January 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug dealers sentenced to SCI time

Two men convicted of drug charges relating to a 2014 drug ring were sentenced to terms in state correctional facilities in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday.  More...

Borough councilman to serve jail sentence

Huntingdon Borough Council member Ron Enyeart will not attend at least the first three months of regular monthly meetings of council after being sentenced Monday by a Clearfield County judge to serve 90 days to a year on misdemeanor driving under the More...

State  Free Access 

Pennsylvania lawmakers reconvene; budget status unclear

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania legislators convened briefly Tuesday for the first time since state budget negotiations collapsed just before Christmas, but partisan differences over spending and taxation blocked any clear path to ending a stale More...

Woman attacked in sleep met suspect online

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A suburban woman who was bludgeoned in her sleep but survived had met her attacker online, state police said Tuesday.  The attacker, William Spengler, was arrested Monday at a bus stop in Knox County, Tennessee, police s More...

Reviewing state Supreme Court as justice takes oath

HARRISBURG (AP) — Philadelphia Judge Kevin Dougherty became the newest member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday after Chief Justice Thomas Saylor swore him in.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mapleton council reorganizes, welcomes new member

75 Years Ago  More...

Business News

CBT announces recent retirement, appointment

CBT Financial and its wholly owned subsidiary, Clearfield Bank & Trust has announced the retirement of William Wood as chief executive officer of the company and the bank effective Dec. 31, 2015.  More...

Clinical research center founder presents abstract at annual meeting

Alan J. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Dec. 23, 2015  Holly A. Haines, grantor, to John S. Cron, property in Dublin Township, $975,000.  Dec. 28, 2015  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

AKC adds two new breeds

NEW YORK (AP) — A hairless terrier and an ancient North African hound are ready to run with the pack of dog breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club.  More...

Nittany Lions top Minnesota 86-77

Men’s Basketball:

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Shep Garner’s eyes blazed through droplets of sweat that rolled off his forehead. More...

Jagr leads Panthers over Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jaromir Jagr scored his teamleading 14th goal, and the Florida Panthers extended their franchise record winning streak to 10 games with a 5-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Carrot-cake conundrum

Dear Readers: Oh no! The beta carotene in the carrots in the CARROT CAKE must have turned my gray matter into orange mush! The temperature to bake the cake got left out in the editing process of a recent column! More...

Special Sections

Ex-deputy clerk speaks to board

Though it was the first meeting of the new board of Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday, the county leaders heard comments regarding issues leftover from the previous board of commissioners.  Kelly Hughes, former deputy chief clerk and elect More...

Faulty flue blamed in Shirleysburg fire

A faulty flue is being blamed for a fire that severely damaged a Shirleysburg Borough home Tuesday morning.  Orbisonia-Rockhill Fire Chief Matt Gilliland told The Daily News the blaze started as a flue fire with extensions.  More...

Fund provides financial aid to cancer patients

The Bob Perks Fund was founded with the knowledge that a cancer diagnosis leaves no facet of life unscathed, especially finances.  Founded in 2006 in memory of Bob Perks of State College, who died at the age of 42 in 2005 from melanoma, the foun More...

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Local News

Saxton council reorganizes, welcomes new member

Saxton Borough councilman Lester Meck was unanimously elected Monday evening for his second term as council president. Councilman John Hoffner was chosen as vice president.  More...

Porter Township retains leadership

There were no changes in positions as a result of the reorganization meeting of the Porter Township Supervisors Monday evening. Richard Brown will continue to serve as chairman of the supervisors, while supervisor Ron Grove will serve as vice chair. More...

Mapleton man pleads in assault case

The Mapleton man accused of attempting to abduct a 10-year-old boy in Mapleton last summer entered pleas in two cases in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Monday.  More...

World  Free Access 

US sues VW over emissions-cheating software

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States, potentially exposing the company to billions of dollars in penalties for clean air v More...

Factory slumps in US and China heighten global economy fears

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fears escalated Monday that the global economy could struggle more than expected this year — a prospect that contributed to a plunge in financial markets.  More...

Lumosity to pay $2 million to settle deceptive ad allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The developer of Lumosity “brain training” games will pay $2 million to settle federal allegations that it misled customers about the cognitive benefits of its online apps and programs.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 6 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

EBT supporters need to step forward to save landmark

It’s a new year with a promise of better things to come. Or at least we hope.  I know there’s not a lot of enthusiasm in that observation, but, this year, I’m going to play it safe by being more realistic about things. More...

Local Sports

Rams ride early lead to win over Huntingdon

Girls’ Basketball:

Huntingdon fell into a 10-point hole in the first quarter during Tuesday evening’s Mountain League contest in Spring Mills and could just never pull itself out. More...

’Cats dominate Red Raiders again, 46-24

H.S. Wrestling:

The Huntingdon wrestling team added another big road win Tuesday evening, rolling to a 46-24 victory at Bellefonte.  The Bearcats are now 4-0 on the season and have recorded four straight wins over the Red Raiders. More...

Trojans pin Hornets 66-10

High School Wrestling:

Mount Union hit Juniata Valley to start the New Year Tuesday and rolled to a 66-10 victory. The Trojans piled up nine falls en route to the win.  The Hornets saw good work from the three wrestlers that won their matches.  More...

People/Pastimes

Sauces for a healthy new year

Sacrificing some of your favorite foods doesn't have to be part of your New Year, new you strategy. In many dishes, it's the sauces that pack on the calories you're trying to avoid. More...

Girl Scouts to start cookie sales

Thousands of girls in the Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) council are gearing up for the annual Girl Scout Cookie Program that begins Friday, Jan. 8.  More...

New year boosters for body and mind

A new year is the perfect time to commit to making personal improvements to your body and mind. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Breast feeding has benefits for mother and child

Dear Annie: Am I out of the loop or just a prude? It bothers me to see a mother cradling her infant child, one latching off and on to mom’s exposed breast? This was the recent scene in the crowded men’s department of a popular store. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016:  More...

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