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TMSB members approve contract

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening unanimously approved a new teacher contract that calls for a 2.395 percent average salary increase over a fouryear period. More...

MUASB president honored at last meeting

A three-term board member was recognized Monday night by her fellow Mount Union Area School District directors during the last meeting of her tenure.  Jane Wagner, who joined the board in December 2005 and has served as president since 2011, is More...

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Email indicates state election chief forced out

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s former elections chief indicated in an email sent last month to Gov. Tom Wolf that he was forced out of his cabinet-level job, although he resigned.  More...

Police arrest suspect in fatal officer shooting

NEW KENSINGTON (AP) — The man accused of fatally shooting a rookie police officer in western Pennsylvania was taken into custody Tuesday, the state police said. More...

Former hostage says captivity ‘intolerable’ for her children

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — An American woman who endured five years of captivity in Afghanistan said she and her Canadian husband resisted their captors and did the best they could to raise young children in brutal conditions, using bottle caps and More...

Local Sports

College Men’s Basketball:

Penn State rolls past Pitt, 85-54

The Penn State men’s basketball team took a doubledigit lead less than four minutes into its game against Pittsburgh in its Legends Classic game at Barclays Center Monday night and never looked back en route to an 85-54 victory. More...

College Women’s Basketball:

Lady Lions turn up heat to top CCSU

The first snow hit the Old Main lawn just 18 hours before the Penn State women’s basketball team turned up the heat on Central Connecticut State inside the Bryce Jordan Center on Monday night, as the Lady Lions forced 20 Blue Devil missteps on More...

HCC sweeps Garver

The Huntingdon Community Center Gainers swept a pair of decisions against visiting Garver Memorial YMCA gtmnastics team, Saturday afternoon in the Huntingdon Area High School gymnasium. More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Nov. 17.  House  More...

Letters to the Editor

A profoundly remarkable job  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Chatter Box

Much to be thankful for

A dear friend recently said to me, “Despite our losses, we have much to be thankful for.”  On this Thanksgiving week, I can’t think of a better way to count our blessings.  More...

HASD survey data released

Despite the concerns posted on social media, few members of the public attended the Huntingdon Area School Board meeting Monday night to hear the findings from the first phase of a district feasibility study.  More...

Departing HASB members honored

After hearing the presentation of phase one of the McKissick Capacity and Demographic Study, Huntingdon Area School Board members recognized student learners, resignations and briefly discussed future concerns regarding non-school age learners riding More...

Bear harvest totals rise on second day

Bear hunters who set out Monday have fared better on the second day of bear rifle season than the first.  More bears were seen Monday at the Huntingdon County check station at the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Readiness Center in Smithfield T More...

General News

Workers seek better pay for depicting Pilgrims

BOSTON (AP) — Workers at a Massachusetts living history museum that depicts 17th century life at the time of the Pilgrims are asking to be treated by 21st century standards.  More...

Thanksgiving tribe reclaims language lost to colonization

MASHPEE, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts tribe whose ancestors shared a Thanksgiving meal with the Pilgrims nearly 400 years ago is reclaiming its longlost language, one schoolchild at a time.  More...

After death of 8th child, Ikea relaunches recall

NEW YORK (AP) — Ikea relaunched a recall of 29 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child.  CEO Lars Petersson said Ikea wants to increase awareness of the recall campaign for several types of chest and dressers More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 21   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Falcons hold off Seahawks, 34-31

SEATTLE (AP) — Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons did enough through 3 1/2 quarters that even the best comeback attempt by Russell Wilson fell short this time.  A couple of yards short to be exact.  More...

Celtics top Mavs for 16th straight win

DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his season-high 47 points in overtime as the Boston Celtics rallied once again from a double-digit deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-102 on Monday night and extend their winning streak to 16 games. More...

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People/Pastimes

Huntingdon County United Way receives ‘thumbs up’

Huntingdon County United Way just got a big “thumbs up” from United Way Worldwide (UWW). That means we have successfully completed our 2017 Membership Certification. This annual certification is required for every member United Way. More...

Service Personnel News

HAHS graduate completes basic military training

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Healthy Living

Five ways to pay tribute to family caregivers this month

Caring for a person with reduced autonomy can be extremely challenging. More...

Coping as a family caregiver

Individuals are born into the world requiring the care of their parents and other adult guardians to grow and thrive. These adult children, in turn, may end up providing care when their parents reach senior age or face an illness or disability.  More...

Regain hope and strength while caregiving

Caregivers are unpaid individuals, typically a spouse, child, neighbor, or friend, who assist with activities of daily living and medical tasks. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Priorities for retirement

Dear Annie: My husband and I have just retired, and I’m beginning to worry about our personality differences.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017:  More...

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