April 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Election chief clears question

During public announcements at Tuesday morning’s weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners, county elections coordinator Michelle Barnett clarified confusion regarding ballots for next week’s primary election.  More...

Residents attend candidate’s rally

Presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. More...

Huntingdon street won’t be vacated

An ordinance that would have allowed Huntingdon Borough Council to vacate a small portion of 26th Street died due to the lack of a second during council’s monthly meeting Tuesday night.  The issue sparked a nearly 30-minute discussion duri More...

Local News

Correction

In Tuesday’s edition of The Daily News, local candidate for delegate to the Republican National Convention C. Arnold McClure’s affiliation was stated incorrectly.  More...

Area briefs

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny More...

Springfield secretary answers queries

Springfield Township secretary Holly Anderson addressed a number of issues standing from the March meeting during the board of supervisors’ monthly meeting Monday.  “I checked with the attorney about the fire company, he wouldn&rsquo More...

World  Free Access 

Target’s Marimekko launch fails to ignite frenzy

NEW YORK (AP) — It was hardly a Lilly-lollapalooza.  Target’s much anticipated exclusive, limited-time-only launch of the Marimekko Collection on Sunday did not spark the frenzied shopping of some of its past collections. More...

The new look for Coca-Cola ... more of the same

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola wants Diet Coke fans to feel more like they’re drinking “the real thing.”  The world’s largest beverage maker says it is giving cans and bottles of its flagship sodas a makeover, with plans More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 20   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Curve lose 2-1 to Senators

The Altoona Curve saw a season-best three-game winning streak come to an end as the offense had no answer against the Harrisburg Senators in 2-1 loss Tuesday night at FNB Field.  Harrisburg scored its two runs in the bottom of the first inning a More...

Rockets dominate Hornets

High School Track & Field:

The spring continued to go well for the Southern Huntingdon track teams as both the boys and girls turned in dominating performances Tuesday at Juniata Valley.  The Rocket (8-0) remained unbeaten with a 106.5-43.5 victory, while the girls cruise More...

Bearcats now 3-0 in ML after win over Bison

H.S. Tennis:

The Huntingdon tennis team moved a step closer to another Mountain League title with a tight 4-3 win over Clearfield Tuesday afternoon. The Bearcats won three of the five singles matches and split the two doubles events.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Austin Clay Callaway, 654 Main St., Mapleton, and Taylor Rochelle Siegel, also of Mapleton.  Seth Michael Cramer, 7477 Castle Mountain Lane, Mapleton, and Lindsey Marie Moore, also of Mapleton.  Martin Lewis Grubb, 405 Moore St., Huntingdon More...

United in Marriage

Roher-Price

Jessica Price and Marc Roher of Harrisburg were united in marriage Nov. 7, 2015, at the Fern Hill Education Center at C. Barton McCann School of Art, Petersburg. The Rev. More...

PASR chapter holds spring meeting

The Huntingdon County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees held its first meeting for 2016 April 13 at the Woodcock Valley Lions Club in Marklesburg. More...

Annie's Mailbox

No cause for concern

Dear Annie: I’m 55 and have been married to the same man for 27 years. Before we met, my husband had been living with “Miranda” for six years. Although Miranda has had many relationships since, she never married. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Libra if born before 8:17 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 21, 2016:  More...

Breaking News - 4/20/2016 2:36 PM

Fire closes Route 829  Free Access 

Reporter Jeff Gill is on the scene of a wildfire on Terrace Mountain in Union Township. More...

Protecting area children

Legislative changes impact Huntingdon County CYS

Huntingdon County Children and Youth Services (CYS) is an agency charged with the protection of children, a responsibility which has grown considerably over the past year due to changes in legislation and a growing drug problem.  More...

SHCSB members hear trip request

The long-simmering issue of class trips was again raised during the monthly Southern Huntingdon County School Board meeting Tuesday.  More...

Families displaced by Robertsdale fire

Fire of an undetermined origin displaced a total of 10 individuals, including six children early this morning. The blaze broke out at 757 Main St. in the village of Robertsdale in Wood Township shortly before 1 a.m. today.   More...

State  Free Access 

Adjusting to life — and leaner wallets — after the gas boom

TOWANDA (AP) — Jami Patel spends long hours behind the front desk of a nearly empty motel, desperate for someone, anyone, to check in. More...

Brother to be resentenced in parents’ 1995 slayings

ALLENTOWN (AP) — A Pennsylvania man described by prosecutors as a neo-Nazi skinhead who admitted bludgeoning his father to death in 1995 is getting a chance at a new sentence.  A state appeals court Monday ordered a resentencing hearing fo More...

Judge mulls ballot question from next week’s primary

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Juniata College performing arts center to be dedicated

75 Years Ago  With the coming of spring, the Huntingdon Borough tree commission is again busily engaged in its annual work of planting shade trees to heighten the beauty of the town. More...

Business News

Gift shop moves to new location in downtown Huntingdon

Shoppers looking for a gift in downtown Huntingdon now have a new location at which to shop.  Linda Rose’s Rambling Rose owner Linda Stanowski recently relocated to the former office of attorney Bob Covell at 729 Washington St. More...

Real Estate Transfers

April 8, 2016  Beth Y. Staub and Beth Y. Bindschusz, grantors, to Trevin S. Bindschusz, property in Cromwell Township, $1.  John H. Patton Estate, Angela P. Cook, administratrix, Ward P. Patton and Carl L. Skinner, grantors, to Michael S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Kiermaier homer leads Rays to 3-0 win over Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) — Drew Smyly and the Rays bullpen held the Red Sox to one hit, Kevin Kiermaier hit a solo home run in the 10th and Tampa Bay beat Boston 3-0 on Tuesday night for its third straight win.  Smyly allowed one hit over eight innings More...

Pens solid in 3-1 win over Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins got back to playing the style that made them one of the NHL’s best teams after Christmas.  They played defense. More...

Blues win 4-3 to take 3-1 series lead

CHICAGO (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored on a pair of impressive wrist shots, Brian Elliott made 39 saves and the St. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise®

Sealed with a stain

Dear Heloise: I cover almost everything not on display (crystal bowls, platters, ice buckets, etc.) with PLASTIC WRAP. It keeps them clean and ready to use, especially if it’s used only occasionally. More...

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