December 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Officers to enforce vehicle ordinances

Law and code enforcement authorities in Mount Union are ready to launch an effort to improve safety and appearances throughout the borough by targeting abandoned vehicles.  More...

Cromwell leaders approve budget

Cromwell Township Supervisors Martin Edgin, Buzz Gutshall and chairman Barry Welch Monday evening gave final adoption to the township’s 2015 operating budget.  More...

Local News

New ambulance arrives in Three Springs

Christmas came early Monday for Three Springs Area Ambulance Service Inc. More...

Postal service offers letters from Santa

The United States Postal Service is flipping the table on the traditional Santa letter to prove that yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.  Mark Saunders, spokesman for the postal service (USPS), said the letters from Santa program has been aro More...

Police Log

Theft   LIBERTY TWP., BEDFORD CO. — William Winfindale of Saxton reported to state police at Huntingdon he received a check for $2,800 in the mail Nov. 12 and, upon cashing it, discovered it was not a valid check.  More...

General News

Study: Too many infants still sleep with blankets

CHICAGO (AP) — Too many U.S. infants sleep with blankets, pillows or other unsafe bedding that may lead to suffocation or sudden infant death syndrome, despite guidelines recommending against the practice. More...

No Child Left Behind gets renewed focus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The No Child Left Behind education law could be making a political comeback.  Sen. More...

Snow-day alternative creates new challenges

FRANKFORT, Ky. More...

Editorial

Your state of Pennsylvania

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  My name is Breanne Wise and I am in fifth grade. I attend Brethren Heritage School in Modesto, California.  We are doing state reports this year in our history class. More...

Defying the law has consequences

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  I just saw on Fox TV a statement saying, in effect, “We should work together so that this sort of thing doesn’t happen again.”  More...

Sometimes you have to get your hands dirty

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Chatter Box

A tribute to a special friend

You know those gifts you’ve received that remind you of the giver, the ones that, when you pull them out, it reminds you of the person who gave it to you and you smile thinking of them? More...

Annie's Mailbox

Calmly discuss situation with husband

Dear Annie: Five years ago, my husband’s best friend, “Cary,” was in financial trouble and asked my husband for a loan, which he sent. I only found out about it when the bank sent a receipt to our house. It was for $25,000. More...

Doctor K

Hormone therapy can increase heart risk in women

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m 68 years old and have been on lowdose estrogen therapy since I had a hysterectomy (and started menopause) at age 50. My doctor won’t prescribe it anymore because he says it increases my risk of heart problems. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Aries if born before 12:45 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014:  More...

Wind company terminates lease

An industrial wind project in Huntingdon and Mifflin counties has been stalled.  According to a press release from Save Our Allegheny Ridges (SOAR) and the Friends of Jacks Mountain, E.ON Climate and Renewables North America Inc. More...

Deer season opener average, but safe

Despite a soaking end to Monday’s deer rifle season opener, local business owners, the Game Commission and hunters reported a positive start.  Janice Brenneman, owner of Brenneman’s Meat Market, said Monday was a pretty busy day at t More...

Rail-trail project gains support

Liberty Township Supervisors went on record Monday night congratulating neighboring Broad Top Township officials for their efforts in the development of the 10.06-mile H&BT Rail Trail and encouraged future planning for the extension of the rail-t More...

State  Free Access 

Ashton Carter: Defense job would raise his profile

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Ashton Carter took up duties as the Pentagon’s secondranking official three years ago he described his role as “alter ego” to his boss, then-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, whose public profile had been More...

Bill Cosby resigns from Temple University board

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby stepped down as a trustee of his beloved Temple University following renewed accusations that he had drugged and sexually assaulted a string of women over many years. More...

Medicaid expansion kickoff starts off with logjam

HARRISBURG (AP) — A state hotline jammed up Monday as some of the hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians frozen out of the first year of coverage under the 2010 federal health care law’s Medicaid expansion began seeking the insurance.&nb More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Dec. 2   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 

Dolphins’ rally edges Jets 16-13

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. More...

Zettle and Hull first-team picks

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and Ohio State quarterback J.T. More...

The ‘Beard’ done for season

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brett Keisel’s locker at Heinz Field was already empty when his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates filed in following a 35-32 loss to New Orleans on Sunday.  There’s no telling when, or if, the veteran defensive en More...

People/Pastimes

Blairs Mills teen attains Eagle Scout rank

Nathan Yocum received his Eagle Scout charge Oct. 11.  More...

Engaged to Wed

Bauman-Hoffman Larry and Gina Hoffman of Knightsville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristy, to Rob Bauman, son of Kim and James Bauman of Rochester, New York. More...

Fly through holiday travel with ease

For many, travel is as essential to holiday festivities as the jolly old elf himself. Heeding the advice of seasoned travel pros can help take the headache and hassle out of your holiday travel this year.  More...

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