September 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Oktoberfest celebration set for weekend

Autumn has arrived and with it, the 43rd annual Cassville Oktoberfest celebration, which will bring county residents and visitors alike to the small community.  With fun for all ages packed into a three-day period Friday, Sept. More...

State  Free Access 

Man had ‘grudge against the world’

WEST CHESTER, Pa. More...

High court hears argument from unnamed clergy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for nearly two dozen Pennsylvania clergy argued before the state Supreme Court on Wednesday that their clients’ names should continue to be withheld from a sweeping grand jury report on child sexual abuse in si More...

General News

‘Food challenges’ need medical supervision

Dear Doctor: It seems like everyone has a food allergy these days. Is it true that kids can outgrow them? Apparently, the test for this is just to eat a little bit of food and see what happens. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Leafs top Habs 5-3

MONTREAL (AP) — Mitch Marner had a goal and three assists and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-3 on Wednesday night to improve to 5-1-0 in exhibition play.  Nazem Kadri, Auston Matthews, Kasperi Kapanen and Patrick Mar More...

Ryder Cup:

It’s not about politics, just golf

LONDON (AP) — Eu- Rope! Eu-Rope!  More...

Cubs and Brewers clinch playoff spots

CHICAGO (AP) — Shortly after their playoff spot was assured, the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 on Albert Almora Jr.’s single with two outs in the 10th inning Wednesday night.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ———  Opioid deaths show need for bipartisan cooperation, Sept. More...

Letter to the Editor

Personal insight

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

MALLARD FILLMORE

Full Story

Farm-Home-Garden

County exhibitors compete at All-American Dairy Show

The Heeter family from Jomill Farm of Shade Gap traveled to Harrisburg to compete in the All-American Dairy Show at the Pennsylvania Farm Show and Complex Expo last week.  More...

Spotted lanternfly meeting planned

Huntingdon County Commissioners Scott Walls, Mark Sather and Jeff Thomas will sponsor a spotted lanternfly public meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the Bailey Building at 223 Penn St., Huntingdon.  More...

FFA members compete in Big E

The Standing Stone FFA forestry team competed at the Big E in Springfield, Massachusetts, Sept. 14-30. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 28, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Assaults often go unreported

With the subject of sexual violence against women discussed in the highest echelons of federal government, social media and everywhere in between, experts in the field hope to raise awareness.  More...

Local fuel prices up despite switch

While fall brings a drop in temperatures, it’s also known to bring a drop in gas prices. While gas prices in some states have seen a decrease, Huntingdon County has yet to see the price drop.  More...

Suboxone issues increasing in jails

A medication used to counter opioid dependence is now too often recognized as an item of contraband in drug use and illegal contraband cases within the Huntingdon County Courts, per police reports, smuggled into local jails and institutions or sold o More...

Alpaca farm to open for national farm days

Terrace Mountain Alpaca Farm, owned by Bob and Sandy Baker, in Union Township is home 47 alpacas and while the farm is open to visitors most days, they are especially looking forward to seeing visitors this weekend.  Saturday, Sept. More...

Local News

Area briefs

Participants sought for Huntingdon Event Center’s Last Shot Exhibition

HUNTINGDON BORO. — Before becoming Huntingdon Event Center, the “old” Huntingdon High School gymnasium was the hallmark of high school basketball gyms in central Pennsylvania from 1926-1960. More...

News of Yesteryear

Salvation Army provides emergency food, fuel

75 Years Ago  The death on Tuesday of Mrs. Eleanor McKnight Africa, widow of J. Murray Africa, Huntingdon, brought to a close the life of one of Huntingdon’s most prominent citizens.  More...

Hunting opportunities made available at Raystown Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake announces the opening of the following access roads to accommodate various upcoming hunting seasons.  The following gate will be open from Saturday, Sept. 29, through Saturday, Dec. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 27   HUNTINGDON HOUSE  . Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  SOUP KITCHEN  More...

Local Sports

Tussey Mountain

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (5-0) at Juniata Valley (3-2), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Matt Leonard threw for three firsthalf touchdowns and 220 yards to lead the unbeaten Titans to a 44-0 victory over Williamsburg.  More...

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (5-0) at Juniata Valley (3-2), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Juniata Valley came back from a 27-14 halftime deficit to beat Southern Huntingdon 35-27. More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: So. Huntingdon (4-1, 3-1 ICC) at Glendale (1-4, 0-4 ICC), 7 p.m.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Kevin Allen Detwiler, better known as “Digs,” who turns 12 years old today, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. His proud parents are Kevin and Louise Detwiler of Three Springs. More...

Happy 100th Birthday

A NEW CENTENARIAN! Anita Barkley of Huntingdon celebrated her 100th birthday Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Anita lives with her daughter, Jerilyn, and her son-in-law, Michael. More...

Henchey-Stoner

Alicia Stoner and Eric Henchey, both of Petersburg, were united in marriage June 30, 2018, at the Old Stone Church at Greenwood Furnace State Park, Huntingdon. Irene Roxby presided over the 4 p.m. service.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

The skills to pay the bills

Dear Annie: I wish I had listened to my mom when she told me to go to college. I was 18 and didn’t want to do it. I really liked working with machines, so I got a job doing that. Also, not everybody went to college back then.  More...

NASCAR

CHARLOTTE

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Four will go   More...

RICHMOND

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Where you finish  Kyle Busch is the perfect example of what is important in NASCAR racing. It’s not where you start, but finish. He qualified 39th and won at Richmond. “Yeah, I'm not going to qualify here anymore,” he said. More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Among bottom four, who has best chance to extend his playoff life? GODSPEAK: Clint Bowyer is crazy enough to run the Roval wide open and advance into the Round of 12. More...

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