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Senator holds meeting in Robertsdale

State Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. paid a visit to Huntingdon County Tuesday evening, holding a town hall meeting at the Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top Fire Hall in Robertsdale.  More...

Local News

A Look Back

Huntingdon’s background as told by a writer 79 years ago

Editor’s note: The following is from Rung’s Chronicles of Pennsylvania History, Volume II, a series of historical articles by Albert Rung as published in The Daily News from 1951-1959. More...

World  Free Access 

Companies pledge $650M in refugee support

NEW YORK (AP) — More than four dozen U.S. More...

Governor praises company’s response to leak

ATLANTA (AP) — Alabama Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Construction continues at hospital emergency wing

75 years ago  An authoritative British source said tonight that unconfirmed rumors have been received in London that a German raider has been destroyed in the Pacific, west of Panama.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 21   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

All four area teams pick up league wins

High School Volleyball:

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Rockets get first win 3-0 over Mercersburg

High School Field Hockey:

The Southern Huntingdon field hockey team collected its first win of the season on Tuesday afternoon, scoring a goal in the first half and then turning up the heat in the second half with a pair of goals to shut out Mercersburg Academy 3-0.  The More...

Bearcats outscore Rams 2-1

High School Girls’ Soccer:

Huntingdon usually brings everything to the field it needs to for the annual “Kick-Out Cancer” game. Tuesday’s battle with visiting Penns Valley was no different.  The Rams flat out dominated the match offensively. More...

People/Pastimes

New scouts participate in Crossover Ceremony

Boy Scout Troop 237 welcomed five new scouts earlier this month.  Five Cub Scouts with Pack 225 participated in the traditional scouting Crossover Ceremony Sept. 1. The Crossover Ceremony began at 7 p.m. More...

Boy Scout Troop 28

Members of Boy Scout Troop 28 recently won the pioneering “best useful camp gadget” award at the Fall Camporee held at Trough Creek State Park. More...

Share scouting adventures

Share the excitement of Boy and Girl Scouting with Daily News readers. From Klondike Derbies to “Be Your Best” clothing drives and all those projects in-between — let your troops be recognized in print for their efforts.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Learning to get eggs ‘eggsactly’ right

What’s the ‘eggsact’ size?   Dear Heloise: I’m wondering if LARGE EGGS sold today are not what we considered “large” in the past. How do we follow recipes that call for large eggs? Has the sizing changed? More...

Trial will move into second day

The trial of a Porter Township man accused of sexually abusing a teenage relative is carrying over into its second day after a 12-hour court session Tuesday.  More...

State police warn of clown sightings

Clowns have been spotted along highways and rural roadways all over the nation in recent weeks, and Tuesday, state police at Huntingdon reported the disturbing trend reached Huntingdon County.  More...

County leaders hear election update

The Huntingdon County Commissioners were updated on important information for the Tuesday, Nov. More...

Yard sale ordinance enacted despite veto

An ordinance concerning yard sales was the subject of much discussion once again Tuesday evening during the monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council.  More...

State  Free Access 

Judge says inmate’s decades in solitary to end

HARRISBURG (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered prison officials to end a convicted murderer’s stay in solitary confinement after 36 years, saying any concerns he might try to escape were outweighed by arguments he has endured cruel More...

Police sergeant wounded in rampage leaves hospital

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Both police officers wounded in a gunman’s shooting rampage that killed a woman and wounded several other people have been discharged from the hospital.  More...

State higher ed system seeks mediator in strike talks

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has asked the state’s labor board to appoint a fact finder to help in negotiations with a union representing faculty at 14 state universities, but the union contends the More...

Business News

Pet businesses relocate in Smithfield Township

After eight years of being on Mount Vernon Avenue in Smithfield Township, Shelley Harman, owner of Spoiled Rott’n Pets and Their People, decided that owning the building her business is located in would be the best thing for her and her custome More...

Senate panel to scrutinize proposed merger

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is taking a closer look at a proposed $66 billion merger of American seed and weed-killer company Monsanto and German medicine and farm chemical maker Bayer.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

Sept. 9, 2016   Rosa E. Zozaya, grantor, to Stephen Mark Prosser, property in Porter Township, $32,500.  Matthew A. Penning and Susan R. Penning, grantors, to Tobie A. Miller, property in Union Township, $92,250.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Coach files suit

CHICAGO (AP) — The coach who reported residency issues that led to Little League Baseball International to strip a Chicago team of its 2014 U.S. More...

Ortiz homers again; Happ wins 20th

BALTIMORE (AP) — David Ortiz broke open a tight game with a three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.  More...

WNBA playoffs begin tonight

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA playoffs are ready to start with their own version of March Madness. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Try to cut your visits short

Dear Annie: My husband is a salesman and is constantly working, regardless of time of day or whether we’re on vacation. He wears a Bluetooth earpiece, so I can never tell whether he is on the phone. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo if born before 10:22 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Sun will be in Libra. The Moon is in Gemini all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016:  More...

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