October 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Family program thriving in county

Without support and guidance, becoming a mother and the first years of a child’s life can be overwhelming. More...

Exploring local Custer connection

History can be found in the most unlikely places as some Orbisonia residents discovered by confirming long-rumored ties between George Armstrong Custer and their community. “The Orbisonia-Custer Connection” will be presented at 7 p.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Pa.’s top prosecutor says justice violated ethics

HARRISBURG (AP) — A day after being charged with a second perjury count, Pennsylvania’s attorney general said Friday she had reported a state Supreme Court justice for possible ethics violations, citing pornographic, racially offensive or More...

Saxton resident killed in Blair County crash

The Blair County coroner has identified the man killed in an accident on Cove Mountain Road, North Woodbury Township, Blair County, Thursday as a Saxton resident.  More...

Area brief

Blood drive being held today   ONEIDA TWP. — A Red Cross bloodmobile is being held from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today, Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Stone Creek Valley Lions Barn, 5303 Cold Springs Road, Huntingdon.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 3 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Harvick on pole

DOVER, Del. (AP) — For a driver on the brink of championship elimination, Kevin Harvick might have the biggest target at Dover.  The mission is clear: Knock out Harvick, knock out a champion.  More...

Marte’s homer beats Reds

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pirates are on the verge of hosting the NL wild card game for the third straight year.  Starling Marte’s two-run homer in the 12th inning gave Pittsburgh a 6-4 victory over Cincinnati on Friday night that extend More...

Lions set to attack Army

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

People/Pastimes

Turn travel dreams into reality

Admiring the Statue of Liberty up close, hanging 10 in the Pacific Ocean or exploring Europe’s most charming cities are just some of the experiences that may rank high on your travel bucket list. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lily Borger who turns 10 years old today, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Her proud parents are Bryan and Gwen Borger of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jolene Liberty Fouse who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Her proud parents are Matthew and Jessica Fouse of Baltimore, Maryland. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Oct. 5, 2015:  More...

Special Sections

BT area towers to transmit data

Despite months of speculation that portions of the Broad Top area would soon have cellphone service following upgrades to an existing 240-foot former microwave tower in Broad Top City, The Daily News has learned the tower will be used for the transmi More...

Police seeking info on attempted theft

State police in Huntingdon are continuing their invest igation into an attempt theft at Walmart in Smithfield Township that occurred around 5 a.m. More...

Grand prize winner

Clinton Hawn Jr. of Huntingdon was selected as the grand prize winner in the drawing for $500 cash as part of The Daily News’ Reader Appreciation Month. More...

Local News

CHIP members gearing up for October events

With Halloween just around the corner, members of the Changes in the Parkway (CHIP) committee are gearing up for a lot of “spooktacular” events in October.  Upcoming activities include a Fallfest event Saturday, Oct. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Christina Holt  Date of Birth: Oct. 10, 1984  Age: 30 years old  Height: 127 pounds  Weight: 5 feet, 6 inches  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Black  Last known address(es): 4810 Fillmore Terrace, Apt. More...

Coal miners society seeks community support in challenging times

The Broad Top Area Coal Miners Historical Society is going through some challenging times and is seeking the support of the public to keep its doors open.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fire department to host annual fund drive parade

75 Years Ago  Unemployment benefits paid during the week ended Sept. 20 dropped 25 percent, Labor and Industry Secretary Lewis G. Hines reported.  More...

Local Sports

Border, Wagner run past Penns Valley

Jon Wagner ran for 128 yards and scored four touchdowns as Huntingdon rebounded with a 42-7 victory over Penns Valley Friday night at War Vets Field.  Ian Border led the Bearcats with 135 yards and a TD and Logan Fisher ended the scoring with a More...

Southern Huntingdon deals NBC first loss

Southern Huntingdon’s offense not only came up big during Friday evening’s Inter- County Conference Gold Division game with an unbeaten Northern Bedford at Loysburg, but the defense and special teams also played important roles as well.&n More...

Devils start fast in win at Mount Union

The Mount Union football team could not overcome three early touchdowns by Bellwood- Antis Friday night. More...

Religion News

Sect accused of child labor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Children say they harvested pecans for years for a bishop in the polygamous sect led by Warren Jeffs.  Federal labor authorities say Paragon Contractors, located on land owned by the sect, used children and unpaid labor to pi More...

New Mormon leaders expected to be named

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As many as three new highranking Mormon leaders could be named during this weekend’s church conference to fill vacancies on a governing body that sets church policy and runs the faith’s business operations.&nbs More...

Planned Parenthood head voices respects for religious beliefs

WASHINGTON (AP) Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards says she respects the religious beliefs of Americans who oppose abortion, but is glad that her organization can help women who want to terminate their pregnancies.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Clear the air and be honest

Dear Annie: My wife and I recently married after having been together for 15 years. It is a second marriage for both of us. Six years ago, I discovered that she had contacted an old friend from high school through Facebook. More...

Doctor K

Tai chi helps treat many medical problems

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have fibromyalgia, and my doctor recommends that I start tai chi exercises. Like any exercise, it will take time. So I want to be sure it really might help me. Can it?  More...

Area briefs

Senior center to host flu vaccine clinic   More...

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