October 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Event highlights Mount Union’s heritage

The Mount Union Area Historical Society will pay tribute to the American Civil War by reflecting the borough’s role in the conflict during its 29th annual Canal Era Day which will take place on the historical society’s Water Street comple More...

State  Free Access 

Kennedy says too many disputes left for court

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Justice Anthony Kennedy criticized the ideological gridlock that leaves so many divisive issues to the Supreme Court, saying a “functioning democracy” would resolve them in the political arena.  More...

Man faces murder charge in headless body case

MEADVILLE (AP) — Authorities have filed new charges — including first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse — against a northwestern Pennsylvania man already jailed in the death of his daughter’s longtime boyfriend, whose headle More...

Three lifers win ruling in juvenile sentencing case

HARRISBURG (AP) — Three men who have been serving life sentences since they were juveniles won a fresh chance to convince judges they deserve to be resentenced under a decision Thursday by the federal appeals court based in Philadelphia.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Weeden rallies Browns to 37-24 win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Quarterback Brandon Weeden replaced injured starter Brian Hoyer and rallied the Cleveland Browns to a 37-24 win Thursday night over the Buffalo Bills, who also lost starting rookie quarterback EJ Manuel with a knee injury.  More...

US takes early lead in Presidents Cup

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — The Americans survived a late rally Thursday and put the International team in a familiar hole at the Presidents Cup.  More...

NLDS Playoffs:

Beltran’s homer starts Cards rout of Pirates

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright started the rally with a full-count walk. By the time it was over, the St. Louis Cardinals’ ace had quite a cushion.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Libra all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

County planners approve projects

Four members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission held a special meeting Thursday at the request of county planning director Mark Colussy to reconsider Act 13 legacy grant funding in light of presentations given by the applicants themselves.& More...

Saxton council adopts ordinance

After some debate, Saxton Borough Council, by a 4-1 vote, adopted a nuisance ordinance Thursday night which restricts the amount of time large vehicles can be parked on borough streets.  More...

GOP candidates backed at fall dinner

The Huntingdon County Republican Party came out in full force Thursday night to support an array of candidates for the November General Election during its fall dinner at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  County Republican Committee chair C. More...

Local woman pleads in manslaughter case

The Blairs Mills woman who is being held responsible for the death of a 70-year-old woman at her care-dependent home pled no contest to a single count of involuntary manslaughter Thursday.  More...

Local News

Area brief

Army Corps’ schedules maintenance draw down at Raystown Lake   More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   WALKER TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a 15-year-old McConnellstown boy pushed over a portable toilet at the Woodcock Valley Community Park at 4 p.m. June 12. More...

Orbisonia Council quizzed on abandoned buildings

Orbisonia Borough Council was quizzed Wednesday evening as to why it is doing nothing about an increase in the number of abandoned buildings and motor vehicles in the community.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

State senator tours county

75 Years Ago  Two women were burned to death, while a third woman and two men escaped with less serious burns when the automobile in which they were riding left the Ambridge-Aliquippa road, overturned and caught fire.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 4   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Oct. 5   More...

Local Sports

Eagles on rebound against Hopkins

The Juniata College football team put its unbeaten record on the line with a trip to Lancaster last Saturday to take on Franklin & Marshall in a Centennial Conference outing. It didn’t go well and the Eagles lost 46-16.  More...

PICKIN’ PANEL AND OTHER STUFF

Halfway Home Five weeks of the scholastic football season are in the books and The Daily News Pickin’ Panel is still searching for that moment of clarity More...

H.S. Field Hockey:

Huntingdon blanks Southern 4-0

The Huntingdon field hockey squad was on the road in a cross county matchup with Southern Huntingdon, winning the third meeting of the season with the Rockets 4-0 Thursday afternoon.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday to Kayden Lee Riley who turns 8 years old today, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. He is the son of Amy Riley of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthdaqy

SHE’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Sofia Grace Fortney, who turns 3 years old today, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. Her proud parents are Todd and Melody Fortney of Hill Valley and she is the little sister of Isabella Rose, 7. More...

Launching ‘Masterpiece Living’

Westminster Woods staff members, Cathy Zumpetta, right, and Linda Shultz-Long lead the Huntingdon Area High School Marching Cats and antique cars from the Swigart Museum, Mill Creek, as resident Thel More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband is a bully and abuser

Dear Annie: I love my husband, but I don’t like him anymore. He is disrespectful to me because I am overweight, and he has been after me for years to lose the extra pounds. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Password protection

Dear Heloise: Do you have any hints for ONLINE PASSWORDS? I know security is a big issue for everyone nowadays, and I want to make sure I am protecting myself. — Pat, via email  Pat, I do have a few hints for you. More...

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