September 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Amendment concerns agency’s reps

What began as a clear effort to do away with municipal ordinances with unintended negative consequences for victims of domestic violence statewide has become a point of contention due to a controversial amendment as House Bill 1796 approaches vote in More...

Property owner speaks to BTC Boro. Council

Broad Top City Borough Council Monday evening heard from resident Gerri Angelo who wished to set the record straight on a borough drainage problem near her Pine Street residence.  More...

Local News

SCV Lions Club happenings

District 14-L governor Anna Clark, right, recently presented Stone Creek Valley Lions Club member Jennifer Murray with the Carl Shoemaker Award, issued by the Beacon Lodge Camp for the Blind. More...

Area brief

Ceramicist to teach art workshop at Juniata Museum of Art   More...

News of Yesteryear

State adds new lottery game

75 Years Ago  More...

General News

Battle against Islamic State creates new alliances

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — On a recent evening, two of Jordan’s top pro-al-Qaida ideologues held court on the rooftop of a villa decorated with strings of lights. More...

Netanyahu: Hamas, Islamic State group share creed

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu compared his country’s recent bombing campaign in Gaza to the U.S.-led strikes against militants in Iraq and Syria, saying Hamas and the Islamic State group share the same go More...

Studies fault warming in 2013 wild weather

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Chiefs rout Patriots 41-14

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Juniata’s Sato named LC Player of Week

The Landmark Conference announced its selection for men’s tennis athlete of the week. Freshman Sho Sato (Shiga, Japan) was bestowed with the honor.  More...

Minnesota tops Penguins 4-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. More...

Chatter Box

Days are getting shorter

It seems as though it was just yesterday I was talking about the unofficial end of summer, Labor Day, approaching. Now, fall is here, October is approaching and the days are getting shorter.  More...

Healthy Living

EXPLAINING SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDER

Educators and parents must now be more cognizant today about the various needs of their students and children. More...

GMOs AND CANCER POTENTIAL CAUSE WORRY

The use of genetically modi.ed organisms, or GMOs, in foods remains a controversial subject. More...

DID YOU KNOW

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, inadequate ventilation in a home can increase indoor air pollution levels. More...

Arts director leaving council

When Ilona Ballreich steps down today as executive director of the Huntingdon County Arts Council, a “paper trail” of her time there will be left behind, just like the public art projects throughout Huntingdon Borough.  More...

State will continue after-school funds

The state Department of Education has awarded over $300,000 to a partnership between the Mount Union Area and Southern Huntingdon County school districts to continue supporting the districts’ elementary after-school program.  MUASD Superin More...

Seven Huntingdon streets to be renamed

Nearly 50 Huntingdon Borough residents will soon have their addresses changed after Huntingdon Borough Council agreed to change the names of seven streets during a special meeting Monday night in council chambers.  More...

State  Free Access 

Pennsylvania priest ordered detained until trial

JOHNSTOWN (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest from Pennsylvania was ordered to remain jailed until his trial on charges that he possessed child pornography and traveled to Honduras for sex with children during missionary trips.  More...

Top judge warns of more fallout from porn emails

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s top judge warned Monday that some court cases could be affected if it is true that judges were among those state employees who exchanged pornographic material by email with members of the attorney general& More...

Walking tour features Johnstown’s history as canal stop

Tribune-Democrat  JOHNSTOWN (AP) — Before the 1889 Flood.  And before iron and steel reigned, Johnstown had the Main Line Canal.  More...

Local Sports

Tussey girls lose; ’Cat boys win

Tussey Mountain took on Tyrone Monday in Saxton and came up short in a second-half comeback attempt. Carrie Vance scored four goals for the Eagles in a 6-2 win over the Titans.  Tyrone has won four in a row against the Titans (2-8-1). More...

Belleville tops Huntingdon 2-1

After two straight road wins, the Huntingdon field hockey team played at home Monday afternoon and dropped a 2-1 decision to Belleville Mennonite.  The Bearcats, now 2-6 on the season. lost a 2-1 decision to the Thunder at home Sept. More...

Grier takes 6-1 win at Huntingdon

Huntingdon’s tandem of Hannah Foust and Reagan McKim fought off a stubborn Grier duo to earn the Bearcats’ lone team point during Monday afternoon’s home non-league match. More...

Editorial

What does he expect?

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Transition to a sustainable world

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Time to make major improvements

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People/Pastimes

Specialty pets inspire kids to learn

All pets bring us closer to the natural world, but specialty pets, such as fish, small pets and reptiles, provide a unique way to inspire kids to learn about the world around them. More...

Shelter dogs in need of forever homes

Thousands of dogs end up in shelters every year. Some get reunited with family members, but the vast majority are strays or surrendered by their owners.  More...

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