June 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

New act adds layer of civil protection

A new law goes in to place July 1 that will protect the victims of sexual violence or intimidation. More...

County commissioner inquires about meeting

During their weekly meeting Tuesday, one Huntingdon County Commissioner questioned the validity of a meeting between the board and a county department head. During the announcement period Tuesday, Commissioner R. More...

Local News

Police Log

Theft WALKER TWP. — A Walker Township employee reported to state police at Huntingdon that trash was found in one of the Dumpsters owned by the township that did not belong there between 12:01 a.m. June 4 and midnight June 11. More...

A Look Back

Huntingdon as seen by Theodore Cremer in 1835, part VI

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...

Alexandria Memorial Public Library

Remember when school was out and you always had a summer reading list? Now is the time to check out what books you need to put on your reading list for your summer enjoyment! There are a lot of new books here that you will want to include:  More...

World  Free Access 

US factory output down in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory output slipped in May, hurt by a decline in oil refining that overshadowed solid gains by automakers.  More...

Gap closing 175 stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Gap plans to close 175 of its namesake stores in North America, or 18 percent of its current total, and cut 250 jobs at its headquarters as the company tries to strengthen the struggling brand.  More...

Facial recognition privacy standards hit roadblock

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retailers have the ability to scan your face digitally, and use that identification to offer you special prices or even recognize you as a prior shoplifter. But should they use it? Should they get your permission first?  More...

Local Sports

Akron beats Curve 5-4 in 14 innings

For the second time in a week the Altoona Curve got locked in a stalemate that lasted deep into the night only to lose. This time, the Curve fell 5-4 in 14 innings after dropping the 18-inning game last Thursday in Reading 8-7. More...

HOF to induct three former PSU greats

A trio of legendary Nittany Lions, Joe Paterno, Chuck Fusina and Matt Bahr, will be inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame as part of the group’s 53rd annual ceremony. More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 237, Orbisonia

Members of Boy Scout Troop 237 and Cub Scout Troop 225, both of Orbisonia, including, front, from the left, Andrew Kreis, Christopher Kreis; back, Anthony Mooney and Brandon Booher, participated in a More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to July Elizabeth Eschenbach who turns 2 years old today, Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Her proud parents are Brittney Culbertson and Jody Eschenbach. More...

Standing Stone Senior Citizens hold meeting

The officers and chairpersons of the Standing Stone Senior Center met June 11.  President Jim Park called the meeting to order. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Immature officer needs to be reported

Dear Annie: A couple of years ago, my husband and I introduced ourselves to our new neighbor. We helped her catch her dog when it took off down the street and lent her our cellphone when her dog locked her out of the car. We waved hello and goodbye. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Waxing on about ice cream

Dear Heloise: I enjoy using so many of the ideas (yours, as well as others’) that are printed in your column, and I would like to add one of my own.  More...

Special Sections

Liquor license transfer denied

If some people have their say, the new Sheetz store under construction on Route 26 in Smithfield Township won’t be selling beer. More...

Youth learn to lead at rotary event

Several area youth have joined 49 other students from about 25 Rotary International Clubs this week at the annual Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) conference at Juniata College. More...

Celebrating 100 years

The American flag at the Huntingdon post office was lowered by, clockwise, from lower left, Sam Noey of the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, post office supervisor Mike Conley, post office c More...

State  Free Access 

Pope pilgrims should plan to walk in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pilgrims heading to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis will face many travel restrictions in the city and need to start looking at transportation options now — and they should anticipate a lot of walking, officials said More...

House eyes changing checks for child workers

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted Tuesday to further narrow a new state law that requires people who work with children on the job or as volunteers to undergo background check, changes proposed in response to con More...

Insurance marketplace plan considered a contingency

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration will pull the plug on its effort to start running the insurance marketplace created by the 2010 health care law if the U.S. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

McVeytown girl named Little Miss Princess in MU

75 Years Ago  The Rev. B.A. Peters, pastor of the Grace Lutheran Church, Altoona, gave a stirring patriotic address in connection with the Flag Day services held by Huntingdon Lodge of Elks at the home on Penn Street. More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

June 5, 2015  Joseph Michael Harven, Joseph M. Harven, and Kathy S. Harven, grantors, to Leola M. Keiser, property in Shirley Township, $10,000.  Penne H. Glenny, grantor, to Ronald W. Trimer, property in Porter Township, $94,900.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 17 Adult Education Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cardinals edge Twins 3-2 for fifth straight win

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hours after a federal investigation into possible computer hacking by the Cardinals became public, St. More...

Vanderbilt downs TCU 1-0

College World Series:

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Murphy is Padres’ interim manager

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres picked Triple-A manager Pat Murphy to serve as the big league club’s interim manager for the rest of the season Tuesday, a day after firing Bud Black following a lackluster start.  More...

School News

Huntingdon woman graduates from Penn College

Morgan Moberg of Huntingdon received her associate of applied science degree May 16 from the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport.  She was recognized for the completion of her major in dental hygiene.  She is continuing her s More...

Juniata College announces 2015 spring dean’s list

The dean’s list recognizes grade point averages of at least 3.6 out of a possible 4.0. More...

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Breakfast Cook Needed

Breakfast cook needed for local summer camp, parttime, exp. required. Call 814-667-3874 Donation   More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Cancer if born before 11:29 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, June 18, 2015:  More...

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