June 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

New 911 system earns recognition

When local resident Bill Corbin created what is now known as the Huntingdon County Emergency Medical Services Availability System, he had no idea the attention it would garner.  More...

Sewer treatment plant to be completed in July

Customers of the Alexandria- Porter Township Sewer Authority could see the new sewer treatment plant completed within the next month.  The news was announced during the authority’s monthly meeting Tuesday and comes a month after members re More...

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A Look Back

Difficulties of a pioneer editor

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...

Walk-a-thon to benefit Cassville cancer patient

A 2.2-mile walk-a-thon fundraiser to benefit Robert “Bob” Runk, 57, Cassville, who was diagnosed with jaw cancer in February 2010, will be held Saturday, June 27.  The walk will begin at the Beavertown Bible Church in Todd with regis More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Farmers angered by deer

75 Years Ago  The vacation church school will start and continue for two weeks. These schools will meet in Alfarata, William Smith and Smithfield school buildings.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 10 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, for information. More...

Local Sports

Simpson starred on the court and in classroom

Andy Simpson put up some very impressive numbers on the basketball courts at Juniata Valley High School and Davis & Elkins College. More...

Huntingdon falls 8-7 to Clarence

The Huntingdon Post 24 American Legion baseball team had plenty of offense in last evening’s Central Penn League matchup with visiting Clarence at Juniata’s Langdon Field. More...

Huntingdon team first in Lezzer Golf Outing

The Central Pennsylvania Football Coaches Association held its annual Golf Outing last Sunday at Standing Stone Golf Course in Huntingdon. More...

People/Pastimes

Scout completes drive for supplies

Jacob Smithmyer of Boy Scout Troop 28, Huntingdon, recently completed a supplies drive for the Huntingdon County Humane Society as part of his Citizen in the Community Merit Badge. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Dylan Michael Garrett who turns 9 years old Wednesday, June 10, 2015. He is the son of Tessa Hammond of Mill Creek. Dylan is the grandson of Lester and Shirley Hammond of Blacklog Valley. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Elliott Patrick Coleman who turns 6 years old today, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. He is the son of Garrett and Nani Coleman of Marathon, New York. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It doesn’t mean they didn’t love each other

Dear Annie: My dad died two years ago. He was 73. Mom misses him so much. When we visit, she talks about all the nice things Dad used to do. This makes me sick. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, June 11, 2015:  More...

County planner to seek funding

At their weekly meeting Tuesday, the Huntingdon County Commissioners approved a request from county planning director Mark Colussy to prepare two grants for Mount Union Borough.  More...

More HCCTC project funds sought

Things continue to move slowly for a proposed building project at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology (HCCTC).  More...

AG advises students of finanical aid scam

As students search for scholarships and financial aid to help with college, it appears some scammers are trying to take advantage of them.  State Attorney General Kathleen Kane recently issued a press release warning students and parents of scam More...

World  Free Access 

Small Chinese investors flying blind in market boom

BEIJING (AP) — Li Haitao, a 24-year-old employee at a steel trading company, did no research last June before he joined a stampede of novice investors into China’s surging stock market.  He paid for his risk-taking.  More...

Appeals court tosses suits challenging climate change plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out a pair of highprofile lawsuits challenging the Obama administration’s sweeping plan to address climate change, saying it’s too early to challenge a proposed rule that is More...

McDonald’s adds former Obama adviser Gibbs to executive team

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald’s has named former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs as its global chief communications officer, as the fast-food giant looks to improve its image.  More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

May 28, 2015  Richard T. Shope and Lisa J. Shope, grantors, to Richard T. Shope and Lisa J. Shope, property in Huntingdon Borough, $1.  Richard L. Sheets, Henry C. Koller Jr. and Vicki E. Koller, grantors, to Forman B. Napier and Donna K. More...

Around The Broad Top

‘Take me out to the ball game’

“Take me out to the ball game” are familiar words from the traditional American pasttime’s theme song, followed by the ominous warning, “It’s one, two, three strikes you’re out at the old ball game!”  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cavs hold off Warriors

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James came home last summer to win a championship — one like no other.  He’s two wins away.  More...

Chicago relies on experience, history

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews remembers his first postseason series in 2009, and the emotions that went along with each game. These days, the playoffs are a much different experience for the captain of the Chicago Blackhawks.  More...

Steelers’ Miller mentoring James

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jesse James remembers as an 11-yearold growing up in the Pittsburgh suburbs watching tight end Heath Miller and his hometown Steelers defeat the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XL.  A decade later, James, a rookie fifth-ro More...

School News

Juniata College announces dean’s list

The dean’s list recognizes grade point averages of at least 3.6 out of a possible 4.0  The following local students achieved Juniata’s dean’s list for the spring semester of 2015:  — Tyler Ayres of Huntingdon is a se More...

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