May 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

HOME program deadline extended

Huntingdon County Commissioners approved extending a work deadline with the Broad Top City Borough HOME program at their weekly meeting Tuesday.  Planning director Mark Colussy said three homes are ready to be put out for bid for housing rehabil More...

Juniata Valley students bike to school

Juniata Valley High School students, from the left, Charlotte Simpson, Taryn Stewart and Bridget Kenny were among 30 students who participated in the sixth annual National Bike to School Day today, W More...

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Local News

Huningdon County Expo

Price Motors sales representative Shelby Price will be at the Huntingdon County Expo Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, to show off a line of vehicles for sale at the Cassville and Mill Creek locati More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Raystown County Sports Show underway

75 Years Ago  Vast supplies of five kinds of gasoline rationing cards were being delivered to county courthouses today, but state rationing headquarters was without official notification as to how they shall be distributed.  The May term of More...

Business News

Kish fourth quarter financial results announced

William P. Hayes, Chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced unaudited financial results for the period ending March 31, 2017.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

April 13, 2017  Mary Didyk, grantor, to Mary Didyk and Lisa A. Wilson, property in Todd Township, $1.  Mary Didyk, grantor, to Mary Didyk and Brenda K. Witters, property in Todd Township, $1.  April 21, 2017  More...

United CEO calls passenger incident epic mistake

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday warned top airline executives to improve customer services or face congressional intervention after a passenger was dragged from a United Airlines flight in an incident the compa More...

Local Sports

Bellwood Invitational Track Meet:

Barney, Stanley named Outstanding

Southern Huntingdon is having a very good track and field season, and the team showed it at the Bellwood- Antis Invitational Tuesday. More...

High School Softball:

Glendale blanks Mount Union 4-0

The Mount Union softball team could not get it going Tuesday afternoon against veteran Lexi Mulhollen of Glendale. More...

High School Baseball:

Hornets no-hit Knights; ’Cats, Trojans, Rockets win

Juniata Valley 15, Moshannon Valley 0   Juniata Valley got great pitching, not much pressure on its defense and a 17-hit offensive attack against visiting Moshannon Valley Tuesday. More...

People/Pastimes

Volunteer Recognition Luncheon

Among the 103 volunteers honored for their service at a Volunteer Recognition Luncheon April 26, were, front row, from the left, Diana Chase, who had the second highest number of hours recorded, Conn More...

Celebrate birthdays in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Forgotten each year on Mother’s Day

Dear Annie: I am writing because another Mother’s Day will soon be upon us and, once again, my grown stepchildren — who were grown and on their own when their parents divorced — will ignore me. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Check the heat index on food

Dear Heloise: It’s important to COOK FOODS so that bacteria is destroyed in the process and the best flavor is brought out in the food. More...

Special Sections

Remembering a hero

Ceremony honors PSP troopers killed in line of duty

The memory of a young state police trooper was honored at a memorial ceremony Tuesday morning at the State Police Academy in Hershey.  Trooper Landon Weaver was killed in the line of duty Dec. More...

MUASB members review budgets

During its latest budget discussion, the Mount Union Area School Board reviewed food service costs in light of the district’s inaugural free lunch program, plus a plan to cover technology needs through a source associated with a well-known scho More...

Expo event to feature vendors and activities

Over 30 vendors will be at the revamped Huntingdon County Expo, formerly the Huntingdon County Home & Outdoor Show, Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, presented by the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce and the Raystown Builders Association.& More...

State  Free Access 

Philly cops better on stop-and-frisk; illegal stops persist

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Police Department has made its most progress on stop-and-frisk practices in the six years since it entered a consent decree ordering the agency to make improvements, according to the latest reports on the is More...

State sees biggest budget shortfall since recession

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania state government is heading into the 2017 budget season with its biggest revenue shortfall since the recession, leaving budgetmakers to address an unexpectedly large budget gap with just nine weeks left in the fis More...

Man gets new mortgage trial because of sleeping lawyer

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A businessman will get a new trial on mortgage fraud charges because his defense attorney was seen sleeping by the judge, witnesses and the federal court jurors who convicted him last year.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 3   Adult Education o 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...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Baseball player recalls 1949 city league champs

When you think of baseball, America’s popular pastime, what comes to mind? The Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Mets, Baltimore Orioles or the Altoona Curves? More...

Old-Time Photo

Not much has changed since this photo was snapped during the spring of the 1990s as a Norfolk Southern freight consist passes the former HUNT Signal Tower in Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Crosby has another concussion

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The scene brought back jarring memories. Sidney Crosby woozily making his way off the ice after taking a brutal hit from a member of the Washington Capitals. His brain foggy. His immediate future uncertain.  More...

Sale and Red Sox beat Orioles 5-2

BOSTON (AP) — Adam Jones received extended applause from Fenway Park fans a night after he was racially taunted, both teams were warned after Boston ace Chris Sale threw behind Manny Machado’s legs in the first inning and the Red Sox went More...

Celtics lead Wizards 2-0

BOSTON (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 53 points — the second-highest total in Celtics playoff history — to help Boston beat the Washington Wizards 129-119 in overtime on Tuesday night and take a 2-0 lead in the best-ofseven Eastern Con More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Leo if born before 5:47 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 4, 2017:  More...

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