November 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Frustration expressed over internet

Frequent losses of connection to the internet, crackling in phone lines and frustration over the lack of choice for phone and internet providers is something that’s been a constant problem for Verizon customers in the Mill Creek Hollow area.&nb More...

Mandatory PFD use goes into effect today

Cold air may have moved into the area, but it’s cold water that can be a concern this time of year for those enjoying outdoor recreation, whether boating or fishing.  Beginning today, Wednesday,   Nov.1, the annual mandatory life jack More...

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Halloween spirit

Customers at Boxer’s Café in Huntingdon were greeted by two familiar faces Tuesday for Halloween. More...

Three theft cases scheduled for jury selection

A private investigator was hired following the scheduling of jury selection for three theft cases.  Mason M.B. Endres, 23, Shirleysburg, will have three of his cases scheduled for jury selection while the defense works on an alibi offense.  More...

General News

Private prisons firm to campaign against recidivism

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

News of Yesteryear

Local election tradition comes to an end

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 1   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Volunteers work to improve Robertsdale cemetery

A historic Robertsdale graveyard recently underwent some minor repairs including enhancements to a large, wooden sign along state Route 913.  The sign directs visitors to the 101-year-old cemetery that serves as a final resting place for victims More...

Old-Time Photo

With Veterans Day just around the corner, The Daily News thought this photo would be appropriate for this week’s Old Time Photo edition. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

World Series:

Dodgers win 3-1 to force deciding game seven

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joc Pederson sliced a drive over the left-field wall, pounded his chest and danced around the bases , taking as many twists and turns as this World Series itself.  Of course, the Los Angeles Dodgers forced the Houston As More...

Darvish won’t meet Gurriel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yu Darvish didn’t think it was necessary to meet with Yuri Gurriel after the Houston first baseman’s racist gesture toward the Dodgers pitcher.  Gurriel contacted the Dodgers and told them he wanted to meet w More...

Anything can happen in Game 7

Game 7 of the World Series.  It’s a chance to make history — whether you’re a star like Madison Bumgarner or a role player like Sandy Amoros.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017:  More...

IU leaders talk to focus groups

On the eve of the deadline for prospective superintendents to submit applications, Mount Union Area School District sought input from residents and employees on the leadership qualities the school board should hone in on once the selection process be More...

Leaders support kits for naloxone

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved a letter of support for the Juniata Valley Tri-County Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission to be named the single county authority to receive and distribute naloxone kits to first responders for Huntingdon Co More...

Local candidates talk with voters at event

Standing Stone Coffee House hosted Coffee with the Candidates Tuesday night as a public forum for voters to meet with candidates for local offices.  The idea was founded and endorsed by candidates for Huntingdon Borough Council Sean Steeg and Jo More...

DN puzzles in one place

Readers will now find their favorite puzzles easier to read and in one place in The Daily News.  Readers have asked for a larger crossword puzzle, and we’ve answered.The puzzle is now almost double the size, making the puzzle grid larger t More...

State  Free Access 

Activists disrupt poverty lesson, show real thing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Activists disrupted a poverty lesson at Philadelphia City Hall, persuading a councilman who helped organize the event to instead go on a tour of one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods.  More...

Wolf criticizes GOP targeting state, local tax deductions

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf criticized a Republican tax-cutting package in Congress, saying Tuesday that it would amount to a tax increase on middle-class Pennsylvanians by ending a state and local tax deduction.  More...

Ex-treasurer sentenced for lying about payments

HARRISBURG (AP) — A woman who was elected four times to statewide office in Pennsylvania was sentenced Tuesday to three years on probation for lying to the FBI about accepting $675,000 from an investment adviser who had reaped tens of millions More...

Business News

Burberry designer, CEO to leave iconic brand

LONDON (AP) — Designer Christopher Bailey, who was replaced as Burberry chief executive earlier this year, will leave the British brand in 2018, ending a 17-year stint in which he helped transform a company once known mainly for trench coats in More...

Under Armour shares fall below expectation

BALTIMORE (AP) — Under Armour is gassed.  Shares in the sports gear company had their worst opening in years Tuesday after posting fading revenue and cutting its outlook, again.  More...

Kellogg profit increases two percent as sales grow

NEW YORK (AP) — Kellogg said Tuesday that its third-quarter profit rose 2 percent as sales of its Eggo waffles and Pringles chips rose around the world, offsetting falling cereal sales.  Its earnings and revenue for the quarter beat Wall S More...

Local Sports

District 6-A Volleyball:

Dragons take out Hornets

Leading 18-8 and on the verge of coming back to force a fifth set to visiting Purchase Line in a District 6-A quarterfinal match at Alexandria, the fourth-seeded Juniata Valley volleyball team simply collapsed. More...

Photo

Huntingdon football assistant Monte Claar, right, presents a game ball to senior z-back Jonathan Price following the Bearcats’ 61-6 Senior Night victory over Philipsburg. More...

People/Pastimes

Members of Captain Jack High School Class of 1957 gather

Members of the Captain Jack High School Class of 1957 held their 60th reunion Sept. 16 at Agape Farm Retreat Center. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Dakota Jane Rogers, who turns 5 years old today, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Her proud parents are Frankie and Kimber Rogers of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wife doesn’t contribute around the house

Dear Annie: I am 57 years old. My wife and I have been married for 20 years, and we don’t have kids. My wife always had nieces and nephews to occupy her time and now spends time with their children.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Difference between yam, sweet potato

Dear Heloise: What is the difference between a YAM AND A SWEET POTATO? — Nora P., Stone Mountain, Ga.  Sweet potatoes usually are sweeter than yams. Yams are starchier.  More...

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