October 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bedford native hired by HCBI

Huntingdon County Building & Industry (HCBI) welcomed a new face to the team this week who has big plans for the agency and county.  Huntingdon resident Debra Clark was recently hired as HCBI’s new operations manager, and is excited to More...

The Daily News staff notes newspaper week

In a world where many Americans question if they have the tools necessary to differentiate between fake news and real news, The Daily News is using National Newspaper Week, Oct. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon man charged with sending explicit image

A Huntingdon man was arraigned Sept. 29 and is currently being housed in the Huntingdon County Jail for an alleged sex offense that took place in Barree Township. More...

Police Log

Retail theft   CLAY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon investigated a retail theft incident in which a 49-year-old woman reported to police that someone stole two Magic Erasers from her store at 20318 Main St. between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. More...

MU woman interrupts court, held in contempt

While appearing for formal arraignment Thursday, a Mount Union woman was held in contempt of court for speaking out in front of the judge.   Denelle N. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 2 Alexandria Fire Co. o The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

US team breezes to victory

Presidents Cup:

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Americans won the Presidents Cup for the seventh straight time, and this one was no contest.  More...

Steelers top Ravens 26-9

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers finally got their offense running. More...

Pirates finish with 11-8 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gio Gonzalez did not sound like someone who wanted to pitch in a meaningless regular-season finale. Didn’t exactly pitch like it, either. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017: More...

Vegas massacre details unfolding

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 50 people as tens of thousands of concertgoers screamed and ran for their lives, More...

Wayne Township business robbed

For the second time in less than a year, a Wayne Township, Mifflin County, business has fallen victim to a robbery.  More...

Legion members show support of veterans

While there are mixed feelings on recent protests by the NFL regarding the national anthem, one Huntingdon County veterans organization made its feelings known Friday evening at Saxton. More...

State  Free Access 

Psychiatrist, gay rights trailblazer honored in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A psychiatrist considered a trailblazer in the gay rights movement for appearing in a mask before his colleagues at a 1972 convention to announce his homosexuality is being honored in Philadelphia.  More...

Liberian rebel commander set for trial on immigration fraud

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In Liberia’s first civil war he was known as “Jungle Jabbah,” a rebel commander who witnesses said sliced a baby out of a pregnant woman’s stomach, killed civilians and ordered his soldiers to rape yo More...

Man gets 18 to 36 years in wrong-way DUI crash that killed five

SCRANTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who acknowledged he was driving drunk before a wrong-way crash that killed five people apologized to the victims’ families before he was sentenced to 18 to 36 years in prison. More...

Local Sports

Eagles end skid with OT win

Austin Montgomery hauled in a short pass from Jake Notestine to convert the twopoint conversion as Juniata won a 42-41 overtime thriller over McDaniel at Kenneth R. Gill Stadium Saturday. More...

Mount Union wins silver bracket, JV to gold semi

Bellwood Volleyball Tourney:

Mount Union won the Silver Bracket championship, while Juniata Valley reached the semifinals of the Gold Bracket during the annual Bellwood-Antis Invitational Saturday.  Tussey Mountain also competed at the event, but posted a 1-5 record in game More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball   The Juniata women’s volleyball team won matches against Elizabethtown and Moravian 3-1 at Elizabethtown Saturday afternoon.  More...

People/Pastimes

Coping with fewer hours of daylight

Daylight saving time comes to an end each fall, at a time when the hours of available sunlight already are beginning to decline.  Some people are more accustomed to darkness than others. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jace Stephen Filopovich, who turned 2 years old yesterday, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. He is the son of Michele and Stephen Filopovich of Huntingdon. More...

Special Occasions

Sept. 30, 2017  Happy birthday wishes go out to Lewis Rains, who turns 95 years old today, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. Happy birthday, Lewis!   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Argument over text

Dear Annie: My friend “Brianna” and I recently got into a fight via text messaging. She was trying to plan a surprise girls trip for our friend’s 30th birthday. More...

Hints from Heloise

Garbage cans ruin neighborhood’s look

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about garbage cans left in plain view. We’ve had several letters on this subject, and here is one of them:  More...

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