November 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Lights of Love’ a tribute to those lost

Loss can make those left behind feel as if they are cloaked in darkness, especially during the holidays. More...

MU board members approve soccer co-op

The Mount Union Area School Board has agreed to let its high school students go Bearcat on the soccer field for the 2014-15 year.  The proposed co-op between the typically rival districts now gets kicked over to the Huntingdon school board for a More...

Local News

Region’s low bear harvest continues

Bear season rolls on as the weather chills and the state Game Commission is still reporting a lower than average harvest.  Monday, Barry Leonard, education and information supervisor with the state Game Commission southcentral region office said More...

Police Log

Disorderly conduct   More...

News of Yesteryear

Scores of trees destroyed at Raystown Lake

75 Years Ago  A 15-year-old Irvona boy was in Phillipsburg state hospital in grave condition from a bullet wound he received while he played in the backyard of his home last night. The victim was identified as James Wright.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Kaepernick leads 49ers to victory

LANDOVER, Md. More...

Tussey alumni to hold benefit games

Coming off a successful inaugural event last year, organizers are pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual Tussey Mountain Basketball Alumni Games will be held this Saturday, November 30th at the High School Gymnasium. More...

Bruins score early in overtime to defeat Pens

BOSTON (AP) — Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Boston Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Monday night, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conference’s top two teams More...

Chatter Box

A time to reflect on blessings

It seems these days everyone is pushing right past Thanksgiving and into Christmas with decorations, music, etc., but this week is one of those times to reflect on our blessings, even the smallest ones. More...

Healthy Living

OUTDOOR EXERCISE STILL A POSSIBILITY WHEN TEMPERATURES DROP

When colder weather sets in, some people abandon their outdoor .tness routines for the comfort of indoor gyms and home exercise equipment. More...

DON’T BE DETERRED BY SPECIAL DIETS WHEN ENTERTAINING

Entertaining a crowd with various dietary restrictions nowadays may mean more than simply having a vegetarian alternative or avoiding peanut products. More...

Doctor K

Discipline is not the same as punishment

DEAR DOCTOR K: My sister and I both have young children. She believes that toddlers are too young to discipline, but I think it’s important to establish rules and consequences early. What do you think?  More...

Special Sections

Weather snarls holiday travels

County residents wanting to take off early from work to head to their Thanksgiving Day destination may have a delayed start, thanks to what may turn into the first substantial snowfall of the season.  More...

Union leadership disputes contract

The Penelec lockout of 140 members of Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 180 officially continues into its second day as neither side has reached an agreement. More...

Crews and stores ready for winter storms

Sunday marked the first real blast of winter weather for the area, including snow covered roads and treacherous conditions and it seems the sudden snow may have caught some off guard.  Huntingdon’s Ace Hardware manager Gina Barnett said so More...

State  Free Access 

Corbett signs $2.3 billion Pa. transportation bill

Associated Press  SPRING MILLS (AP) — Gov. More...

Contractor charged with murder in Philly collapse

Associated Press  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A cut-rate building contractor will face murder charges for a botched demolition in downtown Philadelphia that killed six people inside an adjacent store, officials announced Monday.  More...

Holidays bring annual pay bump for officials

Associated Press  HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania state lawmakers, judges and top executive branch officials — including Gov. Tom Corbett — will see a few hundred dollars more in salary in 2014, unless they decline it.  More...

Editorial

Don Quixote?

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  I’d been composing mentally for a while, mostly trying to keep it short, when an opinion in Saturday’s paper prompted me to write. More...

Veterans Day program thank you

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  My wife and I attended the Veterans Day program at Huntingdon Area High School. Being a veteran, it means a lot to me to be recognized for my service to our country. More...

A valued and giving person

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  In response to Marshall Hamilton’s letter to the editor Nov. 14, the people of Smithfield voted and wisely elected Jeff Shaffer as township supervisor. More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged Wed

Hartman-Gaudreau  Dr. Jeffery and Amy Hartman of Huntingdon are proud to announce the engagement of their son, Josiah Hartman, to Danielle Gaudreau, daughter of Michelle and Daniel Gaudreau of Lebanon, Maine.  More...

Student News

Hesston siblings complete studies at YTI Institute

Siblings, Chaye Williams and Coleman Williams, both of Hesston, recently graduated from YTI Career Institute, Altoona.  More...

Standing Stone Garden Club to present Festival of Trees

The Standing Stone Garden Club (SSGC) and Huntingdon County Historical Society will host the 25th annual Festival of Trees, “Winter Wonderland,” from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and 1-4 p.m. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Be totally neutral and uninterested

Dear Annie: I am a boy in junior high school. I recently went to a social event for kids my age. While there, a girl spilled the beans that she has had a major crush on me for more than a year. We see each other often at school. I was shocked. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Virgo if born before 2:00 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra. HAPPYBIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013: More...

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