October 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents asked to take needs survey

As part of the requirements of obtaining the Community Services Block Grant, Center for Community Action (CCA) officials are asking area residents to participate in a survey to help them assess needs of the five-county region they serve.  More...

Brady Twp. Supervisors hear subdivision plans

Subdivision plans for land owned by U.S. More...

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Local News

Area briefs

State rep. to offer concealed carry event   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State Rep. Rich Irvin will host a concealed carry event from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Smithfield Fire Hall, 10 Firehouse Lane, Huntingdon.  More...

Defendants accepted into ARD

Several defendants were accepted into the Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition (ARD) program during criminal court last week.  More...

Woman sentenced in drug cases

Following months of continued hearings and miscellaneous court dates due to ongoing medical issues, a 29-yearold Lemoyne woman was finally in court for sentencing on three revocation cases stemming back to 2016.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 2   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

High School Volleyball:

Bearcats sweep past Trojans

Mount Union led by as many as five points through the early part of the first set during Monday evening’s non-league match at Huntingdon. More...

H.S. Volleyball:

Tussey wins tight match over Pirates

Tussey Mountain overcame some passing problems Monday evening to sweep past visiting Williamsburg on the scores of 25-21, 25-20 and 25-21.  More...

District 6-AA Championship:

Two area golfers move to sub-regional tourney

Mount Union junior Trey Heffelfinger and Huntingdon freshman freshman will move on to the next level after placing among to top eight at Monday’s District 6-AA Championship Tournament at Scotch Valley Country Club.  More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Not just ‘another politician’  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Op-Ed

The opioid crisis ... solved

In 1994, a reporter from Harper’s Magazine, was interviewing John Ehrlichman, the former counsel and assistant for domestic affairs to former President Richard Nixon. More...

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues during the week ending Sept. 28.  HOUSE  More...

Chatter Box

Sending special October birthday wishes

There are some people in our lives we can’t live without. For me, it’s my mom. That might be an obvious choice for some folks, but I could not do what I do on a daily basis if it weren’t for my mother. More...

Special Sections

Arby’s coming to Huntingdon

Area residents may soon be able to say, “We have the meats,” as plans are moving forward for an Arby’s franchise to move into the recently vacated Burger King building.  More...

Second jury called for man’s charges

A 48-year-old Newton Hamilton man returned to court for jury selection Monday for the second time, having previously appeared for September’s jury selection.  Roger H. More...

Market will continue through October

Summer may have faded into autumn, but the Huntingdon Farmers’ Market is still going strong and will continue to offer locally-grown fresh produce each Thursday through the end of October at Portstown Park.  More...

State  Free Access 

Hunting, fishing as Parkinson’s disease therapy

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Scott Roehm moves slowly until he gets behind the wheel of his 2016 Corvette Z06.  Parkinson’s disease has stiffened the muscles in his legs, forcing the 56-year-old Millcreek Township man to shuffle more than walk. More...

Police chopper stirs debris during Penn State crowd control

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

General News

RSV can be life-threatening in babies younger than 6 months

Dear Doctor: I’ve been reading a lot lately about something called RSV, which acts like a cold but turns out to be way worse, especially in kids. What is it, and how is a parent supposed to know the difference?  More...

Concussions drop in Ivy League football

Concussions plunged in Ivy League football after the kickoff line was moved to thwart what might be the game’s most dangerous play, according to a study published Monday.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Ayton dominant in Suns’ 106-102 loss to Kings

Deandre Ayton might be the NBA’s next great man in the middle.  The No. More...

Kyrie Irving apologizes

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving offered a simple “I’m sorry” message to science teachers Monday.  Irving made clear that he regrets publicly saying that the Earth is flat.  More...

Guiseppi Rossi escapes ban

ROME (AP) — Former Italy forward Giuseppe Rossi escaped a ban on Monday despite failing a doping test.  The American-born Rossi tested positive for an eye drug that can be used as a masking agent.  The anti-doping prosecutor was seeki More...

People/Pastimes

Simple yet stunning: Set the menu for easy entertaining

One of the best-kept chef secrets to hosting the most memorable at-home parties is keeping the food simple and adding small details to make it special. More...

Births

Brittany and Christopher Magill of Mapleton are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Layla Grace Magill, Sept. 21, 2018, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Healthy Living

Reduce kids’ risk of getting colds at school

School-aged kids who catch colds or the .u from their classmates can quickly spread those colds to their family members, who then might spread the colds further when they go to work. More...

Flu-fighting facts

NAPS)— The flu is nothing to sneeze at. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza has resulted in between 9.2 million and 35.6 million illnesses annually since 2010. More...

Recovering from stroke

(NAPS)— Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability—in fact, it’s even more disabling than it is fatal. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Breakdown on Facebook

Dear Annie: Recently, I’ve noticed that a “friend” on Facebook has been making very erratic posts, sometimes going on religious, political and metaphysical rants for hours on end. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Cancer if born before 5:12 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018:  More...

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