November 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

No clear answers for ballot errors

There are still no clear answers to the question of how errors on Huntingdon County ballots will be addressed following Tuesday’s general election.  A representative of the county board of elections isn’t concerned about the errors.& More...

College fair gives look at educational options

High school students from across the county were given the opportunity to broaden their educational horizons at the first county-wide college fair Wednesday at Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS).  More...

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Local News

Camera Club to exhibit at Art Space

Photography from the Camera Club will be featured in its second exhibit at the Huntingdon County Arts Council’s Art Space on Fourth Street in Huntingdon Friday.  The exhibit, titled “Through the Year, Through the Lens,” will fe More...

Open house planned at local alpaca farm

When you say the word alpaca to some people in Huntingdon County, they likely meet you with a blank stare and have no clue what you were talking about. Sandy and Bob Baker of Terrace Mountain Alpacas would like to change that.  More...

HCBI partners report at monthly meeting

During Monday’s Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) board of directors meeting, a number of topics were discussed.  HCBI executive director Amy Wise told the board work is ongoing on the agency’s strategic plan.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon’s HUNT Tower saved from wrecking ball

75 Years Ago  Rev. H.W. Glassco, minister of the 15th Street Methodist Church, Huntingdon, was the speaker at the weekly luncheon meeting of the Lions Club at the Leister House. He used as his subject, “The Way of Life.”  More...

Local Sports

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Juniata Valley (5-4) at Huntingdon (5-4), 7 p.m.  More...

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Juniata Valley (5-4) at Huntingdon (5-4), 7 p.m.  Last Week review: Huntingdon surrendered over 300 yards of offense in a 39-0 Mountain League loss at Central. More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Mount Union (6-3) at Penns Valley (2-7), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Daunte Martin rushed for 143 yards and two touchdowns and D.J. More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 24, Alexandria

Members of Boy Scout Troop 24, Alexandria, including, front row, from the left, Cole Rinker, Lewis Porter, Tony Porter, Chase Monihen, TJ Wilson, Brandon Rossman, Zane Shaffer; scoutmaster Robert Por More...

Little Jewels Academy

At the left, while enjoying a walking field trip to celebrate fall, Little Jewels Academy students, including, front row, from the left, Ryder Whitsel, Conner Mills; second row, Aiden Bowser, Kaden C 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...

Doctor K

Nutrient-dense foods more important as we age

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m in my 80s. These days, I’m not very hungry and I eat a lot less than I used to. My daughter is worried I’m not getting enough nutrients. Is she right?  More...

Special Sections

Temps to remain until week’s end

Though temperatures have been at least 15-20 degrees warmer than average this week, no official records have been broken, at least as of yet.  Paul Walker, a meteorologist at Accuweather.com, explained the records in some places in the region ha More...

Taco Bell project to move forward

There has been very little activity in recent weeks at the site of the new Taco Bell along Route 22 in Smithfield Township.  More...

MU leaders accept wall’s design work

Council members took a step toward Phase II of Mount Union’s Pennsylvania Avenue wall project Wednesday night and also issued another reminder to residents that the street is not yet safe to travel.  More...

All military branches recognized in parade

All branches of the United States Armed Forces will be represented when the Huntingdon County Veterans Association’s (HCVA) annual Veterans Day parade moves down Washington Street in Huntingdon at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7.  More...

State  Free Access 

Top prosecutor keeps releasing raunchy emails

HARRISBURG (AP) — Facing criminal charges, relieved of her law license and threatened with removal by the Legislature, Pennsylvania’s attorney general seems to have decided that if she has to go, she’s going to take others down with More...

Officer who shot motorist feared he had gun

HARRISBURG (AP) — A small-town police officer on trial for fatally shooting an unarmed motorist in the back testified Wednesday in her murder trial that she believed the man had a gun and she feared for her safety as he lay on the ground.  More...

Sensory rooms give special-needs students a better chance

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evie Cole has a harder time making it through a school day than the typical 8-year-old.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 5 Soup Kitchen The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Dodgers’ Greinke opts to become free agent

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher Zack Greinke opted out of the final three years of his contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, giving up a guaranteed $71 million to become a free agent again.  More...

Oilers’ rookie hurt

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Edmonton Oilers rookie Connor McDavid is expected to be sidelined for months with a broken left clavicle, according to general manager Peter Chiarelli.  Chiarelli said McDavid, the first overall pick in this year&r More...

Blues rally back from 5-2 deficit

CHICAGO (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored at 3:54 of a whistle-free overtime to give the St. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Lois Kyper of Walker Township shared this photo that pre-dates 1923. More...

Our Readers Write

Some events are beyond measuring  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Can Jeb Bush even spell integrity?

If you’re a presidential aspirant and you have to tell people you’re a person of integrity, chances are you’re not.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Fall-planted bulbs pay off later in flavor

When you think of fallplanted bulbs, it’s usually the flowering kind — old standards like daffodils, tulips and hyacinth.  But edible bulbs, particularly garlic and shallots, also are becoming popular with gardeners looking to save More...

Giant pumpkin growing tips

COVENTRY, R.I. (AP) — Ron Wallace is renowned in the world of giant pumpkin growing as the first man to break the 2,000-pound barrier, after he grew a 2,009-pound pumpkin in 2012. More...

Farm animals in demand for Nativity scenes

Some farmers have extra reason to rejoice at Christmas: Tis the season for renting out animals for live Nativity scenes and other holiday events.  Growing up in rural Burlington, Wisconsin, one of Larry Squire’s favorite Christmas traditio More...

Annie's Mailbox

Caregiving is tiring job

Dear Annie: I have been taking care of my mother since I was 17 and she was disabled from a car accident and unable to work. I am now 47, and Mom is 72. Her health is getting worse, so my husband and I recently moved her in with us. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Nov. 6, 2015:  More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED AT MARTINSVILLE

1. Exacting revenge  Anybody who follows NASCAR racing knew that Matt Kenseth would get his revenge on Joey Logano, but we didn’t see this blatant takedown coming at Martinsville. We figured Kenseth would go with a sly, savvy move. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

What’s your biggest takeaway from Martinsville?   More...

FEUD OF THE WEEK

JOEY LOGANO VS. MATT KENSETH: Everyone pretty much knew this was coming, Kenseth wrecking Logano, and it happened at Martinsville.   More...

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