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US marks 9/11 with somber tributes, new monument to victims  Free Access 

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans were commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims Tuesday, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation’s biggest city.&nb More...

State  Free Access 

Surge, wind, rain, floods: Hurricane Florence could hit hard  Free Access 

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State prison lockdown lifted  Free Access 

After 12 days on lockdown, the state Department of Corrections announced Monday, just after The Daily News press deadline, that normal operations would resume in all state prisons.  The lockdown began Aug. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar  Free Access 

Tuesday, Sept. 11   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

Games postponed  Free Access 

The rain and flooding in the area Monday apparently wiped out all sporting events for yesterday — indoors and out. Mount Union at Huntingdon volleyball and Huntingdon boys’ soccer at Philipsburg were postponed with no new dates as yet. More...

Photo  Free Access 

Heavy rain over the weekend into Monday resulted in widespread flooding in the area. More...

Editorial

How They Voted  Free Access 

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues during the week ending Sept. 7.  HOUSE  More...

Around the State  Free Access 

A back-to-school assignment: pay your interns, Sept. 4   More...

Pennsylvania Lottery is breaking law  Free Access 

Right now, if you go to pailottery.com you can sign up to “demo” the lottery’s new online casino-like games. That includes your children. More...

Chatter Box

Remembering Sept. 11 for many reasons  Free Access 

I have a feeling Sept. 11, 2018, will be recalled in Huntingdon County as more than a Day of Remembrance. More...

Healthy Living

It takes more than just health systems to prevent suicide  Free Access 

Community efforts are crucial in saving lives Many of us may not want to talk about it –– but the truth is we’ve all likely been impacted by suicide and we all can play a role in tackling one of our nation’s most pressing heal More...

What kids can do in the face of bullying  Free Access 

Many adults may recall being bullied or witnessing bullying when they were in school. Despite that, it’s important that adults, including parents and educators, not see bullying as an inevitable part of growing up.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE  Free Access 

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018:  More...

Raystown Lake levels rise  Free Access 

The sight of the floodgates open at Raystown Dam’s spillway Sunday was just the first stage in handling the heavy rainfall events impacting the region.  More...

HASB meeting cut short for weather  Free Access 

Despite rising floodwaters Monday night, members of the Huntingdon Area School Board moved ahead with their monthly workshop meeting in the high school library.  More...

Free access  Free Access 

Due to continued road closures and flooding, Daily News carriers may not be able to reach all subscribers with Tuesday deliveries. In an attempt to reach all readers, today’s online edition and the Wednesday, Sept. More...

Obituaries

Local News

Police Log  Free Access 

Crashes   More...

Flooding scenes from throughout Huntingdon County  Free Access 

Point Road in Smithfield Township closed early Monday afternoon when floodwaters covered the roadway following a multi-day rain event. More...

More flooding scenes  Free Access 

A mural of founding father the Rev. William Smith remained relatively dry as the Juniata River engulfed much of Portstown Park in Huntingdon Borough Monday afternoon. More...

General News

Preserving immobilized limb’s muscle strength  Free Access 

Dear Doctor: My son, who plays several sports, recently broke his right arm. Now he’s worried that the muscles will waste away while it heals. I read that exercising his left arm could help his broken arm. When I told him this, he scoffed. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Darnold, Jets recover to rout Lions  Free Access 

DETROIT (AP) — Sam Darnold rolled right and made a rookie move, lobbing a football across the field that was picked off and returned for a touchdown.  It might’ve been his only mistake all night.  More...

Steelers move forward after ‘weird’ tie game  Free Access 

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It wasn’t a win. It wasn’t a loss. It was ... weird.  Seventy minutes of flags, fumbles and the occasional fight. More...

Rams spoil Gruden’s return to coaching  Free Access 

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Once Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams offense got started after sitting out the entire preseason, they couldn’t be stopped.  More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed  Free Access 

Carly Thomas and Kyle Sunseri, both of Tyrone, are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bill and Tilda Thomas of Huntingdon. More...

Sunderland family gathers for reunion  Free Access 

The descendants of the late Robert L. Sunderland, Bertha E. Stine Sunderland and Maud E. Rhodes Sunderland gathered for their 59th annual reunion Aug. 26. A total of 24 family members attended the event, held at the Benjamin B. More...

Happy Anniversary  Free Access 

Former Three Springs couple marks 70th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Jim Jr. and Wilda (Fleck) Drake, who celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary today, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Trouble with purging  Free Access 

Dear Annie: Next month, I’m moving into an apartment that’s smaller than my current one. So in the meantime, I’ve been going through all of my stuff, trying to purge anything I don’t use. More...

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