November 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local retailers get ready for Black Friday

As the biggest shopping day of the year — Black Friday — approaches, some local stores are getting ready for the onslaught of local shoppers.  Suzan McClure, co-owner of Sears Hometown Store in the Huntingdon Plaza in Smithfield Town More...

The Daily News offers special holiday gift idea

You’re heard the old saying, “It’s better to give than to receive.” At The Daily News, the new saying is, “It’s better to give and to receive.” Beginning today, Wednesday, Nov. More...

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Trolley Car Theatre presents Christmas tales in two acts

All aboard the Trolley Car Theatre, as members prepare to present a classic tale of redemption followed by the greatest story ever told.  The Trolley Car Community Theatre Co. will be performing a radio drama in two acts at 7 p.m. More...

Bear harvest still lower than 2016

As bear rifle season draws to a close today, Wednesday, Nov. 22, harvest totals for Huntingdon County remain lower than last year.  More...

Police Log

Charges filed related to crash   More...

Business News

Big Tobacco’s anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

WASHINGTON (AP) — Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend — but not by choice.  More...

Fake Fingerlings sold through big sites

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers rushing to find Fingerlings, the robotic monkeys that are a hot toy this holiday season, say they’ve been fooled into buying fakes through outside sellers on Amazon and Walmart.com.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

Nov. 10, 2017  Robert A. Coffelt and Laura L. Coffelt, grantors, to Chrystal L. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

College Men’s Basketball:

Texas A&M takes down Penn State

NEW YORK (AP) — Without prompting, Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy and Robert Williams and Duane Wilson took turns speaking about the long term aspirations for the Aggies.  The words they used were ‘’special” and &ldquo More...

NBA:

Second-half rally lifts Lakers to win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Kuzma had 22 points, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 11 of his 21 in the fourth quarter and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point deficit in the second half for a 103-94 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday More...

Allen stops 26 in Blues’ win

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko had two goals and two assists and got in a rare fight Tuesday night, helping the St. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 1:14 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

Charges filed in fatal crash

Multiple charges have been brought against a Huntingdon woman for her involvement in the crash that claimed the life of one man, injured two others and destroyed the storefront of Kwik Fill in Henderson Township in the early-morning hours of Aug. More...

Objections voiced at budget review

A special meeting to discuss the proposed 2018 budget prior to the regular Huntingdon Borough Council meeting Tuesday night gave many in attendance a sense of déjà vu.  More...

SHCSB member honored for service

Southern Huntingdon County School Board member Joseph Giebel Jr. was honored for his 12 years of service to the district during Tuesday night’s monthly meeting.  More...

Local organizations host free holiday meals

As stores gear up for Black Friday shoppers, residents at home break out holiday plates and carving knives to prepare for carving the turkey. More...

State  Free Access 

Mom accused of helping man arrested in cop killing evade police

NEW KENSINGTON (AP) — Tips from informants helped lead law enforcement to the man accused of fatally shooting a rookie police officer, and the suspect’s mother is accused of helping him evade arrest during a four-day manhunt, officials sa More...

Neurologist pleads guilty to charges he groped patients

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A neurologist facing allegations of sexual misconduct in three states pleaded guilty Tuesday to misdemeanor charges that he groped women at a Philadelphia clinic.  More...

FBI investigating US rep. over payment to challenger

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI has reason to believe U.S. Rep. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 22   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

Echos From The Past

Circus was exciting event for folks of all ages

Part 1   This week we take you to the circus, courtesy of John Corson, of the Shirleysburg area. Enjoy!  More...

Old-Time Photo

Remember the American Revolution Bicentennial Celebration of 1976? Nearly every community across the nation joined in the celebration of America’s 200th birthday bash. More...

People/Pastimes

SHCHS Class of 1964

Members of the Southern Huntingdon County Class of 1964, including front row, from the left, June (Kibler) Diller, Carol (Curfman) Ramsey, Sandra (Shoop) Banks, Jean (Fetzer) Vaughn, Patsy (Yohn) Ste More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 17! Happy birthday wishes go out to Morgan Hannah Banks, who turns 17 years old today, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. She is the daughter of Beth Banks of Huntingdon. Morgan has two brothers, Derek and Tyler. More...

Celebrate Thanksgiving with foods from the first feast

Thanksgiving is celebrated each November in the United States and each October in Canada. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Blame fast-food intake, not dessert, for weight gain

Dear Annie: My husband and I have both been married before, and our children are from our first marriages. My husband’s daughter lives close by, and she brings her kids to our home often, which we all enjoy. More...

Fast-food before a planned dinner

Dear Annie: My husband and I have both been married before, and our children are from our first marriages. My husband’s daughter lives close by, and she brings her kids to our home often, which we all enjoy. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Mooch management

Dear Heloise: If one of our family members calls and asks to come over and bring the kids, we usually say “yes,” because we’re not busy. More...

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