November 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pesticide program to benefit county

Huntingdon County residents involved in agriculture practices and pesticide application and have unwanted or unused chemicals to get rid of will benefit from the state Department of Agriculture’s CHEMSWEEP program beginning next year.  More...

General News

Penn State adds six trustees to 30-member board

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State trustees decided Friday to add six voting members to the 30-person board after alumni-elected members failed to prevent the changes.  More...

Judge orders priest held in child-sex case

JOHNSTOWN (AP) — A federal judge reversed an earlier decision to grant home detention to a Pennsylvania priest and on Friday ordered him held until trial on charges of traveling to Honduras for sex with poor street children during missionary tr More...

Man pleads not guilty in Philadelphia kidnapping

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman kidnapped near a Philadelphia bus stop was bound and stuffed into the cold trunk of her captor’s car during some of her three-day ordeal, prosecutors said in a detention memo Friday.  More...

Local Sports

Trojans race past Central for title shot

The Mount Union football team started early and never let up against visiting Central in a District 6-AA semifinal contest Friday night. More...

Hope rallies from 0-2 to eliminate Eagles

Juniata women’s volleyball saw its quest for a third national title come to an end. More...

People/Pastimes

Caring for local veterans

The ladies auxiliary of the Frank P. Hommon American Legion Post 24, Huntingdon, hosted the second annual Kids’ Night Nov. 5 at the post home. More...

Special Occasions

Nov. 14, 2014  Happy birthday wishes go out to Amy Stauffer of Hesston who celebrated her birthday yesterday, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Happy birthday, Amy! nnnnn  Nov. 16, 2014  More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS TWICE THE FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Levi and Lyric Snyder who turn 1 year old today, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Call Eldercare Locator to find resources

Dear Annie: I am 41 years old, the youngest of three daughters. I am also the only caretaker for our parents and am growing increasingly frustrated by the lack of assistance from my sisters. More...

Doctor K

Pregnancy does not have long-term effects for women with MS

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have multiple sclerosis. My husband and I would like to have a baby. What do I need to know before I get pregnant?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Virgo if born before 2:30 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 17, 2014:  More...

Kettle campaign begins in county

Sure signs Christmas is approaching are those familiar red kettles and the ringing of bells to benefit the Salvation Army.  Friday, those signs returned to three area businesses as the Salvation Army of Huntingdon County kicked off its annual Re More...

Volunteers needed for local program

A national organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs is looking for your help.   More...

Brighter lights improve safety, visibility for students and motorists

Brighter lights in one area of the Juniata College campus has improved safety and visibility for pedestrians and motorists.  After being approached about a dark area on Moore Street by Huntingdon Borough Council, Juniata College has updated the More...

Local News

Correction

Service times and contact information were incorrectly published in the Nov. 14 edition of The Daily News for J.C. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Daniel Scavone Date of Birth: Nov. 13, 1968 Age: 46 years old Height: 5 feet, 9 inches Weight: 200 pounds Eye color: Hazel Hair color: White   More...

Members make Legion donation

Members of the Cloyd K. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 15   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. 16   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

A.J. Burnett is headed back to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett believes his right arm has one — and only one — season left in it. More...

Penn State men win

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — D.J. More...

Dupuis scores twice in Pens’ win

TORONTO (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins’ penaltykillers were perfect, so Pascal Dupuis’ two goals were enough to beat the frustrated Toronto Maple Leafs.  Dupuis provided all the necessary offense, and Sidney Crosby reclaimed so More...

Religion News

Project opens local collection sites

This month, several locations in the Huntingdon area will serve as collection sites for Operation Christmas Child — the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind.  More...

Three Springs group celebrates November birthdays

The Birthday Group of the First Baptist Church of Three Springs met Nov. 12 at Pizza Star II for lunch.  Gay Fleck took prayer requests and led the group in prayer. Many folks from the church, as well as from the area, were remembered.  More...

National Cathedral to host first Muslim prayer service

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington National Cathedral is hosting a Muslim prayer service for the first time.  Planners say they hope Friday’s service at the historic cathedral will foster more understanding and acceptance between Christian More...

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