November 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday season push is too soon for most area residents

If area residents go into stores near and far beginning in October, along with the Halloween decorations, many will see Christmas décor mixed among the selection of items.  Many stores opened their doors Thanksgiving evening so bargain shoppers More...

Huntingdon moves to sell property

For over a year, Huntingdon Borough Council battled with 920 Mifflin St. owner Charles Farrell over what was going to happen with the property. More...

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Local News

Last week’s poll results

Last week, The Daily News asked its readers if they thought the military would be negatively impacted as a result of the Petraeus scandal.  Of the 30 people who responded, 77 percent do not believe the military would be negatively impacted, whil More...

Police Log

Drug possession   More...

General News

A breakfast showdown: Which rice cereal is tops?

Snap!, Crackle! and Pop! are proud to be loud at the breakfast table, but do they fizzle or sizzle in the cereal bowl? And how about in that most ubiquitous of bake sale items — Rice Krispies Treats?  More...

Twice-cooked method key to great potato pancakes

Few foods are as satisfying as a golden potato pancake that is soft and tender inside, but crispy outside. But this simple dish so often is bungled. It can be undercooked, overcooked and/or soaked in grease.  More...

Report: Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids

Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. More...

People/Pastimes

Elco retirees to hold November breakfast

The end of the year is approaching more quickly than one might expect. Retired and former Elco employees are encouraged to take a few minutes out of their holiday shopping to join in the breakfast scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Michael Connor Swan who turns 9 years old today, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. His proud parents are Michael and Stephanie Swan. More...

Births

Lavelle Phillips and Stacy Anders are proud to announce the birth of their son, Lavelle Delmar Phillips II, at 9:10 a.m. Nov. 19, 2012, at the Altoona Regional Health System. More...

Special Sections

CWD no threat for area hunters

Although deer season opens Monday, Nov. More...

TDN to publish all lucky hunter photos Dec. 14

Lucky hunters are invited to share photos of their deer for publication in The Daily News. There are a few guidelines which must be followed in order to submit photos. More...

Meadowview passes inspection

Another area personal care facility has received a perfect inspection from the state Department of Welfare.  The Meadowview Manor Enhanced Senior Living & Rehabilitation Center of McVeytown passed its inspection with zero violations for thre More...

State  Free Access 

N.J. storm victims finding lost mementos online

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — When Superstorm Sandy destroyed Michael Nolan’s house, it washed away a past he cannot remember.  Nolan has amnesia from a brain injury he suffered in 2003 after being hit by a car while riding his bike.  More...

World  Free Access 

Protesters greet shoppers at Wal-Marts nationwide

PORTLAND, Ore. More...

Mass. explosion injures 18

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 24   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, Nov. 25   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

LSU hangs on at Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jarvis Landry helped LSU keep an SEC championship within reach.  Landry made a spectacular, reaching, one-handed touchdown catch and the eighthranked Tigers held on for a 20-13 win over Arkansas on Friday.  More...

Lucas leads Lions to win over Detroit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Detroit used a junk defense to try and confuse Penn State. It worked for a bit before Maggie Lucas and the sixth-ranked Lady Lions finally got going.  More...

Nittany Lions rally 60-57 over Bucknell

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jermaine Marshall scored 17 points and Penn State received strong second-half shooting from its guards to defeat Bucknell 60-57 Friday, handing the Bison their first loss of the season.  More...

Religion News

At public meetings, fights over prayer drag on

WASHINGTON (AP) — It happens every week at meetings in towns, counties and cities nationwide. A lawmaker or religious leader leads a prayer before officials begin the business of zoning changes, contract approvals and trash pickup.  More...

Religion Briefs

Church of England’s leader wants explanation   LONDON (AP) — The Church of England has much explaining to do following its failure to vote to allow women to serve as bishops, its leader said Wednesday — and politicians from the More...

Alternative Christmas Gifts Bazaar at Stone Church of the Brethren

The Stone Church of the Brethren, 1623 Moore St., Huntingdon, will host its annual Alternative Christmas Gifts Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Before you rent equipment I always talk to my neighbors when I am planning to rent a big piece of equipment, such as a rototiller or carpet cleaner. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Please don’t assume some nefarious motive

Dear Annie: My wife’s aunt “Zelda” is 83 and lives alone. She is in the early stages of dementia, and her short-term memory is rapidly deteriorating. She will ask the same question multiple times within a 15-minute span. More...

Doctor K

Adhd appears to have strong genetic component

DEAR DOCTOR K: I think my son may have ADHD. What should I be looking for?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and the Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 26, 2012:  More...

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