October 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Many angry over impasse

The Daily News asked folks how they feel about the state budget impasse, given the fact that it’s been four months since Gov. More...

Juniata College storm water project OK’d

In a rather short special meeting Thursday afternoon, Huntingdon Borough Council unanimously gave Juniata College its blessing to move ahead with its proposed storm water runoff project on campus.  More...

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Longtime staff member leaving conservation office

A familiar face at the Huntingdon County Conservation District office in Walker Township will be moving into retirement.  Shirley Clarke, administrative assistant, has been with the district for more than 27 years.  More...

HCBI members hear partner updates

A number of updates were heard at a meeting of the board of directors for Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) Monday.  Tracey Cook, chair of the membership committee, said 61 people attended the annual cruise.  “It was a fu More...

Police Log

Burglary   CROMWELL TWP. — State police at Huntingdon investigated a burglary on Oakland Drive that took place between noon Sept. 4 and 4 p.m. Sept. 23. Police report numerous construction items were stolen from the residence.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

SCV Lions Hootenannies draws large crowds

75 Years Ago   Pennsylvania’s $70,050,000 super-highway, its four-lane pavement stretching 161 miles between Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, was officially opened to traffic — 23 months after ground was broken for the “dream” More...

Local Sports

Pickin’ Panel and other stuff

Coming off its worst week of the season, the Daily News Pickin’ Panel rebounded with its best effort of the year last weekend.  Ty States regained the game he lost the week before by hitting two of his three Lone Ranger picks to finish at More...

Juniata hosting Johns Hopkins

Since opening the season with a lop-sided win over nonconference foe Grove City, the Juniata College football team has suffered three straight Centennial Conference losses. More...

Hornets sweep Trojans; ’Cats lose at PO

High School Volleyball:

Juniata Valley volleyball celebrated it annual Pink Night with a trio of victories over visiting Mount Union Thursday.  The Hornets swept to a 25-15, 25-15 and 25-20 victory in the varsity match. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

David Richard Steidle, 8157 Juniata Valley Pike, Alexandria, and Asthacia Lynn Conlon, 5239 Grange Hall Road, Alexandria.   More...

Former resident retires from navy

LCDR Richard Parson, originally from Orbisonia, recently retired from the United States Navy.  More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Rachel Thatcher of Huntingdon who will turn 100 years old Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

School News

National Merit Scholarship names commended student

Principal Deborah Luffy of Huntingdon Area High School announced that Sarah McClure has been named a commended student in the National Merit Scholarship program. A letter of commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corp. More...

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Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Cleaning grout   My husband is a ceramic tile setter. He says the best thing to clean your grout with is vinegar. Just put it on, scrub, and then rinse with water. It will clean better than any household cleaner, and it’s very cheap. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Parents planned poorly for retirement

Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our late 50s and have been married for 26 years. More...

Senator supports drug legislation

Communities throughout the state embroiled in the battle against opiate addiction received positive news yesterday as U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr. publicly voiced his support for legislation to aid those on the front lines.  More...

No end to budget stalemate

As the budget stalemate continues in Harrisburg, the average resident may not be immediately impacted.  State Sen. More...

Archery season opener may be chilly and wet

A sure sign of fall is the archery season opener this Saturday, Oct. More...

State  Free Access 

Attorney general charged with second perjury count

COLLEGEVILLE(AP) — Prosecutors added a new perjury count and other criminal charges Thursday against Pennsylvania’s attorney general, saying they found a signed document that contradicts her claims she never agreed to maintain secrecy of More...

Issue of surprise medical bills stirs debate at hearing

HARRISBURG (AP) — Advocates for consumers, insurers, hospitals and doctors clashed Thursday at a hearing on surprise bills for expensive out-of-network health care services sent to patients who thought their treatments were covered by their ins More...

Justices to review bias claim against top Pennsylvania judge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear a Pennsylvania death row inmate’s claim that the state high court’s chief justice had a clear conflict of interest and should have stepped aside from the case.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 2 AA Meeting 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 

Ravens rally to beat Steelers in OT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Playing to salvage a rapidly deteriorating season, the Baltimore Ravens needed a little help.  The swirling wind at the open end of Heinz Field, a rough night for Pittsburgh kicker Josh Scobee and some curious decision ma More...

Yanks clinch wildcard with 4-1 win over Red Sox

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees clinched an AL wild-card spot Thursday night, ending a two-year absence from the postseason by beating the Boston Red Sox 4-1.  Carlos Beltran and rookies Greg Bird and Rob Refsnyder all homered for the More...

London wants NFL franchise

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s treasury chief pushed his case Friday for placing a permanent NFL franchise in London, saying he hoped the league would move a team to the capital within the next five years.  More...

Press Club

Female presidents lead Rockets

As an elementary aged school student, the catchphrase was, “Girls rule and boys drool!” Well, maybe that is finally true at Southern Huntingdon County High School.  More...

Hornets embrace new technology

Juniata Valley takes a new approach on learning in the classroom this year by introducing Chromebook mobile labs in certain classrooms. More...

TDN to become part of Trojans’ school day

What’s black, white and red (or read) all over? If you said “a newspaper,” you were probably not born in the last 20 years. In the last few decades, social media has taken over as the number one news source. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Gemini if born before 8:22 p.m. (EDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015:  More...

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