September 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Election will be a close race

With the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) Thursday evening, the race for the White House is less than 60 days away and closer than ever.  More...

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Local News

PennDOT work schedule for week of Sept. 10

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of Sept. 10-14.   More...

Last week’s poll results

The Daily News asked its readers if recent events at Penn State will deter them from supporting the football team this season?  Out of the 60 people who responded, 90 percent still support PSU, while 10 percent reported they will not support the More...

Head-on collision

Crews from Mill Creek Volunteer Fire Co., Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue, Mapleton Fire Department and Huntingdon Ambulance responded to a head-on collision on Route 22 in Brady Township at 8: More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 8   AA MEETING  . Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Utah State tops Utah

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Chuckie Keeton threw two touchdown passes, Kerwynn Williams scored on 1-yard run on the first possession of overtime and Utah State beat Utah 27-20 on Friday night to snap a 12-game losing streak against the Utes.  Utah More...

Players and NHL hold informal talks Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — Representatives from the NHL and the players’ association held informal negotiations on Friday at the league offices.  More...

A-Rod homers in 8-5 Yankee win

BALTIMORE (AP) — Alex Rodriguez hit his 300th home run with the Yankees, Russell Martin and Steve Pearce also homered, and New York regained sole possession of first place in the AL East by defeating Baltimore 8-5 on Friday night.  More...

Religion News

First Regular Baptist Church marks 170th year of ministry

The First Regular Baptist Church of Huntingdon celebrated the 170th year of its founding Aug. 26.  More...

Bountiful Blessings to serve need-based families in Mount Union

Bountiful Blessings, a 501c3 non-profit organization, helps need-based, working poor families in the Mount Union area at its newest location inside Mount Union First United Methodist Church, 15 W. Shirley St., Mount Union.  More...

Heritage Fair to be held at Camp Blue Diamond

The Brethren Churches of the Middle PA District will sponsor their annual Heritage Fair Saturday, Sept. 29, at Camp Blue Diamond, located five miles east of Petersburg off Route 305 on Diamond Valley Road.  More...

Special Sections

Forestry camp part of AlertPA

Area residents concerned about notifications of escapes from Youth Forestry Camp No. More...

Security measures after 9/11 offer solace for some people

There’s an old saying that “time heals all wounds.”  For those who remember 9/11, time may heal, but the events that took place on that day left scars many will feel for the rest of their lives.  More...

Borough residents voice concern over Peace Chapel Road runoff

Residents who live along Peace Chapel Road, including Huntingdon Borough Council member John Gradwell, are concerned about the amount of not only gravel, but also water, which flows from the road during heavy rainstorms. More...

General News

Grandma gives birth to her own grandchild

CHICAGO (AP) — Setting foot in a hospital again, Emily and Mike Jordan couldn’t help but feel anxious.  More...

Katie Couric stakes a claim in daytime talk TV

NEW YORK (AP) — “What’s good is: people are interested. What’s bad is: people are TOO interested, sometimes.”  Katie Couric is grinning as she says this, but she isn’t kidding. And she has a point.  More...

Secret to great grilling is indirect heat

If you want to master the art of grilling, you need to accept the idea that more heat isn’t necessarily better heat.  More...

Local Sports

Hornets down Trojans to stay unbeaten

The two things Mount Union coach Corey Wertz knew his squad had to accomplish to have any success Friday evening at Juniata Valley was to stay on assignment and not give up any big plays. More...

Play suspended in Bearcat and Rocket games

A pair of Friday night’s area scholastic football games fell victim to lightning and were suspended in progress.  More...

Juniata downs Keystone 6-0

Women’s Soccer:

The Juniata College women’s soccer team shut out Keystone College 6-0 Friday afternoon at the University of Scranton’s Fitzpatrick Field to remain undefeated in the 2012 season.  More...

People/Pastimes

A ‘Sweet’ donation

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Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Carlee Ann Marie Leidy who turns 9 years old today, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. More...

Hartslog Heritage Museum to celebrate Neff’s Bridge

For many months, area residents driving along River Road near Alexandria have watched the ongoing project of refurbishing the historic Neff Bridge, which spans the Frankstown Branch of the Juniata River and connects Alexandria Pike with River Road. More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

Thank you for taking responsibility

Dear Annie: I had to respond to the letter from “Seeing Red About Blue,” whose son is in a wheelchair. She often finds the striped area next to the handicapped parking spot occupied, blocking safe passage back into her van. More...

Doctor K

Both soluble and insoluble fiber are part of healthy diet

DEAR DOCTOR K: Can you explain the difference between soluble and insoluble fiber? Are both good for your health?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Cancer all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 10, 2012:  More...

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