November 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

United Way drive moves toward goal

Slightly over a month after its kick- off, the Hunt- ingdon County United Way annual cam- paign is going well, according to the agency’s executive director, Kathy Armillei. More...

Local News

Rotary Club supports Juniata’s Baker Institute

On behalf of the Huntingdon Rotary Club, Ilona Ballreich recently presented a check to the Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict studies in support of their community outreach activities. More...

Alexandria Library

TV — Two letters that can amaze us. Imagine what 26 letters can do all infinitely arranged into words. Find out in the pages of a book! Here are some more new books to check out from the Alexandria Memorial Library:  More...

Area brief

MU Borough in search of Christmas tree   MOUNT UNION BORO. — Mount Union Borough is in search of its 2015 Christmas tree. The tree must be an estimated height of 20 feet. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Veterans association stages annual parade

75 Years Ago  Three Huntingdon County people are under bond for their appearance at next term of court in December to answer charges of violations of the state liquor control act and the beverage license law as a result of raids staged by enforc More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 7 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, Nov. 8 More...

Local Sports

Rockets hold on to beat Claysburg

Southern Huntingdon got off to a good start with a 10-0 firstquarter lead against visiting Claysburg in the regular season finale last night. More...

Mount Union rallies to win at Penns Valley

It appeared that Mount Union was in trouble early, making just about every fundamental mistake possible and falling behind 19-0 at Penns Valley Friday night. More...

Huntingdon romps over Juniata Valley

This may have been just the fourth-ever meeting between Huntingdon and Juniata Valley, but there was a lot on the line heading into Friday evening’s non-league contest at War Vets Field.  More...

Religion News

History museum to open exhibit

RALEIGH, N.C. — A new exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History chronicles the life of the Rev. More...

Annual camp meeting held

It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon Aug. More...

Religion Briefs

Survey: Religious Americans keep faith amid secularization   NEW YORK (AP)— A newly released survey finds the 77 percent of American adults who continue to identify with a faith group have largely stayed as religiously engaged as they were More...

Annie's Mailbox

Some people have downer personalities

Dear Annie: Even though my older sister and I are in our senior years, I believe that she has never overcome her competitiveness and resentment toward me. More...

Doctor K

Nothing has changed: bad fats are still bad for you

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve read in your column about “good fats” and “bad fats.” I’ve also heard that recent studies challenge which fats are “bad.” Can you shed a little light on this issue?  More...

Special Sections

Elections board requests revote

While election officials wrapped up the official hand count of ballots from Tuesday’s election around 4:37 p.m. Friday, the results did not include the Mount Union Area School District Region 2 director position.  More...

College to improve Winton Hill area

Juniata College is hoping to make some improvements to its Winton Hill area of campus.   More...

DN subscription offers to support community

The Daily News is honoring the nation’s brave service members and veterans through a special Veterans Day subscription offer.  More...

Mumps cases shouldn’t prompt alarm locally

Unlike the reported cases of measles last year across the U.S., folks shouldn’t be particularly concerned about the reported cases of the mumps found at Penn State University Park recently.  A local pediatrician from J.C. More...

State  Free Access 

Kane says Senate panel lacks authority to obtain documents

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Friday that a bipartisan Senate committee looking into the possibility of removing her lacks authority to obtain documents from her office, and she asserted that the only way sh More...

‘Happiness advantage’ over age 30 is vanishing, study finds

Are you happy? Very happy? If you’re in your 30s or older, a new study has found that you’re less likely to answer “yes” than your parents were.  More...

World  Free Access 

Study: Teen obesity surgery benefits last at least three years

The largest, longest study of teen obesity surgery shows huge weight loss and health gains can last at least three years, and many say it’s worth the risks.  More...

Series tells of close calls in space

NEW YORK (AP) — Lunch with former astronauts Robert Curbeam, Jerry Linenger and Yi So-yeon feels a little like eavesdropping on the meeting of a special club.  More...

JFK items displayed in new Boston exhibit

BOSTON (AP) — There’s a set of his crutches, and his old wooden school desk still bears his initials — “JFK.”  Those two items are among many never before displayed in “Young Jack,” a new exhibition at t More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Temple wins

DALLAS (AP) — P.J. Walker threw four touchdowns passes and ran for another score, freshman Jager Gardner had a 94-yard scoring run on Temple’s second play and the 23rd-ranked Owls beat SMU 60-40 on Friday night.  More...

Devils hand Blackhawks 4-2 setback

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Travis Zajac capped a three-goal first period with a goal and an assist in a 26-second span and the New Jersey Devils beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Friday night.  More...

Things get tougher down the stretch for Penn State

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Penn State made it look easy in a shutout win last week. More...

People/Pastimes

Children’s Grief Awareness observances planned

One out of nine children will lose a parent to death by age 20, according to the National Alliance of Grieving Children (NAGC).  Grief expert Dr. Alan D. More...

Cub Scouts visit The Daily News

Members of Cub Scout Troop 225, Rockhill, front row, from the left, Jimmy Taylor, Declan Sonnenberg and Mason Miller, visited The Daily News with den leader Sara Leidy, standing, right, to learn abou More...

Women in STEM fields to be featured

“Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)” will be the topic at the 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Libra if born before 11:02 p.m. (EDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 9, 2015:  More...

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