December 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

TMSB positions retained

The Tussey Mountain School Board Tuesday night retained Rodney Figard, Saxton, as its president for a fifth year. More...

County leader thanks community members

Tuesday morning’s weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners started with a warm thank you from Commissioner R. Dean Fluke to his fellow board members and the community at large.  More...

Local News

Area brief

Fresh Express giveaway date changed   HUNTINGDON BORO. — The Drop-In Center at 512 Washington St. will hold its Fresh Express food giveaway from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, this month due to the Christmas holiday.  More...

Police/Fire Log

Garage fire olunteers from Marklesburg, Saxton, Mill Creek, Smithfield, Alexandria and Petersburg volunteer fire companies and Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue were called to a garage fire on Upper Corners Road just after 6 p.m. More...

A Look Back

Readers give aid in preserving local history

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 

Cyber Monday gives retailers sales bump

NEW YORK (AP) — Cyber Monday is turning into Cyber Month.  Retailers rolled out discounts and free shipping deals on Cyber Monday, with millions of Americans expected to log on and shop on their work computers, laptops and tablets after th More...

Promotions, gas prices boost US auto sales

DETROIT (AP) — Black Friday promotions and falling gas prices drove U.S. More...

CEOs plan to boost hiring

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief executives at the largest U.S. companies expect sales to keep growing in the next six months and also plan to step up hiring.  More...

Local Sports

McKeta fit all superstar criteria

Editor’s Note: This story appeared in the University<  More...

Huntingdon County key to McKeta’s success

Though Huntingdon County has been home to several sports superstars over the years, few have been more successful at the collegiate level than Don McKeta. More...

The Nam Jin Korean Martial Arts Academy

  The Nam Jin Korean Martial Arts Academy of Huntingdon had a belt and certification promotion for its Tiger program. These students range in age from 4-6. More...

People/Pastimes

Brighten up your holiday entertaining

The holiday season is upon us, so celebrate by serving unique dishes and drinks bursting with flavor.  The holiday hostess has a lot on her plate. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Haley Jo Parsons who turns 18 years old today, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. Her proud parents are Charles and Melody Parsons of Mount Union. More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lilyana Fayth Hicks who turns 7 years old today, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. Her proud parents are Tim and Kelly Hicks of Mapleton. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It takes time to readjust

Dear Annie: I am a 23-year-old man. I served in the army and deployed to Afghanistan. I was medically discharged for PTSD about two years ago. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014:  More...

Route 22 crash claims area teen

A two-vehicle crash in Brady Township Tuesday night claimed the life of a 2014 Mount Union Area High School graduate.  Logan Ramper, 19, Huntingdon, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash that occurred on Route 22 in the area of Jacks Nar More...

New JVSB president elected

As a result of its reorganization meeting Tuesday evening, the Juniata Valley School Board will have a change in the coming year.  Board member Dennis Johnson was elected in a 9-7 vote to serve as president, a position formerly held by board mem More...

Charitable agencies laud lower oil prices

The announcement that fuel oil prices have dropped to a four-year low came as welcome news to many who have struggled to afford the cost of home heating as well as those charitable organizations which seek to help those in need.  More...

State  Free Access 

Vegas Strip slaying victim was Pennsylvania ex-con

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man stabbed to death last week on a Las Vegas Strip pedestrian walkway was identified Tuesday as a homeless ex-convict from Pennsylvania dubbed the “pantyhose prankster” and sentenced to prison for making lurid te More...

Policing task force co-chair discusses challenges

This week, President Barack Obama named Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey a co-chair of the Task Force on 21st Century Policing along with Laurie Robinson, a professor at George Mason University. More...

Hershey explores removal of corn syrup in some products

NEW YORK (AP) — Hershey is looking at replacing the high-fructose corn syrup in some of its products with sugar.  Will Papa, chief research and development officer at The Hershey Co., told The Associated Press the company uses a mix of sug More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon residents wait for Santa’s arrival

75 Years Ago  Dec. 25 is on its way and the people of Huntingdon have started to get ready for Christmas, the most hallowed day of the entire year, Christ’s birthday. More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

November 17, 2014  Community State Bank of Orbisonia, grantor, to Rodney L. Jackson and Glenda R. Jackson, property in Mount Union Borough, $8,500.  Tammi L. Richard, grantor, to Tammi L. Richard and James E. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Dec. 3   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Curry’s trey gives Warriors 10th straight win

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds remaining, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Orlando Magic 98-97 on Tuesday night for their 10th straight win.  More...

Johnson, York score 18 each in Arizona blitz

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Stanley Johnson and Gabe York each scored 18 points, and No. 3 Arizona blitzed Gardner-Webb during a 16-0 second-half run to roll over the Bulldogs 91-65 Tuesday night.  More...

Fleury, Pens shut out Devils 1-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots for his NHL-leading fifth shutout as the Pittsburgh Penguins edged the New Jersey Devils 1-0 on Tuesday night.  Fleury matched his career high for shutouts in a season and was rarely tes More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

More kitchen mishaps

Dear Readers: As promised, here are more KITCHEN MISHAP stories, and boy, are some of them a hoot:  More...

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