August 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Storm damages may be covered

Gov. Tom Wolf has declared a proclamation of disaster emergency in the state due to the recent flooding conditions from slow-moving storm systems that came through the area in late July, and two county municipalities could benefit as a result.  More...

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Police Log

Harassment   More...

Area brief

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny   More...

BBBS annual 5K planned for Sept. 9

It’s time to get “In Step for Kids” with Community State Bank of Orbisonia, Sheetz Corp. and Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Annual 5K walk/run at the Lower Trail near Alexandria.  Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. More...

General News

Lawsuit protocol: Call attorneys, but take time for business

NEW YORK (AP) — When a small business is involved in a lawsuit, an owner’s concern can’t only be about winning or losing — it also has to be about making sure the company stays on track.  More...

‘Incredibles 2’ scenes prompt health advisories

Dear Doctor: How often do flashing lights cause seizures? Does it happen only in people with epilepsy? I ask because I recently saw a warning about flashing lights in the new “Incredibles 2” movie.  More...

Keeping families together on planes without going broke

Little has changed in the two years since Congress prodded airlines to seat children 13 and younger next to an adult family member at no extra cost.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Couturier to miss four week with knee injury

Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier is out four weeks after injuring his knee for the second time in five months.  More...

Roethlisberger eager to knock off rust

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger believes his right arm feels as good as it has in years.  The same goes for the rest of the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback’s body, save for the occasional unwanted collision with a teammate.  More...

DeJong homers to give Cards 3-1 win over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul DeJong hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off Kenley Jansen in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-1 victory and a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night. More...

People/Pastimes

SSGC members learn about photographing flowers

The Standing Stone Garden Club (SSGC) meeting July 17 was hosted by Susan Simpson from the Huntingdon Camera Club.  Simpson demonstrated how to take flower showquality pictures using a camera or a camera phone.  More...

Happy Anniversary

Couple celebrates golden wedding anniversary

Jon and Catherine “Cathy” (Wear) Williams recently celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with close family and friends at Edgewater Acres, Alexandria.  The couple were united in marriage June 15, 1968, at the First United Metho More...

Births

Stephanie Warner and William Keller of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Izabella Rose Michaela Keller, Aug. 13, 2018, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

NASCAR

DARLINGTON

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Four to fill   More...

BRISTOL

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Drivers clinch  With two regular-season races left on the schedule, 12 drivers have qualified for the playoffs, including three on points after the Bristol race. More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Can Kurt Busch turn the ‘Big 3’ into the ‘Big 4’ in time for the playoffs? GODSPEAK: In order to break into the “Big 3” club, you need more than a lone victory. More...

Experts offer safe tech tips

As the school year kicked off Monday, students are using technology in various ways in the classrooms more and more, whether it’s one to one with devices, or students use their own devices in the classroom.  More...

Coach’s penalty gives wrong message

Ohio State University football coach Urban Meyer will sit out three games — with pay — in response to his inaction in handling reports of an assistant coach’s behavior that included allegations of domestic violence.  The suspen More...

Contraband cases joined, continued

Felony contraband cases were continued Wednesday morning in Huntingdon County Central Court after a police officer’s testimony resulted in possible concerns in the cases.  More...

Work begins on Broad Top coal field study

Work has begun on phase one of a three-phase comprehensive geologic study of the semi-bituminous Broad Top coal field in the corners of Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton counties. More...

State  Free Access 

Lawyer raises concerns about police shooting

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer for the family of a man killed by Philadelphia police has raised questions about the officer’s use of force a day after Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Jr. More...

State prisons make changes after staff mysteriously sickened

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Man charged in boating deaths of woman, girl, 3

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and homicide in the deaths of his fiancee and young daughter after his boat crashed into a central Pennsylvania dam earlier this year.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Aug. 23   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...

Local Sports

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Huntingdon (0-0) at Mount Union (0-0), 7 p.m.  More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Huntingdon (0-0) at Mount Union (0-0), 7 p.m. Preseason Review: “It didn’t go too badly,” said first-year Trojan head coach Jamie Brumbaugh. More...

So. Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: So. Huntingdon (0-0) at Moshannon Valley (0-0).  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:  A right to jus—tic—e—, Aug. More...

Letters to the Editor

We all have that right  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

You Should Know

Q: How much do Americans spend on back-to-school shopping each year?  A: According to Sylvan Learning (www.sylvanlearning.com), the total spending for back-toschool shopping in the United States is $27.3 billion dollars.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Fair’s open dairy results announced

Judges Tom Arrowsmith and John Burket worked in unison to select the 2018 supreme and reserve champions during the Open Class Dairy Show at the Huntingdon County Fair Aug. More...

Extension educators recognized

Huntingdon County Penn State Extension dairy educator Amber Yutzy was among four Extension educators in Penn State’s Department of Animal Science who were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments at the National Association of County Ag More...

Happy, healthy cows lead to quality milk

Hello again! It sure has been a busy past few weeks for the Huntingdon County Dairy Promotion team. Most specifically, our team has been bustling about the Huntingdon County Fair! More...

Annie's Mailbox

Worried about Boyfriend’s problematic drug use

Dear Annie: I’m worried that my boyfriend is abusing his prescription drugs. He goes for days without taking them and then takes several times the recommended doses all at once. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Aug. 24, 2018:  More...

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