May 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Leaders to begin comment process

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved starting the process of getting comments for the six-county comprehensive plan, called Alleghenies Ahead, at their weekly meeting Tuesday morning.  Huntingdon County planning director Mark Colussy exp More...

HASD council members hear of career goals

Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) guidance counselors, administration, faculty, learners and community members participated in the spring biannual advisory council meeting Tuesday morning, discussing future education and career awareness plans t More...

State  Free Access 

Manslaughter, assault dropped in Penn State frat death case

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Woman to compete in half-marathon after losing 92 pounds

CANONSBURG, Pa. More...

Cosby judge weighs publicly disclosing jurors’ names

NORRISTOWN, Pa. More...

Business News

Kish Bank CEO receives banking advocacy award

The Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PA Bankers) has awarded William Hayes, chairman and CEO of Kish Bank, with the 2018 William S. More...

Smithfield Twp. NAPA store to change hands

As of May 1, NAPA Auto Parts on Mount Vernon Avenue in the village of Smithfield, is officially under new ownership.  John Donnelly, who has worked for NAPA as a sales manager previously, has decided to take over ownership of the store from Crai More...

Kish Bancorp Inc. first quarter financial results announced

William Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bancorp Inc., has announced unaudited financial results for the period ending March 31.  More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball:

Mount Union sweeps Knights; Hornets, Rockets, Titans win

Mount Union 19, Moshannon Valley 2  Mount Union 13, Moshannon Valley 1   More...

High School Softball:

Trojans blank Damsels 20-0; only area team to win

Mount Union 20, Moshannon Valley 0  More...

Junior High Results

Softball  Mount Union 23 Moshannon Valley 9   Mount Union’s junior high softball team had another strong offensive effort, pounding out 22 hits in a 23-9 victory at Moshannon Valley Tuesday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Matthew Dennis Baer, 2335 Miller Ave., Huntingdon, and Gillian Paige Bradshaw, also of Huntingdon.  Scott Alan Kyler, 9659 Hartslog Road, Huntingdon, and Samantha Lynne Shope, also of Huntingdon.  Gary Lynn Peck, 7503 Stanley Lane, Mapleton More...

What and Where Wednesday

Judy Colbert of Calvin was the first to correctly identify the location of the April 24 photograph as the dam at Greenwood Furnace State Park in Jackson Township. More...

Spring Thaw Youth Art Exhibit

Among the award recipients in this year’s Spring Thaw youth art competition were, front row, from the left, Natalie Thompson, Aaron Busko, Lyndsi Bracco; back row, Olivia Weidel, Rachel Teeters More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cola has a few other uses

Dear Heloise: Many people enjoy a COLA drink because it’s refreshing, but did you know that it has other uses as well?  Pour a bottle or can of cola in your toilet, wait one hour, then scrub and flush.  Dog get sprayed by a skunk? More...

Driver charged for hitting man

Multiple charges have been brought against a Huntingdon woman in relation to a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident that left a man severely injured in Huntingdon Borough April 8. More...

County jobless rate down for March

Despite the county seeing an increase in the daily temperature, Huntingdon County’s jobless rate saw a .6 percent decrease in March.  More...

Area farmers’ market set to open Thursday

Fresh, locally-grown produce will once again be offered weekly with the return of the Huntingdon Farmers’ Market Thursday, May 3, at Portstown Park, Huntingdon.  More...

Local News

Correction

The location of the Huntingdon County Expo was inadvertently omitted from a story published in Tuesday’s edition of The Daily News.  The expo will be held at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5.  Staff More...

Petersburg leaders to recognize scholars

Petersburg Borough Council met Tuesday night for its monthly meeting.  On top of the usual borough council business, the leaders approved funding for the William D. Port Memorial Scholarship. More...

Area briefs

Elevated fire risk expected today   More...

General News

Death penalty won’t be sought in Florida airport shooting

MIAMI (AP) — The Justice Department has decided not to seek the death penalty against an Alaska man accused of killing five people and wounding six in a Florida airport shooting.  Officials said 28-year-old Esteban Santiago of Anchorage, A More...

Surviving pelican released month after five others killed

FARMER CITY, Ill. (AP) — An American White pelican has been released in central Illinois about a month after surviving a shooting that killed five of the federally protected birds.  More...

Even as spring arrives, backcountry skiing thrives

BARTLETT, N.H. (AP) — Standing at a scenic vista, Tyler Ray looks out at 2,661-foot Bartlett Mountain and envisions a network of ski trials winding through the dense forest below.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 2   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.  Salvation Army  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Family shares photos with columnist featuring EBT

I was pleasantly surprised last week to receive an envelope of old photos from George and Louretta Shaffer of Millsboro, DE., some of which are of the East Broad Top Railroad and a number of Robertsdale-Wood area landmarks.  More...

Old-Time Photo

Recognize any of these Broad Top area veterans? The photo was taken sometime in the early 1980s at the Broad Top City Cemetery following a Memorial Day program. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Harper homers in Nats’ 12-4 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Moved to the leadoff spot for the first time since 2013, Bryce Harper showed signs of breaking out of his slump.  Harper hit a three-run homer that helped Max Scherzer win his fifth straight start as the Washington Nation More...

Ovechkin goal gives Caps series lead

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom have spent their entire careers chasing the Pittsburgh Penguins and shouldering their own franchise’s onerous history of playoff failures.  More...

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Annie's Mailbox

Girlfriend struggles with depression

Dear Annie: I’m a man in my late 40s living with my 40-year-old girlfriend of five years. I just found out she’s been dealing with depression for years. She is on medication for it, but maybe it’s not helping. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 10:05 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 3, 2018:  More...

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