April 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Literacy night gets families reading

Children and their families dove head first into reading at the “Under the Sea” literacy night Tuesday at the Smithfield Fire Hall as part of the Week of the Young Child. “Our families are returning and look forward to this event. More...

Local News

Area brief

Prescribed fires planned for game lands   More...

A Look Back

Prosperous times around the ‘Great Loop’

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 

Outlook for world economy downgraded again

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is again downgrading its forecast for world economic growth, citing unexpected weakness in the U.S. and Japan.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Lions Club to present ‘Anchors Aweigh’

75 Years Ago  More...

Business News

Restaurant switches to table-side service

Folks who’ve been to Hoss’s Steak and Sea House this week may have noticed a change in the way they order their food.  As of April 11, Hoss’s Steak and Sea House on Route 22 in Smithfield Township went to table-side service ins More...

Centre County woman to serve on MBG board

Judy Loy, president and CEO of Nestlerode & Loy Inc., an independent investment advisory firm in State College, has been named to Mutual Benefit Group’s board of directors.  More...

CBT Financial Corp. conducts annual meeting

CBT Financial Corp., the holding company of Clearfield Bank and Trust Co., conducted the annual shareholders meeting. At the meeting, Paula Cherry, Andrew Kohlhepp and Michael Lytle were re-elected as directors for CBT Financial Corp. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Orioles pound Red Sox 9-5

BOSTON (AP) — J.J. Hardy had a pair of two-run home runs, Mark Trumbo added another and the Baltimore Orioles pounded the Boston Red Sox 9-5 on Tuesday night to win their seventh straight game to begin the season.  More...

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Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Cancer until 9:52 a.m., when the Moon is in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 14, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Leaders back proposed plan

Huntingdon County Commissioners passed a resolution during their weekly meeting Tuesday, calling for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reinstate the Hawn’s peninsula section of Raystown Lake to its master plan.  More...

ReInvision group efforts continue

Another community meeting for ReInvision Huntingdon Inc. was held at the Huntingdon Community Center Tuesday evening to build on ideas discussed at a previous meeting in March. More...

HCCTC preliminary budget approved

The members of the Joint Operating Committee (JOC) of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) unanimously approved the center’s 2016-17 preliminary budget during their monthly meeting Tuesday night.  The fiscal plan show More...

Man will stand trial in two separate cases

A Huntingdon man who was granted a new trial o n attempted murd e r charges from 2011 and then rearrested while awaiting trial appeared in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday.  More...

State  Free Access 

Democrats join third televised Senate debate as primary nears

Pennsylvania’s three Democratic primary candidates for U.S. Senate joined their third televised debate in a week Tuesday night as the pace of spending is picking up and the race entered its last couple of weeks.  More...

House approves more time to sue over child sex abuse

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers voted Tuesday to give victims of child sexual abuse more time to sue and more time for prosecutors to bring charges against perpetrators.  The state House voted 180- 15 to approve a bill that change More...

Medical marijuana bill clears Pennsylvania Senate

HARRISBURG (AP) — For the second time in less than a year, the Pennsylvania Senate passed medical marijuana legislation Tuesday, and backers hope the House will accept the changes and send it to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk later this week.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 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

Bearcats, Hornets and Rockets earn close league wins

High School Baseball:

Huntingdon 5, Penns Valley 3   Sophomore Nick Holesa had a triple and a home run, then pitched two-plus inning of solid relief to help Huntingdon down Penns Valley 5-3 Tuesday afternoon at Blair’s Field. More...

Southern is only area team to win

High School Softball:

Southern Huntingdon 13, Forbes Road 0  Southern Huntingdon senior pitcher Julisa Zinobile worked the first four innings of Tuesday afternoon’s ICC South/Sideling Hill League contest at Forbes Road and didn’t allow a hit while helping More...

Dickinson sweeps JC

College Softball:

Trailing 6-0 in the second game of a doubleheader, the Juniata softball team had two two-out rallies to tie their game with Dickinson. More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 25

Troop 25 Boy Scouts in Huntingdon recently spent a weekend backpacking on the Standing Stone Trail. More...

Births

Jesse and Elizabeth (Parks) Wise of Mapleton are proud to announce the birth of twins, a son, Lucas Jacksynn Wise, and a daughter, Parker Jessalynn Wise, March 29, 2016, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. More...

United in Marriage

Launtz-Sutherland

Ashley Sutherland of Tucson, Arizona, and Caleb Launtz of Huntingdon were united in marriage Jan. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Poetry contest extended to June 1

Dear Annie: I just heard about your contest to write a poem for July 4 that is more balanced, and that mentions women, as well as men. Why would you print something like that in August, when school is out and kids can’t participate? More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Squeezable fresh herbs

Dear Heloise: Wonderful fresh HERBS are now available pulverized into a cream and in a tube similar to a toothpaste tube. They usually are in the refrigerated section of the store. More...

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