March 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Leaders OK clock tower contract

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved submitting a notice of intent to award a bid for the first phase of work to the county courthouse’s clock tower at their weekly meeting Tuesday.  Out of bids opened earlier this month, the commi More...

People connect ideas at community meeting

The goal of a Reinvision Huntingdon community meeting Tuesday night was to connect people with ideas with others who could help bring ideas to fruition.  Ryan Gibboney, head of Reinvision Huntingdon, addressed approximately 40 people in attendan More...

Local News

Police Log

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A Look Back

Letters and queries from readers

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...

Huntingdon County Library

Taking a trip now that the weather is warming up? Let us keep you company with a good audio book.  More...

World  Free Access 

Sherwin-Williams buying rival Valspar

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sherwin-Williams, which has long claimed to “cover the Earth” with its paints, is buying rival Valspar for about $9 billion in a move that it says will expand its reach in Asia and Europe.  More...

Business News

Northwest to acquire Best Insurance Agency

Northwest Bank announced it has signed a definitive agreement, effective April 1, to acquire Best Insurance Agency Inc., an employee benefits and property casualty insurance firm.  Specializing in comprehensive insurance planning, the Best Insur More...

Salesperson joins Raystown Realty

Burgess Smith, broker of Raystown Realty, is proud to announce Dwight Beall has joined his office as a licensed real estate salesperson. Beall is ready to help customers with their real estate needs.  More...

VP of student life, dean of students at JC named

Matthew Damschroder, assistant dean of students for campus life at Illinois Wesleyan University since 2010, has been named vice president for student life and dean of students at Juniata College, effective June 1.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Capitals clinch division and conference titles with win

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his 43rd goal and the Washington Capitals clinched the Metropolitan Division title and the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 4-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.&nbs More...

Thunder down Rockets

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 21 points, 15 assists and 13 rebounds to help the Thunder beat the Houston Rockets 111- 107 on Tuesday night.  Westbrook has 15 tripledoubles this season and 34 in his career. More...

Chop block banned

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — The chop block has been entirely outlawed from NFL games, and extra-point kicks snapped from the 15-yard line are now permanent.  NFL owners voted to approve both those proposals by the competition committee. More...

School News

Slippery Rock announces fall dean’s list

Slippery Rock University has announced its dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Register a complaint with facility

Dear Annie: This evening, I went to the local YMCA to swim. When I was through, I showered, as I always do, since I go back to work afterward. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Freezing mushrooms

Dear Heloise: I love FRESH MUSHROOMS, but they seem to go bad too quickly sometimes. So my question is whether fresh, raw mushrooms can be frozen for use later on? — A Reader, via email  More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 3/24/2016 10:18 AM

'Attorney' found guilty on all counts  Free Access 

Clearfield County President Judge Fredric Ammerman has found Kim Kitchen, the James Creek woman accused of posing as an attorney for nearly a decade, guilty of three counts.She was charged with unauthorized practice of law, forgery and tampering with More...

Trial kicks off for ‘attorney’

The James Creek woman accused of posing as an attorney for nearly 10 years will go to trial this morning before Clearfield County President Judge Fredric Ammerman in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

House bill would give privacy to 911 callers

If passed, a piece of legislation heading to the state Senate floor would protect individuals who call 911.  House Bill 1310 would prohibit the information about the caller, including their name, telephone number, address and location, from bein More...

State  Free Access 

Wolf quiet on veto plans in budget fight

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. More...

Toomey hits airwaves amid attacks from Democrats

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is returning to Pennsylvania’s airwaves for the first time since last summer, advancing a pro-law enforcement and pro-gun control message as Democrats step up attacks on him.  More...

Man accidentally shot mother of his intended target

WINDBER (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who mistakenly shot the mother of his intended victim was arrested in Kentucky after calling his own mother to tell her he botched an attempt as a hired hit man, police said Tuesday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Saltillo man killed in mining accident

75 Years Ago  Wallace Dale Hicks, 28, of Saltillo, was instantly killed in a mine accident in number five mine of the Rockhill Coal Co., at Robertsdale. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 23 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

Tussey opens with 3-2 win over Bearcats

H.S. Tennis:

Winning two of three singles matches and splitting in doubles gave Tussey Mountain a 3-2 season-opening win over visiting Huntingdon Tuesday afternoon.  More...

Valpo, BYU win quarters

NIT Men’s Tournament:

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Alec Peters scored 20 points for his seventh straight 20-plus game and Valparaiso advanced to its first NIT semifinals with a 60-44 victory against Saint Mary’s on Tuesday night.  More...

Eagles sweep past Thiel

Men’s Volleyball:

The Juniata men’s volleyball team got back in the winning column as the Eagles defeated Thiel 3-0 (25-11, 25-23, 25-19) Tuesday night at Memorial Gym. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Madeline Bair who turns 3 years old today, Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Her proud parents are Michael and Heather Bair of Cassville. Madeline has two older sisters she looks up to, Caitlin and Evelyn Thompson.  More...

Why getting enough Vitamin D is important

Many people know that sunlight is one of the best sources of vitamin D, but it can be difficult to get enough from sunshine alone during the winter months. More...

Juniata music department visits local schools

James Latten, far right, professor of music at Juniata College, demonstrated percussion instruments for assembled school children at Shirley Township Elementary School. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 24, 2016:  More...

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