November 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Concerns voiced about school fights

Two women whose children and grandchildren attend Mount Union Area High School encouraged school board members Monday evening to reconsider their stance on contracting with a school resource officer, citing recent fights and instances of bullying tha More...

Local News

Officials consider tax hike

For over 30 years, Broad Top City Borough had maintained a three-mill tax rate. That may change according to council president Rhonda Thompson.  More...

Police Log

Burglary   UNION TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report someone removed a 9mm Ruger pistol from a residence on Happy Hills Road between Sept. 20-27. More...

Huntingdon County Library

Be sure to check out the newest books at the library:  More...

World  Free Access 

Sales fall as auto boom slows

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says its U.S. sales fell 1.7 percent last month as all brands but Buick reported declines.  More...

What others are saying

Campaign put the ‘ugh’ in ugly

WASHINGTON (AP) — Good riddance to Campaign 2016, the election that put the “ugh” in ugly.  Headed for history books a week from Tuesday, the duel between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump became a battle of “nasty women&r More...

New rules aim to help students clear loans in cases of fraud

BOSTON (AP) — The Obama administration is issuing new rules meant to help students get their federal loans erased in cases where there’s been fraud and misconduct by their schools.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Duke familiar with top of AP Preseason poll

Duke is in a familiar place to open the college basketball season.  The Blue Devils are the runaway choice for No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 on Monday. It is the eighth time Duke has held the preseason No. 1 ranking. More...

Ben has limited practice

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger practiced in a limited capacity on Monday, just two weeks after undergoing surgery to repair the meniscus in his left knee.  Whether Roethlisberger is healthy enough to s More...

Butler, Wade lead Bulls past Nets

NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and Dwyane Wade had 12 in the first road game with the Chicago Bulls, who improved to 3-0 by beating the Brooklyn Nets 118- 88 on Monday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple marks 60th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Edward Sr. and Barbara (Warnick) McEwen of Mount Vernon Avenue, Huntingdon, who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. More...

Five generations of family

Five generations of family gathered for Christmas 2015, with Cora Renée Payne, who was 8 days old at the time, held by her great-great-grandfather Francis Keller of Huntingdon, second from the right, More...

Mapleton American Legion Post 322

  The members of the Mapleton American Legion Post 322 color guard will be able to purchase new uniforms thanks to a donation made by Carolyn Rowe of Mapleton, left, to post adjutant Marlin Brindle. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Crash claims single victim

As of press time today, state police at Huntingdon did not release the name of the victim in a fatal crash in Hopewell Township Monday night.  State police troopers responded to a one-vehicle crash along Raystown Road near the village of Cherryt More...

Residents invited to hospital events

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, will host its annual community meeting at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

Enjoying a Halloween treat

All ages got a Halloween fright when a man in costume jumped from under a glowing spider in front of ACCO Brands in Alexandria Monday night during trick-ortreat. More...

Popular video app to be discontinued

Twitter announced Thursday it will discontinue Vine, a popular phone app that allows users to create and edit a 6 second video and post it to a social interface. More...

State  Free Access 

Strike sends commuters scrambling

UPPER DARBY, Pa. More...

Man had kids with 14-year-old, abused her five sisters

FEASTERVILLE (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of fathering two children with a 14-year-old girl gifted to him by her parents was charged Monday with sexually assaulting five other girls in that family, calling them his wives.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Ballot to be long, tedious for county voters

75 years ago  Chairman Urban Doolittle of the Huntingdon Chapter of the American Red Cross today announced the appointment of James I. Weimer of Huntingdon as chairman of the 1941 Red Cross roll call in the chapter area.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 1   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

Tigers sweep away Bearcats

District 6-AAA Volleyball:

Huntingdon’s postseason run lasted a little more than an hour Monday evening during a District Six Class AAA quarterfinal round match at Hollidaysburg.  More...

Huntingdon playing for title

District 6-AAA Soccer Championship:

Huntingdon has made this girls’ soccer season one for the program history books. More...

Advance football tickets available

Huntingdon has announced that tickets for Saturday’s District 6-AAA quarterfinal contest against Forest Hills at War Vets Field are available until Friday afternoon in the high school office.  Advance tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for s More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

The value of misguided friends

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Op-ed

An appetite for action on tax reform

In a few short weeks, this election will be over, and the task of governing will fall on the winning candidate and the reshuffled Congress. More...

Six-pack half-measure: ‘Modernization’ is a sham

Last week, Pennsylvania beer distributors were finally unshackled from years of state regulation and granted permission to sell sixpacks of beer, as well as growlers and even single cans. More...

Chatter Box

Readers keep in touch

One of my favorite things about the Chatter Box is when folks keep in touch with me and let me know how they’re doing.  More...

Healthy Living

Know the signs and symptoms of a seizure

Seizures can take on many different forms, and seizures affect different people in different ways. Anything that the brain does normally can also occur during a seizure when the brain is activated by seizure discharges. More...

Healthy Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

“Don’t let the long ingredient list fool you - easy to prepare, whole grain, low-fat, and delicious!”   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Have faith in your relationship

Dear Annie: Why do women think it’s OK to snoop through boyfriends’ phones or social media? It’s such an invasion of privacy. More...

Doctor K

Cognitive behavioral therapy can treat chronic back pain

DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor suggested cognitive behavioral therapy to treat my chronic back pain. Does he think I’m imagining my discomfort?  DEAR READER: I’m often asked this question about cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). More...

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