September 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

tMsb hears field naming proposal

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening listened to a number of Broad Top area school district sports supporters who encouraged the board to name the district’s track and athletic field complex in East Saxton after the late Rep. More...

HASB members thank bank for scoring table

The Huntingdon Area School Board members recognized their gratitude to Kish Bank for donating a new scoring table for indoor sports during the board’s monthly meeting Monday.  Superintendent Fred Foster and athletic director Dean Rossi pre More...

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Local News

Shooting reignites gun talk, but bills still cold

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deadly shooting in the heart of the nation’s capital has reignited talk about guns, but it’s uncertain whether the tragedy will revive a legislative debate that has gone cold in the face of opposition from Second More...

Police Log

Bicyclist injured   More...

County residents called for jury duty

The following persons have been summoned for jury duty in Huntingdon County Court Monday, Oct. 7:  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mount Union Borough Council accepts manager’s resignation

75 Years Ago The Navy Department is making final tests of a new automatic airplane landing device designed to eliminate crashes during “blind” flying, it was learned. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bengals humble Steelers

CINCINNATI (AP) — Running back Giovani Bernard slipped through the line, caught Andy Dalton’s short pass, then turned and saw something shocking.  One of the NFL’s top defenses had given him a big opening.  More...

Eagle coach admits mistake

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chip Kelly is learning the NFL rule book on the job.  The do-it-his-way coach didn’t think he could use a timeout to allow a banged-up Michael Vick to stay in the game during an important moment in the Philadelphi More...

Johnson rallies to win BMW

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Zach Johnson is having a September to remember, and there’s still one very big week to go.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jacob Creitz who turns 6 years old today, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. His proud parents are Chelsea and Justin Creitz of Newton Hamilton. Jacob is the brother of Veronica, 10. More...

Boy Scout Troop 25 kicks off fall season

Boy Scout Troop 25 recently held its fall court of honor and family picnic to recognize scouts who advanced in rank and also to kick off the fall camping season.  Senior patrol leader Ray Dunkle welcomed parents and guests and led the troop in More...

Mapleton Legion officers installed

On Aug. 31, the Mapleton American Legion Post 322 installed its officers for 2014. More...

Doctor K

Further screening may be necessary

DEAR DOCTOR K: After my last mammogram, the doctor told me I have dense breasts. Does this increase my risk of breast cancer? More...

Special Sections

County tax rates still low

Numbers not affecting local real estate market

Huntingdon County property owners may dispute the claim, but many in the know do not believe the county’s local property tax rates negatively affect the local real estate market.  Huntingdon County chief tax assessor Ken Tucker pointed out More...

MU Library to receive PCBL awards

It’s been over a year since the Mount Union Community Library was formed and one local resident and a group associated with the library will be given awards for their efforts to keep the library open and thriving.  The Friends of the Moun More...

Mountain Day

Juniata College students, front to back, Rebecca Katz, Juliana Suplee and Ashlynn Cobb enjoyed canoeing on Raystown Lake Monday during the college’s Mountain Day festivities at the Oak Pavilion More...

State  Free Access 

In Pa., requests for welfare are being denied

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The state of Pennsylvania has denied as many as eight of every 10 applications for cash welfare in 2013, a major increase over previous years, an Inquirer review of Department of Public Welfare figures shows.  It’ More...

Sandusky conviction to get appeals court review

HARRISBURG (AP) — Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer and members the state attorney general’s office will be inside a northeastern Pennsylvania courtroom as he seeks to have his child molestation conviction overturned.  The state Superior More...

Governor sends Medicaid plan, demands to feds

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. More...

Local Sports

Trojans sweep past Glendale

The Mount Union volleyball team had a better night passing off the serve and swept Glendale in an Inter-County Conference North contest in Mount Union Monday night.  The Trojans are unbeaten in the ICC North at 4-0 and they stand at 4-2 overall More...

Bearcats get by Philipsburg 6-2

Huntingdon saw improvement in overall team play and handling of the ball at Philipsburg Osceola Monday. More...

Trojans finish second by 2 strokes to Everett

After locking up the Inter- County Conference regular season title with wins over Everett and Northern Bedford last week, Mount Union’s golf team looked to make it a clean sweep with a win in the ICC Championship Tournament at Everett’s D More...

Editorial

An end to welfare capitalism

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Thank you to all the wonderful people

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  I am writing about a letter that was written Aug. 1 2013, by Patrick Dorman from North Huntingdon. First, I would like to say that we are not having a fundraiser Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. More...

Do we need these potential problems?

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  Missing in The Daily News article Sept. 14 about wind produced energy was this, easily found, information on wind turbines from the New American written Nov. More...

Chatter Box

Fall is just around the corner

It was 42 degrees on my drive to work this morning. These cool days make it hard to believe it was near 90 degrees a couple days last week. More...

Healthy Living

UNDERSTANDING THE LIVER AND HOW TO KEEP IT HEALTHY

The human liver performs an array of functions. In addition to detoxi.cation and protein synthesis, the liver also produces chemicals necessary for digestion. More...

PHYSICAL THERAPY A VITAL PART OF TREATMENT AND RECOVERY

Illnesses of the musculoskeletal system can result in temporary loss of mobility. But physical therapy can help to prevent those temporary problems from becoming permanent.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Give cousins one more chance

Dear Annie: Last year, my husband and I attended my cousin’s annual summer barbeque. After we arrived, I looked for a place to tie up our dog in the backyard and noticed a few dead rats. They appeared to have been there for some time. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Pisces all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013:  More...

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