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Firm to be hired for TMSD study

The Tussey Mountain School Board wants to hire a firm to perform a feasibility study for the potential closing of one of the district’s elementary schools next school year.  More...

Saxton Boro. leader resigns from council

Saxton Borough Council unanimously agreed Monday to accept, with regret, the resignation of councilman Mathew Stoudnour, effective immediately.  Stoudnour has been on council for three years and has served on numerous committees during that time More...

Local News

HASB members voice concern over reunion gifts

The Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) met Monday night in a workshop session to enter a discussion on revising different expenditures, including class reunion gifts.  Board member Susan Grainey brought the expenses to the board’s attenti More...

Mapleton leaders tackle borough issues

Members of Mapleton Borough Council held their monthly meeting Monday evening with somewhat contentious discussions taking place on a variety of issues.  Council member Dick Brumbaugh presented several safety concerns within the borough, includi More...

Alexandria council members discuss alley ownership

A question of whether Alexandria Borough can maintain a section of alley on Canal Street east of High Street was answered, thanks to the borough’s engineer and solicitor, at council’s regular monthly meeting Monday evening.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

MU council members to consider police coverage

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Trojans lose 3-0 at Williamsburg

High School Volleyball:

The Mount Union girls’ volleyball team could not seem to get on track after two good starts this season. The Trojans were on the road at Williamsburg and lost all three sets to the Blue Pirates. More...

Bulldogs hold off Titans for 3-1 win

Tussey Mountain fought back from a loss in the first set during Monday evening’s ICC interdivisional match with visiting Claysburg-Kimmel to knot the contest at one game apiece. More...

Thunder deals Bearcats 7-0 setback

H.S. Field Hockey:

It was a tough second game for the Huntingdon field hockey team. In their season opener the Lady ‘Cats (0-2) dropped a 7-0 decision to Belleville Mennonite. More...

Editorial

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Sept. 9

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Sept. 9. House More...

Op-Ed

Preying on our paychecks

Labor Day weekend should be a time for Americans to celebrate the economic achievements of workers with barbecues and beach trips. But with U.S. More...

Trumps tells voters tall tax tales

An old saying asserts that falsehoods come in three escalating levels: Lies, damn lies, and statistics. More...

Chatter Box

Special moments

I know there are many people, who can testify that some things happen at special moments. Gail Beers of Mill Creek and her daughter, Lisa Ero of Somerset, could agree with that.  More...

Healthy Living

BREAKFAST, anyone?

Going out for breakfast is a great way to start the day. If you need convincing, simply walk through the door of any restaurant in your neighbourhood. More...

TEA: a passion that’s boiling over

A few decades ago, our choice in tea was rather limited. But thanks to the advent of globalization, we now have a seemingly boundless selection — varying in colour and aroma — from the most remote parts of the world.  More...

VEGETARIANISM and its many variations

Whether it’s a colleague, a cousin or a prominent public figure, chances are you know a vegetarian or two. Generally speaking, vegetarians are individuals who don’t eat any meat. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Learning to adapt to anger

Dear Annie: I’m 18, and recently I’ve been having problems with my dad. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 10:23 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016:  More...

Building sold, now for lease

After a year of being on the market, the building once home to Grove’s Inc. More...

Area restaurant damaged by fire

A fire at an Alexandria business Monday is thought to have originated in a dryer in the basement.  Area fire companies were dispatched to Main Street Cafe on Main Street at 10:31 a.m. More...

Alaska cruise offered by TDN, Kish Travel

The Daily News will once again partner with Kish Travel to provide subscribers  and friends with a unique cruise experience, this time to Alaska in August 2017. More...

World  Free Access 

‘Moral Day of Action’ focuses on workers, poor, sick

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

Toddler’s late-night drive in toy car ends safely

SUMTER, S.C. More...

Study reveals industry’s attempt to shape science

NEW YORK (AP) — An analysis of newly uncovered documents shows the sugar industry began funding research that cast doubt on sugar’s role in heart disease — in part by pointing the finger at fat — as early as the 1960s.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 13   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Hendricks misses no-hitter; Cubs down Cards 4-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Hendricks took a no-hitter into the ninth inning before giving up Jeremy Hazelbaker’s leadoff homer, and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 Monday night to close in on the NL Central crown.  More...

Steelers handle Redskins 38-16

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Two more weeks without Le’Veon Bell doesn’t sound so bad for the Pittsburgh Steelers.  More...

Hyde, Niners run past Rams 28-0

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers opened the Chip Kelly era with a dominating win while the Rams are still seeking their first points since moving back to Los Angeles.  More...

People/Pastimes

Hospital auxiliary members hold annual meeting

Members of the Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital held their 103rd annual business meeting at the hospital’s education center Monday afternoon.  Auxiliary president Allison Ghaner welcomed J.C. More...

MUAHS Marching Band wins first place at JV

The Mount Union Area High School Marching Band brought home a first place award at its first competition of the season at Juniata Valley Sept. 10.  More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Blanche Shirk of Hesston who celebrated her 90th birthday, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. She would love to hear from her family and friends. More...

Doctor K

Explaining what therapy does may help

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m convinced my husband is depressed, but he refuses to seek help. What can I say to convince him that he could benefit from therapy?  More...

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