October 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Large crowds attend MU parades

The Mount Union community spent Thursday afternoon and evening in the throes of its annual Halloween celebration which included two back-to-back parades, both organized by the Mount Union Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Mount Union man charged in rape case

A Mount Union man was in court this week on charges he allegedly raped a 16-year-old female. More...

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Local News

Halloween creation

Employees at Ace Fix-It Hardware have been sharing their Halloween spirit with a creation in the front lawn of the store along Route 22 in Smithfield Township. More...

Police Log

Aggravated assault SHIRLEY TWP. — Joshua Perine, 30, Mount Union, has been placed in the Huntingdon County Jail in lieu of $35,000 bail for an incident that took place on East Shirley Street at 8:18 p.m. Oct. More...

On Their Way

Name: Hunter Alan EinodshoferAge: 15From: HuntingdonParents: Bert and Karla Einodshofer of HuntingdonSibling: Kathryn More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Knicks spoil LeBron’s return to Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar’s emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night. More...

Penguins top Kings 3-0; Lightning edge Flyers 4-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves in his 30th NHL shutout, and Chris Kunitz had two goals in a three-point game to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 on Thursday night. More...

Saints overcome Panthers 28-10

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Drew Brees and the Saints proved they know how to win big games on the road. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Travel woes

Dear Heloise: A tip for seniors on MEDICARE if you are traveling to a foreign country: Buy trip health insurance. Medicare does not cover you outside the U.S. We learned the hard way. — Betty H. in Arkansas More...

Trooper ambush suspect captured

BLOOMING GROVE (AP) — They searched for him in impenetrable woods and forbidding caves, in schools and vacation homes and even in a roadside clothing donation bin, all the while hoping that ambush suspect Eric Frein wouldn’t take a potsho More...

Act 89 grant funds aid Hopewell Twp.

Hopewell Township will receive $95,500 to replace culverts on Upper Ridge Road thanks to a PennDOT grant that will benefit 85 other projects in 35 counties and improve safety and mobility as a result of Act 89, the state’s transportation plan. More...

Huntingdon’s theater has haunted history

Nothing can bring on the shivers like a scary movie, that is unless the movie theater itself is supposedly haunted. More...

Obituaries

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 31 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Inclement weather causing tomato crop issues

75 Years Ago Despite the inclement weather, Mount Union’s annual observance of Halloween took place. Large crowds, estimated at more than 5,000, braved the weather to line the sidewalks and witness the parade. More...

Local Sports

Eagles looking to rebound

The Juniata College football team was unable to take advantage of its opportunities last week in Allentown and completed the “meat grinder” portion of its 2014 schedule with a 42-13 loss to Muhlenberg. More...

Picki n' Panel and other stuff

The Daily News Pickin’ Panel heads into the final week of the season with one thing certain — nothing will happen to change the outcome of the season race. More...

District 6-AA Volleyball Semifinal:

BEA knocks out ’Cats in five

Just two nights earlier, it was top-seeded Huntingdon which needed to rally from a 2-1 deficit to avoid the upset at the hands of eighth-seeded Forest Hills in a District Six Class AA quarterfinal contest. More...

People/Pastimes

A sweet trick or treat

Ethel Vaughn, a 103-year-old resident of Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, enjoyed giving treats to Harper Wasnick, daughter of Anna Sheeder and Dusty Wasnick of Shade Gap. More...

Press Club

Anti-bullying speaker returns to TM

Tussey Mountain High School welcomed back a very special visitor recently. Tyree Sterling, an anti-bullying speaker, came to talk to the seventh, eighth and ninth grade classes about something that hits close to home for him: bullying. More...

SHCSD teachers being evaluated

Students Learning Outcome/ Objectives (SLO) is a program hitting the schools of Pennsylvania. It can be called something different from one page or site to the next because outcome and objective mean the same thing. More...

MU community rallies around teen

Heroes don’t always wear capes. There isn’t always a gold letter plastered across their chest or a giant symbol in the sky calling out to them. Heroes are sometimes from the unlikeliest of places. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Sweeter smelling trash Like most, we have a trash can in the kitchen, and occasionally something stinky gets tossed into it. I hate to have these odors in my kitchen, so I put used dryer sheets into my kitchen trash. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband isn’t trustworthy

Dear Annie: I recently found out that my 62-year-old husband has been texting a woman with whom he had an intimate relationship in the past. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 12:37 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014: More...

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