October 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Rules enforced for political signs

As Election Day approaches and campaigns enter their final days, it’s important to remember election yard signs are only allowed in certain places.  Tara Callahan-Henry, PennDOT District 9 community relations coordinator, reminds candidate More...

Senators discuss work while out of session

As the state budget impasse passes the 120- day mark, an online “no budget, no break” campaign has started making waves.  As of Monday, the state Senate was only scheduled to be in session three days in November, Monday, Nov. More...

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Local News

Gathering some candy

While several municipalities postponed trick-or-treating Wednesday night due to inclement weather, ghosts and goblins where out in full force in areas like Smithfield, Walker and Penn townships. More...

Seats open in southwestern part of county

Residents of the southwestern region of Huntingdon County headed to the polls Tuesday, Nov. More...

Correction

The Oct. 26 edition of The Daily News listed the incorrect time for trick-or-treat night in Alexandria Borough.  Trick-or-treat is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. in the borough Saturday, Oct. 31.  The Daily News apologizes for the error.   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Huntingdon House Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643- 2801 for more information. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penguins down Capitals 3-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Phil Kessel netted the go-ahead goal off Evgeni Malkin’s pass less than 2 minutes after Beau Bennett tied it in the third period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended Washington’s five-game winning streak by beating t More...

Cueto’s two-hitter gives Royals 2-0 series lead

World Series:

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Timberwolves rally to beat Lakers 112-111

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ricky Rubio had a career-high 28 points, and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied from a 16-point deficit in the second half to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 112-111 Wednesday night in their first game since Flip Saunders’ More...

People/Pastimes

Free your home and business from the flu

With flu season approaching, parents may be bracing for an outbreak at their children’s schools, but adults are also highly susceptible at work and in other public places. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Averie Rena Gutshall, who celebrates today, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. Averie is the daughter of Taylor Cooper and Dillon Gutshall of Petersburg. She has an older brother, Logan, 4. More...

Happy 90th Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Robert “Bob” Stanbrough who turns 90 years old today, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. Bob and his wife, Bernice, live in Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 30, 2015:  More...

Special Sections

Clinic gains permanent van

Agencies’ work continues vets’ transportation program

The presence of a brand new 10-passenger 2015 Ford Transit van that will transport veterans to appointments at the VA Outpatient Clinic and to the James E. More...

‘Walking Monk’ passes through area

It’s not every day a Hare Krishna comes through Huntingdon County, but one such man is making his way through the county to honor and bring attention to the tough work teachers do in the U.S.  More...

Use of caution urged on leaf-covered roads

Fall creates unique hazards to motorists.  “With fall, the leaves begin falling from the trees,” said Anthony Scalia, PennDOT District 9 safety press officer, said. More...

State  Free Access 

Time hasn’t run out for more charges against Sandusky

HARRISBURG (AP) — A judge on Wednesday ordered prosecutors to take another look at a man’s allegations that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky molested him as a teenager.  More...

World  Free Access 

Army blimp breaks loose, drifts for hours over Pennsylvania

MUNCY (AP) — A slowmoving, unmanned Army surveillance blimp floated over Pennsylvania for hours causing electrical outages as its tether hit power lines, after it broke loose from its mooring at a Maryland military facility.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Grand opening planned for transportation museum

75 Years Ago  There was a 13-case drop in the Huntingdon County relief load during the week ending Oct. More...

Local Sports

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Southern Huntingdon (6-2, 3-2 ICC) at Moshannon Valley (8-0, 5-0 ICC), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Southern  6A Huntingdon 19, Everett pair of long touchdown runs by Nick Carowick and Tyler Carowick helped the Rocke More...

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Huntingdon (5-3, 4-2 ML) at Central (7-1, 5-1 ML), 7 p.m.  More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (0-8) at Mount Union (5-3), 7 p.m.  More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Ken Rockwell shared this undated photo most likely taken in the mid to late 1930s of South Fourth Street across the river from the present location of the Lake Raystown Plaza. More...

More taxes now or more taxes later

Op-Ed

Bill: On the surface, it looks like there are three different crises developing at three different levels of government, national, state and county.  In Washington, raising the debt ceiling is close at hand. More...

Our Readers Write

Take responsibility  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  This is in reference to The Daily News article in the Oct. 20 issue titled “Another day, another massacre.”  I read it was great interest. Now for my thoughts.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

State fair officials visit county

Huntingdon County Fair Queen Shayla Benson donned her tiara and sash to attend the Zone 3 meeting of the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs Oct. 22 at the Smithfield Fire Hall. More...

Fair participants receive scholarship

The Huntingdon County Agriculture Association, better known as the county fair board, hosted the Zone 3 meeting of the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs Oct. More...

October is National Cheese Month

If you enjoy a slice of cheddar on your burger, mozzarella on your pizza or provolone on your sandwich, then this month is for you! October is National Cheese Month and, with over 2,000 varieties to choose from, we should all be celebrating. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Set a deadline and stick to it

Dear Annie: An acquaintance recently lost his job, and we invited him and his wife to move into our home on a temporary basis. We all agreed they would live with us until one of them found another professional position.  More...

Doctor K

Inspect your skin regularly

DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor just discovered that I have melanoma, but didn’t really explain the treatment. Can you tell me what I’m in for?  More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED AT TALLADEGA

1. Ain’t over until …   More...

Questions & Attitude

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

How will losing Matt Kenseth affect NASCAR? Small picture: Not so much. For all of Matt’s achievements in NASCAR, he’s never been one you’d make the focus of a marketing campaign. So the Chase will survive without him. More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Say goodnight, Gracie   More...

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