October 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mapleton parade is first of season

With a nip in the air, a host of ghosts, goblins, glamorous princesses and even characters from Grease marched through the streets of Mapleton Wednesday night to take part in the annual Halloween parade.  More...

State  Free Access 

Man charged in slaying of university student

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man charged in the slaying of a University of Pittsburgh student in her off-campus apartment a year ago was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without possibility of parole.  More...

Lawmakers vote to limit license suspensions for drug charges

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor plans to sign a bill that would end the practice of suspending driver’s licenses for those convicted of drug offenses unrelated to driving. More...

Church abuse bill in limbo after hitting wall in Senate

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 18   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...

Local Sports

Tussey Mountain

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (7-1) at Bellwood- Antis (7-1), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Tussey Mountain trailed Glendale 6-0 after the first quarter. More...

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Glendale (1-7) at Juniata Valley (6-2), 7 p.m.  More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: So. Huntingdon (6-2, 5-2 ICC) at Claysburg-Kimmel (6-2, 6-1 ICC), 7 p.m.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Dakota Elmer Atwood Progl, who turns 8 years old today, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. His proud parents are Jessica and Ryan Progl of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Bryce Shaver, who turns 6 years old today, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. His proud parents are Greg and Angel Shaver. Bryce has two big sisters, Naliyah and Cortnie Shaver. More...

Happy Anniversary

Local couple marks golden anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Walter and Sandra (Park) Rupert, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018.  They were united in marriage in 1968 at the St. More...

School News

Student elected to serve on student government

Pierce Hunter-Kysor of Huntingdon was elected by the Lebanon Valley College student body to serve on student government during the 2018-19 academic year as equity representative for the class of 2022.  Hunter-Kysor, a graduate of Huntingdon Area More...

Two residents graduate from Geneva College

Geneva College awarded diplomas to students who graduated during the 2017- 2018 academic year at its May 2018 commencement ceremony.  Geneva College is a Christcentered academic community that provides a comprehensive education to equip students More...

NASCAR

KANSAS

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Swelled bubble More...

TALLADEGA

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. The winners  Aric Almirola, obviously, after emerging from Talladega with the trophy. The four Stewart-Haas Racing Fords led 155 of 193 laps. AJ Allmendinger was best in class for Chevy, finishing sixth. More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Among the “bottom four,” who has best chance to advance? GODSPEAK: I gotta go with Brad Keselowski. There’s no reason why he can’t jump that line to the good. KEN’S CALL: Mathematically, Kez, but Mr. More...

HASB members to hold meeting

After receiving positive feedback from parents during Tuesday night’s brainstorming session to discuss alternatives to closing Southside Elementary School, members of the Huntingdon Area School Board have scheduled a special meeting to approve More...

Residents complete state police training

Two local residents have taken the oath to protect and defend the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as two of the graduating cadets in the 153rd Pennsylvania State Police cadet class.  More...

Social media experts urge responsible usage

Recent viral social media posts have many mulling over the pros and cons of the networking phenomenon. More...

Counseling building to be dedicated at JC  Free Access 

In an effort to better help students struggling with mental illness, Juniata College is proud to announce the new Glaeser Center for Counseling Services at 1610 Moore St. in Huntingdon. More...

Local News

Driver uninjured

The driver of a 2002 Dodge Ram pickup truck was uninjured following a crash that occurred Saturday shortly before 8 a.m. More...

Case scheduled for January jury selection

A child pornography case that was taken over by the state Attorney General’s office will return to court Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, for jury selection.  More...

Judge sentences woman following guilty plea

After facing charges relating to an incident in which the defendant was seen defecating in Portstown Park with several children in close proximity, a Huntingdon woman entered a guilty plea to two out of four misdemeanor and summary charges in court l More...

General News

Philly crime boss gets two years in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A notorious Philadelphia mob boss sentenced to two years in prison for illegal betting quipped outside court Wednesday that President Donald Trump was right to suggest cooperators or flippers should be outlawed.  Smoking a More...

Study shows that too much salt may cause cognitive impairment

Dear Doctor: I love salty foods, always have, and I don’t have high blood pressure or heart disease or anything like that. But I did see a story recently that said high-salt diets can affect the brain. How worried should I be?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Ovechkin scores two in Caps win over Rangers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored two power-play goals and Matt Niskanen had the winner in the Washington Capitals’ 4-3 overtime victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.  Ovechkin has six goals in six games to start More...

Red Sox move within victory of World Series with 8-6 win

HOUSTON (AP) — Left fielder Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out, and the Boston Red Sox held off the Houston Astros 8-6 Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the AL Championship Series. More...

Kershaw dominates Brewers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw put his previous flop behind him and pushed the Los Angeles Dodgers forward — one victory from a return trip to the World Series.  More...

Editorial

US Senate candidates respond to chamber questions

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce and The Daily News have partnered to provide you with some insight into the candidates for U.S. Senate. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D) is up for re-election Tuesday, Nov. 6. More...

Op-Ed

A lot more to being responsibly armed

We want to thank state Rep. Rich Irvin for his second concealed carry event with Huntingdon County Sheriff Jeff Leonard and Huntingdon County District Attorney Dave Smith. More...

Letters to the Editor

Practical people with practical positions

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Farm-Home-Garden

Countywide Dairy Beef members reorganize

Members of the Countywide Dairy Beef Community 4-H Club held their first meeting of the new membership year Sept. 10 at the Huntingdon County Extension Office on Fairgrounds Road in Huntingdon. More...

Blue Juniata FFA member competes at Big E

Juniata Valley High School’s Blue Juniata FFA Chapter member Rachel Foster placed fifth at the Pennsylvania FFA Summer Convention for dairy handling, earning her an opportunity to compete at the Big E. More...

Fragile trees, shrubs need some help getting through winter

Winterizing fragile trees and shrubs is a simple and prudent exercise in landscape management. Mulching and watering before the ground freezes up can save you a bundle of time and money.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Whether to fill parents in

Dear Annie: I wrote to you several months ago. I’m “Trapped by Parents.” I have a disability that has caused me to have great difficulty in both obtaining and retaining jobs. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 4:20 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 19, 2018:  More...

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