February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Higher costs to affect CTC budget

Members of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center’s (HCCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC) heard a report from their auditor during their monthly meeting Tuesday.  Adam Cosden, an accountant with Rotz and Stonesifer P.C. More...

Art Walk Huntingdon features eclectic mix

Since the inaugural Art Walk Huntingdon in September, the monthly event has been gaining traction and drawing folks to Huntingdon Borough for an eclectic taste of what area businesses have to offer.  The offerings for this month’s Art Walk More...

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Local News

TMSB member to take oath at meeting

When the Tussey Mountain School Board gathers for their regular monthly session next Monday evening, a new board member will be administered the oath of office, filling the unexpired term of Jeremy Wyles, Saxton area.  Wyles, who was representin More...

Alexandria council members fill vacant seat

Alexandria Borough Council appointed a new president and filled a vacant board seat during its monthly meeting Monday.  Council member Mike Smith will lead the board for the remainder of the year, filling the position left vacant following the r More...

Police Log

Harassment   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 15   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Readers share pieces of local history

Kathy (Laney) Logue of Huntingdon dropped off at The Daily News some great photos of the Flood of 1936 revealing the damage the storm inflicted on the county seat of Huntingdon. Appearing with today’s column are three of the seven photos. More...

Old-Time Photo

Can any of the readers identify this photo? A caption appearing under the photo states that the old sawmill was located on Trough Creek. More...

Local Sports

District 6-AA Wrestling:

Six area entries are top seeded

In the sports world, the postseason is where history is written and legends are made. For scholastic wrestlers the focus is now on the individual tournaments and Huntingdon is sending a full contingent with three No. More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Northern tackles Rockets 61-29

Southern Huntingdon wanted to regroup for a strong second-half effort against visiting Northern Bedford Tuesday evening and work its way out of a 14-point deficit. More...

District 6-AA Wrestling Pairings

Following are the advance pairings for the District 6-AA Tournament this Friday and Saturday at the Altoona High School Fieldhouse. Pairings are in order of brackets. More...

People/Pastimes

Staples to stock your pantry

It’s the time of year when the weather can be unpredictable, making a trip to the grocery store undesirable at best, or even outright dangerous. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Brayden David Leonard, who turns 4 years old today, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. His proud parents are Kent and Amanda Leonard of McVeytown. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Libra if born before 1:41 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017:  More...

Bratton Rd. trial returns to court

Attorneys for the three parties involved in the ongoing trial over four tenths of road access in the southern end of the county returned to the courtroom Tuesday to exhaust all of their witnesses and rest their cases shortly after noon.  More...

Commissioners amend contracts

Representatives from Huntingdon County Children and Youth Services sought approval from the county commissioners during their weekly meeting Tuesday for amendments to four contracts to include language for educational components.  More...

Mild winter brings early maple syrup season

Maple syrup season is in full swing in Huntingdon County and it’s a bit early this year, as just the right combination of weather conditions have settled over the region.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

West Twp. man announces intention to run for coroner

75 Years Ago  Auditor General Clair Ross today approved payment of $2,487.30 to three Huntingdon County school districts as reimbursement for tuition paid during the 1940-41 school year.  More...

What’s next for Boscov’s after retail titan’s death

READING (AP) — Albert Boscov was the ebullient public face of a department store chain he built from a single corner store in downtown Reading to a regional powerhouse with dozens of locations in seven states and more than $1 billion in annual More...

Business News

Two area financial advisers join forces

Two familiar faces in the local financial industry have joined forces to offer clients the best possible options for investments.  Bo Border of Border Financial has teamed up with Jo Anna Swope of Diversified Investments to help area residents w More...

Real Estate Transfers

Feb. 3, 2017  Joseph A. Farine Jr. and Cynthia L. Anderson, grantors, to Dale L. Varner Jr. and Lindy L. Varner, property in Three Springs Borough, $46,500.  Billy Lee Porter Estate, Billy L. More...

Huntingdon woman appointed to Kish Bank Board of Directors

William Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced that Frances Vaughn has been appointed to the Kish Bank Board of Directors. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Hot-shooting Huskers top Penn State

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An easy win over Penn State provided a huge morale boost to a Nebraska team that had lost eight of its last nine games, including a bunch of close ones.  Glynn Watson Jr. More...

Kentucky handles Tennessee 83-58

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Malik Monk had 20 points and a career-high eight rebounds, Derek Willis had 16 points and No. 13 Kentucky made 10 3-pointers in the first half to roll past Tennessee 83-58 on Tuesday night.  More...

Malkin returns, Penguins win 4-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin had a goal and an assist in his return from a lower-body injury, Sidney Crosby got his 999th career point with an assist and the Pittsburgh Penguins rolled by the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on Tuesday night.  More...

School News

Student News

Huntingdon graduate named to dean’s list   Kaylene Yoder of Huntingdon has been named to the dean’s list at Mount Aloysius. She finished her fall semester with a 4.0.  Yoder is a freshman majoring in nursing. More...

Students named to dean’s list at Grove City College

The following students were names to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester at Grove City College.  Local students include:  More...

Share your student’s news in The Daily News

If you would like to have news about your student in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Loss of a ‘forgotten’ friend

Dear Annie: I am so upset I’m beside myself. Every time I think about it, I get so angry I could spit!  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Applesauce is cooking

Dear Heloise: Can I substitute APPLESAUCE in place of cooking oil when baking items such as cakes or muffins? — Paula S., Mission Viejo, Calif.  More...

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