September 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Volunteers sought for road cleanup

Many Huntingdon County roadways offer terrific views, rarely marred by litter, thanks to dedicated Adopt A Highway volunteers. Even so, more volunteers are needed to take responsibility and keep those roadways clean. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Cameron Mease  Date of Birth: Aug. More...

Two rape cases continued in court

Two rape cases were continued in a recent session of Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas. More...

Man resentenced after violating program terms

A Mount Union man was resentenced in several cases after violating terms of his intermediate punishment program. More...

Local Sports

’Cats end losing streak with Tyrone

Huntingdon used a pair of first-quarter touchdowns to build an early lead against visiting Mountain League foe Tyrone Friday evening and then got a pair of scores from Ian Border in the second half to snap a 13-year losing streak against the Golden E More...

Hornets rebound with win at West Branch

The Juniata Valley Green Hornets used an air attack in the first half and a couple key interceptions to keep the West Branch Warriors at bay Friday night at L.T. Drivas Memorial Field, as Juniata Valley notched a 39-18 victory.  More...

Martin leads Trojans to win over Tussey

Mount Union wasted no time on getting the offense going against visiting Tussey Mountain on Friday night. The Trojans put up three unanswered touchdowns in the first quarter including a 53-yarder by Dante Martin on the first play of the game. More...

Religion News

Group to put up homeless in churches

The other day a dozen people crowded around a ring of tables in a Macungie church community room, one of those mostly featureless spaces crowded with beige folding chairs where, so often, the call of faith turns quietly and efficiently into action.&n More...

Old-time bluegrass services to be held in Huntingdon

Trinity Assembly of God, located at 2411 Cassady Ave., Huntingdon, will host evangelist Freddy Clark for three services starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept 16, and at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

Special events, services

Ladies Prayer Breakfast  p The next Ladies Prayer Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. today, Saturday, Sept. 9, at Allenport United Methodist Church, Allenport, Mount Union. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Julia Piper speaking. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Taurus if born before 3:29 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 11, 2017:  More...

Company joins industry leader

The acquisition of a company rooted in Huntingdon by a globally-recognized industry leader will ensure the continuance of a tradition of integrity and high quality.  Sept. 6, the John R. Wald Co. More...

Habitat dedication to be held Sunday

After a year and three months of hard work from the volunteers of Huntingdon County Habitat for Humanity and the new homeowners, the renovation of the home on 306 Church St. More...

Hazardous materials topic of summit

A free training summit focused on response to commercial vehicle hazardous material incidents will be offered Friday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  More...

General News

Texas Superfund sites inspected after Harvey

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says state and federal environmental protection officials have found no major problems at all but two of 60 Superfund sites hit by Hurricane Harvey.  More...

How ‘American Assassin’ took a long, twisting path to film

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After twists and turns worthy of the very spy series it sprung from, a movie featuring the indomitable fictional terrorism fighter Mitch Rapp is about to hit movie screens nationwide — four years after his creator, auth More...

Capote, Warhol chats inspire upcoming play

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — In the late 1970s, pop artist Andy Warhol and writer Truman Capote recorded dozens of hours of intimate conversations as the basis for a Broadway play. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 9   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Things about to get real for Kizer

CLEVELAND (AP) — DeShone Kizer’s connections with Ben Roethlisberger run deeper than their shared Ohio roots, rocket right arms and jersey numbers.  Turns out, Kizer even owned Big Ben.  “I’m sure I drafted him in fa More...

U.S. Open Tennis:

Nadal overwhelms del Potro in semi

NEW YORK (AP) — Once Rafael Nadal went from passive to aggressive and got his uppercut of a forehand going, it didn’t take long for him to power into the U.S. Open final.  More...

Kenseth wins pole for Richmond race

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Matt Kenseth ran a fast lap at 122.421 mph Friday and won the pole at Richmond Raceway.  More...

People/Pastimes

Sunderland descendants gather

The descendants of the late Robert L. Sunderland, Bertha E. Stine Sunderland and Maud E. Rhodes Sunderland gathered for their 58th annual reunion Aug. 27. A total of 26 family members and friends attended the event, held at the Benjamin B. More...

Celebrate children’s birthdays 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...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Bill time reminder  Before I buy anything that’s not a necessity, I wait until I pay my monthly bills. If I don’t have money left after the bills, I have to really want something to put it on my credit card. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Adopted daughter is asking questions

Dear Annie: I am a proud mother of two loving, bright and beautiful young children, ages 4 and 6. They were both adopted, and I was fortunate enough to hold them within hours of their births. I am completely their mother. More...

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