October 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual hospital auxiliary gala to be ‘Evening of Celebration’

Invitations are in the mail for the annual gala hosted by the Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, which will truly be an “Evening of Celebration” Saturday, Nov. More...

State  Free Access 

Cemetery case puts rights issue before court

SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Rose Mary Knick makes no bones about it. More...

General News

Epipen shortage has parents scrambling

Dear Doctor: Between my sister and me, we have three kids with serious allergies (two peanut and one bee sting), and each of their schools requires us to provide them with an EpiPen for emergencies. More...

Local Sports

Tussey Mountain

This Week’s Game: Southern Huntingdon (5-1) at Tussey Mountain (5-1), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Tussey Mountain fell behind 22-0 by halftime at Juniata Valley, then came back within seven but ran out of time in a 29-22 setback. More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Southern Huntingdon (5-1) at Tussey Mountain (5-1) at , 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: The Rockets were down 16-13 in the third quarter before coming back to win 32-16. More...

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Juniata Valley (4-2, 4-1 ICC) at Claysburg-Kimmel (5-1, 5-0 ICC), 7 p.m.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Sofia Grace Fortney, who turns 8 years old today, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Her proud parents are Todd Fortney and Melody Fortney of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gracie Caroline Clark, who turns 1 year old today, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Her proud parents are Matt and Maggie Clark of Orbisonia. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Lucinda J. Malott of Orbisonia, who celebrates her 90th birthday today, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Lucinda is the mother of Enver Painter Jr.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband wants to wipe the slate clean

Dear Annie: I thought my husband and I had a great marriage — until I looked on his phone and found text messages to another woman. I was crushed. More...

NASCAR

DOVER

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Round of 12   More...

CHARLOTTE

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Never over, until  NASCAR proved again that it’s never over until the checkered flag falls (and sometimes, beyond that). Ryan Blaney was third on the final lap when he watched Jimmie Johnson wreck into leader Martin Truex Jr. More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

More Rovals? GODSPEAK: Hopefully just one and done. Charlotte has a winner for its second Cup Series race, so let’s move on. Please. KEN’S CALL: The ending was so crazy and dramatic, it’s easy to say yes. More...

Volunteers seek school support

Huntingdon Area School District parents and community members concerned about the possible closure of Southside Elementary School are rallying the support of municipal leaders.  More...

Council meetings move to fire hall

With attendance on the rise in recent months, Mount Union Borough Council will hold meetings at the local fire hall for the remainder of the year.  There were standing-roomonly conditions for Wednesday night’s meeting in council chambers w More...

Former bus driver waives hearing

A former Mount Union bus driver waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday on indecent assault and other charges.  More...

Local News

Parkinson’s group to meet

A support group for those diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and their family members will begin meeting at 6 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Oct. More...

First 5K race to support park improvements

A Mount Union-based fitness firm is asking the public to put their best foot forward in a race that supports community improvement while promoting health and wellness.  The first-ever “Halloween Hustle” 5K, coordinated by Skillz Trai More...

Petersburg council members discuss 2019 budget

Petersburg Borough Council held its monthly meeting Oct. 2.  The meeting addressed budget adjustments for 2019 in an effort to utilize surplus funds to address citizen and infrastructure concerns.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 4   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Yankees eliminate Athletics 7-2; Red Sox up next

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer nine pitches in . More...

Caps open with 7-0 win over Bruins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals opened their title defense with a 7-0 thrashing of the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.  More...

Orioles fire Buck Showalter

BALTIMORE (AP) — Buck Showalter has been fired as manager of the Orioles, who made three playoff appearances under his guidance but this year staggered through the worst season since the team moved to Baltimore in 1954.  Showalter confirme More...

Editorial

Around the State

Gannon sides with victims, Oct. 2   The arc of the moral universe bends toward justice, as Martin Luther King Jr. noted. And when it does, that bend in history throws past wrongs into harsh, high relief. Icons topple.  More...

You Should Know

Q: What is the definition of due process?  More...

Letter to the Editor

Antlerless deer licenses still available

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Dairy princess wins state crown

Sept. 20, my mom drove me to Camp Hill to compete for the title of Pennsylvania Dairy Princess. When we checked in, all Dairy Princesses were required to bring their 3-5-minute speech, their 3-5-minute ski and their scrapbooks. More...

Chocolate milk is perfect post-workout beverage

Here in central Pennsylvania, our high school and youth levels of fall sports are in full swing. More...

Neelyton teen joins American Angus Association

Kierson Reasner, Neelyton, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association®, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in St. Joseph, Missouri.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Leo if born before 7:10 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 5, 2018:  More...

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