November 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Former arts director awarded honor

It was a very busy night for Huntingdon Borough Council during its monthly meeting Tuesday. More...

Poached bear located on state forest ground

The state Game Commission is seeking information on a bear that was illegally killed.  On Nov. 14, turkey hunters in Rothrock State Forest discovered a black bear. More...

Local News

Charges to be dismissed

Charges against a McKeesport man will be dismissed in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas as long as the man pays back money he received as part of the crime.  More...

Police Log

Harassment   THREE SPRINGS BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report charges will be filed against a 75-year-old woman and an 84-year-old man, both of Three Springs, for their involvement in a physical altercation at 20469 Freedom St. More...

A Look Back

‘Huntingdon in days of yore’

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 

Viral review triggers run on Patti LaBelle pies

Two million pounds of sweet potatoes. That’s what it’s going to take to get Patti LaBelle’s suddenly famous sweet potato pie back onto shelves at Wal- Mart.  More...

Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans urged an immediate closure of America’s borders to Syrian refugees Tuesday, drawing angry denunciations from President Barack Obama and other Democrats and igniting an emotional debate about U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 18 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

Parents address Southern board members

Two groups of parents approached the Southern Huntingdon County School Board during its monthly meeting Tuesday with separate requests.  Scott Price, the parent of two students at Spring Farms Elementary, and a group of fellow parents spoke to t More...

Robbery investigation remains open

The search for the suspect in the robbery of the Community State Bank of Orbisonia, Mount Union branch, continues with no new information available nearly seven months after the incident took place.  The bank was robbed at approximately 2:30 p.m More...

Springfield supervisors hear equipment update

The Springfield Township Supervisors handled an array of standard business during their monthly meeting Monday.  In the truck and equipment repair report, board chair Larry Grissinger said there are two cylinders leaking on the township’s More...

People/Pastimes

Woodland Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Woodland Rehabilitation and Nursing Center provided its residents with a special made-to-order omelet bar Nov. 17. More...

Find simple ways to give back

The true spirit of the holiday season is giving back to those in need, and there are many ways to get involved in your local community to make a difference. More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Claire Bailey, a resident of The Homestead at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, who will celebrate her birthday Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. More...

Annie's Mailbox

No one should be permitted to make fun of children

Dear Annie: My in-laws have always caused problems, but things have escalated since my husband and I had children. They live 30 minutes away, but they refuse to visit. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Shortening its departure

Dear Heloise: Back in the ’60s, my 4-H leader had an easy way to measure SHORTENING and remove it from the cup. More...

Special Sections

Leaders oppose refugee decision

Both state and federal legislators are expressing their displeasure with plans to bring Syrian refugees into the United States and into Pennsylvania.  More...

County chiefs OK unfunded debt loan

The Huntingdon County Commissioners officially approved a $1.75 million unfunded debt loan at their weekly meeting Tuesday.  The commissioners received three bids from area banks for the loan, all for $1.75 million.  More...

SHCSB members vote to pursue credit line

With little discussion, the Southern Huntingdon County School Board, during its monthly meeting Tuesday, approved its business manager to take out a line of credit in light of the ongoing state budget impasse.  District business manager LuAnne K More...

State  Free Access 

Penn State beefing up football game security

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State officials are beefing up security at Saturday’s football game and other larger events in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris.  There are no known threats to the game against Michigan — the fi More...

Deputies who warned Kane will testify before panel

HARRISBURG (AP) — A state Senate committee that could recommend whether to remove Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office said Tuesday it will hear from four top deputies who warned her against taking a lead role in decision-making now that More...

Wolf defends accepting Syrian refugees, screening process

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Smithfield Wal-Mart project has signage installed

75 Years Ago  The 13th annual convention of the Future Farmers of America, in session, has selected John William Shaffer, 18, vocational agriculture student of Bedford, as the “north Atlantic region star farmer,” an award carrying a More...

Business News

Vintage Art Glass moves to new location

After closing her former location on Penn Street in Huntingdon two and one-half years ago, Vintage Art Glass owner Leah Davis Dell moved her showroom to her home, but now she wants her customers to know they can now find her business inside the retai More...

Geisinger announces refund program

Geisinger Health System president and CEO David Feinberg, M.D., master of business administration, has unveiled the health system’s latest and perhaps most radical innovation, ProvenExperience, a program that now offers refunds to patients whos More...

Apple Pay expands as it vies for broader acceptance

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple’s year-old mobile-payments service is expanding to more countries, banks and merchants, as it faces growing competition and some challenges before it becomes as commonplace as plastic cards.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Kentucky holds off Duke; Michigan State edges Kansas

CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler Ulis had 18 points and six assists, and No. 2 Kentucky used its speed and athleticism to hold off No. 5 Duke for a 74-63 victory in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night.  More...

Pistons rally for 104-99 win over Cavs

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. More...

Taylor’s 22 points carries Penn State past DePaul

STATE COLLEGE (AP) - Brandon Taylor doesn’t like to sit on the bench. More...

School News

Tussey Mountain Jr./Sr. High School Honor Rolls

The Tussey Mountain Junior/ Senior High School has announced the honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2015-2016 school year.  Grade 7  High Honors  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 7:21 a.m. (EDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015:  More...

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