October 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Esports program added at Juniata

A unique group of Juniata College students will soon take to the cyber arena to compete against their peers as members of a competitive esports team.  Like most sports, players face off against their opponents in a test of skill, but these athle More...

Out of the Darkness walk to be held Sunday

The annual Juniata Valley Out of the Darkness Community Walk will be held Sunday, Oct. More...

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Letters show man killed in car blast planned explosion

ALLENTOWN, Pa. More...

More than 50 arrested in drug bust

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three top members of a wellknown Philadelphia drug trafficking organization are facing 689 charges after a collaborative enforcement effort dismantled the heroin, fentanyl and cocaine ring, the city’s top prosecutor an More...

Escaped inmate captured after police chase, crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An inmate who escaped from custody last month has been captured following a high-speed police pursuit and crash in Philadelphia.  More...

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Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

The second half of the high school football season meant a slightly less successful week for the members of The Daily News Pickin’ Panel.  Terry and Ty both were 8-2 in Week Six, while I missed another “Lone Ranger” experience More...

Juniata travels to winless Gettysburg

The Juniata College football team had a total team effort in the first half a week ago and held a 14-7 Homecoming lead over McDaniel at halftime. More...

High School Soccer:

Huntingdon boys, girls win; Titans lose

Huntingdon Boys   Huntingdon made some changes to the lineup Thursday and it looks like they were good moves. The Bearcats scored a goal in each half to down visiting Philipsburg- Osceola 2-0.  More...

People/Pastimes

Celebrating a momentous occasion at Westminster Woods

Any anniversary is a cause for a celebration and the Friends of the Woods Anniversary is no different. More...

How families can work together to help their community

Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community. Volunteers play an integral and invaluable role in helping charities achieve their goals. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Embarrassed by husband’s past

Dear Annie: My husband and I are alcoholics in recovery with multiple years of sobriety. We are in our 60s. When my husband was 17, he committed an act of violence that resulted in imprisonment. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Traveler, know the code!

Dear Heloise: Having TRAVELED the world over the past 27 years, I have a few suggestions that may help fellow travelers:  — Be careful when shopping at a duty-free shop. Not everything is a bargain in those shops. More...

Special Sections

Politicians rally at GOP dinner

Nearly 300 people gathered at the Smithfield Fire Hall Thursday night and heard from Republican candidates running for state and federal offices for this year’s midterm elections at the annual Huntingdon County Republican Fall Rally Dinner Thur More...

Community garden still producing

The Huntingdon Community Food Garden continues to produce in spite of significant challenges dealt by Mother Nature throughout this growing season.  More...

Mining heritage to be highlighted

The Broad Top Area Coal Miners Historical Society will host the annual Coal Miners Heritage Day this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6-7, at the Coal Miners Museum in Robertsdale. More...

Local News

TDN Press Club begins today

A tradition started by the late Josephine Biddle McMeen continues today with the launch of the 58th year of The Daily News Press Club.  The Press Club was started Oct. More...

Newton Hamilton man enters plea

A 48-year-old Newton Hamilton man entered a plea to one of five charges Thursday, concluding a case that had been scheduled for trail and undergone jury selection twice previously.  Roger H. Knierim Jr. More...

KID SCOOP

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 5   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Brewers top Rockies 3-2 in 10 innings

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Moustaksas scored MVP front-runner Christian Yelich with a two-out single in the 10th inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers bounced back to beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 Thursday in their NL Division Series opener.  More...

Three homers power Dodgers to 6-0 win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers made a surprising and much talked-about decision to start Hyun-Jin Ryu over Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 of the NL Division Series.  Swell choice.  The South Korean lefthander pitched seven dominant innings More...

Brady throws 500th career TD pass

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. More...

Press Club

‘The Launching Pad’ is epitome of school spirit

“Everybody do the Rocket Rumble!”  This popular chant, and many more, can be heard causing a ruckus during every home football game at the Rocket stadium. More...

Political leaders inform, educate at MUAHS

Franklin D. Roosevelt once stated, “Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.”  More...

JV students, residents comment on recent flooding

Waters rose quickly, filling the towns and back roads of the Juniata Valley School District early this past September. Several students and faculty members were faced with severe damages due to flooding, and the district had to close for two days. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018:  More...

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