March 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Upgrades favored by 911 members

Members of the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board approved needed updates to the computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system at their monthly meeting Thursday morning.  Chris Stevens, the county’s 911 director, explained the updates are and why More...

Event marks Saxton library anniversary

A new venture was initiated in the Broad Top area March 6, 1968, with the opening of the area’s first community library.  The Saxton Community Library will host an open house event from noon to 3 p.m. More...

Local News

Correction

The date for the 15th annual Huntingdon County PRIDE Wing-Off was incorrectly listed in an article in the March 8 edition of The Daily News.  The Wing-Off will be held from 1-3 p.m. More...

Man pleads guilty in strangulation case

A Saxton man facing two felony strangulation charges had them dismissed in court Thursday upon entering a guilty plea to two other misdemeanor charges. More...

Pet contest submission deadline extended

Owners of darling dogs, cute cats and other feathered, finned or furry friends will have an additional week to enter their cuddly critters in The Daily News’ Most Adorable Pet Contest. The deadline to submit entries has been extended to 5 p.m. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

Virginia handles Louisville 75-58

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Guy and No. 1 Virginia looked like healthy favorites in their postseason debut, beating Louisville 75-58 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.  More...

SportsFAX

Full Story

Williams wins opener

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. More...

Special Sections

Showcasing a business

State DCED secretary tours Mount Union facility

The state’s Department of Community and Economic (DCED) Secretary toured a Huntingdon County manufacturing facility Thursday afternoon as part of the state’s Jobs that Pay Tour in an effort to showcase a success story in manufacturing in More...

Officers reach out to community

Officers from Huntingdon Borough Police Department (HPD) and members of the community enjoyed an evening of conversation at a Coffee with a Cop event Thursday night at Standing Stone Coffee Co., Huntingdon.  More...

Civil rights documentary debuts at JC

A new documentary debuted Thursday at the Juniata College Museum of Art, Huntingdon, utilizing cuttingedge technology to capture a historical movement with connections to the campus.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 9   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

Local Sports

Four from area in title hunt; four alive in consolations

Josh Boozel becomes Mount Union’s winningest wrestler

PIAA state wrestling championships got underway Thursday at The Giant Center in Hershey and Mount Union came ready to work. More...

Basketball Playoffs

The PIAA Basketball Championship playoffs kick into overdrive this weekend and four area squads will see action.  Tussey Mountain’s girls, the District Five runner-up which beat Westinghouse 61-55 in a Tuesday play-in game, will move into More...

County Hall of Fame announces class of 2018

International Women’s Day is celebrated March 8 of each year.  The Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame got into the spirit at last night’s annual spring general membership meeting held at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House in Hunting More...

People/Pastimes

Stay safe on wet roadways all year long

Weather plays a role in driver safety regardless of what time of year it may be. From wind and rain to snow and ice, travelers routinely navigate roads when conditions are far from ideal.  More...

Press Club

Yearbook staff at SHCHS hopes to document history

A good book is comprised of characters with unique personalities, talents and perspectives. More...

CCA students travel abroad on mission trip

In February, five teens from Calvary Independent Baptist Church had the opportunity to join the Rev. Thomas Coleman and his wife, Rebecca, on a mission trip to San Pedro Sula, Honduras. More...

Black History Month celebrated at MUAHS

Malcom X once stated, “A race of people is like an individual man; until it uses its own talent, takes pride in its own history, expresses its own culture, affirms its own selfhood, it can never fulfill itself.”  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Dating with autism

Dear Annie: I am a 36-year-old man living with my father. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 4:62 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 10, 2018:  More...

Hints from Heloise ®

Sorting digital photos

Dear Heloise: I have a ton of DIGITAL PHOTOS, but sorting through them has gotten so time-consuming. Any suggestions on how to make this task easier? — Irene, Allendale, N.J.  More...

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