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House approves renaming bridge

Legislation to name a Huntingdon County bridge to honor a fallen state police trooper unanimously passed the state House of Representatives Tuesday .  More...

Educator shares Mars Rover research

A common goal of educators around the nation is to teach students to read and organize data, to extract important information and understand it. More...

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Local News

Veterans’ Service Expo to be held Thursday

The fourth annual Veterans’ Services Expo will be held from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Inmates charged with assault

75 Years Ago  Three inmates of the Pennsylvania Industrial School at Huntingdon, charged with the serious crime of assault and battery with intent to kill a fellow inmate, were numbered among the group of defendants within the bar of the Hunting More...

Long-term care costs are surging

Long-term care costs are surging again and the most expensive option — a private nursing home room — may soon top $100,000 per year.  More...

Equifax CEO retires in wake of damaging data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax CEO Richard Smith retired effective immediately on Tuesday, as the credit reporting agency tries to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans.& More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Six Mile Run youth make Tussey Mountain history

For the past half a century this writer has been writing about local history, ranging from railroads and coal mines to other central Pennsylvania topics of ancient importance. More...

Old-Time Photo

Work was progressing on the construction of the new McDonald’s restaurant at Mount Union, when this photo was taken during the summer of 1995. More...

Local Sports

High School Field Hockey:

Bearcats lose 2-0

The Huntingdon field hockey team suffered its third straight loss Tuesday, dropping a 2-0 decision at Forbes Road.  The Bearcats slip to 3-4-1.  Mara Broadwater scored the first goal for the Cardinals with an assist from Hailey Dodson. More...

High School Volleyball:

Juniata Valley is only area team to win

Juniata Valley 3, Claysburg 1   More...

Women’s Soccer

Juniata blanks St. Vincent

The Juniata women’s soccer team defeated St. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Jesse Jerod Chilcote, 339 Ridgely St., Orbisonia, and Allison Leah Nearhood, 8372 Hudson St., Three Springs.  Lane Richard Doyle, 19938 Pine St., Saltillo, and Becca Mae Booher, also of Saltillo.  Christopher Charles Dwyer, 20282 Fourth St. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kevin Allen “Digs” Detwiler, who turns 11 years old today, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. His proud parents are Kevin and Louise Detwiler of Three Springs.  More...

McKim descendants gather for 32nd reunion

Descendants and relatives of the James Joshua McKim family held their 32nd reunion June 24 at Harper’s Memorial Park at Shade Gap.  Bruce Herring gave the invocation. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

How to determine if fruit is ripe

Dear Heloise: I like fruit and vegetables, but I have a hard time telling WHEN THEY’RE RIPE. And after they’re ripe, I try to eat them, but I end up tossing out overripe fruit when I can’t get around to eating them. More...

Recognizing commitment  Free Access 

Juniata College receives national prevention award

Juniata College was presented with a Prevention Excellence Award by the Campus Prevention Network (CPN) during a ceremony Tuesday afternoon in recognition of its commitment to reduce sexual violence on campus. More...

United Way aided by DN program

The Huntingdon County United Way, now marking its 80th year, was named as the September beneficiary of The Daily News’s Community Sponsorship Program.  More...

Commissioners OK requests at meeting

The Huntingdon County Commissioners voted on the purchase of four service agreements for Huntingdon County Children and Youth Services at their weekly meeting Tuesday morning.  More...

State  Free Access 

Students create program, save prison systems millions

BETHLEHEM (AP) — In a typical week, the state Department of Corrections receives a list of 1,000 inmates who need to be assigned to one of its 25 correctional facilities.  More...

Philadelphia honors black activist with City Hall statue

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nearly 150 years after he was killed on the streets of his adopted hometown, Octavius Valentine Catto was honored by a crowd of hundreds gathered in Philadelphia on Tuesday for the unveiling of a statue in his honor.  More...

Chief resigns after labeling Steelers’ Tomlin with slur

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area volunteer fire chief has lost his post after using a racial slur to describe Steelers coach Mike Tomlin.  More...

Business News

MBG employees raise relief funds

Mutual Benefit Group (MBG) employees recently participated in a fundraising event to benefit the American Red Cross’s relief efforts for victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.  Employees could donate money to dress casually during the week More...

New hires announced at F&M Trust

F&M Trust announces the following new hires:  Karen Degenhart, MBA, RPA, was hired as vice president, employee benefits officer.  More...

Congressman meets Kish management

Congressman Glenn Thompson met with the senior management team at Kish Bank Sept. 19 to learn how regulatory issues facing community banks affect customers and their communities. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Arrests rock college basketball

TUCSON, Ariz. More...

Twins on brink of playoff berth with 8-6 win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brian Dozier’s three-run homer in the eighth inning pushed Minnesota to the brink of a playoff berth as the Twins rallied for an 8-6 victory over Cleveland on Tuesday night. More...

Dodgers clinch home field advantage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez hit his third home run of an injury-plagued season and Los Angeles beat San Diego 9-2 to clinch homefield advantage throughout the National League playoffs.  Yasmani Grandal and Corey Seager each had a th More...

School News

Local students named to summer dean’s list

Among those named to the dean’s list for the summer term 2017 at South Hills School of Business and Technology in State College were the following students from the Huntingdon County area:  From the State College campus:  — Paig More...

Annie's Mailbox

No summertime fun in Montana

Dear Annie: I live in a very small Montana town with a very short summer season. My friends and neighbors and I have been inundated with summer guests who have made our town and homes their summer vacation destination. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017:  More...

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