September 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

US Senator talks possible shutdown

As the state slogs its way through a budget crisis, it appears the federal government could join the melee.  More...

Fiber Arts Fest starts Friday at fairgrounds

This weekend will mark the third annual Fiber Arts Fest, where arts and agriculture meet to show a display of fiber arts from animal to final product.  The event will be held at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds Friday, Sept. More...

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Local News

COG members discuss past year and future plans

Members of the Huntingdon County Council of Governments (COG) met for their bimonthly meeting Wednesday night at the Clay Township Building to discuss the past year and the future of the COG.  COG president Dave Quarry, representing Huntingdon B More...

Police Log

Crashes   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Otelia Mennonite Church founder dies

75 Years Ago  King George today sent warm birthday congratulations to Gen. John J. Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Force in the World War. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 17 Soup Kitchen The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Delle Donne is MVP

NEW YORK (AP) — Elena Delle Donne has to make more room in her ever-growing trophy case.  The Chicago Sky star was announced as the WNBA’s Most Valuable Player for the first time in her young career.  More...

Fielder homers twice in Rangers’ win over Astros

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Prince Fielder hit two of Texas’ season-high five homers and drove in five runs in the AL West-leading Rangers’ 14-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.  After taking over first place wit More...

Williams hopes to build on his debut

PITTSBURGH (AP) — DeAngelo Williams understands the stereotype, even if he doesn’t agree with it.  He’s well aware running backs on the other side of 30 are supposed to be treated like tires whose tread is dwindling by the day. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

End discrimination against female prisoners  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Old-Time Photo

This undated photo was discovered in a desk drawer at The Daily News office recently. More...

Op-Ed

Stop blaming the legislature

By SEN. SCOTT WAGNER   I t appears that newspaper editorial depart- ments across the state are offering their opinion on the state budget. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

4-H Club News

Spring Farms Livestock 4-H Club members showed off the ribbons they won at the Huntingdon County Fair in August. More...

Spring Farms Livestock

The Spring Farms Livestock 4-H Club held its monthly meeting Sept. More...

Beef Club

The 2015 Huntingdon County Fair will always be remembered by members of the 4-H Beef Club.  This year, many of the members from the club came out of the shows with good placings in their breeding, market or showmanship and fitting classes. More...

Annie's Mailbox

He might need some coaching in life skills

Dear Annie: I have been seeing my boyfriend, “John,” for more than a year and love him very much. We are in our mid-20s, and while there are no plans to move in together or settle down soon, I see a future with him. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 11:32 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 18, 2015:  More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED AT RICHMOND

1. Dominance with a capital 'D'   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Why the nervous looks from NASCAR?  Last year, following Week 26, three drivers entered the Chase without a victory. One of them, Ryan Newman, was still winless nine weeks later and came very close to winning the championship. More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Gordon, Gordon and Gordon   More...

Council member requests apology

Huntingdon Borough Council member Bradley Hollenbaugh wants his fellow council members to apologize to the residents of the borough.  Hollenbaugh made the announcement during council’s monthly meeting Tuesday, stating the reason for the ap More...

Beekeepers celebrate honey month

Honey has been enjoyed for thousands of years, so much so that it is used as a symbol of delight and plenty, and to celebrate that fact, September is designated as National Honey Month.  The sweet foodstuff is the product of honey bees cultivate More...

Realtor window display integrates technology

If anyone is walking and shopping in downtown Huntingdon and may be interested in the listings with Schrack Realty, now they have an opportunity to see what’s available before heading into the office.  More...

State  Free Access 

Gov. vows veto of stopgap spending bill

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

World  Free Access 

Artisanal ciders show new funds

GRANVILLE, N.Y. More...

Nebraska farmers win appeal in grain elevator case

OMAHA, Neb. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Tyrone (1-1, 0-1 ML) at Huntingdon (2-0, 1-0 ML), 7 p.m.  Last Week review: Huntingdon amassed over 300 yards of offense, including 163 yards rushing from Jon Wagner as the Bearcats won 27-6 at Bellefonte. More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Mount Union (1-1) at Southern Huntingdon (2-0), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Southern Huntingdon saw an early 6-0 lead fade to a 14-6 deficit, then scored two unanswered touchdowns to remain unbeaten in the early going of More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Mount Union (1-1, 0-0 ICC Gold) at Southern Huntingdon (2-0, 0-0 ICC Gold), 7 p.m.  More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 25

Boy Scouts from Troop 25, Huntingdon, recently floated from Portstown Park to Mapleton on the Juniata River. A total of 10 scouts and four adults completed the trip. More...

Helpful tips to protect your hearing

Not only can noise distract, disturb and interfere with communication and sleep, it can affect your performance, behavior and hearing.  More...

Births

Brittany Kurtz and Danen Cobaugh of Mount Union are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kaelyn Jade Kurtz, Sept. 14, 2015, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

School News

Huntingdon woman named to dean’s list

Sara White, a resident of Huntingdon, was named to the Carleton College Class of 2018 dean’s list.  In recognition of academic excellence, the list is compiled each summer and is drawn from the top 10 percent of the previous year’s f More...

Penn Highlands facilities to hold fall open houses

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College will be hosting two college-wide open houses this fall; one Monday, Oct. 19, and one Thursday, Nov. 19. Both open houses will occur from 5-8 p.m. More...

Doctor K

A number of conditions cause B12 deficiency

DEAR READERS: In the most recent column I began to answer a reader’s question about the different causes of vitamin B12 deficiency, and whether to treat them with shots or pills. More...

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