November 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Check detectors when setting clocks tonight

Before heading to bed tonight, many folks will set the clocks in their homes back one hour back as the time changes from daylight saving to eastern standard time at 2 a.m. More...

Announcing 2012 Daily News Christmas Eve Edition Essay Contest all Daily News readers

Theme: ‘Frozen in Time’  The 2012 essay contest is for all Daily News readers who are amateur writers. Any number of family members may enter, but only one entry per person may be submitted.  More...

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Local News

Last week’s poll results

Last week, The Daily News asked readers if they believed identity theft is becoming an increasing problem in today’s society.  Of the 29 people who responded, 93 percent believe identity theft is becoming an increasing problem, while 7 per More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents

MOUNT UNION BORO. — Oct. 31: At 6:45 p.m., Mount Union Police had the Housing Authority shut off a stove top that was left on when the power went out on Federal Drive. The resident was not home at the time.  More...

Area brief

SHCSD plans parent-teacher conferences

THREE SPRINGS — Parent-teacher conferences will be held in all Southern Huntingdon County schools from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, and Tuesday, Nov. 13. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 3   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, Nov. 4   More...

Local Sports

Hornets end regular season with win over Bearcats

Juniata Valley senior halfback Brett Grissinger found his way around, over and through the Huntingdon defense all evening during Friday’s meeting at A.R. Simkins Memorial Field in Alexandria.  More...

Rockets finish year 0-10

The Southern Huntingdon Rockets (0-10) ended their season Friday with a 48-12 loss at Claysburg-Kimmel (4-6). Bulldog tailback Zach Helsel accumulated 263 yards on 24 carries and four total touchdowns.  More...

Trojans edged by Rams

A battered and wounded Mount Union football team took the field Friday night and battled until the end in their final game of the season before suffering a 21-18 loss to visiting Penns Valley.  The Trojans end the season losing seven games in a More...

People/Pastimes

Woodland Retirement Community hosts Halloween festivities

Daniel, left, and Madison Lessley, right, of Orbisonia and their dog, Zoey, visited their great-grandmother and Woodland Rehab resident, Patricia Ruby, center, during Trick or Treat at Woodland Retir More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to the new teenager in town, Leeann Rachelle Sinniger who turns 13 years old today, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. Her proud parents are Brian and Stacy Sinniger of Huntingdon. More...

Special Sections

Storm response lauded by EMA

Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency director Adam Miller offered not only an update on the status of the county after Hurricane Sandy, but recognized the hard work and dedication of the volunteers who spent a large amount of time preparing More...

Voting is civic duty for local residents

The deadline to register to vote is long passed, so it’s safe to say if county residents are going to participate in the polls on Election Day, they’ve probably made up their minds to do so.  More...

Congress race catches some attention online

While much national attention for the upcoming general election has been placed on the presidential candidates, one local race has gotten a bit of national attention from Ezra Klein, who has a blog “Wonkblog” which is featured on the Wash More...

State  Free Access 

Obama orders fuel distribution in impacted area

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is ordering the purchase of up to 12 million gallons of unleaded fuel and up to 10 million gallons of diesel fuel for distribution in areas impacted by Superstorm Sandy to supplement private sector eff More...

Pa. criticized over gas drilling tests

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A state representative says the way Pennsylvania reports possible water pollution related to natural gas drilling is seriously flawed.  More...

PSU officials arraigned on new charges Friday

HARRISBURG (AP) — Two Penn State administrators were arraigned Friday on new accusations they hushed up child sexual abuse allegations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.  More...

General News

Barry Levinson picks his five favorite horror films

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barry Levinson, director of such modern American classics as “Diner,” “The Natural” and “Rain Man,” makes a surprising venture into the horror realm this week with “The Bay,” an More...

Disney unlikely to change ‘Star Wars’ brand

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Naysayers would have you believe Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm can only mean one thing: Bambi and Mickey Mouse are sure to appear in future “Star Wars” movies taking up lightsabers against the dark side of More...

Thanksgiving is about tradition, so don’t do fancy

Year after year, the glossy food magazines scream that you have to tart up your turkey and pimp out your pumpkin pie. But the truth is, when it comes to Thanksgiving, most of us don’t want exciting, new-fangled dishes. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Winter Classic canceled

The NHL season, abandoned at least through the end of this month because of a lockout, took a big blow Friday when the league canceled its signature event, the lucrative outdoor Winter Classic. More...

O’s Adams suspended

NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore Orioles shortstop Ryan Adams has been suspended for the first 25 games of next season after testing positive for a banned amphetamine.  More...

NYC Marathon canceled

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon was canceled Friday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg after mounting criticism that it was wrong to hold the race while the region is still recovering from Superstorm Sandy.  More...

Religion News

Huntingdon pastor travels to Mongolia

Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination sends clergy members on ‘Vision Trip’

“Outer Mongolia” is sometimes used as a descriptive term for a location considered isolated or difficult to find. More...

First United Methodist Church hosts Trunk or Treat event

Huntingdon’s First United Methodist Church took its Halloween celebration to the streets Wednesday night for its firstever Trunk or Treat holiday event. More...

Participants in Christian insurance program losing coverage Thursday due to court ruling

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Annie's Mailbox

Thank you for this useful information

Dear Annie: My son’s father, “Joe,” and I divorced when “Bobby” was very young. Joe remarried and moved to another state. More...

Doctor K

Avoiding gluten relieves symptoms of celiac disease

DEAR DOCTOR K: I suffered through years of unexplained gastrointestinal discomfort. My doctor finally diagnosed me with celiac disease. What do I need to know?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Leo if born after 11:39 a.m. (PDT). Before that time, the Moon is in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 5, 2012: More...

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