July 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Property owners urged to call 811

With a recent increase of gas line incidents, UGI Utilities Inc. More...

Local News

Supervisors amend proposed Penn Township ordinance

The Penn Township Supervisors met Tuesday for their monthly meeting.  More...

Shuttle service begins today

Construction on the Fourth Street bridge started this morning, closing it to all traffic. A shuttle service offered by GoDEZI for pedestrian traffic will run from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Police Log

Crashes   More...

General News

Firefighter loses life in gas explosion, fire

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (AP) — A firefighter was killed and at least a dozen other people were injured when a natural gas explosion leveled at least two buildings in a Wisconsin community, authorities said Wednesday.  More...

Annapolis to hold benefit concert for five slain at newspaper

NEW YORK (AP) — The city of Annapolis will hold a benefit concert featuring Maryland-based rockers Good Charlotte to honor the five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom.  More...

Pollution controls help red spruce rebound from acid rain

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — The gray trunks of red spruce trees killed by acid rain once heavily scarred the mountain forests of the Northeast. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 11   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Area Five 13-14 Teener:

Huntingdon takes 5-3 decision for first win

Huntingdon made its hopes of advancing out of pool play in the 13-14 year-old VFW Teener League All-Star Tournament stay alive after Tuesday’s home game with Bald Eagle. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Red Sox extrend streak with 8-4 win

BOSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi bolstered his All- Star credentials with a pair of doubles and two RBIs in his final game before fan votes are tallied, and Boston extended its winning streak to eight games with an 8-4 win over the Rangers.  More...

Sparks earn 77-75 OT win to slow Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — Alana Beard scored five of her 11 points in overtime including a 3-pointer that put Los Angeles ahead for good in a 77-75 victory to end Seattle’s five-game win streak Tuesday.  Candace Parker led the Sparks (13-8) wit More...

Reds rally in ninth to beat Indians 7-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joey Votto hit a go-ahead three-run double during a seven run ninth inning and the Cleveland Indians bullpen wasted a gem from Trevor Bauer in a 7-4 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 12, 2018:  More...

Commissioners address audit

Before regular business was conducted at the weekly Huntingdon County Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday morning, area residents brought up various concerns they wished to have addressed.  More...

Sen. holds last county gathering

John Eichelberger Jr. More...

Annual book sale to kick off Thursday on Juniata College campus  Free Access 

There is nothing better than kicking back with a good book for a little summer reading, and to help local bookworms refresh their supplies, the Friends of the Huntingdon County Library is set to launch its annual book sale. More...

State  Free Access 

Erie’s Presque Isle Lighthouse draws crowds

ERIE, Pa. More...

Business school dean ousted over falsified data

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The dean of Temple University’s business school has been forced out over falsified data submitted to rankings organizations about its online master’s program.  More...

Philly man charged for trafficking turtles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been indicted on charges of trafficking more than 3,500 protected turtles.  U.S. More...

Business News

Uhring’s Hearing and Balance moves to new location

Since June 4, Uhring’s Hearing and Balance is settling in at its new location at corner of Mifflin and Second streets in Huntingdon Borough, the former location of Oral Surgery Associates.  The building was purchased by Uhring’s Hear More...

US stocks near another gain

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Tuesday afternoon and the benchmark S&P 500 is on track for its highest close in five months. Household goods companies rise after PepsiCo reports solid second-quarter results. More...

Real Estate Transfers

June 22, 2018  Gary G. Harbst and Bonnie K. Harbst, grantors, to Kevin G. Johnson and Kimberly J. Johnson, property in Union Township, $1.  Russell E. Gordon and Patricia L. Gordon, grantors, to Kraig L. More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Fan submits H&BT Railroad relics from World War I era

A Mount Union man and long-time fan of steam railroading in Huntingdon County provided the columnist and the Broad Top Area Coal Miners Museum with some interesting relics from the days of the Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad.  More...

Old-Time Photo

The late Vaughn Horton, left, legendary songwriter, coal miner and Broad Top area native, appears with country music performer Roy Clark on the “Hee-Haw” television show which aired durin More...

People/Pastimes

What and Where Wednesday

No one managed to correctly identified the subject of the June 27 photo as a stone monument which marks the location of the original Hart’s Log, named for early settler John Hart. More...

SSGC members learn about backyard birds

The June 19 meeting of the Standing Stone Garden Club meeting featured a program titled “Identifying Our Backyard Birds.”  More...

Share anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t want repayment for doing a good deed

Dear Annie: We know an elderly couple who are on a very low income, and we have helped them a lot. Not long ago, their car needed to be fixed, and my husband paid the garage and gave the mechanic a tip. We did this not expecting repayment. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Bootlegger beans recipe

Dear Heloise: Just the thought of your recipe for BOOTLEGGER BEANS makes my mouth water. I lost that recipe in our last move to a new house. Would you please reprint it for me? More...

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