September 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Florence to have minimal impact

Though what is now know as Tropical Depression Florence left devastation in its wake in the Carolinas this weekend, rainfall in this area won't be as high as originally predicted.  More...

Celebrating local agricultural heritage

Chris, left, and Alex Gibson of Alexandria inspected a pair of John Deere tractors, the featured marquee at this year’s Aughwick Creek Antique Tractor Show, held over the weekend on the Old Sch More...

General News

Easier gambling sparks concerns

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — With dozens of states rushing to offer legal sports gambling in the wake of this spring’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court’ ruling, will fixed games — or parts of games — become more common? More...

Survey finds teens are vaping marijuana

A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. More...

Florence flooding spreads as storm heads northeast

WILMINGTON, N.C. More...

Local Sports

Unbeaten Ursinus wears down Eagles

For the second straight week, the Juniata defense turned in a quality performance, but it didn’t show up on the scoreboard. More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball   The Juniata College women’s volleyball team completed an excellent weekend adventure in California with a 3-2 win over No. 15 Cal Lutheran Saturday in the East-West Challenge. More...

’Cats, Hornets lose in playoffs

H.S. Volleyball:

Huntingdon advanced into the Gold Bracket playoffs Saturday during the annual St. Francis Invitational in Loretto, while Juniata Valley advanced from pool play into the Silver Bracket. More...

People/Pastimes

Wible family members gather

The descendants of Elliot and Annie Wible and Harvey and Henrietta Wible met for the 109th family reunion Aug. 25 and 26 at the Wible reunion grounds in Springfield Township. President Adam Shope welcomed everyone to the twoday event. More...

Share family reunions in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor. The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Mill Creek couple marks 50th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to George “Buddy” and Joyce (Brown) Baird of Mill Creek, who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, June 1, 2018.  They were united in marriage in 1968 at the Allensville Presbyterian Church, Allen More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Capricorn. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018: More...

Mold cleanup ongoing at SHC

After two days without classes last week due to mold issues in the Southern Huntingdon County School District (SHCSD), students will remain out of school for two more days as cleanup efforts continue.  SHCSD superintendent Dwayne Northcraft upda More...

Volunteers respond to increased calls

As the waters rose early last week, firefighters and emergency responders in two of the hardest-hit areas worked tirelessly to ensure the safety of local residents.  Heavy rains began to bring water levels up Sunday, sparking calls for assistanc More...

Fixing flooded cars can be expensive

Last week this time, floodwaters in Huntingdon were rising fast, which resulted in many stranded motorists.  While some folks may have had little choice but to drive through high water, others were encouraged to find alternative routes to avoid More...

Local News

Scenes from weekend events

Wyatt Shives and his sister, Carra, of Mount Union, climbed aboard Wyatt’s entry in the 2018 Aughwick Creek Antique Tractor Show — a 1945 Ford Ferguson, a working tractor Wyatt uses to he More...

Scenes from this weekend’s events

At the left, ace Druist pedaled his way to the finish line in the toy tractor pull Saturday afternoon at the annual Aughwick Creek Antique Tractor Show in Shirleysburg. More...

News of Yesteryear

Three-train wreck results in death of engineer

75 Years Ago  A three-train wreck on the main line of the Pennsylvania Railroad, two miles east of the famed Horseshoe Curve, today resulted in the death of one of the engineers.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Sept. 17 AIDS InterventIon o The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. For additional information, call 1-800-445-6262 or 944- 2982. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lutz field goal gives Saints 21-18 win over Browns

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Wil Lutz kicked a 44-yard field goal for New Orleans with 21 seconds left, Cleveland kicker Zane Gonzalez pushed the second of his two missed field goals wide right in the final seconds, and the Saints held on for a 21-18 vic More...

Chiefs roll past Steelers 42-37

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Mahomes tied a franchise record with six touchdown passes and the Kansas City Chiefs put on an impressive offensive display in a 42-37 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. More...

Nittany Lions overcome errors to crush Kent St.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin has some advice for young quarterbacks looking for study tips. Watch Trace McSorley. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Confronting a workplace crush

Dear Annie: I have been at my job for almost 12 years. About three years ago, I met a girl who had recently started working there. I should probably mention that I am a bisexual woman. Well, I kind of developed a wicked big crush on her. More...

Hints from Heloise

A call that needs an answer

Dear Readers: Today's SOUND OFF is about the loss of "the human touch." — Heloise More...

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