May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Notice to be issued to water customers

Members of Huntingdon Borough council discussed a notice which will be issued to municipal water customers as part of a light agenda Tuesday night at the regular business meeting.  More...

TIU math challenge held at Juniata College

Approximately 106 students from schools in the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit (TIU) 11 gathered at the Ellis Ballroom on the campus of Juniata College Tuesday for the third 24 Challenge Regional Tournament. More...

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Local News

Results tallied in northern Huntingdon County

The unofficial results from Tuesday’s primary election garnered votes for a variety of positions for the November general ballot in the northern portion of Huntingdon County.  Alexandria Borough  More...

Candidates advance to fall election

Municipal election races wrapped up in the southern end of Huntingdon County.  Cass Township  Scott Parks will move to the November Republican ballot for tax collector along with Jennifer Sheeder for inspector of elections. More...

Candidates successful in primary election

Election results from Tuesday’s primary election have been unofficially tallied. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Saxton plant eliminates 230 jobs

75 Years Ago  Memorial services for the28th Division’s World War I will be held Sunday at the division shrine at Boalsburg, with some of the outfit’s former leaders in attendance.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 17   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

Colorful past of railroad hamlet Saltillo survives today

The quiet little community of Saltillo in southern Huntingdon County retains a rich history that dates to the early days of the region and the county. More...

Old-Time Photo

Daily News reporter Adam Watson of Broad Top City provided some background information about this photo taken in 1979 in Saxton. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sharapova out of French Open

PARIS (AP) — Two-time champion Maria Sharapova has missed out on a wild-card entry for the French Open because of her doping ban.  Announcing the decision on a live Facebook broadcast on Tuesday, French Tennis Federation president Bernard More...

Warriors rout Spurs 136-100 for 2-0 lead

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Steve Kerr provided a strong message, just not from his usual spot on the bench: Play with urgency from the opening tip this time.  More...

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HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 11:52 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 18, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

Orby woman gets MDJ nod

Votes are in for the highly contested magisterial district judge race in the southern end of the county, district 20-3-04, following the close of Tuesday’s primary election, with Lisa Covert of Orbisonia securing her place on the November ballo More...

School board candidates advance

There were some contested races in Tuesday’s primary election for school board positions in some districts in the county.  Southern Huntingdon  County School District  More...

SHCSB member appointed to seat

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board members filled a vacant board seat during their monthly meeting Tuesday night.  Heather McClure, resident of the district’s eastern region, was appointed to serve the remaining one-year term that More...

State  Free Access 

Nominees set for November in Pennsylvania judge races

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania primary voters picked nominees for four open seats on the state’s appellate-level Superior Court in Tuesday’s election, while Democrats also settled their nominees in a big field running for two open s More...

Civil rights champion poised to be Philadelphia DA

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A civil rights lawyer poised to become Philadelphia's next district attorney reached out to reassure office prosecutors about his agenda after winning the all-important Democratic primary.  More...

Clutter chic? Lawrenceville home filled floor to ceiling

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Lawrenceville home of Popie and Joe Geever is a kaleidoscope of kitsch, color and collectibles.  “It’s like living in a work of art,” says photographer Ed Freeman, who is enamored with the home&rsquo More...

Business News

Orbisonia dog grooming business now open

Anyone looking to get their dog groomed in the Orbisonia area now can look no further than Bark, Bath & Beyond, located at 408 Ridgley St.  Liz Fleming opened the location April 26 after a grand opening celebration April 21.  Fleming de More...

Amazon’s new software to be on smart TVs

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's streaming TV software will appear on a new line of smart TVs designed to blend streaming TV services and over-the-air channels, but not cable packages.  More...

Facebook fined for breach of French privacy laws

PARIS (AP) — France's independent privacy watchdog has fined Facebook for breaching French privacy laws by tracking and using the personal data of 33 million users, as well as non-users who browse the internet.   More...

Local Sports

District 6-AA Track Championship:

Area qualifies six boys for state meet

Southern Huntingdon turned in the best regular season of the area schools and posted the best results at the District 6-AA track and field championships at Mansion Park in Altoona Tuesday. More...

High School Baseball:

Hornets end with 20-0 thrashing of Glendale

The Juniata Valley baseball team closed out its regular season schedule with a strong performance Tuesday afternoon at Glendale. The Hornet offense collected 17 hits and the pitching gave up just one hit in a 20-0, five-inning win over the Vikings. More...

Trojans lose finale 8-7 in eight innings

The Mount Union baseball team held its own at Hollidaysburg Tuesday afternoon. The Trojans built a 6-1 lead over their first five at-bats, but couldn't hold on at the end and lost an 8-7 decision in eight innings to the Tigers. More...

People/Pastimes

Celebrate all military this May

Memorial Day is celebrated each May to commemorate the people who died in service of the United States of America.  More...

Working to help veterans

Ladies from the Bricktown Senior Citizen Center, Mount Union, from the left, Cora Fisher, Joanne Simpson, June Unger and Pat Walter, created and donated 15 afghans for a project sponsored by the Capt More...

Standing Stone VFW Post 1754

Standing Stone VFW Post 1754 commander Tammy McClain, right, presented an American flag to the Huntingdon County Library, which was accepted by staff member Lew Kissinger. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wife isn’t herself after medicating

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been together for four years, married for one. She’s always been a little absentminded. At first, it was cute, but then it started to become more of an issue. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A softer approach for brown sugar

Dear Heloise: I read your column every day in the Houston Chronicle and enjoy the tips offered. I have a question: How do I get my DARK BROWN SUGAR back to soft? I do not use it often, and it has gotten very hard. — Charlie R. More...

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