September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

PennDOT intersection plans shared

For the first time Tuesday evening, the public was able to view proposed plans for improvements to the intersection of routes 829 and 22 in Henderson Township during an open house hosted by PennDOT District 9, Hollidaysburg, at the Mill Creek Fire Ha More...

Leaders hear audit for visitors bureau

The Huntingdon County Commissioners heard the yearly audit report from the Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau (HCVB) during their weekly meeting Tuesday. More...

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Local News

Saxton leaders accept timber bid

During a special meeting Monday evening, Saxton Borough Council accepted a bid of $28,755 from Garner Lumber of James Creek to select cut numerous trees on a 25-acre plot of land near the borough’s Putts Hollow Reservoir. More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief BROAD TOP TWP., BEDFORD CO. — Wesley Davis Jr. of Broad Top Township reported to state police at Bedford that someone damaged the passenger side window of his Dodge minivan at 111 Snyder Road between 10 p.m. Sept. More...

A Look Back

Huntingdon’s background as told by a writer 79 years ago, Part II

Editor’s note: The following article is from Rung’s Chronicles of Pennsylvania History, a series of historical articles by Albert Rung as published in The Daily News from 1946- 1951. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Duke, Duchess of Windsor to pass through Huntingdon

75 Years Ago At a meeting held by the Board of Directors of the Huntingdon Community Chest, it was decided to hold the annual campaign for funds from Oct. 20-27. More...

Business News

Mapleton OIP under new ownership

A Huntingdon native has decided to expand his family’s business by recently purchasing a Mapleton restaurant. More...

Negative reviews are double-edge cybersword

NEW YORK (AP) — It is a double-edged cybersword: a negative review of a restaurant or other business, posted for the world to see. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Sept. 16, 2016 Luke E. Melius, Amanda K. Melius and Amanda N. Kaminsky, grantors, to Atitana LLC, property in Huntingdon Borough, $40,870.40. Luke E. Melius, Amanda K. Melius and Amanda N. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats, Titans sweep to wins; Trojans, Hornets fall

High School Volleyball:

Huntingdon Huntingdon quickly shook off a slow start to Tuesday evening’s Mountain League match at Clearfield to sweep past the Bison on scores of 25-17, 25-15 and 25-5. More...

Rockets shut out ’Cats 4-0

High School Field Hockey:

A pair of local field hockey teams met yesterday as Huntingdon traveled to Three Springs to square off against Southern Huntingdon. The Lady Rockets finished the opening half with a slight 1-0 advantage. More...

Huntingdon boys win; Tussey girls lose 4-0

High School Soccer:

Huntingdon Boys Huntingdon kept its winning streak going and remained atop the Mountain League standings after its trip to Central Tuesday. Robby Hawn completed the hat trick in a 6-2 win over the Scarlet Dragons. More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS Class of 1976

Members of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1976 celebrated their 40th class reunion with a cruise aboard the Princess on Raystown Lake July 22 and at the Huntingdon Country Club July 23. More...

Improving bus safety

For millions of school-age children, each day begins and ends with a bus ride. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016: More...

Familiar voice lost in county

Huntingdon County residents lost one of their most beloved voices with the passing of longtime local broadcaster Terry Bittner of Cassville, who died this morning. Mr. More...

Jobless rate up for third month

For the third consecutive month, the unemployment rate for Huntingdon County rose in August, making it the highest it’s been in three years. More...

Volunteering to ‘Be the 1’

Huntingdon County United Way executive director Kathy Armillei, front row, far left, gathered volunteers and representatives of member agencies for the annual Day of Caring at Detwiler Memorial Field More...

State  Free Access 

Lawmaker seeks stronger child sex abuse lawsuits bill

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania lawmaker who has told of his victimization as a child by a Roman Catholic priest said Tuesday that he will keep fighting for legislation to allow onetimechild sexual abuse victims to sue for damages, despite the More...

Judge rejects reduced sentence in FBI agent’s shooting death

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a bid for a reduced sentence for a western Pennsylvania woman convicted in the shooting death of an FBI agent during a pre-dawn drug raid at her home almost eight years ago. More...

World  Free Access 

Police shoot, kill man in San Diego area

EL CAJON, Calif. More...

Jeep unveils new compact SUV

DETROIT (AP) — The fastest-growing part of the U.S. auto market is getting another new vehicle. Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep brand unveiled a redesigned Jeep Compass compact SUV at a factory in Brazil Monday night. More...

Feds charge seller of mislabeled Chinese ‘Viagra substitute’

ATLANTA (AP) — An Alabama man is accused of importing a Chinese drug sold as a Viagra substitute, then selling it to gas stations. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 28 Adult Education p 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

Residents donate items to Broad Top Area Coal Miners’ Museum

The Broad Top area is blessed with five very active veterans’ organizations. They include the Captain Phillips Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, Saxton; Hopewell VFW Post and American Legion posts at Saxton, Broad Top City and Six Mile Run. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Blue Jays win 5-1 to slow Orioles’ run to wild card

TORONTO (AP) — Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer, Aaron Sanchez struck out 10 and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Tuesday night in the opener of their AL wildcard showdown. More...

Steelers ready to bounce back

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Every week a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers support staff lines the hallway leading to the team’s locker room with photos taken from the previous week’s game. More...

Memorial set

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins have scheduled a public memorial service for pitcher Jose Fernandez, who was killed in a weekend boat crash along with two friends. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wife needs to stop drinking

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 12 years, and I absolutely love her and the kids. But at family events, she tends to get really drunk and mean. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Marinating meat

Dear Heloise: We love to grill different meats all year long. I’ve found that MARINATING MEAT gives us numerous flavor options. My question is, Should I marinate foods on the kitchen counter or in the refrigerator? — Shelby W., via email More...

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