October 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

TMEA members talk salary issues

In a move Tussey Mountain School District solicitor Robin Binder Heath found “highly unusual,” officials of the 81-member Tussey Mountain Education Association (TMEA) shared some research material with the Tussey Mountain School Board Mon More...

‘Paint the Plow’ contest judging begins

Plows from area schools entered in the PennDOT District 9 “Paint the Plow” contest will now be judged by the community and a panel of judges.  Judging will continue until noon Monday, Oct. 23.  More...

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Local News

Police Log

DUI   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a 31-year-old Mount Union woman was driving while intoxicated and caused a crash involving a 64-year-old Three Springs man at 9681 William Penn Highway at 2:11 p.m. Sept. 26. More...

World  Free Access 

Court documents provide details in Honolulu corruption case

HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu police officer and a retired major are among those who participated in framing a man for stealing a mailbox from the home of the department’s former chief, federal prosecutors said Monday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

State police still investigating fatal crash

75 Years Ago  To a lot of citizens in Huntingdon and Smithfield, it might seem that the Huntingdon County Library located at the courthouse is entirely supported from tax funds. This is not the case. More...

Treadmill desk can be good way to avoid sitting too long

Dear Doctor: I graduated from college last spring, and I just got my first full-time job, which I love. But it means that I’m sitting for more than eight or nine hours a day, and I hate it. More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Bearcats end Hornets’ streak; Trojans, Titans lose

Huntingdon 3, Juniata Valley 1   More...

Boys’ Soccer:

Huntingdon tops Philipsburg 2-1

Huntingdon broke some recent trends in its final regular season home game against Philipsburg-Osceola Monday. More...

High School Field Hockey:

’Cats edge Southern 1-0

The Huntingdon field hockey team and Southern Huntingdon met for the third time this season Monday night. The Rockets held Senior Night and played under the lights at the Southern Huntingdon High School. More...

Editorial

Op-Eds

As Clean Power Plan is gutted, Congress must step in to price carbon

In its zeal to undo the legacy of our 44th president, the Trump administration is now undoing the future of our children and grandchildren by repealing the Clean Power Plan, a policy designed to reduce the heat-trapping emissions that make our climat More...

Disappointments galore in this year’s budget

I totally agree with the opening statement of Rich Irvin’s Letter to the Editor in the Oct. 10 The Daily News. More...

Letters to the Editor

Words, words, words  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor   More...

Chatter Box

Lots of October memories

Can you believe it’s the middle of October?  More...

Healthy Living

Visiting someone with breast cancer? Keep this in mind

When visiting someone with a serious medical condition — like breast cancer, for example — we sometimes do or say the wrong thing, despite our good intentions. More...

How does breast cancer affect your bones?

Did you know that breast cancer treatments could affect patients’ bone density? More...

BREAST CANCER

The importance of eating right post-treatment

After undergoing treatment for breast cancer, eating well should become an essential part of your daily routine. A healthy diet helps keep treatment-related side effects at bay and allows your body to regenerate more quickly. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Grandsons are too affectionate

Dear Annie: My daughter is single and raising two sons. Her husband died in an automobile accident four years ago.  More...

Special Sections

Arrest made in bomb case

A Huntingdon man has been charged in relation to the discovery of two pipe bombs in a basement apartment at 1211 Mifflin St., Huntingdon, last week.  More...

HASB members discuss test results

Pennsylvania State School Assessment (PSSA) results, stakeholder selections, school bus policy approvals and selection of a venue for senior prom highlighted topics at the Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) meeting Monday.  More...

Bridge project plans presented at meeting

Residents who travel Selea Hollow Road in Clay Township might want to make plans to attend a PennDOT open house to display plans for a bridge replacement project.  More...

State  Free Access 

Senator honored, condemns speech

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Sen. More...

Gov. blames Trump, Congress for spiking health coverage cost

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

Judge to say Wednesday if Sandusky gets new sex abuse trial

BELLEFONTE (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge said Monday he will announce later this week whether to grant former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky a new trial or throw out child sexual abuse convictions against him.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 17   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 

Kucherov scores two in Lightning win

DETROIT (AP) — Nikita Kucherov is in the middle of one of those stretches when the puck seems to do whatever he wants.  More...

NFL is flying high in spite of its issues

The narratives themselves are easy enough to craft. More...

Titans end long skid versus Colts

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota shuffled around the pocket, carefully protecting a strained left hamstring that already cost him one game this season.  So the quarterback known for his legs showed off his arm.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Burke and Brenda (Landis) Bishop of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary today, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017.  They were united in marriage in 1992 by the Rev. John F. Dornheim at St. More...

‘Movement Matters’ at Westminster Woods

As part of their annual Successful Aging Movement Matters campaign, the residents, staff and families of Westminster Woods at Huntingdon always add an interesting community outreach to their month-long focus on physical health.  More...

Happy Birthday

Sandy Thompson was given a 91st birthday party Sept. 30. Sandy played guitar for many years, the last time he played was at George Putt’s. His friends called and sent him cards for his birthday. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017:  More...

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