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Ordinance is required to vacate Bryan Street

When work begins on the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital emergency room expansion project, there will be a little more room thanks in part to Huntingdon Borough.  More...

Hospital holds first ‘Wear Pink’ luncheon

Daily News Staff Writer  The ballroom at Ellis Hall at Juniata College was a sea of pink Friday as J.C. More...

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Senator Eichelberger to host town hall meeting   MARKLESBURG BORO. — State Senator John Eichelberger will host a town hall meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Marklesburg Fire Hall, 15205 Raystown Road, James Creek.  More...

Huntingdon places 3rd in annual tire war

Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful took third place in the 7th annual Tire Recycling Challenge Sept. 15 at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds. More...

Duke University honors former county judge

Former Huntingdon County Judge Newton C. Taylor was honored by Duke University with the Forever Duke Award Sept. 22 at the university in Durham, N.C.   More...

Local Sports

5-1 Hornets down Blue Pirates Tussey is beaten in OT by Vikes

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Hornets vs Titans

A pair of 3-2 football teams played even through four quarters and went to overtime Friday in Saxton. More...

Bearcats are 0-6 for first time

Sports Editor  First-year Huntingdon coach Mike Hudy made a number of changes in the Bearcat lineup this week in preparation for Central Mountain’s unique “Wildcat” offense. More...

Religion News

Brethren Heritage Fair a celebration of faith

Members of the 55 congregations within the Middle Pennsylvania District of the Church of the Brethren gathered at Camp Blue Diamond, Petersburg, Sept. More...

12th Street UMC Ladies gather

Ladies and guests from 12th Street United Methodist Church met for breakfast at Donna’s Restaurant Oct. 2. Leader Carol Conrad welcomed the group and Naomi Conrad led prayer.  More...

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Special events, services

‘Breaking Free’ study   More...

Doctor K

A little household dust may offer allergy protection

DEAR DOCTOR K: I keep a tidy house, but no matter how much I clean, there’s more dust than I’d like. More...

Special Sections

Students warned of cyber danger

It wasn’t long ago that AOL instant messaging was the fad. Then came the social media networks, MySpace, Facebook and Twitter. Throw MyYearbook and cellphones into the equation and teenagers today have the world at their fingertips.  More...

Readers reflect on candidates’ first debate performance

Media reports and pundits across the political spectrum declared former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney the winner of the first presidential debate Oct. More...

General News

Animals get wild at doggy Halloween parties

Associated Press  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fifteen dogs attended Sue Subkow’s first Halloween party in 2005. Half wore costumes, half were naked and all went home in about an hour.  More...

Creature feature

Huntingdon County Humane Society is not US Humane Society

For the staff and volunteers of the Huntingdon County Humane Society, hardly a day goes by without the question, “What is your connection with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)?” The answer is simple: Financially, the shelter More...

Table for one

Jill Gleeson dares to venture outside her comfort zone and learns a life lesson every time. Chances are, you may learn something as well.  It’s a gradual process, gaining gumption. At least it is for me.  More...

People/Pastimes

Service Personnel News

Local man promoted in US Marine Corps

Cpl. Anthony Pacheaco was recently promoted from the rank of lance corporal to corporal in the United States Marine Corps.  More...

Student News

HAHS graduate named to Susquehanna cheerleading squad

Morgan Golay of Huntingdon is a member of the 2012–13 cheerleading squad at Susquehanna University.  More...

United in Marriage

Beatty-Boozel

Arbutis D. Boozel and Spc. Donald L. Beatty III, both of Mapleton, were united in marriage Aug. 4, 2012, at the United Methodist Church, Newton Hamilton. The Rev. Brian Myfelt presided over the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony.  More...

TV

A new ‘Revolution’ from sci-fi mogul J.J. Abrams

NEW YORK (AP) — “There is an inherent evil to the wondrous technology that we embrace blindly,” says J.J. Abrams.  More...

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Found money is always a delightful discovery ANNIE

Dear Annie: My extended family has always been big on celebrating family birthdays for the adults. More...

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A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Cancer all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 8, 2012:  More...

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