October 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

SHCSB members delay project vote

After a lengthy discussion during its workshop meeting last week, the Southern Huntingdon County School Board tabled moving forward with the HVAC and window project in the district’s elementary schools during its monthly meeting Tuesday.  More...

Resident asks council about boro. ordinance

Huntingdon Borough resident and candidate for borough council Ron Enyeart approached Huntingdon Borough Council during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night to ask why members of council and some of the administrative staff are spending a lot of More...

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Springfield Twp. budget still in works

Springfield Township secretary Holly Anderson told township supervisors during their monthly meeting Monday she is still working on compiling budget numbers for the coming year.  “They’re coming in pretty close to last year,” s More...

Police Log

Burglary   HENDERSON TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report cash was taken from Jefferson Diner II along the William Penn Highway by an unknown person between 4-10 p.m. Tuesday. The investigation continues.  Criminal mischief   More...

A Look Back

Boom times and borough problems, part III

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...

World  Free Access 

States go after unclaimed property, use it to patch budgets

When Americans lose track of money — in old, neglected bank accounts, paychecks they forgot to cash, unredeemed life insurance policies and the like — state governments are increasingly aggressive in taking control of the cash.  More...

Why optimism about the US economy’s strength has dimmed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers, fueled by job growth, cheaper gas and higher home values, would drive the U.S. economy through a global slump.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 21 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...

Local Sports

Bearcats and Titans win; Trojans and Hornets swept

High School Volleyball:

Huntingdon was able to shake off any effects from Monday evening’s home loss to Hollidaysburg by overcoming a scrappy Penns Valley squad for a 3-1 Mountain League victory Tuesday evening at Spring Mills. More...

Bilheimer scores 100th, Eagle blank Greyhounds

Women’s Field Hockey:

Sarah Bilheimer (Freedom) became the fourth player in Juniata field hockey history to record 100 points as the Eagles shutout Moravian 5-0 Tuesday night at Knox Stadium. The win improves Juniata’s record to 8-5 overall and 4-1 in the Landmark. More...

’Cats sew up league title

High School Boys’ Soccer:

Teams set goals for themselves and it’s a good feeling when they are realized. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gavin Woodward who turns 10 years old today, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. His proud parents are Butch and Rebecca Woodward of Huntingdon. More...

HAHS Class of 1965

The largest class to ever graduate from Huntingdon Area High School, the Class of 1965, celebrated its 50th reunion Aug. 7-8. More...

Happy 100th Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Hazel Kelly Barley who turns 100 years old Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. She is a Huntingdon native and former resident. Hazel was born at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, the daughter of William and Martha (Hall) Kelly.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Stigma is very real factor in dealing with depression

Dear Annie: It has been more than 30 years since I first received my diagnosis of depression and anxiety disorder. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015:  More...

Hints from Heloise ®

Bananas left in the cold

Dear Heloise: Is everyone like me when it comes to keeping BANANAS from spoiling too soon? It is hard to find them before they get soft, but they spoil quickly when home. I tried banana stands, storing them in the refrigerator and separating them. More...

County leaders considering loan

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved petitioning the court to get an unfunded debt loan for $1.75 million because of the state budget impasse at their weekly meeting Tuesday.  County solicitor Peter McManamon explained how the process wi More...

PennDOT lays out county bridge plan

PennDOT officials held an open house at the Bailey Building in Huntingdon Tuesday to discuss plans for three county bridges.  More...

HAMS students get chance to meet author

It’s not every day a student is assigned to read a novel and then gets the opportunity to meet the author, but seventh-grade students at Huntingdon Area Middle School got to do just that.  More...

State  Free Access 

Kane to outline duties after license suspension begins

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor will soon outline in public what duties she intends to perform once the suspension of her law license takes effect, her spokesman said Tuesday.  More...

Sandusky to appear at child sex-abuse appeal

BELLEFONTE (AP) — The former Penn State assistant football coach convicted on multiple child sex-abuse charges will be returning to court for an appeal hearing.  Reports indicate Judge John Cleland has ordered that Jerry Sandusky be moved More...

House OKs bill to let bikers go when red light sensors fail

HARRISBURG (AP) — Motorcyclists and others stuck at red lights when sensors haven’t been triggered may soon get the legal ability to continue on their way under a bill approved by the Pennsylvania House.  The House voted 179 to 18 Tu More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon National Guard units being mobilized

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon units of the Pennsylvania National Guard will be ordered into federal service during the period Jan. 3-19, the War Department announced. More...

Business News

Starr & Associates Realty ready to serve buyers, sellers

A long-time real estate broker in the county has decided to open her own agency in hopes of serving sellers and buyers and helping them exceed their expectations.  More...

Artist opens studio in downtown Huntingdon

Those who are looking for art pieces for sale combined with a studio space where they can hold various art nights, there’s a spot on Penn Street in downtown Huntingdon to do just that.  Studio One Fifteen, at 417 Penn St., opened Oct. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Oct. 9, 2015  Betty A. Burket, grantor, to Charles L. Burket III and Denver A. Burket, property in Porter Township, $1.  Paul R. Chrisemer and Patrice D. Chrisemer, grantors, to Larry M. Forshey and Robin J. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Terps’ interim coach wants it to be fun

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Mike Locksley wants to make football fun again for the beleaguered players at Maryland.  More...

Odom moved to LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lamar Odom left a Las Vegas hospital and is now in the Los Angeles area to continue his recovery a week after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel, a family representative said Tuesday.   More...

Murphy ties record and Mets top Cubs 5-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Daniel Murphy is a contact hitter known for shaky fielding and occasionally getting lost on the bases.  This playoff impersonation of Babe Ruth, Roberto Alomar and Derek Jeter all rolled into one, he can’t explain it. More...

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