October 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fall foliage expected to peak soon

As the fall season advances, area residents will be treated to nature’s display of vibrant color, thanks to the yearly display of fall foliage.  More...

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Local News

Correction

Additional information was provided to The Daily News about the J.E. Culbertson Co. Inc. In addition to Tom and Mary Speck, the company was also owned by Thomas and Dolores Carson.   More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Timothy Holden Date of Birth: 8/29/1988 Age: 25 Height: 5’11” Weight: 190 pounds Eye color: Hazel Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): 11426 Juniata Ave., 14424 Wrangletown Road, 1 N. More...

Area agencies to present labor law seminar

HUNTINGDON — A free seminar on labor law compliance and unemployment compensation — quits and discharges will be offered at the Isett Acres Museum, Stone Creek Ridge Road, from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 30.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 12   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.  Sunday, Oct. 13   More...

Local Sports

Trojans roll over Warriors

Forget irresistible force, Mount Union was the escapable force Friday night at Everett (3-4).  The Trojans (6-1) slithered their way through every crack they had, running through tacklers and rolling up close to 300 yards on the ground in a 55-1 More...

Tussey makes big plays

Juniata drove right down the field on its first possession last night in Saxton to take a quick 7-0 lead. More...

Eagles edge past Bearcats

Huntingdon has shown a distinct liking of and a predilection for very high-scoring games this season. The offense seems able to keep up with anybody but the defense is having a hard time slowing anyone down.  More...

People/Pastimes

Couple celebrates golden anniversary

Wally and Priscilla Centi of Three Springs celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. The couple was united in marriage in 1963 at the First Church of God, Hagerstown, Md., with the Rev. More...

Local student wins PSBA essay contest

Mackenzie Kling, a seventh grade student at Southern Huntingdon County Middle School, was recognized as a winner in the Pennsylvania School Board Association (PSBA) Essay Contest’s grade 6-8 category.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Bethany JoAnn Houp who turns 9 years old today, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. Her proud parents are Mark and Pam Houp of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Fulfill your filial obligations without resentment

Dear Annie: Ten years ago, my father passed away, leaving my mother well provided for. Since then, she has spent nearly 80 percent of the estate on herself, my brother and his children. More...

Doctor K

Researchers look for ways to slow ravages of ALS

DEAR DOCTOR K: Former Massachusetts governor Paul Cellucci recently died from complications of ALS. Can you tell me more about this disease?  DEAR READER: ALS stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 2:06 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 14, 2013:  More...

Act 13 projects find fresh hope

Although its plans for two canoe and kayak launches were shut down by the county, the Allegheny Ridge Corp. is still seeking a path forward on the projects in Huntingdon Borough and Porter Township on Rails to Trails.  More...

Volunteer recruitment challenging for fire companies

Volunteer firefighters in Huntingdon County fight more than just fires.  The fight to keep their heads above water financially makes it difficult to recruit new people to their ranks.  According to some chiefs from fire companies across the More...

Season’s first frost could be late

Though area residents may have seen patchy frost, depending on their location in the county, many may be wondering when the first substantial freeze will be.  Though temperatures will struggle to get out of the 60s this weekend under a blanket o More...

State  Free Access 

Correction

The Daily News incorrectly reported on state Game Commission efforts to control the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in stories published Oct. 8 and Oct. More...

World  Free Access 

NY state, feds agree to reopen Statue of Liberty

ALBANY, N.Y. More...

General News

For some teens, no rush to get a driver’s license

LANCASTER, Pa. More...

Hershey launching new soft candy

NEW YORK (AP) — Chew this.  The Hershey Co. is launching a new candy brand, its first new brand in 30 years, a soft caramel creme line called Lancaster. More...

New Tom Hanks movie features Minn. Somali actors

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Barkhad Abdi and three other amateur Somali actors from Minnesota learned they had won major roles in a new Tom Hanks movie, they tore off their clothes and jumped into the Pacific Ocean.  “It was exciting,&rd More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Kay leads Bearcats past Owls

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brendon Kay sparked a Cincinnati offense that helped the Bearcats get started on the road back from a heartbreaking tragedy.  Kay completed 31 of 37 passes for 270 yards and two touchdowns to help Cincinnati beat winless More...

Steelers out to beat Geno and the Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are in stunningly rare territory.  They’re winless through four games and off to their worst start since 1968, leaving them searching for answers. More...

Dodgers, Cards tied 2-2 through 12

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran hit a two-run double and later threw out a runner at the plate as the St. More...

Religion News

Vietnam lets churches thrive

KRET KROT, Vietnam (AP) — A year ago in this poor hilltribe village, police rounded up members of a small Catholic sect who were accused of trying to create an independent state. More...

Meet the Pastor

Rev. Dustin Wink Woodcock Valley Bible Church, James Creek

Name: Rev. Dustin Wink Place of Birth: McConnellsburg, Fulton County Family: Rev. Wink and his wife, Heather, have three sons, Isaiah, Isaac and Silas. He is the son of Milton and Becky Wink and he has three brothers, Derek, Daren and Drew. More...

American Jews ready for ‘Thanksgivukkah’

NEW YORK (AP) — This year, for the first time in living memory, Hanukkah will start on Thanksgiving, creating a Jewish American frenzy.  More...

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