September 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Tourism in county shifts after holiday

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, the tourism season in Huntingdon County will shift, as some view the holiday as the unofficial end to summer. More...

Homecoming celebrated

The Tussey Mountain High School Band performed during the Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT) Volunteer Fire Co.’s annual homing parade Saturday. More...

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Labor Day classes

While most area schools and businesses were closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday Monday, Juniata College students were busy hitting the books and making their way to class. More...

Huntingdon County Library

The library has new children’s books to help children with their reading skills.  “The Day the Crayons Came Home” by Drew Daywalt — I’m not sure what it is about this kid Duncan, but his crayons sure are a colorful More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

MUAHS guidance counselor to head county association

75 Years Ago  State Motor Police of the Huntingdon County substation were called to investigate eight accidents over the Labor Day weekend. Eight persons were injured in the accidents.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 8 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 

Temple shocks Penn State

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Temple fans faced a roadblock of strong-armed security and metal gates preventing them from storming the field.  No problem.  More...

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Editorial

Op-Ed

Business as usual in Harrisburg

I have been hesitant to write about the inaction in Harrisburg. I was thinking as soon as I did, there would be some action and my letter would be obsolete before it was printed. More...

What others are saying

Trump’s no outlier

There are those who would have you believe that Donald Trump is an aberration among Republican presidential contenders — the black sheep uncle who shows up half-drunk at family gatherings, insults the guests, scandalizes the women and otherwise More...

Our Readers Write

Better economy is not the answer  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Chatter Box

Summer’s hard to beat

I can’t believe summer is essentially over! As nice as the changing leaves and crisp fall air are, it’s hard to beat long summer days, fresh produce from the garden and other summer favorites. More...

Healthy Living

Phytotherapy: the art of healing with plants

Phytotherapy, the oldest medicine in the world, dates back to some 3000 years before our era. Clay slates engraved by the Sumerians attest to this. More...

Healing with light

Just like plants, the human body needs the energy produced by light. In human beings, just like in plants, the lack of light provokes undesirable effects such as atrophy, depression, weakness, lassitude, etc. More...

A journey to the world of alternative medicines

Traditional medicine essentially treats the clinical signs and symptoms of ailments with medications that work against the disease, or its symptoms: anti-inflammatories for tendonitis, antibiotics for infection, antidepressants for depression, antaci More...

Annie's Mailbox

Selfish sisters don’t contribute to mom’s care

Dear Annie: I am the youngest of three girls and have always been the black sheep of the family. I have two sisters who don’t have kids, yet they constantly tell me I’m not a good mother or daughter.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015:  More...

Shirley Twp. fire victim identified

The Daily News has confirmed the identity of the man who died in a fire in Shirley Township last week. Jerry Scott, 41, of 11460 Nebo Road, Shirley Township, died in the Sept. More...

Alexandria’s history featured in tour

In honor of the upcoming 40th anniversary of Hartslog Day in Alexandria, the Hartslog Heritage Museum Committee featured a walking tour of historical sites in the borough Sunday afternoon. More...

Broad Top ball players honored at ceremonies

Three well-known Broad Top and Trough Creek Valley baseball players were inducted into the coveted Broad Top Old-Timers’ Baseball Association Hall of Fame during impressive pre-game ceremonies held Labor Day at the Broad Top City Park and Recre More...

State  Free Access 

Next step in budget stalemate is stopgap bill

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republicans who control the Pennsylvania Legislature have begun planning their next move in the 2-month-old budget stalemate with Gov. Tom Wolf, with no signs that the sides are nearing an agreement.  More...

World  Free Access 

More precise medical codes aim to track quality of care

WASHINGTON (AP) — If things are a bit tense in your doctor’s office come Oct. More...

Infants’ whooping cough source likely siblings, study finds

CHICAGO (AP) — Infants are more likely to catch whooping cough from their siblings than their moms, says a study with implications for how to protect them.  Previously, moms were considered the more common source of infection. More...

Local Sports

Ryan Strickler wins 4th title

Huntingdon Country Club:

A strong start in the outward nine and the ability to bounce back from near disaster on the inward side made the difference as Ryan Strickler downed Andy Fouse 2-and-1 Monday afternoon for this fourth title at the Huntingdon Country Club.  More...

Juniata opens with victory

The Juniata College football team forced four turnovers and junior quarterback Hank Coyne made his first collegiate start as the Eagles opened the 2015 season with a 26-13 win over the Wolverines Saturday afternoon at Knox Stadium.  More...

Matt Baer captures 3rd crown

American Legion Country Club:

The America Legion Country Club in Mount Union was in great condition all through the weekend for the men’s club championship Monday afternoon. More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Reed-Beaver

Kim Beaver and Frank Reed were united in marriage Saturday, July 25, 2015, at the Huntingdon Country Club. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Blanche Shirk of Hesston who will celebrate her 99th birthday tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Share milestone anniversaries in The Daily News

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

Doctor K

Vitamin C has little effect on colds

DEAR DOCTOR K: Whatever happened to the idea that vitamin C can boost your immune system and prevent colds?  More...

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