December 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Two-mill tax hike proposed in MU

Mount Union Borough’s tentative 2015 budget was approved by council Wednesday night with a two-mill increase earmarked for the Pennsylvania Avenue wall project.  Council split 7-2 during this first round of budget approval and will reconve More...

Drivers urged to use caution on icy roads

After dicey conditions snarled Tuesday’s evening commute, drivers are reminded to use extra caution when driving in adverse winter conditions.  “The most important thing right now is to make sure your vehicle is ready for winter,&rdq More...

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Oneida Twp. Supervisors approve 2015 budget

At Wednesday night’s monthly meeting of the Oneida Township Supervisors, the three-man panel passed the 2015 budget with no tax hikes for its residents.  “I think it’s important for folks to know we are doing things efficientl More...

Police Log

Theft   PETERSBURG BORO. — A Petersburg man reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone took a package he had left at 155 King St. around 7 p.m. Dec. 1. More...

Area brief

United Way and FamilyWize offer flu shot vouchers   More...

World  Free Access 

It’s fall and boxelder bugs want in

Batten down the hatches. It’s that time of year when boxelder bugs are snooping around looking for a winter home. Your home and mine, that is. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Dec. 4   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lions down Hokies

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — D.J. More...

Sixers down Timberwolves for first win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers avoided tying the record for the worst start to a season in NBA history, ending their 0-17 skid with an 85-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.  More...

Blackhawks beat Blues 4-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Versteeg scored 59 seconds into the third period, Patrick Kane added two more goals, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Wednesday night for their fourth consecutive victory.  More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Huntingdon Borough Police Officer Pete Rupert, far right, sits astride the borough’s police motorcycle sometime in the late 1920s or early 1930s. More...

What others are saying

Operation endless war

Only a few months ago, President Barack Obama announced the good news that our combat role in Afghanistan — the longest war in U.S. history — would finally end by New Year’s Day.  Put away that champagne.  More...

America’s ‘post-racial’ lie

Shortly before Michael Brown’s fateful encounter with Ferguson cop Darren Wilson, I was appointed as a teaching assistant in a class on race and ethnicity.  I’m white. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Fair board directors, officers elected

Six directors were re-elected to the board of directors of the Huntingdon County Agricultural Association at the annual dinner Nov. 6. More...

4-H Club News

Trough Creek Community Adventurers

Trough Creek Community Adventurers 4-H Club held its monthly meeting Nov. 10 at the Cassville United Methodist Church.  More...

Stone Valley 4-H Club

The Stone Valley 4-H Club held its monthly meeting at the Stone Valley Fire Hall Nov. 15.  The special evening meeting was held for the club’s annual pizza party. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Let go of resentment

Dear Annie: I have been married for 28 years to a hardworking man. We have one teenage daughter. “Kara” is very smart, and my husband spoils her rotten. Kara has her own car, and my husband gives her money whenever she asks for it. More...

Doctor K

Swollen legs and ankles have multitude of causes

DEAR DOCTOR K: Why are my legs and ankles swollen?  More...

Special Sections

County budget is ‘conservative’

After presenting the county budget to the public earlier this week during a public hearing, the Huntingdon County Commissioners told The Daily News the fiscal plan for the coming year is a “conservative yet realistic” one.  More...

SHCSB members retain leadership

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board held its annual reorganization meeting Wednesday during which officers were elected with little discussion.  More...

Area Christmas events planned this weekend

Members of Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 223 will help bring Christmas to the Huntingdon community this weekend.  More...

State  Free Access 

Wolf isn’t ready to say how he’d fix budget mess

YORK (AP) — The Corbett administration’s budget chief on Wednesday defended the use of one-time stopgaps to offset $2 billion in Pennsylvania state spending in the current year, saying they helped avert higher taxes, while Gov.-elect Tom More...

Judge delays Pittsburgh abortion buffer zone order

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge wants attorneys to try to settle a lawsuit challenging a city ordinance that establishes a 15-foot buffer zone for protesters around abortion clinic entrances.  More...

Five hurt when car, Amish buggy crash head-on

LANCASTER (AP) — A south-central Pennsylvania police chief says an Amish buggy and a car crashed head-on, injuring four people in the buggy and one person in the automobile.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Game Commission tests 500-plus samples for CWD

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon Lions Club met at the American Legion Home to listen to Gerald Friedruch of Germany, who spoke on the life of the people in the Scandinavian countries, including Denmark. More...

Local Sports

Rockets’ Parks leads area rushers

High school football in the The Daily News coverage area had its share of great teams and players in 2014. More...

Juniata teams lose Landmark openers

The Juniata College women’s basketball team had some moments in the first half of Wednesday’s Landmark Conference opener against visiting Elizabethtown when things went very well. More...

2014 Final High School Football Stats

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People/Pastimes

Juniata Valley Senior Citizens meet

The Juniata Valley Senior Citizens Inc. (JVSCI) held its regular monthly membership/ board meeting at the senior center in Petersburg Nov. More...

Sharing milestone birthdays

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital volunteers, Jane Hearn, 95, seated, and Jean Itinger, 90, standing right, welcomed baby Pyper Marie Fisher of Mount Union. 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...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Taurus if born before 5:28 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Dec. 5, 2014:  More...

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