November 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

USMC vets celebrate 238th birthday

Twelve United States Marine Corps (USMC) veterans who served during the Vietnam War were the special guests of honor Saturday night at the 238th Marine Corps birthday celebration hosted by the Marine Corps League Standing Stone Detachment at the Hunt More...

Auxiliary celebrates 100th year

The Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital celebrated its 100th anniversary with style and in service at the “Galaxy of Stars” gala Saturday night at the Lake Raystown Resort Lodge and Conference Center, Entriken.   More...

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The Daily News honors local service members and veterans

The Daily News has introduced a special subscription offer to honor local service members and veterans.  More...

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Saxton Borough Council approves budget, tax hike

Saxton Borough Council Thursday evening authorized secretary Jamie Foster to publicly advertise the borough’s 2014 operating budget. Tentative approval of the budget was given during a special meeting in October.  More...

General News

WWII reunions poignant for dwindling vets

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Paul Young rarely talked about his service during World War II — about the B-25 bomber he piloted, about his 57 missions, about the dangers he faced or the fears he overcame.  “Some things you just don&rsquo More...

Taste the difference of no trans fat? Probably not

NEW YORK (AP) — What will food without trans fats taste like? You probably already know.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jaguars top Titans 29-27 for first victory

At some point, even if they won’t admit it, Gus Bradley and his Jacksonville Jaguars must have wondered if a victory would come this season.  They can stop wondering.  Maurice Jones-Drew and Jordan Todman each ran for a touchdown, and More...

Steeler defense shuts down Bills

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent three hours making Buffalo quarterback EJ Manuel look very much like the rookie he is.  Old times for a defense that has looked just plain old recently?  “No,” safety Ryan C More...

UCF holds off Houston for 19-14 AAC win

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — William Stanback scored two touchdowns and No. 19 UCF held off a late Houston threat to win 19-14 on Saturday night and keep first place in the American Athletic Conference all to itself.  More...

People/Pastimes

Long-term care costs 101

Tips for calculating expenses, determining how to pay for it

There are important realities every American must know about long-term care. Longterm care is more expensive than most people think. And, most importantly, the cost of care is usually paid for out of savings and income.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Hailey Hack who turns 2 years old today, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Her proud parents are Chad and Abby Hack of 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...

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A tribute in honor of Veterans Day

Dear Readers: In honor of Veterans Day, here is one of our favorite pieces, written by John Alton Robinson of Monroe, La.  “Freedom”  From the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier  To the silver-haired crowns of our fathers  Fr More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Pisces if born before 11:39 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013:  More...

Decorated K9 joins VFW

After participating in the Huntingdon County Veterans Day Parade for the first time, a recently retired veteran made local history when he received an honorary membership into the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, Saturday. More...

Honored for service

Emcee Joe Thompson, second from left, introduced special guests, from the left, Willard Stewart, Jay Buchanan, parade grand marshal Diane Barben and Rick Henney, as the Huntingdon County Veterans Day More...

Jewelry business marks 65 years

Using the same cash register and rotary phone today as when he opened his doors Nov. 11, 1948, and without the invasion of modern technology, Swartz Jewelry Co. owner Bernie Swartz has been able to keep his business at 717 Washington St. More...

State  Free Access 

Insect pest at Flight 93 site linked to climate

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The grove of hemlock trees around where United Flight 93 crashed on Sept. More...

Aviator’s Purple Heart returning to state

Gordon H. Yates was a tall, skinny redhead who joined the Navy during World War II when he was 17. Two years later, the young aviator was dead, beheaded by the enemy after his patrol bomber was shot down in waters off southeast Asia.  More...

Veterans can be harsh critics of special court

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Military veterans can be the harshest critics of the 168 specialized courts nationwide that provide alternatives to prison or parole for ex-service personnel who commit crimes — often by preventing crime through angerman More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 11   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Downtown OIP, Washington St., Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

Local Sports

Juniata tops Crusaders for 7th straight LC title

Women’s Volleyball:

A quick start and a strong finish were just too much for visiting Susquehanna as the Juniata women’s volleyball team captured its seventh straight Landmark Conference Tournament crown with a 3-1 victory over the Crusaders. More...

Eagles grind out win at Moravian

Juniata College’s quarterback has been the offensive leader all season long for the surging Eagles. He’s been especially successful throwing the ball, but also has led his team in rushing.  More...

Nittany Lions lose at Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota looked like a mess a mere month ago, with a couple of lopsided losses to start conference play and head coach Jerry Kill on leave to treat his epilepsy.  Now the Golden Gophers have won four straight Big Ten ga More...

Hints from Heloise

Veteran help

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND ON, about supporting our veterans.  “Dear Heloise: Do you know any ways I can support our veterans? I am looking for a way to help. — Josh in Colorado”  More...

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