January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Animal cruelty case details emerge

More details are surfacing about the recent removal of 25 animals from a Union Township property by the Pennsylvania SPCA.  “This specific case began in November when we received a call expressing concern about the care animals were receiv More...

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Township leadership retained across county

The beginning of the new year marked the mandated reorganization of townships boards.  Cass Township met Jan. 9 to conduct its required meeting, which was rescheduled from Jan. 3. More...

Shade Gap volunteers locate missing person

Shade Gap Area Fire Co. volunteers were called shortly before 6 p.m. More...

Police Log

Attempted burglary   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 18   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Grandfather clock has ties to H&BT Railroad

Look around and chances are, you’ll find reminders of the famed Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad in some of the most unsuspecting places.  More...

Old-Time Photo

A box car and water tower can be seen in a wide-angle view of the Pennsylvania Railroad in the Warriors Mark area of northwestern Huntingdon County. The date of the photo is unknown. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Dubinsky ends drought in Jackets’ win over ’Canes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brandon Dubinsky ended a 17-game scoring drought with two goals, Boone Jenner had a goal and an assist and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Tuesday night.  More...

Tomlin: ‘Brown foolish... inconsiderate’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The father in Mike Tomlin regrets the language he used to describe the New England Patriots during the postgame speech Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown opted to livestream on social media after a taut playoff vi More...

Dragic, Ellington lead Heat to 109-103 win

MIAMI (AP) — Goran Dragic had 21 points and eight assists, Wayne Ellington scored 18 off the bench and the Miami Heat overcame another triple-double from James Harden to beat the Houston Rockets 109-103 on Tuesday night.  Dion Waiters scor More...

Annie's Mailbox

A sister’s painful public insult

Dear Annie: Recently, I copied an article and reposted it on Facebook. The article dealt with a woman who has handicapped license plates. She does not appear to be physically handicapped, although she is. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Can glass top handle cast iron?

Dear Heloise: A number of years ago, when I got my first GLASS-TOP RANGE, I was under the impression that I could not use cast-iron skillets on it, so I got rid of those beloved skillets. Now I’m wondering if that was a mistake. More...

Special Sections

County, DOC deal renewed

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved an amendment to the existing agreement between the state Department of Corrections and the Huntingdon County Jail for its meal program at their weekly meeting Tuesday.  More...

Council members disagree on issues

The monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council Tuesday night was fraught with tension, as board members found little on the agenda upon which they could agree.  Sticking points included the provision of a “Will Serve” letter to Su More...

SHCSB members discuss district lice policy

Southern Huntingdon School District officials, board members and parents continued discussions Tuesday night during a committee meeting prior to the start of the regular board meeting about a head lice policy the district adopted last year.  More...

Shuttle service added to monthly Art Walk

For those who don’t want to walk to various destinations for the monthly Art Walk Huntingdon Thursday, a new service will available this month.  Thanks to a grant, a shuttle service will be provided by Maiden’s Taxi Service.  More...

World  Free Access 

Serbian president slams outgoing US government

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Serbian president lashed out on Tuesday at the outgoing U.S. administration, expressing hope President-elect Donald Trump will be more favorable toward Serbia and its Russia-backed claim over Kosovo.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon area men sent for induction

75 years ago  Petersburg Borough Council met in regular session Tuesday night with Thomas Whitsel, the new burgess, presiding over council until reorganization had been affected.  More...

Business News

Nittany Payroll Services LLC has moved to a new location

After running Nittany Payroll Services LLC from her home on Cold Springs Road, Huntingdon, since 2010, owner Holly Teeters has now moved to a new location on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and South Fourth Street in Smithfield Township.  More...

Local industry in transition

For over 130 years, integral parts vital to manufacturing and transport industries have been created in Huntingdon and a transition is underway to see that tradition continue well into the future.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

Jan. 6, 2017  Bradley N. Corrie and Gina L. Corrie, grantors, to Bradley N. Corrie and Gina L. Corrie, property in Oneida Township, $1.  Deborah A. Keppler, Deborah A. Bigelow and Dean B. Bigelow, grantors, to George R. More...

Local Sports

High School Wrestling:

Mount Union gets by West Branch 37-34

Mount Union wrestling coach Corey Wertz wasn’t happy with his team’s performance in a lop-sided loss at Huntingdon last Thursday. More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Bellwood stops Hornet win streak

Juniata Valley freshman Hayden Taylor scored six points over the final five minutes of the second quarter to help send the Green Hornets into the intermission Tuesday evening with a six-point edge over visiting Bellwood-Antis in an Inter-County Confe More...

Southern comes from behind to top Devils

A late surge was the key in the outcome of last night’s wrestling match between host Bellwood-Antis and Southern Huntingdon. More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Gore-Showalter

Beth Showalter of Duncansville and Erik Gore of Northport, Alabama, were united in marriage Oct. 15, 2016, at Memorial Church of the Brethren, Martinsburg. The Rev. Joel Nogle presided over the 3 p.m. ceremony. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Elsie Whitsel of Mill Creek, who will celebrate her 90th birthday Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Announce your wedding in The Daily News

Weddings are published as soon as possible following submission.  Wedding forms are available at The Daily News office and can be mailed to submitters upon request. Simply call the People and Pastimes editor at (814) 643- 4040.   More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn if born before 4:24 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Sun will be in Aquarius. The Moon is in Libra until 5:07 p.m. (ET), when it moves into Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017:  More...

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