July 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners OK court staff changes

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved a number of staff changes in the courthouse, as well as the district attorney’s office, during their weekly meeting Tuesday morning.  Commissioner Jeff Thomas was not present at Tuesday's meetin More...

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Saxton leaders approve forestry management plan

Saxton Borough Council Monday evening agreed to spend $8,700 to have a 15-year forestry management plan created for the future timbering of its Putt’s Hollow Reservoir area.  It also agreed to accept bids for a long-awaited water line repl More...

Alexandria Library

The wonderful thing about libraries is that they let you borrow the books but you get to keep the winder, the enjoyment, the adventure …  Stop in and enjoy these new books:  More...

General News

Governors from US states gather amid multiple challenges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. More...

Airliner nearly lands on San Francisco planes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The pilot of an Air Canada plane carrying 140 passengers made a last-minute maneuver to avoid landing on a taxiway at San Francisco International Airport where four passenger jets were lined up to take off.  More...

Soft landing with Hannity, but rumblings at Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 12   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

Shanksville field has connections to King Coal

Conclusion “What they did saved the lives of untold Americans— possibly my life. I will forever be grateful.” — Ninth Congressional District Rep. Bill Shuster. More...

Old-Time Photo

The Pennsylvania Railroader on the left is the late Tennis Morgan, grandfather of columnist Ron Morgan. The man on the right is unidentified, but likely a close associate of Tennis Morgan. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cano homer in 10th gives AL 2-1 win

MIAMI (AP) — Robinson Cano hugged Francisco Lindor after the final out, exchanged high-fives with his American League teammates and put an arm around the shoulder of designated hitter/ photographer Nelson Cruz.  Winning the All-Star Game s More...

Rule change: All-Star result won’t matter in October

MIAMI (AP) — The new All-Star Game rules were picture perfect for Nelson Cruz. Yadier Molina didn’t mind them, either. More...

Venus in 10th Wimbledon semifinal

LONDON (AP) — Venus Williams’ mother could not stop smiling and laughing. She had just watched her 37-year-old daughter reach the Wimbledon semifinals for the 10th time and, well, the whole thing was just a bit hard to believe.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 13, 2017:  More...

Drug-related DUIs increase

As the opioid epidemic continues to sweep the nation and county, local and state police are seeing an increase in drug-related DUIs. More...

Borough’s sales agreement nixed

Plans to purchase the DuBois Business College building are on hold as Huntingdon Borough Council voted unanimously to cancel the agreement of sale at a special meeting Tuesday night.  More...

Grant to fund program for PSP body cameras

Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) have been awarded a $52,000 federal grant that will help fund a pilot program of body-worn cameras. Gov. Tom Wolf announced the grant approval July 7, which will allow PSP to purchase around 30 new cameras.  More...

County fire convention activities begin

Petersburg Volunteer Fire Co. More...

State  Free Access 

Defense looks for holes in Penn State pledge death hearing

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Lawyers for members of a Penn State fraternity who face charges in the death of a pledge spent much of a daylong preliminary hearing Tuesday focusing on what their clients didn’t do the night Tim Piazza was injured.  More...

Talks at a stalemate over unbalanced budget

HARRISBURG (AP) — A flurry of deadline-driven budget work quieted Tuesday in the Pennsylvania Capitol as the state’s divided government trudged forward in a stalemate over a budget that is badly out of balance and legally questionable.&nb More...

Dogs used, dirt sifted in search for four missing men

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police used cadaver dogs, a backhoe and other construction equipment Tuesday to help search a sprawling farm for four missing men believed to be victims of foul play. More...

Business News

Engineer earns professional license

Keller Engineers Inc. is pleased to announce that Craig Starr, chief bridge engineer, has obtained his professional engineers license in New Jersey.  More...

Tesla adding service centers as Model 3 goes on sale

DETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla is expanding its service operations and hiring more than 1,000 technicians to meet expected demand for its new Model 3 sedan.  The Model 3, cheaper than Tesla’s existing cars, goes on sale this More...

Microsoft announces rural broadband expansion initiative

Microsoft wants to extend broadband services to rural America by using the buffer zones separating individual television channels in the airwaves.  More...

Local Sports

District 11 Little League:

Hollidaysburg tops Huntingdon 18-12

Huntingdon had its chance to capture the District 11 title in the 11-under Little League All-Star tournament Tuesday. More...

Games ppd.

The threat of thunder storms forced officials to postpone Tuesday Area Five 13-14 contest with Bellefonte at Huntingdon. It has been rescheduled for this evening, beginning at 5:30 p.m. More...

Photo

The Tussey Mountain Youth Softball Team finished first in the Southern Huntingdon Modified Softball Tournament back on June 10. More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS Alumni Association hosts 20th annual banquet

The members of the Huntingdon Area Alumni Association held their 20th annual banquet June 17 at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  Everyone was welcomed by President Audrey Oaks. More...

Celebrate special milestones

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

HAHS graduate selected for fellowship project

The United States Department of State announced the selection of Hannah Brenneman of the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) for a 10-month fellowship project teaching English in Mérida, Mexico, at the Universidad Auton More...

Annie's Mailbox

Can’t eat just one chocolate

Dear Annie: I love chocolates, especially when they are in a box from a candy store or pharmacy. The problem is that once I start eating them, I can’t stop!  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Moisture makes a difference when baking cookies

Dear Heloise: What is the ingredient that makes the difference between SOFT AND CRISP COOKIES? — Kathleen H., Camp Hill, Pa.  More...

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