October 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Auditors wrap up convention

County auditors from across the state converged on Lake Raystown Resort over the last three days to not only celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Pennsylvania State Association of County Auditors, but to learn new things and to learn from each other More...

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Two ex-NCAA leaders take issue with PSU sanctions

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Two former NCAA presidents have taken issue with the organization’s handling of the unprecedented sanctions levied against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.  Gene Corrigan and Cedric Demp More...

Gov. Corbett nominates ex-SEC commissioner to Penn State board

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett has nominated a former U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner to the Penn State’s Board of Trustees.  More...

Jury continues hearing death penalty testimony

GETTYSBURG (AP) — A jury in central Pennsylvania that could impose the death penalty on a man who killed a state game warden will continue hearing testimony in the case.  The sentencing phase of the trial for 29-year-old Christopher Johnso More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

PSU holds line on tickets

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State won’t increase football season ticket prices or current donation levels in 2013, and announced tweaks to guidelines including a lower, $200 level of giving for booster-club members.  More...

COLLEGE PICKS

A burgeoning rivalry hits a peak in the SEC, a new rivalry begins to emerge in the Big Ten and Notre Dame and Miami bring an old rivalry to a new setting.  The college football season’s first huge Saturday is coming, and it’s packed More...

Schumacher retiring

SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Michael Schumacher is retiring from Formula One racing again — and this time, he says, “it might be forever.”  Unable to duplicate the success of his prime, the seven-time F1 champion announced Thursd More...

Editorial

No justice in just

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Another layer of bureaucracy

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  I recently attended the downtown revitalization workshop and wanted to share my views as a local business owner.  More...

Thank you for a great article about a great man

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  I live in Colorado and Sept. 28 I received your Huntingdon Daily News article, dated Aug. 30, about Jim Filson. A great article about a great man! Let me explain.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Farmers’ Market Voice October garden

As we roll into October, it is amazing to see how many crops are still thriving in our gardens.  More...

Changing seasons affect plants

The changing weather affects many different aspects of the environment, one of which is plant life.  There are some varieties of plants that function better in slightly cooler weather, whereas other plants, like the leaves on the deciduous trees More...

County 4-H horse members compete at local, district levels

The hard work of local 4-H horse club members was evident this summer, as they represented the county in the show ring.  “I heard lots of positive comments from parents and leaders,” said Huntingdon County 4-H Cooperative Extension y More...

Annie's Mailbox

Feel free to write ANNIE us anytime you need to vent

Dear Annie: My son passed away last year from cancer. Not even two months after his death, my daughter-in-law began dating a married man. She then became pregnant and moved in with him and my two young granddaughters. More...

Doctor K

Annual eye exam protects diabetics from vision loss

DEAR DOCTOR K: I was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Can you explain how diabetes affects vision?  More...

NASCAR

Optimism Is Better

Follow-up to runner-up season a tough one for Edwards

What a difference a year makes.  In 2011, Carl Edwards compiled the best average finish in Chase history, 4.9. Yet still it wasn’t enough to win the Sprint Cup championship. More...

Kurt Busch to take over in Charlotte soon

First Furniture Row Racing and Regan Smith announced they would split at season’s end. Then the team announced that Kurt Busch would succeed Smith in the No. 78 next year.  More...

FEUD OF THE WEEK

KURT BUSCH VS. REGAN SMITH

It’s obvious that it will be difficult for Smith to accept being replaced at Furniture Row Racing by Busch, but the most notable development at Dover was Busch essentially trashing the team, Phoenix Racing, with whom he has been employed this y More...

County’s chairs reflect on debate

While the chairs of the county Republican and Democratic committees may not agree on their candidates, they did see a clear winner following the first presidential debate Wednesday night.  “I think Romney came out on top,” said Repub More...

MU project to move forward

Mount Union Borough Council has decided to decline an opportunity to revise renovation plans for the municipal building in favor of keeping the longpending project moving forward.  More...

Bricktown celebrates area’s canal heritage

Bricktown will celebrate its musical heritage when the Mount Union Area Historical Society pays tribute to bands, singers and music teachers during the annual Canal Era Day exhibition.  More...

Countdown to election day

The Huntingdon County Republican Committee held an open house Wednesday evening at its first-ever Mount Union area headquarters in the Centre Business Products building along Route 522, Shirley Towns More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon health society endorses polio vaccine program

75 Years Ago  Miss Thelma Hooper, 23, Saxton, and Miss Clara Tedesco, 21, of Bunker Hill, Pa., both employees of the State Revenue Department of Harrisburg, were killed in an automobile accident on Route 14, one mile south of Duncannon, early Su More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 4   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

Local Sports

Hornets continue push at Williamsburg

It didn’t take long for Juniata Valley to shake off any ill effects from the loss at Bellwood-Antis the week before and jump back in the win column with a dominating performance against Moshannon Valley last Friday. More...

Rockets searching for consistency

Southern Huntingdon head coach Ryan Garlock saw signs of what his team is capable of doing during last Friday’s contest with Northern Bedford. More...

Titans moving in right direction

Tussey Mountain continues to see things moving in the right direction, winners of two in a row. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Sofia Grace Fortney who turns 2 years old today, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Her proud parents are Todd and Melody Fortney of Hill Valley. Sofia is the little sister of Isabella Rose, 6. More...

Huntingdon Soroptimists celebrate 65 years of service

Soroptimist International of Huntingdon County celebrated its 65th anniversary Sept. 24 at The Commons dining room at Westminster Woods. More...

Boy Scout Troop 28 takes part in summer events

Members of Boy Scout Troop 28 from the Stone Church of the Brethren, Huntingdon, put in a very busy summer.  More...

School News

SHCHS graduate completes culinary studies

Spenser Seeley of Orbisonia has been named a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Academy of Culinary Arts.  Seeley, the son of Ed and Lisa Seeley, is a 2011 graduate of Southern Huntingdon County High School. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Gemini all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 5, 2012:  More...

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