September 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Antiques on display

Tim Clark of Reynoldsville shines his 1939 Allis Chalmers Model B during the second annual Steel Wheels Meet Rubber Tires Antique and Classic Car and Truck Show Saturday at the Rockhill Trolley Museu More...

Late freeze diminishes area fruit and nut crop

A late frost in the spring is causing some fruit and nut crops to be lacking this season. Most of the trees affected include walnut trees and grape vines and some area residents have seen the effects. More...

Local News

Two injured in motorcycle crash

A section of Route 22 was slowed to one-lane for approximately four hours Sunday afternoon as emergency crews and state police at Huntingdon investigated a motorcycle crash at the intersection of rou More...

Police Log

Burglary   More...

News of Yesteryear

Maddensville man hired as TMHS principal

75 Years Ago  The Fourth Annual Field Day of the Huntingdon County Game, Fish and Forestry Association will surpass all events of previous years if the committee in charge realizes its chief ambition. More...

General News

Flooded Colo. towns clean up as rescues continue

ESTES PARK, Colo. More...

Employment gap between rich, poor widest on record

WASHINGTON (AP) — The gap in employment rates between America’s highest- and lowest-income families has stretched to its widest levels since officials began tracking the data a decade ago, according to an analysis of government data condu More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Peyton wins Manning showdown again

Not just because his Denver Broncos are 2-0 and have been an offensive juggernaut. More...

Pirates, Cardinals win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Francisco Liriano took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning before faltering in his first no-decision this season, and pinch-hitter Justin Morneau singled in the goahead run in the eighth Sunday to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates More...

Red Sox beat Yankees 9-2

BOSTON (AP) — Clay Buchholz pitched six innings of two-hit ball to improve to 11-0 and Daniel Nava had four hits to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 9-2 victory over New York on Sunday night and eliminate the Yankees from the AL East race.  More...

Senior Spotlight

Travel ideas for active seniors

Those who have said goodbye to the work-a-day grind now have many hours to settle down and relax. People who have continually put off vacations in lieu of work responsibilities may now have all the time they need to explore the world. More...

Annie's Mailbox

If money is awarded, then yes, it is fraudulent

Dear Annie: On a recent trip to visit my daughter, I found out that my 12-year-old grandson has taken up Irish step dancing. What bothers me is that he dances in the girls division.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Why do people give a spit?

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about spitting in public: More...

Special Sections

Accident claims Calvin resident

State police at Huntingdon are still looking into what caused a fatal one-vehicle accident last week in Union Township. More...

Huntingdon bank is remaining open

Local Northwest Savings Bank customers have raised concerns about the future location of their bank, but, according to Lauren Wilson, branch manager of the Fairgrounds Road office, she and her staff aren’t going anywhere. More...

ABATE aims to assist community

Members of the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (ABATE) Highlanders Chapter 55 aren’t just looking for adventure when they head out on the highway, they are also searching for ways to help the community. More...

State  Free Access 

State among US leaders in bridges with red flags

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania is among the nation’s leaders in bridges that both lack backup protection against collapse in case a single, vital component fails and are designated by highway officials as being in need of repair, an Assoc More...

Suburbs may get red-light cameras for first time

ABINGTON (AP) — A community just north of Philadelphia could become the first suburb in the state to install red-light cameras under a new law allowing the devices to be used outside Pennsylvania’s largest city.  More...

Ex-professor who killed wife says he deserves parole

MERCER (AP) — A former Ivy League professor imprisoned for fatally bludgeoning his wife told a newspaper that he is not a violent person and deserves parole, despite arguments to the contrary by his in-laws.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Sept. 16 AIDS Intervention p The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/ People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. For additional information, call 1-800-445-6262 or 944-2982. More...

Local Sports

Eagles blast Devils in road debut

The Juniata College football team turned three first-quarter Dickinson turnovers into a quick 13-0 lead, then never looked back on the way to a 37-14 Centennial Conference victory Saturday afternoon in Carlisle.  More...

Knights outplay Lions

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Three teams compete in St. Francis Tourney

While Huntingdon was one of 10 schools to advance into the Gold Bracket during Saturday’s 13th annual St. More...

People/Pastimes

Foods for autumn family fun

Fall brings with it beautiful weather, cool breezes and colorful foliage. Celebrate all of the beauty, fun and flavors of the season with your family. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Nathan Ray Boyer who turns 1 year old today, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. His proud parents are Alan and Heather Boyer of Alexandria. More...

New anniversary guidelines announced

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 1:39 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013:  More...

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