November 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents hear update on Hopewell bridge

Nearly 50 Six Mile Run and Hopewell area residents turned out to hear updates on plans to replace the Hopewell Bridge Wednesday night at the Six Mile Run Fire Hall.  More...

Veterans to be honored at annual parade

Huntingdon County residents are urged to line Washington Street in Huntingdon for the Huntingdon County Veterans Association’s 2017 Veterans Day Parade beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. More...

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Local News

Cromwell leaders hold special meeting

A special meeting was held in Cromwell Township Wednesday night to discuss pressing matters.  The first issue discussed involved the bridge project in front of Southern Huntingdon County High School.  It was noted PennDOT’s contractor More...

Police Log

DUI   MORRIS TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a 30-year-old woman was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI after a traffic stop was conducted at the intersection of William Penn Highway and Birmingham Pike at 2:57 a.m. Oct. 15. More...

HAMS students celebrate bullying campaign

Huntingdon Area Middle School (HAMS) was visited by service dogs in training to cap off Bullying Prevention Month. More...

General News

Link between ppis and kidney disease not certain

Dear Doctor: Proton pump inhibitors, which I take for my severe heartburn, have made my life enjoyable again. Now I’m reading that they may cause kidney damage. How serious is the risk? I really don’t want to give them up.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Apartment fire displaces residents

75 Years Ago  A service flag and plaque were dedicated to Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad men in the service at an impressive ceremony at Saxton today, President C.S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

New Jersey tops Vancouver 2-0

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Cory Schneider made 37 saves for his first shutout of the season and 24th of his career, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 2-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night.  More...

Josh Gordon getting another chance

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon’s personal journey, from star to suspended outcast to sobriety, has reached a new dawning.  He’s getting yet another chance to resurrect his football career and life.  More...

Astros win 5-1 to claim first World Series title

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From laughingstock to lift off.  George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Gregory Forrest Miller, 11038 Fairgrounds Road, Huntingdon, and Jazmine Renee Hoffmaster, also of Huntingdon.  Kenneth Storey Saltsman, 110 VZ County Road 4817, Chandler, Texas, and Brittney Kathryn Lowey, also of Chandler, Texas.   More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ava Jo Gutshall, who turned 1 year old Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. Her proud parents are Liza Parks and Dylan Gutshall of Marklesburg. More...

Happy Birthday

TWICE THE BIRTHDAY FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Caylee Anne Krohn and Gianna Marguerite Krohn, who turn 2 years old today, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. Their proud parents are Rob and Jennifer Krohn of Duncannon.  More...

Special Sections

Homestead issue will be on ballot

In addition to the local municipal races and state judges’ races on the ballot Tuesday, Nov. 7, there will also be a referendum on the ballot that concerns the homestead exclusion on real estate taxes. More...

Council members forward 91l deal

Huntingdon Borough Council members convened Wednesday night for a special meeting to discuss the ongoing negotiations surrounding the 911 contract with the county and to address other pressing issues.  More...

MU council members unable to take action

Confronted with another meeting in which they were unable to take action, the three Mount Union Borough Council members in attendance at Wednesday’s monthly meeting reminded residents there are a number of seats that will need to be filled duri More...

State  Free Access 

State starts signing up medical marijuana patients

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvanians moved a giant step closer Wednesday to being able to get marijuana to help treat medical conditions, as the state announced the launch of its patient and caregiver registry.  More...

GOP leaders seek stay of redistricting lawsuit

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican leaders in Pennsylvania’s General Assembly on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to put on ice a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s congressional districts approved after the 2010 census.  More...

Audit urges changes to water and sewer authority

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A state audit is urging changes to the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, saying years of mismanagement and lack of leadership have led to financial problems and deteriorating infrastructure.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 2   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For additional information, call 643- 1302.  More...

Local Sports

District 6-2A Quarterfinals:

Mount Union travels to No. 3 McCort

While a large portion of Mount Union’s football team was playing at the junior high level, the Trojans will begin their 2018 District 6-2A playoffs against a familiar opponent. More...

Landmark Conference Semifinal:

Top-seeded Eagles sweep away Moravian

Good passing and strong hitting from a pair of middles set the tone for a workmanlike performance by the Juniata women’s volleyball team Wednesday evening. More...

Rockets play host to Cambria Heights

Southern Huntingdon is no stranger to having good teams and extending the season into the playoffs. The Rockets are the No. 4 seed for the District 6-2A tournament and host Cambria Heights Saturday at 7 p.m. for a quarterfinal contest.  More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Amendment is step toward tax reform  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:  Five years after Sandy, NJ not ready for next big one, Oct. 31   Five years ago this week, Hurricane Sandy ravaged the New Jersey Shore. More...

You Should Know

Q: What are the top five stores for Black Friday deals online in 2017?  A: According to www.dealnews.com, Amazon takes the top spot again this year with 50 percent more Editors’ Choice deals than the other stores on the list. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

4-H Club News

Beef Club

The monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County 4-H Beef Club was held Oct. 18 at the PA CareerLink office in Huntingdon.  The evening began with club president Jordan Harnish calling the meeting to order. More...

Home-cooked breakfast is best way to add dairy

Dairy Princess  What’s the best way to end a long school or work week? How does a tasty, homecooked breakfast sound? More...

Countywide Dairy Beef

The Countywide Dairy Beef Community 4-H Club met Oct. 9 at the Huntingdon County Penn State Cooperative Extension Office.  Officers of the club elected during the September meeting welcomed returning and new members.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Brother is a mess

Dear Annie: I’ve spent years watching my youngest brother tear my family apart, and now I need to make it stop. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aries if born before 5:46 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Nov. 3, 2017:  More...

NASCAR

MARTINSVILLE

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Star is born  If you have been waiting for Chase Elliott’s personality to come out of its shell, well, that egg was hatched Sunday at Martinsville. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. One advances   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Did Denny douse the flames?   More...

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