November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Experts ‘talk turkey’ ahead of meal

Tis the season to “talk turkey” as the bird of the hour prepares to take center stage on Thanksgiving tables around the country tomorrow.  Shoppers might be relieved this year to find the cost of the sought-after fowl remains much un More...

Local News

Area briefs

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny   More...

Police Log

DUI   BOGGS TWP., CENTRE CO. — State police at Lewistown report a 18-year-old Huntingdon woman was stopped for a traffic violation and was found in possession of drugs and paraphernalia on South Eagle Valley Road at 5:29 p.m. Nov. 21. More...

World War II aircraft display held at Martinsburg airport

Part 1 of a 3-part series

Columnist’s Note: On Wednesday, Dec. 7, Americans will stop to remember the 75th anniversary of the Japanese surprise air attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

First signs of Christmas are evident locally

75 Years Ago Gov. Arthur H. James has directed state Motor Police Commissioner Lynn G. Adams “not to permit the motor police to interfere in any way” in the captive mine strike in western Pennsylvania. More...

Business News

Mount Union has great selections for holiday shopping

Shoppers don’t have to go far this Christmas to find one-of-a-kind gifts and Mount Union retailers are ready to welcome customers with open arms.  Appleby’s Drug Store will hold customer appreciation days today, Wednesday, Nov. More...

Visit Saxton for great gifts without the crowds

Looking to avoid the hustle and bustle of those Black Friday specials? If so, make holiday shopping in the Saxton business district your choice. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Nov. 10, 2016  Richard S. Buza and Diane C. Buza, grantors, to Nathan Kian Holmes and Allison B. Holmes, property in Oneida Township, $1.  Thomas M. Wolf and Alene Rososky Wolf, grantors, to Jessica R. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Scott leads IPFW to 71-68 upset of No. 3 Indiana

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Bryson Scott scored 18 points and John Konchar made the go-ahead free throw with 1:19 left in overtime to give IPFW a stunning 71-68 upset over No. 3 Indiana on Tuesday night.  More...

Venue change doesn’t slow Irish

HOUSTON (AP) — In one of the most bizarre scenarios imaginable at a major sporting event, top-ranked Notre Dame and Louisiana-Lafayette switched venues in the middle of their game due to a power outage Tuesday night.  More...

Vegas franchise: Golden Knights

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NHL’s newest team is named the Vegas Golden Knights.  Owner Bill Foley and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the Las Vegas expansion franchise’s official name and revealed its logo and colors Tuesday More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friends in a big city

Dear Annie: I moved to New York City for work just over two years ago. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

It’s turkey time!

Dear Readers: Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and a lot of TURKEYS will be prepared, cooked and eaten. More...

Special Sections

Holiday travel to begin today

Across the U.S., nearly 48.7 million people are expected to hit the roads this Thanksgiving. More...

Workers thankful for job on holiday

While many people will be sitting down to a family feast Thanksgiving Day, others will still be taking care of business at their jobs. More...

Four-day bear rifle season wraps up today

As hunters set out for the final day of bear rifle season, they will finally enjoy a bit of a respite from the windy and cold conditions which took hold of the region Saturday afternoon.  More...

Program supports local organizations

Tis the season for giving and to be thankful. In the spirit of the holidays, The Daily News is introducing a new Community Sponsorship Program to support local organizations and bring awareness to special causes, charities, events and holidays. More...

State  Free Access 

Rum-scented mug among museum’s items

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — History buffs will be able to peer into the eyes of a “most excellent likeness” of George Washington and get an actual whiff of the Revolutionary War when Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution op More...

Ex-state lawmaker granted new trial in corruption case

HARRISBURG (AP) — A former high-ranking Democrat in the Pennsylvania House who served jail time for misusing a nonprofit for his own benefit was awarded a new trial Tuesday after a state high court justice called his conviction a “crimina More...

World  Free Access 

US home sales reach strongest pace in nearly a decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans bought homes in October at the fastest pace in nearly decade, helped out by low mortgage rates that have since started to climb following the presidential election of Donald Trump.  More...

Kia recalls about 72K SUVs; electric short can cause fires

DETROIT (AP) — Kia is recalling nearly 72,000 SUVs in the U.S. because an electrical short in a computer can cause engine fires.  The recall covers Sportage models from 2008 and 2009.  More...

Get used to heat records; study predicts far more in future

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is already setting twice as many daily heat records as cold records, but a new study predicts that will get a lot more lopsided as man-made climate change worsens.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 23   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata romps 85-59 over Presidents

The Juniata men’s basketball team got off to a bit of a slow start against visiting Washington & Jefferson Tuesday evening, but came alive offensively in the middle of the first half and raced away to an eventual 85-59 victory over the Pres More...

ICC Football All-Stars:

Area has nine on first team

A total of 23 area athletes from four area high school have been honored as Inter- County Conference football all-stars for the 2016 season. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1961 holds reunion

The Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1961 held its 55th reunion at the Huntingdon Country Club Aug. 5-6. Social hour began with registration and the class photo by MJEMS Photos, and a welcome by class president Bob Hanks. More...

Enjoy holiday trivia with a Thanksgiving Day quiz

It is once again time to talk turkey, stuffing and all of the trimmings. Thanksgiving is celebrated in both Canada and the United States with similar parades and fanfare. More...

SSGC members to participate in holiday craft fair

Members of the Standing Stone Garden Club (SSGC) will participate in this year’s craft fair to be held Thursday, Dec. 1, through Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Huntingdon Community Center.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016:  More...

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