October 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Water staff prepared in case of threat

While investigators in neighboring Blair County continue to search for information into the person(s) who threatened the county’s Municipal Water Authority over the weekend, residents in Huntingdon County may begin to wonder how such a threat w More...

MU Halloween events planned for Thursday

Two of Mount Union’s most enduring holiday events are returning on Halloween to engage costumed characters of all ages — and species.  The annual afternoon pet parade and evening Halloween parade, both hosted by the Mount Union Fire More...

Local News

Huntingdon man arrested for marijuana possession

Huntingdon Borough Police officers and members of the Huntingdon County Drug Task Force arrested Aaron Shore, 24, at his residence at 617 Washington St., Huntingdon, early this morning after conducting a search warrant.  More...

Broad Top City sewer rates to increase in 2014

Broad Top City Borough Council announced Monday evening it will adopt a resolution at its Nov. 25 meeting supporting an increase in monthly sewage fees as recommended by its sewage committee. The increase will take effect in January.  More...

Police Log

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 29   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 

‘Bearded Band’ goes home with 3-2 lead

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World Series Notebook

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Maybe the St. Louis Cardinals should give David Ortiz the Barry Bonds treatment and just stop pitching to him.  The Red Sox slugger is on a tear in the World Series. More...

Double disappointment for St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — For one night, the sports spotlight shined on St. Louis. More...

Editorial

The women are taking over

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Never again, all over again

When the shutdown ended, our public officials sounded like fraternity boys with a hangover after a disastrous weekend drinking binge.  More...

Chatter Box

An exciting week

It’s been an exciting and remarkable week for some Huntingdon County residents.  More...

Healthy Living

MANY USES FOR LEFTOVER HALLOWEEN CANDY

Halloween is certainly known for the spooky decorations that adorn homes and for the creative costumes children put on to canvas the neighborhood. But for many youngsters, Halloween is all about the candy.   More...

‘TIS THE SEASON FOR SHARING... GERMS HOW TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM FOR THE HOLIDAYS

The hustle and bustle of holiday celebrations will soon be upon us. The of.ce parties are already in full swing and storefront windows are all decked out in holiday glitz. More...

DID YOU KNOW

Some fats can be bene.cial to your health. Unsaturated fats, which include polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats, can improve your cholesterol levels and promote a healthier heart. More...

Doctor K

‘Almost anxiety’ can be treated

I’ve always worried a lot. I saw a psychologist, but she said I didn’t have anxiety disorder, so she couldn’t help. I can’t believe there’s nothing to do. Can you help?  More...

Special Sections

HCBI officials plan DEP talk

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) officials announced during the board’s monthly meeting they will meet with the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to discuss an ongoing issue with the Riverview Business Center.&nbs More...

MUASD heating project on target

A six-figure heating and cooling project spanning all three elementary schools is on track to wrap up next week, according to a report delivered Monday night at the Mount Union Area School Board meeting.  More...

JC professors, president find scooter benefits

Juniata College has become the home base for a “biker” gang of sorts. Nicknamed the “Sons of Sustainability,” professors James Borgardt and Richard Hark and president James Troha, regularly ride scooters to work.  More...

State  Free Access 

US stocks open higher as Federal Reserve meets

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening higher as the Federal Reserve begins a two-day meeting where policymakers are expected to extend an aggressive economic stimulus program.  The Fed opens its meeting Tuesday in the wake of a 16-day partial More...

Paterno family lawsuit vs. NCAA to go before judge

HARRISBURG (AP) — A lawsuit by Joe Paterno’s family and others against the NCAA was heading to court, one day after Penn State announced settlements with 26 young men over claims of abuse by Jerry Sandusky.  More...

Nutter, Kane join effort to stop smartphone thefts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Monday joined top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York in a nationwide initiative to thwart smartphone thefts by rendering the devices More...

Local Sports

OUTDOOR DIARY

Thumpers and Long-Tails   More...

O’Korn throws for 5 touchdowns

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Freshman John O’Korn threw for career bests of 364 yards and five touchdowns and Houston forced a season-high six turnovers in routing error-prone Rutgers 49-14 on Saturday.  More...

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People/Pastimes

Celebrate your child’s birthday in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Hesston couple celebrates 25th anniversary

Ken and Elaine Baker of Hesston marked their silver wedding anniversary Oct. 21. More...

Bricktown seniors hold October meeting

The Bricktown Senior Center welcomed chief Mike Corbin and captain Keith Wise of the Mapleton Fire Department for Fire Prevention Week. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

It is also likely there ANNIE is some guilt

Dear Annie: I am a single 40-year-old man. The past 18 months have been rough for my family. My father passed away, and my mother moved to Florida. Then she had a mild stroke. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013:  More...

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