November 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

ORJMA regroups, reconciles finances

After discovering last month a misappropriation of funds may have occurred over the past year, the agenda for the Orbisonia- Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority during Wednesday’s regular meeting was to regroup and move forward.  More...

Fire causes heavy damage to Todd Twp. home

Fire of an undetermined origin caused severe damage to a one and one-half story Todd Township residence Wednesday afternoon. The fire occurred at 2:24 p.m. at the Angelina Smith residence at 8350 Old Plank Road in the village of Cooks.  More...

Jobs

Local News

Delphi to cut jobs from Mount Union plant

Approximately 50 employees of the FCI Group’s Motorized Vehicle Division (MVL) in Mount Union were recently informed within a year’s time they will be out of a job after Delphi Automotive purchased the motorized vehicle division last mont More...

Police Log

Hit deer   LINCOLN TWP. — Edward Coy, 86, Saxton, was driving a 1995 Buick Le Sabre north on Route 26 Nov. 14 when a deer ran onto the roadway. The Buick struck the deer, causing front end damage. More...

Honorary firefighter

Noah Morrow, 8, was made an honorary junior firefighter by the Six Mile Run Area Volunteer Fire Co. during the company’s recent Fire/EMS open house. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon post office to enlarge delivery boundaries

75 Years Ago  President Roosevelt has put his stamp of approval on a WPA project of unusual character for Huntingdon County. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats have two chosen as all-district

Huntingdon senior libero Haleigh Heaton was one of seven players named to the 2012 Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association District Six Class AA All-Star team while Bearcat sophomore outside hitter Mackenzie Garner was one of seven players to ear More...

Juniata to hold four monthly softball clinics

Juniata College softball will be holding four clinics over the winter months, starting this Sunday, Nov. 18, and continuing Dec. 9, Jan. 27 and Feb. 10. More...

Reynolds wins area’s weekly Power prize

Due to some technical glitches in the Power Points website, some of Week 10’s information from the different areas was lost thus leaving the week’s grand prize winner up in the air.  More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Thank you for your service  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

How Sandy reveals the GDP’s twisted logic

As he waded knee-deep in an Atlantic City street, pummeled by Super Storm Sandy’s winds, CNN’s chief business correspondent Ali Velshi declared that it was too early to tell whether Sandy would be a plus or a minus for the U.S. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Zinobile, Anderson hold top two 2012 4-H titles

The annual November 4-H recognition event is both the beginning and the end of the year for the club leaders and members. A new year begins in the fall when members return and new ones are welcomed. More...

Huntingdon County 4-H Beef Club

Looking for a year of fun work, learning and old and new friends all culminating in a week at the Huntingdon County Fair? If so, it’s time to get a steer or heifer and join the Huntingdon County 4-H Beef Club. More...

2013 Market Steer Tag Day

Huntingdon County 4-H Beef Club member William Emery prepares to have his market steer tagged during the annual Tag Day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

They will need you to guide them

Dear Annie: Last May, my children’s father committed suicide. He and I had split up two years before because of his violent ways. Despite my marrying another man, I still cared for my ex and worried about his welfare. More...

Doctor K

Hip resurfacing is not always an option

DEAR DOCTOR K: You recently discussed hip replacement in your column. Shouldn’t the option of hip resurfacing have been part of the discussion?  More...

NASCAR

Racing Heats Up

Wrecks, tempers take off as Chase comes to a close

AVONDALE, Ariz. More...

NUTS AND BOLTS

Did a melted ‘bead’ cost Jimmie the title?

AVONDALE, Ariz. — A melted tire “bead.” That’s what may have doomed Jimmie Johnson’s bid for a sixth Sprint Cup championship.  More...

FUED OF THE WEEK

JEFF GORDON VS. CLINT BOWYER

It’s said that race drivers have long memories, but Gordon’s was exceedingly short. More...

Runaway deer linked to CWD

A doe which escaped from a Porter Township farm last fall has become a subject of interest to the state Department of Agriculture as it recently expanded the number of deer farms quarantined in an effort to “trace out” any and all connect More...

Smokeout message emphasizes quitting

According to the state Department of Health, the most common causes of death from diseases in Huntingdon County are diseases of the heart, cancer and chronic lower respiratory, all of which fall under the category of smoking- related diseases. More...

Smithfield accepts changes for Sheetz

After requesting some changes to an outdated Smithfield Township ordinance, representatives from the Sheetz Corp. learned supervisors unanimously agreed to accept the changes and move ahead with the plans. More...

Planning commission reflects on early days

Over a period of five years, a team comprised of landscape architects, a civil engineer, a surveyor, sociologist and a graphic artist compiled all of Huntingdon County’s distinctive traits and statistics into a two-volume document that aimed to More...

State  Free Access 

Police say man’s fake $100 bills had wrong face

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — A Rhode Island man police say used counterfeit $100 bills to make purchases at a Target store made a critical mistake.   The bills had a picture of President Abraham Lincoln on them. More...

Conn. governor: Storm damage at $360 million

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. More...

Op-Ed

Philadelphia, suburbs roar for Democrats

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democrats stole the show in the elections in Pennsylvania, capturing every race for statewide office while winning a huge majority in Philadelphia as well as the growing and increasingly liberal Philadelphia suburbs, once a Re More...

World  Free Access 

Commentary

Shaping a security team, Obama’s challenge deepens

Correspondent  WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely a week after winning reelection, President Barack Obama suddenly confronts a deepening challenge in assembling a new national security team, his task complicated by a scandal that has cost him a CIA More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 15   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 

Penn State women edge Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Penn State coach Coquese Washington was thrilled to pull out a road victory in a tough enviornment.  The ninth-ranked Lady Lions trailed by five points with about six minutes left before rallying to beat No. More...

Ohio State rolls past Cincinnati

College Women’s Basketball

Ohio State 87, Cincinnati 49.  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tayler Hill scored 21 points, and No. More...

Wisconsin falls at Florida

College Men’s Basketball

Florida 74, Wisconsin 56  GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 22 Wisconsin isn’t built to overcome big deficits.  So when the Badgers fell behind by 19 points early in the second half at No. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy 86th Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to John W. Miller of Cassville, and presently at the Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, who turns 86 years old today, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. John is the husband of Saundra Miller. They have seven children, Jay W.  More...

Boy Scout Troop 28 holds Court of Honor

Senior patrol leader Jacob Duffey called commands for the color guard of Boy Scout Troop 28 to begin the Court of Honor held recently at the Stone Church of the Brethren, Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

GIME FIVE! Happy birthday wishes go out to Landyn David Arnold who turns 5 years old today, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. His proud parents are Brent and Leah Arnold. More...

School News

Area student attends workshop at Susquehanna

Michelle Bailey of Alexandria was among 59 high school students who attended Susquehanna University’s annual Writing Action Day held Nov. 5. She is a senior at Juniata Valley High School.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 2:35 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Nov. 16, 2012: More...

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