November 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

JC offers resources after Paris attacks

Moments of darkness in the City of Light Nov. 13 saddened the hearts of people around the world, including those locally with affiliations to France.  More...

HASB members hear field trip presentation

After Huntingdon Area School Board members questioned the educational value of the Argus yearbook staff attending a Columbia Scholastic Press Association Convention in New York City during last week’s board workshop, Argus adviser Mary Ann Buck More...

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Local News

Crews repair Washington Street water line break

Crews from J. Porter Enterprises of Huntingdon and Huntingdon Borough maintenance employees spent just over five hours repairing a broken 10-inch water line and lateral in the area of 331 Washington St. More...

Cass Twp. property damaged by fire

Firefighters from nine local volunteer fire companies were called to the property of William and Jolene Schmidt at 8181 Wild Rose Lane in Cass Township around 5 p.m. Monday for a reported structure fire.  More...

Fire damaged more acreage than initially thought

A forest fire believed to have burned 5-8 acres of land at 15997 Old Forge Road near Trough Creek State Park Nov. More...

World  Free Access 

Canoe hits halfway mark in round-the-world voyage

HONOLULU (AP) — The Polynesian voyaging canoe that is guided solely by nature as it circles the globe has reached South Africa, the halfway point on its three-year journey and the most dangerous leg partly because of complicated ocean condition More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 17 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 

Texans send Bengals to first loss behind Yates

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Texans were the perfect team to give the Bengals their first loss — on their home field in a big Monday night game, no less. They have a way of doing this to them — especially if T.J. More...

Cubs’ Bryant, Astros’ Correa named ROY

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was a unanimous pick as NL Rookie of the Year, and Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa was voted the AL honor.  More...

Nowitzki leads Mavericks over winless Sixers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points, including seven during a pivotal stretch late in the fourth quarter, to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 92-86 victory over the winless Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown seniors hold monthly membership meeting

Bricktown seniors held their monthly meeting Nov. 4. President Bud Parks opened the meeting with prayer offered by Dorothy Emery, which was followed by recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

Engaged to Wed

Emily Shope and Joseph Gongloff, both of Hesston, are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Steve and Traci Shope of Huntingdon. More...

Enagaged to Wed

Julie Householder of Huntingdon and Gregory Shaver of Mapleton are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Raymond Shirk of Hesston and the late Marsha Singer. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Unequal bequests create problems between siblings

Dear Annie: While my mother was still alive, she gave a substantial amount of money to my oldest son, “Rick.” Everyone but Mother knew she was supporting his drug habit (which he has since overcome). More...

Doctor K

Scientists boost immune system to attack cancer cells

DEAR DOCTOR K: I hear that doctors are trying to boost the immune system to help people fight cancer. Does that actually work?  More...

Special Sections

Judge addresses first ballot issue

Representatives of the county appeared in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Monday afternoon to address allegations relating to an error on the ballot in Three Springs Borough.  More...

Citizens learn about meth activity

A group of first responders and concerned citizens gathered at the Stone Creek Valley Volunteer Fire Co., McAlevys Fort, Monday night to learn more about the dangers of methamphetamine manufacture and use.  Sponsored by the McAlevys Fort Communi More...

HCBI members hear lodge project update

The board of directors of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) lacked a quorum for its monthly meeting Monday at the Huntingdon County Club, but proceeded with hearing reports from committees and partner organizations.  More...

Tussey board members recognized for service

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening bid farewell to board president Rodney Figard and vice president Bill Brumbaugh, who did not seek re-election in the general election earlier this month.  The presentation of special citations to t More...

State  Free Access 

Kindergarten revolves around outdoors

KIMBERTON (AP) — On a cool, dewy morning, the little pupils pulled on rain pants, boots, mittens, and wool hats before heading outside to their playground: an apple and pear orchard with a stone bridge, trees for climbing, a small log cabin, an More...

Voters will decide whether judges may serve until 75

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania voters will get to decide whether the state’s judges should be allowed to stay on the bench for an additional five years before they are forced to retire.  More...

Wolf says Pennsylvania will accept Syrian refugees

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Defiance water system may see improvements

75 Years Ago  All officers of Presbyterian churches in the Huntingdon, Mount Union and Lewistown area will attend a conference which will be directed by Dr. Arthur Limouze of New York City. More...

Local Sports

Area has 13 named to ICC all-star teams

A total of 13 area scholastic athletes were honored recently by being named to Inter-County Conference all-star teams from four different sports for the fall season. More...

Kendall Hudy named to 6-AA all-star team

Huntingdon junior setter Kendall Hudy was honored by being named to the second team of the District Six Class AA allstar team in girls’ volleyball.  More...

Mitchell, Hawkins receive top soccer honors in league

Huntingdon senior Taylor Mitchell was honored Monday evening by being named the Mountain League’s All-State selection in boys soccer during the league’s annual fall banquet inside the Tyrone Area High School. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

A place to live in harmony  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Beat goes on

Op-Ed

Can you believe it? This is another letter about no state budget being passed. There was a budget passed in Washington. Many conservatives voted for the U.S. budget. I still must be confused about what the word conservative means. More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Nov. 6

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Nov. 6.  House  More...

Chatter Box

One holiday at a time

All you have to do is go in a few stores and it’s easy to forget Thanksgiving hasn’t even arrived yet. Christmas is practically everywhere! More...

Healthy Living

How to make Thanksgiving dinner healthier

Thanksgiving is not often associated with healthy eating. From candied sweet potatoes to sausage-filled stuffing, Thanksgiving dinner is full of flavor, but also full of calories and fat. More...

Ways to stay healthy this holiday season

With the holiday season upon us, many people’s schedules are hectic once again. There are social events and family gatherings to attend, shopping ventures to make, and decorating to be done. More...

Navigating the holidays with diabetes

Amid a season of sweets and special foods, it sometimes can be challenging for diabetics to maintain their dietary discipline. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015:  More...

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