September 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents join to walk, pray

Approximately three dozen Broad Top area residents participated in a community prayer walk through the streets of Saxton and neighboring Liberty Township Sunday afternoon. More...

Weight limits lowered on five more bridges

The realization of PennDOT secretary Barry Schoch’s August threat to lower weight restriction on bridges across the state will continue Tuesday as weight limits are expected to change on five more bridges in the county. More...

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Local News

State runner-up

Huntingdon County Dairy Princess Danielle Varner was selected as the 1st Alternate Pennsylvania Dairy Princess in the 57th annual state pageant in Camp Hill Saturday evening. More...

Police Log

Retail theft   SMITHFIELD TWP. More...

News of Yesteryear

Local couple’s dog is a ‘Pet Star’

75 Years Ago  More...

General News

Analysis: Kenya attack a shift for Somali rebels?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is under pressure to ramp up counterterrorism action against al-Shabab in Somalia following the al-Qaidalinked group’s deadly attack on an upscale Kenyan shopping mall that has killed and injured dozens, More...

Obama opens UN talks with diplomatic opportunities

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama opens meetings at the United Nations with diplomatic opportunities on three vexing issues: Iran’s disputed nuclear program, Syria’s chemical weapons use, and elusive peace between Israel and th More...

Rep. Paul Ryan’s book scheduled for next summer

NEW YORK (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP’s vice presidential candidate in 2012 and a rumored presidential contender for 2016, has a book deal.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lions end long road drought with Redskins

The Detroit Lions knew nothing about success in Washington. Through 21 trips to the nation’s capital, they owned an 0-fer.  Until Sunday.  More...

Braves win NL East title

CHICAGO (AP) — The Atlanta Braves clinched their first NL East title since 2005, then rode two homers by Andrelton Simmons to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs that touched off a wild party in the cramped visitors’ clubhouse at Wrigley More...

Athletics clinch AL West

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Coco Crisp hit a three-run homer, Daric Barton and Jed Lowrie each had solo shots and the Oakland Athletics wrapped up their second straight AL West title while overpowering the Minnesota Twins 11-7 Sunday.  More...

Hints from Heloise

The lowdown on the wipe-down

Dear Readers: A lot of you responded to a SOUND OFF about bussers wiping tables and seats with the same cloth. Here is what just a few of you had to say:  More...

Special Sections

Entities subject to HIPAA ruling

Today is an important deadline that affects some area businesses and health care providers that are subject to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Omnibus Final Rule. More...

Some still need to boil water

Smithfield Township residents who live along Fairgrounds Road from the area of Johns’ Welding to Hordubay Road are being asked to boil their water following a water line break Sunday afternoon. More...

Pickleball for all

Kayla Cianci, 11, left, and Terry Shope serve a game of pickleball to their opponents Saturday during a demonstration of the game at the open house of the Huntingdon Community Center’s newest f More...

State  Free Access 

Control battle brews over Washington Crossing Park

WASHINGTON CROSSING (AP) — A 250-word section slipped into a state budget bill that passed this summer has triggered a firefight over who will control a sprawling park that includes the site where Gen. More...

Homeless feeders banned from courthouse lot

HARRISBURG (AP) — Groups that volunteer to feed homeless people in Pennsylvania’s state capital are being banned from lots near the county courthouse and administration building because of complaints about public urination, defecation and More...

Some nostalgic for Rendell redux as Philly mayor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some folks are nostalgic for former Gov. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Sept. 23 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. More...

Local Sports

Three area teams in tourney play

High School Volleyball:

Clarion Tournament   Huntingdon found its way into the silver bracket during the Clarion Tournament Saturday. However, the Bearcats had their day end quickly at that point following a one-game 25-17 loss to Warren.  More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball   Juniata remained unbeaten with a 3-1 victory Saturday afternoon at No. 16 Eastern University Saturday afternoon. Set scores were 26-28, 26-24, 25-15 and 25-22.  More...

People/Pastimes

How to save four million pets

A startling reality is occurring in cities and towns throughout the United States: more than 9,000 dogs and cats are being killed in animal shelters, simply because they don’t have a safe place to call home.  And while this grim scenario u More...

‘See You at the Park’ set for Wednesday

Area residents are invited to participate in a prayer walk beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, to pray for the nation and the community. More...

Happy Birthday

Birthday announcements may be submitted through The Daily News website at www.huntingdondailynews.com, via email at afeagley@huntingdondailynews.com or by calling the People and Pastimes editor at 643- 4040 ext. 132. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Consider the possibility of mental illness

Dear Annie: Our 19-year-old daughter seems to have found a haven from adulthood in our home. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Taurus if born before 12:34 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013:  More...

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