November 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Deer rifle season to open Monday

Deer rifle season opens Monday as hunters will be taking to the woods in search of the perfect buck.  Hunters across the county’s three wildlife management unit 4A, 4B and 4D are expected to be busy beginning Monday, Nov. More...

Arts council receives grant for Folk College

Area students will soon benefit from a $10,000 grant recently received by the Huntingdon County Arts Council that will help bring musicians from the annual Folk College event into area schools. More...

State  Free Access 

Penn State’s Sandusky settlements now total nearly $93M

HARRISBURG (AP) — Penn State settled with six more victims or accusers of Jerry Sandusky, according to a new audit that puts the school’s total payout in the child sex abuse scandal at nearly $93 million.  More...

World  Free Access 

Three killed, nine wounded at Planned Parenthood

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. More...

In 2016 campaign, both parties want reform in justice system

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the campaign trail, among candidates of both parties, the idea of locking up drug criminals for life is a lot less popular than it was a generation ago.  More...

Trump called out for mocking disability

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump denied Thursday that he mocked a reporter with a disability in a South Carolina speech, despite appearing to imitate mannerisms of the “poor guy” and make fun of him.  More...

People/Pastimes

Captain Jack Joint High School Class of 1955

The Captain Jack Joint High School Class of 1955 held its 60th reunion at the Newton Hamilton Fire Co. banquet hall Sept. 19. More...

Swap out sugar for better health

You probably realize that eating too many sugary foods and gaining weight go hand in hand. More...

Christmas tree show to be held

Everyone is invited to attend the “Annual Christmas Tree Show” sponsored by the Three Springs Area Historical Society. The tree show will be held from noon to 6 p.m. tonight, Saturday, Nov. 28, and again from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

Doctor K

Teaching children about healthy eating

DEAR DOCTOR K: My 9-year-old son is very overweight. I don’t want to make a big deal about his eating habits, because I assume he’ll grow out of his obesity later in life, and because we already set so many rules for him to follow. More...

Future uncertain for giving event

A 13-year tradition that made Christmas a little brighter for area children and their families and community service organizations won’t be spreading any joy this year.  More...

Trends vary with holiday shopping

The holiday shopping season officially has begun, and local folks were out in full force Black Friday, but as far as how they will do most of their shopping this season, it definitely varies.  More...

Hunters should beware of suspicious materials

Hunters taking to the woods this season are reminded to keep an eye out for suspicious materials.  Trooper Jeff Petucci, community service officer with state police Troop G in Hollidaysburg, said hunters may encounter the remnants of the creati More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Skylar Heaster  Date of Birth: Aug. More...

Police still looking for men involved in paving scam

Two of the four men associated with scamming homeowners for paving and other construction work were recently taken into custody by law enforcement officers in West Virginia. Two of the men remain at large.  More...

The Daily News to publish lucky hunter pics Dec. 18

Lucky hunters are invited to share photos of their deer for publication in The Daily News. There are a few guidelines which must be followed in order to submit photos. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Locally made Slinky celebrates 60th birthday

75 Years Ago  Five enemy planes were shot down over Britain, the air ministry said. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 28 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For additional information, please call 643- 0623. Sunday, Nov. 29 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Spartans’ seniors want to keep on winning

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One more victory would give Michigan State’s senior class a share of a school record with 42 victories.  More...

Unbeaten Iowa tops Nebraska 28-20

College Football:

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Canzeri broke long touchdown runs on back-to-back series in the third quarter, and No. 3 Iowa completed its first perfect regular season in 93 years with a 28-20 victory over Nebraska on Friday.  More...

Murray helps Wildcats roll over South Florida

Men’s Basketball:

MIAMI (AP) — Jamal Murray had 21 points and No. 1 Kentucky scored the final 15 points of the first half on the way to beating South Florida 84-63 in the HoopHall Miami Invitational on Friday.  More...

Religion News

Pope calls slum conditions in Nairobi an injustice

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Visiting one of Nairobi’s many shantytowns on Friday, Pope Francis denounced conditions slumdwellers are forced to live in, saying access to safe water is a basic human right and that everyone should have dignified, More...

Religion Briefs

Mayor seeks support of ministers in maintaining calm   More...

Diocese investigating ‘bleeding host’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City is investigating after a communion wafer turned red in water, an event known as a “bleeding host” considered miraculous by some.  Church officials told the Salt Lake More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Natural fever blister fix  Last winter, I found the perfect natural fever blister fix. It’s honey. When I feel a blister or cold sore coming on, I put a dab of honey on the spot. This prevents the blister or sore. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Marriage hanging by a thread

Dear Annie: After 21 years of marriage, my husband was enticed by a divorced woman and engaged in an affair. She made it very easy for him and was constantly emailing, texting and calling. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 30, 2015:  More...

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