September 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

JC awarded grant for victim services

As colleges and universities work to raise awareness and prevention efforts regarding sexual assault, a recently awarded grant will allow for broad expansion of ongoing collaborative efforts between Juniata College and the community.  More...

Season’s initial frost still several weeks away

Despite cooler nights and the official start of fall, weather forecasters say there’s no need to worry about frost just yet.  “That’s still several weeks away,” said John LaCorte, meteorologist with the National Weather S More...

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Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Steven Belt  Date of Birth: Aug. 26, 1965  Age: 50 years old  Height: 5 feet, 4 inches  Weight: 155 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): 252 Rhone Road, McVeytown, 19 W. More...

Mini Page to move to Fridays

After a being a long-standing section of The Daily News’ Saturday edition, The Mini Page, is moving to the Friday edition, effective Oct. 2.  More...

Drug defendants sentenced in court

The Mapleton man arrested following the execution of a search warrant on his home was sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

AAA director announces transportation for disabled

75 Years Ago  The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission paid the Department of Highways $641,720 for obligations incurred by the department for preliminary engineering work on the Turnpike. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 26 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. 27 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Parnevik, Byrum share lead at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jesper Parnevik birdied three of his last four holes Friday at Poppy Hills for a share of the lead with Tom Byrum in the Champions Tour’s First Tee Open.  More...

Pirates hold on to beat Cubs 3-2

CHICAGO (AP) — As hard as he is for opposing hitters to figure out, Gerrit Cole insists he is taking a simple approach on the mound.  Cole outpitched Jon Lester as the Pittsburgh Pirates hung on for their seventh straight win, beating Chic More...

Hackenberg doing more work despite fewer completions

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Christian Hackenberg’s completed fewer passes for less yards than any three-game span since he arrived at Penn State in 2013. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kevin Allen Detwiler, who turns 9 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. He is the son of Kevin and Louise Detwiler of Three Springs. More...

Grove descendants hold annual family reunion

The annual Grove reunion for the descendants of Jacob and Magdalena Grove was held Sept. 12 with 75 family members and guests in attendance. More...

Protect vision from digital devices

Digital communication has become an integral part of daily life. Smartphones and tablets are pocket-sized personal assistants with appointment reminders, news and a means of keeping in touch with family and friends. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Cherish the relationship, don’t jeopardize it

Dear Annie: My brother and I are both in our 60s, and we phone each other regularly. My problem is, over the years, I have been fortunate and, though not wealthy, am pretty well-off. More...

Doctor K

Develop good exercise habits to avoid back pain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I hurt my back a few weeks ago. I’m feeling better now, but not 100 percent. How quickly should I return to normal activities? I don’t want to reinjure my back.  DEAR READER: You’re wise to be cautious. More...

Leader to seek write-in votes

Following an announcement he would not seek a fourth term in office, Huntingdon County Commissioner R. Dean Fluke announced he is launching a write-in campaign for the Tuesday, Nov. More...

Lawmakers: Next budget step unclear

Despite legislative approval of a stop-gap funding measure in lieu of a full budget, it’s not likely agencies will see relief from the current fiscal crisis.  More...

AAA leaders worried about no state budget

If there is no state budget in place soon, it appears that the tri-county Area Agency on Aging will have to make some “unpleasant decisions” regarding its future operations, announced AAA executive director Connie Brode. More...

World  Free Access 

‘CSI’ ends its 15-season run with 2-hour reunion finale

NEW YORK (AP) — There was scant evidence suggesting it would be a hit.  “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” was a last-minute pickup by CBS, plugged into a Friday lineup whose widely forecast surefire hit would be a reboot of &ldq More...

‘60 Minutes’ opens season with Putin, Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Producers at CBS are making four separate episodes of “60 Minutes” for Sunday, trying to fit in three stories that include two top-of-thenews interviews — with Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump.  More...

EPA to change diesel tests to thwart VW-like cheating

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday that it will launch sweeping changes to the way it tests for diesel emissions after getting duped by clandestine software in Volkswagen cars for seven years.  More...

Local Sports

Knights pull away from Trojans

This game between two Inter- County conference teams played as the hard-fought battle that everyone expected it to be with the Mount Union Trojans from the ICC Gold Division hosting Moshannon Valley of the ICC Silver Division. More...

Bison rush for 390 yards in win over ’Cats

Huntingdon couldn’t have asked for a better beginning to Friday evening’s Mountain League contest at Clearfield. Noah Glenny returned the opening kick off 57 yards and set the Bearcats offense up deep in clearfield territory. More...

Southern blanks winless Tussey

Southern Huntingdon made sure it didn’t overlook visiting Tussey Mountain Friday night. A dominating ground game, combined with a couple touchdown passes, led to the Rockets hammering the winless Titans 43-0.  More...

Religion News

School still out for Israel’s Arabs amid strike over funding

RAMLE, Israel (AP) — The Israeli school year has begun, but thousands of children from the Arab minority who attend Christian schools are still on summer vacation because of a strike to protest cuts in government funding that critics say amount More...

Religion Briefs

Pope urges bishops to defend religious liberty   WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people gathered at the White House — and many more on the streets of Washington — have welcomed Pope Francis as he continues his first visit to the More...

Witnesses participate in assembly

About 79 Christian Witnesses of Jehovah from the Huntingdon congregation attended their semi-annual circuit assembly Sept. 13 at the Christian Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Grantville, east of Harrisburg.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 28, 2015:  More...

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