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Shirleysburg tractor show begins Friday

The Fort Shirley Heritage Association is gearing up for the 14th Aughwick Creek Tractor Show, slated to take place this Friday, Sept. 15, through Sunday, Sept. More...

State  Free Access 

House GOP OKs borrowing, no-new-taxes plan to plug deficit

HARRISBURG (AP) — Up against an unprecedented cash crunch, Republicans who control Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives late Wednesday night approved a no-new-taxes borrowing package to help plug the state government’s $2.2 billi More...

Regulators take step to ban fracking near Delaware River

NEWTOWN (AP) — A commission that oversees drinking water quality for 15 million people took an initial step Wednesday to permanently ban drilling and hydraulic fracturing near the Delaware River and its tributaries, drawing criticism from the n More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 14 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...

Local Sports

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Mount Union (2-1, 2-0 ICC) at So. Huntingdon (3-0, 2-0 ICC), 7 p.m.  More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Mount Union (2-1) at Southern Huntingdon (3-0), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Daunte Martin rushed for 212 yards and four touchdowns and also returned an interception for a fifth TD to lead the Trojans to a 45-20 win over More...

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Williamsburg (0-3) at Juniata Valley (2-1), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Jaxson Rand rushed for three touchdowns and Seth Derugen returned two interceptions for scores and the Hornets rebounded with a 39-18 win at West Br More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Ignition interlocks are good start but more needs to be done to keep impaired drivers off the road, Aug. 30   Fewer people will be driving drunk in Pennsylvania. More...

Letter to the Editor

Events are likely effects of climate change

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

You Should Know

Q: Why is there a tree in the middle of Reynolds Avenue in Huntingdon Borough?  A: Despite dark tales of hangings and hauntings, the cedar tree just off of Route 26 North between Calvary Independent Baptist Church and Detwiler Memorial Field ow More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Former county fair queen uses crown to promote ag

A former Huntingdon County Fair Queen is taking on a new role to promote agriculture and represent her community.  Shayla Benson, a graduate of Mount Union Area High School, is Huntingdon County’s first Miss United States Agriculture.  More...

Fair royalty visits Grange meeting

Huntingdon County Alternate Fair Queen Katie Shultz, left, and fair queen ambassador Gavi Walker, right, attended a recent Huntingdon County Grange meeting to talk about their experiences fair week a More...

County fair queen announces meeting

Hello, my name is McKenzie Troutman and I am the 2017 Huntingdon County fair queen.  I am the daughter of Brian and Stacy Greene of James Creek and a junior at Northern Bedford High School.  I am actively involved in 4-H and FFA and I show More...

NASCAR

RICHMOND THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Junior apology Dale Earnhardt Jr. apologized to his fans after failing to make the NASCAR playoffs. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Breakthrough run Kyle Larson not only scored his fourth victory of the 2017 season (fifth career), but it was his first at a track More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

What if tech inspectors determine the champ?   More...

Dogs removed in cruelty case

A Chambersburg man was found guilty of animal cruelty in district court this week.  More...

PLCB licenses up for auction

An expired restaurant liquor license from Huntingdon County will be one of 50 licenses in 40 counties that will be up for auction in November. More...

JV students to see eligibility changes

Members of the Juniata Valley School Board approved a change in the eligibility requirements for those participating in sports and extracurricular activities at their monthly board meeting Wednesday evening.  High school principal Michael Estep More...

Musicians to gather at Greenwood park

Since 2004, the Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering has served as a way to keep the tradition of folk music alive and thriving. More...

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Local News

Area briefs

Public meeting to highlight plans for Route 22, Penn Street project More...

UPMC hospital cited for violation of patient

BEDFORD (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has cited a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital where staff took cellphone photos and videos of a patient being treated for a “foreign body” lodged in their genitals. More...

Projects requested for annual Day of Caring

With the approach of Huntingdon County United Way’s annual Day of Caring Wednesday, Sept. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

New record for traffic deaths in single month for county

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon Company of the Pennsylvania Reserve Defense Corps will hold its first meeting on Tuesday evening at the new club house of the Huntingdon County Game, Fish and Forestry Association on Piney Ridge. More...

Service dogs are trained to assist with tasks

Dear Doctor: I’ve seen a lot of dogs recently in grocery stores and restaurants wearing those yellow service dog vests, but some of them can’t obey even simple commands like “sit” and “stay.” They seem to really be More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Indians break AL record with 21st straight win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Making history almost every time they take the field, the Cleveland Indians won their 21st straight game on Wednesday, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers, to set an American League record and join only two other teams in the past 101 More...

Bellinger homers and Dodgers down Giants 5-1

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yu Darvish and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, Cody Bellinger hit his 37th home run and Los Angeles won back-to-back games for the first time in nearly three weeks, beating San Francisco 5-1.  More...

CFL eliminates full-contact practice

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Football League is eliminating full-contact padded practices during the season and is extending its schedule to 21 weeks to help reduce the risk of injury.  The league and CFL Players Association made the joint More...

People/Pastimes

Wible descendants gather for 108th reunion

The descendants of Elliot and Annie Wible and Harvey and Henrietta Wible met for their 108th family reunion Aug. 26 and 27 at the Wible Reunion Grounds in Springfield Township.  President Adam Shope welcomed everyone to the two-day event. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 12! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lincoln Jakobe Miller, who turns 12 years today, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. Lincoln lives in Huntingdon with his parents, Frank and Sybil Miller, and two sisters, McKynly and Kynnedy. More...

Cloyd K. Davis American Legion Auxiliary

New officers were recently installed to lead the auxiliary to the Cloyd K. Davis American Legion Post 150, Petersburg. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Miscarriage etiquette

Dear Annie: My sister had a miscarriage this week, and I’m at a bit of a loss. I want to support her but fear that I am putting too much of a focus on it. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Cancer if born before 9:09 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 15, 2017:  More...

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