December 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Dog licenses now available in county

County residents can now purchase dog licenses from the county treasurer’s office or a number of license outlets across the county.  State law requires all dogs three months and older to be licensed by Jan. More...

Program gives youth experience

Youth ages 14-21 wondering what it takes to become a firefighter or EMT will now have that opportunity, as Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue launches a new Exploring program for young people to understand and experience first-hand what the job re More...

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Local News

Deadline extended for 2013 Christmas Eve edition essay contest

The deadline for participation in the 2013 Christmas Eve edition essay contest has been extended to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9.  Theme: The Gift of Giving  The 2013 essay contest is for all Daily News readers who are amateur writers. More...

Liberty Township Supervisors approve 2014 budget

The Liberty Township Supervisors Monday evening gave unanimous approval to a 2014 fiscal budget which requires no increase in real estate taxes. More...

US home prices rise just 0.2 percent in October

WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of U.S. More...

Editorial

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Nov. 22

WASHINGTON - Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Nov. 22.  House  More...

Won’t be the last

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Hey there, how ya doing?

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: Hey there, Bub, how ya doing? I’m asked that every day. Oh, I’m doing good I answer. What else is there to say? If I were to be honest. I’m not exactly fine. More...

People/Pastimes

Mount Union Festival Chorus to perform annual concert

The Mount Union Festival Chorus will present the annual Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, in the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church, Shirley Street, Mount Union. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lilyana Fayth Hicks who turns 6 years old today, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. Her proud parents are Tim and Kelly Hicks of Mapleton. More...

Celebrate your child’s birthday in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Doctor K

Treatments help Parkinson’s sufferers

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been taking levodopa for years to treat my Parkinson’s disease. Lately, though, it hasn’t been as effective. Are there any other treatment options?  More...

Special Sections

Chamber tables Medicaid talks

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly board of directors meeting at the J.C. More...

HASB members retain leadership

The Huntingdon Area School Board held its annual reorganization meeting Monday night to swear in recently re-elected officials, determine board positions and pick a time and location for the monthly work sessions and board meetings.  More...

Meningitis plan in place at Juniata

In two separate incidents across the country, Princeton University in New Jersey and the University of California at Santa Barbara, Calif., are reporting a combined 11 cases of meningitis that have spread across their campuses since March.  More...

State  Free Access 

Woman’s rafting program helps returning vets

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review  LIGONIER (AP) — What started as a hobby for Margery Hermann has turned into a philanthropy in helping wounded veterans recover, fulfilling a decades-long dream for the 78-year-old from Ligonier Township.  More...

Court clerk defends gay-marriage licenses

Associated Press   HARRISBURG (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia court clerk who defied Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage by signing licenses for scores of gay couples urged the state’s highest court Monday to overturn an ord More...

Two mules cause fatal three-vehicle crash

WILLOW STREET (AP) — A car struck two mules that had gotten out of their pasture Monday, leading to a three-vehicle crash and the death of a 19-yearold man on his way to go deer hunting.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Seahawks rout Saints 34-7

SEATTLE (AP) — A couple thousand Seahawks fans were crowded in front of the television stage when Russell Wilson walked out of the locker room still in full uniform.  Instantly, the chant started.  “MVP! More...

NFL admits officials erred Sunday night

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says Sunday night’s officiating crew should have stopped play and eliminated confusion about the down and distance at the end of the Giants’ 24-17 victory at Washington.  More...

Bell feels ‘lucky’ after big hit

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le’Veon Bell knows it could have been worse.  The Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back considers himself “lucky” he sustained nothing worse than a concussion after taking a big hit from Baltimore defe More...

Chatter Box

An inspirational success

There will be no shortage of Christmas spirit in Huntingdon County this weekend. More...

Healthy Living

PUT A STOP TO THE BATTLE OF THE HOLIDAY BULGE

The holiday season is dominated by parties, family gatherings and festive foods. More...

7 WAYS TO ALLEVIATE CABIN FEVER

Long winter days can quickly bring on feelings of cabin fever. Although cabin fever is not a recognized medical condition, it can compromise well-being. Cabin fever can strike even the most optimistic people.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

There’s not much you can do about that

Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our early 80s. We have four children. “John” and “Susan” are from my first marriage. They were very young when my first husband died and I remarried. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Capricorn. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013: More...

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