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Local student part of political history

For those who followed the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Fla., last week, and are following the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, N.C., it’s difficult not to get caught up in the fact that history is being made More...

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Greenwood Furnace folk gathering to be held this weekend

The Huntingdon County Arts Council will host the annual Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering at the namesake state park this weekend, today, Friday, Sept. 7, through Sunday, Sept. 9.  More...

Additional victims allege priest misconduct

According to the Cambria County District Attorney’s office, additional individuals have come forward alleging they were victims of sexual misconduct involving a former Mount Union priest, the Rev. Father George Koharchik.  More...

Puppet regime: Indonesian theatre troup mixes politics, pupperty in historical drama

Taking the Indonesian tradition of puppetry and mixing it with the Asian nation’s volatile political history produces “Mwathrika,” a riveting theatrical experience at Juniata College in which puppets perform a tale centered on the p More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Saxton to tap Raystown Branch for emergency water supply

75 Years Ago  Government expenses and receipts for the current fiscal year through Sept. 2 were announced today by the Treasury Department. More...

Local Sports

pickin’ ... ...Panel

The new Daily News Pickin’ Panel got off to a solid start in Week One. Expectedly, no one was perfect, but nobody was below .500 to get going.  More...

1-0 Eagles debut on new turf

Scott Andrews’ 27-yard field goal in the closing moments of Saturday’s game with Thiel in Greenville gave the Juniata College football team a 16-13 victory and their first season-opening win since 2002. More...

30th County Golf Open this weekend

The Huntingdon County Open Golf Tournament, sponsored annually by Kyper Insurance, will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Bryce Hunter Edgin who turns 14 years old today, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. His proud parents are Jim and P.J. Edgin of Mount Union. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO'S 6! Happy Birthday to Morgan Hileman who turned 6 years old Sept. 4, 2012. Morgan lives with her proud parents, Jesse and Abby Hileman in Richvale with her brother, Blane, and her dog, Molly Chew.  More...

Pauline reenlists in United States Navy

David F. Pauline recently re-enlisted for three years in the United States Navy after 24 years of service. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You may need to remind them more than once ANNIE

Dear Annie: My older sister, “Susie,” is 33 and has been receiving financial support from my parents for more than a decade. They give her money outright and also pay her car insurance, health insurance and other bills. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Gemini all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012:  More...

Officers raid property for drugs

Law enforcement agents from the state Attorney General’s office leave a location at 917 Moore St., Huntingdon, after officers raided the property for suspected drug activity this morning. More...

Boro. valve crack causes water leak

A few months back, Huntingdon Borough engineer Ray Myers informed borough council’s water and sewer committee the borough was losing approximately 400,000 gallons of water a day. More...

Sewer fees concern Porter resident

The $2,600 tap-on fees which residents of Porter Township have to pay to connect to the recently installed sewer extensions continue to be an issue. More...

Saxton council acts on street issue

Saxton Borough Council Thursday night gave its final approval to a Hazard Mitigation Plan and acted on numerous street and water related matters. More...

State  Free Access 

Subject of explosives hoax later arrested

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man flying home to Texas to celebrate his 29th birthday instead spent the day as the unwitting victim of a midair explosives hoax that forced the plane’s return to Philadelphia. More...

Dem lawmaker says voter ID ad offensive

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker Thursday demanded that the Corbett administration pull a TV ad designed to educate Pennsylvania voters about the new photo-identification law that takes effect in the Nov. More...

Five hurt when SUV barrels into store

JOHNSTOWN (AP) — Officials say five people were injured when a sport-utility vehicle driven by an elderly woman crashed through the front of a western Pennsylvania store.  More...

World  Free Access 

60-day election sprint opens with weak jobs report

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama charges onto the campaign trail Friday pleading for patience from hardpressed Americans but confronted with the harsh reality of a bleak new report on the nation’s unemployment outlook. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 7   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Sept. 8   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Day rises atop of RB depth chart

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Derek Day’s mercurial rise up the Penn State tailback depth chart may take a turn this week worthy of a feel-good movie script.  More...

Cincinnati beats Pitt 34-10 in Big East opener

CINCINNATI (AP) — George Winn ran for a pair of touchdowns, including a 58-yarder on Cincinnati’s first play of the game, and the Bearcats took advantage of more Pittsburgh mistakes for a 34-10 victory Thursday night, opening a Big East s More...

Orioles pull even with Yanks again

BALTIMORE (AP) — Mark Reynolds hit two of Baltimore’s season-high six home runs — three in a wild eighth inning — and the Orioles climbed back into a first-place tie with New York in the AL East with a 10-6 victory Thursday ni More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Tubs have use beyond cat litter

Dear Readers: “Recycle, reuse and repurpose” should be the buzzwords on your lips. Here are just a few of the many ideas that came in when I asked you for hints about CAT-LITTERTUBS:  More...

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