November 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Saxton to swap land with Seton Co.

During a special meeting Thursday evening, Saxton Borough Council unanimously agreed to exchange 1.69 acres of land for 22.326 acres of land with the Seton Co. at its former automotive leather manufacturing company.  More...

Hunters head to woods for bear season opener

With sunshine, patchy clouds and a high of 50 degrees forecast for Saturday, it looks as if the opening day of bear season will be a good one across the commonwealth.  More...

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Local News

State continues report of one fungal meningitis patient

Despite rumors a local woman is being examined for the effects of fungal meningitis, The Daily News has confirmed there continues to be only one confirmed case of the infection.  “There has only been one case in Pennsylvania for over a mon More...

Bleyer union workers, executives unable to reach deal

On day 20 of the union strike at Bleyer Industries Inc., Mount Union, Workers United Local No. 9 received word from representatives they were unable to reach a settlement with company executives.  More...

Betty J. Ayers

of 10208 Froghollow Lane Petersburg, PA 16669

Betty was born on December 15, 1929 in Petersburg to her proud parents, George H. and Sarah E. Whitesel (of Petersburg). On an early fall day, September 22, 1949, Betty would marry the love of her life, James F. Ayers, also of Petersburg. More...

World  Free Access 

Superstorm priorities for some include saving pets

NEW YORK (AP) — Superstorm Sandy drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves — and for their pets, said owners, who recounted tales of a dog swimming throug More...

In Sandy, NYC rescuers find themselves the victims

NEW YORK (AP) — When Sandy’s storm surge plowed into the seaside neighborhood of Breezy Point, New York City police Officer and volunteer firefighter Tim O’Brien was part of the small band of first responders who kept the flood from More...

Local Sports

Juniata basketball teams ranked top three in Landmark

Both the men’s and women’s basketball programs have been tagged to finish in the top three of the Landmark Conference this season. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy holiday shipping

Get your packages there safely and on time

The holidays are usually pretty hectic, and the last thing you need is to stress over shipping your holiday gifts. More...

Press Club

Holidays come alive at SHC

Madrigal dinner to be held Dec. 3, 4

Hear ye, hear ye! The madrigal dinner is approaching at Southern Huntingdon County High School. The students have all been dedicated to preparing this once in a lifetime dinner feast for all to partake in. More...

Paraeducator guides students at HCCTC

As the school year began at Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center, the hallways were not only filled with familiar faces, but also new ones. One new face at HCCTC this year is Stephanie Galac, a recently hired paraeducator.  More...

Conquerors tour college campuses

At the end of our high school careers, we all face one question that could change our futures forever: What college should I attend, if any?  Little by little, college ads and invites begin to pile up in the mail. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Foiling a bathroom lockout

Dear Heloise: Many parents often are terrified when a small child LOCKS HIMSELF IN THE BATHROOM.  Recently in our home, this very thing happened to us. More...

Teacher’s death stuns JV district

Students, faculty and administrators of the Juniata Valley School District are dealing with the sudden loss of high school health and physical education teacher Terry Hyde.  Mr. Hyde, 36, died unexpectedly Thursday. More...

Church vandalism angers MU leaders

An act of vandalism at Mount Union’s First United Methodist Church in which a wall was defaced with vulgarities is under investigation by police and has one member of council urging all residents to treat each other and their community with bet More...

Fans brave weather for ‘Twilight’ premiere

Millions of “Twihards,” or die-hard Twilight fans, across the country lined up at movie theaters just in time for the 10 p.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Penn State to argue delay request in McQueary case

HARRISBURG (AP) — Lawyers for Penn State and a key witness in Jerry Sandusky’s criminal trial are expected in court to argue over the university’s request to put the man’s lawsuit on hold.  More...

Panel: Colleges could get cash for meeting goals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A commission charged with improving higher education in Pennsylvania has recommended that colleges and universities be able to earn additional state funding by meeting certain performance targets.  More...

Emergency crews save man trapped in crane

SINKING SPRING (AP) — Emergency crews have freed a man who was trapped atop a 25-foot crane in eastern Pennsylvania.  An employee of Reading Crane and Engineering Co. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County Christmas Seal campaign begins

75 Years Ago  A continued recession in the nation’s steel mills has been predicted in New York. The American Iron and Steel Institute reported the rate of 36.4 percent of capacity as compared with 112 percent under the previous year.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 16   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Nov. 17   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Arizona dominates UTEP inside

College Men’s Basketball

Arizona 72, UTEP 51  TUCSON, Ariz. More...

Nittany Lions fall to Wolfpack, 72-55

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tim Frazier scored 23 points, but Penn State couldn’t overcome the 22 and eight rebounds from T.J. Warren in No. More...

Renner leads Tar Heels past Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Marking stains  Before throwing an article of clothing that has a stain in the hamper, I clip on a clothespin. That way I don’t forget to treat the spot before laundering.   Easy garlic rolls  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Your husband sounds amazingly clueless ANNIE

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 16 years. We have two children, one with Asperger syndrome.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Capricorn all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012:  More...

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