November 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

SHCSB members recognize students

The Southern Huntingdon County School District Board held its monthly workshop meeting Wednesday night, recognizing 12 students for their academic achievement. More...

Four-day bear rifle season opens Saturday

Saturday will mark the opening day of bear rifle season, drawing many hunters into local woodlands in search of the largest game Huntingdon County has to offer.  Preliminary forecasts call for mild temperatures with a high around 50 and a slight More...

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Area briefs

Exhibition to feature local ceramic artists   More...

Judge drops kidnapping charges

Felony I kidnapping charges were dropped from the case a Petersburg man currently facing strangulation charges.  Dalton S. More...

Police Log

Burglary   More...

General News

New breakthrough in cancer treatment

Dear Doctor: Our daughter was successfully treated for leukemia as a child, but the chemotherapy she went through was pretty brutal. Now I’ve read that we have the first gene therapy for cancer, which is a huge deal. How does it work? More...

News of Yesteryear

Penn Twp. taxes will remain at 4 mills

75 Years Ago  Front-line dispatches today said the Russians had seized the initiative in the Nalchik area of Caucasus. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Hawks rout Kings by team-record 46 points

Hawks rout Kings by team record 46 points ATLANTA (AP) — Dewayne Dedmon scored a careerhigh 20 points and had 14 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks rode a dominant first half to the most lopsided win in franchise history, 126-80 over the Sacrament More...

Blackhawks win 6-3 over Rangers

CHICAGO (AP) — Artem Anisimov scored three times in the third period against his former team, Nick Schmaltz had three assists and the Chicago Blackhawks cooled off the New York Rangers with a 6-3 victory Wednesday night.  More...

COLLEGE PICKS

Maybe college football could use a break after two straight weeks of ranked matchups and playoff-race altering results, and with two weeks coming up that will be loaded with rivalry games and championship implications.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ———  Tax reform remains to be seen, Nov. 7   More...

Letters to the Editor

A way out of this mess  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Hero or vigilante?

The shootings in Texas by the deranged Devin Kelley which resulted in 26 deaths and 20 wounded victims was a horrible tragedy. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Market steer projects to be tagged Saturday

4-H and FFA youth interested in taking a market steer project for the 2018 Huntingdon County Fair should note the upcoming deadline. Market steers must be brought this Saturday, Nov. More...

Give thanks — and a glass of milk

In exactly one week, families across the country will gather for what some may argue is the most-anticipated meal of the year. Americans will consume millions of turkeys and hundreds of pounds of desserts. More...

County 4-H horse members compete in state show

The 58th annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show was held Oct. 27-29 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. More...

NASCAR

PHOENIX

$12.99 THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Old guys rule  Matt Kenseth brought a smile to people of “a certain age” when he passed and beat kid driver Chase Elliott (21) at Phoenix. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Final four   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

How’s this for Final 4?   More...

New legislation limits tethering

Pet owners should be aware legislation enacted in August will significantly reduce the amount of time a dog may be legally tethered when temperatures drop.  Commonly known as Libre’s Law, named for a Lancaster County puppy rescued from an More...

JVSB members hear web proposal

Members of the Juniata Valley School Board learned during their monthly meeting Wednesday steps are being taken to ensure the district’s website will become ADA compliant.  District information technology director Joshua Wakefield said he& More...

Popcorn Bowl event to aid Make-A-Wish

Nine teams are set to take the field Sunday, Nov. 19, at the VFW Teener League Field, Huntingdon, in an attempt to win the inaugural Moetion Pictures Popcorn Bowl and grant wishes for some area children at the same time.  More...

State  Free Access 

Judge sides with Philadelphia in ‘sanctuary cities’ case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the U.S. government from withholding a major grant that pays for public safety equipment because Philadelphia is a “sanctuary city.”  U.S. More...

Hellbender gets Senate OK as official amphibian

HARRISBURG (AP) — The state Senate is advancing legislation to make the Eastern hellbender the official amphibian of Pennsylvania, as researchers say its population is shrinking because of pollution.  The bill passed, 47-2, and heads to th More...

Families of overdose victims have own Light Up Night plans

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There’s no chance that a makeshift purple lantern glowing on some Downtown corner will chase the dark questions from Catherine Robinson’s mind.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 16   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

Local Sports

District 6-AAA Championship:

Huntingdon faces Forest Hills in title contest

Huntingdon’s game plan came together perfectly last Friday evening in its home District Six Class AAA semifinal battle with Juniata. More...

District 6-A Semifinal:

Hornets tangle with unbeaten Marauders, again

For the second year in a row, Juniata Valley won its first District 6-A playoff game. For the second year in a row, the Hornets must face Bishop Guilfoyle Friday at Hollidaysburg’s Tiger Stadium.  More...

Huntingdon has 22 named to ML teams

A total of 22 learner/athletes from Huntingdon Area High School were honored Monday evening by being named to Mountain League all-star teams from six different sports, including 11 named to first-team squads. More...

People/Pastimes

Share milestone anniversaries

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Carson Allen Carolus, who turned 1 year old yesterday, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. His proud parents are Jamie and David Carolus of Petersburg. More...

School News

Tussey Mountain Junior High School Honor Roll

The Tussey Mountain Junior High School has announced the honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2017- 2018 school year.  Grade 5  High Honors  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Getting married  Can’t afford to spend $1,000 on a wedding dress? Do what I did. Consider a bridesmaid dress. Most come in a variety of colors, including white and ivory. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Bad behavior yields no consequences

Dear Annie: I am inclined to ask for an outside opinion after spending time with my grandkids at their home last night and witnessing a lot of violent behavior with which they got away. It was an emotional roller coaster. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Nov. 17, 2017:  More...

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