October 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

HASB members discuss 780 hearing

In light of school safety month, safety precautions and a newly awarded school safety grant highlighted Huntingdon Area School Board’s (HASB) meeting Monday night, followed by a rather muddled discussion regarding the potential approval of a Se More...

Free dental services offered for veterans

A local dental practice is once again hoping to give back to the veterans of the community by participating in Freedom Day USA events Thursday, Oct. More...

State  Free Access 

Voter registration deadline is Today

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The clock is winding down for Pennsylvanians who want to register to vote or update their voter information in time for the Nov. More...

Group brings veterans together for whitewater adventure

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Treasure hunters challenge FBI

DENTS RUN, Pa. (AP) — Surrounded by dozens of stonefaced FBI agents on a frigid winter’s day, Dennis and Kem Parada stared down at the empty hole and knew something wasn’t right.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 9   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Brees breaks record in Saints’ 43-19 win

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Before Drew Brees could blow kisses to the adoring Superdome crowd, before he could embrace his wife and children on the sideline, the Saints’ 39-year-old quarterback had to shred one of the NFL’s top pass defense More...

Tar Heels look to correct problems during by week

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Bergeron has hat trick in Bruins win

BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron had a hat trick, scoring his first just 30 seconds into the game, and Tuukka Rask stopped 28 shots to earn his first win of the season while leading the Boston Bruins to a 6-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on M More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Calvin couple celebrates 25th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Tim and Jacquita Bliss of Calvin, who celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary today, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.  Tim and Jacquita were united in marriage in 1993 and were blessed with a most beautiful fall day. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Hadlee Linn Gutshall, who turns 2 years old today, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Her proud parents are Josh and Katelyn Gutshall. More...

Happy Anniversary

Mill Creek couple marks 70 years of marriage

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Paul E. and G. Lucille (Park) Dell of Mill Creek, who celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary today, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018:  More...

Safety grants received locally

Two county school districts are once again the recipients of the state Department of Education’s Safe Schools Grants that will aid in the security of their districts.  Juniata Valley School District was awarded $24,948 and Huntingdon Area More...

Parents address football rumors

Several dozen Broad Top area parents and supporters of the Tussey Mountain School District football program approached the school board Monday evening with concerns about “very harsh rumors” being circulated in the area about the program. More...

Mindfulness Mondays observed at Juniata

Through the routine of daily life, it’s hard to escape the hustle and bustle that’s sure to come along. Over time, this can lead to a decrease in mental wellness due to stress and anxiety for the next day’s events.  More...

Local News

Area brief

National Fire Prevention Week open house planned   MAPLETON — Mapleton Volunteer Fire Dept. will host an open house event from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the station at 384 Main St., Mapleton.  More...

Mental Illness Awareness Week recognized through Oct. 13

While some diseases leave a noticeable feature on the person fighting it, there is a type of illness that many people face alone and goes unnoticed. More...

Investigation conducted on Huntingdon Borough incident

A social media post regarding an incident which occurred Sunday afternoon in Huntingdon Borough left many concerned regarding human trafficking activity taking place locally.  More...

General News

‘Silent’ UTIs present health threat to elderly

Dear Doctor: Our 92-yearold mother, who’s still sharp as a tack, was perfectly fine one moment and then suddenly became weak and extremely disoriented. It was like she had dementia. More...

Local Sports

High School Field Hockey:

Bearcats blank Rockets 2-0

Huntingdon celebrated its Senior Night by playing host to Southern Huntingdon at Knox Stadium on the Juniata College campus Monday.  It took the Bearcats a while to get going, but a pair of goals in the second half led to a 2-0 Huntingdon victor More...

High School Volleyball:

Hornets take down Titans 3-1

Juniata Valley headed to Saxton Monday and overall played well and got the job done. More...

Huntingdon sweeps Philipsburg

For the second time in five days, Huntingdon came away with a sweep of Mountain League foe Philipsburg-Osceola during Monday evening’s match on the Mounties’ home floor. More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

A brighter future for government workers

When the U.S. Supreme Court restored the constitutional rights of government employees in its recent Janus v. AFSCME decision, we were thrilled. For us, this was no mere academic exercise or legal nuance; the ruling was personal.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Best choice for Senate District 30  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area senators voted on major issues during the legislative week ending Oct. 6. The House was in recess.  More...

Chatter Box

A good weekend for fall activities

This weekend is the weekend for fall activities. There’s so much to do — the Pumpkin Patch Trolley at the Rockhill Trolley Museum (10 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. More...

Healthy Living

The role insulin plays in the body

Insulin plays a key role in metabolic functions in the body. People with diabetes have an intimate knowledge of insulin, particularly if they do not produce enough naturally. More...

Managing diabetes during the holiday season

The holiday season is synonymous with many things, including food. Family gatherings and holiday office parties wouldn’t be the same without great food. More...

Managing prediabetes or diabetes

Diabetes and its precursor is a major problem, both in the United States and across the globe. More...

Annie's Mailbox

If you did it again, would you have kids

Dear Readers: Last month, I posed a question to everyone: “If you had to do it all over again, would you have kids?” Thousands of you responded.  More...

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