November 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Vote dissolves Orbisonia cable co-op

Subscribers to the cable cooperatives in Orbisonia and Rockhill boroughs will see new and expanded services in the future. More...

Saxton to salute local veterans

The Captain Phillips VFW Post 4129, Saxton, and the Saxton Volunteer Fire Co. will host the annual Bedford County Veterans Day Parade and Program to start at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in Saxton. More...

Local News

Calvin man pleads guilty to records tampering

A Calvin area resident pleaded guilty Thursday in Huntingdon County Criminal Court to one count of tampering with public records for trying to enter into a marriage with one person while still legally married to another.  More...

Area brief

Railroad crossing to be temporarily closed   BARREE TOWNSHIP — The Norfolk-Southern railroad crossing on state Route 4004 in Barree Township will be temporarily closed from Monday, Nov. 11, to Friday, Nov. 15.  More...

Correction

In Bedford County election results published in the Nov. 7 edition of The Daily News, the first name of a Liberty Township Supervisor was incorrectly listed. More...

World  Free Access 

Advocates believe dogs will make schools safer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While some say school safety hinges on guns, cameras or alarms in classrooms, Mark Gomer and Kristi Schiller think specially trained dogs should take point in preventing violence in schools.  More...

‘Laverne & Shirley’ together again

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams play feuding ex-TV partners on an episode of Nickelodeon’s “Sam & Cat,” but they brush aside any comparison to their past.  More...

Local Sports

Pickin’ Panel and other stuff

Well, it’s all over but the shouting, the postgame party and the trophy presentation.  More...

Men’s Soccer:

Eagles upset top-seed Catholic 3-1 in LC

It only took the Juniata College men’s soccer team five minutes and 28 seconds to get on the board in the Landmark Conference semifinals. More...

Eagles at Moravian for next test

The Juniata College football team refocused and went on the road to win 42-21 over McDaniel last Saturday. More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 28

Members of Boy Scout Troop 28 recently held their fall Court of Honor. The scouts chose to go informal and have a Halloween party and awards ceremony. More...

Redbud Quilt Guild to host lecture

The Redbud Quilt Guild will host Barbara Dann of Alleycat Quiltworks, Bellefonte, who will present a lecture from 6-9:30 p.m. tonight, Friday, Nov. 8, at the St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, 525 Mifflin St., Huntingdon. More...

Announce your wedding in The Daily News

Weddings are published as soon as possible following submission. Talk with your photographer about processing a black and white print to be used in the newspaper, since these reproduce best.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

No license to fly?

Dear Heloise: I will be traveling soon, but my DRIVER’S LICENSE IS EXPIRED. Can I still use it at the airport? — A Reader in Tennessee  More...

Special Sections

Sheetz permits advance project

The Smithfield Township Supervisors approved the acceptance of some of the final permits the Sheetz Corp. More...

Area woman hired as court executive

Since the August retirement of court administrator Debbie Higgins, Judge Stewart Kurtz and the state’s Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) have been conducting a search for her replacement.  More...

Honor roll dedication scheduled

Hundreds of servicemen and women from across southern Huntingdon County will be recognized over Veterans Day weekend when the Orbisonia Lions Club and Madden-Winnick American Legion Post 518 in Rockhill formally dedicate their World War II Honor Roll More...

State  Free Access 

Casey asks Gov. to expand Medicaid program

HARRISBURG (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is asking Gov. More...

Scores slightly higher on education report

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania’s fourth- and eighth-graders are doing slightly better than the national average in math and reading, according to a new report.  More...

Mom sues employer over breast pumping

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A northern Pennsylvania factory worker claims she faced discrimination over her need to pump breast milk during working hours.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Cromwell Township board fills vacancy

75 Years Ago  U.S. Senator James J. Davis, seeking re-election on the Republican ticket, appeared to have a shiner as he cast his ballot at a Carrick polling place. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 8   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Nov. 9   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Stanford runs over Oregon 26-20

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford squashed Oregon’s national championship hopes again, schooling the Ducks in power football. Florida State might want to send the Cardinal a thank you card.  More...

Oyama has lead in Japan

SHIMA, Japan (AP) — Japan’s Shiho Oyama shot a 4-under 68 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the Mizuno Classic, the final tournament in the LPGA Tour’s five-event Asian swing.  Oyama had six birdies and two bogeys at Ki More...

Brodeur stops 22 shots and Devils blank Flyers 3-0

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Martin Brodeur stopped 22 shots, and Adam Henrique and Cam Janssen each scored goals to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.  Jaromir Jagr added an emptynetter with 1.3 More...

Press Club

Juniata Valley maintains outdoor learning laboratory

Juniata Valley School District is moving the classroom outside to learn from the sustainability gardening project. More...

Genetic duo teaching at TM

Tussey Mountain High School has two student teachers this year who seem to have a lot in common, even their genetics.  Twin 2009 Everett High School graduates Brett and Brock Foor came to Tussey to finish their student teaching assignments in sc More...

Government Outreach program a hit with Trojan seniors

It is imperative for youth to know the future of the government and political system. It is important for them to hear real life issues first hand. After all, they are the future. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Natural furniture polish  I use beeswax to polish my furniture. I let the beeswax set for about two hours before wiping it up. It leaves a nice shine and a sealant. I do this three to four times every year. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Learn to smile indulgently and stay calm

Dear Annie: My older brother and I are both in our mid-30s and have not gotten along for 20 years. He has been verbally, psychologically and at times physically abusive toward me. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013:  More...

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