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HCBI members visit business park

A committee meeting held by members of the Huntingdon County Business & Industry (HCBI) earlier this month discussed the improvement and future of the Riverview Business Center.  More...

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Local News

Defendants accepted into ARD program

Several defendants were accepted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program Thursday during Criminal Court.  New DUI laws went into effect Aug. More...

Police Log

Controlled substance   CASS TWP. — State police at Huntingdon investigated a complaint of drugs found on Megan Lane at 1:29 p.m. Aug. 26. Anyone with information about this incident should contact state police at Huntingdon at 627-3161. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Aug. 31   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 

Steelers sign vet DB Joe Haden

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Haden needed a job, a change of scenery and a chance at a Super Bowl.  The Pittsburgh Steelers were more than happy to give the longtime Cleveland Browns cornerback a shot at all three.  The Steelers signed Haden More...

Texans, Cowboys canceled

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texans headed home to flood-ravaged Houston after their final preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys was canceled.  More...

Indian pitching shuts down Yankees in twinbill sweep

NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Bauer and Ryan Merritt shut down the Yankees’ offense, leading the Cleveland Indians to a doubleheader sweep that damaged New York’s chances to win the AL East. More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania ——— Should the Frank Rizzo statue stay or go? That’s the wrong question to ask, Aug. 23 More...

Letters to the Editor

Lawmakers’ wheels are getting stuck  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

You Should Know

Q: In terms of rainfall, how does Hurricane Harvey compare to Hurricane Katrina in 2005?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Local dairy exhibitors promote industry at fair

One day after capturing his first supreme rosette in the 4-H and FFA Dairy Show at the Huntingdon County Fair, Alexandria youth Gavin Musser went on to win supreme champion in the Open Class Dairy Show at the Huntingdon County Fair Aug. 8.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ruffling feathers

Dear Annie: I was at my brother’s home for my sister-in-law’s birthday a few weeks ago. My sister-in-law, “Jess,” had a stroke some years ago and can only say a few single-syllable words at a time. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY Birthday for Friday, Sept. 1, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

Stepping out in faith

Florida man visits area to raise addiction awareness

When Jim Downs stepped over the threshold of the Panama City Rescue Mission in Panama City, Florida, to continue on his road to recovery he was also taking his first steps on what would become a cross-country trek.  That was the moment when Big More...

Travelers will see higher gas prices

Though AAA Central Penn doesn’t think it will keep motorists from hitting the roads this Labor Day weekend, the price of gas has risen considerably thanks to the impact of Hurricane Harvey on the southeastern portion of Texas.  More...

Local woman hopes to bring flea market back to former glory

Though Tumbleweed Shoppe owner Cindi Heffner is closing her shop in McConnellstown at the end of September, she has visions of something bigger on the horizon.  Her plans include bringing the Water Street Flea Market in Morris Township on Route More...

General News

Digestive problems could be solved by ‘addition diet’

Dear Doctor: Are there foods and drinks that can help firm up loose stool, so that there isn’t an occasional “surprise” when passing gas? More...

News of Yesteryear

Broad Top residents see park changes at homecoming

75 Years Ago  Saxton-Liberty Public Schools will open for the 1942-43 school term on Monday afternoon. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Huntingdon (1-0) at Bellefonte (1-0), 7 p.m.  Last Week’s Game: Huntingdon built a 36-0 halftime lead over visiting Mount Union and went on to amass over 400 yards of total offense n a 57-0 victory.  More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Mount Union (0-1) at Juniata Valley (1-0), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Mount Union was limited to just 57 total yards in a lopsided 57-0 loss at Huntingdon.  More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Moshannon Valley (0-1) at So. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Landon Ryan Stoner, who turns 6 years old today, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. More...

Finding balance with extracurricular activities

Many high schools, colleges and universities emphasize their goals of producing well-rounded students. More...

NASCAR

OFF-WEEK

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. ‘Logan’ fills void  There was no NASCAR Cup Series race last weekend, but there was a stock-car movie to attend. “Logan Lucky” opened around the country and has enjoyed favorable reviews. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Throwback weekend   More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves   More...

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