October 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

CDBG agreement to move forward

The Huntingdon County Commissioners officially approved an administrative agreement between Huntingdon Borough and the Huntingdon County Planning Commission at their weekly meeting Tuesday. More...

Campaign begins with Day of Caring

The Huntingdon County United Way kicked off the annual Day of Caring today at Detwiler Memorial Field. More...

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Local News

Broad Top Twp. supervisors begin budget work

The Broad Top Township Supervisors Tuesday night listened to several reports and announced plans for drawing up the municipality’s 2016 fiscal budget. More...

Porter Twp. Supervisors discuss liquid fuel funds

Porter Township Supervisors learned how much money the municipality should receive in liquid fuels funds for 2016 at their monthly meeting Tuesday.  Supervisor Cloyd Norris said the board anticipates receiving $96,000 from the state, which is mo More...

Police Log

DUI   More...

World  Free Access 

Volkswagen pollution test site under scrutiny

OXNARD, Calif. More...

New auto safety technologies leave some drivers bewildered

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans buying new cars these days are baffled by a torrent of new safety technology.  More...

FDA’s new anti-smoking campaign uses hip-hop to target youth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials are betting they can adapt the sounds, style and swagger of hip-hop culture to discourage young African Americans, Hispanics and other minority youths from using tobacco.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 7 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

Bearcats reverse Central; Trojans and Hornets lose

High School Volleyball:

It’s been almost a month since Huntingdon won the first two sets of a Mountain League match in Martinsburg only to drop a 3-2 decision to Central. More...

Trojan boys, Hornets girls win two

High School Cross Country:

Mount Union’s boys and Juniata Valley’s girls were 2-0 Tuesday in a double-dual meet at Alexandria. The Trojan boys downed West Branch 21-35 and the host Hornets 19-36. More...

Huntingdon boys top Clearfield; Tussey girls lose

High School Soccer:

A truism of Mountain League soccer is the second meeting of the season isn’t going to be just like the first one. More...

People/Pastimes

Be safe and seen on Halloween

Few holidays delight kids more than Halloween. At the same time, Halloween generates significant worry in parents and with sound reason. Halloween is the deadliest day of the year for young pedestrians. More...

Encourage kids to trick-or-treat for UNICEF

As kids set out with friends and neighbors on a quest for sweet treats and goodwill this Halloween, they can bring along a new gang — “The Peanuts Movie” gang, that is. More...

Celebrate your child’s birthday in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Help is available for uninsured

Dear Annie: This is written in desperation. I have seven children, and my middle son, “Randall,” age 57, is in the grip of psychosis. His late father was a schizophrenic who refused treatment and regularly beat me.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Frozen skewers

Dear Heloise: I have a hint for when using WOODEN SKEWERS for grilling. As soon as you buy them, wet all of them and put them in the freezer in a large, plastic bag. When ready to use, there is no waiting. — Elia M. in New Mexico  More...

Special Sections

Exploring local history

Display illustrates Orbisonia’s connection to famous general

Orbisonia’s connection with one of the most recognizable names in American history was explored in depth at a presentation unveiled Tuesday night. More...

AAA positions lost due to state budget

As the state budget stalemate nears the 100-day mark, the Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging (AAA) has announced it will be furloughing some employees. More...

Leaders to approve eatery plan in Nov.

Smithfield Township Supervisors learned during their monthly meeting Tuesday that a second review of the land development plans for a Taco Bell that will be constructed on the former Kentucky Fried Chicken lot along Route 22 in Smithfield Township ha More...

Initiatives aid all ages with physical activity

Though statistics provided by County Health Rankings & Roadmaps show Huntingdon County ranks higher than the state and U.S. for physical inactivity, that percentage has decreased in recent years thanks to initiatives to get people moving. More...

State  Free Access 

Teen pulled gun on student, prompting lockdown

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A teenager pulled a gun on a student outside a community college building, prompting a campus lockdown and police search and leading to the teen’s arrest, police said.  More...

Supreme Court hears UPMC’s appeal of Medicare ruling

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday to vacate a lower court’s order forcing UPMC to maintain cheaper, in-network rates for Highmark Inc.’s 182,000 Medicare Ad More...

Wolf seeks income, drilling tax hikes to end budget impasse

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Marks Brothers honored for service to VFW athletics

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon County Library has long since justified its existence. It serves Huntingdon and the county very well. More...

Business News

Gastroenterology, primary care practices move

In order to accommodate expanding practices, J.C. Blair’s Primary Care Center and Huntingdon Gastroenterology Associates moved Oct. 2.  More...

Senior claims rep joins Mutual Benfit

Paul Graham joined Mutual Benefit Group as senior claims representative Sept. 21. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Sept. 25, 2015  Melissa M. Filson and Jared A. Iampietro, grantors, to Melissa M. Filson, property in Penn Township, $149,620.80.  Samuel W. Forlines Sr., grantor, to Rodney L. Jackson and Glenda R. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lynx even series with win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles and the Minnesota Lynx walked off the court after Game 2 of the WNBA Finals standing tall, responding with an aggression and desperation that was sorely needed after losing homecourt advantage in the opener.&nbs More...

Astros move ahead with 3-0 victory

American League Wild-Card Game:

NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago, no one could’ve pictured this. More...

Cubs-Pirates Matchup

A look at the National League wild-card playoff between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates:  Schedule: Wednesday, at Pittsburgh, 8:08 p.m. EDT (TBS).  Season Series: Cubs won 11-8.  Projected Lineups:  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Leo if born before 3:56 p.m. (EDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015:  More...

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