November 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local businesses to honor veterans

Area restaurants and businesses are making it a tradition to honor area veterans by offering those who served their country free or discounted meals on Veterans Day, tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. More...

Blueprint Community group to hold meeting

Though the Juniata River Blueprint Community group hasn’t had a public meeting since March, plenty of things have been going on behind the scenes, and there will be another public meeting from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Local News

Area brief

Juniata student club sponsors memorial walk for Alzheimer’s disease   More...

Alexandria council members use CD for project

Members of Alexandria Borough Council discussed how they will pay for the Sixth Street repair and resurfacing project during their monthly meeting Monday night.  The project is officially complete, and the borough now has to pay New Enterprise S More...

Mount Union Community Library

Mount Union Community Library is pleased to recognize the Friends of MUCL. The support organization recently received the Group of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries at an award luncheon in State College. More...

World  Free Access 

VW offers diesel owners $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen is offering $1,000 in gift cars and vouchers as a goodwill gesture to owners of small diesel-powered cars involved in an emissions cheating scandal.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Liberty Twp. leaders still dealing with flood problems

75 Years Ago  Despite bad weather British planes bombed invasion ports and German air drones in occupied France during the night, the air ministry said, through conditions were too adverse for more widespread operations.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata will host regional volleyball

The NCAA selection committee announced the 64-team field for the 2015 Division III Women’s Volleyball Tournament Monday. More...

Eagle stickers will play in ECAC tourney

The Juniata field hockey team’s 2015 season will continue on as the Eagles have been selected to participate in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament (ECAC) Mid-Atlantic Tournament. More...

Men’s cagers picked fifth

The Landmark Conference announced its 2015-16 men’s basketball preseason poll on Wednesday. Juniata was slotted at fifth place with a total of 33 points.  Catholic was picked first with 80 points and eight first place votes. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Ballot snafu  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  I read with interest the reports on the many errors on some of the ballots for Tuesday’s election.  More...

What others are saying

Big oil can’t go on like this

Ensuring that our planet remains hospitable requires leaving about three-quarters of all oil, gas, and coal deposits underground or beneath the sea floor. More...

Analysis

Polarized politics dictated Obama Keystone call

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s decision to block the Keystone XL oil pipeline has exposed an endlessly polarized Washington, and likely hardened its divides.  More...

Chatter Box

A random act of kindness

It’s been said a random act of kindness goes a long way and it’s true. Friday morning, I made a stop at McDonald’s drive-thru for breakfast. More...

Healthy Living

Testicular cancer: a disease that attacks young men

According to the Canadian Cancer Society, an estimated 1,000 Canadians will be diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2015. More...

Cancer screenings men should consider

Cancer screenings play an important role in cancer prevention. Screenings may not prevent people from getting cancer, but they can detect the presence of cancer before a person begins to experience any signs or symptoms. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015:  More...

Leader did not win ballot spot

The Huntingdon County Board of Elections has clarified alleged issues with the ballots in Cromwell Township.  Incumbent township supervisor Barry Welch told The Daily News on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. More...

Historical piece displayed at business

A rare piece of American  history has come to Huntingdon courtesy of the John B. Brown Funeral Home for the  occasion of its 150th anniversary. A replica of the coffin that   More...

TMSD superintendent discusses state budget

A brief update on the ongoing state budget crisis and plans to approve a three-year school district comprehensive plan highlighted the Tussey Mountain School Board’s monthly workshop Monday evening in the administrative suite.  The session More...

HASB members hear charter school update

It has been five years since the Stone Valley Community Charter School has been in existence. More...

State  Free Access 

Budget deal near with higher sales tax, more school funding

HARRISBURG (AP) — A potential deal to break Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate in its fifth month includes a state sales tax increase, expanded school property tax cuts and hundreds of millions of new dollars for public schools, top state la More...

Couple killed during sex; shooter sought them out

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man and woman found fatally shot in an SUV stopped in a sprawling, urban Philadelphia park were killed while having sex and authorities said the shooter knew the couple would be there, police said.  More...

DAs tell panel they need law license for most duties

HARRISBURG (AP) — Three district attorneys on Monday told a state Senate committee looking into Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who has had her law license suspended, that they believe an active law license is needed for just about every aspect More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 10 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Miller’s grab gives Bears 22-19 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Zach Miller leaped, snagged Jay Cutler’s pass with his right hand and tumbled into the end zone.  A big-time play in another close finish for the Chicago Bears, who beat the staggering San Diego Chargers 22-19 on Mon More...

Redick sparks Clippers win over Grizzlies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — J.J. Redick scored six points in the final 55 seconds to rally the Los Angeles Clippers to a 94-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, snapping a two-game skid.  More...

Trade/signings season intensifies with GM meetings

BOCA RATON, Fla. More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Rachelle Brown and Bradley Skipper, both of Broad Top, are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Karen Brown of Cassville. She is a 2010 graduate of Southern Huntingdon County High School. More...

United in Marriage

Lester-Corbin

Valarie Corbin and David Lester Jr., both of Huntingdon, were united in marriage Sept. 19, 2015, in Allegheny Pavilion at Raystown Lake. The Rev. Christy Dowdy presided over the 4 p.m. More...

Little Jewels Academy

As part of their celebration of fall, Little Jewels Academy students, including, from the left, Motorman Ron, Hayden Bair, Kenna Scott, Evan Doyle, Faith Worthy, Ethan Zook, Adelyn Painter, Carly Cli More...

Annie's Mailbox

Exercise is good for raising endorphins

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been together for 10 years and married for two. I still work full time, but my wife took early retirement last spring and now she spends weeks at a time visiting different members of her family. More...

Doctor K

After years of slow progress, stem cell research quickens

DEAR DOCTOR K: People have been talking about stem cells as a revolutionary technique for a long time. Has anything come of it? And why has it been so controversial?  More...

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