October 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Tussey board members honored

Four members of the Tussey Mountain School Board were recognized for longtime service during the monthly meeting of the school board Monday evening.  District superintendent Mark Bollman presented certificates of appreciation to four school boa More...

State  Free Access 

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Oct. 18

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Oct. 18.  House  More...

What was that all about?

So what just happened for 16 days in October?  Was it just a hiccup in the continually rising “debt ceiling,” a monkey wrench in the smoothly turning wheels of government, a boorish slap at the warm, enveloping embrace of “Obam More...

Political letters rules

The Tuesday, Nov. 5, general election is not far away and it is expected there will be letters to the editor in support of or opposition to various candidates for elected offices.  More...

Local Sports

Tussey wins finale 4-3

Sports Writer  Tussey Mountain wrapped up a disappointing regular season at home against Central Monday. Kylie Bussard scored three goals and the Titans held off a determined Scarlet Dragons squad for a 4-3 win.  More...

CK sweeps past Trojans

Coming up on the end of the regular season, a night filled with passing errors is not what the Mount Union volleyball team was looking for. They were on the road and lost a 3-0 Inter- County Conference North at Claysburg-Kimmel. More...

Avalanche races to 1-0 win over Pens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby left little doubt about who remains the best player from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia.  That’s fine by Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Savanna Grace Hetrick who turned 1 year old Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. Her proud parents are Brian and Mindy Hetrick of Alexandria. More...

Share milestone anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Births

David Sr. and Susan (Rohrbaugh) Hartman of Hesston are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Emily Patricia Hartman, Oct. 10, 2013, at Lewistown Hospital. At birth, Emily weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. More...

Doctor K

ER is exciting place for right kind of doc

DEAR DOCTOR K: My son is in medical school and is thinking of specializing in emergency medicine. What are the qualities of a good emergency medicine doctor?  More...

Special Sections

Area idle youth mirror statistics

Daily News Staff Writer  Huntingdon County statistics mirror the results of a new study that shows almost six million youth, classified as people between the ages of 16 and 24, in the United States are neither in school nor working.   More...

County’s teachers to take part in drill

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Many still questioning Obamacare

Daily News Staff Writer  More than three weeks after the official roll out of President Barack Obama’s signature law, the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), reports of bugs with the online system, healthcare.gov, and ot More...

Performance prefaced at HASD

Daily News Staff Writer  The Huntingdon Area School Board heard superintendent Fred Foster explain the mechanics of the new school performance evaluation system and the possible public implications of the information during its monthly meeting M More...

Local News

Explosion not under investigation

The Daily News received numerous reports of a loud explosion heard in Petersburg between 10-11 p.m. Monday.  According to state police at Huntingdon Cpl. More...

Driver injured

Saxton Volunteer Fire Co. and Ambulance and Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Co. personnel responded to a one-vehicle accident at about 2:40 a.m. Sunday along Little Valley Road in Carbon Township. More...

Saxton Council members approve tentative budget

During a special meeting Thursday evening, Saxton Borough Council tentatively approved the borough’s 2014 operating budget. The budget includes a real estate tax increase of .69 mills, raising its millage rate from 2.91 to 3.6 mills.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Tigers’ Leyland calls it quits

DETROIT (AP) — A picture of Jim Leyland’s face stared out from the video board at an empty Comerica Park, next to that familiar Olde English “D” and a message that said simply: “Thank You Jim.”  More...

Giants get first victory

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With six losses on their resume, the New York Giants could have been wondering if they would ever win a game this season.  Instead, they searched within to see what they are made of.  More...

Bryan Price to be next Reds manager

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds stayed in-house for their next manager, choosing pitching coach Bryan Price to replace Dusty Baker on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the decision.  The club planned to introduce the 51-year-old Pric More...

Chatter Box

Mild temperatures heading south

Brrr! After the mild temperatures of the past few weeks, this chilly weather sure is hard to get used to. That’s the downfall to unseasonably warm conditions — it always seems so much cooler when the temperature drops. More...

Healthy Living

MAKE A DONATION TO GOOD HEALTH

Charitable giving means different things to different people. While some associate donations with money, clothing or other tangible goods, donations also can include vital parts of our bodies. More...

PEANUT BUTTER CAN BE SAVORY AND HEALTHY

Peanut butter is often associated with school day sandwiches and sweet desserts. But peanut butter is not just for school lunch anymore. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is not uncommon fetish

Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our mid-30s and happily married. We have sex almost every night. Here’s the problem: I found out this past summer that my husband is kinky. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

BY JACQUELINE BIGAR  A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Gemini if born before 8:36 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013:  More...

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