October 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon parade to be held Monday

Thirty-five floats, five area high school marching bands, a number of scary, original and cute mummers and more will make their way down Washington Street in Huntingdon Borough Monday, Oct. 27, for the annual Huntingdon Area Halloween Parade. More...

Motorists, pedestrians urged to use caution

After two deadly crashes involving pedestrians and automobiles on county roads in recent weeks, law enforcement officers and PennDOT officials are urging both pedestrians and motorists to exercise caution at all times. More...

Special Sections

Local News

Correction

In an article in the Oct. 23 edition of The Daily News, Valley Rural Electric Cooperative was inadvertently omitted as a sponsor of Wednesday’s Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce Coffee Connection. Staff writer Candy E. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Darrell Hooper Jr.Date of Birth: 3/31/1988Age: 26Height: 6’4”Weight: 150Eye color: BrownHair color: Brown More...

Removing gas pumps

Employees from Blair Petroleum worked to remove the gasoline island and tanks at the former Martin General Store in Saxton Borough this week. More...

Local Sports

Knights come back to down Rockets

Southern Huntingdon took advantage of the first big break in Friday evening’s Senior Night contest with visiting Moshannon Valley and rode the shoulders of senior tailback Mason Parks and a strong offensive line to an early two touchdown lead. More...

Trojans rally to get by Titans

The clash on the mountain proved to be just the thriller everyone thought it would be when unbeaten Mount Union went to Saxton to take on the Titans Friday night and escaped with a 44-41 win. More...

West Branch holds off Juniata Valley

A pair of 1-7 football teams put it all on the line in Allport Friday in an effort to come up with a win. Kris Smeal ran 31 times for 249 yards and three touchdowns to give West Branch a 36-28 win over Juniata Valley on Senior Night. More...

People/Pastimes

Life insurance strengthens financial safety

Savings account? Check. Retirement account? Check. Debt managed responsibly? Check. Life insurance? Wait a minute ... More...

Brenneman descendants hold 50th reunion

The descendants of Jeremiah and Mary (Kyle) Brenneman held their 50th family reunion Aug. 31 at Riverside Park in Smithfield Township. There were a total of 54 members and friends attending. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Gage Reeder who turns 6 years old today, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. His proud parents are Danny and Chanda Reeder of Mount Union. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Discuss this situation with a priest

Dear Annie: I am Protestant, and my husband was baptized in the Catholic Church, but religion was never important to him or his family. Neither of us has converted, nor will we. More...

Doctor K

Proper hygiene protects against urinary infections

DEAR DOCTOR K: I think my 4-year-old daughter may have a urinary tract infection. How will it be treated? And what can I do to make sure she doesn’t get another one? More...

Helping students in need

Mapleton youth reaching out to aid Texas school

A third grader at Mapleton- Union Elementary School is looking out for a group of students in Texas who lost their school to fire earlier this fall. More...

US rep. applauds career and tech ed

Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson held a hearing in Harrisburg Friday to discuss the future of career and technical education (CTE) in Pennsylvania. More...

Park water pipe work funded by state grant

For 50 years, cast iron pipes have been carrying water through Greenwood Furnace State Park. But, over time, the pipe has become more bothersome, requiring large amounts of staff time and money to find and repair leaks. More...

Obituaries

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 25 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, Oct. 26 More...

General News

Lawmakers seek to end benefits to former Nazis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to stop suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. More...

Mystery novel riff on Brit Lit classic comes to PBS

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actors generally are eager for work and a challenge, but Matthew Rhys and Anna Maxwell Martin admit they were skittish about taking on the lead characters of “Pride and Prejudice.” More...

Queen sends first tweet

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — and she’s signed it “Elizabeth R.” The 88-year-old monarch tried her hand at Twitter as she opened a new gallery in central London’s Science Museum Friday More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bearcats pull away from So. Florida

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gunner Kiel threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score before hurting his ribs again, and Munchie Legaux took it from there Friday night, scoring a notable touchdown of his own while Cincinnati pulled away to a 34-17 vic More...

Royals take 2-1 lead over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That winning formula of fundamental baseball put the Kansas City Royals on top in the World Series. More...

McMurray wins Martinsville pole

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jamie McMurray bumped all eight of NASCAR’s championship contenders with a surprising pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway. More...

Opinion Line

OpiniOn Line

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The Daily News Opinion Line columns will present the opinions and comments of our readers phoned to the “Opinion Line” from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Monday evening. More...

Religion News

Mystery surrounding undergarments addressed

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is addressing the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by its faithful with a new video explaining the practice in-depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about what it considers a More...

North Korean detainee was treated well

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — The lawyer for an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub says the man was treated well by the North Korean government and is in good health. More...

Assault on Yazidis may be genocide attempt

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A United Nations official says evidence strongly indicates that the Islamic State group’s assault on Iraq’s Yazidi religious minority is “an attempt to commit genocide.” More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 27, 2014: More...

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