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Saxton police seek Tussey SRO grant

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening endorsed efforts by the Saxton Borough Police Department to seek a multi-year grant through the School Resource Officer (SRO) program which will provide valuable student support services at the district More...

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Supervisors question document delivery

The Springfield Township supervisors held a brief meeting Monday evening.  It was noted during the meeting that supervisor Allen Allison delivered documents to township solicitor Larry Lashinsky who responded to the inquiry via e-mail. More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   More...

Area brief

Fall revival services under way in Ardenheim   ARDENHEIM — The Ardenheim Independent Brethren Church on Route 22 near Huston Ford, Huntingdon, will hold fall revival services at 7 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, Sept. 22, and Wednesday, Sept. More...

World  Free Access 

Fatal floods expose delicate balance in polygamous towns

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The secluded polygamous towns tucked between stunning red-rock cliffs have survived for more than 100 years, despite Utah and Arizona’s efforts to dismantle them and expose abuses.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Hearing set for review of Robertsdale sewer system

75 Years Ago  Final plans have been announced for the annual Petersburg Community and School Fair which will be held Sept. 27. A number of activities will be held in the high school buildings, reported agriculture instructor Norman K. More...

Local Sports

JC’s Phillips named LC Player of Week

Junior outside hitter Mar-Jana Phillips (Carson, California) was named the Landmark Conference’s Women’s Volleyball Athlete of the Week for her play over the weekend in the Christopher Newport Invitational.  Phillips boasted 38 total More...

Bearcats are blanked 6-0 by Tigers

Boys’ Soccer

Huntingdon wanted to make the most of its opportunity to score extra points for the District Six standings if it could win at Hollidaysburg Monday. More...

’Cats blanked by Belleville

H.S. Field Hockey:

The Huntingdon field hockey team couldn’t score against visiting Belleville Mennonite Monday afternoon, the had a defensive lapse in the second half and lost a 4-0 decision.  The Bearcats are now 0-3 for the season. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

My stance on the community library issue  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Op-Ed

Immigration past and present

Charlie: Our news media is filled with coverage of the ongoing flight of persons from the Middle East and Africa to Europe. More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Sept. 18

WASHINGTO N — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Sept. 18.  HOUSE  More...

Chatter Box

School year is in full swing

You know the school year is in full swing when The Daily News Press Club pages return to the newspaper’s Friday editions. That date is a little more than a week away, as local students will have their first articles published Friday, Oct.  More...

Healthy Living

Breast cancer: are you at risk?

One out of every ten women will be affected by breast cancer over the course of her life. While it is a frightening statistic, this is not intended to promote fear. More...

Depression... the preconceptions we must abolish

One out of every four women (and one of every ten men) will suffer from depression at least once in her life. Depression is a common affliction. More...

Do you suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS)?

Headaches, sore breasts, bloating, troubled digestion, skin problems, sugar cravings, hyperactivity, irritability, depression, mood swings, fatigue… The list of discomforts that many women experience, with varying intensity, as their menstrual More...

Annie's Mailbox

Boundaries necessary for children living with parents

Dear Annie: My 31-year-old daughter, her boyfriend and my 13-year-old granddaughter have lived with my husband and me for the past 10 years. I never thought they would stay this long.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo if born before 4:21 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Sun will be in Libra. If born before 1:51 p.m. (PDT), the Moon will be in Capricorn. More...

Lawyers discuss AG suspension

After state Attorney General Kathleen Kane was temporarily benched from practicing law by the state Supreme Court Monday, some local attorneys have strong opinions on what the case will do for their line of work.  “It’s a blemish on More...

Flag issue raised to HASB members

The Confederate flag has come under a lot of national scrutiny since the shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, earlier this year, and now the flag that is sometimes considered a sign of hatred or racism has come under scrutiny at Huntingdon Area Hi More...

Area agencies partner to offer veterans expo

Local agencies are once again partnering to offer an event highlighting veterans services in the county.  More...

TDN Press Club’s 55th year kicks off

Over 40 local students and advisers visited The Daily News office Monday to kick off the 55th year of The Daily News Press Club. More...

State  Free Access 

Court suspends state attorney general’s law license

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court on Monday ordered the temporary suspension of state Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s law license, a step that could trigger efforts to remove her from office as she fights perjury, obst More...

Former state Justice Melvin files federal appeal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice Joan Orie Melvin has filed a federal appeal of her campaign corruption conviction and sentence.  More...

West Virginia man charged in 2014 interstate slaying

HARRISBURG (AP) — A West Virginia man was charged with murder Monday in the shooting of another motorist on Interstate 81 in Pennsylvania in what state police said appeared to be a case of mistaken identity.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 22 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 

Jays down Yanks 4-2; Bucs’ magic number two

TORONTO (AP) — David Price pitched seven shutout innings, Jose Bautista had two hits and the Toronto Blue Jays used a three-run first inning to beat the New York Yankees 4-2 on Monday night.  Toronto stretched its lead in the AL East to 3 More...

Revis fuels Jets’ win over Colts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darrelle Revis’ new team is getting the same results he’s always had against Andrew Luck.  The veteran cornerback is still mystifying the young quarterback.  More...

Vikings, mascot have contract issues

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have faced plenty of worthy adversaries in contract negotiations over the years. It should come as no surprise that Ragnar the Viking was one of the most ferocious.  More...

People/Pastimes

One-room school reunion

The days of the one-room school house were revisited Sept. 12 as 58 former schoolmates gathered at Petersburg Bethel Presbyterian Church to visit and reminisce. More...

Snack your way to smart nutrition

Aspirations are high at the start of each new school year. From aiming for good grades to making a fresh commitment to better snack and lunch choices, it’s a time of year to set goals and start reaching for your big dreams. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Brady Matthew Clark, who turns 3 years old today, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. His very proud parents are Matt and Maggie Clark of Orbisonia. More...

Doctor K

Eating fish is healthier than taking fish oil supplements

DEAR DOCTOR K: Heart disease runs in my family. Should I eat fish, or take fish oil supplements?  More...

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