October 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASB members hear PSSA results

A districtwide review of testing data dominated Monday night’s workshop for the Mount Union Area School Board which learned from administrators that there is much work to be done to help students improve PSSA performance. More...

Homeowners urged to check CO detectors

As colder temperatures begin to move into the area and folks fire up their furnaces for the heating season, now is a good time to make sure homes are safe from carbon monoxide (CO).  More...

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Police Log

Summary of incidents   More...

Scenes from the Huntingdon Halloween Parade

Huntingdon County Dairy Princess Katrina Bliss, right, and Huntingdon County Dairy Promotion took part in the Huntingdon Area Halloween Parade Monday night on a “Wizard of Oz” theme float More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 24   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 

Wentz leads Eagles over Redskins

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz stood tall in a collapsing pocket and kept making plays with his arm or legs. More...

Larranaga believes he’s Coach-3 in investigation

CORAL GABLES, Fla. More...

Steelers in control of AFC North

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers laughed along with Martavis Bryant a week ago as the talented but erratic wide receiver downplayed reports he requested a trade.  It’s not quite so funny anymore.  More...

People/Pastimes

Kiwanis scarecrow contest

Huntingdon Kiwanis Club sponsored a scarecrow contest at the WalMart located in Smithfield Township Saturday to raise money for Huntingdon County PRIDE. More...

Friends of the Woods hold meeting

Friends of the Woods, the auxiliary to the Westminster Woods retirement community, met Oct. 5 for their bi-monthly business meeting. More...

Author to present program at Inkwell

The monthly meeting of The Inkwell will be held Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at Marzoni’s Brick Oven and Brewery, 165 Patchway Road in Duncansville beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. and followed promptly at 7 p.m. More...

Healthy Living

Signs, symptoms and treatment of Tinnitus

Brought to you by Uhring’s Hearing & Balance Center

Tinnitus is the “conscious perception of an auditory sensation in the absence of a corresponding external stimuli” (Baguley, McFarren, and Hall, 2013). More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017:  More...

Halloween marches on

Large crowds line Huntingdon street to enjoy parade

Temperatures in the upper 60s and winds welcomed crowds that turned out Monday night for the annual Huntingdon Area Halloween Parade.  Impending rain dropped the temperature by four degrees over the course of the 90-minute procession, but the fi More...

FFA members compete nationally

FFA members from around the United States will gather in Indianapolis, Indiana, this week, including 38 students from Huntingdon County, to take part in the National FFA Convention and Expo.  More...

Updates highlighted in HCBI discussions

Discussion of the REAL ID extension and state budget highlighted conversation Monday during the Huntingdon County Building & Industry (HCBI) monthly meeting.  Few committee reports were given, however updates regarding HCBI’s 2018 camp More...

General News

Checking for added sugars on labels

Dear Doctor: I’ve read that “added sugars” should be limited to 10 percent of our total daily calories. But how are added sugars listed on nutritional labels? Are they part of the carbohydrates category? More...

News of Yesteryear

Community Chest fund benefits hospital

75 Years Ago  Sergeant Ralph Earnest Gorman, 26, Williamsburg area, a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force was reported as missing on operations overseas last night by the Canadian government at Ottawa.  More...

Local Sports

High School Girls’ Soccer:

Titans shut out 5-0 by Tigers

Tussey Mountain continues to get better on offense but still could not cash in those chances Monday. The Titans fell 5-0 to Fannett-Metal on Senior Night.  The Titans (2-13-2) have lost four in a row and did not score in any of those contests. More...

H.S. Cross Country:

Four Hornets win awards at event

Juniata Valley traveled to Tyrone Monday for the Blair/ Huntingdon County Meet.  More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Choice or Chance   More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area senators voted on major issues in the week ending Oct. 20. The House was in recess.  More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:  Trump sabotaging Obamacare with birth control rule, Oct. 10   More...

Letter to the Editor

Compromising is the solution  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Chatter Box

A perfect night for a parade

I don’t think Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue and Moose Lodge members could have asked for a nicer evening than Monday for the annual Halloween parade.  Although it was a bit windy, temperatures remained in the 60s for the parade, wh More...

Annie's Mailbox

Diet or exercise

Dear Annie: I have three childhood friends who also still live in the area where we grew up, and we get together for lunch or dinner every month or two. More...

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