October 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

HASD board talks building use policy

The Huntingdon Area School Board will go back and revisit its building usage policy after a somewhat lengthy discussion during Monday night’s monthly meeting.  More...

Political T-shirt debate sparks local discussion

While a Philadelphia girl who was reportedly accosted by a teacher for wearing a Romney-Ryan T-shirt to school with comments such as “this is a Democratic school,” and wearing such a shirt to school is like endorsing the Ku Klux Klan has More...

Local News

Two county residents admitted to state rehab program

A woman charged with smuggling heroin into SCI Huntingdon was one of two young Huntingdon County residents to seek admittance to the state prison system’s two-year rehabilitation program.  More...

Police Log

Tools taken   More...

Blood donors needed

HUNTINGDON CO. — The need for all blood types is constant and ongoing. All community members are encouraged to make an appointment to donate blood in the days and weeks ahead. Appointments are encouraged. More...

World  Free Access 

Clinton: I’m responsible for consulate security

LIMA, Peru (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is answering Republican criticism of the Obama administration’s handling of last month’s attack at the U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 16  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.  Mount Union TO PS   More...

Local Sports

Trojans rally for non-league win

High School Girls Volleyball

Mount Union 3, Fannett-Metal 2   More...

Titans roll over Grier 6-0

High School Girls’ Soccer

Tussey Mountain enjoyed a nice Monday afternoon against visiting Grier School. The Titans were never threatened in a 6-0 win.  Kylie Bussard scored her first two goals of the year as the Titans (9-6) snapped a two-game skid. More...

Raiders spoils senior night for Bearcats

Senior Night at Detwiler Field didn’t have a happy ending. The Bearcats never got themselves completely into the game and Bellefonte took home a 4-0 victory.  More...

Editorial

Attorney general — an important position to be filled

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

Let’s stick to the issues

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   Attorney Bierbach’s Op-Ed Oct. 2 is again a collection of his opinions backed up by ... well, apparently his opinions and Democratic talking points. More...

Ryan vs. Biden — vice presidential debate

Franklin Roosevelt’s first vice president, John Nance Garner, is alleged to have said that vice presidential duties “were not worth a bucket of (warm) spit.” The only powers granted by our Constitution are being president of the sen More...

Chatter Box

Fall weekends are full of activity

Have you ever noticed how many things there are to do in the area this time of year? It seems every weekend holds a haunted trail, a fall festival or some sort of pumpkin picking event.  More...

Healthy Living

Possible new way to avoid overeating

The holiday season is a prime time for entertaining and eating many rich foods. More...

Differences between Crohn’s and colitis

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are part of the collective set of conditions known as in.ammatory bowel disease, or IBD. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Tell your friends and relatives ANNIE

Dear Annie: I am a 64-yearold man in excellent health. The problem is, I never have had much luck with the ladies. I adore all kinds of women: tall ones, short ones, average ones and even plump ones. More...

Doctor K

Severe reaction to general anesthesia is rare

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m scheduled to have surgery soon, and I have never been under general anesthesia. How can I be sure I won’t have a severe reaction to the anesthesia?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Sagittarius if born after 5:25 p.m. (PDT). Before that time, the Moon is in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012:  More...

Tattoo licensing proposed by AG

While many consider tattoos a form of art, one member of Gov. Tom Corbett’s cabinet thinks they pose a health risk and wants the studios in which they are given licensed and regulated by the state Department of Health.  More...

TM board to add disability support

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening implemented a multi-disability support (MDS) class at the Defiance Elementary School and awarded bids for winter snow plowing. More...

Total loss averted in Robertsdale house fire

Quick action on the part of area firefighters averted tragedy Monday morning when smoke was discovered coming from a two-story Wood Township residence. The fire was discovered at the Pete Shope residence at 838 Main St. More...

State  Free Access 

State IDs first meningitis case linked to outbreak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania resident battling fungal meningitis contracted the infection after receiving medication for back pain, linking the patient to a deadly national outbreak involving possibly contaminated steroids, state health o More...

Pa. to distribute $200M from gas drilling fees

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania state agencies and local governments in places where drilling for natural gas is occurring learned Monday how much money they will get out from a fund that has already collected more than $200 million in “im More...

PSU student still critical from fall

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A 19-year-old Penn State cheerleader remains in critical condition after falling five stories from a window of an off-campus apartment building.  University officials on Monday identified the victim as varsity cheerlea More...

General News

Sentencing in local molestation case delayed for Altoona man

Sentencing for an Altoona man charged with molesting a girl at a Huntingdon County residence has been delayed while prosecutors follow up on information indicating the defendant may have a prior conviction for a similar crime.  More...

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Fiberglas president announces development of new yarn

75 Years Ago  A Coast Guard boat and two tugs rescued a family of 11 marooned on one of the four barges tossed about on Lake Erie yesterday. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Broncos overcome nightmare first half for win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It took a quarterback of Peyton Manning’s caliber to pull off this kind of comeback.  After the Denver Broncos slogged through a nightmare of a first half, Manning showed that he’s still one of the NFL’s More...

Scutaro helps Giants even series with Cardinals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The sight of Marco Scutaro on the ground in pain after getting flattened by Matt Holliday’s hard takeout was just the spark the San Francisco Giants needed.  Scutaro even got into the act with his own big blow t More...

Verlander hoping to keep Detroit’s run going

DETROIT (AP) — There were times this year when Justin Verlander took the mound while his team was reeling a bit — and the right-hander’s presence was Detroit’s best shot at snapping out of a momentary funk.  More...

People/Pastimes

Booher-Rosenberry

Kayla Marie Rosenberry and David Lee Booher Jr., both of Hollidaysburg, were united in marriage June 23, 2012, at the Fair Ridge Assembly of God, Shade Gap. The Rev. Dan Fox presided over the 3 p.m. ceremony. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Justin David Conner II who turns 6 years old today, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. His proud parents are Justin and Tena Conner of Mapleton. More...

The Daily News needs a vacation

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