September 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

State police plan weekend patrols

State police and PennDOT are taking part in a national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign through this holiday weekend. More...

Students come together for community

Huntingdon and Mount Union area high school students enjoyed a dance party during the Toys for Tots Tailgate at the Armory at Death Bunny Acres next to War Vets Field in Huntingdon ahead of Friday ni More...

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Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

NEW YORK (AP) — The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing “Force” behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film. More...

Three new comics added to ‘Daily Show’

NEW YORK (AP) — Anticipating its relaunch with Trevor Noah as host later this month, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” has added three new comics to its rotating cast of correspondents. More...

Many millennials see themselves as self-absorbed, wasteful

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even millennials don’t think much of their generation, according to a new poll Thursday. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats hold of Mount Union in opener

Huntingdon senior Jon Wagner proved to be a force coming out of the backfield last year as well as an explosive return man. Wagner displayed both those talents during Friday evening’s home season opener against neighboring Mount Union. More...

Juniata volleyball sweeps past Johns Hopkins

The Juniata College women’s volleyball team played the first of three matches at the Wittenberg National Invitational on Friday night. The Eagles handled Johns Hopkins 3-0 (25-15, 25-20, 25-12). More...

Rockets take advantage of five Hornet turnovers

Southern Huntingdon made some mistakes that cost it first half scoring opportunities, but rushed for 283 yards and took advantage of five Juniata Valley turnovers to win a 38-6 seasonopening decision over the Hornets Friday night in steamy Alexandria More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Maggie Christina Linn who turns 8 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. Her proud parents are Chris and Beth Linn of Huntingdon. Maggie’s older sister and best friend is Maiya Linn. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Bailey Rae Nicklow who turns 3 years old today, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. Her proud parents are Jason and Kimberly Nicklow. Bailey has an older brother, Luke, who is 6. More...

McConnellstown couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Edgar and Linda Cutshall of McConnellstown who celebrate their 50th anniversary today, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. They were united in marriage in 1965 at the Methodist church in Saxton by the Rev. Charles Hess. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Good friends are honest, while being compassionate

Dear Annie: I have been friends with “Rhonda” for decades. She has always been a dear friend, but lately, she seems to have no sympathy for anyone. Either that, or she is so angry with me that she has become disrespectful. More...

Doctor K

Baby’s sponge bath can be enjoyable ritual

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m about to become a new mom. I’ve heard it’s best to give my newborn son a sponge bath, but I’ve never done this before. Can you give me some guidance? More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 7, 2015: More...

Victim’s identity not yet released

Authorities still have not released the name of the man who perished in a Shirley Township blaze Thursday night. More...

Lyme disease cases increase in kids

There are many illnesses, mostly viral, which can cause children to spike a fever, seem cranky or develop a rash, but doctors are increasingly aware Lyme disease could be a potential culprit. More...

Opinion Line debuts in today’s newspaper

Daily News readers have patiently waited for this day all summer — the weekly Opinion Line. That’s right, after taking a hiatus at the end of May, the Opinion Line returns today on Pages A12 and A13. More...

Local News

Area brief

Hartslog Heritage Museum plans walking tour ALEXANDRIA — In anticipation of the 40th anniversary of Hartslog Day, the Hartslog Heritage Museum will celebrate by hosting a walking tour of Alexandria at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6. More...

Correction

In the article regarding the appointment of an interim EMA director during the Huntingdon County Commissioners weekly meeting published in the Sept. More...

Shirleysburg man pleads guilty in court for posession

A Shirleysburg man accused of stealing medicated patches entered pleas in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mapleton’s Little Miss Princess crowned for 1990

75 Years Ago With the awarding of the new 1941 Studebaker sedan, the 1940 Huntingdon County Fair came to a grand climax. Miss Mildred M. Hall of Piney Ridge received the title to the new auto. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 5 AA MEETING Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, Sept. 6 AA MEETING More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Serena struggles again, but advances to 4th round

NEW YORK (AP) — Even if her latest troublesome first set had finished only an hour earlier, it seemed a distant memory by the time Serena Williams smacked a cross-court forehand passing winner on the run and wound up doing the splits behind the More...

Temple looking for signature win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Temple can boast a sold out stadium for its opener, a rare feat in the 12 years the Owls have called Lincoln Financial Field home. The Owls could only wish the crowd would give them a home-field advantage. More...

Happ pitches Bucs to 9-3 win

ST. LOUIS (AP) — J.A. Happ is happy to be back in the National League and pitching in a pennant race. Happ pitched seven scoreless innings and Starling Marte drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-3 victory over the St. More...

Opinion Line

Opinion Line

Huntingdon — I want to thank the Opinion Line for appearing again in the paper. It was so missed. I want to thank Western Auto. I had a power outage a couple weeks ago and I had to have my TV reprogrammed. More...

Religion News

Muslim refugees converting in droves

BERLIN (AP) — Mohammed Ali Zonoobi bends his head as the priest pours holy water over his black hair. “Will you break away from Satan and his evil deeds?” pastor Gottfried Martens asks the Iranian refugee. More...

Religion Briefs

Priests in Holy Year can absolve ‘sin of abortion’ More...

McCrory distances himself from ad for Christian rally

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is distancing himself from a full-page newspaper ad about a Christian rally he plans to speak at in Charlotte. More...

School News

HAHS graduate completes Cadet Basic Training

Cadet Madeline Suba, daughter of David Buzminsky and Kathy Suba of Hesston, completed Cadet Basic Training at the United States Military Academy at West Point, West Point, New York. More...

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