October 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Saxton must fix water leaks

Problems with Saxton’s water treatment plant and numerous street committee matters highlighted Saxton Borough Council’s monthly meeting Thursday night. More...

Local woman finds lottery check is scam

AFLAC is not “ducking” the issue when it comes to a scam that had a Huntingdon area woman thinking she won $2,000. More...

Local News

Area brief

County township convention scheduled for Oct. 11   ENTRIKEN — Officials representing townships of the second class in Huntingdon County will convene Thursday, Oct. More...

Police Log

Drug arrest made   More...

Huntingdon man in jail after rape allegations

A Huntingdon man was placed in Huntingdon County Jail Thursday after he was arrested following allegations of rape and statutory sexual assault and related sex offenses.  More...

World  Free Access 

Autumn colors beginning to show in Southeast

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 5   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Oct. 6   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rams sack Cards unbeaten run

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sam Bradford missed high, low, left, right.  After capping the St. Louis Rams’ opening drive with a touchdown pass to Lance Kendricks, the former No. More...

USC rallies to win in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — All-American wide receiver Robert Woods was face down on the giant red “U” in the middle of the field Thursday night, dazed by a wicked shot.  The scene was indicative of the Trojans as a whole after blund More...

W&J gridder killed

WASHINGTON, Pa. More...

School News

Local woman to join selective honors program at Susquehanna

Torrie Garner of James Creek has been accepted to Susquehanna University’s highly selective honors program. Garner is a freshman majoring in biology at Susquehanna.  More...

JVHS graduate enrolled at RIT

Cecilia Grugan of Huntingdon has enrolled in Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the nation’s first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.  She is a 2012 gr More...

Student with local ties enters gifted program

Claudia Nichole Kilmer, 12, was named one of 10 students in her class of 650, who placed above the 95th percentile on end-of-grade testing.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

It sounds as if the entire family could use some counseling ANNIE

Dear Annie: My son married a young widow with two small boys. They have been married 15 years and are currently expecting their first child together. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Weeds get whacked by vinegar

Dear Heloise: When there are WEEDS in the cracks of our driveway, I use vinegar to kill them. The next day, they are drying up, and eventually, no more weeds. It works great. — Lorena S., Plymouth, Ind.  More...

Special Sections

Farmers eligible for disaster relief

Farmers in Huntingdon County are now eligible for funding from disaster relief due to some detrimental weather conditions in 2011.  The county is one of 57 in the state that qualify for the state Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments Program More...

Sewer authority saves money

The Alexandria-Porter Township Sewer Authority was informed during its regular monthly meeting Thursday night it saved over $300,000 in the first two contracts of its sewer line extension project.  More...

Huntingdon Borough to add pill drop box

Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Rufus Brenneman approached borough council’s parks, recreation and public property committee Tuesday afternoon about a possible community project. More...

State  Free Access 

Health secretary resigns cabinet post

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Eli Avila, who was best known for getting into a dispute over an egg sandwich, stepped down Thursday from Gov. Tom Corbett’s Cabinet.  More...

Man sentenced to death for killing game warden

GETTYSBURG (AP) — A man convicted of killing a state game warden during a poaching investigation has been sentenced to death.  More...

Sandusky’s wife getting $50,000 in bail returned

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A judge on Thursday granted a request by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky that the court return to his wife the $50,000 she put up for his bail before he was convicted this summer of sexually abusin More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Police investigate Washington sniper slayings

75 Years Ago  One of the outstanding musical events for the community of Huntingdon will be the recital of the international artist, Ziatko Balokovic, who will appear in the evening of Nov. More...

Local Sports

Pickin ... Panel

Although it was his likely intention, newcomer Ty States made a bold move to get himself back into the Pickin’ Panel race. More...

It’s not Homecoming

In the headline for the Central Mountain at Huntingdon football advance that appeared in yesterday’s edition of The Daily News, it was indicated that tonight would be Homecoming at Huntingdon.  It turns out we were misinformed and Homecomi More...

Brock Fisher is local winner in Power Points

Scoring was much better in Week Four of the Power Points football contest.  James Stofko of Latrobe was perfect, scoring 136 points to win the $1,000 grand prize.  Locally, Brock Fisher of Huntingdon scored 132 points to tie with Brice Fish More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Chance Micheal Robert Eugene Bookwalter who turns 3 years old today, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Katelynn Marie Yakymac who turns 2 years old today, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Her proud parents are Christopher S. Yakymac and April Marie Neil of Mount Union. More...

HAHS Class of 1977 holds 35th reunion

Members of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1977 celebrated their 35th class reunion June 29 and 30. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Gemini if born before 5:45 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon is in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012:  More...

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