September 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents urged to donate blood

Though National Preparedness Month is coming to an end, the American Red Cross is urging folks to donate blood, as it’s always important to be prepared in the event of any disaster.  Regina Boothe Bratton, external communications manager f More...

Shirley code officer cites ongoing issues

Code violations are continuing in Shirley Township.  Township code enforcement officer Rick Wilson told the supervisors during their monthly meeting Thursday he’s working on specific areas of concern. More...

Local News

Area briefs

Petersburg water restrictions lifted   PETERSBURG BORO. — Effective today, Friday, Sept. 30, water restrictions for customers of the Petersburg Borough Authority have been lifted.  Local author to walk, talk at Thousand Steps   More...

Man pleads guilty to child porn possession

A Mapleton man entered a guilty plea in Huntingdon County’s Court of Common Pleas Thursday to nearly one dozen counts of child pornography possession, charges stemming from an investigation by the state attorney general’s office earlier t More...

System brings heavy rain to county

Though rain in the forecast for the remainder of the week is great news for the county, which is currently under a drought watch, it could possibly be too much, too soon.  Because of the rainy weather, many public service calls were made Thursda More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

We learned last week that The Daily News Pickin’ Panel is inching ever closer to consensus. More...

Eagles look to rebound against Jays

The Juniata College football team put its unbeaten record on the line last Saturday against Franklin & Marshall. More...

’Cats top PO; Hornets sweep CK

High School Vollyeball:

Huntingdon and Philipsburg Osceola have battle against one another in some classic matches down through the years, whether in Mountain League action or postseason battles. More...

People/Pastimes

Area students volunteer for United Way Day of Caring

Students from New Day Charter School were among the many volunteers at the annual Huntingdon County United Way Day of Caring Wednesday. More...

Scalia-Bumgardner

Carlie Bumgardner of Mapleton and Anthony Scalia of Huntingdon were united in marriage Saturday, June 25, 2016, at the C. Barton McCann School of Art, Petersburg, R.R.  The Rev. Connie Maclay presided over the 3:30 p.m. ceremony. More...

Take a stand and unite against bullying

Today’s students are increasingly at risk of being bullied, and the effects of bullying can be devastating.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Everything’s changing, but what’s the big deal?

Dear Annie: After 24 years of marriage, my husband wants to split up. I have had health issues for a few years, and now he says he is tired of dealing with them. We have been living with his parents and our three kids for about a year and a half. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Lock in cellphone contact info

Dear Heloise: I recently read a hint about including a picture of a handwritten note in the “Picture File” of your cellphone so that an honest person can find that information and RETURN YOUR PHONE. More...

Local high school football scores for Friday, Sept. 30  Free Access 

The results of local high school football match ups are as follows:Huntingdon lost to Juniata 7-21Mount Union beat Glendale 38-6Juniata Valley beat Northern Bedford 20-14Southern Huntingdon beat West Branch 28-14Tussey Mountain lost to Moshannon Vall More...

District office manager retires

Today marks the end of an era in local politics as longtime 81st Legislative District office manager Keith Black begins his retirement.  Black, a Huntingdon native, is a 1969 graduate of Huntingdon Area High School and a 1973 graduate of Juniata More...

Standards raised for kindergartners

A recent article from The Washington Post surmised that parents across the country are starting to feel the stress of academic standards for kindergarten children.  More...

Area hunters prepare for archery opener

As hunters set out to the woods tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 1, for the start of archery season, they can expect to encounter some soggy conditions thanks to recent rains.  More...

World  Free Access 

British royal kids make rare appearance

VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) — Prince George and Princess Charlotte have made their second appearance of the royal tour, taking part in a children’s party with Prince William and Kate.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Community theater has tickets available

75 years ago  The lighting of the Riddlesburg Coal and Iron Co.’s furnace Saturday afternoon brought to the little Broad Top town one of the biggest crowds in its history with H&BT trains providing special trips to the coal mining and More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 30   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 

Cards top Reds 4-3, stay one behind Giants

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina hit a disputed double that drove in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning Thursday night, sending the St. More...

Green, Bengals dominate Dolphins 22-7

CINCINNATI (AP) — For most of the game, A.J. Green piled up more yards than the entire Miami Dolphins offense in a virtuoso performance. As an encore, he thrilled the crowd by juggling some Florida citrus.  More...

Canada downs Europe to win World Cup

TORONTO (AP) — Canada had no interest in playing Game 3 against Team Europe in the World Cup of Hockey finals.  Pushed to the brink of possibly playing a decisive game, the Canadians picked it up a notch and there simply was nothing the Eu More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016:  More...

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