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Porter Township man not guilty of assault

A Porter Township man charged with simple assault, harassment and criminal mischief was found not guilty in Huntingdon County Court Thursday.  Marti B. More...

Local News

J.C. Blair sponsors men and women’s health events

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital is sponsoring several upcoming events for men and women in recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September and Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.  More...

Police Log

Property damaged   ALEXANDRIA BORO. — James Hoffmaster, Alexandria, reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone punctured the tires on his vehicle while it was parked on Main Street Sept. 16. More...

Area briefs

SCV Lions plan hootenanny Sept. 22   More...

World  Free Access 

iPhone 5 launch draws Apple fans worldwide

HONG KONG (AP) — In a now familiar global ritual, Apple fans jammed shops from Sydney to Paris to pick up the tech juggernaut’s latest iPhone.  Eager buyers formed long lines Friday at Apple Inc. More...

Police to search home of Ga. teen found in Los Angeles

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — Investigators were planning to search the suburban subdivision home of a Georgia couple accused of child cruelty after an emaciated 18-year-old boy was found wandering a Los Angeles bus station.  More...

Pittsburgh SWAT team at hostage call in high-rise

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A police SWAT team responded Friday to a call about an armed man inside a downtown Pittsburgh office building, prompting an evacuation amid reports of a hostage situation.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Giants handle Panthers 36-7

CHARLOTTE, N.C. More...

Boise holds on to win 7-6

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Mike Atkinson has often talked with his Boise State teammates about that rare moment of glory for a nose tackle: The elusive pick six.  That heroic moment finally came Thursday night when he dropped back into pass cover More...

Revis cleared for contact

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis was cleared for contact in practice for the first time since sustaining a concussion in the team’s season opener.  More...

School News

Area culinary arts students receive academic honors

Allison Bousum of Alexandria and Benjamin Rojik of Petersburg have been named to the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts dean’s recognition list for academic excellence for the summer 2012 semester.  More...

Descendants of David Barnett hold reunion

The fifth annual reunion of the descendants of David Barnett, a veteran of the 78th Infantry in the Civil War, and lifelong resident of Cass Township, was held Sept. More...

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Hints from Heloise

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How to handle your candles

Dear Readers: Here are some very important CANDLE SAFETY HINTS from our friends at the National Candle Association. Please take a moment to read these reminders:  Place candles on heat-resistant candleholders that are large enough to catch wax. More...

Special Sections

Jury duty prank disrupts courts

A prank phone call had court administrators across the commonwealth sending alerts and informing county residents they did not miss jury duty Thursday.  More...

Huntingdon’s Bryan Street project is closer to reality

It has been a slow process, but the proposed Bryan Street project in Huntingdon Borough continues to move forward. The process took another step last week when PennDOT officially and electronically opened sealed bids for the project. More...

United Way sponsors Touch a Truck event

There’s nothing more intriguing to a child than a big truck, piece of heavy equipment or the flashing lights of a fire engine.  More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

PSU hires victim fund veteran Feinberg

HARRISBURG (AP) — The lawyer who ran the Sept. More...

Governor Corbett: Drilling opponents are ‘unreasoning’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gov. More...

School seeks delay on Victim No. 1 civil lawsuit

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State has asked a judge to delay a civil lawsuit filed by a young man whose allegations of sexual abuse triggered the criminal investigation into retired assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Claudia Footwear announces expansion project in Wood

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 21   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Sept. 22   More...

Local Sports

Eagles return home to face F&M

Coming off a game where the defense limited a potent Gettysburg offense to just 28 points, the Juniata College football team will try to keep the defense tough and get the offense totally in gear when Franklin & Marshall visits Knox Stadium Satur More...

Pickin’ ... Panel

Terry Snare took a two-game lead on the field in the first week of the season for the new-look Daily News Pickin’ Panel and has been pulling away ever since.  More...

Bearcats, Trojans and Hornets win; Titans fall

High School Volleyball:

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People/Pastimes

Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month

The Standing Stone Garden Club has selected the garden belonging to Bill and Linda Cousins of 1527 Mifflin St., Huntingdon, as the Garden of the Month for September. More...

Service Personnel News

SHCHS graduate completes Advanced Intel training

Pennsylvania Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jessica Ashlynne Greene of Shade Gap has graduated from the four-week Advanced Information Operations and Cyberspace Training at the 39th Information Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla. More...

Bricktown Senior Citizen Center hosts program by Helpmates, Inc.

The Mount Union Bricktown Senior Citizen Center hosted Pam Wise of Helpmates, Inc. as the featured speaker recently. Helpmates, Inc. is celebrating 25 years of caring for people at home. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Stale chip solution  Did you know that you can renew stale tortilla chips in the microwave? Just place a single layer on a paper plate and microwave for approximately one minute. I tried it and I couldn’t believe how good they came out! More...

Annie's Mailbox

Unless she makes a habit of flirting with other men, let it go

Dear Annie: My wife, my granddaughter and I recently took a six-hour flight home. I thought we’d have the middle section to ourselves, but when we boarded, I noticed there were four seats. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo if born before 7:49 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, it will be in Libra. The Moon is in Sagittarius before 12:20 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, it will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012:  More...

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