September 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

COG members talk recycling

Members of the Huntingdon County Council of Governments heard from representatives of the county about the status of recycling Dumpsters that municipalities thought were going to be removed.  More...

Residents enjoy fair fun and food

Festival food, fun and entertainment came to Westminster Woods residents Wednesday, as they enjoyed the community’s as first country fair event. More...

HASD officials reflect on flood cleanup work

As flood cleanup efforts continue across the county, local officials, school districts and even state Department of Corrections (DOC) work release inmates join forces to restore parks, fields and buildings impacted by last week’s flooding.  More...

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Local News

Borough leaders secure financing for repairs

Financing arrangements to cover the cost of repairs at the Muddy Run near Ninth Street were signed at the monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council Tuesday night.  Representatives from PFM Financial Advisors and Eckert Seamans were in attend More...

HASD schools not on lockdown

Despite rumors circulating this morning, Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) administrators stress there is no threat to students or staff and the schools were not placed in lockdown.  Huntingdon Area High School assistant principal Nick Pay More...

Two vehicles involved in crash

One person was transported to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, for treatment of injuries following a two-vehicle accident that occurred just after 8 a.m. today, Thursday, Sept. More...

General News

Can working too much cause health issues

Dear Doctor: Could working too much actually give me an irregular heartbeat later in life as a study I heard about suggests? I’m 55 and run my own tech support business, so I keep some really long and often irregular hours.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Dodgers down Rockies 5-2 to increase lead in NL West

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pinch-hitter Yasiel Puig slugged a tiebreaking, threerun homer in the seventh inning that sent Los Angeles past Colorado 5-2 to increase its NL West lead to 2 1/2 games.  More...

Voit homers twice in Yankees’ 10-1 romp over Red Sox

NEW YORK (AP) — Luke Voit hit two homers off David Price, Miguel Andujar popped another one barely into the right-field seats and the New York Yankees stalled Boston’s division-clinching celebration by beating the Red Sox 10-1 on Wednesda More...

Drama is nothing new to Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree just smiled earlier this month when asked what would happen if the “Hard Knocks” cameras decided to spend a month embedded with the team during training camp.  “ More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:  Close EMS reimbursement loophole, Sept. 18   When the call for help comes in, emergency medical services organizations respond. More...

You Should Know

Q: Who is Dr. Christine Blasey Ford? A: Dr. Christine Blasey Ford has publically accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault decades ago. She is a clinical psychology professor at Palo Alto University in California. More...

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Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 21, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 9/20/2018 6:57 PM

Missing juvenile found safe  Free Access 

State police at Huntingdon report that Collin Claar, 12, has been located and is safe. Updated information will be provided in tomorrow’s edition of The Daily News. More...

Service station to close

Auction planned at Barry’s Service Center Saturday

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Recycling event planned Saturday

The third of four dates to collect unwanted electronics in Huntingdon County is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds.  More...

Motorists may encounter large equipment

As farmers work to bring in the harvest, motorists traveling area roadways are urged to take caution as they may encounter large farm machinery conveying crops from fields to farm.  More...

State  Free Access 

Woman saved boy from attack among Carnegie heroes

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A receptionist who used a child’s booster seat to fight off a pit bull that was attacking a 12-year-old boy is one of 16 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism.  The Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, bas More...

Gunman upset by divorce found dead after manhunt

EAST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP, Pa. More...

Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining

OXFORD, Pa. (AP) — A staple of summer — swarms of bugs — seems to be a thing of the past. And that’s got scientists worried.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 20   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: Williamsburg (0-4) Tussey Mountain (4-0), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Tussey Mountain’s defense shut down Northern Bedford and the Titans won the ‘Backyard Brawl’ for the first time in four years 14-7.& More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: West Branch (3-1) at Mount Union (0-4), 7 p.m.  More...

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Huntingdon (1-3, 0-2 ML) at Penns Valley (2-2, 1-2 ML), 7 p.m.  More...

People/Pastimes

Troop 24 scouts take part in Court of Honor

Scouts, parents and committee members of Boy Scout Troop 24 recently attended the troop’s Court of Honor held in Hartslog Valley. The Court of Honor recognizes scouts who have advanced in rank and have earned various merit badges and awards. More...

Betting on a good cause

When football rivals Penn State and Pitt faced off on the field Sept. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Youth win top honors at open beef show

The fourth annual Huntingdon County Cattle Battle was held Aug. 11, at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds.  More...

‘Fall’ for wholesome, nutritious dairy

Alternate Dairy Princess  The fall season will soon be upon us. Crisp air, changing leaves, and pumpkin spice-flavored milk (yes, it is a thing) will soon surround us. More...

To protect pollinators, go easy on the fall garden cleanup

Time to rake up the yard, deadhead the perennials and till the vegetable garden? Not so fast.  Popular opinion is swinging toward letting things stay just as they are through winter — decayed and drab but serviceable.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

How to give your cat a pill

Dear Annie: Many years ago, my cat-loving sister clipped out an Ann Landers column called “How to Give Your Cat a Pill.” She lost it during a move, and I’d love to surprise her with a new one. More...

NASCAR

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THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Separation process   More...

LAS VEGAS

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Penske 500  No, it’s not the name of a race. It’s a reference to Roger Penske, whose race team scored its 500th victory when Brad Keselowski took the checkered flag at Las Vegas. “Great job by Brad and the No. More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Do we even have to ask if it’s now a “Big 4”? GODSPEAK: Brad Keselowski has so much momentum right now, you could surf on it.  More...

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