October 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Contractor opens new doors to guests

After more than two years in a construction phase, the new Klocker Bros. Design and Build LLC offices on William Penn Highway in Smithfield Township opened its doors Thursday night to Juniata College trustees and other invited guests.  More...

Book club event brings families together

There is nothing quite so enjoyable as getting into a good book, and a special event at Southside Elementary School Thursday evening was geared toward parents and children getting into reading together. More...

Local News

Carbon Twp. bridge project ongoing

A $4 million project to replace a nearly 80-year-old bridge in the village of Barnettstown in Carbon Township along Route 913 is in its final phase. More...

More scenes from the Mount Union Halloween Parade

The 2016 Mount Union Halloween parade, presented by the Mount Union Fire Co., was dedicated to the memory of the late Terry Bittner, who emceed the event for 36 years. More...

JC concert choir to perform fall concert

The Juniata College Concert Choir will perform six classic madrigals and selections from a Jacques Offenbach opera at its fall concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penn State brings momentum to Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — No. 24 Penn State brings a serious dose of momentum to Purdue for Saturday’s game.  After all, the Nittany Lions are coming off a 24-21 upset of then No. 2 Ohio State last weekend. More...

Titans protect home field 36-22

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — There’s nothing like a visit from the Jacksonville Jaguars to make the Tennessee Titans remember how to protect their home field. More...

Montreal scores three third-period goals to beat Lightning

MONTREAL (AP) — Max Pacioretty scored the tiebreaking goal in Montreal’s threegoal third period as the Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 Thursday night for their sixth straight win. More...

Press Club

Fire queen teaches littlest Hornets

It is crucial that our future generation becomes educated and aware of the importance of fire safety. Alexandria Fire Queen Diana Simpson, impacted the minds of many Juniata Valley Elementary School students Oct. 14. More...

Bearcat launches school film club

Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) junior Kalyn Shope is launching a student film club for anyone who love movies. “I’ve wanted to share my love of film with other students for a long time,” said Shope.  More...

Titans welcome foreign exchange students

Three new faces are introducing Tussey Mountain High School students to cultures half a world away this year. Through AFS, an intercultural study abroad program, select families were able to host a student.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Brother’s problematic wife

Dear Annie: My brother, “Peter,” recently got married for the second time, to a woman named “Valerie.” As his elder brother, I was quite happy for him that he had found someone to spend his life with.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Power drain

Dear Heloise: I often MISPLACE MY MOBILE PHONE and can't find it, since I habitually turn it off to prevent battery drain. To solve this problem, while I am at home I turn off location, notifications and mobile data. More...

Local high school football scores for Friday, Oct. 28

Huntingdon ... 50  Patterson ....... 20    West Branch .......... 61  Tussey Mountain ... 32    Claysburg ........ 46  Mount Union ... More...

Local resident up for award

Local resident Helena Kotala has been nominated as Adventurer of the Year in Blue Ridge Outdoors (BRO) Magazine due to her several interests and accomplishments in outdoor activities. More...

Falling meat prices affecting farmers

With beef prices dropping significantly in the last year, local cattlemen and markets are feeling the effects.  “The agricultural sector of the United States economy is really hurting,” said Shirley Township farmer Dwight Derstine, w More...

Vandals damage signs in Shirley Township

Damage caused by vandals, totaling as much as $3,000, was discussed by Shirley Township Supervisors during their monthly meeting Thursday.  “We filed a report with state police, as did Cromwell Township,” said township secretary Kath More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Jury hands ex-Penn State assistant $7M in defamation case

BELLEFONTE (AP) — A jury awarded a former Penn State assistant football coach $7.3 million in damages Thursday, finding the university defamed him after it became public that his testimony helped prosecutors charge Jerry Sandusky with child mol More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Drought emergency continued for area

75 Years Ago  Members of the Mount Union Rotary Club had a glimpse of some of the beautiful mountain, forest and stream scenery of Pennsylvania, in colors of autumnal beauty, when they met for their weekly session.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 28   AA meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts from Jeff Norris

The End Is Within Sight   With a full slate of 10 games remaining this weekend for The Daily News Pickin’ Panel, there is very little at stake.  More...

Juniata to play host to McDaniel

Juniata got off to a quick start last Saturday, jumping out to a 10-0 lead at Muhlenberg. More...

Eagles host ‘Pink Game’

This Saturday, Juniata football hosts its Pink Game against McDaniel. Raffle tickets will be sold with a chance to win a variety of prizes.  More...

People/Pastimes

Boost every moment with versatile peanut butter

Whether you’re a fitness junkie, busy parent, sleep-deprived student or diehard sweet tooth, peanut butter is an ingredient that sticks for all of life’s moments. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Libra if born before 10:10 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016:  More...

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