October 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Future of farm bill uncertain

As legislators in Washington continue negotiations on how to implement reforms to nutritional assistance and agricultural commodity programs, Huntingdon County residents may start to see the ramifications of the failure to pass a farm bill earlier in More...

Area jobless statistics delayed by shutdown

Those expecting to view the state and local unemployment numbers for September, scheduled to be released Tuesday, hit a roadblock.  More...

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Local News

Correction

The time and date for trick or treat night in Wood Township was incorrectly listed in the Oct. 28 edition of The Daily News.  The correct time is 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. The Daily News apologizes for the error.   More...

Fire destroys garage, contents in Lincoln Township

Fire of an undetermined origin destroyed an 8-foot by 16-foot wooden garage, pickup truck, two motorcycles and a number of miscellaneous items during a blaze that broke out Tuesday afternoon at the Tim Gallagher residence at 15648 Fisher’s Lane More...

Transportation funding remains a priority for HCBI board members

While the passage of the state’s transportation bill won’t come this month, the topic of the state and local infrastructure remains a priority for the Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) board of directors.  More...

World  Free Access 

Outside drop in autos, US retail spending rises

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharp drop in auto sales caused largely by a calendar quirk lowered U.S. retail spending in September. More...

Businesses boosted stockpiles in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

Consider a kale salad with Thanksgiving dinner

When it comes to leafy green vegetables, kale has been king for a while. It boasts more vitamin C than an orange, more calcium than milk, and more iron per calorie than beef.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 30   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 more information.  More...

Local Sports

District 6-AA Volleyball:

Bearcats survive test from Ligonier Valley

Huntingdon played some of its best volleyball of the season against Ligonier Valley during the opening set of Tuesday evening’s District Six Class AA quarterfinal contest at Philipsburg-Osceola High School. More...

Women’s Soccer:

Eagles outgun PS-Altoona 6-1

The Juniata College women’s soccer team capped off its nonconference season with a 6-1 win over Penn State-Altoona Tuesday. Four different Eagles tallied goals for Juniata as the team improved to 13-4 on the year. More...

Juniata’s Kysor receives Fred Mitchell Award

Juniata College senior Ken Kysor (Port Allegany) was recognized by the Fred Mitchell Award Tuesday for his performance on and off the gridiron during the month of October. More...

People/Pastimes

Holiday symbols revealed

People familiar with Halloween know that certain animals, symbols and imagery are commonly used as decorations, with a goal of setting a mysterious and frightful scene. More...

Halloween tricks and treats for families

Halloween is the sweetest holiday of the year, making it a favorite for giddy children who dream of giant bags of candy. More...

Tips for pet-friendly costumes and treats

With its sweet, spooky treats and devilishly cute costumes, Halloween is a fun night for the whole family to spend together, including the family pet. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It’s not too late. Just take the first step

Dear Annie: I am retiring at the end of the week and am worried. I have been married for 27 years to my second husband. For the past 24, he has not once touched me, said “I love you” or displayed any affection. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Virgo if born before 5:22 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013:  More...

Act 13 projects finally approved

The Huntingdon County Commissioners gave their final approval to the three Act 13 Legacy Fund projects recommended by the county planning commission. The approval passed in three separate votes at their weekly meeting Tuesday.  More...

JVSB members talk safety

After tabling a recommendation from Juniata Valley School District superintendent David Christopher to spend $600,000 on the district’s technology and safety fund for school security upgrades earlier this month, the board’s finance and bu More...

Local social worker honored by colleagues

Arless “Jim” Dodson, ACSW, LCSW, of Counseling Associates, Huntingdon, a devoted area social worker, received a welldeserved honor when he was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Association of Social Worker More...

State  Free Access 

Bracelet fight could go to Supreme Court

EASTON (AP) — The court battle between two girls and their Pennsylvania school over “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets could be settled by the U.S. More...

Man faces four murder counts in street race case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A street racer crested a hill at 79 miles per hour then struck and killed a woman and her three young sons as they crossed a Philadelphia boulevard at night, prosecution witnesses testified in court Tuesday.  More...

Judge to decide later on Paterno family lawsuit

BELLEFONTE (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge said Tuesday he would decide later whether to allow a lawsuit against the NCAA filed by the family of longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and others to go forward.  After hearing more than More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Juniata president to stay on

75 Years Ago  President Roosevelt has pledged to continue the $1,000,000,000-ayear preparedness re-armament program after a plea for peace which seemed to convey a handsoff the- western- hemisphere warning to non-democratic powers.  More...

Business News

Neatly Trimmed to close; staff will move to Designer’s Edge

The overwhelming demands of running a business after 17 and one-half years left Neatly Trimmed owner Peg McMahon with a heavy heart as she recently made the difficult choice to close her salon and relocate to Designer’s Edge at 911 Moore St.&nb More...

SPE Federal Credit Union announces promotions

SPE Federal Credit Union has announced the following promotions.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

Oct. 15, 2013  Christian B. Miller and Rebecca L. Miller, grantors, to Barry E. Parsons and Eileen C. Parsons, property in Dublin Township, $62,000.  Gladfelter Pulp Wood Co., grantor, to Allen L. Shirk and Lizzie N. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

World Series back to Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Ted Williams never did it. Not Carl Yastrzemski. Not Carlton Fisk. More...

Gold Glove Awards:

Yadier Molina wins sixth

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina won his sixth straight Gold Glove award Tuesday, making him one of four players in the World Series rewarded for superior defense this season.  More...

Cardinals hope Wacha will keep them alive

BOSTON (AP) — Michael Wacha had a funny way of preparing for his World Series start that’s supposed to save the season for the St. Louis Cardinals.  The 22-year-old October ace spent Tuesday afternoon on the tarmac at the St. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Go peanut-free

Dear Heloise: I am an emergency-room nurse. I would like to inform all of your readers to buy ALL PEANUT-FREE TREATS to offer at Halloween or at any party given in your home, church function or other gathering for adults and children. More...

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