August 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

JC men discuss healthy cultures  Free Access 

Men on Juniata College’s campus have taken the initiative to not only stand up against sexual violence, but for the promotion of healthy male culture. More...

Raptors center of Shaver’s Creek program

Heavy rain moved through the region Saturday evening, causing accidents and downed power lines. More...

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Local News

Correction

The article, “Members hear chamber update,” published in the Aug 18 edition of The Daily News inadvertently misquoted Janet Chambers, community outreach contact for Terrace Mountain Lodge and Hawn’s Bridge Recreation Area.  More...

Storms, high winds bring down trees, power lines

A severe thunderstorm that rolled through the northwestern part of the county Saturday brought 80 to 90 mph winds and bringing trees and power lines down across the county.  National Weather Service meteorologist Barry Lambert said the severe th More...

Police Log

Retail theft   More...

General News

Confederate statues removed from University of Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas President Greg Fenves ordered the immediate removal of statues of Robert E. More...

Local Sports

Curve rallies to win 6-5

The Altoona Curve rallied tie the score in the ninth and pulled ahead in the tenth to beat the New Hampshire Fisher Cats 6-5 Sunday afternoon at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. More...

People/Pastimes

Weaver family descendants gather for 105th reunion

A beautiful Sunday summer afternoon was the perfect setting for the 105th Weaver family reunion Aug. 13. More...

Celebrate your child’s birthday in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day. More...

Green tomatoes are not just for frying pan

Perhaps in part due to the popular 1991 film “Fried Green Tomatoes,” many people are familiar with the Southern United States side dish of the same name. More...

Annie's Mailbox

When there’s no compromising

Dear Annie: My husband and I are at an impasse. He wants to have a fourth child; I want to stick with three. We both have equally valid reasoning for our cases, and we acknowledge each other’s points. Neither of us is budging.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Business complaints

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about poorly marked locations: More...

Special Sections

Judge declares township road

Bratton Road will now be added to the list of township roadways in Springfield Township. More...

Broad Top housing project to begin

Broad Top City Borough Council has been anticipating the start of a long awaited housing rehabilitation project that has been “in the works” for the past two years.  Despite a series of setbacks, delays and paperwork snafus, the proj More...

HAHS has new look ahead of school year

When students arrive for the first day of classes Wednesday, they’ll notice new window decals and bright red paint liven up the awning and curb of Huntingdon Area High School, but the updates aren’t just for appearance value.  Accord More...

State  Free Access 

Two troopers wounded in robbery investigation; suspect killed

FAIRCHANCE (AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper was critically injured when he was shot by a suspect in a robbery investigation before officers returned fire killing the shooter, state police said Saturday.  A second trooper also was shot b More...

State running out of options for cash to pay bills

HARRISBURG (AP) — Top state officials are warning that Pennsylvania’s deficit strapped government is rapidly approaching a more severe stage in its sevenweek old budget stalemate, one in which Democratic Gov. More...

Clerk stabbed in store near city hall

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a clerk in a convenience store near Philadelphia’s City Hall was stabbed by a man believed to be homeless.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 21 Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon. The public is welcome to call or stop in. Please call 641-6408, ext. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Verlander out-duels Maeda in Tigers’ win over Dodgers

DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander and Kenta Maeda each took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, but only the Detroit star was able to keep his outstanding performance going as the Tigers beat Los Angeles 6-1. More...

Pirates down Cards 6-3 in LL Classic

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Josh Bell homered and drove in four runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 in the Little League Classic on Sunday night. More...

Cardinals, Pirates awed by LL World Series

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mike Matheny took a moment to look around the Lamade Stadium bleachers and was transported back in time. More...

Senior Spotlight

Increasing divorce rate for the over 50s

According to a recent U.S. study, the divorce rate for people aged 50 or more has doubled over the last 20 years. More...

Baby boomers travel off the beaten path

Victor Hugo once wrote that 40 is the old age of youth but that 50 is the youth of old age. More...

Dedicated grandparents

There was a time when most grandparents would welcome their children and grandchildren for a family supper once in a while, but that was just about the only link they had with the people they loved most in the world. Times have certainly changed. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo if born before 6:21 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Sun will be in Virgo. The Moon is in Leo all day. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017: More...

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