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Bill will combat state’s opiate crisis

Gov. Tom Wolf signed a package of bills this week in an effort to battle the heroin and opioid crisis plaguing the state.  More...

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Elementary students celebrate Bearcat Day

The entire Standing Stone Elementary (SSE) school as well as parents and volunteers were engaged in celebration Friday during their fourth annual Bearcat Day. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Jessica Nichole Eason  Date of Birth: Not available  Age: 34 years old  Height: 5 feet, 3 inches  Weight: 190 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Black  Last known address(es): 177 Riverside Drive, Mount Uni More...

Police Log

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General News

News of Yesteryear

New year begins without landmark storefront

75 Years Ago  President John L. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 5   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lions will work to inch closer to playoff spot

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Most of Penn State’s players saw the first College Football Ranking and their team’s No. More...

Rivalry has new look in duel for first

BALTIMORE (AP) — Not too long ago, Terrell Suggs spent extra time in the weight room in anticipation of the hard-hitting, physically exhausting drama known as Steelers vs. More...

Dillon wins Texas pole

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Austin Dillon is on the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas two weeks after a heartbreaking finish knocked him out of the championship chase.  “We missed the Chase by just 2 feet. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Aria Kay Booher, who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. Her proud parents are David and Kayla Booher. More...

Creating an elegant holiday feast

There is no time like the holiday season to get together and make memories with family and friends. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Aubrielle Maria Jaymes, who turns 2 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. Her proud parents are Valerie Love and Daren Jaymes of Shade Gap. More...

Special Sections

Laws improve drug disposals

Residents will now have more options to dispose of unwanted and expired medicines and pharmaceutical drugs due to the enactment of House Bill 1737, part of the opioid epidemic package of bills signed by Gov. Tom Wolf this week.  More...

Christmas essay contest to open

It’s hard to avoid getting caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season, but in doing so, one risks missing all the wonderful moments the season has to offer.  This year, the 2016 Daily News Christmas Eve edition essay contest asks par More...

Residents urged to check smoke alarms

As daylight saving time draws to an end at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, folks are reminded to move their clocks back and to check the batteries in their smoke detectors, too. More...

State  Free Access 

Judge delays ruling on Philadelphia transit strike

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city’s transit agency went to court on Friday to force striking workers back on the job, saying their walkout threatens the public’s health, safety and right to vote in Tuesday’s presidential election.& More...

Man claiming to be shower victim testifies

BELLEFONTE. More...

World  Free Access 

Arctic farming: Town defies icy conditions with hydroponics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The landscape is virtually treeless around a coastal hub town above Alaska’s Arctic Circle, where even summer temperatures are too cold for boreal roots to take hold.  Amid these unforgiving conditions, a cre More...

NYC’s marathon reaches milestone

NEW YORK (AP) — Forty years ago, the world’s top two marathon runners were each handed an envelope with a check in it for $3,000 — secret rewards for helping raise the profile of the very first five-borough New York City Marathon.&n More...

Fashion designer James Galanos dies; dressed Nancy Reagan

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — James Galanos, the California fashion designer who was known for his elegant, meticulously constructed dresses and created both of first lady Nancy Reagan’s inaugural gowns, has died. More...

Local Sports

District 6-AA Quarterfinal:

Bellwood eliminates stubborn Rockets

Southern Huntingdon just met up with Bellwood-Antis two weeks ago and suffered a 42-6 defeat. Last night in a District 6-AA quarterfinal on the road, the Rockets gave up a 47-yard touchdown run on the first play of the game.  More...

Juniata hosting softball clinics

Juniata College softball is holding four pitching clinics and one hitting session this fall and winter. Both clinics are for grades 4-12 and offer a chance to learn from Eagle pitchers and coaches during their offseason. More...

Photo

The Southern Huntingdon Lions captured the flag football cheerleading title during the Huntingdon County Pee Wee Football League’s Super Bowl activities last Saturday in Mount Union. More...

Religion News

Clergy join Dakota Access pipeline protesters

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Hundreds of clergy of various faiths joined protests Thursday against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, singing hymns, marching and ceremonially burning a copy of a 600-year-old document.  More...

LGBT BYU students explain why they chose to attend and stay

PROVO, Utah (AP) — David Delbar is used to people asking why he’s still at Brigham Young University.  For BYU students who belong to the LGBT community, it’s an easy question to answer.  “BYU is our home, too,” More...

Social frustration pours from Christian-based poet

Local minister and community organizer Duane Hudson Reid recently released a Christian-based book of poetry, “Righteous Anger: Outcries for Justice,” as he addresses social issues through spoken word.  More...

Doctor K

Nonsurgical treatments often work to relieve knee pain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I saw my doctor because of aching pain in my knee, which sometimes buckles unexpectedly. He says I have chondromalacia. What is this, and what can I do to relieve the pain? More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 8:55 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016:  More...

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