November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

HCBI chief touts local loan options

As the county’s leading economic development agency, Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) works with business owners to help finance projects; however, this year, that hasn’t been the case. More...

Motorists urged to watch for deer on road

With hunters entering the woods in the pursuit of game, deer will be on the move. More...

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Local News

Broad Top man enters no contest plea

A Broad Top man slated to go to trial today entered an 11th-hour no contest plea to his charges Wednesday. Kennie Allen Jamison, 27, is charged with terroristic threats, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and harassment. More...

Huntingdon man facing sex abuse charges

A Huntingdon man is in the county jail and facing more than 400 sex abuse charges for acts he allegedly committed with a teenage victim. More...

Police Log

Woodshed fire More...

World  Free Access 

Country of origin label for meat cuts endangered

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is running out of options in its effort to tell consumers where fresh cuts of meat originated after a successful challenge to package labeling by Canada and Mexico. More...

Local Sports

Juniata men pull away late to top Allegheny

The young Juniata College men’s basketball team, playing at home for the first time, turned in a solid effort throughout and pulled away at the end to earn a 69-55 victory over Allegheny last night. More...

Livoti leads Eagle women to first win of season

The Juniata College women’s basketball team scored a season high 70 points and were able to pull away late, defeating Frostburg St. 70-63 to earn its first win of the season. More...

Lane, Cornelius earn power points prizes

In the Power Points contest, Mark Lane of Huntingdon won Week 10 locally by a tiebreaker over Russell Booher of Mount Union. Both finished with 117 points for the week. Todd Cornelius of Saltillo scored 104 points to lead the area in Week 11. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Ice formed across the top of Raystown Lake in this undated file photo. If you have more information about this photo or a photo you would like to share, contact staff writer Candy E. More...

Players identified in Old-Time Photo

Huntingdon area residents Bob Snare and Jim Decker provided some information to The Daily News following the publication of the Nov. 13 Old-Time Photo. More...

Chief tax-dodging officers

Republican and Democratic leaders don’t often see eye to eye on taxes. But surprisingly, corporate tax reform looks like one area where there might actually be some potential for bipartisan action in Washington. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

It’s buck fever time

If you’re showing signs of ungroomed facial hair, early morning rising, dressing in orange and camo, scoping out the best tree stand location and preparing the gun for the opening day of rifle season, it’s safe to say you have a serious c More...

County farmers attend farm bureau convention

A group of Huntingdon County Farm Bureau members represented area farmers at the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) annual convention in Harrisburg this week. More...

Master Gardener program now accepting applications

Penn State Cooperative Extension in Huntingdon County is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 training course for the Penn State Extension Master Gardener Program. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Nov. 21, 2014: More...

COG solicitor stepping down

Huntingdon attorney Mike Kipphan told the 19 representatives of the Huntingdon County Council of Governments (COG) during their meeting Wednesday evening he will step down as the board’s solicitor, effective immediately. More...

MU leaders consider budget woes

Mount Union Borough Council had its first look at the borough’s 2015 budget during Wednesday night’s special meeting. More...

Police, DA anticipate crash probe near end

A determination of whether charges will be filed against the Mill Creek woman involved in the fatal crash that killed a Mill Creek Amish couple traveling by horse and buggy in Porter Township in late August may come in the next few weeks. More...

Obituaries

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 20 Soup Kitchen p 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...

State  Free Access 

Judge asked to approve NFL concussion deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL on Wednesday urged a judge to approve an estimated $1 billion settlement of concussion lawsuits despite concerns raised by former players or survivors who feel left out. More...

Officer violated man’s rights with stun gun

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal court jury convicted a police officer of violating a man’s civil rights by using a stun gun on him three times while he was handcuffed. More...

State attorney general’s office: No child porn found

HARRISBURG (AP) — A pornographic email scandal involving state employees did not include any child pornography, the state attorney general’s office said Wednesday, just a day after the attorney general seemed to suggest otherwise. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

MUASB approves summer school fees

75 Years Ago The Altoona Vesper Choir of 65 voices will present a program of social music in the Presbyterian Church. Harold H. Barker is the conductor of the group and Miss Harriet Hoenstine will be the organ accompanist. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Spurs edge Cavaliers; Bucks hold off Nets in triple overtime

CLEVELAND (AP) — Tim Duncan and Boris Diaw scored 19 points apiece and the San Antonio Spurs beat Cleveland for the 10th straight time — and got the best of LeBron James again — with a 92-90 win over the Cavaliers on Wednesday night More...

Rangers’ Talbot shuts out Flyers for first win

NEW YORK (AP) — Cam Talbot’s time in the New York Rangers lineup is fleeting at best. That is life as Henrik Lundqvist’s backup. More...

Arizona rallies behind stifling defense

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Rondae Hollis-Jefferson scored 19 points and No. 2 Arizona used a stifling defense in a decisive second-half run to give the Wildcats a 71-54 victory over Cal-Irvine on Wednesday night. More...

People/Pastimes

Potatoes pack a nutritional punch

The average person’s caloric needs have decreased since the 20th century when lifestyles were more active, yet nutritional needs are generally the same. More...

American Legion auxiliary holds November meeting

The Auxiliary to Frank P. Hommon American Legion Post 24, Huntingdon, ladies auxiliary held its monthly meeting Nov. 11 at the post home. More...

Men’s Prayer Breakfast to host speaker

The Thanksgiving observance for the Men’s Prayer Breakfast and Fellowship will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in the social room of the Newton Hamilton United Methodist Church located on Church Street, Newton Hamilton. More...

Annie's Mailbox

That relationship comes first

Dear Annie: My lady and I have been together for nine years, and we have a beautiful 7-year-old daughter. More...

Doctor K

Eye drops will provide relief

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have allergies, and my eyes are affected the most. They’re puffy, red and itchy. What can I do? More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

Happy days

Let’s start with the bottom line, then work our way up through the cracks and crannies of sports known as fate and chance. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

A worthy champion? More...

SPEED FREAKS

A couple questions we had to ask — ourselves

Now that it’s over, how’d you like the new Chase? More...

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