November 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Cromwell sewer bids opened

Daily News Staff Writer  Cromwell Township Supervisors Lee Wilson, Buzz Gutshall and board chairman Barry Welch and township engineer Todd Banks reviewed 11 bids received for the construction of the township’s proposed sewage system in the More...

Liberty Twp. leaders award plowing bids

Meeting in its November session Monday night in Stonerstown, Liberty Township Supervisors awarded bids for winter snow plowing and acted on numerous building permit requests. More...

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Local News

County’s rainfall totals stable for third quarter

After a wet June, Huntingdon County saw average rain totals for July, August and September that were far lower than the 7.11 inches of rain that fell in June.  In July, the county saw a total of 3.43 inches of rain; in August, 1.66; and, in Sept More...

Area brief

JVHS bands to present ‘Bands in Review’   More...

Three juries selected to hear cases

In his last criminal jury selection as President Judge of Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas, Judge Stewart Kurtz took the bench Monday morning and welcomed 93 potential jurors.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Martin, Incognito missing amid Miami turmoil

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — In the stadium program sold at the Miami Dolphins’ game on Halloween, Richie Incognito was asked who’s the easiest teammate to scare. His answer: Jonathan Martin.  More...

Steelers facing a harsh reality

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t just losing anymore. More...

McCown wins battle of backups

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have a better insurance policy than Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.  More...

Chatter Box

Don’t forget to vote

How about this weather? One day it’s 40 degrees, the next they’re forecasting a high of 60s. More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY LIVING

FOODS THAT HELP FIGHT FATIGUE   More...

USING PROBIOTICS TO CURE LACTOSE INTOLERANCE

Lactose intolerance is a result of the body’s inability to digest lactose, a sugar primarily found in milk that is broken down into glucose and galactose by an enzyme called lactase. More...

Doctor K

High blood pressure, clogged arteries lead to heart failure

DEAR DOCTOR K: My husband has heart failure. His doctor often uses the term “ejection fraction.” Can you explain what this means?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 12:43 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013:  More...

Updating a fleet of trucks

Park’s Garbage awarded DEP natural gas vehicle grant

Park’s Garbage Service Inc. of Mount Union was recently awarded a grant from the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to aid in replacing its fleet of trucks which will save money and help the environment.  More...

Façade grant funds sought

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce would like to see the state Downtown Center’s Façade Grant Program move forward, but hesitates without a major show of support from businesses in the borough of Huntingdon.  More...

Election Day

Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Judge candidate George Zanic, left, stopped by the Smithfield Township Building this morning to visit the polls and talk with voters, including, from the left, More...

State  Free Access 

Two years on, Penn State scandal has left its mark

HARRISBURG (AP) — Two years after former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on child molestation charges, the scandal continues to play out with a criminal trial still ahead, litigation in the works and policy chang More...

State charter reform bill advances, draws criticism

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A bill to overhaul Pennsylvania’s charter school law would gut local control of the alternative schools by eliminating enrollment caps and giving universities the power to authorize new charters, opponents said Monday. More...

Man gets life term in fellow inmate’s murder

EBENSBURG (AP) — A western Pennsylvania prison inmate has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole in the strangulation death of a new cellmate last year.  More...

Editorial

Affordable Care Act blues

When computers work we love ‘em, and when they don’t ... well, we would like to throw them out the window. United States Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius better put on her hard hat.  More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Oct. 25

WASHINGTON - Here’s how area House members voted on major issues in the week ending Oct. 25. The Senate was in recess.  More...

People/Pastimes

Standing Stone Garden Club members enjoy fall

Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “I believe in the forest, and in the meadow, and in the night in which the corn grows.” This quote may best describe the feelings of many Standing Stone Garden Club (SSGC) members as they have pursued varie More...

Share your gathering 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...

Births

Brian and Amy Gladfelter of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Courtney LeAnn Gladfelter, Oct. 28, 2013, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring. At birth, Courtney weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You could try an intervention

Dear Annie: I am a mother of three children, but it’s the oldest my husband and I worry about. More...

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