November 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Student curriculum changed at HASD

The Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) has introduced several new curriculums to the schools this year, with plans to implement them across the district. More...

Local civic groups plan holiday parade

Members of the Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue (HRFR) and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 223 are pairing up once more to add to the holiday cheer with the annual Christmas parade.  The parade will add a new element of fun this year by More...

Local News

Remembering a friend

One year after neuroblastoma took the life of Orbisonia teen Wade Stains, his community of friends, loved ones and supporters gathered to honor his memory. The candlelight vigil, held Nov. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Andy Alan Bowers  Date of Birth: Feb. More...

Correction

In the story about holiday shopping in Mount Union in the Nov. 24 edition of The Daily News, dates of Appleby’s Drug Store’s customer appreciation days were incorrect.  Customer appreciation days run through today, Saturday, Nov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Santa Claus to make pre-Christmas visit to MU

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon Chamber of Commerce is on track of a new industry for Huntingdon, and in addition an effort is being made to secure defense contracts for industries in Huntingdon which are capable of caring for the additional work.& More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Huskies pass final regular season test

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Jake Browning and No. 6 Washington passed its final test of the regular season thanks to one nearly perfect quarter.  More...

Lots of good things on the line for Lions

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Steelers have momentum

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin likens the season to a moving train that stops for no one. Not even his talented if enigmatic team.  More...

Religion News

State College Choral Society

The second annual Christmas with the State College Choral Society concert will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Grace Lutheran Church, State College. All are welcome to attend. More...

Norwegian church denounces Luther’s anti-Jewish writings

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Norway’s state Lutheran Church has condemned the anti-Jewish legacy of Martin Luther, the 16th century German theologian who started the Protestant Reformation.  More...

Refugees find faith among unfamiliarity

They wandered their new home, the foreign city of Scranton, to get the lay of the land.  More than 7,000 miles from their native soil, they were thrilled to find something familiar — the cross and flame logo of the United Methodist Church. More...

Doctor K

Some advice about skin care is simply waste of time

DEAR DOCTOR K: I hear and read so much advice about skin care, and I don’t know what’s true and what’s not. Can you address some common myths about skin care?  More...

Special Sections

Hunters head to the woods

Businesses ready for Monday’s deer season opener

County hunters, and those who travel to the county to hunt, are spending the weekend preparing for Monday’s opener of deer season.  According to Matt Price, executive director of the Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau, the county has a lot More...

Holiday shopping trends are diverse

Black Friday kicked off the official start of the holiday shopping season, and whatever major gift one’s looking for this season, there are a variety of ways to shop.  Some people are looking for that big ticket holiday item anywhere they More...

Coaldale residents considering merger

One hundred and fifty-one years after its incorporation, the small Bedford County borough of Coaldale could be destined for a merger with neighboring Broad Top Township.  More...

State  Free Access 

Penn State won’t fight fine for lax crime reporting

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State said Friday it won’t fight a $2.4 million fine stemming from a five-year federal investigation that found the university repeatedly violated campus crime reporting requirements, including in the case of for More...

World  Free Access 

‘Jurassic World’ comes alive at Philadelphia exhibit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dinosaurs in museums tend to be of the fossilized variety, but a new exhibit in Philadelphia is bringing the creatures and their world to life.  More...

Grumpy Cat counts down to new year

NEW YORK (AP) — Grumpy Cat’s got a message just in time for the holidays and she doesn’t care how you feel about it.  In vintage David Letterman style, the grumpster has posted her Top 10 pet peeves on her new blog at Pawcultur More...

Powerball jackpot grows to $403 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot is on the upswing again, growing to more than $400 million on the Thanksgiving holiday.  The jackpot was an estimated $403 million Thursday after no winning numbers were selected in a Wednesday More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Nov. 26   AA Meeting o 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. 27   More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 12! Happy birthday wishes go out to Melina Lynne Shope, who turns 12 years old today, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016. Her proud parents are Sean and Holly (Morgan) Shope of Three Springs. Melina has a younger brother, Harlan.  More...

Elco retirees to hold breakfast

Since summer-like weather seems to be over, the Elco retirees are hoping the winter weather will hold off so they can meet for one more breakfast this year.  More...

Leadership Huntingdon County

Members of the Leadership Huntingdon County Class of 2017 began their year of monthly classes with a panel discussion on diversity. More...

School News

Calvary Christian Academy Honor Rolls

Calvary Christian Academy principal Donald Kidd has released the honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2016-17 school year as follows:  Grade 1  High Honor Roll: Clayton Ayers, Corey Bliss, Nora Cahill, Alyssa Medina.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Student insurance discount   If your student is away at school and didn’t take a car with them, contact your insurance agent. It’s possible that you’ll qualify for an occasional driver discount. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Could use the money

Dear Annie: I am in a stressful position now, and it will take my telling the whole story for you to be able to advise me.  My husband died five years ago from cancer. He had a son when we married, and we had one son together. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 3:46 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Nov. 28, 2016:  More...

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