October 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Act 13 discussion ongoing

The Huntingdon County Planning Commission approved the use of Act 13 legacy funds to finance three projects throughout the county during its regular monthly meeting Thursday.  More...

Daily News Press Club begins 53rd year today

Today marks the beginning of the 53rd season of The Daily News Press Club. Pages 9-11 of today’s edition are full of stories written by local high school students about the events and activities going on in their respective districts.  More...

State  Free Access 

Government reopening sees parks, offices abuzz

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal offices and national parks in Pennsylvania reopened for business Thursday, a day after U.S. More...

After asthma death, focus on school staffing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Daniel Burch wonders whether to home school his two asthmatic sons, after losing his 12-year-old daughter to an asthma attack that started at a school with no nurse on duty.  Bryant Elementary School, like others in cas More...

Program aims to help urban poor reach college

Helping kids from one of the nation’s poorest cities make it to college is the goal of a new $10 million program that organizers hope will become a national model for fighting urban poverty.  More...

Local Sports

Pickin’ Panel and other stuff

The Daily News Pickin’ Panel continues to wind its way through the football season, but there have a fair number of bumps along that path through the first seven weeks.  Ty States has been the consistent member of the panel, leading from t More...

Eagles back to work at Ursinus

After cruising through the first three games on the 2013 schedule, the Juniata College football team had to deal with some severe headaches and lost 46-16 at Franklin & Marshall, then were flattened 65-10 in Huntingdon by No. 14 Johns Hopkins. More...

High School Volleyball:

’Cats, Trojans swept; Hornets win

Huntingdon had the chance to throw a road block in Philipsburg Osceola’s road to the Mountain League title and appeared headed in that direction midway through the first set during Thursday evening’s “Dig Pink Night” in the Be More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Haylie Nicole and Natalie Grace Thompson. Haylie turns 8 years old today, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, and Natalie turned 5 years old Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Bryce Alan Gregory Shaver who turns 1 year old today, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. His proud parents are Greg and Angel Shaver of Huntingdon. He has two big sisters, Cortnie and Naliyah Shaver. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Dakota Elmer Atwood Progl who turns 3 years old today, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. His proud parents are Jessica and Ryan Progl of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Finding another Mass is one option

Dear Annie: There is a young couple in our church who spend the entire Mass making out. They kiss, tickle, rub and caress each other every minute of the service. It’s very distracting. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

The final honor

Dear Heloise: As an addition to your hint on RETIRING A FLAG that is tattered or faded, many funeral establishments that have crematories will accept flags. More...

Special Sections

JC leader talks with TDN staff

The Daily News publisher George Sample, managing editor Becky Weikert and staff members Shelly Carolus, Garrison Crow, April Feagley, Jeff Gill, Kylie Hawn and Candy E. Price sat down with Dr. More...

JVRP chief gives resignation

Neary four months after his appointment, Juniata Valley Regional Police chief Greg Garlock has submitted his resignation from the position to Petersburg Borough Council, effective Thursday, Oct. 31.  More...

Heating oil prices increase as weather cools

Many area residents are gearing up to prepare for the colder days by purchasing heating oil before prices rise in anticipation of the winter season.  “Last winter was quite cold and the projection for this winter is that it’s going t More...

World  Free Access 

Facebook to let teens share with bigger audience

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is now allowing teenagers to share their posts on the social network with anyone on the Internet, raising the risks of minors leaving a digital trail that could lead to trouble.  The change announced Wednesday More...

Veterans are flocking to college as wars wind down

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Adam Fisher isn’t your typical college freshman.  At 25, he’s older than most of his classmates. He’s married, too. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

MU Kiwanis plans fun fair

75 Years Ago  Miss K. Frances Cleave, nursing consultant of the Department of Welfare, Harrisburg, addressed a graduating class of 10 nurses, speaking on “The Well Ordered Life” at the 25th commencement of the J.C. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 18   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Oct. 19   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Red Sox win away from World Series berth

DETROIT (AP) — Mike Napoli’s majestic homer began the early breakthrough Boston needed. More...

Canes beat Heels 27-23

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Dallas Crawford knew Miami needed a big game from him after its top rusher went down to an early injury. He delivered with a performance that kept the 10th-ranked Hurricanes unbeaten — barely. More...

Pens belt Flyers 4-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As soon as warmups began, the familiar boos for Sidney Crosby reverberated through the arena. Flyers fans had long perfected that chorus against Philadelphia’s top antagonist. More...

Press Club

WHS enhances students’ skills

WHS continuously strives to prepare students for the future. More than ever, technology is an integral part of students’ lives. Businesses and colleges alike seek those who are able to use it effectively in the workplace. More...

HCCTC welcomes new director

The Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) recently welcomed a new director to its school, Donald Burd.  More...

Hornets participate in Day of Caring

Learning outdoors is something that is valued highly at Juniata Valley High School. To commemorate those who we have lost, JV faculty and students have dedicated various outdoor structures or plants in their memory.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aries if born before 12:27 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013:  More...

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