October 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Blaze consumes Mill Creek home

Eight volunteer fire companies spent most of the night battling a structure fire which totally destroyed a Mill Creek home around 9:20 p.m. Sunday.  More...

Board ups Wood area water rates

By a vote of 4-2, the board of directors of the Wood-Broad Top-Wells Joint Municipal Authority voted Saturday morning to increase sewer and water rates for 313 customers in the villages of Robertsdale and Wood. More...

Local News

Bleyer workers continue to strike, despite weather warnings

Despite the severe weather warnings from Hurricane Sandy, Workers United Local No. 9 will resume striking today at Bleyer Industries, Inc, Mount Union.  More...

Police Log

Harassment   CROMWELL TWP. — Carrie Long, 22, Orbisonia, and Dereck Robby, 22, James Creek, were involved in a physical altercation at a location on Shade Hollow Lane Oct. 25, according to state police at Huntingdon. More...

Correction

The correct email address for Mount Union Halloween Parade coordinator Walter Hughes is whughesacn@gmail.com. His email was incorrectly listed in Friday’s edition of The Daily News and staff writer Rebecca Berdar regrets the error.  More...

World  Free Access 

On Minnesota gay marriage vote, seniors a tough crowd

SHOREVIEW, Minn. More...

Can true solitude be found in a wired world

CHICAGO (AP) — When was the last time you were alone, and unwired? Really, truly by yourself. More...

From text to touch, a look at Microsoft systems

NEW YORK (AP) — With Friday’s release of the touch-centric Windows 8 software, Microsoft continues more than three decades of making operating systems for personal computers.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Giants stay unbeaten in Jerry’s ‘palace’

The New York Giants sure feel at home at Cowboys Stadium.  They should: After their wild 29-24 victory Sunday at Jerry Jones’ palace outside Dallas, the Giants are 4-0 when they visit the billion-dollar building.  More...

Miller leads Buckeyes

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Fake. Hop. Dive. Touchdown!  Braxton Miller does stuff you can’t teach, and No. 9 Ohio State is riding its Heisman Trophy contender to a memorable season — despite the limitations.  More...

Steelers contain RGIII, win 27-12

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers watched opponents panic when preparing for Robert Griffin III and vowed not to suffer the same identity crisis.  “We didn’t want to get too creative,” defensive end Brett Keisel s More...

Senior Spotlight

Save when shopping this holiday season

The holiday season is filled with tradition. Many families have their own unique customs, and those traditions create lasting memories for adults and children alike.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Find ways to keep yourself occupied

Dear Annie: I’ve been married for 47 years to a man who is 13 years older than I am. He reminds me often that he is 86 and set in his ways.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Open zipper

(c)2012 by King Features Syndicate Inc.   Dear Heloise: Why are ZIPPERED PLASTIC BAGS closed before you use them? More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 10/29/2012 4:00 PM

Flood warnings  Free Access 

The National Weather Service (NWS) at State College, as of 3:42 p.m., has issued a flood warning for the following rivers and streams in Huntingdon County, including Little Juniata River in Spruce Creek, Juniata River in Huntingdon, the Raystown Bran More...

Breaking News - 10/29/2012 3:59 PM

County offices closing  Free Access 

The Huntingdon County Courthouse will be closing at 2 p.m. today, Monday, Oct. 29. Offices will remain closed Tuesday and Wednesday. These closings also effect all magisterial district judges' offices.  More...

Upgrades will aid 911 dispatchers

(This is the final part of the series on the upgrades to the Huntingdon County 911 system.) As the upgrades to the Huntingdon County 911 system draw near, the changes will not only affect fire companies in the county, but dispatchers as well. More...

A walk in the park

Lorelei Hilling- Keil, 5, of Huntingdon, says hello to “Gizzie” a mixed breed dog and his owner Jinny Cooper at the Huntingdon County Humane Society’s 21st Annual Pet Walk held at P More...

State  Free Access 

Clashing views on Senate hopeful’s mining past

HARRISBURG (AP) — Tom Smith, the candidate for U.S. More...

Penn State panel urges openness about sex abuse

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Survivors of child sexual abuse said Sunday night the problem cannot be combated unless people are willing to talk about it openly.  More...

Father of slain girl urges faith in humanity

NORRISTOWN (AP) — The father of a suburban Philadelphia baby killed along with her grandmother in an apparent botched ransom scheme says those tragic deaths should not diminish supporters faith in humanity.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Cassville man named director of Huntingdon Co. Development Work Center

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 29   Huntingdon TO PS p Huntingdon TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) will have weigh-in at 5:30 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, 525 Mifflin St., Huntingdon. Meeting will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Local Sports

Eagle defense stops McDaniel

Sophomore quarterback Ward Udinski rushed for a team-high 61 yards and two touchdowns and completed 18 of 26 passes and another score against visiting McDaniel Saturday afternoon. More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball   After losing to host Washington University in the Washington Halloween Invitational Friday night, Juniata rebounded with a pair of wins Saturday.  More...

Titans beaten 2-1 at North Star

District Five Class A Girls’ Soccer:

Tussey Mountain played a strong defensive game at North Star High School Saturday in a District Five Class A quarterfinal match. The sixth-seeded Titans didn’t generate enough offense and the Cougars took a 2-1 victory in Boswell.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Raven Marie Moore who turned 13 years old yesterday, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Her proud mom is Kristina Parsons of Blairs Mills. More...

Saxton couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

Lee and Arline Clark of Saxton celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary today, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. The couple was united in marriage in 1942 in Hagerstown, Md.  More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Eliza Grace Bodnar who turns 1 year old today, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Her proud parents are Michael and Erin Bodnar of Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Taurus all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012:  More...

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