October 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Professionals urge moderation is key to energy drink consumption

Those reaching for an energy drink in pursuit of a jolt of stamina find the side effects leave them flat.  More...

Local News

Police Log

Charges pending   More...

Area briefs

Three Springs Trick or Treat  THREE SPRINGS BORO. — Three Springs Borough will hold its Trick or Treat night from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31.  Mount Union residents asked to conserve water   More...

Bleyer union workers enter day seven of strike

Workers United Local No. More...

General News

NBC making a long-sought comeback

NEW YORK (AP) — During NBC’s slow slide to near-irrelevancy in prime time over the past decade, a succession of entertainment executives sat in boardrooms plotting comeback moves that didn’t work.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Crowd braves cold weather to watch Huntingdon Halloween Parade

75 Years Ago  More...

New national monument honors military service dogs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The act of Congress is in the books, the bills are paid, the sculptures are being cast, and one of the biggest parades in the world will start a glory tour and countdown to dedication.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Smith leads 49ers to victory

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Three touchdown passes, one incomplete pass.  Not a bad night for Alex Smith, and it could have been better, considering that the one incomplete pass was dropped by a wide-open receiver.  More...

Storm has very little effect on sports world

The fury of superstorm Sandy barely laid a glove on sports around the country.  While the storm flooded shore towns in the Northeast, washed away a section of the Atlantic City Boardwalk and shut down transit and school systems, sports emerged p More...

NYC marathon expects to be uneffected

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Marathon organizers expect superstorm Sandy to have little effect on Sunday’s race.  “We’re extraordinarily lucky the marathon is not today,” New York Road Runners President Mary Witten More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Mason Matthew Quigg who turns 3 years old today, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. His proud parents are Matthew Quigg and Bethany Bickel of Mapleton. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Percy A. Dysard of Huntingdon who will celebrate his 85th birthday Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. He would love to hear from his family and friends on his special day. More...

Juniata Valley Senior Citizens to host free bingo games

Beginning Nov. 1, the Juniata Valley Senior Citizens organization will host free bingo games Mondays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. at the senior center. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You are creating this problem

Dear Annie: I was with my ex-husband for 18 years before I divorced him. We have three children, and he hasn’t been the best father or husband. Lately, however, he has been nice and comes around to visit the kids. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Taurus if born before 11:40 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

LIHEAP grants offered by UGI

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DCNR responds to Whipple petition

After forwarding a petition to their state legislators about the state of Whipple Dam lake, the Friends of Greenwood Furnace, Whipple Dam and Penn Roosevelt state parks may be starting to make some progress in their request to rehabilitate the lake t More...

Coroner examines death record ruling

A state Supreme Court judge ruled Oct. More...

State  Free Access 

Superstorm isn’t done with Pennsylvania yet

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A one-two punch of rain and high wind from a monster hybrid storm that started out as a hurricane battered Pennsylvania, leaving more than a million people without power as officials prepared to assess the damage Tuesday.&nb More...

Boxer recounts sex abuse

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Retired boxing champion Sugar Ray Leonard said Monday he cried for Jerry Sandusky’s accusers after hearing of the former Penn State assistant football coach’s arrest on child sex abuse charges nearly a year ago. More...

World  Free Access 

French official: Arafat to be exhumed next month

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A French official says criminal investigators from France will exhume Yasser Arafat’s remains next month to try to find out how the Palestinian leader died.  Palestinian authorities confirmed the timetable More...

Pandora refreshes iPhone, Android apps

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Internet radio company Pandora is adding more functionality to its mobile apps — showing lyrics and artist information and making it easier to share self-crafted stations with friends —as companies intensify effor More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 30  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

Ditto ... locally

While Sandy has been a bad girl throughout the northeast over the past day or so, she didn’t create a lot of problems in the sports world around here. More...

Men’s Basketball Preview: Penn State features new backcourt duo

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Tribute to Turkeys

Locally, the fall turkey season began last Saturday, Oct. 27. It will continue through Friday, Nov. 10, then return for three additional days, Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22 through Saturday, Nov. 24. More...

Editorial

What do I believe?

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

I feel sorry for you

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

The wide gap: Time to choose

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

Chatter Box

Hoping for a dry Halloween

I’m sure there are many children hopeful that Tropical Storm Sandy won’t dampen their Trick or Treat nights. Cold weather is one thing, but rain and wind don’t make for a fun night out for anyone.  More...

Healthy Living

Signs of domestic violence

Domestic violence is a problem that can affect anyone at anytime. Considering victims are usually frightened by their abusers, they often suffer in silence.   More...

What is esenchymal chondrosarcoma?

Certain cancers are better known than others, and that name recognition might earn them more funding for research. With more than 100 different types of classi.ed cancers, there are many that the public has never heard of. More...

Doctor K

Arthroscopy has made knee surgery quicker and easier

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a lifelong runner with severe knee pain. Can you tell me about knee arthroscopy? More...

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