November 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Electric and gas rates to decrease

The residential rates of natural gas and electric utilities are set to decrease Sunday, Dec. 1, for UGI Central Penn Gas (UGI CPG) and Penelec customers in Huntingdon County.  More...

‘Comet of the century’ visible in hemisphere

Huntingdon County residents may have the chance of a lifetime to see what is being billed as a “comet of the century” by many news outlets.  According to Dr. More...

Local News

TDN to publish all lucky hunter photos Dec. 14

Lucky hunters are invited to share photos of their deer for publication in The Daily News. There are a few guidelines which must be followed in order to submit photos. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Corey Halterman Date of Birth: 4/5/1972 Age: 41 Height: 5 feet Weight: not available Eye color: Blue Hair color: Brown Last known address(es): HC 60, Box 774, Orbisonia. More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents

MOUNT UNION BORO. — Nov. 16: Police investigated an act of criminal mischief which occurred on Wrangletown Road at 5:19 p.m. A parked vehicle had damage done to its tires. The investigation is ongoing.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 30   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.  Newton Wayne  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lions look to earn some positive offseason vibes

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In college football, endings have a way of serving as springboards for the future. Some teams, such as Penn State, will have to wait another nine months before playing again after the regular season finale Saturday at No. More...

Jennings drives LSU to tense 31-27 win over Arkansas

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Backup quarterback Anthony Jennings closed out LSU’s regular season by giving Tigers fans a big dose of hope for the future. More...

James, Wade lead Heat to win over Raptors

TORONTO (AP) — LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade had 22 and the Miami Heat won their ninth straight game, beating the Toronto Raptors 90-83 on Friday.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

You need to be compatible on this issue

Dear Annie: I have been with the same woman for six years. Now she has asked me to marry her. We get along terrifically, but when it comes to bedtime, there is no closeness. More...

Doctor K

Unusual shortness of breath could be serious issue

DEAR DOCTOR K: I sometimes get short of breath. Should I worry that it’s serious?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Dec. 2, 2013:  More...

Nursing facility seeks partnership

Staff at Huntingdon Nursing and Rehabilitation Inc. could be notified of changes at the facility in the future, as its owners have been in “discussion with potential operations partners.”  More...

Area woman awaits second transplant

Olivia “Liv” Stewart of Petersburg, a 2013 graduate of Juniata Valley High School, counts the outpouring of support from family and friends among her blessings as she awaits an available liver for what will be her second liver transplant. More...

Season debut

The Rockhill Trolley Museum kicked off the Christmas season Friday night with its first-ever community tree-lighting ceremony and the season debut of the Polar Bear Express which carried passengers t More...

General News

Holiday décor trends: inventiveness, eclecticism

Following the general trend in home décor, holiday trim and accessories this year are an eclectic mix of traditional and non-traditional colors and styles. More...

Consumer behavior aggressively tracked

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a big question for marketers: What kind of a buyer are you? More...

Maine woman’s ASL moves are a hit in concert, online

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Holly Maniatty creates music — for the deaf.  More...

Local Sports

North Catholic overpowers Tussey

Tussey Mountain’s first ever appearance in the PIAA state playoffs got off to a good start, but it didn’t last long. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Mason Taylor who turns 7 years old today, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. His proud parents are Sam and Dawn Taylor of Huntingdon. More...

Announcing 2013 Christmas Eve edition essay contest

Theme: The Gift of Giving  The 2013 essay contest is for all Daily News readers who are amateur writers. Any number of family members may enter, but only one entry per person may be submitted.  More...

Religion News

Pope ramps up charity office to be near poor, sick

VATICAN CITY (AP) — When he was archbishop of Buenos Aires, Pope Francis was known to sneak out at night and break bread with the homeless, sit with them on the street and eat with them, as part of his aim to share the plight of the poor and le More...

Supreme Court will take up new health law dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law — whether business owners with religious objections to birth control must provide it to their employees or face fines. More...

National Cathedral in DC to charge fee to tourists Thanksgiving- Hanukkah overlap spurs thanks, angst

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to cover its costs, officials at Washington National Cathedral say they've decided to begin charging admission fees for tourists who visit the church beginning in 2014.  The fee will be $10 for adults and $6 fo More...

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