November 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Council talks budget issues

Huntingdon Borough approves preliminary budget

In presenting the 2013 budget, Huntingdon Borough Council used a roll call vote to approve the preliminary budget during Tuesday night’s monthly meeting of council. More...

Serving others on Thanksgiving

Community Chapel of Hesston members Ed Houp, left, and Jim Monihen prepare the turkey for a community Thanksgiving dinner held at the Huntingdon Community Center Thursday. More...

Local News

Tri-County Mobile Crisis topic of Human Services Council

Huntingdon County Human Services Council co-chair Stephanie Geisler-Fry from Universal Community Behavioral Health, the outpatient arm of The Meadows in Huntingdon, was on hand not only to run the regular monthly meeting of the council Wednesday, but More...

Correction

In the Tuesday, Nov. 20, edition of The Daily News, a story regarding the Huntingdon Area School Board meeting reported the board unanimously voted to waive the light fee for Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue to use War Vets Field in July 2013. More...

Police Log

Harassment   CROMWELL TWP. — A 17-year-old male from Mapleton has been charged with harassment after he punched a 12-year-old female from Three Springs in the arm during gym class at the Southern Huntingdon County High School Nov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Conservation district, PA CleanWays team up to remove trash

75 Years Ago  C. More...

Local Sports

Miranda Hunsinger wins local Power Points prize

Scores were high again last weekend in the weekly Power Points contest. The regional winner of the $1,000 top prize was Dennis Clark of Butler. He scored 136 points and had one of the two perfect scores on tiebreaker one (48). More...

Area dominates ICC Grid stars

The Inter-County Conference announced its football all-stars from the Gold and Silver divisions. Juniata Valley led the way among the locals with nine players selected to the first team.  More...

People/Pastimes

SSGC holds ‘Greens Workshop’

A total of 14 members of the Standing Stone Garden Club met Nov. 19 at St. More...

Huntingdon PAS R holds November meeting

The Huntingdon County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees held its final meeting of 2012 Nov. 14 at the 15th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon. More...

Happy holiday entertaining

Host a holiday party that’s simple and festive with a combination of pre-made and homemade delights from the celebration experts at Wilton.  More...

School News

Share your student’s news in The Daily News

If you would like to have news about your student in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted.  More...

Calvary Christian Academy honor roll

Donald Kidd, prinicpal of Calvary Christian Academy, has released its honor roll list for the first marking period of the 2012-13 school year:  Grade 1  High Honor Roll: Bethany Lane.  Honor Roll: Benjamin Dean, Sarah Duerksen, Aden M More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Pisces if born before 5:12 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012:  More...

NASCAR

Hail To The Kez

Keselowski’s first title a welcome prize for Penske

HOMESTEAD, Fla. More...

FUED OF THE WEEK

CALE GALE VS. KYLE BUSCH

Gale won in the Camping World Truck Series for the first time, and the victory came at Busch’s expense. More...

NUTS AND BOLTS

NASCAR announces more changes for 2013

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — NASCAR announced a series of changes in conjunction with CEO Brian France’s appearance in the Homestead-Miami Speedway media center.  More...

Family’s benefit aids community

According to one Mill Creek area woman, when dealing with the presence of grief, it’s best to surround yourself with people and find ways to give back to the community. More...

Event backs small businesses

Many people stood in lines Thursday night and early Friday morning in hopes of taking advantage of the Black Friday shopping sales as places like Target and Walmart began the shopping season a day earlier this year. More...

Region had 119 bears checked during season

After close to 30 bears were checked at the Game Commission’s south central offices’ check-in station Nov. 19, officials only checked a total of 10 bears Tuesday and just nine more Wednesday. More...

State  Free Access 

Judge presiding over Sandusky case allows television network access to victim photos

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) A television network obtained clearance Wednesday from the judge presiding over Jerry Sandusky’s criminal case for access to photos used as exhibits during the former Penn State assistant coach’s trial this summer. More...

Penn State mascot shrine will get a makeover

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — The Nittany Lion shrine at Penn State is getting a makeover.  The much-photographed statue of the school’s mascot will soon be surrounded by a stone plaza instead of mulch.  The Centre Daily Times reported T More...

Judge: parents paid excessive truancy fines

LEBANON (AP) — A federal judge has ruled it was wrong for parents in a Pennsylvania school district to be overcharged for truancy fines.  More...

World  Free Access 

Five people die in apartment fire

WHEATON, Mo. (AP) — Five people including a 7-year-old child died after a fire broke out at an apartment building in southwest Missouri, authorities said.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 23   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lions’ mistake helps Texans to OT win

DETROIT (AP) — The Houston Texans took advantage of a big mistake by Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz.  Shayne Graham’s 32-yard field goal with 2:21 left overtime lifted Houston to a 34-31 win over Detroit on Thursday after Schwartz More...

RG3 leads Redskins in Dallas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Welcome back to Texas, RG3.  Robert Griffin III threw for 311 yards and four touchdowns, helping the Washington Redskins beat the Dallas Cowboys 38-31 on Thursday.  More...

Brady, Patriots put away Jets early

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tom Brady and the New England Patriots put this game — and the New York Jets’ ugly season — away early.  At least it was competitive for a quarter. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Safety advice for field dressing, processing deer

For those fortunate hunters who bag a deer in the upcoming season, a food-safety specialist in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences offers some advice for field dressing and storing the carcass properly and processing the meat.  More...

Don’t overreact to CWD discovery in Pa., experts advise hunters

The discovery this fall of chronic wasting disease in two deer on a game farm in southeastern Pennsylvania has hunters wondering what to do, but they should not overreact to the situation, according to experts in Penn State’s College of Agricul More...

Now’s the time to get power tools ready for spring

You can avoid the silent treatment from your power tools in the spring by providing some tender loving care before storing them in the fall.  Gasoline-powered garden gear isn’t guaranteed to start when it’s left idle for extended per More...

Annie's Mailbox

All you can do is wait for the results ANNIE

Dear Annie: Several months ago, my 17-year-old son’s girlfriend had a baby. I was upset at first, but then realized that the couple was young and needed help. My house now looks like a daycare center.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Readers show love for litter tubs

Dear Readers: You are so creative! So many of you wrote in about reusing CAT-LITTER TUBS. More...

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