October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Task force members a step closer to goal

The Homeless Task Force met Wednesday morning to discuss the next steps as it gets closer to a goal of obtaining a permanent facility to house the Out of the Cold Huntingdon County (OOTC-HC) program.  These next steps will largely include hurdle More...

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Local News

Area briefs

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny   More...

Leaders approve items, hear from resident

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved a number of items during their weekly meeting Tuesday.  Ahead of the approvals, the meeting opened with public comments. More...

Former Huntingdon man facing charges related to child porn

A former Huntingdon man is facing allegations he downloaded material related to child pornography.  Ryan M. Wiser, 34, Carlisle, Cumberland County, was arrested Oct. More...

World  Free Access 

Debate brings little clarity to undecided voters

RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) — As a tumultuous campaign nears an end, undecided voters across the country watched the final debate of the U.S. presidential race with a mix of skepticism and rapt attention Wednesday night.  More...

Preteens need only two HPV shots — not three

NEW YORK (AP) — It may soon be easier for preteens to get the vaccine against cervical cancer. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jets rally past Leafs

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Rookie Patrik Laine completed a hat trick 2:40 into overtime, helping Winnipeg overcome a four-goal deficit and beat Toronto 5-4 on Wednesday night.  Laine tied the game with 55 seconds left in the third before wi More...

Thomas shares CIMB lead

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Justin Thomas began his title defense with an 8-under 64 at the CIMB Classic on Thursday, making nine birdies and a bogey to move into a threeway tie with Keegan Bradley and Derek Fathauer for the first-round lead. More...

Eagles strike quick to edge Frostburg 2-1

Women’s Field Hockey:

Juniata scored twice early in the first half and that was all it needed as the Eagles defeated Frostburg 2-1 Wednesday night at Knox Stadium. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

When we think about the East Broad Top Railroad, coal shipments from the Broad Top always comes to mind. But there was more to the EBT story than coal. More...

Around the State

Let’s get real ID, Oct. 18   Living in Pennsylvania could become more difficult soon.  On Jan. More...

Our Readers Write

Political hatred is not the answer  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Local farmers help Tyrone students win grant

Monsanto Fund “America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education” made a $10,000 grant to the agriculture education program at the Tyrone Area High School (TAHS) last week.  More...

Mount Union students grow pink pumpkins

Students in the agriculture program at Mount Union Are High School were thinking pink over summer vacation.  More...

4-H Club News

Alexandria Junior Rifle   The Alexandria 4-H Junior Rifle Club members shared their scores for the seventh matche of the season held Oct. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 21, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Enhancing quality of care

Hospital adds germ-zapping robot to decrease infections

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Couple presented with Jo Award

The Huntingdon Human Services Council presented the Jo Award to unsuspecting recipients Wednesday afternoon at the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Education Center.  More...

Cold, windy and wet conditions expected

Fall will be returning to the region in full force Friday as a dramatic shift in the weather will have area residents digging out their sweaters and jackets.  “Tomorrow, as people are going to work, it’s going to be mild,” said More...

State  Free Access 

Strike in second day at 14 Pennsylvania state universities

HARRISBURG (AP) — Professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities are expected to hit the picket lines again Thursday as their strike enters its second day.  More...

Ex-official denies coach lost job over Sandusky

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Jurors in a defamation and whistleblower lawsuit were read testimony Wednesday by a former Penn State athletic director who denied a claim by a main witness against Jerry Sandusky that he was terminated as an assistant footbal More...

Woman used physician’s identity to give exams

HARRISBURG (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Pennsylvania woman after authorities say she used the identity of a licensed physician to perform physicals on holders of commercial driver’s licenses.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Unitas National Bank celebrates 125 years

75 Years Ago  Claude Judy Jr., 20, a flying club pilot, and a passenger, Jane Stoner, 18, both of Middletown, were killed when their plane collided with another at low altitude and crashed near Hawk Field, Harrisburg.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 20   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Central (7-1) at Huntingdon (4-4), 7 p.m.  Last Week’s Game: Ian Border rushed for 203 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead Huntingdon to a 56-15 victory over Philipsburg.  More...

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Juniata Valley (5-3) at Glendale (0-8), 7 p.m.  Last Week’s Game: Juniata Valley took a 13-6 lead in the first half, but was out-scored 14-0 in the second half and lost a 20-14 Homecoming decision to visiting Moshan More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Bellwood-Antis (7-1, 7-0 ICC) at So. Huntingdon (4-4, 3-4 ICC), 7 p.m.  More...

People/Pastimes

HCCTC nurse aide graduates

The Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center, Mill Creek, held the 2016 fall nurse aide graduation Oct. 13 for students in the nurse aide program. More...

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple marks 65th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Donald and Sixta (Mata) Young of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary today, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. More...

Celebrate your child’s birthday in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Keep it down down there!

Dear Annie: I live in a large city with high real estate prices. This has prevented me from buying my own home, so I reside in an apartment. I have done so for the majority of my adult life. All of my previous experiences have been pleasant.  More...

Doctor K

What to expect when you have ‘frozen shoulder’

DEAR DOCTOR K: What exactly is a frozen shoulder and can I do anything to speed up the healing process? More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM KANSAS

1. Mystery speed   Joey Logano said Kevin Harvick has a knack of winning when necessary. Harvick was 12th in Chase points before winning Kansas. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions... and maybe a few actual answers  Alabama 500? Sounds familiar   More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Chase’s Chase   More...

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