November 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayor seat to change in Huntingdon

The general election results reveal there will be a new mayor in Huntingdon Borough in the new year, as well as new members who will serve on borough council.  Democratic challenger David Wessels unseated Republican incumbent Mayor Dee Dee Brown More...

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Local News

Incumbents, newcomers secure Mount Union Borough seats

Tuesday’s election saw two incumbents and two newcomers secure positions on Mount Union Borough Council while the other half of the open seats will be determined by write-in votes.  More...

Police Log

Trespass   MORRIS TWP. — Barbara Ryzner, 55, Alexandria, has been cited with a summary charge of criminal trespass for attempting to remove two shrubs without paying for them at Martin’s Garden Center at 11:50 p.m. Oct. 22.   More...

County’s northern election results announced

The unofficial results from Tuesday’s general election garnered votes for a variety of positions in the northern portion of Huntingdon County.  Alexandria Borough  Travis Foster was the only name on the ballot for the borough for judg More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Commissioner passes before polls close

75 Years Ago  Local Draft Board No. 2 sent a small group of young men off for military training this morning from the Huntingdon PRR railroad station. More...

Lawyer: State senator should resign if he lied about crash

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The lawyer for a woman whose car was hit by a state senator charged with driving under the influence said Tuesday that the lawmaker should resign if he lied to state troopers.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 8   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

Columnist shares letters, photos from DN readers

Letters, we get letters! And plenty of interesting photos as well. That’s what we’ll be sharing with the readers today: communications from many folks, far and wide. Let’s get started.  More...

Old-Time Photo

Check out the long line of coal hoppers appearing near the lower center of the photo. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

McDavid OT goal beats Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) — Connor McDavid scored 38 seconds into overtime to lead the Edmonton Oilers over the New York Islanders 2-1 on Tuesday night. More...

Cavs down Bucks; Knicks top Hornets

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love scored a seasonhigh 32 points, LeBron James added 30 and the Cleveland Cavaliers withstood a 40-point performance by Giannis Antetokounmpo to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 124-119 on Tuesday night.  More...

USA Gymnastics goes with Perry

USA Gymnastics is reaching outside the sport in an effort to move forward after a sex abuse scandal.  The organization hired Kerry Perry as its new president and CEO on Tuesday. More...

Special Sections

GOP justice retains position

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

MUASB position won by 12 votes

A challenger for a Region 2 seat on the Mount Union Area School Board succeeded in her mission Tuesday in a close race that spanned Mount Union Borough. More...

Huntingdon man’s motorized bicycle work recognized in magazine

One Huntingdon resident and mechanic of Huntingdon Fiberglass Products LLC was recently featured in magazine for his motorized bicycle.  David Walker was recently featured in Central PA Rides! More...

State  Free Access 

Suspect identified in shooting of Pennsylvania state trooper

FOUNTAIN HILL. More...

Former star pitcher killed in Florida plane crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Roy Halladay had a passion for flying airplanes that nearly matched his love of baseball.  More...

PSU says it punished seven in frat death

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State said Tuesday it has meted out discipline in connection with the death of a fraternity pledge after a night of drinking and hazing.  More...

Business News

Kish Bancorp third quarter financial results released

William P. Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced unaudited financial results for the period ending Sept. 30.  More...

Kish Bank recognized for community development

In conjunction with its annual Community Commitment Awards, Kish Bank was once again recognized by the ABA Foundation for its efforts in 2016-17 related to community and economic development.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

Oct. 27, 2017  Paul Sam and Glenda A. Sam, grantors, to Clinton R. Hockensmith and Mary E. Hockensmith, property in Lincoln Township, $34,693.  Dana G. Endres, grantor, to Devera D. Gladfelter, property in Union Township, $1.  More...

Local Sports

Dozen from area schools are named ICC all-stars

A total of 12 athletes from three area high schools were selected to Inter-County Conference all-stars teams for the 2017 fall sports.  These teams cover girls’ soccer, cross country, volleyball and golf. More...

PIAA Field Hockey:

Cards ousted 2-1 by Ellis

The season ended for the Forbes Road Field Hockey team with a 2-1 loss to District Seven champion Ellis School in the first round of the PIAA Class A playoffs Tuesday.  Ellis scored a goal in each half and owned a 6-2 edge in penalty corners an More...

Deavor rolls 10th 300 game

Scott Deavor rolled the 10th 300 game of his career while bowling for Lerch RV in the American League Tuesday evening at Holiday Bowl in Mill Creek.  Deavor opned with the 300 game, then followed with games of 236 and 202 to finish his evening w More...

People/Pastimes

Legion officers installed

Officers of the Saxton American Legion Post 169 were recently installed during ceremonies held in the Captain Phillips Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, Saxton. More...

SSGC members learn about composting

The members of the Standing Stone Garden Club (SSGC), in coordination with the Huntingdon Historical Society, will decorate the McMurtrie House and the Huntingdon County Library at Fourth and Penn streets in Huntingdon for an event scheduled for Frid More...

Share the excitement of scouting in The Daily News

Share the excitement of Boy and Girl Scouting with Daily News readers. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Concerned when sick friends come to visit

Dear Annie: Two elderly friends I know who live far away made plans to spend about six days in my city. I invited them to stay at my house for three nights, and they made reservations to stay in a downtown hotel for the rest of their visit. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Easy-to-make pumpkin bread recipe

Dear Heloise: With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I’d like to serve some PUMPKIN BREAD, but I don’t have a good recipe. Can you help me with this? More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Cancer if born before 7:09 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017:  More...

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