October 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Police request aid with compliances

The state police bureau of liquor control enforcement district office in Altoona is looking for 18-20-year-olds to volunteer with the age compliance program. More...

Rabid skunk located near Petersburg area

After a detection of rabies in Huntingdon County, officials are reminding residents to be on the lookout for rabid animals. More...

Local News

Six patients transported

State police at Huntingdon investigated a one-vehicle crash shortly before noon Sunday just north of the Huntingdon-Fulton county line along Route 655 near Prestige Meats. More...

Police Log

Theft   SHIRLEY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating a theft on Elm Drive between 5 p.m. Sept. 19 and 11 a.m. Sept. 28 in which someone removed a log splitter from a residence.  Crash   More...

Honor Guard continues to serve Broad Top area veterans

Honoring the Broad Top area’s veterans — living and deceased — is the primary mission of the Broad Top Area Honor Guard.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 5   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Unbeaten Falcons romp over Texans

ATLANTA (AP) — Devonta Freeman scored three touchdowns and the Atlanta Falcons remained unbeaten, romping to a 48-21 victory over the hapless Houston Texans on Sunday.  More...

Buckeyes struggle to hold off Hoosiers

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott did everything he could to keep Ohio State’s winning streak going. More...

Fever down Lynx 75-69 in opener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A trend has developed over the last five years in the WNBA playoffs: No one beats the Minnesota Lynx at home.  Except the Indiana Fever.  Briann January had 19 points and six assists and the Fever stole home-court a More...

Senior Spotlight

Baby boomers travel off the beaten path

Victor Hugo once wrote that 40 is the old age of youth but that 50 is the youth of old age. More...

Stay in great shape long after 65!

Do you dream of slowing down the effects of ageing? If so, you’d better get moving. No matter how old you are it is always possible to maintain or improve your health by adding some sort of physical activity to your routine. More...

It’s nice to be important but it’s even more important to be nice!

Many people can’t get away from the notion that seniors just sit around in rocking chairs and watch TV all day. Yet nothing could be further from the truth! More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Cancer if born before 4:43 a.m. (EDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015: More...

County planner talks TIP plans

As the Huntingdon County Planning Commission gears up to submit its list of projects for the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), it wants people to know these projects are not guaranteed to be completed.  More...

Parties dispute placement of beacon

When Verizon constructed its cellphone tower in the area of Flag Pole Hill in Huntingdon Borough earlier this year, everything seemed amicable. But now relations are tense between the two entities over the placement of beacons on the tower. More...

Rain, cold dampen festival

Andrea Wolven, left, and Sarah Buckley, center, both from Huntingdon and both members of the Redbud Quilt Guild, discuss patterns with weaver Ginny Mutti at the Canal Era Day festival Saturday in Mou More...

State  Free Access 

State’s budget train wreck unfolded over past year

HARRISBURG (AP) — The utter breakdown in state budget negotiations in Pennsylvania didn’t happen overnight, but was produced by diametrically opposed policy positions and fueled by tough rhetoric among people elected specifically to work More...

Dems outraise GOP in race for the state’s high court

HARRISBURG (AP) — Even state Republican Party Chairman Rob Gleason acknowledges being “alarmed” by the lopsided fundraising advantage that Democratic candidates for three open seats on Pennsylvania’s highest court enjoy less t More...

Defense: Tests show life term in 1975 slaying is ‘excessive’

ERIE (AP) — A defense attorney says DNA tests have bolstered his argument that the life sentence imposed on a northwestern man in the strangulation slaying of a teenager 3 1/2 decades ago is excessive.  More...

Local Sports

Southern loses at Belleville

H.S. Field Hockey:

The Southern Huntingdon field hockey team played a good first half in Belleville Saturday afternoon, holding Belleville- Mennonite scoreless and getting eight shots on goal. More...

Senior championship tourney at ALCC

The American Legion Country Club in Mount Union held its two-day senior golf championship recently.  In the 50-59 age group, Cliff Heidel was the winner in the gross division, while Robert Snyder won the net division.  More...

Juniata Fall Sports

Women’s Volleyball   Juniata improved to 18-1 overall and remained unbeaten in the Landmark Conference at 5-0 with a pair of league wins Saturday at Susquehanna.  More...

People/Pastimes

Making sweet memories one scoop at a time

Crowding around a table eating ice cream is one of the tastiest ways to enjoy family time. 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...

Healthy Living

Women’s Imaging Center sets minds at ease

Walking through the doors at the Women’s Imaging Center at J.C. More...

What happens when the mammogram is abnormal?

A fictitious account of a typical scenario at the J.C. Blair Women’s Imaging Center:  More...

Education, outreach and fundraising fun planned

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and J.C. Blair’s Women’s Imaging Center has a full calendar of education, screening and fundraising events planned. Lead mammographer Penny Shope is spearheading the month-long events.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Keep visits with neighbors short

Dear Annie: My husband and I are friends with another couple in our neighborhood. The majority of the time, we get along well. We have even traveled together.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Veggie cuts

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about frozen vegetables:  More...

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