November 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon House forced to close

The numbers tell a harrowing story, 126 days without a state budget, 26 days since Huntingdon House announced the layoff of nearly half of its staff, three days since Huntingdon House was forced to close its doors, 21 people in need of relocation and More...

TDN events calendar will debut Nov. 16

The Daily News is the county’s source for community news and events. And now we’re introducing a new weekly feature that will help readers stay on top of local happenings even more.  More...

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Local News

Juniata College hosts Ferguson activists

Many in Ferguson, Missouri, rose up to protest in the days following Michael Brown’s death Aug. 9, 2014, demanding change within a system marked by violence.  More...

JVSB members discuss volunteer coaches

Though the agenda was light at the Juniata Valley School Board meeting Tuesday, a few board members attended their final meeting and discussion was had about the number of coaches for the girls’ basketball team.  Board members Tom Culp, Ti More...

MU Borough Council members retain seats

Republican Nancy Lynn, 3rd Ward representative, retained her seat on Mount Union Borough Council in Tuesday’s general election.  Lynn garnered 96 nods, for 75 percent of the vote, against challenger Gary Kuklo, Democrat, who earned 32 vot More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Funeral director to lead Salvation Army board

75 Years Ago  J.L. Wilson of State College was the unofficial low bidder for the construction of a bridge over Stone Creek on Route 31056 at Jackson’s Corner in Miller Township, Huntingdon County. More...

Business News

Local doctor attends congress

Dr. Artamarie Barclay of Huntingdon attended the 75th annual Middle Atlantic Optometric Congress, which was held at the Doubletree Hotel, Greentree, Oct. 17-18.  More...

Northwest announces third-quarter earnings

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NasdaqGS: NWBI) announced net income for the quarter ended Sept. 30, of $12.9 million, or 13 cents per diluted share. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Oct. 23, 2015  Glenda K. Snyder and Jason D. Snyder, grantors, to Jason D. Snyder Trust and Glenda K. Snyder, trustee, property in Cromwell Township, $1.  James A. Ake, grantor, to Dustin M. Brown and Laura A. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Raptors spoil Mavericks’ home opener 102-91

DALLAS (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 27 points, and the Toronto Raptors spoiled the home opener in Dallas, beating the Mavericks 102-91 on Tuesday night for the first 4-0 start in franchise history.  The Raptors took the lead for good on a 12-0 More...

Opportunistic Rangers down Capitals 5-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Hayes snapped a tie late in the first period, Henrik Lundqvist made 32 saves and the opportunistic Rangers beat the Capitals 5-2 on Tuesday night in their first meeting since New York defeated Washington in Game 7 of the E More...

Kelly regrets pushing assistant coach

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said Tuesday he regrets his sideline confrontation with assistant strength coach David Grimes during a 24-20 victory at Temple.  “I wish the situation never occurred. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband’s porn fascination has nothing to do with wife

Dear Annie: I have been married to “Bruno” for 40 years. During this time, I have found his various porn magazines hidden in multiple places. My reaction has always been to throw them away and not mention it. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A ‘tell-tile’ dishes sign

Dear Heloise: My husband and I are very unreliable about using a “clean/ dirty” sign on the DISHWASHER, never knowing if we turned it or not. I found a way to be sure about the dishes.  More...

Special Sections

Election errors heard in county

Mount Union Borough voters were confronted Tuesday with an election error regarding the slate of candidates for the Mount Union Area School Board’s Region 2.  Incumbent school board member Andrew Ketner was left off the ballot; in his plac More...

Eminent domain case heard in court

While the first argument concerning the taking of property through eminent domain for the proposed Mariner East 2 Pipeline project was heard yesterday at the Huntingdon County Courthouse, it’s one of many such cases currently being litigated ac More...

Questions remain in JVSB race after election

Questions regarding a position on the ballot made things rather interesting in the race for seats on the Juniata Valley School Board in Tuesday’s general election.  More...

State  Free Access 

Election judge accused of taking voting equipment

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a local judge of elections was arrested after allegedly failing to show up to the polls Tuesday and instead deciding to work as a jitney driver for the day.  More...

Dems elected to all three open seats on state Supreme Court

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democrats celebrated a clean sweep of three open seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court as the party locked in a majority on the state’s highest court for at least a decade that could help shape the legislative redistri More...

World  Free Access 

US factory orders fell again in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories fell in September for a second straight month, with a key category that tracks business spending plans also losing ground.  More...

GOP wins Kentucky governor’s race in top state election for second time in 40 years

Kentucky voters on Tuesday elected just the second Republican in four decades to hold the governor’s office, in a race that hinged largely on President Barack Obama’s signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act.  More...

Studies raise questions about impact of menu calorie counts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tracking calories at chain restaurants is supposed to become easier next year, but new studies raise questions about whether the counts actually make a difference for diners and eateries.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 4 Adult Education Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information. More...

Local Sports

ALCC schedules Veterans Day scramble touney

The Mount Union American Legion Country Club will hold its annual Veterans Day Tournament Wednesday, November 11, beginning at 11 a.m.  This is a scramble format event for four-player teams. More...

Huntingdon County Pee Wee Football League Cheerleading

SOUTHERN HUNTINGDON LIONS Pee Wee Flag Cheerleading Champions More...

People/Pastimes

Fall in love with these fun fall play ideas

Shorter days and crisp weather can only mean one thing: fall is in full swing. With pumpkin patches popping up and the smell of apple cider in the air, this season is full of celebrations for the whole family. More...

Focus on STEM education

With fall in full swing and seasonal festivities quickly approaching, it’s easy for kids to lose focus on their studies with all of the fun distractions the holidays bring. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Porter River Moyer who turns 1 year old today, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. His proud parents are Wilbur and Erin Moyer. Porter has a sister, Blair, and two brothers, Kent and Layne.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015:  More...

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