February 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Recent flooding causes damage to project

Recent heavy rains and flooding have caused a setback to a recreational construction project within Riverside Park in Mapleton. More...

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Crews respond to chimney fire

Firefighters from Marklesburg, Smithfield, Mill Creek and Alexandria volunteer fire companies and Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue and Huntingdon Ambulance responded to a chimney fire at the hom More...

Police Log

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District 6-4A Boys’ Semifinal:

Huntingdon fights off Dragons for 57-49 win

Huntingdon and Central brought the intensity of a Mountain League rivalry to the District 6-4A semifinals Thursday. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Dorothy Brindle of Saxton, who turns 90 years old today, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Dorothy is the daughter of the late Lee and Lillian Rogers, who lived in Aitch. Her husband was the late Ralph Brindle. More...

Cassville UMC to host Pop Up! Library

Huntingdon County Library will hold a Pop Up! Library at the Cassville United Methodist Church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 976

At the start of 2018, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks family decided that following the holidays and during this time of winter cold, the food banks could use help to restock the shelves, More...

Newspapers in Education

NIE teachers thankful for support

Designed to get students reading the newspaper, the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program, now in its third year, is doing just what it was intended for and more.  More...

NIE ‘manufactures’ student opportunities

Among those community and business partners who support The Daily News Newspaper In Education (NIE) program are many in the fields of industry and manufacturing. More...

Partners share expertise with students

Representatives from area businesses partnering with the The Daily News Newspaper In Eduction (NIE) program are making their way to area schools to educate students about their business and their roles in the community.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Laundry solution  I prefer the name brand laundry detergent, but I don’t like the cost. Therefore, I only use it on our better clothes. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Adult daughter became a financial burden

Dear Annie: I’m a 69-year-old retired widow living on a fixed income. I’m paying monthly on a loan to get some repairs done to my home. My problem is my daughter and son-in-law. They both have health problems, my daughter especially. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Gemini if born before 10:06 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

CHAMP to aid 7 local families

An estimated 500 Huntingdon County teenagers will hit the dance floor at Southern Huntingdon County High School tonight in support of seven local residents facing medical crises. The fourth annual CHAMP dance marathon will get underway around 7 p.m. More...

MU leaders agree to keep nine seats

The number of seats on Mount Union Borough Council won’t be shrinking anytime soon. In a vote Thursday evening, council voted 7-1 to remain a nine-member body after considering a petition which circulated late last year and public comment. More...

SHC superintendent clarifies threat reports

On the heels of yet another tragic school shooting, two local school districts are navigating incidents Wednesday and Thursday, each involving concerns of violence. More...

State  Free Access 

Fourth mini-casino set for South Central Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG (AP) — The fourth mini-casino license auctioned off by Pennsylvania gambling regulators is for a location in south central Pennsylvania, officials said Thursday, a short drive from Gettysburg in a region with one full fledged casino. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 23   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Women’s Basketball:

Mississippi State remains unbeaten

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Teaira McCowan had 16 points and 18 rebounds, powering No. More...

Men’s Basketball:

Tillie leads Gonzaga to 77-72 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Killian Tillie scored 17 points, Rui Hachimura added 16 and No. More...

Pirates acquire all-star OF Corey Dickerson

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have traded All-Star designated hitter Corey Dickerson to Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for relief pitcher Daniel Hudson, minor league infielder Tristan Gray and cash.  More...

Press Club

SHC students, leaders defend against recent news article

Southern Huntingdon County School District remains strong to defend its school spirit and reputation. A recent report from Pennlive.com placed the district as the 11th worst district in the state. More...

MU students learn about digital citizenship

Today, many young people spend hours of their day, Snapchatting, posting on Instagram or Twitter, and using other methods of communicating with others through the device which they hold in their hand — one which often serves as a lifeline for s More...

New Day teachers take part in McTeacher Night

Teachers and administrators of New Day Charter School participated in McTeacher Night at the McDonald’s in Smithfield Township Feb. 15. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

STEP for overseas travel

Dear Heloise: When traveling overseas, your readers might be interested in the SMART TRAVELER ENROLLMENT PROGRAM (STEP), which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. More...

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