December 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

HCBI continues Route 22 discussion

Huntingdon County economic leaders are not giving up on the Route 22 discussion. More...

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Police Log

Harassment   PETERSBURG BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report William Weyer, 22, Alexandria, was charged with harassment after he called a 17-year-old female from Petersburg Dec. 15 and talked to her about sexual acts. More...

Area brief

Free flu shots available at J.C. Blair Occupational Health Office   More...

Christmas comes to Saxton

Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus made their annual trek to Saxton Saturday afternoon to the Captain Phillips VFW Post where they handed out treats and refreshments to a number of area children. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Worthy’s Refuse buys Norris Sanitation business

75 Years Ago  At least three Huntingdon persons were treated by doctors for injuries received when they fell on pavements which were covered by a glaze of ice “as smooth as glass.” The streets and pavements in Huntingdon last night a More...

Local Sports

Titans get big 76-75 win over So. Fulton

Boys’ Basketball:

Tussey Mountain and Southern Fulton battled it out in Warfordsburg Monday and things went down to the wire. Luke Zelanko scored 26 points and collected 12 rebounds as the Titans held off the Indians for a 76-75 win.  More...

Bellwood stops Trojans with 61-49 ICC win

Boys’ Basketball:

The Mount Union boy’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Monday night in a 61-49 Inter-County Conference North contest against visiting Bellwood-Antis.  More...

Trojans start slow in loss at Bellwood

Girls’ Basketball:

The Mount Union girls’ basketball team could not overcome a 22-point, first-half lead held by Bellwood-Antis, falling 61-46 in an Inter County Conference North loss at Bellwood Monday night.  The Trojans slip to 3-2 overall for the season More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

A letter to enlighten  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  The letter is intended to enlighten, not condemn.  The first thing I would like to discuss is, can a Christian be openly gay? More...

Op-Ed

Cold, dead hands

From someone’s cold, dead hands, we now have 20 children and seven adults dead. It is too bad we couldn’t have figured out in advance that those hands would have access to an assault weapon and two handguns.  More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Schilling-Flanery  Kathy Ann (States) Flannery and Gregory Adam Schilling, both of Mount Union, are proud to announce their engagement.  More...

Engaged to Wed

Van Buskirk-Herman  Mya Leigh Hermann and Taylor Francis Van Buskirk, both of Fayetteville, N.C., are proud to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kelly Wright of Jupiter, Fla., and Steven and Karen Hermann of Co More...

United in Marriage

Streightiff-Cook

Kristen Leigh Cook and Charles Thomas Streightiff were united in marriage Oct. 20, 2012, in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. Dr. George Habel presided over the 5:30 p.m. double ring seaside beach ceremony at sunset. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Pisces if born before 11:43 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012: More...

Truth helps kids perceive tragedy

In the wake of last week’s tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., many area residents may be wondering how to talk to children about the events that are still unfolding in the once quiet Connecticut town.  Juniata Valle More...

Future is uncertain for Bleyer strikers

After approximately two months on the picket lines, Workers United Local No. 9 workers from Bleyer Industries, Mount Union, thought they would be heading back to work Wednesday, but they have now learned that will not be the case.  More...

Verizon brings faster service to McConnellstown area cellphones

Residents in the McConnellstown area with Verizon smartphones may have noticed a welcome change, particularly 4G LTE service, recently.  More...

State  Free Access 

Lawsuit filed over effort to privatize lottery

HARRISBURG (AP) — A state employees union and seven Democratic lawmakers filed a lawsuit in Commonwealth Court on Monday seeking to stop the state from privatizing the management of the lottery, saying Republican Gov. More...

Suspect dead after 9-hour standoff

HARRISBURG (AP) — Authorities say a man who holed up in an apartment in Harrisburg for nine hours is dead.  More...

Pa.’s 20 electors cast their ballots for Obama

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s 20 members of the Electoral College carried out their duties as expected on Monday, unanimously voting to make President Barack Obama’s reelection official, and some seized the opportunity to bash th More...

World  Free Access 

Obama backs off hard lines in search of compromise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two weeks before the economythreatening “fiscal cliff” is due to kick in, both President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are making significant concessions, backing off what had once been ironclad More...

Missouri monks’ fruitcakes support solitary living

AVA, Mo. (AP) — Once the bane of pot-luck parties, the fruitcake has been turned into a sought-after treat by Trappist monks secluded in the Missouri Ozarks who some say bake cake that’s nothing short of heavenly.  More...

Classes resuming in Newtown, minus Sandy Hook

NEWTOWN, Conn. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Schreibeis is top FCS defender

Montana State defensive end Caleb Schreibeis has won the Buck Buchanan Award, given to the top defensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision.  The senior from Billings, Mont., is the first Montana State player to win the award, and More...

Boeheim gets 900th win

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Jim Boeheim called it just another number. The message board in the Carrier Dome didn’t agree.  More...

Jets lose 14-10 outing to Titans; out of playoffs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELEVILE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Chatter Box

Enjoy Christmas

Next week this time, all the Christmas morning hoopla will be over, the carpet covered in wrapping, Santa will be back at the North Pole, families will be gathered and another Christmas Day will pass before our very eyes. More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY LIVING

Stock Your Pantry with These Healthy Staples

When hunger pangs arrive and you head to the kitchen to prepare a meal or a snack, it helps to have healthy foods on hand so that you can .ll up without .lling out your clothes.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

There are other factors to consider

Dear Annie: For the past 18 months, I’ve been dating a woman who resides two states south. We are planning on her moving north to live with me. My problem is her thick southern accent.  More...

Doctor K

Scarring from pelvic inflammation can lead to infertility

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have pelvic inflammatory disease, and I’m worried this could affect my fertility.  DEAR READER: You’re right to be concerned. More...

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