November 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Homeless program plans taking shape

A group of concerned Huntingdon County citizens reconvened Wednesday at 15th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon, to discuss launching a program to aid the homeless.  Individual committee meetings took place in the months since the entire More...

Volunteers unite to foster love of reading

As winter approaches, for some, cuddling up with a blanket and a good book is a wonderful respite from the cold, blustery days outside.  Volunteers at the Mount Union Community Library wanted to find a way to foster that pleasure early in life w More...

Local News

EMA reports monthly rainfall totals

Compared to earlier this year, rainfall totals across the county are down for August, September and October.  According to the Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency, August saw an average of 1.66 inches of rain, September saw an average More...

Hearing held for woman accused of aggravated assault

A preliminary hearing was held in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday for a James Creek woman accused of assault.  Rose Fouse, 75, confined to the Huntingdon County Jail, was charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, two counts More...

Hearing waived on endangerment charges

A Huntingdon man charged with endangering a child and intimidating a witness waived his preliminary hearing in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday.  More...

World  Free Access 

Less prostate cancer and screening seen after new guidance

CHICAGO (AP) — Far fewer U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 19 Soup Kitchen The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Harden’s 45 points helps Rockets to overtime victory

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 45 points, including all nine for Houston in overtime, and the Rockets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 108-103 on Wednesday night after firing coach Kevin McHale earlier in the day.  More...

Arrieta, Keuchel earn Cy Young honors

Major League Baseball

NEW YORK (AP) — Jake Arrieta posted one final win, perhaps against his most formidable competition yet.  The Chicago Cubs righty aced out Dodgers stars Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw to earn the NL Cy Young Award by a comfortable margin More...

Tennessee tops Penn State

College Women’s Basketball:

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s Bashaara Graves says she never realized she had a perfect shooting night going.  She was too busy making sure the fourth-ranked Lady Vols avoided getting upset by pesky Penn State.  More...

People/Pastimes

Shavers Creek Grange No. 353 holds membership meeting

Shavers Creek Grange No. 353 met in normal session Nov. 16. Refreshments were provided by persons in attendance.  More...

Huntingdon County Interact Club

The Huntingdon County Interact Club sponsored a “Cans for Christmas” food drive to benefit the Huntingdon County Salvation Army Nov. 15 at the Huntingdon Cinema’s Clifton 5. More...

Licensed to Wed

Neil Hood, 421 Moore St., Huntingdon, and Emily Christoff, 284 Main St., Ramey.  William Dodson, 2337 Shermans Valley Road, Hopewell, and Tina Ford, also of Hopewell.  Steven Thomas, 15540 Sportsman Club Road, Cassville, and Giannina Ruther More...

School News

Mount Union Area High School Honor Rolls

Curtis Whitesel, Mount Union Area High School principal, has announced the honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2015-16 school year as follows:  Grade 9  Distinguished Honors  More...

SHC Middle/High School Honor Rolls

Michael Adamek, principal of the Southern Huntingdon County Middle/High School, has announced the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2015-16 school year.  Grade 6  Highest Honors  Hattie Flood, Payton Grissinger, Grant Hawb More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Pisces if born before 10:12 a.m. (EDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Nov. 20, 2015:  More...

Special Sections

Revote ordered in MUASB race

Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic Wednesday ordered a revote for the Region 2 director of the Mount Union Area School Board.  Zanic made his decision following a brief hearing in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

Area couple honored with Jo Award

Two Todd Township residents  were surprised to learn they were the recipients of the 23rd Huntingdon County  Human Services Council Jo Award Wednesday afternoon. Bruce and Lydia Lane joined   More...

TDN, Kish to partner on cruise to Bermuda

On the heels of its first cruise to the New England states and Canada in September, The Daily News is pleased to partner with Kish Travel once again to offer Daily News readers a trip of a lifetime.  More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Deputies worry license suspension could hinder cases

HARRISBURG (AP) — Senior lawyers under Attorney General Kathleen Kane testified Wednesday that she has not inserted herself in legal decisions since her law license was suspended, but they are concerned her status could expose the office to att More...

News organizations ask court to open storm fine records

HARRISBURG (AP) — A group of Pennsylvania news organizations asked the state Supreme Court on Wednesday to overturn a ruling that bars public access to records about PPL’s response to a major power outage in October 2011.  More...

Judge won’t step down from firefighter deaths retrial

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania judge turned down a request from prosecutors to step down from presiding over the retrial of a man in the arson deaths of three Pittsburgh firefighters two decades ago.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Football stadium dedicated as memorial to county soldiers

75 Years Ago  The dedication of a beautiful new football stadium as a memorial to Huntingdon’s soldiers highlighted the celebration of the 22nd anniversary of the World War Armistice which included a parade to the field, a banquet of veter More...

Local Sports

Eagles roll at home

College Women’s Basketball:

The Juniata College women’s basketball team dominated Frostburg State in the third period and rolled to an 84-57 victory in its home opener Wednesday night.  More...

Saltillo’s Boden wins top Power Points prize

Week 10 in the NFL was, as one wag pointed out, “the week when cats lay down with dogs.”  True enough. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Pat Miller shared an undated photo of students from the Alfarata School. The photos belonged to Rachel (Coffman) Price who was born and reared at 1719 Penn St., Huntingdon. More...

Our Readers Write

Our sincere thanks  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  It is my pleasure to express, on behalf of the Huntingdon County Veterans Association, our sincere thanks for the outpouring of support from the community and service organizations to More...

What others are saying

Stop shopping, start living

Imagine if retailers held a nationwide super-spectacular sales day — and no one came.  I don’t mean customers. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Local Farm Bureau members attend state convention

The 65th annual convention of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau was held this week in Hershey. Huntingdon County was well represented during the three-day convention.  More...

Hunting safety urged

Hunting season is now upon us. Be sure to hunt safely while in the woods. Hunting is an exciting experience that can bring people closer to the environment and help them develop an appreciation for nature. More...

Market steer tagging for fair to be held Nov. 21

4-H and FFA members who wish to show a market steer at the 2016 Huntingdon County Fair must tag their steers between 8-11 a.m. this Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Do not make excuses or give explanations

Dear Annie: My son, “Robert,” is 50 years old. He has no contact with his older sister or me. More...

Doctor K

Flushing brain of waste material one reason for sleep

DEAR DOCTOR K: A friend told me that the reason we sleep is to “flush out” our brain. What is this all about? Is this the reason we sleep?  More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED AT PHOENIX

1. Rare exception  There is usually only one happy driver after a NASCAR Cup Series race: the winner. Phoenix produced five smiles in the garage. More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Final four   More...

FUED OF THE WEEK

CARL EDWARDS VS. MARTIN TRUEX JR.: OK, this isn’t really a feud, but it was Truex who prevented Edwards from making the Chase finale. More...

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