December 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Some shoppers staying close to home

Holiday shoppers may be traveling fewer miles as they search for the perfect gifts to complete their Christmas shopping lists this year according to reports from area businesses.  “I believe the stores are here and we should support them,& More...

Hostage phone scam reported across state

Residents of the area are being asked to make sure they know who is on the other end of the telephone when it rings after another phone scam has been reported by state police.  Police report residents in the state are receiving calls from what l More...

Local News

MU Santa Parade rescheduled

MOUNT UNION BORO. — Due to inclement weather, the Mount Union Santa Parade, originally scheduled for today, has been postponed. The parade will now be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19.   More...

Man charged with taking Christmas gifts

A Mount Union man accused of stealing approximately $30 in children’s Christmas gifts is currently in the Huntingdon County Jail on charges of burglary and theft by unlawful taking. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Daniel Jones Date of Birth: 2/19/1969 Age: 44 Height: unknown Weight: unknown Eye color: Blue Hair color: Brown Last known address(es): Broad Top   Wanted for: Failure to appear for a revocation hear More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 14   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

Bearcats get first victory

Two games into the season Huntingdon had some things head coach Nick Payne wanted to see improve. More...

Games postponed

With the threat of a major snow event that should be well underway as you’re reading this, area athletic directors were quick to postpone scholastic event scheduled for today.  More...

Hornets blitz Mo. Valley

Juniata Valley picked up its offense Friday at Moshannon Valley, while at the same time seeing some of the same problems as in its season opener at Bellefonte. More...

People/Pastimes

A holiday celebration can be fun for hosts, too

A holiday celebration at home should be as much fun for the hosts as for friends and family. With a little advance planning, the goal of effortless entertaining is suddenly within reach.  More...

Local woman completes studies

Sarah Stiver of McVeytown graduated with 497 other Millersville University of Pennsylvania students during the December 2013 undergraduate commencement ceremony held Dec. 15 in Millersville’s Pucillo Gymnasium. More...

Share your student news in The Daily News

If you would like to have news about your student in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted.  The Daily News does not publish photos with dean’s list More...

Special Sections

Officers charge robbery suspects

State police at Lewistown have released the names of two individuals who held up the Nittany Minit Mart along Route 22/522 in Wayne Township, Mifflin County, at 11:56 p.m. Thursday night.  More...

archeological dig produces artifacts

After months of work, an archeological team from Latrobe can now share the results of its dig in the area of River Road in Porter Township this summer.  Done as part of the requirements for the Alexandria-Porter Township Sewer Authority sewer ex More...

County judge honored

County employees and members of the Huntingdon County Bar Association gathered Friday afternoon for a reception to mark the approaching retirement of Judge Stewart Kurtz. More...

World  Free Access 

Colorado school gunman ID’d as 18-year-old student

CENTENNIAL, Colo. More...

General News

Missing American in Iran was on unapproved mission

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American who vanished nearly seven years ago in Iran was working for the CIA on an unapproved intelligence-gathering mission that, when it came to light inside the government, produced one of the most serious scandals in th More...

FDA takes steps to phase out antibiotics in meat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.  More...

Medical test surprises: What should you be told?

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a growing side effect of modern medicine: A test for one condition turns up something completely unrelated. It might be a real danger, or an anxiety-provoking false alarm.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

DeRozan leads Raptors to 108-100 win over 76ers

TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 27 points, Terrence Ross had a season-high 24 and the Toronto Raptors beat Philadelphia 108-100 on Friday night, handing the 76ers their fifth straight loss.  More...

Penguins hold off Devils

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pascal Dupuis scored 41 seconds into the game and the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins used a big first period to beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night.  Chris Conner and Jayson Megna also scored in the first for Me More...

Cardinal Wuerl wins in OT

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — North Catholic won its first state football championship in school history Friday by executing a two-point conversion in overtime to edge Old Forge 15-14 in the PIAA Class A title game at Hersheypark Stadium.  More...

Religion News

Christmas Eve services scheduled

15th Street United Methodist Church   More...

Church of the Nativity undergoes facelift

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — As visitors descend upon Bethlehem this holiday season, they will notice a different look for the Church of the Nativity. More...

CBS orders miniseries based on ‘The Dovekeepers’

NEW YORK (AP) — The makers of “The Bible” TV miniseries are preparing a religious historical drama for CBS.  The network announced that it will air a four-hour miniseries based on the historical novel “The Dovekeepers,&rd More...

Annie's Mailbox

There are many ways to show intimacy

Dear Annie: “Frustrated in South Dakota” was concerned about the dearth of sex in his marriage, saying his wife has no sex drive. More...

Doctor K

A living will speaks for you when you can’t

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m drawing up a living will, but I don’t understand many of the medical terms I’m encountering. Can you help?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Dec. 16, 2013:  More...

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