October 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Contributions needed to host annual parade

Washington Street in downtown Huntingdon will be lined with thousands of people as they wait with anticipation for the start of this year’s Halloween parade. More...

State  Free Access 

FBI reports theft of $100 notes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI is reporting an unusual heist of some newly designed $100 bills that aren’t going into circulation until next year.  Agent Frank Burton Jr. More...

General News

‘The Walking Dead’ takes a bite out of pop culture

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the first five minutes of the thirdseason premiere of “The Walking Dead,” former sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes and his battered and beaten band of zombie apocalypse survivors remain completely speechless. More...

Bourdain gets roasted by colleagues

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s comeuppance time for Anthony Bourdain. More...

Treats (and the trick) at heritage sites

Five hundred British and Provincial soldiers were marching toward a besieged Fort Pitt in early August 1763 when they were attacked by a large force of Delaware, Shawnee, Mingo and Huron warriors near Bushy Run Station.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Forsman leads by one

CONOVER, N.C. (AP) — Dan Forsman overcame back problems Friday to shoot a 7-under 65 and take a one-stroke lead over Fred Funk, David Frost and Larry Mize in the Greater Hickory Classic.  More...

Penn State hockey debuts

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State’s Division I ice hockey program went live in Happy Valley Friday night.  In front of a sold-out crowd, the Nittany Lions debuted under coach Guy Gadowsky. More...

Central Michigan loses 31-13 to Navy

M0UNT PLEASANT, Mich. More...

Religion News

Huntingdon CMA sponsors Oil Change Ministry

Dan Aurand positions a jack in preparation to change the oil in a vehicle at the Huntingdon CMA’s Oil Change Ministry Oct. 6. More...

Concert to benefit youth mission trip

A local youth group is planning to travel more than 8,500 miles to the Island of Panay in the Philippines in June 2013. Travel to their destination will take a total of 24 hours, but preparation for the journey will begin at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. More...

Religion Briefs

Pope prays in Arabic, for Arabs in new outreach   VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI has delivered a prayer in Arabic during his weekly general audience in a new effort by the Vatican to show support for Christians in the Middle East.&n More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

You need to be supportive without being indulgent

Dear Annie: In January, I finally married the woman of my dreams. “Julie” was sweet and kind, with lots of love to give. Things went well for a few weeks, but then everything changed. Julie has always had issues with depression. More...

Doctor K

Topical medications will treat daughter’s scabies

DEAR DOCTOR K: My daughter picked up scabies at her day care center. How should I treat it? And what can I do to make sure she doesn’t get infected again?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and a Moon in Libra if born before 5:05 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 15, 2012  More...

Groups boggled by gaming laws

County clubs, organizations and fire companies that often use small games of chance as a means of raising money were directly affected by an amendment, Act 2, passed by Governor Tom Corbett earlier this year.  More...

Area residents see need for more restaurant options

Smithfield Township Board of Supervisors saw proposed plans for a new Sheetz convenience store along Route 26 near Fairfield Inn and Suites.  With that in mind, The Daily News asked area residents what businesses they would like to see come to t More...

State’s Act 81 stresses driver safety for teens

Gov. Tom Corbett has issued a proclamation stating Oct. 14-20 is Teen Driver Safety Week, and the state has noted significant legislation signed into law this year directed toward teen drivers. More...

Jobs

Local News

Correction

In Thursday’s edition of The Daily News, it was mentioned that Sandi Snyder was vice president of the Orbisonia-Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority. More...

Last week’s poll results

Last week, The Daily News asked its readers if President Obama or Gov. More...

Copper thief pleads guilty to felony charges

A Blair County man pleaded guilty Thursday to felony offenses in connection to copper theft and lock tampering at a law enforcement communication tower.  Leon Walter McIntyre, 26, of Martinsburg, offered pleas to risking catastrophe and criminal More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 13   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

Bald Eagle tops Bearcats

Huntingdon did a lot of things right in last night’s Homecoming matchup with Bald Eagle Area at War Vets Field. That put the Bearcats in position to win. More...

Hornets outscore Titans

Juniata Valley’s junior fullback Jesse Claar came out of last week’s contest at Williamsburg a little banged up. But, there were no signs of that Friday evening during Homecoming Night at A.R. Simkins Memorial Field.  More...

Warriors trip up Trojans

The Mount Union football team had no answer for the ground game of Everett, losing a 20-6 verdict on their home field Friday night. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Simon Timothy Hardy who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. His proud parents are Timothy Hardy and Courtney Mahle. More...

Break the habit

Change routines for the better

Routine can be a good thing. Regular bedtimes and nightly family meals help foster healthier kids who are better prepared to tackle challenges. But some of your family’s routine habits may be getting in the way of something better.  More...

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