October 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Clay Twp. bridge plans reviewed

Construction on the new Dublin Mills and Selea Hollow Road bridge is set to begin in June 2019, according to PennDOT officials who hosted a public meeting and plans display Thursday night.  More...

Huntingdon parade set for Monday night

Members of Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue and Huntingdon Moose Lodge 223 are gearing up once more to present the annual Huntingdon Area Halloween Parade. The parade will kick off at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. More...

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Local News

Judge resentences various defendants

Various defendants were resentenced during last week’s revocation hearings before Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz.  Five defendants were sentenced on charges they previously pleaded guilty to, with a majo More...

JC to highlight Martin Luther thanks to grant  Free Access 

Thanks to a grant from the German Embassy in Washington, D.C., Juniata College will be hosting a German Campus Week in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. More...

Area brief

Hunting opportunities available at Raystown Lake   HUNTINGDON CO. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake will open select access roads to accommodate various upcoming hunting seasons.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Dodgers rout Cubs 11-1, headed to World Series

CHICAGO (AP) — When it was over, when Los Angeles had finally secured another trip to the World Series and Enrique Hernandez’s three big swings had become a part of playoff lore, the emotional utilityman just wanted to give his dad a big More...

Raider win in wild finish

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Wins have been so hard to come by for the Oakland Raiders that it took three tries at the final play for them finally to pull this one out and possibly save their season.  More...

List takes halfway lead

JEJU, South Korea (AP) — Luke List fired a 5-under 67 to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the CJ Cup on Friday.  List, who is looking to win on the U.S. More...

Press Club

Soccer becoming popular with SHCMS students

Athletics can become a very important part of a student’s life, but some students are forced to limit themselves to a set group of sport options. More...

JVHS band members celebrate banner year

As the 2017 band season comes to a close, it is a prime time to reflect on this year’s achievements. “This One’s For You” is a marching band show unlike any other and was this year’s show title.  More...

Calvary students visit Promise Ranch Ministries

Several students of Calvary Christian Academy traveled about 60 miles in a bus Oct. 5. The third through sixth grade classes participated in this field trip to a site full of outdoor adventures.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

No photos, please

Dear Annie: I use Facebook to keep up with relatives and friends, but I hardly post anything — especially not pictures of myself. I am attractive enough, but I’m not photogenic. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Somebody is watching me

Dear Heloise: I’m worried about all the SPY CAMERAS I see on the streets, in hospitals, in businesses and just about everywhere these days. Sure, surveillance cameras can be helpful, but they also rob us of our privacy. More...

Special Sections

Planners view poultry project

Plans for a new poultry operation in Brady Township were reviewed at the regular monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission Thursday night. More...

Scarlet fever not cause for panic

A Facebook post alerting parents of cases of scarlet fever within the Mifflin County School District has caused alarm among local families as well.  Caused by group A Streptococcus, the same bacteria which causes strep throat, scarlet fever most More...

New church construction progressing

Major progress has taken place in recent days at the new site of the Community Chapel of Hesston on Orchard Road in Walker Township, including the framing of the building as well as roof. More...

Obituaries

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon Borough Council accepts mayor’s resignation

75 Years Ago  The memorial tablet on which the names of all service men of Mount Union have been inscribed and were dedicated Sunday afternoon Oct. 18, with impressive, patriotic services.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 20   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

As I suggested last week, my time at the top of the standings for The Daily News Pickin Panel were short-lived and have come to an end.  More...

Juniata hosts Moravian after bye

After the Juniata College football team saw a 35-21 lead slip away in the fourth quarter and turn into a 42-35 homecoming loss to visiting Gettysburg two weeks ago, it was clear that the Eagles were in need of the league’s bye week  After More...

High School Volleyball:

All four area teams suffer losses

Huntingdon   More...

People/Pastimes

Recognizing outstanding service

Olivia Barney, right, of Orbisonia was honored by the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) for her outstanding service to her community during her two-year tenure as a junior council per More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Bryce Shaver, who turned 5 years old Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. His proud parents are Greg and Angel Shaver. Bryce has two big sisters, Naliyah and Cortnie Shaver. More...

Special Occasions

Oct. 19, 2017  Happy birthday wishes go out to Carl Harris of Huntingdon, who celebrated his 85th birthday yesterday, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Happy birthday, Carl! More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017:  More...

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