October 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local college debt on par with nation

Juniata College graduates have student debt on par with the national average.  Shane Himes, director of student financial planning at the college, said the class of 2015 graduated with an average $35,774 in debt.  “When we get those n More...

Inaugural bicycle festival to begin Friday

With the success of Dirtfest, another bicycle festival will be taking place in the county that is specifically geared toward the everyday cyclist.  Adventure Fest, sponsored by Bicycle Times magazine, which also produces Dirt Rag, a sponsor, of More...

Local News

Huntingdon residents warned of IRS scam

Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Rufus Brenneman has informed The Daily News numerous residents within the borough have received a call from someone professing to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) telling the person they owe the IRS money and More...

Police Log

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Food bank volunteers recognized

Jean Feagley, center, administrator of the Huntingdon Area Food Pantry, hosted the annual volunteer recognition banquet Sept. 24 at the 15th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon. More...

World  Free Access 

South Carolina ordeal far from over

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina was expecting sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it will still take weeks for the state to return to normal after being pummeled by a historic rainstorm.  More...

A multigenerational hit: Student debt traps parents, kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — A college degree practically stamped Andres Aguirre’s ticket to the middle class. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Seahawks hold off Lions 13-10

SEATTLE (AP) — With one big punch, Kam Chancellor showed his importance to the Seattle Seahawks. With one little touch, K.J. More...

Steelers’ Bryant humbled by four-game suspension

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The texts popped into Martavis Bryant’s phone every morning.  And while the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver would prefer to keep their contents private, the fact Ben Roethlisberger sent them at all was nearly as i More...

Baylor dismisses Williams

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People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Madison Kaylee Peachey, who turns 2 years old today, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Her proud parents are Jeptha and Rachel Peachey. More...

Friends of the Woods discusses activities

Friends of the Woods, auxiliary of Westminster Woods, held its bimonthly meeting and luncheon Oct. 1 at the Commons dining room of the continuing care retirement community in Huntingdon with 28 members and guests in attendance.  More...

New national movement unites stroke survivors

Never before has there been a way for the nearly 6.5 million stroke survivors in the United States to rally together as they travel the path to recovery. More...

School News

South Hills announces summer graduates

Commencement ceremonies for the summer graduating class at South Hills School of Business and Technology were held at the Penn Stater recently. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015:  More...

Political divide a growing trend

Polarization seems to be a growing trend in American politics.  To find out why the left keeps moving further left and the right keeps moving further right, The Daily News reached out to Dr. More...

Acorn production ‘spotty’ in forest

After a few years of bumper acorn crops, local wildlife may have to learn to love other food sources as production appears hit-and-miss in area forests.  More...

Liberty Twp. leaders to seek project grant

The Liberty Township Supervisors announced Monday evening they have received five letters of endorsement to be included in a grant application seeking state funds to finance improvements to the Stonerstown Community Park.  More...

State  Free Access 

Deal on taxes necessary to avoid consequences

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Lawsuit claims Kane retaliated against top lawyer

HARRISBURG (AP) — A former top lawyer in Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office sued her on Monday, saying she fired him in retaliation for grand jury testimony that helped Montgomery County prosecutors bring perjury charges against her. More...

State Liquor Control Board to offer liquor lottery

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board plans to offer a lottery so customers will have a fairer shot at buying pricey, limited-quantity liquors.  The first such lottery will occur Oct. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Adult classes to be held at Mount Union high school

75 Years Ago   Huntingdon was represented in the parade at the state Firemen’s Convention at Lewistown by a marching group numbering 88 and the exhibition of four pieces of equipment valued at over $25,000.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 6 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...

Local Sports

Bearcat boys fall 3-2; girls lose twice

High School Soccer:

Huntingdon turned in a game that didn’t seem all that bad, but the end result was. Mifflin County came away with a 3-2 win in a physical contest at Detwiler Field Monday.  More...

Central posts 6-2 win over Huntingdon

High School Tennis:

Amanda Gaugler had a hand in both of Huntingdon’s team points during Monday afternoon’s Mountain League match with Central in Martinsburg, Gaugler opened the day with a 7-6 (7-5 tiebreaker), 6-2 win over the Scarlet Dragons’ Meggie More...

Forbes Road deals Huntingdon 8-0 loss

High School Field Hockey:

The Huntingdon field hockey couldn’t follow up its first win of the season with another. The Bearcats dropped an 8-0 decision Monday at Forbes Road.  The Bearcats fall to 1-6 for the season. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Understanding UPI  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Oct. 2

Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Oct. 2.  House  More...

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Chatter Box

Happy anniversary, Chatter Box

This is an anniversary week for the Chatter Box. My memory escapes me, but I believe I started this column eight years ago this week.  More...

Healthy Living

Accessories to help you keep your head up

Hair loss, or alopecia, is one of the side effects of some breast cancer treatments. More...

Tips for looking after your nails and skin

Many treatments for breast cancer have side effects that affect the health and appearance of the nails and skin. Read on to learn how you can pamper yours during this transitory period.  NAILS   More...

Two ways to reduce your stress levels after a diagnosis

Being diagnosed with a serious illness such as breast cancer can generate an endless series of emotions like worry, fear, anger or sadness. Here are two simple ways to facilitate healing by reducing this stress.  1) CARDIAC COHERENCE   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Spouse should come first

Dear Annie: My wife, “Kate,” and I are in our early 40s and have been married for 15 years. We have two children. More...

Doctor K

Trauma can affect a child’s developing brain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I endured some physical and emotional abuse as a child. Could this explain why I struggle with anxiety as an adult?  DEAR READER: Sigmund Freud and many other psychiatrists surely thought so. More...

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