October 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

EBT reunion activities go on despite rain

Steady rain contributed to a marginal turnout of visitors for Saturday’s annual Friends of the East Broad Top (FEBT) Reunion at Rockhill, but Sunday’s blue skies drew numerous EBT and Broad Top coal mining fans to Robertsdale, the onetime More...

Local News

Police Log

Shots fired More...

Area briefs

Mapleton Fire Department volunteers to host open house   More...

Man accused in Shirley Twp. stabbing in court for formal arraignment

A local man facing five felony charges connected to a stabbing and burglary in Shirley Township earlier this year appeared in Huntingdon County’s Court of Common Pleas Sept. More...

General News

Obama pledges federal aid for hurricane-hit states

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed disaster declarations for the states of Georgia and Florida, a move that comes with federal aid to help those states cope with the effects of Hurricane Matthew.  The hurricane blew throug More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 10 Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Steelers retire ‘Bumble Bees’ with 31-13 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gaining Ben Roethlisberger’s trust can be a difficult process for any new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver. Once it’s earned, however, it’s unshakeable. More...

Jays finish sweep of Rangers with 7-6 win

American League Division Series:

TORONTO (AP) — Josh Donaldson’s mad dash moved the Blue Jays into the next round of the playoffs. More...

Lions deal Eagles first loss of season

DETROIT (AP) — Matt Prater kicked a 29-yard field goal with 1:28 left and Darius Slay made an over-the-shoulder interception on the next snap, helping the Detroit Lions hand Carson Wentz his first loss with a 24-23 victory over the Philadelphia More...

Healthy Living

Helping women understand mammograms

Changing recommendations disseminated by well-known health sources may have stirred up some confusion for those seeking a mammogram, but at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, the guidelines remain straightforward.  More...

J.C. Blair Women’s Imaging Center’s upgrades to new 3D software

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital’s Women’s Imaging Center got a major mammography software upgrade in August 2016. More...

Survival rates differ greatly worldwide

According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer survival rates vary greatly worldwide. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aquarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016: More...

Experts reflect on candidates

Voters had another chance to watch presidential hopefuls square off Sunday night in the second of three debates. Suspense and anticipation surrounded the debate with the possibility of a very difficult two hours for each candidate. More...

Pockets of frost expected in county

Though there have been no official frost advisories and freeze warnings issued for Huntingdon County, that doesn’t mean the county will be completely spared from frost overnight tonight.  The National Weather Service has issued a frost adv More...

Film on addiction to be shown locally

A feature-length documentary film, “The Anonymous People,” will be screened at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...

State  Free Access 

Navy commissioning honors ship’s Pennsylvania namesake

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands gathered in the shadow of the massive USS John P. Murtha on Saturday to send the ship into active service and honor its namesake. The U.S. More...

Data shows vaccination rates among kids in state

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows larger percentages of Pennsylvania’s children were vaccinated when entering kindergarten last school year compared to national averages.  Children entering school ar More...

Man dies after falling 45 feet into trash pit

PENN VALLLEY (AP) — Authorities say a man died after falling 45 feet into a suburban Philadelphia trash pit.  Police in Pennsylvania’s Montgomery County said the 68-year-old victim fell into the pit while unloading trash from a truck More...

Local Sports

Rocket stickers beaten 2-0 by Thunder

The Southern Huntingdon field hockey team had a tough day on offense Saturday afternoon at Belleville, playing most of the contest with their backs to the net and unable to generate much offense. More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball Juniata completed a sweep of the field in the Chicago Invite Saturday with a 3-1 victory over host Chicago. Set scores were 25-17, 20-25, 25-23 and 25-19. More...

Hole-in-one

Mount Union native Dave Pauline, now a resident of Kingsland, Georgia, had his first hole in one while playing at the Mount Union American Legion Country Club Friday morning.  Pauline used a gap wedge to ace the second hole. More...

People/Pastimes

Helping the hungry

Rachel Beck, second from the left, was concerned about hungry people, especially children, living in Huntingdon, so she held a cookie and lemonade sale after church at Stone Church of the Brethren, H More...

Announce your marriage in The Daily News

Share your own magical moments of romance by announcing your engagement and marriage in The Daily News. Follow these guidelines: More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Emmalyn Luscier, who turns 1 year old today, Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. Her proud parents are Justin and Megan (Ferrenberg) Luscier of Colorado Springs, Colorado. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Newlyweds can’t sleep together

Dear Annie: My husband and I are newlyweds. The first year of marriage has been amazing, except for one thing. Our sleeping preferences are dramatically different. More...

Hints from Heloise

Watch what you spray

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is from a reader complaining about aerosol sunblock. She said: “My pet peeve is people who spray aerosol sunblock without noting the wind and who might get a faceful when they spray it. More...

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