February 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

First responders to receive Narcan

First responders from throughout Huntingdon County will be given the opportunity to receive supplies of naloxone, a prescription medication used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  Naloxone is also known by its brand name, Narcan.&nbs More...

War hero’s romantic legacy lives on locally

There is nothing quite so romantic on Valentine’s Day as bouquets and hearts, but for one man whose history traces back to the earliest days of the region, love was unrequited and hopes of romance dashed.  More...

State  Free Access 

Governor rejects GOP redistricting map as deadline looms

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. More...

Court rejects appeal in murder of mother

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Monday upheld the lifewithout parole sentence imposed on a soldier in his 20s who was convicted of killing his then-14-year-old girlfriend’s mother because she disapproved of their relatio More...

Judge schedules hearing in frat death case

HARRISBURG (AP) — Penn State fraternity brothers facing refiled charges in a pledge’s hazing death are scheduled for a second hearing on whether prosecutors have enough evidence to send the most serious allegations against them to trial.& More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 14   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

Coal miners identified, bus service memories recalled

Dennis “Butch” Rourke, Broad Top City, contacted us last week with most of the names of the people appearing in a photo that appeared in this space two weeks ago. More...

Old-Time Photo

An early scene of a group of iron workers in front of the large Riddlesburg Iron Furnace operation in Broad Top Township, Bedford County, date unknown. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Darvish, Cubs finalize deal

CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish and the Chicago Cubs have finalized their $126 million, six-year contract, by far the largest deal in a slowmoving free agent market.  The agreement announced Tuesday topped outfielder Lorenzo Cain’s $80 mil More...

O’Reilly leads Sabres to 5-3 win over Lightning

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan O’Reilly scored a goal and added two assists in the Buffalo Sabres’ 5-3 win over the Eastern Conference-leading Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. More...

White wins gold, dismisses ‘gossip’

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Shaun White stared down the halfpipe before his final Olympic run and had no doubt what would happen next.  “I honestly knew I had it,” White said. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Aquarius all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018:  More...

Observing holy traditions

Ash Wednesday marks beginning of Lenten season

Today, Christians around the world will observe Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the 40-day period of Lent.  While not universally practiced throughout all of the Christian faith traditions, the practice of setting aside the weeks pre More...

Rail authority to be incorporated

Following up on the formal decision to form a railroad authority in the county two weeks ago, the Huntingdon County Commissioners agreed at their weekly meeting Tuesday morning to incorporate the authority.  County solicitor Peter McManamon expl More...

Area businesses ready for Valentine’s rush

On Valentine’s Day, men and women of all walks of life search for a way to make the day perfect for their special someone. That perfect day usually entails some type of special treatment with gifts, flowers or even dinner. More...

Obituaries

Local News

TDN Valentine’s Day Contest winner

Maxine Prough of Huntingdon is the winner of The Daily News’ “Six Ways to Say I Love You” Valentine’s Day Contest sponsored by area businesses including Vaughn’s Flowers More...

Valentine’s Day celebration continues for February Art Walk

The theme of love will continue after Valentine’s Day, just in time for February’s Art Walk Huntingdon, scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Police Log

Harassment   PORTER TWP. More...

Business News

Kish fourth quarter financial results announced

William P. Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bancorp Inc., has announced unaudited financial results for the period ending Dec. 31, 2017. Year-end highlights for 2017 include: — total assets at an historic high of $811 million. More...

Penn State president appointed to Kish Bancorp board

William Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bancorp Inc., has announced that Dr. Eric Barron has been appointed to the Kish Bancorp Board of Directors. More...

MCS Bank new logo, legal name change adopted

MCS Bank recently adopted a new logo and completed a legal name change.  More...

Local Sports

District 6-AA Wrestling Tournament:

Boozel and Mykut are top seeds

Wrestling postseason is here and Huntingdon County boasts a lot of good wrestlers looking to make their mark. More...

District 6-AA Wrestling Pairings

Following are the pairings for the District 6-AA Tournament this Friday and Saturday at the Altoona High School Fieldhouse. Pairings are in order of brackets. More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Hornets win 82-57 on Senior Night

Juniata Valley hit six threepointers in the first quarter on the way to an 82-57 Senior Night win over Homer-Center.  The Hornets finished their regular season schedule with a 19-3 record while the Wildcats finish 14-8.  Before the game, V More...

People/Pastimes

What and Where Wednesday

Steve Magill of Donation was the first to correctly guess the location of the Feb. 7 photo of a bull elk owned by Frank Bencsik at Sadie Hill Farm near Donation, followed by Sue Andreas. More...

Friends of the Woods plan new fundraiser

Friends of the Woods, the auxiliary to the Westminster Woods retirement community, met Feb. 1 for their bi-monthly business meeting. A luncheon in the Common’s dining room preceded the meeting with 39 auxiliary members in attendance.  More...

Boy Scout Troop 28

Members of Boy Scout Troop 28, from the left, Nathaniel McClain, Dasan Kristo, Jacob Smithmyer, Tyler Rader and Michael Cantrell, took part in a “beach ball” hockey game, wearing snow sho More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband addicted to game

Dear Annie: Ever since “Pokemon Go” came out, my husband has been spending a lot of time playing it. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Too much salt in foods

Dear Heloise: Why is SALT used in so many recipes? Even cake recipes have salt added. Why? — Rhonda S., Minot, N.D. More...

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