October 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

State sen. to speak at GOP fall dinner

The Huntingdon County Republican Committee will rally its members before the Tuesday, Nov. 4, election during its annual fall dinner Thursday, Oct. 23.  The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Smithfield Fire Hall and will feature state Sen. More...

TMSB members talk personnel

Action on a number of personnel matters, including a discussion about the proposed hiring of a lead custodian, occupied the monthly meeting agenda of the Tussey Mountain School Board Monday night in the high school.  More...

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Area brief

Open house planned for hospital’s new MRI

HUNTINGDON BORO. — The state Department of Health (DOH) recently awarded J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) department its final approval for the new wide bore MRI system.  More...

Eclipse will be visible to county residents

For the first time in nearly 10 years, county residents will be able to view a solar eclipse around sunset Thursday, Oct. 23.  More...

Sept. drier than Aug., on par with last year

Huntingdon County residents saw a dry month comparatively in September, receiving an average of 1.35 inches of rain.  Warriors Mark reported 2.8 inches of rainfall on the month, Huntingdon reported 1.28 inches, Mooresville reported 0.82 inches, More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Steelers’ rally beats Texans

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ confounding season.  Good one week and lousy the next, Pittsbu More...

Amanda Easter resigns as Huntingdon coach

A little over seven months removed from its first District Six championship in 26 years and posting the program’s second-most wins in a single season last winter, the Huntingdon girls’ basketball program will be undergoing changes in its More...

Fourth-seeded Bearcats face Tyrone tomorrow

Huntingdon boys’ soccer put together its best regular season since 2009. The reward is a berth into the District 6-AA playoffs and a familiar foe in the quarterfinals. More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS Class of 1969

Members of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1969 gathered at the Huntingdon Country Club to mark their 45th class reunion in August. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gavin Woodward who turns 9 years old today, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. His proud parents are Butch and Rebecca Woodward of Huntingdon. More...

Announce your marriage in The Daily News

Share your own magical moments of romance by announcing your engagement and marriage in The Daily News. Follow these guidelines:  More...

Doctor K

Hyperparathyroidism should be monitored

DEAR DOCTOR K: A recent blood test showed that the calcium level in my blood is high. My levels of something called “PTH” are also high. Now my doctor has scheduled a parathyroid scan. Why? More...

Special Sections

Candidate discusses issues

Incumbent attends forum; challenger declines invite

Although both candidates for the 81st District House of Representatives seat were invited to attend a Meet the Candidates forum Monday night, there was one empty seat for the event.  More...

HASD will get state reimbursements

The Huntingdon Area School District learned Monday it will receive approximately $271,796 in state reimbursements from the $18 million 2012 middle school project.  More...

Boosters, board OK monument

During its monthly meeting Monday, the Huntingdon Area School Board granted former Huntingdon Area High School football coach and high school physical education teacher Jim Zauzig approval to erect a monument in memory of the late Darlee Black at War More...

State  Free Access 

Police say they might have spotted ambush suspect

Police shifted their search and a northeastern Pennsylvania school district tightened security amid another reported sighting Monday of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush.  More...

Court justice suspended over role in porn scandal

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday suspended one of its members over his participation in a state government pornographic email scandal that involved employees of the attorney general’s office.  More...

Local Sports

Pee Wee results

Only very limited information was provided as the Huntingdon County Pee Wee Football League opened postseason play last weekend.  The Lions defeated the Eagles in varsity play. No score or details were provided.  More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Chasing small game   More...

Junior High Results

Football Hollidaysburg 30 Huntingdon 8  Hollidaysburg jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter and built a 30-8 advantage by halftime. That stood up as the Golden Tigers defeated Huntingdon.  More...

Editorial

Everyone’s vote counts

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Blame a Democrat

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I have to disagree

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Chatter Box

chatter box

So much to do, so little time

Fall comes with a long list of things I need to do and another list of things I’d like to do. At our house, there’s a boat and camper to winterize, patio furniture to put away, flower beds to clear, leaves to rake, etc. More...

Healthy Living

HOW TO COPE WITH PET- INDUCED ALLERGIES

Many things, such as dust and pollen, can trigger allergic reactions. But pet owners may .nd the culprit is a little closer to home. More...

WHAT IS THE ROLE OF BONE MARROW IN THE BODY?

BONE MARROW BASICS Bone marrow is nestled inside of the collagen, calcium and other minerals that give bones strength and .exibility. Unlike the hardness associated with bones, marrow is actually a soft, spongy tissue. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

October is depression awareness month

Dear Annie: Looking at me now, you would never think I struggled with mental illness. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Virgo if born before 7:12 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014:  More...

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