October 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

TMEA president addresses board

A delegation of Tussey Mountain Education Association (TMEA) teachers briefly addressed the district’s board members Monday evening, calling on them to negotiate “a fair contract” the educators say they’ve been lacking the pas More...

Fire tax issue visited in Logan Township

Members of the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Co. More...

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Local News

Correction

A sentence in an article about school district device policies published Oct. 9 was incorrect.  More...

Saxton leaders discuss Narcan use

With a recent area drug bust fresh in their minds, Saxton Borough Council Monday evening tightened its discussion on naloxone, a drug that reverses the effects of a drug overdoes, being administered by borough police officers.  More...

Police Log

DUI   More...

General News

Spread of candida auris concerns health professionals

Dear Doctor: First, there was a “superbug bacteria”; now there’s a “superbug fungus”? What is this new fungus that I’ve been reading about? More to the point, how worried should I be?  More...

News of Yesteryear

County’s last Civil War veteran passes

75 Years Ago  Edward F. Brown, 95, the last surviving Civil War veteran of Huntingdon County, answered the final roll call Saturday morning at his West Shirley Street home, Mount Union, when he died. More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Hornets sweep Titans

Tussey Mountain managed to hang with host Juniata Valley Monday evening, but the Hornets celebrated Pink Night with a sweep of the Titans. More...

High School Volleyball:

Glendale tops Trojans 3-1

The Mount Union volleyball team had things turned around on them Monday night in an Inter-County Conference North rematch at Glendale. The Vikings played well and took advantage of Trojan passing and hitting errors to log a 3-1 win. More...

Girls’ Soccer:

’Cats down BEA 1-0, Titans lose

Huntingdon worked and worked but was not able to hit the net until late in the second half. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gerald Lee Leonard, who turns 1 year old today, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. His proud parents are Jerry and Crystal Leonard of Orbisonia. More...

HCCTC graduates

Recent graduates of the practical nursing program at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center participated in a graduation ceremony Sept. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Jim Weir of Huntingdon, who will celebrate his 90th birthday Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. He would love to hear from his family and friends on his special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

‘Just kidding’ 35 years later

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for more than 40 years. During the first five years of our marriage, he confessed to several instances of infidelity. He begged for forgiveness. I forgave him. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017:  More...

Flu shot clinic to serve as test

Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) will serve as a point of distribution for the flu vaccine next week, hosting a walk-in clinic to test emergency preparedness.  Collaborating with the state Department of Health, HAHS will be providing 300 flu s More...

HASB member talks with parents

Following an entourage of social media concerns regarding changes in the Huntingdon Area School District (HASD), administrators and board members moved the district’s workshop session to the high school gym Monday, planning to address a large n More...

Resident concerned over proposed farm

A Todd Township resident expressed her concerned over a proposed swine operation at the supervisors’ monthly meeting Monday evening.  Betty Hess told township leaders she’s specifically concerned with the potential environmental conc More...

State  Free Access 

Wolf to pursue Farm Show borrowing plan to plug deficit

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. More...

No charges for man thrown out of town hall

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A man who was kicked out of a televised town hall for asking Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey an unsettling question about whether his daughter had been kidnapped won’t face charges, a prosecutor said Monday.  More...

Restraining order placed against ex-boyfriend

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh student found dead in her offcampus home during the weekend had recently filed a protection from abuse order against her ex-boyfriend, who is facing rape charges in an unrelated case.  Police on More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 10   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Leafs rally past Blackhawks

TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews scored in overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs came from behind to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Monday night.  Nikita Zaitsev, Connor Brown and James van Riemsdyk also scored for the Maple Leafs, who ha More...

Vikings edge Bears 20-17

CHICAGO (AP) — Case Keenum gave the Vikings the lift they needed, and that was just enough to spoil Mitchell Trubisky’s highly anticipated debut.  Keenum led three secondhalf scoring drives after Sam Bradford’s troublesome left More...

Miami assistant resigns

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase says offensive line coach Chris Foerster seemed so focused on the team that he would often be at work by 4 a.m. More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

We cannot allow our children to linger in low performing schools

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: The following is a letter Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. sent to United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Dear Secretary DeVos: More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ———  Tightening welfare requirements is necessary, Sept. 26   Welfare reform has always been a highly charged topic, and state Sen. More...

Chatter Box

Chatter Box turns another year older

My memory sometimes amazes me. I can’t remember something that happened last week, but I can recall vivid details from an event in high school 20 years ago. More...

Healthy Living

Fertility preservation and breast cancer treatment

Hearing the words “You have breast cancer” can trigger a whirlwind of emotions, especially among women of childbearing age who still want to grow their family. More...

How to communicate your emotional state following a diagnosis

People diagnosed with breast cancer often find it difficult to express how they’re feeling for several reasons: discomfort, fear of upsetting loved ones, anger, etc. More...

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