October 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Cancer center offers aid for residents

Even though October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Huntingdon County residents who are being treated for any type of cancer can take comfort in knowing a seasoned staff will aid in their treatment at the Geisinger-Lewistown Community Cancer Treatm More...

Woman arraigned on criminal attempt

A local woman charged with criminal attempt murder of a law enforcement officer, made several appearances in criminal court Thursday and was transported at the last minute to the Huntingdon County Courthouse for formal arraignment. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon County salvage drive collects over 375 tons of scrap metal

75 Years Ago  Martin Heine, chairman of the Huntingdon County Salvage for Victory drive, reported this morning that over 375 tons of scrap metal had been collected in the county since the campaign started on Sept. 18.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 13   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...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

As we head into the final three weeks of the high school football season, The Daily News Pickin’ Panel looks to have fallen into a familiar rhythm.  More...

H.S. Soccer:

Huntingdon, Penns Valley end in 0-0 tie

Huntingdon kept its streak going at Penns Valley, although not the kind of streak you would like to see. Once again the Bearcats were in charge but unable to score and the match ended in a 0-0 tie.  More...

High School Cross Country:

Hornet girls finish 12-0

The Juniata Valley girls’ cross country team finished its regular season with a perfect 12-0 record after downing visiting Tyrone 21-40 Thursday afternoon. It was a different result in the boys’ meet with the Golden Eagles winning 17-46. More...

People/Pastimes

Enjoy the benefits of breakfast for dinner

A sweet stack of pancakes, a plate of delectable French toast or a hearty omelette are just a few breakfast table favorites. More...

Press Club

SHC junior firefighters valued for service

Completing unnoticed tasks and making the ultimate sacrifice is the reality of a hero and leader. More...

Calvary sees surge in student population

Calvary Christian Academy has had a huge population growth this year and now has an 130 students. Thirty-three of these students are new.  More...

HAHS senior goes to World Dairy Expo

Huntingdon Area High School senior Madison Buckley participated at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin, Oct. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Ghostly makeup  If you want that strange skin color for your Halloween costume, try this. Add a couple of drops of green food coloring to a light shade of base makeup and mix them together. Apply it to any exposed skin. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Stepbrothers not welcome at funeral

Dear Annie: This is a problem I know my family will have pretty soon. My mother married my stepfather, “Skip,” after my father died 19 years ago. My stepfather had eight children before they got married, so I have eight stepsiblings. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

UW mini grant funds initiative

The first beneficiary of a new Huntingdon County United Way program will be Employment and Training Inc., a partner of Huntingdon County CareerLink. More...

SHCSD recipient of $25,000 grant

The Southern Huntingdon County School District has received a $25,000 grant that will allow two classes to pair up to study genetically modified plants and organic plants.  The district received a grant from the America’s Farmers Grow Rura More...

Firefighters share prevention message

Adam Rosevear of the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Co. More...

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Local News

Fifth graders learn fire safety

Harry Salter of Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue demonstrated the use of an infrared camera for fifth graders Naomi Thomas, left, and Emma Wilson at Standing Stone Elementary School Thursday aft More...

Painting to be raffled Saturday

A painting featuring a fall landscape has been donated by Porter Township artist Phyllis Ritchey, center, as one of the prizes at a raffle at Hartslog Day, Saturday, Oct. More...

Area brief

4-H Showcase planned at Tractor Supply   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NFL watching fires

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The NFL is keeping an eye on the wildfires in Northern California and has been exploring options to move Sunday’s game between the Oakland Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers if it becomes necessary.  More...

Cubs preserve shrinking lead to oust Nationals 9-8

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs win whenever they need to, with whatever it takes, even a seven-out save by Wade Davis to preserve a shrinking lead and a “Did that really happen?” four-run inning against Washington’s Max Sc More...

Wentz leads Eagles to 28-23 win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Getting medical care in unfamiliar territory

Dear Heloise: Many people today are traveling for business, vacations and to visit family and friends. But what do you do when you need a DOCTOR IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY? — Laura S., Auburn, Wash.  More...

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