August 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASB secures student services

Mount Union area schools headed into a new academic year last week on a positive note, district officials said during monthly reports to school board members Monday evening.  More...

Meat sales not following national trends

Nationally, beef sales have seen an increase over the past few months at the expense of chicken and pork sales. Yet, local butchers report that summer buying habits in the Huntingdon area have not been influenced.  More...

General News

Shooting suspect was twice hospitalized for mental illness

BALTIMORE (AP) — The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament had previously been hospitalized for mental illness, according to court records in his home state of Maryland reviewed by The Associated Press.  More...

Readers offer feedback about recent columns

Hello again, dear readers, and welcome to late summer! Please indulge us as we remind you (yes, again) to wear sunscreen, use bug sprays, watch for ticks and stay hydrated. More...

Trump honors McCain’s service to country

WASHINGTON (AP) — Glowering in public and nearsilent for two days, President Donald Trump relented under pressure by tersely recognizing Sen. John McCain’s “service to our country” and relowering the White House flag.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Morales streak ends at seven; Astros win sixth straight

BALTIMORE (AP) — Kendrys Morales had his home run streak snapped at seven games by the Baltimore Orioles, who ended an eightgame skid by defeating the Toronto Blue Jays 7-0 on Monday night.  More...

US Open Tennis:

Kanepi stuns top-seeded Halep in first round

NEW YORK (AP) — Some players, like top-ranked Simona Halep, freely acknowledge they don’t deal well with the hustle-and-bustle of the U.S. More...

Giants sign Beckham to rich five-year extension

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. More...

People/Pastimes

Food for family gatherings

Family gatherings like reunions, picnics and potlucks can bring fun, the chance to reunite with family and, of course, food and celebration.  While catching up with family is most important for many, food typically comes in a close second. More...

Engaged to Wed

Ashleigh Woodward of State College and Benjamin Thomas of Orbisonia are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Steve and Tricia Woodward of Saltillo. More...

Engaged to Wed

Anna Goshorn of Saltillo and Dakota Hamilton of Burnt Cabins are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kevin and Janine Goshorn of Saltillo.  Her fiancé is the son of Richard and Marietta Hamilton of Burn More...

Special Sections

Mapleton man returns for trial

A two-day jury trial for Joshua L. Hollabaugh, 33, of Mapleton, began today at the Huntingdon County Courthouse.  Hollabaugh will be tried by a jury panel of five women and seven men with two female alternates. More...

Antlerless deer licenses available

The staff of the Huntingdon County Treasurer’s office has officially completed processing over 18,000 antlerless deer license applications, which is 1,000 above what they processed this time last year.  More...

New board member welcomed to HCBI

A new, yet familiar, face was welcomed as a member of Huntingdon County Business and Industry’s (HCBI) general board Monday afternoon.  More...

Obituaries

Local News

Blair County drug bust results in wide-scale charges

A large-scale bust carried out in Blair County Monday resulted in criminal drug charges against 72 individuals.  State Attorney General Josh Shapiro issued an announcement Monday afternoon which indicated the charges were for selling heroin, il More...

Police Log

Possession   HUNTINGDON BORO. More...

News of Yesteryear

Stove explosion causes fire

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon County Rationing Board has issued notice that all persons in Huntingdon holding 100-gallon bulk gasoline coupons must exchange those coupons at their local War Price and Rationing Board in Huntingdon on or before Aug More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 28   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...

Local Sports

Trenton opens series with 5-1 win over Curve

One day after both clubs clinched a trip to the Eastern League playoffs, the Trenton Thunder rolled to a 5-1 win over the Altoona Curve Monday to begin the last regular-season series at Peoples Natural Gas Field in 2018. More...

Muckdogs beat Spikes 11-6

Sean Reynolds homered twice and singled, driving home four runs and scoring a couple as the Batavia Muckdogs beat the State College Spikes 11-6 on Monday.  Luke Jarvis tripled and doubled twice with a run and an RBI for Batavia.  More...

Boys’ Soccer Preview:

Bearcats have numbers, experience

Huntingdon’s boys soccer team sports another large roster and plenty of players with varsity experience. More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Over 18,000 license applications processed  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   My office has completed the processing of over 18,000 antlerless deer license applications! Beginning Aug. More...

Op-Ed

Presdent Trump’s tax cuts score thousands for rich lawmakers, but pennies for working people

The Trump-GOP tax law was sold as a boon for the middle class. More...

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area senators voted on major issues in the week ending Aug. 24. The House was in recess.  More...

Chatter Box

All good things must come to an end

They say all good things must come to an end, and that is the truth in the newsroom here at The Daily News this week. As summer unofficially draws to a close, so does our time with our summer interns. More...

Healthy Living

Avoiding foodborne poisoning

Numerous foodborne illness outbreaks of salmonella and E. coli have occurred across the United States and Canada in 2018. And such outbreaks are not limited to North America. More...

Release, Refresh, Reset

(NAPS)—You don’t have to let a busy schedule break your healthy stride or keep you from crushing your goals. You can regroup on your approach instead. More...

The connection between eating and energy

The connection between energy and eating is significant. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Dealing with a screaming child

Dear Annie: I was recently shopping in a department store, when I heard the very loud screams of a child. Because the screaming was so abnormal, I wanted to seek the child out to see what was causing it. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018:  More...

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