September 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Shutdown could close campgrounds

Huntingdon County residents may be worried about how the area will be impacted if Congress fails to enact legislation next week that would authorize spending by the federal government, thus creating a partial shutdown.  While most of the federa More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Vernon Clay Amaker Jr. Date of Birth: Feb. More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents

MOUNT UNION BORO. — Sept 21: At approximately 11:50 a.m., police investigated a minor crash on East Shirley Street. A 2013 Chevrolet operated by Brittany Plank was struck by a 2000 Ford operated by Kenneth Roddy. More...

Two sentenced for drug charges

Only two people were sentenced to time in a state correctional facility in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday, but the sentences given were a result of their involvement in a multi-million dollar heroin ring. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 28   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

BYU wins 37-10

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Taysom Hill ran for 165 yards and two touchdowns and completed 14 of 19 passes for 177 yards in BYU’s 37-10 victory over Middle Tennessee on Friday night.  More...

Braves get past Phillies 1-0

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Johnson led off the eighth inning with a homer to spoil an otherwise dominant start by Cliff Lee, Kris Medlen allowed only two hits in eight innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Friday night. More...

Business as usual for Steelers and Vikings

LONDON (AP) — “Business as usual” has been the motto for the Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers ahead of their game in London on Sunday.  It hardly feels that way.  More...

People/Pastimes

Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month

The Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month committee members Lois Smucker and Sue Prough have selected the Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month for the month of September. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Bristyl Shaye Grissinger who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Her proud parents are Scott Grissinger and Jordon Edgin. More...

Make the most of road trips to enjoy fall foliage

Jaunts to view fall foliage are popular excursions come autumn. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Listen with an open mind

Dear Annie: I am a 64-yearold male with decent looks and of average height. I’m a few pounds overweight, but I am not sloppy. I was married before, but have not had very much luck when it comes to the fairer sex. More...

Doctor K

Blood pressure reading at ankle can explain leg pain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I had some pain in my leg while exercising, and now my doctor wants to do an ankle-brachial index test. How is it done? And what will it tell him?  DEAR READER: Atherosclerosis stiffens and clogs our arteries. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Leo all day. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Sept. 30, 2013: More...

Officials debate traffic concerns

The recent crash involving a motorcycle and car at the intersection of routes 22 and 829 in Henderson Township has once again brought to light the need for traffic control measures on this particular stretch of busy highway.  More...

Wanted fugitives now incarcerated

For nearly a month, The Daily News, in cooperation with local law enforcement agencies and the Huntingdon County District Attorney’s office, has been publishing Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted every Saturday. More...

Association works to improve and preserve Little Juniata River

The beauty and natural fragility of a river is something that cannot be surpassed. More...

General News

Senate considers reversing law on crops

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is seeking to reverse a controversial law that allows farmers to harvest genetically modified crops even when the crops are caught up in legal battles.  More...

‘Breaking Bad’ is ending run still looking good

NEW YORK (AP) — The supply is running low and you know there won’t be more. “Breaking Bad” stands to leave its fans reeling.  More...

Research orchard seeks the perfect apple

GENEVA, N.Y. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats make a stand

A goal line stand with less than six minutes left in the game proved to be the difference as Huntingdon held on for a 34-28 victory over Penns Valley in a Mountain League contest last night at War Vets Field.  More...

Devils deal Trojans first loss

Defense was the name of the game in the first half of the Mount Union and Bellwood- Antis match up Friday night. The Trojans had key penalties in the second half that stopped a couple drives and Bellwood left Mount Union with a 20-6 win.  More...

Hornets edge Knights

After picking apart the Moshannon Valley defense for 131 yards on 8-of-15 passing in the first half of Friday night’s game, Juniata Valley quarterback Caleb Taylor hit a little bit of a slump against a Black Knights defense that yielded 100 poi More...

Religion News

100th anniversary dedication St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Mount Union

Members of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Mount Union, celebrated the church’s 100th anniversary dedication Aug. 31. More...

Senate chaplain prays budget battle will be resolved

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black is asking God to give senators the wisdom to know how to pass a budget that would avert a government shutdown and “the backbone” to do it.  More...

Monument toppled in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — A stone monument of the Ten Commandments that sits on a street behind the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington has been toppled by vandals in what its patron is calling a hate crime.  More...

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