October 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

CJAB members discuss program

Members of the Huntingdon County Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) heard a presentation about the possibility of bringing a camp program for young people run by those who work for Pennsylvania State Police and how those who run it hope to bring More...

Eagle Foundry home damaged in fire

An accidental grease fire caused extensive interior damage to a two and one-half story Todd Township residence Tuesday evening.  The blaze broke out at the Stephen and Kathy Hess residence at 19226 Hess Road in the village of Eagle Foundry aroun More...

State  Free Access 

Gas line rupture sparks fire; one worker hurt

BETHEL PARK, Pa. (AP) — A construction crew repairing a water line accidentally struck a gas main in western Pennsylvania, sparking a fire that injured one worker.  More...

President mocks women’s claims against judge

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump ignited a crowd at a campaign rally in Mississippi on Tuesday by mocking a woman who has claimed she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh decades ago.  More...

State gives Philly $3M for traffic improvements

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania has given $3 million to the city of Philadelphia to help implement a plan to reduce traffic lanes and make streets safer for bikers and pedestrians.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 3   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

Saxton band member recalls rock group’s colorful past

The 1960s marked some of the most turbulent events in U.S. history. From the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, presidential hopeful Robert F. Kennedy and Civil Rights pioneer Rev. More...

Old-Time Photo

Many folks are unaware that a short section of the world-famous Pennsylvania Turnpike passes through the southeastern corner of Huntingdon County near Burnt Cabins, concluding about halfway through t More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Minnesota twins fire manager Paul Molitor

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins fired Paul Molitor on Tuesday, one season after he won the American League Manager of the Year award.  Molitor has been offered another position within the organization.  More...

NHL moving on plans to expand in Seattle

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is moving forward with plans to expand to Seattle.  More...

Colorado eliminates Chicago 2-1 in 13 innings

CHICAGO (AP) — Tony Wolters waited and waited as the NL wild-card game went deep into Tuesday night. More...

School News

Local students complete degrees

South Hills School of Business & Technology commencement ceremonies for Summer graduates were held at the Penn Stater in State College recently. Speaking as the representative of Lewistown campus graduates was Blaine Mills from McVeytown. More...

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.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018:  More...

Supervisors see plan for Rutter’s

More changes could be coming to the Route 22 landscape in Smithfield Township in the future, as a convenience store chain hopes to bring some business competition to the area.  More...

Kistler man ordered out of meeting

A member of the public was asked to leave the Huntingdon County Commissioners weekly meeting Tuesday morning after concerns over comments made at a previous meeting.  More...

County’s jobless rate up slightly in August

Huntingdon’s jobless rate continues to remain somewhat steady, increasing by only .1 percent for the month of August. More...

Local News

Man sentenced for violating court order

After violating a court order several times, a Huntingdon man will serve a total of four to 12 months in the Huntingdon County Jail, as Huntingdon Count President Judge George Zanic explained to the court he needed to look out for the safety of the v More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   SHIRLEY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon investigated a criminal mischief incident on Second Street at 6:50 p.m. Oct. 1. Police report a 46-year-old Mount Union man damaged the fence of another Mount Union man. More...

News of Yesteryear

Sections of Huntingdon get first frost of season

75 Years Ago  Rear Admiral C.H. Woodward, United States Navy chief of the incentive division, yesterday sent a message to the workers of new Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. More...

Business News

SHCHS grad named to hospital CFO list

One Southern Huntingdon County High School (SHCHS) graduate is making his mark in his profession as he was named among the 2018 “150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know” list.  More...

Kish Bancorp announces two-for-one stock split

William P. Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bancorp Inc., announced that the corporation’s board of directors has approved a two-for-one split of the company’s common stock in the form of a stock dividend.  More...

Law firm employees retires after 34 years

After more than 30 years of helping to serve the legal needs of folks in Huntingdon County, Jane Ayers marked her retirement from the law offices of Ody & Wilson Sept. 28.  More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Hornets sweep by Blue Pirates

The Juniata Valley volleyball team figured some things out at the Bellwood Invitational Tournament Saturday. Nothing changed Tuesday evening as the Hornets rolled to a 3-0 victory over Williamsburg. More...

Games postponed

The severe weather that surrounded our area Tuesday certainly led to some disruptions are scholastic sports activity.  Southern Huntingdon at Mercersburg Academy field hockey game was postponed and has been rescheduled for Thursday, Nov. More...

Trojans roll past Damsels 3-1

Mount Union got off to a slow start Tuesday night at Moshannon Valley, but stepped it up as the match progressed to sweep the Damsels in three sets in an Inter- County Conference North battle. Set score were: 25-21, 25-18 and 25-8.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Keith Alan Thompson, 6289 Winchester Road, Petersburg, and Kira Ann Hunter, also of Petersburg.  Derrick Lee Whitsel, 19392 Croghan Pike, Orbisonia, and Paige Lynn Miner, also of Orbisonia.   More...

What and Where Wednesday

Let’s face it. Furnaces are tricky. John Mowchan and Kimberly Ord of Mount Union were the only ones to correctly guess the location of the Sept. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Dominance Michael Banks, who turns 6 years old today, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. He is the son of Mike Banks of Huntingdon and the late April Banks.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Forced to shave?

Dear Annie: My niece, “Becky,” is getting married next month, and according to my younger brother “John,” I can’t attend the wedding because I have a beard.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A salty solution

Dear Heloise: I use a slow cooker for corned beef. I like to make a bed of CUT-UPAPPLES, then put in the corned beef on top and cover with more apples. There is no need to peel or core the apples, as they are thrown away after cooking. More...

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