October 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Public urged to pick favorite plow

Flashy snowplows in front of the county PennDOT office on Route 22 in Smithfield Township are drawing some attention these days.  More...

Nor’easter expected in area this weekend

The remnants of a tropical system will impact the area this weekend in the form of a nor’easter.  Specifically, the remnants of Hurricane Willa, which hit Mexico and is slated to go through Texas, will push off shore of South Carolina toni More...

General News

Mega Millions $1.537 billion ticket just misses world record

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery officials say someone bought a ticket in South Carolina to win the Mega Millions jackpot with a final total of $1.537 billion, just shy of the all-time world record.  More...

Try not to yawn while reading this

Dear Doctor: The 7-year-old in our family has discovered yawns are “catching,” and he just loves it when he can get his daddy to start yawning, too. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

World Series:

Price gets win; Red Sox take 2-0 lead with 4-2 victory

BOSTON (AP) — From playoff flop to October ace in two legacy-shifting starts, David Price earned his second postseason victory in a row and moved the Boston Red Sox halfway to yet another World Series title.  More...

Curry drops 11 treys and Warriors zap Wizards 144-122

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Maple Leafs secure 4-2 win over Jets

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Nazem Kadri had his first goal of the season and John Tavares, Kasperi Kapanen and Tyler Ennis also scored in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday night.  Frederik Anderse More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gage Daniel Reeder, who turns 10 years old today, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. His proud parents are Danny and Chanda Reeder of Mount Union. More...

Cub Scout Pack 226

At the left, the Webelos of Cub Scout Pack 226, McConnell- stown, including, kneeling from the left, Gavin Dunkle and Ray Dunkle, with Isaac Giordano, spent time learning first aid by working through More...

Happy Anniversary

Local couple marks 60th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Samuel and Sarah Shade of Petersburg, who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. They were united in marriage in 1958 at the Christ Reformed Church, Alexandria by the Rev. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Taurus if born before 3:43 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 26, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Sheriff attends select training

Huntingdon County Sheriff Jeff Leonard was recently selected to take part in an exclusive national-level training recently, geared specifically for first-term sheriffs.  The 115th session of the National Sheriffs’ Institute (NSI) was held More...

Officials discuss mold concerns

In light of recent concerns regarding mold and the use of specific cleaners at previous Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) meetings, district buildings and grounds supervisor Andy Socie, provided The Daily News insight into the proactive and reactiv More...

Church sign dedicated in pastor’s memory

Nearly one year ago, a pedestrian-automobile accident claimed the life of Broad Top area pastor Ste- phen Oberman. More...

Obituaries

Local News

HCBI members hear CareerLink update

Huntingdon County Building and Industry (HCBI) members heard remarks from CareerLink director Barb Covert during their monthly meeting Monday to conclude the agency’s summer internship program.  HCBI executive director Bob Reitman provided More...

Woman waives hearing on fraud charges

A Huntingdon women is facing felony fraud charges after allegedly collecting medical assistance funds unlawfully for over three years.  More...

Judge moves harassment case to higher court

Several harassment cases were waived to the higher courts during central court Wednesday, including the case of an 18-year-old Orbisonia man who allegedly threatened a family member with a knife.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 25   Huntingdon House o Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Huntingdon (4-5, 2-4 ML) at Tyrone (4-5, 2-4 ML), 7 p.m.  More...

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: West Branch (5-4) at Juniata Valley (7-2), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Quinn Zinobile rushed for 83 yards and two third-quarter touchdowns and threw for 139 and three touchdowns in a 42-23 win over visiting Glendale.&nbs More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Bellwood Antis (8-1) at So. Huntingdon (7-2), 7 p.m.  More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Voting for a vision for the future  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Around the State

One more time: Journalists are not the enemy. Encouraging violence against them isn’t OK, Oct. More...

You Should Know

Q: Why is October’s full moon called the hunter’s moon?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

4-H Club News

County Council

The 4-H County Council members recently gathered for their first meeting of the new year.  New officers were elected during the meeting. More...

SHC FFA members attend conference

The Southern Huntingdon County FFA attended the Fall Leadership Conference (FLC) Oct. 2. This conference took place at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona. More...

4-H members learn about rabbits

Two very knowledgeable rabbit handlers, Garrett Funk and State Dairy Princess Brooke Emery, presented a how-to on rabbit showmanship at the Countywide 4-H Dairy Beef Community Club monthly meeting Oc More...

Annie's Mailbox

A ‘natural’ woman

Dear Annie: My adult daughter recently visited from out of state, and she has developed some odd and off-putting habits. I really don’t mean to judge her, but I’d also like to help her. More...

NASCAR

MARTINSVILLE

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. The fallen four   More...

KANSAS

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Much ado  There was a lot of talk about Kyle Larson’s 10-point penalty, which knocked him out of a mathematical chance of moving into the Round of 8. Ganassi Racing appealed and lost. More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Of the eight remaining, who’s your biggest surprise? GODSPEAK: Chase Elliott. When this season started, he had no wins and was doing so-so. Suddenly, he’s the guy to beat.  More...

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