November 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Owners seek justice for slain animals

The neighbors on East Branch Road in Jackson Township get along, they look out for one another, especially each others’ livestock.  That’s why folks were shocked to learn two of Lori O’Bryan’s miniature donkeys were shot More...

2014 Daily News Christmas eve edition essay Contest announced

Theme: ‘Cherished Traditions’  The 2014 essay contest is for all Daily News readers who are amateur writers. Any number of family members may enter, but only one entry per person may be submitted.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Christopher Goshorn Date of Birth: July 11, 1993 Age: 21 years old Height: 5 feet, 10 inches Weight: 140 pounds Eye color: Brown Hair color: Brown   More...

Police Log

Theft   More...

Engineer presents agreement for utility work related to wall project

After hearing an update Wednesday night on design work connected to the first phase of the long-awaited Pennsylvania Avenue wall project, Mount Union Borough Council agreed to spend the next few weeks finalizing its plan to finance engineering servic More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 8   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, Nov. 9   More...

Local Sports

Trojans pull away in second half to win

The first time Southern Huntingdon and Mount Union played, the Rockets hung tough for a while before mistakes and the Trojans’ athleticism produced a lop-sided win.  In last night’s District 6-AA quarterfinal rematch at Mount Union, More...

Eagles host Crusaders for LC title

For the eighth straight year, Juniata women’s volleyball will host the Landmark Conference Championship match. This year’s championship will take place Saturday evening at 5 p.m. at Memorial Gymnasium.  More...

Religion News

‘Soul Care’ presentation to address veterans’ needs

The 15th Street United Methodist Church, 1500 Moore St., Huntingdon, will host a workshop focused on mission and ministry to veterans and families led by Col. More...

Pope mulls removing marriage annulment charges

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced the hardships Catholics can face when seeking marriage annulments, revealing he once fired an official who tried to charge thousands of dollars for one.  More...

Pakistan police: Muslim mob kills Christian couple

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Police in Pakistan say a Muslim mob has beaten a Christian couple to death and burned their bodies in a brick kiln for allegedly desecrating the Quran.  Other sources say the young Christians were thrown alive into the kil More...

Special Sections

Rep. announces office will close

Outgoing state Rep. Mike Fleck has announced his district office at 301 Penn St., Huntingdon, will permanently close Friday, Nov. 21.  The closure coincides with the conclusion of Fleck’s term as state representative Sunday, Nov. More...

Pump station construction helps boost local economy

While Huntingdon County may be a bit removed from the Marcellus Shale industry in the north and western regions of the state, recent pumping station development has proved an economic boon.   More...

No union contract signed in borough

After their meeting was postponed Friday, Huntingdon Borough’s non-uniformed employees still don’t have a signed labor contract.  The employees have been working without a ratified contract since 2011. More...

Honoring area veterans

Huntingdon Area High School junior Drew Simpson visited with his grandfather, Victor King, right, Samm Harker and Bob Smith, back, all members of the Frank P. More...

State  Free Access 

Mother doesn’t believe her son beat boy to death

ATGLEN (AP) — The mother of a man accused of striking his girlfriend’s 3-year-old with a frying pan, hanging him upside down and hitting him, and whipping him with a metal rod said Friday that her son is a good kid and she doesn’t b More...

General News

Fox’s contributing psychiatrist regularly ‘diagnoses’ Obama

NEW YORK (AP) — Over the years, psychiatrist Keith Ablow has diagnosed President Barack Obama as a man with abandonment issues dating back to his upbringing, a person with a victim’s mentality who secretly identifies more with Africa than More...

PETA calls for Discovery not to air show

NEW YORK (AP) — An animal rights group on Thursday asked the Discovery Channel not to air “Eaten Alive,” a show planned for next month where a naturalist attempts to get swallowed by a giant snake.  More...

Disney Pixar announces plans for ‘Toy Story 4’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buzz Lightyear and Sheriff Woody are coming back to the big screen.  Disney Pixar announced Thursday it plans to produce “Toy Story 4,” with a release date in June 2017.  Pixar chief John Lasseter will d More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Utah State beats Wyoming 20-3

LARAMIE, Wyo. More...

Red Wings top Devils 4-2

DETROIT (AP) — Niklas Kronwall scored on a lucky bounce and the Detroit Red Wings beat the New Jersey Devils 4-2 Friday night to snap a three-game winless streak.  Jakub Kindl, Brendan Smith and Johan Franzen also scored for the Red Wings, More...

Maclin having career year

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Jeremy Maclin tore a knee ligament in training camp last year, he vowed to play even better when he returned.  Check.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t give unsolicited advice

Dear Annie: My 42-year-old granddaughter is currently living with me. She has been evicted twice for not paying rent, her credit is no good, and she can’t find anybody who will rent to her. More...

Doctor K

New discoveries about managing cholesterol

DEAR DOCTOR K: For years I’ve taken niacin to raise my HDL cholesterol. Now my doctor wants me to stop. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Gemini if born before 3:28 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 10, 2014:  More...

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