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JLG Industries lays off employees

JLG Industries Inc., with domestic plants in McConnellsburg, Fulton County, Bedford, Bedford County, Greencastle, Franklin County, Hagerstown, Maryland, and Orrville, Ohio, has decreased its workforce.  Reports from inside the company indicate d More...

MU parades planned to kick off Thursday

The Mount Union community will be lining up and marching along the borough’s streets Thursday, Oct. More...

Jobs

Local News

Correction

In the article about Studio One Fifteen in Huntingdon in Wednesday’s edition of The Daily News, it was incorrectly stated children will have to provide paints. Paints are supplied at the studio.  Staff writer Kylie Hawn regrets the error. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Jason Jamall Williams  Date of Birth: July 5, 1983  Age: 32 years old  Height: 5 feet, 8 inches  Weight: 400 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Black  Last known address(es): Philadelphia, Huntingdon and A More...

Historical buildings tour

The Three Springs Area Historical Society will be holding a self-guided tour of historical buildings in the Three Springs and Saltillo areas from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

MU Area schools to host adult education program

75 Years Ago  Both Huntingdon County draft boards have completed the serial numbering of registrants’ cards and will begin at once to fill out a form for posting on bulletin boards. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 26   AA MEETING  . Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  AL-ANON  More...

Local Sports

Rockets get back on winning track

Southern Huntingdon senior quarterback Nick Carowick broke off an 85-yard touchdown run late in the second quarter, while senior tailback Tyler Carowick added a 66-yard scoring jaunt early in the final period to help the Rockets clinch their first wi More...

Trojans take advantage of Warrior turnovers

The Mount Union football team had an all-around good game against visiting West Branch Friday night. The offense and defense did their jobs in a 49-28 win.  More...

Wagner passes 1,000 plateau in win

Jon Wagner rushed for 235 yards and three scores, Ian Border added two touchdown runs and Drew Hudy and Zeb Fowler each had one rushing score as Huntingdon ran over winless Philipsburg 56-6 in a Homecoming romp at War Vets Field.  The win lifts More...

Religion News

Knights of Columbus council chartered in Dudley

The Broad Top area has a new organization to help improve the quality of life in that section of the county. The Our Lady of the Broad Top Council No. 16238 of the Knights of Columbus officially received its charter Oct. More...

St. Louis police step up patrols after spate of church fires

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. More...

Religion Briefs

UN chief urges calm amid violence   JERUSALEM (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Kimoon has called for calm during a surprise visit to Jerusalem ahead of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 26, 2015:  More...

Making some progress

Habitat for Humanity projects under construction

With two house renovations underway, Huntingdon County Habitat for Humanity volunteers have been quite busy in the last year or so.  The home at 416 12th St. More...

Volunteers turn out to plant trees

To paraphrase a Greek proverb,  Huntingdon Borough grew greater Friday when men and women volunteered their time  to plant trees in whose shade they may never sit. More...

Bugs, beetles can cause home headaches

Asian lady beetles (ladybugs) and brown marmorated stink bugs are two fall pests homeowners have to contend with.  Steve Jacobs, a senior Extension associate in entomology with Penn State University and an urban entomologist, explained the appar More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Pre-K programs may close due to budget battle

HARRISBURG (AP) — Some early childhood centers certified under Pennsylvania’s state-subsidized pre-kindergarten program are starting to tell parents that they will close because of the state’s four-month-old budget stalemate, advoca More...

Soldier heroically entered Kurdish-IS firefight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. More...

World  Free Access 

Democrats hint they may quit Benghazi panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Benghazi committee may quit the panel after Hillary Rodham Clinton endured a grueling interrogation by Republican lawmakers at a marathon congressional hearing, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Fr More...

AP Fact Check: Eleven hours is a lot of time for dubious claims

EDITOR’S NOTE — A look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don’t tell the full story   WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a few facts got mangled as a showdown between Hillary Rodham Clinton and her Republi More...

GOP bill would gut health law, halt Planned Parenthood money

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved Republican legislation Friday that would erase key components of President Barack Obama’s health care law, block federal payments to Planned Parenthood — and earn a certain veto should it reach t More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Banged up Steelers face ailing Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Royals going back to World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Nittany Lions to face Terps

BALTIMORE (AP) — In virtually any other scenario, James Franklin would wish Mike Locksley the best of luck in his debut as Maryland’s interim coach.  More...

People/Pastimes

Shavers Creek Grange holds meeting

Shavers Creek Grange No. 353 met in normal session Oct. 19.  Food was prepared and served by Confer Eberle, Thelma Slippey and Horace and Bernice Mowrer. The meal was enjoyed by everyone present.  The meeting was opened by Eberle. More...

Halloween, a sweet time for family

Halloween is a fun time of year meant to be celebrated with friends and family. More...

A trick for creating delicious treats

When the fall weather hits, every ghoul, ghost and goblin knows that Halloween is lurking around the corner. More...

Annie's Mailbox

These are not easy decisions

Dear Annie: I’m the baby of seven. Two siblings died several years ago, and last May, my eldest sister died of pancreatic cancer. In July, I found out that my older brother is losing his battle with pulmonary fibrosis.  More...

Doctor K

Shingles vaccine is good idea for adults over age 60

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a healthy 55-year-old man. Should I get the shingles vaccine? And while you’re at it, what exactly is shingles?  More...

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