November 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County chorus comes together

Dr. G. Martin Keeney, right, directs over 100 high school students from Huntingdon Area, Juniata Valley More...

Local News

Truck catches fire

Volunteer firefighters from Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue and Smithfield Volunteer Fire Co. responded to a vehicle fire at Ninth and Mifflin streets in Huntingdon Borough around 12:42 p.m. More...

MUASD superintendent’s contact renewed

Superintendent Dr. More...

Ohio man facing rape charges in county

An Ohio man was slated to appear in Huntingdon County’s Central Court today on sex abuse charges.  More...

World  Free Access 

Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

NEW YORK (AP) — It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 25   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Forsett leads Ravens past Saints; Bills rout Jets

Ravens 34, Saints 27   NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Justin Forsett ripped off one long run after another, and the Baltimore Ravens battered Drew Brees into a very costly mistake.  Forsett rushed for 182 yards and two touchdowns, and Baltimore More...

Pens hold off Bruins in overtime

BOSTON (AP) — Marc- Andre Fleury’s biggest challenge after regulation was cleaning up the shaving cream shower his Pittsburgh teammates gave him in celebration of the goalie’s 300th career victory.  More...

James’ 29 helps Cavaliers snap four-game skid

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 29 points, including 16 in the first quarter, and the Cleveland Cavaliers broke a four-game losing streak with a 106-74 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday night.  After bluntly assessing his own play More...

People/Pastimes

JVHS Class of 1964 holds 50th reunion

Hartslog Day weekend is always a special time for the folks of the Juniata Valley, but the 2014 celebration was even more exceptional for the Juniata Valley High School Class of 1964 as they came together that weekend to celebrate their 50-year class More...

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Maddox James Hobbs who turns 5 years old today, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. His proud parents are Mark and Melissa Hobbs of Mount Union. More...

Happy 95th Birthday

HAPY 95TH BIRTHDAY to Denver Whitsel of Hares Valley Road, Mapleton, who is celebrating his birthday today, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 2:23 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014:  More...

Special Sections

Storm to bring snow to county

After Monday’s high temperatures reached into the 70s across the county, residents are now bracing for the potential of the season’s first winter storm, just in time for one of the busiest travel days of the year. More...

Victims’ families still seeking justice seven years later

Another year, another birthday, another anniversary and the families of Sherry Jo Leonard and Jason Specht are still waiting for answers in the unsolved brutal murders of their loved ones that occurred seven years ago today. More...

Consultant will meet criminal justice team

A consultant from Denver, Colorado, will meet with a subcommittee of the Huntingdon County Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) to see how he can help the county improve its criminal justice system. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

US Steel to build new headquarters in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — United States Steel Corp. announced Monday it will build its new world headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site by the NHL’s Penguins.  More...

Philly hosts Ferguson protest: ‘no racist police’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Several hundred protesters marched through downtown Philadelphia on Monday night, waving signs and chanting slogans, after a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, declined to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting o More...

Catholic officials see pope visit to US as a rebirth

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s archbishop said Monday that hosting Pope Francis in the city next year during his first U.S. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Seventy-seven bears brought to county check station

75 Years Ago  A disastrous fire to the three-story frame building at 517 Penn St., Huntingdon, owned by Mrs. More...

Local Sports

Mountain League Football:

Bearcats’ Wagner earns two first-team honors

Huntingdon junior running back Jon Wagner was named to the Mountain League first-team all-stars during the league’s annual all-star banquet held Sunday evening in Tyrone. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Counting Down

At various times during the year, fishing, boating, swimming, skiing, golfing, viewing car racing and an assortment of college and professional sporting events takes center stage. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Helping a Huntingdon tradition continue  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Nov. 21

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues during the week ending Nov. 21.  House   More...

Op-Ed

Happy Thanksgiving

We are now in the season for America’s greatest holiday, Thanksgiving. More...

Healthy Living

HOW TO MAINTAIN WORKOUT ROUTINES DURING THE HOLIDAYS

Between decking the halls, visiting family and attending holiday parties, it may seem like there is little time to maintain a workout routine during the holiday season. More...

BENEFIT FROM NUTRITIOUS TURKEY EVEN AFTER THANKSGIVING

If turkey is not normally on your lunch or dinner menu, come the holiday season it’s bound to show up in abundance. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Invite friends individually

Dear Annie: In my circle of friends, there is a 23-year-old man with Asperger syndrome who drives me crazy. This guy has zero understanding of boundaries. More...

Doctor K

Colonoscopy is still best way to detect colon cancer

DEAR DOCTOR K: I heard about a new home test that detects colon cancer. Is it a good alternative to colonoscopy?  DEAR READER: The new test appears to be an advance, but I don’t think it’s as good as colonoscopy. More...

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