October 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MU leaders hear wall work update

Just as the first phase of Mount Union’s Pennsylvania Avenue project is winding down, council got an update Wednesday night on Phase II which will entail the reconstruction of a century-old retaining wall. More...

Alexandria to celebrate 40th Hartslog Day

As the pumpkin pole rises once again over the small town of Alexandria, visitors and vendors will fill the streets to celebrate the community’s 40th Hartslog Day from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. More...

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Local News

Fall is time to tune up vehicles

Having vehicles prepared and tuned up for winter is essential to make sure a motorist isn’t left stranded on a cold, dark winter’s night.  Local mechanics stress it’s important to make sure a vehicle is in top shape before it&r More...

Area brief

Trick-or-treat dates set   WEST/BARREE TWPS. — The boards of supervisors for West and Barree townships, during their monthly meetings, set trick-ortreat nights.  More...

Fire Prevention Week

The Mapleton Fire Department’s autumn open house honoring National Fire Prevention Week provided information to an estimated 75 local residents who visited with firefighters and other emergency More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 8 Soup Kitchen The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Arrieta keeps Pirates’ bats quiet and Cubs win 4-0

National League Wild-Card:

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Maybe it’s time to stop treating the Chicago Cubs like they’re too young to be here.  More...

US takes early 4-1 lead in Presidents Cup

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The Presidents Cup wasn’t an hour old when Nick Price looked at the scoreboard and had that sinking feeling.  It was filled with American red.  And there wasn’t much Price or the International t More...

COLLEGE PICKS

California at Utah is more important to the College Football Playoff race than Miami at Florida State.  This is where we are in college football this season.  ESPN is bringing “College GameDay” to Salt Lake City on Saturday for More...

People/Pastimes

Autumn baking trends worth falling for

As the seasons shift from summer to fall, you can begin looking forward to warm flavors and fresh inspiration with new takes on favorite comfort foods inspired by the 2015 Baking and Decorating Trends from the Wilton Test Kitchen. More...

Taste of tradition

When the crisp air and festive colors of fall arrive, it’s time to get out and enjoy the best the season has to offer.  More...

Licensed to Wed

Paul Robert Brenneman, 113 Natures Trail, Millersburg, and Emily Christine Yocum, also of Millersburg.  Todd Buddy Grace, 18285 Hares Valley Road, Mapleton, and Barbara Ellen Patrick, also of Mapleton.   More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 9, 2015:  More...

Special Sections

Seniors step up in budget crisis

Volunteerism is alive and well at 14 senior centers throughout Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton counties, including those which have been impacted by the state budget impasse at Broad Top/Saxton, Juniata Valley, Three Springs and Shade Gap. More...

Walk to School Day

Students from Juniata Valley School District, along with state and local government officials, business and civic leaders and representatives from J.C. More...

Ghosts and Goblins draws visitors to area

Every year after the tourist season winds down, one local attraction continues to draw over 3,000 people to the area throughout the month of October. More...

State  Free Access 

House votes down new Wolf plan for income, drilling taxes

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Shell to spend $69M to relocate facilities

MONACA (AP) — Shell Chemicals announced Tuesday that it will pay $69 million to relocate a western Pennsylvania water source that’s currently on the site of the company’s proposed ethane cracker plant.  More...

Defendants plead in jewelry store worker abduction, torture

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The two remaining defendants accused of kidnapping and torturing a jewelry store worker before dumping her in a cemetery in an attempt to get the shop’s security codes pleaded guilty Wednesday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Former borough building, fire station getting face lift

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: West Branch (3-2, 1-1 ICC Gold) at So. Huntingdon (4-1, 1-1 ICC Gold), 7 p.m.  More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Mount Union (2-3, 1-1 ICC Gold) at No. Bedford (4-1, 1-1 ICC Gold), 7 p.m.  More...

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Williamsburg (2-3) at Juniata Valley (1-4), 7 p.m.  Last Week In Review: Noah Hess rushed for 87 yards and Seth Derugen added 51 in a 33-13 loss at Moshannon Valley.  More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Hallmarks of our past budgets  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Old-Time Photo

Bernie Ambrose of Huntingdon submitted this and another photo showing 1948 graduates of the Alfarata grade school. More...

You Should Know

Q: What happened when Carly Fiorina ran Hewlett-Packard (HP)?   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Once trust disappears, it is hard to regain

Dear Annie: I read you on Facebook and hope you can help. My husband and I have been married for two years, after living together for five. We have four beautiful children. Things were going well until we moved into our new home. More...

Doctor K

Benefits of fluoride far outweigh its risks

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve read that we need fluoride for healthy teeth. But I’ve also heard that fluoride can be dangerous. More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED AT DOVER

1. Winning cure  After two stinky outings in the Chase, Kevin Harvick showed that even when you are down, you are not out. His must-win at Dover propelled the defending Cup champion to Round 2. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Jimmie Johnson? Out?  Pick your time-honored cliché to explain the elimination of the six-time champ from the Chase: A. That’s racin’; or B. It’s just one of them deals. More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Who has momentum?  Aside from the obvious (Mr. Harvick), Kyle Busch and Dale Earnhardt Jr., who finished 2-3, spring to mind. Both were hovering around the cut line. More...

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