October 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

JC students enjoy Malaysian cuisine

Malaysian chef Redzwa Ismail made an appearance in Baker Refectory at Juniata College Thursday night to serve dinner to students, giving them something different from their usual day to day meal.  More...

Leaders receive update on comprehensive plan

Huntingdon County Planning director Mark Colussy introduced a new face to the members of the Huntingdon County planning commission at the regular meeting Thursday evening.  Iona Connor, recently hired to the county’s Planner 1 position, wa More...

Local News

Area brief

State police take part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day   More...

Family lodging business marks 25 years

The very popular Lane’s Country Homestead & Pine Lodge, located near Cassville in peaceful and scenic Trough Creek Valley, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.  More...

Huntingdon leaders hear paving project update

Members of Huntingdon Borough Council met for their monthly meeting Tuesday evening and heard an update on the paving project at the parking lot at Blair Field.  The update was presented by Tony Miller, an engineer with Stiffler and McGraw, rega More...

World  Free Access 

Conviction of bin Laden assistant is upheld on appeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the conviction of Osama bin Laden’s former personal assistant, but the ruling did little to settle a simmering dispute over the limits of prosecuting terror suspects before mili More...

Winter outlook: Warm south; cooler north; middling in middle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal forecasters say this winter will likely be warmer and drier than normal down south, and colder and wetter up north.  As for the nation’s middle belt, the winter should be typical, but one or two nasty storms More...

Remains may be returned

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A small group of people are working with the U.S. Army to bring home the remains of 15 Alaska Natives who attended a boarding school in Pennsylvania more than a century ago.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs pull away for 8-4 win over Dodgers

National League Championship Series:

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One win away. Two chances at home. More...

Sparks take WNBA title from Lynx 77-76

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Candace Parker and the Sparks jumped with joy on the court, joined in celebration by a guy named Magic Johnson who once made basketball championships a habit in Los Angeles.  Parker’s old college coach, the late P More...

Rogers throws for three TDs in Packers’ win

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers set a record. More...

Press Club

SHC twins share special bond

The birth of twins has been a spectacle since the dawn of time. A woman giving birth to one child is a great feat in itself, but delivering two consecutively is unimaginable to those who have not experienced it.  More...

Titans show their PRIDE

This year, Tussey Mountain High School has started a new school-wide disciplinary program called PRIDE. The school is rewarding students for behaving above and beyond and focusing on those students. More...

Hornets visit Renaissance Faire

Juniata Valley High School students are fortunate to have field trips offered every year they are in high school. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A shot of internet info

Dear Heloise: When you see something on the internet that you want to remember, save or forward, just take a SCREEN SHOT. On my tablet, I click the “photo” button and the “on/off” button simultaneously. More...

Breaking News - 10/21/2016 11:33 PM

Local high school football scores for Friday, Oct. 21  Free Access 

Central 21  Huntingdon 0    Mount Union 21  Northern Bedford 29    Juniata Valley  41  Glendale 0    Bellwood-Antis  42  Southern Huntin More...

911 agreement deadline moved

The contract deadline for the provision of 911 services between Huntingdon County and Huntingdon Borough has been extended until the end of the year.  More...

Recyclers review proposed contract

A revamped recycling agreement for Huntingdon Borough was reviewed with prospective contractors Thursday ahead of the bidding process.  More...

Toys for Tots collection begins in county

The holiday season is still a couple of months away, but Huntingdon County’s Toys for Tots program has geared up to make this Christmas a merry one for area children in need.  More...

State  Free Access 

Flash flood warnings continue for parts of Pa.

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Flash flood warnings are continuing across a stretch of central and eastern Pennsylvania after heavy rains led to home evacuations, school closings and even trapped some patrons inside a McDonald’s.  More...

Raising a vegan baby: Parents say abuse cases give a bad rap

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There’s a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food. Those who get it wrong, parents say, give the responsible ones a bad name.  More...

Professors strike for third day

HARRISBURG — Professors are again manning the picket line at 14 Pennsylvania state universities.  Friday marks the third day since they walked off their jobs.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County library benefits from Community Chest Drive

75 Years Ago  Three persons were killed and one was injured when their automobile was struck by a freight train at Milesburg, near Bellefonte. The freight caboose struck a sedan and dragged it for 100 feet.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 21   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...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

The frosty fall nights are finally starting to become the norm rather than the exception, one can almost smell the burning leaves as folks rake them up — although you have to go outside Huntingdon borough to really enjoy the experience.  More...

Eagles face tough test at Muhlenberg

Last Saturday, the Juniata football team came out of its bye week with a sluggish start against visiting Ursinus. More...

Bearcats and Titans get wins

High School Volleyball:

Clearfield kept things pretty close with Huntingdon early in the first set of Thursday evening’s Senior Night Mountain League match inside the Bearcat gymnasium. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gavin Woodward, who turns 11 years old today, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. His proud parents are Butch and Rebecca Woodward of Huntingdon. More...

Programs encourage leadership, future goals

Parents know there is a small window of time to make a meaningful, positive impact on children and shape who they may become as adults. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

An anniversary card shower is being held in honor of Wilbur and Caroline Ronk of Huntingdon, who will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. They would love to hear from their family and friends on their special day. More...

Newspapers in Education

NIE program returns

Newspapers provided to area students for second year

For the second year, The Daily News is proud to team with area school districts and local businesses and individuals to offer the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program to students to encourage the use of the newspaper as a tool for classroom instructi More...

New partners support NIE

Now in its second year, 62 local businesses and individuals have signed on to partner with The Daily News to provide newspapers to Huntingdon County classrooms through the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program.  More...

Local educators share NIE goals and experiences

The Daily News Newspaper in Education  (NIE) is designed to cultivate lifelong skills in learning, not only in the classroom, but in community affairs as well. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Affairs revealed

Dear Annie: My wife and I were married for 61 years. We had three sons. “Mary” passed away this year from complications of Parkinson’s and dementia.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra if born before 7:46 p.m. (EST). Afterward, it will be in Scorpio. The Moon is in Cancer until 3:34 p.m. (EST), when it moves into Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016:  More...

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