December 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Safe School Grant awarded to HASD

A Safe School Grant awarded to Huntingdon Area School District will do just as its name suggests — support safer schools.  The $14,296 grant awarded to nearly 140 schools, police departments and municipalities will be used locally to impro More...

Christmas festivities begin in Mount Union

Ray Singer of McVeytown returned to the Festival of Trees and Wreaths in Mount Union this weekend with his model train display. More...

Local News

Judge issues bench warrants for defendants

Three preliminary hearings were held in the absence of the defendants during a recent session of central court, all three cases turned over to the higher court by Magisterial District Judge Richard Wilt.  More...

Police Log

Underage alcohol   SHIRLEY TWP. — An 18-year-old Mount Union man was charged with underage alcohol consumption by state police at Huntingdon at 1:30 a.m. Dec. 10.  Suicide attempt   More...

News of Yesteryear

Mount Union fire chief dies at station

75 Years Ago Samuel Mosser, 61, chief of the Mount Union Fire Co. for the past 27 years and a well-known citizen of Mount Union, died at the fire house Saturday morning, just a few minutes after returning from a fire at the home of L.M. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Dec. 11 AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. Habitat for Huma nity o Habitat for Humanity will meet at 7 p.m. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penn State men top GW 74-54

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Mike Watkins has worn a weighted vest in practice and it’s helped Penn State’s power forward when he finds himself wearing multiple defenders on game days. More...

Mayfield wins Heisman

NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has won the Heisman Trophy, completing a climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players in the history of college football. More...

Steelers pull out another win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ryan Shazier was everywhere. His helmet rested on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ bench. His jersey too. His face and (hash) Shalieve stitched on speciallydesigned cleats. His familiar No. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Libra. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017: More...

Police justified in man’s death

After months of investigation into the officer-involved shooting death of a Hesston man, Huntingdon County District Attorney Dave Smith announced this morning his determination that the actions of the state police were justified. More...

Capacity study issues addressed

Concerned parents, stakeholders and other taxpayers of the Huntingdon Area School District met at what was a call-for-action meeting Sunday night, discussing in detail district’s capacity study and the effect the ending result will have on the More...

Experts warn against giving pets as gifts

Thoughts of puppies and kittens adorned with ribbons beneath the Christmas tree may seem like the makings of a perfect holiday memory, but giving a pet as a gift is far from a good idea. More...

State  Free Access 

Accused serial predator had ‘devil’ in eyes, woman says

She met him on a dating site, where Seth Mull’s profile said he was “serious about finding the perfect match.” She found him attractive: Mull was fit, with huge biceps and ripped abs. More...

New Medicaid feature to reduce future nursing home enrollees

HARRISBURG (AP) — Years in the making, Democratic Gov. More...

Convictions overturned in crash that killed woman, three kids

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An appeals court overturned third-degree murder convictions of a man accused of striking and killing a woman and her three young sons while street racing in Philadelphia more than four years ago.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata tops Jackets to go 8-0

Men’s Basketball:

Juniata hit seven of eight free throws in a 10-2 run in the final minute Saturday after to pull away for a big 75-64 win over Randolph Macon in the championship game of the annual Doc Green Tournament in Memorial Gym. More...

Juniata downs Rockets to capture third title

So. Huntingdon Tip-Off:

Juniata High School has hauled the championship trophy from the Southern Huntingdon Tip-Off tournament back to Mifflintown for the third straight year Saturday night. The Indians defeated the Southern Huntingdon 68-39 to claim the prize.  More...

Hornets drop opener at PV

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Juniata Valley put two starters in double figures Saturday afternoon at Penns Valley, but the Rams countered with nearly four players with double digits and overcame a four-point deficit late in the game to pull out a 51-50 victory and spoil the Gree More...

People/Pastimes

HCCTC graduates

Recent graduates of the nurse aide program at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC), Mill Creek, were honored Dec. 4. The students completed the 120-hour program at the HCCTC. More...

Happy Birthday

For more information on submitting children’s birthdays, please call 643-4040, ext. 132, or email afeagley@huntingdondailynews.com.   More...

Share your gathering in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor. The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Taking car back from brother

Dear Annie: I am at a loss as to how to get my car back from my mom’s house. A little history first: My brother and his family have lived at my parents’ home on and off since they got married because of financial hardship.  More...

Hints from Heloise

RSV-peeved by lack of response

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about not sending back an RSVP for seated events. — Heloise  More...

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