November 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Brady supervisors sign poultry plans

Brady Township Supervisors approved plans for a 16,800-square foot building proposed to be used as a poultry live breeding house Monday during their monthly meeting.  More...

Candidates greet voters at polls

Huntingdon Borough Council write-in candidate John Hyde, left, shook hands with Dr. Christian Long before he cast his vote at the Stone Church of the Brethren today, Tuesday, Nov. 1. More...

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Local News

Defendants plead ahead of jury selection

Jury selection plea court took place Thursday to settle and continue various cases before proceeding onto jury selection Monday, Nov. 6. Several defendants entered guilty pleas while four defendants continued their cases into the new year.  More...

Police Log

Found property   SNYDER TWP., BLAIR CO. — State police at Huntingdon report a motorcycle with the license plate number OFF 21 was found on Interstate 99 at 10:21 p.m. Nov. 4. More...

Liberty Twp. leaders review proposed budget

The Liberty Township Supervisors Monday evening briefly reviewed a proposed 2018 fiscal blueprint that calls for no increase in real estate taxes for the new year.  More...

Local Sports

Choices part of gym class nowadays

You won’t find gym class on the schedule in upstate New York’s Victor school district.  What you will see: kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, dance, self-defense, archery and in-line skating — all under the heading of p More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Waiting for Waterfowl   More...

Advance tickets for playoff games on sale

Advance tickets for Friday’s District 6-3A semifinal contest between Huntingdon and Juniata at War Vets Field, as well as the Juniata Valley at Northern Bambria District 6-A quarterfinal matchup Saturday are currently on sale at the respective More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Nov. 3.  House  More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ———  It’s too early for conclusions in Russia probe, Nov. 1   More...

Veterans and Pennsylvania courts

As Americans, we owe a debt of gratitude to our military veterans. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania is committed to doing everything we can to support the men and women who have served our country as they transition back to civilian life.  More...

Chatter Box

Teaching an important lesson

Parents are responsible for teaching their children many things that will later mold them into respectful and responsible citizens. More...

Healthy Living

Alzheimer’s disease: myths and facts

This November, countless Americans are calling for awareness and collecting donations on behalf of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.  More...

Alzheimer’s researchers hopeful

Alzheimer’s disease has no cure, and its progression cannot be radically slowed. More...

Treatments for Alzheimer’s disease continue to evolve

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most prevalent types of dementia in the world, affecting an estimated 35.6 million people all over the globe, and that number is expected to double in 20 years.  More...

VA in control of local clinic

As of Nov. 1, the VA Outpatient Clinic in Brady Township is now under the management of the James E. More...

Jurors selected to hear abuse trial

Around 125 potential jurors crowded into the Huntingdon County Courthouse Monday for jury selection, a public service that nearly one million people serve a year.  In Huntingdon, four to five jury trials take place every other month out of the n More...

Supervisors address opinions about road

During their monthly meeting Monday, Cromwell Township Supervisors clarified some statements made in The Daily News’ Opinion Line about McClure and Monroe Valley roads.  More...

General News

Chronic disease can lead to depression

Dear Doctor: My husband, who is 79, was diagnosed with Grover’s disease. I don’t know if that’s the cause of his depression, but now he just sits in his recliner all day. More...

News of Yesteryear

Fire truck accident injures three occupants

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 7   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 

Lions beat struggling Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. More...

NFL Halfway Point:

Wentz and Goff exceed expectations for year 2

Jared Goff and Carson Wentz have answered almost all the questions they faced following suspect rookie seasons as the top two picks in the 2016 draft. More...

Rested Steelers eye second-half surge

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Darrius Heyward-Bey spent a rare fall weekend off traveling. More...

People/Pastimes

Local Rotarians work to eradicate polio

Members of the Huntingdon Rotary Club were among millions reaching out on World Polio Day Oct. More...

Engaged to Wed

Robert Robbins Jr. of Philipsburg and Cynthia Beach of Clearfield are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Robbins to Wesley Davis Jr., son of Wesley Davis Sr. of Petersburg and Sheila Davis of McConnellstown.  More...

Birth

Daniel and Angel Burd of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Aiden Daniel Burd, Sept. 16, 2017, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. At birth, Aiden weighed 8 pounds and measured 19 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Getting back on teaching horse

Dear Annie: I am in my 20s and working multiple jobs. A few years ago, I began substitute teaching at the elementary school in the town I grew up in. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017:  More...

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