October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Repairs continue on Orlady Wall

Motorists traveling in the area of Warm Springs Avenue in Huntingdon Borough will experience a detour for the next several weeks as repairs are made to the historic Orlady Wall between 11th and 12th streets.  The recent round of repairs began ov More...

Standing Stone Trail honored for fall views

Once a “hidden treasure,” the Standing Stone Trail has been recognized several times over the years and twice in the course of the past month.  The 68-mile-long trail was named as part of VisitPA’s “10 Amazing Places to V More...

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Ohio man calls recovery program life-changing

After pleading to charges of drug possession, a Youngstown, Ohio, defendant claimed how crucial a part the Adult and Teen Challenge program played in his recovery.  More...

Police Log

Drugs found   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report charges are pending against a 19-year-old Orbisonia man after a traffic stop was conducted on William Penn Highway at 10:30 a.m. Oct. More...

Saxton Library

We will have books available for children from 2:30-7:15 p.m. Trick-or-Treat Night, Thursday Oct. 26. Please bring your kids out to the library for a free book. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 19   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Huntingdon (8-0, 6-0 ML) at Central (5-3, 5-1 ML), 7 p.m.  More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Southern Huntingdon (7-1) at Bellwood Antis (8-0), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review Game: Southern Huntingdon scored 21 unanswered points in the second half to pull away from visiting Everett 34-6 last week.  More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Northern Bedford (7-1) at Mount Union (6-2), 7 p.m.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania U.S. More...

Letters to the Editor

Rights are cornerstone of democracy  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   In the Opinion Line Oct. 14, someone felt it was disrespectful the way people have been calling Donald Trump ugly names. More...

You Should Know

Q: When does Huntingdon County typically experience the first fall frost?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Winter-blooming plants help bees overwinter

Winter and early spring are lean times for honeybees as they emerge from their hives, where food supplies are dwindling, to forage. Adding clusters of winterblooming plants around the yard will give them much needed nourishment.  More...

PA Preferred reception to open 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show

PA Preferred members and partner organizations have the opportunity to showcase the finest products that Pennsylvania agriculture has to offer in a unique celebration that will kick off the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show.  More...

Cauliflower with sesame sauce recipe

Food writers (and I include myself) are often talking about what new things you can do with that package of chicken breasts or that pound of ground beef to get out of the same-old, same-old cooking rut. More...

NASCAR

TALLADEGA

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Twist and shout  As predicted, Talladega shook up the playoff points standings. Only four of the 12 playoff drivers were running at the finish, with three on the lead lap. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Kansas cut   More...

SPEED FREAK

A few questions we had to ask ourselves  Still think Talladega belongs in the playoffs? GODSPEAK: Absolutely. Talladega is the great unknown, except if you repair sheet metal at the shop. KEN’S CALL: I take it all back. More...

District judge hears drug case

A Broad Top man facing drug charges for possession of over $20,000 in drugs heard testimony on behalf of his case Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge Doug Gummo.  More...

MU woman presented with Jo Award

The winner of the 25th Huntingdon County Human Services Council Jo Award was overcome with emotion when she learned she had been bestowed with the honor Wednesday afternoon.   More...

Guidance counselor concerned by series

Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why is very popular among teens and young adults, with the second season trailer recently making its debut, parents and teachers are concerned.  The series is based on a popular young adult novel written by Jay Asher t More...

State  Free Access 

Pennsylvania cities try to lure Amazon, touting bikes, food

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia is highlighting its bike lanes and LGBT-friendly ratings, while Pittsburgh is touting its manageable cost of living and signature sandwich freebies.  More...

Natural gas production tax gets life in state House

HARRISBURG (AP) — The potential for a tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production gained new life Wednesday, as a bill emerged from a state House committee and Democratic Gov. More...

General News

Sandboxes contain lots of bacteria

Dear Doctor: My sisterin law read that sandboxes are full of germs, and now she won’t let her kids play with my sons in our backyard. More...

News of Yesteryear

Annual Huntingdon Halloween Parade date announced

75 Years Ago  In one of the outstanding addresses of the county Teachers Institute, Dr. J. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Schwartz hat trick helps Blues top Hawks

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz had his third career hat trick to help the St. More...

Yankees win 5-0 to take 3-2 series lead over Astros

NEW YORK (AP) — This time, it was Masahiro Tanaka who was untouchable on the mound.  And when the New York Yankees sent Houston ace Dallas Keuchel to an early exit, their rollicking crowd let loose with a cathartic roar that must have boom More...

Cubs top Dodgers 3-2 to avoid elimination

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez sensed he was ready to bust out of his slump and give the Chicago Cubs the lift they needed.  As breakthroughs go, this was a big one. Just in time to keep the season going for the defending champs.  More...

People/Pastimes

Woodcock Valley Lions award scholarships

The Woodcock Valley Lions Club members have been interested in education since the beginning of the organization, and hoped that someday they could afford to give some scholarships.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Hailey Nicole DeArmitt, who turns 8 years old today, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Her proud parents are Bill and Jennifer DeArmitt of Alexandria. Hailey is the little sister of Ashley DeArmitt. More...

How to reach out to help veterans in need

Millions of men and women serve in the military and make the sacrifices that such service requires. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Drowning in junk

Dear Annie: A close friend, “Jenna,” has a mental illness: She hoards. Her house would be condemned if the health administration were to go there.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 20, 2017:  More...

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