December 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

SHCSB members sworn in

With Brent Stoltzfus officially sworn in as the newest member of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board during the reorganization and monthly meeting Thursday, new leadership positions were chosen for the board.  Also sworn in were Frank Ho More...

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Display of Nativities

St. James Lutheran Church members, from the left, Bonnie Lakso, Sue Alexander and Peggy McChesney More...

Police Log

Retail thefts   SMITHFIELD TWP. — Jeffrey Devore of Huntingdon has been charged by state police at Huntingdon for removing merchandise from Walmart at 6716 Towne Blvd. without paying for it at 10:14 a.m. Nov. 25.  More...

Correction

In the Dec.5 article about the Huntingdon Area School Board’s special meeting to let concerned parents and coaches voice their opinions on a possible soccer co-op with the Mount Union Area School District, Dawn Scialabba was incorrectly identif More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Juniata Valley superintendent prepares for retirement

75 Years Ago  Mrs. John Shue of the Mount Union area suffered lacerations of the forehead and nose in an automobile accident on Route 276, commonly known as the Hill Valley road, six miles south of Mount Union. More...

Local Sports

High School Football:

Hornets top area individual stats

All five high schools in The Daily News’ coverage area saw an increase in offensive production over last season. More...

Calvary teams split openers

The Calvary Christian Academy basketball teams opened their respective seasons against DuBois Christian School Thursday evening. The girls got off to a good start with a 39-26 victory, but the boys lost 58-25 in their debut.  More...

2013 Final Scholastic Football Statistics

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People/Pastimes

How to revitalize forgotten furniture

Putting your own flair into an old piece of furniture or thrift store find is a creative and budget-friendly way to transform unused items into personal treasures.  More...

Happy Birthday

HE’S 13! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ryan “Stump” Glenn Bumgardner who turned 13 years old Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. His proud parents are Michael and Amy Jo Bumgardner of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ryan Patrick Sullivan who turns 9 years old today, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. His proud parents are Tom and Mindy Sullivan of Huntingdon. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Scrambled eggs without milk  I don’t keep a lot of milk on hand, and my family likes scrambled eggs. More...

Annie's Mailbox

The situation is not likely to improve

Dear Annie: My boyfriend and I have been together for two years, and he moved in six months ago. “John” is 25 years older than I am. He has always been supportive and helpful, but now he is displaying passive-aggressive behavior. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has the Sun in Sagittarius and the Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013:  More...

Shadyside work nearly complete

The Huntingdon Borough Council’s water and sewer committee met Thursday afternoon to discuss the endgame of the Shadyside Avenue water pipe replacement project and the progress towards curbing the Miller Avenue storm water runoff problem.  More...

MU board retains leadership

The Mount Union Area School Board will hold onto its current leadership as the district heads into a new year.  Jane Wagner was retained as board president and Dolly Ranck was retained as vice president during Thursday night’s annual reorg More...

Elderly driving week highlights road safety

This week marks Elderly Driving Awareness Week across the nation, and the state wants people to know there are resources available to help the elderly population stay safe on the roads.  More...

Holly Trail to feature stops in Alexandria area

The Alexandria area will welcome visitors from across the region as the Huntingdon County United Way hosts its annual Holly Trail Home Tour Sunday, Dec. More...

State  Free Access 

Corbett seeks US nod for alternative Medicaid plan

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett will begin the formal process Friday of seeking approval for his plan to bring billions of federal Medicaid expansion dollars to Pennsylvania to extend health insurance to half a million working poor.  More...

Governor recalls Mandela as ‘colossus of freedom’

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s chief executive remembered former South African President Nelson Mandela on Thursday as “a colossus of freedom.”  Gov. More...

World  Free Access 

Tech gurus help boost speedy Internet in schools

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Needed to keep a school building running these days: Water, electricity — and broadband.  Interactive digital learning on laptops and tablets is replacing traditional textbooks in many cases. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Dec. 6   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

College Football:

Louisville wins in overtime

CINCINNATI (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater made several great escapes with the game on the line. Brendon Kay hobbled around on a bad ankle and matched him in the fourth-quarter cold. More...

Tebow gets contract offer

ROME (AP) — Tim Tebow has been offered a four-month contract by the Italian federation for American football, and the Milano Seamen are hoping to sign the free agent quarterback.  Excerpts of an offer sent by federation president Leoluca O More...

Jaguars deal reeling Texans 27-20 loss

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. More...

Press Club

Entrepreneurial Trojans create ‘businesses’

On Nov. 22, Mount Union Area High School juniors and a select group of seniors who are taking the career exploration class participated in the Junior Achievement (JA) Be Entrepreneurial program. More...

Teacher memorialized at J Valley

It has been one year since Juniata Valley School District suffered the loss of an admired teacher, Terry Hyde. More...

Area businesses advise HCCTC

The instructors at Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) are continually thinking about the effectiveness of their programs and recently had the opportunity to get involvement from the community. On the evening of Nov. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Simple giving

Dear Heloise: This is not a household hint, but a suggestion for the goodhearted people who arrange FUNDRAISINGDRIVES for worthy causes:  Keep it simple. Make it quick and easy for donors to write and send their checks.  More...

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