September 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Attorney’ waives court arraignment

The case against the Huntingdon County woman who posed as an attorney for nearly a decade took another step in the judicial system today.  According to court documents, Kimberly Kitchen, 45, James Creek and her attorney, Caroline Roberto of Pitt More...

Classes support smokers hoping to kick habit

While the number of Huntingdon  County residents who smoke seems to be on a downward decline according to the   More...

Local News

Above-normal temps expected for rest of week

For some folks, temperatures outside may feel like it’s the start of the Huntingdon County Fair, not the week before Labor Day.  According to the National Weather Service (NWS), temperatures will be above normal through this week and into More...

Broad Top City councilman takes office

Broad Top City Borough Council Monday evening welcomed new councilman Larry Cross to council. More...

Motorcycle operator injured

One person was injured in a three-vehicle crash along Route 655 in Brady Township in the area of Metz Lane around 4:20 p.m. Monday. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Despite high gas prices, holiday travelers hit the road

75 Years Ago  District relief payments to needy Huntingdon countians during the week ended show a drop of $97 and 10 checks from those of the previous week, according to State Treasurer F. Clair Ross.  More...

Local Sports

Spikes top Mahoning

Jorge Rodriguez and Steven De La Cruz combined on a sixhit shutout as the State College Spikes made up significant ground in the New York-Penn League Wild Card race with a 3-0 win over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers Monday night at Eastwood Field.&nbs More...

Late errors beat Curve

The Altoona Curve surrendered four unearned runs behind a pair of eighth-inning errors and fell to the Bowie Baysox 7-4 at Prince George’s Stadium Monday night.  With two outs in the eighth, an error by Eric Wood allowed Trey Mancini to re More...

New Bearcat coach has 11 veterans

High School Girls’ Soccer:

Huntingdon went through last season with a young team trying to figure things out. This year’s outlook is pretty good with a new head coach, three seniors and 11 returning letterwinners.  More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Protect waterways with stronger regulations  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Op-Ed

Under the big top — Round 2

Charlie: Our next foray into the crowded herd of elephants will include those who have not held elected office, but are now telling us that what this country needs is someone from without to reform and manage our political world from within. More...

What others are saying

Halting the heroin scourge

Steve was guest-hosting “The Diane Rehm Show” on NPR recently, and the topic was the nationwide upsurge in heroin addiction. The first caller was Stacy from New Albany, Indiana.  “It’s funny,” she said. More...

Chatter Box

September is month of change

September is one of those months that just feels like it brings change. More...

Healthy Living

Doing your own homework helps them do theirs

Getting a head start before school starts is always the right way to go. Here are some ways to make sure your children are ready for their studies:  More...

Tips for a healthy school year

Students are most likely to get sick when school starts because being at school put children’s immune systems to the test, offers The Mayo Clinic. More...

Back to school means elevated risk for lice

Millions of children will soon be heading back to the classroom. More...

Doctor K

Practical tips for preventing motion sickness

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have a lot of travel coming up for work. The problem is that I get motion sickness in cars, trains, planes — basically everything that moves. I’d love some practical tips for relief.  More...

Special Sections

Leader to seek write-in votes

Huntingdon County Commissioner Gary O’Korn has announced he’s launching a write-in campaign for re-election ahead of the Tuesday, Nov. 3, general election.  More...

MUASB members pass KOZ program

The Mount Union Area School Board cast a unanimous vote Monday to extend the life of an incentive program at Riverview Business Center in the hopes of attracting industry to the area.  The board is one of three taxing bodies that has a say in th More...

Judge seats juries in four court cases

A jury was selected in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Monday for the trial of two people rounded up in an April 2014 drug bust.  Luis Bernal, 37, and Jacquita R. More...

Opinion Line returns with drawings, prizes

For three months, Daily News readers have been patiently awaiting the return of the newspaper’s longtime Saturday feature, the Opinion Line.  More...

State  Free Access 

Papal welcome at seminary may be rowdy, reverent

The last time a pope visited the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just outside Philadelphia, he got a rousing, even rowdy, rock star welcome. “Viva! More...

Kane, supporters mobilizing against effort to force her out

HARRISBURG (AP) — Attorney General Kathleen Kane has retained a lawyer to look into disciplinary matters for her, the lawyer said Monday as her supporters mobilized against perceived efforts to force her out of office as she fights criminal cha More...

Philly Naked Bike Riders photo-bomb wedding shoot

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Here comes the bride all dressed in white. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 1 AA Meeting 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 

Dodgers edge Giants 5-4 in 14 innings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez singled in the winning run with the bases loaded in the 14th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night in the opener of a series between the NL West More...

Serena gets off to an easy start

US Open Tennis:

NEW YORK (AP) — Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women.  More...

AFC North sends teams to playoffs

CINCINNATI (AP) — Anytime there’s a debate about the NFL’s toughest division, teams in the AFC North are quick to point out the playoff appearances.  Yep. Nobody can top them.  More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1966

Members of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1966 gathered for their annual summer picnic Aug. 16. More...

Saltillo High School Class of 1953

Members of the Saltillo High School Class of 1953, front row, from the left, Jane Mills, Joanne Nelson, Hazel Hershey, Vaughn Fleck, Ronald DeForrest; second row, Walter Cornelius, Dean Keith, Duane More...

Bricktown Seniors hold monthly meeting

The meeting of the Bricktown Senior Center was called to order by president Bud Parks Aug. More...

School News

Local students graduate at Indiana University

The following local students have completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as of May 2015.  Graduates are Emma Santos, who earned a bachelor of science degree in deaf education, and Christopher Shope, who ear More...

Comics

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News Writer

The Daily News is looking for a bright, curious, enterprising writer who belongs in a newsroom. Full-time w/ benefits. Preference to candidates with experience, but will train a quality writer. More...

Temporary Data Entry Clerk

Mutual Benefit Group (MBG) is seeking temporary data entry clerks, which will be staffed through Manpower. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Teen’s driving concerns aunt

Dear Annie: My family has lost their minds and is letting my 14-year-old nephew drive around on open roads, sometimes in busy areas. He drives with his mother and grandmother.  I think this is beyond crazy. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aries if born before 3:02 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015:  More...

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