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Leaders give support to development

The Huntingdon County Commissioners signed a resolution reaffirming their support to designate the land in the area of Hawn’s Bridge peninsula in Juniata Township as a future high-density recreation area at their weekly meeting Tuesday morning. More...

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Police Log

Harassment   MILLER TWP. — Ryan Steffy, 42, has been cited with harassment by state police at Huntingdon after he pushed a female victim to the ground during an argument inside a residence at 1069 Carriage Hill Road at 7 p.m. Aug. 24. More...

News of Yesteryear

Burglar returned to SCI Huntingdon

75 Years ago  The Mount Union public schools, of which Harry W. Slothower is supervising principal, will begin the 1943-44 school year Sept. 7. A general faculty meeting has been scheduled to prepare for the school opening.  More...

Business News

Restaurant owner expands in Six Mile Run

Looking for a new place in the Broad Top area to get a home cooked meal? If, so Marteen’s Restaurant along Main Street in Coaldale Borough (Six Mile Run) is the place to go.  More...

New branch opens in Allensville

Seventy community members gathered last week to celebrate the opening of Kish Bank’s newest branch at 109 S. Main St., Allensville. The state-of-the-art facility is the bank’s 13th branch and its sixth in Mifflin County.  More...

Mother-daughter duo open business at MAT Plaza

A mother-daughter team from Huntingdon has opened up a new store that features resale clothing and antiques.  Amy Foust and her daughter, Hannah, owners of Stitches & Stuff, located at the MAT Plaza at 9048 William Penn Highway in Smithfield More...

Local Sports

Girls’ Soccer Preview:

Bearcats expecting another good year

Huntingdon is projecting another good year of girls’ soccer. Nearly everyone is returning with a varsity letter as the Bearcats look to not only contend in the Mountain League but also for a District Six title.  More...

H.S. Golf:

Huntingdon opens year with win over Trojans

The Huntingdon golf team opened its season with a visit from Mount Union Tuesday afternoon at the Huntingdon Country Club. The Bearcats took advantage of the shorthanded and inexperienced to win a 318-423 non-league decision.  More...

H.S. Cross Country Preview:

Hornet girls return eight vets, boys three

The Juniata Valley cross country teams have traveled in different directions over the years.  The girls have enjoyed success through much of its existence, while the boys have been typically short-handed and therefore had to struggle for wins.&n More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Larry Michael Jumalon, 3789 Todd Pass, Saxton, and Star Lee Osburn, also of Saxton.  Brad Allen Knott, 13507 Redstone Ridge Road, James Creek, and Sarah Ann Lynch, also of James Creek.  John Paul Kormanic, 13717 Raystown Drive, James Creek, More...

What and Where Wednesday

Glenn Scott of Mount Union, Blain Harshbarger of Hill Valley, Vic Ellenberger of Numers Hollow, Huntingdon, Joe Wise of Orting, Washington, Kim Ord of Mount Union and Michele Huntsman of Mill Creek a More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Emberly Jade Cecelia Booher, who turned 1 year old Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Her proud parents are Kerry Booher and Gabrielle Green of Barree. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aries if born before 9:30 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Victims testify at start of trial

The trial of a Mapleton man facing felony rape charges opened in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday morning. Joshua L. Hollabaugh, 33, appeared in court before jury of five women and seven men with two female alternates. More...

Officers advise following instinct

Stranger danger might be a concept best understood in terms of making children aware of potentially dangerous situations, but adults may also find themselves dealing with unsettling interactions.  More...

Wine Down Weekend events kick off Friday

Now in its third year, Wine Down Weekend, Friday, Aug. 31, and Saturday, Sept. More...

State  Free Access 

Couple cash in on the live chicken rental craze

FREEPORT, Pa. More...

High school bands strive to be the greatest show on turf

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It’s not just the high school athletes who drill for hours in the searing dog days of August, learning precision routes and fancy footwork so that when their moment comes under the Friday Night Lights, they execute the p More...

Ex-treasurer gets prison in campaign donor extortion case

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 29   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 additional information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Columnist remembers well-known civic leader

The name Roberts D. Royer may not be familiar with younger Huntingdon Countians, so I thought I’d briefly write about this industrious man who had close ties to southern Huntingdon County, the Broad Top and the county seat of Huntingdon.  More...

Old-Time Photo

Here’s another picture of a group of Daily News pressmen, date unknown. Hopefully, some of the readers may be able to identify some or all of the men. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Base-running mistake costs Phillies in loss to Nats

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pinch-running pitcher Vince Velasquez was called out for leaving second base early while tagging up, resulting in a game-ending double play that gave the Washington Nationals a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesd More...

Throwing error gives Red Sox 8-7 win over Marlins

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. More...

Oppressive heat takes center stage at US Open tournament

NEW YORK (AP) — His cheeks red, hair matted with sweat, Novak Djokovic appeared to be in such distress as he trudged to a changeover on a steamy U.S. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Unwilling to be a reference

Dear Annie: A couple of years ago, when I was starting a business, a friend put me in touch with her friend “Margaret,” who had just started her own boutique marketing and public relations firm. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

On thin icing

Dear Heloise: My CAKE ICING is usually just too thin when I make it from scratch. How can I correct this problem? — Brooke H., Seaford, Del.  Brooke, just add a little more powdered sugar until you get the consistency you want. More...

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