November 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

HASD state profile explained to board

After the state Department of Education released the Pennsylvania School Performance Profile for all schools across the state last week, Huntingdon Area School District superintendent Fred Foster told board members during their workshop session Monda More...

TMSB members vote to hire school nurse

The Tussey Mountain School Board hired a new high school nurse during a special meeting Monday evening. The meeting followed a monthly work session and an executive session during which three candidates were interviewed for the nursing position. More...

Local News

Plans advancing for Mapleton park

Mapleton Borough Council learned about the next step for the community’s Riverside Park Monday night during its monthly meeting.  More...

Walker Twp. Supervisors bicker over truck

Looking ahead to winter weather, Walker Township Supervisors discussed buying a new plow truck during their monthly meeting Monday.  While Supervisor Rodney Johns pushed for the purchase of a new truck, board of supervisors’ chair Roger S More...

Police Log

Crashes State police at Huntingdon investigated a one-vehicle crash at 8221 Petersburg Pike at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Shelby Bishop, 19, Petersburg More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Eagles dominate Panthers 45-21

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mark Sanchez did his part for the Eagles while the defense dominated and special teams shined.  Darren Sproles had two touchdowns, Sanchez threw for two scores and the defense sacked Cam Newton nine times to help Philad More...

Small receivers making big impact across NFL

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NFL’s leading receiver — the one taken in the sixth round of the 2010 draft as an unknown, undersized project — would like to have a word.  “I’m not a little guy,” Antonio Brown say More...

Steelers regroup after gaffe-filled loss

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The only thing worse for the Pittsburgh Steelers than talking about their latest baffling setback may be reliving it.  More...

People/Pastimes

Make your meal a holiday hit

A memorable holiday meal always comes down to the mouthwatering meals served by the host. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Hailey Nicole Hack who turns 3 years old today, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. Her proud parents are Chad and Abby Hack of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

HE’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Waylon Robert McKim who turns 3 years old today, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. His proud parents are Darin and Jenna McKim of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Boyfriend is destroying relationship

Dear Annie: I am 74, slim and in perfect health. For the past six years, I have been living part time with “Fabio,” my 81-year-old Italian boyfriend. I have supported him through lung cancer and other medical problems. More...

Doctor K

Stem cell research may lead to cure for Type 1 diabetes

DEAR DOCTOR K: My teenage daughter has had Type 1 diabetes since she was 8 years old. Fortunately, exercise, a good diet and insulin treatments have kept her healthy. More...

Special Sections

Colder weather to invade region

Huntingdon County residents bracing for colder air later this week should probably be thankful it won’t be as bad as other parts of the country. More...

Saxton leaders talk snow removal plan

Saxton Borough Council Monday evening discussed creating alternatives to make snow plowing chores in the borough much easier. More...

Council members to post ordinance

Members of Alexandria Borough Council agreed to post their peddling and soliciting ordinance for 30 days at the regular meeting Monday night, pending approval from the borough’s solicitor. More...

Paying tribute to vets

Paul Dell of Mill Creek was among the many veterans who took part in a Veterans Day breakfast at the Frank P. Hommon American Legion Post 24, Huntingdon, this morning. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Smithfield Twp. residents won’t see tax increase

75 Years Ago The National Peace Council sent a cablegram to President Roosevelt appealing “to you to use your influence in any way open to ensure the success of the Dutch-Belgian offer of mediation. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 11   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

NCAA Division III Field Hockey:

Eagles host Gwynedd-Mercy

After defeating Catholic in the Landmark Conference Championship game, the Juniata field hockey team will host Gwynedd-Mercy in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship tomorrow. More...

NCAA Regional Volleyball:

Juniata to Wittenberg

The NCAA selection committee released the 64-team field for the upcoming Division III women’s volleyball national championship tournament Monday. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Killer or clown

Statewide, the archery season for bear begins Monday, Nov. 17, and continues through Friday, Nov. 21. The regular statewide gunning season will begin Saturday, Nov. 22, and continue Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 24, 25, 26. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Op-ed made a valid point  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Republicans on trial

There’s no sugarcoating it. More...

What others are saying

What would the founders do?

The soldiers who fought the Revolutionary War were our first veterans, the only cohort of U.S. warriors who took up arms to create rather than defend a country.  If they lost, it meant treason. More...

Chatter Box

Thank a veteran today

As I sat down to write today’s column, I thought I’d look for a quote that could epitomize the importance of Veterans Day. More...

Healthy Living

HOW TO HANDLE FOOD SAFELY

Consuming contaminated food or drink puts anyone at risk for a foodborne illness. Foodborne pathogens do not discriminate based on genetic background or family history of illness. More...

WINTER WEATHER A TRIGGER FOR COLD SORES

Although cold weather is not entirely to blame for the colds and .u symptoms that seem to be more common from November through March, cold sores do seem to be linked to the temperatures outdoors.   More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Cancer if born before 1:44 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014:  More...

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