November 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Rehab center could upgrade facility

Dave Wise, director of financial planning for J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, and J.R. More...

Judge to rule on bail after prelim hearing

The Huntingdon man charged with the 2011 assault of his friend in a bath salts incident appeared briefly in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

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Local News

Warm weather has little impact on wildlife

While this week’s Indian summer has hunters sweating, a Game Commission expert says other consequences of the heat have been minimal.  More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   HUNTINGDON BORO. — Oct. 30: Huntingdon Borough Police investigated a false alarm at First National Bank at 1331 Moore St. at 12:46 p.m. An officer was requested at the emergency room of J.C. More...

Liberty Twp. Supervisors advertise budget

Meeting in their regular monthly meeting Monday night, the Liberty Township Supervisors authorized the advertising of a 2016 budget.  The document, which will be advertised by municipal secretary Vicky Smith, is scheduled for adoption at the tow More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Highways department readies for winter

75 Years Ago  Just how close to war the present administration has brought this country is cause for much concern on the part of William H. Harman, chairman of the Associated Willkie Clubs of Pennsylvania. More...

Local Sports

Pickin’ Panel and other stuff

Not a whole lot happened for The Daily News Pickin’ Panel last week in terms of change. However, Ty States and Jeff Norris were both 10-0 for the week, while Terry Snare came in at 9-1. More...

Eagles on the road to face Greyhounds

The Juniata College football team endured a variety adversity at winless McDaniel last Saturday on the way to a 20-7 Centennial Conference victory. More...

Four more Eagles honored

For the second straight week, a quartet of Juniata football players have been recognized by USA College Football. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 1! Happy birthday wishes go out to Aubrielle Maria Jaymes who turns 1 year old today, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Her proud parents are Daren Jaymes and Valerie Love of Shade Gap. More...

Pack 225 participates in scout popcorn sale

Members of Cub Scout Pack 225 held their monthly pack meeting Nov. More...

Dishes perfect for entertaining with flavor to savor

As the holiday season fills with party after party and spreads of delicious food, you’ll want to ensure that your meal leaves guests with a lasting impression. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Readers offer efficiency hints

Dear Readers: HE (HIGHEFFICIENCY) WASHERS seem to be a very hot topic with you. I asked for your input when a reader complained that she had to run a second rinse cycle because she felt the clothes were not getting rinsed well. More...

Special Sections

Highway funds pass House vote

A transportation bill from local Congressman Bill Shuster (R-PA 9) passed the House of Representatives by a large margin Thursday.  More...

Officials awaiting direction on error

As of press time today, the county still hasn’t received direction on how to proceed with rectifying ballot issues from Tuesday’s general election.  More...

Warm temps help move area projects along

While many homeowners have taken advantage of this week’s mild temperatures to complete fall projects, those on the professional front have done the same.  With temperatures in the high 60s and low 70s this week, construction, maintenance More...

State  Free Access 

Judge denies request for grand jury information

HARRISBURG (AP) — Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky’s request for information about a grand jury that investigated him was turned down Thursday after Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor testified she had no knowledge of imp More...

Man charged with trying to have witnesses killed

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man jailed and awaiting trial on federal weapons and heroin trafficking charges has been indicted on charges he tried to have two witnesses killed in a related money laundering investigation.  More...

Woman who held disabled people captive gets life in prison

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman who kept mentally disabled adults captive in the basement of a Philadelphia home and in other states for their disability checks was sentenced Thursday to life in prison.  Linda Weston, 55, apologized during the More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 6 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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Unbeaten Bengals top Browns 31-10

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton plopped down in the chair and didn’t even wait for the first question.  “A little different from last year, huh?” he said, his eyes widening.  Different in every way — not only the More...

McLendon’s move smooth

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steve McLendon certainly looks like a nose tackle as he stands 6-foot-4 and weighs 320 pounds.  Yet those looks are deceiving.  Turns out, McLendon can run, quite agile for a big man. More...

Baylor holds on at Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Jarrett Stidham threw for 419 yards and three scores in his first start, Corey Coleman caught a pair of touchdown passes and No. More...

Press Club

HA teacher named educator of year

Todd Quinter, science teacher at Huntingdon Area Middle School, was named Educator of the Year by the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce. Quinter was recognized at an awards gala held at the Huntingdon Country Club Oct. 8.  More...

Hornet chemistry students brew fun

As anxious fourth graders entered the Juniata Valley High School chemistry lab, they were amazed at the experiments taking place before their eyes. On Nov. 2, a Halloween extravaganza was demonstrated for the fourth-grade elementary students.  More...

SHC library benefits from many helpers

Big things are happening in the Southern Huntingdon County High School library. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Christmas candy now   Right after Halloween is a great time to stock up on Christmas candy. Just choose bags where the individual wrappers aren’t Halloween themed. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Daugther-in-law turns cold shoulder after wedding

Dear Annie: My 28-year-old son, “Jack,” was married six weeks ago. He and his bride have known each other since high school, so I thought I knew her pretty well. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Virgo if born before 10:14 a.m. (EDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015:  More...

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