June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Attracting new businesses a priority

The impending closure of Park Furniture & Mattress on Washington Street, Huntingdon, is an example of a growing trend, as brick and mortar retailers struggle to maintain their presence in downtowns across the country.  More...

Committee members OK HCCTC budget

Members of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center’s (HCCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC) approved their budget for the 2017-18 school year during a monthly meeting Tuesday evening.  The $2,684,703 budget for 2017-18 is just More...

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Local News

Art Walk features 250th anniversary events

Coming off the heels of Huntingdon’s 250th anniversary celebration, this month’s Art Walk Huntingdon will feature events that continue to mark the town’s sestercentennial.  More...

Police Log

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General News

Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was shot by a rifle-wielding gunman Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington. Several other people were also wounded, officials said.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon man to receive top honors from VFW

75 Years Ago   Somewhere in today’s Daily News appears a report on the mercantile appraiser’s tax list for Huntingdon County for the year 1942. Roy E. More...

Business News

Centre County judge joins SPE board

SPE board chairman John Switalski and the board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of retired judge Bradley Lunsford to the SPE board.  More...

Lymphedema services offered at AristaCare in Huntingdon Park

AristaCare at Huntingdon Park strives to stay ahead of current trends and medical needs of our patients.  More...

JC grad joins MBG research, development

Kelsey Barth joined Mutual Benefit Group May 30 as assistant research and development analyst.  More...

Local Sports

Hole-in-One

Steve Guisler recorded his third career hole-in-one while playing at the Huntingdon Country Club Tuesday.  Guisler used a seven iron from the gold tees to ace the par-three eighth hole. Witnesses included M. Ambrose, O. Krugh, C. More...

Curve blank Sea Dogs

Behind a terrific start from J.T. More...

People/Pastimes

Students hold Walk-a-thon

Students at Shirley Township Elementary School held a “Walk-a-thon” May 26 and raised over $2,843 to purchase a new bench in memory of Riley Randoll, who passed away last year following a More...

Locks of Love

Emily Ray donated a length of her hair to Locks of Love with assistance from stylist Terri McIntyre at In Style Styling Salon, Huntingdon. More...

Special Occasions

June 14, 2017  Happy birthday wishes go out to Dorothy Couch of Huntingdon, formerly of Petersburg, who celebrates her 89th birthday today, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Happy birthday, Dorothy! nnnnn  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Delicious mashed potato pancakes

Dear Readers: If you happen to have leftover MASHED POTATOES, here is a recipe that’ll use those leftovers and have people asking for more. More...

Special Sections

Expert, plaintiff testify on stand

Jurors heard testimony from the plaintiff and a medical expert Tuesday during the second day of a malpractice trial involving a former local urologist.  More...

Past commissioner talks mandates

Few items on the Huntingdon County Commissioners’ agenda Tuesday morning gave a former Huntingdon County Commissioner and Penn Township resident the opportunity to express his frustration over state mandates and how they impact the county budge More...

Volunteers continue Flag Day tradition

For the past 28 years, the streets of Huntingdon Borough have been lined with American Flags to celebrate national holidays in with a patriotic display.  More...

State  Free Access 

Jury in Cosby sex assault case adjourns without verdict

NORRISTOWN (AP) — Jurors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case, weighing charges that could send him to prison for the rest of his life, drilled down Tuesday on what the TV star said happened inside his suburban Philadelphia home and how he cha More...

Second man charged in connection with death of missing woman

NEW CASTLE (AP) — A second man has been charged in connection with the slaying of a Pennsylvania woman.  Lt. Eric Hermick investigators found the burned body of 26-year-old Melissa Barto Monday night in Neshannock Township.  More...

Hospital separates conjoined 10-month-old twins

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A team successfully separated 10-month-old conjoined twins during an 11-hour surgery, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia said Tuesday.  The hospital said sisters Erin and Abby Delaney, of North Carolina, are reco More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 14   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

Summer is time to enjoy best of Mother Nature

It appears that summer has finally arrived. Time to get out and enjoy the best of Mother Nature, share some good times (and food) with friends and neighbors at a family barbecue or other summer outing.  More...

Old-Time Photo

Can any of the readers identify the exact location of this outdoor fireplace? More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Zimmerman homers twice in Nationals 10-5 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ryan Zimmerman hit his 18th and 19th home runs of the season in his return from back soreness, and the Nationals scored five sixth-inning runs against R.A. More...

Kershaw, Bellinger lead Dodgers to win in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Clayton Kershaw extended his unbeaten string and rookie Cody Bellinger hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking shot in the eighth inning off Andrew Miller that lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-5 victory over the Clevela More...

Clemens’ son to Toronto

NEW YORK (AP) — Another Rocket is headed to Toronto.  The Blue Jays selected University of Texas first baseman Kacy Clemens — son of Roger — in the eighth round of the Major League Baseball draft on Tuesday.  More...

School News

Residents graduate from Grove City

The following local residents were among the 606 students who received degrees during the Commencement exercises at Grove City College on May 20, 2017. More...

Huntingdon woman earns degree from the University of Vermont

Grace Braxton of Huntingdon graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in global studies during commencement ceremonies May 21 at the University of Vermont.  The university conferred degrees this year on an estimated 3,228 graduates, including 2,6 More...

Annie's Mailbox

Suspicious of dad’s girlfriend

Dear Annie: Two years after my mentally ill mother passed away, my retired 76-year-old father, “Juan,” started dating a 61-year-old woman, “Lucy.” At first, Lucy was friendly to my sister and me, and we hoped we could fill a g More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 6:17 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, June 15, 2017:  More...

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