October 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Pasture walk stresses conservation

Sustainability was the foundational concept at an educational pasture walk event Thursday at Thistle Creek Farms in Franklin Township owned by George Lake.  More...

New Goodwill to open for business tomorrow

The long-awaited new Goodwill store will be open for business tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 10.  More...

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Local News

Huntingdon man jailed following domestic incident

A Huntingdon Borough man has been placed in the Huntingdon County Jail after he allegedly threatened to harm a woman and himself during a domestic incident at 405 Moore St., Huntingdon, late Wednesday afternoon.  More...

Area brief

Events planned for 40th Hartslog Day   More...

Rotary Club members volunteer time to clean up Balanced Rock

Eight members of the Huntingdon Rotary Club spent a beautiful fall afternoon Wednesday enjoying the tranquility of Trough Creek State Park, but also working toward a worthwhile cause.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Colts down Texans with no Luck

HOUSTON (AP) — Andre Johnson proved to his former team that he still has plenty left.  Johnson caught two touchdown passes from Matt Hasselbeck, including one for 2 yards in the fourth quarter, to help the Indianapolis Colts beat the Houst More...

Astros handle Royals 5-2 in opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Collin McHugh and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals at their own game Thursday night, relying on sharp pitching and stingy defense for a 5-2 victory in the opener of their AL Division Series.  More...

Homers help Rangers beat Jays 5-3

TORONTO (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit a two-run homer against David Price, Rougned Odor had a solo shot and the Texas Rangers beat the Blue Jays 5-3 Thursday in an AL Division Series opener as postseason baseball returned to Toronto for the firs More...

Press Club

JV yearbook gets face lift

The Juniata Valley High School Yearbook Club is looking for a fresh start going into the new school year with a new yearbook adviser, Ryan Myers. More...

Efforts were not in ‘vein’ at HCCTC

“I love having my arm poked with a needle,” said no one ever. More...

Rockets celebrate homecoming tradition

Southern Huntingdon County High School’s homecoming has been a night everyone looks forward to annually. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015:  More...

Region mourns youth’s passing

Riley Randoll’s smile and strength inspired others and her spirit continues to bring people together as they mourn her passing Wednesday from complications resulting from a bone marrow transplant.  More...

Municipal leaders celebrate a century

Representatives from all 30 townships in Huntingdon County gathered Thursday evening at the U.S. Army Pennsylvania National Guard Readiness Center to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Huntingdon County Association of Township Officials.  More...

Students learn about aspects of agriculture

While Ag in the Classroom has been an annual event at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds, this is the first year that two county schools teamed up to educate young kids on the value of agriculture.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Annual coal miners exhibit draws large crowd

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon Fire Department ambulance won first prize of $20 for the best appearing ambulance in the line of march at the state firemen’s convention held at Lewistown.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 9 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...

Local Sports

Pickin’ Panel and other stuff

Wrapping up the first half of the season, The Daily News Pickin’ Panel was only looking at one result last week — whether Terry Snare or Jeff Norris was going to gain on front runner Ty States and who has going to wind up in the cellar.&n More...

Titans sweep NBC; ’Cats, Trojans and Hornets lose

High School Volleyball:

Huntingdon put Mountain League unbeaten Bald Eagle back on its heels Thursday evening after rallying from an early six-point deficit to stun the Eagles with a 30-28 victory in the opening set. More...

Huntingdon pulls out 3-2 win over Altoona

High School Girls’ Soccer:

Any team will take a good bounce when it can get one. Thursday night at Detwiler Field, the Huntingdon girl’s soccer team benefited from a few fortuitous bounces, and also played a great game against Altoona.  More...

People/Pastimes

Teacher’s project receives funding

Emma Diehl’s DonorsChoose.org project is one of more than 70 receiving funding in Horace Mann’s “Seventy in 70” giveaway. The giveaway celebrates Horace Mann’s 70 years of helping educators reach their financial goals. More...

Restore your own collagen for vibrant skin

There are times in your life when you look in the mirror and the face reflected back at you, does not match how you think of yourself. As collagen breaks down, the skin becomes less elastic and reveals telltale signs of time. More...

School News

Local senior enrolled at Carleton College

Anne Hackman of Warriors Mark has enrolled at Carleton College as a member of the Class of 2019.  Anne is the child of Alan Finnecy and James Hackman.  More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Jean Prendergast of Huntingdon, who will celebrate her 99th birthday Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Births

Anna Campopiano and Sean Weaver of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Kevin Edward Weaver, Sept. 25, 2015, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Newspapers in Education

Daily News teams up with schools, businesses

The Daily News is teaming up with area school districts and local business partners this academic year to offer the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program to students to encourage the use of the newspaper as a tool for classroom instruction. More...

Website offers added tools

Knowledge is power and through the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program, teachers, parents and students are given veritable super powers as they can access vast resources online.  More...

Community shows support

Fifty-nine local businesses have partnered with The Daily News to bring newspapers into classrooms in Huntingdon County school districts through the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program.  Through their partnership, they are supporting education, More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Save pantyhose   I have to wear pantyhose to work every day. To help them last, I soak them in saltwater overnight when I first buy them. Then I let them drip-dry before I wear them the first time. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It is considerate to put the bride first

Dear Annie: My husband of five years has just learned that his daughter is engaged, and I am already stressing about the wedding.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Anti-tarnish bag can be washed

Dear Heloise: In cleaning a relative’s home, I found two large drawstring bags to keep silver from TARNISHING. One is big enough to hold a platter. More...

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