October 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASD staff talks substitute shortage

A reported shortage in substitute teachers has prompted the Mount Union Area School District to create an exploratory committee to seek out answers to a situation the teachers’ union says is having a negative impact on both students and instruc More...

UGI warns of carbon monoxide poisoning

As colder weather becomes a reality, local natural gas provider UGI is reminding residents who use natural gas as a heating source in their home to be aware of the threat of carbon monoxide.  According to Joe Swope, media relations director for More...

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Area brief

Friday last day to submit absentee ballots   More...

Police Log

Simple assault   More...

Huntingdon Co. Library

Halloween is a time for ghouls, goblins and, yes, ghost writers. Here are some books at the Huntingdon County Library from authors who have published posthumously.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mets’ David Wright savoring his World Series debut

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gary LaRocque thought back to a spring afternoon in 2001 at Hickory High School in Chesapeake, Virginia. A touted 18-year-old came onto the field after his last class to take some batting practice.  More...

Expect Big Ben to play Sunday

PITTSBURGH (AP) — All signs point to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s return to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ lineup for an AFC North home game Sunday against unbeaten Cincinnati.  More...

Cards beat luckless Ravens

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Chris Johnson rolled to victory. More...

People/Pastimes

Captain Jack High School Class of 1965 holds 50th reunion

The members of the Captain Jack High School Class of 1965 celebrated their 50th reunion with three days of events planned by the class’s reunion committee. The reunion began Aug. More...

Chatter Box

A Power Rangers Halloween

For most kids, Halloween is the greatest — candy, costumes, parties and parades. What more could a kid want? But, as an adult, it’s easy to forget the Halloween fun. More...

Doctor K

Updated guidelines for statin use are controversial

DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor put me on a statin in 2013 because the guidelines that came out that year said I should be on them. Are the new guidelines really better than the ones they replaced?  More...

Special Sections

Rail technology may impact area

The board of directors for Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) discussed the future of rail travel for Huntingdon County during their monthly meeting Monday.  More...

Safe sleep aimed at SIDS prevention

The loss of a baby is one of the most devastating experiences a parent can experience and for approximately 3,500 families a year the cause is determined to be Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).  The month of October has been designated as SID More...

BTC Borough leaders discuss new ordinance

Broad Top City Borough Council Monday evening agreed to hold a workshop session with the goal of creating a new borough nuisance ordinance. It also agreed to give tentative adoption to the borough’s proposed 2016 operating budget.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Broad Top hit with area’s first winter storm

75 Years Ago  Two hundred employees were endangered when a fire swept through the springs works of the Crucible Steel Co. plant at McKees Rocks, causing damage estimated at $25,000.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Oct. 27 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance. More...

Local Sports

Bearcat boys seeded third

District 6-AA Soccer:

After winning the Mountain League championship, Huntingdon returns to the District 6-AA playoffs for the third year in a row. More...

Bre Leidy wins event in Altoona

The Juniata Valley cross country teams were in Altoona Monday for the annual Blair/ Huntingdon Country Meet. More...

Trojans lose to Pirates in five

High School Volleyball:

The Mount Union volleyball team stepped on the floor Monday night to take on visiting Williamsburg in an Inter County Conference North match up. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Will your voice be heard?  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Oct. 23

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Oct. 23.  HOUSE  More...

Political Cartoon

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Healthy Living

How long have you had your dentures?

If you have to search way back into your memory to answer this question, it’s probably time to think about replacing your dentures.  More...

Periodontal diseases should not be taken lightly

Periodontal diseases, or gum diseases, are bacterial infections that attack and destroy the tissues that support and surround the teeth. More...

Visit the dentist every six months

Is it really necessary to visit your dentist twice a year? The answer is yes, unless you’re told otherwise by your dentist. With only one visit a year, small problems can easily develop into big ones. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Examine motive for telling ‘terrible secret’

Dear Annie: My father has a bunch of serious medical problems. We’ve never been close. Dad was a heavy drinker and always yelled at me. He was extremely rude, critical, sarcastic and angry all the time, for no reason. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015:  More...

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