October 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Bleyer workers given runaround to get pay

Despite being on the picket line, Bleyer Industries employees from Workers United Local No. 9 received their paychecks from their last week of work Friday. but not without some struggle from company management.  More...

Citizens’ council scrutinizes state aging plan

A new, five-year state plan intended to meet the challenges of Pennsylvania’s aging population has been approved and will be the subject of careful scrutiny by the tricounty Area Agency on Aging’s (AAA) citizens’ advisory council.&n More...

Local News

Residents urged to prepare for potential ‘Frankenstorm’

A potentially dangerous weather system, being billed as “Frankenstorm,” involving Hurricane Sandy is expected to pummel the East Coast early next week.  More...

Saxton Library

The next infant/toddler story time will be held from 11-11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12.  With November and Thanksgiving quickly approaching, we would like to remind our patrons of our holiday hours. We will be closing at 5 p.m. Wed. Nov. More...

News of Yesteryear

Crever Methodist Church commemorates 150th anniversary

75 Years Ago The Honorable David R. Perry will be the principal speaker at a Republican rally in the grade school auditorium at Mount Union Tuesday evening, Oct. 26. Mr. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 27   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.  Sunday, Oct. 28   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Air Force handles Nevada 48-31

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. More...

Louisville tops Cincy in OT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — John Wallace kicked a 30-yard field goal in overtime to lift No. 16 Louisville to a 34-31 victory over Cincinnati on Friday night after an attempt to ice the redshirt kicker went horribly wrong for the Bearcats.  More...

PSU, OSU after bragging rights

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The Big Ten won’t hand out a championship trophy to the winner of the Ohio State-Penn State game Saturday night, so bragging rights will have to do.  More...

People/Pastimes

Professor brings Eastern practice to Huntingdon

Western culture may be steeped in stress, but the Eastern practice of tai chi may have an important part to play in combatting the negative side effects of tension and anxiety.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

You may find it is easier to handle

Dear Annie: My cousin and her husband have four young kids. My family is invited to every birthday and Christmas party. Of course, they expect a gift each time. They even register for toys and clothes. More...

Doctor K

Begin treatment early for child’s weak eye

DEAR DOCTOR K: My son has amblyopia. Can we “force” him to use his bad eye?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Taurus all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 29, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

Upgrades to 911 help firefighters

(Note: This is the first of a twopart series on the upgrades on Huntingdon County’s 911 system.)   More...

Identity safety key to public

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce sponsored an identity theft seminar Oct. More...

Campaign signs disappear

As Election Day draws closer, campaign signs are popping up across the region. But, according to the Huntingdon County Republican Committee, campaign signs showing support for Mitt Romney are disappearing across the county.  More...

General News

Viewers embrace TV’s make-believe politicians

NEW YORK (AP) — It seems you just can’t watch TV without confronting politics.  And that’s not just the glut of campaign coverage, now reaching its feverish climax.  More...

Scarlett O’Hara dresses restored, displayed

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — It turns out there will be another day for Scarlett O’Hara’s green curtain dress. More...

Meeting at HCC

New program for teens

The HCC staff hopes you have a fun and safe trick or treating experience. We hope all of our HCCer’s get plenty of treats.  More...

Local Sports

Dragons burn Bearcats

It was evident before Central came to War Vets Field Friday night that the Scarlet Dragons were an offensive juggernaut. They had scored 70-plus points in each of their last two games. More...

Hornets win fifth straight

Juniata Valley went about its business in a very workman-like manner Friday at Allport. More...

Tussey gridders roll past slumping Trojans

Tussey Mountain’s Mitchell Corbin caught a pair of touchdown passes, ran for another score and Daniel Taylor returned a punt for a touchdown as the Titans secured a spot in the upcoming District Five playoffs with a 32-7 victory over visiting M More...

Religion News

Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia

MOUNT ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Hours before sunrise Thursday, thousands of Muslims from around the world stood in the dark on a rocky desert hill, preparing for prayers on the first day of the annual hajj pilgrimage, a central pillar of thei More...

Sunday School Association hosts fall hymn sing

The 10th district Sunday School Association held its fall hymn sing Sept. 16 at the Fairview Evangelical Church, Three Springs, R.R. Participants were encouraged to bring nonperishable food items for the Southern Huntingdon County Food Bank.  More...

‘Meet the Pastor’ introduces clergy in The Daily News

The Huntingdon county area is well known for its lovely landscape and small town charm. Each of the local communities are home to at least one, but more likely many, houses of worship. More...

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