October 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Bomb dog to guard against threats

A bomb scare requires a special set of skills to sniff out a credible threat. More...

State ride inspections to be accessible online

The state Department of Agriculture is planning to post a database of all amusement park and carnival ride inspections online before next year’s carnival season, and for one local amusement company, that’s a good thing.  More...

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Local News

A laugh over lunch

Juniata College president Dr. Jim Troha laughs with Juniata College Sodexho employee Sandy Bard More...

Police Log

False reports   BEDFORD CO. — State police at Bedford have charged Apryl Price, Saxton, with making false reports after she fabricated details of a domestic assault to police Oct. 1 to have her husband arrested.  Theft   More...

World  Free Access 

Youth online abuse falling, but prevalent

WASHINGTON (AP) — More young people are reaching out to family members after being harassed or taunted online, and it’s helping. At least a little.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

HAHS renovations continue

75 Years Ago  While Calvin Rhodes, a farmer of near Altoona, was preparing to close a deal selling his farm, a fire of undetermined origin destroyed his barn, containing all his season’s crops and farm implements. More...

Local Sports

Pickin' Panel and other stuff

Heading into the home stretch   More...

District 5-A Girls’ Soccer Preview:

Tussey at McConnellsburg

Tussey Mountain muddled through a lackluster 2013 season, but still made it to the District 5-A playoffs. The Titans start the postseason Saturday at McConnellsburg at 4 p.m.  More...

Eagles host Mules for Homecoming

Coming out of its bye week, the Juniata College football team got back to the level of performance it displayed in the first three games of the season when the Eagles forged a 3-0 record. More...

People/Pastimes

SCI Huntingdon retirees hold fall banquet

The State Correctional Institution Retiree’s Association honored two of its own during the 19th annual banquet held Oct. 19 at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  President Dan Cooper welcomed the group of retirees, spouses and friends. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gage Daniel Reeder who turns 5 years old today, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. His proud parents are Danny and Chanda Reeder of Mount Union. Gage is the grandson of Frank and Wilma Reeder of Mill Creek. More...

Announce your wedding in The Daily News

Weddings are published as soon as possible following submission.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Get counseling ANNIE

Dear Annie: I am a 44-yearold woman in a quandary. I have been married for 21 years to a good man who is nine years my senior. He is supportive and affectionate. Most women would be satisfied. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Watering down a bill

Dear Readers: Did you know that conserving water now can REDUCE YOUR WATER BILL later? More...

Special Sections

Drug ring leader gets 18-40 years

The alleged kingpin of the $14 million heroin drug ring which was broken up by local, county and state law enforcement agencies in March will be spending a significant amount of time in state prison after accepting a plea agreement in Huntingdon Coun More...

Transportation bill frustration mounts

With weight limits being added to two more Huntingdon County bridges this week and winter rapidly approaching, Gov. Tom Corbett urged state legislators to reach an agreement on transportation funding with dramatic flair this week.  More...

Cost of college has moderated in past year

College bound students are likely seeing a bright — and more affordable — future ahead, according to a report released by the College Board Wednesday, which shows while the cost of college has gone up, it’s not risen as sharply as i More...

State  Free Access 

Major pension funds ask for climate change study

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Some of the largest pension funds in the U.S. More...

UPMC, Highmark move to end antitrust cases

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Attorneys for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and health insurer Highmark Inc. have agreed to end their dueling antitrust lawsuits at the urging of a federal judge.  More...

Lawyer completes hike of Appalachian Trail

GREENSBURG (AP) — At 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, local lawyer Jim Antoniono finished a project that took him more than 5 months and 2,200 miles — hiking the length of the Appalachian Trail.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 25   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Oct. 26   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Newton leads Panthers to 31-13 win

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Cam Newton pranced into the end zone, placed his hands over his chest and did his familiar Superman pose. More...

Bradley opens up four-stroke lead

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Keegan Bradley is playing so well at the CIMB Classic that not even the fact his beloved Boston Red Sox are in the World Series can distract him.  More...

World Series:

Cardinals win 4-2 to even series

BOSTON (AP) — Michael Wacha and his Cardinals bullpen provided the power pitching. Carlos Beltran, injected with a painkiller, came through with a huge hit. And this time, it was the Red Sox who were tripped up by fielding failures.  More...

Press Club

Hornets participate in 3rd annual Walk to School Day

It was time to put the car keys away, get out the sneakers and walk to school. Juniata Valley School District started off its third annual Walk to School Day Oct. 9. More...

MU junior earns state title

Hear ye, hear ye! Royalty roams the halls of Mount Union Area High School for yet another year. Mount Union Area High School has had many students with crowns, sashes and titles walk within its walls. More...

SHCHS to present ‘Noodles’

The Southern Huntingdon County Drama Department is back and ready to act. This year’s play is slightly different than past years. There are 11 parts and each part is a main role.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Cancer if born before 9:12 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013:  More...

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