September 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Day of Caring projects sought

Walking hand-in-hand with Huntingdon County United Way’s theme this year, Caring for Our Community, the organization’s annual Day of Caring will take place in the upcoming weeks, a perfect time for local community members to spend a day c More...

No paper Monday

The Daily News will not publish a paper Monday, Sept. 3, and the office will be closed in observance of Labor Day More...

World  Free Access 

Uganda pop star banned from flying

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Protests erupted in Uganda’s capital on Friday after police blocked a pop starturned opposition lawmaker from leaving for the United States for treatment after alleged torture while in detention, while the governmen More...

General News

Typhoid typically caught while traveling

Dear Doctor: How common — and dangerous — is typhoid fever? I read that a day care center was recently shut down because a student there was sick with it. I thought typhoid was a thing of the past.  More...

Couple ordered to turn over funds raised for homeless man

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A couple who raised more than $400,000 for a homeless man after he used his last $20 to fill up the gas tank of a stranded motorist in Philadelphia must now turn over what’s left of the cash.  More...

Local Sports

Valley battles back to defeat Mount Union

Juniata Valley got off to a little bit of a rough start against visiting Mount Union Friday night. The Trojans jumped out to a 14-0 at A.R. Simkins Memorial Field in Alexandria.  More...

Weist leads 2-0 Titans to win over Warriors

Tussey Mountain took charge and rolled against visiting Everett Friday in a game that was earmarked as potentially being a pretty good one. More...

Bearcats lose defensive battle with Bellefonte

While Huntingdon’s defense played well through out Friday evening’s home season opener against Mountain League foe Bellefonte, the Bearcat offense did not.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Bishops back victim fund over abuse lawsuits

Roman Catholic officials in Pennsylvania began lining up quickly and publicly with a key state legislative ally Thursday in backing the creation of a victims’ compensation fund as an alternative to allowing victims in decades-old child sexual a More...

Argument over federal support for Christianity still resonates

Since taking office, President Trump and his administration have strongly championed religious liberty, but only of a particular kind. At this week’s White House dinner for evangelical leaders, Trump emphasized that the U.S. More...

Nonbelievers win suit over policy

A federal judge has halted the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ policy banning people who don’t believe in God from giving the invocations made at the start of each day’s legislative floor session.  More...

Special Sections

Helping those in need

Fill a Glass with Hope campaign aids two organizations

Huntingdon County Dairy Princess Brooke Emery took on a mission to raise $3,000 this year to provide families in need with donations of fresh milk via the Fill a Glass With Hope campaign.  More...

Family of umpires hope to recruit

Genes are not the only thing that has been passed from one generation to the next in the Culp family. More...

Kitchen work prepares SCI Huntingdon inmates for life after prison

Fresh baked apple pie or whole grain pasta boiling are not typical smells and sounds found in the large open kitchen at SCI Huntingdon.  During a recent media tour of SCI Huntingdon, The Daily News was provided the opportunity of chicken salad, More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Jonathan Russell Parks  Date of Birth: March 2, 1972  Age: 45 years old  Height: 5 feet, 11 inches  Weight: 200 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Alexandria  More...

Judge cites progress in continuing case

A defendant scheduled for sentencing experienced a rather interesting turn in events Aug. 30, as the judge praised him for his efforts and continued his case, rather than imposing a state sentence.  Kaleb T. More...

News of Yesteryear

Residents reminded to support HCC

75 Years Ago  U.S. Army officials revealed today that Pfc. William O. Butterbaugh Jr., Amsbry, was fatally wounded Monday night when a machine gun was discharged accidentally at the temporary war prisoner camp at Americus, Georgia.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 1   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Serena has no trouble with Venus

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams equaled her most-lopsided victory ever in 30 professional meetings with sister Venus, beating her 6-1, 6-2 on Friday night in the third round of the U.S. More...

McSorley sports different look in practice this week

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Trace McSorley sported a different look at No. 10 Penn State’s practice this week. Otherwise, it was the same McSorley that the Nittany Lions have come to expect.  More...

Polanco drives in winner for Pirates

ATLANTA (AP) — Gregory Polanco’s eighth-inning single drove in Adam Frazier with the tiebreaking run, and the Pittsburgh Pirates recovered after blowing a two-run lead to beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Friday night.  The first-place More...

People/Pastimes

Crowd-pleasing summer entertaining

If you’re hosting a backyard barbecue, game night or TV show marathon with friends this summer, it’s helpful to have a plan in mind before diving in.  Consider these tips and recipes featuring Mrs. More...

Be prepared ahead of inclement weather

For many people, inclement weather can be frightening. When the wind is blowing, the rain is pouring and the trees are rustling, it can be hard to remain calm. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Brother stays at arm’s length

Dear Annie: I have a problem with my brother, “Josh.” Josh seems to want to cut me and our mom out of his life. I’m indifferent to how much contact I have with my brother, but Mom is not. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 3, 2018:  More...

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