October 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Clay Twp. home destroyed by fire

Fire of an undetermined origin totally destroyed a 40-foot by 60-foot mobile home with concrete block extension at 7044 Waterfall Hill Road in Clay Township shortly before 8 a.m. More...

Woman enters plea in cancer fraud case

A Three Springs woman charged with fraudulently taking money from a local cancer group had the second phase of her case in criminal court Thursday morning.  Miranda Leigh Zinobile of Three Springs and her public defender, attorney Fred Gutshall, More...

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Author to lead Thousand Steps hike

Local author Michael Fields will lead a hike up the Thousand Steps tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 15, as part of a book signing event. More...

DUI cases heard in criminal court

A Huntingdon man was sentenced during a recent criminal court session in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas for a second driving under the influence (DUI) offense that resulted in a motorcycle accident.  More...

New restaurant program benefits organizations

A new program at Mill Stone Manor Motel and Restaurant will help customers support the community while being able to enjoy a meal at the same time.  The restaurant’s management has initiated a new payit forward program that will allow peop More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 14   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 

Dodgers advance with 4-3 win

National Leauge Division Series:

WASHINGTON (AP) — A little past midnight in Game 5 of the NL Division Series, Clayton Kershaw emerged from the bullpen to pitch in relief for the first time in seven years.  More...

Chargers beat Broncos 21-13

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Music blared louder than normal in the San Diego Chargers’ locker room, and there was a sense of relief Thursday night after a victory over the Denver Broncos.  The Chargers had actually finished.  More...

Pens edge Caps 3-2 in shootout

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel beat Braden Holtby in the fourth round of a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins began the defense of their Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

JV business class tackles ‘real world’ project

Intro to business is a class of high school students who are looking to further their education into business. More...

Student athletes spread Rocket pride

Young children exit their school buses to be greeted by buff football players sporting jerseys and talented cheerleaders smiling in uniform. This is the experience for elementary students during every Friday home varsity Rocket football game.  More...

Bearcat royalty crowned during Spirit Week

Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) students celebrated Spirit Week (October 3-8), capping it off with a homecoming dance on Saturday. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Local high school football scores for Friday, Oct. 14

Huntingdon Area ........ 56  Philipsburg-Osceola ... 15    Everett .......................14  Southern Huntingdon ... 7    Moshannon Valley ... 20  Juniata Valley ........... More...

Officials await state 911 grant

Members of the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board are still waiting for two grants, as was discussed at the board’s monthly meeting Thursday morning.  More...

Officials gather for conference

Over 150 township officials, business representatives and elected officials from across the county attended the 101st annual Association of Township Officials annual meeting Thursday evening.  Held at the Smithfield Fire Hall, association office More...

Wildlife takes refuge in county locations

This week is National Wildlife Refuge Week, and although Huntingdon County doesn’t have a designated wildlife refuge, that’s not to say the county has nothing to celebrate.  In fact, there are many areas for animals to take refuge in More...

State  Free Access 

Judge weighs dismissal of Penn State ex-officials’ charges

HARRISBURG (AP) — The new judge overseeing the long-delayed criminal proceedings against three former high-ranking Penn State administrators heard arguments Thursday about whether the remaining charges should be thrown out.  More...

Man convicted of wife’s murder free, won’t face retrial

EBENSBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who had been granted a new trial in his wife’s 1991 slaying won’t be retried and instead was freed from prison Thursday after state prosecutors said they don’t believe they can prove their c More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

DN Press Club reporters kick off another year

75 Years Ago  Leon A. Neff was installed as commander of the Frank P. Hommon Post 24, American Legion, Huntingdon, at an impressive service held at the Post Home.  More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

It should come as not surprise that The Daily News Pickin’ Panel wouldn’t be able to keep up the torrid pace of the previous two weeks. More...

Eagles ready to start second half

The Juniata College football team got off to a great start in its 2016 campaign. More...

Trojans, Hornets, Titans win

High School Volleyball:

Signs of early-season play by the Mount Union volleyball team showed Thursday night when they completed the season sweep of visiting Glendale with a 3-0 win. More...

People/Pastimes

United In Marriage

Shoemaker—Bowser

Sierra Rose Shoemaker and Robert Allen Bowser were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. More...

Wigs for Kids donation

Emily Peachey, 8, recently got her hair cut and donated it to Wigs for Kids, a nonprofit hair donation organization that has been serving children suffering from hair loss since 1981. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY to Adalyn Jean Booher who turned 1 year old Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. She is the daughter of Brandon and Heidi Booher of Saltillo. Her proud grandparents are Jeff and Beth Lerie of Neelyton. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Get a referral to a sleep specialist

Dear Annie: Before marriage, I slept well every night. Since I’ve been married and my husband and I shared a home together for the first time, my sleep has suffered. The main culprit is my husband’s snoring. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Home in the range

Dear Heloise: If you have a GPS, or a phone with GPS, don’t store your HOME ADDRESS in it. More...

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