September 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Public notice sparks water concerns

Correspondence regarding the Huntingdon Borough Water Treatment Plant arrived in water customers’ mailboxes Friday and Saturday, causing a great deal of concern. More...

TMSB members talk parent-teacher change

The Tussey Mountain School Board is leaning toward the creation of a new Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) which will replace three former Parent Teachers Associations (PTA) in the school district. More...

Local News

Former Huntingdon man appears for preliminary hearing

A former Huntingdon resident charged with multiple felony counts in Cumberland County had his case held over for higher court following a preliminary hearing Monday morning.  More...

General News

Lifestyle choices, chance often cause for cancer

Dear Doctor: My best friend, who never smoked, died of lung cancer last spring. My father, who has been a smoker since high school, is fine. More...

Local Sports

Unbeaten Trojans down East Juniata

High School Golf:

The Mount union golf team’s regular season schedule is winding down. The Trojans hosted East Juniata Monday afternoon at the American Legion Country Club in Mount Union. More...

Bearcats lose 7-1 decision at East Juniata

The Huntingdon field hockey team suffered its first loss of the young season Monday, dropping a 7-1 verdict at East Juniata.  Huntingdon was 2-0 for the first time since 1983 to start the season. More...

Huntingdon blanks PV 2-0

High School Boys’ Soccer:

Huntingdon is picking up it game and seeing more good things on the field. More...

Editorial

How They voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Sept. 15. House More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania ———  What must be done to save the ‘dreamers’ from Trump politics, Sep. 5   More...

Elected officials have to stick their necks out

EditorThe Daily NewsDear Editor So, I see the Pennsylvania House of Representatives is considering raiding piggy banks and looking under the sofa cushions to come up with money to pay for the new budget. More...

Chatter Box

A special request for readers

I’m often asked to share and help promote important community events in my column. I’m always grateful that readers think of my column when trying to get their word out and they tell me they typically have good results. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Libra. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017: More...

Mill Creek man guilty after trial

After an hour of deliberating Monday, a jury of nine women and three men found a Mill Creek man guilty of rape, incest and various other sexual assault charges.  The verdict followed what was supposed to be two-day trial of James W. Lewis, 60. More...

HASB members hear of programs

Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) members heard two presentations during their monthly board meeting Monday, followed by approvals of new personnel. More...

Spotted lanternfly not an issue in county

Area residents may have heard of an invasive insect the spotted lanternfly and wonder if it is a problem locally.  More...

State  Free Access 

Senate GOP confronts no-tax package in 80-day budget fight Democratic GOP Republicans

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Senate returned to Harrisburg on Monday, Day 80 of an increasingly ugly budget stalemate, as senators began picking apart the House’s no-new-taxes plan and raising questions about whether huge parts of i More...

Body of 77-year-old woman missing from nursing home found

ALLENTOWN (AP) — A 77-year-old woman has been found dead about two miles away from the Pennsylvania nursing home where she was reported missing nearly a month ago.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 19 AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Red Sox down Orioles 10-8 in 11 innings

BALTIMORE (AP) — Andrew Benintendi hit a two-run single in the 11th inning, Mookie Betts had four RBIs and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-8 Monday night for their ninth win in 12 games. More...

MLB home run record may fall today

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton’s smacks, Aaron Judge’s jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer to the inevitable. More...

Steeler defense talking, playing well

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The difference in the Pittsburgh Steelers defense, inside linebacker Ryan Shazier insists, isn’t in what is happening after the snap, but before it.  The kids like nose tackle Javon Hargrave, cornerback Artie Burns More...

People/Pastimes

Celebrate anniversaries in The Daily News

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

Salvation Army Auxiliary

Salvation Army Auxiliary member Carol Yoder stirred a pot of fudge Monday afternoon in the kitchen of the Huntingdon County Salvation Army headquarters as part of an upcoming fundraiser. More...

Fouse family gathers for annual reunion

This year’s Fouse family reunion was held Aug. More...

Healthy Living

What are the causes and consequences of malocclusion?

Malocclusion is a misalignment between the upper and lower rows of teeth as they approach when the mouth closes. More...

Orthodontic care: seven oral hygiene tips

Everybody knows that basic oral hygiene involves brushing one’s teeth at least twice a day, .ossing daily and making regular visits to the dentist. But what’s the protocol if you wear braces? More...

Floss like a boss

October is National Dental Hygiene Month. Could there be a better time to perfect your flossing technique? Practicing this habit every day can protect you from gum disease and dental decay and even reduce your risk of getting heart disease. More...

Annie's Mailbox

A promiscuous former life

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been together since we were just out of high school. We’ve been married for 18 years, and we have three glorious children. More...

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