September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Water customers demand answers

Huntingdon Borough Water Treatment Plant customers turned out Tuesday night for the monthly borough council members to express their alarm concerning correspondence advising of water quality violations at the plant.  More...

COG reps consider proposed legislation

Members of the Huntingdon County Council of Governments (COG) discussed legislation that could impact what code inspection firm is used for building projects in the county.  More...

Local News

Film festival offers eclectic selection

A one-of-a-kind festival will offer movie lovers an eclectic selection of short and feature films this weekend at the Buskopolis Festival of Cinematic Oddities at Huntingdon Clifton Cinema 5.  The festival takes place Friday, Sept. More...

Fiber Arts Fest begins Friday

The Huntingdon County Arts Council is gearing up for its fifth Fiber Arts Fest Friday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Sept. More...

Area briefs

Theater event to raise funds for hurricane relief   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Family festival to return to Huntingdon County

75 Years Ago  The first major contribution initiating the start of the Scrap Salvage for Victory Drive in Huntingdon County was reported this morning by Chairman Martin H. Heine. The chairman received a call this morning from Hon. George W. More...

Recovery from pneumonia takes time

Dear Doctor: My husband was recently hospitalized for pneumonia “of undetermined origin” and treated with IV antibiotics. Does that mean they don’t know whether it was viral or bacterial? Are antibiotics used for both? More...

Suspect in pricey bourbon heist pleads guilty

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A rogue distillery worker at the center of a bourbon-heist scheme that spirited away tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of liquor has pleaded guilty in a case that has already secured a place in Kentucky lore.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jake LaMotta dies

MIAMI (AP) — Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” has died at age 95.  His fiancee, Denise Baker, says LaMotta died Tuesday at a Miami-area hospital from complication More...

Sale reaches 300 strikeouts

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale struck out 13 to become the first AL pitcher in 18 years to reach the 300 mark, and the Boston Red Sox moved to the brink of clinching a playoff berth by beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-0 on Wednesday night.  More...

Stevens is do-it-all backup

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Tommy Stevens will take over as Penn State’s starting quarterback eventually. Now, he’s helping starter Trace McSorley any way he can.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Anthony Joseph Lingle Jr., 4398 Racetrack Road, Apt. 2, Hesston, and Whitney Nicole Rogers, also of Hesston.   More...

Our Community Cares Fall Festival

Our Community Cares hosted its fourth annual Fall Festival Musical Talent Contest Sept. 10 at the Captain Jacks Lions Park near Mill Creek. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Former ag secretary wins prestigious dairy award

The Honorable Samuel Hayes Jr., of Warriors Mark, received the Obie Snider Award at the 54th All-American Dairy Show, which ends today, Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.  More...

Huntingdon Horsemen shows have over 300 entries

Huntingdon Horsemen held its third two-day show of the season Aug. More...

NASCAR

CHICAGOLAND

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Bad decision Kyle Busch and crew chief Adam Stevens decided to use Daniel Suarez’s pit crew, which has been consistently faster all season. The trade didn’t work out too well. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Truex advancements   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

New old-school?   More...

Charges filed in 2016 crash

A Fulton County woman charged for her involvement in a 2016 fatal crash is expected to appear in court next week for her preliminary hearing.  More...

CJAB members talk strategic plan

Members of the Huntingdon County Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) broached the topic of revamping their strategic plan at their quarterly meeting Wednesday afternoon.  More...

Cassville’s 42nd Oktoberfest begins Friday

As Cassville Oktoberfest organizer Larry Hicks puts the final touches on his 42nd annual festival, there’s one thing he’ll be missing. More...

State  Free Access 

State takes credit ratings hit amid budget fight

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s credit rating took its latest punch Wednesday, another black eye in a nearly three-month budget stalemate that has pitted Democratic Gov. More...

Man convicted in sex assault gets 30 to 87 years

DOYLESTOWN (AP) — A cult-like figure whose spiritual and financial hold over a formerly Amish couple enabled him to have sexual relationships with six of their daughters was sentenced to up to 87 years in prison Wednesday.  More...

Ex-president’s suit against ex-FBI boss dismissed

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier’s criminal conviction means he is barred from pursuing defamation claims against former FBI director Louis Freeh, a judge ruled on Wednesday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 21   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

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Penns Valley (1-3, 0-3 ML) at Huntingdon (4-0, 3-0 ML), 7 p.m.  More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: West Branch (1-3, 1-2 ICC) at Mount Union (3-1, 3-0 ICC), 7 p.m.  More...

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Southern Huntingdon (3-1) at Juniata Valley (3-1), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Jaxson Rand rushed for 143 yards and two touchdowns and Seth Derugen caught two passes for 66 yards and two scores, but Juniata Valley had to More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Law or no law, sands should ante up host fee to Bethlehem, Sept. 10   The city of Bethlehem has a gambling problem.  More...

Letter to the Editor

Sincere thanks for farmers’ market support

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: More...

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Annie's Mailbox

Fiancee´ and ex invited to family gatherings

Dear Annie: About two years ago, my wife of 20 years, “Cynthia,” and I divorced. Our two children are grown and out of the house. Our divorce wasn’t the norm; we did it without a lawyer or mediator. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo if born before 4:02 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Sun will be in Libra. The Moon is in Libra until 1:40 p.m. (ET), when it moves into Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 22, 2017:  More...

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