September 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

HCBI continuing to market county

With a watchful eye on the local economy, Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) executives have found themselves focusing on helping local businesses thrive and grow in recent years.  More...

Latest iPhone out of stock locally

Nearly a week after its highly anticipated release, Apple’s iPhone 5 may still be difficult to find locally.  “We sold out early in the day (Sept. More...

Local News

Correction

In Tuesday’s edition of The Daily News, it was stated Rockhill Borough Council would pay half the cost of snow removal with Orbisonia. More...

It’s a record year for county fair

There will be good news for the audience who attends the annual dinner meeting of the Huntingdon County Agricultural Association Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  More...

Area brief

Free Friday event focuses on yoga trance dance   More...

World  Free Access 

Netanyahu brings fears about Iran to UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make his case against Iran before the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, arguing that time is quickly running out to stop the Islamic Republic from becoming a nuclea More...

Victim one in Jerry Sandusky trial has book deal

NEW YORK (AP) — A key witness — Victim one — against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has a book deal and will soon reveal his identity.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 27   Huntingdon House p Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Yaz speaks out

BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox outfielder Carl Yastrzemski said being in a pennant race will help Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera in his attempt to win the Triple Crown. More...

NFL and referees reach agreement

NEW YORK (AP) — So long, replacements refs. The NFL’s regular crews will be back at work starting Thursday night.  More...

Ben adjusting to Haley

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger wasn’t sandbagging. More...

Editorial

Huntingdon — Through the Years

A time for remembering

In the autumn of the year, I find myself feeling nostalgic, even melancholy, as the long summer days fade into shades of brown, orange, red and yellow. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Wood Valley Wranglers hold last show of season

The last show of the Wood Valley Wranglers 2012 season was held Sept. 16 at the show grounds on Fairgrounds Road, Huntingdon. The club has been working hard all year to improve and beautify the grounds.  More...

FarmAid 2012: I was there

I was going to write about sights and sounds around the farm, but ever since I returned from Saturday’s FarmAid concert, I just can’t seem to get it out of my head.  More...

FSA farm loans available

Farm Loan officer Bruce Horning for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, reminds producers that FSA offers specially targeted farm loans known as Socially Disadvantaged (SDA) and Beginning Farmer loans. More...

School News

South Hills School of Business and Technology announces recent graduates

South Hills School of Business and Technology, State College, conferred degrees and diplomas on graduates from the four campuses at a ceremony held at the Penn Stater recently. More...

Doctor K

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Pisces all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 28, 2012:  More...

Energy claims for supplements are largely unproven

DEAR DOCTOR K: Many herbs, vitamins and supplements claim to boost energy. Do any of them actually work?  DEAR READER: Unfortunately, there is not much scientific evidence to support the claims. More...

Special Sections

Walsh Act calls for new policies

The current state Megan’s Law is set to expire Dec. More...

Caution needed in foggy conditions

As fall settles over the area, so do clear, crisp mornings complete with fog hanging over the valleys of Huntingdon County.  PennDOT is urging motorists to take caution when driving in foggy conditions.   More...

Rail Trail ribbon cutting Saturday

The public in invited to take part in a gala ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the first section of the H&BT Rail Trail at noon Saturday, Sept. 29, in Riddlesburg.  More...

State  Free Access 

Penn State officials lose pretrial motion on perjury

HARRISBURG (AP) — Two weeks before former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is expected to be sentenced on child molestation charges, a county judge determined that perjury charges should remain in place against two university More...

Witnesses to detail barriers to voter ID law

HARRISBURG (AP) — Lawyers hoping to persuade a judge to order a halt to a new Pennsylvania law that requires voters to show photo identification at the polls are bringing people to court Thursday to testify about hurdles they have encountered t More...

State says 12,000 cards issued so far

STATE COLLEGE (AP)  — The state’s top election official says nearly 12,000 new identification cards have been issued by the commonwealth to residents seeking to comply with a tough new  Pennsylvania law requiring voters to show More...

General News

Two projects still incomplete in MUAHS renovation

Mount Union Area School District Superintendent Dr. Brett Gilliland reported Monday night the district is still in a holding pattern with regards to the conclusion of the high school’s multi-million dollar renovation. More...

News of Yesteryear

Seven local high schools to participate in Band Day at PSU

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Hornets looking to rebound

Juniata Valley football coach Mike Smith was pleased with the performance of his offense, but not so much with the defense in last Friday’s 47-34 loss at Bellwood-Antis — the Hornets first loss of the season. More...

Rockets look for win against NBC

The old cliche of “it doesn’t get any easier this week” seems to be a season-long nightmare for Southern Huntingdon and head coach Ryan Garlock.  More...

Trojans face unbeaten Bellwood

Mount Union is in the process of refining its play on the field as the football season reaches the halfway point. The Trojans are on the road this Friday fora7p.m.kickoffagainst undefeated Bellwood-Antis.  More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS Class of 1972 holds 40th reunion

Members of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1972 held their 40th class reunion Aug. 17 at the Standing Stone Golf Course. A total of 48 class members and guests attended the event. More...

Births

Gail R. Guyton and Nichole D. Weko of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Adilee Noelle Guyton, Sept. 12, 2012, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

For families, peace of mind is priceless

American families understand the importance of protecting their assets and possessions. More...

Annie's Mailbox

There are children involved in this mess ANNIE

Dear Annie: I am 38 and have been with my husband for 18 years. We have built a wonderful life with great kids, but circumstances led to a separation. I was the one who wanted it. More...

NASCAR

Working For That Win

Though season has been a struggle, Harvick’s still in it

LOUDON, N.H. — The good news is that Kevin Harvick managed to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup for the sixth time in the last seven seasons.  The bad news is that, so far, Harvick hasn’t managed to win a race. More...

FEUD OF THE WEEK

JIMMIE JOHNSON VS. DENNY HAMLIN

Feuds were hard to come by in New Hampshire, where all the caution flags were for debris or “competition,” but the principals established themselves as Chase favorites, Hamlin by winning and Johnson by finishing second again.  More...

NUTS AND BOLTS

Gordon’s mustache didn’t really last long

LOUDON, N.H. — Jeff Gordon grew a mustache on a lark. (Well, actually, it was on his face.) It didn’t take much for him to shave it.  More...

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