November 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Everett native seeking 78th District rep. seat

A third candidate has stepped forward, seeking the nomination for the 78th District state House of Representatives seat.  Samuel Cottle, a lifelong Everett, Bedford County, resident, has announced he is seeking the Republican nomination for the More...

State  Free Access 

Obama won’t attend Gettysburg Address event

GETTYSBURG (AP) — President Barack Obama’s affinity for Abraham Lincoln was on display through his political rise, but he won’t be on hand in a few weeks to mark one of the 16th president’s signature moments.  More...

World  Free Access 

Kutcher to design, pitch new tablet

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Computer-maker Lenovo has hired tech-savvy actor Ashton Kutcher to help design and pitch its latest line of tablets, dubbing the Hollywood star a “product engineer” who can bring his ideas along with his image.& More...

General News

Snake bitten from the get-go

Jill Gleeson dares to venture outside her comfort zone and learns a life lesson every time. Chances are, you may learn something as well.  More...

Snags set back air traffic control system update

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a decade of work and billions of dollars spent, the modernization of the U.S. air traffic control system is in trouble. More...

FAA OKs passengers using gadgets on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline passengers will be able to use their electronic devices gate-to-gate to read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music — but not talk on their cellphones — under much-anticipated guidelines issued More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

USC tops Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. More...

Steelers, Pats hope to jumpstart seasons

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Either the Pittsburgh Steelers or New England Patriots have been in eight of the last 12 Super Bowls. They’ve won five of them.  Don’t expect them to return this season, especially the Steelers.  More...

Penn State looks to move on

Penn State is ready to move on from one of the worst losses in program history.  The Nittany Lions, of course, have little choice.  More...

Religion News

Missionary to Mongolia visits area

As the congregations of the Valley View, Huntingdon and Williamsburg Christian and Missionary Alliance churches prepared to host their annual missions conference this week, Jeremy Bergevin, a missionary based in Darhan, Mongolia, was preparing to sha More...

Entriken church reaches century mark

The congregation of St. Matthew’s United Church of Christ, Entriken, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the church at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday, Nov. 3, along with sister congregations from St. More...

Little boy sits in pope’s chair, steals show

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis was delivering a homily but a little boy stole the show.   Francis was speaking in St. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Think of ways to make the relationship warmer

Dear Annie: I am hurt that my children and grandchildren do not include me when they have family get-togethers. They say they would have to clean their houses if I came, or they don’t know when I am available. More...

Doctor K

Bright-light sneezing has unknown cause

DEAR DOCTOR K: Often when I step outside from a dark room into the sunlight, I sneeze. Why does this happen?  DEAR READER: My colleague, Dr. Robert Shmerling, looked into this question once. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Scorpio if born before 12:14 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 4, 2013: More...

Restaurant plans are just a rumor

Although rumors a Golden Corral restaurant is making its way to Huntingdon have been circulating around the county, the chain told The Daily News the news is “not likely.”  More...

Grist mill owner hopes to refurbish a piece of history

Two individuals’ desire to save a piece of the community’s history will give the Hudson Grist Mill in Saltillo Borough a new lease on life.  More...

School board directors on Tuesday’s ballot

Tuesday’s election could result in a change in the dynamics of area school boards.  Mount Union Area School District  Mount Union Area School Board has contests in two of the district’s three regions.  More...

Local News

Shooter arrested in Huntingdon County

An Blair County man arrested for shooting a 22-year-old Altoona man late Thursday night at Choice’s Bar in Altoona was taken into custody by state police at Huntingdon in the area of Route 22 in Porter Township Friday morning.  More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Harry Fisher Jr. Date of Birth: 7/22/1987 Age: 26 Height: 5’09” Weight: 135 Eye color: Brown Hair color: Brown Last known address(es):  8500 Standing Stone Ave, Huntingdon; 11412 Raystown Road More...

Police Log

Crashes   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 2  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, Nov. 3   More...

Local Sports

Trojans strike Rams early

Mount Union completed its regular-season schedule on the road Friday night at Penns Valley and came away with a 46-36 win to snap a 12-year drought against the Rams.  The Trojans finished the season at 9-1 and looking at their first game in the More...

Bearcats outscore Hornets

Mitchell Lauer scored three touchdowns, including a defensive strip he returned 55 yards for the clinching touchdown, as Huntingdon ended its regular season with a 35-27 victory over Juniata Valley last night at War Vets Field.  More...

Titans ambush Raiders

Tussey Mountain needed to turn in a solid effort to end the regular season at Meyersdale Friday night. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Adrienne Taylor Trego-Heiney who turns 7 years old today, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. Her proud parents are Samuel Heiney III and Myra Trego of Three Springs. More...

Area couple celebrates diamond anniversary

Happy Anniversary

Fred “Fritz” and Olive McKinney celebrate 60 years of marriage today, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. They were united in marriage in 1953.  The McKinneys are the parents of 10 children. More...

Happy 90th Birthday

HAPPY 90th BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Alma Whitsel of Hares Valley, who celebrates her 90th birthday today, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. She and her husband, Denver Whitsel, will also mark 72 years of marriage this month. More...

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