November 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber members elect vice president

After the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce’s vice president was elevated to the position of president at last month’s meeting, the board welcomed a new vice president during its monthly meeting Monday at the J.C. More...

Smithfield budget has no tax hike

Meeting Monday afternoon because of today’s general election, the Smithfield “ Township Board of Supervisors unveiled a preliminary $1.3 million budget that shows no tax increase for 2015.  More...

Local News

JVBDS administrator updates commissioners

Last week’s regular meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners included a quarterly update from Juniata Valley Behavioral and Developmental Services (JVBDS) administrator Chris Wysocki.  More...

Area brief

The Daily News is 81st Legislative District election headquarters   More...

Defendants enter pleas during jury selection

A number of defendants entered pleas during jury selection in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Monday. They will be sentenced at later dates.  More...

Local Sports

Advance Playoff Tickets

Advance ticket sales for the upcoming Southern Huntingdon at Mount Union District Six Class AA quarterfinal game will be available in both senior high school offices. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

November Delight   More...

Editorial

A statistical analysis

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Midterm elections carry high stakes for US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The midterm slugfest for control of the U.S. Senate could have far-reaching effects on the economy.  More...

Testiny: Testing not necessarily indicator of destiny

Two days into his freshmen year of high school, I overheard my son recounting a conversation about IQ scores to his younger brother. More...

Chatter Box

Chatter Box

Don’t know what you have til it’s gone

It’s true what they say, you don’t know what you have until it’s gone. In this case, I’m talking about electricity. Saturday morning, I woke to find our home without power.  More...

Healthy Living

PREVENT COLDS AND FLU BEFORE THEY START

Though the holiday season is a joyous time of year, it’s also one when many people succumb to cold and .u.  More...

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN OBESITY AND TYPE 2 DIABETES

Diabetes is a disease that makes it dif.cult for the body to manage its blood-glucose levels.  More...

DID YOU KNOW

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say that roughly 30 percent of the population complains of chronic back pain in a given year. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

Ask friends and family for referrals for a doctor

Dear Annie: When I was a teenager I gave up a child for adoption. Eighteen years later, “Doris” came looking for me, and we formed a very cordial relationship. By then, I was married and had three other children. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aries if born before 4:38 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014:  More...

Don’t forget to vote

Nancy MacNamara, left, and Matthew Brumbaugh waited for voters outside the Huntingdon County Courthouse Annex I this morning as they stumped for candidates running for state House representative in the 81st District. More...

HaMs students taste world hunger

World hunger is a problem not solvable in one day by any organization, no matter how large the group nor how intelligent the members.  On Monday morning, students at Huntingdon Area Middle School experienced an OXFAM Hunger Banquet, administered More...

Liberty leaders declare road plans

Meeting in their November session Monday night in Stonerstown, the Liberty Township supervisors announced plans for a road improvement project using state Dirt & Gravel Road funds and approved several resolutions necessary for initiating a housin More...

State  Free Access 

History-making campaign for governor comes to vote

LITITZ (AP) — Voters will decide between Democrat Tom Wolf and Republican Gov. More...

Sandusky’s wife makes another defense of husband

HARRISBURG (AP) — Jerry Sandusky’s wife is defending her husband again, this time in a written piece provided to a Harrisburg news organization.  Dottie Sandusky claimed in the posting Monday on Pennlive.com (http://bit.ly/1A5XWLr ) More...

Man arrested after booby traps found on property

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The former owner of a decrepit north Philadelphia industrial site was arrested Monday in connection with booby traps set up to deter burglars seeking scrap metal, police said.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Luck is with Colts in 40-24 rout of Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The mantra throughout the NFL each week is to look ahead. Considering how ugly the previous week was for Indianapolis, the Colts needed tunnel vision toward Monday night.  More...

Nets rip depleted Thunder

NEW YORK (AP) — Brook Lopez scored 18 points in his first regular-season game in about 11 months, and the Brooklyn Nets routed the injurydepleted Oklahoma City Thunder 116-85 on Monday night in their home opener.  More...

Blues outlast Rangers for 4-3 shootout win

NEW YORK (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored in the third round of the shootout, and the St. Louis Blues stretched their winning streak to five with a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Monday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Adalie Grace Bumbarger who turns 1 year old today, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. Her proud parents are Brock and Amber Bumbarger of Huntingdon. More...

Engaged to Wed

Kuncher-Thompson  MacKenzie Thompson and Bill Kuncher, both of Pittsburgh, are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Doug and Joann Thompson of Huntingdon. More...

Health essentials for a happy pet

With wagging tails and bright eyes, pets offer up a wealth of benefits to their owners. More...

Doctor K

Parenting tips on helping your child through puberty

DEAR DOCTOR K: What should I expect when my daughter goes through puberty? How can I help her as she goes through these changes?  More...

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