September 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Many driving hazards present during fall

As the leaves begin to change, PennDOT officials remind motorists to take cau- tion to driving hazards they may encounter this fall.  PennDOT District 9 safety press officer Anthony Scalia, noting one major hazard that drivers need to be on the More...

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Local News

Caring for the community

Huntingdon County United Way was the beneficiary of The Daily News Community Sponsorship Program for September. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Dale Sunderland  Date of Birth: March 6, 1978  Age: 40  Height: 5 feet, 8 inches  Weight: 160 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Mapleton  Wanted for: Failure to appear f More...

Tunnels, meeting conduct subjects addressed at MU meeting

The state of two aging railroad tunnels have sparked safety concerns among Mount Union’s council members and the code enforcer, and council’s president is asking citizens to remember rules of etiquette when attending meetings.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 29   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates lock up winning season

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Pirates decided to give Jung Ho Kang a few at-bats this weekend as a reward for working back from wrist surgery. His first plate appearance in two years was a hit.  More...

Steelers and Ravens set to renew their rivalry

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger and Terrell Suggs have spent well over a decade staring across the line of scrimmage, the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and the relentless Baltimore Ravens linebacker both knowing they will meet m More...

Europe goes 4-0 in afternoon session

SAINT- QUENTIN- E N YVELINES, France (AP) — Three matches in the books, three red points on the board, and Tiger Woods was still on the golf course.  This was exactly the start the Americans wanted in the Ryder Cup.  And then Europe f More...

People/Pastimes

Implementing energy savers that make ‘cents’

A home that operates efficiently isn’t just better for the environment. Ensuring your home systems are as efficient as possible can also help reduce the financial burden of maintaining your home throughout the year.  More...

Popular German foods to try this Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is a popular celebration of German culture. While beer might garner the bulk of the attention during Oktoberfest, celebrants would be wise to sample German cuisine when hoisting their steins during this year’s festivities.  More...

Special Sections

Comment time comes to close

Individuals and groups have one more day to submit opinions to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the revision of the master plan of Raystown Lake, as the public comment period ends tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 30.  More...

Invasive species subject of meeting

A public meeting to raise community awareness about the threat imposed by the spotted lanternfly will be held from 6:30- 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the Bailey Building, Huntingdon.  More...

Suicide impacts entire community

The 10th leading cause of death, to which 44,965 lives are lost in the United States each year, is suicide.  Despite those staggering statistics, the subject remains one shrouded in stigma.  More...

New apps designed to stop spam calls

While cellphones have become an everyday necessity for most people, receiving spam phone calls is a waste of people’s time. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Feds say Philly mishandled security grant for Dem convention

A U.S. Department of Justice report released Thursday criticized how Philadelphia handled nearly a third of a $50 million grant for security during the July 2016 Democratic National Convention.  More...

Two city officers illegally detained man

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say two city officers have been arrested for illegally detained a man during a pedestrian stop earlier this year.  More...

General News

After hearing, does MeToo face a backlash?

NEW YORK (AP) — Some skeptics of (hash) MeToo activism are hoping Brett Kavanaugh’s angry, tearful denial of sexual assault allegations might help fuel a backlash against the year-old movement. More...

Superman to The Fonz: Vintage lunchbox collection on sale

CINCINNATI (AP) — Look, up on the shelf! It’s Superman. There’s the king of the wild frontier himself, Davy Crockett. More...

Gallery acquires Lincoln opera glasses

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It’s not the gilt-detailed craftsmanship or the age of the small, brass, black-enameled binoculars that might fetch a French Quarter antique gallery’s asking price of $795,000. More...

Local Sports

Valley does it again; hands Tussey first loss

Juniata Valley responded for the second week in a row against an unbeaten opponent. More...

Southern rebounds with win at Glendale

The Glendale Vikings looked to pull off the upset Friday night for its homecoming night at Dr. Roy F. Baker Athletic Field. That actually looked like it would be the case until midway through the fourth quarter. More...

Claysburg battles back to deal Trojans sixth loss

It appeared that as the third quarter clock ran down, the Mount Union football team was on the verge of snapping a five-game skid and logging their first win of the season Friday night. In the fourth quarter, it became a different game.  More...

Religion News

Planting for the future

In recognition of the founding of the First Regular Baptist Church 176 years ago in Huntingdon, members of the congregation, now pastored by the Rev. John C. More...

What rules you?

Jesus wants us to know one simple truth from Matthew 6:19-14: we need to reorient our priorities. Jesus speaks of our treasure, our eye and our master in this passage. More...

Three Ohio dioceses to release abusive priest list

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three of Ohio’s six Roman Catholic dioceses now say they will release new lists of priests who have been removed from parishes because of sexual abuse and misconduct allegations, The Associated Press has learned.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friends won’t pay

Dear Annie: My wife is a self-employed accountant, and she did work for some friends a few years ago. She billed them at the time for several hours of work, charging a modest fee. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Gemini if born before 2:00 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 1, 2018:  More...

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