September 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents listen to project details

Two dozen Broad Top area residents turned out Thursday evening to hear plans for the removal of the Barnettstown Bridge located along Route 913 in Carbon Township. The meeting was held at the Coalmont Borough building.  More...

World  Free Access 

Status of same-sex licenses murky after ruling

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge’s order stopping a suburban Philadelphia court clerk from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples leaves their legal status unclear, with an appeal possible and other legal actions pending or i More...

Pittsburgh Zoo: Boy’s mauling death is mom’s fault

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium says the mother of a 2-yearold boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into a wild African dogs exhibit is to blame for her son’s death and shouldn’t be allowed to sue.  More...

Spotlight to shine on birthplace of night football

MANSFIELD (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Mansfield University hosted the first-ever night football game in 1892, a contest that ended at halftime when the ref declared it “inconvenient to continue.”  Why? More...

Local Sports

Pickin ’ Panel

Just two weeks into the new football season and already some interesting trends are developing and there are still things yet to emerge.  More...

Eagles open conference play

Last Saturday afternoon, the Juniata College football team performed above expectations. A 21-point third quarter sparked the Eagles to a 41-20 victory over visiting Thiel, a team that, like the Eagles, had posted a 3-7 record in 2012.  More...

Texas Tech upsets TCU 20-10

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech backup quarterback Davis Webb practiced taking snaps and going to his knee in a victory formation along the sideline while his defense was on the field.  Webb had just thrown his first touchdown pass, a 19- More...

People/Pastimes

100 (+) Women Who Care

Peg Krolak, left, of the Huntingdon County chapter of 100(+) Women Who Care presented $850 to Dave Peoples, owner of the Huntingdon Clifton 5, to be used to upgrade the movie theater’s film equ More...

Share reunions and gatherings in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Look into possible compromises

Dear Annie: My granddaughter, “Mary,” is employed full time, has two daughters, ages 10 and 5, and is pregnant with her third child, even though a divorce has been in the works for at least a year.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Capricorn all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013:  More...

Federal funding may aid bridges

Even with 684 feet of 52 structurally deficient bridges in Huntingdon County and Pennsylvania consistently topping the list of states with structurally deficient bridges, the state only receives 10 percent of federal funding to help fix those bridges More...

Training brings responders together

The Huntingdon County Local Emergency Planning Committee held its annual hazardous materials and planning training summit at the Bailey Building next to the Huntingdon County Courthouse Thursday. More...

County’s 911 board holds regular meeting

It was a very short and routine monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board Thursday morning in the conference room of the Huntingdon Borough Building.  More...

Accuweather.com commemorates 50 years

One global media company whose founder and president touts it as “one of the best kept secrets in central Pennsylvania” commemorated its 50th anniversary Thursday evening.  More...

Local News

Socializing over ice cream

Above, Ron Detwiler of Huntingdon, left, receives a dish of ice cream from Hoag’s Catering employee Bryant Packer during an ice cream social hosted by First National Bank Wealth Management at I More...

Area briefs

Nominate a senior for Home Instead holiday program   More...

Juniata River cleanup a success

The Juniata River is a bit cleaner now thanks to the 26 hard-working volunteers who pulled 2.11 tons of rusty metal, plastic tarps, shopping carts, bicycles and other trash from the river. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County treasurer announces deer license procedure

75 Years Ago  During the first of the six days of September residents of Huntingdon County may register at conveniently designated points throughout the county. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 13   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Sept. 14   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Patriots win sloppy 13-10 decision

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady knows it will take a while to get in sync with his rookie receivers. Meanwhile, he keeps winning.  More...

Freeman, Johnson spark Braves

MIAMI (AP) — Freddy Garcia earned his second NL victory since 2007, and first since joining the Atlanta Braves last month, by pitching six innings to help beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 on Thursday.  Freddie Freeman had three hits on his 24th More...

Tampa Bay avoids sweep 4-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. More...

School News

Mount Union woman completes studies

Stephanie Daniels of Mount Union was among 374 students awarded doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees at Wilkes University’s summer commencement ceremony held Sept. 8 in the Arnaud C. More...

Local student enrolled at Heidelberg University

Summer Hunter-Kysor of Huntingdon has enrolled at Heidelberg University for the fall semester. The 2013-14 academic year began Aug. 26  More...

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Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

The scent of home

Dear Heloise: After reading your column about how to find a LOST PET, I just had to send an idea that has successfully been implemented in our area several times.  More...

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