October 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Pumpkin products not in short supply locally

While reports indicate canned pumpkin products, like pie filling and puree, may be in short supply this fall season, local grocers expect that shortage won’t be too much of an issue in the area.  More...

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CHIP committee plans Saxton ‘Fall Fest’ event

Despite having to cancel its scheduled “Fall Fest” event last weekend due to inclement weather, members of the Changes in the Park (CHIP) committee hope to hold the event Saturday, Oct. 24. More...

Huntingdon man resentenced for 2010 crime

A number of cases appeared in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday, including a Huntingdon man resentenced for a 2010 crime.  Derrick Charles Bilger, 24, Huntingdon, confined to the Huntingdon County Jail, was sentenced to pay co More...

Commissioners learn about HCCTC project

The Huntingdon County Commissioners heard from administrators about the plans for expansion at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center at their weekly meeting Tuesday.  Don Burd, HCCTC director, explained what the plans are, which inc More...

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Subway to transition to meat raised without antibiotics

NEW YORK (AP) — Subway said Tuesday that it plans to switch to meat raised without antibiotics over the next several years. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Oct. 23 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

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Indigenous Olympics under way

PALMAS, Brazil (AP) — What’s billed as the first “indigenous Olympics” kicked off Thursday with a raucous cultural mash-up that saw grimacing Maori warriors, gong-bearing Filipinos and feathercrowned tribespeople from Brazil p More...

Seahawks continue to rule 49ers

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Three tied for lead in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canada’s David Hearn birdied his final three holes in perfect morning conditions for a 7-under 64 and a share of the lead Thursday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.  Michael Thompson, Mark Hubbard and Tyle More...

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Found objects used to create art at WHS

Walk through the downstairs hallway at Williamsburg High School and you will be surrounded by portraits from many students in the ninth-grade class. More...

JV runs with 5-2-1-0 program

Being active has become a major trend in recent years. Many students and faculty members are constantly looking for ways to get back into shape or to stay in shape. More...

Rocket football players unite as team

As the lights began to dim and the chatter subsided, the Southern Huntingdon County High School football team settled into the auditorium to watch themselves on the big screen. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Kids need some labeling

Dear Heloise: I have enjoyed your column AND totally agree with the writer who warned against PERSONALIZING BACKPACKS for schoolchildren.  More...

Leaders angered by diverted cash

Local legislators are speaking out about the diversion of funds from public schools.  More...

Juniata College hosts Policy Institute on sexual violence

A two-day event at Juniata College set out to tackle a difficult subject as the institution hosted The Policy Institute on Sexual and Cyber Misconduct Wednesday evening and Thursday.  More...

JC students will host event before election

Candidates for Huntingdon County commissioner are slated to face off in a debate at Juniata College Saturday.  More...

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Consultant issues scathing report on suspect’s escape

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania jail where an inmate escaped before allegedly killing a woman in July had poor morale and training, and a warden who wasn’t respected by staff, according to a scathing 21-page report by a hired consultant. More...

Wolf warns he may suspend horse racing

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Kane releases emails tied to Supreme Court justice

HARRISBURG (AP) — Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Thursday made good on her promise to release emails received by a state Supreme Court justice that include nude photos and videos of women, raunchy and juvenile humor and other content demeani More...

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Mummers hit streets of Mapleton

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Pickin’ Panel and other stuff

Week seven proved to be a bit of a crossroads for The Daily News Pickin’ Panel. Things got a bit tighter between the two guys at the top and that had Jeff Norris in third place falling even farther behind.  More...

Eagles look for offensive consistency

Last Saturday, the Juniata football team came out of its Centennial Conference bye week with a trip to face Ursinus. More...

JC ‘Pink Game’ Saturday

Tomorrow, the Juniata football team will play its Pink Game against visiting Muhlenberg. Raffle tickets will be sold with a chance to win a variety of prizes.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Henry Elder who turns 3 years old today, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. His proud parents are Paul and Emily Elder of Huntingdon. More...

A birthday golf tournament

Family and friends celebrated William “Bill” Entrekin’s 90th birthday by holding a golf tournament in his honor Oct. 2 at the Standing Stone Golf Course. More...

Special meeting scheduled to highlight mission work

The Rev. Paul Yeun will visit St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Shade Gap, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, for a meeting to discuss the work of his medical mission team to the Amazon region of Brazil.  More...

School News

President’s honor list announced

Jackie Syktich, president of DuBois Business College, recently announced the names of those students who have achieved the president’s honor list for the summer 2015 quarter.  To be named to the president’s honor list, students must More...

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Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Just a touch-up   I hated buying a whole box of hair dye just to touch up the roots. Now I buy Just for Men® (mustache and beard) hair dye. I use just a small amount and the box lasts for about five touch-ups.  Reducing ATM fees   More...

Annie's Mailbox

This guy sounds like a loose cannon

Dear Annie: Two nights ago, I witnessed my best friend being verbally abused by her boyfriend. The boyfriend was drunk and probably doing something illegal.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015:  More...

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