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VFW accepts ice bucket Challenge by aPriL FeaGLeY Daily News staff Writer

To keep the momentum of the viral Ice Bucket Challenge for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) going, members of the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, have upped the ante by taking the plunge and issuing a challenge to all area clubs and orga More...

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Local Sports

Trojans rebuilding with young team

The Mount Union girl’s volleyball program is in a total rebuild mode after the Trojans lost eight seniors and six letterwinners to graduation last June. More...

Ernst wins Portland Classic

LPGA Tour PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour’s Portland Classic with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea’s I.K. Kim. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Strickler downs Kyper for HCC title

Ryan Strickler played solid golf and took advantage of his opportunities to earn a 4-and-3 victory over Dave Kyper in the championship match Monday at the Huntingdon Country Club. It was the third overall title for Strickler, who last won in 2010. More...

Last-second field goal gave PSU win

DUBLIN (AP) — Penn State won a thrilling season opener with a 36-yard field goal as time expired to defeat the University of Central Florida 26-24 in front of a raucous 55,000-strong crowd in Ireland. More...

Baer tops Souders for ALCC crown

Matt Baer played well all through the tournament and was at his best Monday afternoon to capture his second American Legion club championship. Baer defeated Matt Souders 3-and-2. Baer won his first club championship title in 2009. More...

Senior Spotlight

How to Hire a Home Care Provider

Most people prefer to be cared for in their home rather than a nursing home or other care facility, but finding a home care provider for you or a loved one can be daunting. Here are some things to keep in mind when looking for a caregiver. More...

Chatter Box

Feels like summer is over

Ah, the day after Labor Day. Not only does it feel like a Monday, but now it really feels like summer is over. It might be some of the warmest temperatures we’ve had all year, but after Labor Day, the summer mentality is gone. More...

A calm holiday reported at lake

The last unofficial weekend of summer was a quiet one at Raystown Lake. “Overcast skies kind of put a damper on activity at the lake,” said Nick Krupa, operations manager for the project. More...

A sweet treat

Ashlynn and McKenna Black of the Pittsburgh area enjoyed a sweet treat during the Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT) Volunteer Fire Co.’s four-day Labor Day homecoming celebration th More...

baseball players, MVPs honored at Labor Day Old timers game

Threatening rains did not interfere with the playing of the 52nd annual Broad Top Old Timers Baseball Game Monday afternoon which was highlighted with the induction of four area baseball players into the association’s hall of fame. More...

Obituaries

Local News

Police Log

Disorderly conduct CASVILLE BORO. More...

Saxton Community Library

All kids in grades 4 and up are invited to join the Kids Craft Club. The club will meet from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Sept. 20, Oct. 11, Nov. 8 and Dec. 6. More...

News of Yesteryear

Courthouse faces maintenance woes

75 Years Ago Milton H. Neff, prominent retired farmer of Porter Township, who for the past four years had lived at the Hotel Huntingdon, was found dead in the Huntingdon community swimming pool this morning. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Buyer’s remorse, broken promises and worthless pledges

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: More...

Op-Ed

Sarah’s victory

In the summertime, kids are typically found outside. My two older children, Bridget and Patrick, ride bikes and swim. Other kids practically live at the baseball diamond or basketball court. It’s part of what makes summer special. More...

Greasing the path to military intervention

What explains the never-ending justifications for U.S. involvement in Middle Eastern conflicts? In a word: oil. More...

People/Pastimes

Friends of the Huntingdon County Library

Huntingdon County Library trustee Julie Peoples, left, and president of the Friends of the Huntingdon County Library Graham Corby, right, recently presented a check for $8,000 from proceeds raised du More...

Share milestone anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 12! Happy birthday wishes go out to Samantha “Sam” Kayloni Robinson who turns 12 years old today, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY HABITS TO LOWER YOUR CANCER RISK

Certain types of cancer are more likely to strike certain types of people than others. For example, while men can be diagnosed with breast cancer, women are far more likely to develop the disease. More...

HOW COL LEGE STUDENTS CAN EAT HEALTHY

If asked to re.ect on their college years, many graduates likely would not recall healthy eating habits. College students are often pressed for time and short on funds, so a nutritious diet is often sacri.ced for the sake of convenience and cost. More...

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