December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New TMSB members given oath

Two new school board members were among those sworn in Wednesday night as part of the Tussey Mountain School Board’s annual reorganization session. More...

Saxton Borough

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making the first of many public appearances before the busy holiday season during the Christmas in the Parkway (CHIP) committee’s annual Christmas celebration tonight, Thursday, Dec. 7.  More...

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Local News

Woman waives hearing in fatal buggy crash

A Huntingdon woman involved in a Henderson Township fatal crash in August has waived her preliminary hearing and will have her case bound to the higher court.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Seven men face hearings for illegal hunting charges

75 Years Ago  The U.S. Treasury Department’s drive for $9 billion in war bonds has started. As usual, Huntingdon County takes its place up front. The sales began today, “Pearl Harbor Day.”  More...

‘Broken-heart syndrome’ not that uncommon

Dear Doctor: I’ve heard that people can die from a broken heart. Is that really possible?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cavs win 12th straight, Warriors down Hornets

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James drained a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left and finished with 32 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers tied a franchise record with their 13th straight win, 101-95 over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.  More...

Wilson, Ovechkin help Caps beat Blackhawks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Wilson had two goals and two assists and Alex Ovechkin had a goal and three assists in the Washington Capitals’ 6-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.  More...

Steelers angry over mixed decisions

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NFL insists it isn’t sending mixed messages as it tries to cut down on what it considers violent plays that cross the line.  The Pittsburgh Steelers heard one anyway.  More...

People/Pastimes

Celebrate with happier, healthier holidays

The holidays are filled with temptations and opportunities to over-indulge, and if you’re managing your health and weight, the season can feel anything but merry.  More...

Special Sections

EMA staff leads winter exercise

With a full paid and volunteer staff in place, the Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency can now concentrate on items like a state Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) winter weather exercise which took place Tuesday and Wednesday.  More...

Leaders scale back proposed tax hike

Council members revisited Mount Union Borough’s 2018 general fund budget Wednesday night and okayed a 1.5- mill tax increase, a move that cuts a previous proposal in half.  More...

Huntingdon Borough

Downtown Huntingdon Borough is looking extra festive in time for the annual tree lighting ceremony set for 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, and in preparation for the Christmas parade 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16.  More...

Mount Union

Mount Union will greet the start of the holiday season this weekend with a series of coinciding events that celebrate the sights and sounds of Christmas plus a touch of Bricktown history.  More...

State  Free Access 

GOP lawmaker’s ‘I don’t like men’ comment stirs protest

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State moves to dial back annual testing of students

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor announced Wednesday changes to the state’s regimen of standardized tests that are designed to reduce their impact and length.  More...

Gas station hopes blue lights in bathroom can deter drug use

NEW KENSINGTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania gas station is testing whether blue lights in bathrooms can discourage drug use by making it difficult for people to see their veins.  The Sheetz gas station chain has installed the lights at its New Ke More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Dec. 7   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...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Troopers can’t be above law, Nov. More...

Letter to the Editor

A slap in the face to county veterans

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Op-Ed

Us too: State government must take action against sexual harassment

In recent months, men in media, government, Hollywood, and elsewhere have been rightly removed from their positions of power due to sexually inappropriate and, in some cases, criminal behavior towards women.  Unfortunately, Harrisburg is not imm More...

Farm-Home-Garden

SHC FFA member earn county degrees

The FFA mission in Pennsylvania is to make a positive difference in the lives of students developing the potential of premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Nov.  More...

Hoofprinters members honored at banquet

The Huntingdon County Hoofprinters 4-H Club held its annual awards banquet Nov. More...

Countywide Dairy Beef members ring bells

Huntingdon County 4-H Countywide Dairy Beef Community Club members recently rang bells for the Salvation Army at Peebles in the Huntingdon Plaza. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Better yourself

Dear Annie: I’m at my wits’ end dealing with my friend’s glum, woe-is-me attitude. I’ve known “Max” since we worked together at a restaurant when I was in college. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Leo if born before 6:09 p.m. (E.T.). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Dec. 8, 2017:  More...

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