 17 hits over four innings to bring a 20-2 Inter-County Conference South win back to Orbisonia.  The Rockets are hitting well More...

Mount Union wins 10-2 at Juniata Valley

High School Softball:

The combination of pitching and hitting worked well together Tuesday afternoon in Alexandria when the Mount Union softball team pounded out 15 hits against Juniata Valley. More...

People/Pastimes

U.S. Silica hosts Oneida District Boy Scouts

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Standing Stone Garden Club Plant and Bake Sale

The Standing Stone Garden Club will host its annual plant and bake sale from 8 a.m. More...

Juniata Valley Alumni Association to hold annual banquet

The officers of the Juniata Valley Alumni Association extend a warm welcome to all Alexandria High, Petersburg Vocational High and Juniata Valley High School alumni and their guests to the 105th anniversary banquet Saturday, May 23, in the Juniata Va More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 2:16 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 7, 2015:  More...

Special Sections

Judge discusses state campaign

A judge running for state Supreme Court stopped by The Daily News office Tuesday to talk about his campaign.  Jefferson County President Judge John Foradora has announced his candidacy and is working on his “Foradora for the People” More...

Veterans invited to outreach event

Area veterans will have an opportunity to see if they’re eligible to enroll in the Veterans Administration this Saturday, thanks to an outreach program.  More...

Huntingdon Farmers’ Market begins season

Spring has arrived in the area and as area residents welcome the warmer weather, they also welcome the opening of the Huntingdon Farmers’ Market from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at the Portstown Park pavilion, Huntingdon.  More...

Mother’s Day contest winner

Paul Cisney of Hesston is the winner of a Mother’s Day Weekend sponsored by Lake Raystown Resort and The Daily News. More...

State  Free Access 

Officer killed, K-9 injured in head-on crash

LIGONIER (AP) — A western Pennsylvania police officer and father of six was killed in a head-on crash with a work van that was traveling the wrong way, police said.  Lt. Eric Eslary’s patrol SUV collided with the van about 2 a.m. More...

House votes to cut own ranks, trim Senate

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania state representatives took a step Tuesday toward trimming dozens of members from the Legislature, the latest move in a campaign to amend the state constitution that for several years has frustrated its supporters. More...

Drug squad thought badge protected them from law

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Citizens give police “a tremendous amount of power” and cannot let them use it to beat, rob and intimidate people — even if they are drug dealers, a federal prosecutor argued Tuesday as she wrapped up a swe More...

Business News

Kish employee promoted to assistant branch manager

Kish Bank has announced the appointment of Heidi Leonard as assistant branch manager for the Huntingdon County locations.  More...

Kish Bancorp Inc. first-quarter results released

William P. Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced unaudited financial results for the period ending March 31.  More...

Northwest Bancshares Inc. announces quarterly dividend

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NasdaqGS: NWBI) announced net income for the quarter endin March 31 of $16.2 million, or $0.18 per diluted share. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Blackhawks top Wild; Flames down Ducks

Patrick Kane scored in the first period for Chicago, and Corey Crawford and the Blackhawks made the superstar’s goal stand up for a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.  Chicago took a commanding 3-0 lead in the Western Conference s More...

Yankees get past Blue Jays 6-3

TORONTO (AP) — Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer, Michael Pineda matched his career high with eight shutout innings and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Tuesday night.  More...

Marv Hubbard dies

LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) — Marv Hubbard, a bruising fullback who made three Pro Bowls in the early 1970s for the Oakland Raiders, has died. He was 68.  The Raiders said Hubbard died Monday in Livermore. More...

School News

Huntingdon man graduates from PTI

Ethan Mansberger graduated from the Pittsburgh Technical Institute April 7 at a commencement ceremony held at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall in Pittsburgh. More...

Students inducted into honor society

Lebanon Valley College recently inducted 140 students into its Sigma Alpha Pi Leadership and Success Honor Society.  Local students include Bryant Weller of James Creek. More...

Annie's Mailbox

A step in the right direction

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 30 years. Before we met, I coerced a woman into having sex. I did not use physical force, but she did not give consent. By today’s standards, this was, I think, a clear case of date rape.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cleaning sponges

Dear Heloise: I like your hint about SANITIZING DISH SPONGES in the microwave. However, I use the ones with scrubbies on one side. Is it safe to put those in the microwave? — Carol, via email Yes, it is. More...

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