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Former leader questions decision

Before commissioners could once again deal with regular business, questions were asked about unemployment compensation for the former deputy chief clerk and elections coordinator.  Former commissioner and Penn Township resident R. More...

State senator releases end-of-year report

State Sen. John Eichelberger holds fast to the commitment made when elected to the 30th District Senatorial seat in 2006 to be transparent with his constituents about the finances of his office.  More...

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Local News

Season’s first snowfall

A band of heavy snow, causing near white-out conditions, swept east through Huntingdon shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday bringing the season’s first measurable snowfall. More...

Area brief

Huntingdon Borough has boil water notice   HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon Borough residents living in the area of Standing Stone Avenue from Riverview Cemetery Drive to the borough line are asked to boil water before using it following a water li More...

Robertsdale firefighter honored at RW&BT annual banquet

Kevin Willis, 44, of Robertsdale, was honored as the Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT) Volunteer Fire Co.’s “Firefighter of the Year” during ceremonies Saturday evening at the company’s fire hall in Robertsdale.&nb More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Newton-Wayne Fire Co. to host training

75 Years Ago  Reconstruction of almost half of the Lincoln Highway in the next five years has been recommended by engineers of the highway department, C.H. More...

Business News

Special dividend declared by CSB for anniversary

Community State Bank of Orbisonia is celebrating 65 years of success in the banking industry. In celebration of its anniversary, a special dividend of 17 cents per share will be paid to the shareholders of Orbisonia Community Bancorp Inc. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Dec. 31, 2015  Todd E. Schaffer, grantor, to Todd E. Schaeffer and Tiffany R. Schaeffer, property in Lincoln Township, $1.  Jan. 4, 2016  Irvin L. Swope, grantor, to Tanya L. Segal, Darla A. Scott, Irvin Wesley Swope and Douglas M. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Shaw scores twice in 3-2 Blackhawks’ win

CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew Shaw scored two goals and the Chicago Blackhawks celebrated coach Joel Quenneville’s contract extension Tuesday night with a 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators for their eighth consecutive victory.  More...

Cavs beat Mavs in overtime

DALLAS (AP) — LeBron James had 27 points and the goahead layup in overtime, Kyrie Irving added 22 points and some big 3-pointers and the Cleveland Cavaliers extended their winning streak to eight games with a 110-107 victory over the Dallas Mav More...

CBS to unveil new tech

Super Bowl 50:

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Super Bowl is turning 50, although the game played next month on America’s informal national holiday will hardly be showing its age because of new gadgetry CBS Sports is debuting.  More...

School News

BJU students named to dean’s list

The following students are among approximately 890 Bob Jones University students named to the dean’s list for academic achievement during the fall 2015 semester. More...

Penn College announces fall dean’s list

The Pennsylvania College of Technology dean’s list includes all full-time students who have a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or better. More...

Local woman earns degree

Penn College held a commencement ceremony Dec. 19 at the Community Arts Center in Williamsport, at which time Marissa Dimoff of Mount Union earned an associate of applied science degree in baking and pastry arts.   More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Freezing eggs

Dear Heloise: I had a lot of extra eggs, so I decided to freeze some. I just broke them into tiny containers and froze. But when I thawed them, the yolks were congealed. Why does this happen? More...

Owner says care facility to reopen

The owner of Meadowview Manor Personal Care facility has responded to claims made in Tuesday’s edition of The Daily News regarding the closure of the facility.  The first thing he wanted to address was the fact that the facility is not clo More...

Pediatrician to go to UPMC affliate

An area pediatrician will soon  be a part of the Children’s Community Pediatrics (CCP) network, which is an affiliate of the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.   More...

Many dream of hitting it big on Powerball

With a jackpot reaching an unprecedented $1.5 billion dollars, area residents are once again queuing up to buy Powerball tickets in anticipation of tonight’s drawing.  More...

State  Free Access 

Philadelphia newspapers, website handed off to new nonprofit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The owner of Philadelphia’s two largest newspapers and their joint website, philly.com, has handed them off to a nonprofit created to help them survive the digital age with help from foundation grants, university partn More...

Rendell tells Senate most AG duties don’t need a lawyer

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s attorney general got help Tuesday from former Gov. Ed Rendell, a fellow Democrat, in her campaign to prevent the state Senate from voting to remove her from office.  More...

World  Free Access 

Obama summons Americans to compromise, change

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Americans soon to begin choosing his successor, President Barack Obama is casting his seven divisive years as a time of positive change, implicitly asking voters to replace him with a Democrat who would continue his hard- More...

Stocks edge higher, led by gains in technology

U.S. stocks were mostly higher in midday trading Tuesday, with health care and technology companies among the biggest gainers. Another slide in crude oil prices pulled down energy stocks. More...

US job openings rose in November; hiring, quits rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers advertised slightly more jobs in November as overall hiring edged up and more Americans quit their jobs in signs of a healthier environment for workers.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 13 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

Games postponed

Our first real taste of winter Tuesday totally erased our area scholastic sports events list, limited though it was.  The McConnellsburg at Tussey Mountain boys’ basketball game has been moved to Wednesday, Feb. 3.  More...

Juniata picked to finish second in CVC

Men’s Volleyball:

The Continental Volleyball Conference released its annual preseason poll. The Juniata men’s volleyball team has been selected second as the Eagles totaled 37 points and received one first-place vote. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes to Mattie Casner who turns 8 years old today, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. She is the daughter of John and Sara Casner of Huntingdon. More...

Winning back weeknight cooking

Moms pride themselves on serving their families wholesome, homemade meals. But here's the reality: 60 percent of moms think that coming up with dinner ideas is more difficult than getting their children to go to bed on time. More...

Simple accent to update any space

Accent pieces are an easy way to update any room. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You won’t know unless you ask

Dear Annie: Several years ago my brother-in-law died. He had been married to my older sister for 50 years. They had no children. She did not want to live alone, nor did she want to live with a roommate. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Pisces if born before 9:48 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016:  More...

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