April 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Amendment could have hurt local funding

A defeated U.S. More...

Kindergarten event planned at SHCSD

Parents with children in the Southern Huntingdon County School District who will enter kindergarten in the 2017-18 school year may not be thinking about school just yet, but an event will encourage them to think about the future.  The district i More...

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Local News

Auditor gives BTC officials favorable report

Broad Top City Borough Council, and particularly borough secretary Lori Hann and sewage committee secretary Tonia Hinkel, received a favorable report on the borough’s annual financial draft audit during a monthly meeting Monday.  More...

Police Log

Prowler   SALTILLO BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report someone was possibly prowling around houses on Oak Street around 1 a.m. April 17.  Criminal mischief   More...

A Look Back

Border adventures of Col. James Smith

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 

US durable goods orders rebound

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in March, but a key category that tracks business investment plans was weak for a second month.  More...

Ford investing $1.6B in two US plants

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is spending $1.6 billion to upgrade two U.S. plants for new products.  Ford says it’s investing $1.4 billion in its Livonia, Michigan, transmission plant to build a new 10-speed transmission. More...

Procter & Gamble third quarter results mixed

NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble’s fiscal third-quarter results were mixed, as earnings rose even though sales fell on weakness in categories such as grooming and beauty and a strong dollar.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 27   Adult Education p 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

’Cats win; Rockets top Titans; Trojans, Hornets lose

High School Baseball:

Huntingdon 5, Clearfield 2   More...

Southern beats Tussey; Trojans and Hornets fall short

High School Softball:

So. Huntingdon 15, Tussey Mountain 3   More...

Eagles are swept

College Softball:

Juniata softball hosted Penn State Harrisburg in a non-conference doubleheader Tuesday afternoon. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Joshua Blair Foster, 503 Hartslog St., Alexandria, and Lindsay Marie Thompson, 472 Washington St., Petersburg.  Jarred Matthew Ronald Kane, 2718 Hillsdale Road, Elizabethtown, and Chelsea Lyn Brockett, 3205 Huntingdon Furnace Road, Tyrone. More...

Rotary donation aids band boosters

A donation from the Huntingdon Rotary Club will help the Huntingdon Area High School band boosters “get cooking” in the coming season.  More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jocelyn Seraphina Inch who turned 3 years old Saturday, April 23, 2016. Her proud parents are Justin and Jamie Inch of Calvin. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Family changing rooms make sense

Dear Annie: Young people are ready, willing and able to tackle the world’s most difficult challenges, and yet are vastly underrepresented as active citizens, decision makers and problem solvers. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Label this a problem

Dear Heloise: Our DISHWASHER quit pumping water out. I figured it was worn out. After checking outlet stores, I pulled it out to install a new one. Out of curiosity, I pulled out the pump and discovered that it was plugged with jar labels. More...

Special Sections

Voters choose rep. nominees

Voters turned out for Tuesday’s primary election to cast their vote and selected the incumbent state representative to be on the Republican ballot for November’s general election. More...

Local jobless rate jumped in March

Huntingdon County’s jobless rate jumped slightly from February to March.  The state Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) Center for Workforce Information and Analysis reports the county’s unemployment rate at 6.7 percent for March. More...

Wildfire caused by lightning strike

Volunteer firefighters from Huntingdon and Mifflin counties spent most of Tuesday afternoon battling a wildfire in the area of 10157 Ponderosa Road in Henderson Township.   Crews were dispatched around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday. More...

State  Free Access 

Trump, Clinton win state; Dems tap McGinty for Senate

HARRISBURG (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton came away big winners in Pennsylvania’s presidential primaries Tuesday, as Democrats backed their party establishment’s choice for U.S. More...

Fire cop pleads not guilty in civil rights case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A fired city police sergeant has pleaded not guilty to charges he violated the civil rights of a drunken man by punching and pushing him during his November arrest at a high school football game then filed false reports to jus More...

Man arrested in 2003 Philadelphia firebombing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who got into a fight with a boxer outside a club went to the boxer’s home later that night with friends and threw Molotov cocktails at the windows, igniting a fire that killed him and four relatives, police said More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Main Street program lauded for longevity

75 Years Ago  Eight one-room schools in Huntingdon County closed for the four-month summer vacation. More...

Business News

Mutual Benefit Group employee promoted

Jamie Low was promoted to personal lines fast-track underwriter at Mutual Benefit Group April 18. More...

Real Estate Transfers

April 15, 2016  Luther E. Eppinger, grantor, to Joseph J. Neugebauer, property in Wood Township, $115,000.  Nancy White, grantor, to Jennifer L. White, property in Cromwell Township, $1.  Eric K. Hefright and Katherine A. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cutch heats up with three homers

DENVER (AP) — Slumping outfielder Andrew McCutchen hit three homers and drove in five runs to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 9-4 on Tuesday night.  This was the second time McCutchen has gone deep three times in a ga More...

Raptors hold on to beat Pacers 102-99

TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 34 points and the Toronto Raptors held on for a 102-99 victory over the Indiana Pacers and a 3-2 lead in their first-round series Tuesday night when Solomon Hill’s 3-pointer was ruled after the buzzer.& More...

Collins won’t be suspended

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers outfielder Tyler Collins will not be suspended by Major League Baseball for directing an obscene gesture at booing home fans in Detroit after losing a ball in the lights.  An MLB spokesman confirmed that Collins won&r More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and Moon in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 28, 2016: More...

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