September 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Families aided by JVSD backpacks

For the third year, a program to help feed  children with food insecurities in the Juniata Valley School District is proving to be a positive one.   More...

Local man back in jail for endangerment case

A Huntingdon man once convicted of recklessly endangering another person was taken into custody Wednesday and charged with a similar crime.  William Terry Ledford Jr., 28, Huntingdon, has been charged by state police at Huntingdon for endangerin More...

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Area brief

Horseshoe tourney to aid ALS fight   More...

Mountain Day fun

Juniata College students enjoyed a beautiful fall day at Seven Points at Raystown Lake Thursday during the college’s annual tradition, Mountain Day, where classes are canceled and students, fac More...

Judge sentences defendants

An Orbisonia woman was sentenced on charges of driving under the influence in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon to host district firemen’s convention

75 Years Ago  Two men entombed in a night slide at the William Penn colliery were rescued as searchers continued to dig for two others buried with them. The men were trapped by a rock slide.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 25 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lynx down Mercury 67-60

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Minnesota got off to a slow start, Rebekkah Brunson stepped up her defensive play and helped get the Lynx within one win of returning to the WNBA Finals.  More...

Royals clinch AL Central crown with 10-4 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Giants finish off Redskins 32-21 for first win

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Brave words after difficult defeats don’t come close to soothing a losing team’s spirits. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Stop the streaking

Dear Heloise: I always end up with a streaked mess whenever I try to clean the inside of my CAR WINDSHIELD. Do you have any good hints? I read your column in the Omaha (Nebraska) World-Herald. — Ron in Lincoln, Nebraska  More...

Special Sections

Avian flu alerts continue in fall

While there still have been no official reports of high pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the state, as the weather gets cooler and birds begin to migrate south for the winter, the state Department of Agriculture is still on high alert.  More...

Eclipse, supermoon to be seen Sunday

A spectacular lunar event is expected Sunday night and Juniata College is inviting sky watchers to observe the phenomenon on campus.  For the first time in more than three decades, Sunday, Sept. More...

State leader looks to future for volunteers

Editor’s note: This story is  the final part of a weekly series throughout September to examine issues faced by volunteer  emergency services organizations in the region in observance of National Preparedness Month.   More...

State  Free Access 

House votes on short-term budget

HARRISBURG (AP) — After more than two hours of angry debate Thursday, the state House of Representatives passed a short-term spending plan that Democratic Gov. More...

AG re-election in turmoil

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s attorney general said Thursday she does not think she will be eligible to run for a second term next year if her law license remains suspended as she faces perjury, obstruction and other charges.  More...

World  Free Access 

Speaker to resign at end of October

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed Republicans on Friday that he would step down at the end of October, giving up his coveted leadership post and his seat in Congress in the face of hardline conservative o More...

Local Sports

JC at unbeaten Franklin & Marshall

Juniata College football coach Tim Launtz say a lot of things he liked when the Eagles squared off with Gettysburg last Saturday afternoon at Knox Stadium. More...

Huntingdon and Tussey get wins

High School Volleyball:

After fighting its way back from early deficits in the first two sets, Huntingdon came out with a little more determination in the third set, especially at the service line from senior Logan Felton who put together a ninepoint run to help the Bearcat More...

Pickin’ Panel and other stuff

Week Three wasn’t a good week for members of The Daily News pickin’ panel to be by themselves.  The three of us combined to pick four limb jobs and we didn’t hit one of them. More...

People/Pastimes

Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month

The Standing Stone Garden Club has selected the Garden of the Month for the month of September. The honor goes to John and Mary McIlroy, who reside at 1107 Mifflin St., Huntingdon. More...

Huntingdon couple marks golden anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Malcolm and Donna (Carey) Ambrose of Huntingdon who celebrate their 50th anniversary today, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. They were united in marriage at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Bradley, Maine, by the Rev. More...

Special Occasions

Sept. 25, 2015   Happy anniversary wishes go out to Lindsay (Hess) and Brendan Jones of Burlington, Vermont, and formerly of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 11th wedding anniversary today, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Splinter removal   If you get a splinter and don’t have a tweezers available, here’s a hack to get it out. Put a little Elmer’s® glue on it. Let the glue dry and then pull the glue off. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Get some premarital counseling

Dear Annie: After five years of dating, my fiance and I have purchased a house and are in the process of moving in together. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015:  More...

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