September 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASB members accept resignations

The Mount Union Area School Board OK’d the departure of several longtime employees Monday night, including the district’s director of elementary education who is moving on to a neighboring school system.  More...

Residents raise spinal cord injury awareness

September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month and designated as a time to raise awareness of the need for better treatments and therapies, and someday, a cure.  Currently, there are approximately 200,000 people living with spinal cord injuries More...

Local News

HCBI membership structure to change

A change in membership structure was approved by the board of directors of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) Monday.  Membership committee chair Tracey Cook said after the 2015 campaign fell short by about $4,000 and 12 members, the More...

September warmer than average in county

Temperatures have been warmer thus far for the month of September, which is challenging the record highs for the month in some places, but locally, that hasn’t been the case.  In other parts of the state, Accuweather.com recently reported More...

Area brief

Woodland to celebrate rehab week   More...

World  Free Access 

Gene test finds which breast cancer patients can skip chemo

Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease — good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient’s risk.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 29 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 

Giants delay party for Greinke, Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zack Greinke and the NL Westleading Dodgers were denied a playoff-clinching party for at least another day, losing to the World Series champion Giants on pinch-hitter Alejandro De Aza’s sacrifice fly.  More...

Kobe Bryant not done, yet

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Cards closer to division title

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The celebration the St. Louis Cardinals have been chasing all year is closer than ever.  One sobering moment on Monday night, however, provided a harsh reality check.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY 6th BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Collin Christopher Yocum, who turned 6 years old Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. He lives in Mount Union with his parents, Ryan and Alesha Yocum, and his sister, Reagan. More...

Grove descendants gather for 102nd family reunion

The 102nd annual Grove family reunion for the descendants of Jacob and Magdalena Grove was held Sept. 12 with 75 family members and guests in attendance. More...

Happy 80th Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Otis “Buck” Mills of Maddensville, who turns 80 years old today, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. Buck has two sons, Terry Mills and Andy Mills, and one daughter, Teresa Souders, all of Maddensville. More...

School News

IUP students named to summer dean’s list

The following students have been named to the summer 2015 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015:  More...

Letter questions deputies’ actions

A letter sent to The Daily News, and supposedly to state and local representatives and those involved in the justice system, is questioning whether Huntingdon County Sheriff’s Department deputies can conduct traffic stops and issue traffic cita More...

HAHS mural ‘flagged’ for discussion

Conversations regarding the Confederate flag took on a new tenor at Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) on social media late last week as discussions buzzed in relation to a mural which incorporates the flag’s image.  More...

United Way campaign to kick off Wednesday

The Huntingdon County United Way will kick off its annual campaign Wednesday with the Day of Caring.  Kathy Armillei, United Way executive director, is looking forward to the day.  “We have 338 volunteers,” she said, “and More...

State  Free Access 

Critics slam ex-archbishop’s role in pope visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former archbishop who retired amid allegations he put church interests ahead of clergy sexual abuse victims returned to the city over the weekend to help Pope Francis celebrate Mass, drawing criticism from advocates who sa More...

Parents alarmed over plummeting math scores

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two years ago, Christy Manetta’s sixth-grader scored “advanced” on her state standardized math exam.  This month, when Manetta got the results of her daughter’s spring PSSA math test, she was sur More...

Chief justice: No view about attorney general quitting

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest ranking jurist said Monday he has “absolutely no view” on whether the state’s attorney general should resign from office, one week after the state Supreme Court temporarily suspen More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Construction of four-story MBG building to begin

75 Years Ago  More than 1,000 unlicensed dogs are running at large in Huntingdon County, The Daily News learned direct from the Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement of the Department of Agriculture at Harrisburg. More...

Local Sports

Southern Fulton comes back to beat Trojans 3-1

High School Volleyball:

The Mount Union volleyball team started the night hitting on all cylinders in the first set, scoring up front and passing well. More...

Forbes Road wins 11-0 at Huntingdon

H.S. Field Hockey:

The Huntingdon field hockey team can’t find the consistency it needs for success. More...

Pee Wee Results

In Huntingdon County Pee Wee Football League Saturday, the Eagles downed the Steelers 19-13 and the Lions blanked the Vikings 39-0 in varsity action. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

My right to do so  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Op-Ed

What is their job?

Bill: I just saw on the news that Sen. Charles Grassley is asking for a special investigation of Hillary Clinton’s emails. The first thought that came to my mind is why the U.S. Senate would spend time on that issue.  More...

Pennsylvania Manufacturing Week

In the next decade, the agriculture and food manufacturing workforce will have nearly 75,000 job openings as a result of growths and employee retirements. More...

Chatter Box

A historic week

From a visit from the pope to a lunar eclipse, what a historic week we’ve just lived.  More...

Healthy Living

MENTAL HEALTH

Are you a technology junkie?

Do you have your smart phone with you everywhere except in the shower? Do you check the social networks the second you have a bit of free time, even if it’s during an of.ce meeting, at a restaurant with friends, or in bed with your loved one? More...

Naturopathy is all natural

Naturopathy is a therapeutic method that bases its treatments exclusively on natural means. These can include phytotherapy (herbal medicine), diet, life hygiene, homeopathy, and aromatherapy.   More...

The challenge of healthy ageing

Canadians are enjoying much longer lives these days. Of course, an increase in longevity is great, but it’s even better when combined with a good quality of life. Healthy ageing is a goal we should all aim for. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Once trust is broken, it is difficult to regain

Dear Annie: I am a 20-year-old male who currently lives with my parents. I just started my first year of college.  More...

Doctor K

Prevent painful tooth decay by daily brushing and flossing

DEAR DOCTOR K: What is tooth decay, and how does it happen?  DEAR READER: Tooth decay is a disease of the mouth that can lead to cavities and infection. But before we start talking about sick teeth, let’s talk about healthy teeth.  More...

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