November 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Survey tests water for state Rep. race

Some residents of the 81st Legislative District may have recently received a phone survey polling voters on seemingly innocent topics regarding next year’s race for state representative.  The incumbent, state Rep. More...

Business claims it doesn’t target area seniors

A representative from a California based company using a Pennsylvania area code is disputing a story published Nov. 12 in The Daily News, which described the company as running a paperwork scam targeting area seniors.  More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Daniel Scavone Date of Birth: 11/13/1968 Age: 45 Height: 5 feet, 7 inches Weight: 230 Eye color: Unknown Hair color: Gray   Last known address(es): 100 Federal Drive, Apt. M5, Mount Union, 212 S. More...

Police Log

Trespassing   TELL TWP. ­— Frederick Palm, no age or address, has been charged by state police at Huntingdon for entering the posted property in the area of Mount Zion Road at 10 p.m. Nov. 16. More...

Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital unveils Health Careers Exploring Post for teens

LEWISTOWN — Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital will unveil its new Health Careers Exploring Post during a “First Night” open house event for young men and women, ages 14 (and completed the eighth grade) and not yet 21 years old, with an i More...

Business News

HASD Foundation receives donation from First National Bank

Robin Binder Heath, president of the Huntingdon Area School District Educational Foundation, has announced the foundation received a donation of $5,347.25 from First National Bank through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) pro More...

No national launch for McRib amid menu changeup

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s, whose kitchens are juggling a variety of new menu items, says the McRib won’t be available nationally this year.  The fast-food chain says it’s leaving it up to local franchise groups to decide More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NFL official suspended for profanity

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College Men’s Basketball:

Michigan rallies past Florida St.

Michigan 82, Florida St. 80   SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Nik Stauskas scored 26 points, including seven in overtime, as No. More...

Robinson could be playing final home game

Penn State’s seniors have earned a final celebration at Beaver Stadium, a time to honor their achievements and commitment to the university during the darkest days of the program’s history.  Allen Robinson won’t be among the 17 More...

Religion News

Why a turkey fails to define Christian Thanksgiving

Every Sunday, people across the nation migrate from their homes to a church to celebrate the resurrection of their king, Jesus. More...

Meet the Pastor

Rev. Angelo Valle Christ Reformed Church of Alexandria

Name: Rev. Angelo Valle Place of Birth: Brooklyn, N.Y. Family: Rev. Valle and his wife of four years, Marie, have an 8-month-old son, Jonathan. More...

Pope to hear from parishioners in Pittsburgh

Local Catholics will help Pope Francis understand tough issues ranging from divorce to same-sex marriage.  The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh wants parishioners to complete a survey on its website, www.diopitt.org, or in the Nov. More...

Doctor K

Bacterial vaginosis can lead to serious infection

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have a strong “fishy” vaginal odor and a little discharge. My doctor recommended Monistat, but that hasn’t helped. What can I do?  More...

Special Sections

AAA boss heads into retirement

Overseeing his last meeting of the tri-county’s Area Agency on Aging’s Citizens Advisory Council in Hopewell Friday morning, retiring AAA executive director Alan Smith updated the council with information about the 2013-14 budget and the More...

Breast Density Bill educates women

The Breast Density Bill recently signed by Gov. Tom Corbett fulfills an objective to help women receive extra information to help them make the best decisions possible about their health care. More...

Republican nominated for 78th District seat

The state House of Representatives seat left vacant by the September passing of longtime state Rep. Dick Hess now has a Republican candidate for the special election to be held Tuesday, Jan. More...

General News

News media protests White House press access limits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of leading news organizations protested to the White House on Thursday against restrictions that sometimes keep journalists from taking pictures and video of President Barack Obama performing official duties.  More...

Hugh Jackman treated for skin cancer on nose

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — “The Wolverine” star Hugh Jackman revealed he has been treated for skin cancer and shared a selfie showing his bandaged nose.  “Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. More...

Study ties nuts to lower cancer, heart death risk

DALLAS (AP) — Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season: Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease — in fact, were less likely to die of any cause — during a 30-year Harvard study.  Nuts have lo More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 23  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.   More...

Local Sports

District 5-A Championship:

Tussey’s defense paves way to title

When moments in time and opportunities come along you have to be ready to take advantage of them. When faced with adversity you have to face it head on.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

Children’s birthday announcements may be submitted online via The Daily News website at www.huntingdondailynews.com. For more information, call 643-4040, ext. 132. More...

Elco employees to gather for breakfast

As the holiday season approaches, most enjoy getting together with family and friends. Between holiday shopping, gift wrapping and other things done during the holidays, remember to join the retired and former Elco employees at 8:30 a.m. More...

Bake sale planned

The Huntingdon Interact Club, including members, from the left, Emily Geist, Olivia Kruse, Rotary adviser Jackie Confer, club president Maddie McCool and Spencer Korman, have been busy getting ready and creating posters for a bake sale which will be More...

Annie's Mailbox

Older drivers need to be aware of changes

Dear Annie: I want to thank you for printing the essay “Dead at Seven,” by Paul O. Ketro, M.D., about the dangers posed by senior drivers who don’t know when to give up their licenses. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Leo if born before 4:11 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 25, 2013:  More...

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