October 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Tussey board talks personnel

The Tussey Mountain School Board, meeting in its monthly workshop session Monday night, quickly reviewed an agenda that calls for action on a number of personnel matters at its regular meeting next week.  More...

County’s GOP to host lt. governor at dinner

The Huntingdon County Republican Committee will give its candidates one last push before election day during its fall dinner Thursday, Oct. More...

Jobs

Local News

Police Log

Property damaged   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report someone damaged a retaining wall at Watson Optical, William Penn Highway, sometime between Oct. 6-8.  More...

Flood ordinance passed by Alexandria Council

Members of the Alexandria Borough Council passed their flood plain ordinance just one week before the Tuesday, Oct. More...

Political scientist to talk superPACs, election at JC

Anthony Nownes, a professor of political science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will lecture at Juniata College on “SuperPACS and the Presidential Election” at 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Trinity United Church of Christ celebrates 75th anniversary

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Boy’ Soccer: Juniata rallies to beat ’Cats by 2-1 margin

Huntingdon head coach Phil Hawkins felt like his team let one get away Monday night at Detwiler Field against Juniata. The Bearcats scored early in the first half, but two goals to start the second half by the Indians gave them a 2-1 win.  More...

Calvary teams split decisions at Mifflin Co.

The Calvary Christian Academy of Huntingdon soccer teams split again at Mifflin County Christian School Monday. The girls improved to 7-1 for the season with a 6-3 win, while the boys fell to 2-7 after a 4-0 loss.  More...

Bearcats fall to Grier

Huntingdon senior Summer Hunter-Kysor had a hand in a pair of team points when the Bearcats hosted Grier School Sept. 27. One of those points came in doubles play with teammate Aly Kratzer. More...

Editorial

Fostering well-rounded students

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   I am writing to inform the community about the activity period that the Huntingdon Area Middle School has recently implemented.  More...

Borough council should not be involved in rental property

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

It’s no debate: Both candidates need youth vote

Op-Ed

After the dust settled from the 2008 presidential election, one headline permeated through the rest: Young voters came out in historic numbers for the Democrat, then-Senator Barack Obama. More...

Chatter Box

Fall is here

What a chilly couple of mornings we’ve had in Huntingdon County. Weather forecasts called for the chance of a frost or freeze last night, but I didn’t notice an icy layer on anything as I made my trek to work this morning. More...

Healthy Living

Organic claims not always accurate

In an effort to live a more environmentally friendly lifestyle, consumers have embraced organic foods in record numbers. They stand behind the idea that organic products are not only better for them, but also better for the planet. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Thank you for sharing your story ANNIE

Dear Annie: I want to share my story of depression — and hope — so that it might help others.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Leo all day. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012: More...

Sandusky given at least 30 years

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Jerry Sandusky was sentenced Tuesday to at least 30 years in prison — effectively a life sentence — in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.& More...

Flue maintenance stressed

While cleaning chimneys isn’t exactly as glamorous as Dick Van Dyke’s character in “Mary Poppins” makes it out to be, it’s an important part of preparing for those cold winter months.  More...

Students learn fire prevention

Huntingdon Regional Fire and Rescue volunteer Jim Bair displays and explains the tools used to get into windows and doors during a fire to Monica Marko’s third grade class at Southside Elementa More...

State  Free Access 

GOP leaders still hope for Romney’s coattails

HARRISBURG (AP) — On the minds of Pennsylvania’s top Republicans when they press Mitt Romney to return to the state and bring his millions of dollars in TV ads is a simple message: Help yourself, help us.  More...

Sandusky sentencing nearly kept inmate from funeral

BELLEFONTE (AP) — The need for extra security outside the Centre County Courthouse because of Jerry Sandusky’s sentencing nearly kept an inmate from being able to attend the funeral for his 2-year-old daughter.  More...

Jill Biden continues campaign swing through Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden’s wife is set for the second half of a two-day campaign swing through Pennsylvania.  Jill Biden started canvassing the state Monday as part of an effort to remind voters to register to vo More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 9  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.  Legion Auxiliary   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Tigers wants to captain Ryder Cup

BELEK, Turkey (AP) — Tiger Woods hopes to captain the U.S. Ryder Cup team someday. He still plans to play in a few more before that happens.  The 14-time major winner is coming off a disappointing performance at Medinah. More...

Foster leads unbeaten Texans to win

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. More...

Orioles hang on for 3-2 win to even series

BALTIMORE (AP) — Sometimes, postseason experience isn’t all that important.  How else to explain Baltimore rookie Wei-Yin Chen outpitching playoff-tested Andy Pettitte to beat the New York Yankees in a game the Orioles couldn’t More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon couple celebrates 50 years of marriage

Robert and Jane (Jacobs) Hearn of Huntingdon celebrated 50 years of marriage Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.  The couple was united in marriage in 1962 at the 15th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon, by the Rev. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Curtis Shultz who turns 7 years old today, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. His proud parents are Travis and Kimberly Shultz. Curtis has a sister, Taylor Shultz. More...

Wat kin-Marcello

Monica Marcello and Scott Watkin, both of Houston, Texas, are proud to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Arthur and Lee Tuttle of Montgomery, Texas. More...

Doctor K

At-home strategies help to cope with osteoarthritis

DEAR DOCTOR K: I was just diagnosed with osteoarthritis. What can I do at home to manage my discomfort?  More...

Special Sections

Click for Huntingdon, Pennsylvania Forecast