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Veterans keeping local group alive

For many area residents, the veteran organization Forty & Eight is one they may have never heard of, perhaps because of the older standard that made membership by invite only.  La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux is the formal nam More...

Wildlife reacts to warmer temperatures

Temperatures continue to reach into the 60s during the day as mid-November approaches, potentially causing some animals to forego hibernation for a bit longer. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County Library

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Juniata orchestra to perform concerto

The Juniata College Orchestra will present selections from Ludwig van Beethoven and Antonio Vivaldi at its fall concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, in Rosenberger Auditorium in the Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts on the Juniata campus.  More...

World  Free Access 

Tips for getting deals for Black Friday weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — Serious deal-seekers are already planning their Thanksgiving weekend shopping, and experts believe that once again the holiday itself may offer better deals than Black Friday the day afterward.  Amid the clutter of deals cl More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Three Springs council raises real estate tax rate

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 10   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Toledo rallies to 31-24 win over No. Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — Kareem Hunt ran for 122 yards and scored a touchdown with 1:15 left in Toledo’s 31-24 comeback victory over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night in NIU’s Chi-Town Showdown at the Chicago White Sox’s Guaranteed R More...

Blackhawks score in OT to down Blues

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Artemi Panarin scored 25 seconds into overtime and Corey Crawford made 27 saves, leading the Chicago Blackhawks over the St. More...

Nittany Lions need tackles

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The ascent of a few offensive linemen is coming at a good time for Penn State.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Turnpike fees rising while commission erases $5 million in unpaid tolls, Nov. 8 In January, tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike increased 6 percent, and next year, also in January, tolls will increase another 6 percent. More...

What others are saying

Uncle Sam needs a better handle on your money

A decade ago, thousands of California National Guard troops re-enlisted to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan. For valiantly responding to a shortage of troops, they were promised a signing bonus.  More...

You Should Know

Q: What is the Electoral College system and how does it work?  A: According to the National Archives and Records Administration, the Electoral College system is a body of people representing each of the 50 United States who formally casts votes More...

Farm-Home-Garden

SHC FFA members attend conference

The Southern Huntingdon County FFA Chapter attended the Fall Leadership Conference Oct. 24 at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona.  The conference is held for all first-year FFA members or chapter officers.  More...

Dairy products part of healthy diet

Head, shoulders, knees and toes! This is a famous nursery rhyme that many parents teach their children to help them become familiar with the names of parts of their bodies. More...

Fair queen participates in Farm City Day

This year is flying by! It truly is hard to believe that it is already November. Before you know it, there will be snow on the ground.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Widow is ready to date again

Dear Annie: It has been two years since my husband of 25 years passed away. He was my best friend. We did everything together.  More...

Doctor K

Simple steps help prevent hospital delirium in seniors

DEAR DOCTOR K: The last time my mother was in the hospital, she experienced delirium. Given her age and state of health, it’s likely she will be hospitalized again. More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM TEXAS

1. Chris has company   Chris Buescher was bashed for making the Chase on a fluke rainout at Pocono. Well, he has company. Carl Edwards made the Championship 4 Round after being declared the Texas winner due to rain. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE 20-Lb. Wild Bird Seed

Compelling questions... and maybe a few actual answers 20-Lb. Wild Bird Seed

Is Harvick a lock? More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Gibbs guys   More...

Hospital has budget surplus

For the first time in three years, J.C. More...

JVSB members vote on scoreboard

Sports-related items, including the purchase of a new baseball scoreboard, were approved by members of the Juniata Valley School Board during their monthly meeting Wednesday evening.  The board officially approved the purchase of the scoreboard More...

ORJMA members discuss light issues

A recent drop in ultraviolet light performance at the Orbisonia Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority (ORJMA) treatment plant has the board searching for solutions to sewage treatment issues.  “The lights are dropping 1 percent per day,&rdquo More...

State  Free Access 

Trump realigned Pennsylvania voting patterns in victory

HARRISBURG (AP) — Donald Trump became the first Republican presidential candidate to win Pennsylvania since 1988, and he did it in ways that turned around some conventional voting patterns in the battleground state.  More...

Anti-Trump protesters march through Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — About 1,000 people have marched through Philadelphia to protest the presidential election of Republican Donald Trump.  Protesters gathered Wednesday night near Philadelphia’s City Hall. More...

Authorities: Cop justifiably killed knife-wielding patient

CHAMBERSBURG (AP) — Authorities have ruled that police were “absolutely and unequivocally justified” in fatally shooting a knifewielding hospital patient who threatened workers and then attacked responding officers.  More...

Local Sports

District 6-AAA Semifinal:

Huntingdon on road for rematch with Central

Huntingdon turned in a strong effort Saturday evening and used a 20-point fourth quarter effort to pull away from fifth-seeded Forest Hills (5-6) for a 54-30 District Six Class AAA quarterfinal win at War Vets Field. More...

District 6-A Quarterfinal:

Hornets set to take on unbeaten Bishop Guilfoyle

Juniata Valley won its first playoff game since 2006 last Saturday against United, but now it faces as big a test as you can get. More...

Local winners announced for Power Points

The last three local winners in the Power Points contest sponsored by The Daily News and Domino’s of Huntingdon were: Donald Rudy of Huntingdon, Week six with 104 points; Raymond Fisher of Hesston, Week Eight with 117 points; and Leslie Reynold More...

People/Pastimes

Preparing holiday cheer for veterans

Carson Riley and his father, Ken, decorated Christmas cards with hand-written messages to be delivered to veterans living in area nursing homes as well as the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home Tuesday nigh More...

Births

Mindi (Cramer) and Josh Crownover of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Evan Mitchell Crownover, Oct. 28, 2016, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. At birth, Evan weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 19.75 inches. More...

Licensed to Wed

Jason Michael Bailey, 714 Warm Springs Ave., Huntingdon, and Danielle Nicole Gosizk, also of Huntingdon.  Gary Eugene Murray, 21410 Main St., Shade Gap, and Nine Faye Trego, also of Shade Gap.  Cory Lee Smith, 19231 Loves Valley Road, Orbis More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Nov. 11, 2016:  More...

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