November 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Municipal, PennDOT crews prepared for winter weather

As the weather gets colder and the chance of winter weather increases, PennDOT and county municipalities are getting ready for the season.  PennDOT officials report their crews have already gone through the process of attaching spreader boxes to More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Tonia Delynn Knapp  Date of Birth: April 13, 1969  Age: 48  Height: 5 feet  Weight: 240 pounds  Eye color: Green  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Freedom, Pennsylvania  More...

Central court cases continued

Due to the holiday weekend, nearly 30 cases were continued in central court Wednesday and will reappear in court early in December.  More...

Volunteers preserve piece of steam railroading history

A piece of regional steam railroading history is being preserved in the former coal mining community of Dudley Borough thanks to the efforts of several local preservationists.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 25   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, Nov. 26   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pitt upsets No. 2 Miami in decisive 24-14 stunner

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Miami spent the better part of 13 months putting together the nation’s longest winning streak behind a series of comebacks that returned the swagger to “The U” in all of its “Turnover Chain” glory More...

Steelers looking for sixth straight win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike McCarthy grew up in Pittsburgh and the roots still run deep for the longtime Green Bay Packers coach.  More...

Penn State seeking its 10th victory

COLLEGE PARK, Md. More...

Religion News

New pastor welcomed at Huntingdon Presbyterian

The Rev. Brett D. Hoover was installed as the 16th called pastor in the 228 year history of the Huntingdon Presbyterian Church (HPC) during a service Oct. 1 attended by more than 100 people.  More...

How the tax package could blur the separation of church and politics

The tax package pending in Congress includes a provision that would leave churches and other nonprofits, which by law must be nonpartisan, suddenly free to engage in political speech.  This measure, currently only in the House version of the bil More...

Ministerium to host memorial service

The Broad Top Ministerium will be sponsoring a Memorial Service for victims and families of the opioid crisis plaguing the community and nation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at the Saxton Fire Hall. More...

Special Sections

SA kettles, bells begin nationally

The bells are officially ringing at Walmart in Smithfield Township as of Friday morning, just two weeks after kicking off the local Red Kettle Campaign in Huntingdon County.  Black Friday is the traditional start for the Walmart location, expand More...

‘Wonder’ sparks discussion locally

A recently-released feature film has sparked conversations on kindness, acceptance and belonging among parents, youth and teachers.   “Wonder” opened at Huntingdon Cinema’s Clifton 5 and in theaters across the nation Nov. More...

General News

Miami’s iconic offshore Stiltsville survived Hurricane Irma

MIAMI (AP) — Stiltsville, a stubborn relic of Miami’s less-glitzy past as a sun-soaked outpost, has survived Hurricane Irma’s brutal winds and waves, much to the surprise of the landmark’s caretakers and fans.  More...

First US firm to offer virtual sport betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The company behind internet gambling website PlaySugarHouse.com became the first in the U.S. to let gamblers bet real money online on the outcome of virtual sports events.  More...

A whale’s tale: Longest painting in North America restored

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A museum has restored the longest painting in North America so it can share the story of American whaling with the public.  The quarter-mile-long (0.4- kilometer-long) panorama toured the U.S. More...

Local Sports

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Southern Huntingdon County High School track and field athlete and state qualifier Andrew Stanley (front center) has made a written commitment to Lynchburg University’s cross country and track More...

People/Pastimes

SSGC members plan holiday events

The members of the Standing Stone Garden Club (SSGC), in coordination with the Huntingdon Historical Society, will decorate the McMurtrie House and the Huntingdon County Library at Fourth and Penn streets in Huntingdon. More...

Elco retirees to meet for monthly breakfast

The last Elco retirees breakfast for 2017 will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at the Eighth Street Deli, located behind the Medicine Shoppe in Huntingdon. Please note this is a change in location from previous months. More...

Announce milestone anniversaries

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

School News

Huntingdon Area Middle School Honor Roll

Huntingdon Area Middle School principal Travis Lee has announced the first marking period honor rolls for the 2017-2018 school year as follows:  Grade 8  High Honors  More...

Huntingdon Area High School Honor Roll

Huntingdon Area High School principal Travis Lee has announced the honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2017-18 school years as follows:  Grade 9  High Honors  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Retirement decisions

Dear Annie: My fiance recently decided to retire this coming March. We both will be 65 in January, and I have decided to continue to work for another year. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 27, 2017:  More...

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