September 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

JV board members discuss facility use

Members of the Juniata Valley School Board heard from a Juniata Valley Eagles youth football coach during their monthly meeting Wednesday regarding the use of the district’s footfall field for an upcoming night game.  Eagles coach Jeff Hen More...

Dance company performs at area church

Ballet Magnificat!, an internationally renowned ballet company, made a stop locally Wednesday night to perform, “The Hiding Place,” a compelling historical account of compassion, faith and forgiveness for a large crowd at the Oasis of Lov More...

Local News

SHCSB members discuss adding soccer

Southern Huntingdon County School Board members discussed adding soccer to the school’s athletic roster during an athletic committee meeting ahead of the board’s workshop meeting Wednesday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 15   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 

ACC moves championships

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has followed the NCAA’s lead and is removing all its athletic championships from North Carolina over a state law limiting protections for LGBT people.  More...

Rizzo homers twice as Cubs blank Cards 7-0

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a pair of home runs and Jon Lester pitched eight dominant innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-0 on Wednesday to clinch a playoff berth. More...

Wheaton hopeful he’ll play this week

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton is optimistic his sprained shoulder will be good to go in time for Sunday’s home opener against Cincinnati.  If he wants to keep up with the rapidly maturing players More...

People/Pastimes

Westminster Woods

Residents and staff of The Oaks at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, a skilled nursing community, enjoyed a celebration of the “End of the Dog Days of Summer” Aug. More...

PASR members hold fall picnic

The Huntingdon County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) held a “We don’t have to go back to school” picnic Sept. 7 at Riverside Park in Smithfield Township. More...

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If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 16, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Skills park officially open

Officials, cyclists gather for ribbon-cutting ceremony

Mountain biking enthusiasts and members of various organizations instrumental in the construction of Raystown Skills Park cut the ribbon to officially open the park Wednesday morning at the Raystown Visitors Center at Seven Points.  Despite the More...

Presenters visit criminal justice board

The Huntingdon County Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) hosted two presentations during its monthly meeting in the Bailey Building Wednesday afternoon.  The first presentation was given by Lona Norris and Harriet Kaylor who were representin More...

Fiber Arts Fest event slated to begin Friday

The fourth annual Pennsylvania Fiber Arts Fest is set to begin this Friday at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds, sponsored by the Huntingdon County Arts Council.  While folks will have the opportunity to participate in various classes involving More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Three Springs leaders seek funding for well

75 Years Ago  Hundreds of weekend leaves were granted to members of the 28th Division upon their return to the military reservation at Indiantown Gap from three weeks of intensive maneuvers in Virginia, it was announced by military officials.&nb More...

Local Sports

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: So. Huntingdon (1-2, 0-2 ICC) at Mount Union (2-1, 2-0 ICC), 7 p.m.  More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Southern Huntingdon (1-2) at Mount Union (2-1), 7 p.m.  Last Week’s Game: Mount Union jumped out to a quick 22-0 lead over Tussey Mountain and kept its foot on the throttle. More...

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Clearfield (2-1) at Huntingdon (1-2), 7 p.m. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Walter Hess generously provided The Daily News with a small book titled “Huntingdon in the Early Days,” published in 1923 by First National Bank and touted as a souvenir of 60 years of se More...

Around the State

The smile distraction: The unfair quips about Clinton’s demeanor, Sept. More...

Our Readers Write

Hillary should think about that  Editor  The Daily News Dear Editor:  I feel the need to vent.  Hillary Clinton is now running an ad that criticizes Donald Trump for having overseas plants for clothing.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Scarce cash in land of plenty

Farmers adjust to downturn

MAXWELL, Iowa (AP) — Pale green and 8 feet tall, tightly packed corn stalks reach to the horizon throughout the Midwest in what is likely to be the biggest harvest the U.S. More...

Latte fulfills serving of dairy

The days are getting shorter, nights are getting cooler and the leaves are beginning to change. What better way to celebrate the fall season than with some delicious dairy products? More...

4-H Club News

Trough Creek Community Adventurers

The Trough Creek Community Adventurers 4-H Club held its final meeting of the 2015-2016 membership year Sept. 12. The club members will elect new officers at the next meeting. More...

Annie's Mailbox

May I go ahead of you?

Dear Annie: I have an etiquette question for you. My co-worker and I are disagreeing on this, and we have decided to accept your answer as the proper way to behave in this situation.  More...

Doctor K

Changing fat cells may conquer obesity

DEAR DOCTOR K: In a column about abdominal fat, you talked about two kinds of fat — brown fat and white fat. I’d like to hear more about them. More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM RICHMOND

1. Raising Kahne More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions... and maybe a few actual answers So, Ryan Newman went there? More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Chase this   More...

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