September 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Area man among 83 PSP graduates

Another Huntingdon County resident has graduated from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy in Hershey. According to the Pennsylvania State Police, Paul Brenneman of Huntingdon is one of 83 new recruits who graduated from the academy Sept. 4. More...

Major grocery chains to shift circular dates

Two major grocery chains in the county are changing the day their circulars run in The Daily News.  Both Giant Food Stores, with a location in Huntingdon, and Weis Markets, with locations in Huntingdon and Mount Union, will change the day circul More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Maranda Potter  Date of Birth: Nov. More...

9/11 victims’ relatives mark anniversary

NEW YORK (AP) — During years of going to ground zero every Sept. 11, Tom Acquaviva has seen crowds diminish at the ceremonies commemorating the terror attacks. More...

Receives ninth Paul Harris Award

Huntingdon Rotary member Wilfred Norris, center, received his ninth Paul Harris Award which shows appreciation for substantial contributions to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

United Fund campaign kicks off in county

75 Years Ago  A resolution condemning a third term for President Roosevelt started a bitter debate in the Resolutions committee of the American Bar Association and resulted in the group calling a recess.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 12 AA MEETING Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, Sept. 13 TRAIN COLLECTORS More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Utah tops Utah State

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Devontae Booker ran for 120 yards and a touchdown and No. 24 Utah beat Utah State 24-14 on Friday night in victory marred by an injury to starting quarterback Travis Wilson.  More...

Mercury beat Sparks

PHOENIX (AP) — Monique Currie scored a season-high 22 points and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 70-65 on Friday night for their third straight victory.  Phoenix (20-13) is the No. More...

Vinci spoils Serena’s slam bid

NEW YORK (AP) — For Serena Williams’ first 26 matches at major tournaments in 2015, no deficit was too daunting, no opponent too troublesome, no victory too far from reach.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lyndsi Gray Bracco, who turns 9 years old today, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Lyndsi is the middle daughter of Joe and Kelli Bracco of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Eliza Raine Sechrist, who turns 3 years old today, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Her loving daddy and mommy are Kevin and Stefanie Sechrist of Hill Valley. More...

Miller family holds annual reunion

The family of the late Art and Mary Miller of Rockhill held a family reunion Sept. 6 at the Orbisonia-Rockhill Sportsman Club located on Love Valley Road.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Green tea   I’m a big fan of green tea. Not only is it an enjoyable drink, but it also helps boost my metabolism. I have a cup during my afternoon break and also before bed.  Greasy dishes   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Neighbor is obviously sensitive to sound

Dear Annie: My husband and I live in a single-story condo that is adjacent to another condo. We have been dealing with a horrible neighbor for seven months. More...

Doctor K

It’s never too early to read to baby

DEAR DOCTOR K: My pediatrician has urged me to read with my toddler every day. Why? And where do I begin?  DEAR READER: Reading with children at a young age helps them develop their reading skills and language. More...

Special Sections

Jury delivers guilty verdict

A former New York man accused of dealing drugs in Huntingdon County was found guilty of eight out of the nine charges Friday in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

New group to work for racial justice

Organizers of a newly formed chapter of a national group hope to encourage local citizens take a stand and consider “Showing Up for Racial Justice” (SURJ) as they hold their inaugural meeting Monday, Sept. More...

Local residents urged to attend PEP meeting

The marketing committee of the Huntingdon County Partnership for Economic Progress (PEP) hopes to find more people interested in helping them find ways to promote the county at the next meeting.  More...

State  Free Access 

Pope sparks social media frenzy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pope Francis’ personality is more joyful than grumpy cat, his vestments undeniably white and gold — not blue or black — and you’ll never hear him say OMG or ermahgerd.  More...

World  Free Access 

Saudi trip denied for ex-Penn State president awaiting trial

HARRISBURG (AP) — Penn State’s former president is being blocked from traveling to Saudi Arabia while he awaits trial over allegations he covered up child sex abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.  More...

Religion Briefs

Clerk who fought gay marriage released from jail   GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples has been released after five days behind bar.  More...

New federal food safety rules issued after deadly outbreaks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food manufacturers must be more vigilant about keeping their operations clean under new government safety rules released Thursday in the wake of deadly foodborne illness outbreaks linked to ice cream, caramel apples, cantaloup More...

Local Sports

Mount Union rolls over Hornets

The Mount Union Trojans football team turned it around from last week’s loss at Huntingdon and came out with a very good performance against Juniata Valley. The Trojans rolled up 430 yards of offense to swat the Hornets 55-7 Friday night.  More...

Southern comes back to win at Williamsburg

Southern Huntingdon scored field goals on its first two possession Friday night at Williamsburg and thought things were going pretty well. More...

Northern Bedford rips Tussey

Tussey Mountain faced Northern Bedford in another edition of the “Backyard Brawl” Friday night in Saxton. This one was all Black Panthers as three touchdown passes by Isaac Drenning led them to a 53-0 pounding of the Titans.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Special events, services

Salvation Army breakfast  p The Salvation Army, located on Shadyside Avenue, Huntingdon, will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7-11 a.m. today, Saturday, Sept. 12. Proceeds will benefit the Thanksgiving basket fund. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 14, 2015:  More...

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