September 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

County receives seminar funding

Thanks to full funding from the Southern Alleghenies Workforce Investment Board, Huntingdon County will host a Dale Carnegie Training Management Seminar Tuesday, Oct. More...

Local News

Rockhill Council anticipates less money from liquid fuels

Rockhill Borough Council members foresee a decrease in the amount of money from the state in the form of liquid fuels for the next fiscal year.  Council received a letter from the state detailing an estimate of how much they expect to receive.&n More...

Route 522 open after domestic incident in Orbisonia Borough

A domestic incident involving a firearm in Orbisonia Borough ended early this morning with the subject being taken into custody.  State police at Huntingdon were initially called to 284 Ridgley St. at 10:46 p.m. Monday for the incident. More...

Police Log

Sign taken  WALKER TWP. — Tara Miller, Huntingdon, reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone removed a campaign yard sign from her property on Cree Drive Sept. 24.  Didn’t pay   More...

World  Free Access 

Report: Premium hikes for top Medicare drug plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seniors enrolled in seven of the 10 most popular Medicare prescription drug plans will be hit with double-digit premium hikes next year if they don’t shop for a better deal, says a private firm that analyzes the highly c More...

Bomb hits school used by Syrian security forces

BEIRUT (AP) — Several bombs went off Tuesday inside a school in the Syrian capital that activists say was being used by regime forces as a security headquarters. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 25  AA Meeting  p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  Lupus Support   More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball: Bearcats, Hornets win

Huntingdon   More...

Women’s Soccer: Eagles lose 1-0 to Westminster

The Juniata College women’s soccer team (6-2-1) dropped a tough match Monday afternoon 1-0 to Westminster College (Pa.) at home on Winton Hill Field. A goal in the final minutes of play pushed the Titans (4-4-2) ahead for the win.  More...

ICC Golf: Mount Union wins crown

Mount Union had four golfers in the top 10 on the leader board to claim the championship trophy at the Inter-County Conference Golf Tournament at the Sinking Valley Country Club Monday afternoon.  The Trojans won 353-358 over Northern Bedford an More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Taxes and debt

Op-Ed

Many of us were pleased to see that candidate Romney has finally filed, and now released, his 2011 federal income tax return. It showed that he and his wife received income in the amount of $13,309,608. More...

From words to deeds: Why election matters

Commentary

When you vote for Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney in November, you’ll be voting for more than a president. More...

Chatter Box

4-H forever

Last Thursday, I attended the bi-monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Cooperative Extension Board of Directors, of which I serve as vice president. More...

Annie's Mailbox

We say get them whatever you want

Dear Annie: When I was little, my mother would insist, “I’m not your mother.” I’d be convinced and start to cry. Then she would say, “I’m just kidding.” As a 6-year-old, I was afraid of the vacuum. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 10:24 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012:  More...

Shooting trial heads into third day

The alleged target and the victim from a May 11, 2011, shooting both took the witness stand for the prosecution Monday during the second day of a criminal trial for William Ledford in Huntingdon County Court.  More...

Prepare for frost in coming weeks

Fall is here, and along with digging out the warmer clothes and turning up the heat, area residents know the first frost will soon arrive.  Though some parts of the state have already been under frost advisories, the county hasn’t seen any More...

MUASB approves KOZ change

The Mount Union Area School Board offered its support Monday night to proposed changes at Riverview Business Center that will alter which acreage is covered by a tax abatement program.  More...

State  Free Access 

Pursuit of alleged Nazi camp guard timeless

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The chief Nazi hunter with the Simon Wiesenthal Center says age and the passage of time are no barriers to investigating alleged Nazi activity during World War II.  More...

Community college closed for threat

YOUNGWOOD (AP) — A western Pennsylvania community college has closed its campuses for the day due to an unspecified threat, which state police are helping to investigate.  More...

Availability of photo ID will be court’s focus

HARRISBURG (AP) — New arguments will be raised in court over whether registered voters in Pennsylvania are getting easy enough access to state-issued identification cards that would allow a law requiring photo IDs at the polls to stand for this More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Maddensville Bridge project is at half-way point

75 Years Ago  Government expenses and receipts for the current fiscal year through Sept. 21 were released today by the U.S. More...

Saxton Library

A beginner’s computer class will be offered from 1-2 p.m. Oct. 16, 18, 23 and 25. There will be a one-time fee of $5. Please call ahead and pre-register at 635-3533. An intermediate computer class will be offered from 1-2 p.m. Oct. 30, Nov. More...

Police chief thanks many in drug raid

Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Rufus Brenneman thanked the many people involved the recent drug raid in which four brothers were arrested and charged. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Seahawks win in wild finish

SEATTLE (AP) — In a bizarre ending that capped a brutal weekend for replacement officials, the Seattle Seahawks somehow beat the Green Bay Packers 14-12 on Monday night in a game that’s certain to reignite frustrations over the locked-out More...

NFL is getting what it deserves with refs

Remember this a year or two from now, when a video of the final play of Monday night’s Packers-Seahawks game turns up on a blooper reel: It wasn’t all that funny watching it the first time around.  Two replacement officials, position More...

Captains expect friendly, intense competition

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — The admiration Davis Love III and Jose Maria Olazabal have for each other started long before they were appointed Ryder Cup captains.  More...

People/Pastimes

Saltillo High School Class of 1953 holds reunion

Members of the Saltillo High School Class of 1953 celebrated their 59th class reunion Aug. 13 at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Huntingdon.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Collin Christopher Yocum who turns 3 years old today, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. Collin lives in Mount Union with his proud parents, Ryan and Alesha Yocum, and his big sister, Reagan Elyse, 5. More...

Share news about your student in The Daily News

If you would like to have news about your student in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted.  The Daily News does not publish photos with dean’s list More...

Healthy Living

The facts about Down syndrome

Individuals sat up and noticed when designer Dolores Cortes chose 10-month-old Valentina Guerrero to be the cover girl for her new summer swimwear catalog. More...

Did You Know?

Although cervical cancer may garner the headlines and be the primary reason thousands of women visit their doctors each year for routine PAP tests, this cancer is not the most common cancer of the reproductive organs. More...

Doctor K

Prostatitis is a common condition with no clear cause

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have chronic prostatitis. Antibiotics haven’t helped. What other treatment options are there?  More...

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