September 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Jobless numbers dropped in August

Unemployment numbers in the county dropped a bit in August.  Huntingdon County’s jobless rate for August stood at 6.6 percent. More...

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Local News

Area brief

Day of Caring postponed   More...

Police Log

Aggravated assault   WOOD TWP. — Dustin Shope, 29, was arrested by state police at Huntingdon for assaulting Huntingdon County Sheriff’s Department deputies on Main Street at 7:22 p.m. Sept. 5.  Criminal mischief   More...

A Look Back

Huntingdon as seen by Theodore Cremer in 1835, part X

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...

Business News

Kish to continue as presenting sponsor of Lady Lion basketball

William Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced Kish Travel and Kish Insurance have extended their commitment to serve as the presenting cosponsors of Penn State women’s basketball for the 2015-2016 and 2 More...

YBC acquires new location

Your Building Centers (YBC), one of central Pennsylvania’s premiere building supply and manufacturing companies, recently announced it has acquired Robert G. Miller Inc. of Hanover.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

Sept. 18, 2015  Timothy W. Ayers, grantor, to Joshua A. Payne and Margaret A. Gaisior, property in West Township, $129,900.  Gary L. Blumenschein, Wanda R. Blumenschein, Christopher Slike and Lesli M. Slike, grantors, to Stephen E. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

LA wins third straight NL West title

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pitched the big-money Dodgers to their third straight NL West title, tossing a 1-hitter as Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 8-0 on Tuesday night.  Kershaw allowed just a thirdinning single and More...

Cards, Pirates postponed, will play twinbill today

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The St. More...

Vick ready to play

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael Vick’s faith never wavered.  Not when months went by and the phone didn’t ring. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Be prepared for a negative outcome

Dear Annie: I am a mother of two daughters in their 20s. Both have been emotionally, socially and financially supported by my husband and me throughout their lives. Both have advanced degrees and are now entering the work place. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

No pop-the-top green olives?

Dear Heloise: I have a consumer complaint that I wonder if you could address. I love GREEN OLIVES, and very often I find that the jars do not “pop” when I open them. Some do, but many do not. More...

Special Sections

University head shares local ties

Shippensburg University will officially welcome its 16th president Friday, Oct. 2, with the inauguration of Dr. George “Jody” Harpster, a Juniata College graduate with local ties.  More...

Leaders approve TIP, CDBG plans

County planners were present at the Huntingdon County Commissioners weekly meeting Tuesday to seek their approval for projects involving development and infrastructure.  More...

Other school districts report no flag issues

As discussions persist in the Huntingdon Area School District regarding the display of the Confederate flag, other districts in the county have not reported any problems with the display of the flag.  “We have not had any issues regarding More...

Manufacturing plays critical role in county

Though manufacturing has taken a hit in Huntingdon County in recent years, it still remains a major part of the local economy.  This week is designated as National Manufacturing Week, and Amy Wise, executive director of Huntingdon County Busine More...

State  Free Access 

Wolf vetoes short-term spending plan, targets Republican leaders

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

World  Free Access 

Big utilities enter market for small rooftop solar

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Traditional power companies are getting into smallscale solar energy and competing for space on your rooftop.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County’s most unique haunted house open for tours

75 Years Ago  An airport for Huntingdon, costing $369,000, is included in a list of Pennsylvania and Delaware airports to be constructed or expanded by the federal government in a proposed $521,000,000 civil airport program to be conducted durin More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 30 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...

Around The Broad Top

Communities host fall festivals to celebrate, fellowship

Autumn is here and Mother Nature has already begun to paint a canvas of colors and natural beauty in the region. It’s my favorite time of the year and I hope it’s yours! More...

Local Sports

’Cats sweep Bison; Trojans, Hornets and Titans lose

High School Volleyball:

Led by a strong night from senior Logan Felton, Huntingdon was able to shake off a disappointing effort Saturday at the Clarion Tournament by sweeping past visiting Mountain League foe Clearfield Tuesday evening. More...

Games postponed

Tuesday morning’s wet weather forced the postponement of a pair of Huntingdon sporting events. The Bearcat girls’ Mountain League tennis match at Central was pushed back to Monday, October 5 with the same 3:30 p.m. start time. More...

Big Ten deep, up for grabs

Taking a look at the Big Ten Conference after the first month of the football season, the league appears to be deep and up for grabs.  There are five teams ranked in the Top 25, led by No. 1 Ohio State (4-0) and No. More...

People/Pastimes

Healthy on-the-go snack ideas are easy as 1-2-3

When you’re snacking, it can be tempting to skip the fuss and grab a bite on-the-go. Keeping healthy and convenient snacks at the ready helps you stay disciplined without sacrificing taste and enjoyment.  More...

Maintaining healthier lifestyle made easy

Living a healthy lifestyle can be a challenge when faced with a lack of time and the ease and availability of convenient foods. There’s no time like the present, however, to get your body in tip-top shape. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Taurus if born before 4:03 p.m. (EDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015:  More...

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