October 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

State relief money up from last year

Of the $72.5 million distributed to municipalities for state firefighter relief associations from the state Auditor General’s office, Huntingdon County municipalities received $286,512.72 for area firefighter relief associations.  More...

October puts emphasis on bullying prevention

Bullying can often be a misunderstood experience, but initiatives like designating October as National Bullying Prevention Month equip educators and students alike with the tools they need to recognize and prevent peer aggression in all of its forms. More...

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A visit to Robertsdale

A bus load of 65 members and guests of the Fulton County Historical Society toured the Broad Top Area Coal Miners Museum in Robertsdale Friday morning as part of the society’s annual tour activ More...

Huntingdon man charged in aggravated assault

A Huntingdon man was placed in the Huntingdon County Jail Friday after charges of aggravated assault were filed following a Sept. 19 incident in Henderson Township.  More...

Police Log

Receiving stolen property   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 21   AIDS Intervention p The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/ People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. More...

Local Sports

Udinski named CC Offensive Player of Week

Junior Ward Udinski (Central Bucks West) of the Juniata College football team was named Centennial Conference offensive player of the week, the league announced Sunday. This is his third time garnering the honor from the conference this season. More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball   The second weekend of Landmark Conference competition was much like the first for Juniata’s volleyball team. More...

Kylor, Mort win tournament at ALCC

The Mount Union American Legion Country Club staged a cross country tournament Saturday.  In the gross division, Cody Kylor and Bobby Mort finished first with a score of 62 on the par-70 layout. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon High School Class of 1963 gathers

Members of the Huntingdon High School Class of 1963 celebrated their 50th class reunion Aug. 9 and Aug. 10. The weekend began with class members meeting at Raystown Lake for a photograph and cruise on the lake. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Tierra Heaster, who turns 2 years old today, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. She is the daughter of Joshua Heaster of Alexandria. More...

Share scouting adventures in The Daily News

Share the excitement of Boy and Girl Scouting with Daily News readers. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra if born before 11 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, it will be in Scorpio. The Moon will remain in Gemini all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013:  More...

Colder weather to hit this week

Temperatures on average for the month of October have been at least 10 to 15 degrees above normal in Huntingdon County.  Like all good things in life, though, warmer-than-normal temperatures are about to come to an end.  More...

Mainline project to include county

The Allegheny Ridge Corp. (ARC) is attempting to build a network of recreation projects along the giant river system extending from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg. More...

A visit to the pumpkin patch

Siblings Carter and Miya Hamman, right, of Orbisonia decorate pumpkins they picked from the pumpkin patch at the Rockhill Trolley Museum Sunday. More...

State  Free Access 

In DuBois, a partnership on the field, and off

DuBOIS (AP) — It’s all about teamwork when it comes to football. That is why DuBois Beaver Bradley Peterson and his interpreter, Jenna Liddle Volpe, are such great partners.  More...

Pastors to defy church, perform gay marriage

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A group of Methodist ministers will jointly officiate the marriage of a same-sex couple — in violation of church doctrine — to show solidarity with a colleague facing possible dismissal for presiding at his gay s More...

General News

Kennedy’s vision for mental health never realized

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The last piece of legislation President John F. More...

Easy, edible ideas for a delicious Halloween

Whipping up a batch of Halloween-inspired treats shouldn’t require a scary amount of time or energy. More...

Study: 15 percent of US youth out of school, work

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost 6 million young people are neither in school nor working, according to a study released Monday.  That’s almost 15 percent of those aged 16 to 24 who have neither desk nor job, according to The Opportunity Nat More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Broncos have no ‘Luck’ in Indianapolis

Indianapolis fans treated Peyton Manning like a returning hero before he led the Broncos against their team.  Then the Colts treated Manning unkindly Sunday night, handing Denver (6-1) its first loss of the season, 39-33.  As a sign in the More...

Steelers beat Ravens 19-16

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham stood in a euphoric locker room, game ball tucked firmly under his left arm and his team’s once calamitous season inching its way back toward respectability.  Not a bad day f More...

Cowboys knockout Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In an unexpected defensive tussle, the depleted Dallas Cowboys delivered the knockout punch.  Tony Romo threw for 317 yards and one touchdown, a banged-up defense shut down Chip Kelly’s prolific offense and the Co More...

Senior Spotlight

When is the right time to leave ‘home’?

Few people like to admit their age is affecting them. However, as we age, certain abilities become compromised, and it may no longer be practical for aging men and women to remain in their homes, or at least live there alone. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ask wife to go to counseling

Dear Annie: I’m a 50-year-old male, married for 20 years to a beautiful woman in her 40s. The past five years have been hard. I have made mistakes during our marriage, but have worked hard to change and be a better husband. More...

Hints from Heloise

No juice on aisle five

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about motorized wheelchairs provided by stores: “I shattered my leg and was unable to walk for quite a while. I used the electric wheelchairs that are available in most major stores. More...

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