January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents question boro. water project

Three of the four residents who spoke during Tuesday night’s monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council asked about the ongoing delays and other issues surrounding the borough’s water treatment plant project.  More...

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A Look Back

Old songs bring memories continued

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...

For betterment of the community

Huntingdon County Foundation board member Bill Alexander, left, presented representatives of the Huntingdon County Children and Youth Advisory Board, treasurer Beverly Brumbaugh and president Richard More...

Springfield Twp. leaders take steps to return monetary gifts

The Springfield Township Supervisors met briefly Monday to discuss an array of regular business in the township.  During the meeting, secretary Holly Anderson said she received a letter from Stephanie Hartrant laying claim to three $50 gifts giv More...

Business News

Personal lines VP retires from Mutual Benefit Group

Donna Patterson retired Jan. 15 after 39 years of employment with Mutual Benefit Group (MBG).  More...

South Hills School appoints new president

South Hills School of Business & Technology has announced the appointment of S. Paul Mazza III as the new school president. The son of the founders of South Hills, S. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Jan. 8, 2016  Frances Ramsey Estate and Shawn R. Ramsey, executor, grantors, to Mark D. Ramsey, property in Springfield Township, $35,000.  Florence M. Shoemaker, grantor, to Florence M. Shoemaker and Corey A. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rose into Cincy Hall

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pete Rose is getting a hall of fame induction — in the Cincinnati Reds’ team hall during a weekend of honors this summer in his hometown that will include retiring his No. More...

Oklahoma State knocks off No. 3 Kansas 86-67

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Freshman Jawun Evans had 22 points, eight assists and six rebounds to help Oklahoma State upset No. More...

Djokovic and Serena move on comfortably

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — There’s no doubt Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams feel right at home on Rod Laver Arena, where they’ve won a combined 11 Australian Open titles.  More...

School News

Student News

Phillip Harchack of Huntingdon graduated from Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, with a master of science degree in biology Dec. 11, 2015. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Mom should not be a confidant

Dear Annie: You must know that for every letter that you get, you only hear half of the story. I read the letter from “Wife on the Outside,” who said her husband talks to his mother negatively about her. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Angel biscuits a winner

Dear Heloise: I have been a fan of your column for years. More...

Special Sections

Jury finds man guilty of assault

Following a one-day trial in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday, it took a jury of nine women and three men approximately 40 minutes to find a Huntingdon man guilty of assaulting his girlfriend in August 2015.  More...

County leaders fill two open positions

The Huntingdon County Commissioners hired a new deputy chief clerk and elections coordinator during their weekly meeting Tuesday.  More...

SHCSB members pass budget draft

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board passed its preliminary budget for the 2016-2017 school year during its meeting Tuesday.  There was very little discussion accompanying the passage.  “I assume we’re going to meet and g More...

Congressman talks about year’s accomplishments, future plans

In the midst of kicking off his re-election campaign, Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA 5) sat down with The Daily News Monday to talk about his accomplishments of the last year.  More...

State  Free Access 

Senate leader urges Gov. Wolf, House into budget talks

HARRISBURG (AP) — A top Pennsylvania Republican senator suggested Tuesday that Democratic Gov. More...

World  Free Access 

Coca-Cola consolidates marketing

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca- Cola, under pressure as many people look to cut back on sugary drinks, is unveiling a new global campaign that for the first time unites its flagship cola with lower-calorie versions.  More...

Prison population declined by 842 in 2015

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Wolf administration said Tuesday that Pennsylvania’s prison population decreased by 842 inmates last year, continuing a decline stemming from criminal justice reforms enacted in 2012, but a union leader said the numb More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

State Correctional Institution Huntingdon to expand with modular housing blocks

75 Years Ago  Nick Kipondi, 50-year-old Alexandria restaurant proprietor, found unconscious in the hallway of his place of business, remains in a critical condition at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, reports indicated.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 20 Standing Stone Seniors A membership meeting of the Standing Stone Senior Citizens will be held at 2 p.m. at the center, 915 Washington St., Huntingdon. More...

Around The Broad Top

It is possible to teach an old dog new tricks

Polly Smith, this column’s just for you with the declaration that you can “teach an old dog new tricks.”  More...

Local Sports

Hornets, Rockets and Titans win; Bearcats Trojans lose

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Clearfield 47 Huntingdon 34   Huntingdon was able to trim a 13-point deficit down to just six with a little over five minutes left in Tuesday evening’s Mountain League game at Clearfield. More...

Huntingdon tops Penns Valley

High School Wrestling:

Wrestling with two starters out of the lineup, Huntingdon managed to do the things it needed to do for a 40-28 Senior Night victory over visiting Penns Valley Tuesday night.  The win lifts the Bearcats to 11-1 for the season. More...

Southern moves up Friday games

With the forecast calling for a winter storm Friday, Southern Huntingdon has executed a preemptive strike by moving its boys’ home games with Everett to Thursday evening.  The junior high contest will begin at 4:45 p.m., the junior varsity More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Moose supports HRFR

The Huntingdon Regional Fire and Rescue Co. No. 65 was recently granted a donation of $1,400 by the Huntingdon Moose Family Center No. 223. More...

Scouts attend Donation United Methodist

Boy Scouts from Troop 28 in Huntingdon take time out of their busy pre-Klondike campout to respect the 12th point of the scout law, a scout is reverent. More...

Special occasions

Jan. 20, 2016   Happy birthday wishes go out to Betty Hunter of Mapleton who celebrates her birthday today, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Happy birthday, Betty!  Jan. 20, 2016   More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Gemini if born before 3:01 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016:  More...

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