October 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Church theft case ends in guilty plea

A Huntingdon man charged with stealing funds from a local church entered a guilty plea Wednesday afternoon in Huntingdon County Court after he was scheduled to appear for a trial on the felony theft charges.  More...

State police sponsor drug take back day

Residents of Huntingdon County will have a chance to get rid of some old, unused and unwanted prescription drugs between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Local News

HASD changes school data software system

The Huntingdon Area School Board recently approved an agreement with Skyward Inc. to provide school management system services during their monthly school board meeting Oct. More...

Preliminary hearing held in theft case

A New Jersey man charged with writing a bad check to a local business in July will have his case heard in a later session of Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas after his preliminary hearing was held Tuesday morning during the day-long session of More...

Logan Twp. man to run write-in campaign for JVSB

Current Logan Township supervisor Aden Russell is looking to make a change in his political career. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

State agencies consider merger

75 Years Ago  An attentive audience composed of members of the Huntingdon unit of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom heard Mrs. More...

Local Sports

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (7-1, 5-0 ICC Silver) at Mount Union (7-1, 4-1 ICC Gold), 7 p.m.  Last Week’s Game: Mount Union scored three times on special teams and defense on the way to a lopsided 59-13 win over West Branch.&nb More...

Tussey Mountain

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (2-1) at Mount Union (7-1), 7 p.m.  More...

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Southern Huntingdon (1-7) at Moshannon Valley (3-5), 7 p.m.  More...

People/Pastimes

Easy family meals in under an hour

Family schedules can get hectic, but it doesn’t have to be hard to make time for a great family dinner. More...

Tips to writing cards or notes for any occasion

Everyone loves to discover a handwritten card or note among a thick stack of mail. More...

Share anniversary news in The Daily News

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

Annie's Mailbox

This must be a joint parental decision ANNIE

Dear Annie: What is your opinion on co-sleeping? My husband, his daughter and I all sleep in the same bed at night, and neither my husband nor I minds a bit.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 25, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

Hospital official explicates gains

Though J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital experienced operating gains for the second year in a row, it doesn’t negate the overall need to explore the possibility of a merger to help bring more quality care to Huntingdon County.  More...

EMA chief recalls superstorm lesson

In the event of a disaster, it’s important an emergency management agency is prepared for anything.  Though Huntingdon County was spared the worst of Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, the Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) More...

First snowfall

As the forecast predicted snow in the higher elevations, Broad Top area residents were met with the arrival of the first dusting of snow in areas this morning, including along Route 3017 just south o More...

State  Free Access 

Corbett appeals anew for transportation bill

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Philly DA drops priest’s rape case; accuser died

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia prosecutors will drop rape charges against a suspended priest once named in more than 20 long-ago complaints because the recent accuser died this month of an overdose.  District Attorney Seth Williams anno More...

Senators OK bars to profit from gambling games

HARRISBURG (AP) — A bill that could allow several thousand bars in Pennsylvania to profit from gambling contests called small games of chance won approval from the state Senate Wednesday but fell off the fast track amid last-minute objections f More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 24   Huntingdon House p Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Nittany Lions ready for big game

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Getting caught up in the pregame hype surrounding Saturday’s game at No. 4 Ohio State is one catch Penn State receiver Allen Robinson would prefer not to make.  More...

Spezza, Ryan get two goals each in rout of Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) — Jason Spezza and Bobby Ryan scored two goals apiece, and the Ottawa Senators routed Daniel Alfredsson and the Detroit Red Wings 6-1 on Wednesday night.  Alfredsson was held without a point by his former team. More...

NBA changes format

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2-3-2 NBA Finals format is following David Stern out of the league.  NBA owners unanimously voted to return to the 2-2-1-1-1 format, believing the travel inconveniences that teams faced when Stern became commissioner ne More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Thank you for the support  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Supreme court teaches students they’re outside constitution

I was furious to see this headline from civil liberties guardian the Rutherford Institute last week: “U.S. More...

Truce may not bring peace to Washington

Well, that was certainly worth 24 billion bucks, don’t you think? I mean the entertainment value of Sen. Ted Cruz’s faux filibuster alone was worth a couple billion or so.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Attend leadership program

Five members of the Trough Creek Community Adventurers 4-H Club attended the 2nd Annual A.B. Ross Leadership Program Oct. 10 in Martinsburg. TCCA Club members with Sen. More...

Protect aquatic life: Don’t flush unused medications

Unused prescription medications should not be flushed or washed down the drain because the residue from pharmaceuticals adversely affects fish and other aquatic species, according to a Penn State Extension water specialist.  More...

4-H Club News

Alexandria Junior Rifle Club   Alexandria 4-H Junior Rifle Club scores for the seventh week, Oct. More...

Doctor K

Changing white fat cells may help with obesity

DEAR DOCTOR K: In a recent column about abdominal fat, you talked about two kinds of fat — brown fat and white fat. I’d like to hear more about them.  More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

INFOR M ATION OV ER LOA D

Much like Major League Baseball, the Cup Series lends itself to a wealth of statistics. This one, snagged off the NASCAR Wire Service, caught our attention. When Dale Earnhardt Jr. crossed the start/finish line to lead Lap 34 on Oct.  More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Martinsville, Va.? Is this really a playoff venue?   More...

SPEED FREAKS

A couple of questions we just had to ask — ourselves

Is it now a four-man Chase again?   More...

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