October 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

More WiFi hotspots activated in county

Comcast has announced 32 Xfinity WiFi outdoor hotspots have been activated throughout Huntingdon County.  Several of the hotspots are located in Huntingdon, including one near the Huntingdon County Library and the Blair Building on Penn Street, More...

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Local News

Alexandria man sentenced in court

An Alexandria man thanked the court administration for its dedication in reviewing four of his cases for sentencing Oct. 27.  More...

Correction

In the article “Area business teams with customers to aid individuals in need,” which appeared in the Oct. 28 edition of The Daily News, the owner of Jackson’s in Smithfield was incorrectly identified. More...

Saxton Halloween parade canceled

SAXTON BORO., BEDFORD CO. — The Saxton Halloween parade, which had been rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 31, has been canceled due to scheduling conflicts.   More...

General News

Halloween costume choices stir debate on campuses

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) ‚Äî College students searching for an attention-grabbing costume this Halloween are being urged by their universities to pass on a sombrero, Native American head dress, and black face.  More...

National parks seek fee hike amid struggle to fund repairs

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Visiting the country’s most popular national parks would get more costly under a federal proposal released this week. More...

Kansas community fights becoming a ‘chicken town’

TONGANOXIE, Kan. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Astros edge Dodgers 13-12 for 3-2 lead

World Series:

HOUSTON (AP) — When the winning run finally came sliding across home plate on Alex Bregman’s single, more than five unforgettable hours after the first pitch, a frantic Carlos Correa sprinted toward his Houston Astros teammates in the mid More...

Steeler defense denies Lions

DETROIT (AP) — JuJu Smith-Schuster made an inside move like a veteran and used his young legs to do the rest. More...

Quick strikes by Jets beat Penguins 7-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Blake Wheeler scored three of Winnipeg’s five goals in the first period and the Jets routed the Pittsburgh Penguins 7-1 on Sunday night. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Infidelity revealed during divorce

Dear Annie: My cousin “Jake” married our mutual friend “Barb” over 20 years ago. He cheated on her often during the first 10 years of their marriage. I knew, and so did a few other people in the family.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Grief without relief

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about the grieving process when you lose a pet. — Heloise  More...

Special Sections

County receives an inch of rain

It seems as if the area was spared the brunt of the heavy rains and powerful winds as a result of a storm that made its way up the East Coast Sunday.  It’s a reminder of how the county was spared the worst of Superstorm Sandy, which devast More...

Leaves on roadway present hazard

Wind, rain and falling leaves can create treacherous conditions for motorists navigating area roadways over the next several weeks. More...

Christmas contests open for entries

As the holiday season approaches and store displays change from pumpkins to pine, children everywhere begin to compose their letters to Santa Claus, knowing he’ll read each and every one by his fireside at the North Pole. More...

State  Free Access 

Budget bills are ugly, but Wolf has little choice but to sign

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives had passed an aggressive, bipartisan gambling expansion bill an hour earlier when Democratic Gov. More...

Crash involving team bus leads to death of SUV driver

WRIGHTSVILLE (AP) — A collision between a sport utility vehicle and a bus carrying a high school football team killed the SUV driver and injured three others, authorities said.  More...

State police: Quash grand jury on trooper shooting policy

EASTON (AP) — Pennsylvania’s state police agency, facing pushback over its practice of investigating line-of-duty shootings by its own troopers, is trying to shut down a grand jury looking into the propriety of the policy.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 30   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For additional information, please call 643- 0623.  More...

Local Sports

Rockets, Trojans play Saturday; Bearcats and Hornets have byes

District Six Football Playoffs:

With the season ending the past weekend, the District Six playoffs will follow quickly with first round games Friday and Saturday this week. Four area teams are in the field, led by Huntingdon. More...

Southern’s Stanley is Class A boys’ champ

District Six Cross Country:

Juniata Valley’s cross country teams competed in the District 6-1A championship meet Saturday at Forest Hills. It wasn’t a very successful day as the Hornets failed to qualify a runner for the PIAA Championship.  More...

Photo

Marlina Prye, left, and Kye Shipley won the annual Ghost and Goblins No-Tap Tournament at Holiday Bowl in Mill Creek Sunday. More...

People/Pastimes

Hospital auxiliary sponsors Apple Crunch Day

The Auxiliary to J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital celebrated Apple Crunch Day Oct. 24 by providing treats for employees of the hospital. More...

Huntingdon Rotary Club activities

Huntingdon Community Center offered their thanks to the members of the Huntingdon Rotary Club with a picnic lunch at Detwiler Memorial Field Sept. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017: More...

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