August 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Leaders discuss meth lab training

Michael Hannon, executive director of the Juniata Valley Tri-County Drug and Alcohol Commission, attended the weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday to suggest methamphetamine lab training for county human service agencies.&nbs More...

Rain barrel initiative helps curb pollution

“Into every life some rain must fall” may be an unavoidable truth, but a new initiative in Huntingdon Borough is aimed to ensure that precipitation is put to good use.  More...

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Local News

Fire destroys RV in Penn Township

Emergency crews responded to reports of a motor vehicle fire in Penn Township around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday night.  When firefighters from Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Walker Twp. supervisors discuss capital plan

Despite the roar of a nearby thunderstorm, Walker Township supervisors met Tuesday night to discuss several items of new business.  One of those items included accepting help from the state Department of Community & Economic Development (DC More...

Police Log

Simple assault   WAYNE TWP., MIFFLIN CO. — State police at Lewistown are investigating a simple assault incident that took place on First Street at 7:38 a.m. Aug. 9.  Theft   More...

General News

Man seeks remains of woman convicted in collar-bomb killing

ERIE, Pa. More...

Priest takes leave after disclosing past in hate group

McLEAN, Va. More...

News of Yesteryear

Fair sets new attendance record despite cool weather

75 Years Ago  All school buses must again be inspected by the Pennsylvania motor police before the opening of school. As heretofore, no school may operate without a sticker entitled, “Approved School Bus.”  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 23   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

Mapleton area residents help solve photo mystery

A big round of applause for the well-informed residents of Mapleton (and former inhabitants) who really know their history.  More...

Old-Time Photo

Joe Kovalchick, president of the East Broad Top Railroad and Coal Co., right, stands with the late Stanley Hall, longtime general manager of the EBT, during a 1980s Fall EBT Rail Spectacular. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs rally to beat Reds 13-9

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cubs star Kris Bryant exited after being hit in the left hand by a pitch, and lefty Anthony Rizzo wound up playing third base as Chicago beat Cincinnati 13-9 for its seventh win in nine games.  The defending World Series More...

Little League World Series:

Greenville hasn’t given up a hit yet

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. More...

Fister gives up one hit in Red Sox win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Doug Fister gave up a leadoff homer in the first inning to Francisco Lindor and then nothing else, finishing with a career-best one-hitter, and Eduardo Nunez had five RBIs as the Boston Red Sox rolled to a 9-1 victory over the More...

School News

IUP students named to dean’s list

The following local students have been named to the spring 2017 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. More...

Huntingdon woman recognized for achievement

Katherine Thurston-Griswold, a resident of Huntingdon, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at The College of Wooster. More...

Share your student’s news in The Daily News

If you would like to have news about your student in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ostracized big brother

Dear Annie: I am 13 years old, and I live in Kentucky. I have a problem with my parents that I can’t fix.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

How to determine if eggs are fresh

Dear Heloise: I never know how to determine whether EGGS ARE STILL FRESH. I remember something about putting them in water. Help? — Vivian M., Westfield, Mass.  More...

Special Sections

Area teacher pay below average

Teacher salaries for Huntingdon County school districts fall slightly lower than the salaries of other surrounding county schools.  More...

College students return to campus  Free Access 

Members of Juniata College’s freshmen class have spent the past few days settling in to life away from home and getting to know their brand-new community prior to the beginning of classes tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 24. More...

Employment options promoted at job fair

Local job seekers are encouraged to take part in a job fair sponsored by Huntingdon County CareerLink Thursday, Aug. More...

State  Free Access 

Commuter train crashes into parked train, injuring dozens

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A one-car commuter train crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal early Tuesday, buckling the floors of both cars and injuring more than 30 passengers, authorities said.  None of the injuries was More...

GOP must get ‘act together’ on budget, governor says

HARRISBURG (AP) — House Republican leaders should “get their act together” and return to Harrisburg to resolve a badly out-of-balance state budget that’s lingering seven weeks into the fiscal year and risking a downgrade of Pe More...

Retrial of Bill Cosby delayed as new legal team joins case

NORRISTOWN (AP) — Bill Cosby’s retrial on sexual assault charges will be delayed until next year as his new legal team gets up to speed on the case, which pits the 80-year-old comedian against a woman who says he drugged and molested her More...

Business News

SPE announces changes to its board of directors

SPE board chairman John Switalski and the board of directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Wendy Vinhage and the Honorable Bradley Lunsford (retired) to the SPE board of directors.  More...

F&M trust announces officer promotions

F&M Trust recently announced the following promotions: Eric Fleming, Credit Department Manager was promoted to vice president. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Aug. 11, 2017  Elizabeth A. Ewing, grantor, to Edward A. Ewing and Elizabeth A. Ewing, property in West Township, $1.  Robert L. Bales and Klara Bales, grantor, to John T. Powell and Jennifer W. More...

Local Sports

High School Golf Preview:

Trojans have four vets

The Mount Union golf team went into practice again the fall with high hopes due to a well-balanced roster. More...

High School Girls’ Tennis:

Bearcats have new coach

For the second time in less than a year, the Huntingdon tennis program will be under the leadership of a new coach when the girls’ team begins its season this afternoon.  More...

Big inning helps Curve get past Yard Goats 5-4

The Altoona Curve scored five runs with two outs in the fifth inning and beat the Hartford Yard Goats 5-4 Tuesday night at Dunkin Donuts Park.  The Curve (67-60) moved back into sole possession of first place in the Eastern League Western Divisi More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 12! Happy birthday wishes go out to Derek Matthew Banks, who turns 12 years old yesterday, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. He is the son of Beth Banks of Huntingdon. More...

Tips for student physical examinations

School time requires having all of the necessary supplies, clothing and gear ready for the year. In addition, preparing for a new school year often involves providing updated physical health information to the school administration.  More...

Births

Desireé Horn of Allenport, Mount Union, is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Ta’Lia Daneé-Marie Horn, born Aug. 11, 2017, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017:  More...

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