September 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Employers fill positions at job fair

The positive job market was evident Thursday afternoon as job seekers and potential employers came together at the Smithfield Fire Hall for the fall job fair hosted by Huntingdon County CareerLink.  Held twice annually, the job fairs are a chanc More...

Grandparents Day honored at museum

The Rockhill Trolley Museum is proud to celebrate Grandparents Day this weekend, Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9. More...

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Two people injured in interstate crash

NORTH STRABANE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a headon crash on an interstate highway in western Pennsylvania has left a woman dead and two other people injured.  The crash occurred shortly before 4:30 p.m. More...

Veteran found buried died of malnutrition

ERIE, Pa. More...

Former state bishop denies misconduct allegation

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 7   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...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

There was some improvement by The Daily News Pickin’ Panel between the first and second weeks. You just have to look very closely to find it.  Terry Snare enjoyed a second straight 7-3 week to maintain his lead in the standings. More...

Eagles face F&M in home opener

The Juniata College football team exhibited its inexperience in the season opener last Saturday afternoon at Grove City. More...

High School Soccer:

Bearcat boys win 2-0; Tussey girls beaten

Huntingdon 2, Bald Eagle 0   Huntingdon wrapped up its three-game homestand to start the year with a very well-played game for the first win of the season. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Local couple marks 50th wedding anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to S. Clyde and Donna (Black) Lane, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.  The couple was united in marriage Sept. 7, 1968, at the Souderton Brethren in Christ Church by the Rev. More...

Huntingdon Rotary Club

A new member was installed at a recent meeting of the Huntingdon Rotary Club. More...

Natural ways to fight fall allergies

As the days become shorter and the weather cools down, a new crop of allergy symptoms can arise, turning the autumn season into one marked by sneezing, scratchy throats and itchy eyes. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Leo if born before 10:29 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Cooler temps, rain in forecast

After hot and humid temperatures this week, the area will experience its first taste of fall this weekend, along with the remnants of now Tropical Rainstorm Gordon.  Evan Duffey, meteorologist with Accuweather.com, the high today will be closer More...

9/11 anniversary to be observed

“Remembrance in Music” will be the theme of a commemoration service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

Annual folk gathering runs through weekend

Musicians from all over the northeast will be gathering beginning today, Friday, Sept. 7, through Sunday, Sept. 9, at Greenwood Furnace State Park for the annual Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering at Greenwood Furnace State Park. More...

Local News

Man to serve state time in abuse case

After sitting in the Huntingdon County Jail for nearly three months after entering a guilty plea, a 43-year-old Mount Union man will serve up to 40 years in a state correctional facility for rape of a child.  More...

Police Log

Burglary   HOPEWELL TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report someone used force to enter Eats n Treats between 3-6 a.m. Aug 26, but nothing was stolen from the premises.  More...

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General News

On and off screen, Burt Reynolds followed many paths

In the April 1972 issue of Cosmopolitan, Burt Reynolds had (almost) nothing to hide.  With his trademark bushy mustache topping his everpresent smirk and one of his hands strategically covering his private parts, Reynolds dared to bare — a More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Ajayi has two TDs in Eagles’ win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Ryan to Julio Jones failed again.  Jay Ajayi had a pair of touchdown runs, Nick Foles caught another pass to jumpstart a sputtering offense and the defending champion Philadelphia Eagles needed another defensive st More...

Lindor leads Indians over Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) — Francisco Lindor had two solo homers and four RBIs, rookie Shane Bieber pitched into the seventh inning to remain unbeaten in nine road starts and the Cleveland Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-4 on Thursday night for their t More...

Fichtner ready to lead Steeler offense

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ask the men he coaches what makes Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner tick, and you get a variation of the same response.  He’s a dude. A good dude. More...

Annie's Mailbox

An old dog learns a new trick

Dear Annie: I’m an old guy with some advice for other older people in the workforce. I’ve been a contract attorney working in health care for over 30 years. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Make ‘someday’ happen

Dear Heloise: I’ve TRAVELED a lot over the past 50 years, and I’m glad I did. It’s been educational, fun and rewarding in so many ways. More...

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