November 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Ballot initiatives support slim

For some states, Election Day didn’t just mean re-electing President Barack Obama, it meant some historical, yet controversial decisions were passed by popular vote on ballot initiatives.  More...

TDN thanks military with Vets Day promo

They fought the British for independence, marched the shores of Tripoli and stormed the beaches of Normandy — for hundreds of years, America’s troops have defended their country with pride and bravery.  More...

Local News

Police chase stolen tanker truck for miles

YORK (AP) — Authorities in York County say a Canadian man led police on a four-mile chase in a stolen tanker truck before crashing into a guardrail.  Police say 40-year-old Manitoba resident Marc CJ Chartier is charged with theft, aggrava More...

Last week’s poll results

Last week, readers of The Daily News were asked if they planned to vote on Election Day.  Of the 55 who responded, 91 percent said they did vote and nine percent said they did not.  More...

Area brief

Historical Society services free to veterans Monday

HUNTI NGDON BORO. — The Huntingdon County Historical Society will offer free house tours and free services in its genealogical library for all Huntingdon County veterans and their families from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 10   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. 11   More...

Local Sports

Ramblers just get past Tussey

A4 SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2012 District Five Class A Football:

Tussey Mountain may have been an underdog in its District Five Class quarterfinal game at Windber Friday, but the team showed it can play with whoever is on the field with them. More...

JC dominant in 3-0 sweep of Trinity

Division III Women's Volleyball:

No. 23 Juniata swept Trinity (Tex.) 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-8) in its first match of the NCAA Division III Tournament Friday afternoon at the Freeman Center in Newport News, Va. More...

Religion News

Free community dinners offer opportunities for fellowship

A popular saying from the 1930s, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch,” has been disproved by a group of caring individuals at the 12th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon. More...

Archaeologists explore site on Syria-Turkey border

ISTANBUL (AP) — Few archaeological sites seem as entwined with conflict, ancient and modern, as the city of Karkemish.  More...

Thanksgiving Events

Community Thanksgiving services  Service of Thanksgiving   More...

Special Sections

It’s Red Kettle time

Ryan Jadlocki of Huntingdon, right, drops a donation in the Salvation Army Red Kettle Friday in front of Walmart while Salvation Army Advisory Board member Nancy Kyper rings the bell. More...

artist shares area’s beauty

Sometimes it takes someone who’s not from the Huntingdon area to show a person the beauty that can be found in places natives may take for granted.  That’s what scrapbooker and Orange County, Calif., native Stephanie Ackerman tried t More...

Prescription med drop-off box now available

Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Rufus Brenneman announced during Wednesday’s meeting of the Huntingdon County Criminal Justice Advisory Board that a prescription medicine drop-off box has been placed in the lobby of the Huntingdon Borough Build More...

State  Free Access 

Macy’s parade introduces Hello, Kitty!

NEW YORK (AP) — Hello, Kitty! More...

Miss Central Pennsylvania pageant searches for local contestants

Organizers of the Miss Central Pennsylvania Scholarship and Outstanding Teen pageants have announced that again this year they want to send an area contestant to the Miss Pennsylvania Pageant. More...

General News

Five examples of cinematographer Deakins’ best work

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roger Deakins is the rare person I was actually nervous to interview because I’m such a huge fan of his work.  More...

Miley Cyrus talks music, movie and marriage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miley Cyrus is working hard to finish her new album so she can take some time off to enjoy being engaged.  The 19-year-old entertainer plans to marry “Hunger Games” star Liam Hemsworth. More...

A challenging little trail with big support

The Blairsville Riverfront Trail is well-named. For most of its 1.7-mile length, the trail lies within a stone’s throw of the Conemaugh River that loops around the bulge of land that contains Blairsville Borough.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Big Ten rules wrestling

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some think Minnesota is the nation’s top wrestling team this season. More...

UConn tops Pitt for 1st Big East win

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut once again failed to score a second-half touchdown. More...

Nittany Lions down St. Francis in opener

Men's Basketball:

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Tim Frazier scored 16 of his 23 points in the second half and Penn State defeated St. Francis (Pa.) 65-58 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.  D.J. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Chalk it up to a frustrating and sad loss

Dear Annie: I am one of 13 siblings. Both of our parents have been sick for the past four years. At one time, we had a family meeting, and everyone agreed to pay $20 a week for a caregiver, since we all worked. More...

Doctor K

For grapefruit lovers, the news isn’t good

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard that grapefruit can interact dangerously with some medications. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Libra until 3:10 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 12, 2012:  More...

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