October 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Group to support families of addicts

There are many forms of addiction in today’s society. Dependency on any number of substances or activities can alter a person’s life. More...

Local News

Krislund Camp acquires 20 new adult-friendly cabins

If various groups in Huntingdon County are looking for a group retreat any time of year, whether it’s church youth group, 4-H group or a quilter’s group, Krislund Camp and Conference Center, located between Madisonburg and Lamar off of st More...

White Cane Project

Stone Creek Valley Lions Club members Darlene and Fred Hickok recently took their turn at collecting money for the Lions White Cane Project. More...

Man charged with felony rape waives preliminary hearing

By JEFF GILL  Daily News Staff Writer  More...

World  Free Access 

State: Never felt Libya attack due to film protest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department now says it never believed the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. More...

Testing nonprofit waters with Chicago Ideas Week

CHICAGO (AP) — There are TED talks, Davos and Renaissance Weekends, all for innovators and world leaders to share creative ideas and make lucrative connections. More...

Healthy, spooky, jiggly treats fit for Halloween

I discovered the inspiration for this recipe ages ago in an issue of the Australian edition of Vogue, a magazine I tried to hunt down as often as possible because it had a consistently innovative food section. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 10   Alexandria Legion p American Legion William P. Spyker Post No. 520 of Alexandria will meet at 7 p.m. at the legion home.  More...

Local Sports

Hornet girls win ICC title; Trojan boys get second win

High School Cross Country:

Juniata Valley’s girls claimed the Inter-County Conference regular season championship Tuesday afternoon with a 20-39 win over visiting Mount Union. More...

Azeles scores again as Juniata wins 1-0 over PS-Harrisburg

Men’s Soccer:

The Juniata College men’s soccer team picked up a 1-0 non-conference win over Penn State-Harrisburg Tuesday afternoon. It was the Eagles fourth shutout victory this season.  Juniata improved to 8-5 while the Lions dropped to 7-6.  More...

Wildcats edge Bearcats 3-2

Huntingdon came through singles play with a pair of victories during Tuesday afternoon’s non-league match at Central Mountain. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Christopher Eugene Querry, 15313 Hares Valley Road, Mapleton, and Jessica Elizabeth Dimoff, 8 E. More...

Peebles to host event raising breast cancer awareness

Peebles, located at 7505 Huntingdon Plaza, Huntingdon, will host its first Breast Cancer Awareness Event Friday, Oct. 12, though Sunday, Oct. 14, in observance of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month.  More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Alice Crownover of Huntingdon who will turn 101 years old Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Help her become a responsible, mature adult ANNIE

Dear Annie: My husband and I have a 20-year-old daughter, “Brianna.” We pay for her private college tuition, as well as all of her expenses.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Sauerkraut surprise

Dear Heloise: I am looking for a cake recipe that I believe has SAUERKRAUT in it. Can you help? — Helen D. in New Jersey  Absolutely! Heloise’s Chocolate Sauerkraut “Surprise” Cake is moist and tasty. More...

Commissioners seek credit line

To establish a line of credit for the first time since 2009, the Huntingdon County Commissioners opened bids from five local banks during their weekly meeting Tuesday.  More...

Heritage is focus of Hartslog Day

While it’s the craft and food vendors along the street with which most people associate Alexandria’s Hartslog Day, it’s the heritage and artifacts found in the Hartslog Heritage Museum in the upper level of the Memorial Public Libra More...

Forecasters predict average winter for area

County residents may have been filled with disappointment or joy when it came to the weather last winter, and it looks to be the same this year, depending on whether snow is something one enjoys.  Accuweather.com has released its winter weather More...

State  Free Access 

Sandusky headed to prison, but scandal persists

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Headed to prison for the rest of his life, Jerry Sandusky leaves behind a trail of human and legal wreckage that could take years to clear away.  Victims face a lifetime of healing. More...

Hundreds attend service for trooper

MONACA (AP) — A western Pennsylvania state trooper killed in an on-duty crash last week has been remembered by hundreds of state troopers and other officers who packed a community college gymnasium for his funeral.  More...

Police: Boy shot grandparents because of insult to mother

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 13-year-old fatally shot his grandparents in their home because he was upset that they called his mother a whore and “were speaking poorly about her,” state police said in charges filed Tuesday.  Zachary Jam More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Jaffa Shrine to be featured in Huntingdon Firemen’s Parade

75 Years Ago  This evening Juniata College’s $300,000 development program will be formally launched. More...

Business News

Grand opening

Megan Bookhammer Portraits will celebrate its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at its new location at 6481 William Penn Highway, Alexandria. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Sept. 17, 2012  Scott R. Lake, grantor, to Traci A. Whitsel, property in Orbisonia Borough, $74,500.  James M. Krieger Estate and Doris S. Krieger, executrix, grantors, to Doris S. Krieger, property in Clay Township, $1.  More...

Around The Broad Top

H&BT’s history and heritage continue

A number of Daily News readers occasionally ask me, “Don’t you get tired of writing about the Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad (H&BT) so much?”  My snappy answer: “Absolutely not, she was and still is an imp More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Giants stay alive with 2-1 victory

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joaquin Arias hit a grounder toward third base and took off toward third, covering those 90 feet in a blink as a full-to-capacity ballpark went silent with angst.  Which would get there first, the infielder or the ball? More...

O’Brien leads Lions’ turnaround

Penn State coach Bill O’Brien settled in behind a microphone early in the afternoon for what was, by far, the second most-anticipated talk of the day in and around State College, Pa.  What followed was standard coach’s fare.  &l More...

Crisp catch keeps Athletics alive

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics will play another day in this improbable season full of remarkable rallies.  These A’s never count themselves out — down and doubted is their dogma.  More...

School News

People to People selects local student as ambassador

Brooke Coffman, a student from the Huntingdon area, has been selected to spread international goodwill and understanding as a People to People student ambassador during summer 2013.  More...

Warriors Mark woman exhibits art work at Lycoming College

Lycoming College sophomore Hannah Halter of Warriors Mark exhibited her art work at the Community Arts Center’s Collegetown Gallery in Williamsport Oct 5. Halter is majoring in English creative writing and is expected to graduate in 2015. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Leo if born before 12:22 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012:  More...

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