November 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

United Way drive moving forward

About a month after its kickoff, the Huntingdon County United Way campaign is rolling along.  Huntingdon County United Way executive director Kathy Armillei told The Daily News things are slowly progressing toward the agency’s $365,000 goa More...

Fishers’ reintroduction marks 20 years in state

In 1994, the state commenced with its Fisher Reintroduction Project with a goal to bring fishers, also known as “fisher cats,” back into the state.  Twenty years later, though the statistics are vague, it seems the project has been a More...

Local News

Commissioners approve CDBG agreement

County planning director Mark Colussy came before the Huntingdon County Commissioners last week to request a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding agreement between the county and the CDBG board regarding the replacement of water lines in More...

Police Log

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Tussey Relay For Life group to meet

SAXTON BORO. — The Tussey Mountain Relay For Life will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 3   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pats rip Broncos 43-21

Brady-Manning XVI was over before halftime.  While Peyton Manning, by his own estimate, was stinking up the joint, Tom Brady was throwing for four touchdown passes, leading the New England Patriots to a 43-21 romp over the Denver Broncos on Sund More...

Steelers sack Ravens 43-23

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger keeps trying to tamp down expectations, insisting the Pittsburgh Steelers remain a work in progress.  The process nearly looks complete. More...

Auburn knocks out Mississippi 35-31

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Cassanova McKinzy recovered a fumble in the end zone to preserve No. 4 Auburn’s 35-31 victory over No. 7 Mississippi on Saturday night in what amounted to the first College Football Playoff knockout game.  More...

Senior Spotlight

A Disturbing Look at the New Retirement

Some American workers have to work long past the traditional retirement age.

For an increasing number of American workers, traditional retirement no longer exists. They keep working, often in physically challenging jobs, for as long as they possibly can, simply because they have to.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Work on developing a personality women will find attractive

Dear Annie: I am a 14-year-old high school freshman who is depressed about my future. As a result of my premature birth, I have a heart defect and lung problems and am very small for my age. Recently, my family went to a local park. More...

Hints from Heloise

Gift of no return?

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about using gift cards:  More...

Special Sections

Residents ready for Election Day

“I’ll be glad when it’s over.” That seems to be the sentiment among Huntingdon County voters before they head to the polls tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 4.  More...

Members analyze public education

One local group is trying to determine if public education is worth saving.  Comprised of current and former educators and business and community leaders, the Huntingdon County Education Task Force has been meeting on a regular basis to answer t More...

Signs greet visitors to Huntingdon Borough

“Welcome” is a word laden with hospitality and graciousness, exactly the sentiments Huntingdon Borough leaders hope three new signs installed at the town limits will convey to visitors.  More...

State  Free Access 

Obama tries giving Pennsylvania Democrats a jolt

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Barack Obama tried Sunday adding a jolt of life into what has sometimes been a lowvoltage Pennsylvania governor’s race, telling supporters to vote for Democrat Tom Wolf and casting the election as a choice be More...

Paper: Gas lines will take decades to replace

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania’s natural gas utilities say replacing cast iron and uncoated steel lines in their distribution systems that carry gas to homes and businesses will take decades and cost billions of dollars, a newspaper repor More...

‘We just had a hunch’: US marshals nab Eric Frein

MOUNTAINHOME (AP) — Scott Malkowski, a task force commander with the U.S. Marshals Service, spied a figure moving from the woods toward an abandoned airplane hangar in the Pocono Mountains. More...

Local Sports

District grid playoffs to start this weekend

Warmups are over. Now it’s time to get real.  Unbeaten Mount Union (10-0) and Tussey Mountain (8-2) will lead four area scholastic football teams in the postseason playoffs beginning this weekend.  More...

Husick and Leidy run in PIAA cross country

Juniata Valley junior Bre Leidy finished with a time of 21:59 to finish 104th overall among 218 runners in the PIAA Class A cross country championship meet Saturday at Hershey.  More...

Juniata rolls to 56-31 win over Terror

Senior quarterback Ward Udinski and sophomore wide receiver Kirby Breault had career days, while senior wideout Isaiah wasn’t too bad either as the trio lead Juniata to a 56-31 win over McDaniel Saturday afternoon at Knox Stadium.  More...

People/Pastimes

Score big by serving winning game day snacks

The game is on, and your home is filled with friends decked out in those familiar colors, ready to cheer their team to victory. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BEL ATED BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Farrah Faye Norris who turned 3 years old yesterday, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. Her proud parents are Jeremy and Natasha Norris of Petersburg. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Geraldine Devlin of Shade Gap who will celebrate her 80th birthday Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014:  More...

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