September 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon Boro. loses union claim

Representatives from Huntingdon Borough and the borough’s non-uniform employees union, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) 3157, will be heading to court in the future over a claim filed by the union against th More...

SHCSD students ‘Kickoff to Kindergarten’

Common Core Curriculum, PA Core Curriculum and Keystone Exams are just three of the phrases one sees when it comes to how education is changing throughout the state.  It’s enough to leave a parent of a preschooler wondering what will be ex More...

Local News

J.C. Blair Cardiac Rehabilitation receives certification

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program has been awarded certification by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, based on a rigorous inspection process.  More...

Author to lecture at Juniata College

Acclaimed author and international reporter Isabel Hilton will speak at Juniata College on “China and Environmental Degradation” at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents Sept. 18: Police investigated a report of a theft on Wrangletown Road at 3 p.m. The complainant chose not to file a formal report and the investigation was closed More...

World  Free Access 

Emeril: ’Top Chef’ New Orleans promises alligator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans’ po-boy shops, gourmet restaurants and suburban bayou-side eateries are the backdrop for the country’s search for its next “Top Chef,” and some of the city’s food stars came out to ce More...

US-Japan deal could lead to more organic options

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Japan have agreed to make it easier to import each other’s organic products, the latest step in a global effort that could give consumers access to more — and cheaper — organic food.&nbs More...

Local Sports

Eagles face ‘big’ test at F&M

The Juniata College football team has been a pleasant surprise through the first three weeks of the season. More...

Pickin’ Panel

The Daily News Pickin’ Panel enjoyed another good experience last week and the race for the Hanks Trophy got just a little bit closer.  Terry Snare moved a game closer to leader Ty States with a 9-1 week. More...

Girls’ Soccer

Huntingdon tops BEA; Titans fall to Branch

The “Play for Clay” game at Detwiler Field Thursday saw a nice turnout of fans to help raise money for the Clay Bishop Water Safety and Rescue Fund. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Kevin “Digs” Detwiler who turns 7 years old today, Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. His proud parents are Kevin and Louise Detwiler. More...

Enjoy cool cooking with red hot tomatoes

Ketchup may be the first thing you think of when tomatoes are mentioned. But tomatoes are also the main ingredients in many other delicious meals.  More...

Births

Robert Beckenbaugh and Christy Ranck of Mount Union are proud to announce the birth of their son, Declan Ryan Beckenbaugh, Aug. 17, 2013, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Get ready for the call

Dear Heloise: I answer the phone for an agency that services the whole state. We receive 300-400 calls per day. More...

Rockhill Dallco to shut its doors

Huntingdon County will take another employment hit as it was announced this week the Rockhill division of Dallco Industries Inc. More...

Sculpture adds to town’s ‘Paper Trail’

Taking its place among Huntingdon’s public art installations known collectively as the Paper Trail, a one-of-a-kind sculpture titled “Peace Flight” was dedicated Thursday afternoon at its new home along Bryan Street near J.C. More...

Local agencies unite to host ACA seminar

As more and more folks are learning about the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce, J.C. More...

State  Free Access 

Suit challenges state’s non-recognition of gay union

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two women who wed in Massachusetts before moving to Pennsylvania asked a federal court on Thursday to force their new home state to recognize the marriage, as it does for opposite sex couples.  More...

Porn, al-Qaida mentions put end to Web lessons

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A school district outside Philadelphia halted state-sponsored assemblies about online safety after the presenter made references to al-Qaida, serial killers and child pornography during a talk to 9- and 10-year-olds.  More...

State trooper shot while warrant was served

BROCKWAY (AP) — A state trooper is in critical condition after being shot while a warrant was being served in northwestern Pennsylvania, and the suspected shooter remains in a standoff with law enforcement officers.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Rain drowns fishing license sales

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 27   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Sept. 28   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Canucks zip Rangers

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Henrik Sedin scored two goals and the Vancouver Canucks blanked the New York Rangers 5-0 on Thursday night.  New York’s Alain Vigneault and Vancouver’s John Tortorella coached against their fo More...

Major League Roundup:

Heyward sparks Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Jason Heyward had a career-high five hits, including a leadoff home run, and Atlanta rode a five-run first inning to a 7-1 victory over Philadelphia on Thursday night.  More...

Tech Wars:

Virginia tops Georgia 17-10

ATLANTA (AP) — Logan Thomas passed and ran for touchdowns in the first half, Virginia Tech’s defense shut down Georgia Tech’s running game and the Hokies beat the Yellow Jackets 17-10 on Thursday night.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friendships do not involve secrecy ANNIE

Dear Annie: My wife of 25 years feels that emailing and texting male friends is nothing to be concerned about. By accident, I discovered she had visited one of these men when she was supposed to be at her girlfriend’s for the weekend. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

BY JACQUELINE BIGAR   A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Cancer all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013:  More...

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