September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Oneida Twp. man fires shots, in jail

An Oneida Township man is behind bars this morning after he fired shots at a utility worker near his residence off Cold Springs Road Wednesday afternoon.  More...

Cassville tradition continues for 41st year

A fall tradition will continue in Cassville this weekend  when the 41st annual Oktoberfest kicks off tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 23. “People know Oktoberfest  is always the last weekend in September,” said organizer Larry Hicks. More...

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Local News

Presenter shares insight on shelter

Huntingdon’s Homeless Task Force met Wednesday morning to discuss the next steps for the Out of the Cold Huntingdon County (OOTCHC) shelter project.  The group’s activity has attracted new members who were able to provide some insigh More...

New SHCSD superintendent to start in October

Members of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board officially approved a start date for the district’s new superintendent at their monthly meeting Tuesday evening.  Dwayne Northcraft will officially begin leading the district Friday, O More...

Police dispel rumors of clown near school

After state police at Huntingdon reported Tuesday there have been various clown sightings in the county, rumors circulated a clown had been seen near Standing Stone Elementary Wednesday afternoon.  Huntingdon Area School District school resourc More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penn State paying attention to Peppers

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Inciarte robs Cespedes of homer as Braves beat Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Center fielder Ender Inciarte robbed Yoenis Cespedes of a winning homer for the final out, and the New York Mets were handed another costly loss by last-place Atlanta when the Braves rallied for a 4-3 victory Wednesday night. More...

Mercury and Dream move to 2nd round

WNBA Playoffs:

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Diana Taurasi scored 20 points, DeWanna Bonner had 11 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Indiana Fever 89-78 on Wednesday night in a single-elimination game of the WNBA playoffs.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Zhavly Camrie Brown, who turns 2 years old today, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. Her very proud parents are Bubba and Carrie Brown of Mount Union. Zhavly loves to play with her big brother, Lhaden.  More...

Mount Union Kiwanis bike rodeo

Brenda Shields of Mount Union, herself a fan of two wheel transportation, joined granddaughter Hailey Shields for the annual Bike Rodeo hosted by the Mount Union Kiwanis Club. More...

Happy 82nd Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Ken Kershaw of 16056 Barneytown Road, Mapleton, who celebrates his 82nd birthday today, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. He is home after a stay at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Gemini if born before 4:33 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 23, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Area man guilty on two counts

On their second day of deliberations Wednesday, jurors found a Porter Township man guilty on two out of fives charges connected to the sexual abuse of a teenage relative last year.  Bradley Sunderland Sr., 38, was found guilty of incest and aggr More...

Area temps mild for fall’s first day

Today marks the first day of fall, but the forecast for the foreseeable future sure doesn’t reflect the change in seasons locally.  Tom Kines, meteorologist with Accuweather.com, said temperatures for the month of September have been above More...

Ragtime performers returning to Rockhill

The seventh Central Pennsylvania Ragtime Festival & American Music Festival will kick off Friday, Sept. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Construction moving along at hospital

75 Years Ago  An authoritative British source said 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

Thursday, Sept. 22   Huntingdon House p Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Juniata Valley (3-1) at Southern Huntingdon (1-3), 7 p.m.  Last Week’s Game: Juniata Valley came back from a 13-10 halftime deficit to win 29-20 at Williamsburg. More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Juniata Valley (3-1) at Southern Huntingdon (1-3), 7 p.m.  More...

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Huntingdon (1-3, 0-3 ML) at Penns Valley (1-3, 1-2 ML), 7 p.m.  More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

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

Around the State

Safeguarding the election: The wrong remedy, Sept. 18   The security of U.S. elections are sacrosanct. More...

Our Readers Write

Where is the compromise?  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   I am a registered Republican. I have never written a letter to the editor.  So here goes. I’ll try to be brief.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Nut trees deserve another look for yards and gardens

Nut trees make great additions to yards and gardens. They provide multi-purpose crops, have attractive blooms and can protect as wind buffers.  Yet fruit trees overshadow them in popularity.  What gives?  More...

Farmers busy with harvest

Harvest season for farmers is upon us. As we see these diligent men and women hard at work in their fields, on the roads and working on their equipment, I hope that we are all mindful of how hard they work and how much they provide for us. More...

Spice up your campfire

Fall is officially here! Students are back in school, the air is getting cooler and Friday night football has returned. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Barking about the neighbors

Dear Annie: I have never written you before. Hoping you will give some space to this subject. I pray dog owners choosing to use a bark collar will see themselves as their neighbors do.  More...

Doctor K

Peripheral neuropathy not always caused by diabetes

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have peripheral neuropathy. I know that people with diabetes often get neuropathy, but I’m not diabetic. What else can cause this condition? And what can I do about it?  More...

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