November 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug ring cohorts sentenced in court

Two more key players in a multi-county, multi-million dollar narcotics ring are bound for state prison following appearances in Huntingdon County Court Thursday for sentencing.  More...

Public warned of new IRS scam

Residents of Huntingdon County should be aware of a yet another telephone scam which has surfaced and this time it involves the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  While local law enforcement officers have not received any complaints about the scam More...

Local News

High winds cause downed trees, power outages

Some residents in Huntingdon County woke up this morning to power outages due to downed trees caused by heavy winds overnight and early this morning.  More...

Altoona area man pleads guilty to sex-related crimes

An Altoona man pleaded guilty to sex-related crimes against a 12-year-old girl in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  Leroy Campbell, 78, pleaded to one count of indecent assault and one count of corruption of minors for inapp More...

Defendants sentenced in DUI cases

A Mount Union man arrested for DUI after he crashed a U-Haul truck into three other vehicles was among the defendants sentenced in Huntingdon County Criminal Court Thursday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 1   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Nov. 2   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Eagles will take on McDaniel

There was something missing from the Juniata College football team in last Saturday’s 27-7 Homecoming loss to Muhlenberg. It was more than the fact that Muhlenberg was a good football team that seemed at the top of its game. More...

O’Korn leads Cougars past So. Florida 35-23

HOUSTON (AP) — John O’Korn was 22 of 27 for 263 yards and three touchdowns and Houston forced a late fumble to beat South Florida 35-23 on Thursday night.  More...

Rose lifts Bulls to 82-81 win over Knicks

CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose made a baseline floater with 5.7 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bulls to an 82-81 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night in his first home game since he injured his left knee 18 months ago.  More...

Press Club

MUAHS staff puts students’ safety first

“The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. More...

JV hosts Italian exchange student

From Italy to America, from small town Coccaglio to Alexandria, from Piamarta to Juniata Valley High School, Federica Fossati began her journey as a foreign exchange student. Fossati is the 17-year-old daughter of Eugenio and Silvia Fossati.  More...

Tussey Mountain to hold open house

Tussey Mountain High School will be hosting an open house from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Clothes dryer efficiency  I try not to use my electric clothes dryer more than I have to, but my family complains when certain items are line dried. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Some people react poorly to an ill friend ANNIE

Dear Annie: I am one of six boys. We are all very different. My oldest brother, “Tanner,” just turned 20. He is more of an introvert, and we realize this, but he has done nothing with his life and shows no interest in doing so. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Libra if born before 10:52 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013:  More...

Various projects near completion

As the construction season winds to a close, the Huntingdon area is seeing many high-profile construction projects continuing to grow.  One of the most obvious, on Route 22 in Smithfield Township, is the site of the newest Clearfield Bank and Tr More...

Email identity proves hard to trace

Though reports indicate the investigation into the emails regarding the bomb threat at the Blair County Courthouse and the threat to the Altoona Water Authority has narrowed its focus on an unknown individual, the process of finding the culprit, rega More...

LIHEAP grants available Monday

Last year, approximately 2,266 Huntingdon County residents applied for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) grants totaling $621,956 for heating assistance.  Beginning Monday, Nov. More...

State  Free Access 

Residents living above mine fire free to stay

The few remaining residents of a Pennsylvania coal town that was largely razed in the 1980s because of an underground mine fire that still burns today have gotten their wish — to be left alone, free to live out their lives there.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

IGA officials come to Huntingdon

75 Years Ago  Four Three Springs youths, engaged in a freefor all fight on the state highway near the northern end of the Mapleton River Bridge, were arrested by state motor police from the Huntingdon substation who just happened upon the scene More...

Local Sports

Pickin’ Panel

and other stuff

It is the final week for The Daily News Pickin’ Panel and one thing heading into it is locked up — Ty States will be in first place.  That said, it isn’t guaranteed that he’ll be there all by himself.  More...

Dahmus picked to participate in Senior Game

Juniata College field hockey senior Emma Dahmus (Lower Dauphin) has been selected to play in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) NCAA Division III Senior Game. More...

District 6-AA Semifinal Volleyball:

Mounties sweep by Bearcats

Huntingdon matched host and top-seeded Philipsburg- Osceola’s energy as the first set unfolded during Thursday evening’s District Six Class AA semifinal contest inside the Mounties’ gym.  More...

People/Pastimes

A treat for all ages

Cowgirl Gracilyn Shields was offered a treat by independent living resident Lois Snyder at a trick or treat night Oct. 30 hosted by Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia. More...

Auxiliary to hold annual luncheon meeting

The Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital will hold its 100th annual meeting luncheon at noon Monday, Nov. 11, at the J.C. Blair Education Center.  More...

Share reunions and gatherings in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Motion commotion

Dear Readers: Many of you wrote sharing your hints about how to REDUCE MOTION SICKNESS. More...

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