September 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Agencies holding expo for veterans

A local workforce development organization is planning an event to serve those who have served their country.  More...

Rockhill leaders laud residents’ teamwork

During its monthly meeting Monday, Rockhill Borough Council thanked borough residents for their efforts to work together.  “We want to commend residents for working out minor disputes in their areas,” said council president Sandi Sny More...

Value of dollar rising against counterparts

Though the American economy has still not fully recovered from the 2008 financial meltdown, the recent surge of the American dollar’s value is one undeniable sign of life in an economic environment that has been mediocre at best for years.  More...

Local News

MU woman charged in third retail theft

A Mount Union woman who provided officers with a false name was sentenced for her third retail theft in Huntingdon County Criminal Court of Common Pleas Monday.  More...

Judge sentences father-son duo

It was a family affair for two defendants who appeared before the Huntingdon County Criminal Court of Common Pleas Monday.  More...

Big game cases sentenced

Two game cases appeared before the Huntingdon County Criminal Court of Common Pleas Monday.  More...

General News

Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in eastern Syria, and the U.S. More...

UN to bind nations on new foreign terrorist rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.N.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Royals move closer to top of AL Central standings

CLEVELAND (AP) — Danny Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as the Kansas City Royals moved closer to the top of the AL Central and kept some distance over Cleveland in the wild-card race, beating the Indians More...

Steelers’ win comes with high price tag

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Troy Polamalu and Ike Taylor have been playing alongside each other for a dozen years, a union even longer than Polamalu’s marriage.  Fate dealt the cornerstones of the Pittsburgh Steelers secondary an unwanted sepa More...

Bears hold on against Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Forgy-Zeilinger Angeleah Zeilinger of Three Springs and Darren Forgy of McVeytown are pleased to announce their engagement. More...

Simple ways to infuse fall flavors

There’s no time like fall to experiment with new recipes, especially those savory and sweet comfort dishes that highlight the season’s favorite fruit - apples. More...

SCIH retirees begin to plan fall events

Members of the SCIH Retirees Association completed plans for their 20th annual fall banquet at their Sept. 10 meeting at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Huntingdon.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

Daughter needs reassurance

dear annie: I am a widow in my mid-70s and am comfortably well off. A year after my husband’s death, I moved to an apartment in a smaller city in order to be closer to my daughter’s family. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014:  More...

Industry supports mobility

Local company provides facility to Ricky’s Wheels

The adage, “one good turn deserves another,” aptly describes a new collaborative effort between Huntingdon Fiberglass Products LLC and local nonprofit Ricky’s Wheels, an organization committed to providing electric wheelchairs and s More...

HCBI director featured in magazine

Huntingdon County Business and Industry executive director Amy Wise told her board of directors during their monthly meeting at the Huntingdon Country Club Monday she’ll be featured in an upcoming edition of the Rails to Trails Conservancy&rsqu More...

MUASB members see policy manual updates

During Monday’s workshop session, the Mount Union Area School Board resumed the task of reviewing its policy manual by taking a look at its academic, cultural, district and graduation goals, including options for graduation requirements and for More...

State  Free Access 

Corbett, Wolf joust over taxes, finances in debate

By MARC LEVY  Associated Press  More...

Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture

CANADENSIS (AP) — A 10-day manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite th More...

PennDOT to award bulk bridge-building contracts

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is preparing to choose a private-sector team to replace at least 558 ailing state bridges and maintain them for 25 years as part of an innovative public-private partnership, an off More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon sweeps by Central Mountain

Huntingdon shook off effects of a troubled serve-receive game during the third set of Monday evening’s non-league match at Central Mountain and kept the Wildcats from extending the match into a fourth set. More...

’Cats win first; Rockets fall

The Huntingdon field hockey team got some offense going Monday afternoon at Belleville Mennonite. More...

Slow start allows Central to win 4-1

A bad start lingered for the rest of the first half as Huntingdon tried to regroup against Central Monday. More...

Editorial

Completely nonpartisan

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

The actual pro-business candidate

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

A history of backing down from speaking up

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  We should not be surprised Rich Irvin does not want to debate state Rep. Mike Fleck. After all, Irvin has a history of not speaking up.  More...

Chatter Box

Chatter Box

Marking the first day of fall

Today is the first full day of fall. The weekend certainly didn’t feel like fall, with some of the warmest days we’ve had in recent weeks.  More...

Healthy Living

PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE ON THE RISE

Prescription medications can save lives and help people more effectively manage severe illnesses or conditions. When used correctly, medications can provide the help needed to alleviate the symptoms of certain conditions. More...

COMMON WORKPLACE INJURIES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

Workers spend roughly eight hours at their workplaces each day, and many workers must be careful to avoid injury over the course of a typical workday. More...

DID YOU KNOW

Though vaccines are usually associated with childhood or foreign travel, older adults may need certain vaccinations as they age. More...

Doctor K

Yearly MRi recommended for those at high risk

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m at high risk for breast cancer. Should I have screening mammograms, MRIs or both?  More...

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