October 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Halloween events planned in county

As little ghosts and goblins prepare to set out on the sidewalks for trick-or-treat, local law enforcement offered some tips to keep everyone safe while having fun.  More...

Jobs

Local News

Correction

In the Oct. 7 edition of The Daily News, an article about the annual Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce gala incorrectly stated that the ATHENA Award was sponsored by ACCO Brands.  More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Andrew James Ridgley  Date of Birth: Unknown  Age: 41 years old  Height: 6 feet  Weight: 175 pounds  Eye color: Blue  Hair color: Unknown  Last known address(es): Mount Airy, Maryland; Fairfield; Osceola Mills More...

Meeting at HCC

Program updates

Good morning, HCC Friends!  Today marks the last day of regular play for our soccer teams. Thank you to all sponsors and volunteers who make this program a great success!   Next Saturday, Oct. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

TMSD taxpayers question district taxation formula

75 Years Ago  Field-hardened men of Pennsylvania’s 28th Division completed their eighth month of federal service while engaged in a second tactical problem of the army’s gigantic war games.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 22   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  Sunday, Oct. 23   More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon shut out by Central

It didn’t take long for Central’s Alex Hoenstine to make his presence know Friday night at War Vets Field.  On the first play from scrimmage, Central lined up in a wildcat formation with Hoenstine taking the snap. More...

Mistakes are costly in Trojans loss at NBC

The Mount Union football team could not overcome early turnovers that allowed Northern Bedford to put points on the board Friday night in Loysburg. The Trojans had four turnovers at very critical times. More...

Bellwood pulls away from Rockets

Southern Huntingdon took advantage of the game’s first big opportunity Friday evening to score the game’s first touchdown against visiting Inter-County Conference powerhouse Bellwood-Antis. More...

Religion News

Vatican opens papal summer apartment

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Now this is an open house: The Vatican on Friday opened the private apartments at the papal summer retreat to the public, giving visitors a rare look at the bed where Popes Pius XII and Paul VI died and where John Paul II re More...

Special events, services

Gospel sing  p The Orbisonia Church of God of Prophecy, 345 Cromwell St., Orbisonia, will have a Community Gospel Sing at 6 p.m. today, Saturday, Oct. 22, and Sunday, Oct. 23. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Relationship’s a marriage sandwich

Dear Annie: My boyfriend and I have been together for over 10 years. However, briefly we separated. During that time, we still talked every day, talked about our future together and how we still loved each other. More...

Doctor K

Choose toothpaste with fluoride (and don’t forget to floss)

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m confused by the many types of toothpaste on pharmacy shelves. What should I look for in a toothpaste?  More...

Special Sections

Election is hot topic for some

With just over two weeks to go until Election Day, some folks might find themselves avoiding the TV, newspaper or maybe even friends and family who might be up for debating the candidates.  More...

HASD comprehensive plan posted for public review

The Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) comprehensive plan is now available for public review and comment. Stakeholders are encouraged to look over the plan to get an idea of the district’s goals for the coming years.  More...

Film event highlights Huntingdon history

A free community movie night featuring the film, “The History of Huntingdon,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Alumni Hall of Brumbaugh Academic Center on the Juniata College campus.  More...

State  Free Access 

Professors agree to contract, end strike

HARRISBURG (AP) — The union representing striking professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities reached a tentative contract agreement Friday and immediately ended a walkout that was in its third day.  Both sides thanked Gov. More...

Strong storms cause flooding

WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — Strong storms hit pockets of western and central Pennsylvania early Friday, bringing up to 7 inches of rain, turning roads into rivers, damaging homes in communities as far as 150 miles apart and killing one person.  More...

World  Free Access 

Early voting: Democrats show strength in key battlegrounds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida among voters casting ballots before Election Day, and may also be building an early vote advantage in Arizona a More...

Third-party candidate surging in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown on the fringe, independent candidate Evan McMullin is surging in the polls in Utah and drawing large crowds at rallies as he becomes the conduit More...

In the West Bank, Samaritans provide a sanctuary

MOUNT GERIZIM, West Bank (AP) — In one of the tensest corners of the West Bank, Israeli settlers and Palestinians live in separate worlds. But there is a spot on the top of a mountain that connects them both: a village of Samaritans.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Brady really wanted showdown with Ben

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tom Brady wanted the showdown with Ben Roethlisberger, if he’s being honest.  More...

76ers get more bad news

The last thing the Philadelphia 76ers need less than a week before the season begins is more bad news on the injury front.  That’s exactly what they got on Friday, when Nerlens Noel elected to have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and More...

Beaver Stadium tough environment

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Ohio State coaches and players are plenty familiar with the difficult environment that awaits them in Happy Valley.  More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown seniors hold membership meeting

Members of Mount Union’s Bricktown Senior Center met Oct. 5 for their monthly membership meeting. More...

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple marks 50th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Paul and Susan (Whittaker) Beck of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. They were united in marriage in 1966 in Cumberland, Maryland.  More...

Special Occasions

Oct. 22, 2016  Happy birthday wishes go out to Alice Kocik of Snyder’s Run, who celebrates her 83rd birthday today, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Happy birthday, Alice! nnnnn  Oct. 23, 2016  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Leo if born before 11:35 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 24, 2016:  More...

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