August 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

JOC members hear update on building

An update was given on the progress of the $2.2 million USDA loan to construct a new building at Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center at the monthly Joint Operating Committee meeting Tuesday night. More...

Man causes excitement at demolition derby

One Huntingdon man proved at the Demolition Derby at the Huntingdon County Fair Monday evening that age doesn’t mean a thing when it comes to the drive to compete.  Phil Confer of Huntingdon, who was driving the number 80 1969 Chevrolet Co More...

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Local News

Weaver Park closed in Huntingdon Borough

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Police Log

Strangulation   More...

Shultz sisters, Whitsel win top swine show honors

Before he presented the grand champion banner to his top market swine Tuesday morning, the judge Forrest Ohler of Rockwood reminded the exhibitors in the 4-H and FFA Market Hog Show at the Huntingdon County Fair to thank those who got them there.&nbs More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 9   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

DN readers respond to Old-Time Photo feature

The Daily News’ “Old- Time Photos” apparently is a big hit with the readers. In today’s column I’ll write about two photos, one of which appears with today’s column.  More...

Old-Time Photo

Deep mining began its slow but steady decline after World War II on the Broad Top. More...

People/Pastimes

SHCHS Class of 1977

Members of the Southern Huntingdon County High School Class of 1977 celebrated their 40th class reunion Aug. 5 at their classmate Carol Cutshall’s residence. More...

Money-saving shopping tips

Sticking to a budget when shopping can help shoppers stay out of debt and avoid buying items they don’t need. But staying within budget is a challenge for many shoppers, especially when they come upon items that are hard to resist. More...

Venture Crew 725

Members of Venture Crew 725, from the left, Karissa Dunkle, Anna Weaver, Ashlyn Garber, Gavin Dunkle, Raylee Beatty and Jennifer Dunkle, went on a five-day excursion to Gettysburg in July. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Fries for breakfast

Dear Heloise: Sometimes we have leftover FRENCH FRIES when we dine out. Whenever possible, we ask for a “doggie bag” and save the ones we don’t eat. I take them home and put them in the freezer and use them for breakfast potatoes. More...

Launch projects will begin soon

The long-awaited project of revamping and constructing boat launches in Mapleton and Mount Union boroughs will soon become more than just a plan after over five years.  The project, which will cost around $500,000 for boat launches, is being fun More...

Farm Museum showcases new items

For years, people from all of over the county have flocked to the Huntingdon County Fair in search for gluttonous treats and whimsical entertainment. More...

Huntingdon woman arrested for threats

A Huntingdon woman has been arrested and denied bail on charges relating to allegations she made threats against the life of a Huntingdon Borough Police (HPD) officer.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Veterans Day Parade draws large crowd

75 Years Ago  The campaign for raising $1,000 for the War Chest Fund for the Huntingdon Region is well under way and “full speed ahead” is the watchword in all sections of the county including Huntingdon Borough and Smithfield Townsh More...

Business News

Kountry Kitchens is one-stop shop for canned goods

Since 2012, Kountry Kitchens in Allensville, in Mifflin County, has been selling retail canned food items after being in the wholesale business since 2007.  “We did wholesale for about 10 years, and we started in retail in 2012,” sai More...

Real Estate Transfers

July 28, 2017  Rosaria Scavone, grantor, to Angelo S. Scavone, property in Three Springs Borough, $85,262.45  Susan K. Goldstone, grantor, to Joshua D. More...

Peachey’s Furniture and Crafts offers array of items

Combining the former location of Peachey’s Chair Shop and the Furniture Barn in February 2016 allowed Peachey’s Furniture and Crafts, just three miles north of Allensville on Route 655 in Mifflin County to come together.  Samuel Peac More...

Local Sports

Phils down Curve 5-4 in 10 innings

The Reading Fightin Phils topped the Altoona Curve 5-4 Tuesday at Peoples Natural Gas Field in ten innings. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Diamondbacks rally to beat Angels

PHOENIX (AP) — Jake Lamb hit his second career grand slam in the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to beat Los Angeles 6-3 on Tuesday night, handing the major league leading Dodgers their eighth loss in the last 52 games. More...

Study: H.S. athletes not protected enough

NEW YORK (AP) — A high school sports study conducted by the Korey Stringer Institute shows that many individual states are not fully implementing key safety guidelines to protect athletes from potentially life-threatening conditions, including More...

Sale strikes out 13 in 2-0 win over Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Chris Sale struck out 13 in eight innings, and the Red Sox 2-0 for their seventh straight victory. Sale (14-4) reached double digits in strikeouts for the 15th time this season. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friend monopolizes conversations

Dear Annie: I am sure that you have dealt with this in the past, but we have a friend in our circle who cannot stop talking. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017:  More...

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