October 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Columbine speaker to visit MUAHS

The Mount Union Area School Board learned during its monthly meeting Monday night that the father of the first student killed at Columbine High School will speak in the district about individual positive change and its power to impact schools and com More...

MilitaryShare continues to grow exponentially

A program designed to help current service members, veterans and their families has grown exponentially in its first year of operation locally.  MilitaryShare, provided through the Central PA Food Bank, began in 2015 within the state and was est More...

State  Free Access 

President to visit Pittsburgh after shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) — To Marianne Novy, President Donald Trump isn’t wanted “unless he really changes his ways.” For David Dvir, politics should take a pause for grief: “It’s our president, and we need to welcome him.& More...

Prosecutors probe crash that killed two students

LITITZ (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating a crash in Pennsylvania that killed two students and injured several other people.  Officials in Lancaster County say a driver plowed into several vehicles in Warwick Township shortly be More...

One suspect in triple homicide was detained in Michigan

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say one of the suspects in a triple homicide in western Pennsylvania has been arrested in Michigan.  New Castle police said Monday that 19-year-old Anthony Lavon Cooper Jr. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 30   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...

Local Sports

Hornets sweep St. Joe’s

Juniata Valley’s volleyball got its postseason off to a good start Monday evening. The ninth-seeded Hornets needed just three sets to eliminate eighth-seeded St. Joseph’s Academy in Boalsburg. More...

Huntingdon faces Forbes at BEA

For the second straight season, Huntingdon will travel to Wingate to take on top-seeded Forbes Road in the District 6-A championship game on the turf at Bald Eagle Area High School. More...

Huntingdon falls at Penn Cambria

Seventh-seeded Penn Cambria (12-7) came out swinging during Monday evening’s home District Six Class 3A first-round contest with visiting Huntingdon. The Panthers rolled to a 10-point win in the opening set. More...

Editorial

Congressional candidates respond to chamber questions

In partnership with The Daily News, the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce is providing this article to help you make an informed decision during the Tuesday, Nov. 6 election. More...

More Americans than ever want marijuana legalized, lawmakers should listen

Over 60 percent of Americans — including majorities of Republicans, independents, and Democrats — believe that the adult use of marijuana ought to be legal. More...

D.C. residents do not have a vote

Few people, however unfairly, regard Southwest Ohio as a particularly exhilarating place. But every two to four years, just drawing breath there felt like a rush for a kid drawn to politics.  More...

Chatter Box

Season brings opportunities to serve community

There’s no doubt Huntingdon County residents are some of the most generous folks around. More...

Healthy Living

Winter weather a trigger for cold sores

Although cold weather is not entirely to blame for the colds and flu symptoms that seem to be more common from November through March, cold sores do seem to be linked to the temperatures outdoors.  Cold sore season  More...

Fight the flu with these strategies

Influenza can rear its head any time of the year, but is known to be a particularly bad thorn in one’s side during times of year when the weather is cold.  More...

Decrease mucus production and subsequent sore throats

When allergies, colds or the flu strike, the resulting symptoms can be unpleasant. Watery eyes, sneezing, aches, pains, and lethargy are common. More...

Annie's Mailbox

His daughters come first

Dear Annie: I’ve been dating a gentle, kind and loving man for a while. He goes to church, constantly reads his Bible and plays Christian music. We get along great. We have conversations for hours, and we laugh and cry together. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018:  More...

Court rules on DUI case

A Superior Court case decision that has stayed the pending court decision of hundreds of other DUI cases within the county finally received its final opinion, reversing the common pleas DUI decision made last year.  More...

Kunz Award recipient announced

The John B. Kunz Award was presented to nurse administrator Linda Gibbs Monday morning in recognition of her dedication to both J.C. More...

New TDN website to launch tomorrow

Over six years ago, The Daily News launched its first website to offer its readers the convenience of an online edition.  Beginning tomorrow after 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...

Local News

Warmer weather slated for Wednesday

Just when people were used to cooler temperatures, a warming trend is expected for midweek in the area.  Tom Kines, meteorologist with Accuweather.com, explained when warm weather is slated to occur.  More...

Area Brief

Vigil planned to remember shooting victims   More...

Police log

DUI   More...

World  Free Access 

Typhoon lashes northern Philippines, at least three missing

ILAGAN, Philippines (AP) — A strong typhoon blew across the northern Philippines on Tuesday, leaving a 5-yearold girl dead and at least three other people missing, knocking out power in entire provinces and forcing thousands to flee from villag More...

General News

Officials claim pipe-bomb suspect had hit list of targets

MIAMI (AP) — Law enforcement officials aren’t sure whether they’ve discovered the last of the pipe bombs mailed to prominent Democrats and other opponents of President Donald Trump. More...

Readers offer feedback on CBD and how to treat ‘hanger’

Hello, dear readers, and welcome to autumn! You’ve been keeping our mailboxes full, so let’s dive right in.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Patriots beat Bills 25-6

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Buffalo honors Thurman Thomas

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Thurman Thomas recalled a phone call he received a couple weeks ago from former Buffalo Bills teammate Bruce Smith.  “Do yo know what it means to have your jersey retired?” Smith asked Thomas. More...

Thompson hits record 14 3s

CHICAGO (AP) — Klay Thompson broke teammate Stephen Curry’s NBA record with 14 3-pointers and finished with 52 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 149-124 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Standing Stone Seniors plan events

The officers and chairpersons of the Standing Stone Senior Center met Oct. 11 for their regular bimonthly meeting to discuss upcoming activities and events. President Jim Park called the meeting to order. More...

Scratch mushy stuffing and make cornbread

Cornbread and sausage stuffing is a compelling alternative to the usual bread-based dish. But the recipes we tried all called for store-bought cornbread, which had a fluffy texture that resulted in mushy stuffing. More...

Births

Phillip and Christina Myers of Rockhill are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Vera Grace Myers, Sept. 21, 2018, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. At birth, Vera weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and measured 18 inches in length. More...

School News

Local woman begins medical school

Samantha Mansberger of Huntingdon received her white coat in a ceremony marking her symbolic entrance into the medical field in a ceremony at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine, Sept. 22. More...

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