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Leader in hospital following surgery

Huntingdon County Commissioner R. More...

Members of ORJMA to meet DEP officials

Members of the Orbisonia- Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority (ORJMA) learned during their monthly meeting Wednesday night they may have to travel to Harrisburg to meet with state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) officials.  Board pr More...

State  Free Access 

Prosecutor’s employees disciplined over email porn

HARRISBURG (AP) — Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Wednesday four of her employees have been fired and 11 suspended without pay for involvement in a pornographic email scandal that also prompted a state Supreme Court justice to step down.&nb More...

Lawmakers choose leaders for House, Senate

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republicans in the Pennsylvania Legislature, fresh off a resoundingly successful Election Day, on Wednesday elected new floor leaders in both chambers for the coming two-year session, although not without some internal discord More...

Target buys Pittsburgh shopping technology firm

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Target Corp. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 13   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Run may be over for Lion wrestlers

Penn State has dominated college wrestling since the day Cael Sanderson arrived in Happy Valley.  This might finally be the year that someone other than the Nittany Lions wins the national title.  More...

Pitino vs. Pitino on opening night

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Asked what he might try to confuse a Minnesota team coached by the son who knows him well, Rick Pitino worked hard to keep a straight face.  More...

Pirates acquire Cervelli

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired catcher Francisco Cervelli from the New York Yankees in exchange for reliever Justin Wilson.  Mainly a backup with the Yankees, the 28-year-old Cervelli batted .301 with two homers an More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Do you know any of these young basketball players? This undated photo features a local youth basketball team and coach, Perry Port. More...

Our Readers Write

We cannot forget our heroes  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   On behalf of the Huntingdon County Veterans Association, American Legion Post 24 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1754, we want to thank all parade participants an More...

Op-Ed

It’s time to kick some ‘you know what’

After last week’s elephant stampede, it looks like it might be appropriate to take a look into the donkey corral to see if perhaps some of the head jacka**es might need a swift kick. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Fair directors re-elected; retired ag teacher honored

The 2014 Huntingdon County Fair had the largest gate receipts in the 124 times the fair has been held. The closest alltime high total gate receipts were in 2012.  More...

Huntingdon Co. youth market steer projects start with Fall Tag Day Nov. 22

Youth have less than two weeks to start a market steer project and learn responsibility, money management and livestock skills while having fun preparing for the 2015 Huntingdon County Fair.  More...

Beef Club members elected as officers

The Huntingdon County 4-H Beef Club elected new officers for 2015 at a recent meeting. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Nov. 14, 2014:  More...

Special Sections

Drug suspects return to court

Three of six defendants rounded up in a countywide drug raid Oct. 28 will have their cases bound over for the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

Community aids local food pantries

As it gets closer to the holiday season, area food banks are able to provide those in need with necessary food items thanks to the generosity of individuals, businesses and organizations.  More...

SHCSB members hear remodeling proposals

Southern Huntingdon County School Board members heard proposals for remodeling of the elementary schools’ heating and air conditioning systems during their monthly workshop session Wednesday evening.  District maintenance supervisor Stanl More...

JVSD superintendent explains profile scores

Members of the Juniata Valley School Board got a detailed look at the district’s scores from the state School Performance Profile at their monthly meeting Wednes- day.  District superintendent David Christo- pher said, in the elem entary s More...

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Local News

Cromwell sewer system nearing completion

Minus a few “odds and ends” and things that must be done in the spring, Cromwell Township’s long-awaited community sewage system is nearing completion for the villages of Pogue and Pine Tree Village. More...

Three injured in Brady Twp. crash

State police at Huntingdon are still investigating a one-vehicle accident in the area of Oriskany Road and Route 22 in Brady Township that occurred around 8:20 p.m. Wednesday.  More...

Community sign supports Saxton Volunteer Fire Co.

Broad Top area residents traveling along Route 913 in Saxton Borough may have noticed a lot of activity recently. More...

World  Free Access 

Star-studded TV show to help needy dogs find homes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar winner Hilary Swank is unleashing some serious star power to help rescue dogs get adopted by families who want to make a difference on Thanksgiving — or those who just want to watch terriers instead of touchdowns More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Long-standing Orbisonia flour mill razed after fire

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

District 6-AA Semifinal:

Mount Union preparing to face Central

Last Friday night, the Mount Union football team got an early reminder that the intensity level in playoff football is substantially increased. More...

Juniata volleyball sweeps top LC postseason awards

Juniata women’s volleyball swept the major awards in the Landmark Conference as Amelia Kepler (Kane) was voted the Landmark Player of the Year for the second year in a row. More...

NCAA Division III Field Hockey:

Eagles down Griffins 2-1

Playing in its first NCAA Division III Field Hockey Tournament game since 2010, the Landmark Conference champion Juniata defeated Gwynedd- Mercy 2-1 to advance to the second round. More...

People/Pastimes

TMHS Class of 1964 holds 50th reunion

A total of 147 17- and 18-year-old students said goodbye to Tussey Mountain High School May 26, 1964, and ventured into the world. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Maiya Harper Linn who turns 10 years old today, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. Her proud parents are Chris and Beth Linn of Huntingdon. Maiya’s sister and best friend is Maggie.  More...

AAUW to learn about global warming

“How Global Warming Affects Women and How Women Can Affect Global Warming” will be the topic discussed at the 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Try to accommodate husband on occasion

Dear Annie: I am a married woman in my early 60s. My husband and I have been married for 35 years. We get along fine most of the time. He is a good man and a good provider. He can be opinionated at times, but he loves his family and friends. More...

Doctor K

Male infertility has variety of causes

DEAR DOCTOR K: My wife and I have tried to get pregnant for over a year. We’re going to be tested soon to see if anything is wrong. I’m worried that the problem lies with me. What are some reasons for a man to be infertile?   More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

The Final 4

The Eliminator Round was good for Kevin Harvick, the last driver to ride the “win and you’re in” theme to the Championship Round at Homestead- Miami Speedway.  The theme this week will be “survive and thrive” as Den More...

PHOENIX REWIND

Jeff Gordon eliminated: ‘We did everything that we could’

Jeff Gordon finished second behind Kevin Harvick at Phoenix, but was considered Sunday’s biggest loser.  On the last lap, Ryan Newman muscled past rookie Kyle Larson for 11th place, good enough to nip Gordon for the last position in the Sp More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

How do you like the new Chase format now?   More...

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