September 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

MU leaders view initial fiscal plan

Mount Union Borough Council got its first look at the proposed 2019 budget Wednesday, learning that there is little wiggle room if they want to meet their goal of not imposing a tax increase.  Gary Kuklo, chair of council’s finance committ More...

LEPC volunteers plan annual summit event

Stakeholders in the county, like emergency services and business leaders, will want to mark their calendars for the annual Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency and Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Business & Emergency Services T More...

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Local News

Shirley Twp. leaders receive bids

The Shirley Township Supervisors met Aug. More...

Alexandria eatery reopens

Main Street Café owner Casey Wible celebrated the restaurant’s grand reopening Wednesday. More...

Police Log

Crashes   More...

General News

President poised to tax additional $200B in imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration may be about to slap tariffs of up to 25 percent on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, escalating a confrontation between the world’s two biggest economies and likely squeezing U.S. More...

BlueCross of TN will stop covering OxyContin in 2019

NAHSVILLE, Tenn. More...

Study reveals probiotics may slow osteoporosis

Dear Doctor: I’m 55 years old and am going through menopause. My grandmother had osteoporosis and so does my mother, so I’m worried. My dad read that probiotics can help, which sounds a little nutty. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

New investors announced

SEATTLE (AP) — The investment group hoping to bring an expansion NHL franchise to Seattle for the 2020 season has announced a new set of local investors including Seattle Sounders majority owner Adrian Hanauer and members of the Ackerley family More...

Story homers three times in 5-3 win over Giants

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story homered in his first three at-bats, including one projected at more than 500 feet, and Colorado beat San Francisco 5-3 in a game delayed 68 minutes by rain at the start.  The All-Star shortstop had a chance to ti More...

Ohtani has big offensive night after bad news about arm

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered twice during a huge night at the plate after getting bad news about his pitching arm, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 on Wednesday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Alumni gather for reunion

Set against a backdrop of patriotic American colors and enduring memories, nearly 100 Robertsdale High School graduates and guests gathered last Saturday evening in the RW&BT Fire Hall in Robertsdale to celebrate their 67th annual alumni reunion. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPP Y 2ND BIRTHDAY to Gracelynn Raffensberger, who celebrates today, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. She is the daughter of Preston and Jessica Raffensberger of Huntingdon. Gracelynn is the little sister of Chayce. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lily Leonard, who turns 4 years old today, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Her proud parents are Jerry and Crystal Leonard of Orbisonia. More...

NASCAR

INDIANAPOLIS

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. One and done   More...

DARLINGTON

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Perfect timing  Brad Keselowski beat race dominator Kyle Larson off of pit road on Lap 346 (of 367) and was able to pull away in clean air for his first NASCAR “crown jewel” victory. More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Last year it was Kasey Kahne. Who could be this year’s surprise Brickyard winner? GODSPEAK: Daniel Suarez is my pick to upend the NASCAR apple cart at  More...

New policies implemented

WAYNESBURG — The Pennsylvania prison system is putting in place new policies on mail handling, visits and detection of drones after a month in which about 50 staff reported symptoms that may have been caused by exposure to toxic chemicals.  More...

Portion of road to reopen Saturday

Though a portion East Penn Street will be open to traffic, another portion is set to close for intersection improvements.  PennDOT has announced the eastbound lane of East Penn Street, or Route 26, will be open as of Saturday, Sept. More...

Isett Community Pool open through Friday

Although some community pools have closed for the season, Isett Community Pool in Huntingdon has extended its hours until tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 7. More...

State  Free Access 

Trump to attend 9/11 anniversary ceremony in Shanksville

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will mark the solemn 17th anniversary of the Sept. More...

Man pleads guilty in road rage shooting

WEST CHESTER, Pa. More...

Chemical vapors cause home explosion

WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an explosion at a Pennsylvania home left three people with severe burns.  The three workers were installing flooring at a Whitehall home when the blast occurred Wednesday night. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 6   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

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (2-0) at Mount Union (0-2), 7 p.m.  More...

Tussey Mountain

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (2-0) at Mount Union (0-2), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Cole Weist ran for 125 yards and two touchdowns as Tussey Mountain controlled the contest against visiting Everett and won 32-13.  More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Southern Huntingdon (2-0) at Williamsburg (0-2), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Scott Garlock threw three touchdown passes and Southern Huntingdon held off Northern Bedford for a 33-28 win.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:  Plug the real holes: questioning old border births is immigration folly, Sept. 3   More...

Letters to the Editor

Competent individual will be selected  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor   The leadership and members of the Huntingdon County Veterans Association want to express our appreciation to the Huntingdon County Commissioners for the op More...

You Should Know

Q: Who was appointed to the seat left by the death of Arizona U.S. Senator John McCain?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Consumers urged to help dairy producers

Throughout the course of my reign so far, I have thought many times about what I can do to help not only our dairy producers in Huntingdon County, but also dairy producers across the state. More...

ServSafe® training to be offered in Huntingdon

The state Department of Agriculture requires “the person in charge” in a food service operation to hold a nationally recognized food protection certificate such as ServSafe®. More...

Ditch the store-bought raspberry jam

Store-bought raspberry jam can be a disappointment, tasting more like gummy candy than raspberries. We wanted a jam bursting with fresh fruit flavor, and we started by finding the perfect balance of fruit and sugar. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friends misunderstand importance of family time

Dear Annie: I’d like to make a plea to your readers.  My wife and I live far from the places where we grew up, but most of our friends are still close to our respective parents. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 7, 2018:  More...

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