September 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual Touch-a-Truck planned Sunday

Kids of all ages will have once again have the chance to see rigs of all shapes and sizes up close at the fifth annual Huntingdon County United Way Toucha Truck event from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds.  More...

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Vehicle strikes building

No one was injured in a two-vehicle accident at the corner of Seventh and Mifflin streets in Huntingdon Borough at 11:32 a.m. Tuesday. More...

A Look Back

Around the county with J. Simpson Africa in the 1850s, part III

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...

Saxton borough building roof to be inspected

Saxton Borough Council agreed Monday evening to hire Earth Wise Consulting to examine the roof of the borough office/Broad Top Area Senior Citizens building at a cost of $2,700.  More...

World  Free Access 

Wells Fargo cutting sales goals in wake of $185 million fine

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo will cut its aggressive product sales goals for retail bankers, as it faces $185 million in fines and a damaged reputation after allegations that it opened millions of unauthorized accounts to meet those targets.&nbs More...

US budget deficit totals $107.1 billion in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recorded a deficit of $107.1 billion in August, slightly lower than the July deficit. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 14   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for additional information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Events, folks make news during summer heat

What a busy summer it’s been for the ABT columnist. In today’s column, I’ll highlight some of the events and folks who helped make the news during the very hot and humid months since Memorial Day. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Homers lift Orioles over Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) — J.J. More...

Chicago edges Minnesota 98-97

ROSEMONT, Ill. More...

Lion defense needs answers

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Middle linebacker Jason Cabinda trotted out to the sideline with a cast covering his left hand and wrist, and that was as close as he got to playing. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Meth lab sites found in area

State police at Bedford reported Tuesday the discovery of three methamphetamine lab dump sites in Bedford County, including two just over the county line in Saxton and Broad Top Township.  More...

Changes approved to HCCTC project

Members of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center’s (HCCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC) agreed Tuesday night during their monthly meeting to take measures to save money on a new building project at the center. More...

Leaders to seek bridge project bids

The Huntingdon County Commissioners agreed, during their weekly meeting Tuesday, to move forward in the process of fixing Runk’s Bridge in Shirley Township by approving the project to go out for bid.  More...

Woman acquitted in elder abuse trial

A jury seated last week for the trial of a Mount Union woman charged with harming an elderly victim in her care was not needed in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday.  Bria Kimberly Gross, 25, was found not guilty of a charge of More...

State  Free Access 

Uber gives riders a preview of the driverless future

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Uber riders in Pittsburgh can get a glimpse of the future by summoning a car capable of handling most of the tasks of driving on its own.  More...

Pennsylvania high court hears school funding challenge

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Education reformers asked Pennsylvania’s high court Tuesday to make state lawmakers revamp an “unconscionable” school funding system that leaves poor students to go home at night without textbooks and gradu More...

Court to rule when police videos are public records

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The public’s right to view videos made by police vehicle cameras is the subject of an appeals court hearing, a case that began with a 2014 traffic accident near State College.  The state Supreme Court will have to More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Oneida Township 150th anniversary celebration planned

75 Years Ago  Fifty members attended the dinner meeting of the Huntingdon Chamber of Commerce at the American Legion home, and enjoyed a profitable evening of reports and discussion. A dinner was served by Fisher’s Restaurant with J.O. More...

Business News

Mutual Benefit Group joins Trusted Choice®

Mutual Benefit Group is the newest member of the Trusted Choice® consumer branding program for independent insurance agents and brokers. More...

MBG employee promoted

Brooke Dysard was promoted to commercial lines fast-track underwriter at Mutual Benefit Group Aug. 8.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

Sept. 2, 2016  Birmingham Cemetery Association, grantor, to Grier Foundation and Grier School, property in Birmingham Borough, $2,400.  Joan A. Svrcek Renninger and Frederick E. Renninger, grantors, to Joan A. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats fall, Trojans, Titans win

High School Volleyball:

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County Hall of Fame to award scholarship

The announcement of an annual scholarship award highlighted last evening’s busy hour-long business meeting of the Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame. More...

’Cats win 5-0 over Eagles

The Huntingdon boys soccer entered last evening’s Mountain League matchup at Tyrone with a 2-2 record, but was undefeated in league play with a 2-0 mark. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HE’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lincoln Jakobe Miller, who turns 11 years old today, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. Lincoln lives in Huntingdon with his parents, Frank and Sybil Miller, and two big sisters, McKynly and Kynnedy. More...

Royal Arch Masons celebrate 150 years

Members of the Standing Stone Royal Arch Masons Chapter 201 recently celebrated their sesquicentennial with a reception and banquet. The program began with a reception at Mount Moriah F&AM Lodge 300 for members, guests and visiting dignitaries. More...

‘Women in the Arts’ to be featured by AAUW

“Women in the Arts” will be featured as a panel discussion at the Monday, Sept. 19, meeting of the Huntingdon Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) at 7 p.m. in the Brumbaugh Academic Center (BAC) C116. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Talk to a lawyer or financial adviser

Dear Annie: A number of years ago, my parents trusted their money and retirement income to a financial adviser who was also a personal friend. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Does poultry need rinsed?

Dear Heloise: Is it necessary to RINSE FRESH POULTRY before cooking? My mother always did, and for years I also rinsed it. I have read, though, that it should not be, because it spreads bacteria in the kitchen. — A Reader, Charlotte, N.C. More...

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