September 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Hopewell Bridge project presented

Fifty Hopewell area residents turned out Wednesday evening at the Hopewell Senior Citizens Center to hear plans to replace the 80-year-old Hopewell Bridge that spans the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River near the intersections of state routes 26 ( More...

Woman shares story of her search for truth

“Through A Sister’s Eyes,” a recently released book written by Shelly Nagle of Altoona stands as a testament to one woman’s tireless quest for the truth relating to her missing sister.  The culmination of thesearch for Sh More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 1   Soup Kitchen p 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 

Antonio Brown gets raise

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NFL’s most productive receiver over the past three years is getting a raise commensurate with his star status.  More...

Toles’ slam fuels Dodger comeback; Cubs sweep Bucs

DENVER (AP) — Andrew Toles hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcome a late six-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 10-8 on Wednesday night for a doubleheader split. More...

Cramps do in Raonic in second round

US Open Tennis Tournament:

NEW YORK (AP) — The cramping became so debilitating, Milos Raonic said, he couldn’t grip his racket properly.  More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Ken Fouse of Huntingdon shared this photo dated 1967 of the Huntingdon Bicentennial celebration. More...

Our Readers Write

A Huntingdon history challenge  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  I live in Philadelphia, but my mom was born in Huntingdon County and for decades we would travel from Philly to the county to visit her siblings, most of whom stayed in the More...

Around the State

Hillary Clinton failed (miserably) to maintain a firewall between foundation and state department, Aug. 31   More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Growing blackberries without the blood

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been picking and eating what are arguably the best fruits I have ever tasted (a belief I often hold when a particular fruit is ripe). More...

Sheep, goat sale grosses $47,400

Pennsylvania sheep and goat producers received $47,400 for 94 elite animals during the Livestock Evaluation Center’s 38th annual Performance Tested Ram Lamb and Meat Goat Buck Sale. More...

Add dairy to make healthy fall snacks

Crisp fall air, pumpkin flavored goodies and the rush of football season — fall is almost here! More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM MICHIGAN

1. Fast track   Kyle Larson scored his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory in a race with few cautions (four for 17 laps). His average speed was 162.730 mph. Looked like a track record. Nope. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions... and maybe a few actual answers

Was Michigan a tipping point?   More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Darlington throwback More...

Gas prices rise prior to holiday

For many folks, summer’s last hurrah is set to begin Friday, the start to the Labor Day weekend.  According to Central Penn AAA in Harrisburg, approximately 55 percent of Americans are planning to travel at least 50 miles or more over the More...

War Vets Field work progressing

Friday night marks the first home football game for the Huntingdon Area High School football team at War Vets Field and it will be the first time residents will get a chance to see the ongoing track project at the field.  More...

Homecoming festival begins in Broad Top

This weekend, the Broad Top area will come alive as hundreds of natives return to the area to attend one of the area’s alumni banquets or the Broad Top’s “world fair.”  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Commercial properties up for auction in Smithfield

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Mount Union

This Week: Juniata Valley (1-0) at Mount Union (0-1), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Huntingdon took a 29-0 lead, then Mount Union’s rally ran out of time in a 29-15 season opening loss.  More...

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Juniata Valley (1-0) at Mount Union (0-1), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Juniata Valley passed for 270 yards and two touchdowns on the way to a season-opening 46-20 win over visiting Tussey Mountain.  More...

Tussey Mountain

This Week’s Game: Everett (0-1) at Tussey Mountain (0-1), 7 p.m.  More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Rotary Club

Members of the Huntingdon Rotary Club welcomed new member John Sullivan, second from the left, during his induction Aug. 16. More...

‘Beautiful Lengths’

Gwen Tharp, 8, decided to donate a length of her hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths, an organization which does not charge children in need for wigs. More...

Hospital auxiliary to hold annual meeting

The Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital will hold its 103rd annual meeting luncheon at noon Monday, Sept. 12, in the J.C. Blair Education Center located on the hospital campus at 860 Bryan St., Huntingdon.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

A less-than-ideal party

Dear Annie: A few weeks ago, it was my birthday. For months, my husband was hinting that he was going to do something very special. I was excited. I assumed it might be a romantic dinner at my favorite restaurant in the city.  More...

Doctor K

Vaccine greatly reduces chances of getting mumps

DEAR DOCTOR K: A few students at my son’s college have been diagnosed with mumps. My son has had all of his vaccines, including the MMR. Could he still get mumps?  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Virgo if born before 8:55 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 2, 2016  More...

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