September 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Service honors those lost on Sept. 11

Some events are of such magnitude that they change the trajectory of world history, making remembrance and sharing those memories with generations to come vital. To preserve the memory of the events of Sept. More...

Solicitor remains firm on boro. ‘emergency’

Although Huntingdon Borough Council Water and Sewer Committee chair John Gradwell said council would address the emergency at the wastewater treatment plant that led to the removal of wastewater treatment plant supervisor John Buskirk during Tuesday& More...

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Local News

KFC demolition continues

Demolition continues at the former KFC restaurant in Smithfield Township this week. Crews with Marsh Contracting of Dixonville took out the back of the building Tuesday. More...

A Look Back

Difficulties of a pioneer editor, part XI

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...

Dance group to perform at Juniata College

The Mark Morris Dance Group, a ground-breaking artistic ensemble noted for technically dazzling, yet free-flowing choreography and the use of humor and eclectic musical choices in its dances, will perform three acclaimed works, “Words, A Wooden More...

World  Free Access 

US consumer borrowing hits fresh record in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer borrowing climbed to a fresh record in July, the latest evidence that the U.S. economy is on track to grow at a healthy pace in the second half of this year.  More...

US job market: Solid hiring but still-tepid pay

WASHINGTON (AP) — On Labor Day weekend 2015, the U.S. More...

Vegan car shoppers try to steer clear of leather

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Motors shareholders Mark Peters and Elizabeth Farrell Peters had a simple request for the electric-car maker at its annual meeting in June: Stop offering leather interiors and make Tesla the first “cruelty-free” More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 9 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 information. More...

Local Sports

Tussey holds off Hornet rally

High School Volleyball:

Tussey Mountain put on a serving clinic in the third set of Tuesday evening’s season-opening match at Juniata Valley to push the Green Hornets to the brink of defeat. More...

Bearcats roll to 3-0 victory over Trojans

The 2015 volleyball season got under way for Mount Union and Huntingdon Tuesday night in Mount Union. The Trojan girls struggled with missed hits and passing errors to fall 3-0 to visiting Huntingdon in their non-league season opener. More...

JC’s Gearhart is Landmark Athlete of Week

Junior middle hitter Nakita Gearhart (Greencastle-Antrim) was named Landmark Athlete of the Week for her strong performances at the season opener against St. Vincent and at the Wittenberg Invitational. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015:  More...

Agent testifies in opening day

One of the defendants slated for trial in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday entered a plea before facing a jury.  More...

Leaders need to fill veterans affairs job

At the regular weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday, discussion was opened regarding filling the position of Huntingdon County Veterans Affairs director.  The position, currently being held by Steve Lane, will be vacant More...

CTC building project loan to move forward

After months of working to secure a United States Department of Agriculture loan for $2.25 million, the Joint Operating Committee of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) learned Tuesday night it can now move ahead with its plan More...

Candidate announces bid for Congress seat

One of the Republicans who challenged a longtime Congressman has announced he will again run for Congress in 2016.  Manns Choice, Bedford County, businessman, self-identified conservative and retired Coast Guard captain Art Halvorson announced t More...

State  Free Access 

Ethics watchdog says Kane harms law enforcement

HARRISBURG (AP) — The agency that investigates misconduct by Pennsylvania lawyers wants the state Supreme Court to suspend Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s law license to keep her from damaging the administration of justice.  More...

Penn State graduate student killed by vehicle off campus

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A graduate student was killed when he was struck by a vehicle near Penn State’s main campus.  State College police Lt. More...

County, DA dismissed from suit over police shooting at Kmart

YORK (AP) — A federal judge has removed York County and its district attorney from a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a man shot and killed by police outside a Kmart two years ago.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County commissioners react to charges

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon County Game, Fish and Forestry Association is now promoting its sixth annual Field Day event which will be held at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds Sept. 21. More...

Business News

Juniata College president appointed to Kish board

William P. Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced that James Troha, president of Juniata College, has been appointed to the bank’s Huntingdon County Regional Board.  More...

Kish donates to fire, ambulance companies

Kish Bank recently contributed $1,550 to local fire and ambulance companies in Huntingdon County for 2015. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Aug. 28, 2015  Glenn Warwood, grantor, to Glenn B. Warwood Jr. and Alex R. Warwood, property in Cromwell Township, $1.  Kenneth C. Karper and Florence L. Karper, grantors, to Kimberly K. Naugle and James E. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lions bury Temple film, changes coming

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Mets rally to beat Nationals 8-7

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a tiebreaking, pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning off Jonathan Papelbon, and the resilient New York Mets rallied from a six-run deficit to beat the Washington Nationals 8-7 Tuesday night after Matt Harve More...

Serena gets past Venus

U.S. Open Tennis:

NEW YORK (AP) — For stretches of the 27th edition of Williams vs. Williams, Venus gave Serena all she could handle.  More...

People/Pastimes

Robertsdale High School alumni gather for banquet

Hoping to invigorate the dwindling ranks of the Robertsdale High School Alumni Association, a slate of new faces took the reins of the organization during the 64th annual banquet and business meeting, held Sept. More...

Friends of the Woods yard sale planned

Friends of the Woods members, from the left, Joan Daub, Nancy Taylor and Sylvia Stack, take stock of the wide array of furniture, home décor and household items collected for the organization’s More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is not an issue of ‘correct’

Dear Annie: I see many parents teach their children, from a young age, to kiss on the lips. Do you feel this is correct? For some reason, I am uncomfortable with this. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Caffeine-free? Maybe not

Dear Heloise: I recently found out, to my surprise, that DECAFFEINATED AND CAFFEINE-FREE are not the same. “Decaf” simply means that the coffee or tea has 30-50 percent less caffeine than regular. More...

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