September 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Students address racial aggression

Juniata College students, faculty and staff took time Thursday afternoon to gather on the campus quad to discuss a anonymous act of racial aggression which took place Tuesday.  The call to action took place following the discovery of a racial sl More...

New AAA transportation system operational

The tri-county Area Agency on Aging’s transportation dispatch center at Saxton officially inaugurated a new computer software communications system this week intended to improve the operation of the “Call-A-Ride Transportation” (CAR More...

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State Route 2010 to be closed for paving project   More...

Scouts learn civic duties

Davis Mowrey, left, of Boy Scout Troop 76, Mount Union, and Ryan Dountas, of Boy Scout Troop 25, Huntingdon, helped lead county employees in a flag raising and salute this morning as part of activitie More...

Trooper’s memory honored

Members of the North Atlantic Cannonball Run Team presented a plaque in memory of fallen state police Trooper Landon Weaver to members of his family and fellow state police troopers at the Troop G he More...

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Presidents Cup:

US takes another early lead

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The opening ceremony at the Presidents Cup was unlike any other in golf with former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton on the first tee.  The results were all too familiar.  More...

Beat up Packers down Bears

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers keep finding ways to win despite more key injuries.  The Chicago Bears never recovered from a miserable start by quarterback Mike Glennon.  More...

Mozo takes lead in New Zealand

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Spain’s Belen Mozo shot an 8-under 64, including a hole in one on the par-3 13th, to take a fivestroke lead after two rounds of the New Zealand Women’s Open on Friday.  Mozo finished strongly with a More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Not-so-fly footwear

Dear Heloise: Please tell your readers to forget about wearing flip-flops or extremely high heels on an AIRPLANE. If you had to run away from a burning plane or a minor crash site, they are more likely to trip you than help you get away. More...

State releases PSSA results

Area school districts received the results of the PSSA tests and Keystone Exams this week, but district administrators agree further examination of the results are needed before they can determine how those results can help them and their students.&n More...

Nobel Prize winner returns to JC

Juniata College hosted a Nobel Prize winner Thursday night when William Phillips took to the stage his “cool” multimedia physics demonstrations and lecture.  More...

Local veterans attend annual expo event

Veterans and representatives of local and regional agencies gathered at the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, Thursday afternoon to take part in the fourth annual Veterans’ Services Expo.  The event was organized by Huntingdon Coun More...

Inside today’s Daily News

Celebrating Agriculture, a supplement recognizing Huntingdon County’s No. 1 industry and paying tribute to those who support it, is inside today’s edition of The Daily News.   More...

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News of Yesteryear

Two Huntingdon brothers enjoy reunion overseas

75 Years Ago  Local Draft Board No. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 29   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...

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Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

Getting Better Each Week   More...

Eagles looking to rebound at McDaniel

The Juniata College football has most, if not all, the tools it needs to be successful. The problem appears to be getting all the parts working together, totally in sync.  More...

High School Volleyball:

Bearcats, Trojans and Hornets win

Huntingdon  took advantage of a strong serving night to get back into the win column with a sweep of visiting Mountain League foe Clearfield Thursday. Set scores were 25-7, 25-14 and 25-13.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Local couple celebrates 55th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Richard and Nancy Cox of Cass Township, who celebrate 55 years of marriage today, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. They were married at St. Dorothy’s Church in Upper Darby.  More...

Boy Scout Troop 28

National coordinator and state director of Bugles Across America Harold Reitenbaugh, right, presented life scout Jacob Smithmyer of Boy Scout Troop 28 with his own bugle. More...

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Independent Contractors

The Daily News is accepting applications for Independent Contractors for future motor and walk route openings. Independent Motor Route Contractors MUST have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and a reliable vehicle. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ill husband’s family hardly visits or calls

Dear Annie: My husband and I are retired. We are in our 70s, and he is in poor health. He has cancer. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017:  More...

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