September 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Shuttles available for PSU games

Thanks to a service from a regional company, Nittany Lion fans won’t have to deal with traffic when they head to Penn State football games this season.  For the first time this year, Fullington Trailways will offer a shuttle service to tho More...

Film’s release could lead to clown sightings

In light of the upcoming release of the horror film “It,” state police are warning residents to beware of “creepy clown” sightings.  According to a press release, the new warning comes exactly one year after at least a do More...

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Lower temperatures, rain in holiday weekend forecast

The biggest thing that will rule the weather this upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend will be cooler temperatures and the leftover remnants of now Tropical Rainstorm Harvey.  Tom Kines, meteorologist with Accuweather.com, spoke of what impact the More...

Crab event to offer taste of shore

Longing to hit the beach this weekend? Dreaming of sand and surf? More...

MUAHS recognized by US News

A magazine known for chronicling the achievements of education in the U.S. via its annual rankings has placed Mount Union Area High School in the top 30 percent of the nation’s high schools.  MUAHS earned a bronze medal from U.S. More...

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News of Yesteryear

Area US Air Force lieutenant injured in Australia

75 Years Ago  Lieutenant James H. More...

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from Jeff Norris

When I left the office last Friday morning, I was confident that The Daily News Pickin’ Panel was going to have a banner week to open the 2016 prognostication season. More...

’Cats golfers get six wins

The Huntingdon golf team picked up six wins Thursday in its first Mountain League matches of the season. The Bearcats were second among the leagues eight teams in the event hosted by Bald Eagle. More...

Juniata hosts Grove City in opener

The 2016 season didn’t end the way the Juniata College football team might have hoped. More...

People/Pastimes

Scouts observe solar eclipse

Members of Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop 471, Saxton, sponsored by the Captain Phillips VFW Post 4129, gathered at the home of Allen Hess in Dudley Aug. More...

School News

Local students complete studies at Penn College

Local students have been named among the summer graduates from the Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, a special mission affiliate of Penn State University.  Local graduates include:  — Alicia Baker of Huntingdon, who e More...

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Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Educate kids about safety

Dear Readers: With kids going BACK TO SCHOOL, the younger ones need to be reminded of certain precautions for their own safety:  Teach them their full name, phone number (including area code), their address and parents’ names. More...

Breaking News - 9/1/2017 12:26 PM

PinnacleHealth merges with UPMC  Free Access 

Officials from PinnacleHealth announced today they the merger with UPMC is official. More...

Busy weekend planned at lake

Even with rain expected, Raystown Lake is set for a busy Labor Day weekend as a wrap up to a very successful season.  “The summer has been very busy for us,” said United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) park ranger Allen Gwinn. More...

Heating oil prices expected to rise

With fuel prices rising as a result of Hurricane Harvey, local heating oil companies project the cost of heating oil may rise as well.  Darlene Bumgardner, owner of Bumgardner & Flasher Oil Inc., said up until this point, prices have been lo More...

RW&BT firefighters to help flood victims

In support of efforts to help victims of Hurricane Harvey, the Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT ) Volunteer Fire Co. is asking for the public’s help.  More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Judge to rule whether Penn State frat death case can proceed

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Members of a now-shuttered Pennsylvania State University fraternity will learn on Friday whether a district judge believes there is enough evidence to send charges related to the death of a pledge to county court for trial.&nb More...

Senator predicts quick aid to Harvey victims

BETHLEHEM (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. Sen. More...

Two men charged in driver’s license scam

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An employee at Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation granted driving privileges to more than 30 people without requiring them to show proper documents or take driving tests under a bribery scheme that netted him More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 1   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Steelers rally to beat Panthers 17-14

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steelers rookie Joshua Dobbs promised his mother he’d score a touchdown and save her the football as a souvenir for her birthday.  He got her two.  More...

Buckeyes pull away for 49-21 win

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — J.K. Dobbins broke Ohio State’s freshman record by rushing for 181 yards in his college debut, J.T. More...

Astros beat Rangers 5-1, head home

(Editor’s Note: There were 11 games in major league baseball last evening, but these are the only capsules provided by the Associated Press by deadline.)  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Back to college  If you have a child who drives and is away at college, inform the insurance company. They won’t charge for the months they won’t be driving.   New water heater  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Dreading visits from sister-in-law

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married 34 years. He’s a wonderful man. His sister, “Debbie,” is awful. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 4:06 p.m. (EST). More...

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