September 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Organizers raise funds for funerals

A new organization in the county is helping to raise funds for those who cannot pay funeral bills after a loved one passes. More...

Child endangerment defendant arraigned

A Wood man accused of abusing his children by locking them in dog cages was arraigned in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday. More...

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MUASD officials report smooth start for new year

As a new school year gets underway, Mount Union Area School District officials reported few glitches surfaced during students’ return to class.  “We had a terrific start and I can’t say enough about the kids,” said senior More...

Police Log

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Getting to Know You

Name: Andrea Grace Teeters  Age: 34  From: Huntingdon  From where originally: Three Springs  More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

Tough Opening Week   Things didn’t go particularly well for The Daily News Pickin’ Panel in the opening week.  More...

JC field hockey drops opener

The Juniata field hockey team got its 2016 season underway on Thursday afternoon as it hosted Alvernia at Goodman Field at Knox Stadium. More...

Juniata opens season at Grove City

While area high school football teams are getting ready to play their second games of the season tonight, Juniata College will be traveling to its season opener at Grove City Saturday at noon.  The Eagles, who were a disappointing 3-7 last fall, More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

McConnellstown couple marks 55th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to F. Brock and Diane Smyers of McConnellstown, who celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary today, Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. More...

‘Mustache Bash’ planned for area children

Area children are invited to attend a one-of-a-kind Mustache Bash at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Friends of the Woods to hold annual yard sale

Friends of the Woods, the auxiliary to the Westminster Woods retirement community, met Thursday, Aug. 4. A total of 34 members and two guests gathered in the Common’s dining room for the bimonthly business meeting and luncheon.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Man sentenced in boating death

A York County man will spend three months in jail for the 2014 death of a woman on Raystown Lake after sentencing in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Weekend expected to be busy for lake

The Labor Day weekend is expected to be a busy one at Raystown Lake, as it’s the last hurrah of summer for folks wanting to enjoy everything the lake has to offer.  With temperatures slated to reach the low 80s and partly sunny skies and l More...

Area EMT volunteers in flood zone

As the flood waters rose in the areas surrounding Baton Rouge, Louisiana, last month, American Red Cross volunteers, including Jim Singer of Barree Township, were mobilized to assist in relief and cleanup efforts.  “I was sent to work in a More...

State  Free Access 

Penn State to mark Paterno coaching debut

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State’s athletic department on Thursday announced plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Joe Paterno’s first game as coach, a move that sparked backlash on social networks by people critical of Patern More...

World  Free Access 

No-tipping trend now at more restaurants

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — When the bill comes after a meal, there’s no crunching numbers for the tip — just pay and go.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Slate of festivities planned for Broad Top Homecoming

75 Years Ago  School bells will ring Sept. 3 for the majority of Huntingdon County school children who will return to classes after the summer vacation. Over 9,500 young people will go back to school in the county.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 2   AA Meeting p 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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Big inning helps Braves beat Padres

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman homered and the Atlanta Braves broke it open with a five-run fifth inning, beating the San Diego Padres 9-6 on Thursday to complete their first three-game sweep at Turner Field this season. More...

Murray survives din in second round

NEW YORK (AP) — When heavy rain began pelting the closed roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Andy Murray couldn’t pick up the usual sounds of a tennis match.  More...

New quarterbacks in Big Ten

There’ll be a lot of new voices calling the signals in the Big Ten East.  Michigan State, Michigan, Penn State and Indiana are getting set to break in new starting quarterbacks, all of whom will be replacing NFL draft picks. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Unwanted parenting advice

Dear Annie: A year ago, I became a new mom to a beautiful baby girl. My husband and I live in Chicago, but we are both originally from Idaho. For Christmas last year, we went back to Idaho to visit my parents. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Tablet transition

Dear Heloise: I’m an avid reader, but as I’ve gotten older, I’ve found myself struggling to read the print in books on my shelf. Yes, I’ve had my eyes checked, so that’s not the problem! More...

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