October 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Saxton volunteers place recently-acquired ladder truck in service

Saxton Volunteer Fire Co. officers and members concluded the observance of National Fire Prevention Week Sunday by “housing” the company’s recently acquired 2005 Pierce Lance 105-foot ladder truck.  More...

General News

Grandmother refuses pacemaker to regulate erratic heart rate

Dear Doctor: What is sick sinus syndrome? Is a pacemaker the only cure? My grandmother was just diagnosed with it but, at age 94, has refused to even consider a pacemaker.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 16   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 

Crosby field goal beats 49ers

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Chacin and bullpen shut down Dodgers 4-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers know they can count on their intimidating bullpen to get outs. They may not have been expecting a twice-demoted shortstop to generate so much offense.  More...

Kapanen scores twice in Leafs’ 4-1 vicory

TORONTO (AP) — Garret Sparks made 33 saves in a surprise start, Kasperi Kapanen scored twice and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 Monday night for their fifth straight win.  Patrick Marleau and Mitch Marner also score More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Kayla Handy and Corey Stake, both of Mount Union, are happy to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Tracey Handy of Mill Creek. More...

Cub Scout Troop 471 visits Flight 93 Memorial

Members of Cub Scout Troop 471 visited the Flight 93 National Memorial Oct. 8. It was a day off of school well spent for the troop as they learned about the heroes of Flight 93. In Cub Scouts, the youth learn about citizenship. More...

Healthy Living

How Americans in ‘food deserts’ or ‘food swamps’ can still .ght off obesity

(NAPS)—It may come as a surprise to some, but millions of people right here in the United States are suffering from malnutrition. Fortunately, there are solutions. The Problems More...

Strategies to keep weight off once it’s gone

Losing weight requires hard work and determination. Oftentimes, men and women hoping to lose weight must commit to healthier lifestyles than the ones they’ve grown accustomed to.  More...

Has a more accurate way to assess obesity been developed?

Being obese or overweight is cause for concern at any age. Doctors and .tness experts have long relied on body mass index, or BMI, as a method of determining healthy weight ranges based on a ratio of height to weight. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Does someone with Alzheimer’s deserve an invitation?

Dear Annie: My father has late-stage Alzheimer’s and is in a nursing home. Do I send an invitation addressed to my dad and mom, my mom alone or my mom plus one? More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 3:35 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018:  More...

HASB members table 780 hearing

Before a packed audience, the Huntingdon Area School Board heard final pleas Monday night from concerned parents about the scheduling of a Section 780 hearing that could result in the closing of Southside Elementary School.  During the public co More...

MUASD officials review comp. plan

Mount Union school officials devoted Monday’s school board workshop to a review of the updated district’s comprehensive plan.  More...

TMSB members fill president seat

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening accepted with regret the resignation of board president Melanie Gresko and appointed James L. Hodge to fill the seat until the district’s reorganization meeting in December. More...

Local News

Video under investigation by Game Commission

A concerning video, recently circulated widely on social media, is currently the focus of an investigation by the state Game Commission due to the involvement of a wild animal.  In the footage, a motionless raccoon is handled by a group of young More...

Police Log

Harassment   DUDLEY BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report charges have been filed in an domestic violence incident where a verbal argument became physical at 8 p.m. Oct. 10.  More...

Boarding lodge for dogs open on Piney Ridge

For area residents going on vacation and in need of a place for their dog to stay, there’s now a state-of-the-art facility where the staff will go out of their way to make sure a dog is comfortable and loved while its people are gone.  For More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Bearcats sweep Hornets; Trojans sweep Warriors

Huntingdon 3, Juniata Valley 0   Huntingdon showed up ready to play Monday night at Alexandria, while host Juniata Valley did not and the Bearcats came away with a 3-0 sweep of the Hornets on their annual Pink Night. More...

High School Soccer:

’Cat boys tie, girls win

Huntingdon Boys  Huntingdon took awhile to get its offense going at Philipsburg Osceola Monday. While the shots started coming, the goals did not and the two teams played to a 1-1 tie.  More...

Regional Golf:

Mount Union’s Heffelfinger headed to state tournament

A pair of area golfers teed it up Monday in the PIAA Class AA West Sub-Regional Tournament at Blairsville’s Toms Run Golf Club. More...

Editorial

State rep.candidates for 81st district offer insight

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce and The Daily News have partnered to provide you with some insight into the candidates for the state’s 81st Legislative District. More...

Letters to the Editor

Only pro-life candidate

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MALLARD FILLMORE

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Chatter Box

Chatter Box celebrates 10-year anniversary

Time flies when you’re having fun! In fact, time flies so fast (and life gets busy) that I forgot to mention last week marked the 10th anniversary of the Chatter Box column.  More...

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