September 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Inmate sentenced for spitting on CO

An SCI Smithfield inmate known for his behavior in the courtroom was sentenced on harassment charges Thursday in front of Centre County Judge Jonathan Grine. More...

Representatives to set up 911 equipment

Members of the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board heard how representatives from ComPros and Mission Critical Partners and county 911 director Chris Stevens will travel to Chicago, Illinois, to stage and set up equipment for the radio upgrade for 911 More...

State  Free Access 

Challenger to admit payment from campaign

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A onetime challenger to U.S. Rep. More...

Report: Child abuse workers swamped, underpaid

HARRISBURG (AP) — The county caseworkers who investigate child abuse in Pennsylvania are underpaid, inadequately trained, plagued by high turnover and face dangerous conditions, according to a report released Thursday that recommended changes t More...

State on edge of missing payments in budget stalemate

HARRISBURG (AP) — The state government appeared on the edge, for the first known time, of missing a payment as a result of not having enough cash on hand amid a feud over how to patch a $2.2 billion budget gap.  More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

Week three turned out to be the best of the season for The Daily News Pickin’ Panel.  For the second straight week, Terry Snare and I were 8-2, while Ty missed another Lone Ranger pick, but ended the week with a 7-3 record.  More...

Eagles hope to rebound at Ursinus

The Juniata College football team began Centennial Conference play on the road at F&M last Saturday. More...

High School Girls’ Soccer:

Tussey loses 6-1, Bearcats blanked

A rough start to the match put Tussey Mountain behind 3-0 against Northern Bedford Thursday. More...

People/Pastimes

Special Occasions

Sept. 15, 2017  Happy birthday wishes go out to Ed Schmidt of Saltillo, who celebrates a birthday today, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Happy birthday, Ed!   More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Don’t lose cellphone or contents

Dear Heloise: I know we live in a tech-savvy world, but MOBILE PHONES can easily get lost or stolen. I went to an engraver and had a small plaque engraved with “Reward $50. Call ...” and my phone number at my office. More...

An era marked by music

Local man co-produces Vietnam War soundtrack event

A multi-platform event produced by WPSU, State College, co-produced by a Warriors Mark man will explore the Vietnam War era, a painful chapter in American history.  More...

Route 22, Penn Street plans shared

Huntingdon County residents will be see orange cones along Route 22 beginning next spring with the start of a threestage construction plan at the intersection of Route 22 and Penn Street near the Huntingdon Borough and Henderson Township line.  More...

Touch-a-Truck event scheduled for Sunday

Area youngsters will have the chance to climb and explore rigs of all shapes and sizes up close at the sixth annual Huntingdon County United Way Touch-a-Truck event from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds.  More...

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Local News

Autopsy planned in death of LA college student

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An autopsy was planned Friday on the body of a Louisiana State University student whose death police are investigating as a possible fraternity hazing incident.  More...

Tire collection event to be held Saturday

In partnership with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and the state Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Hazardous Household Waste program, the 11th Tire Recycling Challenger, or Tire Wars, will be held from 8 a.m. More...

Faulty extension cord

Emergency crews from Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue, Smithfield Volunteer Fire Co. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Borough hits record low temp for season

75 Years Ago  Gasoline and tire conservation measures were reflected today in holiday traffic fatalities. A survey showed at least 134 fatalities with the total expected to go higher when the final tabulations are received.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 15   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 

Rookie QB runs for TD to lift Texans

CINCINNATI (AP) — Deshaun Watson showed up in a black tuxedo for his first NFL start. More...

Bell looking to be more involved against Vikings

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le’Veon Bell spent a portion of his lone day off this week learning the fine art of creating the perfect ice cream bar, a good-natured promotional stunt that poked a little fun at the Pro Bowl running back’s summer More...

Indians edge Royals in 10 for 22nd straight victory

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians added a walk-off win to a streak that’s had everything.  More...

School News

Saxton teen presented with Earhart Award

Cadet Captain Joshua Wyles of Saxton was present ed with the Civil Air Patrol Earhart Award at the Keystone Country Composite Squadron 1504 meeting July 25. The award was presented by Col. More...

Two residents earn degrees

Wilkes University held its summer commencement ceremony Sept. 10 in the Henry Gymnasium of the Arnaud C. Marts Sports and Conference Center. More...

Local students graduate from IUP

The following students from Huntingdon County have completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as of May 2017.  Graduates, their hometowns, majors and degrees are:  — Logan Fultz of Huntingdon, who ea More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Instead of dryer sheets  If you don’t want to spend the money on dryer sheets or you are sensitive to the fragrance, you can take a piece of foil and ball it up to about golf ball size to get rid of the static without fragrance. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Stuck in middle of feud

Dear Annie: Last summer, my granddaughter “Emily” got married. Her mother, “Angie” (my daughter), lives in the same town as Emily and said I could stay with her while I was in town. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017:  More...

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