October 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Migration prompts avian flu vigilance

The migration season has begun for birds, so the state Department of Agriculture is reminding poultry farmers to make sure they have proper biosecurity measures in place to prevent any spread of avian influenza. More...

Gas prices shift nationally, in state

Though local gas prices have remained at around $2.75 per gallon, prices across the country typically start to drop this time of year.  Doni Lee Spiegel, spokesperson for AAA Central Penn, noted that nationally, gas prices have dropped around 21 More...

Residents address Shirley Twp. issues

Two Shirley Township residents sought advice from their supervisors at their monthly meeting at the township building Thursday night.  The first resident inquired about rules pertaining to junkyards, asking if another resident had ever sought pe More...

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Local News

Man waives hearing on weapon charges

The preliminary hearing for a Huntingdon man facing weapons of mass destruction charges was waived Wednesday during central court by Magisterial District Judge Doug Gummo.  Jedediah J. More...

Judge sets bail in drug case

Bail was set Wednesday at a hefty price for a Mount Union man facing various drug charges.  Jesse L. More...

Bench warrant issued for Shade Gap man

A bench warrant was issued for the arrest of a Shade Gap man who failed to appear for his preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges of tampering with physical evidence.  Magisterial District Judge Douglas Gummo issued the warrant for Michael C. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Ravens lose Flacco, rout Dolphins

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was dazed and bleeding as he was helped off the field.  Diagnosed with a concussion after absorbing a late hit by Miami linebacker Kiko Alonso late in the second quarter, Flacco was More...

Steelers’ Bell is on record pace

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The request comes near the end of practice most Wednesdays. More...

NFL memos teams

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has sent a memo to the 32 teams rounding up its engagement initiatives with players, and looking toward what is next. More...

Press Club

Mount Union NHS members ‘rise against hunger’

How can one individual be substantive amidst the overwhelming tragedy of world hunger? Members of the Mount Union National Honor Society discovered that while one individual can’t; together we can Oct. 22. More...

HAHS marching band competes in tournament

The Huntingdon Area High School Marching Band took the field Oct. 21 for the Tournament of Bands (TOB) Region Championships at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). More...

HCA students, faculty discuss their fears

With this time of year rolling around, it brings many well-loved traditions with it. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Leave the dogs at home when visiting

Dear Annie: I have three dogs. I love them and treat them well. In turn, I expect and receive good behavior. I have worked very hard to train my dogs on proper behavior in the house. They are very wellmannered. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Simpler USB connection

Dear Heloise: It seems like I always try to insert my USB CABLES the wrong way, sometimes several times in a row. I put a small drop of nail polish on the top side of my cable, using different colors for different ones.  More...

Special Sections

NIE program returns

Newspapers provided to area students for third year

For the third year, The Daily News is proud to team with area school districts and local businesses and individuals to offer the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program to students to encourage the use of the newspaper as a tool for classroom instructio More...

Stickers can be taken off plates

With the annual task placing new registration stickers on the license plate no more, Pennsylvania drivers may now remove the adhesives if they so desire.  State Rep. More...

‘Popcorn Bowl’ to benefit Make-A-Wish

Many have heard of the Rose Bowl, the Orange Bowl and, of course, the Super Bowl, but this November, it’s the Moetion Pictures Popcorn Bowl that’s set to make a big difference in the lives of some area children.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Local World War I vet honored with Purple Heart

75 Years Ago  Quick action by the Huntingdon Fire Department averted serious damage this morning when they responded to a fire at 9 a.m. in the firstfloor apartment of Edwin Strickler, Huntingdon. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 27   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

Down the Stretch   Hard to believe, but The Daily News Pickin’ Panel has completed nine weeks and this weekend will mark the end of our season.  More...

Eagles hope to ‘finish’ at Dickinson

The season, thus far, has not lived up to the expectations of the Juniata College football team, staff and fans. More...

High School Volleyball:

Bearcats lose 3-1 verdict to Tigers

Huntingdon ended its regular season against the same team it began the schedule with during its non-league match at Hollidaysburg Thursday evening. More...

People/Pastimes

PAS R chapter hosts Region 5 meeting

The Huntingdon County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) hosted the twiceyearly Region 5 meeting Oct. 23 at the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Hall.  More...

Soldier earns Army Achievement Medal

Sgt. James Querry received the Army Achievement Medal Oct. 21 for exceptional meritorious service.  More...

Newspapers in Education

NIE program returns

Newspapers provided to area students for third year

For the third year, The Daily News is proud to team with area school districts and local businesses and individuals to offer the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program to students to encourage the use of the newspaper as a tool for classroom instructio More...

Teachers use NIE in multiple ways

Now in its third year, the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program is reaching more students in more ways.  From studying current events to the structure of a story, teachers are introducing the newspaper to students, in many cases, for the first t More...

NIE partners ‘insure’ wider view of world for students

Several Huntingdon County insurance agencies are “insuring” a wider view of the world for area students through their commitment to supporting The Daily News Newspaper In Education (NIE) program.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017:  More...

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