September 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Leftover money to fund project

During their weekly meeting Tuesday, the Huntingdon County Commissioners approved a request to re budget a surplus of Community Development Block Grant funds from a finished project in Mount Union to fund the Rockhill Borough storm water project.&nbs More...

Local students to paint PennDOT plows

Two county school districts will participate in a PennDOT program in an effort to showcase the ability of student artists.  More...

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Juries selected for two trials

Two juries were selected in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday.  A jury of 11 women, one man and one male and one female alternate was selected to hear the case against Bria Kimberly Gross, 25, Mount Union, charged with simple a More...

Police Log

Hit-and-run accident   More...

A Look Back

Romantic stagecoach and tavern days

Editor’s note: The following is from Rung’s Chronicles of Pennsylvania History, Volume II, a series of historical articles by Albert Rung as published in The Daily News from 1951-1959. More...

World  Free Access 

‘Cauliflower rice’ going mainstream?

NEW YORK (AP) — Green Giant is hoping the “cauliflower rice” trend can help it modernize its image and turn around declining sales.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Operation Desert Storm gas price levels return

75 Years Ago   The Milk Control Commission’s public hearing in Huntingdon will be held to determine prices and new producer area boundaries. More...

Local Sports

Titans down Hornets 3-1

High School Volleyball:

Juniata Valley opened the season on what appeared as a good step through the early part of the first set during Tuesday evening’s season opener at Tussey Mountain. More...

Titans have nine letterwinners

High School Girls’ Soccer Preview:

Things can only look up this season for the Tussey Mountain girls’ soccer team.  The squad went winless in 16 contests last season and was 4-12-1 in the 2014 campaign. More...

Hornet girls have numbers

High School Cross Country:

There are a lot of new faces on Juniata Valley’s girls’ cross country team. For the boys’ the faces are all familiar, but there just aren’t enough.  More...

People/Pastimes

Retired educators honored at Juniata Valley Alumni Association banquet

A celebration of the 106th anniversary and presentation of two Exceptional Service Awards highlighted the annual banquet of the Juniata Valley Alumni Association May 28 in the cafeteria of the Juniata Valley High School, Alexandria.  More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Jean DeVecchis of Mount Union, who will celebrate her 97th birthday, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. Greetings may be sent to 8 N. More...

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 7   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...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016:  More...

Business college to close

Huntingdon’s DuBois campus among those affected

Officials from DuBois Business College announced Tuesday afternoon they will be closing all branches of the college, including the Huntingdon campus, at the end of the current school term Thursday, Sept. More...

Bids reviewed for parking lot project

A special meeting of the Huntingdon Borough Council was held Tuesday evening to review bids for paving project at the Blair Field parking lot utilizing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.  Huntingdon Borough and Huntingdon County gra More...

Solicitor to review area nuisance law

Smithfield Township Supervisors agreed during their monthly meeting Tuesday night to have their solicitor strengthen the municipality’s nuisance ordinance.  This decision comes after a number of repeated incidents from several properties w More...

State  Free Access 

Prosecutors want 13 other women to testify against Cosby

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors hoping to paint actor Bill Cosby as a serial predator at his upcoming sexual assault trial sought Tuesday to put on testimony from 13 other women who say Cosby gave them quaaludes, other drugs or alcohol before m More...

Kane’s former second in command to leave job

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s new attorney general said Tuesday his predecessor’s former second-incommand will leave the job after this week, the latest in a series of shake-ups at the beleaguered office.  Bruce L. More...

Attorney: Man may plead in DUI crash that killed officer

GREENSBURG (AP) — A defense attorney says a man charged with killing a western Pennsylvania police officer in a wrong-way crash while he was intoxicated may plead guilty to charges in the case.  More...

Business News

Motel’s restaurant officially open for business

The restaurant at Mill Stone Manor Motel on Route 22 in Henderson Township is now open for business.  The eatery, which has been closed since 2009, reopened with a soft opening Aug. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Aug. 26, 2016  David E. Christopher and Aron Q. Christopher, grantors, to Gregor S. Thebaud and Margaret M. Hallhan, property in Oneida Township, $245,000.  Michael K. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Yankees hold on to down Jays; Cardinals stun Pirates

NEW YORK (AP) — Brett Gardner made a leaping catch at the top of the left-field wall on Justin Smoak’s bases-loaded drive for the final out, and the New York Yankees held on during a nervy ninth inning to beat the AL East-leading Toronto More...

Penn State and Pitt renew storied rivalry

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State-Pittsburgh used to be a storied rivalry, filled with memories for many people.  None of them will put on a helmet when the teams play their 97th game since 1893.  More...

Tsonga retires; Djokovic in semis

NEW YORK (AP) — Normally, it takes wins in five full matches to reach a Grand Slam semifinal. Novak Djokovic has made it that far at the U.S. Open by playing only two, because three opponents pulled out of the tournament with injuries.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

How to deal with a mean friend

Dear Annie: I have a wonderful group of friends. We all met working together at a restaurant about seven years ago, just out of college. We’ve really grown up with one another. More...

Doctor K

Strength, power training help keep muscles strong

DEAR DOCTOR K: What’s the difference between strength and power training? Is one better than the other?  More...

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