October 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

First frost of season

Many area residents, including Rachael Reed of Huntingdon, broke out the ice scraper this morning to clear car windows as the first widespread frost of the season arrived. More...

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Local News

Saxton CHIP members plan Christmas event

After discussing plans for the annual Halloween parade at a meeting Tuesday, the Changes in the Park (CHIP) Committee announced it is in the process of planning its annual Christmas in the Parkway event Thursday, Dec. More...

Police Log

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Area brief

Children invited to stop by Mount Union CSB office   More...

World  Free Access 

Longtime comedy writer for ‘The Simpsons’ dies

A comedy writer and producer who spent 15 years on “The Simpsons” died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a long illness. Kevin Curran was 59.  More...

Trump looks to ’Obamacare’ report as lifeline

DORAL, Florida (AP) — Suddenly armed with fresh political ammunition, Donald Trump and anxious Republicans across the nation seized on spiking health care costs Tuesday in a final-days effort to spark election momentum.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 26   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

New column to focus on broader area of historical interest

Today’s column marks the last edition of “Around the Broad Top,” but not the departure of its creator.  More...

Local Sports

Hornets sweep CK; Bearcats, Trojans, Titans lose

High School Volleyball:

Juniata Valley With the regular season rapidly coming to a close, the Juniata Valley volleyball team got everything to click in a 3-0 Senior Night sweep of visiting Claysburg Tuesday evening. Set scores were 25-16, 25-16 and 25-20. More...

Leonard leads Spurs to win over Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

Iowa, Michigan State outside, looking in

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Somewhat unexpected championship runs by Michigan State and Iowa last season fueled expectations of potential repeats in 2016.  It doesn’t look like either team will make it back to Indianapolis this December. More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS Class of 1956 gathers for 60th reunion

Members of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1956 held their 60th reunion Aug. More...

Saxton Girl Scouts collect items

Members of Girl Scout Troop No. 40648 of Saxton are reaching out to the community for assistance with an upcoming project.  More...

Putting a positive spin on rejection

The monthly meeting of the Inkwell will be held Thursday, Nov. 3, at Marzoni’s Brick Oven and Brewery, 165 Patchway Road in Duncansville beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. and followed at 7:15 p.m. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband needs to address road rage

Dear Annie: My husband and I often take car trips together up and down the East Coast to visit family. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Freezing garlic

Dear Heloise: This may be a hint that many are aware of already, but it is new to me: freezing entire BULBS OF GARLIC. I never realized how much easier it makes the garlic to peel, because the skin falls right off! More...

Special Sections

Leaders award bridge work bid

The Huntingdon County Commissioners awarded a bid for repairs to Runk’s Bridge in Shirley Township at their weekly meeting Tuesday.  During the meeting, commissioners Mark Sather and Scott Walls opened two bids for the project. More...

Volunteers plan alarm installation

The Mount Union Volunteer Fire Co., in partnership with the American Red Cross, will conduct community wide free smoke alarm installations and home fire safety checks from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.  More...

Saxton’s Halloween parade is Saturday

Broad Top area residents and groups are encouraged to not only attend but participate in the Changes in the Parkway (CHIP) committee’s Halloween parade Saturday, Oct. More...

Readers urged to vote in TDN’s online poll

With three presidential debates finished and the election less than two weeks away, The Daily News is conducting an unofficial reader poll on its website to determine which candidate readers are planning to vote for Tuesday, Nov. 8.  More...

State  Free Access 

Barracks shootings trial gets out-of-county jury

MILFORD (AP) — A man charged with fatally ambushing a state police trooper and wounding another near a rural barracks in eastern Pennsylvania will travel to another county for jury selection in March.  More...

Pennsylvania lawmakers try anew to overhaul public pensions

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican lawmakers in the Pennsylvania Legislature launched a new push Tuesday night to overhaul benefits in Pennsylvania’s two large public pension systems as the state grapples with tens of billions of dollars in pen More...

State advances rules under medical marijuana law

HARRISBURG (AP) — The state moved a few steps closer to setting up a medical marijuana program on Tuesday as the health department posted draft rules for dispensaries and said temporary regulations for growers and processors would be made publi More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Opening announced for expanded Giant store

75 Years Ago  Pennsylvania had supplied on Oct. 1 all but 44,000 of the men thus far required of it for armed service, a state selective service official said.  Jay Thompson, 11, son of William C. More...

Business News

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. announces third quarter earnings

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. ( NasdaqGS: NWBI) announced net income for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2016, of $14.2 million, or 14 cents per diluted share. More...

Washington’s version of Silicon Valley startup founders

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration’s “18F” program to create its own version of a high-tech startup for government digital projects has foundered since its launch in 2014, losing nearly $32 million as its staff spent m More...

Real Estate Transfers

Oct. 14, 2016  Kevin A. Diehl, grantor, to Philena E. Henry, property in Huntingdon Borough, $92,000.  Freeman Detwiler, by agent/attorney-in-fact, and Donna K. Detwiler, as agent/ attorney-in-fact, grantors, to Gregory A. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Perez homers twice in Indians’ 6-0 win over Cubs

World Series:

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians are off to a pitchperfect start in the World Series.  The Chicago Cubs, meanwhile, fell completely flat in their first appearance since 1945.  More...

Crosby returns and Penguins beat Panthers 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored in his season debut as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Tuesday night.  Crosby, who scored on a power play, missed the team’s first six games with a concussion More...

Association not responsible

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A local youth hockey association is not responsible for a brawl that erupted among spectators at a 2006 tournament for 13-year-olds, the state’s highest court ruled.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Virgo if born before 9:15 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016:  More...

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