November 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Walker Twp. home damaged in fire

A malfunctioning clothes dryer sent area fire crews to a Walker Township home on Turkey Farm Road early Sunday morning.  More...

Fifth Turkey Bowl has 25 teams

The fifth annual Turkey Bowl Flag Football Tournament was welcome with by fair autumn weather Sunday, as 25 teams took to the athletic fields at Mount Union Area High School to compete for top honors.  More...

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Police Log

Criminal mischief   SMITHFIELD TWP. — Michelle Conover of Petersburg reported to state police at Huntingdon that her vehicle was keyed in the parking lot of Wal-Mart at 11:42 a.m. Oct. 31. The incident remains under investigation.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Monument to be dedicated at Bouquet Springs

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon County Agricultural Conservation Association will hold a series of meetings throughout Huntingdon County beginning Nov. More...

Scenes from this weekend’s events

Members of the Singing Doctors, from the left, Dr. Keith Sutton, Dr. Jamie Mansberger, Dr. Bill Bressler, Dr. Martin Keeney and Dr. More...

General News

Supermoon still visible tonight

If you missed it last night, a rare supermoon will still be hanging in the sky tonight, so called due to its larger appearance than other full moons throughout this year. More...

Alleged attack plotter lied on application

CINCINNATI (AP) — New court filings indicate a southwest Ohio man accused of plotting attacks against a U.S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Philadelphia beats Atlanta 24-15

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Mathews ran for 108 yards and two touchdowns, a tenacious defense held down the league’s highest-scoring offense and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 24-15 on Sunday.  More...

Cowboys get past Steelers 35-30

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tony Romo will be back in uniform next Sunday when the Dallas Cowboys host the Baltimore Ravens. More...

Big upsets highlight Saturday play

College Football:

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Freshman Keith Duncan kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired and Iowa stunned second-ranked Michigan 14-13 on Saturday night, damaging the Wolverines’ playoff hopes. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Gemini. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016: More...

Game officers seek information

State police at Huntingdon and the state Game Commission are still looking for a suspected poacher who intentionally crashed into a wildlife conservation officer’s (WCO) patrol vehicle in Springfield Township Nov. More...

Town hall event to discuss heroin

A Shake These Streets County Town Hall Meeting, aimed at combatting the farreaching opiate epidemic, will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

African culture showcased at JC

Members of the African Club at Juniata College put on a show for their fellow classmates and professors Saturday that not only demonstrated traditional African dress and dance, but informed the audience on the rich cultural diversity of the continent More...

State  Free Access 

False witness: US judge tackles mistaken identifications

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Talena Johnson was sure she knew the man who shot her.  She was wrong, and George Cortez was sent off to prison for life. More...

Police: Gunman who shot police also tried to set off fuels

CANONSBURG (AP) — A man who fatally shot the expectant mother of his child and a Pennsylvania police officer before killing himself apparently had tried to set off explosions in the house they were in and in a vehicle parked out front, police s More...

Flash mob attacks send four to hospital

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Six people, including an offduty police detective and his wife, were injured after a “flash mob” attack by some among a crowd of juveniles in downtown Philadelphia, police said.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 14   Humane Society o The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

Local Sports

Juniata falls in regional final to Mary Washington

NCAA Division III Volleyball:

In order to advance to the next round of the NCAA Tournament, the Juniata women’s volleyball team needed to knock off a young but talented Mary Washington group on Sunday afternoon. More...

Lion wrestlers pin Stanford 36-6

The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team (2-0, 0-0 B1G) used four pins to roll over No. 12 Stanford in the 2016-17 home opener for head coach Cael Sanderson’s squad. More...

Susquehanna keeps Goal Post Trophy

It was a two-touchdown game in the fourth quarter but host Susquehanna scored three straight times to pull away as the River Hawks upended Juniata 63-34 on Saturday afternoon in the annual Goalpost Game. More...

People/Pastimes

SSGC prepares for holiday season

As another season of outdoor gardening is waning, the members of the Standing Stone Garden Club (SSGC) are busily preparing for the holiday craft fair, Thursday, Dec. 1, Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Huntingdon Community Center.  More...

Happy Birthday

Children’s birthday announcements may be submitted online at www.huntingdondailynews.com. For more information, call 643- 4047, ext. 132, or email afeagley@huntingdondailynews.com.   More...

Share your gathering in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Landing a job after certification

Dear Annie: A year ago, I signed up to do a shadowing certification course at a day care facility. Shadowing involves working as an assistant to a child with low- or high-functioning autism. More...

Hints from Heloise

That’s a holiday wrap!

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about holiday plates: “Why can’t manufacturers make a nice variety of square and rectangular holiday plates for goodies? Have you ever tried to put foil or plastic around a large circular plate? More...

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