September 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

NFL scandal sparks abuse discussion

Security camera footage of Baltimore Ravens running back Raymell “Ray” Rice punching his then fiancée, Janay Palmer, and knocking her unconscious in an Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino elevator Feb. More...

Mu-SHC rivalry turns positive

When the Southern Huntingdon County Rockets meet tonight on the Trojans’ football field in Mount Union, two groups of spectators — including respective community leaders — will be enjoying a sideline competition.  More...

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Local News

Penn supervisors demand amusement tax payment

The Penn Township Supervisors are demanding the U.S. More...

Corrections

In a recent story about the monthly Broad Top Township meeting, it was incorrectly reported supervisors gave permission for garbage haulers to use Route 26 as an alternative route during road construction work on Route 915.  More...

JVSB hears junior high football concerns

Juniata Valley School District athletic director Ron Anders discussed the future of the junior high football program with school board members during their monthly meeting Wednesday evening.  More...

World  Free Access 

A late summer Southern classic — tomato pie

Tomato Pie is a classic Southern dish made in late summer when the tomato plants are heavy with ripe fruit, but everyone has had their fill of tomato sandwiches and salads. More...

Ten fresh ways to use butternut squash

Just as you’re finally finishing up the mounds of zucchini that have haunted you all summer, autumn’s overabundance of butternut squash hits you. Time for some fresh ideas.  More...

All the flavors of fall in one twice-baked package

Apples and sausage and sweet potatoes, all baked up together. Does it get more wonderfully autumnal?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

BYU tops Houston

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Taysom Hill threw for 200 yards and a touchdown while running for 160 yards and another score, and No. More...

Findings will be public

NEW YORK (AP) — The two NFL owners overseeing the investigation into how the league pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case pledged to make the findings of the probe public, and said their goal was “to get the More...

Ravens pull away in 2nd half

BALTIMORE (AP) — The dismissal of Ray Rice wasn’t a distraction for the Baltimore Ravens.  Ultimately, it served as inspiration.  Playing a pivotal divisional game three days after the release of the star running back, Baltimor More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Picture this digital organization

Dear Heloise: Do you have any hints for STORING DIGITAL PHOTOS? I have hundreds of pictures saved on my computer, and I have a hard time finding what I am looking for. — Isabella in Texas  More...

Special Sections

Dog wardens canvass county

Dog wardens will be canvassing the county next week to make sure residents’ dogs are properly licensed and vaccinated against rabies.  The push in Huntingdon County is effective, according to the state Department of Agriculture, but it&rsq More...

EMS 911 changes cut response time

In an effort to cut down on the response time of emergency medical services personnel, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) is now requiring EMS services in the state notify their county 911 dispatch center of their availability 24 hou More...

Honoring 9/11 victims

Daniel Gilliland, president of the Orbisonia-Rockhill Fire Co., lights candles at the fire hall Thursday night in honor of those who lost their lives in New York City, Shanksville and at the Pentagon More...

State  Free Access 

Capitol flag donated to Flight 93 memorial

SHANKSVILLE (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert gave the flag that flew atop the U.S. More...

Judge removes Penn State trustees from NCAA lawsuit

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday removed three Penn State trustees as well as some university faculty and former Nittany Lions players from a lawsuit by Joe Paterno’s estate against the school and the NCAA. More...

Vintage baseball proves a hit with modern players

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — From afar, it looks and sounds like a regular recreational baseball game: the crack of the bat, the cheering from the bench, the sliding into home. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

US senator to visit county

75 Years Ago  A two-headed water snake was killed by Harry Walker of Huntingdon in Stone Creek at “Simpson’s Bottom.” Harry was looking for bait fish and, upon turning over a stone, he saw the water snake. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Sept. 12   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

Juniata hosts Dickinson in CC opener

The Juniata College football team wrapped up its non-conference schedule with a 21-13 season opening win last Saturday at Grove City. More...

Picki n' Panel and other stuff

Week Three The Daily News Pickin’ Panel did indeed show some improvement from Week One to Week Two. Jeff Norris posted a 9-1 mark for the week, missing only Tussey Mountain’s win at Northern Bedford. More...

High School Soccer:

Bearcat boys blank BEA 1-0

Huntingdon passed a good early-season test at home Thursday against Bald Eagle Area. The defense made a first-half goal by Alex Tietjens stand up and the Bearcats won 1-0.  More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Fitzgerald-Hicks

Jessica Hicks and Joshua Fitzgerald were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, Petersburg. The Rev. Tyler Downing presided over the 2 p.m. double ring service. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Eliza Raine Sechrist turns 2 years old today, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Her daddy and mommy are Kevin and Stefanie Sechrist of Hill Valley. More...

Harris family gathers for 75th annual reunion

With an atmosphere of enthusiasm and barely contained excitement, the Harris family gathered in Huntingdon to celebrate its 75th annual reunion over Labor Day weekend. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Better peanut butter   Natural peanut butter always seems to separate and leave a layer of oil on the top of the jar. I’ve found that if I put the jar upside down in the pantry when I buy it, it doesn’t separate. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Enjoy the friendship, for now ANNIE

Dear Annie: I am a 21-yearold college student. I have found someone I am really close to and would love to have a relationship with. The problem is, she is already in a relationship with someone else.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014:  More...

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