September 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

School bus driver charged for crimes

A Mount Union school bus driver is facing charges he inappropriately touched student passengers on his bus while cameras were not operating.  More...

Matinee option created for parents, kids

In recent years, Huntingdon Cinema’s Clifton 5 owner Dave Peoples has created events, like date nights, to put a new and fun spin on going to the movies.  Now, the theater has added a new event to cater to even the youngest movie fans.&nb More...

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Police Log

Drugs found   More...

KID SCOOP

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Getting to Know You

Name: Clint James Heath  Age: 38  From: Shirleysburg  From where originally: Mount Union  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Goff leads Rams over Vikings 38-31

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jared Goff hit Cooper Kupp in stride with a 70-yard touchdown pass that was just as gloriously wide-open as Rams coach Sean McVay had predicted when they drew it up this week.  While his teammates celebrated, Goff ran to More...

High School Volleyball:

Hornets sweep Trojans; Bearcats and Titans lose

Juniata Valley 3, Mount Union 0   More...

Valley girls, Trojan boys score wins

The Mount Union cross country team faced Juniata Valley in Mount Union Wednesday afternoon in an Inter-County Conference Meet and the teams split on the day. The Trojan boys won 15-50 over the short-handed Hornet boys. More...

School News

Student honored for achievement

Saint Francis University recognized Dawn Try of Mount Union among the students who achieved Academic Honors in Adult Degree and Continuing Studies for the 2017-2018 academic year.  To be eligible for this recognition, students met the following More...

Annie's Mailbox

Intense anger toward alcoholic mom

Dear Annie: I have no one to go to about this. I feel so guilty for even saying this, but I hate my mom.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cruising with the kids

Dear Heloise: If anyone is taking a CRUISE ON A SHIP WITH CHILDREN, I highly recommend learning all you can about the activities aboard before sailing. More...

Special Sections

Providers offer prenatal options

Despite the recent announcement that J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital will close its maternity unit after Nov. More...

Veterans attend service expo event

Veterans and representatives of local and regional agencies gathered at the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, Thursday afternoon to take part in the fifth annual Veterans’ Services Expo.  The event was organized by Huntingdon Count More...

Area hunters ready for archery opener

Nearly perfect weather — and a rare, rain-less day — is forecast for the season opener of archery season tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. More...

General News

Judge faces crucial vote, White House eyes GOP senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faced a crucial vote Friday as a Senate panel decides whether to move his nomination on to the full Senate a day after he adamantly denied sexually assaulting Christine Blasey Ford, who in More...

LSU basketball player killed near campus

BATON ROUGE, La. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 28   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

Halfway through the high school football season, The Daily News Pickin’ Panel is enjoying an outstanding prognostication run. More...

District 6-AA Sectional:

Four from area make cut to district tourney

Mount Union junior Trey Heffelfinger and Huntingdon freshman Luke Thompson each shot rounds of 80 in sloppy conditions at Cresson’s Summit Country Club to finish tied for sixth in the District 6-AA Sectional Golf Tournament.  More...

High School Girls’ Soccer:

West Branch dominates Tussey 7-0

Tussey Mountain moved its game from the football field to its old stomping grounds at Saxton-Liberty Elementary School Thursday. More...

People/Pastimes

Cub Scout Pack 226

Members of the Wolf Den of Cub Scout Pack 226, McConnellstown, front row, from the left, Ethan Dull, Levi Dysard, Jaegger Billet, Mason Shoop and Trevor Wilson, took part in a tour of the Weis Market More...

Explaining common terms

When shopping for groceries, some consumers may feel as if they need a degree in nutrition sciences to determine just what it is they’re buying. Food labels can be complex and include various terms that may be unknown to consumers. More...

Mount Union Astronomy Club plans event

The Mount Union Astronomy Club met at the Mount Union Community Library Aug. 14.  Discussion centered on having a Sky Watch in Mount Union Borough to allow people to view the night sky focusing on the moon, planets and stars. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Taurus if born before 9:20 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018:  More...

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