October 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Vandals damage landmark

As national headlines this week directed attention to a thoughtless act of vandalism perpetrated at Goblin Valley State Park in Utah, those in the field of conservation stress incidents like these happen in state parks every day.  More...

Local News

VFW donates to memorial fund

Senior Leadership of Standing Stone VFW Post 1754 made a $1,000 donation to the Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Co. Oct. 17 for the Clay Bishop Memorial Fund. More...

County residents summoned for jury duty

The following persons have been summoned for jury duty in Huntingdon County Court Monday, Nov. 4:  More...

Correction

The Oct. 22 edition of The Daily News incorrectly reported the prize monies awarded in the Huntingdon Area Halloween Parade. Winners were awarded $25 for first place, $15 for second place and $10 for third place.  More...

World  Free Access 

US hiring slows in Sept. to just 148,000 jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers held back on hiring in September, a discouraging sign that the job market was weakening before a 16-day partial government shutdown began Oct. More...

Right at home: Decor with built-in tech

It’s one thing to have a beautiful, comfy bed. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 23   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641- 6408, ext. 101 for information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Liberty Theatre provides entertainment for coal miners

Part 2 When the new Liberty Theatre, the forerunner to the present day Reality Theatre in Robertsdale, made its debut Aug. 1, 1918, More...

Local Sports

District Six Soccer Playoffs:

Bearcats open at Bellefonte

The District Six playoffs is what every team wants and the tournament is set to start Thursday. The Huntingdon boys’ and girls’ soccer teams are both in the Class AA field and play at Bellefonte High School.  More...

H.S. Volleyball:

Huntingdon downs Central in four sets

Mackenzie Garner finished with a team-best 24 kills and 19 digs and Alycia Park-Ferretti served up 19 points, including four aces, as Huntingdon closed its Mountain League schedule Tuesday evening with a 3-1 decision over Central in Martinsburg. More...

College Field Hockey:

Juniata cruises by York 5-1

The Juniata College field hockey team scored three goals in the first 15 minutes of play and cruised to a 5-1 win over York College Tuesday afternoon in Knox Stadium. The Eagles have won four of their last five contests and improved to 9-8 overall. More...

People/Pastimes

Friends of the Woods present ‘Fabulous Fashions’

Members and guests of the Friends of the Woods gathered in The Commons at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, Oct. 19 for “Fabulous Fashions.”  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 1! Happy birthday wishes go out to Adrianne Marie Gutshall who turned 1 year old Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. Her proud parents are Jason and Nichole Gutshall of Boalsburg. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Henry William Elder who turns 1 year old today, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. His proud parents are Paul and Emily Elder of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Finding another job may be only option ANNIE

Dear Annie: I love my job, but I constantly see favoritism among the management staff. One in particular frustrates me. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A hard-boiled case

Dear Heloise: I love to cook and eat HARD-BOILED EGGS. Sometimes the yolks are a beautiful yellow color; other times, there is a green or gray color. What causes the green/gray color? — Laurie J. in Wisconsin  More...

Commissioners approve reports

Juniata Valley Behavioral Developmental Services (JVBDS) and Huntingdon, Mifflin and Juniata Drug and Alcohol (HMJDA) had a set of fiscal reports approved by the Huntingdon County Commissioners during their weekly meeting Tuesday.  More...

MU leaders create goal list

Tuesday evening’s third and final installment of strategic planning sessions saw Mount Union leaders and residents put the finishing touches on their list of goals and begin the process of assigning individuals to take the lead on specific task More...

Weight limits posted on more area bridges

Two more Huntingdon County bridges will feel the pressure of lapsed transportation funding.  Effective today, PennDOT will lower the weight limits on two additional bridges.  As with others in past months, the restrictions are being implem More...

State law reduces program’s debt ceiling

House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) recently announced the 194-0 House passage House Bill (HB) 493, authored by Rep. More...

State  Free Access 

Kane scolds lawmaker seeking impeachment

HARRISBURG (AP) — A plan by a conservative western Pennsylvania state lawmaker to seek impeachment of the state attorney general over her handling of a gay marriage lawsuit drew a stern reply Tuesday from the top prosecutor, who called his clai More...

Online gaming called ‘new frontier’ for states

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers might want to see how New Jersey and Delaware fare with their new Internet gambling operations before they seriously consider legalizing it here, the chairman of the state gambling board said Tuesday.& More...

Leaders report transportation talk progress

HARRISBURG (AP) — A rare meeting of top Republican and Democratic legislative leaders has created new hope for passage of a bill to fund transportation projects in Pennsylvania, negotiators said Tuesday as a soft deadline this week for movement More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

State senator to speak at GOP dinner

75 Years Ago  John D. Pennington, superintendent of the Pennsylvania Industrial School, will go on trial in Huntingdon County court, charged with involuntary manslaughter, growing out of the death of a Negro inmate of the school last Dec. More...

Business News

Chamber CEO named organization’s secretary

Yvonne Martin, president and CEO of the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce, has been named as an officer of the 2014 Pennsylvania Association of Chamber Professionals (PACP).  Martin was named as the 2014 corporate secretary and treasurer for More...

MBG earns award for fourth year

Mutual Benefit Group (MBG) has been presented with the 2013 Interface Partner Award from Applied Systems, a leading provider of software that powers the business of insurance. More...

Northwest announces third quarter earnings

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NasdaqGS: NWBI) announced net income for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2013, of $17.6 million, or $0.19 per diluted share.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bucks focus on stopping Lion QB

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — There’s a joke making the rounds in the Big Ten that maybe they ought to just name the freshmanof the-week honors in the conference the Christian Hackenberg Award.  After all, it seems he wins it every week.&nbs More...

Mets’ Harvey has surgery

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets right-hander Matt Harvey has had elbow-reconstruction surgery, and he will miss the entire 2014 season.  Dr. More...

World Series:

Cards, Red Sox set to renew rivalry

BOSTON (AP) — Lance Lynn squeezed through a door leading into the Green Monster, shimmied along a cramped space behind the famed left-field wall and peered out a tiny metal slot in the Fenway Park scoreboard.  “A little snug for me,& More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013:  More...

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