November 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents prepare ahead of storm

Recent forecasts of cold and snow, including accumulations expected today, have reminded folks of last winter’s bitterly harsh cold and snow and they appear to be preparing in case this season’s a repeat.  More...

Huntingdon Borough budget shows no hike

Residents of Huntingdon Borough will not see an increase in their property taxes in 2015 as Huntingdon Borough Council unanimously approved its preliminary budgets during Tuesday night’s monthly meeting.  The current millage rate will rema More...

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Local News

Weather may affect final day of bear season

As bear hunters were heading to the woods for the final day of the season, snow was starting to fall in some parts of the county, but that makes hunting pressure difficult to determine.  More...

Rape charges dismissed

Rape charges against an Ohio man were dismissed in Huntingdon County Central Court Tuesday.  More...

A Look Back

Difficulties of a pioneer editor, part III

Editor’s note: The following is from Rung’s Chronicles of Pennsylvania History, a series of historical articles by Albert Rung as published in The Daily News from 1946-1951. More...

World  Free Access 

Home price gains slow for 10th straight month

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in September at the slowest pace in more than two years, reflecting modest sales gains and a rising number of available homes.  More...

US consumer confidence falls in Nov.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.  An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 26   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Winter months provide opportunity to reflect on past, plan for future

Well, winter appears to be teasing us with images of some nasty adventures heading our direction. Or at least it appears that way. More...

Local Sports

College Men’s Basketball:

Juniata battles back to down W&J

After enduring 29 first-half points from Washington & Jefferson’s Doug Johnson in the first half, the Juniata men’s basketball team stayed the course and battled back for a hardfought 74-71 victory over the Presidents Tuesday evening More...

College Women’s Basketball:

Cold shooting, turnovers costly for young Eagles

The Juniata women’s basketball team shot just under 30 percent from the field and was guilty of 29 turnovers in a 78-57 loss to St. Vincent Tuesday evening. More...

High School Football:

Area has 25 named to ICC first team

The Inter-County Conference announced its football all-stars late Tuesday morning for the 2014 season. More...

School News

Huntingdon Area Middle School Honor Rolls

Huntingdon Area Middle School principal Deborah Luffy and assistant principal Breanne Venios have announced the first marking period honor roll for the 2014- 2015 school year. Grade 6 More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014:  More...

Mining weighed in Six Mile Run

A public meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Six Mile Run Fire Hall gave Broad Top Township residents some answers regarding a permit application submitted by Robindale Energy Services Inc. More...

AAA chief: Funds to aid area seniors

The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton counties received some good news earlier this month that will permit the agency to provide in-home services to additional senior citizens.  The announcement was made at the monthl More...

Women, girls matched as part of program

A new mentoring program for girls kicked off at Huntingdon   Area High School Tuesday.  More...

State  Free Access 

Prosecutor: Lawyer had sex with captive girl, 14

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia lawyer was charged Tuesday with patronizing a sextrafficking ring that held a missing 14-year-old girl captive and sent her to his downtown office to have sex with him.  More...

Feds ‘bullying’ over state police test

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania has accused the federal government of browbeating it over the physical fitness tests administered to trooper candidates, insisting it remains committed to recruiting women into the state police force.  More...

Pennsylvania Turnpike: 11 disciplined over porn

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission officials said Tuesday the agency has disciplined 11 people for using its email system to forward and receive pornography.  A spokesman said the punishment ranged from suspension for the m More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Lions Club holds meeting at American Legion home

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon’s seventh annual canned goods matinee for the benefit of the J.C. More...

Business News

Kish Bank appoints controller

Kish Bank has announced the appointment of Robert Crane as senior vice president and controller.  More...

Mount Union native coauthors book

A Huntingdon County native and 1989 Mount Union Area High School graduate is being recognized for his hard work, dedication, entrepreneurial leadership and drive.  The recognition is in the form of being a contributing author for an upcoming boo More...

Broad Top Medical Center welcomes new physician

Noah Schmuckler, MD, will practice as a family medicine physician at the Broad Top Area Medical Center with locations in Broad Top and Huntingdon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Curry’s 40 leads Warriors past Heat

MIAMI (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 40 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Miami Heat 114-97 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.  Golden State scored 14 straight points to open a 107-95 lead with 2:50 to go. More...

Predators edge Kings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

College Men’s Basketball:

Penn State roars back in second half for win

STATE COLLEGE, (AP) — D.J. More...

People/Pastimes

Beef up your holidays with flavorful recipes

For many families, gathering around the table is as treasured a holiday tradition as gathering around the tree to exchange gifts with loved ones. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Melina Lynne Shope who turns 10 years old today, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Her proud parents are Sean and Holly (Morgan) Shope. More...

Share your gathering in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This doesn’t have to be a deal-breaker

Dear Annie: My boyfriend, “Darrin,” and I have been seeing each other for five years. I love him and feel loved by him. He is affectionate and a great listener. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A feast of food faux pas

Dear Readers: Wow and double wow! It seems like a lot of you have had some pretty funny “mistakes and mishaps” IN THE KITCHEN! I had no idea so many of you would “fess up” to some pretty silly food foul-ups! More...

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