October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon man dies from injuries

The Huntingdon man injured in an automobile/pedestrian crash Sept. 27 in Smithfield Township died as a result of his injuries Wednesday.  More...

Area World War II honor roll to be unveiled

Everyone is welcome to help the Mapleton area community honor its War World II veterans as it unveils a new honor roll at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Local News

Area brief

Game Commission issues special firearms and muzzleloader reminders   HUNTINGDON CO. More...

Wednesday’s front resulted in heavy rain across county

A significant band of showers stretching from Ontario, Canada, to the coast of Georgia, resulted in heavy rains across the county Wednesday.  Though the county received approximately 1-2 inches of rain, which was heavy at times, no problems were More...

Edgar Allan Poe inspired show to open at Art Space

In the spirit of creativity, the Huntingdon County Arts Council has put forth a call for works of art inspired by, or based on the poem “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe.   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Recruiters seeking men between 18 and 35 for service

75 Years Ago  The Altoona sub-station of the United States Army recruiting services will send two recruiting representatives to Huntingdon for the purpose of interviewing young men between the ages of 18 and 35 who desire information relative to More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 16   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

Local Sports

Valley’s Leidy wins girls’ race

Hornet girls 2nd, Trojan boys 3rd

The Inter-County Conference held its annual cross country championship meet Wednesday afternoon at Juniata Valley. More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Mount Union (7-0, 4-0 ICC Gold Division) at West Branch (1-6, 0-4 ICC Gold Division), 7 p.m.  More...

Tussey Mountain

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (6-1) at Claysburg- Kimmel (1-6), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Tussey Mountain 56, Juniata Valley 7.  More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: Throughout my re-election campaign, I’ve been asked many times what my relationship is with the county Republican committee More...

Candidate Q&A

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce and Huntingdon County Business and Industry encourage everyone to vote in the Tuesday, Nov. 4, election and want voters to be aware of where the candidates stand on issues. More...

You Should Know

Q: Why are come cities changing Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day?  A: Most recently, the push to change has come from two movements. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Farmers’ Market Voice

Plant families

The number of plant families in the world number in the hundreds, according to the lumpers; and certainly in the thousands if you’re an inveterate splitter. More...

FFA project to benefit food bank

The Southern Huntingdon County FFA chapter had a small group of members that grew potatoes throughout 2014. The project was a part of a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE). More...

Annie's Mailbox

Al-Anon meetings will help

Dear Annie: My grown son is an alcoholic. It has not interfered with his job so far, but it seems to be getting worse. His father drank himself to death, and I’m so worried he will go down the same path. More...

Doctor K

PSA test is recommended only for men of certain age

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard so many conflicting opinions about whether or not to get screened for prostate cancer. Are there official guidelines? What do they recommend?  More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

Mad Matt

NASCAR wanted the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship to be exciting, but it got a burst of full-bodied, raw emotion from competitors in Saturday’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  Specifically, Brad Keselowski made sheet-metal contact More...

CHARLOTTE REWIND

Junior talks about phantom vibrations and must-win situation

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was hoping to deposit a victory in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway and advance to the next round of NASCAR’s elimination playoffs. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Has Brad Keselowski become the new menace?   More...

Fulton Co. crash claims area man

A Shade Gap man lost his life in a one-vehicle crash in Dublin Township, Fulton County, near the Huntingdon County line, around 5:30 a.m. More...

Program to aid JVSD teacher evals

The Juniata Valley School Board Wednesday evening during its monthly board meeting approved the purchase of a program that will help adjust to changes in the teacher evaluation system.  District superintendent David Christopher demonstrated how More...

West Nile Virus season reported as moderate

The surveillance season for West Nile Virus has ended and Huntingdon County was only found to have one positive test for the disease throughout the year.  Amanda Witman, press aide with the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), sai More...

State  Free Access 

Legislator who foiled robbery credits his gun

HARRISBURG (AP) — A state lawmaker who got into a shootout with a 15-year-old boy who was trying to rob him near Pennsylvania’s Capitol said Wednesday the experience proves the value of packing a gun.  More...

Court chief: Fellow justice exchanged porn emails

HARRISBURG (AP) — A scandal involving pornographic emails circulated within the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office widened at the highest level of the judiciary Wednesday when the state’s chief justice said 234 emails with sexua More...

World  Free Access 

Cyclamen kin are dainty, but hardy

For the past few weeks, dainty pink or white butterflies have been hovering above the bare soil in some of my clay flowerpots. They’re not really butterflies, actually: They are cyclamen blossoms held aloft on thin flower stalks.  More...

Over-wintering perennials in pots

In simpler times, container gardening was small-scale landscaping using flowering annuals. More...

Plump pumpkin sets record

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Royals sweep Orioles, headed to World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — James Shields led thousands of fans in a celebratory chant. Lorenzo Cain pranced along the warning track, cradling his newborn son. Ned Yost finally allowed himself to smile.  More...

Cain named ALCS MVP

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Giants beat Cardinals 6-4

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October — even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals.  Even without home runs, or even hits.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Dustin Allen, 15449 Harmony Church Road, Huntingdon, and Lori Ann Holden, 7780 Oak St., Saltillo.  Jedediah Rawlings, 103 S. More...

Warm up to toasty, tasty chili

Whether cooking for a crowd or serving up a regular weeknight meal for two, nothing warms the body and pleases the appetite like a bubbling pot of rich, flavorful chili.  More...

United in Marriage

Farnum-McMullen

Courtney McMullen of Shade Gap became the bride of Caine Farnum of Cassville Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, during a double ring ceremony held at Harper’s Memorial Park, Shade Gap. The Rev. Ken Boone presided over the 2 p.m. service.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 17, 2014:  More...

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