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TM athletic dir. spot still vacant

By a tie vote of 4-4, the Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening failed to hire an athletic director/ dean of students sparking a debate among board members over the ability to find a quality person to fill the position.  Several applicants More...

Todd leaders vote on interim solicitor

After minimal discussion during their monthly meeting Monday night, Todd Township Supervisors approved an interim solicitor.  Attorney Larry Lashinsky was selected to serve as the township’s counsel after former solicitor Larry Newton vac More...

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Local News

Fire tax issue debated

Ongoing discussions about the possibility of a 3-mill fire tax were a hot topic of discussion, drawing members of the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. to the monthly Alexandria Borough Council meeting Monday evening. More...

Funding received for Tussey SRO

Saxton mayor Alan Smith informed borough council Monday evening the borough received $30,000 in promised funds to finance its school resource officer (SRO) for the upcoming 2018-19 school year.  More...

Judge moves drug case to higher court

The last of five men charged with corrupt organization after the result of a search warrant following a routine traffic stop recently had his case moved to the higher courts.  More...

World  Free Access 

Murder in monastery shocks Christians

CAIRO (AP) — It reads like a murder mystery set in an exotic locale: an abbot found dead in a desert monastery; a monk defrocked and arrested; another held by police and hospitalized after trying to kill himself — or did his fellow monks More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 14   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Braves finish sweep of Marlins with 9-1 win

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuna Jr. pulled off one of the rarest feats in baseball history, hitting leadoff homers in both games of a doubleheader to send the first-place Atlanta Braves to a sweep of the Miami Marlins on Monday.  More...

Broncos demote Paxton Lynch to third string

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Paxton Lynch inched closer to full-blown bust status Monday when he was demoted to third string after Chad Kelly’s solid debut in the Denver Broncos’ exhibition opener.  More...

Lowrie drives in four, A’s hold off Mariner rally

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Chatter Box

County fair is a lot of work for one week

Two weeks ago I mentioned I was dreading the end of July, well, the middle of August is no better. This week is always used to “recover” from the fair.  More...

Healthy Living

Clean indoor air can help reduce asthma attacks

Did you know that, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 25 million Americans, including roughly seven million children, have asthma? It’s true, and those numbers have steadily risen in recent years. More...

Natural ways to .ght fall allergies

As the days become shorter and the weather cools down, a new crop of allergy symptoms can arise, turning the autumn season into one marked by sneezing, scratchy throats and itchy eyes. More...

The facts about childhood asthma

Difficulty breathing can be a terrifying experience for anyone, and especially for parents watching their children suffer. People experience breathing issues due to weather, allergies or illness. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Actions have consequences

Dear Annie: My family (my husband, our young kids and I) vacations with two other families once or twice a year. My husband went to school with the other two husbands, and they are best friends. More...

Special Sections

Leaders visit Juniata College  Free Access 

Community members and business leaders gathered in the Ellis Ballroom Monday afternoon to take part in the sixth annual “Campus and Community Conversation Luncheon” to learn more about initiatives on campus. More...

Huntingdon bridge to reopen today

As one project comes to an end with work on Route 22, another project will soon begin as part of the overall project.  The Fourth Street bridge, or the Sgt. William D. More...

Orlady Wall work scheduled to begin

Repairs on the historic Orlady Wall will resume today with the aim being to complete the work entirely over the next few months.  The wall, located between 11th and 12th streets in Huntingdon Borough, was constructed of native stone in the 1920s More...

State  Free Access 

Brothers get to pay last respects as remains returned

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For nearly 70 years, Dominic Ragucci believed the remains of his brother Emil had been swept out to sea during a World War II battle on a Pacific atoll.  But on Monday, Dominic, 86, and his brother Victor, 91, will stan More...

Heavy rains prompt rescue missions

DARBY (AP) — Heavy rains triggered flash flooding in parts of central and eastern Pennsylvania on Monday, closing down a heavily traveled interstate and sending water into homes in the mountainous coal regions.  More...

Deadline approaches for report’s release

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

General News

Sleep aids are meant only for short-term use

Dear Doctor: My doctor offered to prescribe sleeping pills because I’m under a lot of stress at work and am suffering from insomnia. I’m tempted, but the side effects scare me. More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Make your voice heard  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Op-Ed

If Ireland can get out of fossil fuels, your town can too

July 12, a small, rainy island in the North Atlantic proved it was on the right side of history.  More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: Be inspired to cast your vote in the upcoming elections, July 30 Excited yet about the elections, both mid-term and beyond? Seems like everyone ought to be. More...

People/Pastimes

Giving for good: Make an impact in your community

Inspiration to give back to your community can come from any number of places, from a personal desire to make a difference to fulfilling a graduation requirement for community service hours. More...

Special Occasions

Aug. 14, 2018   Happy anniversary wishes go out to Benny and Annette Shade of Mapleton who celebrate their anniversary today, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Happy anniversary, Benny and Annette!   More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018:  More...

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