October 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents’ input urged by leaders

Members of the Huntingdon Borough Community Development Committee are extending an invitation to those who live and work in the borough to take part in monthly meetings.  The next meeting of the community development committee will be held at 2 More...

State system faculty continue negotiations

Negotiations have been ongoing between members of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) as they work to reach a contract agreement between with the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASHE)   More...

Local News

Police Log

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Area brief

Author Talk and Walk rescheduled   BRADY TWP. — The Author Talk and Walk with local author and retired teacher Mike Fields has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, due to inclement weather Oct. 1.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 4   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 

Wild Card games tend to favor the visitor

Fervent fans and last atbats haven’t done the home teams much good in the first eight wild-card games.  As baseball enters its fifth season with its one-game, winner-take-all format prior to the Division Series, victorious visitors have be More...

Vikings mystify Eli, Giants 24-10

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s defense denied Odell Beckham Jr. all night and forced two turnovers that led to 10 points, and the Vikings mystified Eli Manning yet again during a 24-10 victory Monday over the New York Giants.  More...

Odell Beckham under scrutiny

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. More...

People/Pastimes

The Uptown Band returns for ‘Gatsby Gala’

Jazz great Louis Armstrong once said, “There are two kinds of music, the good, and the bad. I play the good kind.”  So does The Uptown Band. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jolene Liberty Fouse, who turned 2 years old yesterday, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. Her proud parents are Matthew and Jessica Fouse. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Sofia Grace Fortney, who turns 6 years old today, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. Her proud parents are Todd Fortney of Hill Valley and Melody Fortney of Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 4:26 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016:  More...

Students engage in new learning

A new curriculum at the Huntingdon Area Middle School (HAMS) is providing lessons to students they can apply to real-world situations.  Through the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) curriculum, students are creating projects that More...

Proper pool closing prevents issues

As temperatures continue to drop, residential pool owners have closing their swimming pools on their seasonal to-do list.  However, the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) reminds pool owners that proper procedures for closing poo More...

Walk to School Day planned Wednesday

For the fifth year, Juniata Valley School District students will once again participate in the National Walk to School Day event Wednesday to promote healthy habits and encourage finding walkfriendly routes to school.  More...

World  Free Access 

Ford vehicles probed for problems

DETROIT (AP) — Two  Ford Motor Co. models are under investigation by U.S. safety regulators for problems  similar to those that have caused nearly 3 million other Ford vehicles to be recalled.   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

OK given for multifaceted retirement community

75 Years Ago  A special Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad train brought a number of Philadelphia businessmen and other high officials of the United States Pipe & Foundry Co. to the formal opening of the Riddlesburg Furnace. More...

Local Sports

Tough Altoona shuts out Bearcats 7-0

High School Tennis:

A strong Altoona squad (9-3) put together a 60-4 advantage in game points Monday afternoon against visiting Huntingdon and went on to complete a repeat 7-0 victory over the Bearcats.  Paige Hollibaugh was able to score three of those game points More...

’Cat boys and girls, Titan girls all lose

High School Soccer:

Huntingdon Girls   Huntingdon hosted Mountain League leading Central Monday and showed they can hang with the top teams. The Bearcats were unable to finish shots and the Scarlet Dragons took a 3-0 win.  More...

Cardinals blank Rockets 3-0

High School Field Hockey:

The Southern Huntingdon field hockey team continues to improve each time they hit the field. They were on the road at Forbes Road Monday afternoon and showed marked improvement over the first outing against the Cardinals. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Take that family trip  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  Do you remember your first visit to a national park? Did your parents introduce you to the beauty of the public lands? More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Sept. 30

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Sept. 30.  House  More...

Chatter Box

Eight great years

My memory’s a little foggy, but if it serves me correctly, this week marks the eighth anniversary of the Chatter Box.  More...

Healthy Living

Women with breast cancer may find comfort in support groups

No woman should have to face breast cancer alone. There are a number of resources available that can provide support, such as family members, friends, doctors, psychologists and even social workers. More...

Getting fit, having fun and feeling great

Studies show that exercise reduces the risk of developing breast cancer and can also contribute to a successful remission from the disease. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Should opposites attract?

Dear Annie: I am a soonto be divorced man who has suffered a great deal of pain after the collapse of my lengthy marriage.  After enduring the dissolution of multiple postseparation relationships, I found what in many ways is the perfect woman. More...

Doctor K

Home exercises work well after surgery

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m having hip replacement surgery next month. I know I’ll need rehabilitation afterward, but does it matter where I do it?  More...

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