November 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Sugar Run bridge project scheduled

Todd Township Supervisors Bruce Lane, Matt Barnett and chairman Dennis Runk learned Thursday PennDOT anticipates replacing a current 28-foot bridge over Sugar Run on Route 994 with a new 35-foot precast span during summer 2016. More...

Shirley Twp. leaders open salt, stone bids

With snow flurries flying, the Shirley Township Supervisors opened stone and anti-skid bids during their monthly meeting Thursday night.  More...

Local News

MUASB members discuss test scores

Mount Union Area School District administrators shared their concerns and frustrations with keeping up with everchanging standards, as well as their plans for meeting goals, during a workshop session with school board members Nov. 17.  More...

County solicitor to move forward with tax anticipation note

With county treasurer Rich Irvin recently elected to the state House of Representatives, there will soon be some loose ends the Huntingdon County Commissioners will have to remedy.  More...

Police Log

Crashes State police at Lewistown investigated a two-vehicle crash that took place at the intersection of Route 655 and Linden Lane at 5:49 p.m. Nov. 18 More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Penn State football coach speaks at Juniata College

75 Years Ago  Heavy artillery fire was resumed on both sides of Perl, the Luxembourg sector of the western front, after a lull of nearly 35 hours, the semi-official German News Agency D.N.B. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 21   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Chicago sees road streak end to Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 22 points and 14 rebounds and Rudy Gay scored 20 points to help the Sacramento Kings beat Chicago 103-88 Thursday night, snapping the Bulls’ six-game road winning streak.  More...

Raiders defeat Chiefs to snap 16-game skid

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

Wild squeeze out win over Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jason Zucker scored with 45.4 seconds left to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.  Nino Niederreiter had a goal and an assist, and Marco Scandella also scored for the More...

Press Club

Former POW visits Mount Union classroom

“We no longer demand anything, we want war.” — Germany’s Foreign Minister, August 1939. From September 1939 until April 1945, World War II raged violently throughout Europe. More...

JV juniors travel to D.C.

On a dark, cold morning, before the sun had even started to rise, Juniata Valley High School juniors and teachers began their journey to Washington, D.C., Nov. 5.  More...

College rep speaks at CCA

One of the most important decisions every high school senior makes is whether to go to college and, if he or she decides to go to college, the next question is where.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Sticky coins

Dear Heloise: We found a box of very old (1892-1930) U.S. SILVER COINS that my father collected. Unfortunately, he wrapped and labeled each small group in masking or drafting tape. More...

Special Sections

Planners discuss area drilling pad

Plans for Marcellus Shale drilling pad development in Union Township sparked an indepth discussion on the subject of “fracking” locally among members of the Huntingdon Planning Commission during their monthly meeting Thursday night.  More...

Meeting promotes Broad Top region

Residents of the Saxton- Broad Top area were invited to participate in the second in a series of meetings sponsored by the Huntingdon County Partnership for Economic Progress (PEP) at the Robertsdale Lions Club Building Thursday.  More...

Weather could affect bear season opener

After daytime highs dropped into the 20s this week, Saturday’s forecasted high of 44 might feel like a heat wave for hunters headed to the woods for the statewide bear season opener.  More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Wolf hopes to have Cabinet in place by Jan. 20

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf says he hopes to have his Cabinet picked before his Jan. More...

Senator: Obama climate plan unfair to state

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Democratic senator is criticizing President Barack Obama’s proposed climate change rules, urging revisions to a plan that he says imposes unfair costs and burdens on the state.  More...

Cost-of-living raises boost top officials’ pay

HARRISBURG (AP) — Hundreds of top elected and appointed officials in Pennsylvania state government are about to receive pay raises, thanks to an automatic, annual cost-of-living adjustment.  More...

Local Sports

District 6-AA Championship:

Unbeaten Trojans meet Tyrone for title

Everything went pretty much to plan when Mount Union’s unbeaten football team anihilated visiting Central 61-13 in a District 6-AA semifinal last Friday night.  With that victory, the Trojans (12-0) will play for their first district title More...

Landmark names Sportsmanship student-athletes

The Landmark Conference has named 50 student-athletes to the All-Sportsmanship Team. More...

People/Pastimes

Set the scene for holiday entertaining

The holiday season brings a flurry of activity, especially when it comes to entertaining family and friends. While the formal sit-down dinner is still alive and well this time of year, casual holiday gatherings are growing in popularity.  More...

Announce your marriage in The Daily News

Share your own magical moments of romance by announcing your engagement and marriage in The Daily News. Follow these guidelines:  More...

Send Greetings to . . .

An anniversary card shower is being held in honor of Frederick and Joan Renninger of Mount Union who will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. They would love to hear from their family and friends on their special day. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Smoke detector batteries   Hopefully everyone changed their smoke detector batteries when they moved their clocks back. I also hope those batteries weren’t thrown out. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Instead of watching TV, do something that doesn’t require money

Dear Annie: Two years ago, at the age of 62, I was forced to take early retirement from my teaching job. My pension is miniscule, and despite trying to find full-time work, I have only been able to string together parttime jobs. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio if born before 4:38 a.m. (PST). Afterward, it will be in Sagittarius. The Moon is in Scorpio before 7:19 a.m. (PST). Afterward, it will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014:  More...

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