September 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Finalized trail plans to be displayed

Local stakeholders are invited to attend a review of the final preferred route of the proposed Main Line Canal Greenway at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in the ballroom of the Bailey Building in Huntingdon. More...

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Local News

Mold cleanup process ongoing at SHCSD

Southern Huntingdon County School District (SHCSD) will remain closed for the remainder of the week due to the ongoing presence of mold.  However, SHCSD Superintendent Dwayne Northcraft remains hopeful that classes will start again Monday, Sept. More...

Teen escapes, returned to Youth Forestry Camp

State police at Huntingdon reported an escape from Youth Forestry Camp #3 in Todd Township late Sunday evening.  According to the police report, a 16-year-old male juvenile escaped at approximately 10:30 p.m., but was later located and returned More...

Police Log

Disorderly conduct   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 18   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

The remnants of hurricane Florence made a small impact on the area sports schedule Monday afternoon, forcing postponement of a limited number of outdoor events.  The Juniata at Huntingdon boys’ soccer game was called off with no new date a More...

High School Volleyball:

Trojans drop 3-2 battle to Southern Fulton

The Mount Union volleyball team could not get it going early Monday night in a nonleague contest with visiting Southern Fulton. More...

Tussey loses five-set thriller at Hancock

Tussey Mountain came so close to pulling out its first victory of the season Monday evening in a non-league match at Hancock, Maryland. More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Stop being a bully  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues during the week ending Sept. 14.  HOUSE  More...

Amazon’s worth $1 trillion, so why rob taxpayers?

How much are you paying Amazon?  I don’t mean how much you’re shelling out for stuff you bought. I mean much you and your neighbors are simply giving to this huge and uber-rich online retailer.  More...

Chatter Box

Discovering the true meaning of volunteering

I’m not a firefighter or EMT, but I’ve been around enough to know there’s more to being a volunteer than just responding to emergencies. More...

Healthy Living

Get fit the smart way

Exercise is an important component of a healthy lifestyle. Many people establish bold .tness goals with a mind toward getting in shape. It’s tempting to jump right in, especially when friends or relatives reach their own .tness goals. More...

Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better

(NAPS)— Obesity is a serious health problem in the United States. More than one in three U.S. adults have obesity and that number increases to more than half—57 percent—among U.S. black women. More...

Unique ways to exercise at home

Even the most devoted exercise enthusiasts sometimes encounter obstacles that make it hard for them to squeeze in their regular workouts. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Heavy-handed neighbor

Dear Annie: I live in a neighborhood with two nonstate maintained roads. One is a long, straight, steep hill with about 20 residences. My neighbor “Sally” lives in the middle of the hill. More...

Special Sections

Superintendent won’t get raise

Several public concerns regarding email safety and technology usage highlighted the Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) meeting Monday night, followed by a vote to deny district superintendent Fred Foster a $1,200 raise.  More...

TMSB members OK staff changes

The Tussey Mountain School Board, meeting in a combined workshop and voting session Monday evening in the high school, acted on several hirings and accepted several resignation letters.  More...

Fire tax meeting planned in Alexandria

In the last year, several municipalities in the county have instituted a fire tax as a way to help the fire companies raise funds for needed services in the community.  More...

Annual ragtime event planned for weekend

Listening to the lively sounds of ragtime music brings people to a different era, and those who want to get their feet a tappin’ once again will want to attend the 10th Central Pennsylvania Ragtime Festival & American Music Festival Friday, More...

Obituaries

General News

Actor's wife wants board to investigate judge

Days before a court hearing that could send her famous husband to prison, Bill Cosby’s wife intensified her attacks on a judge she has called “arrogant,” ‘’corrupt” and “unethical,” and said the family More...

Dems unite behind Senate bill fighting drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats joined forces to speed legislation combating the misuse of opioids and other addictive drugs through Senate passage Monday, a rare campaign-season show of unity against a growing and deadly health car More...

Muscle mass may be predictor of dementia

Dear Doctor: I heard that for senior citizens, being overweight and losing muscle can be bad for your memory. Is this really true? I’m worried because my husband has pretty much taken a seat on the couch since he retired two years ago. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Yelich hits for another cycle

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich became the first major leaguer to hit for the cycle twice in one season against the same team, driving in four runs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over the Cincinnati Reds 8-0 on Monday night. More...

Vogelbach’s slam lifts Mariners over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie pinch-hitter Daniel Vogelbach’s first career grand slam with two outs in the eighth inning lifted Seattle over Houston 4-1.  The loss trimmed Houston’s lead in the AL West to four games over idle Oakland w More...

Pionk scores in OT to beat Devils

Neal Pionk scored 1:20 into overtime to lift the New York Rangers to a 4-3 victory over a New Jersey Devils split-squad, giving David Quinn a win in his preseason coaching debut Monday night.  Pionk’s goal was the only time the Rangers led More...

People/Pastimes

Mount Union Kiwanis Club

Mount Union Kiwanians are gearing up for their annual Bike Rodeo and Fun Fair, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Fouse family gathers for annual reunion

This year’s Fouse family reunion was held Aug. More...

Hold a card shower in honor of a loved one

Celebrating birthdays or anniversaries or just spreading get well cheer? More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 7:52 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018:  More...

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