January 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

JOC board hears about new grant

Members of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) Joint Operating Committee (JOC) learned more about a grant that will help pay for half of the expansion project at their monthly meeting Tuesday evening.  More...

Testing advised during Radon Action Month  Free Access 

January is National Radon Action month, an awareness campaign aimed at educating the public about the odorless, colorless, radioactive gas that occurs naturally from the breakdown of uranium in soil and rocks. More...

Local News

Fire destroys shed in Rockhill

Emergency crews raced to Rockhill Tuesday afternoon for a reported structure fire at 509 Bridge St. just before 1:30 p.m.  More...

Robertsdale man re-elected for term

A Robertsdale man, Kirby Lockard, was reelected for his 18th term as chairman of the Wood Township Board of Supervisors during the municipality’s reorganization held earlier this month in the township building in Robertsdale.  More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   PORTER TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating a criminal mischief incident that took place at 7147 Juniata Valley Pike at 3:53 p.m. Jan. 7. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 10   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...

Local Sports

High School Wrestling:

Huntingdon and Mount Union get wins

Huntingdon’s wrestlers on 10 of 14 weight classes against visiting Clearfield Tuesday night and won an solid 46-18 victory over the Bison.  It was the seventh straight win for the Bearcats, now 8-1 on the season. More...

H.S. Girls’ Basketball:

Rockets pressure Spartans for win

After watching McConnellsburg build a one-point advantage at halftime, Southern Huntingdon turned the pressure up a bit in the second half during Tuesday evening’s ICC South/Sideling Hill League game at McConnellsburg and was able to come away More...

Men’s Basketball:

Indiana edges Penn State 74-70

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Archie Miller gave his team one basic instruction Tuesday night.  Find a way to win.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

William Travis Barr, 12297 Guyer Road, Petersburg, and Danielle Marie Snare, 417 Moore St., Huntingdon.   More...

Find budget-friendly local activities

Nights out in a big city might can make for a welcome change of pace from time to time. Such nights can stretch budgets, making it more financially savvy for non-city dwellers to stay close to home. More...

Rockhill Elementary School

Students from Rockhill Elementary School, including, front row, from the left, Zaiden H., Rylee S., Faith W., Abby S., Silas R.; back row, Bronson H., Declan S., Jessa B., Hayley S. More...

School News

Scholars inducted into national society

More than 200 Kutztown University students have been inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success.  More...

LVC students named to fall 2017 dean’s list

Lebanon Valley College wishes to congratulate nearly more than 700 students named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. More...

Huntingdon woman honored for achievement

Leah Lashlee of Huntingdon was named to dean’s list for the fall semester at California University of Pennsylvania.  To be named to dean’s list, a student must attain a 3.5 GPA or better (based on a 4.0 scale) during the semester. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018:  More...

Leaders deny CYS positions

Huntingdon County Commissioners once again opted not to approve the creation of a caseworker supervisor and new caseworker position within the Children and Youth Services department at the weekly meeting Tuesday morning.  These positions were pr More...

Bobcat population thrives locally

The bobcat population continues to thrive in Huntingdon County as well as statewide, which is good news for hunters planning to set out in search of the elusive predator when the hunting season opens Saturday, Jan. 13.  More...

VREC urges caution in light of ‘spoofing’

Members of Valley Rural Electric Cooperative (VREC) are encouraged to take caution when responding to calls requesting personal information — even if it appears to be coming from VREC.  More...

General News

Judge urges action on opioid crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday likened the nation’s opioid epidemic to the deadly 1918 flu pandemic while noting the drug crisis is “100 percent manmade.”  More...

Business News

China, France promise cooperation on climate, security

BEIJING (AP) — The presidents of China and France promised closer cooperation Tuesday on climate, counter-terrorism and other issues as their governments try to gain influence in a shifting global political landscape.  More...

Target leveraged stores to up its online game

NEW YORK (AP) — Target leveraged its stores as delivery centers, helping to boost sales during the critical holiday period.  The Minneapolis-based retailer said Tuesday that sales at stores open at least a year jumped 3.4 percent in Novemb More...

Intel CEO: Fixes underway for serious chip security flaws

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Intel has big plans to steer toward new business in selfdriving cars, virtual reality and other cutting-edge technologies. More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Reader shares historic photos from collection

Over the next week or so I’ll be sharing some interesting photos of the Shade Gap area, provided to the columnist by Judy Hoffman. Enjoy!  More...

Old-Time Photo

Here’s a photo of several dozen Broad Top area “old timers” baseball players which was snapped on Labor Day 1985 at Broad Top City. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Gruden officially back with Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Jon Gruden finally decided the time was right to finish what he nearly achieved in his first stint in Oakland and deliver another Super Bowl title to the Raiders.  More...

Men’s Basketball:

No. 2 West Virginia escapes with win over Baylor

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jevon Carter sank the goahead 3-pointer with 57.5 seconds left and No. More...

Grubauer stops 37 in Caps’ 3-1 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Carlson, Lars Eller and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored to help the Washington Capitals beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-1 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive victory. More...

Religion News

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.  The Daily News does not publish photos with dean’s list More...

Annie's Mailbox

Does mother know best

Dear Annie: A few months ago, my mom came to visit from out of state. We’ve always had a strained relationship and never seen eye to eye. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Keep tears away when cutting onions

Dear Heloise: When working with ONIONS, I have two things I do to reduce the tears: (1) Core the onion. Then after the onion is cut, you can continue to cut up the core. I use my apple corer. More...

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