August 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Lake rangers expect busy holiday

Raystown Lake will be busy for the long Labor Day weekend as people flock to the area for what many consider the last hurrah of summ e r . Alicia Palmer, park ranger with the U.S. More...

Officials investigating fraudulent code letter

Law enforcement and local government officials in Mount Union are looking into a deceptive letter claiming to be from the borough’s code officer which ended up taped to a resident’s door.  More...

State  Free Access 

Bishops back victim fund lawsuits

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

General News

Heroin-fentanyl mix led concerns at prison

CINCINNATI (AP) — A substance that led to nearly 30 people at an Ohio prison being treated for drug exposure or suspected exposure was a mixture of heroin and fentanyl, the State Highway Patrol said.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 31   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 

Eagles set to open at Grove City

After three weeks of preseason camp and another week of game prep, the wait for the season opener is nearly over. The Juniata College football team is barely 24 hours away from its game at Grove City to begin the 2018 season. More...

Rockets hold on for win over NBC

With Southern Huntingdon and Northern Bedford combining for nearly 800 total offensive yards Thursday evening, it ultimately was a defensive stand in the closing minutes that allowed the Rockets to improve to 2-0 with a 33-28 win over the visiting Pa More...

Cardinals shut out Pirates

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals pitcher John Gant got a new label from teammate Jose Martinez — power hitter.  Harrison Bader and Gant hit back-to-back home runs, Gant pitched into the sixth inning and St. More...

Annie's Mailbox

First World problems with expirations dates

Dear Annie: This is definitely a “First World problem,” but it is one that could be easily fixed.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Extending the life of phone battery

Dear Heloise: If you want to extend the life of your CELLPHONE BATTERY, try these hints:  — Be sure to charge the battery fully before first use.  — Turn your phone off if you won’t be using it for several hours. More...

Special Sections

Leaders review CDBG changes

Municipal leaders and project consultants gathered Thursday to learn about changes to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program during two public hearings.  Melody Mason, Huntingdon County community development administrator, led the More...

Pipeline opponent found not guilty

AUnion Township woman was found not guilty on charges of harassment/physical contact Thursday morning by magisterial district judge Rufus Brenneman.  More...

Leadership Huntingdon County class begins

The members of the 2019 Leadership Huntingdon County class came together for a kick off reception Thursday evening at the Penn State Extension Office in Huntingdon to learn more about the program and to prepare for the adventure ahead. More...

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Local News

Area briefs

Wine Down Weekend 5K canceled   HUNTINGDON BORO. — The Wine Down Weekend 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk originally planned for 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, has been canceled.  More...

SHCSB members discuss track improvements

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board met Aug. 21. More...

Police Log

Arrest prior to requisition   WOOD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a 36-year-old man was taken into custody at 282 North St. at 7:16 p.m. Aug. 23 after it was discovered there were multiple warrants for his arrest. More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

The first week of the 2018 football season is in the books and was the usual prognosticating disaster for The Daily News Pickin’ Panel — at least some of them (me).  Ty States came away as the week’s winner with a 7-3 record. More...

Mount Union tops Calvary 3-1

The Calvary Christian Academy boys’ soccer team trailed 2-0 at halftime and lost a 3-1 decision to visiting Mount Union - The Community Trojans Thursday afternoon.  Mount Union got goals from Ryan Dauntas and Hunter Flagle to get that 2-0 More...

Curve win 5-1 in final home game

Five scoreless innings from Scooter Hightower and five early runs boosted the Altoona Curve to a 5-1 win over the Trenton Thunder to close the final regular-season series at Peoples Natural Gas Field Thursday.  More...

People/Pastimes

MUAHS grad receives scholarship

Hannah Gladfelter was named as the recipient of the Diane Dunton Award as a family member of a union employee at Containment Solutions in Mount Union. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Douglas Blair McKim, who turned 8 years old Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. His proud parents are Darin and Jenna McKim of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY SEVEN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Landon Ryan Stoner, who turns 7 years old today, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. He is the son of Alicia Henchey of Petersburg and William Stoner III of Huntingdon and the stepson of Eric Henchey of Petersburg. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018:  More...

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