September 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Area agency helps county’s homeless

Though the plight of the homeless is not something that appears prevalent in Hunting- don County, it’s a problem the Center for Comm unity Action works tirelessly to combat locally. More...

Weekend full of fall activities

From the left, Zachary Irvin, Dakota Bickle and Jarred Covert, all members of Boy Scout Troop 237, Orbisonia, helped make apple butter Saturday during the Shirleysburg Apple Festival, held in conjunc More...

Local News

Marking Fire Prevention Week early

Although Fire Prevention Week is a few weeks away, kindergartners in the Tussey Mountain School District started their efforts early by visiting the Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT) fire More...

Police searching for Mount union man

The Mount Union Borough Police Department and other law enforcement agencies are searching for Kevin Moore, 47, Mount Union, after he allegedly had sexual contact with a female victim less than 13 years old Sept. 8 in Mount Union Borough.  More...

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World  Free Access 

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapp More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Sept. 22   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

Bearcats ousted by Clarion

High School Volleyball:

Huntingdon got off to a strong start at the Clarion Invitational Saturday and was able to come out of early-round pool play with a second-place finish in pool play action. More...

Titans drop 3-1 match at Windber

Tussey Mountain played its first rematch of the season at Windber Saturday. More...

Cook has ace

John Cook of Huntingdon recorded the fourth hole-in-one of his golfing career while playing at the Huntingdon Country Club Sunday. More...

People/Pastimes

Smart snacking tips for better health

Snacks are a common aspect of most Americans’ daily diets. Although you may feel like stealing nibbles between meals is a guilt-worthy offense, making smart snacking choices can actually contribute to a healthy eating plan.  More...

Happy Birthday

Children’s birthday announcements may be submitted online via The Daily News website at www.huntingdondailynews.com. Submissions may also be made by mail to The Daily News, P.O.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Ken Kershaw of 16056 Barneytown Road, Mapleton, who turns 80 years old today, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Start by contacting Al-Anon

Dear Annie: My brother, “Ned,” worked alongside my dad for many years. Now that Dad is getting up in years, Ned has taken over the business.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Recipe soundoff

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about nutritional information on packaging:  More...

Special Sections

Residents come together to pray

With religious rights being challenged in many different cultures around the world on a daily basis, members of the Broad Top Area Ministerium still believe there’s a time and place to stop and offer words of prayer for salvation. More...

Event raises money for long-term care

The 24th annual Benevolent Care Dinner was a celebration of volunteer spirit and the organizational mission as attendees gathered in The Commons at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, Sunday night to support a cause near and dear to the hearts of many wit More...

Fiber Arts Fest draws crowd

William Churchill, left, of UnderHill Farms of Holli- daysburg, shows Coleen and Sean Lacey of Carlisle a skein of yarn for sale at the second annual Huntingdon County Fiber Arts Fest in Johnson Hall More...

State  Free Access 

Police find rifle carried by ambush suspect

CANADENSIS (AP) — Authorities have had no confirmed sightings of the alleged gunman who is accused of a deadly ambush at a police barracks 10 days ago, but they say they have found an assault rifle he was carrying and believe they are hot on hi More...

Wolf holds cash edge with seven weeks left

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democrat Tom Wolf headed into the final seven weeks of Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial race with a more than $1.5 million cash advantage over Republican incumbent Tom Corbett, according to figures the campaigns disclosed Su More...

Four kids killed in crash weren’t restrained

EFFORT (AP) — Four children killed in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania were not in booster seats or wearing seatbelts when the car in which they were traveling caused a high-speed, four-car crash, police said Sunday.  More...

General News

accused White House intruder to appear in court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Following an embarrassing security breach at the White House, one of the most closely protected buildings in the world, the Secret Service is said to be considering establishing new checkpoints to screen tourists in public are More...

Syria vote isn’t last word from Congress on war

WASHINGTON (AP) — As far as Congress is concerned, President Barack Obama’s Mideast war strategy isn’t in the clear yet.  More...

Feds censure local police, yet give lethal weapons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cowboys, Eagles and Raven stage big rallies

Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys were big-time comeback kids in Week 3 of the NFL season.  So were Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles. More...

Pirates down Brewers, move to top of wildcard

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Vance Worley pitched eight sparkling innings, Russell Martin hit a late RBI single and the Pittsburgh Pirates trapped a runner in the ninth to edge Milwaukee 1-0 Sunday, extending their wild-card lead over the Brewers.  More...

Lions run over UMass

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin finally found the balance he’s been looking for with the Nittany Lion offense.  Bill Belton and Zach Zwinak rushed for a pair of touchdowns each, Christian Hackenberg threw for 179 More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Virgo if born before 11:59 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014:  More...

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