November 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

HCCTC refund considered

The Huntingdon Area School Board discussed the possibility of waiving its refund from the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) during its monthly workshop meeting Monday night.  If approved at the Monday, Nov. More...

Proclamation recognizes ‘Auxiliary Day’

Today has been declared J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Day by Huntingdon Borough Mayor Dee Dee Brown in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the charter meeting of the Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Nov. 12, 1913.  More...

Local News

Local News

Becker observed that Veterans Day, “Is a day for remembrance, gratitude and exhortation ... More...

Correction

Corrected information was provided to The Daily News by the funeral home for the obituary of Clarence F. Norris of Huntingdon who died Nov. 9, 2013.  Mr. Norris’s year of birth was incorrect. He was born Aug. More...

Police Log

Burglaries   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 12   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Editorial

Thank you and God bless veterans

Editor  The Daily News  Dear Editor:  More...

Congressional votes for the week ending Nov. 1

Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Nov. 1.  House  More...

Honoring our nation’s heroes

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Rylee Alisabeth Fields who turns 1 year old today, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. She is the daughter of Marissa Fields of Three Springs. More...

Reaching out to veterans

Volunteer Mindi Vance helped a young participant make a card for local veterans at a kids’ night hosted by the auxiliary of the Frank P. Hommon American Legion Post No. 24, Huntingdon, Nov. 5. More...

Engaged to Wed

Michael and Billie (Keller) Cutshall are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Nicole Keller to Cory Michael Earnest.  More...

Doctor K

Buying the right exercise machine

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m interested in buying a highquality cardio exercise machine to use at home. Any advice?  More...

Special Sections

Teacher’s death stuns community

A somber mood hung over the Huntingdon Area School District Monday after news of the passing of Kevin Kidd, longtime high school social studies teacher, retired Pennsylvania Army National Guard officer and local Boy Scout leader.  More...

Alexandria Boro. cuts JVRP

Nearly a week after Porter Township officials voted to cut ties with the Juniata Valley  Regional Police Department,  Alexandria Borough Council unanimously agreed to terminate its portion of the JVRP contract with Petersburg Borough Counci More...

Senior citizens warned about paperwork scam

The Huntingdon-Bedford- Fulton Area on Agency (AAA) has been made aware of a scam targeting area senior citizens.  Connie Brody, services manager at the AAA, said seniors are getting the information in the mail.  More...

State  Free Access 

Charter school eyed by FBI, watchdog says

HARRISBURG (AP) — Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Monday he has given information to the FBI about spending practices at a Pittsburgh charter school that included billing Pennsylvania taxpayers to develop a charter school in Ohio and to More...

Ex-auditor general holds door open for gov bid

HARRISBURG (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner said Monday he’ll announce by the end of this year whether he plans to seek the Democratic nomination for governor in 2014.  More...

Hospitals in state report fewer heart-surgery deaths

SCRANTON (AP) — Patients undergoing heart surgery are faring better at Pennsylvania hospitals than they did seven years ago, according to a new report.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

SportsFAX

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Pacers stop Grizzlies 95-79 to stay perfect

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George scored 23 points and Lance Stephenson had the first triple-double of his career, leading the perfect Indiana Pacers to a 95-79 victory Monday night over the Memphis Grizzlies.  More...

Steelers break funk by going ‘old school’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The ball was snapped and Jarvis Jones sprinted forward.  A moment later, he was in the Buffalo Bills backfield. A split second after that, Buffalo quarterback E.J. More...

Chatter Box

Winter approaches

There was a bit more than just a dusting of snow at my house this morning, and while that may have disappointed some folks, my son, Russell, was pretty happy about the white stuff on the ground. “Can I go play in it?” he asked. More...

Healthy Living

HOW TO SAVE ON PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS

Prescription drugs can be quite expensive, and even those who have health insurance often pay more than they need to. More...

THE EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL ON THE HUMAN BODY

Alcohol is often considered an essential element of adult social functions, but adults who overindulge in alcohol are likely doing themselves a signi.cant disservice. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is an abusive marriage

Dear Annie: I have been married for 32 years to a horrible man. He is self-centered, controlling, a liar and a cheat. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013:  More...

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