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MU Christmas tree honors area native

This year’s Christmas tree situated along West Shirley Street in Mount Union was given to the community as a gift to honor the memory of a Mount Union native.  More...

County food pantries reporting full shelves

Local food pantries are reporting their shelves are full so far this year.  “We’re doing OK,” said the Rev. Jim Hullihen of the Southern Huntingdon County Food Pantry. More...

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Local News

Saxton to kick off Christmas season Dec. 3

Due to an extended holiday schedule, some changes have been made in the Christmas in the Parkway (CHIP) committee’s itinerary for its first-ever Christmas event scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 3.  More...

Two preliminary hearings held in central court

A preliminary hearing was held in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday for a Robertsdale man accused of indecent assault.  Paul Didyk, 67, is charged with corruption of minors, indecent assault of a person less than 13, indecent assault wit More...

Correction

A calendar published in the 2015 Daily News Holiday Gift Guide incorrectly noted the time of the Huntingdon Area Christmas Parade. The parade will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. TDN regrets the error.   More...

General News

Colleges trying to find ways to deal with racial incidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials were slow to handle racial incidents at the University of Missouri, and that contributed to protests, a student hunger strike, a threatened boycott by the football team and ultimately, the resignations of two adminis More...

Ole Miss to demolish site where Faulkner wrote landmark book

OXFORD, Miss. More...

Congress returns to looming deadlines on budget, highways

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are returning to Capitol Hill to wrap up work on the budget, highway funding and taxes, an end-of-the-year stretch that will test the standing of Republican leaders like House Speaker Paul Ryan with the GOP’s t More...

People/Pastimes

Prepare tasty meals in minutes

Busy weeknights can make for hectic meals, but these simple recipes prove you don’t have to trim out flavor or precious moments spent with family when you’re cutting many minutes off your dinner prep time.  The secret to making quick More...

Annie's Mailbox

No reason for husband to be friends with strippers

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 15 years. During our first year of marriage, he cheated on me with an old girlfriend. I was pregnant at the time. He promised never to do it again.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Spitting image of grossness

Dear Readers: Here is a SOUND OFF from Tom, about baseball players. Baseball season may be over officially, but this is something for both players and managers to think about:  More...

Special Sections

County without DUI Task Force

While the holiday season often means an increased police presence through the Huntingdon County DUI Task Force, the increased police presence, patrols and checkpoints require grant funding to allow for additional manpower.  More...

Mapleton Camp carries on tradition

For almost 90 years, the members of the Mapleton Camp, located near Calvin, have participated in an enduring tradition as they head out to deer camp in anticipation of the opening day of hunting season today.  More...

Singing in the season

A troupe of costumed carolers help spread some seasonal cheer Saturday night as Orbisonia and Rockhill boroughs celebrated “A Victorian Christmas in Our Hometown.” The event was coordinat More...

State  Free Access 

Police officer killed during call; suspect charged

NEW FLORENCE (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting a police officer who responded to a domestic dispute was charged with homicide Sunday. Online court records show Ray Shetler Jr. was charged with one count of criminal homicide. More...

Barnes art museum looks to build on successful move

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than a million people have visited The Barnes Foundation since the art museum moved to Philadelphia from a suburb in May 2012. More...

State budget fight comes down to taxes

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania is now five months into a budget impasse with taxes the main sticking point — a scenario familiar to anyone who’s tried to understand the Byzantine motives that drive elected officials in its capital c More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 30   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon p Al-Anon family group will meet from 8 until 9 p.m. at St. More...

Local Sports

Unbeaten Eagles hold off Marymount 69-65

Men’s Basketball:

The Juniata men’s basketball team recovered from an early first deficit to overtake and defeat Marymount 69-65 Sunday afternoon. More...

Juniata comes up short 73-64 at St. Vincent

Women’s Basketball:

The St. Vincent Bearcats narrowly defeated the Juniata women’s basketball team 73-64 Saturday afternoon.  The Eagles were led offensively by senior Maria Photiades (Delone Catholic). More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Then there was one! Broncos stop Pats in OT

DENVER (AP) — Tom Brady lost yet another one of his trusted targets and this time he also lost a game.  C.J. More...

Stanford knocks Irish out of playoff chase

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Hogan threw four touchdown passes and drove the 13th-ranked Cardinal to the winning 45-yard field goal by Conrad Ukropina on the last play of a 38-36 victory over No. More...

Michigan State wins Big Ten East title

EAST LANSING, Mich. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015: More...

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