November 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

US reps secure positions in Congress

The U.S. House of Representatives further secured a majority in Tuesday’s election with the re-election of incumbents U.S. Rep. Glenn “ G T ” Thompson and U.S. More...

Legislation adjusted to boost development

Big changes are coming to a local economic development district in Shirley Township.  Amy Wise, executive director of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI), said because of changes in state legislation, it will soon be easier to develop More...

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Local News

A Look Back

Further recollection of an old corner

Editor’s note: The following is from Rung’s Chronicles of Pennsylvania History, a series of historical articles by Albert Rung as published in The Daily News from 1946-1951. More...

Election Results

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HCCTC nurse aide graduates

The Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) recently had nine adult students graduated nurse aide (CNA) Oct. 28. More...

World  Free Access 

US trade deficit expands in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit rose in September as exports slumped, a sign that the world’s biggest economy is starting to feel the impact of weakening global growth.  More...

US factory orders slip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. More...

Dems Senate challenge worst since 1950s

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama compared the political landscape for the midterm election Tuesday to the 1958 elections during the presidency of Republican Dwight Eisenhower when his party suffered severe losses in the Senate.  On More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 5   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641- 6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Landmark Conference semifinal:

Juniata sweeps away Moravian

The top-seeded Juniata College women’s volleyball team dominated fourth-seeded Moravian in the opening set of last evening’s Landmark Conference semifinal match in the Kennedy Sports+Recreation Center. More...

Udinski, Slutter earn ECAC POW honors

Two members of the Juniata football team were named Players of the Week by the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Tuesday. More...

Stewart heads women’s AA team

Connecticut’s Breanna Stewart and Kaleena Mosqueda- Lewis are in a class by themselves.  They are the first teammates to twice be honored as preseason All-Americans by The Associated Press.  The two are joined on the team by Notre Da More...

People/Pastimes

Little Jewels Preschool students enjoy busy October

Little Jewels Academy students, front row, from the left, Abigail Booher, Madelynn Irvin, Kasey Varner; second row, Blane Hileman, Dathyn Doyle, Patton Messner and Laine Kent, donned costumes at the More...

Share milestone anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014:  More...

Special Sections

Governor-elect faces challenges

HARRISBURG (AP) — Tom Wolf, the wealthy businessman and first-time candidate who was just elected to govern one of the nation’s most populous states, will see his political instincts put to the test when he assumes Pennsylvania’s hi More...

County residents turned out to vote

Tuesday’s election resulted in major upsets statewide and on the local front, but Huntingdon County election officials report that from a technical standpoint, it was a relatively smooth day from the time the polls opened until the last votes w More...

Navy veterans represent three wars in parade

Three United States Navy veterans representing three wars will lead the county’s veterans in the annual Huntingdon County Veterans Association’s Veterans Day Parade Saturday, Nov. 8.  More...

State  Free Access 

Man sought in woman’s abduction in store video

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Relatives of a woman violently abducted from a Philadelphia street pleaded for her safe return Tuesday as police sought the public’s help in tracking down the man seen in photographs using the woman’s bank card a More...

Police: Ambush suspect used Internet while on run

The former fugitive charged with ambushing a Pennsylvania state police barracks had a laptop computer and used the Internet while evading hundreds of law enforcement officials, according to court documents released Tuesday.  More...

Re-enactors mark colonial revolt against British

FORT LOUDON (AP) — With rain pouring overhead, British troops gathered in Fort Loudon and prepared to defend themselves from Indian attacks and to see members of “The Black Boys.”  On Saturday, re-enactors gathered at the histo More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

New manager selected for Valley Rural Electric

75 Years Ago  Improved conditions in both the anthracite and bituminous divisions of the Pennsylvania coal mining industry were foreseen by State Mines Secretary John Ira Thomas under the reported three-day work week agreement among the hard coa More...

Business News

HNA Home Health named to Top 500 of 2014 HomeCare Elite

Home Nursing Agency Home Health has been named to the Top 500 of the 2014 Home- Care Elite™, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. More...

Kish Bancorp Inc. announces third quarter financial results

William P. Hayes, chairman and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced unaudited financial results for the period ending Sept. 30.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

October 23, 2014  Lawrence S. Levinson, grantor, to Conrad Family Farms LLC, property in Warriors Mark Township, $225,850.  T. Scott Fritz, grantor, to Kenneth L. Myers III and Heather D. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Harden, Howard lead Rockets

MIAMI (AP) — James Harden had 25 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds, Dwight Howard added 26 points and 10 boards, and the Houston Rockets stayed unbeaten, beating the Miami Heat 108-91 on Tuesday night.  Trevor Ariza added 19 points for More...

Franklin says Lions close to winning again

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin comes up with a daily Power Point presentation, and says he sees his team is close to regaining its winning ways.  The Nittany Lions (4-4, 1-4 Big Ten) will try to end a fourgame losing More...

Oregon moves up

Mississippi State, Florida State and Auburn held the top three spots in the second College Football Playoff rankings, with Oregon joining them in the top four Tuesday night.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

This can get out of control

Dear Annie: I’ve known Owen for four years, and we are in various classes together. We email regularly and chat all the time, and I consider him my best friend. Our parents are good friends, too.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Heavenly biscuits

Dear Readers: With the holidays coming up, many will be going home for Thanksgiving. Who can resist home-baked goods and the smell of something yummy when you walk in the door that says “Welcome home”?  More...

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