October 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Cass Twp. resident to fill SHCSB seat

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board met Wednesday in a special session to select its newest member, who will represent Cass and Clay townships and Cassville and Saltillo boroughs.  At the October workshop, three applicants, Jerry Hammon More...

TMSB members consider outsourcing staff

Facing a growing problem with securing substitute teachers, the Tussey Mountain School Board plans to look into outsourcing the hiring procedure.  The topic was one of several discussed during Monday night’s board workshop session at the h More...

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Allegheny Mountain Firefighters Initiative holds Super Tuesday to recruit firefighters

HUNTINGDON CO. — The Allegheny Mountain Firefighters Initiative has announced most of its member fire stations will be open to the public at 7 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 14, as part of the Super Tuesday initiative to recruit new members.  More...

Police Log

Theft   PORTER TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report someone removed the inspection sticker from a blue Ford Thunderbird at 6426 Heeter Road between 10 p.m. Sept. 28 and 8 a.m. Sept. 29.  Criminal mischief   More...

Boy, 10, charged as adult in death of woman, 90

TYLER HILL (AP) — A 10-year-old boy has been charged as an adult in the beating death of a 90-year-old woman over the weekend in northeastern Pennsylvania.  Prosecutors in Wayne County said the boy was visiting his grandfather, the caretak More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Steelers believe they have talent to rebound

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t do much in a blowout loss to Cleveland on Sunday.  But players say they believe they have the talent to turn things around if they execute better and with more consistency.  &ldqu More...

San Francisco sacks St. Louis 31-17

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers defense got beat early by unfamiliar plays and Austin Davis calling the signals.  “No disrespect, but I didn’t know who their quarterback was,” linebacker Ahmad Brooks said. More...

Lots of drama, but long

Nail-biting tension. Extrainning excitement. More...

People/Pastimes

MUAHS Class of ’69 celebrates 45 years

The Mount Union Area High School Class of 1969 gathered for its 45th year reunion Labor Day weekend at the Blue Juniata VFW, Mount Union.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Lilly Dawn Wilson who turns 6 years old today, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. She is the daughter of Nakeisha Wilson of Huntingdon. More...

Standing Stone Senior Citizens hold monthly meeting

The officers and chairpersons of the Standing Stone Senior Citizens met Oct. 9 for their regular bimonthly meeting to discuss upcoming activities and events. President Jim Park called the meeting to order at 10 a.m. More...

Healthy Living

SEPARATING FLU FACTS FROM FICTION

Cold and .u season seems to arrive earlier and earlier each year. As more people begin to snif.e and sneeze and feel lousy, they may look for ways to shorten the time they spend battling the .u. More...

SKIP STRETCHING BEFORE A WORKOUT

Many athletes have been told to stretch before starting a workout, as such a routine prepares the body for physical exertion. But new evidence suggests that stretching before a workout may do more harm than good. More...

DID YOU KNOW

Much like their many of their human counterparts, pets do not always relish winter. Animals can experience arthritis pain or fatigue when the cold sets in. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014: More...

Police searching for missing man

State police at Huntingdon are looking for a missing Smithfield Township man.  George Simpson, 65, of 10230 Raystown Road, was last seen by his family around 9 a.m. Monday morning.  More...

Liberty Twp. barn destroyed by fire

Firefighters from Huntingdon and Bedford counties were called to a barn fire along Raven Run Road in Liberty Township just before 6 a.m. today.  More...

Alexandria leaders talk snow removal policies

It may only be October, but members of Alexandria Borough Council are already looking ahead to winter road maintenance. The topic was one of several discussed by council during its monthly meeting Monday night.  More...

Tommorrow is deadline to submit election letters

The Tuesday, Nov. 4, general election is not far away and there will be Letters to the Editor and Opinion Line comments in support or opposition to various candidates for elected offices.  More...

State  Free Access 

Judge can’t ban man from borough for threats

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Common Pleas judge was wrong to ban a man from a Pittsburgharea borough after convicting the man of threatening the municipality’s police chief and mayor in phone and computer messages, a state appeals court ruled.&nbs More...

Train engineers reach deal with SEPTA

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Engineers who operate commuter trains in the Philadelphia area reached a tentative contract with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, union and transit officials said Monday, meaning passengers can continu More...

Off-campus student charged in Penn State threat

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 20-year-old off-campus student has been jailed on charges that he posted a social media threat to shoot people at a popular gathering area on Penn State’s main campus.  More...

Local Sports

Mount Union wins; ’Cats and Titans beaten

Passing and serving became big issues for Huntingdon during Monday evening’s non-league match at Hollidaysburg. More...

Bearcat teams fall; Tussey snaps skid

Huntingdon faced Philipsburg Osceola on the road Monday trying to stop its recent slide. The Bearcats played a very good game, but it was the Mounties winning 2-1 in double overtime.  More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Tradition of Fowling   More...

Editorial

A proven representative

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  As a longtime registered Republican, I’d like to state why I’m voting for Mike Fleck in the upcoming election for state representative and why I cannot support Rich Irvin.  More...

Taking the high ground

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor  Recent events have only reinforced my belief that we have chosen the correct candidate in Rich Irvin for election to represent the people of Pennsylvania’s 81st District.  More...

We have two choices

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Chatter Box

Motivation at its finest

While the changing weather is sometimes an excuse for folks to skip out on a workout or exercise less, a Calvin couple should motivate all of us and serve as an example. Ernest “Jake” Webb celebrated his 85th birthday Oct. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

The damage is done

Dear Annie: I’m in my late 50s, divorced with no children, and have acquired a fairly substantial estate. A year ago, I decided it was time to put my final documents in order. More...

Doctor K

People with migraines are often misdiagnosed

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a woman in my 30s who has suffered from sinus headaches for years. Allergy medications haven’t helped. What else can I try?  More...

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