September 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Workers turn out for ‘Day of Caring’

The theme of this year’s Huntingdon County United Way campaign, “Together We Are More,” rang true as volunteers set out to do good works throughout the county Wednesday for the annual Day of Caring.  More...

Hazardous waste items collected this Saturday

Once again, Huntingdon County will be teaming up with Bedford and Fulton counties to hold a Hazardous Household Waste Collection Saturday, Sept. 30. The event for Huntingdon County will be held at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. More...

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Area brief

Railroad crossing at Fourth Street to close to traffic   More...

World record attempt raises awareness

A group of Juniata College students took the plunge Wednesday evening in an effort to break a world record and raise awareness while treading water in the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center pool.  More...

Woman waives hearing in homicide by vehicle case

A majority of cases were waived during central court Wednesday, including the case of a Fulton County woman charged with homicide by vehicle.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 28   Huntingdon House o Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs win 5-1 to clinch NL Central crown

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Addison Russell hit a three-run homer and John Lackey pitched six strong innings as the Chicago Cubs clinched their second consecutive NL Central title with a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.  More...

Hischier scores in Devils’ 4-1 win over Caps

WASHINGTON (AP) — First overall pick Nico Hischier had a power-play goal and two assists in the first period to help the New Jersey Devils beat the Washington Capitals 4 -1 in an exhibition game Wednesday night.  Jimmy Hayes and Drew Staff More...

Twins lose to Tribe, but clinch wild card spot

CLEVELAND (AP) — From worst to wild card, the Minnesota Twins have completed a most remarkable reversal.  A couple hours after losing 4-2 to Cleveland, the Twins earned an AL wild-card berth the Angels lost 6-4 in 10 innings to White Sox.& More...

People/Pastimes

Mapleton American Legion Post 322

New officers were installed to lead the Mapleton American Legion Post 322 by 18th District Commander Richard Chalmers Aug. 26. More...

Share milestone anniversaries

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

NASCAR

NEW HAMPSHIRE

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Have a smoke Tire smoke-outs are generally reserved for the winning driver, but the winning driver had to survive a tire-smoke cloud on Sunday. Kyle Busch described it. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. First cut, the deepest   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Is Kasey Kahne really “excited” to be joining the No. 95 team?   More...

Breaking News - 9/29/2017 10:46 AM

Caution urged on Cold Springs Road  Free Access 

Motorists traveling Cold Springs Road near the Huntingdon Borough line are urged to use caution, as crews are responding to a crash at the intersection with the Petersburg Pike.  Reporter April Feagley is on the scene and will have details More...

Drug bust cases waived in court

Seven defendants associated with recent drug busts in Huntingdon Borough appeared in central court Wednesday. Magisterial District Judge Douglas Gummo waived a majority of the cases to higher court. More...

Local jobless rate up slightly in Aug.

Huntingdon County’s jobless rate saw its first increase in several months in August, and remains higher than the overall state and national average.  More...

EMA volunteers meet to partner and prepare

Volunteers and staff from the Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) came together in the Bailey Building Wednesday night to prepare, partner and get on the same page.  More...

State  Free Access 

For foster parents of disabled children, money stays tight

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Like most parents trying to make ends meet, Vivian Shine- King needs to get creative sometimes. More...

General News

Cancer treatments can have major effect on hair color

Dear Doctor: Is it true that chemotherapy not only makes you lose your hair, but that it can also change the color and texture of hair that grows back, and even get rid of gray?  More...

News of Yesteryear

NSA prepares to launch rocket to Mars

75 Years Ago   More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Juniata (4-1) at Huntingdon (5-0), 7 p.m.  Last Week’s Game: Behind a record-setting night from running back Ian Border, Huntingdon amassed over 450 yards of offense in the first half and turned a 49-0 halftime lead More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: So. More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Mount Union (4-1) at Glendale (1-4), 7 p.m.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  The true cost of charter schools, Sept. 19   More...

You Should Know

Q: How long has the Star-Spangled Banner been played at sporting events?  More...

What Others Are Saying

Finding a common language on climate

If you don’t already agree with me on something, odds are I can’t convince you I’m right. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

County dairy royalty recognized at state pageant

Local dairy royalty represented Huntingdon County in Harrisburg Sept. 23 during the 61st Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Pageant.  More...

Princess has purpose serving own county

Someone wise once told me, “All things happen for a reason.” This past weekend, I attended the 61st Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Pageant in Harrisburg. More...

Area brief

TCCA 4-H Club to start new year

CASSVILLE — The Trough Creek Community Adventurers 4-H Club will hold its reorganization meeting and start a new 4-H year at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at the Cassville United Methodist Church. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Rude comments about thinness

Dear Annie: Why do people think it is OK to say rude things to very thin people? Acquaintances and friends say such things to me all the time: “You are so skinny! More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 29, 2017:  More...

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