November 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Emergency responders to be aided by new programs

Accidents on state roadways occur every day and being able to provide emergency medical technicians (EMTs) or any other emergency services with information about any health problems a person may have is vital. More...

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Local News

Correction

In last week’s article in The Daily News regarding the Oneida Township monthly board meeting, the meeting for next month was incorrectly listed.  More...

Alexandria Borough Council discusses endorsement of emergency coordinator

More discussion concerning the endorsement of the borough emergency coordinator took place at Monday’s meeting of Alexandria Borough Council.  At last month’s regular meeting, it was determined Bud Itinger, the emergency coordinator, More...

Revocation hearing held for Mount Union man

A Mount Union man will face more jail time after being expelled from the State Intermediate Punishment (SIP) program for violating the terms of the rehabilitation program.  A revocation hearing was held Nov. More...

World  Free Access 

FBI prepares timeline of Petraeus investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is preparing a timeline of its criminal investigation that brought to light CIA Director David Petraeus’ extramarital affair so the bureau can respond to members of Congress asking why they and the White House we More...

Rockefeller tree survived Sandy

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. More...

Custody dispute eyed in deaths of five in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Firefighters using a sledgehammer forced open a barricaded door to a family’s garage and found five people, two dogs and a cat inside, all dead of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning in a possible murdersuicide amid a c More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 13  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.   More...

Local Sports

OUTDOOR DIARY

Pennsylvania Bears   Fact and fiction regarding black bears are interwoven in Pennsylvania history. More...

Photo

Winners of the Punt, Pass and Kick competition held at Spring Farms were, front row, from the left, Nate Myers, first, Ryder Cole, second; and Lane Nonemaker, third; middle row, Zachary Hunsinger, fi More...

Editorial

Veterans of the past

Editor’s note: Jean Cresswell of Juniata Township shared this letter with me in honor of Veterans Day. More...

Leave the junk behind

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

I hope I am wrong

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

Chatter Box

Thank you, veterans

What a beautiful weekend we had. Saturday morning started out pretty dreary, but the sun brightened up the sky just in time for Huntingdon’s Veterans Day Parade. More...

Healthy Living

Great Gifts for Men and Women Hoping to Get Healthier

The holidays are synonymous with many things, including get-togethers with family and friends, shopping and, at the tail end of the season, resolutions. One of the more common New Year’s resolutions is a commitment to getting healthier.  More...

How to Keep Healthcare Costs Manageable

The cost of living is on the rise. Gas, groceries and even healthcare continue to become more expensive.   More...

Doctor K

Offer help and hope to a grieving friend

DEAR DOCTOR K: A close friend suddenly and unexpectedly lost her spouse. How can I help her through her grief?  More...

Special Sections

50th anniversary highlights

The Huntingdon County Planning Commission and Huntingdon County Planning Department staff have provided assistance, input and guidance to many communities during many projects, and has partnered with a number of local agencies and other county depart More...

University strike alarms students

Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities — Bloomsburg, California, Cheyney, Clarion, East Stroudsburg, Edinboro, Indiana, Kutztown, Lock Haven, Mansfield, Millersville, Shippensburg, Slippery Rock and West Chester — are all popula More...

Warm weather advantage

Monday may have been the last day for Sam Harker of Huntingdon to take advantage of the warm temperatures, as he hung some Christmas decorations at his home in shorts. More...

Todd supervisors look at inspection services

Todd Township Supervisors Bruce Lane and chairman Dennis Runk Monday evening heard from Bureau Veritas North America, Inc. More...

State  Free Access 

Pollution persists in Allegheny River

PITTSBURGH (AP) — High levels of an ultra-salty compound that could be linked to oil and gas drilling persist in the Allegheny River’s Pittsburgharea watershed, while the levels declined in the nearby Monongahela River, recent research sh More...

Faculty begin holding strike votes at colleges

HARRISBURG (AP) — Faculty at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities started holding strike authorization votes Monday amid contentious negotiations for a new contract.  More...

Shuster wants to lead House transportation panel

CHAMBERSBURG (AP) — U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, a Republican from outside Altoona, is trying to become the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, a position once held by his father.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fire damages McConnellstown gas station

75 Years Ago  Dr. Calvert N. Ellis, professor of religious education at Juniata College, was the speaker at the weekly meeting of the Huntingdon Kiwanis Club at Fisher’s restaurant yesterday. Dr. More...

How to dazzle the crowd with Thanksgiving dinner

Last Thanksgiving, Scott Heimendinger strapped on a pair safety goggles, told his family to stand back, and plunged his deconstructed turkey into a roasting pan of smoking hot oil.  More...

Ginger flan — rich, creamy and worth the wait

A dessert this great is worth the wait. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Roethlisberger hurt; Steelers survive Chiefs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Their franchise quarterback on his way to the hospital, the momentum firmly on the other side of the field after a stunning last-minute rally by one the NFL’s worst teams, the Pittsburgh Steelers appeared lost.  More...

Arians leading Colts to surprising success

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chuck Pagano and Andrew Luck are getting all the national attention.  Talk to anyone in the Colts locker room, and they’ll tell you interim coach Bruce Arians is a major part in Indianapolis’ stunning turna More...

Four enter Hockey Hall

TORONTO (AP) — There is something missing from Joe Sakic’s new plaque at the Hockey Hall of Fame — and it’s not because the printer made a mistake.  More...

People/Pastimes

Dickson-Smith

Bethany Nicole Smith and Wade Michael Dickson, both of McVeytown, are proud to announce their engagement.  More...

Schneider-Krapf

Kathryn L. Krapf of Gordon and Justin M. Schneider of Huntingdon are proud to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Edward and Claire Krapf of Gordon. More...

Boy Scout Troop 494

Members of Troop 494 of Robertsdale and their families enjoyed a warm afternoon Nov. 10 while hiking the abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike, Fulton County. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You should avoid these family gatherings

Dear Annie: My cousin “Tyler,” who had a host of problems as a teenager, became a policeman at age 23. He was a jerk before he joined up, but now he’s become a bigger jerk. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Scorpio if born before 2:52 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012:  More...

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