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Man pleads guilty in two court cases

A Huntingdon County man pleaded guilty Monday to driving under the influence and causing damage to school property and was sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

Controlled burn in progress at Raystown

It wasn’t fog rising from the hills surrounding Raystown Lake this morning, but smoke from a forest fire.  There’s no need for alarm, as the fire, which started Monday, was planned and is currently being carried out by the United Sta More...

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County band practices

Guest conductor Ray Mandell, band director at Clearfield High School, practiced a piece with student musicians from four area school districts at the Huntingdon County Band Festival at Mount Union Ar More...

Mount Union streetlight project progressing

The recent transition from high pressure sodium (HPS) lights to light emitting diodes (LED) lights for Mount Union Borough is coming along as planned.  At the Nov. More...

Three juries selected to hear upcoming trials

Three juries were selected Monday in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  Five women and seven men, and one male and one female alternate, will serve as the jury for a case against Kirk Daniel Hagleston, 48, Todd, facing charges for the More...

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Not feeding a crowd this Thanksgiving? Roast a turkey breast instead of whole bird

Let’s say that this year’s Thanksgiving feast is going to be a more intimate affair than the usual cast of thousands, yet you still want turkey. It can be done.  More...

Local Sports

ICC announces fall sports all-stars

The Inter-Country Conference announced its fall sports all-stars (except for football) Monday afternoon. A total of 11 athletes from three area schools were among those recognized.  More...

Stanley, Husick return to PIAA cross country

A pair of area runners, whose schools don’t offer cross country, returned to Hershey Saturday for the PIAA Class A boys’ cross country championship meet.  More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Once Upon a Time

“Once upon a time there were only a few bears, now there are many.” My apologies to Robert Southey, who in 1837 penned, “Goldilocks and the three Bears,” for the distortion of his children’s book.  More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

This is a public safety issue  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  The state House of Representatives is once again considering the use of radar by municipalities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Our state is the only one in the U.S. More...

What others are saying

Governing is much harder than winning

America is so deeply divided today that voters backing Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton don’t just live on different continents from each other.  They live on different planets.  If current trends continue, and Clinton becomes the ne More...

Op-Ed

The price of public safety

Public safety is paramount whether it is the responsibility of our local municipalities, the responsibility of the legislature in Harrisburg, or in the halls of a responsible Congress in Washington, D.C.  More...

Chatter Box

A valuable lesson

I’m sure many of you can relate when I say it’s challenge to keep life in check — to pause and be thankful to enjoy the moment, etc. Sometimes I get so caught up in the hustle and bustle and daily routines of life.  More...

Healthy Living

Four crucial issues concerning MEN’S HEALTH

Every year, the Movember Foundation demonstrates incredible creativity in their efforts to raise funds and awareness about health issues that affect men. Here are the four key areas of focus that motivate this noble cause.   More...

DEPRESSION in men

Each year, the Movember Foundation strives to raise both awareness and funds for men’s health issues. More...

Sweet Potato Baked Oatmeal

Prep.:15 min.; Cook: 30 min.; Ready In: 45 min  Recipe By:Girl of Deliciously Simple “A wonderful breakfast treat using oats and sweet potatoes!”   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Overcoming vices

Dear Annie: When my husband and I got married a little over three years ago, we both had our vices. Mine was that I was smoking a pack a day of cigarettes, and his was that he was 20 pounds overweight and did not watch what he ate. More...

Doctor K

Annual checkup can be very valuable

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m 73 and in great health. Do I really need to have an annual physical?  More...

Special Sections

Area man dies in vehicle crash

State police at Huntingdon are still investigating a Nov. More...

More storms expected this winter

Those who were disappointed with the lack of cold temperatures and frequent snowstorms last winter, as is typical for the season, will be pleasantly surprised with the winter weather outlook locally this year.  More...

Liberty Twp. leaders approve draft budget

The Liberty Township Supervisors Monday night gave approval to a preliminary budget for 2017 that reflects a projected surplus and keeps real estate taxes at 1.924 mills.  More...

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Audit: PSU paid $93M to 33 victims

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Penn State’s latest audited financial statements show the school has settled with one more victim or accuser of Jerry Sandusky during the fiscal year that ended June 30, bringing the payout total to $93 million to 3 More...

DA: Escaped suspect jumps into river, dies during chase

JOHNSTOWN (AP) — The district attorney says a Pennsylvania suspect who escaped from a hospital jumped off a bridge and died in the river below while being chased by police.  More...

As campaign closes, the Obamas pass the torch to Clinton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the place where America’s democracy took root, with tens of thousands shivering in the cold, Barack and Michelle Obama passed the torch to Hillary Clinton in an emotional but anxious plea to elect her president.&nbs More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Less than 41 percent of county voters go to polls

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County, true to tradition, went strongly Republican at the General Election for candidates for state and county offices, but less than 41 percent of the electors turned out at the polls to cast their ballots.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 8   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Seahawks hold off Bills’ rally

SEATTLE (AP) — Jimmy Graham’s first one-handed catch was special. More...

NFL: First half surprises/disasters

It’s not difficult to pinpoint the teams that have unexpectedly prospered or just as stunningly plummeted halfway through the 2016 season.  Yep, we’re looking at you, Carolina Panthers and Arizona Cardinals. More...

Steelers must avoid self-inflicted wounds

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Arthur Moats thought for a second and then basically pulled off the impossible.  He managed to sound both angry and optimistic at the same time when asked how a team expected to run away with the AFC North finds itself mi More...

People/Pastimes

Little Jewels Academy, Orbisonia

Students from Little Jewels Academy, Orbisonia, paraded through town in their Halloween costumes recently and stopped for a tour of Community State Bank of Orbisonia, where they learned about banking More...

Engaged to Wed

Ashleigh Heck of Huntingdon and Richard Hobble of Mount Union are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Sherry Heck of Huntingdon and the late Chester Heck Jr. More...

Announce your wedding in The Daily News

Weddings are published as soon as possible following submission. Talk with your photographer about processing a black and white print to be used in the newspaper, since these reproduce best.  More...

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Independent Contractors

The Daily News is accepting applications for Independent Contractors for future motor and walk route openings. Independent Motor Route Contractors MUST have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and a reliable vehicle. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016:  More...

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