December 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County jobless rate down slightly

Bucking a four-month trend, the unemployment rate decreased slightly in Huntingdon County in October. More...

Deer hunters ready for antlerless opener

Hunters are preparing for the opening of antlerless deer season tomorrow, which will historically resemble a second opening day with hunters flocking to the woods to finish out their deer tags for the season.  More...

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Local News

Arts Council to host Holiday Shoppe

For the sixth year, the Huntingdon County Arts Council will be converting the Art Space in Huntingdon into its annual Holiday Shoppe beginning today.  According to arts council executive director John Kearns, they have at least 24 different arti More...

Juniata College to host ‘Light Up Night’

Juniata College will kick off the holidays on campus tonight by hosting a lighting event, displaying thousands of lights throughout the quad.  More...

Police Log

Identity theft   BARREE TWP. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Hunter injured in shooting accident

75 years ago  The skeletons of two Cleveland, Ohio, aviators, who disappeared in a flight over the Allegheny Mountains May 17, 1941, were found beside the wreckage of their burned airplane in a densely wooded section of Bedford County, near Hynd More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Dec. 2   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

Reighard named an academic All-American

The College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA) announced its Academic All-America Division III Football Team Tuesday. More...

Breault playing in All-Star game Sunday

Senior wideout Kirby Breault (Elizabethtown) will be participating Sunday in the annual National Bowl, which showcases All-American and All-Conference seniors from around the nation. More...

People/Pastimes

Little Jewels Academy

Students from Little Jewels Academy, Orbisonia, visited the historic Bedford Furnace House to visit with “pilgrims,” Bonnie Hiles, left, and “George” Nin Hiles Jr., right, to More...

Boy Scout Troop 4471

Boy Scout Troop 4471 of Saxton presented an advancement award Nov. 21 at the regular troop meeting held at the Saxton Sportsman’s Association building. More...

Share your gathering in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 2:44 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Man sentenced to state prison

A James Creek man will spend the next 18-35 years in a state correctional institution following his sentencing in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday. More...

Man and woman plead no contest

A Wood couple charged with locking their children in dog cages pleaded no contest to false imprisonment of a minor pleaded in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday afternoon. More...

Christmas festivities kick off in Saxton

The spirit of Christmas was alive and well in Saxton Thursday evening, as over 600 area residents of all ages turned out for a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus and a community tree-lighting ceremony. More...

State  Free Access 

Police have video of delivery of makeshift bomb

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A package that blew up when a man opened it contained a homemade explosive, and police have video of the person who dropped it off, authorities said Thursday.  More...

Teen held on murder charges

NEW STANTON (AP) — A 14-year-old boy is accused of shooting his mother and 8-year-old brother once each in the forehead as they slept and calling 911 to insinuate his father did it, Pennsylvania state police said Thursday.  More...

Worker says she can’t explain video

Coaxed by an adult off camera, small children gleefully use filthy language in a 22-second video shot at a Pennsylvania day care, posted on Facebook and viewed nearly 170,000 times since October.  Prosecutors on Thursday filed a corruption of m More...

World  Free Access 

Oldest zoo gorilla set to have biopsy

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — The oldest known gorilla living in a zoo, a female named Colo, is to undergo a surgical biopsy sometime before her 60th birthday Dec. 22.  More...

Next test for pipeline protesters: the North Dakota winter

CANNON BALL, N.D. More...

Signs point to recovery after Tennessee wildfires

GATLINBURG, Tenn. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cowboys hold off Vikings to win 17-15

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dez Bryant sashayed through the Dallas locker room with an unmistakable swagger and had nothing but good things to say about his adversary this time around.  It was a stark change from a week ago, when he sparred with Wa More...

Gronkowski to have back surgery today

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski’s season is likely over.  The New England Patriots tight end was scheduled to have surgery Friday for a herniated disk in his lower back, the team said in a statement Thursday night.  More...

Dupree healthy and ready to play football

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The training wheels are off for Bud Dupree. Finally.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Some misunderstanding

Dear Annie: My brother and I were born on the same day, exactly one year apart. Our birthday fell on a Saturday this year. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Dear Readers: With the internet becoming our “go-to source” for education, solutions, ideas, hints, etc., consider educating yourself on some of the most common FRAUD SCHEMES you could fall victim to.  I did this, and it was very inf More...

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