September 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Traffic lights impacted by floods

The much-traveled underpass at Eighth and Penn streets in Huntingdon Borough has reopened following severe flooding earlier in the week, but motorists still need to take precautions.   More...

John Deeres featured at annual tractor show

Organizers of The Aughwick Creek Antique Tractor Show are preparing for the annual event, slated to take place Friday, Sept. 14, through Sunday, Sept. More...

General News

Growing understanding of how to stop cancer

Dear Doctor: Is it just me or has it been forever since we’ve seen any real advances in cancer treatments? The new miracle drugs work only in very specific cases and the rest of us cancer patients are left with 20th-century treatments. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 13   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Red Sox top Jays for 100th win; Yanks fall another game back

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox reached 100 wins for the first time since Ted Williams returned from World War II in the 1946 season, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 on Wednesday night.  More...

Storm sweeps Mystics for WNBA title

FAIRFAX, Va. More...

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Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:  It’s back to business for everyone but state lawmakers, Sept. 11   September is back to business for school children and workers who have burned off their vacation time. More...

Op-Ed

Re-thinking state’s grand jury recommendations

The state grand jury, tasked with examining child sexual abuse within the Catholic church, asserts that the only means for victims to obtain “care and compensation” is by suing. More...

You Should Know

Q: Which U.S. Atlantic hurricane was the costliest?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Dairy Princess exceeds Fill a Glass goal

Recently, I have talked a lot about the Fill a Glass with Hope campaign and you may have already donated to the campaign. If you have donated to the campaign, we thank you; if you have not donated and wish to, there is still time to donate!  More...

Fall’s a great time to plant trees and shrubs

Fall is a good time to plant trees and shrubs — the best time, in fact, for most of them.  Whether purchased through the mail or locally, these plants are available in three ways:  BARE-ROOT  More...

Queen reflects on fair week

Happy (almost) fall everyone! Although the fall season is not here quite yet, I know that it is coming because all of the Huntingdon County students are back in school and the Huntingdon County Fair ended just a few short weeks ago!  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband doodles on magazines and newspapers to relieve stress

Dear Annie: My husband of over 30 years is a great person, successful and well-educated. I love him dearly except for one annoying thing.  He draws on people’s photos in magazines and newspapers.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 8:12 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 14, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Floods prompt closure of fields

Though waters have receded from area athletic fields impacted by recent flooding, games and practices are being rescheduled or canceled because the fields aren’t in any condition to be used at the present time.  More...

Wrestling coaches selected at JVSD

Though a group of students, parents and community members attended the Juniata Valley School Board meeting Wednesday night to show their support for hiring two junior high wrestling coaches, no one took the opportunity to speak on behalf of those coa More...

Sixth Fiber Arts Fest set for this weekend

For those who are interested in exploring the world of fiber arts, the sixth annual Fiber Arts Fest will begin tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 14, and will conclude Saturday, Sept. More...

Pasture walk event to be held in county

A pasture walk event, hosted by local farmer Dennie Cramer of Cramer Farms in Shade Gap, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, to provide an immersive day of learning geared toward those in the agricultural community.  More...

Local News

SHCSB members make hiring decision

The members of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board met for their monthly workshop meeting Wednesday evening, which began with a special voting session for salary and personnel reasons.  More...

Police Log

Sale or transfer of firearm   HENDERSON TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a Mount Union man attempted to transfer/purchase a firearm after providing false information on a background check at 9:16 a.m. June 2. More...

Correction

Huntingdon Area School Board president Danyle Shea was inadvertently misquoted in an article in Tuesday’s Daily News about the board’s workshop session Monday night.  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Clearfield (3-0, 2-0 ML) at Huntingdon (1-2, 0-1 ML), 7 p.m.  Last Week’s Game: Huntingdon carried a one-point lead into halftime but visiting Susquehanna Township used a pair of third-quarter touchdowns to seal a 2 More...

Tussey Mountain

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (3-0) at Northern Bedford (1-2), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Cole Weist scored two touchdowns, Matt Leonard threw for two more, and a 428-106 advantage in total offense gave Tussey Mountain a 45-0 win at More...

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Juniata Valley (1-2) at Williamsburg (0-3), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Bellwood-Antis scored two touchdowns late in the first half and then rolled in the second half to a 41-7 win.  More...

People/Pastimes

What’s in the can may surprise you

Simple, convenient and versatile, canned foods provide an array of options for families looking to increase nutrition during mealtimes. More...

How to find a tutor

Children tend to learn at their own pace, and certain subjects may challenge them more than others. In many instances, students can benefit from working with tutors.  Tutors can be very effective. More...

Barree Community Church to host free pig roast

The congregation of the Barree Community Bible Church will host a pig roast from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the church. The event will be held at the Alexandria Fire Co. and will feature free food, free entertainment, free games and free fun. More...

NASCAR

LAS VEGAS

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Sweet 16   More...

INDIANAPOLIS

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Kyle’s championship  Kyle Busch captured the NASCAR Cup Series regularseason title, 15 bonus points, and got a trophy. He was not happy finishing eighth at Indy. “Ugly day,” Busch said before the award presentation. More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Who might make a surprising run to the finale at Homestead? GODSPEAK: Give me Kyle Larson. He’s been overdriving his race cars all season. Maybe he will overachieve, too. More...

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