November 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Area natives to lead in Vets Day parade

Two veterans with roots in Huntingdon County will proudly represent their fellow comrades Saturday as they lead the annual Huntingdon County Veterans Day Parade.  More...

MU Boro. finds launch location

A new location for a proposed boat launch in Mount Union has been chosen by borough council members and representatives with the Main Line Canal Greenway who want to boost recreation along the Juniata River.  More...

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Police Log

Vehicle stolen   PORTER TWP. — Jonathan Parks reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone stole a black 1996 Ford Explorer, a Stihl chain saw and a tree camera from a location on Alexandria Pike Oct. 26-27. More...

Rotary Club learns about ShelterBOX program

Mike Hicks, president of the Chambersburg Rotary Club, explained the ShelterBOX disaster relief project to the Huntingdon Rotary Club at a meeting Oct. 23.  More...

Canadian duo to perform at Juniata College

Two girls from the north country, the singing duo called Dala, interprets folk music in harmonies consistently described as “angelic” and will perform a heavenly bled of their own material and classic folk music at Juniata College at 7:30 More...

World  Free Access 

Commentary

The economy Obama faces: Slow but gaining steadily

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some reward.  Here’s the assignment President Barack Obama has won with his re-election: Improve an economy burdened by high unemployment, stagnant pay, a European financial crisis, slowing global growth and U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 8   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Nittany Lions enthusiastic

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Steeler secondary knows job

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Will Allen knows he’s not Troy Polamalu. More...

Baseball GMs talk about many changes

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. More...

People/Pastimes

Mount Union couple marks golden anniversary

Willie and Joanetta Green of Mount Union celebrated 50 years of marriage Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. They were married in 1962 at the home of the Rev. Robert D. Lewis of Brooklyn, N.Y.  More...

Hesston pair celebrates 60 years of marriage

Samuel “Sam” and Elizabeth “Betty” (Webb) Noey of Hesston celebrate 60 years of marriage today, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.  The couple was united in marriage in the Methodist Church, Allison Park, in 1952. The Rev. More...

Brighten someone’s day with a card shower

Celebrating birthdays or anniversaries or just spreading get well cheer? More...

Annie's Mailbox

This means he is likely to cheat on you

Dear Annie: I have been married to my husband for only one month, and he already has had a brief fling with a woman from his office. This caught me completely off guard. More...

Doctor K

Breathing focus helps counter negative effects of stress

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m under a lot of stress from my job. I’ve heard that a technique called “breath focus” might help. Can you tell me more about this?  More...

NASCAR

Making The Best

David Ragan very active with Front Row Motorsports

FORT WORTH, Texas — For David Ragan, who drives the No. 34 CertainTeed/31-W Ford for car owner Bob Jenkins’ Front Row Motorsports, it’s all a matter of gradual improvement. More...

NUTS AND BOLTS

What would a title mean to Keselowski?

FORT WORTH, Texas — Lest there be any doubt over how much thought Brad Keselowski puts into his responses to questions, witness his remarks about giving owner Roger Penske his first Sprint Cup championship. More...

FUED OF THE WEEK

DENNY HAMLIN VS. AUSTIN DILLON

The two tangled during the Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, and Dillon pinched Hamlin’s car into the wall after the race ended. That prompted Hamlin to say Dillon had a ride because of his name. More...

Warden to lead county CJ board

In its final meeting of 2012, the Huntingdon County Criminal Justice Advisory Board, (HCCJAB) elected Huntingdon County Jail warden Duane Black to serve as board president for 2013. He replaces Huntingdon County Probation director Tim Guisler. More...

EMA director uses new technology

Emergency management officials are always looking for the best way to assess and respond to situations in the most critical times.  More...

Orbisonia hires temporary secretary

Orbisonia Borough Council Wednesday night agreed to temporarily hire Donna Barney as borough secretary. Barney replaces former secretary Tammy Covert who died unexpectedly last month.  More...

State  Free Access 

In final hours, lawyers try to block execution

HARRISBURG (AP) — Condemned murderer Hubert L. Michael Jr. is running out of options as the hours until his scheduled execution melt away.  Michael’s lawyers hope the 3rd U.S. More...

Penn State ex-president Spanier arraigned

HARRISBURG (AP) — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier was arraigned and released on bail at a brief court appearance Wednesday on charges he lied about and concealed child sex abuse allegations involving former assistant football coach J More...

Nor’easter deals Pennsylvania glancing blow after Sandy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A little more than a week after managing to avoid the worst that Superstorm Sandy had to offer, Pennsylvania was dealt a glancing blow by a nor’easter that moved up the coast overnight.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Alexandria Fire Co. to take delivery of new apparatus

75 Years Ago  State Highway Secretary Warren Van Dyke announced bids will be opened Nov. More...

Local Sports

Titans open playoff bid at Windber

Tussey Mountain pulled it together toward the end of the schedule and played its way into the District Five Class A playoffs. The Titans, seeded sixth, face a tough test at No. 3 Windber Friday night at 7 p.m in the quarterfinals.  More...

Juniata returns solid group of veterans

Women’s Basketball:

After back-to-back 20 win seasons, Juniata head women’s basketball coach Danny Young- Uhrich (’00) will look to a solid core of returning letter winners and a crew of fresh faces for the Eagles to continue their recent success.  More...

Eagles boast 13 all-conference selections

The Landmark Conference released its all-conference teams for the remainder of its fall sports: field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

I did not resign  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Op-Ed

The dust has settled, but there are still clouds on the horizon

With a collective sigh of relief, the most expensive election in history has finally ended. To quote the little girl on the You Tube video, “No more Bronco Obama and Mitt Romney.”  More...

One nation, under surveillance

If on cellphones,  You rely;  Say hello,  To the FBI.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Memorial tributes made at annual fair meeting

Members, directors and guests of the Huntingdon County Agricultural Association celebrated a “great year, one of the best attendance years” of the Huntingdon County Fair Nov. 1 at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  More...

Farmers urged to record losses from Hurricane Sandy

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) county executive director Melissa Webreck urged farmers and ranchers affected by Hurricane Sandy to keep thorough records of all losses, including livestock death losses, as well as expenses for such things as f More...

Scholarship winner

Marra Aurand, daughter of Marc and Laurie Aurand of the McVeytown area, received notification recently that she was selected as one of 15 Msgr. John W. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Virgo all day. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Nov. 9, 2012: More...

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