September 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Juniata College goes up in rank

The latest college rankings released by U.S. News & World Report placed Juniata College among the best liberal arts colleges in the United States.  The 2018 rankings rated the college 106th, up two spots from last year.  More...

Two deputies join county sheriff’s office

The Huntingdon County Sheriff’s Department welcomed two new deputies this month, who recently completed their 19-week training through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) at Penn State University.  Paul Durchuck and More...

Jobs

Local News

Area brief

Applications being accepted for emergency food and shelter   HUNTINGDON CO. More...

On Their Way

Name: Natalyn Amy Gladfelter  Age: 16  From: Huntingdon  Parent: Amy Gladfelter of Huntingdon  More...

Council members tackle full agenda

A full agenda of regular business was covered at the regular monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council Tuesday night after more than two hours of public comment.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

HAMS Show Choir named national champion

75 Years Ago  Robert Morrison Longacre, a highly respected citizen of Mount Union, died Monday morning in his home. He had been ill since Oct. 10, 1941 with a heart ailment. He was a prominent banker and merchant for many years.  More...

Settlement reached to allow inmates to receive some handmade drawings

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit challenging New Hampshire’s prison mail policy, and inmates will now be allowed to receive some handmade drawings.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Smith-Schuster makes splash with Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NFL’s youngest player rides his bike to work, runs to the local ice cream place in SpongeBob Squarepants slippers and will happily take you on in Madden or Call of Duty if you happen to find him online during a given More...

Rams beat 49ers in 41-39 shootout

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Sean McVay walked into the postgame news conference and immediately asked, “Anyone have a beer?”  More...

Stanley starts strong at East Lake

ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Stanley and Jordan Spieth got off to strong starts in the Tour Championship with entirely different goals in mind.  More...

School News

Huntingdon student awarded degree

Territa Poole of Huntingdon, was awarded a master of arts degree Aug. 5 at the University of Alabama. The University of Alabama awarded approximately 1,300 degrees this summer.   More...

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Annie's Mailbox

Argument on front burner

Dear Annie: I would like your opinion on a recent incident that happened to me. I went to my son’s house to go out to dinner with him and his family to celebrate his birthday. When I arrived, the only person there was my granddaughter.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

In defense of service dogs

Dear Heloise: I am a United States veteran. Having lost one leg and a hand while serving my country, I have a SERVICE DOG, Chip, who helps me and who I couldn’t get along without. More...

Special Sections

Drug trial ends in guilty verdict

A traffic-stop related drug trial ended in a guilty verdict yesterday after 30 minutes of jury deliberation.  Johnny L. Roberts, 37, Philadelphia, had his case heard before a jury of five men and seven women with two women as alternates. More...

Updates provided on six-county plan

An update on the six-county comprehensive plan opened the monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission Thursday night.  More...

Kiwanis bike rodeo to be held Saturday

Young cyclists can brush up on their bike safety skills this Saturday, Sept. 23, during the annual Bike Rodeo hosted by the Mount Union Kiwanis Club.  The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Delaware officials drug companies amid opioid crisis

MEDIA (AP) — A southeastern Pennsylvania county sued 11 pharmaceutical companies Thursday for marketing tactics that county officials say misrepresent the dangers of long-term opioid usage while a national overdose crisis continues to kill tens More...

Diocese names board to oversee abuse allegations

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese has appointed a five-member board to oversee its handling of child sex abuse allegations against clergy as part of an agreement with the federal prosecutor who oversees western Pennsylvania.  More...

State representative hopes to rename mountain ridge

MEYERSDALE (AP) — It’s an attention grabber, for sure. Enough so that people pull over along the highway and take pictures of the roadside sign.  Negro Mountain.  Negro Mountain is about a seven-hour drive west of Rep. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 22   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...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

It seems like we are getting a little better at the game of prognostication.  Week Four proved postive for The Daily News Pickin’ Panel. I had my best week in a long time, going 9-1. My only miss was picking Juniata to win at Ursinus. More...

High School Field Hockey:

’Cats tops St. James; Rockets shut out 5-0

Huntingdon’s field hockey team got back into the win column Thursday afternoon. The Bearcats traveled to St. More...

Huntingdon golfers sweep

The Huntingdon golf team picked up seven more wins Thursday in a Mountain League day at Nittany Country Club in Bellefonte.  The Bearcats had the low score of the day with a 342. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Nova Jaelyn Semple, who turns 4 years old today, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Her proud parents are Torrie DiBella and Jamie Semple of Rockhill. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Brady Matthew Clark, who turns 5 years old today, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. His proud parents are Matt and Maggie Clark of Orbisonia. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Zhavly Camrie Brown, who turns 3 years old today, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Her very proud parents are Bubba and Carrie Brown of Mount Union. Zhavly loves to play with her big brother, Lhaden. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017:  More...

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