November 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

State meteorologist will help area EMA

Despite the fact some political leaders in the state dispute the recent hiring of a staff meteorologist at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), locally, emergency management officials believe the hire will benefit the county.  More...

Veterans Day events to take place in MU

This Veterans Day, the Mount Union community will honor local men and women for their service to their country with a parade and dedication of a new flag display in the Garden of Honor at Mount Union Cemetery.  More...

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Local News

Football boosters plan bon fire for Trojans

MOUNT UNION BORO. — Mount Union Area High School football fans are invited to give the Trojans a boost as they head into the post season by attending a bon fire and pep rally beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Police Log

Crashes   SHIRLEY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon responded to a crash in the area of 15140 Hill Valley Road around 12:20 a.m. Sunday.  More...

Huntingdon County Library

Here are some fun new books for younger readers:  More...

General News

Natural gas pipeline plans opposed

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (AP) — Carolyn and Ian Reilly and their four children left Florida’s sprawl in 2010 to farm 58 acres in rural Virginia, raising beef cattle, chicken and hogs. More...

Three people shot, one fatally, near Penn Station

NEW YORK (AP) — Three people were shot, one fatally, in midtown Manhattan near Penn Station early Monday morning, police said. No suspects were immediately arrested. The shooting happened at about 6 a.m. More...

Person-centered health care focuses on patient as individual

CHICAGO (AP) — Every time JoAnna James took her husband, Lawrence, to the doctor, she left the hospital without understanding what was wrong with him. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Panthers, Patriots stay unbeaten, but Broncos don’t

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’Bama defense smothers LSU

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Derrick Henry ran for 210 yards and three touchdowns and No. 7 Alabama’s defense smothered Leonard Fournette in a 30-16 victory over No. 4 LSU on Saturday night.  More...

Steelers escape 38-35

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers keep insisting they can absorb the endless string of injuries to their most vital parts, that they have the depth necessary to push for a playoff spot no matter who is — or isn’t — in More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015: More...

Weekend crash claims area man

An Orbisonia man died as a result of injuries he suffered in a one-vehicle accident in Shirley Township just before 9:30 p.m. More...

Marines celebrate women in service

Over the course of history, the role of women in the military has changed and, as time has gone by, those women serving their country have reached high ranks and prestigious positions. More...

Community salutes veterans

Cub Scouts from McConnellstown Pack 223 saluted veterans at the reviewing stand in front of the Frank P. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Court likely to see changes after Democratic sweep

HARRISBURG (AP) — The results from Tuesday’s state Supreme Court elections were barely in when triumphant Democrats began talking about what the court’s new 5-2 majority will mean for them, including a possible edge in the process o More...

Optimism returns to state budget talks, despite differences

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate in its fifth month, Democratic Gov. More...

Man convicted in 1985 mail bomb arrested on parole violation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man convicted of sending a mail bomb that exploded at a western Pennsylvania post office three decades ago has been arrested on a parole violation after apparently living in the woods after failing to return to a halfway hou More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 9   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested. More...

Local Sports

Heroic rally earns Eagles 9th LC title

Down four match points in the fifth game of Saturday night’s Landmark Conference championship match against rival Susquehanna, the Juniata women’s volleyball reached down inside and found a way to battle back and win its ninth consecutive More...

’Cats play Friday; Trojans and Rockets go Saturday

Distirct Six Football Playoffs:

There were no surprises when the football committee announced the District Six football playoff pairings and schedule Sunday morning. Mount Union, Southern Huntingdon and Huntingdon will all make quarterfinal road trips this weekend.  More...

Three runners from area schools do well in Hershey

PIAA Cross Country:

Three runners from area high schools participated in the PIAA Cross Country Championships Saturday at the Parkview Cross Country course in Hershey.  Juniata Valley senior Breanna Leidy was the only area runner in the girls’ Class A race. More...

People/Pastimes

Local man completes studies in Florida

Jared Woods, the son of Kevin and Trudy Woods of Shirleysburg, graduated from the Motorcycle Mechanic Institute (MMI) in Orlando, Florida, Oct. 23.  He graduated from the motorcycle technician program with FAST and K-Tech electives. More...

Area students named University Scholars

Several area students have been named University Scholars at Susquehanna University. More...

Share your student’s news in The Daily News

If you would like to have news about your student in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Creepy boyfriend sounds like a pedophile

Dear Annie: An old flirtation recently resurfaced in my life, and we’ve enjoyed getting reacquainted. There’s even a possibility of a longterm relationship. We are both in our 60s, so a late-in-life romance is fun and comforting. More...

Hints from Heloise

News is breaking badly

Dear Readers: Here’s this week’s SOUND OFF: “I get frustrated watching breaking news on some 24-hour TV news channels. More...

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