June 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Leaders approve contractor

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved a contractor for the repair of four county bridges Tuesday during their weekly meeting.  More...

Draft bike/pedestrian plan under review

Huntingdon County Planning Department director Mark Colussy, along with representatives from the Southern Allegheny Planning and Development Commission (SAPDC) reviewed the latest draft of a bike and pedestrian plan at a public meeting Tuesday evenin More...

Local News

Smithfield resident asks about managed cat colony

A Smithfield Township resident requested the board of supervisors consider the creation of a managed feral cat colony during their monthly meeting Tuesday night.  Township resident Jeane Peters voiced the question of how many signatures it would More...

Three arrested in death of Maryland man

Three McConnellsburg residents have been arrested in the death of a man in Peters Township, Franklin County.  More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   HUNTINGDON BORO. — June 5: Police assisted state police at Huntingdon with serving a warrant to Caleb Coburn at 5496 William Penn Highway in Alexandria at 9:35 p.m.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 8   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...

Around The Broad Top

Trough Creek businessman, civic leader had impact on many

I could write a book about the late Bruce Lane and so could many others. Bruce always had a good story to tell, nearly always funny if not thought-provoking. That was the kind of guy ole Bruce was. And we are all the better for it.  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame:

Charlie Fields

This may be the only time in Charles A. Fields’ golfing career that it paid to be above par. More...

Rockets face Bloomsburg at Bald Eagle

PIAA Class A Softball:

Southern Huntingdon’s postseason march continues Thursday afternoon when the District Six Class A runner-up Rockets (20-5) travel to Bald Eagle Area High School in Wingate to face District Four champion Bloomsburg (23-1) in a three o’cloc More...

Curve beat SeaWolves

Cody Dickson gave up just two hits over seven innings as the Altoona Curve defeated the Erie SeaWolves 5-1 Tuesday night at Jerry Uht Park.  Altoona (32-25) snapped a three-game losing streak, holding Erie (23-35), which has the second-ranked of More...

People/Pastimes

Three friends reunite after more than 50 years

A trio of friends enjoyed a reunion this past weekend, a bit older and wiser than the day they met almost 54 years ago on the campus of Shippensburg University, then known as Shippensburg State College.  The three had not seen one another in mor More...

Class hosts annual elementary coffeehouse

The fourth grade class at Saxton-Liberty Elementary held their seventh annual fourth-grade coffeehouse May 18 and May 20.  More...

Observing Armed Forces Day

Members of the Huntingdon County Veterans Association, from the left, vice commander Brian Bassatt, past commander Rick Henney and parade organizer Tammy McClain, presented a wreath at the Vietnam Wa More...

Annie's Mailbox

Shower shouldn’t be crowdfunding event

Dear Annie: I just received a baby shower invitation that makes me feel more like a fundraising target than a loving family member. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Condiment concern

Dear Heloise: My family has a collection of ketchups, taco sauces and mayonnaise from fast-food restaurants. We keep them in the refrigerator, but HOW LONG DO THESE PACKETS LAST? More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 6/8/2016 1:48 PM

DNA yields possible description of murder suspect  Free Access 

State police at Huntingdon have released new information in a 2009 homicide investigation. More...

Budget talks seem positive

With just under a month until the deadline for the 2016- 2017 fiscal year budget, legislators said the state is in a better position than it was last year.  “The tone in Harrisburg is more optimistic than it was this time last year,” More...

JVSB begins admin search

The search is now officially on for a new superintendent for the Juniata Valley School District. More...

Downtown borough trees may be replaced

Huntingdon Borough Council and the Huntingdon Borough Tree Commission are looking to replace the Bradford flowering pear trees which line Washington Street in downtown Huntingdon. More...

World  Free Access 

FDA: People are overdosing on anti-diarrhea drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are investigating reports of overdoses and deaths involving widely used antidiarrhea drugs, a bizarre manifestation of the nation’s drug abuse problem.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Heroin deaths in state raise concern locally

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County Sunday School workers and leaders are looking forward to the annual county convention to be held June 10 in the Methodist Church in Mount Union. The program committee made the announcement.  More...

Business News

TDN welcomes new staff writer

The Daily News newsroom has added a new face to its team of staff writers with the recent hiring of Dylan Miller of Huntingdon.  Miller, a 2015 graduate of Juniata College, brings an affinity for the outdoors and a unique perspective on the comm More...

Federal reserve chair shares view of economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen went out of her way Monday to stress that the U.S. economy appears fundamentally solid. The job market has rebounded. Consumer spending is picking up along with confidence. More...

Shell commits to western Pa. ethane cracker plant

MONACA (AP) — Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC is building a petrochemical plant in northwestern Pennsylvania that will create up to 6,000 construction jobs and 600 permanent jobs once it begins production early next decade, the company announced More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Orioles extend Royals’ skid 9-1

BALTIMORE (AP) — Kansas City right-hander Yordano Ventura hit Manny Machado with a pitch to spark a bench-emptying fray, and the Baltimore Orioles extended the Royals’ losing streak to a season-high six games with a 9-1 rout Tuesday night More...

Guthrie not going to Rio

NEW YORK (AP) — Savannah Guthrie of the “Today” show put a public face on what NBC says is a “small handful” of employees who will not travel to Rio de Janeiro this summer for Olympics coverage because of concern over th More...

Jason Groome could be first draft pick

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Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, June 9, 2016:  More...

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