October 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents to aid in admin search

The Mount Union area community is invited to share thoughts on education leadership and goals for the school district as the search for a new superintendent gets underway.  More...

Autumn is good time to service furnace

Despite the fact temperatures are forecasted to reach into the 70s this weekend, the days are getting shorter and the overnight temps are getting lower.  Those cold nights might lead folks to fire up their furnace, so many heating professionals More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Trey Nathaniel Secrest  Date of Birth: Aug. More...

Charges announced for individuals arrested in bust

The Huntingdon County District Attorney’s office formally released drug charges on four individuals as the result of a previous drug bust in Huntingdon County.  Three individuals, according to a previous article in The Daily News, appeared More...

HAMS teacher named educator of year

Driven by passion for education, a Huntingdon Area Middle School (HAMS) teacher was recognized for her dedication to her district and learners earlier this month, and was formally recognized during last week’s Huntingdon Area School District (H More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 21   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

Local Sports

Central knocks Huntingdon from unbeaten ranks

Central senior running back Jared Smith led all rushers with exactly 100 yards during Friday night’s Mountain League contest with Huntingdon, including 43 of those yards coming on a fourthquarter touchdown run with just under four minutes left More...

Valley is only area team to get a win in Week Nine

Visiting Glendale gave Juniata Valley more that a bit of trouble in Friday’s Senior Night contest at Alexandria. More...

No. Bedford shuts down Martin, Trojans

The Mount Union football team ran up against a very quick defense Friday night when it hosted Northern Bedford. The Panthers knew if they were going to have a chance at a win, they would have to slow down Daunte Martin. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

News of Yesteryear

County’s first female mayor receives oath of office

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County’s registration of voters decreased 2,533 in the past year, according to a survey of the permanent registration files by the county board of elections. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Pet urine odors  If your pet has an accident in the house, here’s a way to prevent urine odors. Mix two tablespoons of white vinegar and two tablespoons of dishwashing liquid into a quart of water. More...

Annie's Mailbox

New city, new heart

Dear Annie: My girlfriend, “Lucy,” and I started dating three years ago, during our senior year of college. More...

Special Sections

ESPN show shoots locally

Viewers tuning in to ESPN’s College GameDay broadcast from Beaver Stadium, University Park, today may notice some stunning — not to mention familiar — scenery during the show.  West Township residents T.J. More...

Flu vaccines administered at clinic

While learners enjoyed the day off of school Friday, members of the community, faculty and staff gathered at the Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) to receive their flu shot vaccine.  In collaboration with the state Department of Health, HAHS se More...

Trick-or-treat nights planned across area

It’s time to put on the costumes and get ready to yell trick or treat, as Halloween swiftly approaches.  Area youngsters will be hitting the streets for trickor treat nights across the county beginning Wednesday, Oct. More...

State  Free Access 

Donation helps save 19 cats in house fire

ALLENTOWN (AP) — A Pennsylvania town’s fire department is praising an excouncilwoman whose donation helped save the lives of 19 cats in a house fire.  The Allentown Fire Department tells The Morning Call former councilwoman Gail Hoov More...

World  Free Access 

$50,000 payments help Gaza families end blood feuds

BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — As the rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas move to reconcile, families of loved ones killed in Gaza’s civil war a decade ago are also learning to get along.  With the backing of an exiled former More...

General News

New Battle of the Alamo is brewing

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Remember the Alamo? A new Texas battle is brewing over how best to do so.  More...

Producer brings politics to film forum

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Author and film producer George R. R. Martin waded into the politics of movie-industry tax breaks on Thursday while endorsing a prominent Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico.  More...

Witness: Suspect gathered co-workers, then started shooting

ABERDEEN, Md. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Stakes high as Lions host Wolverines

This team is back. That team is back. The practice of proclaiming that a struggling traditional college football power has returned to elite status after a big win is fraught with false steps.  More...

Astros beat Yanks; force seventh game

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander remained perfect with the Houston Astros, pitching seven shutout innings when they needed him most, and Jose Altuve homered and drove in three runs during a 7-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night t More...

Truex on pole for elimination race

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. had already locked up his spot in the next round of NASCAR’s playoffs.  Now, he’ll have the prime pit position for its first race.  More...

People/Pastimes

Seniors encourage membership

The officers and chairpersons of the Standing Stone Senior Citizens met Oct. 12 for their regular bimonthly meeting to discuss upcoming activities and events. President Jim Park called the meeting to order at 10 a.m. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Shirley Davis formerly of Huntingdon, who will celebrate her birthday Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Elco retirees to meet

This year is rolling right along and the season is moving from summer into fall, so now would be a good time to start attending the monthly breakfast held by retired and former Elco employees.  More...

Religion News

Leaders acknowledge crisis

Greek Orthodox leaders in the United States have acknowledged a “severe and complex financial deficit” that has led to the ouster of the national denomination’s top financial administrators and cuts to its national staff and budget. More...

Event to combat hunger

Hunger and food insecurity are a constant companion for nearly 870 million people worldwide, especially those living in developing countries or impacted by natural disaster.  More...

Three Springs Baptist birthday group meets

The birthday group of First Baptist Church of Three Springs met for their monthly meeting at Spring Creek Diner Oct. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra if born before 1:21 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Sun will be in Scorpio. The Moon is in Sagittarius all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 23, 2017:  More...

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